City of Toledo

City of Toledo

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Under administrative direction, oversee personnel managing multi-modal traffic management operations. This includes, but is not limited to, coordinating temporary and special events traffic control, traffic sign fabrication, installation, and maintenance, traffic signal installation and maintenance, pavement markings, damage prevention; and various permit processes. Additionally, lead personnel in traffic engineering, overseeing traffic studies, zoning coordination, community mobility studies, pedestrian safety programs, design and construction management of signal and other transportation projects. Responsibilities extend to maintenance and capital planning, and service requests for traffic related matters. Lastly, directs personnel responsible for GIS activities related to division processes, asset management, and other GIS needs of the division and department.

Sets the tone and direction of the Division of Traffic Management
Provides managerial direction for all operational activities related to the provision of Traffic Management.
Establishes goals, objectives, policies, procedures, rules and regulations in the Division of Traffic Management.
Evaluates progress to determine whether goals and objectives are being met.
Directs administrative, fiscal and personnel operations.
Develops, controls, and administers the budget of the division.
Keeps abreast of current developments and community needs and makes recommendations to the Director, Mayor and City Council on present and future projects.
Represents and acts as liaison for the City of Toledo with public and private agencies, civic groups, the news media and the general public on issues relating to divisional activities.
Coordinates news releases, reports, correspondence and other materials as required.
Hears employee complaints and grievances, makes adjustments, and/or recommends disposition of same.
Handles disciplinary hearings.
May suspend employees for major infractions pending a disciplinary hearing.
Participates in the interview process for potential employees and makes recommendations regarding appointments.
Reviews and approves personnel actions with the Division of Traffic Management.

Knowledge of:
Basic surveying principles, practices, and terminology.
Instruments and equipment used in survey work preferred.
Operations, services, and activities of a traffic services program.
Principles of management, supervision, training, and performance evaluation.
Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations.
City construction standards and electrical codes.
Labor management agreements.

Skill in:
Operating and setting up of survey instruments, tools, and hand-held data collection computer.
Reading and interpreting construction plans.
Use of current cadastral survey equipment, data recorders, and office software for data processing.
Strong leadership skills
Strong problem solving and conflict resolution skills
Excellent oral communications skills
Excellent writing skills

Ability to:
Engage with community, establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, government officials, business owners and the general public.
Be flexible and adaptable.
Effectively plan, organize, schedule and prioritize work assignments and tasks.
Influence staff and employees to carry out change management is critical.

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering.
Must be a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Ohio or have a Professional Engineer license in another state.  Individuals without a State of Ohio Professional Engineer License must obtain an Ohio Professional Engineer License within one (1) year of hire date.
Five (5) years of responsible administrative/management experience in the Traffic/Transportation Engineering field implementing projects and supervising employees
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in a technical or planning field
Seven (7) years of responsible administrative/management experience in the Traffic/Transportation field involving engineering or traffic systems (signals, signs, pavement markings) operations.
Registered Professional Engineer Preferred

The physical demands described within this job description must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
In this position, the employee will frequently stand, walk and sit.  The employee will frequently write.  Speaking and listening are constant essential functions of this position.  This position will occasionally require the employee to drive a personal and company owned vehicle.  This position will occasionally require hours of work outside the normal work week and occasionally on weekends.
The work environment described within this job description will be encountered while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee will work outdoors frequently. Occasional travel to various worksites will be required. The noise level in the work environment is usually low.

As a member of our team, you’ll enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including:

·         Medical, dental, and vision insurance

·         Life insurance

·         Retirement options through the State of Ohio, including voluntary 401(k) and 475(b) retirement savings programs

·         Tuition reimbursement to support your ongoing professional development

·         Countless opportunities for personal and career growth

Apply now and be part of a team where your passions, skills, and dedication can truly make a difference in the lives of others!


For more information, contact:

Silvia Fofrich

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