Employer: City of Kingston
Job Type: Temporary Full-time
Closing Date: May 5, 2023
Please note that this temporary position is full-time hours for up to 12 months
The Project Manager, Transportation, is responsible for a range of duties and projects that support the development of and enhancements to the City’s transportation systems through capital projects. This position focuses on leading capital projects to construct and improve transportation infrastructure in the City’s rights-of-way. The position will review and direct the work of staff and consultants and oversee the planning, implementation and tracking of capital projects for the Transportation Services department and Transportation & Public Works group.
This position analyzes the feasibility of and makes recommendations for the scope of infrastructure projects and leads the implementation of changes to or new infrastructure projects that are sustainable and meet the needs of all travel modes. This position manages the design and implementation of infrastructure projects consistent with strategic plans for the Transportation & Public Works group and other city departments and in support of the City’s Official Plan, Kingston Transportation Master Plan (KTMP), and ActiveTransportation Master Plan (ATMP) and Council’s priorities, to ensure the safe and efficient movement of pedestrians, cyclists, and motorists.
The position acts as a subject matter expert in matters pertaining to the City’s transportation systems and infrastructure, safety, active transportation, transit priority, and other policy matters and industry best practices, and works in tandem with internal stakeholders to support the transportation policy goals of the City and reflect this in the delivery of capital infrastructure projects and in the technical review and on-site design for development applications in relation to traffic flow, cycling facilities, pedestrian movements, traffic calming and other safety initiatives. This position will also assist with the development of traffic standards for integration into zoning bylaws, subdivision standards and site plan standards.
This position is accountable for identifying, prioritizing and addressing operational opportunities to optimize the existing transportation system. This includes transportation safety, intersection improvements, traffic signal timing changes, and traffic signal equipment upgrades. This position will also plan for and conduct public engagement and work collaboratively with stakeholders on projects as part of the City’s public engagement policies and the Ontario Environmental Assessment Act.