School Department

Crossing guards provide essential public safety by ensuring safe student crossing at intersections along the routes to school.

  • Uniforms and on-the-job training provided
  • Access to a motor vehicle is preferred but not required
  • Work both mornings and afternoons based on school year calendar
  • Must pass a pre-employment CORI and drug screen
Application Procedure: 

Applications are available at, and must be submitted to, the Somerville City Hall Personnel Office. You can also email resumes along with a statement of interest. Please direct any questions to School Safety Officer Joseph Teves at (617) 625-1600 x7248 or [email protected]

City Hall Personnel Office
93 Highland Avenue
Somerville MA 02143
Fax: 617-666-4426
TTY: 1-866-808-4851
Email: [email protected]

City of Somerville residents are especially encouraged to apply.

The City of Somerville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability or any other protected category. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities free of charge, upon request.

Part Time (Mornings and Afternoons)
Application Start Date: 
Tuesday, January 1, 2019
Application End Date: 
Wednesday, April 1, 2020