Development Coordinator -

City of Hamilton - Hamilton, ON (8 months ago)

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JOB ID #: 15867

Development Coordinator
Planning & Economic Development
Growth Management
71 Main Street West City Hall

REPOST: Previous applicants need not reapply

NUMBER OF VACANCIES: 1 Full-Time Regular

UNION/NON-UNION: CUPE Local 5167 Inside

HOURS Of WORK: 35.00 per week

SALARY/HOUR: $38.269 - $43.482 per hour
  • Note: See appropriate Collective Agreement or the Non Union Salary Range for details.
STATUS/LENGTH: Permanent Full Time vacancies

Job Description ID #: 2583


Reporting to the Senior Project Manager, Development Approvals, reviews and comments on all development applications as they pertain to environmental and servicing matters. Identifies or directs engineering analyses required as a result of development activity; reviews and comments on development applications on a daily basis and prepares various Development Agreements for senior staff and Committees and Council. Assists in the complex review and approval of engineering drawings, Construction Management Plans, including shoring drawings and Functional Servicing & SWM reports; complex review and approval of site servicing plans for sanitary and storm sewers, water main and service connections, and various permit issuance. Presents results in both written and verbal form at hearings includint LPAT, meetings, committees, and to elected officials, staff and the public.


Reviews, provides comments and recommends conditions of approval for development applications as they pertain to environmental and servicing matters and identifies or directs engineering analyses required as a result of development activity.

Attends meetings with external customers and internal staff as required.

Prepares Development Agreements.

Calculates sewer/water permit costs based on municipal fee schedules and user fees for development applications.

Accepts cash and letters of credit as required for Development Agreements.

Determines and recommends cost recoveries for municipal services related to specific developments and/or inquiries.

Determines cash and security requirements for applicable Development Agreements.

Assists maintaining and updating engineering guidelines, manuals, standards and policies.

Co-ordinates and reviews matters related to development applications, servicing and storm water drainage with municipal staff and other agencies.

Provides advice to architects, engineers, surveyors, lawyers and other City staff on City policy and design considerations for private developments.

Investigates and makes recommendations on grading and drainage complaints.

Investigates, reports, resolves and co-ordinates development related concerns from the public.

Provides technical guidance/direction to engineering students.

Performs other duties as assigned which are directly related to the major responsibilities of the job.

Works in accordance with the provisions of applicable health and Safety legislation and all City of Hamilton corporate and departmental policies and procedures related to Occupational Health and Safety.


Proven demonstrated knowledge of the duties described, normally acquired through graduation from a recognized Community College in an accredited course such as a Civil Engineering Technologist with progressive and related experience in the planning process and development control with respect to municipal and private servicing, grading, drainage, storm water management and associated environmental matters and/or a combination of education and progressive work-related experience.

Member of, or eligibility for, certification with the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists, is preferred.

Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

Must be proficient in the use of a computer and various software programs; i.e. Word, Access, Excel, Drawing Management System.

Must possess a valid Class "G" Driver's Licence.


Be advised that Human Resources frequently audits resumes of internal/external applicants to ensure/validate information provided is consistent and trustworthy. Falsification of information provided at any time throughout the recruitment process may be grounds for disqualification, and for internal applicants, subject to discipline up to and including termination.

The City is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. Consistent with our Values and Corporate Culture Pillars, the City of Hamilton is committed to providing equitable treatment to all with respect to barrier-free employment and accommodation without discrimination. The City will provide accommodation for applicants in all aspects of the hiring process, up to the point of undue hardship. If you have an accommodation need, please contact Human Resources as soon as possible to make appropriate arrangements.

We invite you to visit the departmental webpage to obtain further information on the culture and business of this department.

The incumbent shall comply with all Health and Safety Policies and Practices for this position and the workplace.

It is the responsibility of the applicants to ensure that their application reaches Human Resources by the closing date or they may not be considered. It is also the responsibility of applicants to supply qualifications, licences and related experience relevant to the qualifications outlined above for this competition as directed. On the basis of the criteria set out above, this posting is open to all applicants

The statements made by me are true, complete and correct to the best of my knowledge. I understand that any falsification of statements, misrepresentations, deliberate omission or concealment of information may be considered just cause for discipline, up to and including termination for internal applicants and disqualification for external applicants.