City of Sunnyvale, CA - Sunnyvale, CA

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Note: Temporary non-benefited casual/seasonal workers are limited to working no more than 900 hours in a fiscal year (July 1 – June 30).

Be an important member of a successful team of individuals committed to the safety of school children in your community. The City of Sunnyvale is currently recruiting for several Casual Crossing Guards in the Department of Public Safety. Casual Crossing Guards work approximately 10-15 hours per week during the regular school year. This position requires working a split shift, once in the a.m. and once in the p.m. on a daily basis during the week . Shifts are as early as 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. and as late as 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at designated locations in Sunnyvale. The hours are based on the intersection location. Casual Crossing Guards will be assisting elementary and junior high students.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Sense of responsibility for safety of children
  • Familiarity with traffic rules and regulations
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with motorists and pedestrians
  • Ability to read, write and speak English
  • Good physical condition including sight and hearing
  • Mental alertness
  • Neat appearance
  • Dependability
  • Must not have any felony convictions

Application and Selection Process:

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a City of Sunnyvale employment application and responses to the supplemental questions to be considered for a position.
City application forms, completed in full, are required, as well as responses to the required supplemental questions . Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's employment page at www. jobs.inSunnyvale .com or application materials may be submitted to: Department of Human Resources, 505 West Olive Avenue, Suite 200, Sunnyvale, CA 94086. Please submit application materials as soon as possible to be considered for this position as this announcement may close without notice .

The application and supplemental questionnaires will be reviewed on an on going basis and those applicants that best meet the needs of the department will be sent a Background Authorization Form to complete. This form authorizes the Department of Public Safety to begin the background investigation process. To facilitate filling these positions, interviews will be conducted whenever sufficient qualified applications are received. Successful completion of a background investigation is required prior to appointment.

Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing.

For more information about the Crossing Guard Program and details about this employment opportunity, contact Priscilla Luckey at (408) 730-7192.

The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, family relationship, age, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, sexual orientation, and physical or mental disability (whether perceived or actual). Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application.