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The Senior Planner, under the direction of the Manager of Planning, will primarily be
responsible for the interpretation of Provincial, Regional and Municipal Policy Plans,
guidelines, zoning by-laws, and other planning documents where those by-laws, policies
and documents apply to municipal planning policy and implementation and recommend
changes to municipal documents and by-laws where required in a timely and efficient
manner. The Senior Planner provides expert testimony at the Local Planning Appeal
Tribunal when required. The Senior Planner may from time-to-time be required to assist
the Manager of Planning in their role and provide guidance, mentorship and oversight to
other planners in the department.
The ideal candidate will have:
- University Degree in Urban or Regional Planning or directly related field
- Minimum of five (5) years of progressive planning experience working within a
- Memberships in and full designation of MCIP/RPP required
- High flexibility with strong interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in
a diverse environment
- Familiarity with techniques for interacting with in person and over the telephone.
- Strong sense of ethics and the ability to handle sensitive or private information
with tact and discretion
- Ability to effectively speak publicly to facilitate meetings and make presentations
- Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
- Ability to work individually as well as part of a team
- Demonstrated time management skills
- Ability to prioritize and manage conflicting demands
- High level of integrity and work ethic
Hours of work are Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm 35 hours per week. The annual
salary range for this position is $80,135 to $97,370.
Resumes and supporting documentation will be accepted until 4:00pm on Wednesday,
August 22, 2018 to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake is an equal
opportunity employer. Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available
on request. The Corporation of the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake is an equal opportunity