Mackenzie County is currently inviting applications for a Development Officer position. The primary location for this position will be in La Crete, however, the individual may be required to work in other areas of the municipality as per operational requirements. This is a full-time unionized position with a 40 hour work week (8 hours per day) Monday to Friday.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Reporting to the Manager of Planning & Development, the successful applicant will be responsible for:
Creation & development of new planning & development bylaws & policies;
Assist ratepayers with Road/Lane Closure, Disposal of Municipal Reserve, Lot Consolidation & Land Use Bylaw Amendment applications;
Prepare offer to purchase agreements, land transfer agreements, easement agreements & URW agreements as required;
Assist applicants with subdivision application forms (rural & urban);
Support the Manager of Planning & Development in the processing of multi-lot subdivision applications;
Support the Manager of Planning & Development to ensure conditions of developer's agreements are completed prior to final approval;
Processing of development permit applications;
Maintain airport lease agreements;
Prepare caveats, discharge of caveats & submit to Land Titles Office for registration;
Prepare & present documents to the Municipal Planning Commission & Inter-Municipal Planning Commission;
Prepare documents & represent the County at Subdivision & Development Appeals;
Provide support to all planning & development staff;
Communicate with the public in a professional manner;
Other duties as required.
Requirements for this position are:
Completion of Grade 12 Diploma, post-secondary is considered an asset;
Two (2) years of experience in an administrative position;
Knowledge of Municipal Government Act as it relates to Planning & Development;
Working knowledge of GIS systems (AutoCAD, Arc View) is an asset;
Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint);
Strong attention to detail and timelines;
Ability to work under minimal supervision;
Ability to work in a team environment;
Strong verbal & written communication skills;
A valid class 5 driver's licence;
Evidence of successfully passing a police Criminal Record Check.
Competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.