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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Senior Planner

(Temporary Maternity Leave Replacement)

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer and working closely with other Department Heads, this position is responsible for the development, recommendation and implementation of planning policies, strategies and by-laws to guide the future growth of the municipality.

This position will also work closely with Senior Staff and Council to attract and retain new and existing industries, businesses and services for the purpose of expanding the economy of the community.  

Duties and Responsabilities

Planning

  • Provides Council, the Chief Administrative Officer and Township staff with advice and recommendations on all matters related to the functions and activities of the Township’s planning.

  • Completes site inspections, when necessary, of any property that is the subject of planning applications.

  • Responsible with the Chief Building Official, for completion of Compliance reports for zoning and building matters.

  • Administers and enforces the Municipality’s Official Plan, Zoning By-law, site plan control and subdivision agreements, including the processing of complaints, violations, court appearances and monitoring of same.

  • Reviews and processes development applications such as official plan and zoning by-law amendment, plans of subdivision, site plans, etc.

  • Leads the development review of the new Official Plan and Zoning By- law for the municipality.

  • Prepares the estimates for the planning functions and on the follow up administration of the revenues and expenses.

Economic Development

  • Works co-operatively with local, regional and provincial partner groups/agencies, actively promoting and encouraging all types of growth and development opportunities for the Township.

  • Creates and maintains a database of tourism related and business contacts including a land inventory of vacant commercial and industrial lands in the Township in order to ensure that the necessary and up-to-date information is available to potential investors.

  • Explore all possible areas of funding to ensure that the maximum amount of grants and subsidies is obtained to maximize services rendered and minimize costs and verify amounts received from funding sources.

  • Develops relationships with businesses, industry associations, and other stakeholders in assigned targeted industries and geographical areas.

  • Responsible with the Communication Specialist, for leading the Community Improvement Plan review and application.

  • Supervise and provides technical leadership and mentorship to the Communication specialist regarding all economic development projects.

Qualifications

  • University degree in planning or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Member in good standing or eligible to become a member of the Canadian Institute of Planning and/ or of the Ontario Professional Planners Institute.

  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the Planning Act and other related legislation (e.g. Municipal Act, etc.) and regulations as they apply to the Planning Department.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including report writing and presentation skills in both official language. 

  • Municipal experience with a minimum of five (5) years experience in planning.

  • Ability with collection and analysis of economic and other data to support informed decisions on business development issues, and to ensure a clear understanding of the local economic landscape.

  • Ability to interpret maps, aerial photographs, legal documents, plans of subdivision, etc.

  • Good analytical skills to initiate and execute programs, to identify and resolve problems and to formulate policies and procedures relevant to same.

  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and organizational skills.

  • Sound working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and presentation programs.

  • Valid Driver’s License is required.

Working Conditions

  • The 2021 pay structure range is from $64,872 to $93,439 depending on qualifications, experience, skills and knowledge.

  • The Township of Champlain also offers an excellent and comprehensive benefit program.

  • Meets with public, sometimes in adverse conditions to rectify concerns.

  • Attends Council meetings, and committee meetings as required.

  • Often required to work additional hours outside the planned weekly hours due to meetings of Council or committees, attending seminars and conference etc. or as a result of conflicting demands during regular hours which prevents completing assignments or the regular workload in order to achieve the delivery of satisfactory planning services to the Township.

  • Work is subject to deadlines that are imposed by legislation or Council policy.

  • Frequent mental concentration periods.

  • Some travel, usually within the township to inspect properties.

  • General office working conditions.

Applications

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their curriculum vitae by email to paula.knudsen@champlain.ca no later than 4 p.m. on June 28, 2021. 

Paula Knudsen
Chief Administrative Officer
Township of Champlain
948 Pleasant Corner Road East
Vankleek Hill, ON
K0B 1R0

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We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  Information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection Act for the purpose of candidate selection.

Daycamp - Coordinator

 Join a dynamic team and a stimulating work environment!

Duties and Responsabilities

  • Supervising the team of counselors and the activities on the camp.
  • Coordinating the organization of themes and the organization of activities.
  • Managing parents' requests.
  • Training and evaluating the staff.
  • Intervening with youth to resolve problematic situations.
  • Writing administrative reports and other related tasks.

Qualifications

  • College level of education.

  • 1 to 6 months of job-related experience.

  • Responsible, dynamic and team player.
  • Demonstrate autonomy, creativity and leadership.
  • Experience related to the position is an asset.
  • Valid CPR/First Aid certification is required.
  • Must be available for the 33-hour DAFA training prior to the start of camps on June 28, 2021.

Working Conditions

  • This position is based on a 40-hour work week.

  • Starting date is June 28, 2021.

  • Pay structure is to be discussed

Applications

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a résumé to admin@les4fersenlair.com

Apply now

 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Daycamp - Animators

Join a dynamic team and a stimulating work environment!

Duties and Responsabilities

  • Plan and supervise recreational and educational activities related to the age group and the theme of the week. The activities must contribute to youth development.

  • The animator must also ensure the well-being and safety of the children under his/her responsibility.

Qualifications

  • High school level 4 or grade 10 completed.
  • Responsible, dynamic and team player.
  • Demonstrate autonomy, creativity and leadership.
  • Experience related to the position is an asset.
  • Valid CPR/First Aid certification is required.
  • Must be available for the 33-hour DAFA training prior to the start of camps on June 28, 2021.

Working Conditions

  • This position is based on a 40-hour work week.

  • Starting date is June 28, 2021.

  • Pay structure is to be discussed

Applications

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a résumé to admin@les4fersenlair.com

Apply now

 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Daycamp - Special Needs Ressource Person

 

Join a dynamic team and a stimulating work environment!

Duties and Responsabilities

  • Assist a child with a functional limitation (intellectual disability, cerebral palsy, autism spectrum disorder, motor impairment, language impairment...) in activities led by the animation team.

  • Adapt the activities for the child while including him/her in the group and ensuring his/her enjoyment and safety.

  • Help the child he/she is accompanying to develop social skills and accompany him/her in his/her personal development.

  • Act as a resource person to support the animation team in understanding the needs of the child; provide observations on the child he/she is accompanying and communicate all relevant information to the parents.

Qualifications

  • A degree in one of the following areas is an asset: special education, psycho-education, social work.
  • Experience with special needs children is an asset.
  • An attestation of training in special needs children support, an asset.
  • Responsible, dynamic, proactive and flexible.
  • Demonstrate autonomy, creativity and leadership.
  • Experience related to the position is an asset.
  • Valid CPR/First Aid certification is required.
  • Must be available for the 33-hour DAFA training prior to the start of camps on June 28, 2021.

Working Conditions

  • This position is based on a 40-hour work week.

  • Starting date is June 28, 2021.

  • Pay structure is to be discussed

Applications

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a résumé to admin@les4fersenlair.com

Apply now

 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Champlain Daycare Services

Are you a college or university student? Do you want to make extra money while you study online? Do you like children and have a clean criminal record? If so Champlain Daycare Services is always looking for supply teachers. Contact us at garderiedaycare@champlain.ca.

 

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