Parks Planner - Regional District of Nanaimo

Parks Planner

Permanent Full-Time / External
Parks Services
Competition No.: 2022-041

The Regional District of Nanaimo is seeking a Permanent Full-Time Parks Planner to join the Recreation and Parks Department.

Reporting to the Superintendent, Parks Planning, Research and Development, the Parks Planner will be responsible for all aspects of parks planning, including research, community consultation, landscape design, concept plans, management plans and general park planning. Other duties will include reviewing subdivision applications, preparing reports and information for parks committees, assisting with Parks budgets and other related duties, as required.

Qualifications for this position include an undergraduate degree in landscape architecture, land use planning, parks management, or a related field, plus five (5) years of job-related experience in park planning, development, and management, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. The successful applicant will possess effective written and verbal communication skills, hold a current Level 1 First Aid with CPR certification (or be able to obtain), working knowledge of WHMIS regulations and safe work procedures, and have knowledge of site planning and landscape design principals. A valid Class 5 BC driver’s license is also required.

This is a permanent full-time (35 hours per week) union position. The (2022) rate of pay is $42.18 to $44.41 per hour. The position offers an attractive benefits package as provided within the collective agreement between the Regional District of Nanaimo and the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 401.


  • Undergraduate Degree in Landscape Architecture, Land Use Planning, Parks Management, or a related field
  • Five (5) years of job-related experience

Please quote competition 2022-041 and submit a cover letter and resume clearly outlining your education, experience, and qualifications as they relate to this position and submit via Success Factors by CLICKING HERE to apply.

Applications will be accepted until:
4:00 pm, on August 19, 2022

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Please note a criminal record check is a requirement for employment with the Regional District of Nanaimo.

Full Job Description

Organization: Regional District of Nanaimo
Location: Nanaimo, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Category(s): Planning & Development
Posted: August 5, 2022, 10:42 am
Expires: August 19, 2022, 4:00 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree
Job Experience: 5 years or more
Rate: $42.18 to $44.41 Hour

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