Chief's Page

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Open during regular business hours 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday

12099 Government Center Parkway
Fairfax, VA 22035

Colonel Edwin C. Roessler Jr. ,
Chief of Police

Crossing Guard Program

Crossing Guard

There are 196 public schools and centers in Fairfax County.  These include 139 elementary schools, 26 middle and secondary schools, 22 high schools and 9 alternative high schools and special education centers.

The mission of the crossing guard is to create the safest environment possible for school children and other residents as they walk, or bike, to and from school. Crossing guards work:

  • Part-time, school specific
  • Ten hours per week

Crossing guard responsibilities include:

  • Controlling traffic to ensuring safe movement of students to and from school
  • Monitoring operations of flashing lights during opening and closing times and report malfunctions
  • Reporting hazardous traffic conditions at student crossing locations
  • High school graduate, or state-issued G.E.D.
  • Knowledge of traffic regulations
  • Ability and willingness to work in inclement weather
  • Ability to work with children
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions
  • Courteous to children and families
  • Pay plan S, S-10
  • Range can be found on Department of Human Resources Classification & Compensations page
  • Uniforms are provided
  • Training is provided
  • Annual and sick leave are earned and accrued according to hours worked
  • Mileage reimbursed
  • Health plan enrollment optional if employee has more than two crossings
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