This job posting represents multiple positions within different ministries and locations across Ontario noted in the city list above. You will be required to identify the cities you are interested in applying to. Because some cities may be located in distant or remote areas in Ontario please confirm the location using Google Maps when applying. Note: relocation expenses are not covered by ministries.
Describe your skills, knowledge and relevant paid work or volunteer experience in the related questions on this application form. Resumes and cover letters cannot be attached.
To assist you with the application process please visit the Summer Employment Opportunities website and view the following resources:
- Eligibility Requirements
- Apply Online - Student Application Guide - item 1 in Key Resources
What can I expect to do in this role?
You may be required to work on some or all of the following tasks:
• Some positions might assist traffic engineering staff in the review, analysis and documentation of highway operational concerns e.g. speeding, restricted sight lines, signal timing or the need for illumination etc.
• Some positions might assist staff with technical support in several areas including the review, approval and coordination of contractor right-of-way usage and closures, capacity analysis, collision analysis, roadside hazards, traffic control signals and systems
• Provide technical support to clients by email and phone and resolve operational problems
• Conduct field and technical investigations
• Collect, review, verify and document information to support the delivery of Traffic programs
• Plan, organize, coordinate and manage daily assigned work
• Work may require experience specified/listed in the questions below or other similar tasks as assigned
How do I qualify?
All positions require students to be 15 years of age on the first day of employment with no age limit.
Some positions require students to be 15-24 years of age (or 15-29 years of age if you are a person with a disability) on the first day of employment due to program funding.
Some positions on this job ad will require the successful candidate to undergo a general-level screening check, which includes a criminal record check, at their own expense.
Communication and Interpersonal skills
• You use customer service skills to assist clients by email and phone; to assist in responding to complaints, deal with public inquiries
• You apply your written communication skills to prepare a variety of documents (e.g. reports, document findings, record data)
• You apply your initiative and interpersonal skills to work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team
Technical Skills and Knowledge
• You apply knowledge of traffic engineering theory, traffic practices and principles, traffic control devices (including traffic signals, signs and pavement markings)
• You apply knowledge of collision and capacity analysis and related data collection, processing and projection techniques, highway design, etc.
• You can make recommendations and/or track results for Traffic reports/projects, based on observation
• You apply your experience using Microsoft Office product suite, such as word processing (Word), spreadsheets (Excel), databases; email and Internet to conduct research and prepare a variety of documents
Analytical and Organizational Skills
• You research, compile, synthesize and summarize information; you conduct data and trend analysis
• You work independently or as part of a team; you plan, organize and prioritize your time to meet competing deadlines
• You can conduct inspections, site visits, and investigations
• You can work in an outdoor environment
• You must have a valid Ontario G2 Driver's Licence (or higher) with an excellent record