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Director, Transit Operations

Posted: 02/15/2017

Post Until: 04/15/2017

Location: Newmarket, ON

Description: Composed of nine municipalities, York Region is one of Canada’s fastest growing areas, with a population that is expected to grow to 1.5 million people by 2031. Reporting directly to the GM, YRT/Viva, you will lead administration, budget development, contract oversight, and continuous improvement of the Region’s transit services. You will oversee the operation and maintenance of the entire system including transit capital assets, fleet and facilities. You would focus on goals aligned with key corporate and departmental strategic plans that would see the expansion of the YRT/Viva system.  Ridership growth, implementing innovation and technologies that promote environmental sustainability and improve the traveler experience, are all vital components of this position. You will lead strategic planning activities, establish service priorities and core services based on continuous internal and external performance reviews, environmental assessments, best practices and optimization of resources. York Region is an equal opportunity employer.  In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, upon request, accommodation will be provided by both Odgers Berndtson and York Region throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. To explore this opportunity further, please submit your resume and related information online at: www.odgersberndtson.com/en/careers/13898

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