Manager of Planning Services

Eastern District Planning Commission
April 19, 2024
(902) 625-5364

The Eastern District Planning Commission provides planning and development services for the Counties of Antigonish, Inverness, Richmond, Victoria and the Towns of Antigonish and Port Hawkesbury through the efforts of a small team of planners, inspectors, technical and support staff.  We are presently accepting applications for the newly created position of: Manager of Planning Services.

As a lead member of our team, the successful candidate will be a professional who can provide daily support, leadership, coaching and mentoring to all members on the Planning Services Team; someone who will perform a variety of tasks related to the provision of long and short-term policy and regulatory advice to our Councils.

The successful candidate will have a combination of planning experience and education which will have prepared them for the challenges of working with minimal supervision and significant control over their schedule; A post-secondary degree in land use planning, or a related discipline; Membership in the Canadian Institute of Planners. Must have a valid drivers’ license in good standing and the use of a personal vehicle. The salary range (April 1, 2024) for this position is $81,600 to $105,060 commensurate to experience. Resumes including a cover letter will be received until 4:30 p.m., Friday April 19, 2024, addressed to:

John Bain, Director

Eastern District Planning Commission

606 Reeves Street, Unit 3

Port Hawkesbury, NS B9A 2R7



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