Senior Parks Development Planner
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July 25, 2013
Program Services 4
Tourism, Parks and Recreation
Alberta Parks needs your creativity and expertise!
As the Senior Park Development Planner you will be directly responsible for developing innovative conceptual plans that will guide the revitalization and redevelopment of Alberta Parks' campgrounds, trails and other facility areas, while respecting the special nature of these provincially significant sites.
In addition to personally designing the layout of park facilities to ensure quality visitor experiences in an environmentally sustainable manner, the Senior Park Development Planner will be responsible for budgeting, scheduling and facilitating conceptual planning and design work carried out by staff, consultants and contractors. Demonstrated technical and communication (visual, written and verbal) skills are needed to effectively participate in public consultations or on committees to ensure that the interests and responsibilities of Alberta Parks are properly and fairly executed.
To be successful you will have a passion for parks and the outdoors, an aptitude for creative and innovative solutions and enjoy working in a team environment. You will have some experience in the areas of construction and project management in environmentally sensitive areas such as parks, demonstrated proficiency with Autodesk's CAD products, and an eye for good design.
University graduation in a related field (i.e. Landscape Architecture, Civil Engineering, Environmental Design, etc.) plus four years of related experience is required. Equivalencies will be considered. Candidates must have experience in land development, including independent management of projects and consultants. Applied experience with AutoCAD Map 3D is required; experience with Civil 3D would be considered an asset. A valid Class 5 driver's licence and the ability to travel are required.
$2,596.42 - $3,403.56 bi-weekly ($67,766 - $88,832 annually).
Final candidates will be required to undergo a security screening. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies. Candidates with lesser qualifications may be considered at a lower classification and salary. If contacted for an interview, candidates will be required to bring a portfolio of recent work to demonstrate design competency.
How to Apply
Online applications are preferred. To apply online, please visit
Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter; resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. If you are unable to submit an electronic version of your resume, please submit your resume, quoting the Job ID, to: Linda Yan, Tourism, Parks and Recreation, 7th floor Standard Life Centre, 10405 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, AB, T5J 4R7. Fax: (780) 422-3142. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of their application.
If you require any further information on this job posting, please contact Linda Yan at firstname.lastname@example.org. We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
Please see the attached position description for a detailed list of the job responsibilities:
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