Current Postings


City of Kamloops

Planner I

(Temporary, Full-Time) - 1179

Close Date

Open Until Filled
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Position Overview

The City of Kamloops is recruiting for a temporary, full-time Planner I position within our Planning & Development Department, either in development/current or long-range planning! This position requires a well-organized, resourceful, and motivated individual with strong problem-solving and creative thinking skills. If you are someone who shares our corporate values and are Trusting, Health Conscious, Cooperative, Inclusive, Purposeful, and Resilient and someone who wants to contribute to the development of their community in a meaningful way, then this Planner position may be a great fit for you!

The successful candidate must have the following qualifications:
  1. Completion of a university degree in Urban Planning or a related discipline, such as geography, sociology, urban development, sustainable development, etc.
  2. Ability to acquire full membership with the Canadian Institute of Planners within five years of employment.
  3. Minimum of one year’s experience as a planner in a municipal or private sector environment, including previous experience in both a technical and analytical planning role.
  4. Valid BC Driver's Licence - Class 5 or equivalent.
For new hires, and for those working in designated positions of trust, including those working directly with vulnerable persons, no formal offer of employment will be made until an applicant completes a police information check. A comprehensive benefits package is included with this position. The is a CUPE local 900 position.

This is a temporary position until approximately July 2, 2025 or return of incumbent.

This position may or may not be filled based on the outcome of our Planning Technician 1180 position.

Hourly Rate

Hours & Days of Work
This division is currently working on an Approved Modified Scheduling Agreement. The current hours are as follows:
Monday – Friday: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM Every third week, one day off in lieu
Monday – Friday: 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM Every third week, one day off in lieu

Hours per Week
Please note if you need assistance or have individual needs or requirements throughout the application process, contact the Human Resources Department by telephone, email or in person at 6- 510 Lorne Street so we can better support you.
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