Township of Esquimalt

Planner 2 - Policy
Posting Date: 
February 2, 2018 - February 23, 2018

Planner 2 - Policy, Regular Full-Time

Competition No. 18-05

Internal/External Opportunity

This is a Union Position


Located adjacent to downtown Victoria, Esquimalt is a residential community (population 17,000) with extensive amenities including beautiful parks and beaches, scenic waterfront walkways as well as modern recreational facilities, schools and commercial services.

The Development Services department is seeking a motivated individual to fill a full-time regular Planner 2 - Policy position. Reporting to the Director of Development Services, the Planner 2 – Policy develops, implements, and monitors community development initiatives related to the environment, the economy, and social development at the neighbourhood and community level. In addition, this position may be required to process a variety of planning applications and develop appropriate recommendations for Council.

The ideal candidate will have a university degree in planning with 5 years related experience, preferably at the local or regional government level. Additionally the incumbent will have strong research and report writing skills and experience with managing contracts and projects.

Other qualifications include: 

  • Experience in policy development and analysis;
  • Experience in public consultation and engagement;
  • Ability to supervise, organize and direct the work of consultants, contractors, committees, and work teams;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and facilitation skills; and
  • Membership in the Canadian Institute of Planners.

Prior to applying, please review the attached job description which provides a detailed outline of key duties and required qualifications, skills, and abilities.

Salary: $36.92 – $39.83 hourly (2016 rates) plus benefits

Hours per week: 35


Please submit your resume quoting competition no. 18-05 by 4:00 p.m. on February 23, 2018 to:


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

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