School Crossing Guard - Various Locations

Fairfax, Virginia
$15.11 - $25.19 Hourly
Oct 02, 2021
Oct 16, 2021
Full Time
Job Announcement

This announcement will be used to fill multiple positions. Fairfax County School Crossing Guards are responsible for controlling traffic to ensure the safe and orderly movement of student pedestrians to and from school. Monitors operation of wink-o-matic school flashing lights during opening and closing times, and reports any malfunctions. Reports hazardous traffic conditions at student crossing locations.

SPECIAL NOTE: These are part-time position with limited hours and no benefits when hired for a single crossing location. Please take into consideration the commute during these peak hours when selecting a crossing location. It is recommended applying only to those crossing in close proximity, within 10-15 minutes to your base location.

Note: Ability and willingness to work in inclement weather.

Locations: We’re hiring School Crossing Guards for the following schools in Fairfax County, VA.

Armstrong Elementary School
Lake Newport Rd / IFO School
Reston, VA 20194

Bailey's Elementary School
Freedom Dr / Knollwood Dr
Knollwood Dr / Glen Carlyn Dr
Bailey’s Crossroad, VA 22041

Bonnie Brae Elementary School
Sideburn Rd / Nellie White Ln
Fairfax, VA 22032

Braddock Elementary School
Heritage Dr / Yeatman Rd
Annandale, VA 22003

Clearview Elementary School
Crosswalk on Builders Rd / IFO School
Herndon, VA 20170

Clermont Elementary School
Clermont / Across Ct
Alexandria, VA 22310

Crestwood Elementary School
Hanover / Essex Ave
Hanover / Floyd Ave
Springfield, VA 22150

Cunningham Park Elementary School
Park St / Adahi Rd
Vienna, VA 22180

Dogwood Elementary School
Glade Dr / Pinecrest Rd
Reston, VA 20191

Dranesville Elementary School
Powells Tavern Pl / IFO Kiss-n-Ride
Herndon, VA 20170

Fair Hill Elementary School
Chichester Ln north of Cherry
Fairfax, VA 22031

Fox Mill Elementary School
Viking Dr / John Milton Dr
Herndon, VA 20171

Greenbriar East Elementary School
Point Pleasant Dr / Middle Ridge Dr
Fairfax, VA 22033

Hunters Woods Elementary School
Colts Neck Rd / Paddock Ln
Reston, VA 20191

Key Middle School
Franconia Rd / Key
Springfield, VA 22150

Ravensworth Elementary School
Queensbury Ave / Gosport Ln
Springfield, VA 22151

White Oaks Elementary School
Shiplett Blvd / Rockwell Rd
Burke, VA 22015

Illustrative Duties

(The illustrative duties listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list. A complete list of position duties and unique physical requirements can be found in the position description.)
  • Controls traffic at crossing to allow children to cross safely;
  • Places school sentinel signs in the roadway at designated points near crossings and removes them before going off duty;
  • Maintains discipline over children to ensure conformance with traffic and crossing regulations;
  • Reports children who fail to cooperate;
  • Instructs children in the safe and correct way to cross streets and in ways to identify a potential traffic hazard;
  • Reports accidents, traffic violations and hazardous conditions.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

(The knowledge, skills and abilities listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list.)
  • Knowledge of traffic regulations;
  • Skill in use of tact and courtesy;
  • Ability and willingness to work in inclement weather;
  • Ability to work with children;
  • Ability to read and write;
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions;
  • Ability to maintain a high level of ethical standards;
  • Ability to demonstrate a high level of integrity and to be truthful at all times.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to:
High school graduation or a GED issued by a state department of education.

Knowledge of traffic regulations. Ability to work with children. Ability to follow written and oral instructions. Must possess tact and courtesy.

Valid driver's license.

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, credit check, child protective services registry check, driver's license check, pre-employment medical evaluation, tuberculosis test and public safety background check to the satisfaction of the employer.

Walking, good hearing, good vision. All duties may be performed with or without reasonable accommodations.


Panel interview; may include exercise.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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