Planning Assistant – City of North Vancouver (North Vancouver, BC)

The Corporation of the City of North Vancouver

Planning Assistant

Regular 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 Planning & Development Department is looking for a regular full-time Planning Assistant to join their team.

You will provide front line customer service and support to the public regarding zoning regulations, land use and related planning matters, application processing times and the Official Community Plan.  You will also review, coordinate and respond to compliance letters or other request letters pertaining to related areas of the zoning regulations and coordinate pre-consultation and planning application meetings.  In addition, you will review building permit applications, business licensing requirements and plans to ensure compliance with the zoning bylaw and other Council policies. This position will also undertake maintenance and support of data within the City’s new permitting software tool as it relates planning and development applications.

You will have a Diploma in Urban Planning plus courses in urban design, geography, civil engineering or a related discipline with related experience in municipal planning, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  Sound knowledge of the practices, principles, techniques, methods and procedures applicable to municipal planning operations is also required.  In addition, you will have strong computer skills (Word, Excel, Outlook) as well as excellent communication and customer service skills.

$32.25 – $37.97 per hour
(Pay grade 21 – January 2019 rates)
Currently under review

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 are passionate about making the City of North Vancouver an even greater place to live, work and play, apply on-line through the Career Portal at by Tuesday, October 6, 2020.

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

Posting:  2020-0069                                          

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