BC Local Government Job Posting Service

One of the sunniest regions in BC's Lower Mainland, Delta embraces three unique communities - Ladner, North Delta and Tsawwassen.  The City of Delta is looking for dedicated individuals to join our team and share in our commitment to lead the way in public service excellence.

Planner 2

Would you like to be part of a vibrant local government organization that deals with a wide diversity of infill residential, commercial, industrial, agricultural, and heritage applications? Are you a service-oriented individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment?  If so, the City of Delta invites you to apply for a full-time Planner 2 position.

The City of Delta is seeking an individual with considerable professional development planning experience. This Planner 2 position primarily involves processing development applications of a moderate to complex nature, and it may also include responsibilities for developing plans, policies, and regulatory bylaw updates.

In addition to a degree in an appropriate discipline and, preferably, a postgraduate degree in Planning, you have an indepth understanding of community planning principles, practices, techniques and methods, municipal planning trends, and public engagement. You have direct experience with land development applications and processes and are conversant with applicable regulations, policies, by-laws and legislation. You have expertise working in a local government setting or a field directly related to urban land use and development.  A critical thinker and strong communicator with plenty of initiative, you are able to represent the Department, act as a resource, prepare relevant reports and recommendations, and explain complex technical concepts and plans to non-technical individuals.

Membership or eligibility for membership, in the Planning Institute of British Columbia or the Canadian Institute of Planners is required. This position requires a valid BC class 5 driver’s licence.

The City of Delta provides a competitive salary of $46.75 – $55.35 per hour (commensurate with experience) and an excellent benefits package including Municipal Pension Plan as well as an earned-days-off system. Interested applicants are requested to apply online at to competition number 18-160 EX (B) by April 7, 2019.

We thank all applicants for their interest; only those under consideration will be contacted. Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets must be submitted with your application. Preferred candidates will be required to submit a Police Information Check.

City of Delta
Attention: Human Resources
4500 Clarence Taylor Crescent, Delta, BC V4K 3E2

Location: Delta, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Planning & Development
Posted: February 15, 2019, 4:20 pm
Expires: April 7, 2019, 4:30 pm