Salary and benefits
City of New Westminster employees enjoy a 50% subsidy on monthly transit passes.
City of New Westminster
Primary Duties include:
- Developing terms of reference for comprehensive, multi-modal transportation studies and reports based on the City's guidelines.
- Reviewing, analyzing and providing constructive comments and direction on transportation studies and reports prepared by development applicants and their consultants.
- Reviewing, analyzing and providing constructive feedback and direciton on major development projects through a multi-modal transportation lens.
- Preparing conceptual designs and related high level cost estimates.
- Attending civic committee, public hearings and Council meetings as needed.
- Participating in public engagement events related to the work.
- Acting as a liaison and spokesperson for the Transportation Division with othe departments, outside agencies, development applicants and transportation consultants.
- Keeping current on emerging sustainable transportation, transportation planning, transportation demand management and land development trends, best practice, guidelines and standards.
- Preparing internal memos, committee, task force and council reports.
- Preparing and delivering technical presentations related to the work.
- Retaining and managing consultants.
- Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
- Eligible for registration as a professional engineer in the Province of BC.
- University degree in civil or transportation engineering experience, with direct experience in multi-modal network planning, analysis and design, including making careful consideration of the CIty's commitment to universal accessibility.
- Preference will be given to candidates with an interest and/or training in urban planning, urban studies, or a related field
- Sound project management skills and experience.
- Thorough knowledge of key technical manuals, standards and guidelines applicable in BC.
- Experience with conceptual planning, analysis and design of roadway geometrics, including complete streets.
- Strong understanding of multi-modal transportation studies or corridor reviews, and accessibility considerations and requirements, particiularly as they relate to new development and impacts on the trnasportation network.
- Excellent report and letter writing skills, including preparation of technical documents.
- Exceptional interpersonal and communicaiton skills including experience presenting complex transportation issues.
- Strong analytical skills and working knowledge of AutoCAD, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. InDesign or other graphic design program experience is considered an asset.
- Strong organizational and time management skills, with the ability to deal effectively with multiple tasks of moderate to high complexity and setting/meeting competing deadlines.
- Ability to work well in a dynamic, collaborative, team environment with little supervision.
- Ability to build and maintain effective relationships with coworkers, stakeholders, and external partners.
- Ability to communicate tactfully and respectfully in writing and verbally with members of the public.
- Ability to understand conflicts and weigh trade-offs, and arrive at a defensible recommendation while exercising sound judgment and discretion.
- Strong ability to exercise sound judgment in interpreting policies, requirements and standards, and to make sound decisions on a variety of professional and technical engineering problems and matters.
How to Apply
To apply please send your resume quoting competition #20-28 by March 3, 2020 to :
Human Resources Department
City of New Westminster
511 Royal Avenue
New Westminster BC
Fax: 604 527 4619
Deadline for applications