Planner 2 – City of North Vancouver (North Vancouver, BC)

The City of North Vancouver
Planner 2

    Temporary Full Time

The City of North Vancouver is the urban core of the beautiful North Shore and has a long-term vision to be “The Healthiest Small City in the World”, with five key priorities to be a City for People, a Liveable City, a Vibrant City, a Connected City and a Prosperous City.

The City of North Vancouver’s Planning and Development Department is looking for a temporary full-time Planner 2 for approximately two (2) years.

As an accomplished current planning professional, you will apply specialized knowledge of land use policies, bylaws, guidelines and urban design to review complex Official Community plan and zoning amendment applications.  You will also take a leadership role in shaping the applications, including coordinating the City’s response. This includes significant new projects in the Regional City Centre. In conducting this work you will represent the City in negotiations for amenities, review and evaluate submitted studies and information from consultants, provide recommendations on improvement to site planning and design, and participate in public engagement processes. You will recommend and draft bylaw amendments, and interpret applicable bylaws. You will also provide various planning groups, committees and Council with technical and professional expertise and guidance, prepare Council reports, recommend policy proposals for Council consideration, and supervise technical and/or professional staff.  In addition to managing development applications, you may also develop plans, policies, and regulatory bylaw updates as part of the long-range planning function of the department.

You will have a University degree in an appropriate discipline, together with a post-graduate degree in Community/Regional Planning, sound related experience in development planning, or, an equivalent combination of training and experience. Strong project management, conflict resolution, facilitation and communication skills are essential. Expertise and experience in urban design is desirable.  Membership or eligibility for membership in the Planning Institute of B.C. or the Canadian Institute of Planners is also required.  You will be required to attend evening Council, committee and public meetings.  A Valid Class 5 Driver’s License for the Province of BC is also required.

For temporary full-time positions of eight (8) months or longer, a City employee who is successful on the posting will have the right to revert to their former position.

$46.75 to $55.35 per hour
(Pay Grade 30 – January 2019 rates)

Hours of Work:
The City of North Vancouver currently works on a compressed work schedule of 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday, with one scheduled day off (Monday or Friday) approximately each three-week scheduling cycle.

If you’re passionate about making the City of North Vancouver an even greater place to live, apply on-line through the Career Portal at by Sunday, December 20, 2020.

Thank you for your interest in the City of North Vancouver.

Posting: 2020-0107     

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