Patroller (ER-9)

Hourly rate for this position is $13.25.

Supports operational functions for the Downtown/Midtown Tunnels under the general supervision of the Traffic Management Field Supervisor or other supervisory/management-level positions within the organization.


  1. Perform field tasks associated with directing and controlling traffic in a safe and professional manner using appropriate traffic control techniques (hand signals, whistle, voice, etc.).
  2. Maintain inspection logs, forms, and reports, submit to Supervisor
  3. Observe and report all unusual occurrences.
  4. Remain alert, attentive and highly visible while on station.
  5. Monitor and inspect vehicles for compliance with applicable regulations.
  6. Assist Law Enforcement personnel, fire & rescue units, and maintenance personnel as needed in emergencies and routine operations.
  7. Provide security to the facility.
  8. Maintain professional demeanor and uniform appearance.
  9. Use sound judgment and appropriate safety techniques to prevent unauthorized persons and vehicles from entering tunnel.
  10. Provide Control Room with up-to-date information regarding incidents/accidents and personnel/equipment needed.
  11. Keep assigned Inspection Station clean and orderly.
  12. Perform all duties in a safe manner and adhere to all laws governing vehicle operation; maintain safe driving record with zero preventable accidents.
  13. Perform other duties as assigned.

High school diploma or equivalent with at least 1 year of work experience, preferably in a customer service, security, or related function.   Prior experience directing and controlling traffic is also preferred.


  1. Strong interpersonal skills; ability to develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with others.
  2. Effective oral and written communications
  3. Ability to interact with motorists by answering questions, providing directions and instructions.
  4. Ability to work under pressure
  5. Ability to remain calm and professional during routine and emergency situations
  6. Must be at least 18 years old
  7. Ability to obtain a VDOT Security Clearance
  8. Valid Virginia Driver’s License
  9. Ability to pass a Criminal History Background Check and drug screen

For consideration please send your resume to Deborah Bailey at or call                757-629-4697

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