Crossing Guard

Closing Date: upon hire

Wage: $12.50 Hourly


Performs routine traffic control duties at crosswalks and follows established traffic control procedures to assure the safety of students and pedestrians crossing roadways


Works under close supervision of the Police Chief




Turns on flashing caution lights along main road to warn motorists of students crossing the road; sets up orange cones in the road by the cross walk; slows down, stops and directs traffic according to established traffic control procedures; directs traffic to stop while students cross the street; insures students are safely across the road; directs traffic to continue.

Performs the duty of crossing guard during the morning, lunch hour and after school everyday while school is in session; instructs students on proper safety procedures and precautions.

Insures proper maintenance of equipment; replaces old or worn equipment as necessary.

Informs police department of any problems; requests needed supplies; insures payroll time sheets are submitted promptly and accurately.

Communicates with officers, dispatch and the police station by hand-held radio as needed to report incidents requiring police action.

Performs related duties as required.


1. Education and Experience:

A. Sufficient education to demonstrate an aptitude or ability to perform above duties; above and related duties;


B. Sufficient experience to demonstrate a working knowledge of practices and procedures associated with above duties;

2. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Some knowledge oflocal traffic laws; basic traffic safety; basic first aid; basic interpersonal communication skills; the operation of traffic signalization equipment and semaphores.

3. Special Qualifications:

Must pass the approved School Crossing Guard Safety Training Course within a time period specified by department operating procedures.

4.Work Environment:
Incumbent of the position performs in a typical office setting with appropriate climate controls. Tasks require a variety of physical activities, not generally involving muscular strain related to walking, standing, stooping, sitting, reaching, lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds, etc. Communicating, i.e. talking, hearing, and seeing, is essential to job effectiveness. Common eye, hand, and finger dexterity exist. Mental application utilizes memory for details, verbal instructions, emotional stability, discriminating thinking and creative problem solving. Periodic travel required in normal course of job performance.

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