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City of Fort St. John

Director of Planning & Engineering

Employer/Organization: City of Fort St. John

Closing: November 9th 2021 4:00 PM PST





Excellent people.  Awesome Benefits.  Great Wages.

Join us in Fort St John – the Energetic City!  We are blessed with not only a strong economy but also a sense of community and a quality of life second to none.  Fort St. John is a haven for adventure at all times of the year, with various active sport and leisure clubs, special events, and a standing commitment to promoting and providing community and personal wellness appealing to a wide range of interests.

The Director of Planning & Engineering is a senior technical and administrative manager responsible for the coordination of all municipal planning concerning land use, the physical development of the municipality, engineering and construction of municipal infrastructure and the general supervision, direction and administration of the Planning, Engineering and Building Inspection Departments.  The Director also fulfills the role of Approving Officer assessing subdivision applications based on federal and provincial statutes, and existing municipal bylaws and approving/rejecting applications without influence by other municipal employees or elected officials.

Qualified candidates must have a Masters Degree in Community Planning and/or Bachelor of Applied Science in Civil Engineering or a comparable degree.  Candidate must have ten (10) years of recent related experience in a planning or engineering role including seven or more years in a management position along with comprehensive knowledge of municipal and provincial acts directly related to municipal planning.  All candidates must be eligible for membership in the Canadian Institute of Planners or a Professional Engineer designation in good standing with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia and a valid class 5 BC driver’s license.

We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package for this full time exempt position.  Interested applicants are requested to send their resume AND covering letter (Word or PDF format) to the undersigned prior to 4:00 p.m., November 9, 2021.

HRIS Administrative Assistant, Tracy Konashuk,

City of Fort St. John, 10631 - 100th Street, Fort St. John, BC V1J 3Z5

PHONE: (250) 787-8150 FAX: (250) 787-8181

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We wish to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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