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.
Two (2) years of experience involving investigation and evaluation of the
traffic control devices or other work related to traffic regulation control.
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
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
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
This job specification is applicable to the following title code:
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.