As Canada’s sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 734,000 residents and 55,000 businesses, including 63 Fortune 500 companies with Canadian head offices or major divisional head offices. A diverse, progressive and award-winning municipality located on the shores of Lake Ontario in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area. Enhancing its citizens’ quality of life by providing superior services, revitalizing its infrastructure and conserving the environment, Mississauga is committed to innovation, operational excellence and fiscal responsibility which is reflected in its motto: “Leading Today for Tomorrow.”
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform City Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
PLANNING & BUILDING DEPARTMENT
(one year Contract)
Minimum 3 to 5 years directly related experience in a municipal environment; College Diploma/Certificate in Planning, Business or Public Administration or Architectural Technology; excellent analytical problem solving, decision making and written/oral communication skills; knowledgeable in applicable Municipal and Provincial laws, city planning and development processes; personal computer literacy and proficiency in the reading and interpretation of technical material; sound customer service orientation.
Under the direction of the Supervisor, Zoning , the successful candidate will examine and report on Building Permit and Zoning Certificate applications relative to their compliance with City of Mississauga Zoning by-laws, other applicable law, and department procedures; review Building Permit and Zoning Certificate applications to ensure that all development occupancy proposals are in compliance with Zoning regulations, Variance or Severance Conditions, Council Resolutions, as well as the requirements of all appropriate government authorities; update Building Permit Information System with data pertinent to each plan review; review and comment on draft by-laws, minor variance and land severance applications, and site development plan applications; liaise with other sections, divisions, departments and appropriate Regional, Provincial and Federal authorities on an as required basis to provide information, clarify requirements and/or conditions of approval; participate in meetings with architects, engineers and/or developers; interpret Zoning By-laws and provide professional advice on zoning land use proposals and development standards; prepare information for files, correspondence, and reports relative to the Section; ensure that duties are carried out in a manner consistent with established policies and procedures; recommend modifications to existing service levels where appropriate; ensure that knowledge and expertise in zoning matters remain current; participate as necessary in sectional meetings relative to new land use initiatives; assist customers and clients in the coordination and expedition of development applications to ensure overall customer satisfaction; and perform other related duties as may be assigned.
HOURLY RATE: $33.97 - $45.29 All applications are being accepted on-line exclusively on or before November 21, 2012
A criminal record search will be required of the successful candidate, at their own expense, that is acceptable to the City of Mississauga. We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
All personal information is collected under the authority of the municipal Act
Please note that once you have submitted your resume, an on-line questionnaire will appear on screen and must be completed in order to be considered for this position