19 – 24 Avenue South
Cranbrook BC V1C 3H8
Phone: (250) 489-2791 or 1-888-478-7335
Fax: 250-489-3498

Employment Opportunity

Development Clerk

Reporting to the Planning & Development Services Manager, the Development Clerk provides client-focused planning and development services requiring a thorough knowledge of RDEK zoning bylaws, land use regulations, application procedures, and personal computers and related applications.  Based out of the Cranbrook office, the work includes examining building permit applications for compliance with RDEK land use regulations; responding to public inquiries; assisting with the initial processing of land use applications; and data entry.
Qualifications and experience include:
  • Planning Technician’s diploma and one-year experience in land development or land use planning or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of zoning bylaws and other land use regulations and procedures.
  • Knowledge of the Local Government Act and Regulations and the Agricultural Land Commission Act and Regulations.
  • B.C. Driver’s Licence.
Key Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to read and interpret building and site plans.
  • Ability to read and interpret maps, subdivision plans, legal documents and land titles, and the ability to locate and retrieve same.
  • Demonstrated computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong communications skills.
The successful applicant will be a team player focused on providing outstanding service to the public and to other RDEK departments and employees.
The RDEK offers a great work environment and an attractive total compensation package, which includes a competitive salary, excellent benefits, a modified work week and learning opportunities.  This is a permanent, full-time (35 hours per week) Union position with a starting hourly rate $28.41 and increase to $29.86/hour after successful completion of a 6 month probation period.
If you possess the necessary qualifications and experience, we invite you to submit a resume and cover letter with references, no later than 4:30 pm, Thursday, August 16, 2018 to:
Lori Engler, Human Resources Manager
Email:  hr@rdek.bc.ca (MS Word format or PDF)
Please quote:  PLAN-10
Visit our website (www.rdek.bc.ca/careers) for the complete job description and information about the RDEK. 
Thank you for your interest in this position; however only individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.  

Organization: Regional District of East Kootenay
Location: Cranbrook, BC
Region: East Kootenay / Rocky Mountain
Professional Category(s): Planning & Development, Office Administration
Posted: July 30, 2018, 9:42 am
Expires: August 16, 2018, 4:30 pm

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