Planning Assistant (Competition 18-105)

Department: Community Development

Closing Date: Nov 02, 2018 4:30 PM

Competition Number: 18-105

Job Summary

The City of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent full-time Planning Assistant. Under the direction of the Manager of Current Planning, the Planning Assistant is responsible for ensuring that development applications meet applicable City bylaws, pertinent statutes and current municipal planning goals and objectives. The Planning Assistant will have a strong knowledge of site planning, urban design, and community planning practices. This position requires the ability to work under continual deadlines, resolve competing community interests, prioritize and successfully complete a multitude of tasks, pay attention to detail, and deal tactfully with a variety of people.

Duties and Responsibilities

Please see the attached pdf job description below.


Applicants must have a degree in Urban Planning, Urban Design, Geography, Architecture, or Landscape Architecture plus a minimum of one year’s related experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Possession of a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence is required.

Compensation and Benefits

This is a unionized position. $35.28 per hour - after Probation (Jan 2018 Rate), based on a 35 hour work week. A comprehensive benefit package is included.


Resumes with cover letters referencing the specific competition 18-105 will be received until 4:30 pm on Friday, November 2, 2018.

Human Resources

City of Nanaimo

455 Wallace Street, Nanaimo BC  V9R 5J6

Fax: (250) 755-4449



The City of Nanaimo is an inclusive employer and invites applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. If you are unsuccessful, please accept our appreciation for your interest. This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

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