Traffic Control Supervisor

November 9, 2023
Kingman, AZ
Job Type


Job Summary

The Mohave County Public Works Department - Traffic Control Division, is currently recruiting for a Traffic Control Supervisor located in Kingman, AZ.

Performs first-line supervisory work involved in the fabrication, installation, maintenance, and repair of signing control and striping of roads and pavement markings of county-maintained roads and properties.


Work is performed under direction of a higher level of authority.


Provides direct immediate to general supervision of assigned subordinates.

Essential Job Functions

  • Supervises traffic control operations crews for maintenance of electronic traffic control devices, traffic control signals, wireless communications, signs, and markings.
  • Assists traffic engineering staff and consultants on project studies.
  • Prepares temporary traffic control plans for county road maintenance work.
  • Inspects temporary traffic control deployment in field; performs field inspection of traffic control device installations for County acceptance.
  • Operates computer-based applications for interfacing with and controlling traffic control devices.
  • Supervises and conducts inspections on traffic control related projects.
  • Responds to complaints and traffic situations to formulate responses.
  • Conducts supervisory duties including correspondence, meeting with division managers and department directors, purchasing, and budget related items.
  • Prepares and manages the Traffic Control Division annual budget.
  • Checks and reviews need for maintenance of traffic control devices, assigns work, schedules jobs, and checks job progress.
  • Performs personnel related duties such as performance evaluations and discipline.
  • Schedules, monitors, and evaluates the work of Traffic Control / Signs personnel. Trains and supervises crews in the appropriate installation, repair and maintenance of electronic traffic control devices, traffic signal equipment, wireless communications, signs, and markings.
  • Supervises work of the sign fabrication shop.
  • Tests equipment to ensure proper working conditions.
  • Responds to emergency calls for temporary traffic control, non-working traffic signals, and damaged traffic signs.
  • Maintains inventory on supplies and equipment.
  • Maintains records of existing traffic control devices, their condition, and work performed using an electronic work order system.
  • Enforces safety rules and performs duties in a safe and orderly manner, complying with all County department safety policies.
  • Regular attendance at work and arrives on time.
  • Performs all other job-related duties as assigned or as become apparent.


  • Performs related work as required.
  • Performs special assignments as requested.
  • Exercise regular and predictable attendance and punctuality in accordance with Mohave County Personnel Policies and Procedures.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED (General Education Degree)
  • Three (3) year's successful experience in the performance of advanced level and/or working supervisor level work involving signing control activities to include fabrication, installation, maintenance and repair of traffic control signs, striping of roads involving the operation of a commercial vehicle to transport road striping equipment and materials, and pavement marking.
  • OR an equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the desired knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.


  • Must pass drug screen post offer.
  • Must provide acceptable driving history at no cost to the County.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license for operation of motor vehicles on Arizona roads at the start of employment and maintain said license while employed in this position.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Tools, equipment, materials, techniques, methods, practices, and procedures utilized in the fabrication, installation, maintenance and repair of control signs; striping of roads; and pavement marking.
  • Use and care of a variety of equipment and hand and power tools used in signing control.
  • Laws, regulations, codes, ordinances, manuals, and guidelines used in the determination of placement and signing requirements, including AASHTO, MUTCD and Department Policy.
  • Occupational hazards and safety requirements in the performance of signing, road striping, and pavement marking.
  • Department policies, rules, regulations, procedures, and unit functions.
  • Principles and practices of leadership, supervision, and training.
  • Mohave County Personnel Policies and Procedures, and Department Regulations.

Skill in:

  • Safe, effective operation and maintenance of hand and power tools, equipment and measuring aides used signing, road striping, and pavement marking installation.
  • Effectively utilizing personal computer systems and applications in the performance of work assignments, such as electronic spreadsheets, word processing and graphics to generate documentation, report writing and graphic design.
  • Communicating and maintaining professionalism with the public, co-workers, and work contacts.
  • Writing documentation of work, reports, work orders, material requisitions, and maintenance records on equipment.
  • Managing electronic archives for survey data, record documents, and project documents.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
  • Building partnerships and fostering teamwork.
  • Working collaboratively within and across organizational boundaries to achieve common goals.
  • Identifying customer expectations and respond appropriately to their needs.

Ability to:

  • Utilize computer applications to develop and implement traffic control strategies.
  • Develop and implement traffic control improvements.
  • Read and understand materials including memorandums, plats, plans, specifications, maps, deeds, field notes, and legal descriptions.
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Assign, schedule, train, supervise and evaluate work activities and to motivate and control assigned personnel effectively.
  • Perform work accurately and in accordance with established standards applicable to signing and road striping activities such as, blueprints, diagrams, specifications, guidelines, manuals, and oral and written instructions.
  • Safely and effectively service, maintain and repair assigned tools and equipment in accordance with standard repair, maintenance, operation, and safety procedures.
  • Set priorities, estimate material quantities, equipment needs, and labor hours required to perform and complete work assignments.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date chronological records and documentation.
  • Design emblems and signs.
  • Establish and maintain effective work relationships with assigned personnel, associate personnel, and personnel of other County Departments, other agencies, vendors, and general public.
  • Fulfill physical requirements of work assignments to include occasional - frequent moderate lifting of 25 - 50 pounds and operating equipment and performing manual labor in extreme hot or cold temperatures.
  • Comply with Mohave County Personnel Policies and Procedures, and Department Regulations.

Closing Date/Time: 11/22/2023 5:00 PM Arizona

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