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Senior Planner - Starting Rate $42.46

Town of Bracebridge
Town of Bracebridge
Application Deadline: 2022-05-25
Date Posted: 2022-05-13
Location: Bracebridge, Ontario
Compensation: $42.46 - $44.58 - $46.81

Bracebridge is the place to live, work and play! As part of a growing, vibrant and friendly community nestled in the heart of Muskoka, a world famous region known for its lakes, rivers, beaches, parks and natural beauty, the Town of Bracebridge is seeking candidates for an exciting opportunity!

Senior Planner

Regular, Full-Time, OPSEU Bargaining Unit

What We Offer: An hourly rate of pay of: $42.46 (starting) – $44.58 (after 3 months) – $46.81 (after 12 months), plus:

Employer-paid Benefits: includes extended health and dental benefits plan and 24/7 confidential Employee and Family Assistance Program.

Enrollment in OMERS Pension: defined benefits pension plan designed for reliable stream of income in retirement

Flexible & Remote Work Options: 35 hour work week with flexible remote work arrangements

Learning & Development Opportunities: staff enjoy access to conferences and learning opportunities for CPL hours

Paid Sick Time: 11 hours of paid leave for preventative medical appointments and 6 days of annual sick leave

Annual Paid Vacation: annual paid vacation that increases based on years of service

Perks & Savings: Save up to $1,892 per year on daily essentials and key life events through our LifeWorks Perks and Savings Program

Inclusive & Respectful Workplace: We are committed to fostering an inclusive and respectful workplace culture for all

Apply to this opportunity by 4:30 p.m. on May 25, 2022 with your cover letter and resume, quoting File 2022-O-003 to:

What You Will Do:

-Leverage your professional planning experience by providing advice to the Town of Bracebridge, the public and potential planning applicants while liaising with three-tiers of government.
-Take a lead role in the growth and development of the Town of Bracebridge by providing input and recommendations in the processing of planning applications including, zoning amendments, official plan amendments, plans of subdivisions, condominiums, site plans and consent and minor variance applications.
-Bring your enthusiasm, experience and ideas to support key departmental projects including reviews of the Official Plan, Comprehensive Zoning By-Law and Site Plan Guidelines.
-Exercise your critical thinking and judgement skills by interpreting policies, applying good planning and developing and presenting recommendations on planning matters to committees and Council.
-Engage with the community by responding to inquiries and participating in site visits.
-This position reports to the Manager of Planning Services.

We are looking for a team player who is enthusiastic, customer service focused and who has the following:

-University degree in Planning or related discipline required and membership eligibility with the Ontario Professional Planners Institute (OPPI).*
-Five years’ experience as a Planner, preferably in a municipal setting.*
-Demonstrated experience in the review and preparation of various planning applications.
-Strong working knowledge of the Planning Act and other building/zoning/property maintenance-related legislation/regulations/standards and related enforcement processes.
-Excellent interpersonal, project/time management, research and report writing skills, communication, presentation, problem-solving/mediation, staff leadership and computer skills including the Microsoft Office Suite are required.

*Applicants with less work experience and who are currently pursuing OPPI membership requirements are encouraged to apply.

For more information about this job and the qualifications, view the job description on our Employment and Volunteer Opportunities webpage.

The Town of Bracebridge COVID-19 Proof of Vaccination Policy requires all employees to provide proof they are fully vaccinated, as defined by the Ministry of Health; or provide a valid medical or human rights grounds based exemption and undergo regular rapid antigen testing; or participate in a vaccination education program and undergo regular rapid antigen testing.

To learn more about the Town of Bracebridge and for other career opportunities, check out our website.

We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. The Town of Bracebridge is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to meeting its obligations under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Questions regarding collection of information or accommodation should be directed to the Corporate Services Department at (705) 645-5264. Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, S.O. 2001, c.25 and will be used to determine employment eligibility.

Town of Bracebridge
Application Deadline: 2022-05-25
Date Posted: 2022-05-13
Location: Bracebridge, Ontario
Compensation: $42.46 - $44.58 - $46.81