Crossing Guard

City of South Bend

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Industry: Local Government
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227 W. Jefferson Blvd.
South Bend, IN 46601

Job Description:

Responsible for the safe crossing of elementary school age children at designated intersections or crossing points before school and after school or as directed by Program Supervisor.

Not applicable.

This list represents the types of duties required by the position.  Other duties may be assigned as reasonably expected.

• This person will work all days when schools are in session and assist children in crossing streets at assigned locations. 
• Drive to various locations as directed to control student crossings.
• Keep a daily count of children crossing at corner/intersections.
• Act in a firm, but courteous and polite manner to children, as well as passing motorists. 
• Report any suspicious activity or disregard for crossing by motorists or passersby to supervisor. 
• Coordinate work schedule with supervisor. 
• Participate in required Police Department training.

To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty in a satisfactory manner. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job Requirements:

• Minimal education required.
• Ability to speak Spanish a plus.

• Must be able to deal effectively with children and general public. 
• Ability to walk and raise a ten (10) pound sign and light are necessary to perform duties. 

Valid Driver’s License, or ability to obtain one, required.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently required to sit, walk, bend, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to use hands or fingers to handle or feel objects, tools or controls, disassemble objects, manipulate small items accurately over an extended period of time, and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. 

Work is done in an outdoor environment.  Inclement weather is often encountered; cold, ice, snow, rain and darkness are often present during work periods.

7:00 am-8:15 am and 2:00-2:45 pm, Monday-Friday.  Schedule may vary based on school schedules and departmental need.

Skills/Keywords: Crossing guard, children, safety
Compensation: $13.52/hr.

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