Planner 1 - City of North Vancouver

City of North Vancouver

The Corporation of the City of North Vancouver
Planner 1

Temporary Full Time

The City of North Vancouver is the urban core of the beautiful North Shore and has a long-term vision to be “The Healthiest Small City in the World”, with five key priorities to be a City for People, a Liveable City, a Vibrant City, a Connected City and a Prosperous City.

The Planning & Development Department is looking for a temporary full time Planner 1 to join their team for approximately two (2) years.

Reporting to the Manager, Development Planning, you will utilize your skills in urban design, negotiation, heritage, housing and land use planning skills to achieve high quality, urban and innovative development.  You will be the planning lead on a variety of projects ranging from smaller scale projects to large, complex developments. You will liaise with various internal and external stakeholders, discussing matters related to land development, design guidelines and general planning trends; including answering inquiries and providing information to other departments and the public regarding zoning, land use or related matters. In addition, you will also direct the work of technical staff engaged in processing rezoning and development applications and will provide direc­tion to consultants engaged in specific planning projects. Assignment in policy work as necessary is also expected.

You will have a University degree in Community/Regional Planning and professional planning experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Sound knowledge and experience in all practices of municipal planning is required, including project management, legislative frameworks, analytical and research techniques and methodology, along with membership or eligibility for membership in the Canadian Institute of Planners and the Planning Institute of British Columbia. Essential skills for the position are the ability to manage multiple projects within tight timelines, the ability to exercise sound and independent professional judgement, the capability to resolve conflicts and negotiate win-win solutions, attention to detail, and the ability to present and communicate verbally in a clear manner. Attendance at evening Council, committee and public meetings and a valid Class 5 Driver’s License for the Province of BC is also required.

Shortlisted candidates may be required to complete standardized tests or exercises to demonstrate their applicable skills and knowledge.

For temporary full-time positions of eight (8) months or longer, a City employee who is successful on the posting will have the right to revert to their former position.

$44.78 to $52.91 per hour (January 2021 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.

If you are passionate about making the City of North Vancouver an even greater place to live, work and play, apply on-line through the Career Portal at  by Tuesday, March 9, 2021.

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

Posting #: 2021-0025 

Organization: City of North Vancouver
Location: North Vancouver, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Planning & Development
Posted: February 23, 2021, 4:29 pm
Expires: March 9, 2021, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Temporary
Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree
Job Experience: Experience an asset
Rate: $44.78 Hour

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