Traffic and Toll Data Specialist – Ontario Public Service

Traffic and Toll Data Specialist

Are you looking for an opportunity to contribute to great technical solutions in a dynamic environment? Do you have strong analytical and leadership skills to provide support in the development, analysis and investigation of trends, highway performance characteristics and tolling operations? If so, then don’t miss this opportunity to be a part of the Ministry of Transportation’s team.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role you will:
• Provide technical expertise in the areas of: traffic engineering, tolling analysis, highway capacity analysis, collection and analysis of traffic data
• Plan, coordinate and conduct roadside audits (i.e., preparation, data collection, data input and analysis) to assess performance issues between traffic data provided by service providers and observed in the field
• Provide advice and consultation to ministry senior management and to service providers on tolling operations, related performance metrics and issues.
• Track, analyse and evaluate business and tolling data for performance of toll highways based on indicators that include traffic flow, road users, trip rating and assembly, exempt vehicles and their associated trip records, and unreadable transactions.

Location: Toronto

How do I qualify?


  • You have a valid class ‘G’ driver’s licence.

Technical Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of traffic engineering theories, principles and practices (e.g. traffic and tolling operations, tolling analysis, highway capacity analysis, traffic flow, road use, intelligent transportation systems, traffic simulation modelling, traffic control signals and systems, traffic data collection management and analysis).
    • Knowledge of existing and new tolling technology (traffic signals, vehicle detection systems, intelligent transportation systems, etc.)
    • Knowledge of operating computer systems and application software (e.g. relevant traffic/engineering software, word processing, spreadsheet, database, e-mail) to develop business intelligence tools and data analysis programs and to access and analyse tolling operation/traffic data, and to prepare reports, briefing materials and presentations.

Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills:

  • To develop traffic and tolling reporting and analysis methods and techniques to ensure reliability of traffic and tolling data;
    • To conduct, analyse and evaluate the reliability of data submitted by service providers;
    • To track, analyse and evaluate business and tolling data for performance of toll highways;
    • To identify issues and trends, and prepare analytical and statistical reports and recommendations regarding findings.

Project Management Skills:

  • To plan, organise and prioritize project requirements, manage multiple projects simultaneously, including prioritisation, budgeting, scheduling and coordination.

Communication, Advisory, Consultation and Interpersonal Skills:

  • Advisory, consultation and presentation skills to provide analyses, findings and recommendations; oral/written communication skills to effectively convey issues/recommendations to clients and respond to inquiries; prepare correspondence, briefing materials, prepare reports, project plans and formulate recommendations; interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Salary Range: $63,544 – $91,564 per year

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 159 Sir William Hearst Ave, Toronto, Toronto Region, General Screening Requirement


  • In accordance with the Ontario Public Service Employment Screening Checks Policy, the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Please refer to the Additional Information / Address section above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position. You will be responsible for obtaining the criminal record check at your own expense and provide it, along with your written consent, to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), HR Service Delivery Division to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional screening checks as indicated in the Additional Information / Address section above that were not obtained directly by you. (Note: If a Vulnerable Sector Screening/Check is required, it must also be obtained in person at your local police service.) A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual’s screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.

Please apply online, only, at, quoting Job ID 100218, by Wednesday, December 28, 2016. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.

If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.