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Position: Manager, Planning Services
Organization: Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority
Location: Utopia, near Barrie, Ontario

The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) is a public agency dedicated to innovative watershed management supporting a healthy environment, communities and lifestyles. Located near Barrie, Ontario, the area offers affordable living, nature at your doorstep, easy access to the North and GTA, and many opportunities for cultural experiences. Our jurisdiction includes 18 municipalities in the Counties of Simcoe, Dufferin and Grey. Our watershed includes significant landform features, such as the Minesing Wetlands, the Niagara Escarpment, and the Oak Ridges Moraine.

The NVCA is currently seeking an experienced, progressive individual with a positive and progressive leadership style to join us in the role of Manager, Planning Services.

Your knowledge of applicable urban planning specialties (comprehensive watershed/ planning, econometrics, land use planning, environmental protection and preservation, source water protection planning, natural hazard & natural heritage), and the Planning Act, Municipal Act and Conservation Authorities Act (CAA), will set you apart from your peer group.

Reporting to the Director, Watershed Management Services, key responsibilities include but not limited too; the coordination and review of development and land use planning applications and environment assessment proposals, as well as coordination of the implementation of the environmental regulations under the CAA, including processing permit applications, inquiries and investigation of unauthorized works; the development of policy initiatives for the Authority’s planning program, including sub watershed plans, source water protection planning policy, and natural hazard and natural heritage planning; providing technical review of official plan amendments, zoning by-law amendments, subdivisions, condominiums and site plan applications under the Planning Act; and providing technical advice to the Board of Directors, Ontario Land Tribunal and other Court systems as required.

The incumbent will have a degree in Geography, Environmental Studies, or related discipline. A registered Professional Planner (RPP) in Ontario or Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) is considered an asset. You will also have a minimum 4 years demonstrated and progressive experience.

This is a permanent full-time position. The NVCA offers a competitive benefit package including OMERS (Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System). Salary is $83,792.80 to $101.883.60 (Grade 9) annually based on a 35 hour work week (commensurate with qualifications and experience).


We invite you to review a detailed job description on our website at Please e-mail your resume to . Your application must be received by 12:00 p.m. on August 3, 2021.

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We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates under consideration will be contacted. We will accommodate the needs of applicants in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise us to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process.


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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jul 22 2021    ID: 60708