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The City of Bloomington’s Transportation and Traffic Engineer serves as the organization’s City Engineer and leads the Transportation and Traffic Services Division. This position is responsible for carrying out the City’s vision to achieve a progressive and balanced transportation system that works for all modes of transportation. This individual will supervise and mentor engineering staff, develop and manage a multi-year capital improvement plan, coordinate closely with high-profile development projects, and serve as a technical expert for infrastructure projects throughout the City.


The Transportation and Traffic Services Division is responsible for overseeing the design, construction, and acceptance of all infrastructure projects in the City’s public right-of-way, including street improvements, safety enhancements, and the implementation of bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure.


The Transportation and Traffic Engineer supervises nine staff including the Senior Project Engineer, Project Engineer, Senior Project Manager, Project Manager (2), Public Improvements Manager, Engineering Field Specialist, Engineering Technician, and Planning Technician. Per the Indiana State Code, this position is a Mayoral appointment. This position reports to the Director of Planning and Transportation and serves as a member of the Plan Commission. 


The position requires a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or related field with a minimum of five years of progressively responsible engineering experience, with at least two years in a management/supervisory role. A State of Indiana registration as a Professional Engineer or the ability to obtain such registration within six months of hire is required. A valid Indiana driver’s license is required upon employment.


Preferred qualifications include experience working in local, state, or federal government; working with a governing body or board/commission; working in a college metro area; background in transportation and/or traffic engineering; strong financial management and budgeting skills and/or management of a capital improvement plan (CIP); supervisory experience; and a master’s degree in a related field.


The salary range for this position is $75,000 - $100,000 depending on qualifications, with an excellent benefits package.


Applications will be accepted electronically by The Novak Consulting Group at  Applicants complete a brief online form and are prompted to provide a cover letter and resume. Open until filled with the first review of applications on August 23, 2019. Please direct questions to Jenn Reichelt at or 513-221-0500