Senior Planner – District of North Saanich

19 June 2023

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District of North Saanich

Senior Planner

$51.44 – $54.65 per hour (2023 rates)
The District of North Saanich invites applications for the auxiliary position of Senior Planner. Under the direction of the Director of Planning and Community Services, the Senior Planner will focus on developing and implementing planning policy. The position requires innovative thinking on complex policy issues, specifically planning policy, community resiliency and climate change. The Senior Planner position would be involved in drafting municipal policy and collaborating with other municipal departments, citizens’ groups and committees. Furthermore, there is an expectation to appear before community groups and the general public to convey information regarding the district’s planning initiatives.

The Senior Planner will also be required to advance the district’s response to climate change through policy development and implementation. This is an advanced planning position that requires a sound understanding of policy development, community sustainability and climate change.
A university degree in planning or a related discipline, plus six years professional experience is required, or an acceptable combination of experience, education, and training. Incumbent must be eligible for membership in the Canadian Institute of Planners.
This position is a Union position and is subject to the terms and conditions in the collective agreement between the District of North Saanich and the Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 374.
More information on this opportunity is available on the North Saanich website at
Applications may be submitted by e-mail to:
Rachel Dumas, Director of Corporate Services District of North Saanich
1620 Mills Road
North Saanich, B.C. V8L 5S9
The District of North Saanich thanks all applicants however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

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