City of Toronto Work Zone Traffic Coordinator Temporary in Toronto, ON

City of Toronto

Branch Toronto ON CA

Work Zone Traffic Coordinator
Toronto, ON

Ensures that the City’s objective does not conflict with the Toronto Transit operations, Economic Development and Tourism initiatives….

Major Responsibilities:

  • Develops, reviews and approves construction detour plans, area traffic construction management plans and contract drawings to ensure that contractors and developers comply with the safety requirements for traffic management through the construction zone and are in compliance with all applicable legislation/regulations.
  • Coordinates and schedules all closures of streets and expressways, while ensuring the impact of these closures on the street network is minimized and traffic flow is maintained to the best possible service level.
  • Facilitates and maintains relationships with staff of all City divisions through a co-ordinated effort to minimize disruption to day-to-day operations and impact on traffic flow.
  • Works with elected representatives, neighbourhood groups, local businesses and members of the public to find solutions to problems caused by construction projects, special events and filming.
  • Attends/coordinates site meetings with affected agencies/stakeholders to discuss potential traffic mitigation related to construction activity special events or filming to ensure that the needs of motorists, pedestrians, cyclists, transit and emergency services are accommodated.
  • Coordinates the implementation of any required signs, pavement markings and traffic signal modifications pertaining to construction activities, special events, or filming and liaises with internal and external officials, including transit, police and other emergency services.
  • Establishes the budgetary requirements of the planned projects and events.
  • Reviews various permit applications pertaining to access, utility cuts, hoarding, shoring, filming, etc.
  • Researches, compiles and analyzes data and prepares reports to elected officials, members of the public, Special Purpose Bodies, Standing Committees and City Council, assessing impacts and recommending corrective measures where necessary.
  • Coordinates the delivery of the short-term and long-term objectives of the Transportation Services, Technical Services and Water and Waste Water Divisions. Ensures that the City’s objective does not conflict with the Toronto Transit operations, Economic Development and Tourism initiatives.
  • Assigns work and provides direction to other staff assisting with work zone traffic co-ordination within traffic operations.
  • Assists in the development, organization and implementation of programs for traffic studies, including area/neighbourhood/corridor/construction traffic management plans and attends public meetings pertaining thereto as required.

Key Qualifications:

Your application must describe your qualifications as they relate to:

  • Considerable experience and a thorough understanding of the principles of traffic engineering and construction management in this or a related field.
  • Post secondary education in a professional discipline pertinent to the job function, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience in statistical and other analysis relating to traffic and/or transportation matters.
  • Possess a valid Ontario Class “G” Driver’s licence and have access to a personal motorized vehicle for work purposes.
  • You must also have:

    • Knowledge of and ability to apply and interpret related legislation and technical documents such as the Highway Traffic Act, traffic related by-laws/codes, the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices and the Ontario Traffic Manual.
    • Proven ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, at all levels of the organization, including the political level, preparing reports, presentations, etc.
    • Ability to be an active representative of the City at meetings with elected officials, the public, ratepayers and business associations, special interest groups, stakeholders, etc.
    • Knowledge of governmental legislation in the areas of health and safety (labour, employment and human resources).
    • Proven ability to effectively provide work direction to personnel.

    Please note that all applicants are encouraged to provide a valid email address for communication purposes. Applicants may receive written correspondence regarding this job posting directly to the email address provided on their resume or to the one used to set-up their Candidate Profile if applying on TalentFlow. As an applicant, it is your responsibility to ensure that you check your email regularly.

    In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the City of Toronto’s Accommodation Policy , a request for accommodation will be considered throughout the hiring process.

    Applicants are required to provide their accommodation needs in advance and submit adequate documentation to support their request for accommodation in the assessment process and/or to perform the essential duties of the posted position. For disability-related accommodation, documentation must be from the applicants’ treating physician outlining their functional limitations.

    or proceed with Standard Application Form.

    Employment Type: Temporary
    Location: Toronto, ON, CA
    Posted on: 2015-09-23
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