School Crossing Guard Supervisor

  • 008206

SUMMARY: Under limited supervision, supervises and monitors the day-to-day activities of the crossing guards; handles administrative duties of the traffic section; assists in the preparation of reports and responds to requests for information; and performs related duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knoweldge, skills and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class.)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (which are not in any hierarchical order)
  1. Supervises, trains and participates in the work of crossing guards.
  2. Prepares work assignments.
  3. Adheres to regulations and guidelines governing school crossings.
  4. Answers the telephone and provides necessary information.
  5. Assists in the preparation of extensive reports for fatal crashes.
  • Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of traffic regulations pertaining to school and pedestrian crossings.
  • Knowledge of traffic control devices.
  • Knowledge of standard office principles and practices.
  • Skill in the use of a variety of office equipment including personal computers and related software.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the public.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work involves light to moderate work in both an office and outdoor setting. There is moderate need to walk, talk or hear, use hands to finger, handle or feel and perform other similar actions during the course of the workday. The City of West Palm Beach promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma or GED and three (3) years experience as a crossing guard, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Certification as school crossing guard trainer is required.

FLSA Code: Non Exempt
Last revision date: October 2001
Overtime: Yes
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