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2022-84 - Planner II (Full Time)

2022-84 - Planner II (Full Time)

Status: Position Filled


Posting #: 2022-84
Title: Planner II (Full Time)
Department: Planning and Strategic Initiatives
Duties: The incumbent in this class assists management to achieve an efficient operation within the Department through reliable performance in staff supervision, technical work and ensuring the safety and security of confidential material pertaining to the Department’s operation.

The incumbent, under minimal supervision, will be responsible for the coordination and processing of Development Applications; investigating and reporting on technical problems on the various applications; liaising with City Departments and supervising the work of subordinates related to building, bylaw enforcement and business licencing.

The incumbent will assist in development control matters including projects relating to land use, zoning needs, urban renewal and design, licencing and permit approvals, reviewing existing zoning provisions, regulations, bylaws, etc., and recommending changes to meet community needs; prepare comprehensive long-range development plans, meet with and report on enquiries from members of the public regarding all development related matters; assist in the compilation of correspondence of technical and legal information required from both internal and external services relative to particular Development Applications (Zoning, Development Permits, Temporary Use Permits, ALR applications and Development Variance Permits), consulting with Planning staff on development applications, assists and checks the work of subordinate staff members; develops new and improved work procedures and upon receipt of approval, implement same. The incumbent as directed will perform other technical work pertaining to the Planning Department and other related duties that may be assigned. Assignments and responsibilities are performed under the general supervision, and performance is subject to review, inspection and evaluation by the Manager as assigned.

The incumbent in this class will normally work the standard work week of Monday to Friday within the hours specified and on occasion work overtime as authorized. The incumbent may be required to travel in the performance of duties. The incumbent, upon hiring, will have union dues deducted from source in accordance with the Collective Agreement.
Education: Must have a degree in geography or community planning and two years experience in a comparable or related position; must be in possession of a valid B.C. Driver's Licence.
Skills: -Sound knowledge of the various government agencies involved in the planning area, and sound knowledge in application procedures;

-Sound knowledge of the principles, practices and objectives of urban planning and development permits;

-Good knowledge of municipal bylaws, zoning regulations and other pertinent regulations/policies pertaining to the operation of the department;

-Able to coordinate the work of staff in the planning section;

-Able to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with elected and departmental officials and other members of staff, and maintain effective and positive relations with developers and the general public;

-Able to communicate effectively, both orally and in written format, with sound knowledge and ability to prepare and present technical and non-technical reports;

-Able to supervise, direct and control the work of subordinates;
Salary: $46.31 per hour (2022)
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Closed: 2022-07-22 04:30 PM
Posted: 2022-07-08
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