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WSP Canada


Ottawa, ON
Full Time
20 hours ago
WSP is currently seeking a Planner to join our Planning team, located at our Ottawa Office.

Responsibilities for Internal Candidates
  • Working with a team on a range of land development projects including residential, retail/commercial, industrial, institutional and utility uses;
  • Preparing reports including Due Diligence, Highest and Best Use, Development Feasibility, and Policy Reviews;
  • Liaising with municipal and agency staff to expedite planning approvals;
  • Preparing municipal planning documents such as official plans, zoning by-laws, and secondary plans;
  • Research and presentation of planning analyses
  • Organization and participation in stakeholder meetings;
  • Support during public consultation processes; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualification for Internal Candidate
  • University degree in Planning;
  • A minimum of 0-3 years of progressive experience in a consulting or municipal environment;
  • Eligibility in the Ontario Professional Planners Institute and the Canadian Institute of Planners;
  • Demonstrated understanding of planning legislation and approvals processes in the Province of Ontario;
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, query, analyze, and effectively communicate information;
  • An interest in public consultation;
  • High motivation and are organized, flexible, and an enthusiastic team player committed to upholding our reputation for delivering high quality service;
  • Excellent written and oral communication and time management skills; and
  • A valid Ontario driver's license.

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 65,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 12,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.


  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

Please Note:

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe it is expected that you comply with our Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) policy at all times as well as client HSE policies when working at client locations.

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

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

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY.