City of Guelph careers – Crossing Guards

Crossing GuardAnnually 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. You get time off when school is out, including weekends, PD days, and all holidays. Daily shifts are scheduled between 7:45 to 9 a.m. and 2:45 to 4 p.m.


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

Self-motivated, 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 and document any concerns. You will work approximately one to two shifts per day at school bell times from Monday to Friday in various weather and traffic conditions. Access to reliable transportation is required. Employment will be subject to providing a satisfactory police record check.

Available positions

We are accepting applications for regular and spare guard positions. Shift times vary by location, depending on school bell times.

Apply today!

If you have the qualities we’ve listed above and are interested in becoming a crossing guard, there are three ways to apply:

  1. Complete the application form and email it to [email protected], mail it to Christine Vettor at 1 Carden Street, Guelph, Ontario, N1H 3A1 or drop it off at the Service Guelph counter at City Hall
  2. Submit your resume by email to [email protected]
  3. Call 519-822-1260 extension 2040 to book an interview directly

For more information

Christine Vettor, Supervisor, ASCG Program
Transportation Services
Engineering and Transportation Services
519-822-1260 extension 2040
[email protected]

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.