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Director of Development Services, Town of Georgina

Organization Name Town of Georgina Town of Georgina
Industry Municipal Government
City Keswick
Province/State Ontario [ON]
Country Canada [CA]
Job ID TOG0922-DDS
Organization Overview / Background

A unique opportunity to play an integral role in the strategic direction of the
Town of Georgina.

Georgina is a community of communities with each area having a unique and historical identity, all united and proud to collectively call Georgina home. Lake Simcoe is our prized asset serving as an inspiration for the arts community and providing year-round recreation that attracts visitors from all over the Greater Toronto Area and beyond. Only an hour from Toronto, Georgina offers a balanced rural and urban lifestyle making it a desired location to live, work and play. The current population is 50,000.

Position / Responsibilities

Responsible for the overall supervision and management of the functions and service delivery of the Planning Policy, Development Planning, Development Engineering and Building Divisions within the Development Services Department, to ensure the effective and efficient planning and management of growth and development in the Town.

The Director of Development Services is a dynamic and engaging leader and plays an integral role in the strategic direction of the Town as a progressive and vibrant community balancing the protection of its natural environment and rural character with urban development as it grows from approximately 50,000 to 71,900 by 2051.

Position Requirements

You will possess a four-year University degree in Planning or Planning related program, Land Economics, Business Administration, Engineering, or related discipline as well as seven years’ progressive experience at a management level in a municipal Planning, Building, and Engineering environment that includes supervisory experience in a unionized environment. You are a strong leader with excellent communication skills and are able to engage with all stakeholders, from Council to the community at large.

You are a full member of the Ontario Professional Planners Institute (OPPI) and/or Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) or eligibility for membership, as well as possess a Registered Professional Planner (RPP) certification. Being registered or licensed as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) in the Province of Ontario an asset.

 

Search & Application Process

If you wish to be considered for the position, please forward a cover letter and your resume by email to Kartik Kumar at careers@lesp.ca by October 21st, 2022 @11:59 pm.

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Thank you once again for your interest.

Legacy Partners and the Town of Georgina are committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognizes that a diverse staff is essential to organizational excellence. 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 the provincial legislation, accommodation will be provided by Legacy Partners and the organization throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities.

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