MANAGER, HIGHER ORDER TRANSIT – ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENTS
City of Brampton
Brampton, ON
Job Description

MANAGER, HIGHER ORDER TRANSIT –

ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENTS

POSTING NUMBER: 103488

HIRING SALARY RANGE: $114,294.00 - $128,581.00

MAXIMUM OF SALARY RANGE: $142,868.00

AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY:
This position is responsible for leading the project team undertaking the environmental assessments for higher order transit projects (light rail transit and bus rapid transit) as well as other key regional transportation projects affecting the City of Brampton. This position will provide direction to staff to undertake environmental assessments and other transportation studies; oversee consultants; manage technical staff; prepare various reports; investigate improved methods; and develop plans and strategies to protect the City’s interests.

KEY DUTIES:
LEADERSHIP

Provide overall leadership, direction and management for environmental assessment activities and other transportation studies for bus rapid transit (BRT) projects, light rail transit (LRT) projects, and other regional transportation projects by the Province and others.
Oversee consultants to ensure compliance with City standards and provide direction as required; coordinate consultant activities and arrange payments.
Assess staffing needs, participate in the recruitment process and make/authorize recommendations concerning the selection of staff.
Provide advice, counselling, coaching, mentoring and leadership to staff including career development, training requirements, project management skills, performance enhancements, etc.
Supervise staff, providing guidance and reviewing work performance.

STRATEGIC DIRECTION

Set out broad goals and objectives according to corporate and departmental strategic plans utilizing a business oriented and team based approach.
Provide input regarding the strategic direction and work towards meeting this goal, ensuring resources are available to meet divisional service levels.
Gather information regarding direction of the division and the organization to ensure current and future needs are being met; implement changes as they apply to achieving long-term division goals.
Develop plans and strategies to protect the City's interests including negotiations and agreements with the Province and other municipalities.
Prioritize projects within the infrastructure framework to ensure the needs of internal and external stakeholders are met.
Identify areas for improvement and initiate research, development and implementation activities to ensure cost efficiencies while maintaining customer service.
COMMUNICATIONS

Prepare various reports (Committee/Council, technical, project status, budget, etc.) and make presentations to the public, Committee/Council, agencies, etc.
Deal directly with other levels of government, agencies, utilities, external consultants and contractors, and respond directly to concerns from the public, stakeholders and Council.
Engage directly with the Mayor and Councillors at Committee and Council meetings as well as senior management.
Liaise with other Government Agencies to obtain required approvals.

REGULATIONS, POLICIES AND BUDGET

Assist in the preparation of divisional budget; administer budget and control spending.
Manage the implementation of policies, procedures and standards.
Ensure provisions of the Environmental Assessment Act are adhered to as well as all federal, provincial and municipal legislative requirements including the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
Investigate and implement improved methods and best practices for the section/division.

SELECTION CRITERIA:
Degree in Civil Engineering
Courses in Public Administration/Financial Management an asset
Minimum 5 years’ experience in the Municipal and/or Transportation Engineering field with experience in environmental assessments
Experience with the Environmental Assessment Act and the Transit Project Assessment Process (TPAP).
Proven ability to manage effectively using a team based approach.
Experience with the development of capital and operating budgets and programs.
Training in engineering computer applications an asset.
Highly developed project management skills with an ability to handle multiple priorities.
Excellent communication skills both oral and written.
Ability to work with deadlines.
Outstanding interpersonal skills with an ability to deal effectively with multiple stakeholders and demonstrated sound conflict resolution skills.
Strong report writing skills coupled with excellent presentation and negotiation skills.
Registered and Licensed member of Professional Engineers of Ontario.

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.

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

Job status: Permanent

Job Type: Non-Union

Applications must be received by: August 2, 2019

Alternate formats will be provided upon request.

If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online at: www.brampton.ca/employment quoting reference #103488 by August 2, 2019 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.

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