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Director of Transit

City of Burlington

The City of Burlington is one of the first municipalities in Southern Ontario to stop sprawling and to grow in place. What this mean is we will have targeted intensification areas including mobility hubs; we will build neighbourhoods that are environmentally friendly, infrastructure-efficient, walkable, bikeable and transit-oriented; and we will offer more mobility choices within the city and region through improved public transportation.

Department: Transit
Job Id#: TRT-28-17
Employee Group: Non-union
Employment Status: Full-time

Position Overview:

A “City that Moves” is one of our key strategic directions and Transit will play an integral role in this vision. To support our strategic plan, we will be entering into a new conversation with our community and council. This conversation will focus on identifying the values we will commit to in the design of a Transit system for the future.


Create and Communicate Vision and Strategy: Develop a long term vision for Burlington transit that supports the strategic master plan. A person who is interested in re-building and making their mark on a transit system for the future.  

Promote Innovation and Change: A leader with the courage and the resilience to challenge convention, create an environment that supports bold thinking and intelligent risk taking.

Develop People: An accomplished relationship builder, able to develop, inspire and motivate people, provide constructive feedback and ensure a respectful work environment.

Uphold Integrity and Respect: A values driven leader who will continue to develop the workplace culture where new ideas, personal integrity and professionalism are respected.  

Collaborate with Partners and Stakeholders: An accomplished communicator who values collaboration with the community, council and peers in other departments. In addition you will become a member of our Senior Leadership Team.  

Achieve Results: A leader who understands the significance of their role in achieving strategic priorities and who can move the transit system forward towards our vision.

  • While experience in a senior management role inTransit is ideal, we first and foremost are looking for an accomplished leader, one who is experienced. :
  • Ideally your background will include a university degree in one of Transportation, Planning or Commerce plus at least five years in a senior management position.

Salary Range: $127,986 - $159,982

How to Apply:

To apply, please visit and click on “View Jobs”. Please note that applications are only accepted online. If you require assistance, please contact Human Resources at 905-335-7602. If you are interested in joining us on this journey, please submit your resume by Monday, March 6, 2017.

We thank all applicants and advise that only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

The City of  Burlington is an equal opportunity employer.

Director of Transit Burlington Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-03-06
Date Posted: 2017-02-14
Province: Ontario
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