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Town of Bethlehem is hiring crossing guards

Filed in District, District News by on February 5, 2019

The following is a community message from the Town of Bethlehem. The town employs school crossing guards and is seeking qualified candidates:

The Town of Bethlehem is seeking candidates to work as Substitute School Crossing Guards. These substitute positions would be used to fill open shifts, as needed.  Primary duties/knowledge include the following:

  • Direct or escort pedestrian students across streets, stopping traffic as necessary.
  • Guide or control vehicular or pedestrian traffic.
  • Communicate traffic, crossing rules, and other information to students and adults.
  • Direct traffic movement or warn of hazards, using signs and hand signals.
  • Have basic knowledge of traffic control devices; signs, traffic lights, etc.
  • Learn the location and purpose of street traffic signs within assigned areas.
  • Monitor traffic flow to locate safe gaps through which pedestrians can cross streets.

The preferred candidate will have a flexible schedule with the ability to work weekdays 7:30 AM-9:30AM and 2:30 PM-4:00 PM, as needed.  No night or weekend work.

Please send resume, completed employment application, and cover letter by February 15, 2019 to: Mary Tremblay-Glassman, Human Resources, Town of Bethlehem, 445 Delaware Avenue, Delmar, New York 12054.