Planner I

Competition Number: 35.18

Job Title: Planner I

Department: Planning - Current Planning

Position Type: Regular Full Time (CUPE Local 2011)

Salary: $40.84/hour and an excellent benefits package

Posted Date: February 16, 2018

Closing Date: March 9, 2018

Last Modified: February 16, 2018, 3:52 pm

Status: Closed


The District of Saanich is one of the four core municipalities within the Capital Regional District. The community is home to 114,000 citizens and is comprised of urban, suburban and rural areas, and 12 diverse neighborhoods. Saanich is known for its progressive initiatives in the areas of Environmental Protection, Climate Change, and Community Planning.

Due to advancements, Saanich is seeking an experienced Planner I to join our Planning team. The successful candidate will be a Planner who is innovative and self-motivated, with a focus on customer service. Skill sets will include thorough knowledge of planning principles and legislation, as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills. The individual will be team focused, working with a diverse group of professionals to implement our Official Community Plan. 

The successful candidate will be called upon to undertake a wide variety of municipal planning work including: managing development applications; implementing principles of good urban design, writing planning reports and correspondence, planning research; Zoning Bylaw interpretation and community consultation. 

Requirements include a Masters Degree in Planning, four years experience in public planning, eligibility for membership in the Canadian Institute of Planners and a valid BC Class 5 Drivers Licence.  Consideration may be given to candidates who hold an equivalent combination of education and experience.

The successful candidate will be required to work Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

*Testing will be conducted*

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