How would you like to resolve complex planning situations through site visits and investigations to increase Edmonton's livability?

You will use your strong communication skills working with the team and stakeholders in neighbourhoods and business communities. In this role you will ensure compliance with the Edmonton Zoning Bylaw and Municipal Government Act as related to planning and land use operations.

Provide mentorship and leadership to Development Compliance Planning Technicians

Handle sensitive planning issues that occur across the City

Conduct site visits and field surveys and collect evidence such as photographs.

Conduct investigations to verify and satisfy appropriate legislative and regulatory provisions

Respond to and process a high volume of complaints related to land use and development

Review and research complex zoning issues, identifying trends and patterns and proposing solutions to mitigate current and future issues

Issue written or verbal warnings for non-compliance through an Order, Ticket, or a Violation Notice

Prepare court briefs and written reports as required to assist in presenting at appeal hearings and court proceedings

Attend court and SDAB and provide evidence to support investigations and decisions

Related duties as required

2 year diploma in Planning, Enforcement, Engineering, Architectural Technology or related from a recognized institute of technology

5 years of working experience in planning and compliance including experience in zoning and land use bylaws, planning policy, development permits, and zoning and land use enforcement

Experience working with regulatory, advisory, and other legislative bodies and documents related to Land Use Planning

Knowledge of planning, architectural and landscaping in relation to land use planning and development issues in a municipal context

Strong verbal and written communication skills including public speaking, report writing, letter composition, and stakeholder and court presentations

Experience in reading site plans and interpreting development permit conditions to come to a decision

Ability to exercise sound judgment, discretion, professionalism, and diplomacy in dealing with the public

Effective conflict resolution and investigative skills to resolve confrontational situations and deal effectively with sensitive issues on a continuous basis

Ability to effectively work independently and as part of a team

Exceptionally strong interpersonal, organization and time management skills

Valid Alberta Class 5 driver's licence (or provincial equivalent). Must obtain business auto insurance for personal vehicle use on City business

Obtaining and maintaining a City Driver's permit is a requirement of this position

Hire is dependent upon a Police Information Check satisfactory to the City of Edmonton

We are an equal opportunity employer.

We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

Up to 2 permanent full-time positions

Hours of Work: 33.75 hours per week

Salary: $42.248 - $53.269 (Hourly); $74,430.410 - $93,846.660 (Annually)

Recruitment Consultant: SH/MZ

Classification Title: Planning Technician II
Posting Date: Jul 3, 2018
Closing Date: Jul 10, 2018 11:59:00 PM (MFT)
Number of Openings (up to): 2 - Temporary Full-time
Union : CSU 52
Department: Development Services
Work Location(s): 5th Floor Edmonton Tower, 10111 104 Avenue Edmonton T5J 0J4