Senior Environmental Planner

District of Saanich

Saanich
 DISTRICT OF SAANICH
PLANNING DEPARTMENT
ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

Senior Environmental Planner

Regular Part Time Position

 

The Environmental Services Section in the Planning Department is seeking a Senior Environmental Planner to oversee initiatives that promote conservation of the natural environment within an urban context.  The Senior Environmental Planner prepares bylaws, policies, plans, and public engagement; reviews private sector development and municipal activities for compliance; and provides advice and guidance to Council and senior staff, Municipal departments, community groups and the general public.
 
Qualified candidates will have a Master’s Degree in Environmental Planning,  Biology, Environmental Studies, or Resource Management; five years practical experience in environmental policy and planning, preferably in a municipal setting; proficiency in Microsoft Suite as well as GIS use; excellent communication, research, writing, presentation, project management, public engagement, and diplomacy skills; proven knowledge of local ecosystems, species, and conservation tools; Riparian Areas Regulation QEP training; membership in the College of Applied Biology and a valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence.  Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
 
The successful candidate will be required to work Monday and Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and a half day on Wednesday; 17.5 hours per week. May be required to work evenings and weekends for special events.
 
This is a C.U.P.E. Local 2011 position with a wage of $45.93 per hour and an excellent benefits package. Job description and competition information can be found at www.saanich.ca. Please apply by 11:45 p.m. on MONDAY, AUGUST 27, 2018 quoting competition 176.18 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7 (Fax 250-475-5550) or Email careers@saanich.ca.  In addition to the interview process, testing will be conducted. We thank all applicants for applying. Only those under consideration will be contacted.


Organization: District of Saanich
Location: Saanich, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
Professional Category(s): Planning & Development
Posted: August 8, 2018, 3:18 pm
Expires: August 27, 2018, 11:45 pm

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