Employer/Organization: Peace River Regional District
Closing: September 4th 2022 4:00 PM PST
Full Time, Permanent Position
August 5, 2022
Open until filled.
Join the PRRD Team!
Come work with the Peace River Regional District team in the mighty Peace Region of northeastern BC – world renowned for our friendly people, spectacular outdoor recreation and linkages to the Yukon and Alaska.
If you’re looking for affordable housing, a shorter commute and access to unlimited outdoor recreation, this is the place for you!
The Peace River Regional District includes four electoral areas and seven member municipalities, with a total population of approximately 60,000, covering a vast 120,000 square kilometer area.
The Peace River Regional District invites applications for the position of a Planner 2 at the Dawson Creek office. This position will be of interest to those seeking a planning career in a developing rural setting that is at the heart of BC’s energy resources sector.
Reporting to the General Manager of Development Services or designate, responsibilities include processing and review of development applications, report and mapping preparation, conducting public meetings, and responding to inquiries from the public, other staff, elected officials and government referrals. There will also be opportunities to conduct and assist with planning research projects and policy development.
The ideal candidate will have:
- a post-secondary degree in planning or a related discipline and two years of related experience;
- eligibility for Planning Institute of B.C. (PIBC) membership;
- effective communication and interpersonal skills, using written and oral presentations;
- expertise in and knowledge of inter-agency liaisons including provincial, municipal and regional districts;
- word processing, database and BC Online computer experience; and
- general introductory knowledge of geographic information systems (GIS).
Applicants should demonstrate a sound knowledge of planning practice and public processes. The position requires the ability to deal tactfully and effectively with a variety of people. A valid Class 5 Driver’s License must be maintained.
The hours of work are Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, with one hour for lunch.
The after probation rate of pay for this union position is $36.61/hr, plus benefits.
Visit prrd.bc.ca/employment to view the job description for a full list of qualifications and to find out the status of this posting and other employment opportunities with the PRRD.
Apply in confidence by providing a cover letter noting the position being applied for, a resume, and three supervisory references to:
Peace River Regional District
P. 250-784-1167 F. 250-784-3220