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Relief Crossing Guard

Company: City of Racine
Location: racine
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

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.

Essential Duties

* 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.

Qualifications

* 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.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

None.

Supplemental Information

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.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

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.

SELECTION GUIDELINES:

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.

UMOSTransitional Jobs

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 humanresources@cityofracine.org.

Keywords: City of Racine, Racine , Relief Crossing Guard, Other , racine, Wisconsin

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