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Location: Greater Madawaska, Ontario, Canada
Type: Full Time
Salary: To be discussed
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Located in the south-eastern end of Renfrew County, the Township of Greater Madawaska is less than a 50-minute commute from the east-end of Ottawa. As one of the largest Townships in the area, the community has a population of 2864 and is 1018sq/km. The Township of Greater Madawaska has become home to many successful businesses within the tourism and hospitality industry such as ski hills, golf course, art galleries, campgrounds and high caliber timeshares and motel facilities. Significant crown owned lands afford visitors and residents alike hundreds of excellent fishing lakes and thousands of acres for outdoor activities all year long.
Due to it’s close proximity to Ottawa, the Township has been experiencing significant growth and has a number of site plan and devilment applications underway. As a result there is a need for an individual with a planning background to lead the department and small team. While a planning background and qualifications are essential, we are open to early careers leaders who want to step up to the next level, or experienced leaders who wish use their experience for the benefit of our community in a beautiful environment that is second to none.
Benefits of working with the Township
Virtual Benefits - Flexible Work Arrangements
Telecommuting – while we prefer that you locate to our beautiful community we are open to flexible work arrangements and telecommuting where qualified candidates work from their home office up to 60% of the time. The balance of the time (40%) would be onsite.
Onsite Benefits - However if you enjoy nature and rural living this is a unique opportunity to experience a great position, a dynamic and collaborative team, a supportive and engaged Mayor and Council and a wonderful community.
YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE
As the ideal candidate and our new Manager of Planning and Development, you are an inspiring, leader with an exceptional knowledge of planning in growth oriented environments. In addition, you are known for your exceptional communications skills, your collaborative nature and commitment to customer service excellence and accountability in a team environment.
Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Manager of Planning and Development is responsible for providing professional planning and community development services and programs for the Township. This position provides planning expertise in all aspects of land use planning. The Planner is responsible for developing planning policies and providing professional advice on local, regional, and provincial planning initiatives. The Planner is responsible for reviewing and processing development applications, including Official Plan Amendments, Zoning By-law Amendments, Site Plans, and other Planning Act applications.
HOW TO APPLY
To explore this opportunity please apply via email with a covering letter and resumes as soon as possible to email@example.com quoting project GM-MP. The role remains open as long as the posting is visible.
Should you wish to speak to our Executive Recruiter or to receive a detailed position description please contact Amy Oliveira at 416-214-9299 x4, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Jon Stungevicius at 416-214-9299 x1, email@example.com.
All applications will be held in strict confidence. We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used for employment assessment purposes only.
Key consideration for this role: While a planning background and qualifications are essential, we are open to early careers leaders who want to step up to the next level, or experienced leaders who wish use their experience for the benefit of our community in a beautiful environment that is second to none.