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Job Details: On-Call Crossing Guard

Job Details
Open Date Mar 09 2021 - 04:32:00 PM Close Date Ongoing
Position Title On-Call Crossing Guard Posting Type Casual
Posting Status Active Position Length Casual
Department Group Clerks Hours per Week 0-24
Department Administration Openings Ongoing
Education High School Diploma    
Location City Hall
Salary Range $16.85 - $17.37
Union Position No





This is an on-call position reporting directly to the Crossing Guard Supervisor.  To be considered for this position, applicants must possess the following minimum qualifications:


Qualifications Required:

  • Experience working with children,
  • good physical condition, able to withstand extreme weather conditions,
  • fully conversant in the English language written and oral,
  • must have reliable transportation to be able to get to assigned crossing locations.


Summary of Position:

Ensures children’s safety at specified street crossings:

a)          Arrives at crossing at specified times and remains at crossing throughout the specified time,

b)          Must wear reflective safety vest and use a handheld Stop Sign,

c)          Must be able to hold up the hand held Stop Sign while reaching out the opposite arm while children are crossing for a duration of a few minutes.

d)          Escorts children across the street, ensuring all vehicles stop in accordance with proper procedure,

e)          Reports the description of the vehicle and driver, time and place of incident, and the license plate number of any vehicles refusing to stop,

f)           Reports consistently disobedient children to the Supervisor,

g)          Attends all scheduled crossing guard workshops.


Hourly rate is $16.85 and increasing to $17.37 after six months.  Pay in lieu of benefits of up to 12.25% is provided in addition to the base wage.  

Resumes and cover letters will be received online at on an ongoing basis.


The City of Woodstock is an equal opportunity employer.  Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process.  Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

Contact Us

© 2017 City of Woodstock P.O. Box 1539, 500 Dundas Street, Woodstock, ON N4S 0A7


Phone: 519-539-1291
Email: General Information

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