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Posted on: August 11, 2017

Now Accepting Applications - School Crossing Guard

The Town of Smyrna is currently accepting applications for the position of School Crossing Guard.

SCHOOL CROSSING GUARD - PART TIME

$12.00/HR. 

Applications are being accepted by the Town of Smyrna for the position of School Crossing Guard.

I.        POSITION SUMMARY

This position is responsible for ensuring the safety of school children when they go to and return from school.  They direct and control traffic, supervise children crossing the street as well as those waiting at school bus stops. 

I.      ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Monitor street crossings during the appointed time when children go to school or come home from school
  • Record the license plate numbers of any vehicle found disregarding traffic signs and signals
  • Escort children as they cross the street in marked crosswalks when necessary
  • Ensure children are always safe as they wait for the school bus at designated school bus stops
  • Protect children as they cross the street
  • Ensure that children exit from the school bus and disperse in an orderly manner
  • Report children with unsafe behavior to the Patrol Lieutenant
  • Watch for suspicious individuals in and around school areas
  • Notify the Patrol Lieutenant about traffic risks and hazards, including school zones that are not adequately marked and monitored
  • Direct vehicular and pedestrian traffic using appropriate signs, lanterns, hand signals and flags, and warn them of existing dangers
  • Coordinate and discuss with police authorities regarding traffic control points and rerouting plans

 III.    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES   

  • Must have in-depth understanding not only of traffic signals but traffic patterns and behavior as well
  • Knowledge of basic safety procedures and practices relevant to the job
  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Ability to use good judgment as they interact with children

IV.    REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • High school graduates or possess a GED

V.      LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS, AND CERTIFICATIONS 

        N/A

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