Thousand Oaks

School Crossing Guard (Hourly City Worker)

Safety and Security
Ventura County
Continuous or until 300 applicants
$14.75-$0.00 Hourly

Please review the special instructions before applying for this job opportunity.


2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd, Human Resources, 2nd Floor, Thousand Oaks, 91362


Enjoy working with children? Want to make a difference in your community? Consider becoming a School Crossing Guard at an elementary or middle school in the City of Thousand Oaks. The City’s School Crossing Guards play an important role in the life of children who walk or bicycle to school in helping them safely cross the street at key locations.

The City is establishing a list to fill several part-time positions. Some assignments may include working on a substitute basis at various school locations. The schedule involves working approximately 15 hours per week -- 2 to 4 hours each day including approximately one and a half (1 ½) hours in the morning and one and a half (1 ½) hours in the afternoon during the school year.


Primary responsibilities include:

● Monitor and assist with the street crossing of school-age children during slow and peak traffic times

● Watch traffic flow and wait for appropriate gap between vehicles to lead groups of school children promptly across a street

● Provide appropriate safety instruction for children crossing streets and intersections


Filing Deadline: Apply immediately to be considered for these part-time job opportunities!


Pay Rate: $14.75 per hour


Ideal Candidate

 The ideal candidate should possess:

  • Knowledge of proper methods of crossing children at street intersections

  • The ability to communicate effectively with children, school officials, City staff, and the general public

  • Good judgment and the ability to remain calm in emergencies

  • The ability to maintain effective working relationships with citizens, children, school officials, and fellow employees

Requirements: Must have the physical ability to stand and/or walk for 2 – 4 hours per day and work outdoors in varying weather conditions. Must possess hearing and vision abilities, with or without correction.


Essential Traits:

  • Dependable

  • Flexible/Adaptable

  • Safety Conscious

  • Positive Attitude

  • Good Judgment







Special Instructions

FILING DEADLINE:  Apply Immediately.   First review of applications on February 28, 2018.

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE: Applicants are required to complete the Supplemental Questionnaire. This will be used throughout the process to assist in determining each applicant's qualifications for the position.

Additional information about the City can be found on our website at The City of Thousand Oaks is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Female, minority and disabled candidates are encouraged to apply.

For additional information or questions, please contact Human Resources staff at (805) 449-2144.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION FOR THE DISABLED - The City of Thousand Oaks makes reasonable accommodation to the disabled. Individuals with disabilities needing accommodation in order to participate in the selection process must inform the staff of the Human Resources Department of the City of Thousand Oaks in writing no later than the final filing date as stated on the job flyer. Those applicants needing such accommodations should document this request including an explanation as to the type and extent of accommodations needed to participate in the selection process and/or perform the duties of the job for which applied.

The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.

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