CITY OF PHILADELPHIA PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT

SCHOOL CROSSING GUARD

ExamNumber:
08Q26D44


Announce/ Closing Date:
August 27, 2007
- October 26, 2007

Salary Range:
$51.48 - $53.48 per day
(New employees will be appointed at the minimum salary)



APPLICATION PROCESSING FEE: $17

Applicants must remit, at the time of application, a non-refundable fee in the amount of $17.00.  Payment may be made by money order or personal check, made payable to "City of Philadelphia."

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

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:

City of Philadelphia
Personnel Department
1401 J.F. Kennedy Boulevard, Room 1640
Philadelphia, PA 19102

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/

U.S. VETERAN’S PREFERENCE NOTE:
Ten points for veteran’s 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.


DUTIES

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

For additional information regarding this class please refer to specification 4E15 available at www.phila.gov/personnel.


REQUIREMENTS

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

NOTE:
If you require special testing accommoda¬tion because of a physical impairment, please call 686-2353. The accom¬modation will be arranged if you meet the minimum training and experience requirements established for the examination for which you are applying.

NOTE:
The City of Philadelphia hires only those persons who can verify identity and eligibility to work, is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, or disability.


PROJECTED EXAMINATION SCHEDULE
The written examination is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, December 8, 2007.

TEST REVIEW
All candidates will be notified of their results by mail.

ELIGIBLE LISTS:

The Eligible List will last for two years and be established in January, 2008


CLOSING DATE (Application Deadline):

ALL Applications MUST be received by the close of business or postmarked on or before the date above.


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