Job Title: Crossing Guard
Job Code: 0606
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Reports to: Department Supervisor
Under general direction, performs routine traffic safety work. Assists children in safely crossing roads. Takes control of intersections and roadways to direct traffic in a safe and efficient manner. Operation of school zone signals.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
(All duties listed may not be included in any one position nor does the list include all tasks found in a position of this class.)
Assists children in safely crossing roadways. Monitors and prevents any behavior which might jeopardize safety. Responds to other needs as required.
Takes control of roadway and/or intersection and directs traffic in a safe and efficient manner. Monitors drivers and reports any unsafe behavior.
Attends and conducts daytime training sessions as required. Training of new crossing guards as they are hired.
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS REQUIRED
Any combination of training and experience equivalent to: Graduation from standard senior high school or possession of GED.
- Knowledge, Skill, and Ability
Thorough knowledge of roadways and geography of area surrounding location of assigned school. Skill to communicate effectively with children, parents, and citizens. Ability to learn traffic signals and safe direction and assistance methods.
- Physical Requirements
Ability to perform work in adverse weather conditions. Must be able to see well enough to operate an automobile, and to recognize vehicles and pedestrians approaching roadway. Must be able to hear well enough to communicate with children, parents, etc. and to recognize vehicles approaching school zone in enough time to respond. Must have physical stamina to stand for up to 2.5 hours at a time directing traffic and assisting children.
- Certifications or Licenses Required
Must hold a valid Alabama Driver's License and have access to reliable transportation. Must be available to attend daytime training sessions.
E. Other Requirements
Must be able to pass a drug screen and criminal background check.
MADISON COUNTY COMMISSION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER