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Planning & Development Clerk

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Lac La Biche County is currently seeking a Planning & Development Clerk

Planning & Development Clerk

Full-Time Permanent Position

Under the general direction of the Senior Manager, Planning & Development, the Planning & Development Clerk is responsible for providing administration and clerical support to the Manager and Planning & Development department. The Planning & Development Clerk also carries out shared reception responsibilities and serves as the recording secretary to the Municipal Planning Commission.


  • Provides clerical support to the department including filing, faxing, scanning, photocopying, responding to inquiries, and preparation of referral letters for Development Officers.
  • Prepares and circulates letters, notices, and correspondence related to department activities.
  • Conducts file searches in consultation with the Records Department.
  • Maintains and updates tracking tool for all development, subdivision, rezoning, compliance and enforcement files.
  • Drafts agreements, caveats, and registration documents as directed.
  • Assists the general public on the determination of permitting requirements.
  • Assists the department with the processing and administration of Development and Safety Codes permits.
  • Coordinates department appointments and meetings;
  • Assists with preparation of presentation material for public consultations.
  • Assists with preparation of routine Planning and Development reports, including reports for submission to the Municipal Planning Commission.
  • Attends department meetings and serves as recording secretary.
  • Prepares and circulates agendas for all Municipal Planning Commission meetings.
  • Records “live” minutes at all Municipal Planning Commission meetings.
  • Assists with reception, greeting and assisting visitors and customers.
  • Responds to face-to-face inquiries and ensures follow up with respect to Planning & Development.
  • Carries out cash receipting and cash-out functions.


  • Minimum Grade 12 Diploma
  • Office Administration Certificate or equivalent is an asset
  • Previous Municipal/Government experience would be an asset.
  • Must have/obtain accreditation with the Safety Codes Council to issue electrical, plumbing, and gas permits.
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license
  • Must submit a Driver’s Abstract, Criminal Record Check, Child Welfare Check, and Medical Assessment that meets the satisfaction of the County.

Salary range is $50,115.20 to $65,811.20 annually

  • Lac La Biche County offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package, including:
    • 100% Employer paid Health and Dental Benefits
    • Employee and Family Assistance Plan
    • Local Authorities Pension Plan
  • Competition Number: 39-PDC-17
  • Closing Date: This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.


Interested candidates are invited to forward their resume in strict confidence to:

Attention: Human Resources

Lac La Biche County

Box 1679 Lac La Biche, AB T0A 2C0

Fax: 1-888-421-2533



We thank all interested applicants; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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