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    Job Location CA-ON-Mississauga
    Posted Date 1 week ago(6/14/2018 1:54 PM)
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  • Job Description

    Are you a City Shaper or Innovator?  








    Contract up to 2 years


    Reporting to the Manager of Planning Innovation the successful candidate will:

    • Participate in or lead special studies that advance the implementation of the Mississauga Housing Strategy – Making Room for the Middle - Action Plan.
    • Develop policy advice and documents to implement Provincial and Regional polices and plans pertaining to housing matters
    • Develop and conduct effective consultations with other professionals, the public and various interest groups
    • Support the development of strategic intelligence gathering, analyzing data, trends, monitor and report on housing metrics, stakeholder positions and activities as well as government and non-government initiatives
    • Provide professional planning advice, information and direction concerning City housing policies and procedures
    • Write reports, summaries, fact sheets, briefing notes, memoranda, web and other media content to communicate information about the housing strategy
    • Research, prepare and present reports on housing policy and operational matters  (e.g. Year End Report) to City Council and Committees of Council
    • Monitor the performance of internal plan reviewers, developers for compliance with housing actions and strategies
    • Accurately interpret regulations and all other government housing policy or program requirements
    • Represent the City Planning Strategies Division on inter-department and inter-agency projects
    • Testify before the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal
    • Must have ability to travel and have/provide own transportation and be comfortable working in multiple locations
    • Perform other related duties as may be assigned



    • ​A university degree in urban planning, urban geography, public administration or a related discipline with a minimum of three years in positions of increasing responsibility on policy planning matters
    • Membership or eligibility for membership in Ontario Planners Institute and Canadian Institute of Planners is preferred
    • Knowledge of Provincial policies and plans
    • Highly developed creative thinking, problem solving, research, analytical, report writing, communication, organization and project management skills  are required/preferred
    • Knowledge of housing trends, conditions and forecasting, housing sector stakeholders and housing policies
    • Knowledge of land economics e.g. pro-forma analysis an asset
    • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
    • Demonstrated ability to influence stakeholders and achieve project objectives in a timely manner



    Note:  Approval pending for a permanent position in 2019.

    Hours of Work: 35 hours per week

    Hourly Rate: $42.80 - $57.06

    Closing Date: June 26, 2018

    Number of Openings: 1 Temporary Full-time

    Department/Division/Unit: Planning and Building/City Planning Strategies/Planning Innovation

    Work Location: 300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga, ON



    A Criminal Record Search will be required of the successful candidate, at the candidate's expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.
    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.


     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 .        




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