District of Kitimat

Community Planner
Posting Date: 
February 5, 2018 - March 5, 2018

Located in British Columbia’s scenic North Coast region, the District of Kitimat offers a safe and caring community, with outstanding scenery and outdoor recreational opportunities. From the Kitimat River and nearby ocean channels, one can enjoy fishing, kayaking, canoeing, and visiting hot springs; while the surrounding forests and mountains provide adventures in hiking, rock climbing, snowmobiling, and skiing. 


With a current population just over 8000, the District is looking to attract an accomplished Community Planner to take the organization to the next stage of development. 


Under the supervision of the Director of Community Planning and Development, the Community Planner will: provide community planning information and advice; draft planning policy and bylaws; and conduct planning projects for approval, including the design and development of plans for the allocation of land. This a union-represented position, with potential to grow within the organization. It is a permanent, full time position, with a six (6) month probation period to start. Evening meetings will be required from time to time; and will be paid at an overtime rate. A comprehensive health and welfare benefit package is also offered. 


Your background includes strong academic credentials, knowledge of community consulting, and a proven ability to manage planning projects. You fully understand the challenges you will meet and have an accomplished track record demonstrating your capabilities in a senior position. 


If you are ready to take on this challenging and rewarding leadership role, forward your resume and cover letter with a minimum of three (3) related references to James R. Craven & Associates, by 5:00 pm on Monday, March 5th, 2018. 


A Supplementary Package can be obtained from the consultant, which includes a complete job description, benefits plan, and details of the competitive compensation. Please feel welcome to request the package by email, and following that to discuss the position with the undersigned: 


Jim Craven 

James R. Craven and Associates Ltd. 

250 -744-9455 



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