Careers & Opportunities

Position: RCMP Clerk

Reports to: Detachment Services Supervisor

Duties and Responsibilities:

PROS computer system - creates files, enters & retrieves occurrence information.

Responds to general inquiries from the public by taking complaints, motor vehicle collision reports, criminal record checks and general assistance to the public
over the phone and at the front counter.

Responds to inquiries pertaining to files from government agencies, police departments,insurance companies and professional agencies.

Provides administrative and operational support services.

CPIC computer system - enters, modify, and retrieve information. Enter data contained in operational files in accordance with CPIC policy.

Order office supplies and general supplies as required.

Distribute and process incoming and outgoing mail.

Prepare required reports, memos, letter and other documents.

Maintain filing and file retrieval.

Process traffic violation tickets.

Transcribe statements from digital media.

Other duties as required.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skill and Ability:

Applicants must have a Post-Secondary Degree in Office Administration or relevant equivalent experience. The successful candidate will possess good organizational, time management and communication skills and have the ability to work independently or as part of a team.

Working Conditions:

The Town of Innisfail offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience based on a 35 hour work week. The Town of Innisfail also offers an excellent benefits package.

Salary Range: To be discussed.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit their resumes in confidence by 4:30 p.m. by Friday, September 5, 2014 to:

Town of Innisfail  Attention: H. Dietz, CAO
4943 – 53 Street  Innisfail, Alberta   T4G 1A1

Position: Director Community Services

Reports to: Chief Administrator Officer

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Director is responsible for the overall leadership and supervision of the department.  Key responsibilities are in the areas of leadership, facility management, community and social planning, communications, budgeting, contract management, capital projects, risk management and safety.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skill and Ability:

The ideal candidate will have a graduate degree in recreation and sport management, community planning, landscape design or other appropriate discipline, a minimum of five years progressive management experience in a municipal government; exceptional supervisory, interpersonal, computer and communication skills (both written and oral).  A strong commitment and proven track record to your profession, colleagues and community is essential.

Working Conditions: 

Regular 35 hour work week with occasional work required in evenings.

The Town offers a generous benefits package and a competitive salary range, negotiable and commensurate with experience.

Salary Range: negotiable

Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit their resumes in confidence by 4:30 p.m. by Monday, September 8, 2014 to:

Town of Innisfail  Attention: H. Dietz, CAO
4943 – 53 Street  Innisfail, Alberta   T4G 1A1

Position: Development Officer

Reports to: Director of Planning & Operational Services

General Accountability:

The Development Officer is responsible for the processing of development permits and day to day implementation of the Town’s Land Use Bylaw as well as assisting the Director with the activities and responsibilities of the Planning and Development Department.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Receives, processes and issues all development permits
  • Keeps and maintains for public inspection a copy of the Land Use Bylaw and all statutory and non-statutory plans approved by Council
  • Inspects for and ensures compliance with the requirements of the Land Use Bylaw
  • Responds to requests for planning information and compliance certificates
  • Refers matters to the Municipal Planning Commission for its consideration in accordance with the Land Use Bylaw and provides administrative support for all MPC meetings, decisions and functions
  • Prepares all notices and advertisements required for the processing of development permits
  • Liaises with developers, builders and the general public on matters related to the Land Use Bylaw, development and building and general planning matters
  • Maintains up to date information on general planning topics, development and building statistics and development processes for the Town, general public and applicants
  • Receives, processes and issues building permits in cooperation with and following review by the Town’s contracted Safety Codes Officers and administers the Town’s Quality Management Plan
  • Liaises with contracted Safety Codes Officers in the building, electrical, plumbing, gas and fire disciplines
  • Assists with the administration of implementation efforts and programs such as the Town’s Façade and Storefront Improvement Program
  • Assigns civic addresses and administers the civic addressing system in accordance with Town policy
  • Assists with land sales, marketing and inquiries regarding the purchase and/or lease of Town property
  • Assists with economic development activities as assigned by the Director  
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skill & Ability Requirements:  

  • A Diploma or Degree related to land use planning, landscape architecture, geography, urban studies or a related diploma or degree
  • Two years directly related experience or 3-5 years of related work experience
  • Experience in the municipal sector is an asset
  • Knowledge of Part 17 of the Municipal Government Act and familiarity with land use bylaws
  • Knowledge of land development and building processes and activities
  • Ability to successfully communicate (verbally, graphically and in writing)
  • Good time management and organization skills
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments and work independently to successfully complete assignments
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work independently and in a team setting
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office software products (word, powerpoint, excel, email)
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Valid driver’s license 

Working Conditions:

  • 35 hour work week with occasional work required in evenings for committee meetings and public consultation activities

Salary Range: $33.53/hr to $37.93/hr

Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit their resumes in confidence by 4:30 p.m. by Tuesday, September 2, 2014 to:

Town of Innisfail Attention: Craig Teal, Director of Planning & Operational Services
4943 – 53 Street, Innisfail, Alberta, T4G 1A1


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Subdivision and Development Appeal Board (There are no current vacancies)

The SDAB hears appeals on developments and subdivisions in accordance with Municipal Government Act regulations and Bylaw #1473.

Members of the SDAB must be able to work evenings, be able to review important materials in advance of a hearing, and must be available for a training session or sessions. Familiarity with planning and development matters is preferable, but not essential.

The time commitment required from Board members may vary widely, depending on a particular development season so some schedule flexibility may be required.

If you are interested in becoming a member of this Board, please call 403-227-3376, or download and fill in an application form and bring it down to the Town Office at 4943 - 53 Street.











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