The Technical Employment Verification is to be sent or scanned and e-mailed to your previous employer separately from the Membership Application. Do not send the full application with this appendix to your employer. Once you've submitted the form, a copy will be sent to your e-mail address for printing purposes. Your e-mail account must be able to receive messages in HTML.

Please submit a detailed job description of your previous planning related position/s below. Your previous Supervisor or Manager must attest to the accuracy of your job description during the time frame outlined.

Please complete this section using the following format:

  • Job title, department, employer, person to whom you report to and his/her title and employment dates
  • Describe the various functions of the job and the relative importance of the various functions. Indicate the approximate percentage of time spent on each function.
  • Do you have any supervisory responsibilities? Indicate the number of people involved.
  • Provide additional information regarding any special equipment used in your employment, committees, boards, etc. you attend.
Notice: This form must be signed by your previous supervisor if you do not have the required years of technical experience to qualify for full membership in your classification at your current position.

Alternatively, you can download and fill out a PDF of the Technical Employment Verification and mail it to the following address:

1900 King St. E.
P.O. Box 69006
Hamilton, ON, L8K 6R4
Application Form

Membership Type:

Job Description - Previous Position

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Categories & Qualifications

Full Member A full member is a person who:

  • is a graduate of a recognized Planning Technician program with a minimum of two years technical planning experience; or
  • has a planning related university degree, plus two years of relevant technical planning experience (at the discretion of the Registration Board); or
  • is a non-graduate or has graduated from a program other than a planning technician program, but has a minimum of six years of relevant technical planning experience (at the discretion of the Registration Board).
Notice: The work experience in all cases may include a maximum of six months of full-time student co-op employment.

Associate Member An associate member is a person who:

  • is qualified as a planning technician but has not completed the work experience requirement of Council for certification as a full member, but has surpassed the requirement for student members and contemplates applying for full membership when eligible; or
  • by training, experience or occupation has a direct interest in the field of planning technology, but does not meet the full experience or academic requirements for full membership (at the discretion of the Registration Board.)
Notice: Associate and Student members do not have the right to vote or hold office. Student Member A student member is a person who is enrolled in a recognized Planning Technician program.