New Job Crossing Guard In Newfoundland And Labrador

Crossing Guard
Crossing Guard

Crossing Guard

Company : City of St. John's
Salary : $15.80–$16.55 an hour
Location : Newfoundland and Labrador

Full Description

Crossing Guard

Job Number:
Position Title:
Crossing Guard
Community Services
Appointment Status:
Employee Group:
Job Category:
Pedestrian & Traffic Management
$15.80 - $16.55/Hour
Closing Date:
July 3, 2023

Our City, Our Future

St. John's is a progressive city with a strong connection to the past and a positive outlook on the future. As one of the oldest cities in North America we have a unique history, but we are also a growing city with the needs and opportunities of a modern urban population. The City of St. John’s is committed to recruiting world-class talent and expertise to join our City staff, more than 1200 strong, who provide a vast array of valued services to the residents of St. John's and the metropolitan area. If you are an innovative thinker with a positive attitude and a commitment to quality, we want you to help us make St. John’s a city where people want to live and feel they belong.

The Opportunity

The City of St. John's is seeking responsible adults who are available to work for two hours a day and are interested in making a difference in their community. Crossing guards play an important role in keeping children safe on their way to and from school by assisting with the crossing of children in a safe and controlled environment. Crossing guards are designated to primary and elementary schools during school arrival and dismissal times specific to each location.


  • Ensure the safety of children crossing busy street intersections
  • Maintain a pleasant, courteous and helpful attitude toward children, their guardians and the general public at all times
  • Report dangerous driving, crossing practices or problems to the appropriate authorities
  • Escort children across the street using caution and displaying a crossing sign
  • Prevent children from crossing the street until it is safe to do so
  • Establish and maintain effective relations with the school children and the general public

Description disclaimer

The successful applicant will be required to participate in all training programs applicable to this position and other related work. The above statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job.


Successful candidates must be able to learn and apply traffic regulations, particularly those pertaining to pedestrian crosswalks; communicate clearly and effectively, and work on a daily basis in all weather conditions.

Additional Qualifications
Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (RNC) Criminal Record Screening Certificate AND Vulnerable Sector Check (or equivalent) – Dated within the last six months.

Working Conditions

Working outside in all weather conditions.

Hours of Work

This position works for (1) hour for the morning and (1) hour for each afternoon (2 hours per day), Monday - Friday (when school is in session).

Period of Employment
September 6, 2023 - June 20, 2024.

Additional Information
  • Training will be provided
  • Rain Clothing will be provided

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interview will be contacted. The City of St. John's does not accept applications in person, by email, fax or mail. Applications will be received up to 12:00 Midnight (Newfoundland Standard Time) on closing date.

This City of St. John's is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the
employment of a qualified workforce which reflects the community's diversity.