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Job Posting No. 2023.11

The spirit of the Northern Rockies is independent and action-oriented, with a tangible sense of a region
‘in charge of its future.’  Fort Nelson is a young and family-oriented town, where the attitude of “community”
remains strong. Everyone is welcome, everyone’s contribution matters, and the level of participation in
the day-to-day life of the community is high. 

The Northern Rockies Regional Municipality is seeking an experienced and motivated professional to complement our Regional Development & Planning Team. Reporting to the Director of Regional Development & Planning, the Regional Development Officer works collaboratively to foster a variety of development initiatives that contribute to the overall economic and social well-being of the region by helping to grow a region where residents and businesses can thrive.

The Regional Development Officer has a shared degree of responsibility for the development and implementation of policies and strategies in support of the growth and diversification of the economic sectors of industry, agriculture, transportation, tourism, communications, utilities, film, trade investment, manufacturing, and retail. Working collaboratively with the Regional Development & Planning team, the Regional Development Officer also supports the development of core amenities to improve the socio-economic well-being of the residents of the NRRM including medical services, education, workforce training, social programs and services, culture, and recreation.

Qualifications include post-secondary education with an emphasis on business administration, economic development, or a related discipline along with at least 2 years of experience in economic development, business development, marketing, or a related position. Additional qualifications include excellent oral and written communication skills, presentation, and facilitation skills; well-developed interpersonal skills; ability to deal tactfully and diplomatically with a diverse group of partners and stakeholders with an aim to develop and maintain collaborative working relationships. High proficiency with computers/applications (Microsoft Office) including Word, Excel, and other Municipal systems is essential. Employment is dependent on a successful Police Information Check.

The Northern Rockies Regional Municipality offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. If you feel the Northern Rockies is where your future lives, then we would like to hear from you. A complete job description is attached to the posting file online at>Careers. We thank all applicants for their interest, and we will notify all candidates of receipt of applications.

Please email your cover letter, resume, and three references by 4:30 pm, Wednesday, June 21, 2023 to:

Erin La Vale, CPHR
Deputy CAO/Director of Human Resources
Bag Service 399 | Fort Nelson, BC | V0C 1R0

Located in North Eastern BC and extending from the Yukon border to Prophet River BC, our one-of-a-kind local government and BC’s first Regional Municipality provides unparalleled opportunities for outdoor and wilderness recreational activities. To learn more about what the Northern Rockies has to offer, please visit our website at

This is a place for you to call home.
            Come north…and build a future.

The Northern Rockies Regional Municipality is an equal opportunity employer.