Employment

We are always looking to add talented individuals to our team. Please send your resume to careers@cls.group

 

Current Opportunities:

 

INTERMEDIATE LAND USE PLANNER

THE FIRM:

Corbett Land Strategies Inc. (CLS) is a rapidly growing planning and land development firm offering

a wide range of residential, industrial, and commercial land use planning expertise. We specialize in

providing private and public sector clients with community planning, strategic development, and

land use approvals advice. Located in Oakville, Ontario, CLS provides services to clients

throughout the Greater Toronto Area.

THE OPPORTUNITY:

Due to a rapidly expanding client base, CLS requires the services of an Intermediate Land Use

Planner to join their team. This is the perfect opportunity to grow your career with a new and

emerging firm in the western GTA with an exciting portfolio of projects and clients. You will have the

opportunity to work alongside highly respected individuals and report directly to the principals of

the firm with respect to:

• Urban and community planning/urban design;

• Development feasibility;

• Development approvals;

• Land acquisition strategies;

• Development and landowner co-ordination and project management; and,

• Expert and advisory services.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

You will expand your expertise in land use planning and development approvals through:

• Analyzing the planning status of potential development sites;

• Undertaking planning and research analysis;

• Preparation of site plans, concept building elevations, landscape, open space and

streetscape plans;

• Preparation of detailed urban design studies in support of development applications;

• Preparing presentations and mapping/design documents;

• Preparing municipal development applications including official plan amendments zoning

by-laws, site plans, and plans of subdivisions;

• Liase with clients by phone, email and writing;

• Preparation of Proposals;

• Participate in project management through budgeting, invoicing and staff management;

and,

• Other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• 3-5 years required experience in a relevant and professional environment;

• University Degree in Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Urban Planning, Urban Design

or equivalent;

• Thorough knowledge of the Ontario Planning Act, Provincial Policy Statement, Growth Plan

for the Greater Golden Horseshoe, Greenbelt Plan & Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan

and experience with land development tribunals such as the Local Planning Appeals

Tribunal (LPAT);

• Skilled in manual drafting, technical drawing as well as working knowledge of computeraided

drawing, graphics three-dimensional modeling and rendering software packages such

as AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator, Sketchup and CorelDraw

• Project management experience with excellent organizational skills to guide projects and

direct research;

• Proficient in report writing and presentation using Microsoft Office applications

• Membership in Ontario Association of Architects (O.A.L.A), Ontario Professional Planners

Institute (O.P.P.I) or Ontario Association of Architects (O.A.A.)