• Planning Technician

    Posted: 07/18/2021

    The Resort Municipality of Osoyoos, BC located in the beautiful south Okanagan Valley is accepting applications for the position of Planning Technician.

    Position Information
    The Town of Osoyoos is seeking an individual motivated to assist the Town’s Planning and Development Services Department with a wide range of projects and planning priorities. The Planning Technician will help facilitate the public engagement process to help promote, explore and develop opportunities for the community. This position reports to the Director of Planning and Development Services and will work cooperatively with diverse workgroups in the organization and have the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with Council, Committees and outside agencies.

    The Planning Technician will provide planning services across a range of areas such as affordable housing, capital projects, climate action planning, downtown revitalization, landscaping improvements, etc. The Planning Technician will also accept, review and process applications for development variances, and minor development permits. This is an exciting opportunity to grow yourself in the field of Planning and the potential to move into more senior positions.

    The preferred candidate will have an undergraduate degree in the field of Community Planning or a closely related program of studies, OR a diploma in the field of Community Planning and over 6 months of practical experience. The preferred candidate will have knowledge of the Community CharterLocal Government Act, and other provincial policies in respect of planning matters;

    This is position is a full-time unionized position that is 35 hours/week. The hourly rate is $32.53 - $36.15 per hour, plus an attractive benefits package.

    Osoyoos is situated in a unique and special environment that includes the warmest freshwater lake in Canada and the warmest annual temperature. It is Canada’s only true desert with the lowest annual precipitation and Sonoran Desert flora and fauna. Surrounded by stunning vistas, beautiful vineyards, fabulous golf courses and other outdoor amenities it is an extraordinary area to visit, play in and live.

    Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply online at www.osoyoos.ca or email careers@osoyoos.ca with a letter of interest and resume. Resume deadline is Friday, August 13, 2021, at 4:00 PM.

    A full job description and more information about our Town is available at www.osoyoos.ca.

    All inquiries or questions about this career opportunity should be directed to Gina MacKay, Director of Planning and Development Services at 250.495.6191 or gmackay@osoyoos.ca.

    Box 3010, 8707 Main Street, Osoyoos BC, V0H 1V0 | T 250.495.6515 | T/F 1888.495.6515
    info@osoyoos.ca www.osoyoos.ca


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