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Job Specification

TRAFFIC INVESTIGATOR

DEFINITION

Under the direction of a Principal Traffic Investigator or other supervisory 
officer performs the work involved in investigating and evaluating the efficacy 
and desirability of traffic control devices and methods under specific 
circumstances: does other related work.

NOTE:  The examples of work for this title are for illustrative purposes 
only.  A particular position using this title may not perform all duties listed in this 
job specification. Conversely, all duties performed on the job may not be listed.

EXAMPLES OF WORK

Conducts traffic surveys including parking practices, speed, driver behavior 
practices and traffic counts.

Conducts field investigations and studies on a variety of traffic problems.

Recommends locations for signs and pavement markings.

Conducts surveys to determine the efficient operation of traffic regulation 
and control devices; provides recommendations.

Confers with local and State government officers to discuss the alleviation 
of traffic problems.

Prepares statistical and other reports.

Maintains records and files.

May be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or 
manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office 
or related units.

REQUIREMENTS

EXPERIENCE

Two (2) years of experience involving investigation and evaluation of the 
traffic control devices  or other work related to traffic regulation control.

LICENSE

Appointee will be required to possess a driver's license valid in 
New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee 
mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of traffic regulation and control problems.

Knowledge of the types of devices, equipment and methods used 
in traffic regulation and control systems.

Knowledge of the techniques used to conduct traffic investigations, 
surveys and studies.

Ability to read and interpret laws and regulations relating to traffic 
control and regulation, and apply them to specific situations.

Ability to conduct inspections, surveys and studies to investigate 
and analyze traffic regulation and control problems.

Ability to prepare statistical and other reports of traffic control problems.

Ability to maintain records and files.

Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual 
recording and information systems used by the agency, office or 
related units.

Ability to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate in English 
sufficiently to perform the duties of this position.  American Sign 
Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms 
of communication.

Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long as they can 
perform the essential functions of the job after reasonable accommodation 
is made to their known limitations. If the accommodation cannot be made 
because it would cause the employer undue hardship, such persons may not 
be eligible.

This job specification is applicable to the following title code:
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11231SC4013N/AI14-

This job specification is for state government use only.
Salary range is only applicable to state government.
Local salaries are established by individual local jurisdictions.

MCK   05/28/2005