Senior Planner


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Urban Planning August 14, 2018 Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON, Canada

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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 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