• Full Time
  • Toronto GTA
  • June 23, 2021

Website City of Toronto

Supervisor, Traffic Engineering

Two (2) full-time, permanent positions – Toronto, ON

Guided by a vision to provide a safe, efficient, effective transportation system that serves residents, businesses and visitors in an environmentally, socially and economically sustainable manner, the Transportation Services Division of the City of Toronto plans, constructs and manages the transportation infrastructure within the public right-of-way, including the public realm, sidewalks and roads. As a Traffic Engineering Supervisor within the Traffic Management Section, you’ll play a key leadership role in the Division’s ability to deliver on its service commitments.

Accountable, adaptable and innovative, able to handle day-to-day challenges and employee relations issues, you’ll assume responsibility for all aspects of the staff supervision function. This will include recruitment, selection and hiring, scheduling and assigning work, coaching and mentoring, determining training and development needs, managing performance, and determining or recommending disciplinary action in accordance with collective agreements, policies and practices.

Demonstrating your leadership, teamwork and organizational capabilities, you’ll administer and coordinate investigations by staff of complaints or requests regarding road safety, pedestrians, cycling, school zones, congestion, transit operations, inappropriate operating practices, parking, traffic control signals, and other traffic-related problems.

We’ll rely on you to ensure that staff work in a safe manner, utilizing all required health and safety equipment and protective devices, as well as following all measures and procedures as required by policies and guidelines and the Occupational Health & Safety Act and its Regulations. Leading by example, you’ll create an environment conducive to the effective, efficient performance of high-quality traffic investigations, with a focus on customer service.

Your research and analytical skills, with knowledge in statistical and other analysis relating to traffic and/or transportation matters, will prove invaluable in developing, organizing and implementing traffic studies. You’ll research, compile and analyze data and prepare, or direct the preparation of, reports to elected officials, members of the public, standing committees and City Council, assessing impacts and recommending corrective measures where necessary.

A strong communicator with a customer focus, you’ll liaise with elected and government officials, agencies, the public, resident and business associations, etc., on transportation issues, represent the Division in meetings and on committees, and prepare, or provide input into the preparation of, by-laws and regulations, as well as supervise their implementation. You’ll also be expected to coordinate the installation of, and/or modification to, traffic control devices and develop initiatives directed at improving traffic operations and enhancing public safety.


Among the strengths you bring to the role of Supervisor, Traffic Engineering, will be the following key qualifications:

Post-secondary education in a professional discipline pertinent to the job function (e.g. Civil, Transportation Engineering, Engineering Technologist, etc.), or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Extensive experience in Traffic Engineering or a related field.
Extensive experience applying and interpreting related legislation and technical documents, including the Highway Traffic Act, traffic-related by-laws/code, the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices and the Ontario Traffic Manual.
Considerable experience in planning, supervising and directing the work of subordinates.
This supervisory position also calls for good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization, prepare reports, presentations, etc., and be an active representative of the City at meetings with elected officials, the public, ratepayers and business associations, special interest groups, and other stakeholders. 

Knowledge and understanding of the application of relevant legislation, policies and procedures (e.g. Occupational Health and Safety Act, Highway Traffic Act, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, employee relations, human resources, etc.) are essential in this role, along with a valid Province of Ontario driver’s licence (e.g. G2 or G) and daily access to a reliable vehicle.

Equally important, you have the ability to support the City of Toronto Public Service By-law to ensure a culture that champions accountability, equity, diversity and respectful workplaces.

Salary Range: $88,979.80 – $104,540.80 per year

Toronto is home to more than 2.9 million people whose diversity and experiences make this great city Canada’s leading economic engine and one of the world’s most diverse and livable cities. As the fourth largest city in North America, Toronto is a global leader in technology, finance, film, music, culture, and innovation, and consistently places at the top of international rankings due to investments championed by its government, residents and businesses. For more information, visit jobs.toronto.ca or follow us on Twitter at Twitter.com/CityTOjobs, on LinkedIn at Linkedin.com/company/city-of-toronto or on Facebook at Facebook.com/CityTOjobs.

How to Apply:

For more information on these and other opportunities with the City of Toronto, visit us online at https://jobs.toronto.ca/jobsatcity/. To apply online, submit your resume, quoting Job ID 16649, by Wednesday, June 23, 2021.

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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Supervisor, Traffic Engineering