School Crossing Guard

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Job Title: School Crossing Guard
Job Number:  J0119-1254
Job Code:  09F027
Job Category:  Licensing & Enforcement
Department:  Planning, Building & Licensing
Bargaining Unit:  CUPE
Job Type:  Part Time
Employment Type:  Replacement
Number of Positions:  0
Hours of Work:  Other
Salary:  $15.95/Hour
Date Posted:  February 5, 2019
Closing Date:  February 19, 2019

Opening Statement

Kingston’s vision of being a smart, livable 21st century city is fast becoming reality. History and innovation thrive in our dynamic city located along the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, an easy drive from Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal, in the heart of eastern Ontario. With a stable and diversified economy that includes global corporations, innovative startups and all levels of government, Kingston’s high quality of life offers access to world-class education and research institutions, advanced healthcare facilities, affordable living and vibrant entertainment and tourism activities.

Position Summary

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

Completion of High School (Grade 12) Diploma or equivalent;

Experience working with children and/or adolescents;

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

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 apply to Career Opportunities at: Your resumé must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements of the position. Please upload to your profile, any educational Degrees, Diplomas and/or Certificates that are relevant and required for the position you are applying to. We thank all of those who apply, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. The City of Kingston is committed to fostering a positive and progressive workforce reflecting the citizens we serve. We provide equitable treatment and accommodation to ensure barrier-free employment in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. You can request for accommodation related to the protected grounds at any stage of the City's hiring process, i.e., application, assessment and placement. If you are an individual with a disability and you need accommodation in applying for this position, please email us at, quoting the Job Number and the Job Title. If you are invited to participate in the assessment process, we ask that you provide your accommodation needs in advance at that time. Please be advised that you may be requested to provide medical/other documentation to Human Resources to ensure that appropriate accommodation is provided to you. Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Personal information, as defined by the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA), including (but not limited to) the applicant’s name, contact information, resume and other documents submitted, etc., is collected and will be used in accordance with MFIPPA and all other relevant privacy legislation. The personal information submitted by applicants is collected through a website hosted by Njoyn on behalf of the Corporation of the City of Kingston (the “City”) and will be used by City staff to maintain a inventory of potential candidates and for use in considering applicants for an identified employment opportunity. Questions regarding the collection, used, disclosure, and disposal of the personal information collected shall be directed to:

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