BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Notice of Employment Opportunity

Strategic & Community Development
Temporary Full Time Position – External Posting             
Competition 2019-026

Planning Technician

The Regional District of Nanaimo has a temporary employment opportunity for a Planning Technician in the Strategic and Community Development Department.

Reporting to the Manager of Current Planning, the Planning Technician will be responsible for responding to public inquiries regarding various planning issues; gathering, analyzing and reporting on land use planning criteria, technical planning information and statistical data.

Qualifications for this position include a degree in planning, or related field, plus two (2) years prior job related experience in a local government setting, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. The successful applicant will possess strong interpersonal, report writing and conflict resolution skills; will be comfortable speaking at public events; and proficient at word processing and other basic computer applications.

This is a temporary full time Union position (35 hours per week), for up to one (1) year with the possibility of ending early or of extension, depending on the operational needs of the department. The (2019) rate of pay for this position is $34.57 to $36.39 per hour plus 12.4% in lieu of benefits including vacation and statutory holidays.

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter and résumé clearly outlining their education, experience and qualifications as it relates to this position.

Please quote competition 2019-026 and submit via email to or fax to 250-3904163. Applications can also be sent to the attention of Human Resources at Main Reception Administrative Building, Regional District of Nanaimo, 6300 Hammond Bay Road, Nanaimo, BC V9T 6N2.

Applications will be accepted until 4:00 pm, on April 2, 2019.

Thank you for your interest in this position - only those under consideration will be contacted.

Location: Nanaimo, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Categories: Planning & Development
Posted: March 5, 2019, 3:45 pm
Expires: April 2, 2019, 4:00 pm