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Organization:    Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing
Division:    Municipal Services Office
City:    Thunder Bay
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    01812 - Supervisor 2, Mun Org & Admin
Salary:    $1,225.56 - $1,541.58 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    48520
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Be part of our ministry's vision of an Ontario made up of strong communities by bringing your planning skills to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing. The ministry is leading the way to ensure well-planned and healthy communities while protecting Ontario's greenspace by developing and implementing planning policy and legislation, and promoting sustainable growth and Brownfield redevelopment.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In your role as Planner, you will:

• provide advisory and information services to municipalities in order to enhance municipal operational effectiveness, improve decision-making, and facilitate and coordinate service delivery and provincial interests
• provide guidance on provincial requirements pertaining to land use planning
• participate in the implementation of ministry and provincial policies and programs
• make recommendations on land use planning issues, policies, special projects and related legislation, including the Planning Act and Provincial Policy Statement

How do I qualify?

Mandatory requirement:
• valid driver's licence to travel to remote locations not accessible by public transit

Technical knowledge:
• demonstrated knowledge of and experience in the Ontario land use planning system and related legislation and regulations (e.g. Planning Act)
• knowledge of policy development and decision-making processes
• knowledge of and/or experience in municipal government and administration with a focus on land use planning

Decision-making, organizational, research and analytical skills:
• well developed decision-making and organizational skills to make recommendations and manage competing demands
• proven research and analytical skills to undertake complex research, analyze issues and recommend solutions

People skills:
• proven consultation and communication skills to effectively deal with internal and external contacts at all levels and prepare briefing material and correspondence
• demonstrated ability to build consensus, negotiate and resolve conflict related to complex policy and land use planning issues

Computer skills:
• proficiency with word-processing, data management and spreadsheet software to perform analysis and prepare reports

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 435 South James Street, Thunder Bay, North Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   6
Category:   Consulting and Planning
Posted on:   Thursday, November 29, 2012
  • N-MA-48520/12
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Thursday, December 13, 2012 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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