The purpose of this position is to ensure the safe and efficient flow of City traffic. This is accomplished by coordinating transportation improvement and funding issues. Other duties may include conducting field studies, reviewing development/capital project plans/studies, advising the Traffic Division of the Engineering Department, managing capital improvement projects for transportation, monitors division expenses, providing various administrative and community services and by interfacing with other city employees, Allen Independent School District staff, and citizens. This position does not provide direction to other employees.
This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The following examples do not identify all duties performed by any single incumbent.
Conducts field studies by observing traffic related situations and responding to inquiries on traffic related issues, including traffic signal, speeding, and school traffic-related concerns.
Reviews development plans and traffic impact analysis for proposed developments and zoning cases to ensuring compliance with city codes.
Administers Federal, State and locally-funded capital improvement projects for roadway and traffic signal system improvements, from design through construction.
Prepares annual operating budgets for the Traffic Division of Engineering and pursues funding opportunities by coordinating with the Texas Department of Transportation and North Central Texas Council of Government related to transportation improvement projects.
Provides administrative and community service by attending Planning and Zoning Commission meetings, City Council meetings, public hearings and coordinating with the Allen Independent School District staff regarding traffic safety projects and crossing guard training related to schools.
Supports Traffic Division field personnel by interviewing qualified applicants, recommending new employees, coordinating training for department personnel, recommending/observing/monitoring work tasks, and providing general guidance for solutions that comply with prudent engineering practices.
Formal Education / Knowledge Work requires specialized knowledge in a professional or technical field. Work requires professional level of knowledge of a discipline equivalent to that which is acquired in a Master's degree-level of study, P.E., Legal degree, CPA, etc.
Experience Over three years of relevant experience.
Certification and Other Requirements
Valid Class C Drivers License
Registered Texas Professional Engineer
Reading Advanced - Ability to read literature, books, reviews, scientific or technical journals, abstracts, financial reports, and/or legal documents. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in at the college level or above. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.
Math Advanced - Ability to apply fundamental concepts of theories, work with advanced mathematical operations methods, and functions of real and complex variables. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in at the college level or above. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.
Writing Advanced - Ability to write editorials, journals, speeches, manuals, or critiques. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in at the college level or above. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.
Managerial Receives limited directions. The employee normally performs the duty assignment according to his or her own judgment, requesting supervisory assistance only when necessary. The assignment may be reviewed upon completion. Performance is reviewed periodically.
Budget Responsibility Does research for documents, compiles data for computer entry, and/or enters or oversees data entry. Has responsibility for monitoring budget expenditures (typically non-discretionary expenditures) for a work unit of less than department size (programs, activities, projects or small organizational units)
Supervisory / Organizational Control Job has no responsibility for the direction or supervision of others.
Complexity Work requires analysis and judgment in accomplishing diversified duties. Requires the exercise of independent thinking within the limits of policies, standards, and precedents.
Interpersonal / Human Relations Skills Recommendations regarding policy development and implementation are made and/or recommended. Evaluates customer satisfaction, develops cooperative associations, and utilizes resources to continuously improve customer satisfaction.
About City of Allen
The City of Allen provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. The City of Allen complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in ever location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
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