Planner 3 (Housing) – City of Burnaby (Burnaby, BC)

Planner 3 (Housing)

Competition No.: 2021-033
Duration: Temporary Full Time
Salary: $8,764 – 9,136 – 9,533 – 9,945 – 10,367/month
Last Updated: 2/10/21 9:01 AM

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 advanced professional planning work at the working supervisory level. The incumbent is responsible for the development of policies, strategies and programs of significant scope and magnitude in the area of housing. The position demands the application of a broad skill set in matters of housing, growth management, land use, and community development in the creation of plans that integrate objectives with the City’s Official Community Plan (OCP) and other plans, strategies and policies. Considerable independent judgement and action is also exercised in the planning and technical aspects of the work while unusual or highly complex technical or policy matters are referred to a supervisor for consultation. Plans, assigns, supervises and participates in the work of professional and technical staff engaged in the research and preparation of complex plan and policy concepts. Coordinates the activities of the housing section and those of other Municipal departments and external agencies as they relate to the implementation of programs. Establishes and maintains liaison with various interested parties, government agencies, boards, commissions and committees relative to work performed; attends and participates in public meetings as appropriate. Represents the Planning Department, as directed, on various boards, commissions or committees. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include University graduation in an appropriate discipline, plus a post graduate degree in Community and Regional Planning and considerable related professional planning experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices, techniques, methods and procedures applicable to Municipal planning; of the policies, rules, regulations, by-laws and legislation governing section operations specifically and planning department operations in general. Considerable knowledge of economics, Municipal finance and sociology and of current literature, trends and developments relating to work performed. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and with internal and external contacts and authorities. Creative ability and professional expertise in analyzing and evaluating data for complex solution. Membership or eligibility for membership in the Canadian Institute of Planners is required.

This is a temporary full time opportunity to April 25, 2022.

Please apply online by February 22, 2021.

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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