Company Name:

City of Bloomington


Bloomington, Indiana

Approximate Salary:

$75,000 Per Year

Job Category:

Civil Engineering

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

4-6 Years

Required Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Date Posted:

July 12, 2019

Transportation & Traffic Engineer

The Position

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.

Transportation and Traffic Services

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.

Transportation staff ensures that work is consistent with engineering principles, safety standards, and accessibility requirements. Staff provides technical assistance to other staff members and works closely with Planners, the Public Works Department, and multiple City Boards and Commissions. The division is housed in the Planning and Transportation Department to encourage closer coordination between planning and engineering activities.

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.

Experience and Education

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.


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

The City offers employees two health insurance plans: a traditional PPO and a high deductible plan with a health savings account (HSA). In addition, the City offers dental and vision coverage and basic life insurance.

Employees participate in the Indiana Public Retirement System (INPRS). The Public Employees’ Retirement Fund (PERF) consists of a Defined Benefit (Pension) and an Annuity Savings Account (ASA). The City pays 14.2% of gross wages into an employee’s PERF account: the mandatory 3% employee portion associated with the ASA and the 11.2% employer portion for the Pension.

Employees receive twelve paid holidays per year in addition to regular paid time off. The City provides wellness incentives such as a health club membership reimbursement, massage therapy reimbursement, and a bike to work benefit. The City also allows employees to participate in an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Flexible Spending Account (FSA), State of Indiana College Savings Plan, and a 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan.

How to Apply

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 [email protected] or 513-221-0500

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