Transportation Manager
Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group (OSEG) - Ottawa, ON

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THE MANDATE:

We are looking for an experienced Transportation Manager who will plan, implement all traffic and transportation related responsibilities for Lansdowne in conjunction with the City of Ottawa and surrounding community.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design or prepare plans for new transportation systems or parts of systems, such as public transit connections, shuttle busses, pedestrian and bicycles, parking lots (on-site & off-site), flow of traffic in, on and around venues including;
  • Promote and monitor sustainable transportation options – provide information on transit service and route planning, including how to use the on-line trip planning service.
  • Provide information on walking and cycling paths within the area and where bicycle parking is located.
  • Provide information to event goers on transportation options.
  • Participate in public meetings or hearings to explain transportation proposals, to gather feedback from those affected by proposals, or to achieve consensus;
  • Develop programs that can be delivered to workplaces to encourage commuters to choose sustainable modes over the single occupant vehicle traffic.
  • Inform residents of various services available including public transportation, shuttle busses, bicycling and walking.
  • Arrange to visit workplaces and open-houses along with field experts to assist in providing answers to specific transportation methods available in the proposals.
  • Promote carpooling and the use of the offsite shuttle bus options associated to the events at Lansdowne.
  • Market transportation strategy including;
  • Promote walking, cycling, shuttle busses and public transit as the preferred modes of travel to/from Lansdowne Park.
  • Create innovative ways to encourage the use of sustainable modes.
  • Use community based social marketing techniques to encourage the use of sustainable transportation.
  • Develop materials to promote sustainable transportation at Lansdowne.
  • Create a web portal and maintain its content.
  • Work with venue client and customer relations to continually provide up to date information and details on,
  • OC Transpo Maps and schedules as well as assist in finding available routes for inquiring customers.
  • Cycling maps and routes available for potential users including city and NCC paths.
  • Carsharing and Bikesharing information as alternative methods for visiting events at Lansdowne.
  • Investigate traffic problems and recommend methods to improve traffic flow or safety;
  • Prepare administrative, technical, or statistical reports on traffic-operation matters, such as accidents, safety measures, or volumes or practices;
  • Prepare project budgets and schedules;
  • Evaluate transportation systems or traffic control devices or lighting systems to determine need for modification or expansion;
  • Estimate transportation proposal costs;
  • Review transportation scenarios to evaluate the impacts of activities such as new development or to identify possible solutions to transportation problems;
  • Confer with government agencies to discuss plans, specifications and schedules;
  • Prepare reports or recommendations on transportation planning;
  • Recommend transportation system improvements based on use or traffic projections;
  • Define regional or local transportation planning problems or priorities;
  • Analyze and interpret data from traffic modeling software, geographic information systems, or associated databases;
  • Document and evaluate transportation proposal needs and costs;
  • Develop design ideas for new or improved transport infrastructure, such as junction improvements, pedestrian projects, bus facilities, and car parking areas;
  • Collaborate with engineers to research, analyze, or resolve transportation issues;
  • Analyze expenditures and other financial information to develop plans, policies, or budgets for increasing efficiencies or improving services;
  • Set operations policies and standards, including determining safety procedures for the transportation control workers;
  • Plan, organize, or manage the work of subordinate staff or contract partners to ensure that the work is accomplished in a manner consistent with program requirements;
  • Negotiate and authorize contracts with equipment and materials and labor suppliers, and monitor contract fulfillment;
  • Collaborate with other managers or staff members to formulate and implement policies, procedures, goals, or objectives;
  • Monitor spending to ensure that expenses are consistent with approved budgets.
  • Supervise workers and assigned staff or contract partners;
  • Promote safe work activities by conducting safety audits, attending company safety meetings, and meeting with individual staff members;

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Post-Secondary education preferred;
  • Must have a Minimum of 8-10 years’ experience;
  • Project Management experience- 4 – 8 projects;
  • Extensive knowledge of municipal and provincial approvals processes as they apply to transport infrastructure;
  • Expertise with traffic planning and operations analysis, functional planning for transportation projects, with particular emphasis on major events;
  • Experience with upper and lower tier municipal government processes in Ontario, experience presenting to municipal committees and council;
  • Experience on planning and hosting public information meetings, other aspects of the regulatory public communications process in Ontario;
  • Significant Experience in the Municipal Regulation Context;
  • Solid strategic thinking and analytical oversight skills;
  • Marketing and Communications experience;
  • Strong presentation skills;
  • Relationship building skills
  • Self-starter/shows initiative
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written)
  • Strong influence, persuasion skills
  • Practical perspective, willing to roll-up sleeves as necessary
  • Strong computer skills i.e. Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Internet
  • Ability to read and understand technical drawings of parking structures and traffic plans
  • Bilingualism is an asset

Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group is a growing sports enterprise that is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package while providing our employees with an environment in which they can thrive and be part of a winning team.

We thank you in advance for your interest but will only be responding to those applicants that meet our requirements.


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