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Student Traffic Officer

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Student Traffic Officer
Position Type Student
Number of Open Positions multiple
Department Department of Safety (2615)
Campus Grantham
Supervisor Liz Williams
Work Period Acad Yr 2017-18
Hours Per Week 10-15
Duration of Appointment Fall, Spring
Work Schedule

varies, depending on event schedule

Position Description

Position Summary

This position is responsible for parking vehicles for events taking place on campus and directing and controlling traffic flow during these events. Responsibilities also include helping out with security for concerts, assisting guests, and monitoring property and/or crowds of people during various activities and events.

Major Preferred
Experience Required

none

Experience Preferred

Any traffic control experience such as fire police or internships with police departments is helpful but not required.

Skills, Characteristics Required for Position

Must have the ability to work with people in a positive respectful manner.
Must maintain consistant and reliable attendance.
Must be able to work outside in a variety of elements such as heat, rain, ice and snow.
Must be able to remain calm in situations of verbal abuse from either guests or students.

Dress Code Requirements

For inside events there are shirts to wear indicating they are STOs.
Must have outside clothing and wear it when it is inclimate weather.
Will be given vests to wear when working outside.

Special Working Conditions

Could be working outside in the heat or extreme cold.
Could be inside in a concert with hundreds of people and very warm and stuffy conditions.
Could be working outside in the freezing rain or snow.
May be asked to complete the fleet vehicle testing and drive a College van for various events.

Primary Duties

1. Direct traffic for events
2. Control traffic flow during events
3. Helping with security in a college venue for concerts
4. Answer or assist guests’ questions
5. Operate college fleet vehicles
6. Monitor property and crowds during various activities and events such as soccer games
7. Maintain consistent and reliable attendance

Secondary Duties

1. Assist with handing out parking permits
2. Assist in counting parking spaces
3. Assist in guarding doors at concerts that may hold personal items or expensive equipment
4. Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities
Open Until Filled Yes
Application Deadline
Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.messiah.edu/postings/11580

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