Traffic Signal Technician I-ii

City of Long Beach
Full Time, Permanent $2,576 - $3,876 Per month CA 411 W Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802, United States Apply before 5/31/2024 4:30


Applications are available online beginning Friday, February 16, 2024, through 4:30 pm, Friday, May 31, 2024. (Extended)

Salary Information:

Grade I    -       $2,576.64-$3,502.48 Bi-Weekly

Grade II   -       $2,849.04-$3,876.64 Bi-Weekly


Under general supervision, performs skilled work on analog and digital solid-state controllers, computers and other solid-state traffic control equipment; adapts, assembles, installs, maintains, wires, modifies and updates traffic signals, microwave radio and cable telemetering systems and control equipment; synchronizes traffic signal systems and streetlights maintenance and repairs; operates a city vehicle, and performs other duties as required.
This is not an inclusive list. A complete list of examples of duties are detailed in the Civil Service Commission approved 
classification specification.


Candidates must meet the following:

Two years of paid, full-time equivalent experience in the maintenance and repair of complex electronic analog and digital solid-state equipment, electrical equipment, traffic systems or street light systems.


Satisfactory completion of college-level coursework in electronics and/or electrical technology curriculum may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis up to one year. (proof required)*

*Proof of required documents, such as degree or transcripts, must be uploaded to the online application at the time of filing. Any proofs submitted must contain either the applicant's name or other identifying characteristics on the form. Degrees must indicate the field of study and transcripts must indicate a field of study and degree conferred date. Candidates who possess degrees from colleges or universities outside the United States must attach proof of educational equivalence at the time of filing.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

Candidates must possess all of the following:

  • Knowledge of associated test equipment and computers;
  • Ability to perform heavy manual labor;
  • Ability to read schematics and blueprints; 
  • Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing;

Willingness to work in an aerial lift at a height of up to 55 feet.

Willingness to work overtime, weekends, and holidays, and serve on rotating callout basis for one week at a time.

A current DMV driving record must be submitted to the hiring department at time of selection. 

A valid California Class B driver license must be obtained prior to passing probation.

Must comply with the Anti-Drug and Alcohol Program as required by the Department of Transportation regulations.