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Position Information


Under general direction, plans, organizes, oversees, coordinates, and manages the staff and operations of the Traffic Engineering Division; performs professional work in traffic engineering; conducts technical research and analysis in the field of traffic engineering; plans and designs traffic control systems; administers traffic control programs; plans, coordinates, and supervises construction of new and maintenance of existing traffic control systems; provides complex staff assistance to departmental management staff in areas of expertise; and performs related duties as assigned.


Job Description


Receives general direction from assigned management personnel. Exercises direct supervision over professional and technical staff.




This is the full supervisory-level class in the professional Engineer series that exercises independent judgment on diverse and specialized traffic engineering activities with accountability and ongoing decision-making responsibilities associated with the work. Incumbents are responsible for planning, organizing, supervising, reviewing, and evaluating the work of staff and for providing technical support to management in a variety of areas. Performance of the work requires the use of independence, initiative, and discretion within established guidelines.


Additional Information


Management reserves the right to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations where appropriate so qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Plans, manages, and oversees the daily functions, operations, and activities of the Traffic Engineering Division, including technical research and analysis as well as planning and designing of traffic control systems.
  • Participates in the development of goals, objectives, policies, and procedures for assigned services and programs; recommends and implements policies and procedures including standard operating procedures for assigned operations.
  • Monitors activities of the Traffic Engineering work unit; identifies opportunities for improving service delivery and procedures; provides recommendations concerning process changes; reviews with appropriate management staff; implements improvements.
  • Coordinates assigned services and operations with other divisions and outside agencies.
  • Participates in annual budget preparation; identifies resource needs; prepares detailed cost estimates with appropriate justifications; monitors expenditures.
  • Provides staff assistance to management; prepares and presents staff reports and other written materials; supervises the establishment and maintenance of reports, records, and files; ensures the proper documentation of operations and activities.
  • Answers questions and provides information to the public; investigates and responds to complaints and inquiries from citizens, other departments, and outside agencies; recommends corrective actions to resolve issues.
  • Provides advice and technical assistance to City and department management staff, commissions, committees, and the public on traffic matters; confers with a variety of public and private officials on traffic engineering issues.
  • Reviews traffic operating conditions in the field; issues work orders for new or changed traffic control devices; responds to public requests for traffic control changes.
  • Reviews traffic elements of environmental impact reports and major developments for compliance with City policies, rules, and regulations.
  • Represents the City in meetings with members of other public and private organizations, community groups, contractors, developers, and the public.
  • Attends and participates in professional group meetings; stays abreast of new trends and innovations in traffic engineering.
  • Maintains files, databases, and records related to development projects; prepares a variety of written reports, memoranda, and correspondence.
  • Represents the City in meetings with members of other public and private organizations, community groups, contractors, developers, and the public.
  • Ensures staff observe and comply with all City and mandated safety rules, regulations, and protocols.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None
Hiring Requirements for This Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: 50.58
    Maximum Hourly Wage: 69.72