The City of Olathe is seeking a Transportation Manager responsible for the management and oversight of the Traffic Division of the Public Works Department, this includes supervise, plan, prioritize and assign the work of the staff responsible for development review, traffic studies, transportation planning, traffic engineering operations and asset maintenance in the areas of signals, streetlights, pavement markings and signs.
At the City of Olathe, Kansas we are "Setting the Standard for Excellence in Public Service" and we have the results and the awards to prove it! Leading public-sector customer service results and recognition by Fast Company and Money magazines as a "Fast City" and a "best place to live." Olathe is in an elite category for local government.
Supervise, prioritize, assign, train, and review the work of assigned employees.
Supervise the design and inspection of traffic related projects; provide guidance to assigned staff; ensure compliance with Federal, State and City codes and regulations.
Exercise professional engineering judgment in accordance with currently accepted practices of civil engineering and appropriate laws and codes.
Assist in the preparation and supervision of consultant and contractor service contracts.
Participate and lead a variety of special engineering studies to determine impact of various projects; prepare technical reports.
Recommend and assist in the implementation of goals and objectives; implement approved policies and procedures.
Represent the City by attending meetings and serving on subcommittees for the Metropolitan Planning Organization and others as necessary.
Prepare documentation for City Council and attend meetings to answer questions.
Perform related duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Experience: 8 to 10 years of engineering(i.e. civil or transportation), including 3-5 years supervisory experience.
Education: Bachelor's Degree in civil engineering from an accredited college or university with major course work in Transportation Engineering or related field.
Certificates/License: Professional Engineer's License in Kansas and PTOE (certification preferred).
Knowledge of: Transportation Planning principles, Travel Demand Modeling Theory and Principles, Traffic Engineering and Transportation Planning Principles and Tools, MUTCD, Advanced knowledge of TransCAD, GISDK, VBA programming, Synchro, SimTraffic and ArcMap.
Hours: Monday - Friday; 8am-5pm; Must have a valid driver's license. Must pass a background investigation, pre-employment physical and drug screen. This position reports to the Public Works Deputy Director/City Engineer.
Salary depends on qualifications.
The City of Olathe offers competitive pay and time off and an exceptional benefits package, including medical (with free Wellbeing Center services), dental, vision, life and disability coverage to eligible employees and dependents. In addition, we offer multiple opportunities for retirement savings including a 457 deferred compensation plan and State of Kansas retirement plan. Additional perks include an employee assistance program, flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement and a robust Employee Wellbeing program
Apply at www.olatheks.org/jobs
Internal Number: 201800135
About City of Olathe
At the City of Olathe, Kansas we are "Setting the Standard for Excellence in Public Service" and we have the results and the awards to prove it! Leading public sector customer service results and recognition by Fast Company magazine as a Fast City, and Money magazine as a "best place to live" place Olathe in an elite category for local government.
With a population of approximately 136,000 and growing, Olathe is the second largest among the 21 communities in prosperous Johnson County and the fourth largest city in the state. Location: On Interstate 35, 20 miles southwest of downtown Kansas City on the Oregon-California and Santa Fe Trail. City Government: Council-City Manager form of city government with an elected mayor. Olathe is a recognized model for good government. Education: 93% of the population age 25 and over possesses at least a high school degree and 45% of the population age 25 and over possesses a bachelor’s degree or higher.