City of Surrey

Planner 1 – Current Planning

(Term – Up to 18 Months)
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Reporting directly to the Current Planning Manager, this is a professional position requiring experience and expertise to undertake a variety of planning assignments.
  • You will use your knowledge and expertise of the land development application process in reviewing applications and providing guidance to applicants.
  • You are able to conduct research and provide analysis on a wide range of planning subjects with minimal supervision.   
  • Your ability to communicate and present to stakeholders at all levels will be essential as you liaise with individuals at all levels.
  • You have professional writing skills and will correspond with members of the public, senior management, and other stakeholders in the development application process.
  • Other duties include conducting site inspections, preparing minor text amendments to the Zoning Bylaw and researching and analyzing specific planning issues.
Applicants under consideration will possess the following minimum qualifications:
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Planning or in a related discipline with supplementary courses recognized by the Canadian Institute of Planners as fulfilling the requirement for membership.
  • Two (2) years’ experience in the planning profession after a Master’s Degree or four years’ experience in the planning profession after a Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Membership in the Canadian Institute of Planners is an asset.

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Location: Surrey, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Planning & Development
Posted: May 16, 2018, 9:59 am
Expires: June 15, 2018, 4:30 pm