Planning Student

Number of positions: 1

All students must be full time day students at a recognized secondary or post-secondary institution and be returning to full time attendance in fall of 2023.

Students must meet the basic requirements of the position. Should you be offered the position, with the City of Cornwall, you will be required to submit verification of school status.

Hours: 8:30am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week. May be required to attend occasional evening meetings.

Hourly Wage: $20.00 per hour

Term: 4 months, May to end of August


  • To conduct Special Planning based studies / research, as identified by the Division
  • To attend meetings to assist full-time staff at the Planning Advisory & Hearing Committee (PAC), Committee of Adjustment (COA), and the Waterfront Committee for example
  • General Planning assistance to the public on primary questions related to development
  • Assist Development Planner with the review of Statistics Canada’s recent data in conjunction with the update of the 2023 Data Book
  • Assist in continuing to file and record various Planning records
  • Other Planning duties as assigned over the summer

Qualifications: (documentation to be provided at time of application unless indicated not required)

  • Post-secondary student in an accredited Planning Program
  • Must obtain and maintain a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, at the candidates own expense (not required for application, applicable upon offer of role)
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two doses) at the time of interview

Applications will be accepted until March 30, 2023. 

To apply, fill out the application form online and attach your cover letter, resume and proof of qualifications quoting File: 23-60 Planning Student

Note: Please include position title and file number in the subject line of your email application. Ensure all required documents are included. Ensure the cover page is included. Any incomplete applications will not be accepted.

The Corporation of The City of Cornwall is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance. 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.  Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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