Technician I, Traffic Control
City of Fort Collins

Fort Collins, Colorado

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POSITION TITLE: Technician I, Traffic Control (Full-Time Regular) (Classified)
REQUISITION #: req7355
DEPARTMENT: Streets
LOCATION: STREETS DEPT MAIN FACILITY
BENEFIT CATEGORY: Classified (Non-CBU) View Classifications & Benefits
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full-Time Regular
ANNUAL SALARY RANGE: $45,840.00 - 68,759.00 (Salaries are paid biweekly)
ANNUAL ANTICIPATED HIRING RANGE: $52,000.00 - 62,000.00 (Salaries are paid biweekly)
SELECTION PROCESS: Application deadline is: Open until filled.

The City of Fort Collins is a bias-conscious employer. We ask that you please avoid the use of photos when submitting a resume and/or an application for employment. You will receive an email acknowledgment when you have successfully submitted an application. Your completed application will be forwarded to the hiring manager. You will be notified if you are selected for further testing or interviews. Please keep your contact information up-to-date. The status of your application will be updated in your applicant profile. Post-offer background check and motor vehicle report required. CDL candidates - drug test also required within 48 hours of offer. Non-CDL candidates - drug test also required within 96 hours of offer.

CDL Drivers are required to register with the FMCSA Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse at: https://clearinghouse.fmcsa.dot.gov/

Why Work For the City of Fort Collins?

  • Medical, dental, vision (for self, spouse, domestic partner, children) - eligible on the 1st of the month following date of hire
  • Paid vacation, paid holidays, sick leave, and additional one-time bank of 40 PTO hours for new, full-time, Classified and Unclassified Management hires
  • Retirement + company contributions - after 6 month probation period and immediate vesting
  • Flexible spending: Medical expenses FSA, dependent FSA or both
  • Employee Assistance Program: counseling, legal, financial assistance
  • Life insurance, short-term and long-term disability
  • Wellness program, workout facilities
  • Employee/family onsite health clinic
  • Learning and development opportunities at all levels in the organization with opportunities for career mobility
  • Collaborative work environment
To learn more about The City of Fort Collins and Our Community, please read Our Community and Our Organization Brochure

Job Summary

Do you have your Traffic Control Supervisor Certification (TCS), or do you have the amount of hours necessary for one? The City of Fort Collins is searching for a certified Traffic Control Supervisor for a full time, benefited position within the City's Streets Department. The anticipated hiring range for this position is $25-$29.81 per hour with opportunities for overtime which is paid at time and half (that's up to $44.51 for overtime!). The position also includes the City of Fort Collins exceptional benefits (medical, dental, vision, 401k, Paid Time Off, access to our on-site gyms, and access to our free, onsite clinic to name a few). This position also offers opportunities for growth and optional CDL training. If you do not have your TCS Certificate, we offer paid training for the right person.

Our Traffic Control team is vital to ensure safety to the traveling public and workers on job sites. The Traffic Control Supervisor will work under the direction of the Traffic Control Crew Chief, this position is responsible for the safe and efficient movement of vehicles, bicyclists and pedestrians, communication with the general public through and around temporary traffic control zones while reasonably protecting workers and equipment. Communicating day to day with the crews on their daily needs. There will be opportunities for overtime, as well as compensated on-call periods. This position will oversee work zones and provide direction to flaggers, making it an excellent leadership training opportunity. Members of this team work with Utilities, Light and Power, Forestry, Engineering, and the Streets Maintenance Program, giving exposure to other operations of the City.

This opportunity is ideal for a candidate with 3 years related experience including 2 years training in traffic control; or equivalent combination of education and experience. If you do not have this experience, we offer paid training to the right person. We are looking for someone with a passion for safety who enjoys a fast-paced work environment to bring their skills in problem solving and attention to detail to the City!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The following duties and responsibilities are illustrative of the primary functions of this position and are not intended to be all inclusive.
  • Perform safe and orderly traffic control duties within the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) standards and the City of Fort Collins handbook.
  • Performs unskilled and skilled manual labor, and semi-skilled work in the operation of tools, automotive, and specialized equipment involved in planning and implementing traffic control around street construction, maintenance and repair sites.
  • Protect yourself and the public from road construction and maintenance dangers.
  • Protect the work crew from dangers presented by the traveling public.
  • Ensure that traffic proceeds smoothly and in a timely fashion through the work zone.
  • Assist with towing operations.
  • Perform site checks to ensure the safety of the traveling public.
  • Set-up and break-down all traffic control devices in work zones.
  • Designing and drafting highly detail layout traffic control plans in Rapid Plan/ CoralDraw for the construction of projects within the city departments
  • Knowledge of the city's standard drawing for public works construction and thorough understanding of utility and partial maps are mandatory.
  • Keep other supervisors informed of daily tasks and responsibilities.
  • Answer citizen questions and/or direct them to the right person.
  • Understand and carry-out the Department's safety and uniform policies.
  • Maintain accident/incident reports and point out safety problems or deficiencies.
  • Assist in snow removal.
  • Places, removes, and repairs temporary and permanent traffic control devices.
  • The ability to read and interpret complex and detailed construction blueprints.
  • Identify existing underground utilities, monuments & property markers. Comprehend utility, parcel and surveying maps and recommend alternative layout options as per current field conditions. Fielding notes must be highly accurate and clearly understandable.
  • Maintain and stock traffic control truck and trailer daily.
  • Communication with other city departments on upcoming projects and or emergency set ups.
Management Responsibilities

No

City Competencies
  • Demonstrated cultural competence to effectively interact, work, and develop meaningful relationships with people of diverse identities, perspectives, and cultural backgrounds.
  • Strong learning orientation. Leverages all resources and is creative in ways of learning for self to continue adapting to changing issues and trends.
  • A desire and ability to understand the diverse needs of internal and external customers, and to create experiences and deliver services that exceed their expectations.
  • A desire and ability to utilize digital tools for organizational information, individual, and teamwork.
Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to work on-call and after hours.
  • Ability to receive, understand, and take positive appropriate action from information/instructions presented verbally or in writing.
  • Ability to adapt to changes in daily work.
  • Ability to remain tactful, helpful, and cordial in dealing with the public and employees.
  • Ability to understand and use basic math skills.
  • Ability to document work clearly and thoroughly.
  • Ability communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work efficiently.
  • Ability to problem solve and work under stressful conditions.
  • Ability to follow and enforce City safety regulations.
  • Ability to coordinate the work directly with clients as needed.
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to build rapport with clients.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Well versed in AutoCAD software (Rapid Plan / Coral Draw)
  • Ability to handle multi projects at once and be well organized. (Time Management)
Required Education

Minimum/PreferredEducation LevelMinimum High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED) required

Experience Requirements
  • 3 years related experience including 2 years training in traffic control; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they can perform every job description task. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may come from a less traditional background. The City may consider an equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, education, and experience to meet minimum qualifications. If you are interested in applying, we encourage you to think broadly about your background and skill set for the role. #INDHP

Certifications/Licenses/Specialized Training
  • Current Class A or B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) preferred.
  • Colorado Contractors Traffic Control Supervisor certification or American Traffic Safety Services Association certification
  • Railroad certification (Security and Safety training) preferred
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Technician I, Traffic Control
The City of Fort Collins will make reasonable accommodations for access to City services, programs and activities and will make special communication arrangements for persons with disabilities. Please call (970) 221-6535 for assistance.

Notice Regarding Medical and/or Recreational Marijuana Use
Because the possession and use of marijuana, whether for medical use or otherwise, constitutes a federal offense and because the City is a drug free workplace, the City will not accommodate the medical use of marijuana and enforces written policy prohibiting working for the City while marijuana is in the body. The fact that state law recognizes medical marijuana as a prescribed, or otherwise permitted, medication does not alter or otherwise change this policy.

The City of Fort Collins is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for positions for which they have applied without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, sexual orientation (including perceived sexual orientation), gender identity and expression, disability, age 40 years or older, pregnancy or related condition, genetic information, and, in certain specific circumstances, marriage to a coworker or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

BACKGROUND CHECK, MOTOR VEHICLE REPORT AND DRUG TEST REQUIRED WITHIN 48 HOURS (CDL DRIVERS) OR 96 HOURS (NON-CDL DRIVERS) OF OFFER.

Note: Some information in your application may be public information under the Colorado Open Records Act.

Job Summary

Do you have your Traffic Control Supervisor Certification (TCS), or do you have the amount of hours necessary for one? The City of Fort Collins is searching for a certified Traffic Control Supervisor for a full time, benefited position within the City's Streets Department. The anticipated hiring range for this position is $25-$29.81 per hour with opportunities for overtime which is paid at time and half (that's up to $44.51 for overtime!). The position also includes the City of Fort Collins exceptional benefits (medical, dental, vision, 401k, Paid Time Off, access to our on-site gyms, and access to our free, onsite clinic to name a few). This position also offers opportunities for growth and optional CDL training. If you do not have your TCS Certificate, we offer paid training for the right person.

Our Traffic Control team is vital to ensure safety to the traveling public and workers on job sites. The Traffic Control Supervisor will work under the direction of the Traffic Control Crew Chief, this position is responsible for the safe and efficient movement of vehicles, bicyclists and pedestrians, communication with the general public through and around temporary traffic control zones while reasonably protecting workers and equipment. Communicating day to day with the crews on their daily needs. There will be opportunities for overtime, as well as compensated on-call periods. This position will oversee work zones and provide direction to flaggers, making it an excellent leadership training opportunity. Members of this team work with Utilities, Light and Power, Forestry, Engineering, and the Streets Maintenance Program, giving exposure to other operations of the City.

This opportunity is ideal for a candidate with 3 years related experience including 2 years training in traffic control; or equivalent combination of education and experience. If you do not have this experience, we offer paid training to the right person. We are looking for someone with a passion for safety who enjoys a fast-paced work environment to bring their skills in problem solving and attention to detail to the City!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The following duties and responsibilities are illustrative of the primary functions of this position and are not intended to be all inclusive.
Perform safe and orderly traffic control duties within the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) standards and the City of Fort Collins handbook.Performs unskilled and skilled manual labor, and semi-skilled work in the operation of tools, automotive, and specialized equipment involved in planning and implementing traffic control around street construction, maintenance and repair sites.Protect yourself and the public from road construction and maintenance dangers.Protect the work crew from dangers presented by the traveling public.Ensure that traffic proceeds smoothly and in a timely fashion through the work zone.Assist with towing operations.Perform site checks to ensure the safety of the traveling public.Set-up and break-down all traffic control devices in work zones.Designing and drafting highly detail layout traffic control plans in Rapid Plan/ CoralDraw for the construction of projects within the city departmentsKnowledge of the city's standard drawing for public works construction and thorough understanding of utility and partial maps are mandatory.Keep other supervisors informed of daily tasks and responsibilities.Answer citizen questions and/or direct them to the right person.Understand and carry-out the Department's safety and uniform policies.Maintain accident/incident reports and point out safety problems or deficiencies.Assist in snow removal.Places, removes, and repairs temporary and permanent traffic control devices.The ability to read and interpret complex and detailed construction blueprints.Identify existing underground utilities, monuments & property markers. Comprehend utility, parcel and surveying maps and recommend alternative layout options as per current field conditions. Fielding notes must be highly accurate and clearly understandable.Maintain and stock traffic control truck and trailer daily.Communication with other city departments on upcoming projects and or emergency set ups.
Management Responsibilities

No


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