Competition #2019-01 Student I (EA Planning & Development) (Time-Duration)



We are the third largest regional district in BC and deliver over 100 separate services to six municipalities and eight electoral areas.  Our region covers more than 13,000 km2 stretching from Hatzic Prairie to Boston Bar.  The Planning Division is responsible for both current development applications processing, as well as long-range planning initiatives in the rural parts of the region.  If you enjoy working with a team, and have a keen eye for detail, then you should check us out. 

We are looking for an energetic student to fill the time-duration position of Student I (Electoral Area Planning & Development).  The term of this position will be from May 6, 2019 to August 30, 2019, and the hours of work are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday with one hour for lunch.  The student will be involved with a variety of special projects; conducting research on best practices; supporting public planning processes; and assisting with the day to day needs of the department. 

We offer a positive, supportive team based work environment with an emphasis on collaboration.  If you have a positive, can-do attitude and a keen sense of humour, you will fit right in.  Bring your positive energy, ambition and desire to learn, and we’ll take care of the rest.

Candidates must be: (i) currently attending or enrolled in the next semester of a secondary or post-secondary educational program, full or part-time; or (ii) have attended full or part-time, in the last academic year.    

The ideal candidate will have an interest in pursuing a career in planning, design or graphic skills; ability to use GIS programs to create maps and forms; the ability to read, interpret and prepare maps; clear and effective written and verbal communication skills; and excellent interpersonal and public relations skills. 

The wage rate for this position will be $17.47 per hour ($15.80 plus 10.6% in lieu of benefits). 

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If this opportunity excites you, and you want to contribute to a positive work environment, we want to hear from you.  Please submit your resume with a cover letter quoting Competition #2019-01 by 4:30 p.m. on February 1, 2019 to: or mail to:

Fraser Valley Regional District

Human Resources Department

45950 Cheam Avenue,

Chilliwack, BC V2P 1N6

or fax confidentially to:  604-702-5461

While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Friday, February 1, 2019