New Job Planner In Nova Scotia



Company : Municipality of the County of Kings
Salary : $37.27–$44.45 an hour
Location : Nova Scotia

Full Description

This opportunity is simple: we're inviting you to bring your skill and talent to our organization through the role of Planner!

We are looking for a dynamic team member ready to contribute to our vision of being a community of communities where all people belong. We're excited about this role and the opportunity it provides for the successful applicants, our organization and our community."

Our goal is to be a diverse and representative workforce of the communities we serve, while we recognize the inherent difficulty of doing so. We encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, People of African Descent and other historically underrepresented communities,' he said.

Primary Responsibilities

Process applications for municipal planning, land use planning, and development agreements on a range of topics including multi-unit residential development; commercial development; and agricultural development.)

Organize public meetings to obtain feedback and present information about planning applications, projects, or activities. )

Provide staff reports and provide professional advice to the Planning Advisory Committee (PAC) and the Board.

Research the implications of new policy changes with regard to municipal planning objectives and in consideration of social and economic impacts.

As assigned, undertake and manage a range of planning projects including working with consultants. Facilitation committees; co-operation in other government departments?

Negotiate and draft legal development agreements, including site design elements.

Candidate Profile

Completing a post-secondary degree in a related subject, with at least three years of related work experience.

How do I deal with public issues in a professional manner?

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The ability to work well in a team environment and alone, with superior organizational abilities.

The Canadian Institute of Planners: current members or eligible for membership.

Compensation & Benefits

This is a full-time, unionized position that is governed in accordance with the collective agreement between the Municipality of Kings and CUPE, Local 2618-01. Compensation includes a competitive salary and benefits plan - including a pension plan (8% employer & 8% employee match)! The minimum wage will be $37.27/hr -- $39.45/hr) Monday to Friday. Some evening hours will also be required.

How to apply

How can I merge my resume and cover letter into one PDF? Help us understand how your talent and experience will help us achieve our vision, mission and goals. Don't be afraid to be personal! We are excited to get to know you.

In order to provide an equitable experience for all applicants, the municipality is happy throughout our recruitment process to offer accommodations, adjustments and changes. People who anticipate needing accommodations may contact [email protected] in confidence.

For a detailed job description and to learn more about our region, organization and commitment to equity and diversity, view the job posting on our website at

Note: The offer of employment is conditional upon the completion of all applicable background checks and confirmations, the results of which must be satisfactory to the employer. Checks may include reference/employment verification, criminal background check, and Vulnerable Sector check.

We thank all applicants for their time and effort in applying, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Types: Permanent, Full-time

Salary: $37.27-$44.45 per hour


  • Company pension
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Flexible schedule
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision care
  • Wellness program

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required


  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay

Work Location: In person

Application deadline: 2023-09-22