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Maricopa County Employment Opportunity – ITS Technology Engineer

Closing Date: 05/14/2023 Department: Transportation Job Type: Unclassified/Full-Time Location: Phoenix, Arizona Salary: $65,312 - 92,352 annually   About the Position The Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Technology Engineer has a passion and aptitude for new and emerging technology and incorporating it within MCDOT. In this role in the Traffic Technology Branch, you will be responsible for the development, testing, and implementation of various ITS and Connected Vehicle (CV) technologies, including communication, detection, and signal control systems. You will also be responsible for managing associated projects and providing support for the MCDOT SmartDriveSM Program, the Transportation Systems Management and Operations (TSMO) Lab, and the continued development and expansion of these efforts with our regional partners.   Proud to Offer Perform work with a greater purpose Opportunities for growth and development within Maricopa County Tuition reimbursement...

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2023 ITS Arizona 30th Annual Conference – Registration is Open!

Innovative Transportation Solutions This year’s ITS Arizona Annual Conference will be held on Wednesday, September 20th and Thursday, September 21st, 2023 at the Mesa Convention Center, Building C, located at 263 N Center Street in Mesa, Arizona. As in previous years, Day One of the 2023 conference will begin with lunch and a half-day technical workshop followed by the Reception with entertainment, drinks, and appetizers. Day Two will feature technical sessions on the latest ITS planning, implementation, and research efforts. Presentations will be given by presented by public agency representatives, practitioners, planners, and researchers from Arizona and around the country. As ITS membership and participation in recent years has continued to grow, our conference has expanded into larger session rooms and a larger exhibit hall space to accommodate additional exhibitors.   Find out more on our Conference Page!

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Maricopa County Employment Opportunity – ITS Network Engineer

Closing Date: 05/01/2023 Department: Transportation Job Type: Unclassified/Full-Time Location: Phoenix, Arizona Salary: $63,128 - 107,952 annually   About the Position The Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Network Engineer assists with the operation and maintenance of the MCDOT ITS network.  In this role in the Traffic Technology Branch, you will support the ITS Network Administrator, ensuring the reliability and security of MCDOT’s critical ITS infrastructure, located both in the field and in the Traffic Management Center.  Responsibilities include network monitoring and system maintenance, technical support and troubleshooting, configuration and deployment, technical assistance with Transportation Systems Management and Operations (TSMO) Division programs and projects, and documentation of ITS infrastructure equipment and systems, including performance monitoring.   Proud to Offer Tuition Reimbursement Exceptional work-life balance, with hybrid and...

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2023 ITS Arizona Internship Program

ITS Arizona is sponsoring an internship program to provide on-the-job experience and mentoring to a student aspiring to be a professional in the transportation and technology disciplines.  ITS Arizona will provide up to $5,000 in matching funds to a public agency or private firm for the purposes of subsidizing the direct hourly rate of an intern.  The funds shall not be used for fringe benefits or similar expenses. For 2023, the program will provide support for one internship position.  Once a sponsoring employer has been selected by ITS Arizona, the board will work closely with the partnering agency to select and place the intern.  Full details of the program are available for download.  Employers interested in participating should submit a letter of interest to Michelle Beckley at by Monday, May 15, 2023 (5:00 PM).

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2023 ITS Arizona Conference: Save the Date!

We are pleased to announce that the planning for the 2023 ITS Arizona Annual Conference is well underway. We are also celebrating the 30th Anniversary of ITS Arizona! This year’s theme is “Innovative Transportation Solutions.” The conference will be held at the Mesa Convention Center on September 20 & 21, 2023. Please stay tuned for more announcements on the sponsor & exhibitor registration, individual registration and call for abstracts. The conference committee looks forward to a wonderful conference!!

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2023 ITS Arizona Student Transportation Summit – Program Available!

The Third Annual Arizona Student Transportation Summit will be held virtually on April 7th! This is a free event where we will have multiple students from UofA, ASU, and NAU presenting on a wide range of ITS and traffic engineering topics. ITS Arizona is also excited to announce that Marisa Walker, Executive Director at the Arizona Commerce Authority, will be providing the opening remarks to this event.  Please join us in supporting these students' great work as well as finding your next hires! Click here to register! 

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City of Scottsdale Employment Opportunity: Intern – Traffic Engineering

Position: Intern - Traffic Engineering Salary: $21.48 Hourly Closes on 1/23/2023 11:59 PM Arizona About the Position: Provides professional level staff and/or public assistance in the areas of research and analysis, procedural studies, program coordination, and technical planning for a variety of general administrative or specialized technical projects in support of the objectives of the Transportation and Streets department. Selection Process: The application and supplemental questions are an integral part of the selection process and must be completed in full in order for you to be considered as a candidate. Please complete each section and answer all questions as thoroughly as possible. DO NOT state “See Resume” in lieu of answering. Unanswered questions, incomplete responses, omissions, or partial information may result in disqualification from the selection process.     Applicants whose education, training and experience most closely meet the needs of the...

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ITSAZ Future Cities Competition

ITS Arizona Members, ITS Arizona is once again participating in Arizona’s regional Future City Competition, sponsoring an award for Best Future Transportation System, and we need your support!  For those not familiar with the Future City Competition, here’s a great summary from their website: Future City starts with a question—how can we make the world a better place? To answer it, 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students imagine, research, design, and build cities of the future that showcase their solution to a citywide sustainability issue. Past topics include stormwater management, urban agriculture, public spaces, and green energy. The 2022-2023 theme is addressing Climate Change. Teams will address climate change when designing their city.   Participants complete five deliverables: a 1,500-word city essay; a scale model (or multiple model segments) built from recycled materials; a project plan, a presentation, and a Q&A session with judges. Regional winners represent their...

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ITS AZ and AZITE Social Event in January

  ITS Arizona and Arizona ITE are excited to announce the first of a few joint social events planned for 2023! We invite you to join us at the Game Show Battle Room in Chandler, the #1 new game show experience for everyone to enjoy! Get ready for one of the most fun and unforgettable events Arizona ITE and ITS Arizona has ever experienced! Face-off against your friends, coworkers, teammates, or competitors in custom arenas - all facilitated by game show hosts. It's time to battle! We have room for up to 64 AZITE and ITSAZ members - space is limited so hurry to get your spot in the most epic battle in 2023! Date/Time: Thursday, January 26 at 6pm Address: 6909 W. Ray Road, Suite 29 Chandler, AZ 85226 Register Here  

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