Job Posting

Job Posting – Planning Department

The City of Grand Forks – Job Posting

Position Title: Planning Position (Planning Technician, Planner, or Senior Planner)
Department: Development, Engineering, and Planning
Position Type: Full Time, CUPE

The City of Grand Forks is seeking an individual to join the Development, Engineering and Planning Department who will be primarily responsible for undertaking current and long-range planning projects and initiatives.
This is an incredible opportunity for a motivated individual to join a team in a busy municipality experiencing significant development interest and activity. In fact, the City recently received a $500k grant for Project OMNII – Optimized Municipal Network of Integrated Information. This project is intended as a wholesome and ambitious update to the City’s development processes and promises to bolster career advancement for the right candidate. The successful applicant will also have the opportunity to work alongside an interdisciplinary team that is undertaking a major flood mitigation and risk reduction program that incorporates natural infrastructure.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in planning or related discipline (human and/or physical geography, environmental science) and experience in planning, integrated resource management or related professions with additional training in local government administration, asset management, or other related systems. Applicants with lesser qualifications are encouraged to apply.

The City of Grand Forks offers a competitive wage (position title and wage commensurate with training and experience) and excellent benefits package including Municipal Pension Plan. The position is subject to all sections of the CUPE Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Using the subject line “Planning Position”, please submit your resume and cover letter, in confidence to Manager of Development, Engineering and Planning, City of Grand Forks, 7217-4th Street (PO Box 220), Grand Forks, BC VOH 1HO, or by email:

Please direct questions regarding this posting to Dolores Sheets, Manager of Development, Engineering and Planning at 250.442.8266 or
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The City of Grand Forks appreciates the interest and effort of all applicants in applying for this position, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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