Situated at the confluence of the Kettle and Granby Rivers in the southern interior, the City of Grand Forks showcases some of the most beautiful heritage buildings in the province. Located in the “Boundary” area of the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary, the City of Grand Forks is home to 4,000 residents, with a trading area of 8,000 people. The area offers an abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities from river rafting, hiking, and fishing in the summer, to downhill and cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, and snowshoeing in the winter. While Grand Forks is a smaller community, it is a “full service” municipality. With a view of taking the organization to the next level, the City is looking to attract a progressive and energetic planning and development technician.
Reporting to the Manager of Development and Engineering, and working closely with the Senior Planner, the planning technician will play an integral role in providing integrated planning and support services to enable environmental, social and economic wellbeing and sustainability in the community. Overall functions of the department include current and long-range planning, environmental protection and enhancement, development, building and bylaw services support, business licencing services, asset management and infrastructure planning, and long-range community protection planning.
This is a Union position, subject to all Sections of the CUPE Collective Bargaining Agreement. Rate of pay, as quoted in the current Collective Bargaining Agreement between the Corporation of the City of Grand Forks and the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 4728 is $34.31 as of March 1, 2018.
Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week on a temporary basis for a period of 4 to 6 months
Complete job description and qualifications attached.
To apply for the position, please send your cover letter and resume by 4:00pm, FRIDAY MARCH 2ND, 2018 to:
Dolores Sheets – Manager of Development & Engineering
City of Grand Forks
Grand Forks, BC
Email: email@example.com Subject line: “Temporary Planning & Development Technician II”