Job Postings | Community Sustainability - Planning

DISTRICT OF TOFINO

JOB POSTING: Temporary Full Time Position (External/Internal)
TITLE: Planner 1
DEPARTMENT: Community Sustainability
COMPETITION CLOSES: Friday, April 23rd, 2021

Position:
The District of Tofino is seeking a qualified individual to fill a temporary full-time position as the Planner 1
in the Community Sustainability Department. This temporary position is being posted as a result of a
parental leave. The position will begin on May 10, 2021 and end on October 26, 2021.
Reporting to the Manager of Community Sustainability, the Planner 1 is responsible for processing land use
applications and permits, land use research, preparing land use bylaws, writing reports to Council,
responding to inquiries from the public, attending Public Hearings, Council and Committee meetings, open
houses and other public consultation events, and the monitoring and implementation of various programs,
plans and municipal initiatives.


Required Training, Education & Experience

  • A degree in Planning or working towards a degree in a planning related discipline (i.e. Geography, Urban Studies, etc.);
  • Proficient in the use of computers and Microsoft software:
  • Must have a valid B.C. Driver’s License.
  • Actively working toward membership status in PIBC and CIP.

A detailed job description outlining duties and qualifications is available on the District’s website at
www.tofino.ca/employment-and-volunteer.

Hours of Work & Salary:
This is a temporary position to cover a parental leave and based on a 37.5 hour flexible work week that may
include weekends and evenings and is subject to the terms of the Collective Agreement of the Canadian
Union of Public Employees Local 118. The salary for this position is $34.04 per hour plus 14.8% in lieu of
benefits. The successful candidate will complete a 60 working day probation period at 90% of the hourly
wage.


DISTRICT OF TOFINO

JOB POSTING – Full Time Position (External/Internal)
TITLE: Senior Planner
DEPARTMENT: Community Sustainability
COMPETITION CLOSES: Friday, April 23rd, 2021


Position:
The District of Tofino is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Senior Planner.
Reporting to the Manager of Community Sustainability, the Senior Planner is responsible for taking the lead on major planning projects, future planning initiatives, and large development applications. The position requires creativity, and a proactive approach to identifying and managing a wide variety of planning related work. In addition, the Senior Planner is responsible for the day to day management, duties and work of the Planning department.


Required Training, Education & Experience

  • A University Degree in Planning recognized by the Canadian Institute of Planners.
  • Minimum of five years professional experience in the planning field in either municipal experience undertaking rezoning and development application review or private sector experience preparing rezoning and development applications, preferably supplemented by supervisory experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proficient in the use of computers and Microsoft software.
  • Valid B.C. Drivers’ License.
  • PIBC and/or CIP accreditation.


A detailed job description outlining duties and qualifications is available on the District’s website at www.tofino.ca/employment-and-volunteer.

Hours of Work & Salary:
This a permanent, full-time (37.5 hours/week), union position. A 60-day probationary period applies during which time the wage is $38.27 per hour. After the successful completion of the probationary period the wage will increase to $42.52 plus applicable benefits. This position is subject to the terms and conditions of the Collective Agreement between the District of Tofino and the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 118.

 


Applications:
Qualified applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume indicating the position applied for, in
confidence, no later than 4:00 pm Friday, April 23rd, 2021 to Aaron Rodgers, Manager of Community
Sustainability by:


Email: arodgers@tofino.ca
Mail: District of Tofino, PO Box 9, Tofino BC, V0R 2Z0
Hand: 121 Third Street, Tofino BC


The District thanks all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.