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Key Responsibilities Include:
Parkland County has a temporary, full-time position available within the Planning & Development Services Department for a Planning Technician. Reporting to the Manager, Current Planning, this position would start at the end of January 2021 and work until approximately February 25, 2022. The Planning Technician provides technical support regarding both land preparation (current) and long-range planning functions within the department and conveys planning related information to the general public through front counter interaction, telephone and written correspondence. The Planning Technician also acts as the Civic Addressing Coordinator, responsible for assigning new civic addresses and maintaining and revising civic addresses for existing parcels as required.
Post-secondary diploma in Planning Technology, or a related discipline such as Planning, GIS or Geography, etc. is required. Eligibility for membership with the Canadian Institute of Planners and Alberta Professional Planners Institute is desired.
A minimum of two (2) years of relevant technical experience in the planning field is required in addition to proficiency in ESRI ArcGIS and AutoCAD Civil 3D. Previous related experience in local government and with civic addressing is desired.
Eligibility for membership in the Canadian Association of Certified Planning Technicians and/or the Canadian Institute of Planners / Alberta Professional Planning Institute is desired.
Possession of a valid Alberta driver's license and satisfactory driving record is required.
Excellent communication skills including the ability to communicate verbally and in writing with clarity and accuracy is required.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Rate of Pay: $64,695 to $80,869 per annum
Hours of Work: 7 hours/day; 35 hours/week
Benefits: Extensive benefits are offered including an option to join our Earned Day Off Program.
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Posted Date: Jan 07, 2021
Closing Date: Jan 20, 2021