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School Crossing Guard - 102918 - 00320

at Rutherford County

Pay: up to $19/hour
$19 - $
Posted: 10/28/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 2253176

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Description

The School Traffic Safety Patrol person is responsible for the safe and orderly flow of vehicular and pedestrian traffic within a designated school zone within Rutherford County. This position is considered part-time and seasonal; therefore, School Traffic Safety Patrol employees do not receive any employee fringe benefits. The working hours will be determined by the opening and closing times of the school to which the employee is assigned. The employee will be responsible through the chain of command to the Sheriff. This position is classified as Non-Exempt for the purposes of the Fair Labor Standards Act as having no significant occupational exposure to blood borne pathogens and as Safety Sensitive.

 

All necessary uniforms and equipment such as whistles, radios, and reflective gloves will be furnished by the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office and must be worn and used while on duty only. Reports to Sergeant of CSU (Community Service Unit).

Examples of Duties

Directs school zone traffic in a safe, lawful, and efficient manner
 
Uses uniform hand signals and whistles while directing traffic at school zones
 
Works in and all types of weather and/or traffic conditions when school is in session
 
Observes, records, and reports violations of school zone safety and other circumstances which may require follow-up by the Sheriff's Office
 
Reports to the assigned school zone at the proper time each and every day that school is open
 
Communicates and works well with the public
 
Performs other duties and special projects as assigned
 
Possess adequate eyesight, hearing, physical mobility and stamina to safely work in the roadway and direct traffic
 
Concerned for the safety and well-being of children
 
Ability to stand for one hour at a time
 
Ability to report for work on time and perform the duties of the job for the assigned work hours
 
Works well with little supervision
 
Must have the ability to learn and use traffic control signals and safety standards
 
Must have the ability to quickly and accurately gage traffic volume and choose among options in traffic directions to be given
 
Must work hours as scheduled
 
Complete work at assigned work location as determined by supervisor
 
ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS
 
Provides assistance to other employees or departments as needed
 
Performs other related duties and special projects as assigned
 

Typical Qualifications

Must be at least 18 years of age. Must have legal authorization to work in the United States. Must not have been convicted of or pleaded guilty to or entered a plea of nolo contendere to any felony charge or to any violation of any state or federal or city ordinances relating to force, violence, theft, dishonesty, gambling, liquor or controlled substances

Supplemental Information

PERFORMANCE APTITUDES
 
Must be concerned for the safety and well-being of children. Must report to work on time and perform the duties of the job for the assigned work hours. Must work well with little or no supervision. Must have the ability to learn and use traffic control signals and safety standards. Must have the ability to quickly and accurately gage traffic volume and choose among options in traffic directions to be given. Must possess and maintain a valid Tennessee driver's license. Must be willing to take the Oath of Office for Deputy Sheriff.
 
ADA COMPLIANCE
 
Physical Ability: Must be able to stand for one hour at a time. Must possess adequate eyesight, hearing, physical mobility and stamina to safely work in the roadway and direct traffic Tasks require the ability to exert heavy physical effort in heavy work, with greater emphasis on climbing and balancing, but typically also involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and the lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (20-50 pounds).
 
Sensory Requirements: Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shade of colors, sounds, and visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.
 
Environmental Factors: Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, bright/dim light, toxic agents, disease, pathogenic substances, explosives, firearms, violence, animal attacks, or falls.
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS ANALYSIS
 
STANDING AND WALKING
Estimated Total Hours:  2      Maximum Continuous Time:  60 minutes 
 
SITTING
Estimated Total Hours:  0      Maximum Continuous Time:    0 Minutes     
 
LIFTING/CARRYING
Objects: Never
  Weight        Hourly         Daily           Weekly            Monthly            Never
<10 lbs                                                                                                       X
11-25 lbs                                                                                                    X
26-50 lbs                                                                                                    X
51-75 lbs                                                                                                    X
76-100 lbs                                                                                                  X
  >100 lbs                                                                                                   X
 
PUSHING/PULLING
Objects: Never
 
CLIMBING
Frequency: Never
 
BENDING/SQUATTING/KNEELING
Frequency: Never
 
REACHING
Hands Used:  RIGHT     LEFT    BOTH X
 
Distance   Direction     Frequency   Duration   Avg. Weight
0-20"           ALL               Daily  
21-36"         ALL               Daily  
 
WORK CONDITIONS
Exposure to: Yes/No
Hot Temperatures: Yes 
Cold Temperatures: Yes 
Sudden Changes in Temperature: Yes  
Noise: Yes 
Fumes: Yes 
Cramped Quarters: No
Cold Surfaces: Yes  
Hot Surfaces: Yes 
Sharp Edges: No
Vibration: No
Fluorescent Lighting: No
Computer Monitor Screen Glare: No
 
Inside Building  0  % of time
Outside      100   % of time
 
OTHER JOB DEMANDS
Does Job Require: Yes/No
Crawling: No
Jumping: No
Lying on Back: No
Lying on Stomach: No
Twisting: Yes
Sweeping/Mopping: No
General Cleaning: No
Handling Trash: No

LIST TOOLS, EQUIPMENT AND MATERIALS USED
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HAND USE
Type of Use: Yes/No/Frequency
Keystrokes: No
Grasp: No
Fine Motor i.e: writing, twisting hands or wrist, etc: Yes / 100% of time