Current Postings


City of Nelson

Senior Planner

Competition #24EX59

As a leader in the Development Services team, the Senior Planner plays a pivotal role in shaping the future of our city. Your strategic guidance will result in the successful delivery of projects that enhance Nelson and foster a resilient and sustainable community. Your skills, expertise, and leadership will support the City of Nelson's vision to become the #1 municipality in terms of value for service.


  • A university degree or Master's in Planning or a related discipline, with a minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in planning and membership or eligibility for membership with the Canadian Institute of Planners.

Are you highly skilled in development planning and policy writing? We are seeking a creative problem solver with excellent communication skills and a talent for building positive relationships with interest holders. If this sounds like you, then this job may be a great fit.

We know that some people are less likely to apply for a job unless they are a perfect match. At The City of Nelson, we’re not looking for “perfect matches”, we’re looking for people motivated to support and build our vibrant community. So, if you’re excited about this role but don’t have every qualification, we encourage you to apply anyway and tell us why you think you’ll be great.


  •  Extended health and dental  Flexibility
  •  Professional development  Municipal Pension Plan
  •  Employee Purchasing Programs  EFAP Program
  •  Earned day off program

$92,292.00 - $102,456.00

  • Permanent FT 37.5 hours/week  
  • On-site

We look forward to hearing from you!

f you are interested in this position and see yourself thriving please send a cover letter and resume to with reference #24EX59 by July 18, 2024, at 4:00 p.m.