Date de publication: 21 sep 2017
Date limite: 4 oct 2017
Manager, Development
(Job # 2017-047-IE)
Department: Development Services
Status: Full-Time, Permanent
Date Posted: September 20, 2017
Date Closing: October 4, 2017, 4:30 p.m.
Number of Positions: 1
Scheduled Hours/Shifts: 37.5 hours per week, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday
Salary: $97,286 – $118,385 per year

Position Purpose: Reporting to the Director, Development Services, the Manager of Development is responsible for all aspects of development planning services. Key responsibilities include: providing planning recommendations and advice to department head, Council, and public on planning development matters; facilitating public consultation and liaison; writing reports and making presentations as required; staff supervision and development; providing services for Official Plan Amendments, Zoning By-Law Amendments, Site Plan Control, Plan of Subdivision/Condominium, Minor Variance, Land Division and Part Lot Control; developing and monitoring operation and capital budgets; guiding and advising staff on project management matters, priorities, and approach to take on development planning initiatives; implementing emergency house numbering system; developing and maintaining planning development related manuals and guidelines to applicants and general public; coordinating front counter functions with staff; preparing and providing evidence with regulations to development applications and contraventions to the Town’s Zoning By-Law at hearings; and other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Requirements: The successful candidate has demonstrated leadership skills and a thorough knowledge of the Ontario Planning Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act - Building Construction, Growth Plan, Greenbelt Plan & Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan, Source Water Protection, municipal zoning by-laws, urban design concepts and experience at the Ontario Municipal Board or other tribunals. Applicants must also have:
  • University degree in Planning, Urban Studies or a related field
  • Registered Professional Planner with OPPI or CIP
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of experience of senior level development planning experience in a municipal environment with minimum three (3) years’ experience at a management level
  • Proven ability to successfully manage budgets and achieve performance targets, with demonstrated project management experience
  • Demonstrated ability to manage change and direct the establishment or innovative planning policy procedures
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Excellent customer service, verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact effectively with all municipal staff, elected officials, residents and other agencies
  • Effective organization skills; ability to prioritize and meet deadlines regularly
  • High degree of accuracy, attention to detail and record keeping skills
  • Problem-solving skills, discretion and good judgement when handling confidential/sensitive information and communicating with individuals regarding controversial matters; sensitivity and ability to maintain security of files
  • Availability to attend evening meetings and/or work overtime to accommodate peak periods and workloads
How to apply:
Please forward your resume in confidence by October 4, 2017, at 4:30 p.m.identifying Job # 2017-047-IE in the subject line to
Committed to diversity and a barrier-free environment: Whitchurch-Stouffville is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process and as we grow, it’s important that our workforce reflect the citizens we serve. At the Town, we respect, encourage, and celebrate our diversity. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise if you require accommodation.
We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only those applicants selected for an interview
will be contacted.