Traffic Management Center Specialist, City o ....


Organization : City of Columbus, Department of Public Service, Division of Traffic Management Traffic Studies
Job Category : Engineering and Technology
Job Type : Full Time
State/Province : OH
City : Columbus
Salary and Benefits : $56,201 - $67,912

Traffic Management Center Specialist

City of Columbus

Salary: $56,201 - $67,912

To apply: please submit a resume to

Open until filled.

The Department of Public Service, Division of Traffic Management Traffic Studies section is accepting resumes for a Traffic Management Center Specialist (Engineer Associate II) position. Duties for this position will include the following:

  • Monitors and operates the central traffic signal control computer system at a computer workstation;
  • Monitors and responds to real-time traffic conditions utilizing traffic flow monitors and information from the police, fire, and traffic engineers to adjust and optimize traffic signal timing to aid in mitigating traffic congestion;
  • Reviews project engineering plans for traffic signal controller timing, implements timing data onto the central traffic signal control system, and suggests changes as appropriate;
  • Creates maintenance work orders for communication outages for traffic signals;
  • Prepares engineering work orders involving freeway pavement markings and freeway-related signs;
  • Conducts routine inspections of freeway signage and sign structures along state routes;
  • Conducts annual inspections of overhead freeway sign structures along state routes;
  • Organizes and maintains working files of record time sheets, maps, incidents, timing changes, drawings, cost data sets, and other pertinent data related to the Traffic Management Center;
  • Responds to requests from traffic engineers and consultants for traffic signal timing data;
  • Consults with engineers on design for freeway-related overhead and ground-mounted signs and pavement markings.

To qualify you must have:

  • Completion of twelfth school grade
  • Three (3) years of experience performing paraprofessional engineering work
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Substitution(s): College education in engineering or a related curriculum may be substituted for the experience on a year-for-year basis (thirty (30) semester/forty-five (45) quarter credit hours equals one (1) year). A certificate of high school equivalence (GED) will be accepted in lieu of the twelfth school grade requirement.

Desired characteristics include:

  • Strong computer skills.
  • Excellent communication.
  • Experience with reading construction plans.

If you are interested, please submit a resume

The City of Columbus is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you have any questions regarding this vacancy please contact:

Danielle Cox

Department of Public Service

Phone: (614) 645-8612



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