Relief School Crossing Guard (Up to 2)

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Relief School Crossing Guard (Up to 2)
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Transportation Services
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Date Posted:
August 3, 2022
Closing Date:
December 31, 2022

Opening Statement

We acknowledge that the City of Kingston is situated on traditional Anishinabek (Ah- nish-in-ah-bay), Haudenosaunee (Ho-den-o-show-nee) and Huron-Wendat (huron-wen·dat) territory and is the home of many Indigenous peoples. We are grateful to reside and work on this land.

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. Kingstonians enjoy a high quality of life with access to world-class education and research institutions, advanced healthcare facilities, affordable living and vibrant entertainment and tourism activities.

We take our core values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Pride seriously and apply these standards to everything we do. We foster a working environment that reflects our community’s diversity and respects people’s dignity, ideas and beliefs. The City of Kingston views diversity as its strength and encourages people from all backgrounds, including but not limited to women, racialized groups, Indigenous peoples, Persons with Disabilities and persons who identify as members *2SLGBTQ+ communities, to apply.

Position Summary

**Please note this is a Relief School Crossing Guard position**

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

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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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