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Transit Planner

Req ID: 17345
Vacancy Type: Temporary 
Contract Duration: 2 years
Number of Positions: 1  
Closing Date: 06/21/2021

Job Summary


Provide professional planning advice and recommendations to all levels of City staff, levels of government, affected agencies and departments, the public and all other stakeholders, tribunals and courts to guide the growth and development of the City of Mississauga.

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Analyze and monitor transit data such has ridership and key performance indicators to understand customer travel patterns and route performance
  • Optimize resource utilization by analyzing customer requests and comments, considering the evolution of ridership trends and needs, understanding ridership market and evolving local and inter-system services
  • Develop and revise short term and long term service plans in the context of MiWay's goals and the City's overall public transportation strategies
  • Identify areas of improvement to increase system wide customer satisfaction through understanding customers' feedback, staff comments and requests through Councillor's and the Mayor's offices
  • Use recognized industry standards and in-depth understanding of public transit's role in the context of the City's Strategic Plan
  • Represent MiWay on various ad-hoc work groups and/or committees providing technical advice and divisional input based on research and analysis
  • Achieve excellence in coordination with other business units within the Section, Division and other City Departments
  • Other related duties as assigned

Skills and Qualifications


  • University degree in Urban Planning, Geography, Transportation Engineering, Business or related discipline
  • Minimum of 3-5 years progressive experience in a public transit or transportation planning and business planning environment
  • Professional Planning, Engineering or Business/Commerce related designation in Ontario is an asset
  • Strong mathematical background, preferably with statistical analysis experience including both quantitative and qualitative research
  • Ability to draw conclusions and provide recommendations to deal with service performance issues, relying on sound analysis and supporting data
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Tact and diplomacy to deal with internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills to deliver professional reports, presentations, and customer correspondence
  • Excellent analytical and decision making skills matched by strong attention to detail
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships and provide excellent Customer service
  • Ability to work in a team environment with changing priorities within established deadlines is required.


Hourly Rate/Salary: $ 45.08 - $ 60.11
Hours of Work: 35 
Work Location: Semenyk Court 
Organization Unit: T&W/MT Planning 
Department/Division/Section: T&W/Transportation&Works Dept , T&W/Mississauga Transit , MT Business Development 
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. 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 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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