School Crossing Guards

Posted 2 months ago

School Crossing Guards

Job-Type: Part-time

Salary: $15.38/hour (Total work per day will be 4.5 hours but incumbent will be paid for 7 hours /day)

Job Locations:

Avonwick Gate and Cassandra Boulevard

Oasis Boulevard and Pinoak Street

Balliol St and Cleveland

Rolph Rd and Sutherland

Markham and Eglinton

Davenport and Salem

Ranleigh and Mount Pleasant Road

Millwood Rd and Beesborough Dr

Cleveland Street and Davisville

Dufferin St and Florence St

Millwood Rd and Hanna Ave

Donlands Ave and Plains Rd

Work Hours:

Mondays  – Fridays

7:30 am – 9:00 am

11:30 am – 1:00 pm

2:45 pm – 4:15 pm

Position Overview

The Crosswalk Safety Ambassador (School Crossing) is responsible for assisting children and pedestrians crossing streets at designated times and locations in accordance with laws and traffic control guidelines pertaining to school crossing areas and pedestrian safety.


Assist elementary school children in crossing roads safely at designated school crossing locations in accordance with the Ontario Highway Traffic Act, the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Company Guidelines.

Learn and understand the SOP’s for each school/site they are working at

Arrive on time at designated post

Perform school crossing guard duties in accordance to all training and equipment requirements

Establish a good rapport with the surrounding community and schools in the School Crossing guard area by interacting with members of the public in a friendly, professional, respectful, and approachable manner.

Ensure workplace is kept clean and tidy

Remain at designated crossing site at all times during the designated work hours of 3 segments per day

Coordinate the flow of pedestrians across selected intersection(s) with the flow of vehicular traffic and traffic control devices (where applicable)

Ensure uniforms are clean and properly worn

Obey all established traffic safety regulations to ensure children and pedestrians are assisted in crossing roadways at designated locations

Wear mandatory safety equipment supplied by the company at all times while on duty.

Must demonstrate a good sense of judgment to be able to determine timing for safe entry into the flow of traffic and be capable of crossing the roadway in a quick, orderly and safe manner.

Exercise appropriate authority in a confident, decisive, firm, understanding and fair manner to require approaching vehicles to stop at their crossings.

Report and document any problems, e.g. weather conditions, children, and motorists, to Supervisor of Crossing Guards.

Must be punctual and stay for the entire scheduled shift time.

Apply safety precautions and procedures in the performance of duties in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Company Policies.

Perform other duties as assigned.


Staff who successfully complete the recruitment process will be required to submit a vulnerable sectors check

Must possess a smart phone with data

Superior customer service skills and the ability to work with minimal supervision are

imperative, as the successful candidate will be working with a wide variety of individuals including children, City residents and the public, and will need to immediately report any concerns to supervisory staff.

Demonstrate a good sense of judgment to be able to determine timing for safe entry into the flow of traffic.

Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Highway Traffic Act.

Must be dependable, available, physically fit, of good character and possess an understanding of young people.

Must be willing to work in all forms of weather, including extremes of heat, humidity, cold, rain, snow, sleet, and wind and be capable of working under all types of road conditions, exposure to traffic noise and exhaust from vehicles.

Posting Expiry Date: August 31, 2019 or when position is filled


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