Crossing Guard (Part time-Melrose-$16/hour)

Dept of Conservation & Recreation (DCR) - Melrose, MA


Crossing Guards are part-time civilian personnel and must be at least 18 years old. They are responsible for assisting students and other pedestrians to safely cross DCR roadways by controlling vehicular traffic.

APPLICANTS SHOULD LIVE WITHIN 5 MILES OF MELROSE, and be able to provide their own transportation!

In addition, the ideal candidate must:

  • Be able to work well with others.
  • Report to their post on schedule and remain there for the required length of time.
  • Be visible to the public during school crossing times.
  • Must be properly attired at all times. All uniforms, including accessories, must be kept neat and clean.
  • Adhere to the proper procedures of crossing pedestrians.
  • Work in adverse weather conditions.
  • Stand or walk for prolonged periods of time.
  • Communicate effectively.

HOURS: Crossing Guard coverage is 7:00-8:30am and 2:15-3:30pm daily on days when school is in session.

Salary rate starts at $16/hour with annual pay increases.

Training and uniform will be provided.

All candidates for the position of Crossing Guard will be required to submit to CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information) and SORI (Sex Offender Record Information) background checks prior to their first day of employment.

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Salary: $16.00 /hour


  • Melrose, MA (Preferred)


  • Drivers license (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)


  • Morning (Required)
  • Mid-Day (Required)