The City of Toronto is currently seeking Toronto residents to serve on the Toronto Licensing Tribunal.
The Toronto Licensing Tribunal is a quasi-judicial body that operates independently of the licensing and enforcement functions performed by the City of Toronto’s Municipal Licensing and Standards (MLS) staff. Companies or individuals who have been denied a licence by MLS staff can request a hearing before the Toronto Licensing Tribunal. The Toronto Licensing Tribunal has the power to grant, refuse, suspend, revoke, or place conditions on licences.
Members of the tribunal should demonstrate the following:
an understanding of the Toronto Licensing Tribunal’s mandate
knowledge of the Licensing By-law and the Statutory Powers Procedure Act
understanding of a field related to business licensing and sensitivity to the various interests and issues
familiarity with the concepts of natural justice and fairness
excellent listening skills, open-mindedness, sound judgement, and tact and the ability to mediate
ability to organize and analyze written and oral evidence
demonstrated ability to write a clear, well-reasoned decision that takes into account the evidence, the submissions and the law
a commitment to public service and to upholding a high standard of ethics
good interpersonal skills, including the ability to work in a team
the ability to work under time pressures
flexible work schedule to allow attendance at hearings and business meetings
willing and available to attend training programs once appointed
Interested candidates are encouraged to apply by March 30, 2018 for this exciting opportunity. For more information and to apply visit: https://secure.toronto.ca/pa/decisionBody/30.do.