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Job Title:
School Crossing Guard - GENERAL APPLICATION POOL
Job Number:
J0423-0226
Job Code:
09F027
Job Category:
Transportation
Department:
Transportation & Transit Services
Location:
City Hall
Bargaining Unit:
CUPE
Job Type:
Part Time
Employment Type:
Replacement
Number of Positions:
1
Hours of Work:
Other
Salary:
$16.76/Hour


Opening Statement

The City of Kingston is grateful to experience the traditional territories of Anishinabek (Ah-nish-nah-beg), Haudenosaunee (Ho-den-o-show-nee) and Huron-Wendat (huron-wen·dat). Kingston is a smart, livable city in the heart of eastern Ontario. Its stable and diversified economy includes global corporations, innovative start-ups and all levels of government.

At the City of Kingston, we believe that diversity and inclusion are essential elements of a thriving workplace. We value the unique perspectives and experiences that each individual brings to our team. As we continue to grow, we are dedicated to creating an environment where all employees feel welcomed, respected, and empowered to contribute their best work. The City of Kingston views diversity as its strength and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds, including those from underrepresented communities.

As staff, you play a pivotal role in enhancing people's lives by delivering exceptional, customer-centered services of the highest quality. Within our highly ethical environment, you'll embrace accountability by consistently going above and beyond, actively listening to our customers, creatively addressing their needs, and maintaining unwavering respect for all individuals you serve. As a result, you'll become an integral part of our qualified and dynamic team, recognized for its compassion, excellence, integrity, inclusivity, and adaptability.

Position Summary

**PLEASE NOTE THIS JOB POSTING IS TO GENERATE AN APPLICANT POOL FOR FUTURE REGULAR AND RELIEF SCHOOL CROSSING GUARD POSITIONS**

**Note: Pay rates are based on 2023 rates**

The School Crossing Guard will assist and supervise school-age children with crossing roads in various locations of the municipality in a safe and professional manner.

Remain aware of traffic situations;

Display crossing sign and use caution while guiding children and families safely across roadways;

Ensure the safety of children crossing streets and intersections;

Maintain a pleasant, courteous and helpful attitude toward children, their guardians and the general public;

Model and reinforce proper behaviour and adherence to safety rules;

Report dangerous driving, crossing practices or issues to the appropriate authorities.

Qualifications, Competencies

Experience working with children and/or adolescents;

Must be able to obtain and maintain a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector;

Must demonstrate corporate competencies: Customer Focus, Results Orientation, Integrity, and Teamwork.

Skills, Abilities, Work Demands

Ability to make quick and accurate decisions while keeping in mind the safety of children;

Good observation skills and the ability to interact with children and the general public in a positive manner;

Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, relaying information in a clear and concise manner with the ability to handle stressful situations;

Must be available to work split shifts and be able to provide your own transportation;

Able to perform the essential duties of the job including standing for long periods of time, outdoors and in all weather conditions.

Closing Statement

Please inform us of any accommodations we need to make to ensure a barrier-free recruitment experience. Accommodations are available in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC)and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) at any stage in the recruitment process. We’re happy to provide more information if you email us at HRCity@cityofkingston.ca.

Please apply to Career Opportunities at: www.cityofkingston.ca/Careers
Your resumé must demonstrate how you meet position requirements. Please upload to your profile any educational Degrees, Diplomas and/or Certificates that are relevant and required for the position. We thank all who apply, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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