City of Thunder Bay

School Crossing Guard

Job Post Information* : Posted Date 4 months ago(7/1/2020 12:01 AM)
Competition Number
INF-35-20
Department
Infrastructure & Operations
Posting Category
Open
Division
Central Support
Job Type
Casual
Number of Positions
Several
Affiliation
Non-Affiliated
Location
CA-ON-Thunder Bay
Min
CAD $14.21/Hr.
Max
CAD $15.10/Hr.
Pay Band
2
Effective Date
April 25, 2008
Supersedes Date
July 14, 2005
Closing Date
December 31, 2020

General Information:

 

As an equal opportunity employer, the City of Thunder Bay encourages applications from Indigenous 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 by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date. 

 

Job Description

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

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  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.

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Skills/Abilities:

  • 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

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  • 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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