SCHOOL CROSSING GUARD

Urbana School District #116

Urbana , IL

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Job Description

Urbana School District #116

 

TITLE: School Crossing Guard

 

LOCATION: Serving King Elementary School at the intersection of Fairview & Lincoln

 

SUPERVISOR:  Building School Principal and/or Designee

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Must be eighteen (18) years of age or older
  2. Must be able to successfully pass a background check

JOB SUMMARY: The primary responsibility of the School Crossing Guard is the safety of school children crossing the streets and intersections to and from school. In order to do this successfully, he/she must stop and direct all traffic at the school crossing and direct students when it is safe to cross. The School Crossing Guard must report to his/her assigned post on time each morning and afternoon that school sessions begin/end and remain on duty until all students cross safely. This is a seasonal position held only when the students are in session for the main school year.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Maintains the safety of all students and pedestrians by controlling the flow of traffic for the crossing of pedestrians at his/her assigned crosswalk.
  2. Maintains a positive working relationship with the Urbana School District.
  3. Maintains the appearance and serviceability of all issued equipment.
  4. Occasionally attends in-service training as required.
  5. Must be willing to work in all types of weather.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  

  • Must be able to recognize potential hazards to individuals utilizing the crosswalks.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with children, other pedestrians and Urbana School District personnel.
  • Ability to deal effectively and courteously with people of all ages.
  • Must have adequate sight and hearing (with or without reasonable accommodations) to protect children from potential traffic hazards.
  • Ability to walk and perform school crossing duties in all weather and traffic conditions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Works outside exposed to weather in climatic conditions associated with outside work.
  • Works in moderately noisy conditions.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Works in close proximity to gas fumes from passing vehicles.
  • Works on slippery, uneven surfaces.
  • Works in and around moving objects and vehicles.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  • On duty from 7:45 AM - 8:15 AM and 2:50 PM - 3:20 PM at specified crosswalk location
  • Paid for two (2) hours per day at the rate of $11.80/hour

EVALUATION:  

Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board’s policy on evaluation of personnel.

 

START DATE:  ASAP

 

NOTE: This is not a position within the collective bargaining unit and is not an administrative position.

 

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

REVISED:  July 2016

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