City of Brampton ANALYST, CENTRAL AREA RESEARCH (18-MONTH CONTRACT) in Canada

ANALYST, CENTRAL AREA RESEARCH (18-MONTH CONTRACT)

Reference #: 102288

AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY:

Under the direction of the Manager, Central Area, provide research, analysis and support for Business Attraction, Marketing and Competitive Policy Analysis projects that are integral to the City's Downtown and Queen Street Corridor Economic Development Program.

  • Conducts research and analysis related to the program area to establish marketability of property within the Downtown and Central Area and establish historical and current trends.

  • Develop and maintain a database of property ownership to assist program staff with investment and market enquires to prospective clients.

  • Develop and maintain a database of customers that are involved or have expressed interest in the Downtown and Central Area to for direct marketing.

  • Develop and maintain data content for the Downtown and Central Area section of the Economic Developments website.

  • Perform analysis of external, third party and related research or reports.

  • Compile and distribute statistical reports that will include key performance indicators of program success in the Downtown and Central Area.

  • Track progress on City of Brampton and/or Region of Peel initiated capital projects affecting the infrastructure and property in the program area.

  • Assist in creating reports to Committee/Council on program activities that arise in connection with the Downtown and Central Area Economic Development Program.

  • Attending meetings to provide technical or specialist support to internal and external stakeholders, Committee and Council.

  • Liaise with staff from various departments to facilitate information exchange, identify issues and upcoming projects.

  • Conducts site inspections and tours.

  • Other similar and related duties as assigned.

SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • High School (Grade 12) graduation plus an additional program of over two and up to three years or equivalent (Diploma/Degree in Geography, Environmental Studies, Urban Planning, Architecture, Economic Development) or equivalent

  • Over two (2) years, up to and including four (4) years experience in a research environment in a municipal economic development, town planning, public works or small business support setting

  • Must possess a valid class G driver’s with possession and use of own vehicle

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Demonstrated proficiency in applications such as MS Office, Database applications, G.I.S. and website content/authoring tools

  • Working knowledge of desktop publishing applications

  • Familiarity with the municipal government legislative and regulatory context

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills with an emphasis on customer service.

** Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.

Job status: Contract

Job Type: Union

Applications must be received by December 8, 2016

Alternate formats will be provided upon request.

If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online at: www.brampton.ca/employment or via www.workopolis.com quoting reference #102288 by December 8, 2016 and complete the attached questionnaire. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please be advised, the City of Brampton uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.

The City is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise the Human Resources Division of any accommodations needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

System ID: 2016-3974

Job Industry (Choose up to 3 industries) (EN): Government and Public Sector

Career Level (EN): Experienced