Director, Planning & Development – Municipality of Port Hope


Published October 12, 2021
Closing Date: November 7, 2021

The Municipality of Port Hope is a remarkably picturesque community located on the shore of Lake Ontario and nestled in the Northumberland Hills, approximately 100 Km east of Toronto. With a population of 16,500, the Municipality is an active, vibrant, healthy, and caring community, offering a wonderful blend of rural and urban lifestyles and magnificent historic architecture. Learn more about us at www.porthope.ca

Purpose: (see full job description on the Municipal website at www.porthope.ca/Careers). As a member of the Senior Management team, the Director, Community Development is responsible for strategic leadership, planning, management, and administration of the Municipality of Port Hope’s community economic development, and planning strategic initiatives. The Director will incorporate Council and relevant community development priorities based on the Municipality’s strategic priorities and in alignment with Provincial policy and legislation.

Qualifications:

  • University degree in Business Administration and/or Public Administration Economic Development, Planning and Development or a related field.
  • Post graduate degree preferred (MBA, MA, MPA etc.)
  • A minimum of eight (8) years’ experience with five (5) years management experience.
  • Knowledge of Municipal, Provincial and Federal Acts, Regulations and Standards related to Planning and Economic Development.

Employment Terms

Position:
Full-time, Permanent
Hours:
Thirty-five (35) hours per week
Compensation:
$117,350.81 – $137,283.85 per annum
Benefits:
Group Health, Dental and Life Insurance benefit coverage after three months of employment. OMERS Pension Plan enrolment as of date of hire.

Application process:

Please submit your cover letter and resume on or before Sunday November 7, 2021 via:
Online at www.porthope.ca / Your Municipal Government / Careers / Click on “View Job Opportunities + Apply Online”

Interviews:
Applicants may be reviewed, and interviews may be scheduled prior to the job posting closing date.

The Municipality of Port Hope thanks all applicants for their interest in the position; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and is used to determine eligibility for potential employment. The Municipality of Port Hope is an equal opportunity Employer. Work accommodations are available, upon request, in the recruitment process for applicants with disabilities.

  • Position: Director, Planning & Development
  • Type: Full-time, Permanent
  • Salary: $117,350.81 - $137,283.85 per annum
  • Location: Community Development
  • Closing Date: 11/07/2021

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