Reporting to the Section Manager of Transportation, you will apply your specialized knowledge and skills in sustainable transportation planning, policy development, multi-modal conceptual design, and engagement to help the District reach the goals envisioned in our OCP Action Plan. You are a forward thinking transportation professional with knowledge of pedestrian and cycling best practices, complete streets design concepts, road safety and traffic calming concepts, transit planning, micro-mobility and transportation demand management strategies. You are proficient at writing technical reports, presenting to both technical and non-technical audiences, preparing grant applications, annual budgets, and managing contracts for engineering services. You are effective at engaging with community groups and external agencies. Understanding the role of local government within the broader Metro Vancouver regional context is an asset.
What we’re looking for: Someone who has knowledge of the latest active transportation best practices, experience in corridor planning including provision for transit priority measures, corridor safety reviews, policy development, data collection and analysis, and best practices research. Experience in the preparation of multi-year capital planning budgets is also considered an asset.
You must be able to: Communicate effectively in written and oral form on a variety of traffic-related issues, establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, internal and external contacts and authorities, and apply consistent judgement and creativity to a variety of transportation engineering matters, problems and projects.
University degree in an appropriate discipline, plus related post graduate work and experience in transportation, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Eligibility for membership or license from a professional association, a valid B.C. Driver’s license, and use of a personal vehicle for business purposes are required.
Hours of Work: 35-hour work week
The District of North Vancouver is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and accessible work environment. If you have what we’re looking for and have a passion to serve people and the community, and a demonstrated commitment to supporting a healthy and safe workplace, we would like to hear from you. Please apply with on-line at https://careers.dnv.org by October 8, 2023 to be considered.
We thank you for your interest in employment with the District of North Vancouver and advise that only those shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.
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