Planner 1 - Parks
The City of North Vancouver is the urban core of the beautiful North Shore and has a long-term vision to be “The Healthiest Small City in the World”, with five key priorities to be a City for People, a Liveable City, a Vibrant City, a Connected City and a Prosperous City. The Engineering, Parks and Environment Department is looking for a regular full-time Planner 1 – Parks to join their team.
City of North Vancouver
141 West 14th Street
North Vancouver, BC V7M 1H9
Your qualifications include a university degree in an appropriate discipline, plus a post-graduate degree in Community/Regional Planning, Landscape Architecture, or other related areas with considerable professional design experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. You will have considerable knowledge of practices, principles and techniques applicable to urban planning, landscape architecture, parks and environmental planning and design, the ability to understand and explain technical concepts and plans, and provide professional advice to other departments, council, and the public. Training in project management and graphic design would also be an asset. Membership or eligibility for membership in the Planning Institute of B.C. or the Canadian Institute of Planners is required. Eligibility for registration as a Landscape Architect with the BC Society of Landscape Architecture would be an asset. A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License is required.
In this role you will bring your inspiration and expertise to expand and enhance the City’s diverse park system by leading a variety of projects that will bring new amenities and programming opportunities to our community. This will involve preparing park plans, leading public consultation processes, design development, tendering and project management for new parks, playgrounds, sportsfields, trails and natural areas. You will contribute to the development of the capital plan, review development proposals, prepare reports and recommendations, draft related by-laws and policy proposals for submission to City Council and liaise with a variety of internal and external contacts. You will also co-ordinate and attend public meetings, attend City Council and Committee meetings when required, oversee consultant work, and provide expertise to larger-scale projects.
CONTACT: Human Resources
PHONE: (604) 983-7349