Director, Integrated Growth

City of Charlottetown
August 31, 2023

Location: Charlottetown, PE

Charlottetown is a charming, vibrant Capital City and flourishing community of approximately 40,500 located on the south shore of Prince Edward Island. The City is known as the “Birthplace of Confederation”, renowned as a historical hub full of culture, festivals and events, artisan shops, world-class restaurants and so much more. With a thriving economy and international recognition as a serious location for investment, Charlottetown has transformed from a significant tourism location into a burgeoning knowledge economy centre bolstered by university and college institutions that work closely with industry and public sector partners.

The City has embarked upon an exciting period of change and growth and is seeking to fill the newly created role of Director, Integrated Growth.

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and a key member of the City’s Senior Leadership Team, the Director has overall accountability for the City’s Official Plan, infrastructure, planning objectives, and growth strategies. To do so, the Director oversees and provides strategic leadership to a diverse portfolio of departments encompassing the Corporate Real Estate, Economic Development, Tourism, Events, Municipal Engineering & Infrastructure, and Planning & Heritage teams.

As an ideal candidate, you are a dynamic and forward-thinking leader with 10+ years of progressive experience in planning, engineering, or economic development, ideally within a municipal context. You are an outstanding communicator with a track record of creating effective relationships based on trust across a broad constituency of public and private stakeholders. Highly regarded for your integrity, political acuity, authenticity, and strong negotiation skills, the City will benefit from your proven experience leading a diverse portfolio while working effectively with elected officials, boards and the development community. Your entrepreneurial spirit and strong business acumen are clearly demonstrated through a track record of success in facilitating change and growth. You are an empowering and inclusive leader with a reputation for inspiring and mentoring strong and cohesive teams. People appreciate you for your collaborative approach, transparency, bias to action, and passion for building communities and guiding growth. To be considered, you must hold (or be able to acquire) the Registered Professional Planner designation through the Prince Edward Island Institute of Professional Planners/Canadian Institute of Planners or a P.Eng designation from Engineers PEI.

Discover why the City of Charlottetown is a place that truly puts people first. To apply for this position, please visit: For more information, please contact and state the title of the position in the subject line of your e-mail.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration for the role will be contacted.

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