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Planner I (Full Time)
Municipality: City of Chilliwack This posting closed on

July 10, 2020
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 2020-38 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Planning and Strategic Initiatives
Job Description: Overview

The City of Chilliwack is home to more than 90,000 residents and offers a wide range of services to best serve the population. If you want to work for a supportive employer in a city with exceptional outdoor amenities minutes away, a bounty of farm-to-table options and a rich history, Chilliwack is the place for you.

As a rapidly growing municipality committed to quality service and a positive work environment, The Planning & Strategic Initiatives Department is seeking a talented professional who wants to make a difference in their community, to fill the position of Planner I.
Duties: Are you the one we’re looking for?

The incumbent in this class assists management to achieve an efficient operation in the Department through a variety of activities involving current planning, zoning, land use changes, urban design and various comprehensive planning projects. In addition to your excellent interpersonal skills, you are a highly motivated individual that is goal-oriented and can work efficiently with a varied workload. You are also a critical thinker with a demonstrated ability to problem solve and seek alternate solutions.
Educational Requirements: A graduate of a post secondary program in urban planning/ geography is accompanied by a working knowledge of planning principles and legislation.

Must be in possession of a valid B.C. Driver's License.
Skill Requirements: Sound knowledge and conversant with zoning standards, municipal bylaws, and other applicable regulations;

You have the ability to prepare clear, concise reports as well as read and interpret engineering and architectural site plans;

Able to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with department officials, developers, contractors, property owners and other members of staff.
Salary: $33.81 starting to $39.78 per hour after probation
Additional Information:
The City of Chilliwack is proud to be a competitive employer offering opportunities for professional development, competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits packages, and a focus on corporate wellness.
Web Address:
Address: 8550 Young Road
Chilliwack, BC
V2P 8A4
Opening Date: June 12, 2020 08:30 AM
Closing Date: July 10, 2020 04:30 PM