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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Planning Technician Deadline August 13

The Resort Municipality of Osoyoos, BC, located in the beautiful South Okanagan Valley, is accepting applications for the position of Planning Technician.

Position Information

The Town of Osoyoos is seeking an individual motivated to assist the Town's Planning and Development Services Department with a wide range of projects and planning priorities. The Planning Technician will help facilitate the public engagement process to help promote, explore, and develop opportunities for the community. This position reports to the Director of Planning and Development Services and will work cooperatively with diverse workgroups in the organization and have the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with Council, Committees, and outside agencies.

The Planning Technician will provide planning services across a range of areas such as affordable housing, capital projects, climate action planning, downtown revitalization, landscaping improvements, etc. The Planning Technician will also accept, review, and process applications for development variances and minor development permits. This is an exciting opportunity to grow yourself in the field of Planning and the potential to move into more senior positions.

The preferred candidate will have an undergraduate degree in the field of Community Planning or a closely related program of studies, OR a diploma in the field of Community Planning and over six months of practical experience. The preferred candidate will have knowledge of the Community Charter, Local Government Act, and other provincial policies in respect of planning matters.

This is a full-time unionized position that is 35 hours/week. The hourly rate is $32.53 - $36.15 per hour, plus an attractive benefits package.

Osoyoos is situated in a unique and special environment that includes the warmest freshwater lake in Canada and the warmest annual temperature. It is Canada's only true desert with the lowest annual precipitation and Sonoran Desert flora and fauna. Surrounded by stunning vistas, beautiful vineyards, fabulous golf courses and other outdoor amenities, it is an extraordinary area to visit, play in, and live.

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply online or by email with a letter of interest and resume. Resume deadline is Friday, August 13, 2021 at 4:00 PM.

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All inquiries or questions about this career opportunity should be directed to:

Gina MacKay
Director of Planning and Development Services
(T) 250.495.6191

We thank all candidates for their interest; however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Event date: 
Friday, 13 August, 2021
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Box 3010, 8707 Main Street
Osoyoos, BC V0H 1V0
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(T) 250.495.6515
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To provide quality community services and facilities, which meet the needs of the current
and future residents of Osoyoos, in a socially, economically and environmentally sustainable manner.

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