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Mission is located in the lower mainland of BC, and is nestled on the southern coastal mountain slopes overlooking the lush Fraser River Valley. Mission is a rapidly growing and dynamic community of approximately 38,000 residents, located 15 minutes north of the US border and 70 kilometers east of Vancouver. Although Mission is part of a broader metropolitan area, it still maintains its distinct and welcoming small town flavor.
If...working for a growing community and making a difference...
working for a progressive employer in the beautiful Fraser Valley...
working with an exceptional team, appeals to you...
You may be the person we are seeking.

Planning Technician

The District of Mission’s Development Services Department – Planning Division is seeking a dynamic individual to join our multi-disciplinary team as a full-time Planning Technician.

You will exercise considerable latitude of judgment in the application of daily routines and the analysis and coordination of development proposals and interpretations of applicable land use and development issues. You will process and analyze land use proposals in terms of their conformance to the OCP, bylaw requirements, local government objectives, and related provincial legislation, and prepare reports recommending acceptance, modification or rejection of proposals and recommend appropriate terms and conditions for acceptable proposals. You will review, prepare, process and submit for approval various applications including Development Permits, Development Variance Permits, liquor license proposals, ALR referrals and re-zoning and subdivision applications.

You will possess a bachelor’s degree in Geography, Community Planning or a related field supplemented by urban/community planning courses or a diploma and/or certificate in Planning plus related work experience. Experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) will be a definite asset. The preferred candidate will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a municipal planning environment or recognized equivalent of education and experience.

The 2019 hourly rate for this full-time CUPE position is $40.16 plus an excellent benefit package upon completion of probation. We also offer a 9-day fortnight schedule (extended hours for nine days and one day off every two weeks).

If this position is for you, please apply online via the Careers page on our website (Job ID 2019-17) by Monday, July 8, 2019.

We thank all interested candidates however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Future - Our Mission

Location: Mission, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Planning & Development
Posted: June 14, 2019, 1:30 pm
Expires: July 8, 2019, 4:30 pm