invites applications for the position of:

Civil Engineer III - Working Title: Assistant County Traffic Engineer - Traffic Engineering Division

An Equal Opportunity Employer


$2,638.23 - $4,495.15 Biweekly
$68,594.00 - $116,874.00 Annually


OPENING DATE: 04/09/21


CLOSING DATE: 06/04/2021



The County of Volusia is seeking an Assistant County Traffic Engineer. This position is located in DeLand, Florida, and will responsible for professional and technical work directing Traffic Engineering Services. 



(NOTE: These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position.)  

  • Assists in the management of personnel and activities of the County Traffic Engineering Division including Signals, ATMS, and Traffic Engineering activities.
  • Assists with the development and updating of Traffic Engineering's 5-Year Capital Improvement Program
  • Provides input for Engineering and Construction's 5-Year Capital Improvement Program.
  • Reviews subdivision and site plans submitted by consultants.
  • Initiates traffic engineering studies and investigations.
  • Participates in development of the comprehensive plan and long range transportation planning.
  • Assists with the coordination of traffic and transportation engineering activities with Federal, State, County, TPO, and City agencies and departments and consulting engineers.
  • Develops and manages road signalization design contracts performed by private consulting firms.
  • Plans, designs, and conducts field reviews of all traffic signal operations activities, including traffic signal installations, signal systems, traffic signs and markings, and parking operations for approval by the County Traffic Engineer.
  • Supervises traffic engineering design and drafting work.
  • May serve as a public information source on traffic and transportation engineering activities for the media and general public.
  • Prepares reports, studies, letters, purchase requests, ordinances, and other written correspondence.
  • Assists with the preparation and administration of the Division’s budget.
  • Must adhere to Federal, State, County and Local ordinances.
  • Responds to emergency situations
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



Registration as a Florida Professional Engineer in Civil Engineering and five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in traffic engineering, planning, designing, and construction including one (1) year at a supervisory level. A comparable amount of education, training, or experience may be substituted for the minimum experience.



  • Thorough knowledge in field of civil engineering.
  • Thorough knowledge of current engineering practices and procedures as they apply to public works.
  • Thorough knowledge of recent developments, current literature and sources of information in the area of public works engineering.
  • Able to plan and direct the work of subordinate staff.
  • Able to plan and direct the work of contractors.
  • Able to give technical and professional review to a wide variety and large volume of engineering plans, specifications and related documents.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to interact effectively with others
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions.



Physical Demands: Must be able to lift, carry, push, pull ten pound objects occasionally. Ability to walk, bend, climb, kneel, reach, crawl, talk, grasp; finger dexterity. Visual acuity (peripheral vision, depth perception, color acuity) necessary to operate a motorized vehicle and review complex schematics. Limited requirement to traverse construction sites with uneven terrain.
 Environmental Demands:  Primarily inside work. Limited exposure to construction sites with noise/vibrations, insects, dust, fumes, chemicals, inclement weather (heat, humidity, cold, rain)
 Mental Demands: Ability to read and comprehend technical and scientific instruments, documents, and literature; legal documents, statutes, instruments; blueprints, layouts, mechanical drawings; memos, instructions, manuals. Ability to write business letters, evaluations, summaries. Ability to speak clearly and concisely relating information, details and procedures to layman; conversant in theory and practices of discipline. Ability to perform advanced mathematical functions (geometry, trigonometry.) Ability to identify and resolve problems. Ability to analyze data and develop conclusions.

 Volusia County is a drug free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce.



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