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Roads and Traffic Centre Operator #21508
Transportation Services Department
Roads and Traffic Operations Branch
Location: East Gwillimbury, Ontario. This is a Union position.
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 20; Scheduled Shifts: 0630 – 1830; 1830 - 0630
Temporary Part-Time, Approx. 12 months, Salary $30.31 - $32.96 per hour
Reporting to the Supervisor, Traffic Management Operations, is responsible for monitoring and reporting on the operation of and disruptions to the traffic flow on the Regional road network; liaising with and compiling and organizing information from and for various stakeholders regarding road closures, disruptions and events; coordinating and implementing road disruption responses with various parties; operating communications equipment and monitoring alarm and status equipment in support of Department operations, updating equipment records and material inventories; receiving calls and maintaining accurate records of issues via tracking software; monitoring the Region’s traffic control system for faults and initiating the response for repairs; maintaining data in Traffic Management Systems and performing quality analyses within Traveler Information Systems.
Successful completion of a Community College Diploma specializing in Traffic Signals/Control Systems or approved equivalent combination of education and experience in a traffic management environment.
Minimum one (1) year experience in a traffic operations and/or dispatch environment (i.e. traffic management centre operator or traffic signal control operator or dispatcher positions).
Demonstrated knowledge of the applications and data reporting technology related to traffic management systems.
Knowledge of Regional road system and corporate structure.
Knowledge and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including communication, innovation, teamwork and collaboration, and personal ownership.
Excellent communication skills to interact with all levels of Regional staff, public, local municipalities and other stakeholders in emergency situations.
Computer literacy utilizing MS Office software applications.
Ability to handle a variety of simultaneous emergency situations in a calm, composed manner and to establish priorities and make appropriate and effective decisions in this environment.
Ability to maintain legible and accurate records and document all relevant details.
Ability to work in a high-volume environment
Ability to work independently and perform scheduled activities on rotating shifts.
Ability to work during and outside of regular business hours, to support continuous operations.
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by December 8, 2017, quoting competition #21508. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. For additional information on The Regional Municipality of York, please visit the above-mentioned website.