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|Organization:||Regional Municipality of York||Job Category:||Transportation||Job Type:||Full Time||Country:||Canada||State/Province:||Ontario||City:||York||Salary and Benefits:||non-disclosed||Post Date:||08/06/2013||
Commissioner, Transportation and Community Planning
At present, an opportunity to lead the development of Regional Transportation and Community Planning programs and services is being offered. The Regional Municipality of York is currently seeking a Commissioner, Transportation and Community Planning.
Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Commissioner is responsible for strategic direction and overall operational management of transportation and transit programs and services to York Region's communities. Visionary and dynamic leadership is essential to this role for the delivery of services including: Roads Transportation, Transit, Transportation Planning, Community Planning, Traffic Management and Intelligent Transportation Systems. Collaborating and working in partnership with the CAO and Senior Management Team (SMT), the Commissioner will implement the Region’s Official Plan as it relates to this department leading the:
A champion of on-going commitment to continuous improvement and benchmarking initiatives with respect to Transportation and Community Planning programs and services, you will ensure policy recommendations meet identified needs and are compatible with corporate values. Ensuring cost-effective service delivery while complying with legislative, regulatory, municipal by-law requirements and organizational objectives is your priority.
In an ambassadorial role, you will represent Transportation and Community Planning to key stakeholders, Regional Council members, local and regional municipalities, provincial government and non-governmental agencies, coalitions/partnership agencies and the community. You will identify and perceive trends within the Region regarding broader transportation, transit and community planning. Leading the development of customer service strategies, you will evaluate against benchmarks for best practices to ensure quality of service to customers.
The Commissioner confidently and effectively fosters a Departmental environment that encourages the corporate culture of teamwork and collaboration between Department-wide programs and services. This broad leadership is provided to a large group of senior and professional staff in accordance with collective agreements, Regional policies, practices and applicable legislation. As a result, high performance teams are developed to inspire a shared vision reflective of the overall directions of York Region Council.
A detailed cover letter and résumé should be submitted in confidence to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting PH131683 in the subject line by September 4, 2013.
Phelps Talent and Executive Search
401 Bay Street, Suite 1400
Toronto ON M5H 2Y4
The Regional Municipality of York is committed to equity in employment and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, Aboriginal people, members of visible minorities, and persons with disabilities. While all responses will be appreciated and handled in the strictest confidence, only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.