Planner 1 - Environmental Sustainability

City of North Vancouver

The Corporation of the City of North Vancouver
Planner 1 - Environmental Sustainability

Regular Full-Time

The Planning & Development Department is looking for a regular full time Planner 1 - Environmental Sustainability.

Reporting to the Manager, Environmental Sustainability, you will advance the development and implementation of key initiatives to support the City’s environment, climate protection, and zero waste goals.  You will research environmental sustainability issues and best practices, develop and implement policy responses to emerging issues, and prepare reports and recommendations to Council.  You will carry out consultation with internal and external stakeholders including other departments, agencies, governments, residents, landowners, and business interests.  You will work with internal staff and external agencies to implement initiatives and to collect and analyze data to measure and monitor progress.  You will also review and evaluate development applications for compliance with environmental policies and re­­gulations and prepare new bylaws and amendments to bylaws.  Additionally you will supervise and mentor temporary staff and oversee the work of consultants.

Excellent interpersonal skills are necessary to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external contacts.  The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in facilitating teams, working across a broad range of environmental sustainability issues and developing and leading stakeholder engagement processes.  Demonstrated project management skills would be an asset.  Strong research and analytical abilities and knowledge of spreadsheets are required, together with superb oral and written communication skills.  Knowledge of environmental management, natural capital, biodiversity, community based social marketing, zero waste and circular economy, energy conservation and climate action, and other environmental issues is required, along with a thorough knowledge of research and analysis techniques in environmental management.

You will have completed graduate or undergraduate studies in environmental science, planning, business, or engineering along with professional experience in environmental management, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.   Membership or eligibility for membership in a related professional association ­­and a valid Class 5 Driver’s License for the Province of BC is also required.

$43.04 to $50.85 per hour (January 2019 rates)
Pay Grade 28

Hours of Work:
The City of North Vancouver currently works on a compressed work schedule of 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday, with one scheduled day off (Monday or Friday) approximately each three-week scheduling cycle.

Apply on-line through the Career Portal at prior to midnight, Monday, June 24, 2019.

Thank you for your interest in the City of North Vancouver.

Posting #: 2019-0061

Organization: City of North Vancouver
Location: North Vancouver, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Planning & Development, Environmental Services
Posted: June 10, 2019, 9:07 am
Expires: June 24, 2019, 11:59 pm

Want new jobs like this sent to you?

Advanced Search

Show Advanced Search

Useful Links

Back to Top

About Us

We work tirelessly to promote local government career opportunities.

Tools & Resources

Canada's #1 Local Government job posting website.

Postings by Email

Receive email alerts, or sign up for our weekly e-bulletin.