Temporary Full Time Planner II - Community Planning
Municipality of Clarington
Location: Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada
Salary: $79,679 - $92,371
OPPI Membership Status:
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 19-24
The Corporation of the Municipality of Clarington
Planning and Infrastructure Services Department
requires a Temporary Full Time Planner II – Community Planning Division (up to 10 months)
We are an equal opportunity employer
The Municipality of Clarington is a progressive employer committed to equity, inclusion and diversity within its community and organization. We are committed to building an inclusive and barrier-free environment for our team.
We are pleased to accommodate individual needs in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, within our recruitment process. If you require accommodation at any time throughout the recruitment process or in performing your position should you be selected please contact the Human Resources Division at [email protected].
Who we are
Clarington is one of eight municipalities in Durham Region. With a population of 105,000 people and growing, Clarington offers residents a blend of city living and rural charm. The corporation is made up of five departments that report through to the Chief Administrative Officer.
The Municipality of Clarington is an equal opportunity employer and a great place to build a career. We value teamwork, diversity and offer an environment where staff can grow and pursue advancement opportunities while making a difference to the community. The Community Planning Division is one of six Divisions within the Planning and Infrastructure Department.
Community Planning is responsible for strategic long-range planning including, the Official Plan and the development of Secondary Plans. The Division reviews, comments and implements Regional and Provincial Policy and supports both the Cultural Heritage and the Agricultural Advisory Committees of Council. GIS staff complements our Division.
What the role entails
Reporting to the Manager of Community Planning the Temporary Planner II will work with Land Use Planning policies, and in the project management of Secondary Plans. This position includes working with consultants and the community to ensure that Secondary Plans reflect Clarington’s priorities on sustainable development, urban design and affordable housing.
The following responsibilities and duties of this position includes but is not limited to:
Undertaking and/or assisting with policy projects such as the Official Plan Review, new and updates to Secondary Plans, and other policy
Undertaking or reviewing studies, researching projects and data analysis related to land use, environmental impacts, cultural heritage, housing and similar planning
Analyzing issues and formulating policy recommendations to Senior Staff.
Assisting with other Planning and Infrastructure division projects
Representing the Municipality and the Department in a variety of settings.
Other duties as
The successful candidate will possess:
A Professional University Degree in Planning or related discipline is a requirement; or possess qualities, skills and work-related experience to the satisfaction of the Deputy CAO of Planning and Infrastructure Services.
Membership in the Ontario Professional Planner Institute or equivalent professional organization to the satisfaction of the Deputy CAO of Planning and Infrastructure Services.
A minimum of three (3) years relevant experience in municipal planning and/or to the satisfaction of the Director of Planning and Infrastructure.
Good working knowledge of the Planning Act, Provincial Policy/Plans and municipal development
Solid understanding of good urban design principles.
Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail and the ability to meet
Excellent project/task management skills including timely delivery of results.
Excellent research, analytical and problem-solving
Demonstrated ability to work effectively in team situations and with minimal supervision.
Demonstrated commitment to continuous
Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Excel and PowerPoint
Proficiency in various software applications including GIS, Development Tracking Systems, Adobe Acrobat and various databases is an asset.
Ability to travel to various locations in a timely and efficient manner.
Legally able to work in
What we offer you
Salary: $79,679 - $92,371 Code 13 of the 2024 Inside CUPE Collective Agreement.
The Municipality of Clarington offers flexible work arrangements for eligible roles, where employees are empowered to do their best work in the way that works for them. Currently, this position is eligible for a flexible work arrangement option. Further details on this program will be discussed through the selection process.
Additional information and requirements
Pre-employment testing for this position may include written and oral testing, to assist in determining the successful applicant. A passing score will be considered to be 60% on each test with the highest score considered in the award.
Prior to starting the position, the successful candidate must provide, at their own expense, a current (with the last 180 days) satisfactory criminal reference check, directly from a Canadian Police Information Centre. Criminal Records Checks from third party agencies are not acceptable. Applicants who have been employed with the Municipality within the last year and have provided a criminal reference check within the last 365 days are exempt from providing another criminal reference check.
How to apply
To view this position and to submit your application online, please visit www.clarington.net/careers. Applications will be accepted until Thursday, February 8, 2024, at 11:59 p.m.
This job competition number is File # 19-24.
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those under consideration will be contacted.
Applicant information is collected under the authority of The Municipal Act, 2001 and the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the purpose of evaluating the applicant. Questions about this collection should be directed to the Municipal Clerk, 40 Temperance Street, Bowmanville, ON L1C 3A6 or by phone at 905-623-3379 ext. 2109.
The Municipality of Clarington is one of eight municipalities in Durham Region. With a population of 105,000 people and growing, Clarington offers residents a blend of city living and rural charm. The corporation is made up of five departments that report through to the Chief Administrative Officer.
The Municipality of Clarington is an equal opportunity employer and a great place to build a career. We value teamwork, diversity and offer an environment where staff can grow and pursue advancement opportunities while making a difference to the community.