Benefits: Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance, Basic Life Insurance, Long Term Disability Insurance, Defined Contribution Plan (401a) with employer match (6.5%); 12 holidays, accrued vacation, and sick time.
Management Category II Benefits: Four (4) Days of Management Leave per Year and additional $50,000 life insurance policy.
4 Year Degree
Under general direction, reporting to the Director of Engineering Services, performs administrative and managerial work related to traffic and transportation engineering; coordinates the work of City transportation projects; responsible for the design and construction of traffic related projects, evaluation of traffic and transportation engineering issues; acts as liaison between the City, other municipalities, Palm Beach County and the Florida Department of Transportation; provides traffic and transportation support to the other City departments and coordination with the Police and Fire Departments; designs and evaluates traffic engineering issues for traffic volumes, speeds, signage, traffic signal warrants and traffic ordinances; evaluates adequacy and/or conformance to traffic standards of subdivision plat plans or development site plans submitted for City approval; conducts public meetings; makes presentations to civic groups, the City Commission, and government officials; acts as the City representative on various advisory committees and boards; coordinates and reviews technical aspects on traffic work and prepares technical reports; provides review and input as required for transportation planning, reviews and comments on special projects and reports; oversees capital programs and construction transportation projects including micro mobility and transit infrastructures to enhance the overall reliability of the City’s transportation system; provides liaison and review for engineering consultants on roadway projects. Develops RFP’s and manages consultant contacts for traffic and transportation projects; assists in the development and updates of comprehensive traffic and transportation plans for the City; may participate in parking needs analysis and parking management plan to meet both short term and long-term transportation demand; coordinates issues related to railroad crossings; responds to and resolves sensitive and complex inquiries and complaints including requests from the City Administrator and elected officials for information and interpretation; serves on various committees and boards to provide technical expertise and advice related to transportation and parking internally and with other agencies such as the Palm Beach Transportation Planning Agency; attends and participates in community meetings to provide information on projects, responds to questions or to resolve sensitive issues or complaints; and performs other duties as assigned.
The position requires a Bachelor’s degree with a major in Civil or Traffic Engineering or related field and five (5) years of working experience in all aspects of traffic engineering is required, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. State of Florida Professional Engineer License is required. For application purposes, a valid Professional Engineer License from any state in the U.S. may be utilized; with the ability to obtain the State of Florida Professional Engineer’s license through reciprocation within sixty (60) days from date of employment. One (1) year of experience in the supervisory aspects of the work is required.
A current and valid Florida driver’s license is required. For application purposes, a valid driver’s license from any state (equivalent to a State of Florida Class E) may be utilized; with the ability to obtain the State of Florida driver’s license within thirty (30) days from date of employment.
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