City of Terrace
  • 13-May-2021 to 25-Jun-2021 (PST)
  • 40.62
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

DEFINITION:

Under the direction of the Director of Development Services, and reporting to the Planning Manager, the Planner III performs skilled professional planning work of a complex nature. Work involves applying specialized knowledge for the design, preparation, and completion of long-range and short-range planning projects, including development applications/permits, subdivision applications and neighbourhood plans.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:

  • Review various applications including Development Permits, Development Variance Permits, Agricultural Land Reserve Applications, Plans of Subdivision and amendments to the Zoning Bylaw and Official Community Plan, as required;
  • Serve as a member of planning or other required task forces, as required;
  • Provide information, explain policy, and interpret bylaws to builders, developers, government agencies, consultants, and the public;
  • Liaise and attend meetings with various City of Terrace departments, agencies, and other groups concerning municipal development policy and land use;
  • Present reports and other findings to staff, Council, and the public;
  • Manage complex planning studies, development applications, and review consultant proposals;
  • Develop project budgets, oversee project tenders, and verify contract expenditures and compliance;
  • Support regional planning efforts, as required;
  • Participate in the preparation of all policies, bylaws and proposals affecting land use and community development;
  • Attend evening and weekend as required; and
  • Other duties, as required.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Degree in Urban & Regional Planning (or related field) and full membership (or eligibility) with the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP), Master's Degree an asset;
  • 5 to 7 years' diverse municipal or private sector related work experience;
  • Considerable knowledge of the theory, principles and techniques of the planning profession and development process;
  • In-depth knowledge of one or more planning specializations, such as economic development, transportation planning, or environmental planning;
  • Supervisory experience;
  • Ability to work independently to prioritize and accomplish several tasks and assignments while exercising time management abilities;
  • Ability to deal effectively with co-workers, project developers, contractors, 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.

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