Manager, Planning and Land Use
Management Band 2
This posting is to establish an eligibility list for future permanent and/or temporary opportunities.
Currently there are two (2) temporary positions available; one (1) until January 31, 2020 and one (1) until January 17, 2020.
This position is currently under classification review.
An opportunity to apply your exceptional leadership, organizational and policy skills
The Planning and Land Use Management Branch (PLUM) assists all levels of governments to work together to strengthen communities and help them to become economically, socially and environmentally sustainable. PLUM works to promote effective land-use planning, development and regulation; support effective management of growth in the fastest growing regions in B.C.; and facilitate agreements and resolve disputes between local governments or between provincial agencies and local governments. PLUM also works on a variety of issues where federal and provincial interests intersect with the local government system, with the objective of harmonizing those interests.
The Manager, Planning and Land Use represents provincial interests and provides leadership in areas related to planning and land use by designing, leading and/or participating in inter-ministry or Branch initiatives in regional and community planning, provincial policy related to planning and land use e.g. climate, housing, transportation, agriculture etc and dispute resolution. The Manager will provide expert advice, analysis and recommendations on regional growth strategies, priority planning and land use programs and policies, partnership and stakeholder engagement and dispute resolution. Reviewing and providing advice on bylaw approvals.
The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Jessica.Brooks@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
- Undergraduate Degree in planning, economics, geography, environmental studies, social or public policy, public administration, political science, law, natural resource management or other related discipline. Preference may be given to those with a Master’s degree in one of these disciplines.
- A minimum of five years’ experience with increasing responsibility in work related to land use, community, regional or sustainability planning or growth management, and/or inter-agency or inter-jurisdictional policy, program or plan development.
- Experience in preparing and presenting briefing materials, presentations or other content to executive staff and/or stakeholder groups.
- Preference may be given to those with experience working with local governments or local government organizations on growth management, land use planning or sustainable development projects/processes.
Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.
Cover Letter: NO
Resume: YES – Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.
Questionnaire: YES – As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.