The “Natural Place to live, work, play and invest”, the City of Pitt Meadows is a picturesque community of just over 18,000 residents, boasting a small town atmosphere with all the urban amenities, beautiful outdoor environment and a great quality of life, located just one hour east of downtown Vancouver.
Manager of Community Development
We are seeking a dynamic leader with outstanding organizational and interpersonal skills and a broad range of experience. Reporting to and supporting the Director of Community Services this position is responsible for a variety of managerial, supervisory and professional duties related to municipal planning and development, permits, licensing, building construction, and inspection and bylaw interpretation and enforcement. In addition to the ability to provide strategic and creative input into the department, this position will require strong administrative and interpersonal skills, and embrace our vision of maintaining and enhancing Pitt Meadows’ unique and bright future. We are looking for someone with a transparent, team-oriented leadership style and a proven track record who will embrace this exciting new opportunity in our organization.
The Manager of Community Development will act as a key resource in providing strategic and creative input and coordination of current planning cases and contributes to the development and implementation of long term plans, policies, objectives and modifications to the Official Community Plan and related by-laws.
This position will provide the Director of Community Services, the CAO and Council with reports, professional advice and recommended courses of action on departmental issues, including analysis of issues, options available, advantages and disadvantages and policy issues associated with alternative Council actions. Ensures that Council decisions affecting the sections are carried out in a timely and efficient manner and that Council is informed of actions taken and issues that may come before Council. Attends and presents information at Council, and Public Hearings as required.
Liaises with and makes presentations to the public, external agencies, community groups, advisory committees, Council and city staff related to planning issues and initiatives, and addresses issues, answers questions and provides feedback as required.
The successful candidate will have a degree from a recognized university in land use planning, public administration, business administration, urban geography, or other related field and three to five years of supervisory experience.
The City offers a competitive and comprehensive remuneration and benefits package. This is an excellent opportunity to join a team dedicated to creating a vibrant, sustainable, complete and livable community.
For more information and a complete job description visit our website at www.pittmeadows.bc.ca
Submit resumes accompanied by an attachment detailing how your skills compare to the above requirements, in confidence, to:
Human Resources Department - City of Pitt Meadows
12007 Harris Road
Pitt Meadows, BC V3Y 2B5
Closing date: Monday, October 1, 2018
We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Location: Pitt Meadows, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Planning & Development,Community Development
Posted: September 12, 2018, 12:06 pm
Expires: October 1, 2018, 4:30 pm