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Planner 1 - Regular Full-Time
Municipality: Township of Langley This posting closed on

October 21, 2021
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 21-U116 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Developmen Planning
Job Description: Join a “Community of Communities” – the Township of Langley, home to approximately 140,000 residents, is committed to providing progressive business, housing, and recreational opportunities, while balancing its unique mix of urban growth and rural beauty. A truly fun and beautiful place to work, the Township of Langley offers competitive salaries; excellent benefit packages; municipal pension plan; employee wellness programs; and, opportunities for professional development and career growth.

The Township of Langley is currently recruiting for a regular full-time Planner 1 to join our team of professionals in the Community Development Division, Development Planning Department. The Township of Langley is one of the fastest growing municipalities in the Province and in this role you will have the opportunity to join a dedicated team of professionals in a fast-paced exciting environment. Reporting to the Manager, Development Planning, in this unionized position you will have the opportunity to contribute towards a broad range of responsibilities in the area of development planning that range from urban to rural issues and includes processing rezoning, subdivision, ALR and development permit applications. You will prepare reports to Council in support of Community Development objectives and ensure recommendations are consistent with municipal policies, bylaws and specifications. This position offers the opportunity to provide direct customer service, advice and interpretation on land development designs and projects.

• Conduct detailed analysis of rezoning and other development applications in terms of conformance to overall development goals
• Draft bylaws/consolidations and prepare reports and policies for a variety of planning projects
• Interprets bylaws and answer a variety of internal and public enquiries regarding land use or related matters
• Attend and participate in internal/external meetings and provide technical and professional advice on policy, goals and objectives, regulations and bylaws
• Collect and interpret data applicable to general or spe¬cialized planning programs and projects
• Perform related work as required

• University graduation in an appropriate discipline, plus a post graduate degree in Community or Regional Planning or other related area, supple¬mented by some professional planning experience, or an equivalent combi¬nation of training and experience
• Considerable knowledge of the policies, regulations, bylaws, objectives and legislation governing community development
• Considerable knowledge of economics, municipal finances and sociology as applied to urban planning
• Sound knowledge of analytical and research techniques/methodology and of the current trends and developments in municipal planning
• Ability to perform planning research and analytical tasks and apply statistical techniques
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal/external contacts and other related agencies

In order to be considered for this position, candidates must have the following valid and current certifications/licenses (must be valid at the time the posting closes) and these must be attached with your application. Applications without the attached required documents below will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered. Please title your attachments with the number of this competition and have these documents ready to upload when you apply:
• BC Class 5 (full-privilege) Driver’s License or equivalent driver’s license for where you reside. You must include with your application a current Personal Driving Record (select the 5 year option if obtaining online) that has been obtained within 6 months of the closing date. To obtain a copy of your Personal Driving Record, please contact ICBC directly or the driving authority where you reside. Please note that a copy of your Driver’s Licence and the Drivers Factor Report will not be accepted.
• Membership or eligibility for membership in the Planning Institute of British Columbia or the Canadian Institute of Planners

The CUPE rate of pay for this position is $43.90 - $51.87 per hour (5 steps, 2020 rates) plus benefits. The hours of work are Monday to Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm.

If you wish to pursue this exciting career in a growing community, please visit to apply.

Internal closing date for this competition: October 18, 2021
External closing date for this competition: October 21, 2021

We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Web Address:
Address: Township of Langley
4th Floor Civic Facility
20338 65 Avenue
Langley, BC, V2Y 3J1
Opening Date: October 7, 2021 08:30 AM
Closing Date: October 21, 2021 04:30 PM