Senior Planner, Policy and Engagement

From CivicInfo BC - March 5, 2018

District of North Saanich

Full Time Senior Planner
Policy and Engagement

(12 Month Term)
$43.3846.11 per hour (2016 rates)

The District of North Saanich invites applications for the full-time position of Senior Planner, Policy and Engagement for a twelve month term. Under the direction of the Director of Planning and Community Services, the Senior Planner, Policy and Engagement position involves technical planning work and participation in the activities of the municipal planning program. The employee must use considerable initiative and judgement in carrying out the required tasks within this program. This is an advanced planning position that requires a sound understanding of planning theory and community development, sensitivity to the political realm, and requires innovative thinking on complex policy issues. The ideal incumbent will work closely with and supervises consultants and community stakeholders in the preparation of policy in support of growth management objectives. The ideal applicant will also have considerable independence, have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and will be available to attend various Committee meetings, public information meetings and other events as required.

A university degree in Urban Planning or similar field (4 years), plus six years of related planning experience, or an acceptable combination of experience and education is required. Incumbent must be eligible for membership in the Canadian Institute of Planners.

This position is a Union position and is subject to the terms and conditions in the collective agreement between District of North Saanich and the Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 374. More information on this opportunity including a complete job description is available for review in the Employment section of the North Saanich website at

Applications may be submitted by mail or email before 4:00 p.m. on Monday, March 26, 2018 to:

Curt Kingsley, Director of Corporate Services
District of North Saanich
1620 Mills Road
North Saanich, B.C. V8L 5S9

The District of North Saanich thanks all applicants however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.


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