City of Edmonton Planning Work Experience Student (Urban Planning and Environment) Temporary in Edmonton, AB

City of Edmonton

Branch Edmonton AB CA

Planning Work Experience Student (Urban Planning and Environment)
Edmonton, AB

Real Estate, Housing and Economic Sustainability. Please note, at the time of your interview, you will need to provide an unofficial transcript, 2 professional…

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The City of Edmonton, recognized as one of Alberta’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers in 2014, continues to attract and retain employees who are passionate about their community, proud of the work they do and committed to making Edmonton a great place to live, work and play.

This is for up to 7 Temporary Full-Time positions that may continue for up to 8 months in duration, intended specifically for students currently enrolled in a Planning Undergraduate Degree co-op program, commencing in May 2015.

You have always
wanted to be involved in planning how your city grows and operates. You took
the first step to your dream job by enrolling into a Planning Program… You are
now longing to get a flavour of the real thing… “a peek into a City Planner
job” !

The City of
Edmonton’s Sustainable Development Department concentrates on planning and
executing for the development needs of today and the future. We are comprised
of the following Branches – Current Planning, Urban Planning and Environment,
Real Estate, Housing and Economic Sustainability.


Urban Planning and Environment

has the following key areas: regional planning, neighbourhood
planning, industrial planning, policy planning, transit oriented development
planning, urban design, historic resource management, biodiversity, parks and
river valley planning, environmental management, GIS services and analysis,
strategic planning and business operations.

You will have an

opportunity to:
Provide support to the planning team on a variety of

Assist with statistical analysis of data and information

Conduct research on current developing plans and other
topics for Planners

Assist in the development of urban planning and design initiatives through project work, report writing, research and studio work

Collect and compile data for branch initiatives

Assist in the planning and execution of public engagement activities ranging from open houses to design charrettes

Support the Planning Team through logistical and technical support on a wide range of activities and events

Other supportive duties as assigned

To visualize what it is like to be on our team, visit

The City of Edmonton Talent Hub for Planners



Currently enrolled in an Undergraduate Planning, Urban Design, Landscape Architecture Co-op Degree Program

Knowledge of principles and practices of urban and regional planning is ideal

Familiarity with reading building plans, applicable legislations, regulatory requirements, statistical techniques, quantitative analysis and research methodology is considered an asset

Proficient with Google Mail and Microsoft Office

Experience with GIS is considered an asset

Good communicator with strong organization and prioritization skills

Strong motivation and desire to learn and grow in the field of Planning

  • Please note, at the time of your interview, you will need to provide an unofficial transcript, 2 professional references, and an enrollment verification letter (indicate you are enrolled in the Planning Co-op Degree Program, how many academic terms left till graduation, and intention to return to school in 2015 after your co-op placement ends)

Hours of Work:
33.75 hours per week, Monday – Friday. Hours of work may be subject to the terms and conditions of a variable hours of work program.

Salary Range:
82M, Salary Grade 033, $20.050- $23.391 (Hourly)

Applicants may be tested

The City of Edmonton thanks applicants for their interest in this opportunity. Candidates considered for the position will be contacted

We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals

The Province of Alberta is a party to the federal Agreement on Internal Trade, the Trade, Investment and Labour Mobility Agreement with British Columbia, and the New West Partnership with British Columbia and Saskatchewan. All of these agreements promote labour mobility between the provinces. Applicants may obtain information regarding recognition of extraprovincial credentials at


Recruitment Consultant:

Classification Title


Student Work Experience

Posting Date


Jan 14, 2015

Closing Date


Jan 30, 2015, 11:59:00 PM

Number of Openings (up to)







Out of Scope



Strategy & Operations (Sustainable Development)

Work Location(s)


HSBC Bank Canada Building, 6th Floor, 10250 – 101 St


T5J 3P4

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Edmonton, AB, CA
Posted on: 2015-01-15
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