Endroit: Canton de Woolwich, ON
Courriel: hr@woolwich.ca
Site web: http://www.woolwich.ca
Date de publication: 16 aug 2019
Date limite: 6 sep 2019
Woolwich Township Job Posting
Date: August 16, 2019  
Position: Senior Planner (Non-union, Permanent Full-time)  
Positions Available: One (1)  
Department: Development Services  
Wage Rate/Grade: $71,028 - $86, 619  
Hours of Work: 35 Hours/week  

Purpose of position and profile
Under the general direction and supervision of the Manager of Planning, the Senior Planner carries out and administers short-term and certain long-range planning functions, and associated projects for the Township, ensuring that compliance to Provincial Planning legislation, Regional planning policy and planning policy/regulations of Council, including the approved Official Plan, Secondary Plans, Zoning By-law etc., Design Guidelines and Site Plan standards, are respected.
  • Interpret Provincial, Regional and local planning policies, zoning bylaws
  • Process Official Plan and Zoning Bylaw amendment applications including circulating, reviewing and preparing planning reports
  • Prepare planning comments on minor variances and severances to the Committee of Adjustment and represent the department at the Committee of Adjustment meetings
  • Represent Planning Services at public meetings, Council meetings and area planning meetings
  • Prepare various development agreements
  • Comment on zoning matters and determine external agency requirements
  • Undertake certain policy and long-range planning projects including the co-ordination, reviewing, development and preparation of policies and recommendations
  • Process Subdivision applications including internal circulation; evaluating the application; preparing Township reports and conditions of draft approval; reviewing engineering and planning drawings/reports; preparation of the Sub divider’s agreement; and, administering the application to registration
  • Prepare/provide professional planning evidence to the LPAT on behalf of the Township
  • Prepare other agreements including easements, right-of-ways, encroachment, etc.
  • A university degree in either Planning or a related discipline
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in municipal land use planning
  • Thorough understanding of Provincial legislation
Required knowledge and skills
  • A knowledge of planning theory and practice as defined by the Canadian Institute of Planners and Administrative Law
  • A good knowledge of the Planning Act, other relevant Provincial legislation
  • Detailed knowledge and the ability to interpret and administer a variety of regulations, acts, agreements, policies and guidelines pertaining to planning practices
  • Analytical skills to define and resolve planning related problems
  • Negotiation skills for subdivision and site plan agreements
  • Communication skills to advise Council, staff, other agencies and the public on planning matters, respond to concerns and to present opinions to the LPAT
  • Writing skills to prepare notices, reports, bylaws, amendments, agreements, comments and written opinions and positions
  • Basic Computer literacy and familiarity with MSOffice
  • Basic knowledge of GIS
  • Current member of the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) and the Ontario Professional Planners Institute (OPPI), or in process of achieving designation
  • Possession and maintenance of a valid Ontario Drivers License with a minimum Class G and ability to travel as needed
Working conditions
  • No unusual working conditions.
  • Generally operates within an office environment.
  • Will be required to attend evening meetings
Interested applicants are invited to submit their resume prior to 4:00pm September 6, 2019 to:
Township of Woolwich
24 Church Street West, P.O. Box 158, Elmira, ON N3B 2Z6
Fax: (519) 669-9348
All applicants are thanked for their interest in these positions however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Township of Woolwich is committed to diversity and inclusion and offers an accessible workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to meeting the needs of applicants during all phases of the hiring process. This document is available in alternate formats, or with accessible communication supports, upon request.