Job Description :
Works under the supervision of the Support Service Supervisor of Providence Public Schools. This position provides child pedestrian safety by facilitating safe passage of school children across high traffic streets and intersections. This position requires serious commitment to be at the Crossing Guard post/corner on each school day, before and after school hours. Roles & Responsibilities :
Assembles children and other pedestrians behind curb lines awaiting traffic lines or signal changes
Interrupts traffic and escorts pedestrians into the street allowing them to cross safely
Instructs children in proper procedures for safe street crossing
Observes vehicle movements and, safety permitting, records license numbers of vehicles whose drivers are jeopardizing safe street crossing by operating their vehicles in an unsafe manner and reports them to the Police Department
Reports students who do not adhere to safe street crossing procedures to appropriate school officials
Must have a viable means of transportation
Must have the ability to work independently
Performs other duties of a similar nature or level Minimum Qualifications :
Must possess stamina to stand for long periods of time, mobility to escort pedestrians across streets; ability to work out of doors in all weather conditions and with exposure to traffic; vision to read printed materials and license plates, and hearing and speech to communicate in person.
Knowledge of basic safety rules; basic safe driving rules and procedures; and techniques for communicating with children and adults.
Ability to obtain the attention and cooperation of school children and other pedestrians; observing and recording license numbers and incident details accurately; following oral and written directions; and communicating and acting effectively with co-workers, the supervisor, and the general public.
Must have High School Diploma or GED
Must be able to read, write and speak English.
Job Categories: Instructional Support > Substitute
Support Staff > Safety/Security Equal Opportunity Employer
Providence Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation. Contact Information
- Brenda Marquis
- 797 Westminster
- Providence, Rhode Island 02903