Director of Planning and Development


Director of Planning and Development

Municipality of Brighton
Location: Brighton, Ontario
Posted: March 9th 2019
Deadline: March 31st, 2019

The Municipality of Brighton is a lower tier municipality with a population of about 11,900 situated along Lake Ontario at the eastern end of Northumberland County. The community is a growing hub of unique craft and trade entrepreneurs, adult education, tourism and lifestyles.

We are currently recruiting for a Director of Planning and Development.


Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Director of Planning and Development is responsible for the administration and management of land use planning, the application of the Ontario Building Code, by-law enforcement and community development. The Director develops and oversees local community and economic development programs. You report and provide advice to council and committees on matters related to the aforementioned and ensure the timely preparation of the department’s annual operating and capital budgets in conjunction with long term capital plans. As a member of the senior management team, you provide input on the development and implementation of municipal goals, objectives, policies and priorities.

Complete Job Description


The preferred candidate possesses a university degree in rural and regional planning and 8 years of progressive experience in municipal land use planning and development. You have full CIP/OPPI membership with sound working knowledge of all applicable legislation and regulatory regimes combined with strong leadership skills, excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills with a proven ability to make sound decisions.

Additional Information

2019 salary range: Grade 20, $82,254-$102,074 per year complemented by a generous benefits package.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a covering letter and resume clearly marked “Director Planning and Development”, prior to 12:00 noon, March 31, 2019.

Alternative formats of job postings are available upon request. Please email your request to or call 613-475-0670 ext 204 between the hours of 8:30am to 4:30pm. We are an equal opportunity employer and will take all reasonable steps to ensure accommodation is available to all applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process.

Personal information collected will be used in accordance with The Municipal Act and The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and shall only be used in the selection of a suitable candidate.

Only those invited to interview will be contacted.  

Contact Information
Human Resources
Municipality of Brighton
35 Alice St, Post Office Box 189,
Brighton, Ontario, Canada
K0K 1H0

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