Pay Range 16 Breakdown

Hourly (40 hrs.)$18.7910$28.1865
Hourly (42 hrs.)$17.8962$26.8443
Hourly (56 hrs.)$13.4222$20.1332

Traffic Supervisor

Range: $39,085.31 - $58,627.96 (16)
Position Number: 3427

JOB SUMMARY:  This position is responsible for supervising the fabrication, maintenance, and installation of traffic and street signs and pavement markings.
Supervises the maintenance and fabrication of traffic and street signs, barricades, and other traffic devices.
Performs installation and maintenance of traffic and street signs and pavement markings.
Enters daily report, daily inventory, daily location, monthly report, contract report, and bid list into the computer.
Updates time sheets daily.
Assigns work order and sign shop duties; writes work orders.
Orders materials from vendors.
Assists all departments in setting traffic controls for detours, lane closures, and street closures.
Responds to questions and complaints from the general public.
Sets up speed trailers and traffic counters for traffic control data.
Coordinates zoning sign requests and special events signs.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge of city and department policies and procedures.
Knowledge of local codes and ordinances.
Knowledge of the fabrication, repair, and installation of traffic control devices.
Skill in the use of a computerized sign plotter, retro-sign measuring device, ripack gun, auger, and other specialized equipment used in the fabrication and installation of signs.
Skill in planning, organizing, and prioritizing work.
Skill in performing mathematical computations.
Skill in the use of a computer.
Skill in oral and written communication.
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:  The Civil Engineer assigns work in terms of general instructions.  The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of the final results.
GUIDELINES:  Guidelines include relevant state and federal laws, city codes and ordinances, city and department policies and procedures, the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, the Standard Highway Manual, and written work orders. These guidelines require judgment, selection, and interpretation in application. 
COMPLEXITY:  The work consists of varied supervisory and technical duties in the fabrication, maintenance, and installation of traffic and street signs, pavement markings, and other traffic control devices.  Heavy traffic and inclement weather contribute to the complexity of the work.
SCOPE AND EFFECT:  The purpose of this assignment is to supervise the fabrication, maintenance, and installation of traffic control devices.  Successful performance contributes to the safe and efficient flow of traffic.
PERSONAL CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically with co-workers, other city employees, other local government officials, vendors, and the general public.
PURPOSE OF CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, provide services, and motivate personnel.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while sitting, standing, stooping, bending, crouching, or walking.  The employee occasionally lifts light objects, climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, and must distinguish between shades of color.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work is typically performed in an office, stockroom, warehouse, or outdoors, occasionally in cold or inclement weather.  The employee may be exposed to much noise and dust and to machinery with moving parts.  The work requires the use of protective devices such as gloves and goggles.
SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY:  This position has direct supervision over Traffic Technician (2) and other part-time personnel.
Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of an Associate's degree in Civil Engineering, Transportation Planning or a related field with two years of experience or equivalent, a high school diploma with four years of related experience. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.