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Traffic Control Warden

Company: City of Brownsville
Location: Brownsville
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description THE OPPORTUNITY: The City of Brownsville is in a transformative period driven by significant public and private investments such as the expansion of the Brownsville-South Padre Island Airport Terminal, Space X, the Port of Brownsville, Downtown Revitalization, and quality of life enhancements. Our ideal candidate for Traffic Control Warden aspires to be a model of innovation, inclusion and empowerment who enables bold people and ideas to thrive. The Traffic Control Warden will be a participatory leader: a results-oriented, relationship-building, self-aware team player who also possesses high integrity, politeness, and fostering trust by building relationships with tolerance, patience and support in order to provide the best value in service of the citizens of Brownsville. The purpose of the Traffic Control Warden is to direct traffic at intersections when necessary and at traffic accident scenes. The class will accomplish this by either using their assigned unit with its traffic control lights activated, on foot, or by using traffic control devices such as a sign board. The class also directs traffic during parades, and in adverse weather conditions. The class also cites vehicles which are found to be unlawfully parked or abandoned. Class will be assigned a vehicle, issued uniforms, equipment, radio, and citation book to carry out their duties. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and must be able to work long hours. COMPETENCIES: * Effective Communication
* Trust
* Time Management
* Ethical Practice
* Customer Service KEY FUNCTIONS/KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS: * Issues citations for parking violations to vehicles in violation of state or city ordinances.
* Directs traffic at intersection during traffic accidents, when and where necessary.
* Assigned to intersections during parades to ensure ingress / egress of emergency vehicles into parade route.
* Cites unlawfully parked or abandoned vehicle.
* Assists / supplement officers for dignitary and funeral escorts.
* Assists the vehicle maintenance personnel with Department's fleet of vehicles.
* Assists public works during adverse weather conditions, as directed by supervisor.
* Other necessary duty's as assigned. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: * Requires high school diploma or GED
* Valid Texas Driver's License. MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: * Requires over one month and up to and including three months PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT: Performs light work that involves walking or standing most of the time and involves exerting up to 20 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis, or skill, adeptness and speed in the use of fingers, hands or limbs on repetitive operation electronic office machines or tools within moderate tolerances or limits of accuracy. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: The City of Brownsville requires all employees to successfully pass a Drug & Alcohol examination and a Background Check. ADA COMPLIANCE: The City of Brownsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires the City to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are invited to discuss accommodations. BENEFITS: The City of Brownsville offers benefits including sick and annual leave. EEO STATEMENT: The City of Brownsville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors. Nothing in this job description restricts organization's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time in order to develop our employees; This description reflects management's assignment of essential functions, it does not prohibit or restrict the tasks that may be assigned; this job description is subject to change at any time.

Keywords: City of Brownsville, Brownsville , Traffic Control Warden, Other , Brownsville, Texas

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