Spring/Summer Employment: Traffic Attendant
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Port Metro Vancouver (PMV) is Canada’s largest and most diversified port, stretching along 600 kilometres of shoreline and waterways and bordering on 16 municipalities. The port plays a vital role in importing and exporting products our communities use everyday, annually trading $75 billion in goods with more than 160 trading economies.
Port Metro Vancouver is currently seeking a number of highly motivated post-secondary students to assist them with vehicle and passenger traffic flow at the port’s cruise ship terminals. In this role you will:
· Direct vehicles, passengers, and general access to and from the cruise facilities at Canada Place and Ballantyne, including customs and other restricted areas.
· Perform traffic attendant duties as required at Canada Place and Ballantyne.
· Maintain effective communication with cruise lines, service contractors, cruise passengers, and others while balancing the imperatives of customer service and operations efficiency.
· Complete occurrence reports and/or complete daily logs as required.
As the successful candidate, you must be a full-time student enrolled in a post secondary institution with a minimum of six months related experience. Your area of academic study must relate to a port-related discipline, such as, marine transportation, logistics, human resources, communications, marketing, geography, the environment, and planning. You must be returning to your studies in the Fall semester.
You are a teamplayer and quick learner who has demonstrated that you have the ability to organize, problem-solve, and perform duties with minimum supervision.
You have a strong command of the English language along with excellent interpersonal skills. You are frequently described as out-going, confident, reliable, assertive yet courteous, and customer service oriented. Knowledge of a second language and possession of a first aid ticket would be considered an asset.
Port Metro Vancouver student positions are available to individuals who are soon to enter the workforce on a permanent basis, and are designed to provide gainful experience.
NORMAL HOURS OF WORK: Averaging approx. 15 - 20 hours per week, including weekends
RATE OF PAY: $20.00 per hour
DURATION: Approximately from late April, 2013 to Sept. 30, 2013
If we have accurately captured your profile above, please apply online by forwarding a resume and cover letter, in confidence, by January 25, 2013
(Please note that this posting will remain active until the position is filled.)
Port Metro Vancouver is dedicated to employment equity and a workplace reflective of the diversity of our community.