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Montreal Police Service Is Hiring School Crossing Guards For The Return To Class

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.

The pay for this position is $18.34/hour.

"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."

"They ensure the safety of schoolchildren" and "inform them about safety rules."

In 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."

No 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.

The hiring process includes a telephone interview, medical examination, investigation of any criminal record, and a one-day training session.

The offer does not guarantee minimum working hours, but candidates must be available every day of the school week.

Accepted 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."

Schedules are divided into morning, noon, and afternoon segments for a maximum of approximately 25 hours of work per week.

Guards will also receive equipment to protect themselves from COVID-19.

To apply, you must register on the Ville de Montréal website.

School Crossing Guard

Pay: $18.34/hour

Employer: Service de police de la Ville de Montréal

Why 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.

Apply here.

This article was originally published in French on Narcity Québec.

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