Joplin facing Cross Walk Guard shortage
JOPLIN, Mo. – The city of Joplin is facing a Cross Walk Guard shortage for schools.
The school year for Joplin School District starts in just six days on Aug 22nd.
With the school year starting in less than a week, the city is facing a shortage at a forgotten but important role– Cross Walk Guard.
According to the CDC– 1 in 5 crash fatalities for children ages 15 and under are pedestrians.
“We’re a big community. So there’s a lot of traffic. Some of these positions where we have crossing guards, are high flow areas, there’s a lot of traffic on those roads”, said Sergeant Andy Blair of the Joplin Police Department.
To find where you can apply for the position click here– Jobs • Joplin, MO • CivicEngage (joplinmo.org)
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