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Planning Technician
Municipality: City of Abbotsford This posting closed on

January 7, 2018
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 17-182 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Planning and Development Services
Job Description: At the City of Abbotsford our people are our greatest asset. We offer a wide range of diverse, stimulating and rewarding career opportunities that support and recognize high levels of performance. In Abbotsford, we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We invite you to become part of a place that has strong corporate and organizational values, rewarding career paths, challenging opportunities and an engaging and dynamic team to work with.

Be part of the story. Join our team today.

The City of Abbotsford’s Planning and Development Services Department is seeking an experienced and self-motivated professional to join their dynamic team as a Planning Technician. This auxiliary position is for approximately five months and provides additional support to the Development Planning Division.

As the City of Abbotsford’s newest Planning Technician, you will prepare maps and diagrams for development applications, reports, studies, legal covenants and bylaws using GIS software and other related software applications. Your attention to detail will help you to prepare graphics and power point presentations for planning reports and studies, complete research tasks, and prepare land use information letters.

The Planning Technician will assist Development Planning in processing development applications. Your strong relationship building skills will assist in working with and providing information to the public on land use matters, such as explanation of zoning bylaws and the Official Community Plan.

To be considered for this position, you must have:

• 2 year Diploma in Geography or Applied Urban and Regional Planning;
• a minimum of one year’s experience in a planning environment; and
• a valid BC Driver’s Licence.

This position is unionized, CUPE Local 774, and the hourly rate of pay is from $31.70 to $37.30 per hour (2017 rate) plus an additional 12% in lieu of statutory holidays, vacation, sick leave and extended health plans.

At the City of Abbotsford we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We offer ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, competitive compensation, and a comprehensive benefits package.

Opening Date: December 20, 2017 08:30 AM
Closing Date: January 7, 2018 04:30 PM