Position Title: Crossing Guard
Department: Student Services
Supervisor: On site administrator
Term of Employment: 9 months
Salary Classification: 5
Job Summary: Escorts children safely across city streets on
their way to and from school. May provide a variety of clerical
office and school activity support services to assist in the
operation of the school.
Essential Functions, as defined under the Americans with
Disabilities Act, may include, but are not limited to, the
following tasks, duties, knowledge, skills and other
characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a
comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by
incumbents in this class.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES generally include the
* Places and removes school crossing signs at designated street
locations to notify motorists of school pedestrian crossing. *
Monitors student behavior and the environment to maintain a safe
path of travel for students. * Directs on-coming traffic in order
to safely escort school children and their parents/guardians across
the street according to established police department guidelines. *
Operates a two-way radio to contact the police regarding speeders,
suspicious behavior of pedestrians or drivers. * May assist with
playground, classroom and cafeteria monitoring. * May perform a
variety of clerical or receptionist office duties. * Performs other
duties as assigned or required.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
* Knowledge of applicable Federal, state, county and city
statutes, rules, regulations, ordinances and PUSD policies and
procedures. * Knowledge of the principles of Police Department
guidelines applicable to crossing guard practices and procedures. *
Skill in reading, interpreting, understanding and applying relevant
Federal, state and PUSD rules, regulations, policies and
procedures. * Skill in monitoring, escorting and assisting students
crossing streets and other school activities. * Skill in
establishing and maintaining effective working relations with
co-workers, vendors, students, parents, the general public and
others having business with the school district.Skill in operating
general office equipment.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Completion of Video Safety Training
Class for Crossing Guards: OR any equivalent combination of
experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills
and abilities have been achieved.
* Must possess or obtain an Arizona IVP Fingerprint Clearance
Card. * Must be able to pass a background clearence check. * May be
required to lift and/or carry heavy, bulky supplies, equipment and
materials weighing up to 30 pounds. * Must be able to stand and
walk for extended periods in extreme weather conditions.