Planner - Policy

City of Castlegar
Posted a month ago
$49.69 per hour
Full Time

Job Description

Responsible for supporting projects and programs associated with housing, climate action, and community wellbeing in alignment with the City’s Strategic Plans and associated bylaws, standards, and best practice.

Key Responsibilities Reporting to the Manager of Planning, Development & Sustainability, you will be a key member of the Development Services Department, managing and supporting projects and programs associated with departmental responsibilities as they relate to the City’s Strategic Plans and associated bylaws, standards, and best practice. This role will be responsible for presenting projects and programs to City Council, Senior Management, the Advisory Planning Commission, and other committees as required.

This position requires a strong knowledge of the regulations, policies, bylaws, and legislation governing development approvals in British Columbia.

Qualifications The successful candidate will have a Degree in Planning or a related discipline, membership or eligibility in the Canadian Institute of Planners accompanied by 3 years’ experience, preferably in a local government setting.

This is a CUPE 2262 position offering $49.69 per/hr and an attractive benefits package. Please visit our website at for a full job description as well as additional background information on our community.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their detailed resume via email to with the subject line Planner - Policy Position.

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position and advise that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

About Castlegar Live more at one-third the average housing price of metro Vancouver and two-thirds the B.C. average. Be an outdoors action hero in the West Kootenay wild, in British Columbia’s interior, where the Columbia and Kootenay rivers meet and endless adventures are right in your backyard.

Work for a City going places – with an ambitious vision, a dynamic municipal government, and a track record of doing cool things – including Millennium Ponds, Sculpturewalk, and an ongoing refresh of Columbia Avenue, our main artery. The City of Castlegar is growing and we’re looking for the perfect person to get in on the action.

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Organization: City of Castlegar Region: West Kootenay / Boundary Professional Categories: Planning & Development, Policy & Research Posted: September 22, 2023, 12:53 pm Expires: November 30, 2023, 5:00 pm Employment Type: Full Time Employment Length: Permanent Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree Job Experience: 3 years to less than 5 years Rate: $49.69 Hour

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