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Traffic Control Flagger

Location: Rochester, NY
Salary: $15-30

Traffic Control Flagger

Birchcrest Tree and Landscape, a Gunnison Company, have built our reputation on our commitment to excellence for over 40 years. We offer qualified candidates competitive wages and benefits, educational opportunities, and the chance to build your career with a respected industry leader.

Birchcrest Tree and Landscape, Inc. is looking for year-round Traffic Control Flagger with a minimum of 1-2 years' experience in the landscape industry.

Duties may include:

  • Set up safe work zones with proper equipment
  • Control traffic flow with stop/slow paddles
  • Use hand signals and directional signs to direct traffic around work sites
  • Appropriately position warning, detour signs, set up barricades, and traffic cones around work sites
  • Familiar with traffic control setups & designs required by NYSDOT
  • Follows safety rules and regulations on all work sites, safely controlling vehicular, pedestrian, and traffic movements in a work area; duties may vary according to job assignment
  • Maintain a clean job site

Requirements include:

  • Excellent work habits and organizational skills
  • Good communication and customer service skills
  • Familiar with traffic control safety, setups, and design

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be able to wear necessary PPE
  • Must be able to withstand exposure to all kinds of weather while completing work assignments
  • Must be able to operate and service all required tools and equipment
  • Clean driver's license
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment drug test
  • Must be able to pass criminal background check
  • **Given the dangerous nature of the work required, employees must be able to maintain attention and concentration for extended periods of time**

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift, move and maneuver heavy weights of 10 pounds frequently, and weights of up to 50 pounds
  • Gripping
  • Climbing
  • Balancing
  • Pulling and pushing


Join a team that truly makes a difference! At Birchcrest, we offer:

  • PTO & Health Benefits
  • Growth & Development within the Company
  • Year-round employment
  • 401k and match
  • FSA
  • Holiday pay
  • Uniforms provided
  • Equipment provided
  • Home every night for most positions

Employer Info

150 Lee Road
Rochester, New York 14606


  • Commercial/Residential
  • Utility

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