Municipal Planner

The RM of Sherwood is currently seeking a full time Municipal Planner, who will report to the Manager of Planning and Development. The RM of Sherwood offers our employees competitive compensation and benefits packages including our 9% employer matching pension plan, earned days off, leadership development training and more. This is a unionized position.

Responsibilities include:

  • Receive, review, and analyze all applications for rezoning, subdivision, discretionary use, etc. in a timely manner to ensure compliance with the Zoning Bylaw and Official Community Plan; prepare detailed reports and recommendations for Council’s consideration, and obtain comments from government agencies when required.  Handle internal departmental referrals for all applications.
  • Review and collaborate with the Development Officer as required.
  • Work directly with developers, surveyors, stakeholders and the general public.
  • Prepare bylaw amendments, develop policies in compliance with applicable planning legislation, review annexation proposals, and prepare servicing agreements associated with subdivision applications.
  • Provide input on all studies in relation to the Planning & Development department.
  • Develop policy recommendations and assemble and interpret economic, transportation, demographic, land use and environmental data as they apply to planning projects within the RM.
  • Co-ordinate and liaise with government agencies as required and attend and/or organize meetings as required with provincial and federal government agencies and committees, the City of Regina, and community and special interest groups as requested.
  • Keep fully informed of current planning legislation, policies, bylaws and regulations and inform Council of changes and amendments thereto.
  • Attend Council and ratepayer meetings as requested.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.


  • An undergraduate degree (or Master’s degree) in planning and development preferably from a CIP accredited university, or closely related field,
  • Membership or eligibility for membership with the Canadian Institute of Planners,
  • 3+ years’ experience in the municipal planning field,
  • Possess established knowledge of Saskatchewan legislation and law regarding planning and development,
  • Ability to meet required objectives and guidelines,
  • Knowledge of the planning principles and practices with direct experience in the local government sector,
  • Ability to establish sound and effective working relationships with others,
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to explain complex technical and non-technical issues to Council, residents and stakeholders.

Does this sound like you? If you are ready to join our team, please send your resume and cover letter to today! We look forward to hearing from you. This position will remain open until filled.