Fayetteville, NC (pop. 210,000) The City of Fayetteville is an award-winning city that is home to Fort Bragg, the Army’s headquarters for Airborne and Special Operations forces, and Pope Army Airfield. Located in Cumberland County, the City is more than 250 years old and steeped in history. The City’s 150 square miles include a historic downtown shopping area, numerous historic sites, seven museums, three colleges and universities, multiple entertainment venues, and award-winning golf courses. Fayetteville is conveniently located within two hours of Myrtle Beach and other east coast beaches, as well as within close proximity to camping, fishing and hiking.
The Deputy City Traffic Engineer position is an employee of the Public Services Department and will report to the Assistant Public Services Director that oversees the Traffic Services and Street Maintenance Divisions. The Deputy City Traffic Engineer is responsible for directing, planning, managing, reviewing and participating in the work of the Traffic Signal System Management and Maintenance Units in the Traffic Services Division. The position will be responsible for the work quality, training and scheduling of work for a group of two (2) direct reports and a total of six (6) employees. The position will coordinate project design and construction with other governing agencies, such as the NC Department of Transportation, as needed. They will be responsible for the management of the NCDOT/City computerized traffic signal system that monitors approximately 230 traffic signals and 50 CCTV surveillance cameras. The position will represent the Assistant Public Services Director at various meetings as needed and will coordinate with a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders to collaborate and achieve acceptable solutions to issues that arise.
The Deputy City Traffic Engineer is also charged with participating in the annual budget preparation for the Traffic Services Division including forecasting additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies while also monitoring expenditures and implementing adjustments as needed. They will also recommend and implement goals, objectives and practices for providing effective and efficient services. Additionally, the Engineer will need to possess strong communication skills to convey highly technical information to a diverse audience including other engineers, subordinate staff, elected officials, as well as, the general public.
The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experiences:
An ability to perform complex professional civil engineering work performed in the planning, surveying, design, review, contracting, inspection, field supervision and maintenance of multiple municipal engineering projects and systems, related to traffic signal hardware maintenance, traffic signal timing and optimization, traffic control, project management, traffic signal design and inspection and general municipal operations and construction standards.
Equivalent to a bachelor's degree in civil engineering or related field from an accredited college or university; a registered North Carolina Professional Engineer (PE) license or eligible to have the license transferred within six months of employment.
Four years of increasingly responsible professional civil engineering experience including direct work experience in traffic operations and project management, including all aspects of process development and execution, including two years of administrative and supervisory responsibility.
Additionally, an IMSA certification in a related field, a Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE) and/or Project Management Professional (PMP) is desired. Also preferred is experience with Centracs software and the 2070 traffic signal operations platform.
The anticipated hiring salary range for the position $70,418 - $90,537 DOQ with an excellent benefit package. Interested candidates should apply online at www.GovHRjobs.com by August 6, 2021, with resume, cover letter and contact information for at least five (3) professional references to the attention of Sarah McKee, Senior Vice-President, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee Road #225, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel: (224) 282-8310.
The City of Fayetteville is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity and inclusion are critical to their success. The City seeks to recruit the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool and strongly encourage women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, people with disabilities and veterans to apply.
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