Intermediate/Senior Land Use Planner

Sudbury | Planner-Sudbury-2020

TULLOCH Engineering is a progressive, multi-disciplinary firm that believes in maintaining a family-oriented feel. We seek out opportunities to work on unique projects and thrive under the most challenging conditions where we bring a passion for finding solutions and a fierce enthusiasm in implementing them. Our employees are dedicated to quality and often go the extra mile to fulfill client requests and to meet these requests with a devotion seldom found in the industry. We are excited about our work in the fields of engineering, land surveying, land use planning, environmental and mapping services. We employ over 350 professionals working from fifteen offices throughout Canada.

Our growing 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, add value to land through critical thinking and rigorous policy analysis and lead public consultation initiatives for development proponents and public sector clients. TULLOCH Planners also work with municipalities on strategic planning policy projects and undertake official plan review exercises and municipal needs analyses to position our municipal clients for future growth and development.

We are currently looking for full time Intermediate or Senior 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. Position classification will be based on level of candidate experience.

Experience:

  • 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 required

  • Demonstrated experience leading Public Consultation meetings and presentations to Committee of Adjustment or municipal City Council’s in support of Planning Act applications is required

  • 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

 

Qualifications:

  • A university degree in Urban and Regional Planning or planning related degree is required

  • Full Membership with the Ontario Professional Planners Institute (OPPI) is preferred. Eligibility for full membership with OPPI within 1 year is required at a minimum

  • The preferred candidate will have a minimum 3-5 years of responsible, relevant experience in land use planning and development, either in the private sector or at the municipal level

  • Ability to prepare Planning Justification Reports, assist in preparing for Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) hearings, preparation and submission of various application packages and supporting documentation

  • Ability to liaison with and build Client relations is required

  • 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

Resumes should be sent to the Human Resources Department using the form below. Please reference Competition ID: Planner-Sudbury-2020 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 recruitment and selection process, or those needing job postings in an alternate format, please advise Human Resources when contacted for an interview.


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