School Crossing Supervisor

Job No: MEL490
Location: Melton

 Multiple Casual positions 

Hourly Rate $36.3260 + 10.5% Super 

About Melton City Council

The City of Melton is a community where everyone belongs. Ours is a vibrant and diverse municipality—one of the fastest developing in Australia. Our organisation strives to provide our community with state-of-the-art amenity and facilities, engaging health and wellbeing options, and support to become active members of our Lifelong Learning City.

We invest in innovation, offering professional and personal development, and generous leave and flexibility to staff, while also fostering a collaborative and inclusive culture. You’ll be able to work close to home in a dynamic setting featuring cafes and retail options set amongst heritage buildings and open green spaces.

The Opportunity

Melton City Council seeks casual School Crossing Supervisors to supervise children’s crossings throughout our municipality. We are looking for friendly and energetic individuals to join our team in assisting school children, families, and other pedestrians to use school crossings safely.

The role will report to the Team Leader Amenity Protection and will liaise with members of the public and school community to provide children and families with a safe passage to school.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supervise a designated school crossing ensuring the safe conduct of children and adults using the school crossing.
  • Report to the Team Leader Amenity Protection any problems relating to the operation of the crossing, including vehicles in breach of regulations relative to school crossings.
  • Maintain a high level of awareness, professional behaviour and conduct and make recommendations to Council on matters which may improve safety at school crossings.
  • Present at the school crossing with the appropriate safety equipment, maintain this equipment in good order and promote a consistent and professional image on behalf of Council.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have the following:

  • ‘Working with Children’ check (or ability to obtain) and valid Victorian Drivers Licence.
  • Understanding of the role of School Crossing Supervisor.
  • The ability to build a positive rapport with children, parents and school staff is essential.
  • Ability to pass a medical assessment
  • Effective communication skills, particularly in relation to communication with and gaining cooperation of children.
  • Flexibility to travel (must have access to a working mode of transport) to any crossings within the Melton City Council municipality (sometimes at short notice) and to attend training sessions.
  • Previous school crossing experience an advantage (induction and on-the-job training will be provided).

Culture and Values

Our vision for our community is to be: “a thriving community where everyone belongs” and that means there’s a place here for you too. Our organisational values represent us as an established growth Council and the values are reflected in everything we do; our decision-making, our actions and our service provision to the community. Council has a diverse and vibrant organisation and we’d love to have you join us to help shape a city for the future.

We are Vibrant Melton. Our values are:

  • Motivate
  • Empower
  • Lead
  • Trust
  • Open
  • Nurture 

Benefits

There are a number of great reasons why our people love working at Melton City Council: 

  • Extensive Career Development & Leadership Programs
  • Family Room available including Breastfeeding Facilities (Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace accredited)
  • Wellbeing initiatives
  • Social Club Activities
  • Subsidised Uniforms

To read more about our benefits visit https://meltoncity-staff-benefits.applynow.net.au/

 

How To Apply

For further information about the position, please contact Junah Casipit, Team Leader Amenity Protection on 0417 144 371.

To view the Position Description, click here.

Applications must include a Resume and address the Key Selection Criteria outlining your suitability to the role .

 

Applications submitted via email, after the closing date and/or that do not address the Key Selection Criteria will not be considered.

All successful applicants will need to undertake pre-employment requirements, dependent on the position.

All applicants must be able to comply with any COVID-19 Public Health Orders applicable to Local Government employees and Council’s COVID-19 vaccination policy which require employees to provide documentary evidence of their vaccination status before attending the workplace. 

 

Applications close 5.00pm Friday 30 September 2022

(*in the case that we receive a high volume of applications we may close this advert before the closing date). 

 

To be eligible for employment at Melton City Council you must be an Australian citizen, permanent resident of Australia or be legally entitled to work in Australia.

We strongly encourage job applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, LGBTIQA+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. 

Melton City Council is committed to being a child safe organisation and has Zero tolerance for child abuse. Melton City Council is committed to creating and maintaining a child safe organisation where protecting children and preventing and responding to child abuse is at the centre of our everyday thinking and service delivery. Please note, we undertake several screening process to ensure this commitment is upheld, this includes ensuring the successful candidate to this position holds a valid employee working with children/vulnerable people check and satisfactory criminal history record check.

 

 

 

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Shaping a City for the future

It's never been a better time to make your home in Melton. Work with Melton City Council and you'll be able to work close to home, away from the traffic on a day-to-day basis but still within easy reach of the city for the big weekend events like the footy, the theatre, or just a night on the town.

You can have the lifestyle you always wanted in Melton with large green areas of open space, heritage listed architecture in our Town Centre, and more and more cafes, restaurants, schools and services moving in every day. It's a great place to live and an even better place to work.

Our vision for our community is to be: "A vibrant, safe and liveable city accessible to all" and that means there's a place here for you too. Our organisational values represent us as an established growth Council and the values are reflected in everything we do; our decision-making, our actions and our service provision to the community. Council has a diverse and vibrant organisation and we’d love to have you join us to help shape a city for the future.

Our future is going to be big and bright. We are set to become the fastest growing municipality in Melbourne so we're getting ahead of the game by advocating for the provision of state-of-the-art educational facilities, health infrastructure, public transport and roads. There are many exciting opportunities at the City of Melton and we'd love to welcome you to our team.

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You must address each of the Key Selection Criteria. You will need to write short statements that clearly show how your personal values, knowledge, skills and experience meet each of the criteria.