With a population of 32,097, Parkland County offers a range of municipal services and a vibrant mix of agricultural, residential, industrial and recreational opportunities. This unique rural area is situated on the west outskirts of Edmonton, just 20 minutes from downtown, and stretching over 2438 sq. km. of picturesque landscapes.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Parkland County has a permanent, full-time position available within the Planning & Development Services Department for a Current Planner. Reporting to the Manager, Current Planning, the Current Planner works as part of a team of Planners and Technicians focused on current planning applications. This is a mid-level professional planning position that requires a high degree of professional responsibility in the processing of subdivisions and statutory amendments as well as the development and implementation of planning strategies, statutory documents, and municipal policy. The Current Planner primarily works independently and makes submissions to Council, the Subdivision Authority, Appeal Boards and other affected public and private agencies. This position requires a thorough knowledge of related Acts and Regulations and the planning process in Alberta and is expected to meet a minimum level of performance based on the Code of Professional Conduct in the Alberta Professional Planners Regulation and Canadian Institute of Planners Minimum Standards for Code of Professional Conduct.
Post-secondary Degree in Planning or related discipline. A Master’s Degree in Planning or a related field would be an asset.
Eligibility for membership with the Canadian Institute of Planners and Alberta Professional Planners Institute is desired.
Five years’ experience in the current planning area is required. Previous related experience in a public sector environment is preferred.
Ability to interpret engineering plans; planning, environmental and social-economic reports; building and site plans; statutory plans and policy documents.
Excellent communication, interpersonal and public relations skills to communicate effectively and diplomatically with the public, elected officials, external authorities, organizations and developers.
Possession of a valid Alberta driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Competition Number: 18-60
Rate of Pay: Competitive salary to be commensurate with education and experience.
Hours of Work: 7 hours/day; 35 hours/week
Competition Closing Date: Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.
Benefits: Extensive benefits are offered including an option to join our Earned Day Off Program.
Additional Job Information:
Posted Date: Jul 27, 2018
Closing Date: Aug 15, 2018