Under the direction of the Director of Development Services and reporting to the City Planner, the Planner I provides planning support within the Development Services Department.
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:
Provide technical assistance and information to staff and the public including front counter interaction and answering public inquiries;
Confirm zoning and Official Community Plan land use designations;
Prepare public information and public outreach materials;
Attend public meetings, assisting other planning staff as appropriate;
Support in the development of planning studies and reports toward the development of new and updated plans, programs and regulations;
Undertake research and analysis for a variety of planning projects related to daily planning operations and the strategic planning process;
Compile, summarize, and prepare reports;
Prepare background information and reports and assist with planning projects;
Performs routine office tasks including data entry and file management; and
Other duties, as required.
MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Two year diploma Planning Technologist or Degree in Urban & Regional Planning or related field;
Eligibility for membership with the Canadian Institute of Planners CIP is preferred;
Knowledge of planning principles and practices;
Ability to deal effectively with co-workers and the public;
Computer skills including word processing and spread sheets, CAD and graphic software experience would be an asset;
Good written and oral communication skills; and
Valid Class 5 B.C. Driver's Licence.
The above statement is a general description of the principal functions of the job identified and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.