School crossing guards needed in Duval County

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office announced Wednesday a need for 20 school crossing guards throughout Duval County. In a post on Facebook, JSO said the positions are in certain ZIP codes across the city, including 32207, 32211, 32216, 32220, 32221, 32224, 32254, 32256, 32257, 32258.

The positions are part-time, with one hour of work in the morning and one hour in the afternoon, for a maximum of 10 hours a week. Compensation is $10.75 an hour.

With the announcement, police also detailed certain measures community members can take to help get kids to school safely. It’s reminding people of school-related traffic rules:

  • Do not attempt to pass a bus with an activated stop arm.
  • Slow down to the posted speed during the posted times while driving through a school zone.

JSO also advised parents or guardians dropping off or picking up students to follow all of the traffic safety instructions from school personnel, or from a police officer if one is present.

Learn more and apply to be a crossing guard at: JoinJSO.com

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office needs 20 school crossing guards in certain zip codes throughout the city. If interested, please click on the post below for more information:

Posted by City of Jacksonville, Florida - Government on Wednesday, September 2, 2020