Traffic Control Specialist
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THIS IS A PART-TIME POSITION WITH NO GUARANTEE OF A CERTAIN NUMBER OF HOURS AND NO BENEFITS. WORKING ON A TEMP/SEASONAL CONTRACT WHICH CAN BE RENEWED ANNUALLY BASED ON PERFORMANCE AND BUSINESS NEED.
APPLICANT INFORMATION: When completing an application for positions in the Police Department, candidates must provide entire work history since high school in the Work Experience section. Account for periods of unemployment. Provide all available details. Incomplete applications be disqualified.
Who We Are
Orlando, The City Beautiful
For most of Orlando's history we've been the place everyone wants to visit. Today, we're also the place where everyone wants to live and do business. List after list has Orlando as one of the fastest growing cities in America. We're transitioning from our role as the young upstart to a more mature, global city.
This didn't happen by accident. Together as a community, we developed a shared vision for our city focused on creating partnerships and we've transformed Orlando from a place that was packed with potential into a city on the rise.
Our vision ensures we are an inclusive, compassionate community that is generating jobs, becoming the most sustainable city in the nation, keeping our community safe, making it easier to get around, and increasing the quality of life. Together, we can continue realizing all our city's potential.
Come be part of our community with the City of Orlando.
NATURE OF WORK:
Performs traffic control duties at City events. Employees will be guiding and controlling vehicular traffic at streets and intersections before, during and after city events. Responsibilities include directing traffic and warning drivers of hazards using signs and hand signals; directing or escorting pedestrians across streets, stopping traffic as necessary; communicating traffic rules and other information to pedestrians; reporting unsafe or suspicious behavior to the appropriate authorities; learning the location and purpose of street and traffic signs within the assigned area; and distributing traffic control signs and markers at designated points. Expected to communicate specific instructions clearly, firmly, and courteously. Applicants should be in good physical condition with ability to see, hear, and respond quickly to hazards in the performance of their duties. Must be able to speak, read, and understand the English language, and have a general knowledge of directions and locations in City of Orlando and surrounding areas. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The typical work environment is primarily outdoors and involves exposure to extremes of heat, cold, rain, humidity, and traffic hazards. Requires ability to stand for long periods of time.
WORK SCHEDULE varies based on event schedule, staffing levels, and department needs, and includes nights, holidays, and weekends.
Must be able to walk and stand for extended periods, often under hot and humid conditions and in inclement weather. Must be safety conscious as work is performed in the streets. Requires ability to work in a fast-paced environment for one hour or more without breaks. Must be 18 years of age or older. Florida ID required. Must pass a criminal background check and physical including drug screen.
Must be willing to work nights, weekends and overtime on short notice.
City of Orlando Benefits
If this posting indicates a degree is required, the following experience will apply in lieu of any degree as follows:
- Two (2) years of direct experience for an associate degree;
- Four (4) years of direct experience for a bachelor's degree;
- Six (6) years of direct experience for a master's degree; or
- Nine (9) years of direct experience for a doctoral degree
Closing Date/Time: 11/13/2023 11:59 AM Eastern