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Park Inc Crossing Guard - Merriam KS in Merriam, Kansas

Crossing Guard - Merriam KS

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Job Location

Merriam Schools - Merriam, KS

Position Type

Part Time

Education Level


Salary Range

$20.00 - $20.00 Hourly

Travel Percentage


Job Shift

Morning and Afternoon

Job Category



Park Inc is looking for a safety conscious individuals to join our crossing guard team in Merriam, KS.   This is a part time job working approximately 1 hour per day (1/2 hour in the morning and 1/2 hour in the afternoon) on all days school is in session (August - June).  

Crossing Guards are responsible for the safe movement of children to and from school when crossing public roadways and intersections by observing gaps in the traffic and leading the children safety across the roadway or intersection.  

Essential Functions:

  • Assist children on their way to and from school in safe manner while crossing roadways and intersections

  • Watch for gaps in traffic and walk children across the roadway or intersection while holding a "stop" sign in such a manner as to be visible to approaching vehicles.

  • Assess and maintain traffic patterns and control in assigned work location

  • Direct movement of traffic at intersections using traffic signs and hand signals

  • Manage the placement, movement and dismantling of signs, barricades, cones and other traffic control devices

  • Record license number of traffic control violators for police

  • Be kind and courteous to the traveling public/pedestrians

  • Be punctual and consistent in their scheduled duty times and attendance

  • Possess flexibility to perform other duties as assigned

Notice to Applicants:

Park Inc is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

All offers of employment are contingent upon a successful criminal check, driver's license check, and pre-employment drug test.

Individuals who need additional assistance completing the application can contact the human resource department at 704-377-1755 or email HRDept@parkinc.com.  

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  • Possess a willingness to stand in an appropriate area of the road/highway stopping traffic to safely cross children and pedestrians.

  • Possess a commitment to attendance and punctuality.

  • Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.

  • Must be able to stand for 1+ hours, repetitively hold signs and/or flags, have the ability to use and raise arms to chest height in order to direct traffic.

  • Must be physically able to move and place any signage in appropriate location.

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.

  • Adhere to all regulatory, company and departmental policies and procedures.

  • Must be able to work outside in all weather conditions including wind, rain, cold, snow, heat, etc