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Planner II

Regular Full-Time
Competition File #:  19-U067
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Join a “Community of Communities” – the Township of Langley, home to over 128,000 residents, is committed to providing progressive business, housing, and recreational opportunities, while balancing its unique mix of urban growth and rural beauty.  A truly fun and beautiful place to work, the Township of Langley offers competitive salaries; excellent benefit packages; municipal pension plan; employee wellness programs; and is committed to providing and supporting training, professional development and career growth opportunities for staff.

The Township of Langley is currently recruiting for a regular full-time Planner II to join our team of professionals in the Community Development Division; Development Planning Department.

Reporting to the Manager, Development Planning, you will be responsible in this unionized position for assuming a broad range of duties in the area of development planning including processing rezoning, subdivision, development permit, ALR and other permits and applications.  You will be responsible for preparing reports to Council in support of community development objectives, ensuring recommendations are consistent with Municipal policies, plans, bylaws and specifications.  Interpretation of bylaws, policies and guidelines will be an important component of this role.  This position offers the opportunity to provide direct customer service, advice and interpretation and to research and write complex reports.

Your education will include university graduation in an appropriate discipline, plus a post graduate degree in Community or Regional Planning or other related area, supplemented by 5 years professional planning experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.   You should have thorough knowledge of the principles, practices and objectives of urban and rural planning; and considerable knowledge of the trends, policies, rules, regulations, bylaws, and legislation governing planning operations. Considerable knowledge and expertise in land development economics, urban design, and community engagement techniques would be a definite asset. Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are essential in this role along with proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets and visual presentations.

In order to be considered for this position, candidates must have the following valid and current certifications / licenses (must be valid at the time the posting closes) and these must be attached with your application. Applications without the attached required documents below will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered.   Please title your attachments with the number of this competition and have these documents ready to upload when you apply:
  • Membership or eligibility for membership in the Planning Institute of BC or the Canadian Institute of Planners
  • BC Class 5 (full-privilege) driver’s licenseor equivalent driver’s license for where you reside. You must upload a current Driver’s Abstract (select the 5 years’ option if obtaining online) that has been obtained within 6 months of the closing date below with your application. To obtain a copy of your Driver’s Abstract, please contact ICBC directly or the driving authority where you reside. Copies or pictures of your driver’s license will not be accepted.

The CUPE rate of pay for this position is $46.75 - $55.35 per hour (5 steps 2019 rates), plus benefits.  The hours of work are Monday to Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm.

If you wish to pursue this exciting career in a growing community, please visit to apply.

The closing date for this competition is by 4:30pm, June 7, 2019.

We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Location: Langley, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Planning & Development
Posted: May 16, 2019, 9:07 am
Expires: June 7, 2019, 4:30 pm