Now Hiring-Crossing Guards

CROSSING GUARD

DEFINITION:

The Crossing Guard is a non-union non-benefitted part-time position responsible for assisting children and other citizens in the crossing of the street to and from the school grounds immediately before and immediately after school hours. 

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:

The Crossing Guard job class is characterized by the specific tasks of assisting with traffic and the crossing of the street at State Highway 13.

TYPICAL TASKS:

 1.        Report promptly for duty at the assigned time and location.

 2.        Assist children and other citizens in crossing State Highway 13.

 3.        Warn traffic of the presence of children crossing, or in and about the street.

 4.        Independently perform duties and responsibilities and reports directly to the Police Chief.

 5.        Report to the Police Department any traffic violations observed at the duty location, giving a description of the vehicle and driver whenever possible.

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS:

Knowledge:

Some knowledge of laws effecting pedestrian and school crossing activities.

Ability to:

Control traffic at a school crossing location;

Assist children and other citizens in crossing the street;

Warn traffic of the presence of children;

Identify vehicles and give descriptions of vehicles and drivers;

Establish and maintain effective relationship with school children, school officials and the public;

Work in adverse weather conditions;

See lettering the size of that found on a license plate;

Hear sounds related to traffic safety

REQUIREMENTS:

No experience is required.  Must be at least 18 years of age at time of hire.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Background Investigation Requirement:  Must pass a background investigation related to the position prior to hire.