City of Garland, TX School Crossing Guard in Garland, Texas

Responsible for escorting school children, en route to and from school, safely across various streets and intersections.

*Shift is a one hour morning shift from 7am-8am and a one hour afternoon shift from 3pm-4pm for a total of two hours per day.

Target hiring range: $10.61/hr - $12.73/hr

  • Display symbols, signs or hand/arm signals indicating that vehicles are to stop for children crossing the streets/intersections.

  • Signal children to wait behind the curb until they are able to cross.

  • Signal children to cross streets/intersections.

  • Monitor safety and well-being of children en route to and from school.

Education/ Experience:

  • 1-2 years experience

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Basic knowledge of basic traffic laws, ordinances and regulations and safety procedures

  • Skill to blow whistle, hold signs flags, etc. as required

  • Ability to make sound decisions concerning the safety and well-being of children

  • Ability to communicate simple verbal or written instructions

  • Ability to perform physical work required

None required

The incumbent's typical work environment is primarily outside and may be subjected to extremes of heat and cold, rain, humidity, wetness and traffic hazards. Must be able to walk at a rate of 4 feet per second for a distance of 160 feet.

Shift is a one hour morning shift from 7am-8am and a one hour afternoon shift from 3pm-4pm for a total of two hours per day.

Adaptability/Flexibility

Communication

Creativity/Innovation

Customer Service

Interpersonal Skills

Productivity

Teamwork

  • Completion of 8th Grade

  • No experience required

  • Minimum corrected vision of 20/40 in each eye and corrected hearing of 30 decibels at 1000-3000 hertz

Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

ID: 2018-5415

Department Name: Transportation

Target Hiring Range: Depending on Qualifications

Job Code Category: Other

External Company Name: City of Garland, TX

External Company URL: http://www.garlandtx.gov

Street: 800 Main Street

Post End Date: 6/1/2019

Physical Tasks & Working Conditions: The incumbent's typical work environment is primarily outside and may be subjected to extremes of heat and cold, rain, humidity, wetness and traffic hazards. Must be able to walk at a rate of 4 feet per second for a distance of 160 feet.

Shift is a one hour morning shift from 7am-8am and a one hour afternoon shift from 3pm-4pm for a total of two hours per day.

Competencies: Adaptability/Flexibility Communication Creativity/Innovation Customer Service Interpersonal Skills Productivity Teamwork

Minimum Education & Work Experience: * Completion of 8th Grade * No experience required * Minimum corrected vision of 20/40 in each eye and corrected hearing of 30 decibels at 1000-3000 hertz Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.