Traffic Control Operator, prov

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Location: Rochester, NY Name: Traffic Control Operator, prov
Type: County Department Job Announcements Deadline: Until Filled
Salary: $35,297 - $48,362 annually
Agency/Dept.: Transportation

Description of Duties

This position, located at the Department of Transportation, is responsible for the operation of a computerized traffic signal control system.  Duties involve monitoring traffic flow and modifying traffic signal timings based on traffic conditions caused by traffic accidents, weather and construction.  Duties also involve receiving and resolving customer complaints, dispatching messages to maintenance crews, and maintaining and updating databases.  The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of a Senior Traffic Control Operator or other higher-level staff member.  Does related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma, plus EITHER:

(A)  Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associate's degree in Civil Engineering or an information technology, computer science, management information systems, or transportation field; OR, 

 (B) Two (2) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience in monitoring or operating a computerized traffic management system, or with a transportation routing system; or dispatching; OR,   

 (C)  An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B) above.

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