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Hillsborough County Government

Traffic Sign/Marking Supervisor (#TRFSMSGENN) GENN
$18.35-$29.13 Hourly / $3,180.67-$5,049.20 Monthly / $38,168.00-$60,590.40 Yearly


Supervises activities related to the layout, installation and maintenance of traffic markings, and the fabrication, installation and maintenance of traffic signs in compliance with the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) and approved by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT).  

Performs day-to-day operational management duties for a small functional unit which provides routine programs and services in any of a large variety of departments and agencies, with responsibility for planning, coordinating, supervising and controlling assigned resources to achieve unit/section objectives. Position typically manages maintenance and technical employees.


Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate;  

Three years of experience operating pavement marking equipment, and/or fabricating and installing traffic control signs.  

Or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-related competencies noted below; and  

Possession of a valid Driver License.


  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.       
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.      
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.      
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.


  • Considerable knowledge of MUTCD and FDOT traffic standards applicable to the application of roadway markings, sign fabrication and installation, and/or road closures.
  • Considerable knowledge of the operation and maintenance of roadway marking and sign fabrication and installation equipment.
  • Working knowledge of high school level mathematics.
  • Working knowledge of basic drafting. 
  • Skill in the application of supervisory techniques.
  • Skill in operating and performing minor maintenance on small, medium and long line paint stripers, premelters, epoxy machines, paint marking grinders, thermoplastic machines and generators.
  • Skill in using sign fabrication and installation tools and equipment such as squeeze and roller sheet applicators, electric/hydraulic die cutter, silk screen table, vacuum table, high intensity lamp, hot oven and computerized stencil cutter.
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints, maps, and work orders.
  • Ability to lift up to 75 pounds.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to plan, organize and supervise the work of others.


Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below. ·       

  • Supervises the pavement marking and sign fabrication and installation unit to include inspecting work to ensure compliance with Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) standards; issuing work orders; preparing reports; preparing input to the annual budget process and monitoring budget expenditures; inventorying and recommending the purchasing of equipment and supplies.
  • Supervises the work of subordinate staff by scheduling, assigning and reviewing work, providing training and counseling, and evaluating performance.       
  • May apply pavement markings, or fabricate and install traffic control signs.       
  • Interprets and/or investigates work orders, sketches and blueprints to calculate measurements and materials needed.
  • Plans, coordinates, and implements actions necessary for road closures in accordance with       FDOT standards.       
  • Responds to and takes necessary actions to resolve citizen complaints, and prepares required reports.
  • Drives a motor vehicle to perform some of the position duties.
  • Performs other related duties as required.  


Possession of a valid Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). FDOT MOT (Maintenance of Traffic) Intermediate Level Certification IMSA (International Municipal Signal Association) Traffic Sign Level II Certification  

This classification description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all-inclusive list of the duties associated with a particular position. Management may require incumbents to perform job duties other than those contained in this document at any time.  

CLASS: TRFSMSGENN; EST: 8/1/2000; REV: 6/2/2015;