As the County’s Development Authority, utilize the Land Use Bylaw to process and render decisions where authorized on development permit applications and present the recommendations to the Development Authority, as required.
Maintain and administer the Uniform Quality Management Plan (QMP). Administer the contract with an accredited agency as outlined in the QMP and the Safety Codes Act.
Assist and advise the Manager of Current Planning and Development on matters to support planning and development policies and other Department initiatives.
Review, analyze and make recommendations on development permit applications that must be decided by the Municipal Planning Commission (MPC). Attend and make presentations at MPC meetings.
Coordinate the creation and negotiation of development agreements between developers and Sturgeon County, in conjunction with other County departments such as Engineering Services, Transportation, Utilities, etc.
Attend meetings of County Council and present background, analysis, and recommendations with respect to current planning reports on applications for amendment, subdivision, and development, or other local planning matters as required.
Attend and make presentations at hearings before the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board and the Municipal Government Board.
Process applications for new or amendments to Local Planning Documents (ASP’s, Outline Plans) and amendments to the Land Use Bylaw.
Monitor the performance and effectiveness of the Land Use Bylaw and participate in amendment processes when changes are required.
Your competencies include:
excellent supervisory, customer service, organizational and time management skills.
strong communication, problem solving, and decision-making skills
proficiently skilled in Microsoft Office programs, which include Excel, Word and Access with an eye for detail. Need to work efficiently and effectively independently and in a team environment.
This position requires:
degree in Land Use Planning or related field from a post-secondary institute
minimum of 7 years of relevant experience 2 of which shall be in a supervisory capacity.
Is a member of or is eligible for membership in the Canadian Institute of Planners.
Please submit your resume and cover letter by email quoting the competition number in the subject line to:
Thank you to all applicants for their interest, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.