The City of Oxnard is currently accepting applications for the Associate Traffic Design Engineer classification which will be used to fill current and future full time or part time, regular and temporary vacancies.
Under direction, performs the full array of duties assigned including the design and construction management of transportation projects such as traffic signals, street improvement, sign-and-striping, and median modifications; demonstrates a full understanding of all applicable policies, procedures and work methods associated with assigned duties; occasionally assists in the training of lower level traffic engineering positions; performs related duties as required.
The Associate Traffic Design Engineer is full journey level class responsible for designing traffic engineering systems including lights, signals, stripping, alignments, sidewalks and medians. This classification is distinguished from the next high classification of Traffic Engineer by the latter's performance of more complex Traffic Engineering projects and its supervisory responsibilities.
Direction is provided by the Traffic Engineer. Incumbents occasionally provide training and exercise technical and functional supervision over lower level traffic engineering staff during projects.
(include but are not limited to the following)
Performs the full array of duties assigned to classes in the Traffic Design Engineering including all phases of design of traffic engineering systems.
Demonstrates a full understanding of applicable policies, procedures and work methods associated with assigned duties.
Performs in depth research and analysis on assigned projects.
Performs technical design of traffic engineering systems including construction drawings, project specifications.
Prepares city council agenda documents and contract documents for review by appropriate support staff.
Prepares documents for federal aid projects.
Attends and participates in pre-bid and pre-construction meetings.
Investigates various neighborhood traffic issues and prepares necessary traffic-control devise installation work orders.
Acts as project manager for various traffic engineering projects including reviewing invoices and changing orders.
Reviews and approves traffic control plans.
Coordinates with various staff including inspectors and other agencies including CalTrans, VCTC, and County of Ventura.
Reviews new development permits and perform traffic analysis.
Responds to questions and concerns from the general public; provides information as is appropriate and resolves complaints.
(The following are minimal qualifications necessary for entry into the classification)
Education and/or Experience:
Any combination of education and experience that has provided the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for an Associate Traffic Engineer. A typical way of obtaining the required qualifications is to possess the equivalent of three years of directly related experience in traffic engineering work, and a Bachelor's degree in civil engineering or a related field.
License/Certificate: Possession of, or ability to obtain a valid, class C California driver's license.
Possession of a current Certificate of Registration as a Professional Civil or Traffic Engineer in the State of California.
Highly Desired Qualifications: Experience in the preparation of traffic signal, and sign and striping plans. Familiarity with neighborhood traffic issues Experience working on CalTrans projects and process
This position requires a 12 month probationary period.
Pursuant to California Government Code Section 3100, all public Employees are required to serve as disaster service workers subject to such disaster service activities as may be assigned to them.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY: The City of Oxnard is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from all qualified applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, medical condition, disability or sexual orientation.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: The City of Oxnard makes reasonable accommodation for the disabled. If you believe you require special arrangements to participate in the testing process, you must inform the Human Resources Department in writing no later than the filing date. Applicants who request such accommodation must document their request with an explanation of the type and extent of accommodation required.
LEGAL REQUIREMENT: On the first day of employment, new employees must provide proof of citizenship or documentation of legal right to work in the United States in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, as amended.
NOTE: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. Should a high number of qualified candidates apply, we reserve the right to conduct a comparative screening to determine which applicants will be invited to continue in the recruitment and selection process.
Located on the beautiful Southern California coast, the City of Oxnard is the largest and most populous city in the County of Ventura with over 200,000 residents. Nestled about 60 miles northwest of Los Angeles and 35 miles south of Santa Barbara, Oxnard prides itself on its rich diversity and culture. Although agriculture remains a major industry, Oxnard enjoys an expanding economy based on a h...ealthy combination of agriculture, commercial and manufacturing development, tourism, and the U.S. Navy.
This city by the Pacific Ocean is an ideal place to raise a family, where Oxnard residents enjoy a spirit of community pride. With its attractive residential areas located among tree-lined streets, parks and beaches, Oxnard provides a wide variety of housing choices. An ideal location with white sandy beaches, oceanfront recreation and outdoor adventures, award winning festivals and friendly neighborhoods, Oxnard offers an exceptional quality of life. Oxnard boasts some of the best beaches of the region and is home to the unique coastal wetlands at Ormond Beach, which draws visitors from around the globe and is in line for a major restoration effort.
Oxnard is a general law city that operates under the Council-Manager form of government. The City Council consists of an elected Mayor holding a two-year term and four council members elected at large for four-year overlapping terms. Also directly elected are the City Clerk and City Treasurer. The City Council appoints the City Manager and City Attorney.
Oxnard recently adopted a 2030 General Plan that strikes a unique balance between celebrating its agricultural heritage and continuing to accommodate dynamic changes. Oxnard is a full-service city, with its own fire and police departments, and operates its own water, wastewater and solid waste enterprises.
Oxnard has a current all-funds budget of $386 million, which includes the General Fund of $122 million. The City currently employs over 1,217 authorized full-time equivalent employees and an additional 600 part-time seasonal and extra-help employees within 15 City departments.
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