CITY OF PHILADELPHIA PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT

SCHOOL CROSSING GUARD

ExamNumber:
06Q16D44


Announce/ Closing Date:
June 6, 2005
- June 17, 2005

Salary Range:
$47.11 - $48.94 Per Day
As of 7/1/05 - $48.05 - $49.92 Per Day
(New employees will be appointed at the minimum salary)



APPLICATION PROCESSING FEE: $17.50

Applicants must remit at the time of application a non-refundable fee in the amount of $17.50. Payment may be made by personal check or money order made payable to "City of Philadelphia".

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND PROCESSING FEE PAYMENT:

Applicants must remit at the time of application a non-refundable fee in the amount of $17.50. Payment may be made by personal check or money order made payable to "City of Philadelphia."

Applications are available on the Concourse Level of the Municipal Services Building, 15th & J.F. Kennedy Boulevard, Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 5 PM.

When applying by U.S. Mail, payment should be enclosed with the application and sent to:

Employment Application
City of Philadelphia Personnel Department
Customer Service Division
1401 J. F. Kennedy Boulevard - Room 1640
Philadelphia, PA 19102-1680

To apply in person, please visit the Employment Application Center on the Concourse Level of the Municipal Services Building, 1401 J.F. Kennedy Boulevard in Center City Philadelphia. The application fee will be required at the time of application.

This application fee may be waived for individuals who demonstrate an inability to pay because of certain types of financial need.

More information about the application fee may be viewed at http://www.phila.gov/personnel/ or at the Employment Application Center in the concourse of the Municipal Services Building.

For more information regarding the application process, please refer to the various FAQ sections on our website (www.phila.gov/personnel/).

There are also drop boxes for applications located on the 16th floor and the lobby of the Municipal Services Building.

NOTE:
SPECIAL APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABILE FROM THE EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION CENTER ON THE CONCOURSE LEVEL OF THE MUNICIPAL SERVICES BUILDING, 1401 J.F. KENNEDY BOULEVARD IN CENTER CITY PHILADELPHIA.

NOTE:
IN ACCORDANCE WITH FEDERAL LAW, THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HIRES ONLY THOSE PERSONS WHO CAN VERIFY IDENTITY AND ELIGIBILITY TO WORK.


DUTIES:

A School Crossing Guard directs and controls the movement of school children at an assigned intersection

Work is part-time throughout the school term, often in inclement weather.

Hours: approximately one hour in the morning, two at noon, one in the afternoon.

For additional information regarding this class please refer to specification 6D44 available at www.phila.gov/departments/personnel.


REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Ability to read and write in English. You must be a Philadelphia resident for the year immediately prior to employment.

PROJECTED EXAMINATION SCHEDULE

The written multiple-choice examination is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, July 16, 2005.

U.S. VETERANíS PREFERENCE NOTE

Ten points for veteranís preference will be added to the scores of eligible veterans who apply for open competitive tests and pass the examination (for concurrent examinations, this applies only to applicants who are not currently employed by the City in a civil service position). You must be honorably discharged from the U.S. armed forces. Attach a DD214, member 4, to your application if you wish your eligibility to be reviewed. Spouses of disabled or deceased veterans may also be considered.

ELIGIBLE LISTS:

The Eligible List will last for two years and be established in August, 2005. All candidates will be notified of their results by mail./p>


CLOSING DATE (Application Deadline):

Applications should either be filed in person before the close of business or postmarked prior to 12 o'clock midnight on June 17, 2005


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