Corridor Control Technician

Municipal Corporation Newmarket Regional Municipality of York
Department: Transportation Services Department
Branch: Roads and Traffic Operations Branch
Status: Full-Time
Location: East Gwillimbury / Ontario
Date Posted: August 17, 2020
Date Closing: August 31, 2020
Number Of Positions: 1


$37.42 to $40.67 per hour
This is a Replacement
Union position - CUPE Local 905 (York Region Unit)

Scheduled Hours


Scheduled Shifts

0830 – 1630

Position Purpose

Reporting to the Program Manager, Corridor Control, is responsible for processing and evaluating utility and permit applications, including technical and analytical operational reviews, prior to the issuance of Municipal Consents and permits relating to new utility installations vehicle loads, special events, road encroachments, closures and filming on the Regional right-of-ways; and co-ordinating the dissemination of traffic safety related information to Road Patrols, Dispatch and through public medium, filing of digital drawings.

Major Responsibilities

•Acknowledges, investigates, prepares documentation and recommends approval for Municipal Consents and permits for utility installations, special events, road encroachments, filming and vehicle loads (oversized/overweight) affecting the operation of Regional roads.
•Conducts technical review of application and analyzes information to ensure compliance with Regional standards and operational requirements prior to approval of the Municipal Consent or permit.
•Co-ordinates and controls the processing of all Municipal Consents and permits in compliance with Regional and Municipal policies.
•Carries out detailed site inspections to ensure accuracy of base plans and special situations such as lighting, sidewalks and utility related matters.
•Co-ordinates with Roads management staff and Dispatch Operations to ensure that conditions of the Municipal Consent and permit approval are met.
•Reviews and provides comments on utility plans for development and engineering approval.
•Reviews and provides comments on road designs and reviews utility cost sharing estimates.
•Maintains contract drawings using e-drawings.
•Responds to requests for historical drawings from external departments and consultants and prepares invoices as required.
•Prepares plans, sketches, posters, graphs and maps for display purposes and presentations.
•Liaises with outside agencies to ensure the uniformity of transportation operational policies and the collection and exchange of traffic related data.
•Prepares written correspondence to internal staff and external agencies.
•Provides technical information to design staff, area municipalities and consultants.


•Successful completion of a two (2) year Community College Diploma Program in Civil Engineering Technology.
•Minimum one (1) year experience in an operational road or traffic activity environment and in municipal and highway road design and drafting.
•Valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s licence and relaible vehicle for use on corporate business.
•Leadership competencies including operating strategically, leveraging diversity and differences, customer focused, ensuring accountability, managing complex problems, financial management, employing interactive and effective communication, fostering collaborative relationships, cultivating engagement to drive vision and purpose, managing and developing talent, establishing and maintaining trust, displaying self-awareness, and demonstrating resiliency.
•Knowledge and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer focus, communication, collaboration and personal ownership.

How to Apply

Please apply online by August 31, 2020. We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email.

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