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The City of Barrie

Director of Transit and Parking Strategy

Application Deadline: 
October 16, 2017

Position Summary

Please contact Sarah Adams in Odgers Berndtson’s Toronto office at 416-366-1990 or submit your resume online at

Reporting to the Executive Director of Access Barrie, The Director of Transit and Parking Strategy is responsible for the general administration and financial management of the Transit and Parking Strategy Department.  Key responsibilities include: overseeing the administration of the contractual relationship outlined in the Performance Based Project Agreement between Barrie Transit and the contract service provider for the delivery of Transit service; development and integration of Transit service with strategic partners including Metrolinx for Regional Express Rail service, area municipalities for inter-City transit, and overall rail strategy.  Responsible for overseeing, and managing all Barrie Transit operations, staff and maintenance for both conventional and specialized transit service; the development of transit operational reports and related performance measurements; and the development of transit operational policies and procedures.  This position plays an integral role in establishing the foundation for effectively managing, maintaining and adhering to the provisions of the Performance Based Project Agreement, which will enable the City of Barrie to make informed decisions, better manage the transit services provided to is residents and visitors, and improve ridership growth.  Also responsible for the development of a  Parking strategy for downtown and waterfront parking, development of parking partnerships including opportunities for new parking lots and new technology to support the growth in parking revenue.  Prepare reports and attends Council and Committee meetings; liaises with external and internal stakeholders and reports on departmental measures and performance.

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