Region of Peel Specialist, Technical Trainer – Roads Operations & Maintenance Full Time in Greater Toronto Area, ON

Region of Peel

Branch Greater Toronto Area ON CA

Specialist, Technical Trainer – Roads Operations & Maintenance
Greater Toronto Area, ON

Specialist Technical Trainer, Roads Operations & Maintenance. Having expert knowledge of the Minimum Maintenance Standards, Ministry of Environment standards…

The Region of Peel serves a vibrant and culturally diverse community of more than 1.4 million residents and 163,000 businesses in Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga. Committed to service excellence, transparency in decision-making and responsible tax management, the Region delivers a wide range of municipal services that are customer-focused and cost-effective.

The Region of Peel has recently completed a Strategic Planning process that engaged our residents and stakeholders to answer one question: “What can you imagine for the future of Peel?” All the feedback received formed the path forward and the strategic direction for the Region over the next 20 years.

To learn more about the Region of Peel please visit our website or watch the Faces of Peel video to see how our employees impact the residents of Peel.

Job Description

Specialist Technical Trainer, Roads Operations & Maintenance
Public Works – Transportation

This posting is for 1 contract, full-time position – duration of 12 months.

We are looking for a candidate who can provide expert advice to management and front line staff on changes in regulations or governing guidelines and possible impact to Roads Operations and Maintenance staff.

You will be accountable for:
  • Being the contact for the Region of Peel in all matters related to training to ensure compliance to meet legislative requirements
  • Having expert knowledge of the Minimum Maintenance Standards, Ministry of Environment standards and Ministry of Labor regulations
  • Delivering training and education programs for Operational and Technical staff

We work together to enhance the lives of our community and provide excellent service.

  • Develop training programs for the following initiatives, including, but not limited to: Minimum Maintenance Standards, Health and Safety requirements based on the required Acts, Winter maintenance training, Summer maintenance training, Salt Management policies and requirements, Standard Operating Procedure training, use of equipment training, patrol training
  • Interpret existing and proposed legislation to brief others on new requirements and recommend actions to meet legislated requirements
  • Provide expertise in the development of in house training sessions/monthly tail gate talks to ensure the sessions meet all the requirements to meet Manager Approval as set out in the Health and Safety Act
  • Provides expertise in the development of training programs to ensure the programs meet adult learning principles and are of value to Peel staff
  • Collaborate with Management and Human Resources to ensure that future training strategies respond to changing needs
  • Review and evaluate external training resources
  • Liaise with external agencies, municipalities and other organizations to identify opportunities for partnership
  • Coordinate training activities to ensure we are in compliance with the Ministry of Environment, and the Highway Traffic Act
  • Perform training audits and maintain records to ensure learning needs, outcomes and knowledge transfer requirements are met and maintained
  • Develop individual training profiles to support development and personalised learning plans, and maintain training records for the purposes of needs assessment, certification and succession planning
  • Review all current and future job descriptions with a view to identify required skills/knowledge and associated training requirements
  • Manage a computerized training program to track course content, attendance, completion and relevant experience
  • Develop annual funding requirements to be included in the annual budget process
  • Recommend training budgets based on needs, and ensure the delivery of training within prescribed budgets (training dollars and training hours) and to achieve desired outcomes for professional development and career progression for all staff
  • Create and format reports to Council
  • Prepare memos/letters and outlines for Tailgate Talks to update operations staff on changes in the regulations or new guidelines with analysis on how these changes could possibly impact operations
  • Prepare Memorandum’s of Understanding ( MOU’s) Terms of Reference for training agreements and partnerships to procure external training services. Issuance of payments and invoices regarding training programs; Oversee specific programs integral to training
  • Support the onboarding of new staff with the development of orientation programs that advance knowledge transfer and support team culture objectives

  • Post-Secondary education required or approved equivalent of combination of education and experience
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in training and development
  • Collaborative team player and be able to work independently
  • Highly developed communication and presentation skills in order to facilitate training sessions and create reports to a variety of stakeholders
  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to prioritize the work load effectively
  • Ability to work well under pressure, problem solve and deal with stressful situations
  • Knowledge of all relevant legislation in order to be a subject matter expert for staff to contact
  • Must have strong time management abilities with polished interpersonal skills to deal with internal and external stakeholders including Council
Location: 2941 King Street, Caledon, ON – Victoria Yard
Hours of Work: Contract, Full-Time for 12 months, working 8:00am to 4:00am

If this employment opportunity matches your interest and experience please apply online.

Additional Information

At the Region of Peel, we respect diversity and treat one another in ways that are fair, courteous and compassionate, recognizing everyone’s contributions. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. The Region of Peel is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Please be advised, the Region of Peel uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Greater Toronto Area, ON, CA
Posted on: 2018-07-26
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