Development Officer

Posted on September 8, 2017. Region: High River, AB


Town of High River
Invites applications for a
Permanent, Full-time
Development Officer
$31.41 per hour

The Town of High River is seeking a Development Officer to join our Engineering, Planning & Operational Services team. This is an opportunity to enjoy working and living in a community with a small town lifestyle with convenient access to larger centers. High River is a vibrant and thriving community that offers an inclusive social environment and locally-owned dynamic businesses.

We strive to provide a culture that’s open, welcoming, supportive, and respectful; where the health, safety and security of our employees is a priority. We offer a positive, friendly and healthy work environment where each employee’s contributions make a difference and work/life balance is valued.

The Development Officer is responsible for processing minor planning applications, and front counter inquiries. The successful incumbent will also be responsible for assisting the Planners with all administrative duties associated with subdivision, bylaw amendment applications, prepare and present reports to Council. This position is responsible for receiving and processing all subdivision and development appeals.

To prepare for this position, you have completed post-secondary education in planning or five years experience working in a municipal planning or related environment. Preference will be given to those with a combination of education and experience. You routinely demonstrate your exceptional customer service and time management skills. Your general understanding of reading plans and working with blue prints as well as the proven ability to use Word, Excel and Access will ensure your success in this position.

To explore this career opportunity, or to find additional information, please visit our website at, click on Careers and apply through our online application process. Please submit your resume and cover letter no later than September 28, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. Questions or inquiries can be emailed to [email protected]

We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


High River, AB

Job type: Full-time

Contact Information

Human Resources
Email: [email protected]

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