Crossing Guard

Transportation Services Division Kitchener, Canada


Crossing Guard

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Job Code


Posting Date

December 12, 2022

Closing Date


Job Status

Continuous Part-Time


The City of Kitchener is a vibrant and dynamic city of approximately 270,000, in the heart of southwestern Ontario. As the largest municipality in Waterloo Region, Kitchener continues to be poised for development and growth, enhancing its reputation as a leader in city-building and innovation, with nationally recognized strategies to build its neighbourhoods, its digital infrastructure and its diverse economy.


The City of Kitchener is WHERE you want to work! Learn more about the top reasons to join us:

Why work at the City of Kitchener


Position Overview:

As a Crossing Guard you will assist in the safe movement of school children in crossing roadways at designated points by observing gaps in traffic, assuming right-of-way and indicating when it is safe to cross.



  • Assists children on their way to and from school in safely crossing roadways and intersections by stopping vehicular traffic on roadways at designated points.
  • Watches for gaps in traffic and walks children across the roadway or intersection while holding a "stop" sign in such a manner as to be visible to approaching vehicles.
  • Advises children of unsafe behavior.
  • Reports suspicious persons loitering near crossings.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.



  • Must have some secondary school education.
  • Must have up to 1 month related experience.
  • Must have strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to work in a variety of weather conditions in all seasons.
  • Must be able to work with youth.
  • Must provide a satisfactory police reference check (vulnerable sector) at their own expense as a condition of employment.
  • Must be willing to undergo a Medical check to ensure that the potential candidate is fit for duty as a condition of employment.
  • The ability to travel to various locations within the City may be required.


We continually review applications for a wide range of locations within the City of Kitchener. 

 Currently we have immediate needs here:

  • Williamsburg Area
  • Country Hills Area

The City of Kitchener is committed to an equity-driven, inclusive, accessible, and barrier-free recruitment and selection process, and to ensuring our workforce reflects the full diversity of the community we serve. We welcome applications from Indigenous, Black, racialized and 2SLGBTQ+ persons, as well as other equity deserving groups.


We will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Human Rights Code and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please contact Human Resources at [email protected], or 519-741-2200 ext. 7261 to make your needs known, so that we can support your full and equal participation throughout the hiring process.


We appreciate the interest of all applicants. Only candidates whose skills, experience and qualifications meet the requirements of the position will be contacted.


Please note that as per Human Resources Policy HUM-HIR-110, "Employment of Relatives of Staff Members and Elected Officials":

"The immediate relatives of staff of the Human Resources Division, all Directors, General Managers, or the Chief Administrative Officer and Elected Officials shall not be employed by the City in any capacity.

The immediate relatives of all other Management personnel shall not be employed where such employment would be:

1. within the same Department in the case of permanent full-time, temporary full-time and part-time classifications.

2. within the same Division in the case of students."



Development Services


Transportation Services

Union Affiliation


Number of Positions


Hours of Work

Hours of work may vary: 8:00 am to 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm (approximately)







Salary Range

$19.95 - $20.65 per hour