Regional Municipality of Peel

  • Junior Planner

    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    System ID
    # Positions
    Position Type and Status
    Contract Full-time
    Job Industry
    Government and Public Sector, Planning
    Career Level
    Entry-level, Experienced
    Post End Date
    9/26/2018 11:59 PM
    CAD $62,121.00/Yr.
    CAD $77,653.00/Yr.
  • About Us

    The Region of Peel serves a vibrant and culturally diverse community of more than 1.4 million residents and 163,000 businesses in Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga.  Committed to service excellence, transparency in decision-making and responsible tax management, the Region delivers a wide range of municipal services that are customer-focused and cost-effective.


    The Region of Peel has recently completed a Strategic Planning process that engaged our residents and stakeholders to answer one question: “What can you imagine for the future of Peel?” All the feedback received formed the path forward and the strategic direction for the Region over the next 20 years.



    To learn more about the Region of Peel please visit our website or watch the Faces of Peel video to see how our employees impact the residents of Peel.


    Job Description

    Junior Planner

    Public Works – Integrated Planning

    Contract, Full-Time, Duration 13 Months


    The Role…..

    As a member of the Integrated Planning Division, you will report to the Manager, Policy Development, and be responsible for supporting Regional planning policy and program planning initiatives with an emphasis on public consultation and engagement.



    • Support implementation of the consultation, communication and engagement strategy for the Regional Official Plan (ROP) Review including organizing stakeholder and public consultation events such as open houses, public meetings, and community events and co-ordinating with Communications Services
    • Assist with organizing and preparing Council reports, briefing materials, newsletters, technical reports, social media messaging, and website updates
    • Assist in the preparation and delivery of presentations to various groups within the corporation, community groups, and other public and private agencies
    • Prepare graphical analysis and designs such as maps, tables, charts, infographics, and displays to support planning projects
    • Provide policy development, data analysis and Geographic Information Systems support on assigned topics related to Regional Official Plan including growth management, housing, and employment
    • Monitor legislative and policy initiatives and conduct research related to the Regional Official Plan, local official plans, secondary plans, municipal comprehensive reviews and other assigned local, Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and province-wide planning initiatives
    • Conduct education and outreach initiatives related to planning
    • Respond to requests for information from other departments, agencies and the public
    • Work effectively with staff teams from the department and from across the organization and the area municipalities
    • Represent the division and Regional interests on technical advisory teams and work groups 



    • An Honours degree and/or Master’s degree in planning or a related field 
    • A minimum of one year of experience in a planning position or related field 
    • Knowledge of the official plan process under the Ontario Planning Act 
    • Knowledge of the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe, Greenbelt Plan, Provincial Policy Statement, the Ontario Planning Act and other legislation or guidance documents affecting planning
    • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
    • Effective research and organization skills
    • Ability to prepare graphical design elements for reports and presentations
    • Experience in communicating through social media platforms
    • Working knowledge of ArcGIS and its application to planning
    • Strong time management and teamwork skills
    • Ability to work independently, efficiently, and prioritize work effectively
    • Membership or eligibility for membership in OPPI/CIP is preferred

    Location: 10 Peel Centre Drive, Brampton, ON

    Hours of Work: Contract, Full-Time, 13 Months, working 35 hours a week


    If this opportunity matches your qualifications and experience, please apply online

    Additional Information

    At the Region of Peel, we respect diversity and treat one another in ways that are fair, courteous and compassionate, recognizing everyone’s contributions. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. The Region of Peel is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.


    Please be advised, the Region of Peel uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.


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