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4.16.13 Job Description: Animal Control Officer

POLICY STATEMENT

It is the policy of the St. John Metropolitan Police Department to maintain a general job description for the position of animal control officer, both full-time and or part-time.

PURPOSE

The purpose of this general order is to codify and publish this agency’s job description for the position of animal control officer, full-time and or part-time.

SCOPE OF POLICY
The General Order is applicable to all members of this agency.

Should any portion of this policy conflict with any federal or state law then the more restrictive shall have precedence. If any provision of this policy is held unconstitutional or otherwise invalid, the remaining provisions of this policy shall not be affected thereby. This policy supersedes all previous orders or policies relating to similar topics issued by this department.

This policy is for internal use only and does not enlarge an employee’s liability in any way. The policy should not be construed as creating a higher duty of care, in an evidentiary sense, with respect to third party civil claims against employees. A violation of this policy, if proven, can only form the basis of a complaint by this department for non-judicial administrative action in accordance with the laws governing employee discipline.

General Order 4.16.13 Job Description: Animal Control Officer

General Description
The animal control officer serves as a municipal agent of the town concerning animal protection, control, public health, and welfare as it relates to animal control.

Minimum Qualifications
  1. Standards, Skills, and Knowledge
    1. Job Standards: Any combination of education and experience providing the required skill and knowledge is qualifying. Typical qualifications would be equivalent to:
      1. High school diploma or GED.
      2. Successful completion in the St John Metropolitan Police Department Police Animal Control Officer hiring process.
    2. Skills
      1. Proficient in operating the necessary tools and devices to capture animals.
      2. Learn, interpret and apply the policies, procedures, laws, codes, ordinances, and regulations pertaining to animal control and animal protection.
      3. Effectively communicate with Central Dispatch.
      4. Effectively determine animal diseases to assist in determining the proper disposition for an animal.
      5. Determine the proper action to take when confronting animals who are agitated, vicious, frightened, or injured.
      6. Act quickly and calmly in emergencies.
      7. Ability to write clear, accurate, factual, and concise reports.
      8. Ability to properly and safely tranquilize animals as necessary.
      9. Meet and deal tactfully and courteously with the public.
      10. Excellent and safe driving ability and practices.
      11. Ability to take initiative with little direct supervision.
    3. Knowledge
      1. Knowledge of basic methods of animal collection, care, and disposal.
      2. Knowledge of occupational hazards and standard safety practices necessary in the area of animal capture and control.
      3. Proficiency with personal computers specifically mobile data units, computer software, and applications.
      4. Knowledge of state, federal laws, and Town ordinances.
      5. Knowledge of Town geography and boundaries.
      6. General knowledge of office equipment, including a fax machine, copier, telephone, calculator, and shredder.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. The animal control officer shall serve as the Town of St. John’s primary agent concerning animal protection and control in addition to public health and safety as it relates to Animal Control.
  2. The animal control officer shall conduct preventative patrols to detect roaming nuisance or injured animals.
  3. Respond to citizen complaints concerning animals.
  4. Is responsible for the detection and investigation of incidents involving cruelty to animals.
  5. The animal control officer will keep records and write reports as required by this Department and the State of Indiana using the Spillman database.
  6. Conduct an annual survey of licensed and unlicensed canines.
  7. The animal control officer will enforce all laws and ordinances pertaining to all animals.
  8. Conduct preventative educational programs and enforcement activities that are designed to prevent the incidence or spread of rabies.
  9. The animal control officer will operate and maintain a Department vehicle.
  10. Transport animals to the St. John animal shelter and examine captured animals for illness or injury.
  11. Will transport sick or injured animals to the veterinarian for medical treatment as needed.
  12. Responds to assist on-duty Officers with animal control issues as needed.
  13. The animal control officer is responsible for removing dead animals from roadways and dispose of them.
  14. The animal control officer will quarantine animals that are suspected of inflicting an animal bite on a person and provide follow-up contact to ascertain if the animal is showing any signs of sickness or rabies. The animal control officer will then file a report with the Health Department.
  15. The animal control officer shall issue citations to enforce Town animal regulations including licensing requirements and the leash law.
  16. The animal control officer shall testify in court as an expert witness regarding the enforcement of animal control laws.

Controls Over Position
The Animal Control Officer, full-time and or part-time is hired upon the recommendation of the Chief of Police. The Patrol Commander or designee is the direct supervisor of the Animal Control Officer.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

2023 hourly starting rate of $15.54, per Town Ordinance 1787.

36 hour, per two week pay cycle.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement/contract between the employer and employee/contractor and it is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

To Apply please DOWNLOAD and then complete the Employment Application Form, be sure to save the pdf after filling it out, and bring the completed application, in person, to Administrative Assistant Amy Gross, at the St. John Police Department, located at 11033 W 93rd Ave, St. John Indiana, no later than 4:00 pm on Friday, February 3, 2023.


Municipal Custodian

CLASS TITLE: Municipal Custodian
LOCATION: Municipal Facilities
EMPLOYMENT LEVEL: Non-Exempt
DIVISION: Public Works

GENERAL PURPOSE:

Performs a variety of maintenance, general custodial and janitorial work of the Town’s Municipal Offices and Parks Department.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Works under the general supervision of the Public Works Director.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES:

  • Receives work assignments from the Public Works Director and other Department Heads as requested. Completes work in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Identifies/recommends repairs of all Municipal Facilities.
  • Clean and sanitize restrooms/bathrooms using established practices and procedures.
  • Clean, dust and wipe furniture; sweep, mop or vacuum floors; empty/clean wastebaskets and trash containers; refill restroom dispensers.
  • Assist with the setup of facilities for meetings, conferences, events, etc.
  • Have essential physical and mental capabilities in the following: Interpersonal skills, memory, attention to detail, follow directions, comprehension, reading, writing, speaking, evaluating, basic mathematics, organizing and innovation.
  • Strip, clean, buff and apply floor sealer and floor finish to hard surface floors. Vacuum and shampoo carpets as required.
  • Use and maintain assigned power equipment and hand tools; buffers, auto scrubbers, extractors, high pressure washers, high speed buffers and vacuums, brooms, mops and squeegees for the cleaning and general maintenance of floors, walls, carpets, furniture, etc.
  • Lock and unlock assigned buildings; secure building when facilities are not in use, checking for unlocked doors and windows, report any unauthorized occupants, turn off lights.
  • Move furniture, equipment, supplies and tools on an incidental basis.
  • Handle recycling materials.
  • Available for emergency and non-emergency over-time when necessary or required by the Town Manager or Public Works Director.
  • Assist with inventory control.
  • Safely operate all vehicles and other maintenance/custodial equipment necessary for the Municipal Offices of the Town of St. John and Park Pavilion property.

DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Experience:

(A) High School diploma or GED equivalent required/or higher education level and

(B) Five (5) years’ experience relating to the maintenance and janitorial services, including the operation of all related maintenance equipment, or

(C) Any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

(A) Thorough knowledge of equipment, facilities, materials, methods and procedures used in maintenance and custodial services, and a thorough knowledge of park maintenance.

(B) Skilled in operation of the listed tools and equipment.

(C) Have the ability to operate and maintain various pieces equipment used in the various departments. Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, of all departments, as well as the public.

(D) Ability to prioritize, follow directions and work under pressure.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Valid State Driver’s License.

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:

Knowledge of operation and use of motorized vehicles, maintenance/custodial equipment, mobile radio and phone.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand, talk, hear, walk, sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and smell.

The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to fifty (50) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of the job, the employee usually works in inside and temporary outside weather conditions. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock.

The noise level in the work environment is moderately loud in field settings, and moderately quiet in the office settings.

SELECTION GUIDELINES:

Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interviews and reference check; job related tests may be required.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

This position carries a competitive hourly wage and includes: paid vacation; paid holidays; and health, life and dental insurance.

To Apply, please DOWNLOAD and then complete the Employment Application Form, be sure to save the pdf after filling it out, and e-mail it along with a resume to: jobs@stjohnin.com or mail a completed application and resume to:
St. John Town Manager
10955 W 93rd Ave
St. John, Indiana 46373

If there are any questions, please contact Administrative Assistant T. Anderko at (219) 365-4655.


Public Works Clerk

CLASS TITLE: Clerk, Class III, Full Time
LOCATION: Public Works Facility
DEPARTMENT: Public Works
EMPLOYMENT LEVEL: Non-Exempt
DIVISION: Public Works/Water and Sewer Utility

GENERAL PURPOSE:

Perform a variety of routine clerical, secretarial and general office aspects of the Public Works Department.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Work under the general supervision of the Public Works Director and Administrative Assistant.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES:

  • Perform routine clerical work as in answering telephones, receiving the public, providing customer assistance, filing, scanning and data processing.
  • Answer in-coming calls, route callers or provide information as required.
  • Receive the public and answer questions; respond to inquiries from citizens and others and refer, when necessary, to appropriate persons.
  • Assist in the procurement of department materials and supplies.
  • Must have functional knowledge with computers and general office equipment.
  • Receive and distribute incoming mail and emails.
  • Input data to office and department forms; compile data for various reports when needed.
  • Assist with other duties, such as electronics recycling, compiling data for trash/recycle bin deliveries, scheduling and confirming appointments, updating and scanning various records and documents.
  • Create case sheets as needed and follow-up with the completion of the written task.
  • May need to operate a Town vehicle when necessary to travel for Town business matters.
  • Assist with other tasks, as needed.

DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Experience:

(A) High School diploma or GED equivalent required, or higher education level with specialized course work in general office practices such as typing, filing, word processing and knowledge of Excel and Word programs.

(B) Three (3) years of related experience or any equivalent combination of related education and experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must possess, or be able to obtain by time of hire, a valid driver’s license without record of suspension or revocation in any State. No felony convictions or disqualifying criminal histories.

Must be able to read and write the English language. Must be of good moral character and of temperate and industrious habits.

Must be capable of sitting, bending, reaching, hand dexterity, including grasping, holding, keyboarding, repetitive movements, reading, writing, eye-hand coordination, good field of vision, hearing and using the telephone.

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:

Computer, telephone, copy machine, facsimile, scanner or other office-related equipment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear, use hands and fingers, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to twenty-five (25) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet as in an office setting.

SELECTION GUIDELINES:

Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interviews and reference checks; pre-employment drug screening and satisfactory driving record required; job related tests may be required.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and it is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

This position carries a competitive hourly wage and includes: paid vacation; paid holidays; and health, life and dental insurance. Applications will be accepted in an ongoing basis.

To Apply, please DOWNLOAD and then complete the Employment Application Form, be sure to save the pdf after filling it out, and e-mail it along with a resume to: jobs@stjohnin.com or mail a completed application and resume to:
St. John Public Works Department
9350 Hack Street
St. John, Indiana 46373

If there are any questions, please contact Administrative Assistant T. Anderko at (219) 365-4655.


Public Works Employee

CLASS TITLE: Maintenance
LOCATION: Public Works Facility
DEPARTMENT: Public Works
EMPLOYMENT LEVEL: Non-Exempt
DIVISION: Public Works

GENERAL PURPOSE:

Performs a variety of skilled, technical and maintenance work in the construction, operation, repair, maintenance and replacement of the Town’s Water, Sewer, Street, Storm Drainage Facilities, Street Lighting, Buildings and Parks.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Works under the general supervision of the Public Works General Foreman.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: None.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES:

  • Receives work assignments from the General Foreman. Completes work in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Identifies and recommends repairs throughout the entire Town to the General Foreman.
  • Identifies the need for tools and equipment required in order to perform various tasks.
  • Submits daily verbal and/or written reports to the General Foreman on the activities of each day.
  • Available for emergency and non-emergency overtime when necessary or required by the General Foreman.
  • Work with the General Foreman and/or the designated Safety Trainer to acquire adequate training in issues that relate to safety.
  • Operates a variety of power construction and maintenance equipment used in the Water, Sewer, Street and Park departments.

DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Experience:

(A) High School diploma, GED equivalent, or higher education level required; and

(B) Five (5) years’ experience relating to the construction, repair, and maintenance of water, sewer, street, or storm drainage systems; parks; street lighting, including the operation of all related maintenance equipment, or

(C) Any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

(A) Thorough knowledge of equipment, facilities, materials, methods, and procedures used in public water supply and distribution systems, sewer collection systems and lift stations, storm drainage systems, and street systems; thorough knowledge of pipe installation, connection, and repair; thorough knowledge of road construction and maintenance; and a thorough knowledge of park maintenance.

(B) Skilled in operation of the tools and equipment listed below.

(C) Have the ability to operate and maintain various equipment used in the department including, but not limited to, a backhoe, dump trucks and sewer cleaners; perform construction and maintenance work; ability to communicate effectively, verbally, and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other departments, as well as the public.

(D) Ability to prioritize, follow directions, and work under pressure.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Valid State Driver’s license with CDL endorsement or ability to obtain one within six (6) months of hire.

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:

Various motorized vehicles and equipment including, but not limited to, dump truck, plow truck, pickup truck, utility truck, street sweeper, sewer cleaner truck, street roller, backhoe, skid-steer, tamper, plate compactor, saws, pumps, compressors, branch chipper, leaf vacuum, sanders, generators, trencher, common hand and power tools, shovels, wrenches, mobile radio, and phone.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand, talk, hear, walk, sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, and smell.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to fifty (50) pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to one hundred (100) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of the job, the employee usually works in outside weather conditions, usually works near moving mechanical parts, and occasionally is exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and vibration. The employee may also be exposed to extreme heat or cold in outdoor conditions or extreme heat or cold in non-weather related conditions. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud in field settings, and moderately quiet in office settings.

SELECTION GUIDELINES:

Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interviews and reference check; job related tests may be required.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and it is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

This position carries a competitive hourly wage and includes: paid vacation; paid holidays; and health, life and dental insurance. Applications will be accepted in an ongoing basis.

To Apply, please DOWNLOAD and then complete the Employment Application Form, be sure to save the pdf after filling it out, and e-mail it along with a resume to: jobs@stjohnin.com or mail a completed application and resume to:
St. John Public Works Department
9350 Hack Street
St. John, Indiana 46373

If there are any questions, please contact Administrative Assistant T. Anderko at (219) 365-4655.


Recreation Coordinator

Job Title:
Recreation Coordinator

Supervisor:
Superintendent of Parks and Recreation

Education & Experience:
Bachelor Degree in Parks and Recreation or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of this position is required.

Qualifications:
Ideal candidate will be passionate about the field of recreation with a self-motivated, resourceful, creative, and outgoing personality. Results oriented with interest and experience in developing and expanding recreational programming in various areas, such as, youth, adult, senior, trips, athletic leagues, special events and more, to fill gaps and create niches. At least two years of leadership/supervisory experience is preferred. Additionally must have understanding of recreation administration, budgeting, customer service, personnel procedures, safety, and planning. Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions, and be willing to work with other St. John departments. Be a good communicator and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, residents, contractors and others. Provide feedback to accomplish work tasks most efficiently. Must maintain composure in stressful situations, work under time constraints, work independently, and make decisions in accordance with established policies. Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook). Available for flexible work schedule, including evenings and weekends. Certified Parks and Recreation (CPRP) certification is preferred or willing to obtain within one year of hire.

Summary:
The Recreation Coordinator is responsible for planning and the general administration of various recreation programs and events, such as, youth, adult, senior, trips, athletic leagues, special events and more. Responsibilities will include, but not limited to, assisting the Superintendent of Parks and Recreation with selected park projects, staffing instructors, scheduling, budgeting, social media, purchasing/inventory control, customer service, safety of all assigned programs, special events, developing and implementing seasonal program activity guide/ monthly newsletter, other duties as assigned and other services to meet the needs of our community.

Hours:
Full-Time hourly position working Monday- Friday with required flexibility of adjusting schedule as needed for nights and weekends during programs/events.

Hourly Compensation:
Per 2023 Salary Ordinance: $21.00 Per Hour Full Time Position ($43,680) including benefits.

To Apply, please DOWNLOAD and then complete the Employment Application Form, be sure to save the pdf after filling it out, and e-mail it along with a resume and cover letter to: moshea@stjohnin.com

If there are any questions, please contact Michael O'Shea at (219) 365-6236. Applications will be accepted until noon on January 27, 2023.


Recreation Specialist

Job Title:
Recreation Specialist

Supervisor:
Superintendent of Parks and Recreation

Education & Experience:
High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required. Parks and Recreation education, training, and/or experience is preferred that will provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of this position.

Qualifications:
Ideal candidate will be passionate about the field of recreation with a self-motivated, resourceful, creative, and outgoing personality. Results oriented with interest and experience in developing and expanding recreational programming in various areas, such as, youth, adult, senior, trips, athletic leagues, special events and more, to fill gaps and create niches. At least one years of leadership/supervisory experience is preferred. Additionally, must have understanding of recreation administration, budgeting, customer service, personnel procedures, safety, and planning. Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions and willing to work with other St. John departments. Be a good communicator and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, residents, contractors and others. Provide feedback to accomplish work tasks most efficiently. Must maintain composure in stressful situations, work under time constraints, work independently, and make decisions in accordance with established policies. Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook). Available for flexible work schedule, including evenings and weekends.

Summary:
The Recreation Specialist is responsible for planning and implementation of various recreation programs and events, such as, youth, adult, senior, trips, athletic leagues, special events and more. Additionally, assisting the Recreation Coordinator with selected programs/events with responsibilities including but not limited to instructing programs, working with contractual providers, budgeting, social media, purchasing, customer service, safety of all assigned programs, special events, other duties as assigned and other services to meet the needs of our community.

Hours:
Part-Time hourly position up to 15 hours a week working selected days Monday- Friday with required flexibility of adjusting schedule as needed for nights and weekends during programs/ events.

Hourly Compensation:
Per 2023 Salary Ordinance: $15.00 Per Hour Part Time Position

To Apply, please DOWNLOAD and then complete the Employment Application Form, be sure to save the pdf after filling it out, and e-mail it along with a resume and cover letter to: moshea@stjohnin.com

If there are any questions, please contact Michael O'Shea at (219) 365-6236. Applications will be accepted until noon on January 27, 2023.


School Crossing Guard

The Town of St. John is looking for a Part time School Crossing Guard for the Clark Middle School (8915 W. 93rd Ave. St. John, IN 46373) location.

The person must be available to work both AM and PM crossing details (2 hours per day) during the Lake Central School year: Monday through Friday, excluding school corporation holidays or other approved school cancellations.

AM crossing time is 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
PM crossing time is 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Must be able to work out side in all types of weather conditions.
2023 hourly rate of $15.54, per Town Ordinance 1787.

Selection Criteria for School Crossing Guards
The selection of school crossing guards shall be made on the basis of an interview and a computer background check that shall consist of the following:

  1. Past criminal history (III), with specific attention to any crimes involving children.
  2. An inquiry on the Lake County Sheriff’s Department sex offender registry.
  3. A motor vehicle record checks in this and any other state in which the applicant lived.
  4. An assessment of any prior law enforcement background experience.
  5. An assessment of the candidate’s general fitness, to include consideration of the need to be able to stand for extended periods of time.
  6. Consideration of the candidate’s ability to work the required schedule.

Uniform and Equipment
The Department issues highly visible DOT reflective vests and handheld STOP signs to Crossing Guards for the performance of their regular duties. No additional uniform or equipment is required.

Annual Review of Crossing Guard Needs and Traffic Patterns
Annually, after the start of each school year, a traffic count of the School Crossing Guard posts will be taken to review the needs of a School Crossing Guard at each post.

Annually, the Deputy Chief or designee will conduct a documented review of School Crossing Guard posts. Each post will be physically checked to determine if signs or road markings need to be maintained or added.

Authority, Role, and Responsibilities

  1. The School Crossing Guard is a function of the St. John Police Department under the supervision of the Deputy Chief.
  2. School Crossing Guards are part-time civilian employees, and as such, do not have any law enforcement authority.
  3. School Crossing Guards are responsible for facilitating students safely crossing roadways at designated locations and times as determined by the Deputy Chief.

If any incident occurs it will be reported to the Deputy Chief.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

To Apply please DOWNLOAD and then complete the Employment Application Form, be sure to save the pdf after filling it out, bring the completed application, in person, to
Amy Gross at 11033 W 93rd Ave, St. John, Indiana 46373
Monday-Friday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. If there are any questions, please contact Amy Gross at (219) 365-6032.

Applications will be accepted until 4:00 PM on Friday, February 3, 2023.


The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and it is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

The Town of St. John is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified individuals to apply.


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