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School Crossing Supervisor - Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic School-Shelly Beach

NSW Government

Gosford, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 06/10/2017

Job Category:

Local Government & Community / School Crossings

Job description:
  • Our lady of the Rosary Catholic School – Shelly Beach
  • 10 hours per fortnight
  • Work within your community 

The Role 
An important person in a child’s school life is the School Crossing Supervisor, who ensures they cross the road safely.  The role requires minimal hours out of your day and gives something worthwhile back to the community.
The position is working 10 hours per fortnight during school terms. The base rate is $22.46 - $26.95 per hour.
All the qualifications you need are community spirit, good communication skills, an alert and professional attitude to work and a reliable personality. The casual hours and school holidays would suit a parent or grandparent, a retiree or anyone wanting meaningful work — but not full-time.
Training for your key responsibilities of directing traffic to stop at the designated crossing and giving clear instructions to infants and primary school students to cross the road safely, will be provided.
Appointment is subject to the successful applicant satisfactorily passing:
    • a Working with Children check
    • a criminal history record check
    • an eyesight test
    • onsite and offsite training
    • Pre-Engagement Medical Assessment (external applicants only)

For further information regarding this position, please review the position description.
Roads and Maritime Services 
Roads and Maritime Services is one of Australia's leading public sector agencies, with more than 5,500 employees and an annual budget of $5.5 billion.

As part of Transport for NSW we are responsible for implementing strategic and essential frontline services to the people of NSW who use roads, harbours and waterways.
We improve the movement of people by various transport modes, including public transport (bus and ferry), cycling and walking, as well as motor vehicles. We also deliver initiatives to improve the movement of goods on the freight network, by improving accessibility and infrastructure, with a focus on reliability, productivity and safety initiatives.
We offer diverse and challenging career opportunities for professional and technical specialists, trades, and people interested in making a difference to transport operations and road safety in New South Wales. 

When you join Roads and Maritime Services, you become part of a forward-thinking organisation that will offer you generous working conditions, flexible working options and a real commitment to developing your skills. 

As the key agency in NSW for road safety, traffic management and planning, road building and maintenance, as well as improving maritime safety, we want our staff to reach their full potential.
To apply for this opportunity please click on the “Apply Online” button below.
For further information regarding this position, please contact HR Advisory on 1300 305 855 and quote 00005LC9.
Applications closing date: 11.59pm Sunday, 22 October 2017.
Please note that candidates must respond to selection criteria as part of their application. Please include a copy of your resume as part of your application.
Candidates, who are placed on an eligibility list, may be considered for other vacancies in surrounding regions.
Our commitment to Diversity  
TfNSW are committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture across the Transport cluster, planning for and promoting diversity. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTI, people with disabilities, women and other diversity groups. TfNSW recognises the benefits that such an approach brings for our staff and customers in delivering the future of NSW.

Key Application Responses

When preparing your application - Your written application must stand on its merits. If you do not demonstrate how you meet the Selection Criteria (Skills/Experience) for the position you will not proceed through the selection process. The completeness and relevance of your application will determine whether or not you are called for an interview.
1. Demonstrated ability to be reliable and punctual.

2. Demonstrated ability to communicate tactfully and effectively with both children and adults.

3. Knowledge and understanding of the road safety issues for young pedestrians.

4. Ability to operate in a calm and confident manner in stressful situations.

5. Knowledge and understanding of Work Health and Safety.

6. Ability to deliver a positive customer service experience.