Transit Network Management (Senior) Planners and Project Manager
Posting Date: 
February 5, 2018 - February 23, 2018

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:

  • 1 Planner
  • 2 Senior Planners
  • 1 Project Manager


All these positions are within the System Planning department of the Planning & Policy Division, reporting to the Manager, Transit Network Management.


The Planner and Senior Planner positions will play a key role in planning and implementation of significant transit service improvements across Metro Vancouver. This is an exciting time as this team works to deliver unprecedented increases to transit service, including new bus routes, and improvements to existing bus, SkyTrain, West Coast Express and SeaBus services funded through Phase One of the 10-Year Vision. At the same time, the team is also developing plans for further improvements to the region's transit network in response to ridership trends, and customer and partner agency feedback.


The focus of the Project Manager position is to lead the development and implementation of several strategic projects that are crucial to implementing the Mayors’ 10-Year Vision. The Project Manager will help the organization improve current bus service policies and practices and lead region-wide review to ensure we deliver on corporate priorities. The work will include coordinating implementation in collaboration with internal TransLink and operating company departments, as well as consultation with local municipal staff consultation with stakeholders. The Project Manager role will require managing projects/plans in development, evaluating different business models, business case analysis, and risk assessment, and a background in business strategy, strategic planning, transit planning or urban/regional planning.


We are looking for transit enthusiasts with transportation planning and service design knowledge. Experience in transit planning for a transit agency, consultancy or associated body is appreciated. General urban or regional planning experience is also considered an asset.


We offer:

  •  Exciting projects and a true possibility to impact the livability and sustainability of Metro Vancouver and its’ residents
  • Flexible Medical and Dental Benefits
  • Paid Vacation
  • Employee Development opportunities
  • Corporate Wellness program
  • Onsite gym
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Public Pension Plan
  • Secure bike facilities
  • Employee and dependent Transit Pass


Our Head office is located in the Sapperton district in New Westminster (Metro Vancouver, B.C.).


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!


Other Information

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Recruitment Process: An applicant will be required to demonstrate their suitability for these positions 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.


Work Schedule: 37.5 hours per week.

Location: Sapperton, New Westminster, Metro Vancouver, B.C., CA

Full/Part-Time: Full-Time Regular

Number of Available Positions: 4

Salary Range:

Planner: CAD 65,902 – CAD 82,377 per year

Senior Planner: CAD 74,139 – CAD 92,674 per year

Project Manager: CAD 83,407 – CAD 104,259 per year

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