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Company: State of Florida
Location: Miami
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

Press Tab to Move to Skip to Content Link Date: - Aug 28, 2023 Location: - MIAMI, FL, US, 33172
The State Personnel System is an E-Verify employer. For more information click on our -E-Verify Website .Requisition No: -811269 -Agency: Department of TransportationWorking Title: TRAFFIC SPECIALIST III-SAFETY - 55007946 1Position Number: -55007946 -Posting Closing Date: 09/11/2023 - STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION JOB POSTING DESCRIPTION 662 / TRAFFIC OPERATIONS OPEN COMPETITIVE CAREER SERVICE CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: 305-470-5345 ANTICIPATED BI-WEEKLY HIRING SALARY: $1,894.97 - $2,452.32 Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including: -

  • Health insurance (over 90% employer paid)
  • $25,000 life insurance policy (100% employer paid)
  • Dental, vision and supplemental insurances
  • State of Florida retirement package
  • Generous vacation and sick leave
  • 10 paid holidays a year
  • Tuition waiver for public college courses
  • Training opportunities
  • Flexible work schedules and telework (for designated positions)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Join FDOT and be part of the team that works as one to improve safety, enhance mobility and inspire innovation in the Florida transportation system! 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 Service 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. This position requires a valid Class (E) driver license with an acceptable driving record in accordance with the Department's Drivers Record Requirements Policy. An unacceptable driving record is defined as any of the following:
    • three (3) or more moving violations in the past 3 years that accumulate 3 or more points per violation;
    • any 2 convictions of reckless driving in the past 3 years;
    • a suspension or revocation of the driver license for moving violations in the past 3 years; and
    • a suspension or revocation for refusal to take a sobriety test, or any suspension or revocation for a DUI conviction in the past 4 years Your driving record will be reviewed and the status of your driver license confirmed. POSITION DESCRIPTION: Develop and review engineering reports and studies. This includes preparing and disseminating the Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP) tracking reports, study documentation and presentation of findings and conclusions, analysis of engineering data, and coordination of resources necessary to produce reports. Develop and manage professional and contractual service contracts, and other types of agreements, that support traffic operations. This includes project management responsibilities associated with procuring contracts, issuing task work orders, reviewing contract deliverables, reviewing and processing invoices, coordinating Department personnel and other agencies associated with work under the contract, preparing contract correspondence, maintaining project files, and actively participating in project meetings. - Participate in meetings, on committees, task teams and other groups with internal and external customers to represent traffic engineering interests. Includes, providing useful commentary and review of work products as well as developing correspondence and follow-up contact as needed. - Assist the Traffic Safety Program Engineer in implementing business and related plans to guide resource allocation and achieve unit performance targets. Includes collaborating with others in plan development, reporting plan results, linking performance targets to SMART (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Time-bound) objectives in staff expectations, and identifying and making resource recommendations. - KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of traffic engineering principles and practices; Knowledge of management principles and practices; Knowledge of traffic operations analysis and study techniques; Knowledge Florida's Strategic Highway Safety Plan; Skill in effective oral communications; Skill in use of personal computers and ability to use Microsoft Office - (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access & Outlook); Skill in effective written communications; Skill in interpreting and disseminating traffic engineering related data; Ability to collect, analyze, and interpret engineering data; Ability to manage workload to produce on time resolutions to problems; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. OTHER JOB RELATED REQUIREMENTS: Responsible for adhering to the provisions and requirements of section 215-422, Florida Statute (FS) related State Comptroller's Rule and Department of Transportation's invoice processing and warrant distribution procedures. During a declared emergency event, the incumbent will be required to assist the District as needed. The incumbent of this position may be required to work extra hours. While on duty, the position's incumbent may be required to drive a state owned vehicle or leased vehicle to perform the duties of this position. A valid class "E" driver's license is required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma and two years of engineering, traffic studies, or traffic safety experience; or An associate of arts or science degree in computer science, engineering technology, or similar relevant area of study and one year of engineering, traffic studies, or traffic safety experience; or A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in engineering, computer science, engineering technology or similar relevant area of study; or Successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam and has an Engineer in Trainee (EIT) certification in either Florida or another State; or An active International Municipal and Signal Association (IMSA) Sign and Pavement Marking certification. 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. A Competitive Area Differential (CAD) additive in the amount of $ 1,976.00 will be added to the annual salary. 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. Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements. 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. -For assistance, call the People First Service Center at (877) 562-7287 Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Eastern time

Keywords: State of Florida, Miami , TRAFFIC SPECIALIST III-SAFETY - 55007946 1, Professions , Miami, Florida

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