Traffic Technician 1 - City of Burnaby

Traffic Technician 1

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Temporary Full Time

$5,107 – 5,320 – 5,538 – 5,771 – 6,011/month (2021 Rates)

70 hours bi-weekly; Monday to Friday from 8:00 AM - 4:45 PM (Nine-Day Fortnight)

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Last Updated:
2/7/23 1:39 PM

The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community. With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team. People like you!

This is technical, preliminary design and field work performed in the Transportation Division of the Engineering Department. This position investigates traffic problems and complaints, performs traffic field studies, prepares preliminary designs for new or modified traffic signal systems, oversees and assists in the maintenance and repair of traffic signals, makes periodic site inspections during the installation of traffic signals, verifies monthly invoices related to street lighting and traffic signal operation and maintenance; reviews and approves driveway crossings, development permit plans, street occupancy requests and other applications for traffic considerations, receives and reviews operational proposals from external agencies affecting traffic; prepares and maintains a variety of records, files, reports and correspondence and responds to inquiries from internal and external contacts. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include completion of a certificate program in civil technology including courses related to traffic engineering and traffic signal systems design plus sound related experience in traffic signal maintenance or systems design, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Sound knowledge of the practices, methods, techniques and equipment used in traffic engineering operations, including related computer software applications. Sound knowledge of the City's street layout and municipal by-laws as related to the work performed. Working knowledge of traffic engineering design principles and practices. Ability to review plans, investigate issues, collect, summarize, analyze and interpret data and prepare reports complete with recommendations; to perform drawing and drafting assignments, make calculations, utilize computer software applications and perform clerical and recordkeeping tasks; to monitor the operation of traffic signals and to supervise and assist in the maintenance, repair and installation of traffic signal systems; to deal effectively with the public in handling complaints and responding to inquiries; and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of internal and external contacts. Driver's License for the Province of British Columbia is required.

This is a temporary full time position until May 8, 2023.

The closing date for this competition has been extended and will remain open until filled. New applications are welcome!

All external applicants are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of hire. External applicants who are not able to obtain a COVID-19 vaccine for a reason related to a personal characteristic protected by the BC Human Rights Code can request an accommodation at any time during the recruitment process. City of Burnaby employees can refer to our COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for City staff.

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

Please contact People and Culture at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted

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Organization: City of Burnaby
Location: Burnaby, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Traffic Services
Posted: March 17, 2023, 7:53 pm
Expires: April 7, 2023, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Temporary
Education Requirement: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
Job Experience: Experience an asset
Rate: $5,107.00 to $6,011.00 Month

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