School crossing service

A school supervisor at workThe City of Yarra has dedicated school crossing supervisors who brave all sorts of weather to assist pedestrians of all ages, but mainly school age children, to cross the road safely.

School Crossing Supervisors

The operational school crossings in Yarra are staffed by permanent part-time and relief school crossing supervisors. These school crossing supervisors are located at both pedestrian light crossings and at flagged children's crossings.

Operating Times

School crossing supervisors work for one hour in the morning, generally between 8.00 am to 9:00 am, and one hour in the afternoons, generally between 3.00pm and 4.00 pm. They are located in and around schools within the City of Yarra.

Safety Education

School Crossing Supervisors are committed to the promotion and practice of road safety at school crossings. The school crossing supervisors help to educate pedestrians on safe crossing practices.

Become a School Crossing Supervisor

An exciting opportunity exists within the School Crossings Unit for motivated relief school crossing supervisors. The primary role of a school crossing supervisor is to ensure that all pedestrians are able to cross the road safely.

The successful applicant will be responsible for the supervision of school crossings within the Yarra municipality. You should have:

  • Good communication skills
  • English language skills (reading and writing)
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Experience working with children or the general public
  • The ability to follow road safety procedures and laws
  • The ability to get to any of the 37 school crossings in Yarra (sometimes at short notice).

Applicants will need to meet the physical requirements of the position by passing Council's pre-employment medical and basic fitness examination as well as undergoing a police check.

Position details

School Crossing Supervisors operate within the Compliance Branch of the City of Yarra. The School Crossing Service Co-ordinator manages the supervision of the school crossing sites throughout the City of Yarra.

Crossings are supervised daily in the morning for one hour and in the afternoon for one hour to assist students and families to travel safely to and from school.

Salary will be based on a standard hourly rate in accordance with the Band 1 of the Victorian Local Authorities Award 2001.

Submit an application

Applications must be made in writing. Make sure you include a contact telephone number. Download the application form:

docx format Application for School Crossing Supervisor (28.32 KB)
pdf format Application for School Crossing Supervisor (272.81 KB) 

Further Information
City of Yarra
9205 5555

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