Parsons Corporation Safety Service Patrol Operator in Richmond, Virginia

Safety Service Patrol Operator


Richmond, Virginia, United States

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Do you think clearly in an emergency? Enjoy being on the road and helping people? If so, Parsons may have a position for you! We are seeking a Safety Service Patrol (SSP) Operator to quickly and safely clear motor incidents, including disabled vehicles, which are affecting traffic. The selected individual will ensure that roadways are free of obstructions and safe for the traveling public. SSP Operators wear highly visible, reflective uniforms and drive specially marked Safety Service Vehicles when assisting motorists and emergency responders. You will receive classroom and field training, including CPR /First Aid, and become certified to operate a fully equipped Safety Service Vehicle. Specifically you will:

  • Monitor the safety of roadways for vehicle crashes, disabled/abandoned vehicles, debris, and lane-closing events, signal malfunctions, and general incident/congestion and communicate these conditions to the Traffic Operations Center (TOC).

  • Provide roadside assistance to stranded motorists including changing tires, giving battery jumps, providing fuel, removing debris from the travel lanes, etc.

  • Work with other first responders by providing incident response, on-scene traffic control and basic first aid.


  • High school diploma (equivalent ) with at least one year of experience in a similar field

  • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) is desired

  • Able to work diligently and perform the physical demands as stated below

  • Able to speak and write in English to clearly communicate with motorists and responders. Bilingual in Spanish is a plus.

  • General working knowledge of vehicle maintenance and basic computer skills

  • Willingness to work various shifts including morning, evening, overnight, weekends and holidays in a variety of weather conditions

  • Willingness to properly use of personal protective equipment

Physical Demands

  • Ascend/descend steps and stairs

  • Balancing activities that require body equilibrium

  • Stoop and bend including, bending downward and forward

  • Walk, stand, sit, crouch, kneel, squat

  • Pull/push/reach using upper body force to drag, haul, move and/or guide objects and extending both arms in any direction

  • Repetitive motions

  • Hand movement including: holding, finger dexterity and grasping

  • Able to driving a truck approximately 200miles a day

  • See (including field of vision, distance close to eye)

  • Hear

  • Lift50 plus lbs

  • Work with machine operations, oscillating equipment, small parts

  • Work in an outside environment (cold-hot temperatures, light/daytime-dark/nighttime)

  • Work around hazards (traffic) and noise

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT.

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Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT

Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to an individual's race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by applicable laws.