Under the direction of the Manager, Works Operations, the successful candidate will supervise the staff and resources of the Signs and Pavement Markings Unit to ensure the effective implementation of traffic measures throughput the City’s road network in an effort to maximize traffic flow while ensuring the highest level of safety for of all pedestrians, cyclists and motorists. The position is responsible for the following:
Duties and Responsibilities
Ensure all work is performed in accordance with Council approved service levels and best practices, and in compliance with internal City policies and agreements (e.g. workplace violence, harassment, standards of behaviour, Collective Agreement) and provincial legislation (e.g. Occupational Health & Safety Act, Highway Traffic Act, Employment Standards Act, Minimum Maintenance Standards)
Supervising the staff and resources of the Signs and Pavement Markings Unit, including the organization of crews, equipment and materials, as well as contracted services, required to undertake sign manufacturing and maintenance, pavement marking activities, parking meter collection and maintenance, and speed and volume data collection.
Assigning and scheduling work priorities to crews and contractors, and monitoring and evaluating staff and contractor performance.
Assist in development of and presentation of tailgate/tool box and training sessions
Training employees in all aspects of sign, pavement marking and parking meter operations and maintenance in accordance with the Occupational and Safety Act, the Highway Traffic Act and Ontario Traffic Manual Guidelines.
Maintaining and tracking sign and pavement marking asset inventories including condition inspections and minimum maintenance standards.
Assisting in establishing annual budget needs, including both capital and current programs, and ensuring that expenditures are controlled and maintained within budget and in accordance with City policies and guidelines including inputting as required.
Working shifts to support winter maintenance activities on a rotational standby basis, and being available for 24-hour on-call emergencies on rotational call year round to meet unscheduled/special event/emergency weather related situations.
Attending public meetings and committee meetings as required.
Liaising with internal and external stakeholders, including elected officials, in regards to traffic maintenance matters.
Liaising with the Region of Peel, the Ministry of Transportation Ontario and bordering jurisdictions to ensure seamless and cost effective traffic maintenance operations.
Attending hearings of discovery and court litigation, and providing evidence as a subject matter expert as required.
May be reassigned on a temporary basis to other Supervisor positions within the Transportation and Works Department for operational support and personal development.
Performing other related duties as assigned.
Skills and Qualifications
Must have successfully completed a minimum 3 year Community College program in Transportation/Traffic Engineering Technology or related discipline.
Certified Engineering Technologist (C.E.T.) designation with OACETT is required.
Certified Road Supervisor (CRS) designation with AORS an asset.
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in traffic operations and maintenance.
Minimum of 3 years’ related experience in effectively leading staff in a unionized environment is preferred.
Candidates not meeting some or all of the above criteria may be considered based on a reasonable equivalent and acceptable combination of related municipal experience and education but must be committed to pursuing and achieving required designation(s) in agreed timeline.
Knowledge and understanding of all aspects of traffic engineering practices, including operations and maintenance involved with signs and pavement markings.
Knowledge of applicable acts, by-laws, regulations and standards, including Occupational Health and Safety Act, Highway Traffic Act, Ontario Traffic Manual, etc.
Demonstrated skills in business planning and budgetary development with the ability to set goals and deliver on expectations.
Demonstrated interpersonal abilities to promote and support a co-operative and respectful workplace within a unionized environment, and to liaison with internal and external stakeholders, government agencies and contractors.
Demonstrated ability in dealing with senior management, the public, and elected officials on sensitive/political issues.
Demonstrated cost management skills to acquire and track material/equipment expenditures and contracted services.
Strong organizational, analytical and problem solving skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, report writing and presentation abilities.
Computer proficiency and experience with Microsoft Office and relevant software applications.
Must be available for shift work in support of winter maintenance activities on a rotational standby basis, and for 24-hour on-call emergencies.
A valid Ontario Class ‘G’ driver’s license is required to drive a City vehicle during working hours.
Demonstrated competency in leadership, accountability, customer service, continuous improvement and the City’s core values – trust, quality and excellence
Hourly Rate/Salary: $ 86,206.00 - $ 114,943.00
Hours of Work: 40
Work Location: Mavis Yard: Common Building
Department/Division/Section: T&W/Transportation&Works Dept , T&W/Works Operations & Mntce Division , Works Admin,Operations & Maintenance
Non-Union/Union: Non Union
A Criminal Record Search will be required of the successful candidate, their own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.
We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. You can also check your application status in your candidate profile online.
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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.