Senior Planning Technician - District of Saanich



Senior Planning Technician  – Research and Analysis

Permanent Full Time Position

The District of Saanich is one of the four core municipalities within the Capital Regional District. The community is home to over 117,000 citizens and is comprised of urban, suburban and rural areas, and 12 diverse neighborhoods. Saanich is known for its progressive initiatives in the areas of Environmental Protection, Climate Change, and Community Planning.
Saanich is seeking an experienced Senior Planning Technician to join our Community Planning team. The successful candidate will be a professional who is innovative and self-motivated, with a focus on customer service. Skill set will include a solid knowledge of planning principles, excellent research and complex analysis skills, proficiency with GIS and graphic programs and effective written and verbal communication skills. The individual will be team focused, working with a diverse group of professionals to implement our Official Community Plan.
The successful candidate will be called upon to undertake a wide variety of municipal planning work including undertaking research and analysis in support of the development of Centre, Corridor and Village Plans and other community planning initiatives; completing complex GIS mapping and analysis; supporting community engagement processes; preparing graphics and other visual communication materials; writing planning reports and correspondence and providing customer service.
Requirements include a Bachelor’s Degree in Planning or a field related to planning such as geography, architecture, civil engineering, landscape architecture, or graphic arts; four years of planning/GIS experience preferably in a municipal planning context, proficiency in GIS and statistical analysis and experience with AutoCad and graphic design programs. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
The successful candidate will work Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
This is a C.U.P.E. Local 2011 position with a wage of $41.46 per hour and an excellent benefits package. Job description and competition information can be found at Please apply by 11:45 p.m. on Monday, September 26, 2022 quoting competition 22287 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7. As a component of the selection process, testing will be conducted. We thank all applicants for applying. Only those under consideration will be contacted.

Organization: District of Saanich
Location: Saanich, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
Professional Category(s): Planning & Development, Policy & Research, Geographic Information Systems
Posted: September 2, 2022, 11:03 am
Expires: September 26, 2022, 11:45 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree
Job Experience: 3 years to less than 5 years
Rate: $41.46 Hour

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