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Planner II - Regular Full-time
Municipality: Township of Langley This posting closed on

September 22, 2017
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 17-U111 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Long Range Planning
Job Description:
Join a “Community of Communities” – the Township of Langley, home to over 120,000 residents, is committed to providing progressive business, housing, and recreational opportunities, while balancing its unique mix of urban growth and rural beauty. A truly fun and beautiful place to work, the Township of Langley offers competitive salaries; excellent benefit packages; municipal pension plan; employee wellness programs; and, opportunities for professional development and career growth.

The Township of Langley is currently recruiting for a regular full-time Planner II to join our team of professionals in the Community Development Division; Long Range Planning Department.

Reporting to the Manager, Long Range Planning, you will be responsible in this unionized position for a wide variety of long-range planning projects. You will liaise with other departments, citizens' groups and standing committees; as well as prepare reports, recommendations and policy proposals for submission to superiors, Council and various committees. You will prepare plans, policies, and bylaws to address the changing needs of the municipality; maintain liaison with various internal and external contacts concerned with land development, design guidelines and general planning issues. You will also answer inquiries and provide information to other departments and the public regarding planning, land use or related matters; and supervise the work of technical and/or professional staff and direct the work of consultants engaged in a variety of planning projects.

Your education will include university graduation in an appropriate discipline, plus a post graduate degree in Community and Regional Planning, plus professional work experience in planning; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. The successful candidate will have thorough knowledge of the principles, practices and objectives of urban and rural planning; and considerable knowledge of the trends, policies, rules, regulations, bylaws, and legislation governing planning operations. Considerable knowledge and expertise in land development economics, urban design, provincial farm standards and community engagement techniques would be a definite asset; and strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, along with proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets and visual presentations are essential in this role.

In order to be considered for this position, candidates must have the following valid and current certifications / licenses (must be valid at the time the posting closes) and these must be attached with your application. Applications without the attached required documents below will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered. Please title your attachments with the number of this competition and have these documents ready to upload when you apply:

• BC Class 5 (full-privilege) driver’s license or equivalent driver’s license for where you reside. You must upload a current Driver’s Abstract (select the 5 years’ option if obtaining online) that has been obtained within 6 months of the closing date below with your application. To obtain a copy of your Driver’s Abstract, please contact ICBC directly or the driving authority where you reside. Copies or pictures of your driver’s license will not be accepted.
• Membership or eligibility for membership in either the Planning Institute of British Columbia or the Canadian Institute of Planners.

The CUPE rate of pay for this position is $43.62 - $51.64 per hour (5 steps 2015 rates), plus benefits. The hours of work are Monday to Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm.

If you wish to pursue this exciting career in a growing community, please visit to apply.

The closing date for this competition is by 4:30pm Friday, September 22, 2017.

We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Web Address:
Address: Township of Langley
4th Floor Civic Facility
20338 65 Avenue
Langley, BC, V2Y 3J1
Opening Date: September 1, 2017 08:30 AM
Closing Date: September 22, 2017 04:30 PM