City of Thunder Bay

  • School Crossing Guard

    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 4 months ago(7/5/2019 4:00 PM)
    Competition Number
    Infrastructure & Operations
    Posting Category
    Central Support
    Job Type
    Number of Positions
    CA-ON-Thunder Bay
    CAD $14.21/Hr.
    CAD $15.10/Hr.
    Effective Date
    April 25, 2008
    Supersedes Date
    July 14, 2005
    Closing Date
    December 13, 2019
  • General Information:


    As an equal opportunity employer, the City of Thunder Bay encourages applications from Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minority groups and women.


    ONTARIO HUMAN RIGHTS CODE:  It is a contravention of the Human Rights Code of Ontario to discriminate on the basis of: race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, disability, age, record of offences, gender identity or gender expression.  Therefore, a resume submitted to the City must not include references to any of the above characteristics.  Do not include: 

    • Photos
    • Any certificates that have photo identification
    • Driver’s licences
    • Police records checks

    Note: The above documentation will be requested by the Human Resources & Division should you be the successful applicant.  If a Criminal Record Check is required it will be requested by Human Resources should you be the successful applicant.  Please do not submit your Criminal Record Check with your application.


    ACCOMMODATION:  Reasonable accommodations are available upon request for all parts of the recruitment process.


    Application forms must reference the competition number and be submitted to Human Resources.


    Job Description


    Under the general supervision of the Field Supervisor - Crossing Guards, is responsible for the safety of children crossing the street at designated school crossings.



    1. Controls traffic and obeys all regulations to ensure safe crossing of school children at designated roadways.
    2. Documents incidents and reports same to supervisor.
    3. Uses and wears all required safety equipment and clothing.
    4. Abides by Highway Traffic Act, Health and Safety Act and City policies and procedures.




    • Must be capable of understanding the Highway Traffic Act and written instructions and procedures
    • Must be able to stand outdoors for up to one and one half hours in any type of weather, and be physically capable of quick movement in case of emergency
    • Ability to communicate effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing 


    • Must successfully undergo a Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC)
    • Must successfully undergo a work fitness test as required by the Corporation
    • Must meet Ministry of Transportation Vision Standards with respect to visual acuity and horizontal visual field (‘G’ Class)
    • Must execute an employment contract
    • Must be able to travel to various locations throughout the City, as required
    • Must be available to work during the school day


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