Senior Planner

City of Grand Forks

City of Grand Forks
Senior Planner

The City of Grand Forks is looking to add a key member to their Development, Engineering, and Planning department. This is an incredible opportunity for a motivated individual to join a team in a busy municipality experiencing significant development interest and activity. Grand Forks is known for its Okanagan weather and Kootenay lifestyle. We are a small community of friendly yet engaged citizens situated in a sunny river valley surrounded by mountains and lakes. There are opportunities for a diverse range of winter and summer outdoor recreation opportunities. From a small kid-friendly ski hill and accessible bike trails, to extreme downhill biking, skiing and backcountry adventure.

Enjoy the food security delivered by the growing agricultural sector in the valley or the warmest tree-lined lake in Canada. We’ve got the weather, we’ve got the food, we’ve got the fun. What are you waiting for! Corporation of the City of Grand Forks PO Box 220 7217-4th Street Grand Forks, BC V0H 1H0 250-442-8266

Position Title: Senior Planner
Department: Development, Engineering, and Planning
Position Type: Full Time Regular
Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week

The City of Grand Forks is looking to add a key member to their Development, Engineering, and Planning department. This is an incredible opportunity for a motivated individual to join a team in a busy municipality experiencing significant development interest and activity.

Under the general direction of the Manager of Development, Engineering and Planning, the Senior Planner is primarily responsible for undertaking all current and long-range planning projects and other planning initiatives, and  supports the department in integrated asset management, infrastructure, and environmental planning.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum Bachelor’s degree in planning or related discipline (human and/or physical geography, environmental science) and 7 years progressively responsible experience in planning, integrated  resource management or related professions with additional training in local government administration, asset management, or other related systems.

A complete job description is available on the City’s website at

Using the subject line “Senior Planner”, please submit your resume and cover letter, in confidence, to Dolores Sheets, Manager of Development, Engineering, and Planning, City of Grand Forks, 7217-4th Street (PO Box 220), Grand Forks, BC, V0H 1H0, or by e-mail:

Cover letters and detailed resumes, including references, will be accepted until 4:00 pm on Friday, January 31, 2020.

The City of Grand Forks appreciates the interest and effort of all applicants in applying for this position, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Organization: City of Grand Forks
Location: Grand Forks, BC
Region: West Kootenay / Boundary
Professional Category(s): Planning & Development
Posted: January 14, 2020, 3:21 pm
Expires: January 31, 2020, 4:00 pm

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