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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 crossing properly;
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:  $9.40
Contact Person:  Human Resources Dept.
Contact Email:  jbode@scottsbluff.org
Contact Phone:  308-630-6216
Contact Address:  2525 Circle Drive, Scottsbluff, NE 69361