GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE, HIGHWAY & TRANSPORTATION DISTRICT
1011 ANDERSEN DRIVE
SAN RAFAEL, CALIFORNIA 94901
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Updated: July 26, 2022
Position Title: Bridge Patrol Officer
The Golden Gate Bridge Highway & Transportation District is building an eligibility list for the position of Bridge Patrol Officer with 5 positions currently open! Candidates must complete all requirements listed below to be considered for the eligibility list:
Salary Information: $79,268.80 - $88,067.20 Annually
The Bridge Patrol Officer works as member of a fast paced and dynamic 24/7 department with 36 team members to ensure the efficient and effective daily operation and security of the Golden Gate Bridge and associated facilities. Responsibilities include critical infrastructure security, roadway and visitor safety, crisis intervention and suicide prevention, emergency roadway services, traffic management, parking enforcement, revenue collection, and customer service. The Bridge Patrol Officer serves as a customer contact and organizational ambassador for persons who drive, walk and bicycle the Golden Gate Bridge on a daily basis.
THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED AT TIME OF APPLICATION:
THE SELECTION PROCESS WILL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
Step 1: Assessment of Education, Training and Experience, as well as submitted Supplemental Questionnaire
Step 2: Online Skills Testing for Law Enforcement
Step 3: Oral Panel Interview
Step 4: Eligibility List. Candidates who pass the panel interview will have their names added to the eligibility list. The District has the option to hire any candidate on the eligibility list. Therefore, placement on this list neither guarantees nor implies that you will be offered employment.
Step 5: Department Interview of Final Candidates
Step 6: Completion of the following Pre-Employment Requirements (Post offer of Conditional Employment)
6.1 Background Verification. The following tests will be required during this phase:
6.2 Medical Examination, Drug Testing & Physical Abilities Test (PAT). This will include completion of Drug and Alcohol Verification Form.
Step 7: Issuance of Final Offer of Employment to successful candidates
Valid CALIFORNIA Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
College: Additional qualifying experience and/or training might be substituted on a year-for-year basis in lieu of the education requirement. A written statement outlining additional qualifying experience is required
Prior Experience: 2 years
Two years’ recent experience working in security, emergency responder dispatching or a related field (this may include Bridge Operations department work experience) that involved frequent contact with the public
Education and Experience:
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
POST SELECTION LICENSE / CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Physical Requirement: Ability to work outside in all types of weather conditions. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and carry that weight 30 feet. Ability to drag 165 pounds approximately 10 feet. Ability to climb fences and ladders to access bridge structures. Frequent bending, stooping, and walking. Occasional running and crawling and moving around in tight and/or confined spaces. Ability to learn to use manual shift vehicles. Ability to safely ride a bicycle. Ability to work at considerable heights. Possess the physical abilities required to perform the essential duties of the position. Able to remain standing and/or walking for periods of up to three (3) hours
Mental Requirement: Ability to remain calm and carry out appropriate action or direction during periods of considerable and sustained stress. Ability to analyze and evaluate situations in order to make sound decisions and take appropriate actions using the facts presented. Ability to incorporate District policies and regulations in the course of carrying out routine duties. Ability to observe and accurately remember physical details such as faces, physical characteristics, names, numbers, locations and incidents, sometimes after only brief exposure. Ability to think and act quickly during stressful situations and emergencies. Ability to make sound and accurate judgments regarding people, behaviors, and situations. Ability to accurately read and recognize potentially dangerous behaviors and situations
HOURS: Position covers a 24/7 operation. Shifts are 12 hours, AM (days) and PM (nights).