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Job ID: 12814

Job Category: Project Management

Division & Section: Transportation Services, Traffic Management

Work Location:  703 Don Mills Road

Job Type & Duration: Full-time, Permanent Vacancy

Salary: $95,604.60 to $112,312.20, PSG #TM1907, Wage Grade 7.0

Shift Information:  Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week

Affiliation: Non-Union

Number of Positions Open:   1

Posting Period:  26-Feb-2021 to 12-Mar-2021



Job Description


Major Responsibilities:


As part of the Transportation Services Division’s Traffic Management Section, reporting to the Manager, Active Traffic Management, the Project Manager will have the following major responsibilities:


  • Provide overall oversight and project management support for the transitioning of the School Crossing Guard program from Toronto Police Service to Transportation Services
  • Coordinate the development of reference and administer the Request for Proposals process to retain vendors to provide School Crossing Guard services for the City via liaison between Toronto Police Service, Legal Services, Labour Relations, Corporate Finance Division and Purchasing and Materials Management Division
  • Prepare reports and correspondence for a variety of audiences
  • Lead public consultation programs, including managing the development of outreach activities (written, electronic, web-based, and others), organizing information centres, and chairing public meetings
  • Liaise with and co-ordinate input from other Sections, Divisions, Departments and other stakeholders; ensure that such input is technically correct, timely, and appropriate to the project needs
  • Represent the Transportation Division at meetings with Community Councils, standing committees, elected officials, staff of other sections, divisions, department and agencies, community and special interest groups, citizens and consultants as well as some media liaison
  • Prepare Staff Reports and make presentations to senior Division staff, elected officials and the public
  • Establish, maintain and foster linkages to other units throughout the City to ensure effective partnerships within the Corporation
  • Maintain an awareness of developments and advancements in relevant fields and adjacent jurisdictions to improve technical competency and to provide state-of-the-art advice
  • Advise and respond to requests from the Manager, Director, and/or General Manager on project issues, status, and technical matters
  • Take on new projects and assignments in relation to the delivery of the Vision Zero Road Safety Plan as they may arise, at the direction of the Manager
  • Assist in supervising, defining, prioritizing, checking, and managing the activities of technical staff (Project Leads, Research Analysts and Engineering Transportation Technologists) in the Traffic Safety Unit


Key Qualifications:


  1. Post-secondary education in civil engineering or engineering technician/technology, environmental studies, planning, project management with relevant experience, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  2. Strong project management skills and experience, including the ability to define and meet project purpose and objectives, undertake all project activities, define and achieve milestones and deliverables, monitor and track progress, and communicate effectively with stakeholders (Note: Project Management Professional training or certification an asset).
  3. Experience in delivering complex transportation or engineering assignments with minimal direction while balancing stakeholder interests.
  4. Experience utilizing MS Office (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint).
  5. Ability to effectively represent the Division and to maintain relations and work with community and special interest groups, the general public, elected officials, internal and external clients and consultants.
  6. Highly developed interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate both orally and in writing at all levels of the organization, with elected officials and the public.
  7. Knowledge of transportation engineering and planning principles, standards, designs, guidelines, and applications in an urban multimodal environment.
  8. Knowledge of the Environmental Assessment Act, and specifically the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment process.
  9. Highly developed skills in the areas of strategic planning, analysis, technical innovation, and problem solving.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

The City is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to creating a workplace culture of inclusiveness that reflects the diverse residents that we serve. Learn more about the City’s commitment to employment equity.



The City of Toronto is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive organization. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require Code-protected accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs. Disability-related accommodation during the application process is available upon request. Learn more about the City’s Hiring Policies and Accommodation Process.

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