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Crossing Guard (As-Needed)

Company: City of Santa Monica
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: September 23, 2022

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Crossing Guard (As-Needed) Print (http://agency.governmentjobs.com/santamonica/job_bulletin.cfm?jobID=3709076&sharedWindow=0) Apply Crossing Guard (As-Needed) Salary $18.17 HourlyLocation City of Santa Monica, CAJob TypePart-Time TemporaryDepartmentPoliceJob Number229009-01Closing9/22/2022 5:30 PM Pacific

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  • Questions Job SummaryDEFINITIONProvides for the safety of school children on city streets while walking to and from school.SUPERVISIONNo supervision exercised.Representative DutiesProvides instruction to school children regarding safe movement across city streets at assigned intersections. Instructs school children to wait at curbs for breaks in traffic. Escorts children across streets and halting traffic, as required.Reports persons or suspicious individuals found loitering near school grounds.Reports traffic accidents involving school children to Police Department staff and school administrators. Reports dangerous road conditions and missing or broken traffic signs to appropriate staff. Obtains and reports vehicle license numbers for traffic violators.Provides information and recommendations to supervisor regarding potential safety concerns at assigned locations.Performs other related duties, as assigned.RequirementsKnowledge, Abilities, and Skills:Knowledge of:Traffic signals and basic traffic laws.English grammar and composition.Effective customer service techniques.Applicable safety rules, practices, and procedures.Reporting procedures in matters involving traffic violators and traffic accidents.Ability to:Communicate effectively with the public, employees, and children.Learn, interpret, and apply applicable provisions of the Santa Monica Municipal Code and the California Vehicle Code.Read maps and learn the location of City streets.Prepare simple oral and written reports.Observe and report hazardous conditions.Operate City vehicles and equipment.Provide effective customer service.Use independent judgment and make sound decisions consistent with the department's mission, vision, values, policies and procedures.Establish and maintain effective and cooperative relationships with City employees and the public.Skill in:Dealing effectively with a variety of individuals.Reading, writing, and communicating in English at an appropriate level.Education, Training, and Experience:Completion of sufficient education and/or training to read, write and communicate in English at a level reasonable for successful job performance. One year of recent, paid or volunteer experience working with the public. Experience working with children is desirable.Licenses and Certificates:Possession of a valid Class C driver license. Possession of a valid cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid certificate is desirable.Supplemental InformationHOW TO APPLY: Applicants must file a clear, concise, completed on-line City application with the Human Resources Department by the filing deadline.SELECTION PROCESS: An on-line City application and required supplemental questionnaire must be completed to be considered for this position. All applicants will be reviewed and only those candidates determined to be most qualified for the position on the basis of experience, training and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate further in the selection process. Resumes, CVs and cover letters are not reviewed as part of the application screening process.BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS: Candidates who have successfully completed all prior phases of the selection process be subject to a thorough background investigation.COVID 19 Vaccination: Proof of COVID 19 vaccination will be required as a condition of employment unless a religious or medical/disability exemption is granted by the City.The City of Santa Monica is a progressive, inclusive and culturally-rich community. As leaders in public service, we strive to be an employer of choice by attracting and retaining a highly-talented workforce where people of diverse races, religions, cultures and lifestyles thrive. Our goal is to create a welcoming and inclusive environment where our staff are empowered to perform at their highest level and where their differences make a positive impact.The City is an equal opportunity employer and strives to build balanced teams from all walks of life without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state and/or local law. We aim to create a workplace that celebrates and embraces the diversity of our employees. Join us!REQUESTS FOR ACCOMMODATIONS: Special assistance with the application and examination process is available, upon request, for persons with disabilities. Call (310) 458-8246 (Hearing Impaired Only).Please note the request for reasonable accommodations must be made to Human Resources at least three work days prior to the examinationWORKING CONDITIONS:The work is regularly outside in climatic weather conditions. Physical demands include climbing, stooping, reaching, lifting, and carrying objects. May be required to work during evening hours, weekends, holidays, and during emergencies. Will be required to work on a stand-by basis and occasionally on holidays or during special events at schools. For more comprehensive information, click HERE (https://www.smgov.net/departments/hr/efja/EFJA_Crossing%20Guard%20(As-Needed)%20-%20122010.pdf) to access the Essential Functions Job Analysis for this job classification.

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