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Planner 1

Regular Full-Time
Development Services/Planning & Development Department

A Career-Building role in our City’s Planning & Development Department

About Our Community:

Boasting a high quality of life and standard of living, Prince George has all the amenities of a large city mixed with the friendliness and appeal of a smaller community. It is a regional centre for close to 326,000 people for shopping, education, health care, the arts, and sports. Prince George’s central location in the province offers work/life balance with unparalleled access to four-season outdoor recreation activities that are complemented by a full range of urban amenities and a comprehensive transportation infrastructure that connects residents, businesses, resources, and agricultural products to markets around the world. And it is only a short drive to almost anywhere in Prince George – spend less time commuting  and more time doing what matters most to you! Discover all these opportunities and more!
About Our Organization:
The City of Prince George is committed to ensuring a positive, well-balanced work environment for its employees. With opportunities for employee training and professional development the City of Prince George offers a safe and supportive workplace in which to serve our community.
About The Opportunity:
We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated professional with a planning background. Working as part of the Development Services team, you will be responsible for planning work involving the processing of a full range of land use applications, preparation of plans and reports, field work, data collection and analysis, research, report writing, consultation with design professionals, developers and the public as well as representing the department on various technical staff committees. You’ll display independent judgment, self-motivation, creative problem solving, political acumen, communication skills, accuracy and detail, and skill in prioritizing and organizing a demanding workload.
About Your Background:
To qualify for this Planner 1 role, you have a degree in land use, environmental or regional planning recognized by the Canadian Institute of Planners. Your professional experience includes one year of related experience. The ideal candidate has membership or eligibility for membership with the Canadian Institute of Planners. You also have a valid full privilege Class 5 BC drivers’ license (or out of province equivalent).

 Why You Will Love Working for our Development Services team at the City of Prince George:
  • Work with a team of professionals dedicated to customer service excellence.
  • Grow in this progressive role with room for advancement!
  • Enjoy a competitive starting wage of $38.05 per hour plus an excellent pension and benefits package.
Please refer to the job description on our website for more details about this exciting career!
If you are interested in joining our team, please apply by December 14, 2022 to:

Move Up Prince George / City of Prince George

The City of Prince George thanks all those who apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Organization: City of Prince George
Professional Categories: Planning & Development
Posted: November 24, 2022, 3:13 pm
Expires: December 14, 2022, 4:30 pm
Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree
Job Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years