Tuesday , March 5 2024

Victoria Careers – Senior Planner

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Website City of Victoria

Job Description:

Develop, apply and administer heritage conservation policies, regulations, procedures and programs.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Review and administer applications for the Heritage Tax Incentive Program; provide technical review and analysis of building material conservation.
  • Represent the department at various meetings such as Heritage Advisory Panel, Victoria Heritage Foundation and Victoria Civic Heritage Trust in an advisory capacity; prepare and deliver presentations on the City of Victoria Heritage Program and technical issues related to heritage conservation.
  • Support the city-wide and local area planning process including the development of land use policies.
  • Initiate and administer special heritage projects; develop heritage policies and procedures; coordinate historical research; review the work of consultants as required.
  • Coordinate, assign, review and participate in the work of approximately one assistant performing Heritage Planning functions; provide employee training and input to performance appraisals.
  • Perform related duties where qualified.
  • Respond to enquiries from other departments, building owners, developers, architects, community heritage interest groups, government agencies and the general public by providing information, advice and interpretation of heritage conservation policies and procedures and technical advice on building rehabilitation issues.
  • Review applications involving development permits, building permits, heritage alteration permits, sign permits, conservation plans and rezonings for Heritage Designated and Registered buildings to ensure compliance with heritage policy; review applications for heritage designation; carry out site inspections and photograph sites; prepare reports including Statements of Significance and recommendations for the Heritage Advisory Panel and City Council.

Job Requirements:

  • May be requested to substitute in a more senior position.
  • Working level operation of current City word processing, spreadsheet and related specialty software.
  • Supervision of staff.
  • Understand and apply the principles of urban planning and heritage conservation.
  • University undergraduate degree in Urban Planning, Heritage Conservation, Architecture or Urban Design. (4 years)
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Eligible for membership in the Canadian Institute of Planners.
  • Read and interpret technical information, architectural drawings, policies, regulations and legislation.
  • Represent the City to the public and outside agencies.
  • Organize and prioritize work.
  • Compose and present proposals and policies.
  • Eligible for membership in the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals.
  • University undergraduate degree in Urban Planning, Heritage Conservation, Architecture or Urban Design. (4 years)

Job Details:

Company: City of Victoria

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: 

Application Deadline: N/A

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