Manager, Traffic Engineering

Organization name

City of Surrey


Guided by our core values of Community, Integrity, Teamwork, Innovation and Service Excellence, the City of Surrey provides municipal government services to the residents and businesses of Canada's 12th largest city. We value the contributions of our 4000+ employees and are proud to be recognized as one of BC’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People. We’ve created a culture that reflects our desire to work collaboratively with our employees, our residents and our communities. 

Reporting to the Manager of Transportation within the Engineering Department, the Manager of Traffic Engineering will lead the management of a safe, efficient and increasingly complex City transportation system. The Manager of Traffic Engineering is responsible for three team leads and a staff of 21 who plan, manage, commission, and maintain 355 traffic signals, over 100,000 overhead and ground mounted traffic signs, pavement markings, and 29,000 streetlights.  This innovative team has established a leading-edge Traffic Management Centre with real time access to signals, cameras and sensors to optimize traffic flow and improve safety. The Manager of Traffic Engineering oversees a traffic operations model that reflects the evolution of technology in traffic management as well as a modal shift toward transit, cycling, and walking.


The successful candidate will have a Bachelor's Degree, ideally in Civil Engineering with a specialty in transportation. The successful candidate will have a P.Eng designation or limited license, be in good standing with APEGBC, and have five years’ experience in a leadership role. Experience in the municipal environment is an asset. The role requires excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation, and problem-solving skills along with extensive technical knowledge of traffic engineering, road design standards and guidelines, roadway electrical systems, road safety, and budgeting.

How to Apply

Should you be interested in learning more about this leadership opportunity please contact Carol Robinson or forward your CV, a letter of introduction and the names and contact information for three referees, in confidence, to info@hwest.ca. We will respond to all who express interest.