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Company: State of Florida
Location: Tallahassee
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition No: 389581 Agency: Department of TransportationWorking Title: TRAFFIC SPECIALIST - 55002833Position Number: 55002833 Salary:  $45,000.00 - $52,500.00 Posting Closing Date: 06/17/2021 STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATIONJOB POSTING DESCRIPTION931 / Systems Implementation OfficeOPEN COMPETITIVECAREER SERVICE CONTACT PERSON: Jenna Bowman CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: (850) 414-4909CONTACT EMAIL ADDRESS: Jenna.Bowman@dot.state.fl.us The State of Florida offers an excellent benefits package including paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, several low-premium healthcare options, tuition waivers, and training opportunities for professional growth and development.  For additional benefit information available to State of Florida employees, go to http://www.mybenefits.myflorida.com/ SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  You may be required to provide your Social Security Number to conduct required verifications. Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962 will not be eligible for hire or promotion in the Career Service, or appointment in the Selected Exempt Service (SES) or Senior Management Service (SMS) unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VALUES AND SUPPORTS EMPLOYMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.  QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. In accordance with Section 110.112, Florida Statutes, and the Florida Department of Transportation’s Individuals with Disabilities Affirmative Action Plan, the agency is committed to ensuring affirmative action and equal employment opportunity for qualified individuals with disabilities.  Upon request and as appropriate, reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities may be provided.  Please contact the Florida Department of Transportation’s Human Resources Office located at 605 Suwannee Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399 or call (850) 414-5300 for assistance.    POSITION DESCRIPTION: Develop and maintain a Measures of Effectiveness handbook for use by engineers, planners, and decision makers in the development and review of roadway projects at the planning and preliminary analysis level.  Responsible for updating these policies and procedures in accordance with changing conditions. Develop and update the Quality/Level of Service Handbook for use by engineers, planners, and decision makers in the development and review of roadway capacity and quality/level of service at the planning and preliminary analysis level.  Responsible for updating these policies and procedures in accordance with changing conditions. Conduct quarterly task team meetings for district level of service (LOS) coordinators to work on various LOS issues around the state, such as multimodal LOS, improved transit LOS methodology, and training needs. Develop training for the implementation of analysis tools applied on the Strategic Intermodal System (SIS) and the State Highway System (SHS) in the areas of highway capacity, quality level of service, and congestion management.  Develop the guidance used. Support the Systems Management Administrator in management of the Systems Management Contract for consultant support. Maintain contract files and ensure timely processing of amendments, TWOs and invoices and any other requests. Provide technical analysis and logistical support for corridor planning studies and master plans to maximize the capacity on existing SIS and SHS facilities.  Coordinate and schedule public and agency meetings, maintain participant information, develop agendas and PowerPoint presentations, organize the meeting space for each venue, develop meeting materials and facilitate the registration process. Assist with the review and updates to other handbooks, manuals, guidebooks of the sections such as the Traffic Analysis Handbook, Project Traffic Forecasting Handbook, Lane Repurposing Guidebook, Access Management Guidebook and others. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of traffic engineering principles and operational and planning analytical techniques for corridor level and project level traffic impact analysis. Knowledge of transportation planning, programming, traffic analysis, and other databases used in highway system analysis. Knowledge of highway design as it relates to traffic analysis. Knowledge in congestion management techniques as well as the appropriate traffic analysis tools. Skill in developing presentation and meeting materials. Ability to understand complex, multimodal corridor plans and the traffic forecasting and analysis including but not limited to microsimulation, Highway Capacity Software (HCS), and intersection signal timing tools. Ability to operate and conduct traffic analysis using HCS and various microsimulation models. Ability to determine the type and level of traffic analysis suitable for the level of detail required at different phases of project development. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in an area of engineering, planning, or other related field to which the position is assigned, and one year of professional experience in the field of transportation to which the position is assigned. A master s degree from an accredited college or university in an area of engineering or planning, or other related field to which the position is assigned, can substitute for the required experience. Professional or nonprofessional experience as described above can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education.  As a CANDIDATE, you may be required to provide documentation (i.e. HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENCY, college transcripts, ETC.) to verify meeting these Minimum Qualifications. THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VALUES THE SERVICE VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS HAVE GIVEN TO OUR COUNTRY AND SUPPORTS THE HIRING OF RETURNING SERVICE MEMBERS AND MILITARY SPOUSES.  If you are a preference-eligible applicant who receives notice of a hiring decision and believe that you were not afforded employment preference in accordance with applicable Florida law and regulation, you may file a written complaint within 60 calendar days from the date you receive the notice, requesting an investigation to the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Division of Benefits and Assistance, 9500 Bay Pines Boulevard, Room 214, St. Petersburg, Florida 33708.The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 

Keywords: State of Florida, Tallahassee , TRAFFIC SPECIALIST - 55002833, Other , Tallahassee, Florida

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