On Monday, the Quebec government announced that Montreal elementary schools and daycares would reopen on May 19 barring any deterioration to the state of the outbreak in the city. In order to prepare for the return to school, the Montreal police service (SPVM) is currently looking for school crossing guards. The job posting, published April 30, indicates that the guards are needed from the time classes resume to the end of the school year.\nThe pay for this position is $18.34/hour.\n"Under the responsibility of the commander of the neighbourhood post," the posting reads, "the school crossing guard supervises schoolchildren crossing at intersections on their way to and from school in order to prevent traffic accidents."\n"They ensure the safety of schoolchildren" and "inform them about safety rules."\nIn addition to stopping traffic and teaching students best pedestrian practices, crossing guards are responsible for reporting "any loiterers seen in the vicinity of schools" and "notifying 9-1-1 when a child is injured, taking care of them until the patrols or ambulance arrives."\nNo diploma or experience is required for this position, but the SPVM specifies that experience working with children or in customer service is considered an asset.\nThe hiring process includes a telephone interview, medical examination, investigation of any criminal record, and a one-day training session.\nThe offer does not guarantee minimum working hours, but candidates must be available every day of the school week.\n🚨 Offre d'emploi : Brigadier scolaire 🚨Le #SPVM recherche des brigadiers scolaires pour assurer la sécurité des écoliers qui retourneront en classe le 19 mai.Salaire: 18,34 $/hPour plus d'informations et postuler : https://t.co/YfBDiADTEU pic.twitter.com/xt9aKZ4Wac— Police Montréal (@SPVM) April 30, 2020\nAccepted applicants will be added to a bank of candidates and called upon to "fill temporary, part-time or on-call positions starting May 19, 2020."\nSchedules are divided into morning, noon, and afternoon segments for a maximum of approximately 25 hours of work per week.\nGuards will also receive equipment to protect themselves from COVID-19.\nThe #SPVM is proud to introduce some of its employees who achieved significant accomplishments and taken some remarkable actions.Carole Fortier is a crossing guard who is well-known for her positive energy, dedication and availability. https://t.co/XI7Kb0y8sS pic.twitter.com/sjxEJg62JW— Police Montréal (@SPVM) November 13, 2019\nTo apply, you must register on the Ville de Montréal website.\nSchool Crossing Guard\nPay: $18.34/hour\nEmployer: Service de police de la Ville de Montréal\nWhy You Should Apply: If you enjoy working with children and want to do your part to help get them back to school, this is your chance to make some money between now and this summer.\nZones scolaires – Il est important d'obéir aux signaux du brigadier scolaire qui dirige la circulation.Conséquences pour les contrevenants:- Automobiliste: 313$ d'amende et 4 points d'inaptitude.- Cycliste : 128$ d'amende.#SPVM #RentreeScolaire pic.twitter.com/7PQgUzSXNl— Police Montréal (@SPVM) September 4, 2019\nApply here.\nThis article was originally published in French on Narcity Québec.