City of Lloydminster seeks Planning Manager

Reporting to the Director, Planning & Engineering, the Manager, Planning is responsible and accountable for the direction, organization, facilitation and administration of land use planning and growth management, community and social planning, long range planning, building inspection, mapping, permits & licenses and safety codes services for the City of Lloydminster, in accordance with Council’s policies and priorities, approved budgets and rate payer’s expectations.


The position is expected to exercise considerable initiative and is permitted considerable independent judgment and action in the carrying of duties.


Normal working hours are Monday to Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm with the occasional requirement to work outside these hours. 


The successful candidate must possess the following qualifications:

Completion of a graduate or undergraduate degree in Urban Planning or related field.
A member of the Canadian Institute of Planners.
Minimum 5 years related experience, with at least 2 years of progressive management experience, ideally in a diverse municipal setting.
Combination of equivalent education and experience may be considered.
Proven track record of success in leading, engaging, finding innovative solutions and working collaboratively with internal and external partners.
Considerable knowledge of the theory, principles and techniques of the planning profession and development process.
Strong communication (written, oral and interpersonal), problem solving, public/media relations, organizational, time management and analysis skills
Ability to plan and lead at an operational level.
Demonstrated leadership skills, team building, conflict resolution, business/technical writing skills, coaching and mentoring abilities.
A valid Class 5 Driver’s License registered in Alberta or Saskatchewan with an acceptable Driver’s Abstract is required.  This position may be required to operate a personal or municipal vehicle for business purposes.

Satisfactory Criminal Record Check.
Successful applicant must provide proof of qualifications.

December 11, 2019

Internal & External

The City of Lloydminster is an equal opportunity employer.  If you have questions or require further information on this position, please contact us.  All applications must be sent to the Employee Relations team and received by the closing date.


Michelle Myshaniuk

Advisor, Employee Relations

City of Lloydminster

4420-50 Avenue

Lloydminster AB/SK  T9V 0W2

Phone:  780-875-6184

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