WESTERN FAIR DISTRICT
JOB DESCRIPTION – Traffic Control
Reports to: Director of Business Development
Western Fair District is a place to be entertained. The historic 85 acre, year-round, site is a London landmark. Located in the heart of the city the District provides a wide array of entertainment and recreation options to a broad spectrum of customers, within London and across southwestern Ontario.
Western Fair District is a not-for-profit agricultural Association that has deep roots in the City, evolving over a century-and-a-half from an agricultural fall Fair to a multi-faceted event centre which includes music and shopping, gaming and sports. The District is committed to providing entertaining experiences that enrich your life and the community and as part of our “not-for-profit” status we reinvest our revenue surpluses into upgrading our facilities and products to meet the needs of our community.
Traffic Control staff report directly to the Director of Business Development. They provide traffic control direction to patrons and staff, and provide assistance, direction and exceptional customer service to patrons and staff. In addition they are responsible for the enforcement of Western Fair Parking Policies and reporting suspicious activities to Western Fair District Security Officers.
Responsibilities of Traffic Control:
- Must be physically fit and able to carry out the duties and assignments of this position.
- Assist in setting up parking lots for various events, moving of barricades etc.
- Prolonged standing and walking.
- Must be able to work outdoors in all weather conditions.
- Must have good communication skills.
- Must possess strong public relations/customer service skills.
- Able to effectively communicate with customers and patrons providing information and direction.
- Able to effectively communicate with and report any problems to Supervisor.
- Required to carry out duties as outlined in the Standing Orders.
- Directs general traffic flow to ensure safety of traffic both vehicular and pedestrian.
- May be required to stand for long periods of time and carry out routine parking lot checks.
- Must be able to work without direct supervision.
- May be required to work any and all shifts as assigned.
- Attend all departmental meetings as well as all safety and professional development training sessions as directed.
- Must comply with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Western Fair District Health & Safety Policy and Awareness Program/Safety Manual, all Western Fair District procedures and any other applicable legislation.
- Other related duties and required or assigned.
Skills and Qualifications:
- Grade 12 education.
- Able to obtain an AGCO license.
- Work hours are scheduled according to events dates and times
- Ability to walk and stand for extended periods of time
- Ability to work outdoors for extended periods and in all weather conditions (sun, heat, wind, cold, rain)
- Position is unionized
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those chosen for an interview will be acknowledged.
Western Fair District is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equity, value diversity, and welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds.
Western Fair District provides accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If a job applicant requires an accommodation during the application process or through the selection process, human resources will work with the applicant to meet the job applicant’s accommodation needs.