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The Municipality of the District of Chester is seeking to fill a full-time Planner position. The Planner will be knowledgeable in a broad range of planning matters, has some specialized expertise, provides intermediate-level professional planning services and leads a wide variety of professional planning services or projects.

The incumbent will demonstrate specialized knowledge in one or more areas of expertise such as Development Review, Community Planning, Regional Planning, Urban Design, Heritage & Cultural Planning, Infrastructure Planning, Transportation Planning, Environmental Planning and Socio-Economic Research.

Qualified interested individuals are required to obtain a complete job description by contacting the undersigned or clicking on the link above.

Closing Date & Applications – Submit resume along with three professional references no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, February 9, 2018 to the undersigned:

1. By email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2. By fax at 902-275-4771

3. By mail to:
Pamela Myra, Municipal Clerk
151 King Street
PO Box 369
Chester, NS B0J 1J0

Please Note:  Although we thank all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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