Current Postings

Planning Assistant 3 (Long Range)

Competition No.:

Regular Full Time

$5,498 –5,727 – 5,961 – 6,212 – 6,471/month (2023 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:
5/25/23 8:36 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 technical, clerical and graphic design work in the gathering and preparation of diverse information relative to a variety of municipal planning matters. The incumbent is part of a team working on the Housing Choices program, heritage planning, zoning policy and other long range planning projects. The incumbent researches, collects, analyzes and reports to a supervisor on a range of planning issues; performs skilled drafting assignments in the preparation of maps, drawings and graphic presentations to illustrate reports and to facilitate the presentation of planning information; interacts with the public at community engagement events; assembles a variety of data from available sources to assist professional staff in their reply to specific requests for information and in their preparation of reports dealing with a wide range of planning matters; provides a variety of detailed technical information and assistance to the public and other municipal staff on matters related to the work performed; refers more complex or specialized inquiries to professional staff; conducts site investigations and field surveys to facilitate the preparation of statistical and graphic presentations. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include completion of grade 12 supplemented by technical courses plus sound related experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Considerable knowledge of the bylaws, department policies, practices and procedures governing the work performed. Sound knowledge of graphic presentation methods and techniques applicable to municipal planning work. Ability to perform work with minimal supervision; to explain and apply various bylaws and procedures and to assist various contacts on matters related to

Please apply online by June 5, 2023. 

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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