The City of Hoboken is seeking to hire crossing guards for the 2023-2024 scholastic year, with pay starting at $16 per hour and increasing to $17 per hour after one year on the job.
“Becoming a crossing guard is a wonderful opportunity for young people interested in a career in the public safety field, active retires looking for part-time work, or anyone looking to serve their community,” Public Safety Director Ken Ferrante said in a statement.
“As part of the Hoboken Police Department, crossing guards are a crucial part of public safety helping to ensure that children from across the community are safe and I thank all of those who are interested in applying to be part of our team.”
Crossing guard positions in Hoboken are part-time, under the direction of the Hoboken Police Department, and include 25-hour work weeks, sick and vacation time, and holiday pay when applicable.
Applicants must be at least 18 years old, pass a background check, be able to deal with children of all ages, remain calm and decisive in emergencies, and respond to resident inquiries and complaints.
Those hired will receive at least 20 hours of training by the Hoboken Police Department.
For more information about the role or to submit an application for crossing guard and other open positions in the City of Hoboken, click here.