MADISON, Ala. — The Madison Police Department is looking to hire crossing guards to serve the school system.

Responsibilities include:

  • Escorts children across streets at designated hours during the school term.
  • Responsible for turning on school crossing signs at designated intersections, or turning on/off school zone lights.
  • Monitors and directs vehicular traffic
  • Maintains discipline among school children when they are approaching a street intersection or crossing the street;
  • Stops and starts traffic to permit the crossing of school children at a street intersection;
  • Reports vehicles failing to obey traffic regulations at school crossings;
  • Makes reports to proper authorities of accidents to schoolchildren or to vehicles occurring at a school crossing.

Applicants must have a strong background record and the ability to work in a variety of conditions. Other physical capabilities are:

  • See well enough to observe vehicular activity.
  • Hear well enough to communicate by radio, telephone or any other transmitting device and to detect strange noises while on duty.
  • Speak well enough to communicate your meaning.
  • Dexterity of limbs, hands and fingers to direct vehicular activity.
  • Physical tolerance to adapt and perform under adverse conditions.
  • Ability to stand and direct traffic.

This is a temporary full-time position. To apply, click here.