History and innovation thrive in Kingston, located at the head of the St. Lawrence River and the junction of the Rideau Canal (a UNESCO World Heritage site). Kingston is a dynamic city with a sound and diversified economic base - consisting of prestigious public institutions, government bodies, leading healthcare and education facilities, significant tourism and entertainment activity, and a large private sector. Kingston offers quality of life of a smaller community with the amenities of a major centre.
Responsible for the administration of all aspects of the Committee of Adjustment ensuring compliance with statutory requirements and City policies and procedures;
Process and prepare reports respecting planning applications submitted to the Committee of Adjustment and any associated Planning Approvals or development agreements;
Advise individuals and organized bodies on planning matters;
Provide expert testimony at OMB hearings;
Represent the Planning & Development Department before Committees;
Direct the work of others in carrying out these duties and assist in general planning administration;
Other duties as assigned.
Degree in Planning or related field plus a minimum of 3-4 years of directly relevant experience in development approvals planning position processing various types of development applications;
Membership in or eligibility for full membership in OPPI required;
Extensive knowledge and experience with planning procedures and processes, the Planning Act and Provincial Policy Statement;
Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office software required;
Must have and maintain a valid class ‘G’ driver’s licence and access to personal vehicle required;
Must demonstrate corporate competencies: Customer Focus, Results Orientation, Integrity, and Teamwork.
Skills, Abilities, Work Demands
Excellent oral and written communication skills with effective interpersonal skills;
Must be proficient in MS Office Software;
Ability to manage multiple tasks with changing priorities and to present information and issues in a clear and concise manner;
Must possess superior customer service skills.
Your resume must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements of the position. We thank all of those who apply; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. The City of Kingston is an equal opportunity employer. Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.