FWPD: Adult School Crossing Guards Needed

 

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Adult School Crossing Guards Needed

(August 14, 2015) – The City of Fort Wayne is looking to fill openings that have come available for the position of Adult School Crossing Guard.

Anyone interested is asked apply on line by visiting the City’s web site and refer to the “Employment” section: Cityoffortwayne.org.

 

City of Fort Wayne
Adult Guard

Working under the direction of the Sergeant of Crime Prevention/Child Safety Bureaus, incumbent supplies safety and adult supervision to children prior to and directly after school at dangerous street crossings.

Posted On: Wednesday, 11 February 2015

Location: Regular Part Time

Pay Rate: $11.4118 per hour

Job Description: Summary

Working under the direction of the Sergeant of Crime Prevention/Child Safety Bureaus, incumbent supplies safety and adult supervision to children prior to and directly after school at dangerous street crossings.

Essential duties and responsibilities
include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Supervises children at busy crossing intersections;
  • Familiarizes self with intersections;
  • Reports irregularities to supervisor, i.e., broken stop lights, torn down stop signs;
  • Supplies safety and supervision to young children.

Marginal Duties
Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience

  • Any combination of education or experience equivalent to graduation from high school;
  • Ability to physically move quickly to prevent young children from running out into traffic;
  • Ability to read and understand policies, rules, regulations, laws, and instructions which apply to safety techniques;
  • Knowledge of traffic and pedestrian control safety techniques;
  • Knowledge of traffic and pedestrian direction in public street.

Supervisory Responsibilities
Incumbent does not supervise any staff.

Language Skills
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
None

Physical Demands
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 regularly required to stand and walk. The incumbent has frequent exposure to inclement weather with severe outdoor weather conditions often present. No special vision requirements.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

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