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Position Description

Engineer II
Working Title Engineer II/III
Department/Division Public Works - Traffic Engineering
Job Type Full Time
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Requisition ID:
Work Location:
Public Works - Municipal Center
Pay Range:
A.13, $63,606.40 - $96,387.20
Starting Salary:
Depending upon Qualifications
Work Schedule:
Monday - Friday
Part Time Hours/Wk:
Application Deadline:

Job Duties:

Engineer II/III - Traffic Engineering

This position may be classified as an Engineer II or Engineer III depending on qualifications and experience of the selected applicant.

Engineer II (Pay Range: A13 $63,606.40 - $96,387.20 DOQ)  Engineer II Job Description

Engineer III (Pay Range: A16 $73,736 - $111,779.20 DOQ) Engineer III Job Description

Representative work duties include but are not limited to:

Individual will perform moderately complex engineering work and supervise traffic technicians in the traffic engineering aspects of the following duties:

  • Prepare and review design plans, specifications and contracts for municipal projects;
  • Perform commercial and residential site plan and subdivision plan reviews;
  • Develop and review traffic impact studies;
  • Design and review traffic control device plans including traffic signals, signs and pavement markings;
  • Conduct field investigations and recommend solutions in response to citizen requests; and
  • Design and review work area traffic control plans

In addition to the minimum requirements, the ideal candidate for this position will have traffic engineering experience listed in the preference below. Candidates with preferred experience should ensure the information is provided in the application.

OPEN UNTIL FILLED: This position will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. First rview of applications will be held on 7/30/21.  Once the appropriate applicant pool has been established, it will be closed.


Working Conditions:

There is no working conditions statement available for this position at this time.

Minimum Requirements:

Requires a Bachelor's Degree from an Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) approved engineering or engineering technology program WITH possession of an E.I.T. (Engineer In Training) Certificate AND two (2) years of progressive professional experience.

Requires a Bachelor’s Degree from an Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)approved engineering or engineering technology program WITH possession of a Professional Engineer (P.E.) license from the Virginia Board of Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers and Landscape Architects (APELSCIDLA) AND five (5) years of progressive professional experience.

All employees may be expected to work hours in excess of their normally scheduled hours in response to short-term department needs and/or City-wide emergencies.

Additional Requirements:

DMV Transcript:  Required
CDL:  Not Required                                       
DOT History:  
Not Required                                                 
CPS Check:  Not Required
Physical:  Not Required    
Respirator:  Not Required
Polygraph Review:  
Not Required
Psychological Screening:  Not Required

Attachments Required: 


- Experience with plan review and design, including traffic signal design and site impact analysis
- Experience reading and interpreting plans and specifications prepared by others in review of design for site and subdivision plans and municipal roadway projects
- Experience applying City, State, and Federal traffic safety standard in the development of review comments for site, subdivision and roadway plans
- Experience and fundamental understanding of site access management principals
- Experience with traffic engineering software such as Synchro, HCS, Trip Generation or similar
- Experience and working knowledge of the MUTCD and Virginia Work Area Protection Manual
- Municipal government experience
- Experience writing technical reports
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills with experience making presentations to and interacting with citizens, consultants and public officials
- Computer experience using standard Microsoft programs such as Word, Access and Excel software products

Special Instructions:

  • Please complete the application in its entirety. The application is the primary required document used to screen qualifications and years of experience. A resume does not replace a completed application. Fields on the application left blank, including but not limited to job duties, dates of employment, and hours worked, may cause your application to be incomplete. 
  • You will not be able to access the details of this job ad once the closing date has passed.   If you would like to retain this information, please   take a screen shot or  print using your browser's printing capability.
  • ​Your responses to any "Supplemental Questions", if attached to this requisition, must be supported by the information you give us in the work experience section of this application. Be sure you are thorough in describing your skills and duties as you complete the work experience section. If the information cannot be verified you will not receive credit. 
  • Please provide a copy of any certifications or related professional licenses.


VRS Contribution:   All full-time employees are required to contribute 5% of annual salary toward their retirement account; in accordance with VRS retirement provisions. This will be handled through a pre-tax payroll deduction.  

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