Class Code:EA090

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF TRAFFIC ENGINEERING

General Description

The purpose of this class is to provide assistance in the day-to-day operations of the Traffic Engineering Division.

This class works under administrative supervision, developing and implementing programs within organizational policies and reports major activities to executive level administrators through conferences and reports.

Duties and Responsibilities

The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the job as necessary.

Responds to media inquiries and Commissioner requests; works on Division policies, processes, procedures and business plans; handles staffing matters, including rating and interviewing candidates for employment, works on succession planning and related matters; completes performance evaluations, provides employee mentoring and coordinates in regards to employee issues and matters.

Attends meetings with County and other governmental officials in regards to varied matters; prepares reports and documentation and reviews subordinates’ reports and documentation in regards to presenting the results of traffic studies, investigations and other requests.

Provides direction and oversight in the preparation of and reviews the results of Traffic Engineering Studies; prepares general correspondence emails, memoranda and letters; reviews design plans, operations plans, traffic studies and other submittals; works on budgetary matters, including quarterly performance measures and other budget-related issues.

Attends training session, seminars, and professional association meetings, completes online training, and performs research of engineering and professional requirements, criteria guidelines, and emerging technologies.

Reviews and approves work orders for new traffic control device installations; performs field inspections of roadway conditions, traffic operations and traffic control devices; reviews technical matters and meets with others to discuss same.

Performs related work as assigned.

Physical Demands

Physical demands refer to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.

Performs light work that involves walking or standing most of the time and involves exerting up to 20 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis, or skill, adeptness and speed in the use of fingers, hands or limbs on repetitive operation of electronic office equipment within moderate tolerances or limits of accuracy.

Unavoidable Hazards (Work Environment)

Unavoidable hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.

None.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in civil or traffic engineering or closely related field; Master's degree preferred.

Requires six (6) years supervisory experience in traffic and transportation engineering or closely related experience. 

Special Certifications and Licenses

None.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance

Broward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  ADA requires Broward County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.

Emergency Management Responsibilities

Note: During emergency conditions, all County employees are automatically considered emergency service workers. County employees are subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane, or other emergency situation and are expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned.

County-wide Employee Responsibilities

All Broward County employees must serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County’s Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies. 

All Broward County employees must establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.