About the PositionEvery day is different as a Traffic Studies Engineer for Maricopa County!The Engineer-Traffic Studies provides traffic engineering/traffic management expertise in design, review, and approval of traffic engineering project components. You will act as a lead and will be responsible for complex assignments requiring technical proficiency, initiative, and independent judgment within defined technical and procedural limits.About the Department of TransportationWe value your time. The time with your family. The time you spend on the road. And the time you spend making a difference. At the Maricopa County Department of Transportation, we provide connections that improve people’s lives. By combining innovative technologies with the vast talent of our employees, we plan for future needs and operate a transportation system with the community in mind. Are you interested in contributing to the community in which you work, live, and play? Then join our team—and help us build connections.
We recognize your time is valuable, so please apply if you meet the following required qualifications.Education
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Working Conditions Must be able to work in a normal, indoor office environment. Some work duties will involve long periods of sitting, standing, walking, driving a vehicle, bending/kneeling, reaching, and wearing protective gear indoors and outdoors. Required to lift, push, pull, or carry 50 pounds. Dexterity of hands for computer work, desk work, and driving motor vehicles. Must be able to work outdoors on occasion in extreme heat, cold, wind, or rain on roadway projects. Must be able to manage frequent interruptions, time pressures, high work volumes, multiple and complicated tasks, unscheduled tasks, team-oriented activities, prompt decision-making, and interaction with government officials and the public. Must constantly maintain concentration, accuracy, ethical behavior, and a professional demeanor. Requires driving to and from job-related locations during a scheduled workday, subject to County policies regarding the use of County vehicles and/or private vehicles used on County business.
The hiring authority will select the successful candidate based on departmental needs. All offers of employment made to new hires and rehires at Maricopa County are contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer, pre-employment thorough background investigation. A background investigation is conducted on a current employee who changes to a Safety Sensitive Position or one having the potential for serious adverse impact on the integrity or efficiency of the County. These requirements do not pertain to employees of elected officials who undergo background investigation processes administered through their respective offices.Typically successful candidates are hired at a salary rate, up to the midpoint of the range, based on applicable experience, internal equity, and budgetary allowances. Maricopa County is an EEO/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.