The Peace River Regional District (PRRD) has an opportunity for an effective and innovative professional with initiative and leadership qualities. The economic boom in northeast BC is driving the need for proactive land management that balances the benefits of a surging resource sector with the interests of residents and communities.
Reporting to the General Manager of Development Services or designate, the primary duties of the Planning Services Manager will be to conduct long-range planning for the regional area. This will include research, public involvement, and policy development - culminating in the creation of official community plans, zoning bylaws, and other land use management tools as required.
Qualifications and Experience
The preferred candidate will have a university degree in land use planning, and at least five years of policy planning experience, preferably in a British Columbia regional district setting. Excellent interpersonal, writing and presentation skills are essential for communicating with the public, elected officials and other government agencies. Demonstration of superior facilitation, problem solving, and project management skills will be a definite asset. This position will be of interest to individuals interested in management opportunities, and in the application of specialized knowledge based on planning principles, practice and techniques. Broad familiarity with standard office computers, business software, and GIS is desirable. A valid BC driver’s license is required as travel around the region will be necessary.
An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.
The hours of work are Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
This exempt position offers a competitive salary, benefits package and an excellent team. If you are interested in this challenging and rewarding career opportunity and want to be a leader amongst our professionals in this bountiful and opportunity filled area, considering making the Peace Country your community and the Peace River Regional District your team!
Job Types: Permanent, Full-time
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Work Location: In person