Planning Officer I / Planning Officer II

Permanent Full-time Position

The Cariboo Regional District invites qualified applicants to apply for the permanent, full time position of a Planning Officer located at the Cariboo Regional District office in Williams Lake. For a detailed job description, please visit our website at

Reporting directly to the Manager of Development Services, the incumbent will be responsible for assuming a broad range of duties in the area of development planning, ALR and other permit and rezoning applications. Important components of this role include the interpretation and application of bylaws, policies and guidelines, implementation of long range planning initiatives, and data collection and analysis. This position offers the opportunity to provide direct customer service, advice and interpretation, and to research and write complex planning reports.

The successful candidate will possess a university degree in an appropriate discipline, plus a postgraduate degree in Community or Regional Planning or other related area, supplemented by some professional planning experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Experience within a local government setting is preferred. Applicants must have a valid class 5 driver’s license (or out of province equivalent).

In addition to the above qualifications, the ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, and will be energetic, enthusiastic, well organized and able to communicate effectively with the public and a variety of stakeholders. Extensive computer familiarity is required with proficiency in visual presentations, word processing and spreadsheets. Membership or eligibility for membership in the Planning Institute of BC or the Canadian Institute of Planners is required.

In order to be considered for this position, candidates must attach all valid and current educational credentials pertaining to the position. Applications without the attached required documents will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered.

This is a BCGEU position. The terms of this position include a wage range of $34.03 - $37.31 per hour depending on experience and education.

Applications will be accepted by the undersigned until 1:00 pm on Friday April 13, 2018, and should be in the form of a resume with an accompanying letter detailing your experience and qualifications relative to this position.

Havan Surat, Manager of Development Services
Cariboo Regional District
Suite D, 180 North Third Avenue
Williams Lake, BC V2G 2A4
Fax: (250)392-2812

We thank all applicants in advance for their submissions; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will receive a response.

Location: Williams Lake, BC
Region: North Central / Cariboo
Professional Categories: Planning & Development
Posted: March 13, 2018, 3:28 pm
Expires: April 13, 2018, 1:00 pm