Traffic Control Officer

Cleveland Clinic

Join the Cleveland Clinic team, where you will work alongside passionate caregivers and provide patient-first healthcare. Cleveland Clinic is recognized as one of the top hospitals in the nation. At Cleveland Clinic, you will receive endless support and appreciation, and build a rewarding career with one of the most respected healthcare organizations in the world.

A Traffic Control Officer directs traffic, provides traffic control at crosswalks, city streets and parking garages. In addition, issues warnings, notices and parking citations on behalf of the Cleveland Clinic and respective municipality.

At Cleveland Clinic, we know what matters most. Thats why we treat our caregivers as if they are our own family, and we are always creating ways to be there for you. Here, youll find that we offer: resources to learn and grow, a fulfilling career for everyone, and comprehensive benefits that invest in your health, your physical and mental well-being and your future. When you join Cleveland Clinic, youll be part of a supportive caregiver family that will be united in shared values and purpose to fulfill our promise of being the best place to receive care and the best place to work in healthcare.


​Under police supervision, directs traffic and provides traffic control at crosswalks on city streets to prevent congestion and expedite safe and orderly movement of traffic.

Directs traffic and provides traffic control for Cleveland Clinic special events and other incidents where traffic management is required.

Assists police officers with traffic control at Cleveland Clinic parking garages and surface lots.

Creates and issues warnings, notices, or parking citations per Cleveland Clinic and municipality guidelines.

Patrols Cleveland Clinic parking garages and surface lots on foot or in a vehicle, uses radio to report status and problems, request information, and obtain instruction from supervisors.

Reinforces the smoke-free policy with Cleveland Clinic patients, visitors, guests, and employees while on Cleveland Clinic property.

Other duties as assigned.


High School Diploma or equivalent required.

Must successfully complete all Traffic Control training and follow the guidelines as mandated by the Cleveland Clinic and respective municipalities.


Must have a valid drivers license (VDL), obtain and maintain eligibility of insurability as determined by Cleveland Clinic Hospital insurance carriers requirement to operate Cleveland Clinic Health Systems vehicles.

Complexity of Work:

Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Work Experience:

Experience working as a municipal Traffic Control Officer preferred.

Experience working in an officer capacity within a hospital security setting is preferred.

Physical Requirements:

Full body mobility, agility, physical strength and stamina sufficient to assist police officers with medical emergencies and subdue criminal suspects as required.

Must be able to drive a vehicle for 60 consecutive minutes.

Must be able to stand outside, for up to 8 consecutive hours, regardless of weather conditions.

Personal Protective Equipment:

Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

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Cleveland Clinic Health System is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities