The County of El Dorado is recruiting applicants for Traffic Engineer. This recruitment will establish a list for the purpose of filling current and future vacancies in Placerville and South Lake Tahoe for up to three (3) months.
We currently have the following vacancy: One (1) Full Time (.80) vacancy for the Transportation Department located in Placerville, CA.
***Resolution going to the Board of Supervisors to approve as a 1.00 full time position***
DEFINITION: Under general supervision, performs complex traffic engineering and transportation planning work; provides lead direction to a project team or unit of professional and technical staff to formulate, organize, and implement various traffic engineering and transportation planning related functions.
Education: Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university with major course work in traffic engineering, transportation planning, or civil engineering, or a closely-related field.
Experience: Two (2) years of professional experience in traffic engineering, transportation planning, civil engineering, or a closely-related field at a level equivalent to the County's Assistant in Civil Engineering class or Transportation Planner class. Desirable work experience includes exposure to field work, traffic operations analysis (e.g. HCS, Synchro, CUBE,VISSIM)and GIS.
Other Requirements: Must possess and maintain a valid California driver's license. Must possess a valid California Registration as a Traffic Engineer or obtain licensure in California by comity (reciprocity) within the one-year probationary period. A valid California Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer is highly desirable. Must be willing to attend meetings outside of normal working hours.
Internal Number: 1809-4113
About County of El Dorado
Local GovernmentEl Dorado County is one of the most scenic areas in California, extending from Folsom Lake and surrounding foothills, through pine-covered Sierra Nevada Range to Lake Tahoe at the Nevada border. The area’s beauty is matched by the varied recreational opportunities including skiing, boating, river rafting, hiking, fishing, hunting, camping, and equestrian trails. More than half the County’s 1,805 square mile area consists of National Forest and other recreational areas. The County’s 10,000 foot mountain peaks, 200 lakes and 682 miles of rivers make the area ideal for outdoor enthusiasts.The west side of the County includes charming Gold Rush communities. U.S. Highway 50, a major all-season route over the Sierra Nevada Range, passes through the center of the County, crossing Echo Summit at 7,400 feet as it enters the spectacular Tahoe Basin, the other major geographic area of the County.The County features a diversity of living styles including country and executive homes, rural estates, view properties, homes with nearby golf courses, and airparks. The sale prices of homes average from $170,000 to $275,000 with estate homes starting at $500,000. Quality educati...on is available with K-12 schools, the Placerville Campus of Cosumnes River College, and nearby California State University at Sacramento.