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School Crossing Guard

Posting Date: 2/14/20
Department: Police
Division: Patrol
Pay Minimum: $12.79 Hourly
Pay Maximum:
Work Hours: VARIES

Description

Duties:

Observe pedestrian and vehicular traffic near the assigned location; identify children who may need assistance in crossing streets. Recognize and assist in providing intervals in the traffic during which children can safely cross the street; halt traffic for safe crossings. Provide information to children regarding street locations, directions, etc.

Identify hazardous and unsafe crossing or traffic situations; assist in preventing vehicle-pedestrian accidents as possible; observe all appropriate safety precautions during work activities including wearing appropriate safety apparel; follow emergency procedures as they become necessary.

 

Qualifications:

High school graduate or equivalent is required.  Ability to recognize significant traffic intervals; stop traffic to allow for safe crossings; arrive at the assigned work location in a timely manner; use a hand-held stop sign; identify various types of vehicles; use good judgment in emergency situations.

 

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT FOR CITY EMPLOYEES:

Within six (6) months from date of employment, must establish residency within the City of Jackson.

PRIOR TO EMPLOYMENT, APPLICANT RECOMMENDED FOR EMPLOYMENT SHALL BE REQUIRED TO SUCCESSFULLY PASS A URINALYSIS AND/OR BLOOD TEST TO SCREEN FOR ALCOHOL AND/OR DRUG ABUSE.

 

“EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER”

 





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