School Crossing Guard - Temporary

City Hall, 555 Walnut Street, Abilene, Texas, United States of America Req #25
Sunday, September 12, 2021

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

 

Under general supervision, to provide safe crossing of City streets for school students.

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

 

This position exercises no supervision.

 

IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES


Work under the potential hazard of heavy traffic.

Report to assigned crossing location at designated times.

Control school children while monitoring traffic for a safe crossing opportunity.

Physically occupy crosswalk while school students cross the street.

 

OTHER JOB RELATED DUTIES

 

Perform other job related duties and responsibilities as assigned.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

 

Knowledge of:

           

Safe work practices as well as safety measures associated with directing traffic and pedestrians.

 

           Principles and practices used in dealing with the public.

 

Skill to:

           

           Demonstrate vision, hearing, and related reflexes necessary to perform job duties.

Ability to:

                       

           Learn, interpret, and apply pertinent traffic laws.

 

           Work independently in the absence of supervision.

 

Understand and follow oral and written instructions.

 

Act quickly and calmly in emergencies.

 

           Meet and deal tactfully and effectively with the public.

 

           Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

 

Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, both internally and externally.

 

           Follow and embrace the City of Abilene Core Values – Respect, Integrity, Service Above Self, and Excellence in All We Do.

 

Experience and Training Guidelines:

 

Any combination equivalent to experience and training to provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be qualifying.  Knowledge, skills, and abilities may be obtained through:

 

Experience:

           

No experience is required.

 

Education/Training:

           

Formal or informal education or training, which ensures the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance.

           

           License or Certificate:

           

No license or certification required.

 

Special Requirements:

 

Essential duties require the following physical skills and work environment:

 

           Ability to stand, walk, run, and twist.

 

With or without accommodation, ability to lift 5 pounds.

 

Exposure to noise, outdoors, and inclement weather.

 

Availability for flexible hours.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $10.61
  • Max Hiring Rate $13.00
Location on Google Maps
  • City Hall, 555 Walnut Street, Abilene, Texas, United States of America