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Corporate Planning & Intergovernmental Advisor

Job Type: 
Management / Administration
Parkland County
Competition Number: 
Job Description : 

With a population of 32,097, Parkland County offers a range of municipal services and a vibrant mix of agricultural, residential, industrial and recreational opportunities. This unique rural area is situated on the west outskirts of Edmonton, just 20 minutes from downtown, and stretching over 2438 sq. km. of picturesque landscapes. We are currently inviting applications for a:


(Permanent, Full-time)

Parkland County has a Permanent, Full-time position available for a Corporate Planning & Intergovernmental Advisor. Under the direction of the Director, Strategic Planning & Intergovernmental Affairs, the Corporate Planning & Intergovernmental Advisor will provide intergovernmental support to the organization by developing and fostering relationships with key elected and administrative officials and addressing issues and opportunities with various levels of government. This position will support the County’s commitment to corporate planning by facilitating the development of corporate business plans and ensuring the alignment of departmental business plans and operations to Council strategic goals and priorities as well as integrating the business plans with the budget. This position will also be responsible for the alignment of County policies and administrative directives to Council’s Strategic Plan as well as ensuring efficiency and effectiveness is achieved throughout the organization through the development of performance measures and targets.


  • Undergraduate degree in Business, Public Administration or other related discipline. Certificate in change management, project management, municipal leadership, public facilitation and engagement or strategic planning would be considered an asset.
  • Five years’ experience in municipal, provincial, federal or non-profit sector and five years of direct and progressively responsible experience in strategic/corporate planning and/or intergovernmental affairs.
  • Experience managing complex projects and work assignments and experience facilitating engagement sessions.
  • Well-developed interpersonal, communication and presentation skills and the ability to build strong working relationships.
  • The ability to plan and implement multiple projects at the same time while still being able to respond to emerging issues and changing priorities.
  • Possession of a valid Alberta driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.

Rate of Pay:
$83,170 - $103,960 per annum
Hours of Work:
7 hours/day; 35 hours/week
Competition Closing Date:
Monday, January 22, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.
Extensive benefits are offered including an

Closing Date: 
January 22, 2018
Application Return: 

Interested candidates are invited to apply on our website at www.parklandcounty.com