Looking for a great place to work where your contributions are valued and you can make a difference in a vibrant city? At TransLink, you'll help make Metro Vancouver a better place to live, built on transportation excellence. Put your future in motion!
The South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority (TransLink) is one of the world’s leading transportation authorities, founded in 1999 to plan and manage transportation within Metro Vancouver. We’ve achieved success not only in improving the transportation network of the region, but also in helping to maintain the enviable lifestyle of residents and the viability of local businesses. TransLink and our family of companies (Coast Mountain Bus Company, B.C. Rapid Transit Company and Transit Police) are proud to be one of BC’s Top Employers.
TransLink is currently seeking 2 Senior Planners to play a key part in planning and implementing our Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) program:
These positions are with the B-Line Bus Rapid Transit team, within the Transportation Planning & Policy Division, reporting to the Manager, Rapid Bus Projects.
These positions will play a senior role in planning & implementing TransLink’s B-Line program on one or more specific corridors. The B-Line program is delivering a network of fast, frequent, and reliable arterial BRT bus routes connecting major centres and corridors across the region. Funding has been approved to implement four new B-Lines in 2019, in addition to enhancements to three existing routes and planning for further B-Line expansion across the region as identified in the Mayors’ 10-Year Vision.
The role will lead the corridor specific application of the B-Line program, working with partner agency staff & consultants to plan, design and guide the implementation of bus service plans & required infrastructure, including transit priority measures, and enhanced passenger amenities. This work includes leading inter-agency working groups, and consultation with stakeholders and the public.
We are looking for a transit enthusiast with advanced transportation planning and design knowledge as well as experience with government agencies, with following qualifications:
Advanced Transportation Planning knowledge
Sound Leadership and Decision-making skills
Excellent Analytical & Problem Solving abilities
Strong Communication and Interpersonal skills
Master’s Degree in Planning, Engineering, or related discipline
Four (4) years of experience providing an advanced level of expertise and leading projects in an agency specializing in planning or transportation.
This position’s focus is on transit planning and corridor design, so experience in bus planning and/or bus priority planning and design for a public agency, consultancy or associated body would be an asset.
Our Head office is located in the Sapperton district in New Westminster, next to the Sapperton SkyTrain station.
Exciting projects and a true possibility to impact the livability and sustainability of Metro Vancouver and its’ residents
Flexible Medical and Dental Benefits
Employee Development opportunities
Corporate Wellness program
Employee and Family Assistance Program
Public Pension Plan
Secure bike facilities
Employee and dependent Transit Pass
Join one of the most innovative transportation agencies in the world and find more than just a job. Build a career in transportation and help keep Metro Vancouver moving!
Recruitment Process: An applicant will be required to demonstrate their suitability for this position by meeting the minimum level of qualifications and experience in order to be invited into the selection process. A standard interview format will be used including general, scenario and behavioural descriptive interview questions.
The South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority (TransLink) is one of Canada’s most innovative transportation authorities, founded in 1999 to plan and manage transportation within Metro Vancouver. We’ve achieved success not only in improving the transportation network of the region, but helping maintain the enviable lifestyle of residents and the viability of local businesses. TransLink ...and our family of companies (Coast Mountain Bus Company, B.C. Rapid Transit Company and Transit Police) are proud to be one of BC’s Top Employers.