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National Express Crossing Guard in Newport, Washington

Description

National Express LLC (NELLC) is the North American subsidiary of National Express Group, PLC, one of the premier transportation firms in the United Kingdom. We operate across 34 states and three provinces. All organizations share a strong commitment to provide the highest level of transportation safety, quality transportation, outstanding customer service and positive employee relations. National Express School (NEXS) operates more than 22,500 school buses, serves more than 550 school districts in 31 states and three provinces, and transports more than 1.3 million students on a daily basis. National Express Transit (NEXT) operations transport more than 22 million passengers annually with more than 2,800 vehicles. National Express Shuttle (WeDriveU) serves more than nine million corporate and university passengers annually. NELLC’s corporate headquarters, located in Lisle, Illinois, houses the administrative and corporate support functions for the organization. Our 290 local customer service centers (CSCs) are supported by regional operations teams located throughout North America. Learn more at nellc.com.

As a crossing guard, you are responsible for assisting children who are crossing busy intersections and streets; instructing children on basic safety procedures related to crossing the street; and the overall safety of children and pedestrians going to and returning from school at an assigned location.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist children crossing busy streets and intersections; assist general public crossing the street as needed.

  • Ensure children cross the street only when it’s safe, stopping traffic as necessary.

  • Understand the traffic laws, signs and speed limits posted within a designated area to effectively guide vehicles and people.

  • Ensure that children are aware of proper safety rules and basic safety techniques when crossing the streets.

  • Report any unsafe behavior of students to school officials to reduce the risk of someone getting hurt while crossing or waiting to cross a street.

  • Identify drivers who are speeding or driving carelessly and notify authorities by documenting their license plate number.

  • Attentively watch for impending dangers to develop effective solutions before an accident occurs.

  • Greet the general public courteously; answer questions and provide directions as needed.

  • Remain calm in emergency situations and stay visible to the public during working hours.

  • Assist drivers when necessary and performs other job duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years old

  • Familiarity with all road hazards, signs, rules, and regulations

  • Strong verbal communications skills

  • Great attention to detail

  • Ability to work independently and in compliance with Company policies and procedures.

At National Express our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Job: Safety Field US Transit

Primary Location: United States-Washington-Newport-Newport, WA

Organization United States Bus

Schedule Part-time

Employee Status Regular

Job Level Individual Contributor

Job Shift Day Job

Travel No

Req ID: 213166

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