Development Services Manager – District of Sicamous (Sicamous, BC)

District of Sicamous

446 Main Street, PO Box 219, Sicamous, BC   V0E 2V0
T: 250 836 2477     F: 250 836 4314     E:

Sicamous is a thriving, diverse and beautiful four-season community nestled in the natural beauty of the surrounding mountains, lakes and rivers. The community is the centre of recreation in the Shuswap and offers a unique and attractive place to live, work and play.

Competition Number: 01-2021
Closing Date: February 19, 2021

Development Services Manager

Reporting to the Town Manager, the Development Services Manager is a senior technical and administrative manager, accountable for providing leadership in planning and managing the growth and development of the District. The Development Services Manager is the primary visionary on staff concerning the future development of the District assisting Council in bringing the plans to action. In addition to assisting Council in achieving their strategic priorities, the incumbent will provide leadership to the Development Services team to process land use applications including subdivisions, development permits, and zoning amendments.
As the Approving Officer, the incumbent is an independent decision maker concerning subdivision applications. The Approving Officer’s mandate is to assess requests based on federal and provincial statues, and existing municipal bylaws, and approve/reject applications without influence by other municipal employees or elected officials.

As a preferred candidate, you will have a university degree in municipal planning, or related field, and at least five years of professional planning experience including two years supervisory experience, preferably in a British Columbia local government setting. Excellent interpersonal, writing and presentation skills are essential for communicating with the public, elected officials, and other government agencies. Demonstration of superior facilitation, problem solving, and project management will be an asset. The candidate must be familiar with common business software; and GIS. PIBC and/or CIP membership, or eligibility for membership, is required.

To explore this exciting opportunity further, please email your cover letter and resume  by February 19, 2021 to Human Resources at hr@ . Visit our Careers page at to view the detailed job description. A competitive compensation  package including a comprehensive benefits package will be provided.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those shortlisted to continue in the selection process will be contacted.

Posted this 22nd day of February 2021

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