City of Guelph careers – Crossing Guards

Annually from September to June

Do you want to give back to your community? Do you want to keep children and pedestrians safe? Do you enjoy working outside? Become a school crossing guard!

Crossing guards are provided only when schools are open. Time off when school is out, including weekends, PD days, and all holidays. Daily shifts are scheduled between 7:45 to 9:00 a.m. and 2:45 to 4:00 p.m.


Ensure the safe crossing of pedestrians and children as they travel to and from school.

We are accepting applications for crossing guards and spare crossing guards for various locations. Self-motivated, and personable and able to communicate effectively, you will ensure elementary school children cross safely at designated school crossing locations in the city of Guelph. You are required to obey all established safety regulations and report any concerns. Committed and reliable, you must be willing to work approximately 2 hours per day; morning and afternoon shifts; Monday to Friday in various weather and traffic conditions. Employment will be subject to providing a satisfactory police record check

Available positions

We currently have positions available for regular on-going part-time shifts and occasional part-time shifts. We are also accepting applications for spare crossing guards for some areas. Shift times vary by location and coverage requirements.

How to apply

If you exhibit the qualities indicated above and are interested in this position your resume can be submitted to or complete the application below.

Application for school crossing guards

For more information

Tina (Christine) Vettor
519-822-1260 extension 2040

Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.