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School Crossing Guard

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THIS POSTING IS FOR FUTURE OPENINGS FOR THE SCHOOL YEAR OF 2017-2018. THIS IS A TEMPORARY PART-TIME POSITION WITH NO GUARANTEE OF HOURS. APPLICATIONS WILL BE KEPT ACTIVE UNTIL MAY 5, 2018 FOR POSSIBLE EMPLOYMENT IN FUTURE OPENINGS.

Posting Details

Posting Information

Position Number D2301E
Working Job Title School Crossing Guard
Range 905
Advertised Salary 7.969
Beginning Annual
Ending Annual
Beginning Hourly 7.969
Ending Hourly
Position Type Part-Time No Benefits
Brief Description

The purpose of this position it to provide for the safe movement and welfare of school aged pedestrians prior to and at the dismissal of the school day at designated cross walk locations. This is accomplished by being constantly alert to vehicular traffic and the activities and movement of children towards, in, to and across streets, with the objective of assuring the safety of the children, observing gaps in the traffic and leading the pedestrians across the roadway or intersections, communicating traffic and crossing rules and other information to pedestrians, recording and reporting to law enforcement the license numbers of vehicles disregarding traffic signals and laws and the reporting of malfunctioning traffic or warning signs to the appropriate authority. THIS POSTING IS FOR FUTURE OPENINGS FOR THE SCHOOL YEAR OF 2017-2018. THIS IS A TEMPORARY PART-TIME POSITION WITH NO GUARANTEE OF HOURS. APPLICATIONS WILL BE KEPT ACTIVE UNTIL MAY 5, 2018 FOR POSSIBLE EMPLOYMENT IN FUTURE OPENINGS.

Formal Education

Work requires knowledge necessary to understand basic operational, technical, or office processes. Level equivalent to four years of high school or equivalency.

Experience

No experience required

Supervision

Job has no responsibility for the direction or supervision of others.

Human Collaboration Skills

Work requires regular interaction involving exchange and receipt of information.

Freedom to Act

Receives Immediate Direction: The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving detailed instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with little room for deviation. The immediate supervisor may, at times, provide close and constant review.

Technical Skills

Basic: Work requires the use of standard technical skills appropriate to the work environment of the organization.

Budget Responsibility

This position has no budget responsibility.

Reading

Basic – Ability to recognize meaning of common two- or three-syllable words. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.

Math

Basic – Ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.

Writing

Basic – Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.

Certification & Other Requirements

Must be able to traverse a 150’ walkway at the rate of 4 feet per second and climb curbs and medians to twelve (12) inches in height unassisted.

Driver's License No
Type of License
Endorsements
Posting Date 04/11/2017
Closing Date

Essential Functions

Overall Physical Strength Demands: (S) Sedentary: Exerting up to 10 lbs. occasionally or negligible weights frequently; sitting most of the time. (L) Light: Exerting up to 20 lbs. occasionally; 10 lbs. frequently; or negligible amounts constantly; OR requires walking or standing to a significant degree. (M) Medium: Exerting 20-50 lbs. occasionally; 10-25 lbs. frequently; or up to 10 lbs. constantly. (H) Heavy: Exerting 50-100 lbs. occasionally; 10-25 lbs. frequently; or up to 10-20 lbs. constantly. (V) Very Heavy: Exerting over 100 lbs. occasionally; 50-100 lbs. frequently; or up to 20-50 lbs. constantly.

Essential Functions

Essential Function

Ensures the safety of school children at assigned locations; keeps children behind curb until it is safe to cross the roadway; escorts children across roadway; instructs children in the proper use of traffic regulations as they relate to pedestrians; provides general assistance to children as needed.

Code Light
Essential Function

Provides customer service to the general public, and communicates direction effectively with the general public; using approved hand signals, signs or by normal operation of traffic signals.

Code Light
Essential Function

Takes down vehicle identification information on traffic violators and presents information to superiors or to police officer; reports malfunctioning traffic or warning signals.

Code Sedentary

Physical Demands

Overall Physical Strength Demands

Overall Physical Strength Demands: (S) Sedentary: Exerting up to 10 lbs. occasionally or negligible weights frequently; sitting most of the time. (L) Light: Exerting up to 20 lbs. occasionally; 10 lbs. frequently; or negligible amounts constantly; OR requires walking or standing to a significant degree. (M) Medium: Exerting 20-50 lbs. occasionally; 10-25 lbs. frequently; or up to 10 lbs. constantly. (H) Heavy: Exerting 50-100 lbs. occasionally; 10-25 lbs. frequently; or up to 10-20 lbs. constantly. (V) Very Heavy: Exerting over 100 lbs. occasionally; 50-100 lbs. frequently; or up to 20-50 lbs. constantly.

Physical strength for this position L

Physical Demands

(C) Continuously: 2/3 or more of the time. (F) Frequently: From 1/3 to 2/3 of the time. (O) Occasionally: Up to 1/3 of the time. (R) Rarely: Less than 1 hour per week. (N) Never: Never occurs. Note: This is intended as a description of the way the job is currently performed. It does not address the potential for accommodation.

Standing Communicating with co-workers, Observing work duties, Observing work site, Making presentations
Standing Frequency C
Fine Dexterity None
Fine Dexterity Frequency N
Walking To other departments/offices/office equipment, Around work site
Walking Frequency C
Lifting Supplies, Equipment, Files
Lifting Frequency F
Carrying Supplies, Equipment, Files
Carrying Frequency F
Sitting Desk Work, Meetings, Driving
Sitting Frequency N
Reaching None
Reaching Frequency N
Handling Paperwork
Handling Frequency R
Kneeling None
Kneeling Frequency N
Crawling None
Crawling Frequency N
Pushing/Pulling None
Pushing/Pulling Frequency N
Climbing Stairs, Ladder, Step stool, Onto Equipment
Climbing Frequency F
Vision Reading, Computer Screen, Observing worksite, Driving
Vision Frequency C
Foot Controls None
Foot Controls Frequency N
Balancing None
Balancing Frequency N
Bending None
Bending Frequency N
Crouching None
Crouching Frequency N
Hearing Communicating via telephone/radio, to co-workers/public, listening to equipment
Hearing Frequency C
Twisting None
Twisting Frequency N
Talking Communicating via telephone/radio, to co-workers/public
Talking Frequency F
Other (specified if applicable) Must be able to climb curbs and medians to twelve (12) inches in height unassisted.
Other Frequency C

Additional Information

Machines, Tools, Equipment, Software, and Hardware

Machines, Tools, Equipment, Software, and Hardware:

Computers, printers and related software, copier, fax machine, check signing equipment.

None.

Environmental Factors

(D) Daily; (W) Several Times Per Week; (M) Several Times Per Month; (S) Seasonally; (N) Never

Extreme Temperatures S
Wetness/Humidity S
Respiratory Hazards N
Noise and Vibration D
Physical Hazards D

Health and Safety Factors

(C) Continuously; (F) Frequently; (O) Occasionally; (R) Rarely; (N) Never

Mechanical Hazards N
Chemical Hazards N
Electrical Hazards N
Fire Hazards N
Explosives N
Communicable Diseases N
Physical Danger or Abuse N
Other (see below)
Other Health and Safety Factor None
Protective Equipment Required

Safety vest, stop sign, raincoat, and whistles (optional)

Non-Physical Demands

Description of Non-Physical Demands: (F) Frequently: From 1/3 to 2/3 of the time; (O) Occasionally: Up to 1/3 of the time; (R) Rarely: Less than 1 hour per week; (N) Never: Never occurs.

Time Pressure R
Frequent Change of Tasks R
Performing Multiple Tasks Simultaneously F
Tedious or Exacting Work N
Noisy/Distracting Environment F
Emergency Situation O
Irregular Work Schedule/Overtime N
Working Closely with Others as Part of a Team N
Other (see below) F
Other Non-Physical Demand

Operates in heavy traffic

Work Location

Primary Work Location

Outdoors

Secondary Work Location Public Roadways and Intersectins

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Have you been employed in the capacity of School Crossing Guard with either the City of Wichita Falls or another agency?
    • Yes, I have been previously employed with The City of Wichita Falls as a School Crossing Guard.
    • Yes, I have been previously employed as a School Crossing Guard with another agency.
    • No, I have never been employed in a School Crossing Guard Position.
  2. * Are you currently employed by The City of Wichita Falls in a temporary position?
    • Yes
    • No