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Crossing Guard

City of Mississauga
Various, Mississauga, Ontario
Hourly Rate/Salary: $18.00 
Closing date
Sep 30, 2024

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Job Summary

Love kids and being outdoors? Want to be a part of the school community?

A part time job for just a few hours of the day. Here's the opportunity for you! We are hiring Crossing Guards for various locations in Mississauga.

Your main responsibilities include helping pedestrians, especially students, safely cross roads near schools. You'll explain safety rules, ensure compliance with traffic and safety laws, and wear provided safety gear. If needed, you might assist in training other crossing guards.

To be successful, you should be physically fit to stand and walk with a stop sign in various weather conditions for up to an hour. Good hearing, eyesight, and communication skills are essential. You'll work independently without constant supervision and need to be available for three shifts each weekday during the school year. While having a vehicle is a plus, it is not mandatory. The shifts total up to 3.5 hours a day within an 8-hour window. Your role is crucial for maintaining safety at school.

Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Supervisor, Crossing Guards the successful candidate:
  • Assists pedestrians in safely crossing roadways at designated school crossings.
  • Communicates rules of safe crossing to both students and adults.
  • Must ensure compliance to the Highway Traffic Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, and the City's Respectful Workplace Policy etc.
  • Must wear supplied safety clothing and use all safety equipment as per training by the Supervisor, Crossing guards and /or Team Leader, Crossing Guards and/or Field Leader/Crossing Guards.
  • May assist in training other crossing guards if requested.
  • Must report incidents at the crossing to the supervisor, following up with the school officials and/or Peel Regional Police as directed by Supervisor.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Must be in good physical condition in order to be able to stand and walk holding a stop sign for up to one hour at a time in all weather conditions.
  • Must demonstrate good hearing and eyesight.
  • Should have good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must be able to work independently without direct day to day supervision.
  • Must be available Monday to Friday during the school year for 3 shifts per day (at school entry; at school lunch break, at school dismissal) as per the provided hours of duty.
  • Access to a vehicle is an asset.
  • You will be working 3 shifts consisting of up to 3.5 hours a day, during an 8 hour window.
  • A Vulnerable Sector Check (Level 3) will be required of the successful candidate, at their own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has notbeen granted.

Hourly Rate/Salary:$18.00
Hours of Work:up to 17.5 hours /week
Work Location:Various
Department/Division/Section:T&W/Transportation&Works Dept,T&W/Traffic Mgt & Municipal Parking Div,Traffic Services & Road Safety
Non-Union/Union: Non Union

We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. You can alsocheck your application status in your candidate profile online.

All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
The City of Mississauga is committed to creating a respectful and supportive workplace that fosters a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion which broadly reflects the communities and residents we serve. Throughout the employee life cycle, the City is working to include an EDI lens to attract, retain and support the growth of diverse talent.

Learn more about the City’s commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion .

The City of Mississauga is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to removing barriers in our selection process for people with visible and invisible disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.

If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please contact us at with any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.

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