Employer/Organization: City of Abbotsford
Closing: March 24th 2023 4:30 PM PST
The City of Abbotsford’s Planning and Development Services Department is seeking an experienced and self-motivated professional to join their dynamic team as a Planning Technician supporting the Development Planning department.
As the City of Abbotsford’s newest Planning Technician, you will prepare maps and diagrams for development applications, reports, studies, legal covenants and bylaws using GIS software and other related software applications. Your attention to detail will help you to prepare graphics and power point presentations for planning reports and studies, complete research tasks, and prepare land use information letters.
The Planning Technician will assist Development Planning in processing development applications. Your strong relationship building skills will assist in working with and providing information to the public on land use matters, such as explanation of zoning bylaws and the Official Community Plan.
To be considered for this position, you must have:
- Post-secondary diploma in Geography or equivalent related discipline.
- Minimum of one year’s experience in a planning environment; and
- Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence.
This position is unionized, CUPE Local 774, and the hourly rate of pay is from $35.00 to $41.19.
At the City of Abbotsford we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We offer ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.
The City of Abbotsford is committed to creating a workplace that fosters a culture of diversity and inclusion by attracting, retaining and developing a talented and diverse workforce which broadly reflects the community and citizens we serve. As such, we encourage applications from individuals from all genders, backgrounds and underrepresented groups. We will be happy to work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.
If you are looking for a challenge and an opportunity to make an impact in a fast growing municipality, we want to hear from you!
To apply, please visit us online at: www.abbotsford.ca/careers