About Position

Be responsible for the safety of children crossing busy streets and intersections to and from school while maintaining a pleasant, courteous, and helpful attitude toward the school children and the general public at all times.

Duties & Responsibilities

Note: Depending on assigned responsibilities, employees may perform some or all of the duties below.

  • Provide for the safety of school children at designated school crossings near designated elementary schools.
  • Escort children across the street going to and from school.
  • Help prevent children from crossing the street during heavy traffic flow until it is safe to cross.
  • Report license numbers of cars who fail to slow down near school zones, or who fail to stop for children when signaled to do so.
  • Familiarize themselves with the location and purpose of the street traffic signs (such as school signs and speed signs) within the assigned areas.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Some knowledge of traffic signals and traffic patterns and behavior.
  • Knowledge of basic safety procedures and practices relevant to being a school crossing guard.
  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to use good judgment when interacting with children.

Required Minimum Education & Experience

  • A high school diploma or possession of a GED certificate.

Additional Job Requirements

  • Depending on assignment, employees may be required to possess a valid Florida Driver License at time of employment. Driving history will be thoroughly reviewed and may be grounds for disqualification.
  • No visible tattoos on face. Tattoos on hands, neck, or arms must be covered with white, black, or neutral colored covering.
  • No illegal drug sale within lifetime.
  • No illegal drug use within the past 36 months. No marijuana use within the last 24 months.
  • No felony convictions within lifetime.
  • No misdemeanor convictions involving perjury, false statement, or domestic violence within lifetime.
  • No dishonorable discharge from any branch of the United States Armed Forces, the United States Coast Guard, National Guard, or Reserve Forces.
  • Successful completion of a criminal background investigation including polygraph; reference, employment, and neighborhood checks; medical evaluation; and drug screening.

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