BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Village of Telkwa & District of Houston

Planner - Community Housing

The Village of Telkwa and the District of Houston have partnered together to create this unique and exciting 12-month term Planning position with a specific emphasis on Community Housing (funded by Northern Development Initiative Trust).

These neighbouring communities are nestled in the beautiful Bulkley Valley on the banks of the world-renowned Morice, Bulkley and Telkwa Rivers. Surrounded by snow-capped mountain ranges and a myriad of lakes and streams, this spectacular natural setting offers extensive outdoor adventure and recreational opportunities. Whether you love to hike into an alpine lake, raft through whitewater rapids, ski down fresh powder slopes or battle the will of large steelhead, Telkwa and Houston provide year-round wilderness adventures at your doorstep.

The Village of Telkwa and the District of Houston are currently seeking a qualified Planner who is highly motivated with strong leadership, organizational and communication skills for this amazing new opportunity. Reporting directly to the Chief Administrative Officers, the successful candidate will spend 50% of their time in each municipal office and will provide professional Planning functions for each.

The ideal candidate will have:
  • Undergraduate degree in Community Planning plus accredited courses in community development, geographic information systems or equivalent
  • Member of, or eligible for, Planning Institute of British Columbia
  • Diploma in Planning Technology, rural community planning/sustainable design
  • Three (3) years municipal planning related experience - preferred

A complete job description with required qualifications is available on the Village of Telkwa website, at The annual pay for this 12-month term position is $50,000 with an additional 13% in lieu of benefits.

Please forward your resume and cover letter with a minimum of three (3) references to:
Debbie Joujan, Chief Administrative Officer,
Email:  Fax: (250) 846-9572
Village of Telkwa Office: 1415 Hankin Ave, Telkwa, BC V0J 2X0
By: 4:00 pm on Wednesday, July 3, 201

Location: Telkwa, BC
Region: North Coast / Nechako
Professional Categories: Planning & Development
Posted: June 12, 2019, 12:00 pm
Expires: July 3, 2019, 4:00 pm