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Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs / Ministry of Housing

Manager, Community Planning and Development



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Manager, Community Planning and Development

Are you looking for an opportunity to showcase your leadership, relationship building, and community planning skills?

If so, join the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and be a part of our dynamic vision of an Ontario made up of thriving, resilient and well planned communities, served by a strong local government. Help promote comprehensive land use planning to achieve sustainable communities and protect provincial interests such as prime agricultural land, and natural heritage and resources.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will be part of a motivated and supportive leadership team:

• leading customer-focused professional staff to coordinate and deliver provincial planning and development programs to municipalities
• providing advice to municipalities and planning boards, using a one-window approach for provincial initiatives and community development programs
• sharing your knowledge of northern issues with others across the province to inform policy and program development
• building cross-jurisdictional linkages and partnerships to meet the needs of municipalities and the province
• fostering an engaged, productive workplace.

Location: Sudbury

How do I qualify?

Leadership skills:

• You can demonstrate the ability to deliver inclusive leadership, coaching and mentoring to a team of up to eight staff and effectively manage projects and office operations.
• You have the ability to set and balance fluctuating workloads, ensuring program and service delivery targets are met.
• You have knowledge of and ability to apply financial and administrative procedures and processes, including human resource management (i.e. recruitment, training, performance management).

Operational planning skills:

• You have demonstrated excellent knowledge of, and superior skills in applying community planning and development theories and practices, including land use planning.
• You have proven ability to interpret and apply community planning legislation.
• You have an understanding of provincial and municipal relations, structures, urban growth and development issues.

Communication, consultation, and relationship management skills:

• You can communicate with clarity and enthusiasm to connect and build consensus with senior level stakeholders and municipalities.
• You have political acuity and proven work experience showing ability to manage issues, resolve problems and mediate disputes.
• You have well developed presentation and consultation skills to engage internal and external stakeholders, ensuring views and opinions are respected.

Salary Range: $85,750 - $111,800 per year

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 159 Cedar St, Sudbury, North Region

Please apply online, only, by Wednesday, March 29, 2017, by visiting and entering Job ID 105403 in the Job ID search field. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.

If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.

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Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs / Ministry of Housing
Posting Date: 08-Mar-2017Management Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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