Substitute Crossing Guard - Public School Safety Service Officer
Human Resources
Providence, RI
Substitute - Crossing Guard - Public School Safety Service Officer
Job Number 0000669732
Start Date
Open Date 01/14/2016
Closing Date
Roles and Responsibilites
Assembles children and other pedestrians behind curb lines awaiting traffic lines or signal changes
Interrupts traffic and escorts pedestrians into the street allowing them to cross safely
Instructs children in proper procedures for safe street crossing
Observes vehicle movements and, safety permitting, records license numbers of vehicles whose drivers are jeopardizing safe street crossing by operating their vehicles in an unsafe manner and reports them to the Police Department
Reports students who do not adhere to safe street crossing procedures to appropriate school officials
Must have a viable means of transportation
Must have the ability to work independently
Performs other duties of a similar nature or level
Minimum Qualifications
Must possess stamina to stand for long periods of time, mobility to escort pedestrians across streets; ability to work out of doors in all weather conditions and with exposure to traffic; vision to read printed materials and license plates, and hearing and speech to communicate in person.
Knowledge of basic safety rules; basic safe driving rules and procedures; and techniques for communicating with children and adults.
Ability to obtain the attention and cooperation of school children and other pedestrians; observing and recording license numbers and incident details accurately; following oral and written directions; and communicating and acting effectively with co-workers, the supervisor, and the general public.
Must have High School Diploma or GED
Must be able to read, write and speak English.
Hourly Rate Range $11.50
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