Senior Coordinator Traffic (Development)

Job No: COR1124
Location: North Ryde, NSW

  • Lead and manage a small team of engineering professionals
  • Facilitate better outcomes for the transport system in Ryde
  • Employer of Choice | Leaseback vehicle available


About Us

The City of Ryde was recognised as an Employer of Choice in the Australian Business Awards and is home to Macquarie Park which is poised to become the fourth largest GDP producing centre in Australia by 2036. We also enjoy pristine riverfronts and bushland, world-class hospitals, and a leading University. Importantly, we are home to over 13,000 businesses and around 130,000 hard-working, compassionate, and enterprising people.


About the Role

We are seeking an experienced and strategic leader in Traffic Engineering/Planning to manage and guide a small team in the development of mitigation measures and infrastructure opportunities in response to planning and development proposals within and affecting the City of Ryde.

Your main responsibilities will be to advise on future traffic/transport implications associated with new developments referred to Council in the form of Development Applications, Planning Proposals, State Significant Developments, etc., as well as guide the on-going development of transport and road network improvements that support future land uses in a sustainable manner. Assessments will consider road safety, movement and place needs for all transport system users, and transport system efficiency in the short and medium term.

Key to your success will be your ability to develop a sound evidence base, apply critical thinking, consider future transport needs, and effectively negotiate with a range of stakeholders internal and external to Council.


 Key Requirements

  • Degree in Engineering (Civil) or other relevant discipline, with substantial diversified experience in engineering and some management experience
  • Extensive experience in the use of intersection modelling packages (SIDRA etc.)
  • Highly developed written communication skills with demonstrated ability to prepare and report on business plans, service level agreements, complex briefings and technical reports in relation to various transport and traffic related matters
  • Demonstrated ability to lead discussions with internal stakeholders and other government agencies on transport related matters, particularly as they relate to the impacts of developments
  • Demonstrated conceptual and analytical skills and judgement, including the ability to interpret and apply legislation, policy and guidelines
  • Proven experience in leading, managing and/or coordinating the work of a technical team.

Your commencing salary is negotiable up to $132,218 + super + leaseback vehicle dependent on your experience and qualifications.

Please note: In line with Council’s COVIDSafe Workplace Policy & Procedure all staff are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19.


Culture & Benefits

  • Commitment to providing opportunities for work/life balance
  • Fully maintained leaseback vehicle
  • Hybrid work from home and office arrangements available
  • Flexibility regarding start and finish times to suit your lifestyle
  • Annual performance reviews and Award increases
  • Opportunity to sign up as a fitness passport member
  • Various health & well-being initiatives (i.e. flu vaccinations, skin checks, etc.)
  • Rostered day off once every 3 weeks, 18 weeks paid parental leave, LSL after 5 years, and 3 extra leave days at Christmas


How to Apply

Apply now using our fast, easy to use on-line application process. In addition to answering the on-line application questions shown below, you will need to attach your Resume to complete the application process.  Please note, you are not required to submit a separate cover letter or a statement addressing selection criteria. 


Closing Date: Monday 20 February 2023 at 11:30pm


If you would like to know more, please see the Position Description or call Alex Zhu on 0434 859 375 for a confidential discussion. 


City of Ryde is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

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