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 an opportunity for a permanent, full-time Municipal Projects Coordinator in the Planning & Development Services department. Reporting to the Manager, Current & Long Range Planning, this position will be responsible for supporting various municipal planning projects and initiatives throughout the Planning & Development Services Department, as well as corporate level projects as directed by the County’s Chief Administrative Officer. The duties of this position will include conducting research and municipal scans for bylaw and policy amendments, coordinating engagement activities, participating in the procurement and contracting process. This position will be responsible for providing project management support for major projects, while coordinating with affected groups both internal and external to the department. The successful candidate must possess strong communication, organization and research skills with the demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with the required stakeholders.
The total rewards package for this position includes:
A starting annual salary of $55,080 - $68,850 based on a 35-hour work week and option to join the Earned Day Off Program.
In addition, extended health and dental benefits, access to our confidential Employee and Family Assistance Program, paid sick time, three (3) weeks vacation a year with your birthday off, flexible work arrangements allowing remote work options (based on position’s needs), and personal days are offered. Our organization offers access to physical fitness including an employee on site gym and lunch exercise programs, a Social Club, a mental health committee, and a comprehensive training program with extensive learning and development opportunities. Visit our careers page to view the complete Total Rewards Package for this position!
We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Applications will only be considered through the Parkland County website.
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The ideal candidate for this position will have the following:
A Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Geography, Law or a related discipline is required. Project Management Certification would be considered an asset.
Two (2) to four (4) years of related expertise and experience with Project Management is required.
A strong knowledge and understanding of the Municipal Government Act, Land Use Bylaws, and other related policies, directives and procedures is required.
Experience administering contracts and agreements is required. Previous experience with grant coordination and monitoring would be considered an asset.
General knowledge of Long Range Planning.
Possession of a valid Alberta driver’s license and satisfactory driving record with access to reliable transportation.
Additional Job Information:
Posted Date: Jan 24, 2023
Closing Date: Feb 06, 2023