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Crossing Guards

City of Albuquerque Crossing Guards help students and parents cross the street to and from school daily during the school year.

City of Albuquerque Crossing Guards is a division within the Youth & Family Services Department and consists of approximately 150 part time employees.

Ongoing Hiring Opportunities

Help keep our communities safe.

  • Part-time seasonal paid positions

  • Holidays and weekends off

  • Fulfillment by working with our communities

Crossing guard smiling and holding up stop sign

Position Summary

Guards under general supervision, will be assigned street crossings during scheduled shifts. Guards will direct the action of children, pedestrians, and traffic to ensure a safe crossing.

Position Requirements

  • Working conditions are out of doors, subject to varying weather conditions such as wind, dust, rain, snow etc.
  • Good Vision, hearing and mobility
  • Be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Be able to do multiple things at once
  • Detect and anticipate possible dangers
  • Control vehicular and pedestrian traffic
  • Be reliable and on time
  • Must like to work with children and the community
  • Must pass background check and drug test

Pay and Benefits

  • This is a temporary position.
  • The Salary is $15.00 per shift
  • We follow APS school schedule, which includes all holiday and vacation times
  • Opportunities may be available for crossings shifts at other city events.

Interested in Becoming a School Crossing Guard?

Richard Deichsel - Crossing Guard Division Supervisor

(M) (505) 768-2670

[email protected]

Crossing Guard holding signs to slow traffic down