We're Just A Few Weeks Away From The Start Of A New School Year And If You Have Time, The City Of Tyler Needs Help.

Summer is almost over and school will be back in session before you know it and one thing you have to know about is the fact that the City Of Tyler has announced plans to REDUCE speed limits in 12 school zones this upcoming year so be prepared to go SLOWER but the city also says it needs help at a few of their school zones.

The City of Tyler is looking for dedicated individuals to become school crossing guards for the upcoming academic year.

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According to a press release from the City Of Tyler, the city has 17 schools and 28 school crossings, and they need 35 guards to ensure the safety of students during their daily commute.

Retirees, individuals seeking additional income on a part-time basis, and college students looking for morning and afternoon employment are encouraged to apply. This opportunity provides a flexible schedule that can accommodate various lifestyles and commitments.

Currently, there are nine crossing guard positions available,

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The position of crossing guard is offering an hourly wage of $11.55. Those hired for this role will have the opportunity to return for the following school year, earning a stable and reliable source of income. The crossing guard position follows the Tyler Independent School District (TISD) schedule, making it a seasonal opportunity.

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All crossing guards must be available for two shifts, from 6:40 a.m. to 8:40 a.m. and from 2:35 p.m. to 4:35 p.m. This schedule ensures that guards can effectively assist students during their morning and afternoon commutes.

To be eligible for the crossing guard position, applicants must be at least 18 years old, possess a high school diploma, and be able to work in various weather conditions. Additionally, candidates must pass pre-employment testing and demonstrate an ability to interact positively with children.

If you're interested in becoming a crossing guard for the City of Tyler, application requirements and instructions can be found by CLICKING HERE or by calling (903) 531-1103.

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