Planner III

planning building & property
Location: County of Simcoe, ON
Type: full-time
Posted On: Jan 11, 2019
Closing Date: Jan 23, 2019

Job Title: Planner III
Employment Status: Permanent Full-Time
Reference Code: 109
Closing Date: January 23, 2019
Location: Midhurst, Ontario

Position Summary
The Planner III co-ordinates the processing of all planning application and circulations, including assignment of responsibility for individual applications.  Assembles and analyses information and prepares recommendations regarding planning and development applications.  Undertakes field examinations, does map and literature research and prepares reports including a recommended course of action.  Must have knowledge of current planning issues, and understanding of the Planning Act, and have strong oral and written communication skills.   
Position Requirements
A bachelor’s degree in urban and regional planning or a related degree.
Five (5) years recent related experience in municipal planning
Full membership in Ontario Professional Planners Institute.
Knowledge of provincial legislation, policies, and regulations under the Planning Act and related legislation.
Demonstrated ability to analyze the interrelationships of a wide variety of land use planning considerations in order to reach conclusions and make recommendations regarding a planning application.
Ability to organize workload for others and to coordinate the processing of several planning applications and related matters within specific time deadlines.
Demonstrated strong communications skills, interpersonal and written.
Ability to interact effectively with personnel at all levels of the organization and with personnel at Ontario government agencies, other municipalities, and private development industry.
Ability to work with minimal supervision and to use independent judgment where warranted.
Demonstrated ability to work with Windows, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and graphics.
Able to handle confidential information discreetly.
12. Class G Driver’s License in good standing and reliable vehicle to use on corporate business.
$36.07 - $44.77 per annum (As per Collective Agreement)
Union: Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), Local 5820, Bargaining Unit 5820.01
To Apply
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The County of Simcoe thanks all applicants for their interest in this opportunity, but please note that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls, please.
Personal information provided is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act (2001) and will be used to determine eligibility for employment. The Corporation of the County of Simcoe is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will provide employment accommodation upon request.