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Benefits of Working for Foothills County

Foothills County is a rural atmosphere, which lends itself to the perfect combination for work/life balance. As a member of our team you will have the opportunity to enhance the well being of the municipality and help shape the future of the County.

Foothills County has a long standing loyal employee base which covers a variety of professional and unique working opportunities; this provides new employees opportunities to receive mentoring from employees that have a great deal of experience to share. Positions range from laborers to chartered accountants and everything in between.

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Planning & Development Officer

January 15, 2021

Foothills County is a vibrant and thriving municipality located south of the City of Calgary with its administrative office located in High River, AB.  Valuing customer service, continual professional development, open communication and work/life balance, Foothills County is inviting applications for a permanent full-time Planning & Development Officer.

The primary role of the Planning & Development Officer is to oversee multiple concurrent planning applications in a timely manner, consistent with Municipal and Provincial policy and legislation and to provide the necessary information to the various groups involved, including elected officials, Provincial departments, boards and committees, private consultants, business organizations and the public.  The key function of the Development Officer role is to conduct comprehensive reviews and render decisions on applications for development permits and the key function of the Planning Officer role is to manage and process applications for Area Structure Plans, Outline Plans, land use and subdivision. 

The successful candidate must demonstrate a high level of interpersonal skills, diplomacy and professionalism including strong oral and written communication and customer service skills. The candidate must possess a broad understanding of Municipal land use planning legislation with an emphasis on development planning and also an understanding of Provincial and Municipal land use planning legislation as it pertains to the development and subdivision of land.

To view the complete job description and more information about this opportunity, please click here. 

Qualified candidates are invited to forward their cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources
Foothills County
Box 5605, 309 Macleod Trail
High River, Alberta  T1V 1M7

Email:  opportunities@foothillscountyab.ca

This competition closes on Monday, February 1, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those applicants to be interviewed will be contacted.

Health & Safety Supervisor

January 8, 2021

Permanent, full-time position

Foothills County is a vibrant and thriving municipality south of Calgary with its administrative office located in High River, AB.  We are currently seeking a permanent, full-time Health & Safety Supervisor to join our team.

Reporting to the Human Resources Manager, the Health & Safety Supervisor will provide a hands-on approach to provide proactive occupational health and safety support to Foothills County.  This position is responsible for the supervision of the Safety Department, working with and supporting the team with the continual improvement, development and implementation of all areas of the County’s health and safety program.

To be successful in this position, you will require a minimum five (5) years of occupational health and safety supervisory experience.  You will also need to hold a current and valid Health & Safety designation as well be a Certified Health & Safety Auditor.

You will possess strong communication, problem solving, organizational and computer skills.  You will require a solid understanding of the Alberta Occupational Health & Safety legislation, Commercial Vehicle Safety Compliance and any applicable Environmental legislation.  Your ability to build and maintain productive working relationships is an essential part of being successful in this position.

To view the complete job description and more information about this opportunity, please click here. 

Qualified candidates are invited to forward their cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources
Foothills County
Box 5605, 309 Macleod Trail
High River, Alberta  T1V 1M7

Email:  opportunities@foothillscountyab.ca

This competition closes on Monday, January 25, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those applicants to be interviewed will be contacted.