The Assistant City Traffic Engineer is an at-will management position that reports to the Manager of the Transportation and Mobility Bureau. The Assistant City Traffic Engineer is responsible for assisting the Manager with the overall operation and performance of the Transportation Mobility Bureau. The Bureau is responsible for the City's traffic engineering, transportation planning, and multi-modal mobility programs. Coordinates activities with the Port of Long Beach, Caltrans, Long Beach Transit, Metro, Orange County Transportation Authority, and other external agencies.
Five years’ experience in an environment administering the operation of a traffic engineering or transportation planning function. Two years of which must have been at a supervisory/managerial level. Bachelor's Degree Civil Engineering. California registration Professional Civil Engineer and/or Professional Traffic Engineer.
Willingness to work evenings representing the City at public meetings and agency hearings.
Class C Driver License.
Filing deadline at 11:59 p.m. Sunday, April 12, 2020. To apply visit www.longbeach.gov/jobs.
Information available in alternative format by request at (562) 570-4686. If you require an accommodation because of a disability to participate in any phase of the application process, request when submitting your application or call (562) 570-4686.
The Department of Public Works invites candidates who meet the following minimum requirements to apply:
• Five years of progressively responsible experience working in an environment that administers the operation of a traffic engineering or transportation planning function. Two years of which must have been at a supervisory or managerial level.
• A Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited college or university.
• California registration as a current Professional Civil Engineer and/or Professional Traffic Engineer.
• Willingness to work some evenings to represent the Bureau and City at public input meetings and external agency hearings.
• Possession of a valid Class C Driver License.
Additional Salary Information: Retirement – City offers CalPERS with a benefit of 2.5% @ 55 for Classic members or 2% at 62 for new members as defined by PEPRA, subject to the limitations set by PERS. Employee pays the employee portion. The City also participates in Social Security.
Vacation – 12 days (96 hours) after one year of service; 15 days (120 hours) after four years, six months of service; 20 days (160 hours) after 19 years, six months of service.
Executive Leave – Forty (40) hours per year.
Sick Leave – One day (8 hours) earned per month; unlimited accumulation; conversion upon retirement to cash credit toward health and/or dental insurance premiums, or to pension credits.
Holidays – Nine designated holidays per year, plus four personal holidays (8 hours per holiday).
Monthly Transportation Allowance
Health Insurance – Two plans are available: one HMO, and one PPO plan. The City pays major portion of the premium for employee and dependents.
Dental Insurance – Two dental plans are available for employees and dependents.
Life Insurance – City-paid term life insurance policy equal to three times annual salary to a maximum of
Disability – City-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance.
Management Physical – Annual City-paid physical examination.
Deferred Compensation – Available through ICMA Retirement Corporation.
Internal Number: PW19-031
About City of Long Beach
Long Beach is a full-service Charter City governed by nine City Council members who are elected by district. The Mayor is elected at-large. Elected officials also include the City Attorney, City Auditor, and City Prosecutor. The Mayor and City Council are subject to a three-term limit, which allows them to serve for a maximum of twelve years. The City Council appoints a City Manager to oversee the administration of all City departments, excluding the Office of the City Clerk and those under the direction of a separately elected official, Board or Commission. In addition to its traditional services, Long Beach maintains one of the world’s busiest seaports, which serves as a leading gateway for international trade. The City also has its own full-service commercial airport and Energy Resources Department and is one of the only three cities in California with its own Health Department. Long Beach is supported by a total Fiscal Year 2020 budget of $2.8 billion, with a General Fund budget of $550 million. More than 5,500 full and part-time employees support municipal operations with the majority being represented by twelve employee associations.