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Development Coordinator (J.O#10282ie)

Job Opportunity Program
Toronto, Ontario

Last Day to Apply: June 30, 2017
Employment Type: Full Time




Guided by a new and ambitious Corporate Plan, the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), North America’s 3rd largest transit system, has embarked on a 5-year journey to transform into a transit system that makes Toronto proud. Our ongoing recruitment efforts are strategically aligned with the TTC’s corporate mission “to provide a reliable, efficient, and integrated bus, streetcar, and subway system that draws its high standards of customer care from our rich traditions of safety, service, and courtesy”.                          

We are currently seeking a Development Coordinator.


  • Coordinating TTC Departments’ reviews of development proposals associated with TTC lands and property rights, including conceptual and engineering plans, and discussing the TTC’s overall comments with the developer for revisions as appropriate;
  • Ensuring through negotiation and coordination with developers, their agents, consultants or lawyers, and TTC Departments, that development projects in close proximity to TTC facilities, or other TTC properties, comply with the TTC’s Developers Guide and operating, legal and construction standards, and that developments do not affect the TTC’s subway structures, or other operating facilities and services;
  • Obtaining the necessary cost estimates for TTC work directly related to development projects or agreements, for discussion with developers, City authorities, lessees, and other parties, as well as coordinating TTC work and approving associated invoices;
  • Negotiating and preparing operating/maintenance, easement, encroachment, and entrance connection agreements as well as amending agreements for affected TTC properties;    
  • Assisting with the acquisition of property for TTC use by researching available properties on the market, coordinating requirement information from Departments, etc.;
  • Providing TTC requirements, analysis of impact, etc. into property negotiations undertaken by the City of Toronto in conjunction with TTC owned or occupied property;  
  • Managing property lease agreements, including negotiating lease renewals and extensions;
  • Providing financial, technical and policy analysis on options/approaches to property use and/or disposition;
  • Responding to various internal and external inquiries with respect to property and development rights affecting TTC facilities and operations, registered easements, property survey plans, and quit claims and deeds of owned or formerly owned TTC properties;
  • Attending working committees and meetings, representing the TTC’s property interests, as directed by the Director – Property;
  • Preparing various reports, presentations, etc. relating to areas of responsibility;
  • Providing guidance and direction to the Development Officer for daily work activities;
  • Responsible for treating passengers and/or employees with respect and dignity and ensuring the needs of passengers or employees with disabilities are accommodated and/or addressed in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and Related Orders so that they can fully benefit from the TTC as a service-provider and an employer;
  • Participation in the TTC Customer Service Ambassador Program.


  • Sound knowledge of land development, real estate, property negotiations, and leases;
  • Knowledge of legal aspects of land development ;
  • Ability to read and understand conceptual architectural and engineering drawings, combined with a general knowledge of common planning, engineering and construction practices;
  • Sound judgement and strong interpersonal, negotiation, and oral and written communication skills, and the ability to resolve conflicts of a legal and/or technical nature;
  • Ability to lead complex real estate or property negotiations with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to coordinate the efforts of others to accomplish objectives;
  • Good working knowledge of PC applications, particularly financial analysis using spreadsheets;
  • A Community College/University diploma/degree in a relevant discipline such as Business Administration, Engineering, Planning/Development, with additional courses in real estate, appraisals, negotiations and/or conflict resolution combined with extensive directly related experience in the development/property industry;
  • Must have or rapidly acquire a comprehensive knowledge of the Ontario Human Rights Code and Related Orders including disability accommodation and accessibility requirements pertaining to passengers and employees.

Annual Salary Range: $92,164.80 - $115,260.60 (Level 10SA) – 35 Hour Work Week

At the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), we place a high value on establishing a workplace where people are challenged and respected every day, and we keep Toronto moving with a dedication to service, safety and convenience that is unparalleled in our industry. We invite you to join our team in delivering on our commitment to creating a transit system that makes Toronto proud.

Hiring and selection preferences are not given in the employment of an employee’s relatives. Relatives of current TTC employees cannot be hired, assigned transferred or promoted into positions, where there is a potential conflict of interest due to relationship. If you are qualified for the position for which you are applying, you will be required to disclose the name, relationship, and position of any relative who is a current TTC employee at the employment interview.

The TTC is committed to fostering a positive workplace culture with a workforce that is representative of the communities it serves. Committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion, the TTC encourages applications from all qualified applicants. Accommodation is available for applicants, including those with disabilities, throughout the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resource- Employment Services at (416) 393-4570.


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