Traffic Maintenance Supervisor

Open only to City of Montgomery Traffic Engineering employees

Recruitment #19-CI5100-01

Nature of Work

The fundamental reason this classification exists is to supervise and direct the work of the Traffic Maintenance Workers assigned to the Signing or Paint Striping subdivision of the Traffic Engineering Department – Sign & Paint Division. Position incumbents serve as the technical expert for assigned subdivisions; therefore, the position requires technical competency, independent action, initiative, and judgment in the assigned area. Position incumbents are primarily assigned to either the Street Striping subdivision or the Signing subdivision and perform the duties associated with that subdivision; however, all position incumbents are cross-trained on the duties of both subdivisions and can be utilized as needed.  Primary work responsibilities may include: overseeing and directing the activities of the paint striping or sign crews; serving as technical expert in the layout and completion of striping duties; serving as technical expert in the manufacturing, installation, and maintenance of traffic control signs; supervising the Traffic Maintenance Worker Is, IIs, and IIIs; ensuring adequate inventory levels of supplies and equipment; assisting in preparing work sites and work zones for crews; training the Traffic Maintenance Worker IIIs to supervise crews and their work; and performing the duties of the Sign & Striping Superintendent in times of absence.  The Traffic Maintenance Supervisors are under the general supervision of the Sign and Striping Superintendent. 

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED and three (3) years of experience in street striping and/or sign manufacturing and installation to include at least two (2) years of lead or supervisory experience at the level of a Traffic Maintenance Worker III to include assigning daily tasks, directing and training of work of subordinates, and completing work reports.

Special Requirements

Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and insurable driving record.  Must be available to respond to emergency and/or after-hours calls in order to replace major road signs such as stop and yield signs.

WORK CONDITIONS:  Work is performed in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to the elements to include direct sun exposure, extreme heat and/or cold, rain, and lightning. Work requires some extended work hours, overtime, night, weekend, and holiday hours as well as afterhours on-call duty. 

Kind of Examination

Applications are being accepted to fill one (1) vacancy and any vacancies that may occur during the life of the register.  The current vacancy is with the City of Montgomery Traffic Engineering. Applicants will be screened and qualified based upon education and experience as shown on the application.  For this reason, applicants are urged to fill in the application form  completely providing detailed information concerning the kinds of jobs they have held, the dates they held them, where and exactly what their duties were. If more than five qualified applications are received, the application will be used to rank applicants.  Tied scores will not be broken. If there are five or less qualified applicants, they will be considered equally qualified and placed on the register in alphabetical order.

Complete an online application by visiting Montgomery City-County Personnel's Online Employment Center. Paper applications are no longer accepted. Completed applications will be accepted online until 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. If there is no closing date, the announcement may be closed at any time without prior notice.

Additional Information

This position is open only to City of Montgomery Traffic Engineering employees who have completed their probationary period and meet the minimum qualifications.


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