GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF CLASS: The purpose of the class is to direct traffic at intersections when necessary and at traffic accident scenes. The class will accomplish this by e|
ither 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.
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.
INVOLVEMENT WITH DATA, PEOPLE AND THINGS
Requires comparing or inspecting items against a standard.
Requires following instructions and orders of supervisor.
INVOLVEMENT WITH THINGS:
Requires handling or using machines, tools, or equipment that require brief instruction or experience such as two-way radios, parking meters, or other similar equipment.
Requires performing routine work using common sense.
Requires performing basic addition and subtraction, such as measuring.
Requires reading basic sentences, instructions, or work orders; writing simple sentences and completing uncomplicated job forms; speaking sentences using basic grammar.
Requires clerical or manual tasks prescribed by standard practices, but which may require computation, several procedures, and independent judgment with obvious choices; requires normal attention for accurate results.
JUDGMENTS AND DECISION-MAKING REQUIREMENTS:
Requires very few decisions, affecting only the individual; works in a very stable environment with clear and uncomplicated written/ oral instructions.
VOCATIONAL/EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE PREPARATION
VOCATIONAL/ EDUCATIONAL PREPARATION:
Requires high school diploma, GED, or specialized vocational training.
SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES:
Valid TX Drivers License.
Requires over one month and up to and including three months.
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT REQUIREMENTS
PHYSICAL DEXTERITY REQUIREMENTS:
Requires light work that involves walking or standing most of the time and exerting up to 20 pounds of force on a recurring basis.
The job risks exposure to traffic (moving vehicles).
The job requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing and speaking.
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.
The City of Brownsville offers benefits including sick and annual leave.
This class specification should not be interpreted as all-inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. This job description is subject to change in response to funding variables, emerging technologies, improved operating procedures, productivity factors, and unforeseen events. This updated job description supersedes prior descriptions for the same position. Management reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.
This position is contingent upon continued availability of funds.
HOW TO APPLY:
Application and resume may be submitted online at http://cob.applicantpro.com
Equal Opportunity, Reasonable Accommodation Employer
If you need an accommodation, please call
(956) 548-6037 or (TDD) 1-800-RELAY TX