Manager of Planning and Lands

City of Iqaluit

City of Iqaluit

Manager of Planning and Lands

  • Come and experience life in Canada's northernmost capital and finish each day knowing you have made a difference!
  • Competitive salary of $97,154 plus a settlement allowance of $22,378.25
  • Don't miss this challenging and rewarding role for an experienced planner!
About the City of Iqaluit

Iqaluit – Inuktitut for "many fish" – is located near the mouth of the Sylvia Grinnell River, which empties into Frobisher Bay. With a population of nearly 8000, Iqaluit is Canada’s smallest capital City. The City is currently experiencing a period of rapid development and population growth.  As the largest community in Nunavut, Iqaluit is a growing community, unique in its role as a major business, transportation, administrative, health and education centre.  Similar to other municipalities in Nunavut, Iqaluit is also a major land owner, responsible for the administration and development of municipal lands, which further creates a unique planning context.
About the Opportunity

The City of Iqaluit has an exciting opportunity for a Manager of Planning & Lands to join their team in Iqaluit, Nunavut.

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Manager of Planning and Development is responsible for land-use planning, policy & regulations, development approvals, land development, and the administration of municipal lands and all land transactions.

To qualify for this role you will have a Master's Degree in Urban Planning or directly related field and must be eligible for membership with the Canadian Institute of Planners. You will also have at least 8 years of experience in planning, with a minimum of 3 years management experience in a municipal environment, drafting policies and regulations, development control, and working with municipal councils.

About the Benefits

The successful incumbent will be rewarded with a competitive annual salary of $97,154 plus a Settlement allowance of $22,378.25. You will also receive a great range of employee benefits, including:
  • NEBS – Health and Dental Benefits 50/50 split                                                    
  • RRSP matching plan of 8% of annual salary
  • Employee Discounts for Aquatic Centre and recreation facilities
  • Vacation Travel Assistance of $2,000.00 per year
  • Fifteen (15) days additional compensatory leave in lieu of overtime.
  • 3+ weeks of leave and holiday days to start

At The City of Iqaluit, we value the happiness of our team and host numerous social events over the year including seasonal summer BBQ's and Christmas parties, charity fundraisers, and Social Committee events.

If you are looking for a role where no two days are the same, and where you can make a real difference in the lives of others, then this is the role for you. Apply today! For full details and to apply, please visit

Organization: City of Iqaluit
Location: Iqaluit, NU
Region: Qikiqtaaluk (Baffin)
Professional Category(s): Planning & Development
Posted: June 13, 2018, 9:30 am
Expires: July 13, 2018, 4:30 pm

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