School Crossing Guard
|Salary Range:||$9.53 - $11.35|
|Employment Type:||Part Time|
|Description:||To provide for the safe movement of children to and from school when crossing public roadways and intersections by observing gaps in the traffic and leading the children across the roadway or intersection.|
|Duties:||Works approximately four hours per day, Monday through Friday, during the public school year (August through May). Specific hours to be worked will be set by the traffic sergeant and may vary according to demand and workload.|
Assists children on their way to and from school in safely crossing roadways and intersections.
Watch for gaps in traffic and walk children across the roadway or intersection while holding a "stop" sign in such a manner as to be visible to approaching vehicles.
|Qualifications:||School crossing guards must be high school graduates or have GED. |
Candidates for this position must have in depth understanding not only of traffic signals but traffic patterns and behavior as well.
They should meet all state or federal requirements, as well as successfully pass a background check.
They should know basic safety procedures and practices relevant to their job as school crossing guards.
They should be able to work outdoors in all weather conditions.
They should know how to use good judgment as they interact with children.