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    • November-26-13
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    • Government and Public Sector

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Housing Development Specialist


Newmarket, ON, CANADA | Toronto, ON, CANADA | Richmond Hill, ON, CANADA | Markham, ON, CANADA
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The Regional Municipality of York works to provide residents and businesses access to a broad selection of services and resources. York Region consists of nine local municipalities, with a diversity that's reflected in its geography, economic development and population. Consistently recognized as a top employer, York Region offers fulfilling and diverse career opportunities.

York Region is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process, and as we grow, it's important that our workforce reflect the citizens we serve. At the Region, we respect, encourage, and celebrate our diversity.

Job Description

Housing Development Specialist

Salary $39.33 - $42.75 per hour

Position Purpose
Reporting to the Manager, Development Services, is responsible for providing a full range of planning and capital project management activities to support the Branch, including research and analysis; preparing project reports and planning functions related to the objectives and responsibilities of the Branch; implementing large scale affordable housing developments on behalf of Housing York Inc. (HYI); co-ordinating the Department's Long Term Care (LTC) facilities projects with the Region's Property Services Branch; and assisting in the homelessness program initiatives.

  • Successful completion of a University Degree in Urban Planning/Design, Environmental Studies, Economics or related discipline or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum five (5) years experience working in developing buildings and facilities with responsibilities for project management, program development and analysis, and program evaluation.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of housing development and construction process/procedures.
  • Fundamental knowledge of applicable legislation, regulations and policies relevant to the Housing Services field.
  • Valid Ontario Class "G" driver's licence and reliable vehicle to use on corporate business.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer service, communication, team work, initiative/self management and accountability, and flexibility/adaptability.
  • Demonstrated research skills, including information gathering and analysis.
  • Computer literacy utilizing MS Office software applications and proficiency in project management software, word processing, spread sheets and presentation software.
  • Demonstrated effective presentation skills to diverse audiences.
  • Ability to analyze issues and make appropriate recommendations.
  • Ability to work outside normal business hours, if required.

    Scheduled Hours

    Scheduled Shifts
    0830 - 1630

    How to Apply
    Please apply on-line at by December 9, 2013, quoting competition #15346. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. For additional information on York Region, please visit the above-mentioned website.

    Draw on your passion. Shape our community.
    Once again, York Region has been named one of the Greater Toronto's Top Employers. One of Canada's fastest growing municipalities, we're proud to be acknowledged as a place where professionals can bring their enthusiasm, talent and ideas for the future - while contributing to the progress of our vital community. As part of our diverse and highly engaged team, you'll have the opportunity to work on innovative projects that further a sustainable environment, enhance our public services and promote a healthy community.

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