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Section Manager, Traffic Engineering

Position Details

Position Information

Title Section Manager, Traffic Engineering
Job Status Regular Full Time
Position Overview
The City of North Vancouver is the urban core of the beautiful North Shore and has a long-term vision to be “The Healthiest Small City in the World”, with five key priorities to be a City for People, a Resilient City, a Vibrant City, a Connected City and a Prosperous City.
The City’s Engineering, Parks and Environment Department has an exciting opportunity for a regular full-time Section Manager, Traffic Engineering.  We are looking for a proactive, dynamic, results-oriented professional with strong communication and organizational skills to oversee traffic engineering and operations.  
Reporting to the Deputy Director, Infrastructure, you will be responsible for planning, design, implementation, and administration of the traffic signal, street lighting, traffic signage, and pavement markings programs.  This includes mid to long range planning and technical direction and prioritization for future system improvements as well as development of asset management business processes to ensure effective and reliable system performance.  
Responsibilities include the following:
·         professional oversight and technical direction in the preparation and approval of detailed designs for traffic signals,  street lighting, pavement marking and traffic signage installations;
·         manage the complete project life-cycle of traffic system projects, including concept development and prioritization, budgeting, public engagement, design, tender, procurement and delivery;
·         manage and coordinate the work undertaken by internal staff, consultants and contractors to meet policy objectives;
·         supervise union and exempt technical staff;
·         provide oversight and approval for street-use permitting and traffic management plans proposed by external entities such as developers, contractors, and third party utilities; 
·         liaise with a variety of internal and external contacts;
·         organize and attend public meetings; provide information and assistance to the public;
·         prepare and present reports and correspondence; and,
·         budget planning and cost control.
You have an undergraduate degree in engineering or applied science with professional status and registered with EGBC or out-of-province equivalent.  You will also have a minimum of seven years of relevant experience with traffic signal and street lighting projects, as well as management of capital projects, preferably all within a municipal environment.  Strong design skills, a demonstrated understanding of municipal transportation and traffic programs and construction, supervisory experience and a Class 5 or better BC driver’s license are also required.  
We offer an attractive remuneration and benefits package for this exempt position. The salary range is: $115,344 – $135,696 annually (2023 rates).
Hours of Work
Compressed work schedule. 
Additional Information
During the recruitment process, applicants will be requested to provide a current Police Information Check (PIC).  
How to Apply
If you are passionate about making the City of North Vancouver an even greater place to live, work and play, apply on-line through the Career Portal at  by Wednesday, December 6, 2023.

We respectfully acknowledge that we live and work on the traditional and unceded territories of the Sḵwx̱ wú7mesh (Squamish) and Səl̓ ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. The City of North Vancouver is committed to Reconciliation with these Nations, who have lived on these lands since time immemorial.
Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 2023-0181
Job Open Date 11/08/2023
Job Close Date 12/06/2023
Special Instructions to Applicants

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education you have completed?
    • Graduate degree
    • Undergraduate degree
    • Post-secondary certificate or diploma
    • Some post-secondary training (courses only)
    • High School/GED
    • Did not complete High School
  2. * Do you have a degree in Engineering or Transportation?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have professional status or eligibility to register for professional status?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Please indicate the number of years of experience you have working in a position with similar requirements and responsibilities:
    • Less than 3 years
    • 3 to less than 5 years
    • 5 to less than 7 years
    • 7 or more years
    • I have no experience working in a position with similar requirements and responsibilities
  5. * Do you have project management experience within a municipal government environment?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Have you managed the work undertaken by staff, consultants and/or contractors?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Have you had experience preparing reports and recommendations for presentation to senior staff and/or Mayor and Council?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Do you have a valid license to drive in Canada which is equivalent to a BC Class 5 or higher?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter