Substitute School Crossing Guards sought (Feb. 2020)

The Borough of Elmwood Park is currently recruiting for substitute School Crossing Guards.

You can be an important member of a successful team of individuals committed to the safety of schoolchildren in your community. Substitute School Crossing Guards work in the absence of Full Time Crossing Guards, Monday through Friday, during the regular school year at designated locations in the Borough assisting elementary, middle and high school students. The hourly rate for Substitute Crossing Guards is currently $16.93.The Borough of Elmwood Park is currently recruiting for substitute School Crossing Guards. You can be an important member of a successful team of individuals committed to the safety of schoolchildren in your community. Substitute School Crossing Guards work in the absence of Full Time Crossing Guards, Monday through Friday, during the regular school year at designated locations in the Borough assisting elementary, middle and high school students. The hourly rate for Substitute Crossing Guards is currently $16.93.

Crossing guards assist children in crossing the street on their way to and from school. Crossing guards provide safe crossings of the roadways and model appropriate street skills and behavior for children. They do this by:

  • Choosing good times to step into the street to create gaps in traffic
  • Standing in the roadway with STOP paddle continuously raised to shoulder height to show that pedestrians are using the crosswalk. Stands for 1-1.5 hours at a time.
  • Verbally directing children across the street
  • Recognizing and communicating potentially dangerous traffic situations and hazards in the environment
  • Fulfilling job requirements outdoors in all weather, including rain, fog, snow, sleet, cold, heat, humidity, and wind


Education, Training and Experience

Required:

  • Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent. Or Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen and a New Jersey resident.
  • Must successfully pass a thorough criminal history and background check. * Valid Driver’s License may be required.
  • Must provide a physician’s note stating applicant is capable of the job requirements.
  • Must successfully pass 2 hours of classroom training and 20 hours on the job training.

All training and equipment will be provided to selected applicants.

Contact:

For more information, please call Officer Victor Scott of the Elmwood Park Police Traffic and Operations Division at (201) 796-0700 ext 108 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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