School Crossing Guard

  • Tacoma, Washington
  • Feb 20, 2020
Public Safety

Job Description

Tacoma Public Schools
Benefits: NONE

Rate of Pay: $13.50 per hour

Additional Information:
Hourly position for am/pm crosswalks

This position monitors the activities of elementary students at crosswalks and assists students in crossing the street safely.

1. Stops oncoming traffic using a flag to permit student to cross the street safely; monitors traffic flow and notes gaps in traffic to stop oncoming vehicles causing minimal disruption of flow.
2. Monitors students' activities and behavior while approaching crosswalk and remains alert for potentially unsafe situations to prevent accidents and/or injuries.
3. Reports inappropriate student behavior and vehicles that fail to stop when signaled.


1. Performs related duties as assigned.

Other information:
Education and Experience
Completion of district training for school crossing guards is highly desirable.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of building policies and procedures related to crosswalk safety.
Ability to work cooperatively with building staff.
Ability to exercise fairness in dealing with students.
Ability to establish and maintain effective work and student relationships with a variety of people in a multi-cultural, diverse socio-economic setting.

Required Licenses/Special Requirements

Working Conditions
Works with students in indoor and outdoor settings; physical ability to assist children; may be exposed to infectious diseases and inclement weather.

Job Locator Number: D4112

This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Tacoma School District administration has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice. The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the primary functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the workload.

Tacoma Public Schools does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights Coordinator: Lisa Nolan, 253-571-1252,; Title IX Coordinator: Eric Hogan, 253-571-1191,; and 504 Coordinator: Elementary, Tracye Ferguson,, 253-571-1096, 253-571-1173; Secondary, Jon Bell,, 253-571-1225. Address: P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357., (253) 571-1250

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