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Albany Police Department
Tuesday January 6th, 2015 :: 01:17 p.m. EST


The APD is Currently Hiring Crossing Guards.

The Albany Police Department is currently seeking qualified candidates interested in becoming a School Crossing Officer.

School Crossing Officers work for short periods in the morning, noon, and afternoon when children are traveling to and from school. School Crossing Officers play a major role in safeguarding the passage of school children across heavily traveled streets.

Typical Work Activities:
• Walks with children across heavily traveled streets or stops traffic to allow the passage of children to and from school.
• Uses authorized signals to regulate vehicular and pedestrian traffic.
• Notes violations and reports them to the police department.
• Keeps such records and makes necessary reports.
• Performs related work as required.

Full Performance Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Personal Characteristics:
• Working knowledge of traffic laws and regulations
• Ability to exercise judgment and be alert to detect possible danger to children
• Ability to work in the open under varying climate conditions
• Ability to deal successfully with children, police officers, and the general public and exercise mature judgment.
• Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
• Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

Anyone interested should contact Sergeant James Mahoney at 462-8783.

Albany Police Department
165 Henry Johnson Boulevard
Albany, NY 12210

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 518-438-4000

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