City of Thunder Bay

School Crossing Guard - Casual

Job Post Information* : Posted Date 5 months ago(1/2/2024 12:01 AM)
Competition Number
Infrastructure, Development & Operations
Posting Category
Central Support
Job Type
Number of Positions
CA-ON-Thunder Bay
CAD $17.34/Hr.
CAD $18.05/Hr.
Pay Band
Closing Date
June 28, 2024

 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 & Corporate Safety 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.


PRIVACY: Personal information on this form is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, c. 302, as amended, and will be used to determine eligibility for employment. Questions about this collection of personal information should be directed to the Human Resources & Corporate Safety Division, 125 Syndicate Ave Suite 42, Thunder Bay, Ontario, P7E 6H8, Telephone: 625-3866


Application forms must reference the competition number and be submitted to Human Resources by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date. 




Please ensure you indicate your availability in your application.



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.



  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



  • Part-time
  • Must be available to work split shifts during the school day, between the hours of 8:00-9:00 am and 2:00-4:00 pm



  • 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


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