Project & Development Coordinator (CLOSES: July 30, 2022)

7 Creswell Dr, Trenton, ON K8V 6S7, Canada Req #191
July 6, 2022
The City of Quinte West is situated on the shores of the beautiful Bay of Quinte. We are located directly along the Highway 401 corridor approximately 1.5 hours east of Toronto and 2.5 hours west of Ottawa.  Over 43,000 people make Quinte West home. Quinte West’s natural setting, with its attractive scenic backdrop of rolling hills, rich farmland and clean waterways, creates a healthy environment for working, living, and raising a family. Safe, well-planned neighbourhoods and plenty of recreational activities make Quinte West the ideal place to visit or call “home”.


Position:

 

Project and Development Coordinator


Department:

 

Public Works and Environmental Services


Reports to:

 

Manager of Engineering Services

 

 

Purpose and Scope:

 

Reporting to the Manager of Engineering Services the Project and Development Coordinator is responsible for administering construction projects initiated by any department and as well, is responsible for reviewing and recommending for approval, designs and construction of developer initiated municipal servicing projects including sanitary and storm sewers, water mains, roads, sidewalks, drainage systems and lot grading etc. In addition, this position in conjunction with other departmental staff is responsible for designing, reviewing and preparing tender documents and specifications, preparing and managing appropriate studies and providing technical assistance.

 

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

The position will:

  • Design or review and recommend for approval designs and construction of municipal servicing projects including roads, water main, sanitary and storm sewers, storm water management, lot grading, drainage systems, transportation engineering, street lighting and other municipal servicing in accordance with City approved policies and standards and accepted engineering practices.
  • Review, assist in the preparation and administering of subdivision, site plan and other development and/or engineering agreements.
  • Provide technical assistance as required.
  • Liaise with the public, property owners, builders, other departments, utility companies, consultants, other levels of government, etc., on matters relating to both City and Developer initiated municipal servicing engineering and attend and facilitate internal and public meetings as required.
  • Prepare and/or analyse technical studies and provide advice to departments.
  • Perform site inspections within subdivision and site plan developments to ensure services are constructed in accordance with City standards and specifications and/or resolve problems related to design/installation or services.
  • Respond to inquiries and resolve/refer as appropriate, complaints from property owners, builders, consultants, staff, other departments, etc., with regard to the administration of subdivisions and site plan agreements and other departmental related matters.
  • Perform servicing design work related to City projects as assigned.
  • Review site plan developments and subdivision plans, engineering drawings, draft plans, committee of adjustment applications, Zoning and Official Plan amendments, etc. for City and Developer initiated projects with respect to City and Provincial standards, existing and proposed municipal servicing, specifications, by-laws and accepted engineering practices and comments and make recommendations on same; monitor progress for compliance.
  • Advise on short and long term projects to be undertaken by the City relative to maintenance and construction of infrastructure works.
  • Attend various committee meetings and other meetings as required.
  • Prepare studies and/or coordinate and oversee consultant preparation of studies as assigned. Review and analyze associated report data, etc.
  • Ensure compliance with all Provincial, Federal and Municipal statutes and regulations as they pertain to the position.
  • Receive, respond to and resolve complaints, inquiries and requests for information and deal with all contacts in a courteous, efficient manner to promote a high standard of public relations at all times.
  • Participate in the development of departmental policies and procedures.
  • Ensure adherence to the City’s Occupational Health and Safety policies and procedures and ensure that all program/office staff comply with policies and regulations.
  • Perform such other duties necessary and assigned to maintain the continuity of functions under the incumbent’s jurisdiction.

Note: Above duties are representative of a typical position and are not to be construed as all-inclusive.

 

 

Contacts:

 

The position will have direct contact with:

 

Internal:

Manager of Engineering Services, Director of Public Works and Environmental Services, other City Division staff, Council members, Committees of Council where required.

External:

General Public, Federal and Provincial Government staff and Agencies, Consultants where appropriate, Contractors, etc.

 

 

Education/Specialized Training/Skills:

 

The position will require:

  • A minimum of a three (3) year College Diploma in Civil Engineering.
  • A valid Ontario Driver’s Licence with a favourable Driver’s Abstract is required.
  • Self-motivated with a demonstrated ability to function positively in a diverse range of teamwork situations.
  • A highly developed sense of tact and diplomacy.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills with a proven focus on service delivery.
  • The position requires a detailed understanding of municipal urban, semi-urban and rural infrastructure matters including roads, water, sanitary and storm sewers, sidewalks, trails, etc.
  • Communication, decision-making and public relationship skills are required together with the ability to issue clearly understandable written and oral instructions.
  • The position requires a commitment to understanding and meeting customer/community needs, working with others as a team.

 

Work Experience:

 

At least five (5) years of progressive experience, directly related to plan review, project management and approval of municipal servicing and transportation engineering, preferably in a municipal environment.



Decision Making:

 

The position is responsible for providing timely, accurate advice and reports to the Manager and/or Director, department staff, Council or its Committees and other City Departments where appropriate and to respond to the decisions and directions generated by the same.

 

 

Supervision:

  • Not Applicable.

 

Work Environment:

  • Attend day or evening Committee meetings as required.
  • Work in an office environment on a regular basis.
  • Requirement to work in an outside environment for supervision of projects, etc.
Personal information and any supporting material are collected and administered in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA). We thank all applicants who apply but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

The City of Quinte West is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. We will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please contact the Human Resources Department at 613-392-2841 ext. 1106 or hr@quintewest.ca to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process.  

Applicants will be required to consent to the completion of a criminal reference check and the completion of a driver’s abstract, if deemed a requirement of the position.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $39.08
  • Max Hiring Rate $40.69
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  • 7 Creswell Dr, Trenton, ON K8V 6S7, Canada