New Job Band 2 - Workplace Planner In British Columbia

BAND 2 - Workplace Planner
BAND 2 - Workplace Planner

BAND 2 - Workplace Planner

Company : BC Public Service
Salary : $74,300–$105,000 a year
Location : British Columbia

Full Description

Posting Title
BAND 2 - Workplace Planner
Position Classification
Band 2
Work Options
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Prince George, BC V2N4P7 CA
Surrey, BC V4P 1M5 CA
Vancouver, BC V6B 0N8 CA
Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA
Salary Range
$74,300.00 - $105,000.04 annually
Close Date
Job Type
Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date
BC Public Service -> Citizens' Services
Ministry Branch / Division
Accommodation Management Branch / Real Property Division
Job Summary

An excellent opportunity to apply your creativity and design skills in government

Dedicated to making life better for British Columbians, the Ministry of Citizens’ Services (CITZ) delivers key services that people rely on. CITZ delivers accessible, multi-channel services, through a single-point-of-contact service approach to people in urban and rural communities through Service BC, and delivers the digital face of government at CITZ also provides support for the expansion of high-speed internet connectivity throughout the province, leadership across government to modernize information management and technology resources, trusted data services to government agencies, prompt and relevant responses to freedom of information requests, and statistical and economic research, information and analysis to businesses and the public sector. In addition, the ministry manages the Province’s real estate assets, technology systems and equipment, and leverages procurement to increase business opportunities and create rewarding jobs that contribute to local economies and benefit individuals, families, and communities.

A service-focused organization, CITZ strives to be a great place to work, where all employees feel both engaged and motivated to do their best.

Within the Workplace Strategies + Planning (WS+P) department, the Workplace Planner is part of a unique team of creative design professionals in a government setting focused on bringing new and innovative design and strategic accommodation planning ideas to future-oriented government work environments, such as Hybrid Workplaces and our ShareSpace coworking initiative. We believe in a results-oriented work environment, which offers great work/life balance with flexible work hours and a vibrant, studio-like atmosphere to support creative minds at work.

The role of the Workplace Planner is to provide professional planning expertise directly to customers, internal project teams (IPTs) and contractors in the qualification, planning, definition and design phases of all major space projects. Main planning tasks include leading the planning phase for space change projects, including providing needs analysis to confirm customers functional requirements, options development that balance client needs and corporate stewardship, feasibility planning to confirm feasibility of the best solution for government, strategic scenario planning to respond to often confidential and highly sensitive client program delivery or community based initiatives as well as planning oversight in project implementation as part of a cross-functional project team. The Workplace Planner develops opportunities, provides planning leadership and education to support the implementation of government’s Future Workplace Strategy. The Workplace Planner plays a critical role in the annual space planning process which is the annual strategic review of Government’s leased and owned real estate portfolio leading to increased utilization and annualized operational savings.

Job Requirements:
Education and Experience

  • A professional qualification, preferably in architecture and/or interior design or 2 or more years space planning experience directly related to commercial office real estate planning.
  • Recent job experience (in the last 3 years) using architectural computer aided-drafting software (CAD).
  • Preference may be given to applicants with experience in the preparation and management of commercial office real estate planning and design and business-case development.
  • Preference may be given to applicants with experience defining real estate planning solutions.
  • Preference may be given to applicants with job experience using Vectorworks 2019 or later.
  • Preference may be given to applicants who have experience working in Mac OS.
  • Preference may be given to applicants with experience using SketchUp or 3D visualization software.
  • Preference may be given to applicants with experience using Adobe Creative Suite applications (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere etc.).

For questions regarding this position, please contact [email protected].

About this Position:
This position is excluded from union membership.
This position can be based out of any of the location(s) listed above.
An eligibility list may be established to fill future permanent and/or temporary vacancies across the Ministry of Citizens’ Services.
Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work from home a few days a week subject to an approved telework agreement.

Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment.

Working for the BC Public Service:
The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For guidance on applying and interviewing, please contact [email protected] or 778-405-3452.

The BC Public Service is an award-winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer.

How to Apply:
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed above.
Cover Letter: YES - A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.
Resume: YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.
Questionnaire: YES - You will need to complete a standard questionnaire (current employment status, eligibility to apply, etc.).

Helpful tips, videos and more regarding the application process can be found on the Your Job Application page of MyHR. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying, e-mail [email protected], before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible.

Additional Information:
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.
Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located at the bottom of the posting.
Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Category
Leadership and Management