Full Time - Permanent Position (35 Hrs/Week)
The Town of Strathmore is a vibrant and progressive community of 13,000 people, located on the Trans Canada Highway 40 km east of Calgary. The community offers all amenities that appeal to a wide range of lifestyles including first class educational and recreational facilities. The Town of Strathmore provides a range of services and programs that promote the well being of the Strathmore community, “Where Quality is the Way of Life
”. Striving to be a leader in municipal administration and operations, the Town has a strong and engaged team focused on delivering these services to the citizens of Strathmore.
Reporting to the Manager of Development Services, the role of Planner III/Senior Planner will take the lead on planning policy development, including updates to the Municipal Development Plan & processing development permit and subdivision applications of an increased complexity. This is a senior planning position that requires varied & progressive professional planning expertise & experience. The position offers opportunities for individuals demonstrating strong teamwork abilities coupled with proven analytical, development facilitation, & policy formulating skills.
The ideal candidate will have a sound understanding of the Municipal Government Act, planning regulations, and municipal planning processes and requirements as well as knowledge and experience in municipal land use planning. As a strategic thinker, you will demonstrate exceptional attention to detail and excellent analytical skills combined with interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills. Your prioritization and time management skills will allow you to work on multiple projects under tight timelines. Your senior level of understanding of the planning regulations and your experience within a municipal government setting will allow you to best represent the Development Services department.
The Town of Strathmore offers a competitive salary and benefits package based on your experience and qualifications.
This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. The Town of Strathmore thanks all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Please submit a cover letter and complete resume of experience and qualifications, quoting Competition TOS2020-21
We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.
We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected. We will consider accessibility accommodations to applicants upon request.
This posting is intended as a summary of the primary responsibilities and qualifications for this position. The job ad is not intended as inclusive of all duties an individual in this position might be asked to perform or of all qualifications that may be required either now or in the future.