Junior / Intermediate Planner

Candevcon East Limited - Whitby, ON (30+ days ago)

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Job Function:

To assist in managing planning applications and processes in accordance with provincial and municipal regulations and policies and to assist in preparing land use planning materials including planning reports, zoning by-law amendments and plans of subdivision.

Department Function:

To provide professional land use planning design, advice and material including land use plans and planning reports.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and process land use planning applications in accordance with applicable provincial legislation and municipal regulations and policies
  • Prepare a variety of planning applications including draft plan of subdivision, zoning by-law amendment, official plan amendment, site plan approval and minor variance applications
  • Assist in coordinating a multi-disciplinary team of consultants to meet project timelines
  • Write and prepare a range of planning documents including formal planning reports, official plan amendments and zoning by-law amendments, and correspondence to municipal staff and agencies
  • Attend meetings with the Planning Manager, including pre-consultation meetings and meetings with clients
  • Preparation of concept plans and draft plans of subdivision using AutoCAD
  • Attend committee of adjustment hearings, council public meetings and community consultation meetings in the evening hours with the Planning Manager as required
  • Assist in preparing materials for public meetings and public open houses
  • Conduct research in specific or general areas related to planning applications
  • Keep organized project files.
  • Perform related duties and tasks as assigned or required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary degree in urban planning or related field.
  • Between 2 and 5 years of related and progressive experience in land use planning or land development setting, preferably in a consulting environment.
  • Registered Professional Planner (RPP) or eligibility for membership in the Ontario Professional Planners Institute (OPPI).
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the principles and practices of urban planning, applicable legislation and regulatory requirements in Ontario and evolving trends in growth management, urban design and built form
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Ability to work well individually and with others in a team environment.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Strong report writing and verbal communication skillsExperience with Photoshop, InDesign and similar software are an asset

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $50,000.00 to $65,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • Planning: 1 year (Required)