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 a Permanent, Full-time position available for a Senior Planner, Long Range Planning. Reporting to the Manager, Current & Long Range Planning, the Senior Planner, Long Range Planning, oversees long range planning functions including preparation of, and recommendations for decision and/or action on, new and updated statutory plans and preparation of various non-statutory plans, policies, reports and studies of a long-range planning nature. The Senior Planner, Long Range Planning also provides project and contract management of long-range planning projects undertaken by external consultants. This position supervises long-range planning staff and provides support to the Manager through a variety of long-range planning projects and issues.
Competition Number: 21-39 Rate of Pay: $94,724 to $118,406 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.
Post-secondary degree in Planning or a related discipline (e.g. Geography) or an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to Long Range Planning with increased degree of responsibility. A Master’s degree in planning or related field is considered an asset.
Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a municipal planning environment. Previous supervisory experience is required.
Membership in the Canadian Institute of Planners or registration as an Alberta Community Planner is an asset.
Exceptional working knowledge of the Municipal Government Act, and other relevant legislation.
Excellent writing, presentation, negotiation, organization, and time-management skills.
Capable of working within tight deadlines with consistent heavy workloads on an ongoing basis.
Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite.
Possession of a valid Alberta driver’s license and satisfactory driving record is required.