May 11, 2020

School Crossing Guard

  • TrulyHired
  • Urbana, IL, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description


Urbana School District #116

TITLE: School Crossing Guard- Dr. Preston L. Williams Elementary School

LOCATION: Nine intersections in Urbana, IL, including 1) Vine & Oregon, 2) Race & Oregon, 3) Florida & James Cherry, 4) Florida & Anderson, 5) Washington & Kinch, 6) Goodwin & Fairview, 7) Anderson & Eliot, 8) Fairview & Lincoln and 9) Oregon & Broadway.

SUPERVISOR: Building School Principal and/or Designee

QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be eighteen (18) years of age or older Must be able to successfully pass a background check
JOB SUMMARY: The primary responsibility of the School Crossing Guard is the safety of school children crossing the streets and intersections to and from school. In order to do this successfully, he/she must stop and direct all traffic at the school crossing and direct students when it is safe to cross. The School Crossing Guard must report to his/her assigned post on time each morning and afternoon that school sessions begin/end and remain on duty until all students cross safely. This is a seasonal position held only when the students are in session for the main school year.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Maintains the safety of all students and pedestrians by controlling the flow of traffic for the crossing of pedestrians at his/her assigned crosswalk. Maintains a positive working relationship with the Urbana School District. Maintains the appearance and serviceability of all issued equipment. Occasionally attends in-service training as required. Must be willing to work in all types of weather.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Must be able to recognize potential hazards to individuals utilizing the crosswalks.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with children, other pedestrians and Urbana School District personnel.
  • Ability to deal effectively and courteously with people of all ages.
  • Must have adequate sight and hearing (with or without reasonable accommodations) to protect children from potential traffic hazards.
  • Ability to walk and perform school crossing duties in all weather and traffic conditions.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
  • Works outside exposed to weather in climatic conditions associated with outside work.
  • Works in moderately noisy conditions.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Works in close proximity to gas fumes from passing vehicles.
  • Works on slippery, uneven surfaces.
  • Works in and around moving objects and vehicles.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
  • On duty from 7:45 AM - 8:15 AM and 2:50 PM - 3:20 PM at specified crosswalk location
  • Paid for two (2) hours per day at the rate of $11.80/hour
EVALUATION:

Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board's policy on evaluation of personnel.

START DATE: March 23

Note: This is not a position within the collective bargaining unit and is not an administrative position.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

REVISED: July 2016

  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Category: Support Staff > Transportation
Contact Information
  • Larry Simmons
  • 205 North Race Street
  • Urbana, Illinois 61801

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