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 Development Planner I. Reporting to the Senior Planner, Development Planning, the Development Planner I is responsible for carrying out the duties of the Development Authority related to processing residential and non-residential development permit applications. This position is also responsible for processing compliance certificate requests, providing information to the County’s development customer base, and justifying decisions to the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board.
Competition Number: 21-69 Rate of Pay: $71,617 to $88,959 per annum. Hours of Work: 7 hours/day; 35 hours/week Competition Closing Date: Monday, December 13, 2021 at 4:30p.m. Benefits: Extensive benefits are offered including an option to join our Earned Day Off Program.
COVID-19 Notice: Parkland County has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination Status Directive. All new employees hired on or after December 1, 2021 will be required to be fully vaccinated prior to their first day of work and show proof through a provincially approved QR code. Human Rights Exemptions may be considered but will need to be reviewed before an employee is able to commence work.
Completion of a two (2) year diploma in Urban and Regional Planning, Architectural Technology, or equivalent from a recognized post-secondary institution with appropriate specialization is required. A university certificate in Applied Land Use Planning in combination with a minimum of three (3) years’ experience is also acceptable.
A minimum of two (2) to three (3) years related experience is required.
Membership in the Alberta Development Officer Association is an asset.
Good working knowledge of the Municipal Government Act pertaining to Bylaw Enforcement.
Excellent interpersonal skills in dealing effectively with the general public.
Strong writing, presentation, negotiation, organization and time-management skills.
Possession of a valid Alberta driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.
Additional Job Information:
Posted Date: Nov 29, 2021
Closing Date: Dec 13, 2021