Gatineau has more than 100 school crossing guards. They supervise school children at intersections on the way to and from school, in order to prevent traffic accidents.
In addition to ensuring the safety of school children, the crossing guards teach them about safety rules. They usually work at 3 times during the day: morning, lunchtime and at the end of classes in the afternoon.
For more information about the hiring process for school crossing guards, please consult the Career opportunities section.
Recognized for its quality of life, Gatineau is a city of 291,000 inhabitants. It is located on the north shore of the Ottawa River, and extends east and west of the Gatineau River.