Traffic Technician I - PUBLIC WORKS

Date: Sep 15, 2023

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department:  Highways 

Pay:  $13.56 per hour  

Work Schedule: Monday- Friday 7:30am- 3:30pm - 1144 S Seneca  


Sedgwick County offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees that includes health coverages, paid leave, regular compensation reviews, retirement plans, and professional development opportunities.  For more detailed information, please visit our benefits page at SCBenefits.


Install and maintain all types of traffic control devices on county highways


Installs and maintains traffic control devices

  • Devices include, but not limited to, signs, pavement markings, traffic signals and safety barriers
  • Completes work orders and equipment/supply forms for work assigned.
  • Assists in maintaining traffic control device inventory
  • Responds to emergency call out situations involving traffic control devices
  • Performs preventative maintenance and cleans assigned equipment
  • Wears PPE and follows local, state and federal safety regulations


Performs data collection

  • Field studies and data research for engineering and traffic investigations
  • Assists with the biennial County-wide traffic count
  • Performs manual work associated with operations


Participates in snow and ice removal operations at one of five maintenance yards

  • Operates a dump truck with blade and spreader to clear roads of snow and ice
  • Operates loader to load material for snow & ice removal
  • Maintains equipment in good condition
  • Ensures equipment is cleaned, fueled and loaded for follow on shift
  • Reports problems immediately to shift supervisor


Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent. Valid  Kansas Commercial Driver’s License Class A or B w/air brakes & tanker endorsements or ability to acquire one within one year.


Preferred Qualifications: One year experience w/traffic control devices. IMSA Work Zone, IMSA Level I Signs & IMSA Level I Markings Certification.


It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Human Resources by phone at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Do not use this phone number for employment questions. This number is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.

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