Senior Planner


Date Posted



Urban Planning February 15, 2019 WSP Toronto, ON, Canada

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WSP is currently seeking a Senior Planner to join our Planning, Landscape Architecture, and Urban Design team, located at our GTA [Toronto, Thornhill  or Oakville ] offices. Reporting to the Manager this position will be responsible for contributing to our industry-leading municipal planning practice as a senior member of our team. The candidate can expect to be challenged in a variety of tasks undertaken in a fast-paced and dynamic business environment.


We are looking for Planners with a variety of skill sets to address varying responsibilities such as:

  • Planning policy & zoning interpretation for municipal & development clients.
  • Preparing of municipal planning documents such as Official Plans, Zoning By-laws, Secondary Plans and Community Improvement plans.
  • Research and presentation of planning analyses;
  • Facilitation or support during public consultation events
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • A University degree in Planning or equivalent
  • 7 + years of progressive experience in a municipal or consulting environment;
  • Full membership and/or eligibility in the Ontario Professional Planners Institute and the Canadian Institute of Planners;
  • Demonstrated experience preparing municipal planning documents including Official Plans, Zoning By-laws, Growth Management and Land Needs Studies, and Secondary Plans.
  • Demonstrated public consultation experience;
  • Experience with MCEA and familiarity with IAP2 would be an asset;
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, query, analyze, and effectively communicate information;
  • Demonstrated skills in project management ;
  • Highly motivated, organized, flexible, enthusiastic team player committed to upholding our reputation for delivering high quality service;
  • Excellent written and oral communication and time management skills; and
  • Valid Ontario Driver’s License.

Closing date: March 1st, 2019