Development Plan Technician - City of Burnaby

Development Plan Technician

Competition No.:

Temporary Full Time

$5,771 – 6,011 – 6,264 – 6,538 – 6,815/month (2021 Rates)

70 hours bi-weekly; Monday to Friday from 8:00 AM - 4:45 PM (Nine-Day Fortnight)

Special Notes:
Normal for CUPE 23 Inside Division Collective Agreement


Last Updated:
7/4/22 8:32 AM


The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community. With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team. People like you!

This is administrative, public relations and planning work at semi-professional level interpreting the zoning by-law, improving development design and processing preliminary development plans. Under technical direction from the Administrative Planner, an incumbent exercises considerable independence of judgement in creating and encouraging a high standard of development throughout various stages of a building project. Their work may be reviewed during progress, upon completion or on appeal from their decisions. Advises land developers, building owners, their representatives and members of municipal departments of the pertinent zoning by-law sections; interprets zoning by-law when specifics are not mentioned; illustrates application of zoning by-law. Prepares replies to zoning and preliminary plan enquiries; forwards typed reply to superior for approval and signature. Represents Planning Department at inter-departmental meetings, as required. Trains and directs activities of an assisting Development Plan Technician I. Performs related work as required.

Completion of three years university training in architecture, plus experience related to the work in an engineering, architectural or planning office; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Ability to exercise tact, diplomacy and judgement in order to establish and maintain effective working relations as necessitated by work assignments with contractors, the general public and departmental officials; ability and skill to convince others of importance of raising standard and character of developments in the municipality above the minimum acceptable level. British Columbia Driver's Licence for the Province of British Columbia is required.

This is a temporary full time position until March 28, 2023.

The closing date for this competition has been extended until it is filled. New applications are welcome!

All external applicants are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of hire. External applicants who are not able to obtain a COVID-19 vaccine for a reason related to a personal characteristic protected by the BC Human Rights Code can request an accommodation at any time during the recruitment process. City of Burnaby employees can refer to our COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for City staff.

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

Please contact People and Culture at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted

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Organization: City of Burnaby
Location: Burnaby, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Planning & Development
Posted: August 5, 2022, 2:14 pm
Expires: September 4, 2022, 11:59 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Temporary
Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree
Job Experience: Experience an asset
Rate: $5,771.00 to $6,815.00 Month

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