A traffic signal or intelligent transportation system (ITS) technician is responsible for the installation, maintenance, and/or repair of ITS and traffic signal systems including traffic signal cabinets, loop detection systems, and traffic signal electronics. A traffic signal or ITS technician might also assist with the development of traffic studies and design plans such as for ITS infrastructure, traffic signals, signing, pavement marking, construction sequencing, and traffic control plans. The technician may troubleshoot ITS and traffic signal equipment and make recommendations to repair or resolve any issues in a given system. These technicians may also be responsible for the maintenance of spare equipment and parts, including inventory management and documentation. Relevant technology includes CCTV systems, dynamic message signs, travel time readers, vehicle detection systems, and fiber optics and wireless systems. A traffic signal or ITS technician should ensure that traffic signal installation and related activities are conducted in compliance with applicable traffic control device regulations, standards, and specifications.
Associate's or bachelor's degree preferred; high school diploma or GED required
Urban Planning Assistants develop planning studies and reports in support of new and updated plans and programs and regulations, review or assist in the review of moderately difficult development proposals and site plans for conformance with codes, plans, and regulations, and prepare and present detailed reports on development proposals to government bodies. Planning Assistants also collects a variety of statistical data and prepare reports and maps on topics such as census information, land use, tax base data, and occupancy rates. The position also includes valuing or assisting in the evaluation of zonings, ordinance amendments, site plans, special use permits, variances and other proposals. Finally, Urban Planning Assistants acts as liaisons between community groups, government agencies, developers and elected officials in developing neighborhood plans, and assist in resolving citizen and customer issues.