PLANNER I (2 POSITIONS)

City of Brampton - Brampton, ON (26 days ago)

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PLANNER I (2 POSITIONS)

Position 1

12-Month Contract

Position 2

6- Months Contract

Please indicate in your resume and/or cover letter, which position you wish to be considered for.

POSTING NUMBER: 103494

STARTING SALARY: $76,421.80 PER ANNUM

AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY:
Reporting to the Manager, Development Services this position undertakes required work on planning proposals and projects within a community planning context; liaise with other departments and agencies; effectively communicate proposals, projects to the public

Review, process, and formulate a planning opinion on planning proposals and projects within a community planning context (proposals and projects to include, official plan and zoning amendment applications, site plan applications, variance and consent applications, part lot control applications, plan of condominium applications, plan of subdivision applications and other projects as assigned)
Process planning proposals and projects to consist of: circulating for comment to departments and agencies; co-ordinating and analyzing comments; conducting research; attending and conducting site visits, preparing reports and recommendations; attending and making presentations at Development Review Team, Planning Development Committee, Site Plan Committee, the Committee of Adjustment and Corporate Teams; preparing implementation documents (by-laws, official plan amendments, conditions of draft plan approval); providing comments on subdivision, rezoning, condominium and site plan agreements, and on community information maps
Liaise with City departments and agencies and the public on planning proposals and planning matters
Respond to general inquiries and provide effective customer service
Attend and provide professional planning evidence at Local Planning Appeal Tribunal Hearings on assigned planning proposals and projects
Maintain up-to-date land use planning knowledge through attendance at seminars and courses and through required reading
Provide guidance to technical service and administration staff on assigned planning proposals and projects

SELECTION CRITERIA:
High school (Grade 12) graduation plus an additional program of three (3) to four (4) years in Land Use Planning or equivalent.
Over two (2) years, up to and including four (4) years’ experience in land use planning (capable to be responsible for projects such as official plan and zoning amendments, sites plan approvals, variances and consents, and other relevant planning projects)
Provisional C.I.P. and O.P.P.I. membership (or equivalent membership) would be considered an asset.
Valid G driver’s licence
Demonstrated good written and verbal communication skills
Good organization and time management skills
Exceptional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills with an emphasis on customer service.
Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.

**Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.

Job status: Contract

Job Type: Union

Applications must be received by: November 4, 2019

Alternate formats will be provided upon request.

As part of the corporation’s Modernizing Job Evaluation project, this position will undergo an evaluation which may result in a change to the rate of compensation. Any changes affecting this position will be communicated as information becomes available.

If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online at: www.brampton.ca/employment quoting reference #103494 by October 30, 2019 and complete the attached questionnaire. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate(s) will be required, as a condition of employment, to execute a written employment agreement. A criminal record search will be required of the successful candidate to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.

Please be advised, the City of Brampton uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.

The City is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise the Human Resources Division of any accommodations needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.