Our thriving Edmonton office is looking to add a talented and enthusiastic Community Planner to join our existing team of professional planners, engineers, and other professionals serving clients and communities across Alberta. Successful candidates will have experience providing professional planning services to a variety of Indigenous communities, municipalities, and/or land developers. This opportunity presents the successful candidate a significant growth opportunity to directly contribute to the growth of Urban Systems’ emerging Edmonton planning practise, drawing on resources both locally and across our western Canada branch offices.
Urban System community planning area of practice has been one of the strongholds of the company since our inception in 1975. Our strength is providing professional planning services to clients who are dealing with the interconnections between governance, policy, finance, community design and land use, mobility, and infrastructure. More and more of our clients are looking for innovative ideas and customized solutions based on an integrated perspective of these fields. We are looking for an experienced professional who can help us continue to build the Edmonton planning practice (with a particular emphasis on supporting our growing Indigenous communities practice area, while also supporting our municipal and land development planning practice areas), leveraging skills and experience in policy development and implementation, public engagement and communication, and client relations.
Our preferred candidate has 5-10 years of related professional planning experience working alongside clients in a consulting environment. Experienced professionals who have a proven history of excellent client advocacy skills and working alongside Indigenous communities will be given priority.
In addition, the following attributes would be considered a great benefit to this role:
As this position requires travel to remote communities, a valid Class 5 Drivers Licence is required.
Recognized as one of Canada’s top employers, Urban Systems is an employee-owned inter-disciplinary consulting firm based in Western Canada. In business since 1975, we have four decades of experience working with a variety of clients including Indigenous communities, all levels of government, commercial and residential land developers, and the natural resource sector. Our team of approximately 400 professionals, across multiple branch offices, is committed to helping build vibrant communities of all sizes.
Our Commitment to You
At Urban Systems, we make significant investments in our people, which is why we take great care to hire those who we believe will thrive in Urban Systems over the long term. We’ve become recognized as a workplace of choice by nurturing a unique corporate culture that sets us apart and provides:
How to Apply
If this describes your background, your skills and your natural talents, please check out our website for more information and submit your resume and covering letter along with a completed Candidate Questionnaire (available for download on our site).
Deadline for applications: Thursday, March 29, 2018