BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Planner 2

1 Regular Full Time

The City of Coquitlam is the sixth largest city in BC, home to more than 150,000 residents.  Our municipality continues to grow through innovative urban design, inspiring arts, culture and recreation programs, and state-of-the-art transportation systems.  Our brand is built on managing our resources in a responsible and sustainable manner, while supporting a vibrant, growing regional urban centre.

We are looking for a strategic and forward-thinking planner to join our Parks, Recreation & Culture team. This role will support the City’s highly collaborative and skilled development review process.  As a Planner 2, you will join the multidisciplinary Transit-Oriented Development Application Team (TODAT) as a representative for the Parks, Recreation, and Culture Services Department. You will work closely with other members of TODAT in supporting the team on park, recreation, and public space needs. Consistent with TODAT purpose, you will aid in implementing high quality urban design and creating great public places. You will be instrumental in facilitating development applications that will promote sustainable levels of park and recreation amenities to service current and future residents.

Your thorough knowledge of land-use planning is ideally demonstrate by having a degree in community planning or similar discipline such as landscape architecture, plus membership or eligibility for membership in the Canadian Institute of Planners and Planning Institute of B.C. Experience in urban design and park planning is considered an asset.   

Coquitlam is experiencing a transformative time in its history with growth and re-development in the community that will define this City for generations. Come join a team of talented professionals in a dynamic environment with ample opportunity for personal and career growth.

The CUPE hourly rate is $46.75 - $55.35/hour (2019 CUPE rates). In addition to comprehensive benefits, you can anticipate an engaging, fast-paced environment, a compressed work week, plus opportunities for personal and professional development.
Please apply on-line at by 5:00 pm on July 24, 2019

The City of Coquitlam is an Equal Opportunity Employer
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted

Location: Coquitlam, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Planning & Development
Posted: June 28, 2019, 3:39 pm
Expires: July 24, 2019, 5:00 pm