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Crossing Guards and Flaggers

Guide or control vehicular or pedestrian traffic at such places as streets, schools, railroad crossings, or construction sites.

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    Work Activities

    Work Activities

    • Direct or escort pedestrians across streets, stopping traffic, as necessary.
    • Guide or control vehicular or pedestrian traffic at such places as street and railroad crossings and construction sites.
    • Monitor traffic flow to locate safe gaps through which pedestrians can cross streets.
    • Communicate traffic and crossing rules and other information to students and adults.
    • Direct traffic movement or warn of hazards, using signs, flags, lanterns, and hand signals.
    • Distribute traffic control signs and markers at designated points.
    • Report unsafe behavior of children to school officials.
    • Stop speeding vehicles to warn drivers of traffic laws.
    • Learn the location and purpose of street traffic signs within assigned patrol areas.
    • Record license numbers of vehicles disregarding traffic signals, and report infractions to appropriate authorities.
    • Discuss traffic routing plans and control-point locations with superiors.
    • Inform drivers of detour routes through construction sites.

    Skills

    • Speaking

      Talking to others to convey information effectively.

    • Social Perceptiveness

      Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

    • Active Listening

      Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

    WorkKeys®

    Applied Math
    3
    Workplace Documents
    3
    Graphic Literacy
    4

    Abilities

    • Oral Comprehension

      The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

    • Oral Expression

      The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.

    • Problem Sensitivity

      The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.

    Knowledge

    • Public Safety and Security

      Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.

    • Customer and Personal Service

      Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

    • English Language

      Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

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    Pay

    • Ohio Annual Salary 27900/yr
    • Typical Salary
    • Ohio Hourly Wage 13.41/hr
    • Typical Hourly Wage

    Ohio Employment Trends

    • Currently Employed 2,070
    • Yearly Projected Openings 340

    Typical Education

    Personality

    Social: People interested in this work like activities that include helping people, teaching, and talking. They do well at jobs that need:
    • Dependability
    • Integrity
    • Self Control
    • Cooperation
    • Independence
    • Concern for Others

    Tools

    • Reflective apparel or accessories
    • Laser printers
    • Laser fax machine
    • Flags or accessories
    • Digital camcorders or video cameras

    Technology

    • Word processing software
    • Human resources software
    • Calendar and scheduling software

    Tags

    • Bright Outlook occupations will grow rapidly in the next few years, have a large number of openings, or are new and emerging careers.

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