Planner 2 (Long Range) – City of Burnaby (Burnaby, BC)

Planner 2 (Long Range)

Competition No.: 2020-187
Duration: Regular Full Time
Salary: $7,573 – 7,894 – 8,229 – 8,592 – 8,956/month (Pay Grade 31)
Last Updated: 11/13/20 8:36 AM

Description

The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community.  With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team.  People like you!

This is planning work at the professional level. The successful candidate will apply specialized knowledge and social, economic and physical data to major planning projects involving complex problems and often politically sensitive issues. These projects may involve the development, coordination and implementation of an overall area plan for a designated area of the city or may involve a number of integrated projects requiring in depth research and involving recommendations on major policy changes. Supervises and participates in the collection and analysis of a wide variety of data required for the completion of major planning projects; makes independent studies to supplement existing sources of research data; coordinates findings and makes recommendations. Reviews and prepares complex policy recommendations related to growth management, residential, commercial and industrial, and non-residential land uses; liaises with other departments, citizens’ groups and Council committees; prepares final reports for submission to Council. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include Master’s Degree in Planning or related discipline with considerable professional experience in urban or regional planning; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices and objectives of urban and regional planning. Considerable knowledge of the theory and practices of a major discipline applicable to planning; of economics, municipal finances and sociology as applied to urban planning. Ability to express ideas effectively orally and in a written or graphic manner. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, professionals and the public, and to transmit clearly the principles and requirements of sound planning and development. Membership or eligibility for membership in the Planning Institute of British Columbia or the Canadian Institute of Planners is required.
Please apply online by Monday November 23, 2020.

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

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

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