The Crossing Guard is responsible for fulfilling the mission of Council Bluffs Community School District (CBCSD) by ensuring the safety of children during appointed times while crossing traffic areas. This position includes checking for safety of grounds/parking lots, setting up cones and directional signs, directing traffic, and crossing students.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential duties must be performed on site. Other duties may be assigned.
Reports to work as scheduled on a regular and reliable basis.
Assists children to safely cross the street.
Records license plate numbers of any vehicles found violating the safety of the students.
Reports violators to proper authorities.
Assists in monitoring unsafe behavior of students.
Assists students with mobility needs, as required.
Coordinates and discusses traffic control points and routing plans with school and police authorities.
Comprehends basic safety procedures and practices relevant to crossing guards.
Works outdoors in all weather conditions.
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.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED).
In depth understanding of traffic signals, traffic patterns, and behavior
Ability to read, write and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, memos, and safety rules. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively with students, parents, school, community, and employees.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Ability to work with students with special needs and to maintain composure under stressful conditions. Demonstrate respect for the dignity of students. Ability to develop effective working relationships with students, staff, parents and the school community. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Ability to perform duties with awareness of all District requirements and Board of Education policies. Demonstrates initiative and creativity with students and their programs. Knowledge and experience working with computers and software applications preferred. Ability to incorporate technology into daily routines helpful.
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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms 0 - 24 inches and on occasion up to 36 inches. The employee is required to stand, walk, sit, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands and fingers, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is frequently required to bend at the neck more than the average person. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and peripheral vision. The employee needs to be able to tell where a sound is coming from, hear in a noisy environment and occasionally will assist in physical management of students and lift and/or move up to 50 pounds 0 - 12 feet and occasionally up to 20 feet, things such as wheelchairs, books, supplies or other instructional equipment.
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.
The employee will typically work outdoors in all weather conditions but may be required to attend to students’ needs indoors. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. The employee must work with students, parents, school community, and employees, continuously meeting multiple demands from several people. The employee is continuously responsible for the safety and well-being of students.
The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.