Senior Land Development Planner

Community Development · Ottawa, Ontario
Department Community Development
Employment Type Permanent
Minimum Experience Entry-level

McIntosh Perry is growing to meet demand – and we need you! As a growing multi-disciplinary engineering and related professional services firm, we are building on our strong National reputation by maintaining our commitment to ethical work practices, a quality product and exceptional service. With more than 600 employees in offices across Canada, McIntosh Perry is expanding its scope and looking for new talent to join our supportive, dynamic team. Our core values validate everything we have believed in since our company started:

Walk a mile in someone else’s shoes - Treat others as they would like to be treated

Make Momma proud - Do the right thing

Every McIntosh has a core - Be a leader

Pass. Shoot. Score. - Becoming excellent together

Did you dot the i's and cross the t's? - Personal responsibility

Don’t forget to cut the ribbon - Making a difference

If you are looking for an opportunity to work with a collaborative, hard-working and dedicated team of professionals and have fun, then this could be the right opportunity for you. For more information about McIntosh Perry, to see why it's such a great place to work and one of the fastest growing engineering firms in Canada visit our website at 


As a member of our Community Development group, you will be working with multi-disciplinary teams on various land development projects based out of our Perth, Ottawa or Kingston, ON offices. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Project Management of planning and development-related consulting services including scheduling, resource planning, management of internal and external members of Client and Project Teams, budgeting, and financial reviews;
  • Client Service Management including building and maintaining key client relations by providing quality, transparent planning and land development service deliverables and project management;
  • Prepare, review, and contribute to work proposals and responses to requests for proposals;
  • Working, coordinating, and collaborating with multidisciplinary teams of land development and other professionals including Civil Engineers, Technologists, Surveying Professionals, Planners, and others within the Community Development Division at MP and elsewhere;
  • Reviewing municipal and provincial planning documents and performing due diligence activities and project evaluation;
  • Liaising with municipalities and government agencies concerning development applications, policy, and associated government undertakings;
  • Participate in public meetings for development approval applications, including conducting presentations before municipal Committees and Councils; 


  • Completion of a university degree in planning or a related discipline;
  • Registered Professional Planner (RPP) and a full Member of the Canadian Institute of Planners (MCIP);
  • Ten (10) years of experience in planning or land development approvals, preferably within the private sector (or demonstrated equivalent);
  • Strong analytical and report writing skills;
  • Familiarity with the work of other disciplines (civil engineering, surveying, environmental engineering, etc.) typically involved in land development in Ontario;

McIntosh Perry is an equal opportunities employer offering a competitive salary and benefits to those with the skills suited to the needs of our clients.

McIntosh Perry welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

 (Referral Program Class A)

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  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario
  • Department
    Community Development
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience