Become a Crossing Guard


    SUBSTITUTE CROSSING GUARD JOBS AVAILABLE!

    The Suffolk County Police Department is seeking Substitute School Crossing Guards

    •Work on an on-call basis

    •The hourly rate of pay $13.27 as of 07/01/16

    •Guarantee of 3.0 hours for every assignment

    •No other benefits are available

    •Employees must possess a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State

    •Candidates must be able to read and write English

    •Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply

    Typical work activities include: Regulating the directional flow of school children, pedestrian and vehicular traffic at an assigned intersection or school crosswalk; reporting traffic incidents to police authorities for appropriate action; noting unusual or suspicious occurrences or actions of individuals and alerting police in cases of observed or suspected violations of law and ordinances.

    Prior to appointment, there will be qualifying psychological and medical evaluations as well as an in-depth  background investigation. 

    *Green Card holders may apply for the position ( no US citizenship required)*

    Will have to attend a 3-4 day training at the police academy after appointment

    If appointed as a full time Crossing Guard – entitled to full health benefits

     

     

  • MEDICAL STANDARDS:

  • HEIGHT & WEIGHT - Will not interfere with the candidate's ability to perform duties of the position. 


  • SPEECH - Must be free of speech pathology that would interfere with the ability to communicate clearly.

    VISION ACUITY - Corrected to 20/30 both eyes together.

  • COLOR VISION - Recognize color traffic lenses.

  • HEARING - The average hearing level (HL) for the 3 test frequencies of 500, 1000 and 2000 Hz will not exceed 25 dB in either ear, and hearing loss at 2000 - 4000 Hz will not exceed 40 dB in each ear.

  • CARDIOVASCULAR - Candidate must be free of chronic disabling conditions that would interfere with the candidate's performance of required duties. Candidates with uncontrolled high blood pressure will be restricted pending remediation.

  • RESPIRATORY SYSTEM - Candidate must be free of chronically disabling conditions that would interfere with the candidate's ability to perform the essential functions of the position.

  • NEUROLOGICAL HEALTH - Candidates must be free of neurological disorders that interfere with the candidate's ability to perform the essential functions of the position. Candidates with any type of epilepsy or seizure disorders must provide evidence of one-year seizure  free history with or without drug control.

  • MUSCULOSKELETAL HEALTH - Candidates must have no defects, deformities or disorders that will interfere with the candidate's ability to perform the essential functions of the position. The use of prostheses or braces is allowed as long as the candidate can perform the full range of duties of the position and no security risk is posed.

  • GENERAL MEDICAL STATEMENT - Candidates must be free of any medical condition, including alcohol abuse, and/or psychiatric disorder that would jeopardize the safety and health of the public or with the ability to perform the essential functions of the position. Candidates found to be abusing legal drugs or using illegal drugs will be disqualified.

  • PSYCHOLOGICAL STANDARDS:

  • Successfully pass Psychological Examination.

  • BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION:

  • Successfully pass Background Investigation conducted by the Suffolk County Police Department Applicant Investigation Section.

  • Download the Application and apply for a position at the police precinct in which you reside

     (or)

    Email the application to: joinscpd@suffolkcountyny.gov