Crossing Guards work at various Kalamazoo school system street intersections/posts, assisting students who must cross the street and other child safety actions when dealing with traffic. Hours vary according to assigned posts.
Crossing Guards are paid a minimum of two hours, (one hour for morning post/one hour for afternoon post), with a maximum of 10 hours worked per week.
- Starting pay is $15.00/hr
- Paid school snow days
- Paid school vacation days/days off during the school calendar year
Examples of Duties
Must exercise good judgment in providing safe crossing for school children.
Crossing Guards must work in inclement weather conditions, need a telephone for contact and their own transportation. Must be able to hold up a sign and cross street intermittently for 45 minutes at a time. Must be available for split shifts (morning and afternoon) on school days between September and mid-June. Must be prompt, reliable and consistent in their duties at their post. Experience working with school age children is desirable.
Acceptable Training and Experience
After hire, Crossing Guards must attend a State of Michigan required training course at the City's expense.