• Full Time
  • Hamilton
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Website City of Hamilton

Traffic Signal Foreperson

Are you a qualified Electrician with proven supervisory skills, looking to take the next step in your career? If so, bring your knowledge of electronic traffic control devices and systems to this leadership role with the City of Hamilton.

Reporting to the Superintendent of Traffic Operations, you will organize, coordinate and oversee the daily work activities of staff assigned to construct and maintain the City’s traffic signal system (traffic control signals and other electronic traffic control devices). Your responsibilities as a Traffic Signal Foreperson will include planning, organizing and prioritizing work in accordance with applicable standards, policies and procedures while maintaining applicable records.

This position will require working on stand-by.

Your qualifications as a Traffic Signal Foreperson include:

A valid Certificate of Qualification as an Electrician under the Ontario College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act (309A or 442A) with relevant supervisory and technical experience.

Demonstrated experience assessing, inspecting, constructing and maintaining electronic traffic control devices and associated systems, including, but not limited to, traffic control signals, flashing beacons, school zone flashers and radar speed display boards.

Demonstrated relevant experience supervising or leading the daily activities of staff.

Completion of the Ontario Management Development Program (OMDP) or equivalent, an asset.

Traffic Signal Field Level II certification with IMSA, an asset.
Working knowledge of the Highway Traffic Act (Ontario), the Ontario Traffic Manual, and the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act (Industrial and Construction Regulations).


·        Must possess a valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s licence and a point-free driving record and/or a record found to be satisfactory to the City of Hamilton.

·        Must be able to obtain an Ontario Class “DZ” driver’s licence within six months of commencement of employment in the position.

This CUPE Local 1041 Supv permanent, full-time position offers a wage range of $38.936 to $43.262 per hour (based on a 38.75‑hour work week schedule).

Hamilton. A city of progress.

At the City of Hamilton, our vision is “to be the best place to raise a child and age successfully.” With our rich history, culturally strong and diverse communities, blend of urban and rural attractions, and ideal location in the heart of the Golden Horseshoe, Hamilton is a vibrant community of neighbours. We are also a leading employer, with many opportunities to grow and excel. We invite you to share in our vision as part of the Transportation Division in the Public Works Department.

For full details and to apply

If you are interested in working alongside a dedicated team that’s contributing to the well-being of Hamilton’s residents, please visit www.hamilton.ca/careers for details on this Traffic Signal Foreperson position, JOB ID #13639, and to apply online, by Wednesday, March 7, 2018.

The City is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.

The City of Hamilton values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people. We thank all who have applied; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.