Crossing Guard

Job Code: 3303253

Job Description

CASUAL ON-CALL CROSSING GUARDS

COMPETITION NO: S 23 TRN 013 CAS

The Abbotsford School District is located on the traditional and unceded territory of the of the Stó:lō people, the Semá:th First Nation and Mathexwí First Nation. With this, we respect the longstanding relationships that Indigenous Nations have to this land, as they are the original caretakers.

Why Abbotsford?

Located under an hour from Vancouver, the Abbotsford School District is settled in the heart of the beautiful Fraser Valley and surrounded by spectacular mountain views.

Learn more about the Abbotsford community: https://tourismabbotsford.ca/ - www.thefraservalley.ca

Why the Abbotsford School District?

Every day, in every classroom and office at Abbotsford School District, our employees provide a world-class, innovative educational experience for over 19,000 students. We are committed to ensuring that every student receives the support they need to access the high-quality education they deserve. We believe that leaders continue to be drawn to the collaborative and supportive work environment that we provide.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the general direction of the Transportation Manager or designate, the Crossing Guard safely assists students and pedestrians using the designated crossing site.

SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Overseeing the designated crossing during the assigned hours to ensure student safety.
  • Obeying all established traffic safety regulations to ensure pedestrians are assisted in crossing roadways at designated locations.
  • Coordinating the flow of pedestrians across selected intersection(s) with the flow of vehicular traffic and traffic control devices (where applicable).
  • Documenting and reporting any behavioural incidents, accidents, injuries, hazards or suspicious persons/vehicles to the Principal or Designate.
  • Attending and participating in staff meetings when requested.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND EXPECTATIONS :

This position requires the ability to stand and walk for up to 90 minutes at a time, outside in all weather, (including rain, snow, heat and cold) to ensure students are safely crossing roads. While annual training is provided, it is expected that good working knowledge of the Highway Traffic Act and Occupational Health and Safety Act as it relates to this position, and District child abuse protocol and reporting procedures is maintained.

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Grade 12 diploma, or equivalent, supplemented by a clear criminal record check and must enjoy working with children and families. A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License.

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should submit a detailed resume outlining qualifications and experience to:

  • makeafuture.ca, OR
  • drop off to the Abbotsford School District, 2790 Tims Street, Abbotsford, BC between 8:00 am and 3:45 pm, Monday to Friday.

The salary rate is $18.65 per hour with an additional 8% of straight time in lieu of statutory and non-statutory benefits.

Individuals not currently employed by School District No. 34 (Abbotsford), are required to sign an "Authorization for Criminal Record Search" to permit a criminal record review. The interest of all applicants is appreciated; however, acknowledgments will only be made to those selected for an interview.

Posted On
May 15, 2023
Closing Date & Time
Ongoing
Openings
Multiple

Job Type
Occasional
Job Category
ECE, EA and Support Staff
City
Abbotsford
School/Location
Multiple locations
Salary
$17.81 + 8% in lieu of statutory and non-statutory benefits
Mandatory Document
  • Resume