City of Brampton


Posted Date 4 months ago(7/26/2023 8:46 AM)
Job ID
Job Location 1: Company
# Positions
Job Type
Part Time
Job Industry
Government and Public Sector
Career Level
Entry Level
Years of Experience

Job Description

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DEPARTMENT:  Public Works and Engineering


JOB STATUS & DURATION: Part time, Seasonal, Temporary

HOURS OF WORK:  15 hours per week / variable hours 

LOCATION:  Various locations

HOURLY RATE:  Step 1: $18.22, Step 2: $18.76

JOB TYPE:  Management and Administration

POSTING DATE:  July 24, 2023

CLOSING DATE: February 05, 2024




Reporting to the Supervisor, Crossing Guards, this position is responsible to safely escort pedestrians, as defined in the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) across roadways at designated school crossings by monitoring traffic flow gaps and assuming right of way, while adhering to regulations, policies and procedures.

    • Control and obey all regulations, policies and procedures to ensure pedestrians are safely assisted at designated school crossings.
    • Provide exceptional customer service to the public, ensuring safe crossing rules are communicated clearly, followed and reinforced as required.
    • Document and communicate all incidents and/or unsafe conditions to management, school officials and/or Peel Regional Police.
    • Adhere to emergency vehicle right of way, ensuring they have priority over both vehicular and pedestrian traffic.
    • Comply with all safety requirements by using and wearing all required safety equipment and clothing.
    • Assist in training new crossing guards as required.



    • Must have the ability to remain alert and perform responsibilities quickly and safely.
    • Must have excellent customer service skills and the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with management, pedestrians, residents, school officials and police.
    • Must be able to move briskly and repeatedly in and out of intersection and stand for 45 to 90 minutes, 3 times a day in all weather conditions.
    • Must be able to extend an arm out parallel to shoulder holding a “STOP” sign (weight of approximately 1 pound) for up to one minute frequently.
    • Must be able to effectively hear and see oncoming traffic at a safe distance (approximately 300 feet).
    • Previous experience dealing with the public and/or children is an asset.
    • Training on the Highway Traffic Act and Health and Safety Act as it relates to the job and City policies and procedures is provided to all School Crossing Guards by the City.
    • A Police Vulnerable Sector Check is required at applicant expense.
    • A Medical Evaluation is required at applicant expense.



**Preference will be given to students that have a permanent residency in Brampton.  


**Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.


Alternate formats will be provided upon request.


Interview:  Our recruitment process will be completed with video conference technology.


If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online by clicking the button above by February 05, 2024 and complete the attached questionnaire. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate(s) will be required, as a condition of employment, to execute a written employment agreement. A criminal record search will be required of the successful candidate to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.


As part of the application process, applicants will be invited to complete a self identification survey. The survey is voluntary. Participation in the survey will have no impact on hiring decisions.  Should you wish to opt out of completing the survey, please select “prefer not to answer” as a response to each question.  All information collected is confidential and will not be shared with the hiring manager. The surveys will be anonymized and will be kept separate from applicant or employee files, such that the individuals who completed the surveys will not be identifiable.  The results of the survey will assist in the analysis of disaggregated metrics for organizational planning purposes and our commitment to advance and foster diversity, equity, and inclusion. The City may use anonymized data to produce aggregate reports for internal or external use.


Please be advised, the City of Brampton uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.


The City is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact or 905.874.2150 with your accommodation needs, quoting the job opening ID#, job title. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially. 


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