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Sep 29, 2021

PCSO in need of crossing guards at various locations in Polk

Media Contact: Carrie Horstman, Administrator

The Polk County Sheriff's Office is seeking qualified men and women in various locations in Polk County who desire to work as part-time and substitute crossing guards.

The location in need of part-time crossing guards is at the Davenport School of the Arts. 

Anyone interested in applying for the Davenport school crossing guard position should contact Supervisor Courtney Branch at (863) 534-7300 ext. 109.

The locations in need of substitute crossing guards are in Lake Wales and Lakeland. 

Anyone interested in applying for the Lake Wales or Lakeland substitute school crossing guard positions 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.