The Municipal District of Bonnyville No. 87 invites applications for the position of Planner. The successful candidate will report to the Manager of Planning & Development.
Located in northeastern Alberta, the Municipal District of Bonnyville is home to more than 80 named lakes. The area offers a vast array of recreational opportunities in summer and winter including fishing, camping, hiking, skiing, and more. Our employees enjoy a competitive and comprehensive benefits package including pension, extended health, and a generous health and wellness program.
We neighbour the City of Cold Lake, the Town of Bonnyville, and the Village of Glendon, thereby offering residents quiet country living with city-like amenities nearby.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Duties & Responsibilities:
Work collaboratively with the Planning & Development team and all internal departments to achieve municipal strategic and project goals and priorities.
Work with a variety of stakeholders to develop innovative and unique solutions for the complexities of rural planning and future developments.
Prepare and develop statutory long-range planning documents, reports, specialist studies, design concepts, and land use control documentation.
Remain familiar in municipal, provincial and intermunicipal planning legislation, policies, processes, and new initiatives.
Review and manage complex redesignations, subdivision, and development permit files for compliance to municipal legislation.
Manage planning projects, prioritizing activities within project plans, and determining required resources.
Identify municipal, community, or intermunicipal issues and opportunities through improved community planning practices.
Assist with the subdivision development agreements and supporting documentation.
Create municipal land use and development growth plans.
Interact with the public to convey planning-related information and processes.
Provide knowledge, experience, and guidance to the Property & Land Clerk.
A post-secondary degree in planning, geography, engineering, or related discipline.
Minimum of five (5) years of municipal planning and/or development experience.
Alberta Professional Planners Institute (APPI) or Canadian Institute of Planners (CPI) membership
NACLAA completion considered an asset.
Strong knowledge of provincial and municipal planning legislation, policies, processes, procedures, and statutory planning documents.
Proven interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills with attention to detail and accuracy.
Effective problem-solving skills and group facilitation skills.
Demonstrated ability to tactfully handle complex planning inquiries.
Computer literacy in Microsoft Office; literacy in GIS software considered an asset.
Valid Alberta Class 5 driver’s license.
Salary: $95,195.51-$115,333.85 per year
All interested applicants are invited to submit their resume, in confidence to: