Planning Technician - City of Abbotsford

City of Abbotsford


Planning Technician

CUPE, Full-Time
#J0821-1474

At the City of Abbotsford our people are our greatest asset. We offer a wide range of diverse, stimulating and rewarding career opportunities that support and recognize high levels of performance. In Abbotsford, we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We invite you to become part of a place that has strong corporate and organizational values, rewarding career paths, challenging opportunities, and an engaging and dynamic team to work with.

Be part of the story. Join our team today.


The City of Abbotsford’s Planning and Development Services Department is seeking an experienced and self-motivated professional to join their dynamic team as a Planning Technician supporting the Development Planning department.

As the City of Abbotsford’s newest Planning Technician, you will prepare maps and diagrams for development applications, reports, studies, legal covenants and bylaws using GIS software and other related software applications. Your attention to detail will help you to prepare graphics and power point presentations for planning reports and studies, complete research tasks, and prepare land use information letters.
The Planning Technician will assist Development Planning in processing development applications. Your strong relationship building skills will assist in working with and providing information to the public on land use matters, such as explanation of zoning bylaws and the Official Community Plan. 

To be considered for this position, you must have:

  • 2 year Diploma in Geography or Applied Urban and Regional Planning;
  • Minimum of one year’s experience in a planning environment; and
  • Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence.

 
This position is unionized, CUPE Local 774, and the hourly rate of pay is from $34.31 to $40.38.
 
At the City of Abbotsford we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We offer ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.
 
If you are looking for a challenge and an opportunity to make an impact in a fast growing municipality, we want to hear from you!
 
To apply, please visit us online at: www.abbotsford.ca/careers
 
Closing Date: September 28, 2021


Organization: City of Abbotsford
Location: Abbotsford, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Planning & Development
Posted: September 15, 2021, 8:39 am
Expires: September 28, 2021, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
Job Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years
Rate: $34.31 to $40.38 Hour

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