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Ref # PLAN03 - Junior Planner - Full-Time- OOS

Reporting to the City Planner, the Junior Planner assists the City Planner in the dealing with planning and development matters and other responsibilities assigned to the City’s Engineering, Planning, Asset Management and Infrastructure Department (EPAI). This role includes but is not limited to, handling public inquiries, meeting with the general public, preparing development approvals, making development recommendations, assisting in preparation of Council documents, making presentations to Council, assisting in public communication, assisting in research on current planning and development trends, assisting in record keeping, attend public events, managing confidential files, and other duties as assigned.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Manages the upkeep of property and building files.
  • Reviews and acts as signing authority for Development Permits.
  • Conducts research and builds reports necessary for economic, housing, and regional planning.
  • Works with the City Planner with respect to building permits, development permits and service contracts.
  • Assists the City Planner to draft memorandums and reports to Council.
  • Assists in arranging and executing public hearings and other forums for public participation.
  • Provides information to public requests on Building and Planning permits, legislation, developments, bylaws and statues.
  • Administers public notices and zoning bylaws and applies appropriate legislation including The Planning and Development Act of 2007 and Cities Act.


  • 4-year bachelor’s degree in Regional and Urban Planning.
  • Membership or eligibility for membership in Saskatchewan Professional Planners Institute.
  • Saskatchewan Class 5 Driver’s License and use of a personal vehicle.

The following would be regarded as Assets:

  • Experience working in a municipal government environment.
  • Familiarity with Safety Codes.
  • Knowledge of the development industry, land use planning issues and statistical analysis.
  • Knowledge of legislative framework under which planning applications and projects are processed. (Planning and Development Act, Statements of Provincial Interest, Cities Act and applicable environmental legislation).
  • Experience with AutoCAD and GIS.
  • Experience with graphic arts software.

To view the comprehensive job description please contact HR at

Competition Number:   PLAN03

Salary:                         $68,704 to $85,618 (2023 OOS Wage Band 3)

Hours of Work:             Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (40                                               Hours per Week)

Posting Closing Date:  June 11, 2023 (midnight)

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