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City Safety & Traffic Programs Manager. Olympia, WA

City Safety & Traffic Programs Manager. Olympia, WA

The Washington State DOT is hiring a City Safety & Traffic Programs Manager. Olympia, WA. Source: NACTO job board. Salary listed.


The Opportunity:
The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Local Programs Office is currently seeking to fill the role of City Safety & Traffic Programs Manager, which is located in Olympia, WA. This position manages the City Safety Program and provides direct traffic engineering expertise to local jurisdictions throughout the state. The position identifies and proposes solutions to traffic and safety issues such as safety improvement location and countermeasure selection, traffic operations, traffic control and warning devices, and others. In addition, the position works with the Washington Transportation Professionals peer exchange, providing training and facilitating other peer exchange opportunities.

At WSDOT, we value the importance of creating an environment in which all employees can feel respected, included and empowered to bring unique ideas to the agency. Our diversity and inclusion efforts include embracing different cultures, backgrounds and perspectives while fostering growth and advancement in the workplace. To learn more, please watch the following video: Why WSDOT?

This position will perform the following work:

  • Manage the City Safety program including developing the methodology to identify locations and agencies using crash data, developing calls-for-projects communications, working with cities to answer questions and develop projects, evaluating projects in-house and in the field, and identifying cities and projects to receive funding.
  • Manage and provide direct traffic engineering expertise to all local jurisdictions by assisting local agencies in identifying traffic safety and operations issues and propose traffic engineering solutions.
  • Work with the Washington Transportation Professionals peer exchange including sending out communications, maintaining e-mail distribution lists, and supporting peer exchange activities.
  • Provide training, write articles, and develop and maintain web pages related to City Safety and Traffic programs.