As an Urban Planner within our Community Development team based in our Edmonton Office, you will have the opportunity to work on projects in the private and public sectors such as new neighbourhood plans, Area Structure Plans, and public engagement as well as both greenfield and infill rezoning and subdivision applications. Our highly experienced, multi-disciplinary team specializes in urban design; integration of architecture, street design, public space design, and sustainability with urban planning; bicycle, and pedestrian-oriented planning. We connect the people, places, and resources that take a project from concept to reality.
Your Key Responsibilities
Preparation and/or analysis of planning related policy documents, site plans, subdivisions, road closure and rezoning applications.
Responsible for managing complex tasks on multiple, large scope, highly complex projects.
Ability to collaborate and communicate with clients, government agencies, and other stakeholders.
Conduct research regarding planning policy, land use, social and economic topics.
Provide professional advice regarding planning policy and zoning interpretation and regulatory approvals.
Create performance expectations for staff and project teams ensuring good communication regarding expectations, work culture and safety
Communicating with other multidisciplinary team members on relevant aspects of projects.
Presentation skills to speak to audiences ex. the public, business and municipal Councils.
Leading facilitation of public engagement events.
Assist in the preparation of proposals and other business development activities.
Your Capabilities and Credentials
Membership/eligibility, with the Canadian Institute of Planners or Alberta Professional Planners Institute.
Knowledge and experience in community development and urban design leading practices.
Experience in subdivision design and innovative planning approaches.
Excellent written/oral communication skills, organizational skills, and high attention to detail.
Demonstrated public consultation experience.
Strong project management skills and experience of planning theory, practice and procedures.
Strong communication, negotiation, interpersonal and time management skills with the ability to function in a high volume, challenging environment.
Efficient project management of multiple concurrent projects.
Creative problem solving and analytical skills.
Proficiency in Microsoft and other programs such as InDesign are an asset.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Urban Planning; Master's degree in Planning is considered an asset.
Minimum 5 years of relevant professional experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Position will primarily work in an office environment. Some travel may be required, such as delivering plans or documents to reviewing agencies or clients or to attend meetings. May occasionally visit study areas, construction sites and/or be exposed to outside elements and inclement weather conditions.
This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.
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