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TRAFFIC SPECIALIST III - SAFETY

Company: State of Florida
Location: Deland
Posted on: November 15, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition No:484902

Agency: Department of Transportation

Working Title: TRAFFIC SPECIALIST III - SAFETY - 55009489

Position Number:55009489

Salary: $45,326.26 - $58,657.51

Posting Closing Date: 10/20/2021

STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

JOB POSTING DESCRIPTION

Cost Center 562 / District Traffic Operations

OPEN COMPETITIVE

CAREER SERVICE

CONTACT PERSON: Felicia Froemming

CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: 386-943-5312

CONTACT EMAIL ADDRESS:

ANTICIPATED BI-WEEKLY SALARY: $2,031.02

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. For additional benefit information available to State of Florida employees, go to

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 Service 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 Transportations 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 individuals with disabilities may be provided. Please contact the Florida Department of Transportations Human Resources Office located at 605 Suwannee Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399, or call (850) 414-5300 for assistance.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Develop and review engineering reports, studies, and APS (Accessible Pedestrian Signal) reviews. This includes preparing and disseminating the Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP) tracking reports, study documentation and presentation of findings and conclusions, analysis of engineering data, and coordination of resources necessary to produce reports. Addresses complaints/concerns for safety and bicycle/pedestrian issues and requests for information from internal and external customers. Identifies high bicycle/pedestrian crash corridors, analyzes crash patterns, and develops corrective measures (engineering, enforcement, and education).

Develop and manage professional and contractual service contracts, and other types of agreements, that supporttraffic operations. This includes project management responsibilities associated with procuring contracts, issuing task work orders, reviewing contract deliverables, reviewing and processing invoices, coordinating Department personnel and other agencies associated with work under the contract, preparing contract correspondence, maintaining project files, and actively participating in project meetings.

Participate in meetings, on committees, task teams and other groups with internal and external customers to represent traffic engineering and safety interests. Includes, providing useful commentary and review of work products as well as developing correspondence and follow-up contact as needed. Facilitates and participates in bicycle/pedestrian safety education campaigns and events along with implementing outreach strategies to promote bicycle/pedestrian safety. Travels as necessary.

Participate in project safety activities and ensure that Safety designs are considered in the project concepts. Provides recommendations on scopes primarily, but also reviews Project Development & Environmental (PD&E) plans, design scope of work, design plans, traffic operations improvements, safety project plans, as well as applications for funds which involve bicycle or pedestrian facilities.

Assist the Traffic Safety Program Engineer in implementing business and related plans to guide resource allocation and achieve unit performance targets. Includes collaborating with others in plan development, reporting plan results, linking performance targets to SMART (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Time-bound)objectives in staff expectations, and identifying and making resource recommendations.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of traffic engineering principles and practices; management principles and practices; traffic operations analysis and study techniques; Florida's Strategic Highway Safety Plan. Skilled in the use of personal computers and ability to use Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access & Outlook). Ability to collect, analyze, and interpret engineering data; establish and maintain effective working relationships. Skilled in effective oral communications; effective written communications; interpreting and disseminating traffic engineering related data. Ability to manage workload to produce on time resolutions to problems; guide, manage, and work with diverse groups of people; basic public outreach and marketing techniques; working with others outside of the line of formal authority, to accomplish organization goals, and to identify and resolve problems; read and interpret plans, specifications, design standards, and manuals.

OTHER JOB-RELATED REQUIREMENTS: Due to the nature of this position, incumbent must respond to emergencies.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma and two years of engineering, traffic studies, or traffic safety experience; or An associate of arts or science degree in computer science, engineering technology, or similar relevant area of study and one year of engineering, traffic studies, or traffic safety experience; or A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in engineering, computer science, engineering technology or similar relevant area of study; or Successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam and has an Engineer in Trainee (EIT) certification in either Florida or another State; or An active International Municipal and Signal Association (IMSA) Sign and Pavement Marking certification.

As a CANDIDATE, you may be required to provide documentation (i.e. HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENCY, college transcripts, ETC.) to verify meeting these Minimum Qualifications.

THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VALUES THE SERVICE VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS HAVE GIVEN TO OUR COUNTRY AND SUPPORTS THE HIRING OF RETURNING SERVICE MEMBERS AND MILITARY SPOUSES. If you are a preference-eligible applicant who receives notice of a hiring decision and believe that you were not afforded employment preference in accordance with applicable Florida law and regulation, you may file a written complaint within 60 calendar days from the date you receive the notice, requesting an investigation to the Florida Department of Veterans Affairs, Division of Benefits and Assistance, 9500 Bay Pines Boulevard, Room 214, St. Petersburg, Florida 33708.

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.

VETERANS PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes,candidates eligible for Veterans Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking . All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

Nearest Major Market: Daytona Beach

Keywords: State of Florida, Deltona , TRAFFIC SPECIALIST III - SAFETY, Other , Deland, Florida

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