Current Postings


Senior Planner

The City of Campbell River is seeking an experienced Senior Planner to join our Long Range Planning & Sustainability team.
Come Work and Play in Campbell River Located on Vancouver Island, surrounded by the ocean and majestic mountains, the City of Campbell River offers a rare combination of a welcoming small-town feel with large-city amenities. From summer markets and street events to an active arts and culture community to year-round, world- class recreational opportunities, the Campbell River lifestyle is unparalleled.
The role – The Senior Planner is responsible for a diverse workload and will undertake professional planning duties related to long range planning and sustainability projects and initiatives, with a focus on strategic planning policy development and implementation. The incumbent plays a key community liaison role to a range of community organizations and committees working on strategic corporate initiatives.
Responsibilities include the research, development, and implementation of a variety of long range planning and sustainability initiatives and projects including but not limited to amendments to the Official Community Plan or Zoning Bylaw, affordable housing initiatives, parks planning, transportation planning, land use planning and public art policies, and climate change adaptation.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Graduate degree in Urban, Community or Regional Planning or equivalent related discipline or undergraduate degree in a related field combined with a significant suitable combination of training and experience.
  • Certified member in good standing of the Canadian Institute of Planners (MCIP) and Registered Professional Planner (RPP) with the Planning Institute of British Columbia (PIBC) or equivalent affiliate.
  • Minimum of five (5) years progressively responsible, directly related, professional planning experience within the last seven (7) years, in long range planning and policy development, preferably at the local government level.
  • Experience and/or formal training in project management.
  • Experience in public consultation and an IAP2 Certificate in Public Administration are considered an asset.
  • Must possess a valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence and provide and maintain a clean drivers abstract as per City policy.

The rate of pay for this CUPE bargaining unit position is $48.69 per hour based on a 35-hour work week and includes a comprehensive benefits package. This position is eligible for flexible work arrangements which may include one of the following: compressed work week, earned day off or varied hours.
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Please note: We will be contacting applicants who meet our requirements as applications are received and this posting may close ahead of the official closing date if a successful candidate is identified.

This posting closes on Sunday, April 14, 2024

Please send your resume with covering letter, quoting Competition EXT-24-031 to:

Human Resources Department
City of Campbell River
301 St. Ann’s Road
Campbell River, BC V9W 4C7
We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.