School Crossing Guards

Is the safety of students in your neighbourhood important to you?

Then this job offer may be just what you are looking for!

The Service de police de la Ville de Montréal is constantly seeking candidates who would like to be on-call school crossing guards for neighbourhood police stations.


Reporting to the commander of the neighbourhood police station (PDQ), the school crossing guard monitors students crossing intersections to and from school in order to prevent traffic accidents. He or she ensures the safety of students and teaches them safety rules.


  • Occasional (on call) school crossing guard position to replace permanent school crossing guards.
  • Calls for replacements are usually made in the morning.
  • There is no guaranteed minimum number of hours.
  • Irregular schedule (example):
    • Mornings from 8 to9 a.m.
    • Middays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    • Afternoons from 3 to 4 p.m.


  • Full availability five days a week during the school year.
  • Replace for any intersections covered by your neighbourhood police station (possibility of replacing for an adjacent neighbourhood's police station as well).
  • Written selection test.
  • Medical test.
  • Security check.
  • Training day.


  • Be responsible, diligent and punctual.
  • Be vigilant and show good judgement.


Hourly rate: $16.14*

* For information purposes, 2014 hourly rate

Equipment provided: Safety vest, stop sign, rain jacket, rain boots, whistle and non-slip soles.
Transportation: At the crossing guard's cost.


If you are interested on becoming an on-call school crossing guards, fill out an application form on the Internet on the Ville de Montréal website.

You have at your disposal a guide to help you apply online.

You can also go to your neighbourhood police station (PDQ) to complete the demand for employment (french only).

For more information do not hesitate to contact us by phone at 514-280-3210, or by email at

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