The City of Port Colborne, located on the south coast of the scenic Niagara region, Niagara’s Port of Call has found the perfect balance – successful industrial and commercial sectors, comfortable and scenic residential areas, white sand beaches, unique culinary choices, the world class Sugarloaf Marina, fishing, golfing, trails, shopping districts along the historic Welland Canal – truly a community that adds to the overall Niagara Experience. A great place to work and raise a family!

The City of Port Colborne is committed to the well-being of residents and visitors by ensuring a healthy and safe community. Keeping children safe is a priority for the City and School Crossing Guards are a vital and necessary part of our community.

The City of Port Colborne is seeking safety conscious and dedicated individuals to join our team as a School Crossing Guard. If you enjoy working with children and the public, this may be the position for you! As a School Crossing Guard, you will be responsible for directing the safe movement of students and pedestrians across roadways in Port Colborne.

Candidates must be able to stand for long periods of time; stand and step up and down curb heights/curb cuts; safely walk with students and pedestrians across streets/roadways/busy intersections; lift and hold a school crossing sign, perform hand and arm crossing gestures; and work in hot/cold/wet weather extremes. The position entails exposure to motor vehicle traffic.

Candidates must be available on short notice and available to work flexible hours at various locations during the school term through to June 2024. The workday is scheduled in split shifts, morning, lunch hour and afternoon. All shifts are subject to changes and modification.

Successful candidates must have a high school diploma, G Driver's License and will be required to provide a valid vulnerable sector police check and medical fitness test.  

This is a part-time position with weekly hours ranging from 0 – 24 with an hourly rate of $19.80 per hour. 

For full details, please see the job description here

To confidentially explore this exciting and challenging opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter quoting Competition #2024-16 by 4:00pm on April 5, 2024. 

City of Port Colborne
66 Charlotte Street, Port Colborne, Ontario L3K 3C8
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Fax: 905-835-2969


We thank all those who apply but advise that only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. The City of Port Colborne is an equal opportunity employer.  

Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. If contacted for an interview, please advise the Human Resources staff of any measures you feel you need to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001 (S.O. 2001, c.25) and will be used to select a candidate.