Employment Opportunity
Full Time

Land Use Planner

(Fort St. John, BC)
Join the Peace River Regional District team in the mighty Peace Region of northeastern BC – world renowned for our friendly people, spectacular outdoor recreation and linkages to the Yukon and Alaska. The Peace  River Regional District includes four electoral areas and seven member municipalities, with a total population of approximately 62,000, covering a vast 120,000 square kilometers.

The Peace River Regional District invites applicants for the full-time position of Land Use Planner at our office in Fort St. John, BC. This position will be of interest to those seeking a planning career in a developing rural setting that is at the heart of BC’s energy resources sector.

Reporting to the General Manager of Development Services or designate, responsibilities will include processing and review of development applications, report preparation, conducting public meetings, and responding to inquiries from the public, other staff, elected officials and government referrals. There will also be opportunity to conduct and assist with planning research projects and policy development.

Preferred candidates should have a post-secondary degree in planning or a related discipline and two years of related experience. Applicants should demonstrate a sound knowledge of planning practice and public processes. The position requires the ability to deal tactfully and effectively with a variety of people.

This full-time unionized position provides an hourly wage of $34.25 plus a full benefits package upon successful completion of probation.  The applicant will be asked to provide a Class 5, BC Driver’s License abstract. A detailed job description is available at
Qualified applicants are requested to forward their resume, cover letter and at least three references, no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 25, 2018,, “in confidence” to:
Peace River Regional District
Attention:  Kelsey Bates, Executive Assistant 
PO Box 810, Dawson Creek, BC V1G 4H8    Telephone: (250) 784-3200   Confidential Fax: (250) 784-3220
We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Location: Dawson Creek, BC
Region: Peace River
Professional Categories: Planning & Development
Posted: May 8, 2018, 11:21 am
Expires: May 25, 2018, 4:30 pm