Job: Crossing Guard

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Posted: 02/17/2017

Job Reference #: 4205

Job Description

Openings as of 2/17/2017
Student Support

  • Crossing Guard JobID: 4205
  • Position Type:
    Student Support/Crossing Guard

  • Date Posted:
    12/23/2016

  • Location:
    Lookout Mountain Elementary

  • FTE/Hours per week:10

      


    GRADE:
    4510
    Starting Salary Range:
    $10.01 - $10.11
    POSITION CONTROL:
    3968
    DEPARTMENT:
    Various Schools
    ACCOUNTABLE TO:
    Facility Manager and/or Principal
    FLSA STATUS:
    Non-exempt

    CLASS SUMMARY: Under general supervision, incumbent(s) provides safety of students and community at the crosswalk facility and school property, enforces crosswalk functions and procedures, and maintains student management at crosswalk facility and school property.


    DUTY
    NO.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES
    FRE-
    QUENCY
    BAND/
    GRADE
    Directs, monitors, and assists students and community members to cross at established crosswalks and school zones. Daily
    45%
    A1
    Alerts motorists to the presence of students and community by displaying appropriate signs and stops traffic to cross students and community members. Daily
    25%
    A1
    Maintains discipline by monitoring student behavior and taking the appropriate action according to school and District policies and procedures. Daily
    15%
    A1
    Places and removes appropriate signs for the established school zones based on the crosswalk operating agreement on file with the school and District. Wears and displays District’s reflective clothing while performing crossing guard duties. Daily
    10%
    A1
    Attends District and school meetings. Stays current on District procedures including attending safety training programs and the District’s crossing guard training program. Monthly
    5%
    A1
    Performs other duties of a similar nature or level. As Required
    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    To be eligible for this position, an applicant must meet the following required qualifications. In addition, verification of these required qualifications is necessary.
    • Completion of District Crossing Guard Training Program prior to performing crossing guard duties.
    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    It is preferred that applicant possess the following preferred qualifications; however, the following qualifications are not required to be eligible for this position.
    • High School diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) prior to being hired;
    • One year of experience as a crossing guard.
    KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
    To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications for this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Skills required, but not limited to, for this position include:
    • Knowing school rules, policies and disciplinary steps;
    • Knowing standard safety procedures;
    • Working with children;
    • Identifying and responding to emergency situations;
    • Applying school disciplinary procedures;
    • Maintaining safe environment for children;
    • Utilizing City crossing guard procedures;
    • Applying traffic regulations;
    • Engaging and encouraging communication skills while interacting with supervisors, staff, students, etc. to exchange information.
    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
    The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

    WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
    The working environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.






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