• Transportation Coordinator

    Posted Date 1 week ago(8/8/2019 3:26 PM)
    Competition Number
    19/162
    Number of Positions
    1
    Job Type
    Regular Full Time
    Department
    Engineering & Public Works
    Close Date
    9/2/2019
  • Job Description

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    Competition #19/162

    Internal/External Posting

    Closing date: September 2, 2019

     

    Transportation Coordinator (Continuous)

    Engineering and Public Works Department

     

     

    POSITION FUNCTION

    Manage and implement neighbourhood transportation engineering and planning programs, improvements and initiatives.

     

    KEY DUTIES

    Coordinate and direct transportation engineering and planning programs, improvements and initiatives related to traffic calming, speed limits, crosswalks, traffic signals, signing and pavement markings, traffic safety, data collection and management.

     

    Provide input and support to transportation infrastructure designs and private development and building permit applications.

     

    Technical analysis and assessment of neighbourhood transportation engineering and planning programs and initiatives. Support the development of departmental Neighbourhood Transportation management program and assist in implementation. Evaluate neighbourhood transportation issues, complete analysis, concept plans and cost estimates.

     

    Research and prepare briefing notes, discussion documents, presentations and draft policies and standards with an ability to assess, interpret benefits and risks and make recommendations.

    Represent the department in an advisory, liaison and resources capacity to consultants, advisory groups, government agencies and community representatives and respond to enquiries from the public, outside agencies and other departments in person, by phone, and in writing.

    Liaise with and provide policy and technical information and advice on transportation issues to staff, consultants and outside agencies regarding traffic calming, speed limits, traffic signals, pedestrian crosswalks, street design and on-street regulations and bylaws.

     

    Collaboration with internal and external teams and stakeholders in project planning, design, scope and quality and report regularly on project and program status, risks and mitigation strategies.

     

    Co-ordinate, assign, review and participate in the work of approximately 1 FTE as part of an annual program. Make recommendations on employee selection, discipline and development; provide training and input to performance appraisals.

     

    Perform related duties where required.

     

    INDEPENDENCE

    Work is generated by the departmental work program but also impacted by community issues and requests from Council and the public.

    Work is reviewed through discussions with supervisor and team manager and at Section and Division meetings.

    New initiatives, major projects, overall work priorities, objectives and schedules are discussed with supervisor and team manager with recommendations.

     

    WORKING CONDITIONS

    Physical Effort:

    Normal.

    Mental Effort:

    Short periods of intense concentration while preparing and reviewing reports, presentations, issues papers and briefings plus analysing data and reviewing design drawings. (often)

    Managing and meeting multiple and competing tasks and deadlines. (often)

    Visual/Auditory Effort:

    Focus on detailed drawings, a variety of source data and VDT for short periods. (often)

    Work Environment:

    Office.

    Conduct site visits. (often)

    May be required to work irregular hours. (premium item)

     

     

    KEY SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    Self-organize and prioritize work.

    Excel as part of a team, or independently.

    Understand and apply principles and methods of transportation planning and engineering.

    Communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

    Ability to prepare and present complex policy and technical reports.

    Ability to analyse and interpret technical information, standards, policy, concepts, legislation, data and engineering drawings.

    Establish and maintain strong and effective working relationships.

    Working level operation of current word processing, spreadsheet and related engineering software.

    Represent the City to the public and outside agencies.

    Maintain accurate records.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Formal Education, Training and Occupational Certification:

    University Undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering (4 years)

    Current and valid Class 5 B.C. Driver's Licence.

    Experience:

    4 years of related experience,

    or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

     

    OTHER:

    May be requested to substitute in a more senior position.

     

     

    Work schedule: 35 hours per week

    $43.61 per hour, Pay Grade 15 (under review)

    Job Code # 4407

    This is a CUPE Local 50 Position

     

    To apply for this opportunity you will need to create an online profile or log back in to our career portal at www.victoria.ca/jobs - only online submission will be considered. All applications must be submitted online by 4:30 pm on the closing date noted on the posting. Please be prepared to provide proof of qualifications and supporting materials as outlined in your resume

     

    City of Victoria is an equal opportunity employer committed to establishing an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment for all. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other basis protected by applicable law. 

    We are committed to ensuring that reasonable accommodations are made available to persons with disabilities during the recruitment cycle and will provide reasonable accommodations upon request.  If you require assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please email us at HR@victoria.ca

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