EMPLOYMENT

CORBETT LAND STRATEGIES INC. HAS AN IMMEDIATE OPENING FOR THE FOLLOWING FULL-TIME POSITION

PLEASE SEND ALL RESUMES TO:  CINDY@CORBETTLANDSTRATEGIES.CA

THE FIRM

Corbett Land Strategies Inc. is a rapidly growing planning and land development firm offering a wide range of residential, industrial and commercial land use planning expertise.  We specialize in providing private and public sector clients with community planning, strategic development and land use approvals advice as well as landowner group management.  Located in Oakville, Ontario, CLS provides services to clients throughout the GTA.

THE OPPORTUNITY

Due to a rapidly expanding client base, CLS requires the services of an experienced planner to fill the role of Senior Planner to join our team.  This is the perfect opportunity to advance e your career with a rapidly growing firm in the western GTA with an exciting portfolio of projects and clients.  You will have the opportunity to work alongside highly respected professionals and report directly to the senior leaders of the firm with respect to:

Urban and community planning/urban design
Development feasibility
Development approvals
Land acquisition strategies
Project management
Development and landowner co-ordination
Expert and advisory services

JOB DESCRIPTION

In the position of Senior Planner, you will expand your expertise in land use planning and development approvals by your ability to:

Analyze the planning status of potential development sites;
Provide input into project budgets and proformas;
Provide input/advice into development design and project management
Prepare complete applications
Co-ordinate and manage consultants
Manage projects and files
Prepare Planning Justification reports
Make presentations to Clients, Councils and Committees, the Public and other bodies as required

SKILLS

The ideal candidate will have the ability to:

Research and analyze project sites
Provide input into projects
Apply advanced project management skills
Prepare municipal development applications including the determination of information requirements including Official Plan, Zoning By-laws, Site Plans, Severances, Minor Variance, Draft Plans of Subdivision
Coordinate related agency approvals
Review consultant reports and design submissions
Problem solving
Communicate both verbally and through report writing and presentations
Work with minimal supervision
Work on cross-functional teams and projects

QUALIFCATIONS

University degree in Planning or related field
Minimum 5-7 years’ experience in the development industry or local municipality
Solid knowledge of Ontario Planning legislation and regulations
Designation as an RPP preferred
Valid Ontario Driver’s Licence
Access to a vehicle required