Planning Manager

City of Fort St. John
February 28, 2023
(250) 787-8170



Excellent people.  Awesome Benefits.  Great Wages.

Join us in Fort St John – the Energetic City!  We are blessed with not only a strong economy but also a sense of community and a quality of life second to none.  Fort St. John is a haven for adventure at all times of the year, with various active sport and leisure clubs, special events, and a standing commitment to promoting and providing community and personal wellness appealing to a wide range of interests.

The Planning Manager provides advice, guidance and direction on planning matters to Council and other senior staff, and is responsible for all aspects of professional planning, including policy development and strategic planning. The Planning Manager is responsible for the performance management and supervision of work related to the current and long- range planning programs of the City, development and implementation of land use, sustainability, and related municipal plans and policies. This will include proposing initiatives, performing the necessary background research on initiatives proposed by other departments, including assessing cost effectiveness, technical feasibility, means of achieving acceptance and working with appropriate departments on implementation.


Qualified candidates must have graduation from a post-secondary institution with the minimum of a bachelor’s degree in planning along with a minimum of three years of progressively responsible leadership experience in a municipal or similar environment, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Candidates must also have membership or eligibility for membership in the Canadian institute of Planners (CIP).  A valid BC Class 5 BC driver’s license is also required.

We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package for this full-time exempt position.  Interested applicants are requested to send their resume AND covering letter (Word or PDF format) to the undersigned prior to 9:00 am, January 31, 2023.

HRIS Administrative Assistant, Tracy Konashuk,

City of Fort St. John, 10631 – 100th Street, Fort St. John, BC V1J 3Z5,

PHONE: (250) 787-8150 FAX: (250) 787-8181

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We wish to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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