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Coordinator, Active Transportation

Req ID: 25114
Vacancy Type: Temporary 
Contract Duration: Up to 2 years
Number of Positions: 1  
Closing Date: 05/28/2024

Duties and Responsibilities

As a member of the Active Transportation team in the Transportation Infrastructure Management Section, you will be required to:

  • Assist in the implementation of the City’s Shared Micro-mobility Program, including day-to-day issues management, coordination with third party operators, and collecting and analyzing data associated with the program
  • Coordinate the preliminary planning, capital budgeting, and programming for cycling and pedestrian infrastructure, including bike lanes, multi-use trails, sidewalks and related infrastructure.
  • Provide specialized input to engineering design staff and/or consultants to ensure the City’s cycling and pedestrian master plan objectives are met and best practices are followed in the preparation of detailed designs for the construction of AT infrastructure.  
  • Coordinate with City departments/divisions such as Transit and Community Services, as well as the Region of Peel, Metrolinx, the Province of Ontario, and other agencies to establish active transportation programs and infrastructure. 
  • Provide technical guidance related to active transportation programs and infrastructure to the Mississauga Cycling Advisory Committee, the Road Safety Committee, the Mississauga School Traffic Safety Action Committee, and others. 
  • Provide specialized input on active transportation programs and infrastructure during the development or undertaking of transportation master plans, environmental impact assessments, transportation corridor studies and development applications.
  • Develop and implement policies related to active transportation programs and infrastructure and providing input into the development of similar policies by consultants and outside agencies.
  • Develop data-driven strategies to improve the safety and comfort of active transportation infrastructure, and to improve program planning and delivery. 
  • Prepare reports and delivering presentations on active transportation infrastructure and programs for staff teams, senior management, the Leadership Team, Council / standing committees as well as external groups. 
  • Provide functional guidance to junior staff and co-op students.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Post-secondary graduate from a recognized university with a degree in urban studies, transportation engineering or a related program, and three years of progressive experience in coordinating programs or projects in the field of active transportation; or, a graduate from a recognized college or polytechnical institution with a diploma in urban studies, transportation engineering technology or a related program, and five years of progressive experience in coordinating programs or projects in the field of active transportation. 
  • Membership in good standing or eligibility for membership as a Registered Professional Planner, Professional Engineer, or Certified Engineering Technologist is preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in project management is required. 
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships.
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and presentation skills are required.
  • Experience with project planning and budget preparation is preferred. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current planning and design standards for active transportation facilities, including the Ontario Traffic Manual's Book 18 - Cycling Facilities, is preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of community outreach principles and strategies, working with a variety of audiences and stakeholders is preferred.
  • Experience working in a municipal government environment is preferred.
  • Demonstrated passion for active transportation is an asset.
  • Good working knowledge of standard computer applications; experience with CAD software (e.g., MicroStation) and GIS software (e.g. ESRi) is an asset

Hourly Rate/Salary: $ 41.93 - $ 55.91
Hours of Work: 35 
Work Location: Civic Centre 
Organization Unit: T&W/Active Transportation 
Department/Division/Section: T&W/Transportation&Works Dept , T&W/Infrast Planning & Eng Serv Div , Transportation Infrastructure Mgmt 
Non-Union/Union: Non Union 

 

A Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check (Level 2) or Vulnerable Sector Check (Level 3) will be required of the successful candidate, at their own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.

We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. You can also check your application status in your candidate profile online. 

All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act. 

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
The City of Mississauga is committed to creating a respectful and supportive workplace that fosters a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion which broadly reflects the communities and residents we serve. Throughout the employee life cycle, the City is working to include an EDI lens to attract, retain and support the growth of diverse talent. 

Learn more about the City’s commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.

Accommodations
The City of Mississauga is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to removing barriers in our selection process for people with visible and invisible disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. 

If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.

 

   

 

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