• Full Time
  • Toronto, ON
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Website City of Toronto, Vision Zero Projects

Job ID: 18357
Job Category: Policy, Planning & Research
Division & Section: Transportation Services, Project Design & Management
Work Location: Metro Hall, 55 John St, Toronto, ON M5V 3C6
Job Type & Duration: Full-time, Temporary Vacancy, 18 months
Hourly Rate and Wage Grade: $41.67 – $45.66, TF0302, Wage Grade 13
Shift Information: M-F 35 hours per week
Affiliation: L79 Full-time
Number of Positions Open: 1
Posting Period: 27-AUG-2021 to 20-SEP-2021
Amdendment #1: August 30, 2021 – Please note the Major Responsibilities have been updated

Major Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Senior Project Manager – Vision Zero Projects, the Research Analyst 1 will provide support as well as work independently to provide support for projects, activities and assignments in the delivery of the City of Toronto’s Vision Zero 2.0 Road Safety Plan (RSP) Update and other safety related programs.

  • Collects, analyzes, monitors and evaluates data from programs and projects related to the Project Design & Management Section.
  • Conducts traffic safety research into assigned areas ensuring that such research takes into account developments within the field, corporate policies and practices, legislation and initiatives by other levels of government in order to identify potential improvements to the City’s RSP measures.
  • Provides research support, guidance and technical assistance to other City Units involved in delivering various RSP initiatives by locating and providing information requested.
  • Provides support for the day-to-day operation of the Mobile Watch Your Speed program, through analyzing, interpreting and monitoring program request data.
  • Provides research support by facilitating requests originating from elected officials and the public, coordinates divisional input and assesses project feasibility within current programs.
  • Identifies and monitors information on projects with the help of other City Units and Divisions to ensure completion in accordance with approved plans, agreements of undertaking and long-term maintenance.
  • Co-ordinates and evaluates the work performance of external service providers with respect to quality, timeliness, cost and completion of required tasks.
  • Supports the development of reports, project plans and correspondence on behalf of the Manager, Vision Zero Projects for the information of the Division and Council or various other committees.
  • Supports the development of reports and correspondence on behalf of the Manager, Vision Zero Projects for the information of the Division and Council or various other committees.
  • Prepares briefings and provides research and analysis to support presentations, as required, for various levels of internal and external management/stakeholders.
  • Attends meetings with staff and networks with various internal and external stakeholders including: traffic operations staff, police, other government agencies, community representatives, elected officials, consultants, other departments and intra- departmental divisions.
  • Participates in problem solving, public meetings, and technical traffic working groups.
  • Prepares and coordinates briefs and reports, and provides research and information for presentations and written communications.

Key Qualifications:

Your application must describe your qualifications as they relate to:

  1. Post-secondary education in Civil/Transportation Engineering, Planning, or a discipline pertinent to the job function or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  2. Experience in research, data collection, extraction, analysis and interpretation of data, including preparing concise summaries for a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
  3. Considerable experience utilizing a variety of computerized office systems including, MS Office (i.e. Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). MS-Project. MS-Visio.
  4. Experience using GIS software (i.e. ArcGIS, Google Earth Pro, Maptitude, etc.)Additional software such as Oracle and Access database analytics, mapping/visualization tools such as ArcGIS, QGIS, and AutoCAD/Microstation would be an asset.

You must also have

  • Effective oral and written communication skills including excellent report writing and presentation skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Project Management principles.
  • Excellent organizational skills including ability to take initiative, problem solve, work under time constraints and meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills in combination with ability to perform duties under minimal supervision.
  • Proven interpersonal skills and the ability to work cooperatively and professionally with City staff at all levels, consultants and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently and/or in a team environment.NOTE TO INTERNAL FULL-TIME AND PART-TIME CITY OF TORONTO EMPLOYEES:
    City of Toronto employees must apply to full-time or part-time employment opportunities posted on the City’s Internal Job Posting Portal.
    Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

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Accommodation

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Research Analyst