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Senior Development Coordinator

by Municipality of Strathroy-Caradoc

Position Type: Full-time
Location: Strathroy, ON
Date Posted: Oct 06, 2021
Experience: 5 Years
Municipality of Strathroy-Caradoc

Job Description

The Municipality of Strathroy-Caradoc – Full-Time Job Opportunity
Senior Development Coordinator

The Municipality of Strathroy-Caradoc is looking for someone who shares our values of teamwork, respect, honesty and commitment. You will be joining a team of dedicated, professional and committed co-workers, willing to go the extra mile to serve residents and ratepayers. Our mission is to lead and serve our communities by pursuing opportunities, leveraging partnerships and managing our resources to achieve growth. The bar is set high, but we strive to reach it together.

If you are looking for an opportunity to learn and grow and promote positive change in a friendly, safe environment, we’d love to hear from you!
Strathroy-Caradoc… Urban Opportunity, Rural Hospitality

The Municipality of Strathroy-Caradoc’s Building and Planning Department is currently accepting applications for one (1) full-time “Senior Development Coordinator.”

Position Summary:
Reporting to the Director of Building and Planning, this position assists in managing larger, highly complex planning assignments. This position will be responsible for managing the follow through for various types of land use development applications, from the application to agreement / assumption stage, as well as co-ordinating the internal technical evaluation of applications and general assistance to the land use planning function of the department. 

Goal Statement:
As a member of the Municipal team, each employee is responsible for serving the citizens of Strathroy-Caradoc by meeting the ratepayers’ needs and expectations, as articulated by Council, by striving to be the best in everything we do through attitude, training and creativity, and for representing the Municipality as a strong, integrated organization dedicated to quality, sustainable and viable services.

  • Post-secondary diploma or degree in a Planning, Engineering, or related field.
  • Three to Five years of experience in both rural and urban development approval in a municipal setting.
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Current membership in the Canadian Institute of Planning and the Ontario professional Planning Institute, along with a Registered Professional Planner designation would be an asset.
  • Must demonstrate strong working knowledge of the Ontario Planning Act and related Acts, regulations, Provincial Policy and planning processes, engineering standards, best practices, and the OHSA.
  • Extensive experience in delivering complex development applications with minimal direction, while balancing political, community and other stakeholder interests.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering prints, drawings, and survey information.
  • Strong analytical skills and creative problem-solving skills to gather relevant information in order to solve less well-defined planning problems with limited guidance.
  • Ability to meet strict timelines and focus on shifting priorities as needed.
  • Excellent organization ability, oral communication, and written communication skills.
  • Computer literacy utilizing the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) as well as Adobe Acrobat Professional, Illustrator, InDesign, image editing software, and virtual meeting platforms.
  • Demonstrate high level of customer service and proficiency in conflict resolution.
  • Knowledge of Community Improvement Program (CIP) legislation, policies, procedures, and practices.
  • Must have a valid class “G” Ontario Driver’s licence with a satisfactory driver’s abstract.
  • Proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 prior to starting employment.
  • A satisfactory Criminal Record Check prior to starting employment.
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Adherence to the Municipality’s COVID-19 vaccination policy, as may be amended from time to time, shall be an ongoing condition of employment.

Wage:            Band 6 - $70,642.91 - $88,303.64
Benefits:        Comprehensive benefits package and participation in the OMERS pension plan

To Apply:
Qualified candidates are invited to e-mail their cover letter and resume by 11:59pm Sunday, October 24, 2021 to:


We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Personal information is collected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used only for employment purposes. The Municipality of Strathroy-Caradoc is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process.  Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.
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Strathroy, ON