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JOB POSTING – Senior Planner


Position Title: Senior Planner
Department: Development, Engineering, and Planning
Position Type: Full Time Regular
Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week

The City of Grand Forks is looking to add a key member to their Development, Engineering, and Planning department. This is an incredible opportunity for a motivated individual to join a team in a busy municipality experiencing significant development interest and activity.

Under the general direction of the Manager of Development, Engineering and Planning, the Senior Planner is primarily responsible for undertaking all current and long-range planning projects and other planning initiatives, and supports the department in integrated asset management, infrastructure, and environmental planning.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum Bachelor’s degree in planning or related discipline (human and/or physical geography, environmental science) and 7 years progressively responsible experience in planning, integrated resource management or related professions with additional training in local government administration, asset management, or other related systems.

A complete job description is available for download: Grand Forks Job Posting – Sr Planner

Using the subject line “Senior Planner”, please submit your resume and cover letter, in confidence, to Dolores Sheets, Manager of Development, Engineering, and Planning, City of Grand Forks, 7217-4th Street (PO Box 220), Grand Forks, BC, V0H 1H0, or by e-mail:

Cover letters and detailed resumes, including references, will be accepted until 4:00 pm on Monday, September 30, 2019.

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.