SCHOOL CROSSING GUARD
The Seminole County Sheriff's Office is now accepting pre-screen questionnaires and applications for the position of PART-TIME SCHOOL CROSSING GUARD. This position preforms and facilitates the safe crossing of pedestrians (school-aged children, parents, and citizens) following the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) guidelines and Sheriff's Office policies/directives, with certified training provided by School Crossing Guard personnel. The required work schedule is Monday through Friday, with up to 4-hour shifts.
All applications require a NOTARIZED Background Waiver (Download PDF reader)included in the link provided and are to be uploaded to your pre-screen questionnaire.
Pre-screen questionnaires and applications must be submitted before the closing date of December 31, 2020.
- Ensure the safety of pedestrians (school-aged children, parents, and citizens) who are under the supervision of the crossing guard
- Ability to be aware of surroundings at all times and report suspicious activity when/where applicable
- Provides effective education for students and parents on safe crossing procedures when needed or necessary
- Follow MUTCDl requirements including use of mandatory equipment which is designed to make guard more conspicuous, which includes ANSI rated stop paddle, safety vest/windbreaker/raincoat, and whistle
- Properly utilize all stand-back lines and/or "Safety Lines"
- Ability to provide clear and concise verbal communication to ensure the overall safety of any/all pedestrians
- Applicant must possess a high school diploma or GED
- Applicant must be available Monday Friday, during the morning and afternoon hours
- Applicant must have/maintain reliable transportation
- Applicant must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver's License
- Applicant must successfully complete all training and certification(s) as a condition of employment
- Ability to be certified in safe crossing procedures according to the FDOT requirements and the Sheriff's Office policies, directives, and common practices
- Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with supervisors, coordinators, peers, and the general public
- Possess exceptional verbal communication skills
- Knowledge of email and basic understanding in the use of the internet
- Knowledge of the state and local laws, rules, and regulations regarding the effective and efficient passage of pedestrians while at a school crossing
Successful applicants will be required to complete and submit an entire employment application, which will be provided to the applicant by the Human Resources Division. The applicant will then submit to a thorough background investigation, which includes, but not limited to, past employment/education verification, driver license review, credit history, prior drug use history and arrest/conviction record. Any dishonesty or deception on the Pre-Screen Questionnaire or Employment Application will disqualify your application.
Candidates must also comply with the Agencys current Tattoo and Body Ornamentation Policy. A copy of General Order 28 - Dress and Appearance can be accessed here (Download PDF reader). An applicants tattoos and body ornamentation must be disclosed at the time of application and will be documented as part of the agencys review process, even if otherwise meeting the Agencys policy.
Applicants not selected for employment will receive notification from the Human Resources Division, to include justification based on the following disqualifiers: negative background, failure to meet minimum qualifications as outlined in the specific job description, or any additional information discovered during the interview process.
Seminole County Sheriff's Office
Human Resources Division
Sanford FL 32773
The Seminole County Sheriff's Office is committed to a diverse work force, is a drug free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly support our military veterans and their families, and encourage them to consider applying to agency job announcements for which they may qualify.