Crossing Guard Police

Crossing Guard

Part Time • Police
NATURE OF WORK
 
This part-time position controls traffic and supervises students within assigned school crosswalks during the morning when students are arriving at school, and afternoon hours when students are leaving school.  This position works only when school is in session; approximately 2 hours per day (1 hour in the morning and 1 hour in the afternoon), 5 days a week during the school year.
 
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES/FUNCTIONS
The duties listed herein are illustrative of the essential duties of the job and do not include other nonessential or peripheral duties that may be required.
  •  Assists children on their way to and from school in safely crossing assigned roadways and intersections.
  • Watches for gaps in traffic and walks children across the roadway or intersection while holding a “stop” sign in such a manner to be visible to approaching vehicles.
  • Maintains regular contact with students, parents, and school staff regarding general information and school rules for using the school crosswalks.
  • Will be aware of and report any type of suspicious activity to the Police.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  •  Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to amicably interact with children and have the ability to use good judgment in overseeing their safety.
  • Knowledge of traffic signals and traffic patterns. 
  • Ability to deal effectively and courteously with associates and the general public.
  • Knowledge and skill to follow safety and security guidelines and policies in order for students to cross streets safely.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to situations, and to choose an effective, reasonable course of action with due regard to surrounding hazards and circumstances in each unique situation. 
  • Must be dependable and able to work assigned shift with little or no direct supervision.
  • Must be willing to work in all weather conditions, including inclement weather if necessary.
 
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND TRAINING
 
  • Must have high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent. 
  • Must have basic knowledge of traffic laws and regulations.  
  • Must have a history of personal and professional honesty, integrity, and good judgment.  All applicants who reach the final stage of the selection process will be required to submit to a thorough background check.
 
WORKING ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 
 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to see, hear and talk.  Must have the ability to stand, walk, stoop or bend for 1-2 hours at a time, and be exposed to all weather conditions.  The incumbent must have good vision and be able to physically pull a child out of danger in an emergency situation.
Compensation: $12.56 per hour




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