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Planning Technician

Job Details
Open Date Oct 06 2021 - 04:00:00 PM Close Date Oct 21 2021 - 11:59:00 PM
Position Title Planning Technician Posting Type Non-Union
Posting Status Active Position Length Permanent Full-time
Department Group Planning Services Hours per Week 35
Department Planning Openings 1
Education College Diploma Experience 1 years
Location Town Hall Competition 21-138P
Salary Range $58,178.20 - $69,052.24
Union Position No

Description

The Opportunity

Reporting directly to the Manager, Planning Services, this role is responsible for providing technical planning and administrative support to the Division and thorough information on planning related matters to the public on behalf of the Department. As the Planning Technician, you will perform the following duties, including but not limited to:

  • Respond to all public inquiries (phone, e-mail and counter) and provide information related to general planning, applications, Official plan, zoning, and related matters.
  • Accept development applications and other planning documents and submissions.
  • Assist in preparing reports for various planning applications, such as Committee of Adjustment and Niagara Escarpment applications
  • Process minor Site Plan applications
  • Maintain an informative and comprehensive service counter that is proactive in providing the public with up to date planning information
  • Coordinate all preliminary meetings and pre-consultation meetings for the Development Application Review Team (DART). Assist with agenda preparation, updating protocol, coordinating comments, etc.

COVID-19: In consideration of the current pandemic and Public Health orders, the Town of Caledon is providing limited in-person services as Town Hall is open to the public by appointment only. The successful candidate for Planning Technician will be required to work a flexible schedule, including in the office, remotely and after hours (as required).

The Ideal Candidate

We are seeking an enthusiastic professional with a post-secondary diploma in land use planning or a closely related field. Our ideal candidate has a minimum 1 year of planning or development related experience, with a demonstrated working knowledge of the Planning Act and related legislation, zoning and municipal planning/development processes.

The ideal candidate will be proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and knowledge of AMANDA is aN asset. We are seeking an individual with superior organizational skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work effectively independently and within a team setting.

This position offers a salary range of $58,178.20 - $69,052.24 plus a competitive benefit package.

Satisfactory passing of a criminal background check, and proof of qualifications will be required of any successful candidate(s) for this position.

New employees who commence employment on or after November 15, 2021 are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, as a condition of employment. Being fully vaccinated is determined as the status of having received the full series of approved vaccines (both doses of a two dose vaccine series, one dose of a single dose vaccine series) and any additional doses required and approved by Health Canada and having satisfied the full post vaccination period required to ensure vaccination efficacy. The Town of Caledon reserves the right to request proof of vaccination at any time. Acceptable proof includes an Ontario Ministry of Health COVID-19 vaccine receipt which you can obtain through the Provincial portal https://covid19.ontariohealth.ca/, or other government-issued vaccine passport or certification.  The requirement to be fully vaccinated is subject to the Ontario Human Rights Code.

The Town is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. The Town is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to an inclusive and barrier-free workplace.  If your application requires accommodation, please contact People Services at (905) 584-2272 Ext. 4738.