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Traffic Planning Technologist

Req ID: 24937
Vacancy Type: Temporary 
Contract Duration: Up to 18 months
Number of Positions: 1  
Closing Date: 04/19/2024

Job Summary

Working for the City means you are part of something big, something special! You will be part or a team of engaging, enthusiastic and dedicated people that are committed to collaborating with one another to deliver on our commitment to the residents, visitors and businesses of Mississauga.

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the direction of the Manager, Traffic Planning, the Traffic Planning Technologist will be required to:

  • Prepare transportation related comments for Official Plan Amendments, Rezoning Applications, Draft Plans of Subdivisions / Condominiums, Site Plan Applications, Committee of Adjustment and Land Division Applications, and Property Acquisition and Encroachment Applications
  • Review and provide comments on external traffic impact studies
  • Prepare and review preliminary road design drawings as necessary to support development applications
  • Provide detailed terms of reference for external traffic impact studies
  • Provide transportation input into the preparation of the capital programming, project planning and preliminary design for the Major Roads and Intersection Improvement programs
  • Represent the Transportation Infrastructure Management section during internal and external land development meetings, including meetings with developers and their consultants, as required
  • Respond to requests from members of Council, internal and external clients and the general public on transportation and traffic planning related issues
  • Liaise with internal staff and external agencies on the preparation of transportation comments and attend evening public and community meetings pertaining to development applications and City projects as required
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Skills and Qualifications

  • Post-secondary graduate from a recognized university with a degree in Civil, Transportation or a related engineering program and a registered P.Eng. designation in good standing with the PEO (or eligibility), or a post-secondary graduate from a recognized college in Civil or Transportation Engineering Technology or a related applied science technology program with a registered C.E.T. designation in good standing with OACETT (or eligibility).
  • 3-5 years of direct municipal experience in the traffic / transportation planning field is preferred.
  • A good understanding of the municipal planning process, engineering standards, field-related resource materials (ITE, HCM, OTM and TAC manuals) and transportation software programs (micro-simulation software such as Synchro and VISSIM).
  • Sound judgement and ability to carry out work assignments independently and as part of a divisional team.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills to assist in the preparation of reports and comments, and to interact with various internal departments as well as members of Council, external agencies, consultants and developers in a tactful and politically sensitive manner.
  • Ability to represent the Transportation Infrastructure Management section at public and community meetings.
  • A good working knowledge of standard computer software (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Must be able to provide own transportation options to attend off-site meetings at various locations within the City of Mississauga.

Hourly Rate/Salary: $ 74,817.00 - $ 99,758.00
Hours of Work: 35 
Work Location: Civic Centre 
Organization Unit: T&W/Traffic Planning 
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.

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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