Planning Technician

City of Abbotsford

Planning Technician
CUPE, Full Time
#18-046

At the City of Abbotsford our people are our greatest asset. We offer a wide range of diverse, stimulating and rewarding career opportunities that support and recognize high levels of performance. In Abbotsford, we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We invite you to become part of a place that has strong corporate and organizational values, rewarding career paths, challenging opportunities, and an engaging and dynamic team to work with.

Be part of the story. Join our team today. 
The City of Abbotsford’s Development Planning division is seeking an experienced and self-motivated professional to join their dynamic team as a full time Planning Technician.

As the City of Abbotsford’s newest Planning Technician, you will prepare maps and diagrams for development applications, reports, studies, legal covenants and bylaws using GIS software and other related software applications. Your attention to detail and working knowledge of various software will help you to prepare graphics and power point presentations for planning reports and studies, complete research tasks, and prepare land use information letters.

In this exciting role you will also assist the Development Planning division with processing development applications. Your communication and relationship building skills will assist you in working with and providing information to the public on land use matters, such as explanation of zoning bylaws and the Official Community Plan. Your technical experience and planning knowledge along with your ability to prioritize, manage your time effectively and work with minimal supervision will make you an asset to the team.

To be considered for this position, you must have:
  • Two (2) year Diploma in Geography or Applied Urban and Regional Planning;
  • a minimum of one year’s experience in a planning environment; and
  • a valid BC Driver’s Licence
This position is unionized, CUPE Local 774, and the hourly rate of pay is from $32.33 to $38.05 per hour (2018 rate).

At the City of Abbotsford we work strongly to create a challenging and rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We offer ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, competitive compensation, and a comprehensive benefits package.

To apply, please visit us online at www.abbotsford.ca/careers

Closing Date: July 23, 2018

Organization: City of Abbotsford
Location: Abbotsford, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Planning & Development
Posted: July 6, 2018, 1:25 pm
Expires: July 23, 2018, 4:30 pm

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