BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Director of Development Services

Job Posting #20-010

The District of Coldstream is a vibrant, family-friendly community in the beautiful North Okanagan. The District is nestled in the Coldstream Valley an area known for its agricultural activities, breathtaking views and endless outdoor and recreation amenities. The location allows for a quality lifestyle that is second to none with quick and easy access to all necessary amenities.

With the upcoming retirement of the incumbent, the District of Coldstream is transitioning to a new planner ready to take on the challenge of a growing community while preserving its character. The ideal candidate will be a dedicated, experienced professional, knowledgeable to work independently but capable of working as part of a strong management team. This exempt, full-time position will be of interest to a confident professional who thrives in a busy work environment, is self-motivated and enjoys working with people. If you have a “can-do” attitude, can build positive relationships, are experienced in leading and mentoring staff and are detailed and results oriented, then we want to hear from you!

The minimum qualifications include:

  • Degree or diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution in Planning or Public Administration, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of increasingly responsible, relevant experience in public planning (including supervisory experience) preferably within a local government setting.
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience as an Approving Officer.
  • Thorough and demonstrated knowledge of municipal legislation including the Community Charter, Local Government Act, Land Titles Act, Agricultural Land Commission Act and other related regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Current member, or eligible to become a member, of the Canadian Institute of Planners and the Planning Institute of BC.

The opportunity profile may be viewed on our website. This position offers a competitive salary as well as an extensive benefits package.

Please submit a covering letter and résumé, quoting Competition #2020-10, by 4:00 p.m. local time on Friday, July 17, 2020 to:

Chief Administrative Officer
District of Coldstream
9901 Kalamalka Road
Coldstream, BC  V1B 1L6
Fax: 250-545-4733

Organization: Coldstream (District)
Professional Categories: Planning & Development
Posted: June 24, 2020, 8:55 am
Expires: July 17, 2020, 4:00 pm