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Job Title School Crossing Guard
Posting Id 196
Number of Positions 30 
Department Community Services
Division Public Works Operations
Shift Monday to Friday 
Rate of Pay $14.25 - $14.25 Hourly
Job Length/End Date          Permanent Parttime 
Job Type Part Time
Posting Type Internal and External
Posting Date 01/01/2020  
Application Deadline 12/31/2020  
Position Summary

School Crossing Guards are responsible for ensuring the safety of children crossing the street as they travel to and from school.  They are also responsible for reporting any incidents relating to drivers or pedestrians at the corner they are servicing. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Supervision of children
  • Responding to pedestrian inquiries and providing information, as required
  • Spreading salt/sand mixture around sidewalk and cross walk area during winter months to melt ice and improve traction
  • Performing administrative duties (i.e. accident or incident reports)
Required Skills/Knowledge
  • Carrying a sign 2 – 5 pounds intermittently, for up to one hour at a time
  • Walking and standing throughout entire shift
  • Ability to be alert and observant to changing traffic conditions and ch
  • Must be able to work in adverse weather conditions
  • Must provide a medical certificate confirming ability to carry out duties and physical demands (as outlined above)
  • Must have good communication skills
  • Must be regular and punctual in attendanceildren waiting to cross.
  • Demonstrates good judgment and makes sound decisions
  • Shows commitment to personal growth, development, and leadership opportunities
  • Shares new ideas and challenges the status quo
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate with honesty, openness, respect, and trust
  • Takes initiative to participate in a culture of learning, mentoring, and sharing
  • Contributes to building and being a part of a positive culture
  • Demonstrate the City’s corporate values of service, collaboration, care, and courage


Leadership Competencies
  • Demonstrates personal leadership
  • Builds people and culture
  • Cultivates open communication
  • Shapes the future
  • Navigates and leads through complexity and change


The City of Richmond Hill is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please advise Human Resources if you require an accommodation.