BC Local Government Job Posting Service

District of Kitimat

Deputy Director of Community Planning and Development

(Permanent Full-Time Exempt Staff Position)

The District of Kitimat is recruiting a Deputy Director of Community Planning and Development. This position works closely with the Director to ensure effective and orderly land use planning and community development activity within the District of Kitimat.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • A university degree in community or regional planning or related field, supplemented by certificates or courses in one or more of the following areas: Local Government Management, Public Administration, Subdivision Approval, Urban Design, or GIS.
  • Designation as Registered Professional Planner (RPP) in British Columbia
  • A minimum of five years of planning experience, three or more in a municipal office including administrative and supervisory responsibilities in a unionized environment. Consulting experience would be beneficial but not required.
You have the ability to understand and manage high-profile sensitive or controversial political situations and have comprehensive knowledge of municipal practices and provincial legislation directly related to planning. Excellent communication and problem solving skills are essential. Exercise sound and independent judgement within guidelines established by the Official Community Plan, Strategic Plan, Kitimat Municipal Code and related policies.

The job can be both challenging and rewarding, requiring an innovative and creative individual. A generous compensation package is offered. A detailed job description can be found on the District of Kitimat municipal careers webpage at Interested candidates should submit a detailed resume, including references by May 3, 2019 to:

Human Resources Manager District of Kitimat
270 City Centre Kitimat, B.C. V8C 2H7
By Fax: 250-632-4995
By E-mail:

Community Information can be obtained from our website at

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted

Location: Kitimat, BC
Region: North Coast / Nechako
Professional Categories: Planning & Development,Geographic Information Systems,Community Development
Posted: April 4, 2019, 1:03 pm
Expires: May 3, 2019, 4:30 pm