Foothills County is a vibrant and thriving municipality located south of the City of Calgary with its administrative office located in High River, AB. Valuing customer service, continual professional development, open communication and work/life balance, Foothills County is inviting applications for a permanent full-time Planning & Development Officer.
Key Responsibilities Include:
The primary role of the Planning & Development Officer is to oversee multiple concurrent planning applications in a timely manner, consistent with Municipal and Provincial policy and legislation and to provide the necessary information to the various groups involved, including elected officials, Provincial departments, boards and committees, private consultants, business organizations and the public. The key function of the Development Officer role is to conduct comprehensive reviews and render decisions on applications for development permits and the key function of the Planning Officer role is to manage and process applications for Area Structure Plans, Outline Plans, land use and subdivision.
The successful candidate must demonstrate a high level of interpersonal skills, diplomacy and professionalism including strong oral and written communication and customer service skills. The candidate must possess a broad understanding of Municipal land use planning legislation with an emphasis on development planning and also an understanding of Provincial and Municipal land use planning legislation as it pertains to the development and subdivision of land.
To view the complete job description and more information about this opportunity, please visit our website at www.foothillscountyab.ca
Qualified candidates are invited to forward their cover letter and resume to:
Box 5605, 309 Macleod Trail
High River, Alberta T1V 1M7
This competition closes on Monday, February 1, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those applicants to be interviewed will be contacted.
Additional Job Information:
Posted Date: Jan 20, 2021
Closing Date: Feb 01, 2021