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DISTRICT PLANNER
Organization:    Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
Division:    Regional Operations Division
City:    Pembroke
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    12104 - Community Planner 3
Salary:    $1,137.86 - $1,420.61 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    68377
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The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is seeking a professional individual with land use and resource management planning expertise. In this role you will showcase your talent and skilled background in a fast-paced district environment.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:

• lead and work with a diverse team to provide land use, natural resources, municipal planning, environmental assessment and Environmental Bill of Rights advice and input
• manage relationships with stakeholders, interest groups and agencies
• provide leadership and expertise to both internal and external clients

How do I qualify?

Mandatory
• Valid Ontario Class 'G' driver's licence or equivalent to travel throughout the district and to other locations outside the district to attend meetings.

Technical knowledge and skills:
• You have well developed knowledge of public and municipal land use planning, and resource management planning policies and practices, environmental assessments policies and practices.
• You have demonstrated experience in interpreting, applying and communicating relevant legislation, policies and processes (e.g. Public Lands Act, Planning Act, Environmental Assessment Act, Aggregate Resources Act, Endangered Species Act, Provincial Parks & Conservation Reserves Act).
• You have knowledge of ministry programs (e.g. aggregates, fish, wildlife, lands and waters and Species at Risk) to assess impacts and determine appropriate action to achieve sustainable and balanced outcomes.
• You can assist in the development of policies, monitor impact of policy changes and report on the effects.

Analytical and problem solving skills:
• You have proven problem solving and analytical skills to review plans, applications and projects to determine conformity to provincial objectives.
• You can identify potential impacts, make recommendations and facilitate resolutions.
• You can gather, consolidate, and assess data and expert reports to develop and recommend options or provide advice to others on proposals.

Coordination and project management skills:
• You have coordinating skills to organize and implement district/regional business planning processes, , and organize and conduct meetings.
• You have highly developed project management skills to lead various projects and coordinate meetings and assign work/tasks of project team members and participating stakeholders.

Communication and interpersonal skills:
• You have proven experience to provide expert advice, discuss technical and background information on planning legislation, policy and procedures to a diverse client group.
• You have well developed writing skills to prepare a variety of planning documents, evaluations, and reports.
• You have good consultation skills to negotiate varying points of view and to reach consensus on complicated/sensitive issues.

Additional information:

Address:  
  • 1 Permanent, 31 Riverside Dr, PO BOX 220, Pembroke, East Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   3-A
Category:   Lands and Resources
Posted on:   Tuesday, August 5, 2014
 
Note:
  • N-NR-68377/14
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from applying and/or accepting a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from applying and/or accepting a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
 
Remember: The deadline to apply is Tuesday, August 26, 2014 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.



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*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
 
 
 
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