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Organization:    Ministry of Transportation
Division:    Provincial Highways Management, Central Region
City:    Downsview
Job Term:    Permanent, Temporary
Job Code:    12755 - Traffic Operations Analyst
Salary:    $1,014.54 - $1,202.01 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    57855
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Are you an individual who thrives on challenge and enjoys project work? If so, then consider this exciting opportunity to support the delivery of safe and efficient traffic operations on Ontario highways. In this role, you will provide technical expertise in traffic engineering.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:
• provide technical expertise in several areas including capacity analysis, collision analysis, roadside hazards, traffic control signals and intersection operations
•conduct on site investigations to assess traffic operations
conduct detailed traffic studies for the application of traffic control devices; review and resolve traffic operational problems
• review traffic impact studies, develop safe and effective construction, maintenance and traffic control recommendations
• review of highway rehabilitation contracts, and provide recommendations
• represent the ministry on technical working committees for regional and municipal traffic operations and transportation studies

On-site inspections may involve early morning, late night and weekend work outside normal office hours.

How do I qualify?

Mandatory Requirement:
• Valid Ontario Class G licence as travel in Ontario is required.

Technical and Legislation Knowledge:
• You have demonstrated knowledge of traffic engineering principles, practices and procedures
• You have knowledge of traffic control devices including traffic signals, signs and pavement markings
• You understand collision and capacity analysis and traffic data collection, processing and projection techniques
• You have knowledge of highway design, construction and maintenance practices
• You have the ability to interpret, apply and provide detailed explanations on a broad range of provincial standards, procedures and regulations related to traffic operations and traffic control signal operations

Communication and Interpersonal Skills:
• You communicate effectively with staff and clients and can prepare and present information in a clear and concise manner
• You can prepare memos, letters, presentations and present technical reports

Analytical Skills:
• You have the conceptual ability to observe and interpret existing and proposed traffic operations and characteristics in order to recommend solutions or make decisions to resolve complex traffic operational problems

Organizational Skills:
• You can effectively organize priorities and manage diverse projects and assignments

Computer Skills:
• You are proficient in various computer software applications (i.e. MS Office and traffic engineering software)

Additional information:

  • Temporary, 1201 Wilson Avenue, Building D, Downsview, Toronto Region
  • Permanent - Full Time, 1201 Wilson Ave, Downsview, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   3.7
Category:   Science and Engineering
Posted on:   Tuesday, November 5, 2013
  • The number of positions to be filled has not been identified at this time. This competition will be used to create an eligibility list of qualified candidates to fill upcoming opportunities within the next eighteen months following the closing date of the job ad posting.
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
Remember: The deadline to apply is Wednesday, November 27, 2013 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
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