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Planning Technician
Municipality: City of Abbotsford This posting closed on

April 9, 2021
at 5:00 PM
Job ID: J0321-1118 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Planning & Devlopment Services
Job Description: 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 supporting the Development Planning department.

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.
Duties: 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.
Educational Requirements: To be considered for this position, you must have:
• 2 year Diploma in Geography or Applied Urban and Regional Planning;
• Minimum of one year’s experience in a planning environment; and
• Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence.
Additional Information: 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.

If you are looking for a challenge and an opportunity to make an impact in a fast growing municipality, we want to hear from you!

To apply, please visit us online at:

Closing Date: April 9, 2021

Web Address:
Address: City of Abbotsford
32315 South Fraser Way
Abbotsford BC V2T 1W7
Fax: 604-864-5541
Opening Date: March 24, 2021 08:30 AM
Closing Date: April 9, 2021 05:00 PM