School Crossing Guard

Posting Date: 08/09/2021
Company Name: Miami Shores Village
Job Type: Part Time
Department: Police Department
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Location: Miami Shores Village
Closing Date: 09/04/2021
Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY

Public safety work enforcing traffic regulations at a school cross walk. This is a part-time position assisting and educating children in crossing the street in a safe manner. Employees work 2-hour split shifts in the morning and afternoon, Monday through Friday, for a total of 20 hours per week during the time school is in regular session.

Employees must be dependable in their attendance, regardless of weather conditions. This is routine work effecting safety procedures at school crossing locations. Employees are responsible for, but not limited to: guiding children across the street at designated school crossings according to predetermined schedules; placing and removing safety signs in school zones; reporting hazards and operational problems; communicating traffic and crossing rules and other information to children and adults; and attending meetings as required.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Employees must have the ability to communicate specific instructions clearly, firmly, and courteously; must be in good physical condition with the ability to see, hear and respond quickly to children in the performance of their duties; ability to speak, read and understand the English language; possess knowledge of the method of crossing streets in a safe manner and an overall sense of responsibility for the safety of students. Specific vision abilities required by the job include distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus. The typical work environment is primarily outside and may be subjected to extremes of heat, cold, rain, humidity, wetness, and traffic hazards.

Minimum Requirements: Must successfully pass a training session provided by the Miami Shores Police Department and get recertified on a yearly basis. Applicants living within a one-mile radius of schools in the City will be given preference.

Successful applicants must pass a standard vision examination, which includes, but not limited to 20/40 corrected vision with both eyes together. Additionally, must pass a standard hearing and medical exam.

Preferred Skills:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Be at least eighteen (18) years of age.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or resident.
  • Be able to communicate in English.
  • Must be able to work with children and work in a high vehicle traffic environment.
  • Must pass an occupational health medical exam.
  • Must not have been convicted of a misdemeanor involving moral character, false statements, perjury or domestic violence.
  • Not have been convicted of a felony.
  • Able to successfully complete a state certification course with a passing score of 75% or higher and re-certify annually.

All candidates must be able to understand and be understood in English. All candidates are subject to a background investigation and medical screening, which includes drug screening, prior to appointment. Documentation Requirements: None

 

TO APPLY:

Please download the application here. Applications must be submitted via email to policecareers@mspd.org. If you become a candidate for employment through the application process, the original application MUST received for processing.