Social Planner II Job Openings by City of Vancouver in Vancouver

Job Title Social Planner Ii Job Openings Vancouver City of Vancouver
Pub Date 16 January 2020
Company City of Vancouver
Location Vancouver

City of Vancouver Recruitment 2020 - City of Vancouver invites a new worker to apply Social Planner II, that will be placed in Vancouver. You will definitely get a better chance along with safer dwell in the future. Becoming a member of this business makes anyone able to do the objective simpler in supplementary to help the current dream be realized.

To produce the business perspective and mission happens on right City of Vancouver will be wide open up for brand-new place as February 2020. Everyone who are interested about staffing this particular vacant, you need to take a part in this Social Planner II recruitment. If you will be the one which might load qualifications, you can attempt to learn further information about Social Planner II Job Openings below.

City of Vancouver Job Vacancies 2020

Social Planner II Job Opening in Vancouver

Requisition ID: 15555
Company is striving to become the greenest city in the world, and a city powered entirely by renewable energy before 2050. We are proud to be one of BC's Top Employers, Canada's Best Diversity Employers, and one of Canada's Greenest Employers. With employees that have helped Vancouver consistently rank as one of the world's most livable cities, the City values a diverse workforce which represents the vibrant community we so proudly serve. Consider joining our committed team of staff and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.
Main Purpose and Function The Social Planner II in Social Policy and Projects is responsible for working with investors and partners, private and non-profit sectors, and the Provincial government, to deliver and replace social infrastructure with a focus on childcare. The position plays an important role in coordinating, planning and implementing a variety of programs and project specific work related to securing social infrastructure/childcare and supporting childcare providers in the delivery of affordable, quality, licensed childcare through the City’s planning and development processes, legal agreements and capital grants. The position brings expertise to a range of complex issues, undertaking rigorous analytical and research activities to support critical decisions, partnerships, projects, plans and strategies. The work requires significant collaboration and cooperation across City departments, the private sector, non-profit sector, advocacy groups and other external stakeholders.
Key Contacts and Reporting Relationships This position reports to the Managing Director of Social Policy & Projects, as well as receiving direction and support from a Senior Planner. The incumbent works with other City departments, as well as external private, public, non-profit organizations and senior levels of government. The position supervises small team of City employees and external consultants.
Specific Duties/Responsibilities
  • Develops, reviews and implements childcare strategies, policies and guidelines aimed at preserving, renewing and replacing the existing stock in Vancouver, through various regulatory and other legal mechanisms.
  • Provides coordination, planning, research and analysis related to the expansion of the supply of affordable, quality, licensed childcare through planning and development processes
  • Liaises with key external stakeholders, including, but not limited to: the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD), BC Housing, Vancouver Coastal Health, the Urban Development Institute and non-profit sector to deliver projects as well as influence, affect and deliver broad system and policy changes that improve the lives of Vancouver citizens.
  • Collaborates with MCFD and other governmental entities and ministries to assist in creating opportunities for the delivery of 1,300 licensed new childcare spaces on publicly owned lands as per the City/Province MOU signed August, 2019
  • Collaborates with a wide range of internal departments (e.g. Planning & Development Services, Real Estate and Facilities Management, Development, Buildings & Licensing, Finance, Law).
  • Provides oversight on non-profit operator selection for turn-key childcare facility projects, including leading negotiations with proponents on lease and operating agreements.
  • Provides input and implements city-wide childcare policies such as community and neighbourhood plans (e.g. CityPlan, Broadway Plan, Master Plans) through partnerships.
  • Prepares and manages work programs, including supervising other professional and technical staff and external consultants.
  • Writes reports, including complex Council reports and presenting complex material to staff, senior management, external agencies, the public and City Council.
  • Develops and leads collaborative and robust approaches to engagement and communication with external and internal partners that include designing, attending and facilitating public processes.
  • Employs a continuous improvement approach to the delivery of data collection and management and analysis utilizing a diverse range of qualitative and qualitative analytical techniques – including economic analysis and review of land use policies – to enable effective implementation of social infrastructure/childcare facilities and provide robust assessments of options and outcomes.
  • Provides leadership for the development and implementation of multi-funder innovation granting initiative including creating informal partnership agreements in collaboration with Law.
  • Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualification Requirements Education and Experience: A university degree in Social Sciences, Planning, or related studies, preferably at the Master’s level, combined with considerable experience in and commitment to developing social infrastructure including affordable, quality, licensed childcare, preferably supplemented by supervisory experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Extensive knowledge of civic childcare policies, grants and role of senior levels of government
  • Thorough knowledge of land use planning, land and development economics and social policies
  • Thorough knowledge and experience in project management and facilitation of complex projects and issues
  • Considerable knowledge of project management philosophies and practices, including project scope, budgeting, scheduling and coordination of team activities
  • Thorough knowledge of the non-profit, community-based social service sector in Vancouver including government and private funding sources
  • Considerable knowledge of community development approaches and principles
  • Considerable experience with spreadsheets, presentation and database software
  • Up to date knowledge of social, economic, political, demographic trends, factors and issues related to early care and learning, planning and development, and community economic development
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written) including the ability to clearly articulate complex planning information to a variety of internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong interpersonal and conflict management skills
  • Ability to work effectively with managers of senior government childcare programs, non-profit sponsors, and with senior personnel in other City departments (e.g. Planning & Development Services, Real Estate and Facilities Management, Budgets, Law)
  • Ability to develop childcare strategies and policies aimed at preserving, renewing and replacing the existing stock in Vancouver, through various regulatory and other legal mechanisms
  • Ability to prepare complex reports and information to Council and present complex material to City staff, senior management, external agencies, the public
  • Ability to supervise professional and technical staff assigned to various projects and direct the work of consultants engaged on planning projects
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other staff, professionals, non-profit organizations, advocacy groups and the public
  • Ability to perform planning research and assess option feasibility through financial and policy analysis
  • Ability to deal with sensitive issues with diplomacy and tact
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a dynamic work environment
  • Ability to adjust to a complex organizational structure with shifting priorities on highly politicized issues
Business Unit/Department: Arts, Culture and Community Services (1200) Affiliation: CUPE 15 Non Pks Employment Type: Temporary Full Time Position Start Date: February 2020 Position End Date: August 2020 Salary Information: Pay Grade GR-031: $48.78 to $57.7 per hour
Application Close: January 24, 2020 At the City of Vancouver, we are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the community we so proudly serve. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, including Indigenous applicants, all genders, nationalities and persons with disabilities. We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion.


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