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The Village of Algonquin, IL

Welcome to the website for the Village of Algonquin!

Now Hiring: School Crossing Guard (Part-Time)

Help Us Keep Our Community Safe!

Become a Crossing Guard Today!

Location:        Longmeadow Parkway/Sleepy Hollow Road intersection

Hours:             7:30am - 9:00am and 2:00pm - 4:00pm (on early release days: 11:30am - 1:30pm) during the school year only.

Pay Rate:        $15.00 / hour

Are you passionate about the safety of our community's children?  Are you looking for a fulfilling part-time job that makes a difference in your community?  We are seeking a dedicated and responsible individual to join our team as a crossing guard.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Safely guide children across streets and intersections.
  • Monitor traffic flow to ensure the safety of all pedestrians.
  • Communicate effectively with children, parents, and school staff.
  • Uphold traffic laws and school policies to maintain a secure environment.


  • A strong sense of responsibility and commitment to child safety.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods and work in various weather conditions.
  • No prior experience required; training will be provided.

To Apply: 

Interested candidates are required to complete and submit an employment application. Mailed or dropped off applications will not be accepted.