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Parks Planning and Development Technologist

Regional District of Central Okanagan, BC

The Regional District of Central Okanagan is an employer of choice made up of a dedicated team of people who care about the community they serve. We are located in one of the most desirable places to live in BC in the heart of the scenic Okanagan Valley. The appeal of Okanagan Lake, the natural beauty of the surrounding hillsides and the fragrant orchards and vineyards continue to draw people to the valley. Our lifestyle is second to none especially for those who live to enjoy the outdoors.

The Parks Services Department has an opening for a Parks Planning and Development Technologist. Reporting to the Manager of Park Planning, Capital Projects and Visitor Services, this position provides assistance in acquisition, planning, design and preparation of development plans for parks and recreation facilities in the Regional District of Central Okanagan (RDCO). This includes participating in community consultation processes, completing park site surveys, presenting management plans, administering construction contracts, and supervising various park projects.


  • Diploma in Landscape Architectural Technology, Civil Engineering Technology or a related site planning discipline;

  • Computer Assisted Drafting (CAD) and Geographic Information Systems (GIS);

  • Six months related experience in park and site planning and design;

  • Skilled in contract management;

  • Good Understanding of the BC Local Government Act;

  • Ability to complete site surveys and designs;

  • Excellent computer skills using MS Office;

  • Skilled in using GIS and CAD software (ESRI ArcGIS, AutoCAD, Vectorworks);

  • Skilled in using Inventory/Survey grade GPS technology;

  • Strong written, oral and graphic communication skills;

  • Valid BC Driver’s License with record of safe driving.

To view the job description please visit This is a full-time position to commence immediately and is a member of CUPE Local 338. We offer a competitive salary of $36.21 and a full range of benefits.

If your experience and education have prepared you for success in this role, we invite you to apply quoting Competition No. 1905 by 4:00 p.m. Sunday, February 3, 2019 to:

Manager of Human Resources
Regional District of Central Okanagan
1450 KLO Road, Kelowna, B.C. V1W 3Z4
E-mail:   Fax:  250-763-7497

We thank all candidates for their interest - only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted