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The City of Surrey

Planner 2 - Development Planning

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Job Description


As one of the fastest growing cities in Canada, City of Surrey is a globally recognized leader in building vibrant, sustainable communities through technology and innovation. City of Surrey employees are talented innovators, inspired by meaningful work and the opportunity to drive our city-and their careers-forward. Build a City. Build a Future at the City of Surrey.

Employment Status

Union - CUPE Local 402 - Regular Full-Time


The Planning & Development Department two regular full-time Planner 2 positions in the Development Planning Division in the Planning and Development Department.

Reporting to the Development Planning Manager, this is an intermediate level professional planner position with a considerable level of experience and expertise to undertake a wide range of planning assignments of moderate to high complexity with some responsibility to mentor junior planners.

An eligibility list may also be established for two additional 3 year+/- Term opportunities with anticipated end dates of May 2027.


    • Preparing, researching and providing analysis on a wide range of planning issues. • Reviewing and processing complex land development applications (including rezonings, development permits, subdivisions) and enquiries. • Responding to enquiries from Council and the public. • Preparing comprehensive reports to Council and preparing correspondence to the public. • Drafting comprehensive development Zoning Bylaws. • Coaching and mentoring junior planners. • Other duties include conducting site inspections and researching and analyzing specific planning issues.

    • Completion of a Degree in Planning or a related discipline with supplementary courses recognized by the Canadian Institute of Planners as fulfilling the requirement for membership plus a minimum of 5 years related experience.

    • Completion of relevant Master's Degree and a minimum of 3 years' related experience. • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. • Membership in the Canadian Institute of Planners is an asset.
Other Information

Number of Job Openings: 2

Pay Grade: 33
Pay Steps Hourly Rate Step 1 $60.82 Step 2 (6 months) $63.35 Step 3 (18 months) $66.00 Step 4 (30 months) $68.79

Conditions of Employment

Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.

Closing Date

This job will be posted until filled.

Our Values

Integrity - Service - Teamwork - Innovation - Community

About The City of Surrey

The City of Surrey is one of 21 municipalities in Metro Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada. We are located on the Lower Mainland on the south side of the Fraser River and share a border with the United States of America. Within Metro Vancouver, Surrey is the largest city in land area, and second most populous city with a population of more than 517,000. Learn more about the city in the Surrey census data profile. Surrey is comprised of urban areas as well as significant agricultural and rural areas. The City is also one of the fastest growing, culturally diverse cities in Canada. We are a forward thinking, globally recognized leader in building vibrant, sustainable communities through technology and innovation. Our combination of entrepreneurial approach, big city resources and remarkable growth have given us opportunities to build an accessible and sustainable city where people can live, visit, work and play.

Company Size

1-10 employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-14

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