New Job Planner Ii, Planning Coordination In Alberta

Planner II, Planning Coordination
Planner II, Planning Coordination

Planner II, Planning Coordination

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $48.11–$61.39 an hour
Location : Alberta

Full Description

Planner II, Planning Coordination
Job Number : 44827

The Urban Planning and Economy Department is the delegated Development Authority for the City of Edmonton and is responsible for all manner of land use duties and decision making for the public good, as legislated by the Municipal Government Act. The execution of these legislated duties is performed by various professionals within the department, one of which is the Planner II.

As the Planner II, you will process, review and manage applications to rezone properties, amend statutory and non-statutory plans, and legally close roadways. You will be relied upon to provide professional judgment and advisory services (both written and verbal) to City Councillors, other department members, civic administration, the development industry, lawyers, members of the public, and other external stakeholders. You will navigate politically sensitive issues and find creative solutions.

Your success will be measured by your ability to achieve results in a respectful, inclusive and service-minded way. a focus on the City of Edmonton’s Cultural Commitments to Safe, Helpful, Accountable, Integrated and Excellent, you will:

  • Independently make Interpretive and evaluative decisions on Land Development Applications
  • Process applications to rezone land, legally close roadways, and amend statutory and non-statutory plans
  • Consult with technical stakeholders to collect and assemble relevant information and data
  • Negotiate with applicants to amend, revise, and shape development proposals to achieve compliance with relevant plans, bylaws and regulations
  • Apply planning expertise, creativity, intelligence, problem solving and decision making skills to analyze and resolve planning issues and make recommendations regarding land use matters and the public interest
  • Write reports and prepare bylaw packages for delivery to, and consideration by, City Council
  • Prepare high quality, accurate informative and succinct technical reports to City Council
  • Provide advice and consultation services to various stakeholders regarding community and land use planning proposals, including public engagement, issue identification, and the resolution of planning issues as they arise
  • Lead community engagement processes which include informing residents about the process, sharing information about the application, and responding to their concerns
  • Respond to inquiries, sometimes of a sensitive or complex nature, from Council, senior administration, the public, developers, consultants and other agencies
  • Provide leadership to consultants and technical staff working on projects
  • Provide insight in discussions about subdivision application review, policy and procedural changes and recommendations to the Zoning Bylaw Renewal team
  • Conduct research analysis and investigations on various land use matters as needed
  • Mentor planners and planning technicians
  • Provide interpretive and educational services about planning, land use legislation, and related City processes to members of the public and civic administration
  • Perform other related duties as required
  • A bachelor’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning or a related field; a master's degree is this area is an asset
  • Eligibility for membership in the Canadian Institute of Planners is an asset
  • Four years of experience in land development planning
  • An understanding of a variety of complex legislation, and planning policy including but not limited to the Municipal Government Act, Subdivision and Development Regulation, and Zoning Bylaw 12800, and The City Plan as well as the ability to communicate this knowledge in a meaningful way to the public and stakeholders that are unfamiliar with the subject
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of urban planning and development
  • Effective interpersonal skills and the ability to build and maintain strong relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders
  • Excellent organizational skills and proven ability to manage timelines while working on multiple application files and with a variety of stakeholders
  • Very strong communication (written and verbal), presentation and project management skills
  • Proven ability to analyze complete technical information, interpret regulations, and make timely decisions
  • Proven ability to resolve problems and situations that are sensitive in nature
  • A high level of initiative, independence and leadership in a time-pressured environment
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Demonstrate service excellence, embracing diversity and promoting inclusiveness
  • Demonstrate alignment with the Cultural Commitments of Safe, Helpful, Accountable, Integrated and Excellent, fostering an environment for others to do the same. For more information on the City’s Cultural Commitments, please visit
  • Demonstrate the foundational competencies, key behaviours and attributes of the City’s six leadership competencies: Courage, Inclusivity, Values-Based Influencer, Collaborative Networker, Systems Thinker and Creative Innovator. For more information on the City’s leadership competencies, please visit
  • Applicants may be tested

The City of Edmonton is committed to inclusive, respectful and equitable workplaces that represent the communities we serve. We continuously improve our systems, policies and practices to remove barriers and ensure our employees, in all their diversity, can succeed. We value applicants with a diverse range of skills, experiences and competencies, and encourage you to apply. To learn more, see the Art of Inclusion: Our Diversity and Inclusion Framework here:

The City of Edmonton strives to provide reasonable access and accommodations throughout the application and selection process. If you would like to request an accommodation at any stage of the process, please contact [email protected]

COVID-19 Notice: The City of Edmonton has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. Employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of vaccination. Employees who cannot be fully vaccinated on the basis of a protected legal ground (e.g. medical, religious) may request an exemption. Please note that this policy applies to all employees, including new hires, and volunteers. If your application is successful, you will be asked to provide proof of vaccination or request an exemption.

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Up to 1 temporary full-time position for up to 11 months

Hours of Work: 33.75 hours per week

The weekly hours of work for this position are currently under review and may change at a future time. Any changes will be made in accordance with the City of Edmonton/Civic Service Union 52 collective agreement and the incumbent will be notified in advance

Salary: Hourly wage range of $48.106 to $61.389

Talent Acquisition Consultant: HJM/SK


Classification Title : Planner II
Posting Date : Dec 19, 2022
Closing Date : January 2, 2023 11:59:00 PM (MST)
Number of Openings (up to) : 1 - Temporary Full-time
Union : CSU 52
Department : Development Services
Work Location(s) : 6th Floor Edmonton Tower, 10111 104 Avenue Edmonton T5J 0J4