Planning Technician - City of Mission

City of Mission

Mission is located in the lower mainland of BC and is nestled on the southern coastal mountain slopes overlooking the lush Fraser River Valley. Mission is a rapidly growing and dynamic community of approximately 40,000 residents located 15 minutes north of the US border and 70 kilometers east of Vancouver. Although Mission is part of a broader metropolitan area, it still maintains its distinct and welcoming small town flavor.

If...working for a growing community and making a difference...
working for a progressive employer in the beautiful Fraser Valley...
working with an exceptional team, appeals to you...
You may be the person we are seeking.

Planning Technician

The City of Mission’s Development Services Department – Planning Division is seeking a dynamic individual to join our multi-disciplinary team as a full-time Planning Technician.
You will exercise considerable latitude of judgment in the application of daily routines and the analysis and coordination of development proposals and interpretations of applicable land use and development issues.

You will process and analyze land use proposals in terms of their conformance to the Official Community Plan, bylaw requirements, local government objectives and related provincial legislation, and prepare documents recommending acceptance, modification or rejection of proposals and recommend appropriate terms and conditions for acceptable proposals.
You will review, prepare, process and submit for approval various applications including Development Permits, Development Variance Permits, liquor license and cannabis proposals, ALR referrals and rezoning and subdivision applications. You will also review building permits for Zoning Bylaw compliance and make recommendations for approval or require necessary modifications.

You will possess a bachelor’s degree in geography, community planning or a related field supplemented by urban/community planning courses or a diploma and/or certificate in Planning plus related work experience. Experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) will be a definite asset. The preferred candidate will have a minimum of two to three years’ experience in a municipal planning environment or recognized equivalent of education and experience.

The current rate for this full-time CUPE position is $40.96 plus an excellent benefit package including the Municipal Pension Plan. We also offer a 9-day fortnight schedule (extended hours for nine days and one day off every two weeks).

If this position is for you, please apply online via the Careers page on our website (Job ID 2021-51) by Sunday, January 23, 2022.

We thank all interested candidates however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Organization: City of Mission
Location: Mission, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Planning & Development
Posted: December 23, 2021, 2:18 pm
Expires: January 23, 2022, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree
Job Experience: 2 years to less than 3 years
Rate: $40.96 Hour

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