Current Postings

Planning Assistant 3 (Housing)

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 8:52 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 drafting work in the gathering and preparation of diverse information relative to a variety of municipal planning matters. The work entails collection, analysis and interpretation of data in the development of housing policies and programs, including in the subject area of Tenant Assistance; planning, coordinating, administering and delivery of the program’s services; conducting investigations and studies; liaison with a wide variety of internal and external contacts; and prepares a variety of related reports, analyses and correspondence and establishes and maintains files and records. 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 the work; to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of internal and external contacts. A valid Driver’s Licence for the Province of British Columbia is required.

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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