Reporting to the Manager of Planning, the Intermediate Planner is responsible for reviewing and providing planning recommendations on various development planning applications while demonstrating sound knowledge of Ontario’s land use planning system and municipal approvals processes.
Assists the Manager of Planning and Community Development Planner with day-to-day activities (building permit review, zoning confirmations, minor zoning by-law amendment, Committee of Adjustment support, etc.).
Processes, evaluates and prepares recommendations reports on a wide range of development applications.
Provides advice to the public, developers, lawyers and other interested parties.
Undertakes research on special projects along with statistical, demographic and land needs analysis.
Provide key administrative support in dealing with the City’s Real Estate Portfolio (e.g. land sales, leases and agreements).
Performs reviews of consent and minor variance applications, which are considered by the Manager of Planning in preparing recommendations to the City’s Committee of Adjustment.
Refers special and/or unusual situations to the Manager of Planning for direction.
Other duties as assigned.
Undergraduate Degree (4 years) in areas related to planning, economic development, community development, public administration, political science or a related field.
A minimum of two (2) to three (3) years prior work experience in the economic/community development or planning field and preferably at the municipal or other government levels.
Knowledge and experience in working with Official Plan and Zoning By-law documents, the Planning Act and other government legislation and policies, as well as the consent and minor variance approval processes.
Familiarity with leases, appraisals, inventories, land sales and other property related matters.
Strong organization, public relations, project management skills and writing skills.
Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point, along with experience working with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in a municipal government environment.
The Corporation of the City of Timmins is a multifaceted organization that offers a wide variety of job opportunities in many different fields of expertise including emergency services, long-term care, economic development, community services, public works and environmental services, growth and infrastructure, airport and public transportation, and corporate services. Regardless of their position, all employees contribute to the success of the City by providing excellent customer service to its citizens.
The Corporation offers a variety of benefits and programs to its employees such as:
•Health and Safety programs which include wellness initiatives and the Employee and Family Assistance Program
•Comprehensive benefit plans (full-time) or payment in lieu of benefits (non full-time)
•Participation in the Ontario Municipal Employee Retirement System (OMERS) which is defined benefit plan with Employer matched contributions
•Training and development opportunities for career advancement
•Employee recognition program for years of service
The City of Timmins is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an inclusive, barrier-free work environment that begins... with our recruitment process.
If you are an individual who possesses a continuous improvement mindset and wants to play a part in bettering the community, please view the detailed job description.