• Full Time
  • Calgary
  • March 12, 2021

Website City of Calgary

If you are committed to public service, enjoy collaborating with others, share our values and have a desire to learn and grow, join The City of Calgary. City employees deliver the services, run the programs and operate the facilities which make a difference in our community. We support work-life balance and offer competitive wages, pensions, and benefits. Together we make Calgary a great place to make a living, a great place to make a life.

Transportation Planning is focused on the policy, planning and design of transportation systems that serve people that walk, cycle, take transit, drive and deliver goods. This is an exciting opportunity to join the City and be involved with improving mobility choices and quality of life in Calgary.

As a Transportation Planner, you will play an integral role in divisional projects and initiatives related to traffic calming, active travel, active and safe routes to school, policy updates, City wide mobility planning and large-scale community mobility studies. In addition, this position reviews transportation related circulations (for example: policy plans, development applications and functional designs).

Primary duties include:
-Lead the development of planning concepts for Transportation projects, including working with City Councillors and members of the community. Work in partnership with other business units to create and implement Area Redevelopment Plans as well as supporting other divisions in working with communities to understand and deliver on their mobility-related priorities.
-Evaluate traffic calming concerns and coordinate with other business units to deliver temporary and permanent solutions and support community-led initiatives.
-Lead the development of planning studies for The City, including managing consultants.
-Respond to requests from Councillors, senior leaders, or the media via The City of Calgary’s 3-1-1 service regarding transportation projects.
-Work closely with community groups and committees, attend community town hall meetings, participate in information sessions, and respond to public inquiries.
-Consult with public officials, consultants, special interest groups, and other departments.
-Provide professional and technical expertise; make recommendations based on planning assessments and in consultation with engineers.
-Review development applications; support development design reviews and CPAG generalists in development meetings if required.
-Create and present reports to senior leadership and Committees of Council; support other business units with aligned initiatives.

Qualifications
-A degree in Planning, Environmental Design, Landscape Architecture, Geography, Public Administration, or Engineering with at least 4 years of related planning experience; OR
-A professional designation with at least 4 years of related planning experience is required.
-Ability to demonstrate knowledge of design, policy, and practice to serve all users of public right-of-way in Calgary, in Canada and in similar settings.
-A diverse professional background that includes policy, planning, design, implementation and operation , and development of planning concepts for transportation projects is considered assets.
-Proven political acumen, customer focus, decision-making and project management skills, stakeholder engagement skills, along with the ability to build and maintain relationships that strengthen the workplace; you exhibit flexibility, courage, resilience, sound judgment and curiosity
-Equivalent combinations of experience and education may be considered.

Pre-employment Requirements
-Applicants will be tested for appropriate skills.
-Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.
 

Union: Exempt
Business Unit: Transportation Planning
Position Type: Permanent
Location: 800 MacLeod Trail S.E
Compensation: Level E $77,891- 117,609 per annum
Days of Work: This position works a 5 day
work week with one day off in a 3 week cycle.
Hours of work: Standard 35 hour work week
Audience: Internal/ External
Apply By: March 12, 2021
 
Job ID #:303739

To apply for this job please visit recruiting.calgary.ca.

Transportation Planner