Zoning Technician

planning building & property
Location: County of Brant, ON
Website: https://careers.brant.ca/job/search/
Type: full-time
Posted On: Sep 7, 2018
Closing Date: Sep 16, 2018
POSITION:   Zoning Technician (NEW)
REPORTS TO:   Director of Planning
DEPARTMENT   Development Services, Planning Division
LOCATION:   Initial Placement – Paris Customer Service Office
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Post-secondary diploma in Urban Design, Urban Planning, Planning Technician or related field
  • Two years relevant work experience
  • Membership, or candidate membership, in Canadian Association of Certified Planning Technicians (CACPT)
  • Working knowledge of zoning by-laws, municipal planning processes, planning principles and applicable legislation (including Planning Act, Provincial Policy Statement and 2017 Places to Grow growth plan)
  • Demonstrated ability to read and interpret subdivision plans and surveys
  • Demonstrated tact and diplomacy skills and the ability to exercise discretion and judgment when handling confidential information
  • Proficient in Adobe Reader and Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Advanced time management and organizational skills, with a demonstrated ability to prioritize in a fast paced environment
  • Strong communication skills, including verbal and written
  • Demonstrated safe work practices
  • Valid G driver’s license and provision to own vehicle
  • Experience working within a Planning Division in a municipal setting
  • Experience utilizing GIS, AutoCAD Viewer, and City View software
  • Assist in the processing of minor development applications, including rezoning, part lot control, and site plan and condominium approvals
  • Respond to external inquiries related to zoning, building permit eligibility, heritage matters, planning applications, and Official Plan inquiries
  • Provide support and back-up to the Zoning Administrator with zoning by-laws, and review and issuance of applications for building permits
  • Present to Committees and Council as required
  • Support City View entries and opening of applications
  • Prepare Zoning Compliance Certificates
  • Conduct research in support of Planning Advisory Committee, Council and members of the Planning Division
  • Complete special projects relating to planning as requested
  • Other duties as assigned
Annual Salary Range - $59,550 - $69,670 (Job Grade 5 - under review)              35 hours per week
Please visit https://careers.brant.ca/job/search/ to apply for this job opportunity.
The application deadline: 11:59 p.m., Sunday, September 16, 2018.
Date of Posting: Friday, September 7, 2018
The County of Brant is committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. Accessibility accommodations are available for all stages of the recruitment process. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise the County if you require accommodation.
We thank all applicants and advise that only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. Personal information submitted is collected under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.