Sanford, Florida
PART-TIME - $11.97 Hourly
Sep 15, 2021
Nov 14, 2021

General Description

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 October 28, 2021.

Typical Duties

Note: Listed functions, duties, responsibilities and skills is not intended to be all-inclusive and the employer reserves the right to assign additional responsibilities as deemed necessary for the operational efficiency of the Sheriff's Office.

  • 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
Minimum Qualifications
  • 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
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Other
  • 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


The work environment for this position is in the field. The incumbent must provide their own transportation to reach assigned post and are required to work outside in all weather conditions, which includes (but not limited to): rain, heat, cold, etc., without exception. This position is preformed from a standing position for extended periods of time and also requires the ability to walk and lift up to 25 lbs. without assistance.


Mobility- Frequent standing for extended periods of time, walking for extended periods of time, stooping, bending, climbing stairs, stepping on and off curbs, limited running

Lifting-Able to lift 25 pounds

Visual-Constant overall vision; constant eye-hand coordination; frequent reading/close-up work

Dexterity-Frequent repetitive motion and reaching

Hearing/Talking-Constant requirement to hear normal speech

Emotional/Psychological- Frequent public contact; decision-making and concentration

Special Requirements- Ability to behave respectably and with utmost integrity even when off duty. May be required to respond for any critical incident, manmade or natural. Some assignments may require working weekends, nights, and/or occasional overtime

Environmental- Exposure to varied weather conditions.

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 Agency's current Tattoo and Body Ornamentation Policy. A copy of General Order 28 - Dress and Appearance can be accessed here (Download PDF reader). An applicant's tattoos and body ornamentation must be disclosed at the time of application and will be documented as part of the agency's review process, even if otherwise meeting the Agency's 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.

Unclassified Position

Seminole County Sheriff's Office
Human Resources Division

Sanford FL 32773
(321) 682-7507

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.

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