251088.Traffic Specialist at HILLSBOROUGH CO AVIATION AUTHORITY in Tampa, Florida

Posted in Admin - Clerical 5 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


This position will report directly to a Traffic Supervisor in a team of 60+ employees.  The Traffic Team is part of the Tampa International Police Department and performs various traffic related duties including vehicle traffic control, parking law enforcement and security duties in protection of Aviation Authority property, facilities, personnel and the general public. This specific opening will work on 2nd shift which are the hours of 4:00 pm to 12:00 am.


 Starting salary $15.82 per hour.


Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below.

  • Directs and controls vehicular traffic on Aviation Authority terminal curbside drives and at checkpoint areas crossing taxiways.

  • Provides customer service, curbside assistance and information to airport users.

  • Performs security duties to ensure protection of airport property, facilities, personnel and the general public.

  • Operates required communications equipment.

  • Impounds vehicles found in violation of airport parking regulations.

  • Operates Aviation Authority Vehicles.

  • Performs other related duties as required.



    Be 18 years of age or older; and graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and possession of a valid FL Driver License.


    Additional position requirements:

  • No more than three moving violations within the past five years including adjudications withheld.

  • No more than five moving violations during driving history including adjudications withheld.

  • No illegal drug sale

  • No illegal drug use in the past 24 months

  • No illegal drug use after the age of 30

  • No felony convictions

  • No misdemeanor convictions involving perjury or false statement

  • No tattoos or body piercings visible while wearing short sleeve shirt and shorts required uniform


  • Working knowledge of airport traffic rules and regulations.

  • Working knowledge of airport security rules and regulations.

  • Working knowledge of the functions, services, procedures and regulations of the unit to which assigned.

  • Ability to provide good customer service when dealing with the general public.

  • Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time.

  • Ability to properly direct vehicular traffic.

  • Ability to operate a tow truck.

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.

  • Ability to remain calm under stressful conditions.

  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

  • Ability to work effectively with others.

  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

  • Ability and willingness to work shift hours including weekends and holidays.

  • Ability to use radio and telephone communications equipment.

  • Ability to work outside in a subtropical climate under adverse weather conditions.



    To be a major driver in the economic growth of the Tampa Bay Region. We will be leading edge innovators to create global access and extraordinary customer experiences through our people and facilities to build prosperity for our stakeholders and the region.



    To be a vibrant aviation gateway for Tampa Bay, providing access and economic opportunity for our stakeholders.


The Aviation Authority-Tampa International Airport provides equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of age, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, political affiliations, marital status, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, age, sexual orientation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism or other non-merit factors.

The Aviation Authority-Tampa International Airport welcomes and encourages applications from minorities, veterans, and persons with physical and mental disabilities, and will reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons in the application and testing process. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation requests will be on a case-by-case basis.