School Crossing Guard

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Job Details:

This is work using safe gaps and, when necessary, creating safe gaps in vehicular traffic flow to help students cross streets safely.
This is part-time (less than 30 hours/week) seasonal work (while schools are in session).
Positions allocated to this classification report to a designated supervisor and work under limited supervision. Work in this class is distinguished from other classifications by its emphasis on School Crossing Guard tasks.

Job Description:

***Please list all experience working with children- including volunteer work

NATURE OF WORK

This is work using safe gaps and, when necessary, creating safe gaps in vehicular traffic flow to help students cross streets safely.

CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS

This is part-time (less than 40 hours/week) seasonal work (while schools are in session). Positions allocated to this classification report to a designated supervisor and work under limited supervision.  Work in this class is distinguished from higher classes by its lack of supervisory duties and from lower classes by its emphasis on School Crossing Guard tasks.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Places school sentinel signs in roadway at designated points near school crossing and removes them before going off duty.

Controls vehicular traffic at designated crossing to allow children to cross safely.

Controls children using crossing to assure that they conform to traffic regulations.

Reports to immediate supervisor those children who fail to cooperate.

Attends work on continuous and regular basis.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Graduation from high school or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma preferred, some experience with children and or road safety, or an equivalent combination of training and experience which provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

LICENSES/CERTIFICATES

Successful completion of the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission’s (CJSTC) approved 8-hour Traffic Control Procedures program within one year of appointment.

Successful completion of the Federal Department of Transportation’s (FDOT) 8-hour School Crossing Guard certification within one year of appointment.

 

 

 

Equal Opportunity

The City of Gainesville is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate in hiring. Minorities, women and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Individuals with a disability, who require special accommodations during the selection process, should notify the Human Resources Department at 352-334-5077 or TDD/TTY at 352-334-2292.

Veterans’ Preference

Veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ Preference ensures that veterans and eligible persons are given consideration at each step of the selection process. However, preference does not guarantee that a veteran or other eligible person will be the candidate selected to fill the position. Section 295.07, Florida Statutes (F.S.) specifies who is eligible for Veterans’ Preference. State of Florida residency is not required for Veterans’ Preference.

 

If you are unable to apply online due to a disability, contact recruiting at [email protected] or by calling 352-334-5077.

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