School Traffic Supervisor (Crossing Guard) (Multiple Positions) (15 Hour Work Week)

2 years ago
Req ID
2016-11352
Position
Regular Part-Time
Dept
Boston Police Department
BPD New Police Headquarters
Salary Min
11,717.77
Salary Max
14,396.01
Union
STS
Openings
56
Contact Email
kathleen.doherty@pd.boston.gov

Overview:

This is a provisional appointment.

THIS IS A PART-TIME POSITION OF 15 HOURS PER WEEK.

Brief Job Description (essential functions of the job):

Under the direction of the Community Service Officer, the School Traffic Supervisor will perform seasonal work in connection with controlling vehicular traffic at intersections and crosswalks throughout the city. 

Responsibilities:

Job responsibilities will include controlling vehicular traffic at various intersections and crosswalks in the vicinity of elementary schools in order to permit school children to cross the street safely when going to or returning from school, protecting children by keeping them from entering and crossing the street until traffic has been halted, and reporting violations of motorists who fail to stop when directed to do so.  Performs related duties as required. 


Minimum Entrance Qualifications:

Minimum Entrance Qualifications:

  • All applicants must speak the English language, understand and follow oral and written instructions, and establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and the public.  Must be able to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job. 
  • Applicants must also be able to walk/stand for extended periods of time without assistive device; must be able to perform overhead activities requiring the use of their arms; when required, must be able to run to respond rapidly to assist children; intermittently bend, squat, kneel, twist, and reach without assistive device; distinguish colors; hear adequately at high levels of background noise and lift or carry weight of ten (10) pounds or less; must be fully alert and able to respond promptly in potentially unsafe situations; must be able to exercise good judgment when responding to children's inquiries and their needs.
  • All School Traffic Supervisors will be trained by the Community Service Officer(s) in Massachusetts traffic laws related to traffic control, pedestrians right of way, school zones, and related laws. 
  • Applicants will have hearing and vision tests and must score adequately. 

A PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG TEST IS REQUIRED.
A CRIMINAL RECORD CHECK WILL BE CONDUCTED ON ALL APPLICANTS.
BOSTON RESIDENCY REQUIRED.

Terms:

Union/Grade:  BPSTSA/STS-1
Hours per week: 15 

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