Parks Development Review Coordinator

Regular Full Time Position
Are you passionate about trees and want to incorporate nature into urban development? Saanich Parks is seeking an experienced professional to interpret, administer and enforce Saanich’s Tree Protection Bylaw.  The successful candidate will review development applications and provide technical tree related expertise in a fast paced environment. The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge about tree protection during development, have some arboriculture experience and a demonstrated ability to interpret complex plans and proposals.  
Saanich, the largest municipality on southern Vancouver Island, is a great place to live, work and play. Join our team to help enhance the many benefits of our urban forest.
Requirements include: University degree in urban forestry, forestry, environmental studies, natural resource management, biological sciences, planning, geography or other related field; course in investigation and reporting or related bylaw enforcement; four years of experience in administering bylaws, regulations, or legislation, preferably in a municipal setting and/or related to trees; Certified Arborist (International Society of Arboriculture); ISA Tree Risk Assessor Qualification; strong computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office; excellent written and oral communication skills; demonstrated ability to resolve conflict and negotiate mutually beneficial outcomes and possession of a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence.  Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
This is a C.U.P.E. Local 2011 position with a wage of $42.79 per hour and an excellent benefits package. Job description and competition information can be found at Please apply by 11:45 p.m. on MONDAY, JUNE 18, 2018 quoting competition 118.18 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7 (Fax 250-475-5550) or Email  As a component of the selection process, testing will be conducted. We thank all applicants for applying. Only those under consideration will be contacted.

Location: Saanich, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
Professional Categories: Planning & Development,Environmental Services,Forestry/Arboriculture
Posted: May 29, 2018, 10:12 am
Expires: June 18, 2018, 11:45 pm