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City of Northampton Crossing Guard in Northampton, Massachusetts

Crossing Guard (Open Positions: 4) Location: School, Northampton, MA 01060 Department: School Job Status: Part-Time Days: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. DEFINITION Assist the public, especially school children and their families, to safely cross the street during school commute times. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Monitor the sidewalk and vehicular traffic around a designated area. Assist pedestrians in crossing the street by safely stopping vehicular traffic. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Minimum Qualifications - You must have your own transportation and must be able to pass a criminal background check. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Ability to stand for up to an hour long period. Ability to see traffic in a designated area and to discern dangerous traffic situations. MISC. INFORMATION Must have flexible schedule to be able to perform job at various times of the day. Usually the schedule is an hour in the morning and an hour in the afternoon. However, when school is in session for a half-day, the second shift is closer to the Noon hour. This position follows the school year schedule and is only performed when school is in session.