Crossing Guards follows the Secaucus Public Schools schedules.

Provides assistance to children and pedestrians in crossing at specified streets along school routes; direct actions of traffic at street intersections to ensure safe crossings and performs related work as required.

 

Pay: $20.00 per hour

Responsibilities:

  • Places caution signs at designated points before going on duty and removes signs at end of shift.
  • Verbally direct children and pedestrians across the street.
  • Ensure children and pedestrians are using the crosswalk by standing in roadway continuously raising STOP paddle.
  • Determine appropriate times to step into traffic creating gaps.
  • Ability to recognize and communicate potentially dangerous traffic situations and hazards in the environment.
  • Records license numbers of vehicles disregarding traffic signals and reports infractions to police.
  • Stops speeding vehicles and warns drivers.
  • Handles a variety of emergencies such as accidents.

Essential Requirements:

  • High school diploma required, or equivalent education.
  • Must be available / dependable to fill in to cover absences, special events and additional shifts.
  • Shifts: varied / flexible hours 6:30 am to 8:30 am and/ or 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.
  • Ability to regulate flow of traffic at peak school hours promptly, tactfully and impartially.
  • Ability to maintain discipline with school children.
  • Training, uniforms and equipment provided.
  • Possess strong verbal communication, interpersonal and customer service skills in dealing courteously and tactfully with the public required.
  • Must meet the physical demands of the position to stand for long periods of time and; ability to work in all weather conditions.
  • Must pass a police background investigation and standard pre-employment physical.
  • Must have a valid New Jersey driver’s license free from motor vehicle convictions for the last three (3) years.
  • Secaucus resident given first preference.

     To apply: submit an applicaton to Human Resources, 4th floor in Town Hall

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Email           EOE/M/F/D/V