Senior Planner


The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) is located in the southern interior of British Columbia. Surrounded by mountains, lakes and rivers, this region is abundant in breathtaking vistas and endless adventures, not to mention a burgeoning arts/culture scene. The RDKB administration office is located in Trail, BC, which combined with the nearby communities of Warfield, Montrose, Fruitvale and the resort municipality of Rossland have a population of approximately 20,000. The area is well known for its downhill and cross-country skiing and mountain biking.

The RDKB delivers services in the areas of regional planning, protective services, liquid and solid waste management, and recreation and culture. We invite you to bring your skills, passion, and expertise to help us to continue to provide a professional level of governance that is both responsive and accountable to the needs of our communities. We offer competitive salaries; excellent benefit packages; a municipal pension plan; and varied opportunities for professional growth and development.  

Our Planning and Development Department is currently seeking a:

Senior Planner
(Permanent Full Time – CUPE Local 2254) 


The position of Senior Planner carries out professional work including: development and implementation of comprehensive consultation processes with the public and other agencies; development of policy; review and creation of Official Community Plans and Zoning Bylaws; and processing of complex development proposals. Applicants should have excellent communications skills and exercise considerable independent judgement, creativity and action in managing projects. The ideal candidate will have a graduate degree in planning or a related field and a minimum of three years experience with local government.

A detailed job description can be found on our website at https://www.rdkb.com/HotTopics/EmploymentOpportunities.aspx

Those interested in this position may submit a cover letter and resume to:

Donna Dean, RPP, P.Ag.,
Manager of Planning and Development
843 Rossland Avenue, Trail, BC V1R 4S8
Email: ddean@rdkb.com

The closing date for receipt of applications is October 31, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.


We thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Organization: Regional District of Kootenay Boundary
Location: Trail, BC
Region: West Kootenay / Boundary
Professional Category(s): Planning & Development
Posted: October 2, 2018, 11:07 am
Expires: October 31, 2018, 4:30 pm

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