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Development Officer I

Job Type: 
Technologists / Technicians
City of Lacombe
Competition Number: 
Job Description : 

The City of Lacombe values its staff and believes that success and satisfaction are based upon quality service.  Each employee shares in the overall responsibility for quality service and contributes a caring attitude and a commitment to excellence.

The Role

Reporting to the Manager of Planning and Development Services, the Development Officer 1 reviews and processes permitted and discretionary use development applications, reviews development plans and proposals, presents to the development authority, assists with various planning processes and collaborates with development stakeholders and City Staff.

The Development Officer 1 issues gas, electrical, and plumbing permits and prepares building code permits, requiring knowledge of the Alberta Safety Codes Act and Regulations.

The ideal candidate is comfortable working in a regulatory position with numerous stakeholders in the community.  The candidate must have strong interpersonal and customer service skills.


  • Diploma in related field, preferably with Applied Land Use Planning Certificate
  • 2 years related experience, preferably municipal experience
  • Familiarity with municipal development permitting processes and relevant legislation
  • Equivalencies may be considered
  • Competency in MS Office applications, AutoCAD and/or GIS
  • Class 5 Drivers License


In addition to being a great place to work, a competitive compensation package will be provided including a base salary range of $59,971 - $74,964, a comprehensive benefits, package and LAPP.

Closing Date: 
March 21, 2018
Application Return: 


If you believe this is the right career opportunity for you, please go to www.lacombe.ca/employment to submit your resume and cover letter on/or before 4:30 p.m. March 21, 2018 quoting Competition 2018-09.

Resume review will commence March 15, 2018.

For information, please contact:

Barbara Wilton
Human Resources Manager
5432 – 56 Avenue
Lacombe, AB  T4L 1E9
Email: humanresources@lacombe.ca                                                          
Phone: 403-782-6666

Interview Timeline
Initial interviews are anticipated to be scheduled later in March.