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Multiple Planning Roles, City of London

Organization Name City of London City of London
Industry Municipal Government
City London
Province/State Ontario [ON]
Country Canada [CA]
Job ID COL1123-MOR.php
Organization Overview / Background

The City of London, which is proudly known as the Forest City, is home to over 450,000 residents. Located midway between Windsor and Toronto, London is in the heart of southwestern Ontario. As the sixth-largest city in Ontario and Canada’s 10th-largest city, it serves as a regional hub for surrounding communities. It is a hub for higher education, medical research, manufacturing, and technology. London is rich in heritage, arts, cultural spaces, and natural beauty. Whether you enjoy walking in beautiful parks or along the banks of the Thames River, or you prefer to visit one of our local museums or catch a world-class performance, London offers all the amenities found in much larger cities.

In London, we are dedicated to our work, our community, and each other. Our mission is to be a responsive and modern public-service partner that fosters change to build a better London for all. Our desire is to ensure London is a welcoming, inclusive, and safe community for everyone.

Position / Responsibilities / Requirements

The City of London is seeking one dynamic Senior Planner who will take the City into the future through skilled planning, leadership and teamwork. Under the guidance of a designated Manager, the Senior Planner role involves processing applications in accordance with the Planning Act and Condominium Act, along with relevant laws. It also entails managing major planning studies and research projects, handling data collection and analysis, offering planning advice to groups and individuals, participating in hearings as a witness, representing the Planning and Development Service Areas, and overseeing public and agency consultation processes, including directing the efforts of service area staff, other City personnel, and consultants.

In addition, The City is seeking two Planners who will, under the supervision of a designated Manager, will be involved in conducting planning studies and research projects, processing various planning and program applications, collecting, maintaining, and analyzing data, offering guidance to individuals and organized groups on planning issues, presenting evidence at hearings, representing the Planning and Economic Development Service Area before Committees and Advisory Committees, organizing and executing public and agency consultation processes, and providing counsel and direction to fellow employees engaged in similar tasks.

Please click on the links below to view a detailed Position Profile for the associated role:

Senior Planner


Search & Application Process

If you wish to be considered for the role, please forward a cover letter and your resume in PDF format by email addressed to Lorraine Atik at by January 3rd, 2024 @ 11:59 pm.

Please be assured that any information shared with Legacy Partners will be treated with the strictest confidence and shared only with the client for the purposes of this search.

Thank you once again for your interest.

Legacy Partners and the City of London are committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion and recognize that a diverse staff is essential to organizational excellence. Please visit the City of London’s Anti-Racism and Anti-Oppression Divisionfor more information on the City’s commitment to this work. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals and encourage women, members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity to confidentially self-identify at the time of application. In accordance with provincial legislation, accommodations will be provided by Legacy Partners and the organization throughout the recruitment, selection, and/or assessment process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities. If you would like to self-identify during the recruitment process, please fill out the IISD’s Voluntary Self-Identification Questionnaire and submit it with your application.

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