The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is seeking qualified men and women in Polk County who desire to work as substitute crossing guards this year around Central Florida.
Substitute school crossing guards are needed in the following areas: Auburndale, Highland City, Lake Wales, Winter Haven, and the Four Corners area.
Anyone interested in applying in east Polk, including Auburndale, Lake Wales, Four Corners, Winter Haven, should contact Supervisor Courtney Branch at (863) 534-7300 ext. 109.
Anyone interested in applying in west Polk (Highland City) should contact Supervisor Heather Strafford at (863) 534-7300 ext. 108.
Applicants should be available to work for one hour in the morning and for 30 minutes in the afternoon when scheduled to work a crossing.
School Crossing Guard services are provided by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office through funds provided by the Polk County Board of County Commissioners. This vital program provides adult crossing guards at selected hazardous school crossings to ensure the safety of our elementary school children walking to and from school.