• Full Time
  • Oakville, ON
  • September 30, 2022

Website The Town Of Oakville

Sustainable Transportation Program Coordinator

Job Responsibilities

Under the general direction of the Manager of Transportation Planning, this position is responsible to promote sustainable transportation, i.e. a range of mobility choices other than single occupancy vehicles such as cycling, walking, riding on transit, carpooling, ride- / car- sharing) through planning, coordination with design and construction, and partnerships. The key objective is to plan/execute projects and programs that will have measurable output and outcome in increasing the use of sustainable transportation for commuting purposes, thereby reducing traffic congestion and achieving the associated environmental, health, economy benefits.

Specific duties will include:

  • Lead, coordinate and/or support infrastructure-related and promotional-related initiatives on sustainable transportation, such as research best practices, coordinate data collection, identify infrastructure/programming needs, develop plans/policies, engage with stakeholders and public, oversee design and implementation, deliver outreach programs/materials/events, develop and monitor performance indicators, and prepare reports/presentations
  • Facilitate travel demand management (TDM), such as smart commute and other trip reduction programs – to support both internal (Town employees) and broader community / employer based organizations.
  • Coordinate with public transit agencies on rider-ship promotional initiatives, and other outreach programs
  • Develop financial plans and budgets, such as annual 10-year capital plans for infrastructures and promotional initiatives, annual operating budgets, Development Charges background studies, grant/funding opportunities
  • Support other transportation planning projects and studies as required; and performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Skills

  • Successful completion of a three year college diploma program in civil / transportation engineering technology, environmental science, planning, communications, marketing, public relations, public health, public administration, or equivalent approved combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a related field of transportation planning, environmental studies, marketing, etc.
  • Familiarity with sustainable transportation matters in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area context, such as the TDM initiatives, and emerging trends and developments in these areas.
  • Ability to work effectively as a project leader and/or a project team member.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with strong organization and planning skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills; Relates well to the public and has demonstrated report writing / formal and informal presentation / facilitation skills, with the ability to explain, clarify and persuade to gain approval and understanding.
  • Creativity, resourcefulness and ability to independently carry out responsibilities with minimal supervision.
  • Computer literacy utilizing Microsoft Office software applications.
  • Must hold and provide a copy of a valid and unrestricted Ontario Driver’s Licence, Class G minimum.

Applications for this position must be received at oakville.ca by no later than 11:59 pm on September 30, 2022.

The successful candidate will be required to submit proof of full vaccination in accordance with the town’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy and Procedure. Accommodation requests for new hires that are unable to get vaccinated against COVID-19 for reasons protected under the Ontario Human Rights Code, must be made in writing to the Human Resources department.

This job profile reflects the general requirements necessary to perform the principal functions of the job. This does not include all of the work requirements of the job. Applicants are required to demonstrate through their application and in the interview process that their qualifications match those specified. The minimum threshold score for the interview is 75%.

We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

To apply for this job please visit tre.tbe.taleo.net.

Sustainable Transportation Program Coordinator