The focus of this position is development review, which will involve reviewing and processing planning applications made under the Planning Act; preparing and presenting planning reports and recommendations to County and/or Area Municipal Councils; acting as liaison between the County and Area Municipalities with respect to Provincial and County land use policies, goals and objectives; and responding to development inquiries and conducting pre-consultations for all manner of planning applications. However, this position may also assist with land use policy development, as required. This may involve conducting and/or assisting with policy research and development; special projects; data analysis (both spatial – GIS and non-spatial); report writing and public consultation pertaining to the County’s long range planning program.
University degree in Land Use Planning, Geography or a combination of related education and experience.
Registered Professional Planner with the Ontario Professional Planners Institute and full Canadian Institute of Planning membership is preferred.
Minimum 3 years’ experience within a municipal planning environment.
Highly developed research and analytical skills and report writing capability.
Excellent organizational, communication, interpersonal, negotiation and presentation skills.
Demonstrated exposure to Ontario Municipal Board policies, practices, and decisions.
Ability to work effectively within a team environment and independently.
Ability to interact harmoniously and diplomatically with the public, development industry representatives and elected officials.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office and internet software as well as basic Geographic Information System software or applications.
Valid Ontario driver’s license required and the ability to travel as required to fulfil job responsibilities.
For detailed information regarding this position download the Job Profile
December 23, 2019
January 17, 2020 4:00 PM
Interested persons may submit their cover letter & resumes for posted positions by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that we only accept electronic resumes in response to a posted competition. We do not keep resumes on file.
The County is an equal opportunity employer. The County will attempt to provide reasonable accommodation for known disability for an applicant or employee if requested. In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, resumes are only accepted in response to advertised vacancies and will be used for the purposes of determining eligibility for employment only. We appreciate all resumes, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted.