Reporting to the Manager, Community Planning, the Assistant Planner will undertake a wide array of responsibilities in the Community Planning Section, as follows:
Evaluates Minor Variance, Consent, Part Lot Control, Zoning By-law Amendment, Site Plan Control, Rental Housing Demolition and Draft Plan of Condominium application
Evaluates the impact of a range of planning applications and initiatives
Collects, compiles, and analyzes data and information on demographic, economic, legal, social, cultural and physical information relating to urban land use and area studies.
Organizes, and participates in, meetings to exchange information on development proposals, policies under review, and other planning issues.
Responds to requests for information from developers, consultants, staff from other agencies and governments, elected officials, and the public.
Prepares planning reports.
Maintains divisional reports and records
Prepares and presents expert evidence and opinion before the Toronto Local Appeal Body and the Ontario Land Tribunal.
Your application must describe your qualifications as they relate to:
Accredited university degree in urban planning or an approved equivalent combination of education in a related subject and planning experience.
Experience with planning projects/assignments.
Eligibility for membership in the Ontario Professional Planners Institute (OPPI) and/or Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP).
You must also have:
Demonstrated ability to interpret architectural and site plan drawings.
Ability to apply critical judgement and analytical thinking.
Ability to respond to public inquiries and concerns related to municipal approval of development applications.
Effective interpersonal and conflict resolution skills, with ability to establish effective working relationships with all stakeholders, senior-level staff, outside agencies, politicians and other orders of government.
Ability to work independently on confidential and sensitive matters with minimum supervision in a highly demanding work environment with many competing priorities and deadlines.
Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing, to all levels of the organization, and with elected officials, the media and the public.
Ability to present effectively to a variety of audiences.
Knowledge of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other regulations/legislation that apply to the job duties.
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How to Apply:
For more information on these and other opportunities with the City of Toronto, visit us online at https://jobs.toronto.ca/jobsatcity/. To apply online, submit your resume, quoting Job ID 29080, by Friday, September 9, 2022.
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