The Regional Municipality of York works to provide residents and businesses access to a broad selection of services and resources. York Region consists of nine local municipalities, with a diversity that's reflected in its geography, economic development and population. Consistently recognized as a top employer, York Region offers fulfilling and diverse career opportunities.
York Region is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process, and as we grow, it's important that our workforce reflect the citizens we serve. At the Region, we respect, encourage, and celebrate our diversity.
Road Safety Technologist
Salary $39.33 - $42.75 per hour
Position Purpose Reporting to the Manager, Traffic Safety, is responsible for undertaking road safety audits, analyzing data, preparing reports and making recommendations; investigating and responding to road safety inquiries; assisting with the implementation of new policies; and providing technical support to meet the Branch objectives.
Successful completion of a three (3) year Community College Diploma Program in Transportation or Civil Engineering Technology.
Minimum three (3) years' experience in traffic engineering environment and operations including technical analysis.
Valid Ontario Class "G" driver's license and reliable vehicle for use on corporate business.
Demonstrated knowledge of traffic control devices, pavement marking standards and signs.
Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer service, communication, team work, initiative/self-management and accountability, and flexibility/adaptability.
Knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations, traffic bylaws and policies.
Computer literacy utilizing MS Office software applications such as word processing, spreadsheet, data base and presentation software as well as proficiency with the application of specialized software relevant to the technical specialty.
Strong communication skills to prepare correspondence and reports on technical and non-technical issues.
Demonstrated ability to interpret technical data and provide recommendations.
Ability to work outside regular business hours as required.
How to Apply Please apply by December 9, 2013, quoting competition #15345. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Draw on your passion. Shape our community. Once again, York Region has been named one of the Greater Toronto's Top Employers. One of Canada's fastest growing municipalities, we're proud to be acknowledged as a place where professionals can bring their enthusiasm, talent and ideas for the future - while contributing to the progress of our vital community. As part of our diverse and highly engaged team, you'll have the opportunity to work on innovative projects that further a sustainable environment, enhance our public services and promote a healthy community.