Development Planner - Town of Drayton Valley


Development Planner

Full Time / Permanent

Drayton Valley is a vibrant and diverse community of 7,200 sitting high above the North Saskatchewan River. Drayton Valley is located 90 minutes southwest of Edmonton. Oil and gas are the primary driver of Drayton Valley’s economy, but agriculture and forestry also play important roles. As the center for a trading area of around 30,000 people, Drayton Valley offers many of the services and amenities usually found in larger communities.

In exchange for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with a competitive salary that is negotiable based on your qualifications, skills and experience. As an organization that truly values the contributions of our employees, we actively support training and professional development, as well as opportunities for career advancement. All of our employees have access to a great range of benefits.

Reporting to the General Manager of Planning & Growth, the Development Planner plays a key role in the regulation of development through municipal approvals which include, permits and licenses, by applying the laws and regulations of the Land Use Bylaw, Municipal Development Plan, Municipal Government Act and other documents that may apply.
Qualifications / Experience

  • Post-secondary education in land use planning or urban/regional planning from a recognized or accredited institution is preferred

Please submit a cover letter and resume clearly outlining your education, experience and qualifications as they relate to this position and submit via email to

Applications can also be mailed to:
Attention: Human Resources
Town of Drayton Valley
5120-52 Street, Box 6837
Drayton Valley, AB
T7A 1A1

Applications will be accepted until: A suitable candidate is found.

Visit the website at for more information on the Town of Drayton Valley.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

The Town of Drayton Valley is committed to Anti-Racism, equality and inclusion and a safe and harassment-free working environment.

Job Description

Organization: Town of Drayton Valley
Location: Town of Drayton Valley, AB
Region: Edmonton
Professional Category(s): Planning & Development
Posted: May 6, 2022, 1:58 pm
Expires: June 6, 2022, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree
Job Experience: Experience an asset

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