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Civil Engineering Coop/Technical Student - Parking Services

Location
Surrey, BC
Details
Full Time
3 days ago
Overview

As one of the fastest growing cities in Canada, City of Surrey is a globally recognized leader in building vibrant, sustainable communities through technology and innovation. City of Surrey employees are talented innovators, inspired by meaningful work and the opportunity to drive our city-and their careers-forward. Build a City. Build a Future at the City of Surrey.

Employment Status

Union - CUPE Local 402 - Temporary Full-Time (8-Month Term)

Scope

As a junior technical staff member you would provide support to engineering and parking administration staff, performing technical and research work related to a variety of civil engineering activities, parking management projects, and transportation-related research. A key part of the role involves responding to resident and business requests related to the supply and regulation of parking, both on- and off-street. This is a role that requires strong problem solving skills, an ability to explain and communicate effectively, good listening skills, and an interest in working with the public.

Responsibilities

The Parking Services Group coordinates the regulation, management, and development of the City's parking assets, in close cooperation with other City departments such as Transportation Planning, By-law Enforcement, Finance, and the Surrey Development Corporation, all with a view to contributing to a sustainable and livable community. The section oversees Electric Vehicle policy and the administration/expansion of the City's EV charging network, as well as developing policy and practices around New Mobility transportation technologies, such as Automated Vehicles and micro-mobility devices. Parking Services also oversees the installation of signs and pavement markings to communicate parking restrictions and responds to public requests for adjustments to parking in residential and commercial areas.

The successful candidate will work as part of a team of engineering and administrative professionals. The work will involve a variety of tasks related to traffic engineering analysis and parking management, including, problem identification, option evaluation and report preparation, field surveys, regular response to public inquiries and follow-up to public action requests. Additional duties could include liaison with construction contractors and various City departments. The role offers a variety of tasks with a significant portion of work days spent in the field, either carrying out site assessments or meeting with residents.

Qualifications

    • Applicants must have completed their first year of a diploma or degree program in a related discipline. • A valid Class 5 BC driver's license and a safe driving record are required. Applicants with a Class 7 BC driver's license would be required to use their own vehicle for business purposes and purchase necessary business insurance. The City of Surrey reimburses 54 cents per kilometer for use of a personal vehicle. • Applicants must be currently enrolled in a program with plans to return to their studies after the completion of the work term.


Other Information

This job is an 8 month term and is expected to start January 2021.

Conditions of Employment

Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.

Closing Date

This job will be posted until October 30, 2020.

Our Values

Integrity - Service - Teamwork - Innovation - Community

Category
Engineering