SCHOOL CROSSING GUARD
City of Scottsbluff Police Department, is accepting applications for School Crossing Guard.
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Description of the Job:
The job of School Crossing Guard shall include supervising the safe crossing of pedestrians, children in particular, at crossing locations clearly marked as such and established by law. This is a part time job which lasts only while public schools are in session. This position is supervised by the Police Support Services Captain.
Essential Functions of the Job:
Assist children in crossing busy intersections on the way to and from school;
Give pedestrians verbal instructions regarding waiting for the School Crossing Guard and
Be on duty as directed during hours when school is in session;
Observe and report accidents and conditions that are detrimental to safety of motorists or pedestrians, including violations of traffic laws and regulations;
Prevent pedestrians from committing unsafe and unlawful acts;
Inform motorists, through appropriate signals, that pedestrians are using, or about to use, the crosswalk and have the right to proceed;
Encourage patterns of safe behavior by pedestrians when crossing and traffic way;
Assist department in traffic counts when requested;
Assist the Police Department with traffic control, i.e. parades, when needed;
Regular attendance and punctuality required.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to understand and follow instructions.
Ability to relate well to children.
Ability to communicate with children and the public effectively and in a positive manor.
Must be dependable.
Ability to think and move quickly.
Ability to provide verbal direction to pedestrians.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to see, hear, talk, walk, stand, kneel and bend.
Ability to work in extreme weather conditions.
Hourly Salary: $15.00
A CITY APPLICATION FORM IS REQUIRED. COMPLETED APPLICATIONS CAN
BE SUBMITTED TO THE SCOTTSBLUFF POLICE DEPARTMENT OR TO THE
DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES AT CITY HALL, 2525 CIRCLE DR.,
SCOTTSBLUFF, NE 69361 APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL
The City of Scottsbluff is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The city fully complies with the
provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Only United States citizens and aliens
lawfully authorized to work in the United States will be hired. All new employees are required to
complete a citizenship verification form.
To be eligible to claim Veteran’s Preference under the provisions of Section 48-225 through 48-
231 of the Nebraska Statutes, you must furnish a copy of honorable discharge (Form DD 214) at
the time of filing this application.