Assistant Traffic Supervisor

  • Merced County, CA
  • Merced, California
  • Apr 17, 2021
Full Time Administrative Analysis and Research Clerical and Administrative Support Transportation or Transit
  • Salary: $4,132.27 - $5,026.67 Monthly USD

Job Description

Examples of Duties
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Assists in supervising, planning, assigning, directing, and inspecting the manufacture, installation, and maintenance of County road traffic signs and pavement markings.
  • Supervises and assists in the layout and construction of traffic control signs utilizing reflectorized and heat bonded processes. Utilizes sign design software, plotter and laminator.
  • Supervises and assists in the installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of solar operated beacons, pedestrian flashing signs and radar feedback signs.
  • Program school beacons.
  • Supervises crews assigned for center line striping. Also patrols and inspects County roads to determine needs for new signs and pavement markings.
  • Maintains accurate records of County road signs and markings installed and maintained.
  • Determines equipment and materials needs.
  • Assists in maintaining inventory of signs, material, paints, and reflector beads.
  • Prepares and submits time, equipment, and progress reports.
  • Operates and maintains equipment.
  • Assists in training subordinate employees.

Minimum Qualifications
Experience:
Five (5) years of increasingly responsible road construction and maintenance experience, including one (1) year performing duties comparable to those of Road Maintenance Worker III with Merced County.

OR

Five (5) years of increasingly responsible road construction and maintenance experience, including two (2) years as a Merced County Road Maintenance Worker II working on the sign crew.

License:
Possess and maintain a valid California Class A Driver's license.

IDENTIFIED SAFETY SENSITIVE POSITIONS IN THIS CLASSIFICATION WILL BE SUBJECT TO PRE-EMPLOYMENT, POST-ACCIDENT, REASONABLE SUSPICION, RANDOM AND RETURN-TO-DUTY DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE COUNTY OF MERCED DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING POLICY
Essential Functions
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Operate a personal computer and other modern office equipment.
  • Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone.
  • Analyze data, interpret directions, procedures and regulations, and develop appropriate responses.
  • Perform job duties under stressful conditions.
  • Respond appropriately to situations.
  • Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations.
  • Lift and move with help objects weighing over 100 pounds.
  • Wear a respirator, safety glasses or other protective clothing and equipment, as needed. Conduct activities on uneven surfaces under various environmental conditions.
  • Frequently operate large, heavy equipment on uneven and/or rough terrain.
  • Frequently drive vehicles and maintain equipment.
  • Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception.
  • Sit, stand, or walk for extended periods.
  • Frequently lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects.
  • Occasionally kneel, bend, twist, squat, climb, balance and crawl.
  • Frequent repetitive hand and arm motion.
  • Occasional risk of exposure to hazardous materials Normal dexterity, frequent holding, grasping, repetitive motion Frequent exposure to noise Constant use of hand/eye coordination
  • Regular attendance is an essential function.
Knowledge of:
  • Basic principles of supervision and training.
  • Methods, materials, and equipment used in the manufacture, installation, and maintenance of traffic control devices.
  • Laws, ordinances, and codes as they pertain to the installation of traffic signs, markings, and non-electrical traffic control devices.
  • Safe work practices.
  • State and Federal safety regulations.
Ability to:
  • Inspect the technical details of sign construction and installation.
  • Supervise and assist in center line striping and other pavement marking operations.
  • Estimate labor and material costs for traffic control work.
  • Keep accurate record and prepare reports.
  • Understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.


HOLIDAYS & LEAVES

VACATION

10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours).

SICK LEAVE

.0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria.

HOLIDAYS

Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday.

BEREAVEMENT LEAVE

Three (3) regularly scheduled work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way.

INSURANCE

HEALTH INSURANCE


County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. There are multiple health plans to choose from. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County.

County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan.


DISABILITY INSURANCE

State Disability Insurance - Benefit based on highest quarter during previous calendar year. Employee pays premium.

LIFE INSURANCE

$10,000 County-paid coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee.

RETIREMENT

DEFERRED COMPENSATION


The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable.


MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION

The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount.

EXTRA HELP EMPLOYEES DO NOT QUALIFY FOR COUNTY BENEFITS.

EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS

EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP )

MHNEAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services.

For more information log on to members.mhn.com.

EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS

The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more.

THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY.

For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682 or go to Merced County Benefits Summary


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Do you possess a valid California Class A Driver's license?
  • Yes
  • No


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