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We are looking for someone who can chart our course toward achieving our Calgary Municipal Development Plan (MDP) and Calgary Transportation Plan (CTP) goals, and is an ambassador of The City’s values, vision and culture . The CP Director will provide leadership and management to inspire approximately 100 staff comprised of three functional planning divisions: North, South and Centre West. Each geographic area has unique community and neighbourhood planning needs that are met through a consistent service delivery model focused on continuous improvement. In this position, the Director leads, manages and directs teams to navigate relationships with Council, customers, communities, government bodies and citizen engagement across all geographical areas. Through cohesive, seamless and customer-centric services, the Director executes compliant, integrated and sustainable plans for growth and renewal.
A degree in Planning or Management with a minimum of 15 years professional planning and progressive management experience in a complex technical and public policy environment. Equivalent combinations of experience and education may be considered;
Extensive experience with enabling planning legislation and policy such as that used in Calgary’s Land Use Bylaw, MDP, CTP, and the Municipal Government Act (MGA);
Professional designation and membership with the Alberta Professional Planners Institute (APPI), Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP), or American Planning Association (APA) will be considered an asset;
Strong leadership and management skills. As a City leader, you will model our corporate values and demonstrate key leadership behaviors: encourage open communications, focus on customer service, ensure a respectful, inclusive and accessible environment, and promote employee health, safety and wellness.