The City of Thunder Bay’s School Crossing Guards have ensured safe crossing for children walking to and from school since 1947. Crossing Guards work in all weather conditions to keep children safe, and maintain an outstanding safety record.

Apply to be a School Crossing Guard!

Enjoy the many benefits of being a School Crossing Guard:

  • Early morning and afternoon work, just over two hours per day
  • Regular, part-time hours
  • Winter clothing allowance, potential paid mileage
  • Weekends, holidays and summers off

 List of School Crossing Guard Locations – times vary at each location

  • Churchill Drive at Ecole Elsie McGill Public School
  • Churchill Drive and James Street
  • Churchill Drive and Edward Street
  • Parkway Drive behind Ecole Elsie McGill Public School
  • Redwood Avenue and University Drive
  • Redwood Avenue at St. Francis School
  • Victoria Avenue and Oakwood Street
  • Brown Street and Begin Street
  • Edward Street and Ridgeway Street
  • Pacific Street and Robertson Street
  • Ogden Street and McKenzie Street
  • Vickers Street and Cumming Street
  • Walsh Street and Franklin Street
  • Walsh Street and Tarbutt Street
  • Sprague Street and Empire Avenue
  • Empire Avenue and Tarbutt Street
  • Ford Street and Mary Street
  • Mary Street and Edward Street
  • Brock Street and Edward Street
  • Mary Street and Brown Street
  • Brock Street and Brown Street
  • Rosslyn Road and 20th Sideroad
  • Algonquin Avenue at Algonquin School
  • John Street and Marlborough Street
  • Clarkson Street and Wishart Crescent
  • Junot Avenue and Windsor Street
  • River Street and Madeline Street
  • River Street and Rockwood Avenue
  • Windsor Street and Clarkson Street
  • John Street and Clarkson Street
  • Court Street and Argyle Street
  • Balsam Street and Pringle Street
  • Huron Avenue at Vance Chapman School
  • Hodder Avenue and Talbot Street
  • Leslie Avenue and Arundel Street
  • Leslie Avenue at Talbot Street
  • County Boulevard at Our Lady of Charity School
  • Woodcrest Road and Longbow Street

Crossing Guard Recruitment

The City of Thunder Bay is currently looking for friendly, positive individuals who enjoy children and the outdoors and have a desire to make a difference in children's lives but also want a job that fits their own lifestyle. You must be able to pass a work fitness test and vision test and be able to obtain a Police Record Check - Type 3 Vulnerable Sector.

Enjoy the many benefits of being a School Crossing Guard:

  • Regular, part-time hours
  • Independent work environment
  • Weekends, holidays, P.A. Days, and summers off
  • Early morning and afternoon work leaves the bulk of the day free for other activities

Have any questions or concerns?

If you have a question or concern regarding school crossing guards, call us at 807-621-5395 or email 

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