The Anaheim Police Department is seeking a highly motivated individual with excellent customer service skills to direct traffic on city streets during Stadium and Convention Center events, traffic accidents, power outages, and other catastrophes.
The Traffic Control Assistant is a person who will:
Direct vehicular and pedestrian traffic by providing manual direction and/or operating automated traffic control signals to facilitate the flow of traffic.
Set-up and remove traffic diversion devices, including; cones, signs, barricades, road flares and other related equipment.
Issue parking warnings and citations; have cars towed and impounded, when needed; and perform required follow-up activities.
Provide information and assist the public with a variety of requests and inquiries. Release impounded vehicles, when appropriate.
Prepare written reports.
Follow applicable safety rules and regulations.
Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
This Position Requires:
Skill in effective written and verbal communication as well as dealing diplomatically with the public and fellow employees.
The ability to stand, walk, and use both arms and legs for extended periods of time.
The willingness to work in inclement weather.
The ability to acquire a valid California Driver's License by date of appointment.
Availability to work evenings, weekends and holidays as assigned.
Experience directing traffic is desirable, but not a requirement.
To complete an application visit http://anaheim.net/jobs. This is a part time position averaging approximately 30-hours per week, but no minimum of weekly hours are guaranteed. Must be flexible for scheduling weekdays, evenings, weekends, and holidays between the hours of 5:30 p.m. - midnight. The majority of the assignments are during the evenings.
Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received. Apply early - this recruitment may be closed at any time without prior notice.
Candidates must be specific and complete in describing their qualifications for this position. Stating "See Resume'" is not an acceptable substitute for a completed application. Failure to state all pertinent information may lead to elimination from competition.
The successful candidate will be required to undergo a reference/background check (to include a conviction record), take a post offer employment medical examination, which will include a drug/alcohol screening. The City of Anaheim uses E-Verify and new employees must provide documentation to establish both work authorization and identity.
A writing skills examination and an oral interview will be scheduled for those candidates with qualifications most pertinent to this position.
Please review the following common disqualifiers. If any items listed pertain to you, you will be automatically disqualified in the background investigation. You may, at this time want to screen yourself and withdraw prior to starting the recruitment process.
Illegal use or possession of drugs · Any use, sales, or possession of a drug classified as an opiate, hallucinogen, or substance meant to imitate such drugs. This includes heroin, GHB, ecstasy, etc. · Any use (experimentation) of marijuana within three years of date of application. Any marijuana use previous to three years of application will be evaluated according to age and the number of times used. · Any use (minimal experimentation) of cocaine or methamphetamine within five years of date of application. Any use previous to five years of application will be evaluated according to age and number of times used. · Any illegal use of anabolic steroids. · Any illegal use of a hypodermic needle. Financial · A bankruptcy within the past three years of date of application. Exigent circumstances may be evaluated on an individual basis. · A pattern of history of irresponsibility as evidenced by debt collections, civil judgments, failure to pay, late payments, etc. Motor Vehicle Operations · Any conviction of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, may lead to disqualification. · Any admission of driving under the influence within the past three years, may lead to disqualification. · Within the last seven years, five or more, or a combination of, moving citations or at-fault traffic collisions. · Any drivers license suspension within five years of application. Arrests · Conviction of a felony. · Conviction of a misdemeanor within the past five years (MUST be off probation). · Conviction of a misdemeanor involving domestic violence, sexual related offenses, crimes against children, larceny offenses committed as an adult.
Communication regarding your application and/or status will be sent to the email address listed on your application. Please check your email regularly throughout the recruitment process as you will not receive communication through U.S. mail.