Reporting to the Manager, Open Space / Supervisor, Parks Projects and Community Development, provides project management services on a variety of streetscape and open space projects associated with new development and City initiated capital projects, provides direction to technical staff, researches and develops products, methods and procedures and prepares reports related to the work of the Section.
Project manages a portfolio of City initiated park and streetscape capital projects including the assembling of background information and project requirements which would include, preparing and tracking capital budgets, preparing designs and tender documents, preparing designs and procuring resources, overseeing all construction activities.
Manages the review and approval of consultant’s submissions related to streetscapes, open space site plan landscaping on developer-initiated projects that include Community Block Plans, Plans of Subdivision and Site Plans. These submissions may involve, woodlot assessments, heritage and visual resources, environmental noise, Block Plan design concepts, community design guidelines, parks facility fit plans, grading and servicing, landscaping and fencing, trail systems, valley naturalization and other project related subjects as well as cost estimates.
Manages the Site Plan Implementation process including coordination of inspections, security reductions, and maintaining the project files and database.
Monitors and supervises inspections of streetscapes and parks construction and processes invoices and security reductions as required.
Researches and helps develop products, methods and procedures, design policies and standards related to work of the Section.
Prepares reports and makes presentations at Public meetings, committees and City Council.
Respond to inquiries of project status, approval procedure, inquiries from the general public.
Tracks and reports on the status of projects.
Participates on the City’s Site Plan Committee, Public Utilities Coordination Committee, the Peel Region C.P.T.E.D. Committee and other working groups or task forces as assigned.
High School (Grade 12) graduation plus an additional program of over three to four years (Degree Program) in Landscape Architecture or equivalent.
Over four (4) years up to and including eight (8) years combined experience in municipal park planning, design and contract management.
Full membership in the Ontario Association of Landscape Architects is required.
Valid Ontario Class G Drivers Licence is required.
Proficiency with MS Office.
Working knowledge of PowerPoint, the Adobe Suite and Micro Station an asset.
Ability to exercise sound judgment.
Superior organizational, interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal).
Exceptional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills with an emphasis on customer service.
Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
**Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.
Alternate formats will be provided upon request.
Interview: Our recruitment process will 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 #104823 by October 25, 2022 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.
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