- Selkirk and District Planning Area Board
- Email resume to
- Posting Date
- Nov 19, 2012
- Jan 4, 2013
- Position Type
- Selkirk, MB
Description / Qualifications
SELKIRK AND DISTRICT PLANNING AREA BOARD MANAGER
The Selkirk and District Planning Area is the 2nd largest planning district in Manitoba, representing the R.M. of St. Andrews, R.M. of St. Clements, R.M. of West St. Paul, RM of East St. Paul, Village of Dunnottar and the City of Selkirk. It has been recognized for its excellence and as a leader in the planning field. Under the general supervision and direction of the District Board the Manager oversees all duties and responsibilities and serves as the Board’s Senior Planner and Chief Administrative Officer. The Manager serves as the long range planner and assists Municipal Councils and the Board to establish and realize their land use and development objectives. The Manager serves as the Board’s technical advisor and assists the Board and Councils strategize policy and programs. The Manager directs and supports staff section heads to implement their duties and responsibilities. This position is a non-union position.
POSITION DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES
This position provides ongoing professional long term and current planning activities. The following is a detailed list of the positions duties and responsibilities:
• To administer the business affairs of the Board in accordance with the Planning Act and other statutes of the Province of Manitoba and pursuant to the policies and plans approved and established by the Board and to carry our and enforce all orders, resolutions and By-laws of the Board.
• To give general and specific supervision and direction and to exercise overall, control with respect to the planning operation and the staff that administers the planning functions.
• To attend meetings of the Board, Committees of the Board and Council meetings are required by the Board
• To direct the preparation of short and long range plans for the development, operations and maintenance of all Board activities for consideration and/or ratification by the Board.
• Create monthly reports to the Board and make recommendations to the Board on any planning activity, and or Board related business.
• Preparation and administration of the Development Plan, Secondary Plans and Zoning By-laws.
• Project administration of special developments and the coordinating of special research projects.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS
• Knowledge of zoning by-laws, development plans, and the Provincial Government Planning Act and Municipal Act.
• Knowledge of computer applications and GIS systems.
• Ability to maintain important records efficiently and accurately and to prepare clear and concise reports.
• Ability of express ideas clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with Municipal officials, employees and the public.
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
• A minimum of 5 years experience in public administration, including human resources supervision preferably in a planning related environment.
• A degree in planning, or an equivalent combination of experiences and education.
• Full membership with the Canadian Institute of Planners is a preferred.
As a highly qualified professional, the successful applicant will receive a competitive salary and benefits package based upon the responsibilities of the position and the required experience and education.
Resumes to be submitted on or before January 4, 2013 to:
Director of Finance and Administration
200 Eaton Avenue