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School Crossing Guard

Postion:                 School Crossing Guard

Job Location:       Several school locations available

Compensation:    $11 per hour (approximately 2 hours per day). This is a seasonal position that lasts                                  the duration of the school year.

Nature of Work: This position works under the administrative direction of the Youth Services Unit within the City of Mt. Pleasant Police Department or designee. This is a highly responsible position that involves controlling vehicular and pedestrian traffic at strategic locations dictated by students traveling to and from school during assigned times on regular school days, approximately 2 hours per day.

Duties include: Safely assisting school children in crossing busy intersections by halting vehicles through the use of mechanical signals and/or hand-held stop signs; maintaining order among children waiting to cross the street at street crossing points; permitting street crossing only when safe to do so; reporting the license numbers of vehicles violating school crosswalk-related traffic laws to your immediate supervisor; and, instilling an awareness in school children of safety measures necessary for safe street crossing.

Physical demands and work environment: Repetitive hand motions; must be able to push, pull, lift, and/or carry at least 10 lbs; exposure daily to possible adverse weather elements for extended periods of time.

Crossing Guards are either assigned to a “regular” post or work on an as needed (“substitute”) basis at various posts. Must be 18 years of age or older.

Selection Process: All applications will be reviewed. Those with applications that demonstrate the best combination of qualifications in relation to the requirements and duties of the position will be selected for a personal interview and contacted by phone. The qualifications and requirements stated on this announcement represent only the minimum required to file an application. (Although candidates may meet the minimum qualifications listed, an interview is not guaranteed.)

To be considered for this position, please submit ALL of the following

  1. Job Application (PDF) - This is a public position, as such the City cannot guarantee confidentiality once the applicant accepts an invitation to interview. If you would like to request confidentiality during the pre-interview phase, please indicate your request on the application form.
  2. Criminal History Background Check Authorization Form (PDF)
  3. Fair Credit Reporting Act Disclosure & Authorization (PDF)

NOTE: All documents listed above should be scanned as one document and e-mailed to Applicants may also mail or hand-deliver the required application materials to the Human Resources Department, City of Mt. Pleasant, 320 W. Broadway, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858. Incomplete documents will not be accepted.

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The City of Mount Pleasant is an Equal Opportunity Employer