County Traffic Control Technician I

Open only to MGM County Engineering Dept. Employees

Recruitment #23-CO0572-01

Salary Information

Compensation plans are based on a multi-step progression system. The pay range reflects the entry level and maximum salary potential in the assigned pay grade.

**A starting salary may be negotiated and will be commensurate with education, training and experience in alignment with pay administration policies and MCCP Board Rules & Regulations**

Nature of Work

The fundamental reason that this position exists is to assist in the installation and maintenance of traffic control devices and application of pesticides throughout the county. Primary work responsibilities are: assists in and applies pavement markings; assists in and constructs and installs traffic control signs; and applies various pesticides to include herbicides and insecticides throughout the county.  The County Traffic Control Technician I classification is distinguished from the County Traffic Control Technician II classification in that the Technician Is perform labor-oriented tasks and typically operate the mosquito control truck while apprenticing for the Technician II classification.  Technician Is receive more direction in the performance of their duties while Technician IIs are more experienced in the application of pavement markings, construction of signs, and the operation of traffic control installation equipment. Technician Is receive close guidance and direction from higher level Technician IIs & IIIs; supervision is provided by the County Traffic Control Supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED and three (3) months experience installing and maintaining traffic control devices or applying pesticides.

NOTE:  Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.

Special Requirements

Must possess and maintain a valid Alabama driver’s license and an insurable driving record. Some positions require a valid Alabama commercial driver’s license (CDL), Class B with Tanker endorsement. Must be willing to work various shifts. Must be willing to be on-call 24 hours for emergencies. 

WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to the elements and traveling over rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces. Work is performed using hazardous chemicals such as paint, sign & striping materials, herbicide, pesticides, insecticides, and other solutions. Work will require some overtime, night, and weekend hours during peak seasons as well as prior to and/or after special city events.

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 vacancies are with the Montgomery County Engineering Department. Applicants will be screened and qualified based upon education and experience as shown on the application and minimally qualifying questionnaire.  For this reason, applicants are urged to fill in the application form and minimally qualifying questionnaire 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 supplemental questionnaire 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 11:59 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 Montgomery County Engineering employees who have completed their probationary period and meet the minimum qualifications.

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