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Organization:  City of Lawrence, KS
Job Category:  Other
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Kansas (KS)
City:  Lawrence
Salary and Benefits:  $44,227 to $66,145 annually (starting salary typically at entry-level of pay range)

RESPONSIBILITIES:  The City of Lawrence is seeking to fill the position of Traffic Supervisor. The Traffic Supervisor will perform complex skilled and technical work related to management, planning, implementation, and maintenance of traffic infrastructure. This position is responsible for assigning, planning, reviewing and supervising the work of Traffic Signal Technicians and Traffic Control Technicians. Other responsibilities include ensuring effective daily operations of the Traffic Division, to include the maintenance and repair of traffic signals; design, fabrication, installation, maintenance and repair of street signs; signal timing and coordination; pavement markings; city-owned street lighting; and other related services. Key responsibilities also include development and management of the Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Traffic Operations Center. This position is responsible for the oversight, design, installation and the review of fiber optic projects. The Traffic Supervisor will also be responsible for inspecting completed work and ensuring compliance with local, state and federal laws rules and regulations. This position provides 24-hour emergency response; so on-call work may be required on a rotating basis.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade that is supplemented by 5 years of experience in the traffic signal field is required. The ability to operate equipment as needed such as aerial-lift bucket trucks, skid loaders, drills, and proper electrical test equipment is a must. The following certifications are required upon hire: IMSA Traffic Signal Technician Level II Certification, and IMSA Signs & Markings Level II Certification. In addition, the successful candidate must possess or be able to obtain the following certifications: International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA) Fiber Optics for ITS Level II Certification (within 12 months of hire) and IMSA Traffic Signal Inspection Certification (within 12 months of hire). This position does require the possession of, or the ability to obtain, a valid Kansas Driver’s License. Must pass background check, post-offer physical and drug screening.

Health, Dental and Life Insurance:   Various dependent coverage levels available.
Vacation:   12 days per year (Plus 2 days Personal Leave)
Holidays:   9 days per year
Retirement:   Kansas Public Employees Retirement System


*The City of Lawrence is pleased to provide an online application process.  As of January 8th, 2007 Human Resources will no longer accept paper applications by mail, e-mail or fax.  If you do not have access to a home computer to submit an application, computer access is available at public libraries, the Lawrence Workforce Center or City Hall, Human Resources.

Human Resources Division
City of Lawrence, KS
City Hall, 2nd Floor
6 East 6th St., PO Box 708
Lawrence, KS 66044
Toll Free: 800-444-8321
Phone: 785-832-3203
Fax: 785-832-3228
Employment Information Line: 785-832-3333
Email: HumanResources@lawrenceks.org

"We consider applicants for all positions regardless of race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, ancestry, sexual orientation or disability." 

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