BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Notice of Employment Opportunity

Parks Services
Temporary Full Time Position                                                             
External Posting 
Competition 2019-30

Parks Planner

The Regional District of Nanaimo has a temporary full time employment opportunity for a Parks Planner with Parks Services, in the Recreation and Parks Department

Reporting to the Manager of Parks Services, the Parks Planner will be responsible for all aspects of parks planning including research, community consultation, landscape design, concept plans, management plans and general park planning.  Other duties will include reviewing subdivision applications, preparing reports and information for Parks Committees, assisting with Parks budgets and other related duties, as required.

Qualifications for this position include an undergraduate degree in landscape architecture, land use planning, parks management or a related field plus 5 years of job related experience in park planning, development and management or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  The successful applicant will possess effective written and verbal communication skills, current first aid and CPR Certification, working knowledge of WHMIS regulations and safe work procedures and have knowledge of site planning and landscape design principals.  A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License is also required as well as proficiency in keyboarding, word processing, spreadsheet preparation and a variety of computer applications.

This is a temporary full time union position (35 hours per week) for three (3) to six (6) months with the possibility of extension or ending early, based on the operational needs of the department. The (2019) rate of pay is $39.76 to $41.85 per hour plus 12.4% in lieu of benefits including vacation and statutory holidays.

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

Please quote Competition 2019-30 and submit via email to or fax to 250-390-4163. 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 March 28, 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 7, 2019, 9:22 am
Expires: March 28, 2019, 4:00 pm