Head of Transportation
Victoria is a vibrant, richly diverse and sustainably-focused city, renowned as a globally recognized tourist destination hosting over 3.5 million visitors annually and a place with an enviable quality of life for its residents. Located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island and the capital of British Columbia, Victoria is home to over 80,000 people and is the economic and cultural centre for the Capital Region’s 350,000 residents.
It's an exciting time to join the City. A new leadership team is in place and has developed a visionary plan for the future. The Transportation Division within the Engineering & Public Works department is about to start developing it’s 40-year Sustainable Mobility Strategy, to ensure the transportation assets, infrastructure, and systems are in place to best serve the City and the region. As part of a planned retirement, the City is now looking for a new leader of its Transportation division.
Reporting to the general manager of Engineering & Public Works, the Head of Transportation is responsible for leading and managing the city’s entire transportation network. The portfolio includes the design of a safe, integrated and convenient transportation network, including roads, sidewalks, curb and gutter, traffic signals, street lighting, and other public infrastructure, with an emphasis on accessible pedestrian, bicycle and transit networks.
The ideal candidate brings over 10 years of progressive experience as a leader in engineering and transportation planning, design and project management in municipal government, or alternatively a transportation consulting firm serving municipalities. A presentable and personable leader with a high level of social intelligence, the preferred candidate has exceptional communication and collaboration skills and is comfortable leading dialogue with members of the public as well as city council.
The position is located in stunning Victoria, British Columbia, which offers superior quality of life, affordable housing, and outstanding career and recreational opportunities.
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