Darien Police just announced a crossing guard job has opened in town. The job is part-time, from approximately 8 to 9 a.m. and 2:45 to  3:45 p.m., Monday through Friday. The compensation is $44.50 per day.
Under the general supervision of the Darien Police Department Administrative Lieutenant, the school crossing guard monitors traffic and assists children to cross streets safely on a seasonal basis before and after school.
Essential duties include receiving initial training from the Darien Police Training Division in the form of video instruction as well as on site traffic control instruction and demonstration. As children arrive, the crossing guard takes them safely across the street, watching traffic closely and stopping vehicles when necessary
The jobs necessary knowledge, skills and abilities include:


  • Great responsibility for the use of discretion and independent judgment in the safe crossing of children.

  • Ability to use accurate judgment of traffic flow, speed and direction of travel; regular use of hand-held stop sign and reflective vest.

  • Regular and prompt attendance is essential.

  • Mental effort is required daily.


The job is performed outside and is subject to exposure to the elements such as heat, cold, and wet conditions. Job involves walking and standing for periods of time, constant visual observation is required to fulfill job responsibilities. Job is subject to exposure to environmental and/or physical hazards.
Application Procedure Please complete the Darien Employment Application and mail to Ms. Karen Dunn, Human Resources Department, Town of Darien, 2 Renshaw Road, Darien, CT 06820 (or email to 
kdunn@darienct.gov ).
The Town of Darien Employment Application is available at  http://www.darienct.gov/HR  , or you may call (203) 656-7338 to request an Application Form be mailed to you.

The Town of Darien is an equal opportunity employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Town will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourage both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the Town when necessary.