Job Overview

Summary

Vacancy ID: 991959 

OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln’s promise – “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) needs employees who possess the energy, compassion, and commitment to serve those who served our Country. Whatever the job title, every position in VA will give you a chance to make a meaningful and personal contribution to the lives of truly special and deserving people - our Veterans. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. Working for VA is one of the most emotionally satisfying and professionally rewarding ways to dedicate the best within you to your Country's service. If you are transitioning from the military or a Veteran already, we invite you to explore the benefits of continuing your career at the VA. The VA is committed to hiring Veterans.

The VA is much more than just another employer. It is an honorable, open and welcoming community of those who care. Gratitude is our motivation and service is our mission.

The VA has adopted Core Values and Characteristics that apply universally across the Department. The five Core Values define “who we are,” our culture, and how we care for Veterans, their families and other beneficiaries. The Values are Integrity, Commitment, Advocacy, Respect and Excellence (“I CARE”).

America's Veterans need you! To find out more, go to http://www.va.gov/jobs/.

Duties

This position is located at the VA CT Healthcare System, West Haven, CT campus. The employee serves as a Parking Lot Attendant. S/he is the access control person for the particular area assigned. The employee initiates and accomplishes a variety of complex communications duties such as monitoring and directing all traffic of vehicles and pedestrians on to the Campus Parking Lots; and initiates calls of assistance to Police Officers for emergencies. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Responding to actual crisis situations involving emergency procedures;
  • Assisting victim of accidents or assaults by providing first aid;
  • Reporting fire and safety hazards and evacuating persons from dangerous areas;
  • Directing traffic, ensuring normal traffic flow; detecting speeding vehicles;
  • Conducting foot and/or vehicle security patrols;
  • Reviewing various forms of identification;
  • Transmitting and receiving messages via radio;
  • Communicating with a wide variety of people from different backgrounds;
  • Performing other related duties as assigned.

WORK SCHEDULE: 6:00AM – 2:30PM, Monday through Friday

 

DESIGNATED DRUG-TESTING POSITION:   Applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment.  Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with VA.  Applicants will not be appointed to the position if a verified positive drug test result is received.

***RELOCATION EXPENSES AND/OR INCENTIVES ARE NOT AUTHORIZED***