Engineer Professional II or III

Sarasota County | Sarasota, FL

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Posted Date 1/06/2021

This is an advanced-level traffic engineering position to support the Section Manager, provide professional and technical work of Engineering projects, studies and other technical projects as assigned.  This position is also open to intermediate-level engineers meeting the minimum qualification of Tier II.

Salary: $58,115.00 - $78,000.00 May Exceed Depending Upon Qualifications

Join a dedicated high-performing team of County professionals.

• Enjoy great benefits including Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Florida Retirement System (FRS) and many, many more!

• Award-winning wellness program including free gyms and classes at multiple Sarasota County Government locations.

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As the Traffic Engineer, you will help run the new Sarasota County Traffic Management Center. This includes working with an active and progressive traffic team implementing state-of-the-art traffic technology. No pigeon hole! Work on everything from signal timing, to system implementation, Board actions, field and office work, research new technology, build – test – operate. Are you ready to make a big impact in the community?


  • Support the Chief Traffic Engineer/Manager and Advanced Traffic Management System (ATMS) Team, train engineering staff, and provide professional and technical work of Engineering projects, studies and other technical projects as assigned.
  • Leads and manages:
    • Preparation and reporting of transportation studies including traffic, stormwater, roadways, landscaping, etc.
    • Review of construction plans impacting operations referred by Land Development Services and Capital Projects.
    • Various projects and their budgets, as well as the section budget with daily expense management.
    • Review of Temporary Traffic Control (MOT) Plans.
  • Researches, tests and helps to implement new technology in support of the County ATMS.
  • Helps plan and implement equipment and protocols in preparation for connected and autonomous vehicles (AV/CV).
  • Represent Transportation at various community meetings regarding traffic issues. 
  • Investigates customer concerns/inquiries; meets with citizens to define and resolve issues.
  • Interacts with the public, Board of County Commissioners, Traffic Advisory Council, and Community Traffic Safety Team.
  • Perform final roadway field inspection for acceptance by public works for maintenance.
  • Design road projects and elements of projects in support of Public Works, Capital Projects and Utilities.

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Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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