Planner 2 – City of Coquitlam (Coquitlam, BC)

Planner 2

Development Planning
Regular Full Time

One of BC’s Top Employers, the City of Coquitlam is the sixth largest city in BC, home to more than 150,000 residents. Our municipality continues to grow through innovative urban design, inspiring arts, culture and recreation programs, and state-of-the-art transportation systems. Our brand is built on managing our resources in a responsible and sustainable manner, while supporting a vibrant, growing regional urban centre.

We have an exciting opportunity for a regular full-time Planner 2 to join our team of professionals, working as part of a highly collaborative and skilled Development Planning Division within our Planning & Development Department. The Planner 2 position is primarily responsible for processing and project managing a variety of development applications including complex rezoning and development permit applications.

The successful candidates will be called upon to undertake a wide variety of municipal planning work including: managing development applications; implementing principles of good urban design, facilitating transit-oriented development, presenting to Council, writing planning reports, and providing profession planning advice and recommendations. The role may also supervise other technical and professional employees. The Planner 2 exercises considerable independent judgment in developing, completing and administering programs and projects.

Our ideal candidates will have 3 to 5 years of progressively responsible planning experience and have a graduate degree in Community and Regional Planning or related field plus membership or eligibility for membership in the Canadian Institute of Planners and Planning Institute of B.C. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.

Experience in urban design and/or urban land economics is considered an asset.

This is a CUPE position and is compensated at $47.69-$56.46 per hour (2020 CUPE rates).

Along with a competitive salary, the City also offers a comprehensive benefits package and access to participate in a flex day program.

Please apply online by 11:55 p.m. November 13, 2020 at

The City of Coquitlam is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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