Design Technologist

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Author ahnationtalk
Date January 4, 2017
Type Full Time
Company City of Toronto
Salary $32.01 - $35.06 - Per Hour
Location Toronto, ON
Category Research / Development
Client City of Toronto
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Design Technologist

Job Classification Title DESIGN TECHNOLOGIST
Job ID # 2259838 X
Division City Planning
Section Urban Design Graphics and Visualization
Work Location CITY HALL, 100 QUEEN ST W
Job Stream Policy, Planning & Research
Job Type Temporary, Full-Time
Temporary Duration 18  Months
Salary/Rate $32.01 – $35.06 / Hour
Hours of Work (bi-weekly) 70.00
Shift Information Monday to Friday, 35 Hours per Week
Affiliation L79 Full-time
Number of Positions Open 1
Posting Date 29-Dec-2016
Closing Date 13-Jan-2017

Job Description

Please note: The salary/rate reflects 2017 rates.

Major Responsibilities:

Matrix reporting relationship between the Manager of Graphics & Visualization and the District Supervisor, Graphics & Visualization, this employee will prepare and maintain visual products associated with the planning process and architectural communication including: publications, architectural visualization, thematic mapping and legislative mapping from a variety of source material (client content, site visit, data, text and/or images files) using both analytical and design software for publication and/or display:

  • Prepares and maintains documents, presentations, displays, graphics, 3D models, and maps using analytical and design software for print and on-line distribution
  • Prepares, maintains and verifies the Official Plan and Zoning By-law mapping
  • Retrieves, manipulates and translates data from a variety of file formats and sources
  • Liaises with internal and external professional, technical and legal staff to discuss, obtain and or provide graphic material for projects
  • Provides support at community consultation events

Key Qualifications:

Your application must describe your qualifications as they relate to:

  1. Post-secondary education in an applied design, technology or related program, or the approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
  2. Experience in an applied design field such as architectural technology, planning technology, visualization, graphic design and/or GIS (cartography/geomatics).
  3. Experience using software for publishing, visualization and mapping/analysis software (such as Adobe Creative Suite, ESRI, SketchUp, and AutoDesk).
  4. Experience producing plans, maps, graphics, 3D models, digital and print publications/displays to illustrate planning, built form, and other urban design concepts.

You must also have:

  • Ability to work within tight time lines and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to organize own work program and carry out responsibilities with a minimum of direct supervision in a fast, accurate and efficient manner.
  • Ability to build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers and clients.
  • Design presentation skills including an awareness of typography, colour and graphic elements that impact readability.
  • Ability to read architectural plans and topographic maps.
  • Knowledge of the planning process, zoning by-law and the Official Plan.
  • Knowledge of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the regulations that apply to the job duties.

Please note that all applicants are encouraged to provide a valid email address for communication purposes. Applicants may receive written correspondence regarding this job posting directly to the email address provided on their resume or to the one used to set-up their Candidate Profile if applying on TalentFlow. As an applicant, it is your responsibility to ensure that you check your email regularly.

The City of Toronto is committed to fostering a positive and progressive workforce that is representative of the citizens we serve. We will provide equitable treatment and accommodation to ensure barrier-free employment.  In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the City of Toronto’s Accommodation Policy, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of the City’s hiring process.

If you are invited to participate in an assessment process, kindly provide your accommodation needs in advance. Please be advised that you may be requested to provide medical/other documentation to Human Resources to ensure that appropriate accommodation is provided to you throughout the hiring process.


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