Planner- Southeast Regional Service Commission


 

The Southeast Regional Service Commission (SERSC) is seeking bilingual candidates with a Bachelor
or Master’s  degree  in  Planning  or  related  field  for  a  full-time  Planner    position.  You  
would  join  our multidisciplinary   team   in  guiding   development   and   providing   local,   
regional,   environmental,   and recreational  planning  services  to  13  municipalities  and  24  
local  services  districts  in  New  Brunswick’s fastest growing region. Our territory surrounds
the culturally-rich City of Moncton, and covers the area from Fundy National Park to some of the
most beautiful beaches in Atlantic Canada.


The Commission is a leader in sustainability and has partnered with the Municipal Natural Assets
Initiative to model the benefits of natural assets and advance the “develop with nature” approach
through pilot projects  in the Town of Riverview  and the Village  of Riverside-Albert.  We  are
also  at the forefront  of planning for climate change, with a focus on coastal adaptation to sea
level rise as well as inland flooding.
We are seeking a team member who is ready to tackle new challenges in an environment that
encourages professional growth and innovative thinking.


JOB SUMMARY

This position is responsible for performing a variety of duties pertaining to land use
applications, including development review, creating and interpreting regulations, processing
variances and amendments, and undertaking research analysis and reporting. Other components of this
role also include various forms of consultation   with   stakeholders,   community   groups,   
government   departments,   and   others   for implementation of long-range planning initiatives.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

•     Bachelor or Master’s degree in Planning from an accredited university is preferred. Degrees
in related fields such as Geography, Engineering, and Environmental Studies will be considered in
conjunction with relevant work experience;
•     Eligible  for  membership  in  the  New  Brunswick  Association  of  Planners  and  the  
Atlantic  Planning Institute;
•     Valid drivers’ license and access to a personal vehicle;
•     Able to communicate in both English and French;
•     Strong presentation skills;
•     Experience with providing excellent customer service;
•     Knowledge  of  planning  principles  and  practices,  and  experience  interpreting  planning
 regulations including provincial acts and local by-laws;
•     Strong organizational skills and ability to work effectively on several projects at once;
•     Able to work independently and in a team environment.

HOURS OF WORK
• Full time; 35 hours a week (8:30-4:30 Monday to Friday) with some evening work required to attend
meetings.

SALARY
•     As  per  current  SERSC  scale,  commensurate  to  education  and  experience  with  
comprehensive
benefits package including pension, RRSP, dental, and medical insurance.
The deadline for application is Friday, February 12, 2021 with an anticipated start date of May 3,
2021. Candidates are invited to submit a resume and cover letter to the attention of: Carole
Thériault, Human Resources Coordinator, Southeast Regional Service Commission, 1234 Main Street,
Suite 200, Moncton, NB, E1C 1H7; humanresources@nbse.ca; Tel : (506) 382-3482; www.nbse.ca


SERSC wishes to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an
interview will be contacted.

 

 

 

 

Friday, February 12, 2021