Job Description

Title: Traffic Device Specialist

State Role Title: Transport Operations Manager III

Hiring Range: $92,430-120,159

Pay Band: 5

Agency: VA Dept of Transportation

Location: Richmond District Office

Agency Website:

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

Are you looking for an opportunity to implement processes and procedures to keep the state of Virginia safe? We are searching for individuals driven by safety to support state traffic operations.

VDOT’s Richmond District is searching for an individual to provide technical support to the District Traffic Operations Maintenance work unit. Perform asset life cycle replacement planning for traffic control devices (Signs and roadway lighting). Perform maintenance contract planning, development and monitoring, equipment utilization and planning and investigate and respond to customer concerns and complaints. Monitor and compare maintenance spend plans versus expenditures. Conduct analysis and expenditure projections. Capture, track and report work accomplishments. Utilize data to establish future needs.

"In order to be considered for this position, you must submit your resume."

In addition to a rewarding work experience, VDOT offers excellent health and life insurance benefits, pre-tax spending accounts, state funded short and long term disability, paid holidays, vacation, tuition assistance, free wellness programs, and a state retirement plan with options for tax-deferred retirement savings including employer matching.

We are a “Virginia Values Veterans” (V3) official certified company and state agency that provides hiring preference to Veterans and Members of the Virginia National Guard in support of Executive Order 29, (2010). If you are a Veteran or Virginia National Guard Member, we urge you to respond accordingly on your state application.

We have Shared Values and a Code of Ethics: your success in our organization depends upon modeling these values, therefore please access the following link: to review them and, if in agreement, we welcome you to apply.

Minimum Qualifications

• Knowledge of traffic control device specifications, standards, and policies.
• Considerable knowledge of federal and state highway and transportation rules, regulations, and policies
• Ability to develop and monitor budgets, service contracts and procurement activities
• Valid Driver’s license
• Skill in the use of computers and software applications
• Ability to read roadway and traffic control device construction plans.
• Knowledge of business principles and practices as they relate to inventory and accounting systems
• Ability to analyze data, needs and problems, identify solutions, project consequences and implement recommendations
• Skill in providing and promoting good customer service to customers
• Knowledge of engineering and Construction technology to effectively support maintenance and operation programs.

Additional Considerations

• Experience in transportation systems, to include the application of engineering principles, practices and procedures.
• Demonstrated leadership, management and interpersonal skills in a transportation operations or maintenance environment
• A combination of training, experience or education in Traffic Engineering, Traffic management, highway design principles or related field desired.
• Master Electrical license or ability to obtain in 6 months.

Special Instructions

You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your account to check the status of your application for this position.

State applications will only be accepted as submitted online by 11:55 pm on the closing date through the PageUp System. State applications submitted via email, postal mail, fax, or in person will not be considered. Applicants are expected to fully represent qualifications and work history on the State application and or resume. The decision to interview an applicant is based on the information provided on the application, therefore, it is essential to fully complete each section of the application and provide detailed information. Submitting an incomplete state application, or a state application lacking in detail, may impact your interview eligibility.
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is an Equal Opportunity Employer by both policy and practice. For more information about our employment practices, please visit “Information for VDOT Employees and Applicants”:

“VDOT utilizes a market based pay program, which has been approved by DHRM. Therefore, advertised rates of pay may or may not align with the Commonwealth pay bands.”

Contact Information

Name: Maureen Paciello

Phone: 804-801-4227



In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their AHP Letter (formerly COD) provided by the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Service-Connected Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their AHP Letter. Requesting an AHP Letter can be found at AHP Letter or by calling DARS at 800-552-5019.

Note: Applicants who received a Certificate of Disability from DARS or DBVI dated between April 1, 2022- February 29, 2024, can still use that COD as applicable documentation for the Alternative Hiring Process.


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Job Posted:
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