Finance and Development Coordinator
Temporary Full-Time Position (12 -18 Months - possibility of becoming permanent)
The Corporate Services Department is seeking a dynamic, energetic person with a great work attitude, for a temporary position (12-18 months) with the potential to become permanent. This is a temporary fulltime position (36.25 hours/week)
Experience with budget preparation and monitoring
Assist with the preparation of departmental and Municipal annual long range financial plans.
Assist in year-end Financial Statement preparations and audit.
Assist in ensuring insurance claims and registrations are processed.
Administer tracking and compliance reports.
Experience with Great Plains/Diamond accounting program an asset.
Lead special projects as required (financial, data and information management, records management, etc.).
Implement approved policies, plans and programs for the finance and development. functions of the Municipality.
Assist public and ratepayers with inquiries and concerns.
Establish and maintain positive and constructive relations with the public and all other contacts encountered on the job.
Sound working knowledge of the Land Use Bylaw, Municipal Government Act (MGA), as well as other bylaws, regulations, and policies as applicable.
Evaluate development proposals and apply relevant development processes as per policy and legislation.
Review files upon construction completion to ensure conformance with bylaws.
Undertake enforcement action of the Land Use Bylaw as required.
Prepare and present written reports and recommendations as required for discretionary. use and variance applications, bylaw amendments, Municipal Planning Commission meetings, and Subdivision and Development Appeal Board hearings.
Assist in the evaluation of development proposals.
Provide land use information and development information to the public and contractors
Issue file review letters.
Research for various projects, compile information, conduct surveys, review best practices and provide recommendations as needed.
Remain up-to-date of and maintain current and upcoming legislative requirements in relation to Planning.
Prepare written reports, documents, Council agenda items, applications, etc.
Other responsibilities and duties as assigned by the Director.
As a member of the Corporate Services Department, you will be working as a team to provide timely and accurate information to the public regarding finance and development information. You are an ideal candidate for this position if you are a dynamic, self-motived individual, capable of working in a fast-paced environment.
The following qualifications are required for this position:
Grade 12 Diploma or equivalent. Preference will be given to the applicant with a diploma in Finance, Planning or equivalent
Conversant with planning issues, process, and administration
Preference will be given to candidates with a minimum of three years finance and/or planning and development related experience in a municipal government setting
Exceptional communications skills and ability to work with the general public
Good working knowledge of Microsoft programs
Possession and maintenance of valid driver’s license
Birch Hills County provides a competitive salary and benefits package.
This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same or lower classification level. Due to the high volume of resumes received, we are not able to respond to individual phone calls. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
If you feel that you have the qualifications and desire to be a part of the Birch Hills County Team, please submit your resume to the following address (this competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found):
Birch Hills County
PO Box 157
Wanham AB T0H 3P0