Director, Planning and Development - Municipality of Port Hope

Municipality of Port Hope

Director, Planning and Development

  The Municipality of Port Hope is a remarkably picturesque community located on the shore of Lake Ontario and nestled in the Northumberland Hills, approximately 100 Km east of Toronto.  With a population of 16,500, the Municipality is an active, vibrant, healthy, and caring community, offering a wonderful blend of rural and urban lifestyles and magnificent historic architecture.  Learn more about us at

Purpose: (see full job description on the Municipal website at
As a member of the Senior Management team, the Director, Planning and Development is responsible for strategic leadership, planning, management, and administration of the Municipality of Port Hope’s community economic development, and planning strategic initiatives. The Director will incorporate Council and relevant community development priorities based on the Municipality’s strategic priorities and in alignment with Provincial policy and legislation.

  • University degree in Business Administration and/or Public Administration Economic Development, Planning and Development or a related field.
  • Post graduate degree preferred (MBA, MA, MPA etc.)
  • A minimum of eight (8) years’ experience with five (5) years management experience. 
  • Knowledge of Municipal, Provincial and Federal Acts, Regulations and Standards related to Planning and Economic Development. 

Employment Terms:  
Full-time, Permanent

Thirty-five (35) hours per week

$117,350.81 - $137,283.85 per annum

Group Health, Dental and Life Insurance benefit coverage after three months of employment. OMERS Pension Plan enrolment as of date of hire.

Application process:
Please submit your cover letter and resume on or before Sunday November 7, 2021 via:
Online at Click onView Job Opportunities + Apply Online”

Applicants may be reviewed, and interviews may be scheduled prior to the job posting closing date.

The Municipality of Port Hope thanks all applicants for their interest in the position; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and is used to determine eligibility for potential employment.  The Municipality of Port Hope is an equal opportunity Employer.  Work accommodations are available, upon request, in the recruitment process for applicants with disabilities.

Organization: Municipality of Port Hope
Location: Port Hope, ON
Region: Zone 5
Professional Category(s): Planning & Development
Posted: October 8, 2021, 8:39 am
Expires: November 7, 2021, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree
Job Experience: 5 years or more
Rate: $117,350.81 to $137,283.85 Year

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