Under general supervision, guard street crossings during hours when children are going to and from school. Direct actions of children and traffic; ensure safe crossing. Escort children and pedestrians across the street.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Must successfully complete a four-hour training course to include a written examination and a formal evaluation process. No previous experience is necessary, employee should be proficient on the job within twenty (20) hours serving as a school crossing guard.
This is a temporary position. Position requires: Background check, Pre-employment physical.
PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
Verbally communicate well with adults and children
Interact with children effectively
Have vision correctible to 20/40 or better
Have a minimum field of vision of 120 degrees
Posses a hearing threshold of 40 Db or better
Stand for periods of up to one (1) hour, outdoors in inclement weather
Walk frequently for short distances of 26 feet or more
Hold a sign, blow a whistle and wave other hand while walking
Get out of the way of vehicles quickly
Step up and down off of 6" curbs
Detect and anticipate possible dangers that might occur
Control vehicle and pedestrian traffic
TO APPLY: All applicants must submit, by expiration date, a City Application. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application. An On-Line Application Process can be accessed at web site www.cabq.gov/jobs. Applications are also available at the City of Albuquerque Human Resources Department 400 Marquette NW 7th Floor Suite 703, Albuquerque NM 87103. Copies of required certifications, registrations, and/or licenses, if not attached on-line, must be provided at the time of interview. Additionally, if requesting acceptance of post secondary courses/degrees, a copy of your transcript is required at the time of the interview. Failure to complete the application in its entirety will result in disqualification.
NOTE: Your qualifications for this position will be determined on the basis of the information presented in your City application.
VACANCY LISTINGS: May be obtained from the City's website at http://www.cabq.gov and classified advertisements in the Sunday, Albuquerque Journal.