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Job Locations CA-ON-Brampton
Posted Date 1 day ago(4/3/2020 8:30 AM)
  Exciting things are happening at the City of Brampton. Take a look at what employees are working on related to our Term of Council Priorities moving us forward towards The Brampton 2040 Vision.   MANAGER, PLANS & PERMITS   POSTING NUMBER: 103730 HIRING SALARY RANGE:  $116,294.00 - $130,831.00 MAXIMUM OF SALARY RANGE:  $145,368.00   AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY: Reporting to the Director, Building / Chief Building Official this position, assists the Director of Building and Chief Building Official in directing the operations of the Plans and Permits Section to ensure compliance with the Building Code Act, Building Code and other related regulations and by-laws. Responsible for the management of the plans review, permit approval and all related technical and administrative functions of the Plans and Permits Section. Establishes technical procedures and policies.  Facilitates co-ordination and phasing meetings for large scale and complex projects.  Monitors legislative changes to the Act, regulations and other applicable law.  Participates actively on various teams and committees.  Is appointed as the Deputy Chief Building Official in order to fulfil the role of the CBO in his/her absence. - Leads and motivates the plans review section workforce, ensures effective teamwork, assists the director in providing resolution to controversial labour relations issues; ensures high standards of quality of work and organizational performance; - Establishes technical review standards, policies and procedures for plans examiners to ensure conformance with life safety, fire, structural, health, resource conservation and accessibility regulations of the building code and, where applicable, good engineering practice and all other applicable laws; - Monitors and interprets legislative changes to the Act, regulations and other applicable law and ensures changes are incorporated into the review procedures and process; - Prepares reports for the Director as required for consideration by Council; attends Council or committee meetings as required to provide support to the Director; - Provides leadership to and coordination of the various plans review teams to ensure cohesive processing of all types of permit applications; - Provides leadership and coordination of phasing of large, complex or politically sensitive projects and meets with stakeholders; - Directs, through subordinate management staff, all activities of the Plans and Permits Section; - Co-ordinates and liaises with internal and external agencies during the technical review process to ensure that all requirements are met prior to permit issuance; - Provides technical leadership on issues pertaining to the building code and other applicable law; - Provides direction and leadership to supervisors, including technical support and problem solving in obtaining the Division’s stated goals and objectives; - Establishes, oversees and co-ordinates the administrative functions of the Plans and Permits Section including the monitoring of regulated timeframes for plans review of applications and permit issuance, notification to applicants of status of applications, application cancellations and administration of fees, verification of data base information for financial contribution calculations; - Ensures plans review teams correctly calculate permit fees and correctly interpret applicability of the development changes by-law; resolves disputes related to applicability of fees and development charges; - Establishes and monitors a program for issuance of conditional permits, lifting of conditional status and collection and release of security; - Coordinates and monitors the site plan application process for temporary structures; - Responsible for the co-ordination and administration of the Plans and Permit Section’s education and training policy and programs; encourages continuous learning; - Responsible for the recruiting of plans review staff; - Monitors staff performance and oversees disciplinary action as necessary; - Participates actively as a member of the Site Plan Cross-Functional Team, attends and participates as a member of the Committee of Adjustment Cross Functional Teams; - Recommends service level adjustments and budget requirements in response to change in workloads; - Liaises with City Council members and responds to Council inquiries; represents the City and Division at committee and constituency - Oversees the development and approval of forms used by the plans review section and for the public as guidelines for the permit process; - Performs the duties of the Chief Building Official in the absence of the appointed Chief Building Official. - Performs other duties as required.  SELECTION CRITERIA: - University degree in an Engineering discipline or a suitable equivalent; - Minimum of five years of experience working directly with the Building Code (MMAH Building Code courses are a prerequisite); - Minimum of three years of experience in a managerial/supervisory capacity; - Demonstrated research and report writing skills; - Excellent communicator with solid organization skills.    **Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.   Job status: Permanent Job Type:   Management and Administration   Applications must be received by: April 17, 2020   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 by clicking the button above quoting reference #103730 by April 17,2020 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.   
Job ID
2020-5750
Job Locations CA-ON-Brampton
Posted Date 4 days ago(3/31/2020 10:49 AM)
    Exciting things are happening at the City of Brampton. Take a look at what employees are working on related to our Term of Council Priorities moving us forward towards The Brampton 2040 Vision.     MANAGER, LAND USE PLANNING     POSTING NUMBER: 103706   HIRING SALARY RANGE:  $114,294.00 - $128,581.00 MAXIMUM OF SALARY RANGE:  $142,868.00   AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY: Reporting to the Director of Policy Planning, this leadership position is responsible for leading a team of professionals, and managing the Land Use Planning section of the Planning and Development Services Department. The Manager provides expert professional planning advice, project management, strategic planning, and public engagement expertise to ensure the successful delivery of the section’s programs and projects. This position is responsible for leading, mentoring and developing team members, inspiring excellence in a collaborative, multidisciplinary environment.   As a key member of the Divisional leadership team, this role will participate in strategic planning at both the divisional level as well as the provision of expertise to broader City-wide strategy. - OPERATION STRATEGIES - Responsible for leading and managing a team of planning professionals to deliver Brampton’s Land Use Policy planning programs and projects including the Official Plan review and implementation, secondary and block plans. - Oversee major planning policy projects and studies utilizing effective project management tools and expertise. - Attend City Council and City Committees as necessary to present, defend and respond to questions regarding content, conclusion and recommendations of any particular planning project. - Participate on internal working groups, corporate committees and external committees. - Provide detailed technical review and editing of reports and documents prepared by divisional planners, consultants and peers in other agencies. - Participate on steering committees of major planning policy and city studies such as sub-watershed management studies for new developments, transportation studies, master open space studies, environmental assessment studies, and secondary plan studies. - Lead advocacy initiatives including workshops and charrettes, education and information sessions for internal and external stakeholders. - Provide direction to staff management and administrative duties and act on behalf of the Director in their absence, participate as a member of the Departmental management group. - Provide project management expertise to support various policy planning and city-building initiatives and projects. - Prepare and assemble information to respond to appeals and appear as an expert witness. - Contribute as a member of the management team in the formulation of philosophy, mission, corporate goals and objectives related to the provision of excellent services and programs. - PEOPLE LEADERSHIP - Manage, coach, consult and influence staff to promote effective team environment, including employee relations and encourage innovation, productivity and service excellence. - Manage a multi-disciplinary team in establishing goals, objectives and deliverables. - Ensure appropriate leadership of steering and technical advisory - Establish clear and appropriate governance to effectively manage programs and services. - Ensure professional development training and conduct annual performance management reviews. - CUSTOMER SERVICE - Ensure the provision of excellent customer service and planning advice to stakeholders including City Council, departmental and other City staff, provincial ministries, outside agencies such as conservation authorities, consultants, developers, landowners, builders and the general public; - Partners with other leaders within the division and department to ensure collaboration and alignment of initiatives. - Ensure the provision of high quality service to internal and external stakeholders. - RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT - Build, foster and maintain strong working relationships with divisional, departmental, inter-departmental and external partners, including elected officials, stakeholders, consultants, public, business and community leaders, municipal, agency and provincial partners in the delivery of City objectives. - Anticipate and troubleshoot issues and determine appropriate courses of action. - Demonstrate knowledgeable leadership and open collaboration in order to build trust and sense of shared responsibility in the delivery of the City’s planning objectives and vision. - COMMUNICATION AND REPORTING - Communicate effectively and establish links with stakeholders to identify needs and evaluate alternative solutions and strategies. - Convey technical complex information for information sharing and decision making. - Provide advice to senior leaders and Council on a range of planning matters, including highly sensitive items that may be subject to litigation. - Prepare, present, reports to and advise Council and management. - Work closely with Communications to ensure effective and accurate approaches to communications key messages for media purposes. - CORPORATE CONTRIBUTION - Communicate effectively and champion the City’s purpose, values, mindset and style, embedded in the City’s DNA. - Represent the City on planning, policy matters that directly or indirectly affect the City of Brampton. - Keep abreast of emerging best practices and research. - Maintain knowledge of collective agreements, City policies and practices including Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), all laws, regulatory, judicial mandates, ordinances, legislative acts, codes and by-laws set out by Federal, Provincial or Municipal levels of government. - BUDGET MANAGEMENT - Prepare the section’s current and capital budget as part of the Division and Department budgets. - Monitor and control project and operational budgets, ensuring approvals and spending are consistent with operating objectives, corporate policies and guidelines. - TEAMWORK AND COOPERATION - Foster engagement, debate and build consensus to achieve deliverables - Demonstrate success developing and implementing multi-faceted plans for diverse stakeholders with wide-ranging impacts. - Demonstrate corporate values at all times  SELECTION CRITERIA: - University Degree in Planning or suitable equivalent; Membership in the Canadian Institute of Planners and Ontario Professional Planners Institute, and designation as a Registered Professional Planner (RPP); - Master’s degree an asset. - Seven (7) years progressively responsible related planning experience, including minimum of five (5) years’ experience at a senior level, preferably in a municipal government environment. - Minimum of 5 years progressive management experience with professional staff. - Expert knowledge of land use planning processes in Ontario, including Municipal, Provincial and Federal Government planning policies and applicable legislation. - Awareness of current social, economic and political priorities. - Project Management experience and methodology is an asset - Strong leadership skills and the ability to inspire, champion, promote and deliver on new ideas. - Proven ability to meet deadlines; good performance and work record. - Highly-developed Relationship Management and Public Relations skills; Interface with internal and external key stakeholders, community groups, government agencies, public and private sector organizations. - Highly-developed Organizational skills; Detail oriented, well organized and able to prioritize highly-complex tasks with critical deadlines. - Highly-developed Analytical skills for complex problem solving, including familiarity with qualitative and quantitative data analysis, research methodology. - Fiscal and Financial acumen. - Computer proficiency in Microsoft office/software - Excellent analytical, report writing and communication skills.   **Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.    Job status: Permanent Job Type:   Management and Administration   Applications must be received by: April 10, 2020   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 by clicking the button above quoting reference #103706 by April 10,2020 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.     
Job ID
2020-5707