Substitute Bus Monitor - Providence Public Schools Department

Providence, RI 02903

Posted: 09/03/2019 Industry: Transportation Job Number: 1843

Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future is recruiting candidates for Providence Public Schools Department.  Please read more about Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future at the end of this job description. 

COMPANY NAME: Providence Public Schools Department
JOB TITLE: Substitute Bus Monitor
LOCATION: Providence, RI
HOURS:  Per-Diem FT/PT

Key Responsibilities:
  • Works under the supervision of the Transportation Supervisor of Providence Schools. This position provides child pedestrian safety by facilitating safe passage of schools children across high traffic streets and intersections. It also entitles to take attendance on a daily basis and to communicate with parents any concerns. This position requires serious commitment to be a Bus Monitor on a bus each school day before and after school hours.
  • Assembles children behind curb lines awaiting traffic lulls or signal changes.
  • Interrupts traffic and escorts children into the streets allowing them to cross safely.
  • Instruct children in proper procedures for safe street crossing.
  • Observes vehicle movements and safety permitting, records license number of vehicles whose drivers are jeopardizing
  • Safe Street crossing by operating their vehicles in an unsafe manner and reports them to the Police Department.
  • Reports students who do not adhere to safe transportation procedures to appropriate school officials.
  • Must have a viable means of Transportation.
  • Must have the ability to work in teams.
  • Performs other duties of similar nature or level.

Successful candidates will have:
  • Must have stamina to stand, walk, go and up down stairs, bend and sit for a long period of time, mobility to escort students across the streets; ability to work out doors in all weather conditions and with exposure to traffic; vision to read printed materials and license plates, and hearing and speech to communicate in person.
  • Knowledge of basics safety rules; basic safe driving rules and procedures; and techniques for communicating with children and adults.
  • Ability to obtain attention and cooperation of schools children and other pedestrians; observing and recording license numbers and incident details accurately; following oral and written directions; and communicating and acting effectively with co-workers, the supervisor, and the general public.
  • Must have the knowledge and skills to build positive relationships with people from diverse populations.

For more information and a full job description, please visit Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future website at  Applicants interested in this position will be screened by Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future and Providence Public Schools Department will make the final hiring decisions. 

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Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future has agreements with employers to recruit talent like you, making us a resource to get the unemployed and underemployed job seeker back to work.

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