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  • 08 Apr 2024 9:05 AM | Laura DeMille (Administrator)

    The Township of Lake of Bays

    Position: Economic Development Coordinator

    Classification: Non-Union Full-time/35 hours per week

    Hourly wage: 5 Step Pay Grid - $39.90 to $46.67/hour

    Closing date: Friday, April 26, 2024

    Benefits: The Township offers a competitive compensation package including an OMERs pension and attractive benefits plan.

    Opportunity

    Reporting to the Director of Planning Services, the Economic Development Coordinator, (EDC) will assist in or take leadership in a variety of tasks related to securing new private and public sector investment, implement business retention and expansion strategies, fostering a positive relationship with the local business community and promoting the Township as a preferred “place” to visit, reside and invest in. The EDC will be involved in such activities as economic planning, marketing, project management, and information management. Targeted sectors for growth include but are not limited to retail, residential, manufacturing, service, construction, information, and communications technology (ICT), education and green technology. The EDC is responsible for: responding to business inquiries, preparing comprehensive, customized, electronic client information packages; meeting with local businesses; promoting the Township at various community and business events throughout the year; and implementing and administering various municipal programs and strategies, including the Township’s Community Improvement Plan (2024) and Economic Development Strategy (currently being updated). The goal of the EDC will be to work towards an expanded economic base incorporating business diversification, increased tax assessment and job opportunities in order to improve the Township of Lake of Bays economic and social well-being through balanced growth.

    Skills and Qualifications

    Completion of a two-year college program or equivalent in business or public administration, economics, planning or related discipline. Professional economic development designation (Ec.d) is preferred but not required.

    Three years of related experience with a demonstrated background in economic development, marketing, communications, tourism, and administration.

    Knowledge of economic or community development practices and techniques.

    Proven organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills are essential.

    Ability to work with Council, the public, and the community and balance their needs with operational requirements.

    Must possess a valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s license in good standing.


    Qualified applicants are invited to submit a resume to:

    Township of Lake of Bays

    Nicole Tye, Human Resources Department

    1012 Dwight Beach Rd.

    Dwight, ON P0A 1H0

    email: NTyeHR@lakeofbays.on.ca

    Fax: 705-635-2132

    The Township of Lake of Bays is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to meeting its obligations under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities

    Act. If you require disability-related accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please advise the Human Resources Department as soon as possible.

    In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, the information gathered will be used solely for the purpose of job selection. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


    Job Description Here

  • 04 Apr 2024 8:23 AM | Laura DeMille (Administrator)

    The District Municipality of Muskoka 

    Job Title: Regional Economic Development & Grants Officer

    Salary: $77,529 to $91,280 (2023 rate)

    Job Status: Permanent Full-time


    The District

    Muskoka is a great place to live and play, and the District is a four-season municipality passionate about protecting, servicing and caring for this community. We have opportunities that will allow you to learn, grow and build your career amongst other ambitious leaders and innovators. We offer a competitive compensation package and are committed to promoting diversity, accessibility and inclusion. Watch our video to learn more.

    The Opportunity

    The Regional Economic Development & Grants Officer provides leadership on regional economic development (ED) initiatives through broad community involvement and promotes the economic wellbeing of Muskoka by fostering an inclusive, welcoming and environmentally healthy community that is vital to the local economy.

    What you will do:

    • Research, analyze, and support the development of a regional ED strategy and implement strategic action plans in line with the District’s Strategic Plan and the Muskoka Official Plan, including a focus on regional broadband expansion, workforce development and supports for new Canadians in Muskoka.
    • Act as an advisor on Regional ED to senior staff, elected officials, other levels of government and external stakeholders.
    • Coordinate, provide leadership and be the point of contact for pan-regional issues, including developing partnerships on behalf of the region.
    • Represent the District and participate in various committees and working groups focused on economic and community development throughout Muskoka.

    What you will need:

    • Post-secondary qualification in Economic Development or Economics, Commerce, Business, Social Science or related discipline.
    • Minimum 3 to 4 years of progressively responsible experience in ED, marketing and/or public relations.
    • Certification as a Professional Economic Developer an asset.

    More details in Full Job Description. 

    What we are offering

    This is a Permanent Full-time opportunity at the District. The annualized compensation range for this role is $77,529 to $91,280 (2023 rate). The District is also proud to offer the following to our permanent employees:

    The Next Step

    If you have the necessary skills, experience and qualifications, and can support our vision and values (RISE: Respect, Innovation, Service and Equity), please review the “How to Apply” instructions on our website and then submit your application: www.muskoka.on.ca/careers

    This posting closes on Wednesday, April 10, 2024 @ 12:00 p.m.

    Visit our careers page for other opportunities.

    The District of Muskoka is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in our workforce, encouraging applications from all qualified individuals.

    Our organization is committed to providing persons with disabilities with equal opportunities and standards of goods and services, and we are compliant with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require disability related accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please advise the Human Resources department as soon as possible. Accommodation may be provided in all steps of the hiring process. Any questions regarding this posting should be directed to the Human Resources Department.

    JOB DESCRIPTION

    Regional Economic Development & Grants Officer

    Department: Administration

    Reports to: Manager, Regional Strategic Initiatives (RSI)

    Effective Date: March 2024

    Supersedes: New

    Classification: Non-Union Class NU6

    Job Evaluation Date: March 2024

    POSITION SUMMARY:

    Provides leadership on regional economic development (ED) initiatives through broad community involvement and promotes the economic wellbeing of Muskoka by fostering an inclusive, welcoming and environmentally healthy community that is vital to the local economy.

    DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (not limited to):

    • Research, analyze, and support the development of a regional ED strategy and implement strategic action plans in line with the District’s Strategic Plan and the Muskoka Official Plan, including a focus on regional broadband expansion, workforce development and supports for new Canadians in Muskoka.
    • Act as an advisor on Regional ED to senior staff, elected officials, other levels of government and external stakeholders.
    • Coordinate, provide leadership and be the point of contact for pan-regional issues, including developing partnerships on behalf of the region.
    • Represent the District and participate in various committees and working groups focused on economic and community development throughout Muskoka.
    • Support the development of a proactive organizational strategy to improve grant writing capacity, write grant applications and provide grant writing support for improved third-party funding opportunities and outcomes.
    • Compile and update relevant economic data, maintain current community profile report, including economic statistics and indicators, local workforce and sector data and services.
    • Pursue partnerships and working relationships with Indigenous Communities, the business community, newcomer service agencies, local industry and area residents to support a healthy economy.
    • Represent business and community interests to external ED stakeholders.
    • Draft reports and make presentations to senior staff, Council and other stakeholders as required.
    • Work with District communications team to develop resources required to support, implement and monitor effective outreach and marketing strategies.
    • Maintain an awareness of regional, provincial and federal economic planning programs and activities, and report on findings/ impacts to the appropriate parties.
    • Develop and maintain active contact with other business and ED organizations, and government agencies to stay abreast of current programs / services and ensure that District’s interests are being effectively served
    • Assist in the preparation of the annual budget to support economic development workplan.
    • Other related duties as assigned.

    MINIMUM EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Post-secondary qualification in Economic Development or Economics, Commerce, Business, Social Science or related discipline.
    • Minimum 3 to 4 years of progressively responsible experience in ED, marketing and/or public relations.
    • Certification as a Professional Economic Developer an asset.
    • A broad general knowledge of business and government coupled with an ability to handle a variety of projects which must be completed within deadlines and budget limits.
    • Sound personal judgement, discretion and credibility.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to advocate and influence change.
    • Strong facilitation, collaboration, and conflict resolution skills

    Full Job Ad Here

  • 03 Apr 2024 9:05 AM | Laura DeMille (Administrator)

    ORILLIA AREA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORP. (CDC)

    Job Title: Business & Loans Advisor 

    Status: Full-Time (35 hrs/wk.)


    ORILLIA AREA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORP. (CDC)

    Helping your business start, grow, and succeed…

    When your business succeeds, so do we.

    Reporting to the CDC’s Senior Loans Officer, and as an active participant of the CDC staff team, the BUSINESS & LOANS ADVISOR (BLA) will be responsible for providing business lending, business counselling and financial analysis/projection assistance to local businesses and entrepreneurs. They will conduct business outreach activities, perform regular risk monitoring, as well as provide business coaching and advisory services. The BLA will also assist the Senior Loans Officer with loan review/analysis, loan administration, client relations, loan renewals, and maintain strong community connections.


    Key accountabilities for the position are as follows:

    Provide expertise and guidance to loan applicants and existing borrowers with respect to business planning, with a particular emphasis on financial analysis and projections;

    Work closely with the Senior Loans Officer to receive, analyze and present loan applications to the General Manager and/or CDC Investment Committee;

    Provide counselling services to local businesses, including start-up, growth, and business transition planning; supporting all entrepreneurs, including business buyers and sellers.

    Monitor and provide loan administration and client support for existing loans;

    Maintain complete and accurate tracking of all aspects of loan client files;

    Conduct business outreach activities, and sustain meaningful and on-going relationships with loan referral sources;

    Provide support as needed in the coordination of risk management and collections; and,

    Complete various board, committee, and government reports.


    Who We Are:

    The Orillia Area Community Development Corp. (CDC) is a dynamic and innovative organization dedicated to supporting entrepreneurs and businesses in achieving their goals. We provide counselling, training, and funding to local businesses to support job creation, growth, and innovation. We also work with many community partners on various community economic development projects to build an economy in Orillia and Lake Country that is prosperous, growing, and sustainable. Our business communities in the City of Orillia, Townships of Oro-Medonte, Ramara, and Severn, and the Chippewas of Rama First Nation all benefit from our diverse range of services.


    What We Offer:

    Friendly and inviting workspace, conveniently located in downtown Orillia.

    Competitive compensation and employee benefits package including group insurance, retirement savings plan, and vacation/sick leave entitlement.

    An opportunity to contribute to the work of a not-for-profit organization that fosters innovative thinking to enable impactful (and local) economic development initiatives.

    • The chance to be a part of a workplace culture that values collaboration, community, and resourcefulness.
    • The opportunity to work with a dynamic team to achieve the strategic goals of the CDC and the Community Futures Program.

    What Superior Performance Requires:

    Competencies:

    Problem Solving – Defining, analyzing and diagnosing key components of a problem to formulate a solution, particularly as it relates to assisting clients.

    Time & Priority Management – Prioritizing and completing tasks in order to deliver desired outcomes within allotted timeframes.

    Personal Accountability – Being answerable for personal actions.

    Planning & Organizing – Establishing courses of action to ensure that work is completed effectively.

    Conceptual Thinking – Analyzing hypothetical situations, patterns and/or abstract concepts to formulate connections and new insights.

    Interpersonal Skills – Effectively communicating, building rapport and relating well to others.

    Self-Starting – Demonstrating initiative and willingness to begin working.

    Attributes:

    Preference for an organized workplace.

    Analytical mindset with a focus on consistency.

    Persistent and motivated by working within predefined systems, following policy is important to you.

    People- and customer-oriented with a focus on building rapport.

    What We Need:

    A minimum of a 3-year College Diploma/University Degree in Finance, Business Administration, or other related field; coupled with a minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a financial management/business advisory role.

    Proven understanding of loan application development.

    Familiarity with reading and interpreting financial statements, as well as experience with creating financial projections.

    Job Posting: Business & Loans Advisor April 2024

    Experience as a business owner, an entrepreneur or with the purchase or sale of a business(s) would be an asset.

    Strong business professionalism and demonstrated adherence to confidentiality with the ability to exercise good judgement and decision-making skills.

    Excellent verbal, written, and listening communication skills.

    Computer literacy, with thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).

    Knowledge of other software programs relevant to maintaining data records (i.e., FaaSBank) would be helpful.

    Working knowledge of QuickBooks would be an asset.


    Office Location: Orillia (with possible hybrid option available)


    TO APPLY

    Interested applicants are invited to submit their cover letter and resume by Monday, April 15th at 4:00 pm to Wendy Timpano (General Manager) at:

    Orillia Area CDC

    PO Box 2525

    22 Peter St. S.,

    Orillia, ON L3V 7A3

    Or via email at wtimpano@orilliacdc.com.

    We thank all applicants that apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    The CDC values diversity throughout the organization and is looking to expand the representation of diverse cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and lived experiences to better reflect our diverse community, clients, and stakeholders. Additionally, the CDC values inclusion and equal access for all job applicants. Please know that reasonable accommodation will be provided during the hiring process. Contact Wendy Timpano at wtimpano@orilliacdc.com to request and arrange for accommodation during the recruitment and onboarding process.

    Full Job Ad here

  • 21 Mar 2024 2:51 PM | Laura DeMille (Administrator)

    CITY OF BRAMPTON

    JOB TITLE: Supervisor, Brampton Entrepreneur Centre and Co-working Space

    SALARY RANGE:  $97,593.00 - $109,792.00 per annum

    JOB STATUS & DURATION:  Full Time Permanent, 35 hour work week


    DEPARTMENT:  Office of the CAO

    POSTING NUMBER: 105978

    NUMBER OF POSITIONS:  1

    JOB STATUS & DURATION:  Full Time Permanent, 35 hour work week

    LOCATION:  West Tower.

    SALARY GRADE:  6

    HIRING SALARY RANGE:  $97,593.00 - $109,792.00 per annum

    MAXIMUM OF SALARY RANGE:  $121,991.00 per annum

    JOB TYPE:  Management and Administration

    POSTING DATE:  March 21, 2024

    CLOSING DATE:  April 5, 2024


    AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY:

    The Supervisor for the Brampton Entrepreneur Centre’s Co-Working Space will lead the utilization of the space, to program it for the Entrepreneurship community in Brampton.  An outstanding team player and collaborator who will take charge of overseeing all aspects of space operations. This high-profile and collaborative hub plays a pivotal role in offering comprehensive support to entrepreneurs at every stage. From delivering business advisory services to organizing programs and events, the Supervisor will contribute significantly to fostering the growth of early-stage and scaling businesses in Brampton.

    OPERATION SUPPORT

    • ·       Oversee the day-to-day operations including managing spaces, membership programs, events and liaise with facility management vendors, including cleaning, catering, and security services.
    • ·       Manage membership program including member engagement, registrations and benefits, member communication, space booking, member records through dedicated space management platform, with emphasis on monitoring, following up and reporting on membership program and space activity.
    • ·       Complete rental agreement bookings with a thorough understanding of the City’s policies, procedures, and various standard operating procedures, point of sale and terms and conditions as applied to facility bookings.
    • ·       Monitor office administrative activities including distribution of incoming mail and faxes, forms maintenance, printer support, to ensure effective functioning of the office environment.
    • ·       Ensure that the customer facing areas are maintained in an organized manner.
    • ·       Follow up on delinquent rental agreement accounts, external insurance certificates, special permits, licences, and missing documentation. 
    • ·       Maintain the space and develop and implement site amenity improvements such as furniture, lighting, and the overall upkeep of the space.
    • ·       Implement space standard operating procedures, which includes financial management, analyzing variances, initiating corrective actions.
    • ·       Implement and identify improvements to existing program delivery, policies, procedures, and guidelines.
    • ·       Assume the role of Manager on Duty on a daily basis.
    • ·       Provide recommendations for site and operational improvements for future initiatives.
    • ·       Understanding of the City’s insurance program and its’ application, and all corporate policies and procedures related to facility booking.

    LEADERSHIP & STAFF DEVELOPMENT  

    • ·     Supervise the daily activities of BEC staff and providing leadership and input for improvements and efficiencies, guide staff in troubleshooting issues, and as necessary, provide training and back-up for these activities.
    • ·     Co-ordinate, schedule and assign work duties ensuring sufficient resources and adequate staffing to meet service levels and workload demands.
    • ·     Enforce and interpret collective agreements, policies and procedures, providing performance feedback and training as required.
    • ·     Foster a productive team environment by effectively solving challenges, building, and motivating staff.
    • ·     Support staff as changes related to ongoing efficiencies and technology are implemented.
    • ·     Assist the in all aspects of managing the staff and administrative processes and programs, including the development and support of technology improvements.

    STAKEHOLDER RELATIONSHIPS

    • ·     Work with Economic Development Office staff and internal departments to foster partnerships and programming with stakeholders such as innovation district partners, post secondary institutions, community groups, entrepreneurial organizations, and mentors.
    • ·     Encourage cross departmental thinking and collaboration, interpret individual and department concerns, anticipate issues and opportunities, take ownership, use initiative and remain solution focused.
    • ·     Foster, promote, and maintain a positive, lively, and inclusive environment for stakeholders.
    • ·     Utilize superior public relations and customer service skills with all stakeholders including clients, co-workers, management, public and council on related issues.
    • ·     Work directly with the Entrepreneur Centre team to coordinate events, programming, and services to support start-up and scaling companies.
    • ·     Mediate interactions between members and visitors of the space ensuring all feel welcome, safe, and supported in the environment.
    • ·     Administer third party contracts related to the BEC event operations.
    • ·     Attract and cultivate external partnerships and sponsorship opportunities.

    CUSTOMER SERVICE

    • ·     Provide one-on-one consultation to innovative and growing businesses.
    • ·     Provide excellent customer service and respond to facility rental availability and other community service-related inquiries. 
    • ·     Manage customer and facility inquires and/or requests. 
    • ·     Provide general support to space clients and visitors.

    COMMUNICATION AND REPORTING  

    • ·     Provide regular communications to the Manager on daily operations.
    • ·     Develop and prepare sensitive correspondence including emails, briefing notes, corporate reports, and corporate policies using political acuity, logic and exceptional judgement skills.
    • ·     Undertake the responsibility for high profile and sensitive issue management that relies upon a highly developed knowledge of municipal government practices and approval process.
    • ·     Deliver timely reporting of space finances and performance metrics.
    • ·     Record, maintain and compile statistics as required. 

     FINANCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY

    • ·     Assist with monitoring, control, and recommendations for annual budget.

    SELECTION CRITERIA:

    EDUCATION:

    • ·       Degree or diploma in Business, Entrepreneurship, Project Management, or a related field.

    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

    • ·       Minimum 3 years’ experience in an entrepreneurial space or business office management role, project management, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • ·       Demonstrated experience developing relationships with community organizations, partners, and sponsors.
    • ·       Experience in exercising policy and procedure discipline with a working knowledge of applicable legislative requirements.
    • ·       Experience in the supervision of staff and in dealing with the media is an asset.

    OTHER SKILLS AND ASSETS:

    • ·       Highly motivated self-starter with excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to establish effective working relationships in a team environment.
    • ·       Must possess exceptional leadership skills and strong interpersonal skills.
    • ·       Must possess excellent customer service skills and client relationship-building skills.
    • ·       Have excellent judgment, analytical skills.
    • ·       Demonstrated strong budget and financial management, and reporting skills.
    • ·       Knowledge of corporate grants and government grants an asset.
    • ·       Demonstrated professional and political acumen, negotiation and conflict resolution skills. 
    • ·       Ability to engage and build relationships with diverse stakeholders and partners.
    • ·       Demonstrated strong organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines, and work in a changing environment.
    • ·       Committed to continuous improvement.
    • ·       Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office with excellent knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
    • ·       Experience in using co-working space management tools/systems is an asset (i.e. Proximity, Perfectmind, Xplor.)
    • ·       Must be available to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends.  
    • ·       This position requires 100% in-office presence. The successful candidate will be expected to work from our office on a regular and consistent basis.

    **Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.

    Interview:  Our recruitment process may be completed with video conference technology.

                                                              

    As part of the corporation’s Modernizing Job Evaluation project, this position will undergo an evaluation which may result in a change to the rate of compensation.  Any changes affecting this position will be communicated as information becomes available.  

    If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online at www.brampton.ca/employment quoting reference #105978 by April 05, 2024 and complete the attached questionnaire. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate(s) will be required, as a condition of employment, to execute a written employment agreement. A criminal record search will be required of the successful candidate to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.

    As part of the application process, applicants will be invited to complete a self-identification survey. The survey is voluntary. Participation in the survey will have no impact on hiring decisions.  Should you wish to opt out of completing the survey, please select “prefer not to answer” as a response to each question.  All information collected is confidential and will not be shared with the hiring manager. The surveys will be anonymized and will be kept separate from applicant or employee files, such that the individuals who completed the surveys will not be identifiable.  The results of the survey will assist in the analysis of disaggregated metrics for organizational planning purposes and our commitment to advance and foster diversity, equity, and inclusion. The City may use anonymized data to produce aggregate reports for internal or external use.

     

    Please be advised, the City of Brampton uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.

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    The City is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact TalentAcquisition@brampton.ca or 905.874.2150 with your accommodation needs, quoting the job opening ID#, job title. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially. 

    PDF Job Ad Here


  • 21 Mar 2024 2:30 PM | Laura DeMille (Administrator)

    Town of Caledon

    Job Title: Officer, Economic Development Humber River Centre (Contract Up to 12 Months)

    Closing Date: April 9, 2024, 12pm

    Pay: Hourly range of $42.74 to $52.38.

    Town of Caledon is a dynamic municipality that successfully balances urban, rural, and agricultural communities. Our energetic staff are guided by our core values that create an environment for continuous improvement and customer service excellence.

    In addition to offering exciting career opportunities, the Town also provides a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Come see how you can make a difference difference.

    The Opportunity

    Reporting to the Manager, Business Attraction & Investment this exciting new position will launch and oversee business support services, programs, and events at Caledon’s new Humber River Centre. The Economic Development Officer – Humber River Centre will play a pivotal role in strengthening Caledon’s small business, entrepreneurship, and innovation economy through a focus on collaboration and community partnerships. As the Officer, Economic Development, you will perform the following duties, including but not limited to:

    • Design and implement a calendar of Town and partner-led programs, services and events focused on supporting business growth in Caledon.
    • Schedule guest speakers, events, trainings, and workshops to support business needs.
    • Provide one-on-one consultation to business owners and entrepreneurs to facilitate connections to available resources, services, and funding opportunities.
    • Develop a business plan for cost-effective service delivery focused on strategic partnerships and identified performance metrics.
    • Conduct regular engagement with participants to assess and report on service delivery impacts.
    • Undertake research and analysis to ensure service delivery model reflects best practices and addresses community need.
    • Provide logistics support for programming and events as needed, including facility rental coordination.
    • Ensure facility amenities are available to meet the service delivery mandate of the facility, including available technology and space configurations. Recommend solutions where appropriate.
    • Lead the development of public-facing communications to promote Centre offerings, including web content, promotional materials, and marketing campaigns in partnership with Corporate Communications.
    • Administer third-party contracts with external vendors to support marketing and communications initiatives and enhance service delivery.
    • Develops reports, presentations, and standard operating procedures as required.
    • Lead strategic partnership initiatives and meetings, including the Council-approved Caledon Chamber of Commerce Partnership Strategy and the Humber River Centre Working Group
    • Actively build strategic partnerships with external organizations, including research and educational institutions, ecosystem partners, and community groups.
    • Perform additional duties and undertake special projects as assigned

    The Ideal Candidate

    We are seeking a passionate professional with a post-secondary diploma in Community Economic Development, Urban Innovation, Public Administration, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, or a closely related field. Professional designation from the Economic Developers Association of Canada (Ec.D.), the International Economic Development Council (CEcD), or the Project Management institute of Canada (PMP) considered an asset. Our ideal candidate has 3 years of local economic development or entrepreneurship, including direct business or ecosystem support services experience.

    The ideal candidate will have demonstrated highly motivated self-starter with strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple competing priorities successfully. We are seeking an individual with superior customer service skills, a demonstrated ability to be solutions-oriented, and excellent verbal and written communication skills.

    The successful candidate for Officer, Economic Development will be required to work a flexible schedule, including in the office (3 – 4 days a week), remotely and after hours (as required).

    This position offers an hourly range of $42.74 to $52.38.

    Satisfactory passing of a criminal record check, and proof of qualifications will be required of any successful candidate(s) for this position.

    The Town is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. The Town is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to an inclusive and barrier-free workplace. If your application requires accommodation, please contact People Services at (905) 584-2272 Ext. 4738.

    Applications for this posting will be accepted until April 9, 2024, 12:00PM.

    How To Apply

    To learn more about employment with the Town of Caledon and to apply for this exciting and challenging opportunity, visit: www.caledon.ca/careers

    If needed and upon request, this document can be made available in an alternative format.

    PDF Job Ad Here


  • 13 Mar 2024 9:01 AM | Laura DeMille (Administrator)

    King Township

    Position: Development Senior Inspector

    Salary Range: $88,306.40 - $98,134.40 per annum

    King Township is an idyllic countryside community of communities, proud of its rural, cultural, and agricultural heritage. We are respected for treasuring nature, encouraging a responsible economy, and celebrating our vibrant quality of life. As an organization, we are focused making life better in King, and enriching the lives of all those who live, work, and visit King Township by providing quality services and experiences.

    Reporting to the Manager of Development Services, the Development Senior Inspector is responsible for the following:

    - Responsible and accountable for progress, compliance and final approval of all Development Services issued permits and approvals.

    - Responsible and accountable for the release of all security deposits associated with Development Services permits and approvals.

    - Development Services issued permits include but are not limited to: Pool, Hard Landscaping Exemption, Entrance and Site Alteration.

    - Development Services approvals include but are not limited to single-family dwelling, accessory structure and addition building permit lot grading.

    - Support the Planning Division for progress and compliance with the following planning approvals: Site Plan Approval, Committee of Adjustment, and Oak Ridges Moraine.

    - Responsible and accountable to prepare for and perform interim and final site inspections. Documents inspections, coordinates with the property owner for compliance and maintains all relevant files and records.

    - Responsible and accountable for coordination and approval of all site alteration and entrance contravention remediation site works. This includes procurement of contractors and consultants in accordance with Township By-law’s and Policies.

    - Coordinates with the Lake Simcoe Conservation Authority and Toronto Region Conservation Authority, as necessary.

    - Prepares for and documents site and virtual meetings.

    - Interprets approved engineering and zoning approved drawings and permit/agreement conditions.

    - Ensures that all construction activities are carried out in accordance with approved permit/agreements and all applicable standards and municipal by-laws.

    - Works with Property Owners for non-compliance resolutions and coordinates with the By-law, Building and Planning Divisions as necessary.

    - Investigates concerns from property owners regarding lot grading and drainage, and coordinates with the By-law Division as necessary.

    - Assists preparing documentation to support By-law investigations.

    - When required to, takes measurements, and performs basic surveys associated with permit/agreement compliance.

    - Assists with the review of lot grading and committee of adjustment applications as necessary.

    - Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

    The successful applicant will possess:

    - Community college diploma in Civil Engineering Technology or work experience demonstrating a minimum of five (5) years of related experience.

    - Minimum of seven (7) years of construction experience including a minimum of three (3) years of supervision of project administration experience.

    - Experience with zoning and municipal by-laws.

    - Experience with municipal standards, OPSS, OPSD, Ontario Building Code, Occupational Health & Safety Act, and other applicable legislation.

    - Construction, zoning, and municipal by-law experience to perform final inspections and security deposit release.

    - Excellent analytical, report writing, verbal communication and interpersonal skills required, along with good time management skills.

    - Excellent team building skills.

    - Knowledge of surveying.

    - Computer literate (Microsoft Office, GIS applications, Cityview)

    - Valid Class “G” driver’s license in good standing.


    Qualified candidates are requested to forward their resume to hr@king.ca by 4:30 pm on April 8, 2024

    Or to Human Resources at 2585 King Road, King City, Ontario, L7B 1A1

    Please visit www.king.ca for full job description.

    We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for an interview will be notified.

    Personal information (PI) is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.0. 2001, c.25 and will be used to facilitate the hiring and recruitment process. Personal information (PI) will be protected in accordance with Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA). Questions about the collection of personal information (PI) should be directed to the Human Resources Department, 2585 King Road, King City, L7B 1A1 or (905) 833-5321.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, the Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation 191/11 (IASR), and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the Township of King will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Township Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.


  • 04 Mar 2024 8:32 AM | Laura DeMille (Administrator)

    The Town of Halton Hills

    Job Title: Investment Attraction Coordinator – 1 Year Contract

    Compensation: Hourly wage for this position is $37.57 for 35 hours/week.

    POSTING 202428

    Reporting to the Manager of Investment Attraction, the Investment Attraction Coordinator will focus on investment attraction activities in the Town’s target sectors, with the goal of attracting non-residential investments to Halton Hills.  The coordinator will support implementation of the Investment Attraction division’s work plan, as it relates to Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), and associated Business Concierge Program, research and analysis, investment lead engagement and servicing, strategic planning and analysis, responding to inquiries, and developing and updating marketing collateral and tools. This position will contribute to advancing the Town’s investment attraction goals by positioning Halton Hills as the best place to invest, grow, live, and play.

    Accountabilities:

    • ·       Support the implementation of the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) workplan to attract non-residential investments in the Town’s target sectors and target markets.
    • ·       Support and assist with implementation of the Business Concierge Program to streamline the attraction and review of major non-residential investments, and associated local jobs, assessment and tax revenue. 
    • ·       Actively identify, engage and assist with the servicing of non-residential investment leads by providing potential investors with customized assistance.
    • ·       Update and develop investment attraction marketing materials and tools, as well as support other investment attraction activities with the goal of enhancing internal staff capacity.
    • ·       Complete strategic research, analysis and prepare actionable summaries of market, investment, industry and state of economy reports and statistics.
    • ·       Manage and update the Investment Lead and Tracking Database,
    • ·       Assist in establishing and maintaining effective relationships with key stakeholders in the regional Foreign Investment Attraction (FDI) network, including with Toronto Global, Ontario Manufacturing Communities Alliance, Invest Ontario, Invest in Canada, Halton Region, provincial and federal ministries, and industry associations.
    • ·       Respond to investment inquiries and follow-up with clients. 
    • ·       Perform other tasks as required, including the coordination of meeting and travel itineraries, preparing presentations, taking minutes, preparing in-market/trade mission meeting schedules and coordinating logistics.
    • ·       Coordinate events, webinars and other marketing related activities.
    • ·       Comply with corporate and departmental policies and procedures.
    • ·       Ensure a high degree of service for both internal and external customers in accordance with Town standards.

    Qualifications:

    • Must be a graduate student, undergraduate student or recent graduate (within 3 years of graduation)
    • Post secondary education (degree or diploma, or working towards completion) in Economic Development, Economics, International Relations, Business Administration, Commerce, Land Use Planning, Marketing or other related fields.
    • 1-2 years of experience in one or more of the above fields.

    ·       Membership with the Economic Developers Council of Ontario (EDCO) and/or Economic Developers Association of Canada (EDAC). 

    • Analytical and research skills, and ability to create and manage databases.
    • Awareness of investment attraction, lead generation and/or trade delegation best practices. 
    • Knowledge of the business, industry and economic environment in the Halton Hills and Greater Toronto Area.
    • General knowledge of Ontario planning legislation is considered an asset.
    • Knowledge or experience in European business environments.
    • Language proficiency or fluency in German and/or Dutch is considered an asset.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and previous experience using Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, multi-task and manage a large volume of work with a high degree of independence.
    • Collaborative, self-starter, organized, responsible, data driven, creative and open to learning and receiving constructive feedback.
    • Ability to manage time effectively, prioritize and adapt to change.
    • Excellent attention to detail.
    • Ability to initiate, maintain and foster relationships with individuals, businesses, agencies and organizations, and all levels of government.
    • Positive, solutions-oriented and customer service-focused attitude and mindset.
    • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
    • Effective presentation skills.
    • Commitment to maintaining confidentiality.

    Compensation:

    The hourly wage for this position is $37.57 for 35 hours/week

    Location:

    This position allows a blend of working onsite and remotely based on the needs of the business, in accordance with the Town’s Work from Home Policy, and as subject to change.

    Application: 

    Qualified candidates may submit a detailed cover letter and resume in confidence to the Town by 4:30 p.m., by April 19, 2024.  Please quote Posting 202428 on your cover letter.

    Those who applied for the same position under Posting No. 202423, need not reapply as your application will continue to be considered for this opportunity.

    Email:  humanresources@haltonhills.ca

    We thank all those who apply but advise that only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.  The Town of Halton Hills is an equal opportunity employer.  Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process.  If contacted for an interview, please advise the Human Resources staff of any measures you feel you need to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.  Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

    Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001 (S.O. 2001, c.25) and will be used to select a candidate.  Questions about this collection should be directed to the Director of Human Resources. 

    Full Job Posting Here


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