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Supervisor I - Traffic

Company: City of Fort Myers, FL
Location: Fort Myers
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:


The City of Fort Myers strives to be an employer of choice and most of our employees turn jobs into long term careers. The salary shown in the job description is the full range for this position from entry to later career.


Responsible for the maintenance of all City signs and road markings according to the "Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices".

Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the City's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work, addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Responsibilities and Reporting During an Emergency Situation:

Essential Employees may be required to work during a declared emergency. Depending on the nature of the emergency, this may require working around the clock for several days on short notice.

Non Essential Employees will not be required to work during a declared emergency. The employee's Department Head will determine when the employee will be required to work.


  • Schedule workload for crews.
  • Setup and maintenance of traffic safety in the work zone.
  • Maintenance of support vehicle and related equipment.
  • Coordinate with various City departments, including Police for emergencies, parades and special events.
  • Oversees work zone safety.
  • Record keeping, including but not limited to, employees payroll.
  • Utilize and or supervise the use of electronic equipment(s), computer hardware and software to maintain MUTCD compliance for Citywide signs and markings.
  • Is required to operate a motor vehicle in the performance of assigned tasks.
  • This position requires regular and reliable attendance and the employee's physical presence at the workplace
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Basic knowledge in the use of word processing, spreadsheet, and database software.
  • Skill in time management and organization
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Ability to performing under frequent deadlines and/or in response to emergencies.
  • Ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations.
  • Ability to exercise judgment and make decisions in accordance with established laws, regulations, ordinances, departmental policies and procedures.
  • Ability to operate necessary equipment including but not limited to a bucket truck, smart phone, computer, printer, copier, facsimile machine, scanner, and calculator

Minimum Requirements

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Three years' experience in related field with a minimum of one year of progressively responsible supervisory experience and/or training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Must possess Maintenance of Traffic (MOT) Certification approved by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), at time of hire or must be able to obtain within eighteen (18) months from date of hire.
  • Department of Transportation (D.O.T.) Mandatory Drug/Alcohol Testing required.
  • Minimum Level 2 International Municipal Sign Association (IMSA) at time of hire or must be able to obtain within eighteen (18) months from date of hire.
  • Must possess a valid Class "B" Florida Commercial Driver's License, and an acceptable driving record within 18 months of appointment, and must maintain an acceptable driving record.


  • Knowledge of routes and streets throughout the City of Fort Myers is preferred
  • Minimum five year experience in a related field.
  • Minimum three years supervisory experience in a related field.

Supplemental Information

This work typically requires the following physical activities to be performed.

  • Balancing - maintain equilibrium to prevent falling while walking, standing, or crouching.

  • Climbing - ascending, descending ladders, stairs, ramps, requires body agility.

  • Crawling - moving about on hands, knees, or hands, feet.

  • Crouching - bending body forward by bending leg, spine.

  • Feeling - perceiving attributes of objects by touch with skin, fingertips.

  • Fingering - picking, pinching, typing, working with fingers rather than hand.

  • Grasping - applying pressure to object with fingers, palm.

  • Handling - picking, holding, or working with whole hand.

  • Pushing - use upper extremities to press against objects with force, or thrust forward, downward, outward.

  • Reaching - extending hands or arms in any direction.

  • Repetitive Motion - substantial movements of wrists, hands, fingers.

  • Speaking - expressing ideas with spoken word, convey detailed, important instructions accurately, concisely.

  • Standing - for sustained periods of time.

  • Stooping - bending body downward, forward at waist, with full motion of lower extremities and back.

  • Talking 1- expressing ideas by spoken word

  • Talking 2 - shouting to be heard above ambient noise.

  • Visual Acuity 1 - prepare, analyze data, transcribing, computer terminal, extensive reading.

  • Visual Acuity 2 - color, depth perception, field of vision.

  • Visual Acuity 3 - determine accuracy, neatness, observe facilities/structures.

  • Hearing 1 - perceiving sounds at normal speaking levels, receive information.

  • Hearing 2 - receive detailed information, make discrimination in sound.

  • Kneeling - bending legs at knee to come to rest at knees.

  • Visual Acuity 4 - operate motor vehicles/heavy equipment.

  • Visual Acuity 5 -close acuity for inspection of small defects, machines, use measurement devices, or fabricate parts.

  • Walking - on foot to accomplish tasks, long distances, or site to site.

  • Lifting - raising objects from lower to higher position, moving objects side to side, using upper extremities, back.

  • Mental Acuity - ability to make rational decisions through sound logic, deductive reasoning.

  • Pulling - use upper extremities to exert force, haul or tug.

Work performed is primarily:

  • Heavy work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects


  • May be required to work hours other than the regular schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Contact with internal and external customers, vendors, outside agencies and the general public.
  • Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat; and vibration. Risk of electrical shock.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions described herein. Since every duty associated with this position may not be described herein, employees may be required to perform duties not specifically spelled out in the job description, but which may be reasonably considered to be incidental in the performing of their duties just as though they were actually written out in this job description.

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