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Traffic Engineer II - Traffic Safety Analyst
at City of Phoenix
ABOUT THIS POSITION
The Street Transportation Department is seeking a driven individual who is passionate about improving pedestrian and vehicular safety in Phoenix. The Traffic Engineer II - Traffic Safety Analyst is based in the Office of Pedestrian Safety in the Traffic Services Division and it will assist the Traffic Engineer Supervisor and the Pedestrian Safety Coordinator in analyzing vehicular and pedestrian collision data and fatalities throughout the city to determine trends and causing factors of the collisions. The Traffic Safety Analyst position will apply professional traffic engineering knowledge and skills to improve the overall safety of the roadways for all users on the streets. The main work of this position will be to analyze and review the collision history and patterns that occur throughout the city. From this analysis, the position will work to determine potential treatments and/or projects that will improve the safety of the roadways in Phoenix for all users. The position will work with the Pedestrian Fatality Review team to conduct coordinated studies to evaluate infrastructure improvements, educational opportunities, and targeted enforcement plans to improve pedestrian, bicycle, and traffic safety. This position will provide the technical engineering expertise in the Office of Pedestrian Safety.
This position is also responsible for overseeing the collision database for the City, consisting of approximately 30,000 collisions each year. This position will oversee the creation of the citywide collision summary, the pedestrian collision summary, and the bicycle and motorcycle collision summaries. The position will have frequent contact with the public regarding collision requests and requests for safety enhancements to the roadways. The selected individual will need to use independent professional judgment and is expected to perform skilled and difficult professional engineering work. This position will work to request and perform Road Safety Assessments (RSA) from the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) and the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) RSA programs.
The ideal candidate will possess the following:
Experience using Microsoft Office products, desktop publishing programs and other computer programs.
Must have good writing and oral presentation skills.
Thorough knowledge of transportation and traffic engineering principles.
Basic understanding of urban planning and design, transportation systems, and their relationships to land use.
Ability to analyze and interpret large collision databases, identify problems and recommend solutions.
Ability to work independently and under pressure, multi-task, meet deadlines, and carry out tasks through to completion.
Ability to exercise good judgment, courtesy, patience, and tact in public contact and in problem resolution.
Good organizational skills, ability to handle detail and manage multiple priorities within specific timelines.
First review of applications will occur the week of May 27, 2019. Recruitment will close when we have received a sufficient number of qualified applications.
$54,392 - $81,245 annually. Candidates may be hired above the minimum depending upon qualifications.
A comprehensive benefits package is offered which includes traditional pension with employer and employee contributions; choice of medical HMO, PPO, or HSA plan; dental; vision; life insurance; long-term disability; 401(a) and 457 plans; medical enrollment includes a monthly $150 City contribution to a Post-Employment Health Plan; bus/light rail pass; tuition reimbursement program; paid time off includes 11.5 paid holidays, 12 vacation days, and 15 sick days. For more details, visit: Unit 7 Benefits
One (1) year experience performing entry level transportation/traffic engineering.
A Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering (or a related engineering field) from an accredited college or university, including coursework in transportation.
Working irregular hours, weekends, holidays and evenings may be required.
Other combinations of experience and education which meet the minimum requirements may be substituted.
Some positions require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid driver's license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage.
The City job description can be found here.
An Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certificate and /or a Professional Engineering license from any U.S. state.
Experience using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software programs to conduct analyses.
Experience with Road Safety Assessments and writing grant applications for safety improvements.
HOW TO APPLY
Apply online by completing the required information and attaching, as one document, your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. Only the highest qualified may be posted to the eligible to hire list.
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