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Planner

Reference #: 7431
City: Winnipeg
Region: Manitoba
Secondary Location:
Job Type: Permanent - Full Time
Business Line: Infrastructure

Description

WINNIPEG

WSP is one of the world's leading professional engineering services firms. Every day our more than 37,000 experts work to restore the natural environment and transform the built environment. 

In Canada, our 8000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transport networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We’re a Forbes Top Employer in Canada, one of the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada’s Top 100 Infrastructure Projects.

At   WSP , we’re proud, professional and passionate people. Join us. 


POSITION DESCRIPTION

WSP is currently seeking a Planner to join our Planning, Landscape Architecture and Urban Design department located in our Winnipeg office. Reporting to the Manager, your responsibilities will include conducting background, demographic, research and analyses, developing planning documents and policies, undertaking land development and municipal projects, assisting with public and stakeholder engagement and coordination with clients, government agencies and professionals of other relevant disciplines within and outside the WSP offices. Compensation will depend on the number of years’ experience and role on past projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Background research and analysis;
  • Preparation of planning documents and policy development;
  • Professional consulting services to the land development industry including assistance with subdivisions design, site layouts, and the planning approval processes;
  • Client coordination and project management;
  • Proposal writing for private or public sector jobs;
  • Work in an inter disciplinary team environment;
  • Some travel will be required in neighbouring provinces / jurisdictions; and
  • Other duties as assigned .

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Candidate should be eligible for full membership in the Manitoba Professional Planners Institute;
  • Master’s Degree in Planning or related discipline will be an asset;
  • Must have experience in administering development applications in the City of Winnipeg planning approvals system;
  • Proven time management and organizational skills;
  • Previous experience in a policy planning, land development, urban design and/or sustainable LEED ND initiatives;
  • Proven skills in graphic design and working knowledge of GIS, Sketch up and/or Adobe Suite will be an asset; and
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills .
 

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview.  This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).


To learn more about our firm and the projects we have been involved in, please visit our  World of Possibilities microsite.

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

Company: WSP Canada Inc.





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