Position title
Land Use Planner

TULLOCH Engineering is a progressive consulting firm that provides engineering, land surveying, land use planning, environmental and mapping services.  We employ over 300 professionals working from twelve offices throughout Ontario.

Our planning team at TULLOCH offers services to private and government sector clients throughout Ontario.  Our Planners work on both large and small development projects throughout northern and central Ontario, which provides for a fast-paced environment where innovative thinking is needed to respond to changing client demands.  Our Planners lead development proponents through the Planning Act process, and value to land through critical thinking and rigorous policy analysis and lead public consultation initiatives for development proponents and public sector clients.

We are currently looking for full time Junior Land Use Planner to join our team in our Sudbury office.  This is a permanent full-time position to begin as soon as the successful candidate is found.

  • A university degree in Urban and Regional Planning or planning related degree.
  • Full or Candidate Membership with the Ontario Professional Planners Institute (OPPI) and the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) is preferred. Eligibility for full membership with CIP is required at a minimum.
  • The preferred candidate will have a minimum 1 year of responsible, relevant experience in land use planning and development, preferably either in the private sector or at the municipal level.
  • Ability to assist in the preparation of Planning Justification Reports, assist in the preparation of Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) hearings with Senior Planners, preparation and submission of various application packages and supporting documentation.
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD and other design applications is an asset.
  • Ability to creatively handle a variety of complex issues having physical, economic, environmental and social dimensions.
  • Time management, team development, analytical thinking and research skills.
  • Class “G” driver’s license is required.
  • Working knowledge of the Planning Act, Provincial Policy Statement, Growth Plan, Niagara Escarpment Plan, Greenbelt Plan, municipal Official Plans and Zoning or Development Permit By-Laws is required.
  • Previous experience preparing Planning Act applications for Consent, Minor Variance, Zoning By-Law Amendments (Rezoning), Official Plan Amendments, Plan of Subdivision/Condominium and Site Plan Control is preferred.
  • Experience conducting Public Consultation meetings and presentations to Committee of Adjustment or municipal city council in support of Planning Act applications would be considered an asset.
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills as well as analysis and negotiation skills are desirable. Liaising with other professionals, local municipalities, and government agencies concerning planning and development submissions will be a regular occurrence.

Resumes should be sent to the Human Resources Department; email hr@tulloch.ca or submit online at www.tulloch.ca.  Please reference Competition ID-2019 Planner Sudbury on your application.  Thank you to all applicants for their interest. Only those candidates shortlisted for the position will be contacted.

Persons with disabilities who need accommodation in the application process, or those needing job postings in an alternate format, may email a request to hr@tulloch.ca

“We want to build an organization where everyone loves their job and their leaders care for them”

Position: Land Use Planner

Thank you for submitting your application.

Job Location
Competition ID

2019 Planner Sudbury

Date posted
July 8, 2019
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