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Crossing Guard - 15084

Department: Police Dept/Administration
Office: Police Department
Position Number:60-05-421-1121-2,7,9,14 &15
Job ID#:15084
To be considered for this job:You must complete the on-line application form.
Opening Date for In-House Candidates:08/04/2015
Opening Date to the Public:08/04/2015
Open until filled; for best consideration, apply by:open until filled
Starting Salary (or salary range):$8.68
Other information about this position or about working with the City of Rio Rancho:This position is a part-time, non-benefitted position.
Banner:This is the initial posting of this job opening.
If you are called for an interview or to attend a pre-employment testing session:If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted via e-mail or telephone with a date, time and place to interview.
Typical schedule :school days/hours

Position Title:Crossing Guard  
Reports to:
FLSA Status:
Bargaining Unit:
Pay Grade:04A  
Job Status:
Permanent, Part-Time  
Full Time Equivalent:

Position Summary

The Crossing Guard performs crossing guard duties by stopping vehicle traffic to allow children to safely cross streets.


This is a permanent part-time, non-benefitted position working approx. 15 hours per week during the regular school season. 

Education, Training and Experience – minimum required to proficiently perform the job

Education / higher education: High School Graduate or equivalent

Minimum number of years of directly related experience: None 

Education and/or experience preferences: None 

Certifications, Licenses and Registrations

Driver’s License requirement: Infrequent Driver -- Regular Driver's License      Required Endorsements: None  

Note -- For any driver, driving record must always meet City driving and insurability standards.

Required certifications, licenses or registrations: None 

Preferred certifications, licenses or registrations: None 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required to proficiently perform the job

Knowledge: No specific knowledge required 

Skills:  No specific skills required 

Abilities: Able to stand for an extended period of time. Able to hold up a stop sign for several minutes at a time. Able to walk and navigate street curbs.  

Interaction with Groups/Agencies/Entities: Internal: Police sergeant and other crossing guards fostering a collaborative teamwork environment.  External: May interact with school officials, children and parents. Presents a friendly courteous image for the City to the general public.

Authorities and Accountabilities

Level of independent decision making: Minimal-incumbent primarily carries-out instructions and follows established procedures 

Budgetary/Financial/Asset accountability: None -- Position has no accountability for, or authority to make, budgetary or financial decisions. 

Span of control: Responsibility for own work (no supervision or leadership expectations) 

Essential Functions

The following functions are typical for this position. The omission of specific functions does not exclude them if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment for this position. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Stops vehicle traffic by utilizing a stop sign and wearing a high visibility vest.
  • Directs children to ensure safety when crossing a street.  

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

Daily activity level: Blend of sedentary and physical work 

Physical characteristics: Job requires oral and aural communication; Job requires normal vision; Grasping with hand, gripping; Working while standing for prolonged periods of time. 

Exposures: Working outside in inclement weather conditions. 

Extraordinary working conditions: None 

Hazardous equipment/machinery used: None 

Required personal protective equipment: Protective clothing -reflective vest. 

If you need an accommodation for a disability that would enable you to apply or interview for this position, please contact the Human Resources Department at 505-891-5011 (fax: 505-891-9183).


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