Salary at hiring will be dependent upon the applicant’s education and experience (this salary range reflects steps 1 and 7 of a 7 step pay scale), plus excellent benefits.
The City of Billings Engineering Division is seeking a City Traffic Engineer who will supervise, plan and coordinate the activities and operations of the Traffic Engineering Program; coordinate assigned activities with other divisions, outside agencies and the general public; and provide highly responsible and complex staff assistance to the City Engineer.
Essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to: coordinate the organization, staffing, and operational activities of the Traffic Engineering Program, perform a full range of professional engineering duties involved in the design, planning, and implementation of traffic systems, supervise and monitor the work of all consulting engineers; select, train, motivate and evaluate assigned personnel; participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, polices and priorities for the Traffic Engineering Program; attend and participate in professional group meetings and stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of traffic engineering. This position requires strong interpersonal skills.
Work Schedule:Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Degree in Civil Engineering or related field
Registered Professional Engineer’s License
Five (5) years’ experience in traffic/transportation engineering
The ability to operate personal computers and proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, or equivalent is required
Experience with city government and knowledge of department or function operations is preferred
Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE) certification
The City of Billings is located on the high plains in the southcentral part of the State of Montana, within sixty miles of the mountains to the west, giving it more abundant sunshine and less snow than in the mountains. It is an outdoor lover's paradise, with deer and elk hunting and trout fishing within easy driving distance. Billings, Montana's Trailhead is where it all begins. Billings is your trailhead to Beartooth Highway, Red Lodge Ski Resort, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Pompeys Pillar National Monument, Yellowstone National Park, and so much more. The Yellowstone River runs through the city, as does a growing trail system, and there is access to public camping and recreation both in the immediate area and throughout Montana. Billings offers the perfect balance to urban amenities and access to outdoor recreation in the mountains and the great plains.
The City of Billings employees approximately 950 full-time employees. The City of Billings provides services to the citizens of Billings for Airport, Court, Engineering, Finance, Fire, Library, MET Transit, Parking, Parks and Recreation, Planning, Police, Public Works and Public Utilities.