Job Description

Job Summary

This position manages and oversees the Traffic Engineering program and personnel for Clark County Public Works.  This position is responsible for the countywide safety program, traffic signal, signing and striping design along with traffic engineering functions for unincorporated Clark County. Administrative responsibilities include development and refinement of program goals, setting and managing objectives and measurable outcomes, ensuring alignment with the County Code, State law, application of the MUTCD in a rural and urban environment.


The position manages one traffic signal engineer, one Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) engineer, one Department Information Systems Coordinator II (DISC II), two traffic engineers and three engineering technicians.  The position reports to the Transportation Division Manager and works collaboratively with sections in other divisions such as Engineering Design, Capital Programming, Real Property Services Project Management, Construction Management, Development Review.  The position also works closely with sections within the Transportation Division, including Transportation Programming and Traffic Operations.



Education and Experience:


•Equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering, transportation, geology, planning, biology, environmental science, or any other discipline applicable to the requirements of the position; and


•Five years of increasingly responsible engineering and project management experience, including the supervision of professional and technical staff.


License or Certificate:

• Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid driver’s license required; and

• Certification as an Engineer-In-Training (EIT) and Professional Civil Engineer in the State of Washington highly desired; and

• Certification and/or license in specialized field desired.


Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities will be considered.


Knowledge of: The principles and practices of public sector organization and program operations; principles and practices of staff selection, supervision, training and evaluation; project management, including planning, scheduling, monitoring, and problem solving; methods and procedures of budget development, justification, and control; application and interpretation of County, state and federal laws and regulation relevant to the program area; pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations; contract negotiation and administration; departmental policies and procedures; innovations, trends and best practices within the specialized area.


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Salary Grade: M2.831 $7,693.00 – $10,867.00- per month

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