Traffic Control Technician

January 21, 2023
Kingman, AZ
Job Type


Job Summary

*Mohave County Public Works-Traffic Division is currently recruiting for the position of Traffic Control Technician located in Kingman, AZ*

Performs entry-level work setting up and maintaining traffic control devices for work zones.


Work is performed independently in accordance with established procedures under the general supervision of a higher authority.



Essential Job Functions

  • Ability to read, interpret and implement detailed Work Zone Traffic Control plans in accordance with the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) and Mohave County Public Works Policies and Procedures.
  • Adhere to all established governmental guidelines for uniformity, proper location of sign and meeting standards in the interest of public safety.
  • Computer skills to include data entry, website navigation and e-mail.
  • Maintain accurate records of daily activities including work done, materials used, and time spent and set up/maintain portable message boards.
  • Clean, maintain, and repair work zone devices, equipment and tools used during the performance of work assignments.
  • Maintain an accurate inventory of signs, barricades, and equipment.
  • Ensure an adequate supply of materials, equipment and tools required to fulfill work assignments.
  • Utilize various hand tools and other related equipment in the assembly, installation, and repair of traffic control devices.
  • Installation of chip seal tabs.
  • Assist in the process of Spotting and Zoning roads for paint striping.
  • Forklift operation.
  • Provide support to the Litter Removal Program.
  • Conducts daily safety inspections of vehicles and equipment and follows all safety rules.


  • 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).
  • Any experience in construction or a related field involving installation and maintenance of work zone signs.
  • OR an equivalent combination of experience, education and training which provides the desired knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.


  • Must pass drug screen post offer.
  • Obtain both Forklift Operation and Flagger certifications within six (6) months of appointment to this position.
  • Obtain American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) Traffic Control Technician certification within one (1) year of appointment to this position.
  • 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.
  • Provide acceptable driving history at no cost to the County.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Methods, practices, tools, materials, and equipment associated with Work Zone Traffic Control.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Department policies, rules, and procedures
  • Comply with Mohave County Personnel Policies and Procedures, and Department Regulations.

Skill in:

  • Safe use and care of tools and equipment used in the operation and implementation of Work Zone Traffic Control Devices.
  • Communicating and maintaining professionalism with the public, co-workers, and work contacts.

Ability to:

  • Understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
  • Effectively communicate both orally and in writing.
  • Adjust to a variety of job assignments.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with general public and associate personnel.
  • Perform the essential functions of the job specifications with or without a reasonable accommodation.
  • Comply with Mohave County Personnel Policies and Procedures, and Department Regulations.


Mohave County provides two options for Self Insured Medical Plan, paid by Employee & Employer, to regular employees (employees who work at least 30 hours per week). Both plan options utilize the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona for in Arizona coverage, plus the Aetna Choice POS II network for out of Arizona coverage; when you need medical care, select a provider from the directory and verify the provider's current status as a network provider. The medical plans include pharmacy benefits.

  • Summary Plan Description
  • PLAN 1: Exclusive Provider Organization (EPO) Plan Deductible $1,000 per person deductible. Calendar Year Out of Pocket Maximum per Single Coverage is $6,300 and $12,700 for Family Coverage.
  • PLAN 2: High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) $3,000 maximum Out of Pocket for Single Coverage and $6000 maximum Out of Pocket maximum for Family

Out of Pocket Maximum includes medical Deductible, medical Copays, Prescription Drug Deductible and Copays.


Teladoc is a healthcare option available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, and 365 days per year for non-emergent medical conditions.

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
This voluntary benefit is available to all regular employees working at least 30 hours per week. This pre-tax option will reduce taxable income.

  • Health care reimbursement account: up to $2,850 per year
  • Dependent daycare reimbursement account: up to $5,000 per year

Health Savings Account (HSA)
This voluntary benefit is available to all qualified employees who are on the High Deductible Health Plan. This pre-tax option will reduce taxable income. You may elect to contribute up to the full 2022 annual limit:

  • $3,650 max employee contribution for Single coverage
  • $7,300 max employee contribution for Family coverage.

Dental insurance is available to regular employees working at least 30 hours per week through Delta Dental.

  • High Option: $2,000 maximum annual benefit.High Option includes orthodontia benefit with lifetime maximum of $1,500.
  • Low Option: $2,000 maximum annual benefit.

Vision insurance is available to regular employees working at least 30 hours per week through EyeMed Vision Care. EyeMed offers access to a broad network of independent providers as well as access to out-of-network providers.

Short Term Disability
Coverage is through Ochs, Inc. - Madison National
Short-Term Disability (STD) is insurance that replaces some of your income if an injury or illness prevents you from working. Provided by Mohave County.

Life Insurance
Coverage is through Ochs, Inc. - Minnesota Life

  • Basic Life Insurance / Accidental Death & Dismemberment of $50,000
  • Provided by Mohave County to regular employees working at least 30 hours per week

Optional / Voluntary Benefits
Payroll deductions are available for the following Optional / Voluntary Benefits:

  • Supplemental Life Insurance is available through Ochs, Inc.- Minnesota Life Insurance Company for employees, spouse and dependent children.
  • Tax Deferred Compensation Plan 457: this option is voluntary and available to all employees through ICMA-RC or Nationwide.
  • Identity Theft Protection is available through IdentityForce, Sontiq for employees and eligible dependents

Retirement Systems / Long-Term Disability
Mohave County is a MANDATORY participating agency in these classification-based retirement systems:

  • (ASRS) Arizona State Retirement System: Eligible employees working at least 20 hours per week for 20 weeks or more. MANDATORY contribution rate as of 07/01/2022 is 12.17% beginning on your first paycheck and is employer matched.
  • (CORP) Correction Officers Retirement Plan: Employees in Adult Detention positions with the Sheriff's Office. Contributions begin 90 days after first day of employment. Election rates of contribution are between 5% - 40%; default rate of 7%.
  • (AOC-CORP) Administration of Courts - Correction Officers Retirement Plan: Juvenile Detention and Adult Probation (Superior Court). Contributions begin 90 days after first day of employment. Election rates of contribution are between 5% - 40%; default rate of 7%.
  • (PSPRS) Public Safety Retirement System: Employees in certain positions with the Sheriff's Office. Defined Benefit Tier 3 contribution amount is 9.94%. Contributions begin 90 days after first day of employment.

Additional Benefits
The following additional benefits are available to all regular employees:

  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Payroll direct deposit
  • Paid Time Off - vacation/sick time
  • Pre-tax deduction plan
  • Up to 80% of medical premiums paid by Mohave County
  • Bereavement Leave

These materials were created to help you understand the benefits available to you. This is not a Summary Plan Description and is not intended to replace the benefit summaries or schedule of benefits contained within the Plan. If any provision of these materials is inconsistent with the language of the Plan, the language of the Plan will govern .

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