Traffic Attendants - Casual

$27.26 hourly
  • Gold Coast City Council
  • Gold Coast QLD, Australia
  • 02 May, 2022
Casual/Seasonal/Maternity Police, Military, Security, Fire, Emergency Services Transportation Services

Job Description

Traffic Attendants - Casual
Lifestyle and Community
Gold Coast Sports and Leisure Centre, Coomera Indoor Sports Centre
City of Gold Coast Certified Agreement 2019 - Stream B Hospitality Level 2
Hourly rate displayed excludes casual loading, applicable penalties and superannuation of up to 12% employer contribution.


City of Gold Coast

The Gold Coast is one of the fastest-growing cities in Australia with a diverse population, combining exciting challenges with the kind of lifestyle few cities can boast about.

How We Do Things

Here at City of Gold Coast, our commitment to a shared set of values shapes our decisions, actions and behaviours towards achieving the City Vision and our many city priorities.

  •  We aim high –we are passionate about delivering the best for our City
  • We add value –we are innovative and make the most of every opportunity
  • We work as a team –our people are great individually, but unstoppable together
  • We take responsibility –we are committed to working safely, being trustworthy and owning our actions

The City of Gold Coast’s Major Sporting Venues (MSV) unit are taking expressions of interest for Casual Traffic Attendant roles to build our pool of Casual Traffic Attendants.

About the Position
MSV are seeking additional Casual Traffic Attendants to assist in the management of Car Park operations during peak periods and events, as required. We are looking for a small pool of people with a commitment to safety, who can support the Venue Duty Managers to ensure patrons visiting our venues during busy times are provided the best possible customer service and experience.

The successful candidates will mostly be requested to work during events hosted within the Gold Coast Sports Precinct, but on occasion, may also be asked to work across other venues including Coomera Indoor Sports Centre.

Key Deliverables of the position
The Casual Traffic Attendant (TA) positions are an operational role responsible for safely and efficiently directing cars into the allocated parking areas within the Precinct. The parking requirements could be different for each event and each Patron entering the Precinct will need to be directed to the correct area, in a timely manner.

Below are some of the key responsibilities:

  • Ensure pedestrian safety
  • Be aware of the events and traffic plan of the day and where patrons can park within their allocated areas
  • On AFL Game days, the duty of the TA’s is to maintain the integrity of the carparks until the traffic management plan for the Precinct comes into play
  • Assist in parking cars appropriately to ensure spaces are utilised to their maximum potential
  • Ensure only vehicles with the correct accreditation or approvals park in the allocated areas
  • Following traffic exiting procedures, including directing cars to exit while holding cars for buses, who have right of way in exiting the Precinct
  • Keep your calm and work well under pressure, providing outstanding customer service levels at all times, under all conditions
  • Sound knowledge and implementation of appropriate Work Health and Safety practices, including use of required uniform, Personal Protective Equipment and allocated equipment (traffic control lighting wand and radio)
  • Take direction from your supervisor and maintain your site-specific position unless unsafe to do so. Traffic Attendants are not permitted to direct traffic on any public or external roads
  • Kindly advise patrons that access to the drop off zone is drive through only and move them along where required
  • Being approachable for all staff and clients to liaise with and handling of customer complaints and queries in a professional and diplomatic manner
  • Ability to work autonomously and be confident in using sound judgement, being stern and acting quickly when required

If successful, you will need to be available on an ad-hoc basis across our venue's operating hours. Availability during nights and weekends is essential. Our events can range from sporting tournaments to expos and other activities, and shifts are dependent on bookings/event schedules.

About You
Our ideal candidates will be reliable team players who believe in working together to ensure success. You must be enthusiastic and inspire those around you. Your goal is to 'get the job done, and get it done right'. Your peers would describe you as an upbeat, proactive and courteous person with a can-do attitude, who loves to go above and beyond for customers. You are available to work flexible hours as and when required, including nights and weekends.

You will also have the following:

  • Be physically fit and capable of working on your feet for long periods
  • A current unrestricted driver's license.
  • Ability to work under pressure and make decisions to deal with the unexpected. E.g. Evacuate Patrons during a Fire Alarm

 If you wish to express an interest in the above role, please forward all submissions via email, including a copy of your CV and a brief cover letter explaining why you believe you would be the most suitable person for the role to Jo Spehr email: JSPEHR@GOLDCOAST.QLD.GOV.AU

Jo Spehr
Open Ended
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Job Closing Date

02 Jun, 2022