Crosswalk Guard

locationHalifax - Nova Scotia (NS),

atHalifax Regional Municipality

Estimated salary $14 an hour

Job Description:

Halifax Regional Municipality is inviting applications for the regular part-time position of Crosswalk Guard with Halifax Regional Police. We encourage applications from qualified African Nova Scotians, racially visible persons, women in non-traditional positions, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons, and persons of the LGBTQ+ community. HRM encourages applicants to self-identify.

Crosswalk Guards are responsible for providing a safe and secure crosswalk for elementary children at designated school crosswalks in HRM.

We are recruiting Regular Part-time Crosswalk Guards(s) who are bargaining members of CUPE Local 4814 for positions located in the following areas. Should we not be able to fill the vacancies listed below, we will accept applications from the general public for these same locations. We are also recruiting spares from all geographical locations.

LeMarchant-St Thomas Elementary School feeding Halifax Central Junior High School
1) Preston Street at Jubilee Road

Sir Charles Tupper Elementary School feeding Halifax Central Junior High School
2) Norwood Street at Connaught Avenue

Duc d’Anville Elementary School feeding Clayton Park Junior High School
3) Lacewood Drive at Gateway Road ***This crosswalk is a 2-hour/day crosswalk

  • Safely escort elementary school children across busy crosswalks throughout HRM
  • Enforce all policies and procedures in the operation of the crosswalk
  • Abides by all laws dealing with pedestrian traffic at the crosswalk
  • Reports any problems or safety concerns arising at the assigned crosswalk to the Supervisor or Program Manager.

Education and Experience:
  • Currently employed with CUPE Local 4814 as a regular part-time Crosswalk Guard
  • Currently employed as a spare crosswalk guard, an asset.

Technical / Job Specific Knowledge and
  • Ability to stand or walk 2 - 3 ½ hours a day and be exposed to all weather conditions
  • Ability to maintain control under pressure
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Possess adequate vision and hearing.

Security Clearance Requirements: Candidates being considered for the position of Crosswalk Guard must successfully meet the security clearance requirements administered by Halifax Regional Police.

Competencies: Analytical Thinking, Communications, Conflict Management, Customer Service, Decision Making, Innovation, Managing Change, Networking / Relationship Building, Organization and Planning, Organizational Awareness, Risk Management, Teamwork and Cooperation, Values and Ethics, Valuing Diversity, Visioning and Strategic Thinking

WORK STATUS: Regular seasonal (10-months per year)

HOURS OF WORK: The current daily scheduled hours for this position are Monday through Friday; 2 – 3.5 hours per day.

SALARY: The hourly rate for this position is $14.00 in accordance with the collective agreement between CUPE Local 4814 and Halifax Regional Municipality.

WORK LOCATION: various locations throughout HRM.

CLOSING DATE: Applications will be received up to midnight on April 1, 2021.

HRM takes the health and safety of its job applicants and employees seriously. Where possible, recruitment testing and interviews will be done by way of phone, video conference, or other virtual means to assist with and encourage social distancing. For applicants with concerns about computer or internet access or to request another accommodation to the recruitment process, please contact your HR representative or [email protected]

During the recruitment process, applicants have the right to request accommodation. Applicants invited to participate in an assessment process (such as an interview or testing) and who require accommodation, should discuss their needs with the Recruiter when invited to the assessment process.

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