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Senior Planner - Urban Design
Municipality: City of Surrey This posting closed on

February 5, 2018
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 1876 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Planning and Development
Job Description: It is no secret that the City of Surrey is growing at a rapid rate. With over 1000 new residents a month coming to live in this vibrant City, the opportunities are immense in the Area Planning Division. We are looking to add to our team of passionate, knowledgeable, and innovative multidisciplinary professionals a Senior Planner, who will be our in-house expert and ‘go-to’ person on Urban Design and Architectural matters. If you are interested in a career that offers challenge and opportunities, we encourage you to keep reading.
Duties: • Using your knowledge of Urban Design and Architecture you will attend the Advisory Design Panel and lend your expertise to a variety of developments including, but not limited to, town centre development, commercial and mixed use development, industrial and business parks, cultural districts, and large scale multifamily residential projects.
• You embrace new opportunities for growth and thrive working within a multidisciplinary team environment.
• Your excellent communication, interpersonal, and customer relationship management skills will be critical as you engage with many stakeholders, including Developers, Architects, Consultants, internal staff, external organizations and agencies and the public.
• Your exceptional organizational skills will aid you in handling multiple design-related projects with ambitious timelines.
• Your urban design and architectural experience will greatly aid you in undertaking studies and developing policies/guidelines on design and other planning related issues.
Educational Requirements: • A Degree in Architecture supplemented by courses recognized by the Canadian Institute of Planners as fulfilling the requirement for full membership.
• You have at least five (5) years’ experience in the urban design profession after a Master’s Degree. Alternatively, you will have at least seven (7) years’ experience in the urban design profession after a Bachelor’s Degree.
• Membership in the Canadian Institute of Planners and/or Architectural Institute of British Columbia is desirable.
Additional Information: If you are interested in this opportunity please apply at to Job ID 1876. Posting will remain online until the position is filled.
Address: 14245 - 56th Avenue
Surrey, British Columbia
V3X 3A2, Canada
Opening Date: January 9, 2018 08:30 AM
Closing Date: February 5, 2018 04:30 PM