Assistant Director, Transit Services

Municipal Corporation Waterloo Regional Municpality of Waterloo

Length:  Full-time
Department/Division:  Transportation & Environmental Services/Transit Services
Hours of Work:  35 hours per week
Union:  Management/Management Support
Grade:  M
Salary/Wage: $120,684.20 – $150,859.80 per annum
Location:  Grand River Transit Centre, 250 Strasburg Rd., Kitchener
Closing Date: August 22, 2018

Description of Duties:

Assists to direct the Division’s operational programs including conventional transit and MobilityPLUS specialized operations, transit maintenance and security to optimize operating and financial performance.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required: 

•Knowledge of transportation and transit operations, maintenance, and administration; engineering, operational, administrative, and financial planning, normally acquired through a university degree in a related field (e.g., Business Administration), plus progressively responsible related experience.
•Knowledge of and ability to comply with policies, procedures, collective agreements, and related legislation (e.g., health and safety, labour relations, employment standards, Highway Traffic Act).
•Analytical, organizational, and problem solving skills to research and identify trends; evaluate, develop, and implement policies, procedures, and operational plans; and resolve issues.
•Leadership, human relations, and negotiation skills to advance priorities and balance objectives in a political environment; manage, develop, motivate, and support staff; communicate effectively with management, staff, and the public; establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, other government agencies, and the public; present to the public, politicians, senior staff, and union executives; and participate as an effective team member.
•Computer skills with ability to use software such as Microsoft Office.
•Ability to read industry and corporate reports to develop policies and procedures. Ability to write  policies, reports, budgets, letters, and other documents for senior management, Council, senior government agencies, and community groups and organizations.
•Ability to travel within and outside Waterloo Region.
•Ability to adjust schedule to attend evening meetings.
•Ability to support and demonstrate the Region’s values.


Please apply online, by the closing date Aug 22, 2018 quoting competition number 2018-1762, or drop off your resume to the Region of Waterloo, Information Desk located on the main floor at 150 Frederick Street, Kitchener, ON N2G 4J3.

We thank all applicants in advance; however, we will be corresponding only with those selected for an interview.

The Region of Waterloo is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We encourage qualified applicants to apply and will accommodate the needs of qualified applicants under the Human Rights Code in all parts of the hiring process.

Alternate formats of this document are available upon request. Please contact the Service First Call Centre at phone number (519) 575-4400, TTY number (519-575-4608) to request an alternate format.

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The Regional Municipality of Waterloo,
Human Resources Department
150 Frederick Street, 3rd Floor,
Kitchener, Ontario N2G 4J3

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