TAMPA, Fla. — Hillsborough County is still missing more than half of the school crossing guards they need to start the school year. 

This comes after county commissioners voted in April to have more crossing guards in elementary and middle schools, ultimately adding 91 new positions for the 2019 school year. 

In the meantime, the sheriff’s office will step in to direct traffic and help children cross the street.

County officials say these positions will remain open until all spots are full. 

Requirements to apply are: 

  • No visible tattoos on face
  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions 
  • No felony convictions
  • No illegal drug use within the past 36 months  
  • No illegal drug sale within lifetime   

The part-time position starts at $11.86 an hour with two shifts per day. 

For more information, and a cross guard application, head to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office website.