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 applications. The City of Yellowknife is currently seeking a professional, well-qualified individual to assume the challenging and rewarding role of Development and Lands Officer with the Planning and Development Department.
Under the direction of the Manager, Planning & Lands, the incumbent is responsible for reviewing and issuing development permits, investigating, enforcing, and following up on zoning by-law and permit violations and complaints; facilitating municipal land matters for the City in accordance with Federal, Territorial and Municipal legislation and implementing the Land Administration By-law; preparing reports regarding zoning by-law amendments, development control, and land matters; assisting in the creation of maps, drawings and the presentation of data in division reports and presentations to Council, committees and public meetings.
The work requires a thorough knowledge of land-use planning, development control, Municipal and Territorial Legislation as well as experience in the use of related mapping and graphic software. This is normally acquired through graduation with a university degree in urban and regional planning, geography, surveying, or equivalent and a minimum of two years of progressively responsible experience. Membership or eligibility for membership with the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) would be considered an asset.
The City of Yellowknife offers an attractive salary range of $85,758.63 - $104,236.06 as well as a comprehensive benefits package including monthly housing and vacation travel allowance, a defined benefits pension plan, and relocation assistance.
Qualified applicants are required to apply no later than August 24, 2022.
Please visit the City of Yellowknife Website at: www.yellowknife.ca 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.