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Director of Planning and Community Development

Job Type: 
Policy / Planning / Research
Northern Sunrise County
Job Description : 


Northern Sunrise County is a vibrant, progressive thinking municipality that is looking for a Director of Planning and Community Development with similar qualities. If you enjoy working in an environment that encourages development, fosters growth, and looks at the big picture, this position will interest you.

Reporting directly to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Director of Planning and Community Development is responsible for land use planning and development functions, economic development functions, as well as industry and business relations in community development matters.

The County is located east of the Town of Peace River.  It has an abundance of natural resources with the third largest oil sands development in Alberta, some of the finest agricultural land and wilderness areas for fishing, hunting, and camping. We have a vibrant cultural heritage and a population of industrious and innovative residents. The County is a large rural municipality containing 2,224,815 hectares of land, and over 1000 kilometers of roads.


Closing Date: 
August 20, 2017
Application Return: 

Please visit our web site for a detailed job posting www.northernsunrise.net. We offer consistent working hours that afford a positive quality of life, a competitive salary/benefit package and relocation allowance.  Suitable applicants may forward their resume to:

Teresa Dejonghe PCP,  HR Administrator

Northern Sunrise County

Bag 1300, Peace River, AB T8S 1Y9

Phone:  780 624 0013    Fax:  780 624 0023

c/o tdejonghe@northernsunrise.net

The job posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.  We would like to thank all applicants and advise that only those to be interviewed will be contacted.