- The City of Calgary
- Posting Date
- Apr 25, 2012
- May 7, 2012
- Position Type
- Calgary, Alberta
Description / Qualifications
The City of Calgary Career Opportunity
Reference # 200806
Closing date: May 7, 2012
Business unit information
Land Use Planning & Policy (LUPP) works closely with a variety of stakeholders and regional neighbours to develop long-range plans and effectively administer associated implementation processes to ensure Calgary's growth is well-managed and supports the values and priorities of all citizens.
We are recruiting a Planner to join our team of dedicated planning professionals in the City-Wide Planning and Design division to complete a Heritage project by year end in 2013. Reporting to the Co-ordinator Urban Design & Heritage, this position plays a key role in implementing the Calgary Heritage Strategy to "Identify, Protect and Manage" Calgary's historic resources. It offers significant professional opportunities for an individual demonstrating strong planning and teamwork abilities.
Primary duties include:
- Work directly with the Council-appointed Calgary Heritage Authority and other stakeholders to implement Council recommendations and to establish the Calgary Heritage Authority as an independent, effective, citizen body to support historic preservation in Calgary.
- Complete research, analysis, stakeholder engagement, report writing and public presentations.
- Collaborate with the Calgary Heritage Authority to scope the project in detail.
- Prepare Requests for Proposals to engage consultants as required.
The successful applicants will possess a Planning degree recognized by the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) with a minimum three years of professional planning experience, OR a related degree with a minimum four years of related professional experience. Eligibility for membership in a Canadian Association of Planning is required.
Applicants will demonstrate the following competencies: professionalism, integrity, ethical behaviour and commitment to the values of The City of Calgary; excellence in customer service to internal and external customers; listens intently and communicates clearly and articulately; builds and fosters beneficial relationships and contacts; actively facilitates conflict resolution; promotes and contributes to team goals; pursues proactive problem solving; achieves objectives ensuring optimal use of resources; demonstrates strategic and analytical thinking; adaptable and embraces change. Knowledge of heritage advocacy organizational models, business and political sensitivity will be considered an asset. TECHNICAL: Sound planning analysis and judgement skills; non-profit organizational and governance experience and knowledge, stakeholder engagement, project management, strong communication and writing skills.
Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications. Only education obtained from an accredited institution will be recognized as meeting the minimum qualifications. More than one position may be filled from this competition.
Applicants quoting reference 200806 must apply on or before May 7, 2012.
The City of Calgary
Human Resources (#8107)
P.O. Box 2100, Station M
Calgary, Alberta T2P 2M5
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.