Job Postings

City of Campbell River

Senior Development Planner

Employer/Organization: City of Campbell River

Closing: June 7th 2020 11:30 PM PST


About Campbell River

Located on Vancouver Island, the City of Campbell River was voted as one of the “Best Cities to Work in” by BC Business magazine in 2018. Surrounded by majestic mountains and spectacular ocean views, Campbell River offers a rare combination of a welcoming small-town feel with large city amenities. From summer markets and events, to a very active arts and culture community, to year-round, world-class recreational opportunities, the Campbell River lifestyle is unparalleled. It is no wonder that residents consider it one of the best locations in Canada to work, live and play!

Your New Role – Senior Planner

As part of an integrated team, you will be working in a fast-paced and customer service oriented environment. Reporting to the Development Planning Supervisor, you will perform a wide range of professional planning duties with a primary focus on complex and controversial development planning applications and initiatives. In this senior role you will be involved in the analysis and processing of development applications, the preparation of various types of development planning reports and studies, public presentations and the provision of technical advice to customers inside and outside the organization.

Our ideal candidate will

  • Possess a graduate degree from a recognized institution in urban, community or regional planning or equivalent related field or an undergraduate degree in a related field combined with a significant suitable combination of training and experience.
  • Be a certified member (RPP) with the Planning Institute of BC (PIBC) or equivalent affiliate and the Canadian Institute of Planners.
  • Have a minimum of five (5) years progressively responsible professional planning experience within the last seven (7) years in land use or community planning, preferably at the local government level.   

In addition to strong analytical, problem solving, communication and conflict resolution skills, you have the ability to exercise sound decision-making while multitasking and working under tight timelines to respond to rapid changes in direction and priorities.

The Rewards

We offer a competitive wage of $45.66 per hour based on a 35-hour work week and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes three weeks of annual vacation.This position provides an opportunity to work with great people in a supportive, team environment, and offers professional development and training opportunities.

If you are looking for a dynamic working environment where you will be provided opportunities to continue to grow and learn new skills, then this is the right opportunity for you!

For a detailed job description on this CUPE bargaining unit position, please see the attached pages.

Please include verification of your education and certifications with your application.

This posting closes on Sunday, June 7, 2020.

To apply: Please send your resume with covering letter, quoting Competition EXT-20-20 to:

Human Resources Department

City of Campbell River

301 St. Ann’s Road

Campbell River, BC  V9W 4C7


We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.   

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