Most applicants start out as substitute crossing guard. Subs fill in for permenant crossing guards when they need days off. Therefore subs may work mulitiple locations each week. Reliable transportation is important.
When permanent locations become available, they are offered to the substitutes based on the order in which they are hired and the distance from their home to the location. Hours vary from 3 hours and up, depending on location. Most shifts are split shift, meaning you will work a morning and afternoon shift.
Crossing guard applicants should possess the following qualifications.
- Neat appearance
- Good communication
- Reliable transportation
Crossing guards and substitutes are paid minimum wage plus a split hour. They are paid on a bi-weekly basis. This is a part time job.