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Assistant Planner
Municipality: City of Abbotsford This posting closed on

March 8, 2021
at 5:00 PM
Job ID: J0221-0801 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Planning & Development Services
Job Description: The City of Abbotsford’s Planning & Development Services Department is looking for a self-motivated individual to join their dynamic team as an Assistant Planner. Reporting to the Director, Development Planning, you will be responsible for reviewing and managing development applications, assisting other development planning staff and City departments as necessary, responding to general development related inquiries, and assisting with research, analysis and preparing reports on a wide range of planning matters.

Duties: As the successful candidate you will bring, to this position, considerable knowledge of zoning regulations, planning best practices, and applicable government legislation. Your exceptional relationship building and communication skills will be beneficial as you liaise with stakeholders, and provide information to citizens, the development community, and other customers on matters relating to the City’s bylaws, Official Community Plan, and a wide range of planning and development related matters. Your attention to detail, analytical and problem solving skills, along with your desire to make a difference will make you an asset to the team.
Educational Requirements: In order to be considered for this position you must have:

• Post-secondary degree in Geography or Community and Regional Planning or related
• Two years of experience in municipal or regional planning managing projects and
applications or reports.
• Membership, or ability to obtain membership, in the Canadian Institute of Planners.
• Valid BC Class 5 Driver’s Licence.
Salary: This position is unionized, C.U.P.E Local 774, and the hourly rate of pay is from $37.77 to $44.41 per hour.
Additional Information: At the City of Abbotsford we work strongly to create a challenging and rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We offer ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.

To apply, please visit us online at
Web Address:
Address: City of Abbotsford
32315 South Fraser Way
Abbotsford BC V2T 1W7
Fax: 604-864-5541
Opening Date: February 24, 2021 08:30 AM
Closing Date: March 8, 2021 05:00 PM