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Job Title: Traffic Marshall

Job Summary: We are seeking a highly motivated and responsible Traffic Marshall to join our team. The Traffic Marshall will be responsible for ensuring the safe and efficient movement of vehicles and pedestrians on construction sites, events, and other locations. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, be able to work well under pressure, and have a strong understanding of traffic management principles.


  • Directing traffic and pedestrians to ensure safe and efficient movement
  • Setting up and maintaining traffic management systems, including cones, barriers, and signs
  • Monitoring traffic flow and adjusting traffic management systems as needed
  • Communicating with drivers, pedestrians, and other workers to ensure safety and efficiency
  • Reporting any incidents or safety hazards to the appropriate personnel
  • Assisting with other duties as assigned


  • Previous experience as a Traffic Marshall or similar role
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong understanding of traffic management principles and regulations
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including weekends and evenings
  • Valid driver's license and reliable transportation

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to lift and move traffic management equipment, such as cones and barriers
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions

Salary: Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.


  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Opportunities for advancement and professional development

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Traffic Marshall

What is the best way to find and hire a Traffic Marshall near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Traffic Marshall applicants. Employers posting their Traffic Marshall job on Indeed get about 19 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Traffic Marshall applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Traffic Marshall are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 14 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 2 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Traffic Marshall positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Traffic Marshall role?
SMS has 98% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Traffic Marshall job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Traffic Marshalls are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 163% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Traffic Marshall applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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