Snohomish County Department of Public Works is hiring a Public Works Supervisor III in Traffic Operations, a workgroup within the Transportation and Environmental Services (TES) Division. The Traffic Operations team is responsible for ensuring operations, safety and mobility in the Snohomish County road network. The team is also responsible for operating and maintaining traffic signal systems for the County and several other local agencies and providing traffic engineering and project management support for projects and developments within the County. Other divisional responsibilities include planning and prioritizing County road activities, performing environmental reviews of projects and keeping the public informed of Public Works’ projects.
The Public Works Supervisor III position is a senior level engineering position responsible for supervising a group of professional employees performing complex traffic/transportation engineering assignments. This position requires the understanding and application of a broad range of engineering principles, methods and practices for planning, design, construction, operations and safety. The Public Works Supervisor III will also provide leadership and guidance necessary to prepare and review complex and high-profile County and land development projects focusing on traffic operations, modeling, transportation planning, traffic design, traffic safety and access management. This position will also provide guidance for development and implementation of new technologies, innovative solutions and practices for data collection and level of service (LOS) analysis for arterial operations and concurrency management.
The ideal candidate will have previous supervisory/managerial experience and an extensive background in all aspects of traffic/transportation engineering, as well as project management, and the ability to lead a diverse team by utilizing excellent communication and technical engineering skills. The ability to work in a fast-paced environment managing several projects, with quickly changing priorities, all while providing superior customer service is essential. The successful candidate will also be able to work cooperatively with other divisions, departments and stakeholders, and creatively solve problems on complex projects.
A Professional Engineer (PE) license is required for this position.
A Bachelor of Science or Arts degree in a professional field related to the group function and five (5) years of professional level experience with at least two (2) years of supervisory/lead experience within the area of specialization; OR, any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skill and ability to perform the work. Must pass job related tests.
Professional Engineer License for engineering position or appropriate professional certification or recognition in non-engineering fields.
A valid Washington State Driver's License is required.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: •Flexible work schedule
•Sick leave: You will accrue 8 hours of sick leave per month.
•Vacation leave: You will start out accruing 6.7 hours of vacation each month. Your leave accruals increase based on your years of employment with the County.
•Holiday Pay: The County observes 10 paid legal holidays per year, and provides employees with two floating holidays annually.
•Pension Benefits: County employees are eligible for Washington State PERS enrollment.
•Benefits: The County offers a wide range of benefits including, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, LTD, deferred compensation and more.
•Pay Increases: Each year you will be eligible for a 5% step increase until you reach the top step.
Internal Number: 2020-PWK8622R-DEC
About Snohomish County Public Works
Public Works is the largest department in the Snohomish County government with approximately 600 employees. Snohomish County is one of the fastest growing counties in the nation according to the U.S. Census Bureau. This growth presents many challenges for the Public Works department in maintaining and improving critical infrastructure such as roads and bridges, managing the solid waste and recycling needs of county residents, and monitoring surface water issues. You can read more about the Public Works Department at our website. As a core service provider, Public Works has developed a 5-year Strategic Plan in order to meet the near and long-term needs of our partners and the communities within Snohomish County. The department’s Vision, Mission, and Values are at the core of that commitment.
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