Under the direction of the Administrative Services Manager,
assist in the control of vehicular and pedestrian traffic at an
assigned location for a prescribed period of time to ensure the
safety of school
children and the safe, orderly flow of vehicular traffic. These
part-time duties are performed during the school year from late
August to early June. Crossing Guards work under the general
supervision of the Support Services Manager.
Relief Crossing Guards must be able to report to work with very
little notice to substitute for regular Crossing Guards, there is
no guarantee of hours and shifts may vary.
* Report to an assigned crossing, in uniform at the appointed
time. * Direct and control vehicular and pedestrian traffic at
assigned crossing. * Give clear, concise hand signals to stop
vehicular and/or pedestrian traffic. * Make sure signals are
understood and obeyed before moving either vehicular or pedestrian
traffic. * Ensure that children cross only at the proper location.
Prevent movement of vehicular traffic until all pedestrians have
completely crossed the street. Note any present or potential
traffic hazards and report them to the Racine Police Department as
soon as possible.
* High School Graduate or Equivalency. * Valid Wisconsin
driver's license required. * After training by the Police
Department, direct and control vehicular and pedestrian traffic
through arm, hand and whistle signals. * Must be available on short
notice. * Must have transportation available to reach assigned
corners, be punctual and reliable.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF THE POSITION:
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 continuously required to;
* Stand for approximately 2 hours. * Speak English
understandably. * Talk and hear at normal range or with
accommodation. * Reach with hands and arms. * Occasionally lift
and/or move up to 35 pounds. * Use specific vision abilities that
are required by this position which includes; close vision,
peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust
focus; must ambulate independently, manual dexterity required.
Random patrols of Police Officers, Traffic Investigators, Deputy
Chief and Administrative Managers.
ENVIRONMENTAL/WORKING CONDITIONS OF THE POSITION: 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee
continuously works in;
* Year round outside weather conditions. * Exposure to wet,
snow, cold and/or hot-humid conditions.
Formal application, rating of education and experience, oral
interview, reference check, Criminal Offenders Records Inquiry
(CORI) and job related tests may be required. The duties listed
above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of
work that may be required. The duties listed above are intended
only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be
performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not
exclude them from the position in that the work is similar, related
or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does
not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and
employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of
the employer and requirements of the job change.
As a part of this recruitment, it is a requirement for each
applicant to complete the "Transitional Jobs Program Referral Form"
that is found at www.cityofracine.org/UMOS . Once you complete this
form, you will email the form to