Municipality of North Cowichan

Development Planner (Full Time)
Posting Date: 
February 5, 2018 - February 23, 2018

The Municipality of North Cowichan invites applications from candidates with the proven qualifications, skills and abilities for the position of Development Planner on a full-time basis. The Municipality is seeking a forward-thinking, highly motivated and creative individual who is passionate about development planning to join our busy Development Services Department team.  


Reporting to the Assistant Manager of Planning and Subdivision, this is an exciting professional opportunity for an individual who has excellent oral and written communication skills, high level public relations and customer service skills, and a practical problem-solving ability. The Development Planner should also be able to work well as a team and be able to build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Other requirements include the ability to manage complex land use and development applications and to prepare planning reports with an attention to detail.


Primary responsibilities for this position will include reviewing and processing all types of land use and development applications, providing planning advice to developers, other members of the public and Municipal committees, and responding to planning and development enquiries. The successful candidate may also be involved in other planning projects and initiatives on an as-needed basis.


This is a unionized position (CUPE Local 358) and the collective agreement may be viewed on our website. 


Candidates being considered will be required to undergo a comprehensive evaluation of skills, qualifications, and abilities. The successful candidate will be required to undergo a criminal record check. 


Please submit cover letter and resume clearly detailing how your skills, qualifications and abilities match those required for this position by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, February 23, 2018


If you will be sending your application by way of email, PDF format is preferred. 


Please reply to the undersigned, quoting the competition number and position title. 

Human Resources Department

Fax 250.746.3139 


We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 


Please see the attached job posting for more details.


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