Applying To: School Crossing Guard (Herzog Elementary School)

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Department: Streets - Street Division


RATE OF PAY:  $25.95 Per Diem

This unit of work rate shall be for all of the work to be performed on a given day. The eligible list for this position will be used for filling a part-time position and is not covered by the Employee Benefits Program.

Position Specifications

This is work assisting and safeguarding school children in the crossing of City streets during the morning and evening periods of a school day as designated by the school and principal.

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for School Crossing Guard

Minimum Qualifications

Ability to understand instructions (written and oral); ability to follow instructions (written and oral) ability to read and understand school crossing manuals and related materials; ability to observe traffic and children crossing City streets during the morning and evening periods; ability to stand for the work period in varying weather conditions, including extreme cold, heat, windy conditions, or precipitation; ability to carry and raise a crossing sign; and the ability to assist children in crossing City streets in a safe manner. Must have ability to deal effectively and courteously with the children, parents, school officials, and the general public. 

When completing the Employment History and the Educational/Training History sections of the Employment Application, please be as thorough as possible when describing your education, training and experience relating to this position. Your employment experience and training will be used to determine whether you meet the entrance requirements for this position and to compute your experience and training evaluation. Applicants will only receive credit for their experience and education as shown on the application. Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application. When completing the Employment History section of the application, include reasons for changes in employers and explain any gaps in employment. Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered.

MEDICAL:  Candidates will be required to pass an oral swab "Drug Screen" as part of the Medical examination.

VETERAN'S PREFERENCE POINTS:  To be eligible for veteran's preference points, the applicant must submit a copy of their DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application or upon request.  The Director of Personnel may, in their discretion, accept alternate documentation.

CITY RESIDENTS PREFERENCE POINTS: City residents who pass an examination for a position in the classified service and do not receive any other preference will receive a five (5) point preference on a scale of 100 points on the exam. An additional one (1) point shall be added to the passing score of City residents who receive any other preference on a scale of 100 points. City residents must have resided in the City for at least one (1) year at the time of filing their application to be eligible for the preference points.

The positions may require candidates to pass a “Character Investigation” prior to appointment. 


Scoring Components and Their Weights

  • Experience and Training: 100%
  • Character Investigation: Pass/Fail
  • Medical Examination: Pass/Fail

O.C. 3845

February 09, 2024

Last Date For Filing Application Is February 23, 2024

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