Markham ON
Job Type
Full-Time Regular
Position Id
Date Posted

Job Descriptions:

  • Follow and consistently demonstrate organizations Core Values and Leadership Drivers.
  • Assemble and direct project teams of consultants required for submission of various development applications, including Official Plan and Zoning Amendments, Plans of Subdivision, Site Plan Approval, Consent & Minor Variance Applications, and Plans of Condominium.
  • Liaise with project stakeholders, including Municipal Staff & Council, and community members to establish positive, constructive relationships to assist in advancing development projects.
  • Manage project team in the coordination, communication, and negotiations with Municipal Staff throughout the development approvals process to obtain project objectives and deliverables in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Assist Development and Finance teams in creating, managing, and monthly tracking of project budgets and costs forecasting.
  • Coordination with other internal groups, such as Acquisitions, Finance, Sales & Marketing, Construction, and Property Management throughout all project phases to ensure the coordination and timely dissemination of information to achieve project deliverables and milestones.
  • Develop and manage project schedules with the assistance of Project Team members and provide monthly status to project stakeholders.
  • Undertake planning evaluations and development feasibility analysis on new land acquisition opportunities as directed by the Director of Planning & Development.
  • Attend planning/design meetings at due diligence and project initiation stages to establish key design and project objectives, and critical milestones to ensure accurate scheduling, pro-forma, and design criteria are established.
  • Identify, analyze, and track policy changes that may affect the development approvals process at all government levels.
  • Organize and routinely maintain land development project files. Monitor and ensure that current plans and planning documents are available and accessible.
  • Provide public presentation at Neighbourhood Meetings, Public and Council Meetings as needed, and participation at industry functions and associations.
  • Provide regular development status reports to the Director of Planning & Development and Senior Executive team as needed.
  • Carry out additional tasks as assigned by the Director of Planning and Development.

Job Requirements:

  • Commitment to our organization’s progressive culture, including our company Core Values and Leadership Drivers
  • Professional Planning designation such as MCIP/ RPP in Ontario, with relevant work experience
  • Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in residential planning within Ontario
  • Solid understanding of the local planning and development approval process
  • PMP and LEED Certification are desired assets
  • Strong technical writing and communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to mentor junior members of the team
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment to make decisions
  • High level of integrity and dependability
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including MS Project, Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Class G driver’s license and clean drivers abstract