Planning Officer

BC Public Service

Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing

Planning Officer

$63,973.31 - $72,937.86 annually

The Planning Officer reports to the University Endowment Lands (UEL) Deputy Manager as part of the Development Services team. The position is responsible for administering land use plans (e.g. official community plan, neighbourhood plans) and bylaws, managing rezoning and development permit applications, and leading associated technical sub-committees.

The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer.

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in planning, related resource management field or equivalent, (e.g. bachelor’s degree combined with a diploma or master’s in planning).
  • Qualified as a member, in good standing, or with ability to become a member within six months, of a recognised BC planning, architectural or building association, such as Planning Institute of British Columbia (PIBC), Architectural Institute of British Columbia (AIBC) or Building Officials’ Association of BC (BOABC)
  • Experience in liaising with building and development professionals (e.g. architects, engineers, developers, and building trades), property owners, and the public, on technical and/or controversial land use issues.
  • Experience in consensus building with a variety of stakeholders, such as community advisory groups.

For more information and to apply online by August 19, 2019, please go to:

Attention: only applications submitted through the BC Public Service’s employment website (see link above) will be accepted.

Organization: BC Public Service
Location: Vancouver, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Planning & Development
Posted: July 25, 2019, 8:42 am
Expires: August 19, 2019, 4:00 pm

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