School Crossing Guard

City of San Antonio
July 28, 2022
San Antonio, TX
Job Type


School Crossing Guard

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School Crossing Guard


$15.60 Hourly


TX 78204, TX

Job Type

4C Part-Time



Job Number



9/3/2022 11:59 PM Central

Grant Funded


FLSA Status


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Job Summary

Under general supervision, school crossing guard is responsible for performing routine pedestrian safety work in the vicinity of an elementary school. Guides school children at intersections before and after school. Two (2) hours a day at $15.60 per hour on an average of thirty-six (36) hours monthly during the school year and paid on a monthly basis. Term of employment is during August through June school year only. Work may be full or part time and may require working split shifts. Various intersection locations within the City of San Antonio. Exercises no supervision.

This position is an "unclassified" position and has no disciplinary appeal rights to the Municipal Civil Service Commission. This position is likewise subject to at-will employment status, and can be terminated at any time for any reason.

Essential Job Functions

  • Places school signs in street before school is open and after school hours, occasionally lifting and carrying equipment weighing 15 pounds.

  • Guides school children across streets and assists disabled children and small children in crossing.

  • Notifies police headquarters of hazards and pedestrian accidents in their vicinity.

  • Clears crosswalks of rocks, glass, cans, and other items in order to prevent injuries to children.

  • Keeps accurate count of children crossing in the morning and in the afternoon.

  • Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.

Job Requirements

  • Ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance.


  • If selected for this position, official transcripts, diplomas, certifications and licenses must be submitted at the time of processing. Unofficial transcripts and copies of other relevant documents may be attached to the application for consideration in advance.

  • Please be advised that if selected for this position, information regarding employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position will be needed for employment verification. Applicants claiming military service to meet the experience requirement for this position may attach a DD214 to the application.

  • Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience in order to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is defined as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months. One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.

  • Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio in this position must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing and background checks. If required for the position, a physical, motor vehicle record evaluation, and additional background checks may be conducted.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of City traffic regulations.

  • Knowledge of safety regulations, procedures, and practices.

  • Ability to react quickly in emergency situations.

  • Ability to establish friendly relations and secure the cooperation of school children.

  • Ability to remain alert at all times while performing routine duties.

  • Ability to read and write.

  • Ability to perform all the physical requirements of the position, with or without accommodations.

  • Working conditions are primarily in an outside environment with exposure to temperature extremes, dust, and noise.

Benefits Information

The City of San Antonio (CoSA) strives to provide a competitive compensation and benefit package to attract and retain a highly skilled workforce. To accomplish this, CoSA offers subsidized health care benefits for active and retired employees, paid disability benefits, paid life insurance, as well as automatic participation in a pension program which is currently matched two to one.

For more detailed information, please click on the following link to view Benefits offered by the City of San Antonio:


  • Part-Time, Temporary, and non-City positions are not eligible for CoSA Benefits.

  • Holiday and Leave benefits for Pre-K 4 SA positions may be different than what is listed at the above link.

Additional Information

The City Of San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity/Reasonable Accommodation Employer. This means that the City does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex (gender), age, disability, national origin, genetic information, or sexual orientation. All individuals are encouraged to apply and compete for jobs with the City of San Antonio.

If you require assistance at any stage of the application process due to a disability, please contact the Human Resources Department ( so that accommodations may be made to meet your needs. Our telephone number is 210-207-8705 and our fax number is 210-207-2285.

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