Sample 1 - State of California

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Crossing Guards
(SOC Code : 33-9091)
in California

Guide or control vehicular or pedestrian traffic at such places as streets, schools, railroad crossings, or construction sites.

Employers usually expect an employee in this occupation to be able to do the job after Short-term on-the-job training .

Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
California 20141st Qtr$12.08$10.04$11.26$13.47

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeAnnual Avg Openings
EstimatedProjectedNumberPercent
California 2012 - 20226,3007,00070011.1170

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Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Monitor traffic flow to locate safe gaps through which pedestrians can cross streets.
Direct or escort pedestrians across streets, stopping traffic as necessary.
Guide or control vehicular or pedestrian traffic at such places as street and railroad crossings and construction sites.
Communicate traffic and crossing rules and other information to students and adults.
Report unsafe behavior of children to school officials.
Record license numbers of vehicles disregarding traffic signals, and report infractions to appropriate authorities.
Direct traffic movement or warn of hazards, using signs, flags, lanterns, and hand signals.
Learn the location and purpose of street traffic signs within assigned patrol areas.
Stop speeding vehicles to warn drivers of traffic laws.
Distribute traffic control signs and markers at designated points.

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Top Skills used in this Job
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others` reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others` actions.
Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Relationships - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment.
Support - Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees.

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Top Interests (The types of activities someone in this job would like.)
Social - Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.
Enterprising - Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.

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