Planner 3 (Long Range)
Competition No.: 2020-214
Duration: Regular Full Time
Salary: $8,592 – 8,956 – 9,346 – 9,751 – 10,163/month (Pay Grade 34)
Last Updated: 12/10/20 9:04 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 preparing and implementing long range plans that guide the growth and development of the City. The work includes undertaking studies and policy reviews in the areas of growth management, and residential, commercial, industrial, parks and open space land uses. The incumbent prepares and executes implementation timetables and coordinates the activities of the various internal and external agencies involved. 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 policy and land use plan concepts. Coordinates the activities of the various planning department sections and those of other Municipal departments and external agencies as they relate to the implementation of programs. Represents the Planning Department, as directed, on various boards, commissions or committees. Prepares and presents planning reports of a particularly complex and/or sensitive nature. 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 and 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. Ability to represent the Director and act for a supervisor as directed. 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.
Please apply online by Monday December 21, 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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