Athabasca County is currently accepting applications for a full time, permanent Development Officer in the Planning and Development Department. This position will undertake a variety of current planning activities including processing development permits/compliance, subdivision and bylaw amendment applications, and assisting in long-range planning.
Key Responsibilities Include:
• Provide information and expertise related to Development to other departments, developers, contractors, architects, the general public, and other municipalities. • Participate in the development and revision of planning legislation including Land Use Bylaw, Municipal Development Plan, Inter-Municipal Development Plans, as well as other plans and planning studies as may be approved by County Council. • Review Building Permit applications to ensure compliance with the Land Use Bylaw and that they accurately reflect the approved development permit plans. • Follow-up to ensure Development Permit conditions are met and liaise with Safety Code Authority to gather appropriate documentation. • Review developments and subdivisions within the County to ensure that developers and landowners have met all conditions of the appropriate Permits on a regular basis. • Issue orders of compliance pursuant to the Land Use Bylaw and Municipal Government Act under the direction of the Director of Planning & Development. • Attend and make presentations at appeal hearings before the MPC, Subdivision and Development Appeal Board and Municipal Government Board, as required. • Issue orders of compliance pursuant to the Land Use Bylaw and Municipal Government Act under the direction of the Director of Planning & Development. • Attend and participate in open houses and public engagements for the purpose of land development and plan amendments. • Present at public hearings as required. • Be familiar with the records retention policy and procedures; ensure all information is properly marked, organized, and maintained accordingly.
The ideal candidate will possess a combination of extensive planning experience and a Land Use Planning Certificate. GIS knowledge would be considered an asset.
The current salary range for this position is $77,226 - $90,343. Athabasca County offers an attractive benefit package and contributes to the Local Authorities Pension Plan.
You will find a detailed job description on the Athabasca County website under Careers at www.athabascacounty.com or please contact Kelli Chamberlain (780) 675-2273 at the County Administration Office for further information.
This competition will remain open until noon on Friday, May 31st, 2019. Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume to:
Kelli Chamberlain HR, Payroll Department 3602 - 48 Avenue Athabasca, AB T9S 1M8
RE: Development Officer
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.