City of Detroit Traffic Control Officer-Special Service-Part Time in Detroit, Michigan

Traffic Control Officer-Special Service-Part Time

Salary

$13.67 - $17.35 Hourly

Location

MI 48226, MI

Job Type

Certified-Regular Civil Service

Department

Police Department

Job Number

20181339301HN48

  • Description

  • Benefits

Description

Under general direction, ensures the safe movement of pedestrians, vehicles, and bicycles as needed During peak traffic times, during special events or at accident scenes. Traffic Control Officers may need to take appropriate enforcement action to maintain compliance with traffic laws and enforce parking regulations as needed. Traffic Control Officers will not engage in traffic enforcement duties, but will engage in traffic and crowd control under the guidance of, and in conjunction with certified Police Officers and supervisors.

THIS IS A PART-TIME POSITION WITH TWENTY-FIVE (25) HOUR MAXIMUM WORK WEEK

Examples of Duties

  • Directs traffic to promote continuous mobility and prevent gridlock.

  • Assists in traffic control during, before, and after special events in high congestion areas and on unsafe road.

  • Assists in crowd management duties during large events.

  • Responds to accidents or stranded motorist.

  • Testifies in court.

  • Calls for backup if needed

  • Provides road assistance to motorists and gives directions if necessary.

  • Directs traffic flow and re-routes traffic in case of accidents or emergencies.

  • Notifies supervisor or certified Police Officer of people who may have violated motor vehicle laws and pedestrian violations.

  • Prepares required reports.

  • Assists in parking enforcement as directed by the supervisor or certified Police Officer.

  • Supports police when they are managing traffic incidents.

  • Provides rolling road closures to hold traffic back to allow removal of debris, installation of temporary traffic management equipment and other purposes.

  • Provides temporary road closures as directed by the supervisor or certified Police Officer.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Graduation or G.E.D.

  • Previous experience with enforcing regulations is a plus.

  • Candidates must also possess a valid State of Michigan Operators License.

  • Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on the requirements for the position.

Supplemental Information

  • Oral Appraisal: 70%

  • Evaluation of Training and Experience, and Personal Qualifications: 30%

  • Veteran's Preference: 1 to 15 points

  • Domicile Credit: 15 points

NO BENEFITS ARE OFFERED WITH THIS POSITION