BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Planning Clerk

Planning & Development Services
CUPE, Full Time

At the City of Abbotsford our people are our greatest asset. We offer a wide range of diverse, stimulating and rewarding career opportunities that support and recognize high levels of performance. In Abbotsford, we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We invite you to become part of a place that has strong corporate and organizational values, rewarding career paths, challenging opportunities, and an engaging and dynamic team to work with.

Be part of the story. Join our team today.

The City of Abbotsford’s Planning & Development Services Department is seeking a self-motivated professional to join their dynamic team as a full time Planning Clerk.

In this exciting full time role you will bring considerable knowledge of applicable rules, regulations, policies and practices which govern departmental activities. You will play an important role in creating and maintaining a variety of records, tables and spreadsheets, processing and distributing permits, notices, applications and all other related documents, and providing administrative assistance in meetings. Your organization and time management skills will allow you to work effectively in this busy atmosphere. Your strong communication and relationship building skills will be essential as you provide information and assistance to the public and maintain effective working relationships with all stakeholders. Your ability to work independently, multi-task and take initiative will guide your success in this position.

To be considered for this position, you must have:
  • Grade 12 including bookkeeping and computer software courses (word processing and spreadsheet applications)
  • A minimum of one year clerical and customer service experience including processing complaints and explaining procedures and guidelines in regard to the processing of applications documents and bylaws related to planning and development.

This position is unionized, CUPE Local 774, and the hourly rate of pay is from $23.62 to $27.77.

At the City of Abbotsford we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We offer ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.

If you are looking for a challenge and an opportunity to make an impact in a fast growing municipality, we want to hear from you!

To apply, please visit us online at:

Closing Date: February 25, 2019

Location: Abbotsford, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Office Administration,Customer Services
Posted: February 11, 2019, 12:34 pm
Expires: February 25, 2019, 4:30 pm