Job Details:

Senior Planner, Development

Job Details
Open Date Sep 17 2021 - 01:00:00 PM Close Date Nov 05 2021 - 11:59:00 PM
Position Title Senior Planner, Development Posting Type Non-Union
Posting Status Active Position Length Permanent Full-time
Department Group Development Review Services Hours per Week 35
Department Planning Openings 3
Education Bachelor's Degree Experience 5 years
Location Town Hall Competition 21-128P
Salary Range $88,556.75 - $104,166.32
Union Position No


The Opportunity

Reporting directly to the Manager, Development Review Services, this role is responsible for the processing and project management of a wide range of development applications, reviewing and providing a professional planning opinion and recommendation on major, high profile development applications as well as acting as a resource for staff, Council and the public in regards to planning processes and policies. As the Senior Planner, Development, you will perform the following duties, including but not limited to:

  • Manages development applications
  • Preparation of Reports and By-laws, Representing the Planning Department at Committee and Council Meetings
  • Represent the Town at the Ontario Land Tribunal
  • Provides guidance and information to Committee, Council, Town staff, external agencies, and the general public regarding Caledon’s planning process, Official Plan policies, and other relevant planning policies
  • Reviews, recommends and implements process improvements and modernization for the Planning Department

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 Senior Planner, Development 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 degree in Planning or a closely related field and membership or qualifications for members in the Ontario Professional Planners Institute and Canadian Institute of Planners. The ideal candidate has a minimum of 5 years related experience in a land use planning role with increasing responsibilities. Experience working in a municipal environment is preferred.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated knowledge of the Planning Act, Provincial Policy Statement, Provincial Plans, and the Regional and Local Planning Policy Framework and knowledge of the development application process. We are seeking an individual with excellent verbal and written communication skills, superior customer service skills, with the ability to effectively manage projects and think analytically and outside-of-the-box.

This position offers a salary range of $88,556.75 - $104,166.32 plus a competitive benefit package.

Satisfactory passing of a criminal record 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, 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.