The Town of BWG is looking an energetic, highly motivated and organized professional to provide day to day support for the Leisure Services division.
Under the direction of the Manager of Parks & Property, this position is responsible for parks, open space and trail corridor master planning and implementation including mapping, conceptual and detailed design development; reviewing development applications and engineering submissions and providing comments; providing input to Growth Management Studies, Secondary Plans, Official Plan and Zoning issues; administration of landscape securities, conservation and preservation agreements; project management, overseeing production of construction drawings, detailed specifications and contract tenders; contract administration and supervision; assisting with the development and implementation of special parks projects/programs; reviewing and revising standards manuals and related policies; and assisting other Town departments with related issues and initiatives.
The preferred candidate will possess a degree in Landscape Architecture and must have a full membership seal and certificate in good standing with the Ontario Association of Landscape Architects (OALA). The individual will have a minimum of five years’ experience in landscape architecture, parks planning, urban design and development planning in a municipal environment; as well as demonstrated supervisory experience. Candidates will have working knowledge of the Planning Act, Environmental Assessment Act, Oak Ridges Moraine protection policies, and other related municipal development processes; working knowledge of Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED) principles as related to site design; and working knowledge of the Construction Lien Act. Preferred candidates can demonstrate excellent interpersonal, project/time/records management, organizational, analytical, research, communication, presentation and problem-solving skills. In addition, the successful candidate must have demonstrated proficiency with information technology including a working knowledge of AutoCAD and GID (arc View) and possess a valid class G driver’s license in good standing.
The position offers a salary range of $75,385 to $94,231 (2019 rates) based on a 35 hour work week, plus a competitive benefit package.
To explore this challenging opportunity further, we invite qualified applicants to forward their resume and covering letter in confidence, quoting file number 2019-LA09 by September 27, 2019 to:
Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury, Human Resources Department
100 Dissette St, PO Box 251, Bradford, Ontario L3Z 2A8
Fax: 905 775-8633 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, and will only be used for candidate selection.
The Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations will be provided throughout the recruitment, hiring and employment process in accordance with the AODA and the Ontario Human Rights Code.