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Planning and Economic Development Coordinator - Full Time / À Temps Plein

Organization Overview:

Municipality of Rideau Lakes

Industry Sector: Other / Autre

Organization Description:

The Township of Rideau Lakes is a progressive, rural municipality with deep historical roots. Boasting the Old Stone Mill National Historic Site in Delta and six lock stations of the Rideau Canal UNESCO World Heritage Site, Rideau Lakes is not only a destination for generations to enjoy, but also home to a large number of residents.  Rideau Lakes includes a number of villages and hamlets, each with its own identity. Progressive rural governance is the goal of Council, and innovation and entrepreneurial efforts are celebrated.

Job Listing #4980

Planning and Economic Development Coordinator • Full Time / À Temps Plein

Date Posted: 03 Dec 2019

Application Deadline: 20 Dec 2019

Location: Leeds and Grenville

Category: Other / Autre

Hours Per Week: 40

Pay Rate: Hourly Wage / Rémunération Horaire Commensurate with Experience

Language Requirements: English / Anglais

Job Description:

The Township of Rideau Lakes is seeking an individual to fill the position of Planning and Economic Development Coordinator. This position is responsible, in part, for the coordination and implementation of the Township’s Development Services and Economic Development mandates, as set by Council, under the direction of senior management. Specific duties include:

  • Responsible for the preparation and delivery of various economic development projects, as directed by senior management and Council;
  • Acting as secretary for the Township’s Economic Development Committee;
  • Preparation and recording of minutes for the Township’s Committee of Adjustment and Planning Advisory Committee;
  • Coordinate the notification and administration of all Planning applications in the Township;
  • Assist with processing and administration of Building applications in the Township;
  • Other duties as required

The ideal candidate will have some experience in public sector economic development as well as administration. Given the varied mandate it is understood on the job training and post-hiring certifications may be required.

Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. The Township has a comprehensive benefit package.

A detailed job description is available upon request.

Covering letters and resumes outlining education, qualifications and experience will be received until 3:30 p.m. on Friday, December 20, 2019. Covering letters and resumes must be sent electronically to Malcolm Norwood, A/Manager of Development Services, at

All emails shall contain the subject/title “Planning and Economic Development Coordinator Hiring 2019”.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. Personal information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the purpose of candidate selection.

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