Crossing Guard

West Valley City

Under the direct supervision of Child Safety Supervisor, crosses elementary school-age children to and from school.


Pay Rate

$10.00 per crossing.

$20 – $50 per school day depending on assignment.


Posting Close Date

Open until filled


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Training by Supervisor in all aspects of job. 
Travel to assigned crossing location(s) transporting crossing guard equipment.
Arrive at post five minutes before scheduled crossing to set up equipment and turn on flashing lights.
Ability to assess and monitor traffic situations throughout the crossing post.
Provide safe gap (not directing traffic unless absolutely necessary) for children to cross the street.
Cross all children to and from school using extreme caution.
Maintain good relationships with the children and ensure children follow safe crossing practices.
Report any dangerous practices of motorists to Crossing Guard Supervisor and problems with students to proper school officials.
Standing and walking for extended periods of time.
Running into the street if necessary to grab a child from harm’s way.
Ensure that flashing lights are turned off and locked after duties are finished.
Wear regulation equipment each time at post.
Other duties may be assigned.
Willing to work as substitute PRIOR to receiving regular post. 
Able to pass physical, visual, and audio examination.
Physical Activity

Moderate to heavy physical activity. 
Required to stand or walk for extended periods. 
Must have the ability to use both hands.
Work Environment

Intermittent exposure to stress as a result of human behavior.

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