BC Local Government Job Posting Service

District of North Saanich
Director of Planning & Community Services

The District of North Saanich, located at the north end of the Saanich Peninsula, boasts over 40 kilometres of ocean shoreline, an abundance of parks and greenspace, and a rich history of farming that began with the WSÁNEĆ First Nations.

The Director of Planning & Community Services is responsible for all planning functions for the District, including building inspections and bylaw enforcement. As a member of the senior management team, the Director is essential to the delivery of the strategic plan and collaborates to develop organizational priorities and policies.

In addition to excellence in land use planning fundamentals, the Director brings a strong track record of building relationships throughout an organization and establishing direction for their department. The ideal candidate has demonstrated experience with presenting to municipal Councils and providing advice on land use.

Candidates must have an undergraduate degree in planning or related discipline and at least six years of progressive responsible planning experience with supervisory experience. A masters degree in planning is preferred. Consideration may be given to candidates who have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Candidates must also be eligible for membership in the Canadian Institute of Planners.

The District of North Saanich offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. Interested applicants should forward their resumes and cover letters in confidence, on or before 4:00 pm Friday, February 28, 2020 to:

Curt Kingsley, Deputy CAO / Director of Corporate Services
District of North Saanich
1620 Mills Road
North Saanich, BC V8L 5S9

Location: North Saanich, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
Professional Categories: Planning & Development,Community Services
Posted: February 4, 2020, 12:21 pm
Expires: February 28, 2020, 4:00 pm