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DISTRICT TRAFFIC OPERATIONS ENGINEER - 55002738

Date: Jun 25, 2020

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Requisition No: 195203 

Agency: Department of Transportation

Working Title: DISTRICT TRAFFIC OPERATIONS ENGINEER - 55002738

Position Number: 55002738 

Salary:  $116,000.04 

Posting Closing Date: 07/22/2020 

STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

JOB POSTING DESCRIPTION

162 / Traffic Operations

ANTICIPATED VACANCY / OPEN COMPETITIVE

SELECTED EXEMPT SERVICE

 

CONTACT PERSON:  Cheryl Willetts

CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: (863) 519-2637

CONTACT EMAIL ADDRESS: cheryl.willetts@dot.state.fl.us

 

The State of Florida offers an excellent benefits package including paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, several low-premium healthcare options, tuition waivers, and training opportunities for professional growth and development.  Calculate the estimated annual value of working for the State of Florida here.  For additional benefit information available to State of Florida employees, go to http://www.mybenefits.myflorida.com/

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  You may be required to provide your Social Security Number to conduct required verifications. Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962 will not be eligible for hire or promotion in the Career Service, or appointment in the Selected Exempt Service (SES) or Senior Management Service (SMS) unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS.

 

THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VALUES AND SUPPORTS EMPLOYMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.  QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. In accordance with Section 110.112, Florida Statutes, and the Florida Department of Transportation’s Individuals with Disabilities Affirmative Action Plan, the agency is committed to ensuring affirmative action and equal employment opportunity for qualified individuals with disabilities.  Upon request and as appropriate, reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities may be provided.  Interested persons should contact the Florida Department of Transportation’s Equal Opportunity Office located at 605 Suwannee Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399 or call (850) 414-4747 for assistance.  

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Manages, directs and oversees the overall activities of District Traffic Operations Office in accordance with the policies, procedures and rules of the Florida Department of Transportation. Develop and manage the annual operating budget for the Traffic Operations, including Expense, Contract Services, Transportation, Materials and Equipment and Work Program budgets.

 

Manages and directs development and implementation of the district's Traffic Operations and Safety portion of the Work Program to solve traffic operational and safety problems using State and Federal funds utilizing department standards, federal standards and the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices.

 

Direct and oversees development, implementation and operation of the district’s Transportation Systems Management and Operations (TSM&O) Program which includes, but is not limited to Intelligent Transportation System (ITS), Connected and Automated Vehicle (CAV), Advanced Traveler Information System (ATIS), a Traffic Incident Management Program (TIM) and a freeway service patrol (Road Rangers).

 

Direct and oversees Traffic Safety and Services development and review of traffic engineering studies and analyses, traffic regulations, reports regarding traffic operational safety problems, highway signing and pavement markings, including crash investigations, signal warrants, and access management. Serves on and/or Chairman of the District Access Management Review Committee.

 

Direct and oversees activities and reviews related to traffic signal systems optimizations, signal timing, traffic signal maintenance agreements and traffic data collection.

 

Oversee the selection and management of traffic engineering consultants which support Traffic Operations programs and activities. Serves on District Design-Build Push Button Committee.

 

Oversees all traffic signal, signing and pavement marking plans produced by District Traffic Operations personnel.  Oversee and/or approve these plans as necessary as responsible professional engineer. As a registered Professional Engineer, this position oversees and/or signs and seals personally; plans, reports and other documents as required.

 

Coordinates District Traffic Operations programs and functions with local governments, citizens, consultants, other district units, Metropolitan Planning Organizations, and Central Office. Represent the Department in public meetings/hearings, workshops, and technical forums with other agencies regarding Traffic Operations programs and issues. Provides traffic engineering support for other units within the District and serves as an expert witness for court cases involving traffic engineering; when needed.

Provide effective leadership and direction to staff to ensure accomplishment of departmental duties, and continuous organizational improvement. Manage the overall training and human resources development program for Traffic Operations staff.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: SKILL IN READING, INTERPRETING, AND ANALYZING ENGINEERING AND TECHNICAL DATA; SKILL IN DEFINING, ANALYZING, AND SOLVING PROBLEMS; SKILL IN CONTRACT DEVELOPMENT AND ADMINISTRATION; SKILL IN MANAGING AND DIRECTING THE USE OF BUDGET ALLOCATIONS; SKILL IN MANAGING AND DIRECTING EMPLOYEE ACTIVITIES; SKILL IN LEADING, MANAGING, AND WORKING WITH DIVERSE WORK GROUPS OF PEOPLE; ABILITY TO COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY VERBALLY AND IN WRITING; ABILITY TO UNDERSTAND AND USE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY TO MANAGE AND MANIPULATE DATA TO SUPPORT ACTIVITIES SUCH AS REPORTING, SUMMARIZING, ANALYZING, PLANNING, MEASURING PERFORMANCE, AND DECISION-MAKING IN AN EFFECTIVE, EFFICIENT MANNER; KNOWLEDGE OF INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS; KNOWLEDGE OF TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL SYSTEMS; KNOWLEDGE OF TRAFFIC SAFETY PROGRAMS; AND SKILL IN WORKING WITH INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL CUSTOMERS IN A TACTFUL AND COURTEOUS MANNER.

 

REQUIRED LICENSURE/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION: Registration as a Professional Engineer is required.

 

OTHER JOB RELATED REQUIREMENTS:  This position requires a Level I Background CheckEmployee will be required to be responsive to emergency situations within a very short timeframe and serve in the Transportation Emergency Management Team.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.


Nearest Major Market: Lakeland