Our client, located in Whitby, Ontario, is seeking a Land Use Planner specializing in Residential Developments to join their team!
This individual will be responsible for coordinating the submission of a variety of planning applications and site plan designs.
Job Duties :
Prepare and manage multiple planning projects
Assist in management of projects through the approval process including providing strategic advice to executive team
Liaise with Municipal and Regional approval authorities as well as consultants to obtain approvals
Conduct research in support of planning policy and land development due diligence
Prepare and submit planning justification reports, urban design briefs, draft Zoning By-laws, and draft Official Plan Amendments while adhering to strict deadlines
3+ years of planning experience with a consulting land use planning firm and / or municipal government
Membership in CIP / OPPI is an asset, but not required
Experience in land use planning with demonstrated knowledge of complex projects (i.e. subdivision plans, official plan and zoning amendments, sites plan approvals, plans of condominium etc.)
A thorough understanding of the Planning and Development processes, including Draft Plan of Subdivision and Condominium, Zoning Amendments, Official Plan Amendments, and Site Plan approval
In depth knowledge of the Ontario Planning Act
Experience in Microsoft Office, Adobe Suite, and AutoCAD
Able to work both independently and as part of a team
Good technical writing skills and experience in oral presentations required