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Photo of crossing guard.The Baltimore County Police Department needs men and women to serve as school crossing guards. If you have been thinking of a way to become more involved in your community while getting paid to do so, this is the time to act. Parents, grandparents, college students or anyone who wants to help insure the safety of children to and from school are encouraged to apply by August 30.

  • The pay is $13.43 per hour and the time commitment is only two hours daily, Monday through Friday.
  • When schools have off due to inclement weather, so do you, without loss of pay.
  • You incur paid leave as you gain years of experience.
  • You may receive paid national and state holidays from September through June.
  • Equipment and uniforms are free of charge.

Those wishing to apply to the Baltimore County Police Department for the position of crossing guard need to be at least 18 years old. All applicants will undergo a background check, including fingerprinting.

This is the perfect part-time job for stay-at-home parents, retirees and those with a little extra time in the morning and afternoon. The best part of the job is the satisfaction of knowing that you play a major role in keeping the children in your neighborhood safe in their travels. 

Additional information about the School Guard Team and how to apply to become a Baltimore County crossing guard are available online.

Photo of crossing guard.The Baltimore County Police Department needs men and women to serve as school crossing guards. There is an increase in the demand throughout the entire county, but due to road development and traffic concerns, the need is especially great in the central sections of Baltimore County. If you have been thinking of a way to become more involved in your community while getting paid to do so, this is the time to act.

Parents, grandparents, college students or anyone who wants to help insure the safety of children to and from school are encouraged to apply. The pay is $13.04 per hour and the time commitment is only two hours daily, Monday through Friday. When schools have off due to inclement weather, so do you, without loss of pay. Additionally, you incur paid leave as you gain years of experience. You may receive paid national and state holidays from September through June. You will be given your equipment and uniforms free of charge.

Those wishing to apply to the Baltimore County Police Department for the position of crossing guard need to be at least 18 years old. All applicants will undergo a background check, including fingerprinting.

This is the perfect part-time job for stay-at-home parents, retirees and those with a little extra time in the morning and afternoon. The best part of the job is the satisfaction of knowing that you play a major role in keeping the children in your neighborhood safe in their travels. 

Additional information about the School Guard Team and how to apply to become a Baltimore County crossing guard are available online.

Baltimore County Crossing Guard Retires After Nearly 55 Years
Helped Children at Arbutus Elementary School Stay Safe

Nearly 55 years ago, Catherine Drenner joined the Police Department as a Traffic Crossing Guard, and now she has decided it is time to move on.

Mrs. Drenner spent a portion of those years taking care of the children who attended the Arbutus Elementary School as they went to and from school.

Little did the mother of five know on March 14, 1961, that she would be a part of the lives of many children over the next 54 plus years.

According to Mrs. Drenner, this was the perfect part-time job for her as she raised her children. However, she never thought she would stay so long at the job. As she said in her letter to Officer Linda Mabry “Time flies when you’re having fun.”

Police Chief Jim Johnson remarked that “We are fortunate here in Baltimore County to have dedicated people like Catherine, to watch over our greatest asset, our children.”

Mrs. Drenner and her dedication to the children of Baltimore County will be missed. We wish her a happy “retirement” and thank you.

Police Chief Jim Johnson presenting Catherine Drenner a certificate of
appreciation for her nearly 55 years of service as a Baltimore County School Crossing Guard
 
 
Revised June 27, 2017