City of Brampton


2 days ago
Job ID
# Positions
Job Type
Full Time
Job Industry
Government and Public Sector
Career Level
Years of Experience

Job Description




Reference #:102704




Reporting to the Deputy City Solicitor, Real Property, Commercial and Development Law this position:


  • Provides legal counsel support to City departments primarily in the practice area of Land Development Law as part of the Real Estate, Commercial and Development Law team, in the Legal Services division;
  • Demonstrates an understanding of municipal law and practice, ability to draft, review and advise on land development documents including subdivision agreements, site plan agreements, agreements and documents with respect to condominiums, and related Planning Act matters;
  • Demonstrates a willingness to formulate policy and advise on policy initiatives in the areas of Land Development Law, Real Estate Law and related areas including Environmental Law;
  • Attends at Council and Council Committee meetings as required;
  • Delivers legal services, opinions and advice to the Corporation;
  • Undertakes special projects and initiatives in furtherance of the Corporation’s legal direction and strategic objectives; and
  • Is cognizant of legislative and factual frameworks so that municipal obligations are achieved and appropriate solutions can be executed.





  • Law degree and call to Ontario Bar, with demonstrated interest in Land Development Law and Real Estate Law;
  • Member in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada;
  • Minimum five (5) years related work experience, preferably in the municipal field;
  • Experience in Environmental Law is an asset;
  • Exceptional communication skills and superior report writing;
  • Ability to prepare solid argument and successfully negotiate resolutions; and
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office suite software.



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




Job status: Permanent  
Job Type:   Non-Union


Applications must be received by: Monday November 20, 2017


Alternate formats will be provided upon request. 


If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online at: or via quoting reference #102704 by Monday November 20, 2017 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.


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. 



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