City of Groton - School Crossing Guard

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Job Overview

Department City of Groton Police Department
Job TitleSchool Crossing Guard
Location Groton, CT

Job Announcement

City of Groton Police Department, CT Public Safety Jobs



$15.00 per hour, 2.5 hours per day

Hours: Varies dependent on post, morning and afternoon hours

Compensation: $15.00 per hour, 2.5 hours per day

Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

Distinguishing Characteristics

Under the general supervision of the City of Groton Police Department Administrative Sergeant, the School Crossing Guard monitors traffic and assists children to cross streets safely on a seasonal basis before and after school.

Examples of Essential Duties

Receives initial training from the City of Groton Police Department in the form of video instruction as well as on site traffic control instruction and demonstration. As children arrive, the Crossing Guard takes them safely across the street, watching traffic closely and stopping vehicles when necessary.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Great responsibility for the use of discretion and independent judgment in the safe crossing of children.

Ability to use accurate judgment of traffic flow, speed and direction of travel, and regular use of a hand-held stop sign and reflective vest.

Regular and prompt attendance is essential.

Mental effort is required daily.

Work Environment

Job is performed outside and is subject to exposure to the elements such as heat, cold, and wet conditions. Job involves walking and standing for periods of time and constant visual observation is required to fulfill job responsibilities. Job is subject to exposure to environmental and/or physical hazards.

Application Procedure

Applications are accepted through the website. The position description can be downloaded at The original application must be submitted to the website. Incomplete or late application will not be accepted. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. AA/EOE       



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