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Hiring: Land Use Planner
Company: LGL Limited
Location: Cambridge, Kitchener-Waterloo Region, Ontario / Hybrid

About LGL Limited

Founded in 1971, LGL Limited is an employee-owned environmental research and consulting firm serving clients in Canada, the USA, and internationally. LGL’s client base spans industry, government, Indigenous groups, public corporations, academia, and non-governmental organizations. Our body of work, including peer-reviewed scientific publications, demonstrates our scientific competence in the field and office, our ability to evaluate the environmental impacts of human activities, advance scientific knowledge, and satisfy or exceed the requirements of our clients and regulators.

About the Role

Reporting to a Vice President/Senior Planning Ecologist, the Land Use Planner will support the team on federal, provincial, and municipal environmental assessments and transportation/transit projects. The successful candidate will be self-motivated with attention to detail, good time management, strong interpersonal skills, and excellent written and oral communication skills. This individual will have a positive attitude, and a strong work ethic, and will be self-directed and motivated to produce high-quality results in a collaborative work environment. This position comes with opportunities for career advancement and professional growth.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Working closely and collaboratively with environmental planners, biologists, and GIS analysts to complete environmental assessments and natural heritage inventories.
  • Assisting in the preparation of scientific and technical environmental assessment documentation.
  • Ensuring clients project-related issues are resolved quickly and project deadlines are met.
  • Undertaking environmental impact assessment and identifying environmental protection, mitigation, and monitoring measures for infrastructure projects.
  • Designing and implementing external agency and public consultation programs.

What You Will Bring

  • Degree in environmental science, environmental studies, environmental design, environmental planning, or urban/regional planning.
  • Minimum five (5) years of relevant professional work experience.
  • Knowledge and experience with relevant legislation and policy documents.
  • Must be a Registered Professional Planner licensed with the Ontario Professional Planners Institute and a member of the Candidate Institute of Planners.
  • Ability to collaborate as part of a dynamic team as well as to excel in an individual role.
  • Ability to respond to deadlines and meet budget goals.

Additional Requirements

  • Eligibility to work in Canada.
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driver’s abstract.

Application Information:

The complete job description can be found below. If this dynamic opportunity within a growing organization sounds like a great fit for you, please apply with your resume and cover letter HERE.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jul 13 2023    ID: 68686