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Adult Crossing Guard
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EMPLOYER: Ottawa Safety Council


Looking for Part time work and want to give back to your community? Become a Crossing Guard!!

Positions Available: Adult Crossing Guard – Permanent, Back-Up & On-Call availabilities
English Essential, Bilingualism Asset
HOURS: Approximately 40 minute to 1.5 hours shifts
Morning and afternoon school bell times, Monday through Friday
Operational School Year (September to June)
SALARY RANGE: $16.75 - $17.50 per shift
REPORTS TO: School Zone Safety: Program Coordinator, Program Manager

The Ottawa Safety Council (OSC) is a vibrant non-profit charitable organization with an admirable history of safety education for children and adults since 1957.
The Adult Crossing Guard is responsible for the safe passage of children and the public through
their assigned area, according to applicable safety standards and regulations. This individual will maintain a calm and professional demeanor at all times.

- Customer Focus
- Communication
- Physical Stamina, Mental Alertness and the Ability to Cope with Stress
- Problem Solving
- Accountability and Dependability
- Ethics and Integrity

- Direct or escort pedestrians across the street, stopping traffic as necessary.
- Maintain focus and avoid disruptions while escorting students and pedestrians across the street.
- Communicate traffic, crossing rules and other information to students and adults.
- Report unsafe behaviors of students to school officials.
- Review assigned intersection on a daily basis and report any unsafe conditions to the City of
Ottawa and Program Coordinator/Manager.
- Monitor traffic flow to locate safe gaps through which pedestrians cross streets.

- Recent clean Vulnerable Sector Police Records Check.
- Confirmation of physical health from a licensed physician. Reference to full manual dexterity
and multi-limb coordination essential.
- Effective verbal and listening communications skills (English).
- Ability to interact and cooperate with people of diverse ages and backgrounds.
- Ability to work independently and complete daily activities according to work schedule.
- Must be able to walk briskly at a pace of at least 1 metre per second and to move repeatedly
in and out of intersection as above and stand for up to 1.5 hours at a time.
- Must be able to dress appropriately for and perform moderate physical labor under adverse
environmental conditions
- Ability to hold more than 5 lbs of weight (i.e., Stop paddle) above shoulder height for
extended periods of time.
- 20/20 Vision (with or without corrective lenses); Adequate depth & peripheral perception
- Ability to pass standard reaction time test.
- Ability to remain vigilant, alert and perform duties quickly and safely, as determined by the
Program Coordinator, Program Manager & Director of Programs and Policies.

- Outside work conditions that include inclement weather, heat, humidity & exposure to dust.
- Hazard associated with traffic conditions.

Please complete the online application found at the link below or through our website


START DATE: 01/15/2019

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