Intermediate Land Use Planner

Whitby, ON 2020/03/19

Engineering Consulting / Civil Infrastructure / Planning

Job Title:

Intermediate Land Use Planner


• A post-secondary degree from an accredited institution with a recognized planning program

Job Summary:

Our client, located in Whitby, Ontario, is seeking a Land Use Planner specializing in Residential Developments to join their team!

This individual will be responsible for coordinating the submission of a variety of planning applications and site plan designs.

Job Duties:

• Prepare and manage multiple planning projects
• Assist in management of projects through the approval process including providing strategic advice to executive team
• Liaise with Municipal and Regional approval authorities as well as consultants to obtain approvals
• Conduct research in support of planning policy and land development due diligence
• Prepare and submit planning justification reports, urban design briefs, draft Zoning By-laws, and draft Official Plan Amendments while adhering to strict deadlines


•  3+ years of planning experience with a consulting land use planning firm and/or municipal government
• Membership in CIP/OPPI is an asset, but not required
• Experience in land use planning with demonstrated knowledge of complex projects (i.e. subdivision plans, official plan and zoning amendments, sites plan approvals, plans of condominium etc.)
• A thorough understanding of the Planning and Development processes, including Draft Plan of Subdivision and Condominium, Zoning Amendments, Official Plan Amendments, and Site Plan approval
• In depth knowledge of the Ontario Planning Act
• Experience in Microsoft Office, Adobe Suite, and AutoCAD
• Able to work both independently and as part of a team
• Good technical writing skills and experience in oral presentations required


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