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Transportation Planner (12-months Contract)

City of Brampton

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted May 29, 2021.

Job Description Exciting things are happening at the City of Brampton.

Take a look at what employees are working on related to our Term of Council Priorities moving us forward towards The Brampton 2040 Vision .

TRANSPORTATION PLANNER (12-MONTHS CONTRACT) POSTING NUMBER: 104031 STARTING SALARY: $74,110.40 PER ANNUM AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY: Reporting to the Project Manager, Transportation this position provides assistance with, and undertakes tasks related to the implementation of the City’s Transportation Master Plan and active transportation initiatives, towards developing a multi-modal transportation system that supports sustainable growth and development in Brampton.

Assists in the formulation of transportation policies and provides input into scheduled reviews of the City’s Official Plan, and prepares/processes Official Plan Amendments, including participation/preparation of detailed background studies and analysis of transportation matters.

Assists with tasks related to active transportation network planning and transportation demand management plans, policy updates, and implementation strategies, as well as active transportation programming initiatives and community events.

Reviews and comments on transportation impacts of provincial policies, programs, and projects, official plan, secondary plans, and major development applications.

Identifies emerging trends, determines the need and impacts of future transportation facilities, including active transportation infrastructure.

Researches/reports on various transportation related planning policy matters, and monitors transportation planning issues, trends, policies, and performance.

Represents the Transportation Planning division as required on project-specific inter-departmental and intergovernmental working groups and technical advisory committees.

Attends and represents the Transportation Planning division at Council, Committees, Public Meetings, Ontario Municipal Board hearings, as required.

Provides professional and technical expertise on multi-modal transportation planning and related matters in response to inquiries from various stakeholders.

Conducts field work and site visits as required.

Performs additional similar and related duties as assigned.

SELECTION CRITERIA: High School (Grade 12) graduation plus an additional program of over two years up to three years in Transportation Planning/Engineering or degree in Urban Planning, Transportation Planning, Transportation Engineering, or equivalent.

Over 2 years up to and including 4 years Member of the Canadian Institute of Planners (MCIP) and Register Professional Planner (RPP), Professional Engineer or Certified Engineering Technologist designations an asset.

In-depth knowledge and understanding of sustainable transportation and urban planning principles and the inter-relationship between transportation and land use.

Knowledge of the Planning Act and related legislation and provincial policies, and an understanding of planning and transportation in the GTHA context.

Knowledge and understanding of pedestrian and cycling facilities planning; TDM initiatives; public transit, roads planning and design standards.

Experience in performing planning, research, and analytical tasks; preparing reports and recommendations on planning projects, programs, and policies; and communicating these effectively in oral and written form.

Familiarity with transportation modelling and simulation methodology, tools, and techniques.

Excellent interpersonal skills and able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, members of Council, other agencies and the public.

Computer literacy in relevant software applications and environments for conducting research and analysis, and preparing reports and visual presentations.

Familiarity with the demands of a fast-paced municipal planning organization, and able to meet tight deadlines and balance multiple priorities.

Self-motivated and able to work independently and as a contributing member of a dynamic team.

Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.

Job status: Contract Job Type: Union Applications must be received by: June 11, 2021 Alternate formats will be provided upon request.

As part of the corporation’s Modernizing Job Evaluation project, this position will undergo an evaluation which may result in a change to the rate of compensation.

Any changes affecting this position will be communicated as information becomes available.

If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online by clicking the button above quoting reference 104031 by June 11, 2021 .

and complete the attached questionnaire.

We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The successful candidate(s) will be required, as a condition of employment, to execute a written employment agreement.

A criminal record search will be required of the successful candidate to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.

Please be advised, the City of Brampton 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.

The City is an equal opportunity employer.

We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact or 905.874-2150 with your accommodation needs, quoting the job opening ID, job title.

Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.