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Transportation Planner (Traffic/Signals)

If you are civic minded and interested in making an impact on people and businesses on the beautiful North Shore, consider working for the District of North Vancouver.

Home to vast parkland and attractions including Grouse Mountain, Lynn Canyon and Capilano Suspension Bridge, the District is inspired by nature, and enriched by people. As one of BC’s Top Employers, the District offers exciting professional development opportunities and a competitive total compensation package including a compressed day off schedule (nine-day fortnight). This is an exciting time to join the District, as we embark on a range of initiatives to transform digital service delivery, customer experience, and our approach to climate action.

Reporting to the Section Manager of Transportation, you will apply your specialized knowledge and skills in transportation planning and traffic engineering, active transportation planning, policy development, conceptual design, and safety and operational reviews. You will also be a forward thinking transportation professional with knowledge of pedestrian and cycling best practices, familiarity of complete streets design concepts, transit planning, and transportation demand management strategies. You are proficient at writing technical reports, as well as engaging in consultation with engineering consultants, community groups, members of the public, and Council. You will also interface with external agencies, provide comments on transportation related projects, and a municipal perspective within the broader regional context. Knowledge of Synchro and Vissim microsimulation software and Centracs/Econolite system software including microsimulation and traffic signal timing optimization, safety and operations is considered an asset.

What we’re looking for:

Someone who has knowledge of the latest active transportation best practices, experience in corridor planning including provision for transit priority measures, corridor safety reviews, policy development, data collection and analysis, and best practices research. Experience in the preparation of multi-year capital planning budgets is also considered an asset.

You must be able to:

Communicate effectively in written and oral form on a variety of traffic-related issues, establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, internal and external contacts and authorities, and apply consistent judgement and creativity to a variety of transportation engineering matters, problems and projects.


University degree in an appropriate discipline, plus related post graduate work and experience in transportation, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  Eligibility for membership or license from a professional association, a valid B.C. Driver’s license, and use of a personal vehicle for business purposes are required.

The salary range for this union position is $48.64 to $57.59 per hour based on a 35 hour work week.  If you have what we’re looking for and have a passion to serve people and the community, and a demonstrated commitment to supporting a healthy and safe workplace, we would like to hear from you.  Please apply on-line with your cover letter and resume at by Friday, May 27, 2022 to be considered for this competition.

We thank you for your interest in employment with the District of North Vancouver and advise that only those candidates shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.

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Transportation Planner (Traffic/Signals)