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Manager Planning Services

Job Type: 
Management / Administration
Mountain View County
Competition Number: 
MVC02 - 2020
Job Description : 

Manager Planning Services – Monday through Friday (35 hour work week)

Pay Range - $97,865 to $108,740 starting annual salary - Benefits to start immediately upon hire

The Position:

Reporting to our current Director of Planning and Development this position is responsible for leading, managing, and providing professional planning expertise to complex and politically sensitive planning studies, projects, and assignments.  The incumbent is expected to exercise expert independent judgment, initiative and decision-making authority to develop timely solutions to complex files; lead, supervise and mentor staff and work collaboratively with colleagues or consultants with a diverse range of professional training. This individual will provide research into goals and priorities for the department, prepare and present reports as well as make recommendations to council and committee members.

The Requirements:

  • Completion of a University Degree in planning or a related field; Membership in the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) and a registered designate in the Alberta Professional Planners Institute (APPI); a combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Five to ten (5-10) years of progressively responsible and hands-on planning experience, preferably in a rural municipal environment.

The Right Fit

We know that changing careers or moving to a new company is not an easy task. Your next career move needs to be the right move for you.  We offer a career opportunity that:

  • Helps you achieve your career goals in a supportive environment
  • Challenges you to be the best you can be and encourages you to grow professionally
  • Allows you to make a difference in the lives of others

Why Work Here?

You’ll thrive in our exciting and dynamic corporate culture by making your own contributions to the municipality’s success. In the cooperative and open climate that prevails at the County, you have the best chance for an attractive and long-term professional future.

Working at Mountain View County is an opportunity to work with people who genuinely care about what they do, and who are focused on making a difference and enhancing the lives of others.

We believe that attracting, developing and retaining a base of employees that reflects the diversity of our organization. At Mountain View County, advancement depends on ability, performance and dedication. We provide supportive environments that help new employees feel at home, while fostering the commitment all our employees have to the organization and to our community. 

Closing Date: 
April 2, 2020
Application Return: 

Applications are to be marked “confidential” and will be received in confidence. Submit resumes, Attention Human Resources, in one of the following ways: 

Email to hr@mvcounty.com 
Fax to (403)335-9207 
Mail to
Mountain View County.
PO Bag 100
Didsbury, AB T0M 0W0

Note:  For a detailed Position Description please contact Human Resources directly at 403-335-3311 ext 153 or email your request to hr@mvcounty.com - We appreciate the interest of all candidates; however only those considered for an interview will be contacted.