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District of North Vancouver

Planner 2 (Housing) - Community Planning

Employer/Organization: District of North Vancouver

Closing: May 2nd 2021 11:59 PM PST


If you are civic minded and interested in making an impact on people and businesses on the beautiful North Shore, considerworking for the District of North Vancouver.

Home to vast parkland and attractions including Grouse Mountain, Lynn Canyon and Capilano Suspension Bridge, the District is inspired by nature, and enriched by people. As one of BC’s Top Employers, the District offers exciting professional development opportunities and a competitive total compensation package including a compressed day off schedule (nine-day fortnight). This is an exciting time to join the District, as we embark on a range of initiatives to transform digital service delivery, customer experience, and our approach to climate action.

A regular full-time position is available for an experienced professional housing planner to join our dynamic Community Planning team. In this important new position, you will leverage your extensive knowledge and experience in the area ofhousing to develop and implement policies, strategies and programs that will advance the District’s goals, objectives and plans. You will apply your knowledge of affordable and non-market housing to evaluate community housing needs, design aligned policy, and coordinate housing-related grant and funding opportunities. You will play a key role related to researchingand developing homelessness initiatives, and work with a variety of governmental and agency partners in the coordination and delivery of non-market housing. You will be part of a dedicated team, supporting and working closely with the Senior Planner and Manager of Community Planning.

As the Housing Planner, you may also work with consultants, participate in committees, and provide comment on development applications that have an affordable housing component. With a positive outlook, you will maintain strong relationships withinternal and external clients. Writing Council reports and designing public engagement processes will be regular parts of your job. As such, you will bring a strong understanding of planning principles, processes, and legislation. You are a creative andindependent worker who integrates new ideas, perspectives and best practices into your work. Your skills allow you to identify effective solutions while managing competing perspectives to meet deadlines. You have excellent skills in project management,problem solving, and data analysis.

You have a postgraduate degree in Planning or related discipline, complemented by progressive professional experience in long-range and policy planning, with a focus on housing, preferably gained in a municipal environment. A minimum of five years of professional planning experience is desirable. Membership or eligibility for membership with PIBC or CIP, and a BC Driver’sLicense are required.

The pay range for this unionized position is $48.64 - $57.59 per hour (2021 rates) based on a 35-hour work week. If you are interested in this position, and have a passion to serve people and the community, we would like to hear from you. Pleaseapply on-line with your cover letter and resume at by May 2, 2021 to be considered for this competition.

We thank you for your interest in employment with the District of North Vancouver and advise that only those shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.

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