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City of Surrey Planner 2 (Urban Design) Full Time in Surrey, BC

City of Surrey

Branch Surrey BC CA

Position:
Planner 2 (Urban Design)
Location:
Surrey, BC

Knowledgeable of Urban Design and Architecture as it pertains to a variety of developments including, but not limited to town centre development, commercial and…

The Planning & Development Department has a regular full time opportunity for a Planner 2 position in the Area Planning Division in the Planning and Development Department.

Scope
Reporting to the Current Planning Manager we are looking for a Planner 2 focused on Urban Design to complement the South Surrey team. Responsibilities include reviewing development permit and subdivision proposals, preparing design guidelines and land use plans, liaising with a range of stakeholders, and attending Advisory Design Panel meetings. Other duties include preparing reports and undertaking studies as necessary on design or other planning-related issues.

Applicants will be able to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Knowledgeable of Urban Design and Architecture as it pertains to a variety of developments including, but not limited to town centre development, commercial and mixed use development, industrial and business parks, cultural districts, and large scale multifamily residential projects.
  • Able to work in a multidisciplinary team environment.
  • Able to manage a heavy workload with demanding timelines.
  • Good communication, interpersonal, and customer relationship management skills will be critical as you engage with many stakeholders, including Developers, Architects, Consultants, internal staff, external organizations and agencies and the public.
  • Urban design and architectural knowledge to aid in undertaking studies and developing policies/guidelines on design and other planning related issues.
  • Familiarity with the municipal design review process and development applications.

Requirements
Qualified applicants will have:

  • Completion of a Masters degree in a related discipline complemented with 3 years of experience in the planning profession.
    OR
  • Completion of a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5 years experience in the planning profession after a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Preference will be give to those with experience in the municipal sector.
  • Membership in the Canadian Institute of Planners is desirable.

This posting will close on Friday, August 21st at 4:30pm.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Surrey, BC, CA
Posted on: 2015-08-19
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