Current Pasco County Employees: Please refer to the Personnel Policy and Procedure Manual for starting salary information.
Department: Traffic Operations
Location: New Port Richey
General Description: Highly responsible Traffic Operations professional, provides technical, administrative and managerial traffic engineering services including representing the County in court. Assists the Engineering Services Director in traffic related matters and supervises a staff of engineering, technical, field, and office personnel.
EMERGENCY RESPONSE/RECOVERY ACTIVITIES: All employees will be required to work before, during, or after an Emergency. During an Emergency employees may temporarily be assigned to work and perform duties outside the normal scope of their position, location and work schedule to fit the needs of the County and its citizens. This position directs emergency response for Engineering Services during emergencies with the focus on maintaining/optimizing traffic operations and safety based on conditions.
Essential Job Functions:
Assists the Engineering Services Director in the management of Traffic Operations Division and the implementation of the County's Transportation Capital Improvement Plan and Annual Operations Plan as it relates to Traffic Operations. Performs other traffic engineering management and administrative functions as directed by the Engineering Services Director. Represents the County at public meetings and workshops, often in the evening. Prepares departmental budgets and evaluates subordinate personnel. Performs related work as required.
Supervises traffic engineering operations and activities. Directs traffic equipment work throughout the County. Provides traffic operations assistance to municipalities when requested and approved.
Directs the operational functions of the traffic engineering staff in the construction, installation, operation, and maintenance of traffic control devices.
Supervises all traffic data collection or studies such as traffic counts, speed studies, traffic surveys, and studies.
Directs the compilation and analysis of data, and the findings from traffic studies, field studies, traffic plans, drawings, sketches, and charts to generate reports for the development of signals, signs and markings, and maintenance of traffic. This includes direction and operation of the traffic computer system.
Takes an active part in transportation studies and programs that affect the County. Directs the promotion of a good public relations program relative to traffic matters, including investigation and analysis of complaints and requests from the general public as well as various organizations.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of traffic signal coordination systems, their management and their maintenance requirements.
Knowledge of the latest techniques, methods, procedures, and practices of civil engineering, project management and/or engineering as related to Traffic Design and Operations.
Knowledge of local and area conditions of traffic movement and loads, and other considerations affecting the movement of traffic.
Knowledge of the practices and procedures used in the planning, design and construction of signing, pavement markings, and traffic signal facilities.
Knowledge of contract management and purchasing procedures.
Possession of administrative engineering skills.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with the County Commissioners, County employees, business partners, other governmental jurisdictions, consultants, the public, and employees, often under stressful conditions.
Ability to supervise, plan, review and evaluate technical traffic engineering projects, designs, and specifications.
Ability to analyze complex traffic problems and conditions and to present clear and concise engineering recommendations to the County Engineer.
Ability to prepare written technical reports, estimates, construction, and cost records.
Ability to represent the County in public speaking events.
Must be an effective change agent driven to inspire and implement change with excellent customer service, leadership, and communication skills.
Ability to maintain an enthusiastic, self-reliant and self-starting approach to meet job responsibilities and accountability.
Ability to anticipate work to be done and initiates proper and acceptable direction for completion of work with a minimum of supervision and instruction.
Ability to read for comprehension.
Ability to operate a personal computer and Microsoft office.
Knowledge of division budgetary requirements, ability to evaluate current status, and prepare budget for future needs.
PHYSICAL SKILLS: Ability to communicate effectively using verbal, written and visual communication. Requires working outdoors occasionally. Must be able to walk, stoop, bend, climb, and stretch. Requires the operation of a motor vehicle or small truck.
EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering. Eight (8) years of experience in traffic operations/engineering.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS: ?Must possess a current registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Florida, PTOE preferred. Must possess a valid driver's license.
ADA STATEMENT: A qualified employee or applicant with a disability may be afforded a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential job functions of a position in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE: Pasco County BOCC is a drug-free workplace in accordance with Federal and Florida Law.
VETERANS' PREFERENCE: Under Section 295.07, F.S., chapter 55A-7 Pasco County BCC provides to Veterans, that preference in appointment will be given to preference-eligible applicants.
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