BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Columbia Shuswap Regional District

Is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill the following position:

Planning Assistant

(1 Position – Full-Time)
Looking for an exciting job in BC’s beautiful Shuswap? The Shuswap region is a place where incredible nature and welcoming communities come together to create a lifestyle that attracts many from the larger communities of Vancouver and Calgary. Our advantages include affordable housing, outstanding outdoor recreation, an abundance of locally grown food, and good transportation corridors to larger communities.

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) is now accepting applications for a full-time Planning Assistant position based out of its Salmon Arm, BC office.

Under the general direction of the Team Leader, Planning Services, the Planning Assistant is responsible for responding to a variety of land use enquiries directed to the Development Services Department, receives and reviews land use applications for completeness, provides information on departmental policies and procedures and serves as a key team member in Development Services.

Education, Training, Experience and Certification Requirements:
Grade 12 or equivalent supplemented by a Diploma in Planning or a related discipline, plus a minimum of 1 year of work experience in Planning or a related field, preferably in a local government environment, or an equivalent combination of related training and experience.

This is a full-time position and is subject to the provisions of the Collective Agreement negotiated between the CSRD and CUPE Local 1908. The salary range for the Planning Assistant is $1,950.11 to $2,216.36 bi-weekly (January 2020 rates) with an attractive benefit package. Typical hours of work for this position are Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. (Option to work an additional half hour and participate in flex schedule.)

A copy of the related job description is available to view on the CSRD website:

Applications will be treated as confidential and must be received by 4:30 pm Monday, January 27, 2020.

Interested applicants must send a letter of interest and résumé to:

Kerri Wirth, Payroll Administrator/HR Assistant
Columbia Shuswap Regional District
555 Harbourfront Drive NE
PO Box 978, Salmon Arm BC, V1E 4P1
Phone: 250-833-5912

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Location: Salmon Arm, BC
Region: Thompson / Shuswap / Columbia
Professional Categories: Planning & Development
Posted: January 7, 2020, 8:32 am
Expires: January 27, 2020, 4:30 pm