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Title Assistant Director of Recreation
Type Full-Time
Compensation Starting at $50,000/year, depends on experience & qualifications

Recreation Department office hours are weekdays from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. However, a staggered 40-hour per week schedule will be assigned to occasionally provide evening coverage until 8:00 pm. Employee will be required to work and attend occasional evening and weekend activities, meetings, programs, and pool operations.

Job Summary

Assists in the planning, promotion, organization and administration of Recreation Department youth/adult/senior programs; Chisholm Community Center scheduling and operation; special events; Community Pool; summer camps; park/playground projects; field scheduling/usage; coach development; oversees the hiring process for summer staff; and other duties as assigned. Along with the Director of Recreation, supervision is exercised over seasonal and part-time employees, as well as volunteers.

A complete job description with required qualifications and experience is available for download below.

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Title School Crossing Guard
Type Part-Time
Compensation $17.05/hour

School Crossing Guards work approximately 10-15 hours per week, Monday through Friday, during the regular school year at designated locations in the township assisting elementary, middle and high school students.

Example Schedule:

7:15- 8:45 am & 2:30-4:00 pm
7:30-9:00 am & 2:30-4:00 pm

  • Times vary by school
  • Times are subject to change on ½ day school schedules
Job Summary

The Township is currently recruiting for several School Crossing Guards in the Police Department. You can be an important member of a successful team of individuals committed to the safety of schoolchildren in your community.

Job Description:

Crossing guards assist children in crossing the street on their way to and from school. Crossing guards provide safe crossings of the roadways and model appropriate street skills and behavior for children. They do this by:

  • Choosing good times to step into the street to create gaps in traffic
  • Standing in the roadway with STOP paddle continuously raised to shoulder height to show that pedestrians are using the crosswalk. Stands for several hours.
  • Verbally directing children across the street
  • Recognizing and communicating potentially dangerous traffic situations and hazards in the environment

Education, Training and Experience


  1. Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent. Or Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school.
  2. Must be 18 years of age or older.
  3. Must be a U.S. citizen and a New Jersey resident.
  4. Must successfully pass a thorough criminal history and background check.
  5. Valid Driver’s License may be required.

Training and equipment will be provided:

  • Must successfully pass 2 hours of classroom training and 20 hours on the job training.
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The Township of Springfield is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment are considered without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, nationality, ancestry, sex/gender, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, civil union status, domestic partnership status, familial status, religion, atypical heredity cellular or blood trait, genetic information, liability for service in the Armed Forces of the United States or disability.

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