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Transportation Master Plan Coordinator

Openings: 1 

Type of Posting: Internal & External

Location Name: City of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, CA 

Date Posted: January 23, 2023

Closing Date: February 1, 2023

Profession: Business Professionals 

Experience Level(s): Intermediate 

Desired Employment Status: Permanent

Education Level(s): Bachelor's Degree 

Job ID: 1076 
 

Position Summary

Under the general supervision of a Senior Engineer in the Sustainable Infrastructure Branch, the employee in this position is responsible for the monitoring, coordination and measuring results and reporting on the degree of impact of the projects, policies and actions outlined in the Transportation Master Plan (TMP).  The work generally requires the employee to exercise judgement, initiative and creativity.  The nature of the role requires the individual to have a strong ability to model, analyse ,and document the impacts of transportation projects and requires a significant degree of leadership and independence.  This position will provide coordination of efforts across a number of corporate divisions and will provide a corporate-level report on the progress and impacts of the projects, policies and actions within the TMP.  The TMP Coordinator’s responsibilities may also include direct involvement in policy development and the delivery of related transportation mode shift related projects and actions as outlined in the TMP and other related city plans. 

 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Lead and participate in various internal committees including the establishment of a cross-divisional Transportation Advisory Committee, Complete Streets Committee and other
  • Lead and/or participate in various external committees including the formation of a Regional Transportation Planning Committee
  • Update City Council annually through a public committee report on the progress and measured impact of implementing projects, policies and actions outlined in the TMP.
  • Identify and address transportation related issues to the TMP through various Committees of Council or Advisory Committees such as the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee, Accessibility Advisory Committee, Environment Advisory Committee or other as required.
  • Oversee and provide coordination support to ensure implementation of projects, policies and actions of the TMP are captured and aligned with the work delivered by the various transportation, planning and transit groups within the City.
  • Conducts a regular city-wide travel survey and utilizes data collection to measure progress toward achieving mode share targets and gauge the success of TMP goals and policies and consider refinements of targets.
  • Ensure the City-wide transportation model (EMME) is kept up to date with the most current data available to ensure that transportation investments are made wisely and with timely information.
  • Lead and/or participate in the development and delivery of new or revised policy and standards outlined in the TMP.
  • Assists and supports in the planning and evaluation of improvements to the City's road network transportation, bicycle, and pedestrian facilities.
  • Engage and work with Communications on developing public facing messaging on actions and initiatives from the TMP.
  • Be an ambassador for the TMP Directions and Goals both internally and through communications with the general public, community partners and stakeholders.
  • Depending upon the skills and ability, the individual may be required to be engaged in projects or activities that are aimed at encouraging specific travel behaviours as part of Transportation Demand Management aimed at reducing the demands on the City road network generally as a result of single occupant vehicles and encouraging alternatives through incentives and disincentives. This may include but is not necessarily limited to leading or participate in; implementation of active mode infrastructure, promoting carpooling, elevating the role of public transit or other activities that encourage users to consider a mode shift.
  • Prepare Terms of Reference for proposed projects, review proposals for services, recommend award of contracts and provide contract administration.
  • Approve expenditures and other transactions within limits of authority and take necessary action to protect civic monies and assets against loss and waste.
  • Prepare technical and business reports for presentations, public responses, internal memos and other documents.
  • Follows all rules and regulations as set out in the Provincial Occupational Health and Safety Act and the City of Regina Occupational Health and Safety Manual.
  • Performs related duties as required

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Demonstrate understanding of sustainable transportation planning and engineering principles and analytical methods.
  • Ability to take initiative, advance a collaborative process, and creatively resolve complex problems.
  • Successful leadership in project development and delivery with matrix-managed teams.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with community groups, businesses, institutions, senior level public officials from other levels of government, other City department staff, members of Council and members of committees.
  • Knowledge of strategic, short and long-term planning principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of policy development and project management.
  • Experience with or understanding of operationalizing policies.
  • Ability to integrate different methodologies, policy areas, data and approaches into activities.
  • Ability to interpret data and situations, draw conclusions and make appropriate recommendations.
  • Ability to work with a high degree of professionalism, initiative and interdependence.
  • Ability to prepare and present comprehensive plans, reports and submissions.
  • Familiarity with national and international best practices in transportation modes and methods.
  • Knowledge and experience in Strategic planning, Transit planning, Parking strategies, Traffic Modeling, Active Modes of Transportation, Transportation Master Plans, Transportation Demand Management are assets.
  • Knowledge and experience in transportation design including roadways, active mode facilities, transit infrastructure and planning, safety improvements is an asset.
  • Ability to use various computer software programs ( ie: EMME, Synchro)

Education & Experience

  • Typically, a bachelor’s degree in Civil/Transportation Engineering, Planning, Environmental Science or other relevant discipline and three (3) years of progressively responsible transportation planning experience. Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience would be considered.

Working/Other Conditions

  • Must have a valid Class Five (5) driver’s license and have a vehicle available for work usage. (A kilometer reimbursement is provided.)


✓ Note: Testing may be done to evaluate knowledge, skills and abilities.

✓ Note: As per the City of Regina's Criminal Record Check Policy, the successful candidate is required to provide a satisfactory criminal record check.

✓ Note: Successful candidates will be required to provide proof of acquired education.


Jurisdiction: Civic Middle Management 

Division: City Planning & Community Development 

Department: Sustainable Infrastructure 

Hourly Salary: $40.25 - $50.25 (2021 Rates)

Annual Salary: $76,741.00 - $95,807.00 

 

The City of Regina acknowledges that we are on Treaty 4 Territory, and the traditional lands of the Cree, Saulteaux, Dakota, Nakota, Lakota, and the homeland of the Métis Nation.
 

We want to show our recognition and respect to the Nations and the ancestors of this territory, we are grateful for the privilege to be here, to co-exist. We recognize that much of the harms of the past have shaped our relationship; we are committed to our work of building trust. We hope for good and everlasting relationships to create true partnerships with Indigenous peoples.

 

Regina is committed to employment equity and accessibility. We encourage applications from members of equity-seeking communities including women, racialized and Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities/expressions.

 

Note: The City of Regina strives to provide reasonable access and accommodations throughout the application and selection process. If you would like to request an accommodation at any stage of the process, please contact Talent at 306-777-7550 or by email at Talent@regina.ca.