On-Call Crossing Guard

Woodstock, ON, Canada
Part Time
Entry Level
Reporting to: Crossing Guard Supervisor
Department: Clerks
Classification: Part Time; Unionized
Salary Range: As per Grade 3: $17.19/hour - $17.72/hour
Starting Date: TBD
Application Deadline: Ongoing

Why City of Woodstock?

When you work for the City, you get to be part of an incredible team of dedicated people with a range of skills and experiences to share. Our team works together to help build a strong, connected community where people have access to the services they need, while enjoying a relaxed lifestyle. Other great benefits to working at the City of Woodstock:
  • Join a growing and dynamic organization offering rewarding careers,
  • Competitive Wages
  • Option to join a Defined Contribution Benefit Pension Plan (OMERS) where employee contributions (9%) are matched by the City
  • Training opportunities to support you in this role.
  • And a great working environment for individuals committed to making a difference, just to name a few.


Ensures children’s safety at specified street crossings:
    1. Arrives at crossing at specified times and remains at crossing throughout the specified time,
    2. Must wear reflective safety vest and use a handheld Stop Sign,
    3. 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.
    4. Escorts children across the street, ensuring all vehicles stop in accordance with proper procedure,
    5. Reports the description of the vehicle and driver, time and place of incident, and the license plate number of any vehicles refusing to stop,
    6. Reports consistently disobedient children to the Supervisor,
    7. Attends all scheduled crossing guard workshops.


    • Experience working with children,
    • 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.

Working Conditions:

  • This is an on-call position reporting directly to the Crossing Guard Supervisor,
  • This position requires standing and walking in all weather conditions.

Satisfactory passing of a criminal record check, employment and proof of qualifications, will be required of any successful candidate(s) for this position

The City of Woodstock is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. We embrace equity, diversity, justice, inclusion and belonging and we’re committed to building a team that represents many backgrounds, perspectives and skills, representative of the communities we serve. The more inclusive we are, the better our work and workplace will be. We are committed to creating a workplace where people experience meaningful work, a sense of hope and optimism, an environment of trust, and inspired results. If this sounds like an environment in which you would like to work, apply here today!

In accordance with the  Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Woodstock will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform the City’s Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation by contacting [email protected]. In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information & Protection of Personal Privacy Act, personal information collected will only be used for candidate selection. Human Resources will work together with the hiring committee to arrange reasonable and appropriate accommodation for the selection process which will enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

We invite all qualified applicants to submit their resume and cover letter via online at http://careers.cityofwoodstock.ca.

We thank all candidates who apply but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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