• Full Time
  • Vaughan, ON
  • February 7, 2023

Website City of Vaughan

Transportation Project Manager


We have an exciting Full-time Non-Unionized opportunity in the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Program for an experienced and motivated individual

Transportation Project Manager


Vaughan is a city on the move. With a downtown core rising from the ground – the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre, a state-of-the-art hospital opened its doors in 2021 – the Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital, and a bustling subway, exciting projects are transforming the community. Be a part of something amazing and build your career at the City of Vaughan.

The City of Vaughan is an equal opportunity employer serving one of the fastest-growing municipalities in Canada, we are an organization committed to diversity and inclusivity, providing a thriving work environment, excellent benefits, learning and growth opportunities and a place where collaboration and teamwork are fostered. As one of the Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for 2022, we continuously employ workplace best-practices – and they’re getting noticed! Excellence demands brilliant personalities, visionary thinking and a passion for public service. Vaughan is your place to grow.

The Transportation Project Manager is the senior lead responsible for review of Complex Development applications within the City of Vaughan’s downtown core, the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre (VMC) as well as other intensification areas. This role collaborates with the team on projects and provides expertise to transportation planning and engineering work in the area of knowledge. In addition, the Transportation Project Manager will directly review and coordinate the more complex, high priority projects. The Transportation Project Manager will seek to provide continuous improvement and greater efficiencies within the process used on an ongoing basis. As a subject matter expert, works in collaboration and partners with others as needed to review and negotiate transportation matters. The Transportation Project Manager will provide input to development agreements to ensure transportation related requirements are accurately and appropriately represented/addressed.

This role also involves providing project management services and undertaking of major transportation studies, engineering feasibility studies, environmental assessments, capital projects and traffic operational analysis including identification, evaluation and assessment of proposed infrastructure improvements to support the transportation system within the VMC and other intensification areas.

Qualifications and experience:

  • University degree in Civil Engineering, Applied Science, or suitable equivalent
  • PMP – Project Management Professional (designation an asset)
  • A member of the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario in good standing. Consciousness and understanding of development planning timelines for greenfield or intensification.
  • Strong communication and collaborative skills to be able to work with diverse groups to come to common agreement.
  • Solid understanding or working with and developing standards and procedures. Knowledge of the development process and the Ontario Planning Act.
  • Ability to command and control meeting with peers, stakeholders, consultants and owners.
  • Foresight to address/prepare for next stage of development.
  • Experienced in leading teams of consultants as well as working with planners and developers.
  • Ability to work outside of regular business hours as needed.
  • Able to travel safely and efficiently to offsite meeting and hearings as needed.
  • Demonstrated strong communication, persuasion and negotiating skills working with various types of stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated superior organizational and project management skills to lead a project or work group, organize numerous tasks, set priorities and meet deadlines.

Experience specific to the greenfield and intensification roles:

  • Strong knowledge of transportation planning principles, concepts, practices, methods and legislations, GTA context and roles of different levels of government
  • Broad knowledge and implementation of the Transportation Master Plan [MD]s
  • Strong understanding of area development policies [MD], block plans and secondary plans
  • Broad knowledge of traffic and transportation engineering and design principles and applications [MD], including active transportation
  • Understands subdivision development and key milestones
  • Strong understanding of existing infrastructure in the City of Vaughan
  • Sound understanding of Planning Act Municipal Act, Development Charges Act, Environmental Act and Ontario Provincial Policy Statement and Growth Plan
  • Understands stages of site plan developments including key milestones

In addition to offering a competitive compensation package, we have a strong focus on health and wellness, including fitness facilities and family-focused benefits.

If you are an energetic person who is interested in bringing your knowledge and passion to the City of Vaughan, please visit our website to apply online by February 7, 2023.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please be advised, the City of Vaughan uses email to communicate with applicants for open job competitions. The City of Vaughan has implemented a mandatory vaccine policy for all its employees. The City will comply with its human rights obligations, make exceptions for applicable medical conditions and accommodate employees legally entitled to accommodation.

The City of Vaughan is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. The City of Vaughan is also committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

To apply for this job please visit cityofvaughan.njoyn.com.

Transportation Project Manager