at New Castle County Government in New Castle, Delaware, United States
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Directs traffic by hand signals or operation of traffic light in conjunction with
the movement of children to and from school; does related work as required.
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: An employee in this class performs specialized work in the
control of traffic in conjunction with the movement of children to and from school within New Castle County,
excluding the City of Wilmington, and is limited to those hours when school is opening, recessing, closing, or
summer school hours. General supervision is received from the School Crossing Guard Supervisor. Employees
are generally hired as a substitute and are placed in permanent assignments as vacancies become
available. Applicants for this position must have their own transportation.
EXAMPLES OF WORK: (Illustrative only)
• Controls traffic by hand or traffic lights at designated crossing to allow children to cross safely;
• Controls children using the crossing to assure that they conform to traffic regulations;
• Reports children who fail to cooperate;
• Promotes an ongoing attitude of dedication to excellent public service and ensures that external and
internal customers are provided with the highest quality of service.