|TRAFFIC SAFETY SPECIALIST|
|SEIU White Collar Non-Exempt|
|Performs Paraprofessional/Clerical work in the Traffic Safety Unit and School Crossing Guard program. An employee assigned to this classification responds to complaints and inquiries made by the general public regarding school crossing guards and traffic safety. Duties include: assisting with the application and hiring process, training, and evaluation of new Crossing Guards; research traffic safety related topics, assisting with the preparation of presentations and reports, and participating in the development and implementation of new traffic safety programs. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Traffic Safety Supervisor and performance is reviewed while in progress and upon completion through conferences, evaluation of reports, and results obtained.|
|Assists with the application and hiring process of new crossing guards
Assist with the training and certification of new crossing guards
Conducts field inspections to insure the safety of Crossing Guards and student pedestrians/cyclists.
Conducts performance evaluation of School Crossing Guards and accurately documents findings for recertification purposes
Assists with the marketing and coordination of traffic safety programs, including but not limited to, the Teen Collision Avoidance Training Program
Conducts research for traffic safety related topics and assists with preparation of presentations and reports.
Prepares letters, memorandums, reports, and emails as assigned.
Maintains the Community Traffic Safety Team and Collision Avoidance Training Website.
|Knowledge of School Crossing Guard and Traffic Safety programs
Knowledge of traffic safety issues
Knowledge of established Policies and Procedures
Knowledge of program and statistical analysis
Skilled in computer operation and other office equipment
Effective interpersonal skills
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, law enforcement officials, and the general public
Ability to effectively plan and coordinate activities
Ability to understand and accurately interpret basic laws and requirements pertaining to the School Crossing Guard and other Traffic Safety programs.
Ability to resolve problems in a courteous, diplomatic, and effective manner
Ability to operate personal computer in addition to other office equipment
Ability to work interpedently, plan work schedules, and meet deadlines
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
|Associates degree in related field and one (1) year of traffic safety related experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Must posses a valid Florida Driver's License. Must acquire State Crossing Guard Training Certification and the Collision Avoidance Training Instructor Certification within six months of hire. Must pass police background check.|