Road Safety Outreach Coordinator

Department: Public Works - Transportation Division
Designated Work Location: 1155 Pacific Avenue
Position Type: Permanent Full-time
Salary: $3,013.10 - $4,047.21 biweekly (WAPSO Grade 04)

Posting No: 124541
Closing Date: May 22, 2024

Providing a wide range of services to over half of all Manitobans, The City of Winnipeg is one of
the largest employers in Manitoba. We provide a comprehensive range of benefits and career
opportunities to our employees. These include competitive salaries, employer-paid benefits,
dental and vision care, pension plans, and maternity/parental leave programs. Additionally, we
offer education, training, and staff development opportunities to ensure that our employees are
equipped with the necessary skills to advance in their careers.

Our Benefits web page provides detailed information about the benefits we offer, and we
encourage you to visit it for further information at City of Winnipeg Benefits. We take pride in
fostering a respectful, diverse, safe, and healthy workplace where our employees can thrive and
achieve their full potential.

Flexible work arrangements, which may include flexible hours, remote work, or a hybrid of
remote work may be available; subject to review and approval. Please note that Employees who
are approved to work remotely are responsible for and must demonstrate that they are available
to return to their Designated Work Location and/or other work location to attend meetings or
attend other tasks that occur in person.

The City is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse skilled workforce that is
representative and reflective of the community we serve. Applications are encouraged from
equity groups that have been and continue to be underrepresented at the City; Indigenous
Peoples, Women, Racialized Peoples, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQQIA+ Peoples and
Newcomers are encouraged to self-declare.

Requests for Reasonable Accommodation will be accepted during the hiring process.
Preference to internal applicants may be applied.

Job Profile

Under the general direction of the Road Safety Management Engineer, the Road Safety Outreach
Coordinator is responsible for developing and implementing road safety educational
programming and improving road safety culture in Winnipeg to help achieve the City’s long-term
vision for zero deaths and serious injuries due to collisions. This position includes strong
components of research, program development and evaluation, education, partnerships and
outreach, and community engagement/mobilization.

As the Road Safety Outreach Coordinator, you will:
• Lead the education, outreach and partnership elements of the City’s Road Safety
Strategic Action Plan (RSSAP).
• Researches, develops, implements, evaluates and coordinates an ongoing road safety
education programs that promote awareness of road safety priorities, shifts
Winnipeggers towards safer behaviours, and improves citywide road safety culture.
• Act as branch lead for community evaluation and public perception efforts related to
road safety projects and program.
• Respond to inquiries related to road safety concerns and priorities.

Your education and qualifications include:
1. Bachelor’s degree in Political Studies, Business/Management, Social Sciences, Education.
Equivalent combination of education, training, and experience in the field of curriculum
or program development and management may be considered.
2. Minimum of three years’ experience in leading and managing education or outreach
projects, developing educational programming, conducting research and evaluation, and
preparing program materials.
3. Experience in community engagement and outreach specializing in the area of strategic
planning and/or educational program planning.
4. Experience in facilitation and consensus building with the ability to effectively verbally
communicate information to a variety of audiences.
5. Experience writing reports and other forms of technical communication to a variety of
audiences in a professional and tactful manner.
6. Experience specific to the transportation or injury prevention sectors considered an
asset.
7. Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to network, establish/maintain effective
positive working relationships with stakeholders, such as special-interest nongovernmental organizations, the general public, fellow City workers, City departments,
elected officials, consultants, and media.
8. Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.
9. Strong political acumen with the ability to exercise diplomacy, discretion and
confidentiality.
10. Ability to work effectively with minimum supervision.
11. Knowledge of Vision Zero principles and the Safe System Approach, with particular
emphasis on equity, education, engagement, and evaluation.
12. Excellent verbal communication skills, with the ability to translate technical information
into plain language and effectively communicate complex information and ideas to a
variety of audiences.
13. Knowledge of research approach, tools, and options considered an asset.

*IMPORTANT: Applicants who have been educated outside of Canada must have education
which is comparable to the minimum qualification in Canada. Applicants submitting foreign
credentials require an official academic assessment report issued by a recognized Canadian
assessment service https://canalliance.org/en/ at application.

Conditions of employment:
• The successful applicant must maintain legal eligibility to work in Canada. If the
successful applicant possesses a work permit, it is their responsibility to ensure the
permit remains valid.
• Must possess and maintain a valid Class 5 Manitoba Driver’s License.
• Must be physically capable of performing the position’s duties, including outside work at
all times of year including during periods of extreme cold, or extreme heat as required
for work assignments.
• Must provide own transportation while on city business, in accordance with the City of
Winnipeg Transportation Policy.

APPLY ONLINE, including all documentation listed below:
1. Current resume (Required).
2. Applications submitted without REQUIRED documentation will not be considered.

*Your application documents must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications of the position.*

Online applications can be submitted at http://www.winnipeg.ca/hr/. For instructions on how to
apply and how to attach required documents please refer to our FAQ's or contact 311.

Hours of Work: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday to Friday
Employee Group: W.A.P.S.O.
Position Reports To: Road Safety Management Engineer
Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted