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Human Resources Division
115 South Andrews Avenue, Room 508
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301


Class Code:E8087

DIRECTOR OF TRAFFIC ENGINEERING

NATURE OF WORK

This is highly responsible management and professional administrative work in planning, organizing and directing the activities of the County's Traffic Engineering Division.

Work involves responsibility for the administration and direction of a county-wide Traffic Engineering Program. Position incumbent performs with considerable independence within established policies and procedures. Assignments are received in the form of broad policy statements. General supervision is provided by an administrative superior. Performance is reviewed periodically through conferences and written reports.

ILLUSTRATIVE TASKS

Administers the County's Traffic Engineering program; directs through subordinates the planning, scheduling and coordination of divisional activities; develops policies, procedures and priorities to meet established goals.

Develops, implements and maintains strategic, fiscal and capital improvement plans for the Division.

Prepares, monitors, and executes division budget and prepares special reports as required.

Attends conferences and public and professional meetings.

Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS

Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of

traffic engineering.

Thorough knowledge of all federal, state and local

regulatory requirements applicable to the Broward County roadway system.

Thorough knowledge of the funding process in a municipal

environment as related to budgeting, cost accounting, financial

planning and management.

Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures of supervision, organization and administration.

Ability to plan, implement, and coordinate technical and administrative programs.

Ability to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing.

Ability to 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.

Ability to 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, religion, age, sex, disability or political affiliation.

DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with major course work in civil or traffic engineering; six (6) years experience in traffic or transportation engineering including four (4) years high level supervisory, management and administrative experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT

Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Florida.

SPECIAL NOTE


In those instances in which a registered engineer signs any document for the County in the performance of his/her regular work, that employee shall be accorded such protection and immunity from any lawsuit as a result of his/her conduct within the scope of his/her employment to the extent provided by law.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Bargaining Unit: Unrepresented
FLSA Status: Exempt
Finacial Disclosure Required
Class Spec. Estab./Revised: E1/91 R4/12

 


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