City Traffic Engineer (Engineer Division Head)

  • City of Kansas City, MO
  • Kansas City, Missouri
  • Sep 20, 2021
Full Time Engineering Transportation or Transit

Job Description

Full-time position available with the Public Works Department, Traffic Engineering Division located at 414 E. 12 th St.
Salary Range: $5,719-$10,262/month
Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Application Deadline Date: Open until Filled


Responsibilities

Helps develop and guide the implementation of City priorities and initiatives that include Vision Zero, Complete Streets, transit traffic signal prioritization, and expansion of bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure. Reviews and evaluates plans, specifications, and studies by consulting engineers to ensure compliance with city, federal, and state requirements and codes. Maintains and develops traffic engineering standards, criteria and policy. Provides technical support to elected leaders, executive management and internal staff . Negotiates with developers for appropriate improvements . Updating and implementing the Traffic Engineering and Operations Manual . Develops an updated approach to traffic calming standards. Manages City assets (i.e. signs, signals, pavement markings, etc.) . Creates and maintains cross-department and cross-sector relationships and ensures project coordination with these and other diverse stakeholders. Ensures that traffic sections have the necessary resources to successfully meet their goals and objectives. Recruits, hires, develops, and retains outstanding staff . Conducts performance evaluations for Section Managers. Tracks program evaluation, data collection and outcomes reporting . Provides overall leadership and guidance to the Traffic group .


Qualifications

REQUIRES 6 years of progressively responsible experience as a Registered Engineer. Must be registered as a professional architect/engineer with the Missouri Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Professional Land Surveyors, and Professional Landscape Architects within 6 months of hire. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen as prescribed by the City.


Who May Apply

To establish a/supplement an existing promotional eligible list.

Applicants for promotional opportunities must be current employees of the City of Kansas City, Missouri who have completed their initial six (6) month probationary period and meet the qualifications.


Other Information

URGENT!!! CRITICAL RECRUITMENT INFORMATION

May be required to have a negative COVID-19 test result within 7 days of hire as the most recent test result. Having a positive result at any point for any current or potential employee will have no impact on employment status nor employment offer.

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For positions requiring college education as part of the minimum requirement and/or an equivalency, the minimum education requirement is high school graduation. The requirement of "high school graduation" also includes the state-issued GED certificate.

For positions that require an accredited degree, qualifying professional, responsible experience must be obtained AFTER receipt of the accredited degree.

Unless otherwise stated, the requirement of "an accredited" degree includes only those degrees obtained from colleges or universities listed with the U. S. Department of Education and recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education.

If claiming military veterans preference points, you must attach a copy of your DD-214 or other qualifying documents prior to the application deadline.

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The City of KCMO is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. EOE.

POLICY OF NON DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF DISABILITY
The City of KCMO does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. Any applicant requiring an accommodation should contact the Human Resources Department, Recruitment & Selections Division at (816) 513-1945.

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