Located in the heart of wine country in western central Oregon, Eugene is within an hour drive from the Pacific Ocean and the Cascade Mountains, and serves as the county seat for Lane County. Residents and visitors enjoy the area’s mild climate, abundance of fitness opportunities, and the diverse cultural events the city has to offer. Home to nearly 170,000 residents, Eugene is the second largest city by population in Oregon. Eugene is well-known as the home of the University of Oregon. With 20,000 students and over 6,000 employees, the university plays a major role in the community.
The City of Eugene’s Public Works Department consists of six divisions with more than 440 budgeted employees. The Public Works Maintenance Division's Traffic Operations Section is responsible for maintaining more than 1,300 lane miles of street markings, 250 traffic signals, 30,000 signs and 10,000 streetlights across streets, alleys and bike paths for the City of Eugene, Lane County and Oregon Department of Transportation roads within the City’s boundary.
Under the direction of the Maintenance Division Director, the Traffic Operations Manager oversees, plans, organizes and supervises the Traffic Operations Section. The Traffic Operations Manager is involved in the professional and technical engineering operations, such as traffic operations, traffic control devices, signals and lighting, and performs a variety of complex professional and technical duties relative to the design and construction of traffic systems and controls.
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in traffic engineering or a related field, and six years of increasingly responsible professional traffic engineering experience, including two years of supervisory or project management responsibility is required. Possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a professional civil engineer in the State of Oregon, or possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a professional engineer from another state and ability to obtain the Oregon Certificate of Registration within 6 months is required. Certification as a Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE) is desirable.
For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/, click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. To apply, click on "Apply Online" and follow the directions provided. For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of Eugene is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: October 11, 2019 (open until filled).
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For a complete position profile, please visit the Prothman Company at http://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Open Recruitments."