City of Ann Arbor
  • Police - Crossing Guards
  • Ann Arbor, MI, USA
  • 12.00
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal/Temp

The City of Ann Arbor is currently taking applications for the position of Crossing Guard for the Ann Arbor Public Schools 2017-2018 academic year.


Crossing Guards safely escort children across intersections to and from school morning and afternoon. Monitor traffic flow for safe gaps and walk children across the street. Hold up a hand-held "STOP" sign until all children are safely across the street. Report any unsafe observations, incidents or accidents involving students to school authorities. Record and report the license numbers of vehicles that disregard the Crossing Guard while in the crosswalk. Assist students that are lost, injured, or need assistance. Abide by all guidelines and regulations governing student crossing.


High School Diploma or GED equivalent.  Must be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Must be able to work effectively and be courteous with other employees and the public. Must be able to work independently with minimum supervision. Must be able to apply sound judgment.  Knowledge of traffic control devices and traffic regulations pertaining to school and pedestrian crossings.


Previous experience working with children or the public is preferred.


Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.


Stooping, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, lifting, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.


Incumbent must be able to walk for an extended period primarily in an outside environment, including exposure to inclement weather conditions.


Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.


The school Crossing Guard position pays $12.00 per hour and paid four hours per day when school is in session.  Crossing Guards earn one sick day per month and receive four paid holidays.  All crossing guards are paid bi-monthly. 


We currently have two Crossing Guard positions available, but additional positions may become open.  If you are interested in this position, we will conduct an in person interview, background investigation, check your criminal history and contact your previous employers.  If hired, you will be required to have a physical examination at department expense. The physical examination will also check for the presence of drugs.  You would receive training before assuming any position. Posting is open until filled.

Persons interested in the Crossing Guard position should contact the Ann Arbor Police Department - Officer Jamie Adkins at or 734-794-6940 x 49404 for with any questions.


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