Mobility Coordinator

City of Thunder Bay

500 donald street EThunder Bay, OntarioP7C5K4

Under the general supervision of the Project Manager, Engineering & Operations, is responsible for the development and implementation of mobility programs, including active transportation, and related programs that meet the needs of the community

Full Time

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1. Participates in the implementation of the Active Transportation Plan, Transportation Demand Management Program, and Wayfinding.

2. Develops and implements programs to support the Transportation Master Plan and Active Transportation Plan and monitors and reports outcomes, including reporting to City Council.

3. Promotes active transportation through public outreach, education, and events; builds awareness and motivates behavioural changes; and delivers presentations to interest groups, schools, institutions and the public.

4. Supports initiatives as they relate to the active transportation targets outlined in the Net-Zero Strategy.

5. Supports Active and Safe Routes to School initiatives and other joint initiatives with local school boards to support students cycling and walking to school.

6. Develops and cultivates community partnerships including networking with other municipalities and government agencies.

7. Provides administrative support to the Accessibility Advisory Committee, Traffic Safety Committee and to support strategic initiatives, as needed.

8. Supports City Divisions and other stakeholders in implementing active transportation connections to other transportation systems and end-of-trip facilities.

9. Provides input on active transportation components through the planning and development review process.

10. Provides input on design criteria and policies for pedestrian and cycling facilities.

11. Leads and supports applications for external funding for active transportation projects.

12. Prepares, organizes, and analyses data required for active transportation asset management, reporting, and budgeting purposes for inclusion in Capital and Operating Budgets. Administers and monitors associated budgets.

13. Monitors the changing Active Transportation environment, regulated guidelines, best practices, trends, and issues, and recommends appropriate actions for training, programs, and policies consistent with community needs and overall Division objectives.

14. Reviews, prepares, and manages requests for quotation/proposal, tenders, contracts, and agreements for required services.

15. Performs such other related duties as may be assigned.


• Degree in planning or a related discipline; and

• Minimum four years’ experience developing and implementing transportation initiatives, including conducting public outreach and education; and assessing community engagement, or other related work experience

• Experience in applying for federal and provincial government and non-government funding

• Knowledge of applicable legislations, related regulations, and best practices


• Ability to communicate effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing; and proven report writing skills

• Ability to deliver presentations to a variety of audiences and to skillfully handle on-the-spot questions from senior officials, members of City Council, special interest groups, and the media

• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, private and public officials, and the public

• Excellent project/time management, analytical/critical thinking, problem solving, and decision-making skills

• Ability to influence others, build consensus, to inspire confidence and to lead

• Demonstrated political acumen; and have an understanding of municipal government and role of Administration

• Must be proficient in the use of computers and current related software

• Must be competent within the meaning of the Occupational Health and Safety Act