Current Postings

District of Peachland

Planner I or II

The District of Peachland, a vibrant and growing community of approximately 5,700 located on the shores of Okanagan Lake between Kelowna and Penticton, is currently recruiting for a permanent full-time Planner. Ideally, the District is recruiting at the Planner II level, but will consider a Planner I based on experience and education.
Reporting to the Planning Manager, this position manages, reviews and processes land use applications such as zoning amendment bylaws, development permits, variance permits, subdivision, and ALC applications in accordance with District regulations and policies, as well as provincial and federal legislation. The position responds to land use and development inquiries; supports the statutory approving officer in processing subdivision and development applications; researches, reviews and amends land use policies and bylaws.
A detailed job description is available at under careers.
Key job duties of the Planner relate to a variety of responsibilities, including:

  • Review technical reports for bylaw compliance, compile information and prepare Council Reports.
  • Review application submissions for compliance with applicable bylaws and provincial legislation.
  • Provide technical and professional expertise and guidance to various planning groups, committees, developers, the public and Council.
  • Research and assist in planning and development services related projects.
  • Conduct site visits to assess development conditions.
  • Liaise with the GIS service provider on mapping information changes.
  • Analyze and interpret statistical, demographic, environmental, and other relevant data for planning purposes.
  • Facilitate or assist in the facilitation of public consultations to address development and land use issues.
  • Prepare public hearing notices and notification letters.


  • University degree in a planning-related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Three years of experience in a related position.
  • Eligible for membership in the Planning Institute of British Columbia or the Canadian Institute of Planners.

The District of Peachland is a progressive and innovative employer. Reasonable arrangements for flexible work situations are considered.
This is a CUPE Local 608 position. While the preference is to hire at the Planner II level, wage rates are as follows:

  • Planner I - $40.48 per hour.
  • Planner II - $44.97 per hour.

The District of Peachland offer employees a benefits package including:

  • BC Municipal Pension Plan.
  • Paid vacation and sick leave.
  • Comprehensive group benefit package.
  • Employee assistance program.
  • Employee recreation programs and facility access.
  • Opportunity for professional career growth and development.

This position will remain open until filled. Please submit resumes indicating “Planner” with cover letter to:
Director of Corporate Services
District of Peachland
5806 Beach Avenue
Peachland, B.C. V0H 1X7
The District of Peachland appreciates all interested in the position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.