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: 2020086
Posted On: Wednesday, 22nd July 2020
Category: Regular Part Time
Location: Fort Wayne, IN
200 E. Berry Street
Pay Rate: $12.8478 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. The incumbent is expected to exercise good judgment, independence, initiative, and professional expertise in conducting day-to-day operations. All work duties and activities must be performed in accordance with the City safety rules and operating regulations, policies and procedures as well as federal, state, and local regulations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the ability to interact with the public, City incumbents, and outside agencies with patience, tact, respect, and professionalism and 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.

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS

The incumbent is responsible to manage their performance in accordance with this job description and the performance expectations provided to them by management. If at any time the incumbent is unsure of their role or specific responsibilities, it is the incumbent’s responsibility to refer to their job description and ask for clarification from their supervisor.  Management will work with the incumbent, as needed, to ensure performance expectations are clearly communicated and performance goals are achieved. 

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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