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  • Groomes, Diane (MPD)
    PLEASE PASS THIS INFO ON BELOW - DDOT and the community is in great need of wonderful citizens who want to be school crossing guards..there are numerous
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 22 5:07 PM

      PLEASE PASS THIS INFO ON BELOW – DDOT and the community is in great need of wonderful citizens who want to be school crossing guards..there are numerous vacancies!!!



      Assistant Chief of Police

      Patrol Services and School Security Bureau

      Metropolitan Police Department

      801 Shepherd St NW, 20011

      202 576-6660 office

      202-996-3386 pager



      From: Johnson, Lendia (MPD)
      Sent: Tuesday, January 22, 2008 5:13 PM
      To: Maupin, Joel (MPD)
      Cc: Johnson, Beverly (MPD); Hudson, Gregory (MPD)
      Subject: Safety Technician Positions at DDOT (School Crossing Guards)


      This email is provided for your information and sharing.  Thank you.


      Job Title:




      Safety Tech (Trainee)










      Reeves Center













      General Job Information


      Pay Plan, Series & Grade:  CS-019-02


      Salary Range: $22,866- $30,075 Per Annum


      Opening Date:   January 14, 2008
      Closing Date:    OPEN UNTIL FILLED


      First Screening Date: January 24, 2008


      Tour of Duty:   PART-TIME HOUR SCHEDULE
                               (Morning and Afternoon Shift Work)


      Area of Consideration:   Open to the Public


      Promotion Potential:   None


      Number of Vacancies: Several


      Agency:   District Department of Transportation
                       Transportation Operations Administration                       
                        Transportation Operations Division


      Duration of Appointment:   Permanent


      Collective Bargaining Unit ( Union ):   This position is in the collective bargaining unit represented by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees; District Council 20; Local 709; School Crossing Guards, and you may be required to pay an agency service fee through direct payroll deduction.




      Brief Description of Duties:  This position is located in the District Department of Transportation, Transportation Operations Division, School Crossing Guards Program.  The School Crossing Guards Program is responsible for the development and maintenance of an effective school traffic safety program. 
      The incumbent rotates to various intersections within assigned Wards in the District of Columbia .  Assists children in safely crossing streets at intersections to which assigned.  Controls the flow of traffic for the protection of pedestrians.  Controls traffic from curb to curb or by entering street intersection.  Reports to proper police authority or DDOT official any violation of traffic laws.  Performs other job related duties as assigned.




      Specialized Experience:   Experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, at least one (1) year of specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.


      Substitution of Education:   A substitution of education for required experience will be allowed as defined in OPM's Qualification Standards.  However, in order to receive credit, applicants must submit official proof of educational attainment at the time of application.


      Time-in-Grade Restrictions:   Time in grade restrictions must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.


      Ranking Factors


      Submission of Ranking Factors:   The following ranking factors will be used in the evaluation process.  All applicants MUST respond to the ranking factors.   Please respond specifically to the ranking factor(s) by either typing directly into the free form area provided or by pasting from a text document.   Please describe specific incidents of sustained achievements from your experience that show evidence of the level at which you are applying.  You may refer to any experience, education, training, awards, outside activities, etc. that includes the degree to which you possess the job related knowledge, skills and abilities described in the ranking factors.  The information given in response to the ranking factors should be complete and accurate to the best of your knowledge.  FAILURE TO RESPOND TO ALL RANKING FACTORS WILL ELIMINATE YOU FROM CONSIDERATION.


      Ranking Factor #1:  Ability to communicate orally and in writing.


      Ranking Factor #2:  Describe your knowledge of general safety precautions for school crossings.


      Ranking Factor #3:    Ability to recognize adverse actions and to react swiftly in emergency situations.


      Conditions of Employment


      Other Significant Factors:   This position is covered under D.C. Law 15-353, the Child and Youth Safety and health Omnibus Amendment Act 2004.  For that reason a criminal background check, traffic record check, or both, is required; and you may also be subject to drug and alcohol testing.

      This position has been designated as an emergency employee position under the provisions of District Personnel Manual Chapter 12.  As such, your services may be required in emergency situations to perform crucial duties, i.e., snow removal, debris removal, transportation, shelter operation, food distribution, and communication.  These duties may be performed when the government is closed or when most employees are dismissed early.

      The incumbent must work morning and afternoon shifts (part-time).

      It is desirable that applicants possess a valid driver's license.


      Priority Consideration


      Displaced Employee Priority Placement:   Eligible for the District of Columbia's Displaced Employee Program (DEP) and Agency Reemployment Priority Placement Program (ARPP) will be given priority consideration for this position if found qualified.


      Employment Benefits


      Employee Benefits:   This is a Career Service appointment.  Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the District of Columbia government's retirement plan.  However, if the incumbent was previously employed in the District of Columbia government under an appointment for which he/she was eligible for Civil Service Retirement (CSR), contributions to CSR will resume upon re-employment.


      Residency Requirement


      Residency Preference Amendment Act of 1998:   An applicant for a position in the Career Service or for an attorney position (DS-905) in the Excepted Service who is a bona fide resident of the District of Columbia AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION, may claim a hiring preference over a non-resident applicant.  To be granted preference, an applicant must:  (1) be qualified for the position; and (2) claim preference at the time of application.  Except for employees entitled by law to preference, preference will not be granted unless the claim is made at the time of application.


      Information to Applicants


      Veterans Preference:   Applicants claiming veterans’ preference must submit official proof at the time of application.


      Salary Reduction of Reemployed Annuitants:   An individual selected for employment in the District Government on or after January 1, 1980, who is receiving an annuity under the District Government civilian retirement system, shall have his or her pay reduced by the amount of annuity allocable to the period of employment.


      Drug-Free Workplace:   Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of or a plea of guilty to a violation of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.


      How to Apply


      Where to Apply:  Candidates can apply online by selecting "Apply for this job" in the vacancy announcement.  Candidates may also apply in person by completing a DC 2000 job application at the D.C. Office of Human Resources located at the Reeves Center : 2000 14th Street, N.W. ; 4th Floor; Washington , D.C. 20009 .  DC 2000 employment applications may also be mailed to the Reeves Center address by the closing date of the position.


      Contact Information:   All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to HR Answers at (202) 442-9700


      Disposition of Resume:   Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration.  You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies.


      Closing Statement


      Job Offers:   Official Job Offers are made by the District of Columbia Department of Human Resources Only.


      EEO Statement:   The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


      Equal Opportunity Employer:   All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.


      Notice of Non-Discrimination:   In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability, source of income, or place of residence or business.  Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act.  In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act.  Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated.  Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.











      Lendia S. Johnson

      Community Outreach Coordinator

      Seventh District

      Metropolitan Police Department

      2455 Alabama Avenue SE

      Washington, DC 20020

      (202) 698-1454 office

      (202) 439-5475 cell

      (202) 645-0020 fax



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