Transportation Planning Technician

City of Coquitlam

Transportation Planning Technician

Engineering and Public Works – Transportation Planning
Regular Full-Time

The City of Coquitlam is the sixth largest city in BC, home to more than 150,000 residents.  Our municipality continues to grow through greenfield and infill development, innovative urban design, inspiring arts, culture and recreation programs, and state-of-the-art transportation systems.  Our brand is built on managing our resources in a responsible and sustainable manner, while supporting a vibrant, growing regional urban centre.

Reporting to the Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Engineer, you will be part of a fast-paced team responsible for responding to the transportation challenges of our growing community. You will help review and process TOD applications located near the Millennium Line Evergreen Extension (the ‘Evergreen Extension’).  You will analyze transportation planning related data, prepare memos and reports, perform drafting work, conduct site investigations, research, compile and assemble data and documentation using a variety of tools.   You are able to articulate technical information to a non-technical audience. You are a dynamic, energetic person with excellent oral and written communication skills and are an effective team player who has the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and provides information, interpretation, and assistance to a variety of internal and external contacts. You have knowledge of the by-laws, municipal policies, and practices applicable to your work and other departments.  You refer your work for review and discussion and are capable of exercising independent judgement and action, proposing options to solve problems within established guidelines and practices on policy matters.

The ideal candidate for this position will have technical school or university courses in urban geography, civil engineering, or related disciplines, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  In addition, our ideal candidate will also have sound knowledge of transportation planning. This position requires excellent technical writing skills when responding to internal staff, consultants, the public, and other stakeholders; as well as effective use of computers to retrieve, interpret, analyze, and summarize transportation planning information.  A valid Driver's License for the Province of British Columbia is required.

The CUPE hourly rate of $34.29 to $40.48 is being offered, along with a competitive benefits package and earned day off program.

Please apply online by 5 p.m. October 19, 2018 at coquitlam.ca/jobs.  Please upload a recent driver’s abstract with your application (within the last 30 days).
 
The City of Coquitlam is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those
selected for an interview will be contacted.

Organization: City of Coquitlam
Location: Coquitlam, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Planning & Development, Engineering
Posted: October 5, 2018, 3:23 pm
Expires: October 19, 2018, 5:00 pm

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