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Job Description:

Reporting to the Manager, Urban Design, this position is responsible to provide Urban Design review of development applications, policies and special projects.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conducts review of formal Development applications and proposals – Site Plan Approvals, re-zoning, Block Plans, Urban Design and architectural guidelines, and manages all stages of processing including circulation, commenting, review and recommendations, as well as applications to amend the City sign by-law presented to City Council.
  • Prepares and implements City-driven studies, urban design guidelines, architectural control guidelines/criteria and building improvement programs.
  • Organize and facilitate meetings, and attend professional conferences, forums, discussions to keep abreast with current planning and urban design trends.
  • Develops, updates and implements the City’s new urban design and architectural design guidelines and standards
  • Manages special projects including urban design studies prepared in house or with consultants.
  • Develops, implements and maintains the city-wide Architectural Control Compliance Programs.
  • Provides architectural design review and clearance to building permit application.
  • Makes presentations to Council, Planning and other committees, attends Public meetings; attends Ontario Municipal Board meetings as expert witness when required.
  • Provides advisory functions on urban design and architectural matters and advocates for urban design and architectural solutions; coordinates with other associate disciplines – landscape architecture, policy and development land use planning, transportation planning and engineering, developers and other agencies.

Job Requirements:

  • Good coordination, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent understanding of the development, planning, urban design and architectural processes.
  • Over four (4) years, up to and including eight (8) years experience in Urban Design and Architecture.
  • Current Enrolment to full membership with Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) or Ontario Professional Planner Institute/Canadian Institute of Planners (OPPI/CIP) or Ontario Association of Landscape Architects (OALA) is an asset.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills; ability to draft and edit clear concise reports and planning documents and to present and justify them to senior staff, Council, public meetings.
  • Excellent design and graphic skills – manual and computer, knowledge of CAD, 3D modelling, image processing, desktop publishing; computer literacy and experience with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other graphics programs.
  • Equivalent to University graduation with additional specialized courses (Master’s degree in Urban Design, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Planning, or equivalent).
  • A valid non-probationary class G licence and clean driving record..

Job Details:

Company: Brampton Transit

Job Category: Government

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Brampton, Ontario, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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