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Crossing Guard

Nature of Work

This position works under the administrative direction of the Youth Services Unit within the City of Mt. Pleasant Police Department. 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. Crossing Guards are compensated $13.00 per hour.

Job Duties

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 designated crossing points; permitting street crossing only when safe to do so; reporting crosswalk-related traffic law violations 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 work approximately 2 hours per day at a designated post. Must be 18 years of age or older.

Selection Process

All applications will be reviewed. 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.

This position will remain open until filled. If you are selected for an onsite interview, the Human Resources Department will personally contact you to arrange an interview time.

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City of Mount Pleasant
Human Resources Department
320 West Broadway Street
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
Phone: 989-779-5314
Fax: 989-779-5317

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