School Crossing Guard

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School Crossing Guard

Part-Time, Seasonal Position, $12.42 per hour. To control traffic as necessary in order for children to safely cross the street while they are going to and from school. Reports at specified times to assigned location, sets up traffic control markers and stands at school crossing to control the flow of traffic and pedestrians in order to maintain safety. Employs whatever approved methods and procedures are necessary to encourage and enforce order among children crossing at that point and to control vehicular traffic. Wears all safety equipment as issued. Notices and reacts to errant drivers when needed. Graduation from high school or equivalent and have some previous experience in dealing with people. Prior experience as a School Crossing Guard and knowledge of procedures and practices in school crossing is desired. Successfully pass the in-house School Crossing Guard program to include a field evaluation. Must have a valid Florida Driver’s license. Ability to operate a motor vehicle. This is light work and requires standing and moving about for prolonged periods of time. Position requires hearing to accurately perceive information at normal spoken word levels. Worker is subject to activities with no effective protection from weather changes or atmospheric conditions. Requires that incumbent utilize safety equipment in the performance of their duties because of noise and job hazards associated with position. MUTCD, Section 7E.03 outlines adult crossing guards should possess minimum requirements average intelligence, good physical condition, including sight, hearing and mobility, mental alertness, neat appearance, good character, dependability, sense of responsibility for safety of children. Required to stand for a minimum of one hour per shift and exposed to extreme weather conditions such as heat, cold, rain and potentially dangerous environments. Every New Port Richey employee is required to fill out a Disaster Response Survey and is subject to being required to report to work during a declared disaster. Applications can be emailed to cliverd@cityofnewportrichey.org or sent/dropped of to 5919 Main St., New Port Richey, FL 34652     DFWP/EOE

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