Urban Planner

Urban Planner

  • Urban Planner

We are looking for an Urban Planner in the Waterloo, Ontario area! Please see details below:

Full Time, Permanent

Urban Planner Payrate:

  • $50,000- $60,000 per year

Excellent benefits including:

  • Extended Health
  • Dental
  • Expense Account
  • Education Reimbursement
  • Rent discount and more!


  • 9AM- 5PM
  • Monday to Friday
  • Hybrid of Remote and In Office


  • Support planning and permitting activities for residential and commercial projects.
  • Analyze City’s official plan, Zoning requirements, local planning documents and procedures.
  • Assist and provide input to the project development and design team.
  • Determine the effects of regulatory limitations on projects.
  • Conduct preliminary research and analysis for future Land Use Bylaw updates.
  • Discuss with City officials and authorities having jurisdiction on project feasibility, approval process, the purpose of land use, regulatory conformance, and possible alternatives.
  • Prepare schedules; follow up on due dates and timelines between the owner and different consultants involved.
  • Prepare Planning Justification Reports; coordinate and collect all necessary documents for Zoning or Official Plan Amendments.
  • Present projects during public meetings; Committee of Adjustment, Public Councils meeting etc.
  • Create, prepare, or requisition graphic and narrative reports on land use data, including land area maps overlaid with geographic variables such as population density.
  • Develop material and support facilitation for community engagement.
  • Keep informed about economic and legal issues involved in zoning codes; building codes; and environmental regulations.
  • Mediate community disputes; assist in developing alternative plans and recommendations for programs or projects.
  • Coordinate work with economic consultants, architects, marketing teams and City’s officials during the formulation of Master plans for the larger developments.
  • Prepare all necessary application documents for City approval such as Urban Design Briefs, Site plan Applications, Minor Variances etc.
  • Maintain strong, professional relationships with the client and various private and public (Local, Provincial and Federal government) authorities.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.


  • Bachelor Degree in Urban Planning.
  • 1-5 years of experience in the industry.
  • Valid Membership with the Canadian Institute of Planners and Ontario Professional Planners Institute.
  • RPP and/or MCIP Designation is an asset.
  • Photoshop, illustrator, Adobe Suite, Sketchup, and GIS software skills.
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office productivity suite.

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