Town of Smithers

Posting Date: 
June 7, 2018 - June 22, 2018

Surrounded by mountain ranges, Smithers is a northern gem, nestled at the base of Hudson Bay Mountain. Residents enjoy four seasons of recreational activities; in addition to a ski hill within a half hour of town, the region offers world-class fishing, backcountry and cross-country skiing, hunting, golfing and alpine trails for hiking or horseback riding. With a vibrant Main Street and commercial retail market, Smithers offers many services and amenities normally only found in larger urban centres.


The Town of Smithers has a unionized opening in the Development Services department for a Planner.  This position reports to the Director of Development Services and will provide professional Planning functions for the Town.


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Undergraduate degree in Community Planning plus accredited course in community development, geographic information systems or equivalent.
  • Member of, or eligible for, Planning Institute of British Columbia.
  • Diploma in Planning Technology, rural community planning/sustainable design.
  • 3 years municipal planning related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.


A complete job description with required qualifications is available on the Town of Smithers website at


Qualified candidates may forward a cover letter, resume, three references and a driver’s abstract by 4:00 pm Friday, June 22, 2018 to:


Human Resources

Confidential:  Competition #18-02

Town of Smithers

Box 879, 1027 Aldous Street

Smithers, BC V0J 2N0


The Town of Smithers thanks all applicants in advance for their interest; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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