Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Pay Scale

    $11.86 Hourly

    Schedule (Subject to Change)

    Part-time; 2 shifts per day: 6:50 am – 8:05 am and 1:40 pm – 2:25 pm (some schools vary, must work both shifts). Monday afternoon early realease hours are 12:40 pm - 1:40 pm.

    Job Location (Subject to Change)

    Various locations throughout Hillsborough County.

    Job Overview

    Be responsible for the safety of children crossing busy streets and intersections to and from school while maintaining a pleasant, courteous, and helpful attitude toward the school children and the general public at all times.

    Job Duties and Responsibilities

    Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.
    • Provide for the safety of school children at designated school crossings near designated elementary schools.
    • Escort children across the street going to and from school.
    • Help prevent children from crossing the street during heavy traffic flow until it is safe to cross.
    • Report license numbers of cars who fail to slow down near school zones, or who fail to stop for children when signaled to do so.
    • Familiarize themselves with the location and purpose of the street traffic signs (such as school signs and speed signs) within the assigned areas.
    • Perform other related duties as required.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Some knowledge of traffic signals and traffic patterns and behavior.
    • Knowledge of basic safety procedures and practices relevant to being a school crossing guard.
    • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions.
    • Ability to use good judgment when interacting with children.

    Additional Requirements

    • No visible tattoos on face. Tattoos on hands, neck, or arms must be covered with white, black, or neutral colored covering.
    • No illegal drug sale within lifetime.
    • No illegal drug use within the past 36 months. No marijuana use within the last 24 months.
    • No felony convictions within lifetime.
    • No misdemeanor convictions involving perjury, false statement, or domestic violence within lifetime.
    • Prior military personnel must not have a dishonorable discharge from any branch of the United States Armed Forces, the United States Coast Guard, National Guard, or Reserve Forces.
    • Successful completion of a criminal background investigation including drug screening.

    Benefit Information

    Benefits include but are not limited to:
    • Dental and Vision coverage
    • Florida Retirement System
    For more information call: 813-247-0927
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