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Hillsborough County Government

Port Traffic Technician (#PTTRTCAPK) APK
$17.05-$26.46 Hourly / $2,955.33-$4,586.40 Monthly / $35,464.00-$55,036.80 Yearly


Performs duties in the collection and maintenance of records relating to cargo movement.


Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Two years of clerical experience which involves public contact.

Or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-related competencies noted below.


  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.


  • Working knowledge of Port traffic operations.
  • Working knowledge of maritime regulations pertaining to Port operations.
  • Some knowledge of basic statistics.
  • Ability to collect, organize and evaluate data and develop logical conclusions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to use a computer to quickly and accurately enter data.


Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.
  • Researches, compiles and maintains records relating to trade statistics, commodity movements, revenues and tariff rate comparisons.
  • Prepares and distributes vessel arrival/departure schedules.
  • Maintains mailing lists and assists in the preparation and distribution of Port publications.
  • Collects monies, prepares receipts, and forwards collected monies to Port Authority Fiscal Department.
  • Prepares various reports, logs and tally sheets.
  • Prepares various traffic reports and related data.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

CLASS: PTTRTCAPK; EST: 5/11/1998; REV: 7/15/2011;