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Town of Osoyoos

Senior Planner

Employer/Organization: Town of Osoyoos

Closing: July 10th 2021 4:00 PM PST


The Resort Municipality of Osoyoos, BC located in the beautiful south Okanagan Valley is accepting applications for the position of Senior Planner.

Position Information

The Town of Osoyoos is seeking an individual motivated to provide professional planning and development services to internal and external clients in the position of Senior Planner.  This position reports to the Director of Planning and Development Services and will work cooperatively with diverse workgroups in the organization and have the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with Council, Committees and outside agencies.  The challenging workload includes a varied, diverse and sophisticated level of professional opportunities.

The preferred candidate will have a master’s degree in Community and Regional Planning or a closely related field combined with 3 years related experience OR a bachelor’s degree in Community and Regional Planning or a closely related field combined with 7 years related and varied experience. Additional university accreditation in planning-related programs such as urban design, sustainable development or community engagement would be an asset. The preferred candidate will have knowledge of the Community Charter, Local Government Act, and other provincial policies in respect of planning matters;

This is position is a full-time unionized position that is 35 hours/week. The hourly rate is $39.76 - $44.18 per hour, plus an attractive benefits package.

Osoyoos is situated in a unique and special environment that includes the warmest freshwater lake in Canada and the warmest annual temperature. It is Canada’s only true desert with the lowest annual precipitation and Sonoran Desert flora and fauna. Surrounded by stunning vistas, beautiful vineyards, fabulous golf courses and other outdoor amenities it is an extraordinary area to visit, play in and live.

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply online at or email with a letter of interest and resume. The posting will be open until filled and applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until a suitable candidate is hired.  A full job description and more information about our Town is available at

All inquiries or questions about this career opportunity should be directed to:

Gina MacKay, MCIP, RPP
Director of Planning and Development Services
(T) 250.495.4606

We thank all candidates for their interest; however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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