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Madison Metropolitan School District

Will you help our students safely cross streets? 

Five crossing guards wearing masks and bright yellow vests. One holds a stop sign.

We are so thankful for our local crossing guards and their commitment to keeping our students safe on their journey to and from school. We need more of them. Would you – or a grandparent or neighbor – consider stepping up and helping our students cross streets safely next school year? 

The City of Madison is recruiting candidates and has this to share: 

Are you or someone you know, looking for part-time work of 10-15 hours per week?  As a Crossing Guard, you will be providing a great service as a friendly face and kind presence to students each morning and afternoon. Are you responsible, dependable, enjoy kids and the outdoors? Then we want you providing for the safety of our school children for the 2022-2023 school year.

Starting pay is $18.09/hour (approximately $700+/month) plus regular raises and earned sick leave.  Work is Monday - Friday (no nights or holidays and enjoy summer/school breaks off). Flexibility is required for early release dates (including early release every Monday afternoon). This is a great job for the retiree, grandparent, or stay-at-home parent.

Beginning in late June/early July, a job description and application will be available at:  (search “hourly” positions for crossing guard link).  Please be sure to list on your application any experience you have directing/controlling children (including your own children or grandchildren).  Interviews will begin mid-August; employment begins approximately Wednesday, August 24, 2022. For information, contact the City of Madison Crossing Guard Supervisors at 266-4703.

The salary is good but the rewards of being a Madison Crossing Guard are priceless!