• School Crossing Guard (On-going)

    Job ID
    # Positions
    External Closing Date
    Community Services
    Public Works Operations
    Closing Time
    4:30 pm EST.
    CAD $14.00/Hr.
    Posting Type
    CAD $15.00/Hr.
    Job Type
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    The Town of Richmond Hill has an opportunity for YOU!

    • Do you want to play an important role in your community?
    • Do you want to help keep children safe?
    • Various Locations available


    Keeping children safe is a priority for the Town of Richmond Hill. School Crossing Guards are a vital part of our community. They ensure the safe crossing of children as they travel to and from school. These highly dedicated men and women are working on the street every day assisting children.


    Main Job Duties:

    • Supervision of children
    • Responding to pedestrian inquiries and providing information, as required
    • Demonstrate the Town’s corporate values of service, collaboration, care, and courage
    • 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)

    Working Conditions:

    Employee works outdoors at an assigned intersection in all weather conditions (except lightening).  He or she may be exposed to heat, humidity, rain, snow, high winds, cold, icy or slippery walking conditions.  He or she is also exposed to traffic and pollution from car exhaust, as well as dust from the road.  Employee works with minimal supervision within established practices and procedures.  From time to time, he or she may have to work with demanding/angry drivers, parents or students.


    Physical Demands:

    Normal physical demands include:

    • Carrying a sign 2 – 5 pounds intermittently, for up to one hour at a time
    • Walking and standing throughout entire shift

     Employee must be alert and observant to changing traffic conditions and children waiting to cross.


    Work Schedule:

    Employee works 10 – 15 hours per week. 


    Please note: The successful candidate will be required to pass a Vulnerable Sector security clearance conducted by the York Regional Police Service before commencement of this position.   Additionally, a doctor’s note is required indicating that the candidate is able to carry out the duties based on the physical demands in the working conditions listed on this posting. 


    Daily travel allowance of $7.25/day if crossing location is greater than 1.2 km from your residence.


    HOURS OF WORK:  Up to 15 hours/week

                                      * plus seven additional paid statutory holidays

                                      * possible attendance bonus


    We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.  The Town 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. 


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