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CYCLING TECHNOLOGIST (9660932)

Job Type: Contract
Location: Mississauga, ON, CANADA;
Job Category: Engineering ; Other Engineering Jobs
Job Industry: Government and Public Sector
Job Career Level: Experienced
Year(s) of Experience: 3
Number Of Positions: 1
Date Posted: Aug 24, 2012

As Canada’s sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 734,000 residents and 55,000 businesses, including 63 Fortune 500 companies with Canadian head offices or major divisional head offices. A diverse, progressive and award-winning municipality located on the shores of Lake Ontario in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area. Enhancing its citizens’ quality of life by providing superior services, revitalizing its infrastructure and conserving the environment, Mississauga is committed to innovation, operational excellence and fiscal responsibility which is reflected in its motto: “Leading Today for Tomorrow.”

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform City Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

TRANSPORTATION & WORKS DEPARTMENT
TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE PLANNING DIVISION
TRANSPORTATION ASSET MANAGEMENT SECTION
CYCLING OFFICE
Requires a

CYCLING TECHNOLOGIST
(Assignment – up to 1 year)

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:
Must have successfully completed a 3 year Community College program in Transportation Engineering Technology.
A C.E.T designation is preferred or the successful candidate must be in the process of obtaining it.
A minimum of 3-5 years of practical experience in cycling facility design and operations.
Must demonstrate strong knowledge of traffic engineering practices, the City’s Traffic By-law, the Highway Traffic Act, the Ontario Traffic Manual and other standards and design guidelines as they relate to cycling.
Must demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with various internal departments, external agencies and the public.
Excellent attention to detail as well as proven organizational and time management skills.
Demonstrated experience in project implementation and monitoring.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and sound file management skills is essential. Experience with CAD software (i.e. Microstation) is an asset.
Must have a valid Class “G” driver’s license with a driving record acceptable to City standards.
A genuine interest and enthusiasm for cycling is a strong asset.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under the direction of the Manager of the Cycling Office, the successful candidate will:
Undertake, promote and monitor specific projects contributing to the implementation of the Cycling Master Plan, as assigned.
Perform background research; analyze and prepare summaries of data.
Conduct site inspections of cycling network and related facilities.
Review and comment on related studies and plans.
Provide technical support in all aspects of cycling facility design and operations, including interpreting cycling facility design standards and guidelines and preparing functional design drawings of proposed cycling facilities.
Provide input into the preparation of correspondence and reports to Committee, Council, Councillors and the public, including assisting with preparation and follow-up from public meetings.
Work with a variety of government agencies, City departments, contractors, vendors and consultants concerning cycling initiatives.
Represent the Cycling Office in internal as well as external meetings, as appropriate.
Provide input into determining priorities for the Cycling Office workplan, projects, programs and budget, as required.
Perform other related duties as assigned.

SALARY: $61,820 - $82,428

Applications will be received by September 7, 2012.
A Criminal Record Search will be required of the successful candidate, at their own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.

We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please note that once you have submitted your resume an on-line questionnaire will appear on screen and must be completed in order to be considered for this position.

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