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From CivicInfo BC - September 14, 2017

Planner 1 (Transportation Planning)

Competition No.: 2017-056
Duration: Temporary Full Time
Salary: $6,5586,8387,1347,4377,754/month
Last Updated: 9/13/17 8:49 AM

Description
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 transportation design and planning work at the professional level. The Transportation Planner applies sound community planning principles and engineering design requirements to the development of conceptual plans and preliminary geometric designs for the Citys transportation infrastructure for pedestrian, cycle, vehicle and transit networks. The position participates in the determination of requirements for the Citys transportation networks, in collaboration with planning, engineering, consulting and other interests, to be implemented in relation to specific property development proposals, civil works and other initiatives. The position is also required to communicate the results and rationale for specific design solutions and requirements to the public, external agencies, and key stakeholders. The position reviews transportation studies submitted by consultants and participates in the process to identify transportation requirements for development proposals. Reporting to the Manager Transportation Planning, the position is expected to exercise considerable independent initiative and judgement in carrying out primary assignments. The scope of work may also involve the preparation of reports, presentations and other materials on transportation planning and policy matters. The position represents the Planning Department at internal and external meetings, and maintains cooperative working relationship with other departments and agencies. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include a Masters Degree in Urban Planning or a university degree in Engineering (preferred) with professional transportation design experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience. The applicant should have a thorough knowledge of design principles and practices for roads and other transportation infrastructure. The position requires a strong ability to express transportation design plans and requirements graphically, verbally, and in writing. Experience in transportation planning and policy work is also desirable. Proficiency with AutoCAD for road design is important. Familiarity with GIS software, and Microsoft Word and Excel, is desirable. Drivers License for the Province of British Columbia, Class 5, is required.

This is a Temporary Full Time opportunity to September 3, 2018, with potential for extension.

Please apply online byWednesday, October 4, 2017.

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

Please contact Human Resources at604-294-7303if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hourof submitting your application online.

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

If you would like to include a cover letter along with your application,please ensure to include it in the text area for a cover letter section of the application.

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