We operate a bilingual policy. All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

School Crossing Patrol Officer

Closing date: 04/10/2023

Reference: REQ104938

7.9 hours / Permanent

20,441 *


*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

We are looking to recruit a School crossing Patrol officer to join our Road Safety team.

The purpose of the post is to ensure the safety of children crossing the road at a designated point between specified times without detriment to the welfare of other road users.

On a day to day basis you will:   

  • Arrive at your crossing location on time wearing the correct uniform and with the stop sign
  • Stop pedestrians from crossing the road until it is safe for them to do so, once you have ensured all traffic has stopped moving in either direction
  • Carry out the Council’s policy with regard to the School Crossing Patrol service which includes Health and Safety procedures
  • Maintain control over the children who are awaiting the School Crossing Patrol’s instruction to cross the highway

We are looking to recruit an individual who is reliable and confident, a good time keeper and communicator able to adapt quickly and appropriately to changing situations, who is confident working in the highway.

Someone with the ability to supervise children and show a caring attitude towards them, the ability to work without supervision, and someone who is able to communicate clearly and pleasantly at all times.

In exchange for your skills and commitment, we will offer you a range of employee benefits and a generous pension contribution scheme. More information about our wide-range of employee benefits can be found here. In addition, we are committed to developing our people and will not only provide support to enable you to quickly and confidently take ownership of this role’s key areas of responsibility but in addition, we are committed to supporting your development in order that you can progress your career with us.

Job Description and Person Specification

Should you require any further information about this role please contact: Kayleigh Tonkins – Road Safety Officer – 01545 572053.

Note: We reserve the right to extend the application closing date.

Safeguarding and child protection are key priorities for us. We aim to support vulnerable children and young people to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. We and our educational establishments acknowledge that children and young people have a right to protection and will take action to safeguard their welfare. Each member of staff and volunteer is expected to share this commitment, and we will require an Enhanced Check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), formerly CRB.

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

Highways and Environmental

We deliver efficient, sustainable and bilingual services to the people of Ceredigion, promoting well-being in our communities, pride in a healthy well-kept environment, and confidence in our local economy.  Our key responsibilities include: 

  • Transport Services: Corporate transport; Fleet management; Parking Services; Harbours.
  • Highways Maintenance: Cyclic and Routine Maintenance; Emergency response; Highways inspection; Winter service.
  • Highways Development: Planning liaison; Road safety; Regional transport; Street lighting; Streetworks; Traffic management; CWIC/NMWTRA; Design supervision; Flood and coastal risk management; Highways improvement.
  • Local Environment Services: Waste Collections; Household waste sites; Grounds maintenance; Street cleaning.
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