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Positions currently available with the Town of Aylmer:

  • Manager Planning and Development
  • Seasonal Parks Maintenance Staff (2)

The Corporation of the Town of Aylmer

The Town of Aylmer is a progressive and growing urban centre strategically positioned in the heart of Southwestern Ontario. Aylmer services a primary market of over 20,000 from the East Elgin County area and a secondary market of over 500,000. Aylmer is a growing community with a population of approximately 7,500. Community spirit and a rich history describes our hometown hallmark. A vibrant industrial park and unique commercial area compliment the thriving residential base.
The Town of Aylmer is inviting applications for a progressive and dynamic individual with a sense of vison and a commitment to community development to join the Corporate team.

With several years of demonstrated planning experience combined with related educational background, the individual will take on the responsibilities of Manager Planning and Development. Reports directly to the Director of Corporate and Legislative Services. General responsibilities will include:

Key Responsibilities and Qualifications:
• Review preliminary design concepts at pre-consultation stage prior to formal application and provide professional and timely feedback regarding potential issues, solutions, plans and studies that may be required.
• Evaluate development applications for adherence to town, Regional, and Provincial planning regulations, guidelines policies and standards.
• Formulate thorough and comprehensive reports based on a thorough analysis of issues with professional recommendations.
• Answer questions on complex matters, often in a public forum, while being accountable for the information conveyed.
• Manage timelines to ensure projects and applications progress within legislated and other inflexible timelines.
• Manage inventory of properties and develop marketing strategy for industrial lands and surplus properties.
• 4-year Honours degree in Planning or related field with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in planning or a related field.
• Full Membership in the Canadian Institute of Planners and Ontario Professional Planners Institute as a Registered Professional Planner.
• Strong analytical, facilitation and negotiation skills.
• Demonstrated innovation and creativity in planning methodologies, engagements and facilitating successful outcomes.
• Demonstrated strong oral and written communications skills with a strong focus on customer service.
• Excellent communication and engagement skills with a demonstrated ability to manage community engagement.
• Demonstrated strong applied computer skills with emphasis on Microsoft Office programs.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit applications to:
The Corporation of the Town of Aylmer
Attn: Human Resources
46 Talbot Street West
Aylmer, ON N5H 1J7

Confidential resumes will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. on May 3, 2021.

Aylmer is a progressive employer that provides a comprehensive benefits package.
2021 Salary range: $90,253.80-$109,673.20

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Town of Aylmer will attempt to provide reasonable accommodation for known disability for an applicant or employee if requested. Personal information is collected pursuant to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used only to evaluate the suitability of applicant.

Manager Planning and Development Job Description


The Corporation of the Town of Aylmer

The Town of Aylmer is a growing community with a population of approximately 7,500. With 12 beautifully manicured parks that have received provincial, national, and international awards, the parks in Aylmer feature amenities for families, sports enthusiasts, and nature lovers.
We are currently seeking candidates to fill 2 Seasonal Parks Maintenance positions. If you love working outdoors; here is an opportunity to join our Parks and Recreation Department to enhance the Town of Aylmer’s outdoor spaces and recreational facilities. Reporting to the Manager of Parks and Recreation, this position provides ongoing maintenance of parks systems and amenities, pool operations, ball diamonds and sports fields. Assists with general Recreation Facilities maintenance duties as needed and requires responsible operation of vehicles and attachments, small equipment, and hand tools.
The position will run for approximately 16 weeks beginning in late April and generally consists of 40 hours per week, including weekends.
Applicants must be a minimum of 16 years of age.
The preferred candidates should have:
• Possession of a clean, valid driver’s licence and a satisfactory driver’s abstract.
• Experience operating various hand operated equipment, i.e. hand mower, weed eater, hedge trimmer, etc.
• Experience in operating larger tractor mounted mower and riding mowers.
• Working knowledge of parks maintenance practices an asset.
Hourly Rate of Pay $14.25

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a confidential application to:
The Corporation of the Town of Aylmer
ATT: Human Resources
46 Talbot St. W.
Aylmer, ON N5H 1J7

Application Deadline: April 14, 2021

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Town of Aylmer is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations are available for the recruitment process. Applicants are requested to make their needs known in advance.
In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, and will be used for the purpose of candidate selection.

Seasonal Parks Maintenance Staff Job Description

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