City of Binghamton, New York

Crossing Guard

September 3, 2020 - 10:46am -- lptestani
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Distinguishing Features Of The Class: 

A person in this position must exercise considerable vigilance in directing traffic for the protection of children going to and from school. Work is performed independently with only occasional directions from a superior.


Minimum Qualifications: 


Typical Work Activities: 

Directs traffic at crosswalks near school; Assists children crossing streets; Slows down traffic in school zone; Instructs younger children concerning proper place and precautions to be taken when crossing street. 


Full Performance Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, & Personal Characteristics:

Ability to be firm yet courteous with the public; ability to get along well with children; Ability to operate a personal computer and utilize common office software programs including word processing, spreadsheet, and database at an acceptable rate of accuracy and speed; Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.