SUMMARY: The primary duty of the Gross Guard is to facilitate the safe crossing of students at streets and intersections near schools.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: these statements are intended to describe the responsibilities assigned to this position and are not intended to represent an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.
Direct or escort Students across streets, stopping traffic as necessary.
Communicate traffic and crossing rules and other information to students and adults.
Direct traffic movement or warn of hazards, using signs, flags, and hand signals.
Record license numbers of vehicles disregarding traffic signals, and report infractions to appropriate authorities.
Other duties as assigned.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None
QUALIFICATION: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must be 21 years of age.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
High School diploma or GED equivalent.
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES: Computer literate; excellent written and oral communication ability. Ability to follow all district policies and procedures. Ability to work independently, displaying initiative and enthusiasm for the tasks being done. Demonstrating strong communication skills, orally and in writing, with faculty, staff, team members, and administrators. Ability to work without supervision, and work as a team player. Ability to document records accurately. Ability to listen effectively.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret English language. Ability to give instructions in a professional manner.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: None
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out written and oral instructions. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, and REGISTRATIONS: None
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must be able to stand and/or walk for long periods.
Must be able to carry and hold sign weighing approximately one pound for long periods.
MUST HAVE ANNUAL PHYSICAL
No less than 20/50 vision in either eye, or less than 20/30 vision in both eyes.
No sign or symptom of ill health
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This job is primarily outdoors. Most be able to tolerate all weather conditions.