Development Control Officer II

City of Regina

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Update day: 16-02-2024

Location: Regina Saskatchewan

Category: Legal / Contracts

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Job type: Permanent

Salary: $29.64–$37.84 an hour

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Openings : 1
Type of Posting: Internal & External
Location Name : City of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, CA
Date Posted : March 7, 2023
Closing Date: March 17, 2023
Profession : Inspectors & Regulatory Officers
Experience Level(s) : Intermediate
Desired Employment Status : Permanent
Education Level(s) : Two (2) year diploma in Architectural Technology or educational equivalent
Job ID : 1201
Position Summary
This position is responsible for providing exceptional customer service to internal and external customers in the interpretation, administration and enforcement of zoning bylaw regulations. This position provides accurate and timely zoning information, undertakes comprehensive reviews of proposed developments, conducts thorough and detailed site inspections, and initiates appropriate enforcement action. This position reports to the Coordinator, Development Control Officer. Duties & Responsibilities
Provide technical advice, interpretations and administration for the general public, appropriate Boards, lawyers, financial companies, architects, contractors and various civic departments on matters related to the effective compliance of municipal zoning bylaws and related regulations.
Review drawings and approve residential, industrial and commercial plans to ensure compliance to zoning bylaws and regulations and issues Occupancy Permits, home occupation, residential office, day care home applications, discretionary use and contract zone applications.
Initiate and conduct on-site inspections to ensure compliance with municipal bylaws and related regulations for building permits, landscaping, zoning orders, development permits, business licenses, sign permits, building siting certificates, demolition permits, occupancy permits and zoning complaints.
Liaise with the Police Department and initiates prosecutions if unable to obtain voluntary compliance and assists the City Prosecutor’s Office in relation to disputes and violations including attending court and presenting evidence.
Prepare detailed correspondence and reports and maintains organized files pertaining to Industrial Use applications, bylaw interpretations and zoning bylaw compliance and enforcement.
Represent the division at the Regina Development Appeals Board, District Planning Commission, District and Provincial Board meetings and maintains records of these meetings and decisions made.
Facilitate and attend meetings relevant to zoning issues with other civic departments, local associations, architects, contractors and the general public.
Performs related work as required. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Demonstrated knowledge of the City of Regina Zoning Bylaw and regulations, as well as relevant sections of other applicable civic and provincial bylaws and statutes.
Knowledge of current building construction and landscape design methods.
Knowledge of City street names and locations.
Knowledge of safe working procedures and practices related to the work assigned.
Knowledge of proper investigative and interviewing techniques, rules of evidence and court processes.
Ability to interpret and enforce civic bylaws, regulations and relevant sections of applicable provincial statutes ensuring consistency of application.
Ability to understand and interpret drawings, plans and specifications in order to recognize deviations from the Zoning Bylaw.
Ability to develop and maintain effective and co-operative working relationships and facilitate dialogue and communication with a variety of stakeholders such as fellow employees, City Administration and Council, contractors, business and industry, special interest groups, government agencies and the general public.
Ability to communicate ideas and concepts effectively in oral and written form to a variety of audiences including formal public presentations, written reports and one on one dialogue.
Ability to exercise sound judgement with a view to enforcing regulations with firmness, assertiveness, impartiality and using principles of ethical conduct.
Ability to work with considerable independence demonstrating sound decision making, time management and organizational skills, problem analysis, conflict resolution and mediation skills.
Ability to use windows-based software programs such as word processing, spreadsheets and e-mail. Education & Experience
Typically, the knowledge, skills and abilities required for this position require a two (2) year diploma in Architectural Technology or educational equivalent combined with four (4) years related experience working in a development or planning field. Working/Other Conditions
Must possess a valid Saskatchewan driver’s license and have the use of a vehicle available (a travel allowance is provided).

✓ Note: Testing may be done to evaluate knowledge, skills and abilities.
✓ Note: As per the City of Regina’s Criminal Record Check Policy , the successful candidate is required to provide a satisfactory criminal record check.
✓ Note: Successful candidates will be required to provide proof of acquired education.

Jurisdiction: CUPE Local 7
Division: City Planning & Community Development
Department: Planning & Development Services
Hourly Salary: $29.64 - $37.84
Annual Salary: $56,512.00 - $72,146.00

The City of Regina acknowledges that we are on Treaty 4 Territory, and the traditional lands of the Cree, Saulteaux, Dakota, Nakota, Lakota, and the homeland of the Métis Nation.

We want to show our recognition and respect to the Nations and the ancestors of this territory, we are grateful for the privilege to be here, to co-exist. We recognize that much of the harms of the past have shaped our relationship; we are committed to our work of building trust. We hope for good and everlasting relationships to create true partnerships with Indigenous peoples.

Regina is committed to employment equity and accessibility. We encourage applications from members of equity-seeking communities including women, racialized and Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities/expressions.

Note: The City of Regina strives to provide reasonable access and accommodations throughout the application and selection process. If you would like to request an accommodation at any stage of the process, please contact Talent at 306-777-7550 or by email at Talent@regina.ca .
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Deadline: 01-04-2024

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