Start Date Immediate Salary Per hour $53.44 - $58.08
Department York Region -> Transportation Services -> TRN & Infrastructure Planning
Location 17250 Yonge Street, - Newmarket, ON L3Y 6Z1 CA (Primary) Hybrid work opportunities may apply - CA
POSITION PURPOSE This position is responsible for developing, coordinating, and implementing transportation programs/services; reviewing and commenting on transportation impacts of official plans, secondary plans, and major development applications; working with internal and external stakeholders and partners to implement infrastructure initiatives.
• Assists in the development and implementation of transportation components of the Region’s Transportation Master Plan in collaboration with external stakeholders. • Reviews and provides input to transportation impacts of Official Plans, Official Plan Amendments, Secondary Plans, and major development applications through regular development application reviews and Ontario Land Tribunal (OLT) hearings/mediations. • Provides technical advice, assistance and analysis to Regional departments, municipalities, consultants, the public and external agencies as required. • Analyzes and makes recommendations on complex transportation issues associated with major studies and/or environmental assessments. • Represents the Region at technical meetings to promote the Region’s interests in areas such as land use development review, transportation data collection, sharing of transportation data and coordination of common efforts in these areas. • Assists in the implementation and delivery of transportation demand management measures and related facilities in associated pedestrian and cycling facilities related to future developments and road projects. • Assists with the administration of Regionally led programs related to pedestrian, cycling and other transportation management programs to implement infrastructure, education, and outreach programming. • Provides guidance and liaises with internal staff on capital plan projects to ensure design parameters and standards are incorporated. • Prepares Committee/Council reports, briefing notes, business cases and technical reports on transportation issues and projects. • Ensures that services provided meet Regional customer service standards. • Participates on committees, work groups, task forces and special projects, as assigned.
• Successful completion of a University degree in Transportation Engineering or Urban Planning, or related discipline or approved equivalent combination of education and experience. • Registration with a recognized professional planning or engineering organization. • Minimum three (3) years of demonstrated experience in transportation planning. • Thorough knowledge of transportation planning principles, concepts, practices, methods, and legislation, GTA context and roles of different levels of government. • Demonstrated knowledge of transportation and environmental science, modelling methodology, transportation capacity analysis tools and techniques, Transportation Demand Management measures, pedestrian and cycling facilities planning, transit systems, roads planning and design standards. • Strong planning, coordination, collaboration, and organizational skills. • Excellent research and analytical skills. • Strong ability to develop relationships and work in a welcoming and inclusive environment, where diversity is celebrated and where everyone can develop to their full potential. • Demonstrated ability in the Region’s core competencies. • Ability to negotiate/facilitate, build consensus and present information to varied audiences. • Ability to travel to offsite locations, as required. • Ability to work outside regular business hours, as required.
Successful completion of a University degree in Transportation Engineering or Urban Planning, or related discipline or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
Recognized as a GTA Top Employer, one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People, one of Canada’s Greenest Employers, one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers, as well as a Forbes Top Employer, The Regional Municipality of York is Canada’s fastest growing region, with a population that is expected to grow to over 2 million by 2041. York Region stretches north from Toronto to Lake Simcoe and includes many hectares of protected Greenbelt. York Region’s diversity is evident in its nine local cities and towns, geography, economic development, and population. York Region works to provide residents and businesses access to a broad selection of services and resources.