Planning Analyst – Community Planning – City of Surrey (Surrey, BC)

City of Surrey
Planning Analyst – Community Planning

(Regular Full-Time)

Are you looking for an opportunity that will make a positive and meaningful impact on the development of one of Canada’s fastest growing municipalities? We are currently hiring for a Planning Analyst in our Community Planning Division. Reporting to the Community Planning Manager, the Planning Analyst will perform complex research, analysis, mapping and land use planning within the Planning and Development Department.


  • Conduct policy planning and project-based research including best practices review, policy scans, data compilation and white paper authoring, as well as conduct spatial and statistical analysis.
  • Prepare for and participate in community and stakeholder engagement campaigns. Analyze survey results and develop engagement summary documents.
  • Perform GIS analysis and conduct spatial and statistical analyses including walkshed analysis, amenity proximity mapping, riparian and sensitive area buffering, etc.
  • Execute development activity reporting; employment land analysis; demographic analysis; monitoring and reporting.
  • As part of a team, review and provide direction on consultant work for complex, system-wide analysis (i.e. Employment Lands Strategy).
  • Liaise with Metro Vancouver, other cities and government agencies, and departments in the exchange of spatial, attribute, and graphic data.
  • Support the Senior Planner in the maintenance of the Population and Employment Model and the generation of estimates and forecasts.
  • Support requests from other key City partners including Transportation, Sustainability, and Economic Development. Work with Business Improvement, IT, and Engineering GIS staff to develop and enhance processes and applications related to the work of the Community Planning Division.
  • Prepare materials and content, including maps and visual graphics, to support the development of community plans and strategies.

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