Ministry of Transportation - Bancroft, ON (30+ days ago)

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Are you customer-service driven with strong analytical and interpretive skills? Are you ready to play an important role in managing Ontario's highway corridor? Then consider this exciting opportunity with the Ministry of Transportation, Corridor Management Section.

Corridor Management Section
The Corridor Management Section administers control over the following on and adjacent to Provincial Highways: Commercial Signage, Building and Land use, Entrances, Encroachments on MTO right-of-way, Utility Management in MTO corridors, Severances, Official Plans, Zoning By-Laws, Minor Variances and Subdivisions. The office is responsible for reviewing applications from developers, municipalities, utility companies and the general public, reviewing for adherence to policies and impacts on the highway system, resolving conflicts, issuing permits and enforcement of violations of policies.

Operations Division
Operations – Highway provides leadership for the construction, operation, maintenance and rehabilitation of the provincial highway network, remote northern airports, and provincial ferry services in addition to administering other functions related to the safe and reliable operation of the provincial highway network across the province.

Why work for the Ontario Public Service?
The Ontario Public Service (OPS) is committed to being an employer of first choice, creating a positive and inclusive work environment.

We offer:
  • A defined benefit pension plan
  • Maternity and parental leave top-up benefits which includes adoptive parents
  • Comprehensive Health Plan
  • Life and Disability insurance
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Collegial and professional work culture
  • Career growth and development opportunities across multiple business areas
  • On-the-job training to support your success in the role.
The OPS has been recognized as a top employer. We are proud to have been acknowledged as one of:
  • Canada's Best Diversity Employers
What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:
  • Inspect highway corridor and ensure compliance with legislation, regulations and policies
  • Review and evaluate permit applications and issue permits for corridor activities such as highway access, signing, encroachments and building and land use
  • Coordinate utility relocations
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders such ministry staff, municipalities, consultants, and the public
  • Identify and resolve problems related to corridor management
How do I qualify?
  • You have a valid Class "G" driver's licence to drive to various sites and meetings at locations that are remote for public transit
Technical Knowledge and Skills

You can:
  • Apply knowledge of highway construction, utility relocation and land use planning processes
  • Interpret and apply relevant policies, procedures, standards and legislation
  • Read and interpret highway and construction plans, reports, and site plans
Communication Skills

You have:
  • Proven interpersonal and communication skills to deal effectively with other staff and a wide range of external stakeholders such as, the public, utility companies, developers, municipalities and elected officials
  • Written communication skills to prepare documents such as permits, correspondence and briefing notes
  • Ability to provide advice and technical/legal information to clients who are unfamiliar with terminology
Analytical, Organizational and Computer Skills

You have:
  • Proven analytical, evaluation and decision making skills to assess alternatives/permit applications, develop alternate options and recommend solutions
  • Demonstrated planning, organizational and prioritization skills
  • Proficiency with common software applications and databases, and word processing, spreadsheet and email software
Additional Information:Address:
1 Permanent, 50 Monck St, Bancroft, East Region
Compensation Group: Ontario Public Service Employees Union
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Schedule: 3-A
Category: Maintenance and Trades
Posted on: Wednesday, July 29, 2020

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