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TRANSPORTATION PLANNING TECHNICIAN
STRATEGY & SERVICE PLANNING DEPARTMENT
The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) is North America’s third largest transit system and has been recognized as one of the top places to work in the GTA. Guided by a forward-thinking strategic plan, the TTC’s vision is to be a transit system that makes Toronto proud. The TTC’s recruitment efforts are directly aligned to its mission of providing “a reliable, efficient, and integrated bus, streetcar, and subway system that draws its high standards of customer care from our rich traditions of safety, service, and courtesy.”
We are currently seeking a Transportation Planning Technician.
Investigating and making recommendations regarding traffic signal control/traffic operations issues
Assisting with the testing of transit signal priority algorithms in the City’s traffic signal controller
Assisting in investigating and evaluating operating and reliability problems related to bus and streetcar service
Identifying any potential development or design problems or issues regarding TTC operations
Liaising with City of Toronto staff to discuss and/or resolve issues regarding the operation, installation or repair of transit priority equipment and other related matters
Reviewing development applications received from the City of Toronto regarding future development work; identify potential problems from those developments that may affect TTC operations
Preparing letters to external agencies requesting implementation of measures to reduce transit problems
Conducting studies and surveys to quantify transit problems and making recommendations for measures to reduce such problems
Participating in the TTC customer service Ambassador Program
Treating passengers and employees with respect and dignity and ensuring the needs of passengers and employees with disabilities are accommodated and/or addressed (if applicable and within their area of responsibility) in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and Related Orders so that they can fully benefit from the TTC as a service-provider and an employer
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE
University Degree or College Diploma in Civil Engineering, Transportation Planning/Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering Technology, or the equivalent, and some directly related work experience
Good knowledge of transportation planning/engineering principles, practices and procedures
Experience working with traffic signal controllers and/or traffic signal timing cards would be an asset
Must possess sound judgement; good analytical and problem solving skills; as well as good organizational, administrative, interpersonal and oral and written communication skills
Must be proficient in the use of a personal computer and related software applications relevant to the work (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel)
You must have or rapidly acquire a comprehensive knowledge of the Ontario Human Rights Code and Related Orders including disability accommodation and accessibility requirements pertaining to passengers and employees
Annual Salary Range: $64,082.20 – $80,116.40 (Level 7) – 35 Hour Work Week
At the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), we place a high value on establishing a workplace where people are challenged and respected every day, and we keep Toronto moving with a dedication to service, safety and convenience that is unparalleled in our industry. We invite you to join our team in delivering on our commitment to creating a transit system that makes Toronto proud.
Hiring and selection preferences are not given in the employment of an employee’s relatives. Relatives of current TTC employees cannot be hired, assigned transferred or promoted into positions, where there is a potential conflict of interest due to relationship. If you are qualified for the position for which you are applying, you will be required to disclose the name, relationship, and position of any relative who is a current TTC employee at the employment interview.
The TTC is committed to fostering a positive workplace culture with a workforce that is representative of the communities it serves. Committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion, the TTC encourages applications from all qualified applicants. Accommodation is available for applicants, including those with disabilities, throughout the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resource- Employment Services at (416) 393-4570.