New Job Zoning Development Officer (Temporary) In Manitoba
|Zoning Development Officer (Temporary)|
Zoning Development Officer (Temporary)
Company : City of Winnipeg
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Manitoba
The Zoning Development Officer (ZDO) receives and examines various forms of proposed and existing development applications such as development permits, re-zonings, subdivisions, variances, conditional uses, etc. to determine compliance with respective zoning by-laws, development agreements, and related municipal regulations consistent with Plan Winnipeg.
The ZDO interprets zoning and development by-laws, investigates property history and performs complex zoning analysis in order to process the approval or rejection of a development proposal.
This position is responsible for customer service delivery by providing information to internal and external customers, assists in development of public information, and performs other duties as assigned. This customer service may be delivered in person, through correspondence or verbally via the phone.
As the Zoning Development Officer, you will:
- Receive and examine various forms of development applications to verify compliance with the respective zoning by-laws, development/zoning agreements that are consistent with Our Winnipeg and the City of Winnipeg Charter. Investigate property history and perform complex zoning analysis to process the approval or rejection of a development proposal.
- Interpret the respective zoning by-laws, development/zoning agreements that are consistent with Our Winnipeg and the City of Winnipeg Charter.
- Perform customer service delivery by providing information to internal and external customers including the general public, professionals, developers, contractors, other levels of government, and other City Departments, and performs other duties as assigned.
Your education and qualifications include:
- Successful completion of a course in Drafting and Blueprint Reading/Surveying.
- Three (3) years’ experience in the land development field such as surveying, sub-professional engineering (CET), architecture, city planning, AND/OR experience applying/interpreting city zoning by-laws.
- Knowledge and experience with the AMANDA software system, GIS and iView would be an asset.
- Ability to apply the City’s zoning and land use control procedures and regulations.
- Ability to read and interpret building plans and specifications.
- Ability to read legal descriptions of properties and to identify the property on zoning maps.
- Ability to comprehend and interpret by-laws, agreements, and to convey such information to architects, developers, contractors and others.
- Written communication skills with the ability to prepare concise and accurate correspondence to internal and external customers.
- Verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate information to others, including colleagues and members of the public.
- Ability to work in a multi-task and highly stressful environment to meet established deadlines.
- Ability to perform concise analytical and mathematical calculations.
- IMPORTANT: Applicants who have been educated outside of Canada must have education which is comparable to the minimum qualification in Canada. Applicants submitting foreign credentials require an official academic assessment report issued by a recognized Canadian assessment service https://www.canalliance.org/en/ at application.
Conditions of employment:
- The successful applicant must maintain legal eligibility to work in Canada. If the successful applicant possesses a work permit, it is their responsibility to ensure the permit remains valid.
- A Police Information Check satisfactory to the employer will be required from the successful candidate, at their expense. To obtain Police Information Check information please visit https://legacy.winnipeg.ca/police/pr/PIC.stm#pic.