Cypress County is a rural municipality in the southeast corner of Alberta. The majority of the County’s 1.3 million hectares are utilized for agricultural purposes, including high intensity irrigated cropping. The County’s over 7,800 residents live on farms, acreage subdivisions and in 10 small urban communities. Cypress County offers a relaxed rural lifestyle and a safe community for families.
Cypress County offers a highly attractive total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefits and participation in the Local Authorities Pension Plan. This full-time, permanent position entails a 37.50 hour work week. To learn more about what Cypress County has to offer please visit our website, www.cypress.ab.ca
If this opportunity interests you, please forward your resume and cover letter no later than: 4:30 pm on April 22, 2022 to firstname.lastname@example.org
Cypress County would like to thank all applicants for their interest and time but only those under consideration will be contacted.
Key Responsibilities Include:
We have an opening for a Development Officer. Working under the direction of the Planning Supervisor, duties include reviewing and making decisions on development permit applications in accordance with relevant by-laws, regulations, policies and legislation; responding to enquiries from the public, developers, builders regarding planning and development related matters; ensuring conditions of development permits and land use bylaws are met via on-site inspections; enforces the provisions of the land use bylaw; represents the municipality at meetings, hearings as required; prepares and presents reports, drafts correspondence and agreements, including development agreements and maintains detailed records.
The successful candidate will have a minimum of a Certificate in Applied Land Use Planning from an accredited institute; a degree in Planning or a related discipline is preferred; membership or eligibility for membership in the Alberta Development Officers Association. You bring a minimum of two years of related and progressive rural planning experience in a municipal and/or development environment. You have strong interpersonal and communication skills and can deal tactfully and respectfully with a wide range of people. You are proficient with MS Office products, Alberta Land Titles Information system, Part 17 of the Municipal Government Act, familiarity with word processing, spreadsheets, (MS Suite preferred), web-based programs, email and GIS. You have excellent organizational, time management, and problem-solving skills and enjoy working with a wide range of people. You have a valid Class 5 Driver’s License with an acceptable abstract. A management approved combination of experience and training may be considered.
Additional Job Information:
Posted Date: Mar 29, 2022
Closing Date: Apr 22, 2022