Planning Assistant (TFT)

Department: Community Development

Closing Date: Sep 08, 2017 4:30 PM

Competition Number:

Job Summary

The City of Nanaimo is seeking a temporary full-time Planning Assistant. Under the direction of the Manager of Current Planning & Subdivision, the incumbent 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 as well as a minimum of 2 years’ related experience. Possession of a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence is also required.

Compensation and Benefits

This is a unionized position. $34.05 - $35.84 per hour (Jul 2016 Rate), based on a 35 hour work week.  It is anticipated that this vacancy will be up to 9 months in duration.  


Resumes with cover letters referencing “Planning Assistant” will be received until 4:30 pm on Friday, September 8, 2017.

Human Resources

City of Nanaimo

455 Wallace Street, Nanaimo BC  V9R 5J6

Fax: (250) 755-4449

Drop off in person: 2nd Floor, City Hall (455 Wallace Street)


We thank all applicants for their interest; however,

only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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