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Job title: Planner
Company: City of Yellowknife
Job description: The City of Yellowknife is an inclusive employer offering a dynamic and rewarding work environment that delivers valuable services to our residents. Working in Local Government provides many opportunities to not only develop your career but also to improve the lives of residents and visitors to Yellowknife! At the City, the diverse backgrounds of our employees help us to create a positive, safe and fun environment for us all. The City is committed to hiring a diverse and skilled workforce that is representative of the community, strengthening our ability to provide high quality services and excellent customer service to residents. In addition, the City of Yellowknife is committed to reconciliation and implementing actions intended to increase the number of Indigenous peoples who work for the City. The City of Yellowknife welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, and encourages Indigenous persons, visible minorities and persons with a disability to self-declare when submitting their application. We are currently seeking a dynamic and creative individual to assume the rewarding position of Planner with the Planning and Development Department.
This is a professional opportunity to take your community-planning career to the next level. Your work will include a breadth of files on the front edge of community planning. Incorporating traditional uses into the community regulatory framework; alternative housing forms in the north, and city design on the edge of Great Slave Lake will be common points of discussion in your workday. Under the direction of the Manager of Planning and Lands, the incumbent is responsible for various planning and lands related projects. The incumbent conducts research studies, reports, and analysis required to develop policy and long range plans to guide the future growth and development of the City of Yellowknife, as well as provides research and recommendations related to acquisition and disposal of land in accordance with the Land Administration By-law. The incumbent also acts as a Development Officer for the City of Yellowknife and is responsible for reviewing and issuing development permits
Qualified candidates will possess a thorough knowledge of land-use planning principles and Municipal and Territorial Legislation as well as experience in the use of related mapping and documentation software. This is normally acquired through graduation with a university degree in urban and regional planning or equivalent and a minimum of three years progressively responsible experience. Eligibility for C.I.P. membership is required. The incumbent requires effective interpersonal and organizational abilities and a capacity to work independently
The City of Yellowknife offers an attractive salary range of $85,758.63 – $104,236.06 and as well as a comprehensive benefits package including both monthly housing and vacation travel allowances, a defined benefit pension plan and relocation assistance.
Qualified applicants are required to apply no later than April 22, 2022.
Please visit the City of Yellowknife Website at: to submit your resume.
Please be advised that the City of Yellowknife requires all prospective employees to provide a criminal records check prior to employment. We thank all applicants who apply, but advise that only those to be interviewed will be contacted.
Expected salary: $85758 – 104236 per year
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