Senior Growth Management Planner
The City of Calgary
|Job at a Glance|
|Job Category||Community Development and Redevelopment|
|Job Level||Senior (8-10 years)|
Planning, Development & Assessment fulfills Calgary’s vision for a great city by stewarding the creation, redevelopment and valuation of communities that are vibrant, complete and sustainable. The Department is composed of three business units: Assessment; Development & Building Approvals (DBA); and Land Use Planning & Policy (LUPP). The Department assesses approximately 500,000 city properties and businesses, and develops plans, policies, processes and services that support growth management, land use, development and building. We are at the forefront of implementing the insights and recommendations of imagineCALGARY and implementing Calgary’s Municipal Development Plan. Our staff work closely with other City business units, Council, stakeholders, customers and communities to deliver quality services to meet the needs of our citizens and customers.
Reporting to the Manager, this position is a senior working professional that leads/directs the work of corporate wide professionals, represents the City of Calgary to external stakeholders, and addresses Council’s notice of motions and inquiries on a day to day basis. Duties and responsibilities include:
• Develop various growth management implementation policies by leading and overseeing the works of corporate wide representatives. Lead corporate wide planners and infrastructure owners to develop processes to integrate planning and infrastructure decisions according to Municipal Development Plan (MDP) Part 5 and to monitor the alignment of Growth to this policy.
• Conduct a review to develop processes to integrate growth management processes with Corporate Planning Applications Group (CPAG) development applications.
• Develop methodologies/indices of market demand /land and lot supply.
• Prepare reports and information with respect to the policies noted above and present to Calgary Planning Commission (CPC), Strategic Council Meetings of Planning and Urban Development (PUD) and Council, communicate to affected landowners and industry, and respond to inquiries.
• Interpret qualitative Triple Bottom Line policies (planning policies) and developmental applications (i.e. MDP, RCS, ASP, ARP, land-use and outline plans) into quantitative growth management indices and performance metrics, and applies into the Integrated Growth Optimization system.
• Participate in various citywide initiatives (i.e. 2020 Sustainability, MDP Implementation, Inter-municipal policy, LUPP’s corporate work program).
• Prepare growth management analysis for planning policy plans such as Area Structure Plans (ASPs), Area Redevelopment Plans (ARPs), Regional Context Studies (RCSs) and land-use and outline plans from planning and policy perspective – comparative analysis AMONG the planning plans. Review various City initiatives such as Subdivision Growth Report, Transit Oriented Development Policy (TOD), PDA Service Fee Review, etc, and provide recommendations.
• Research new policies, trend, technologies, methodologies in the field of urban formation and activities. Communicate on an ongoing basis with all relevant stakeholders.
The successful applicant must possess a degree in Planning or a related field, supplemented by a professional designation as a Member of the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) and a minimum of eight years of highly professional experience in policy making, development of process and methodology and planning. Additional disciplines in econometrics would be considered an asset. Success in this position requires excellent project management, communication, problem solving and strategic thinking skills.
Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications. Only education obtained from an accredited institution will be recognized as meeting the minimum qualifications.
The City of Calgary Career Opportunity
Closing Date: 23-OCT-2013
Apply online at www.calgary.ca/careers
Basic Job Information
Business Unit/Section: Planning, Development and Assessment (PDA)
Location: 800 Macleod Trail S.E.
Union/Position: Exempt/Permanent #0120732
Compensation: Exempt E $73,226 - 110,565 per annum
Hours of Work: This position works a standard 35 hour work week.
|Contact Name||Human Resources|
|Phone||403 268 5800|