Career Opportunities


Northern Sunrise County is a vibrant, progressive thinking municipality that is looking for a Director of Planning and Community Development with similar qualities.  If you enjoy working in an environment that encourages development, fosters growth, and looks at the big picture, this position will interest you.

Reporting directly to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Director of Planning and Community Development is responsible for land use planning and development functions, economic development functions, as well as industry and business relations in community development matters.

The County is located east of the Town of Peace River. It has an abundance of natural resources with the third largest oil sands development in Alberta, some of the finest agricultural land and wilderness areas for fishing, hunting, and camping. We have a vibrant cultural heritage and a population of industrious and innovative residents. The County is a large rural municipality containing 2,224,815 hectares of land, and over 1000 kilometers of roads.


We offer consistent working hours that afford a positive quality of life, a competitive salary/benefit package and relocation allowance. Suitable applicants may forward their resume to:

                                                Teresa Dejonghe, HR Administrator  
                                                Northern Sunrise County
                                                Bag 1300
                                                Peace River, AB T8S 1Y9
                                                Phone    780-624-0013 Fax 780-624-0023
The job posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. We would like to thank all applicants and advise that only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

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