Project Manager, Sustainable Transportation

Position: Project Manager, Sustainable Transportation (click for full posting)
Employer: City of Guelph
Closing Date: July 3, 2022

Join a highly motivated team working on transforming Guelph’s transportation network to be future-ready. This position (Up to 13 months) is required to project manage and provide direction on the implementation of the Protected Cycling Network, Cycling Master Plan, the Active Transportation Network Study, and the Sidewalk Needs Assessment. Reporting to the Manager, Transportation Planning, the position will be guided by the goals and objectives of the City’s Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning. The candidate will aid in the achievement of the Vision for an inclusive, connected and prosperous city.

Your role (see detailed job posting-link above):

  • Leading, administering and supporting the project management of planning and design projects including environmental assessments, feasibility studies, conceptual design, and preliminary designs of active transportation infrastructure.
  • Periodically reviews and updates plans and strategies including the Cycling Master Plan, Active Transportation Network Design Guidelines and Feasibility Study, and Sidewalk Needs Assessment to ensure the City is adhering to industry regulatory requirements, standards, guidelines and best practices.
  • Provides advice related to development application reviews, including Traffic Impact Studies, to ensure the implementation of the City’s sustainable transportation policies and goals.
  • Provides support and guidance to the Sustainable Transportation Coordinator on data collection, development reviews, communications and outreach as required.
  • Works with consultants and internal staff to communicate and engage with various stakeholders, develop recommendations, prepare reports and give presentations.
  • Ensures compliance with all applicable federal and provincial regulations/legislation and City by-laws.
  • Recommends continuous improvement of internal processes and procedures to improve coordination and alignment within and across departments and service areas.
  • Maintains professional knowledge in job-related rules, statutes, laws and new business trends; recommends the implementation of changes; reads and interprets professional literature; attends training programs, workshops and seminars as appropriate.
  • Acts as a technical resource to other departments.
  • Develops collaborative partnerships with Indigenous communities, agencies, utilities, adjacent municipalities, residents, property owners, consultants, engineers, developers and contractors on matters relating to the Transportation Planning division.
  • Other duties as assigned.