The County of Vermilion River is seeking a highly motivated, efficient and outgoing individual to join our safety-oriented team as Development Officer in our Planning & Development Department.
A competitive salary and comprehensive municipal benefits package is available. The successful candidate will be required to provide a criminal record check and drivers abstract. We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. This position is only open to those legally entitled to work in Canada.
Applications clearly marked: "CONFIDENTIAL - DEVELOPMENT OFFICER" can be submitted by Friday, July 30, 2021 to:
Human Resources Manager
County of Vermilion River
4912-50 Avenue, Box 69
Kitscoty, AB T0B 2P0
Key Responsibilities Include:
Evaluate development proposals and apply relevant development processes as per policy and legislation
Assist with proposed subdivision applications
Coordinate development permit applications and ensure compliance
Maintain knowledge of legal requirements for development
As the key contact with the public on development matters, be knowledgeable and provide accurate information to developers
Special projects as required (financial, data and information management, records management, etc.)
Customer service is essential; professionalism and effective communication on the phone, using email, and in-person customer care to provide services in a helpful and courteous manner
Prepare written reports, documents, Council agenda items, applications, etc.
Maintain digital and non-digital items such as land titles, road closures, subdivision applications, etc.
Assist the Development authority with enforcement of the Land Use regulations to ensure compliance with the Land Use Bylaw and Development Permit(s)
Adhere to bylaws, policies, regulations and standards
Alberta Applied Land Use Planning Certificate is required
Post-secondary education in Planning or a related field
An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered