About the Opportunity
Our thriving Courtenay and Victoria branches are looking to add talented and enthusiastic Community Planners in both locations to join our existing team of professional planners, engineers, and other professionals working with local communities in and around Vancouver Island.
Our planning practice excels at providing professional planning services to clients who are dealing with the interconnections between governance, policy, finance, community design, land use, mobility, and infrastructure. More and more of our clients are looking for innovative ideas and customized solutions based on an integrated perspective of these fields.
This opportunity presents two successful candidates a significant opportunity to directly contribute to the growth of Urban Systems’ Vancouver Island planning practice, drawing on resources both locally and across our Western Canada branches. Both positions are anticipated to start in January 2021. As these positions are part of our Vancouver Island team, it is possible to work out of either our Courtenay or Victoria location. In your covering letter, please indicate which location you would prefer to reside or if you are open to an opportunity in either branch.
As a member of our Island planning practice, you can expect to be involved in:
Our preferred candidate will have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree; however, preference will be given to candidates that hold a master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning or a related field. The ideal candidate will be registered as a professional planner with the PIBC and has 2 to 5 years of planning experience, providing community planning services to a variety of clients including municipalities, regional districts and Indigenous communities.
The following attributes would be key to success in this role:
Recognized as one of Canada’s top employers, Urban Systems is an employee-owned inter-disciplinary consulting firm based in Western Canada. In business since 1975, we have over four decades of experience working with a variety of clients including all levels of government, Indigenous communities, commercial and residential land developers, and the natural resource sector. Our team of 450 people, across multiple branches, is committed to helping build vibrant communities of all sizes.
Our Commitment to You
At Urban Systems, we make significant investments in our people, which is why we take great care to hire those who we believe will thrive in Urban Systems over the long term. We’ve become recognized as a workplace of choice by nurturing a unique corporate culture that sets us apart and provides:
How to Apply
If this describes your background, your skills and your natural talents, please check out our website for more information and submit your resume and covering letter along with a completed Candidate Questionnaire (available for download on our website).