City of Fort Wayne

Adult Guard

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Working under the direction of the Sergeant of Crime Prevention/Child Safety Bureaus, incumbent supplies safety and adult supervision to children prior to and directly after school at dangerous street crossings.
Job Code: 2018066
Posted On: Wednesday, 17th January 2018
Category: Regular Part Time
Location: Fort Wayne, IN
200 E. Berry Street
Pay Rate: $12.1102 per hour

Job Description:

Summary
Working under the direction of the Sergeant of Crime Prevention/Child Safety Bureaus, incumbent supplies safety and adult supervision to children prior to and directly after school at dangerous street crossings. 

Essential duties and responsibilities
include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Supervises children at busy crossing intersections;
  • Familiarizes self with intersections;
  • Reports irregularities to supervisor, i.e., broken stop lights, torn down stop signs;
  • Supplies safety and supervision to young children.

Marginal Duties
Performs other duties as assigned. 

Education and/or Experience

  • Any combination of education or experience equivalent to graduation from high school;
  • Ability to physically move quickly to prevent young children from running out into traffic;
  • Ability to read and understand policies, rules, regulations, laws, and instructions which apply to safety techniques;
  • Knowledge of traffic and pedestrian control safety techniques;
  • Knowledge of traffic and pedestrian direction in public street.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities
Incumbent does not supervise any staff. 

Language Skills
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  

Reasoning Ability
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
None 

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk.  The incumbent has frequent exposure to inclement weather with severe outdoor weather conditions often present.  No special vision requirements. 

Work Environment
  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. 

Apply Online

All applications for currently posted positions will be submitted on line at www.cityoffortwayne.org. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. Reasonable accommodations for persons with a known disabling condition will be considered in accordance with State and Federal Law.

(Those individuals who accept employment with the City and live outside one of the six contiguous Indiana counties that border Allen County (DeKalb, Whitley, Noble, Huntington, Wells, and Adams) will have six (6) months from their start date to become residents of either Allen County or one of the six counties listed above. Policy and Procedure Number 204 Page: 1 of 1).

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to age, race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran's status, national origin, or sexual orientation. Reasonable accommodations for persons with a known disabling condition will be considered in accordance with State and Federal Law.

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