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Planning and Development
(Full-time permanent positions)
The City of Lacombe is currently looking for 2 positions in our Planning and Development Department.
Manager, Planning and Development
The Manager provides leadership and direction, and holds overall responsibility for the quality and timely delivery of planning, subdivision, development permits and inspection services.
Suitable candidates will be effective in working in a team environment; have proven leadership and communication skills. Facilitation and consensus building skills and the ability to negotiate terms of development agreements with developers are required.
Candidates will have a working knowledge of provincial legislation and law, development and planning best practices, architecture and urban design and the Alberta Building code and the Safety Codes Act.
In addition, candidates will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Planning or Design with sever years of related experience. Equivalencies will be considered.
This position is responsible for maintaining City statutory plans and the land use bylaw, processing amendment application requests and processing subdivision applications and information requests. In addition, this position will focus on the following special planning projects currently underway.
The suitable candidate will be a demonstrated leader in community planning and citizen engagement process. You will have the ability to problem solve and develop creative solutions to improve the build environment and develop planning strategy.
Candidates will hold a university degree in Urban, Regional or Environmental Planning, a minimum of 3 years related experience and sound knowledge of the Alberta subdivision process. Equivalencies will be considered.
We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. These positions will remain open until suitable candidates are found. If either of these positions are of interest to you, please forward your resume to:
City of Lacombe
5432 – 56th Avenue
Lacombe. AB T4L 1E9
Fax: 403 782 5655