Clark County looking for crossing guards ahead of new school year

File photo of crossing guard stopping traffic for those using crosswalk
File photo of crossing guard stopping traffic for those using crosswalk(FOX5)
Published: Jun. 28, 2022 at 4:21 PM PDT|Updated: Aug. 4, 2022 at 1:39 PM PDT
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UPDATE (Aug. 8) -- Clark County said it is still short about 80 crossing guards before school starts on Aug. 8.

The county said there is an “immediate need” for crossing guards, especially in the southwest Las Vegas Valley, Spring Valley and neighborhoods in the central Las Vegas Valley.

Candidates can email their name and phone number to The Crossing Guard Company contracts with Clark County to provide crossing guard services

Original story: LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) -With the new school year starting in just over a month, not only is there a shortage of teachers, but there is also a need for crossing guards.

Clark County says hundreds of crossing guards are needed throughout Clark County and neighboring cities.

In a release, Clark County said crossing guards usually work close to where they live, earn $15 an hour and work around an hour in the morning and an hour in the afternoon. Successful applicants must be 18 years old, pass an agility and balance assessment, and complete fingerprinting and drug/alcohol screening requirements.

Hiring events will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the following locations:

  • Monday, July 25 – Aloha Shores behind the Rainbow Library in the northwest valley, 7550 W Sauer Drive, Las Vegas, 89128
  • Tuesday, July 26 – Heritage Park, 350 S Racetrack Rd Henderson, 89015
  • Wednesday, July 27 – Desert Breeze Park, 8275 Spring Mountain Road, Las Vegas, NV 89147
  • Thursday, July 28 – Freedom Park, 850 N. Mojave Road, Las Vegas, 89101

Those interested in applying should email their name and phone number to