Open Position --- School Crossing Guard

     

     

    TOWN OF COVENTRY

    SCHOOL CROSSING GUARD

     

    Position involves the supervision of Coventry School Children as they cross the street to and from school. 

     

    Successful applicant will:

    • Escort students at school crossings before and at school closing;
    • Encourage safe behavior by students and other pedestrians at school crossings;
    • Responsible for the use of discretion and independent judgement in the safe crossing of children;
    • Stops traffic with hand signals, then verbally directs children to cross the street.
    • Must have the ability to communicate clearly.
    • Must be able to work patiently and effectively with children, parents, and school employees.
    • Regular and Prompt attendance is essential.

     

    WORK ENVIRONMENT –

    Position is performed outside and is subject to exposure to the elements: heat, cold, and wet conditions and walking and standing for long periods of time.

     

    Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent or any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school.

    Must be 18 years of age or older.

    Must successfully pass a thorough criminal history and background check.

     

    HOW TO APPLY 

     

    Applicants should send a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position to HR@coventryri.org .