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Safety Service Patroller

Company: Elizabeth River Crossings OpCo, LLC
Location: Portsmouth
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY:Provides incident management assistance, traffic control and motorist assistance for the Downtown/Midtown Tunnels under the general supervision of the Traffic Management Supervisor or other supervisory/management-level positions within the organization.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES:Perform field tasks associated with changing tires, issuing fuel, assisting motorists, directing and controlling traffic, in a safe and professional manner using appropriate traffic control techniques (hand signals, whistle, voice, etc.).Assists with the training of Patrollers.Provide guidance to others in support of emergency response.Compile and submit concise, accurate reports to the SupervisorObserve and report all unusual occurrences.Remain alert, attentive and highly visible while on station.Assist Law Enforcement personnel, fire & rescue units, and maintenance personnel as needed in emergencies and routine operations.Provide security to the facility.Maintain professional demeanor and uniform appearance.Use sound judgment and appropriate safety techniques to prevent unauthorized persons and vehicles from entering tunnel.Provide Control Room with up-to-date information regarding incidents/accidents and personnel/equipment needed.Keep Safety Service vehicle clean and perform daily safety inspectionsPerform all duties in a safe manner and adhere to all laws governing vehicle operation; maintain safe driving record with zero preventable accidents.Perform other duties as assigned.EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:Requires completion of a high school diploma, general education degree (GED).A minimum of 2 years of experience in traffic operations, safety procedures, emergency response, and/or related functions. Prior experience working with, in or around heavy traffic is preferred.ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:Strong interpersonal skills; ability to develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with others.Good customer service skillsAbility to give oral instructions or directionsEffective oral and written communication skillsAbility to work under pressureAbility to remain calm and professional during routine and emergency situationsMust be at least 18 years oldAbility to obtain a VDOT Security ClearanceValid Virginia Drivers LicenseAbility to pass a Criminal History Background Check and drug screenPHYSICAL ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS OF THIS POSITIONClimbing:Including ladders, scaffolding, ramps, poles, etc.Balancing:May involve walking, standing, and/or crouching on narrow, slippery or moving surfaces.Kneeling:Resting on knee or kneesCrouching:Bending downward and forward at the leg and spine.Stooping:Bending downward and forward at the waist. Requires full use of lower extremities and back muscles.Crawling:Moving on hands and knees or hands and feet.Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.Standing:For extended time periods.Walking:Especially for long distances.Pushing:Using upper body to press against something with steady force.Pulling:Using upper body to draw, drag, haul, or tug objects.Lifting:Use of upper body and back muscles to lift objects.Finger Dexterity:Using primarily just the fingers to make small movements such as typing, picking up small objects, or pinching fingers together.Grasping:Using fingers and palm on an object.Feeling:Perceiving sensual characteristics of objects including size, shape, texture,temperature, etc. through touch.Talking:Especially where one must frequently convey detailed or important instructions or ideas accurately, loudly, or quickly.Repetitive Motions:Movements frequently and regularly required using the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.Acute Hearing:Able to perceive a forced whispered voice in the better ear at not less than 5 feet with or without the use of a hearingaid or, if tested by use of an audiometric device, does not have an average hearing loss in the better ear greater than 40decibels at 500 Hz, 1,000 Hz, and 2,000 Hz with or without a hearing aid when the audiometric device iscalibrated to American National Standard (formerly ASA Standard) Z24.51951.Visual Abilities:Must have distant visual acuity of at least 20/40 (Snellen) in each eye without corrective lenses or visual acuityseparately corrected to 20/40 (Snellen) or better with corrective lenses, distant binocular acuity of at least 20/40(Snellen) in both eyes with or without corrective lenses, field of vision of at least 70 in the horizontal Meridianin each eye, and the ability to recognize the colors of traffic signals and devices showing standard red, green,and amber.Physical Strength:Exerting more than 50 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or more than 30 lbs. frequently, and/or more than 20 lbs. constantly.MENTAL ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS OF THIS POSITIONReasoning Ability:Ability to apply logical or scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw conclusions. Able to interpret a variety of technical instructions and can deal with multiple variables.Mathematics Ability:Ability to perform very basic math skills including adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing two digit numbers; the four basic arithmetic operations with money; and operations with units such as inch, foot, yard; ounce, and pound (or their metric counterparts).Language Ability:Ability to use a passive vocabulary of 5,000-6,000 words; read at a slow rate; and define unfamiliar words in dictionaries for meaning, spelling, and pronunciation.Ability to write complex sentences, using proper punctuation, and using adjectives and adverbs. Ability to communicate in complex sentences, usingnormal word order with present and past tenses and good vocabulary.WORKING CONDITIONSWorker is subject to varying inside and/or outside temperatures, which may include extreme heat (temperatures above 100 degrees) or extreme cold (temperatures below 32 degrees).Work is performed both inside and outside.Subject to weather.Must work in a very noisy environment, which requires workers to shout to communicate.Must work under hazardous conditions including high places, chemical exposures, electrical current,moving machinery, exposure to blood, etc.The worker is subject to fumes, odors, dusts, gases, poor ventilation, etc., which affect the skin orrespiratory system.SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:This position is designated as essential and, as such, all duties associated with the job are required during emergency situations which may include but not limited to inclement weather, disaster response, and emergency operations. The position location is subject to change according to the needs of the organization.The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Duties and responsibilities may be added or changed as deemed appropriate by management at any time.Elizabeth River Crossings OpCo, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with applicable law, we prohibit discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex (gender), age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, medical condition, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other category protected by federal, state or local laws.

Keywords: Elizabeth River Crossings OpCo, LLC, Portsmouth , Safety Service Patroller, Other , Portsmouth, Virginia

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