City of Garland, TX

  • School Crossing Guard

    Location US-TX-Garland
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2 months ago)
    Job ID
    2018-5415
    # of Openings Remaining
    10
    Department
    Transportation
    Min
    USD $10.61/Hr.
    Mid
    USD $12.73/Hr.
    Type
    Temporary Part-Time
    Job Code Category
    Other
  • Position Summary

    Responsible for escorting school children, en route to and from school, safely across various streets and intersections.

     

    *Shift is a one hour morning shift from 7am-8am and a one hour afternoon shift from 3pm-4pm for a total of two hours per day.

     

     

    Essential Job Functions

    1. Display symbols, signs or hand/arm signals indicating that vehicles are to stop for children crossing the streets/intersections.
    2. Signal children to wait behind the curb until they are able to cross.
    3. Signal children to cross streets/intersections.
    4. Monitor safety and well-being of children en route to and from school.


     

    Preferred Knowledge - Abilities & Skills

    Education/ Experience:     

    • 1-2 years experience

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

     

    • Basic knowledge of basic traffic laws, ordinances and regulations and safety procedures
    • Skill to blow whistle, hold signs flags, etc. as required
    • Ability to make sound decisions concerning the safety and well-being of children
    • Ability to communicate simple verbal or written instructions
    • Ability to perform physical work required

    Licenses & Certifications

    None required

    Physical Tasks & Working Conditions

    The incumbent's typical work environment is primarily outside and may be subjected to extremes of heat and cold, rain, humidity, wetness and traffic hazards. Must be able to walk at a rate of 4 feet per second for a distance of 160 feet.

    Shift is a one hour morning shift from 7am-8am and a one hour afternoon shift from 3pm-4pm for a total of two hours per day.

    Competencies

    Adaptability/Flexibility
    Communication
    Creativity/Innovation
    Customer Service
    Interpersonal Skills
    Productivity
    Teamwork

    Minimum Education & Work Experience

    * Completion of 8th Grade
    * No experience required
    * Minimum corrected vision of 20/40 in each eye and corrected hearing of 30 decibels at 1000-3000 hertz
    Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

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