City of Brampton

PLANNER III, DEVELOPMENT

1 week ago
Job ID
2017-4480
CA-ON-Brampton
# Positions
1
Job Type
Full Time
Job Industry
Government and Public Sector
Career Level
Experienced
Years of Experience
4

Job Description

 

PLANNER III, DEVELOPMENT

Reference #: 102698

 

 

POSITION DUTIES:

Reporting to the Manager, Development Services, this position undertakes required work on complex, major planning proposals and projects within a community planning context; as Team Leader, facilitate and co-ordinate the community block plan process; liaise with other departments and agencies; effectively communicate proposals, projects and planning matters to the public.

  • Review, process, and formulate planning opinions on complex, major planning proposals and projects within a community planning context (proposals and projects to include community blocks plans, plans of subdivisions applications, official plan and zoning amendment applications, site plan applications, minor variance and consent applications, part lot control applications, plan of condominium applications and other comprehensive projects or special studies as assigned).

  • Process major planning proposals and projects to consist of: circulating to departments and agencies for comment; 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, Design and 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.

  • Team leader for community block plans.

  • Liaise with City departments and agencies (including contact at some senior levels) and the public on planning proposals and planning matters.

  • Respond to general inquiries and provide effective and informative customer service.

  • Attend and provide professional planning evidence at Ontario Municipal Board Hearings on assigned planning proposals and projects.

  • Maintain up-to-date land use planning knowledge and updated legislation through attending seminars and courses and reading industry publications.

  • Provide guidance to technical service and administration staff on assigned planning proposals and projects.

  • Conducts site inspections to ensure compliance.

  • Performs other similar and related duties as assigned. 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School (Grade 12) graduation, plus an additional program of over three (3) and up to four (4) years in Urban Planning, Urban Studies or equivalent.
  • Over four (4) years, up to and including eight (8) years of experience in land use planning with demonstrated knowledge of complex projects (i.e. community block plans, subdivision plans, official plan and zoning amendments, sites plan approvals, part lot control by-laws, variances and consents, plans of condominium).
  • Membership with the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) with a Registered Professional Planner (RPP) designation with the Ontario Profession Planners Institute (OPPI).
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills with an emphasis on customer service.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Superior organizational, time and project management skills.

 

 

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

 

 

Job status: Permanent

Job Type:   Union

 

Applications must be received by November 23, 2017

 

Alternate formats will be provided upon request.

  

If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online at: www.brampton.ca/employment or via www.workopolis.com quoting reference #102698 by November 23, 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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