The City of Casey’s School Crossing Service operates within the VicRoads reduced speed zone times of 2:30 pm and 4:00 pm. All schools finishing for the end of year outside of these times have been advised.
Our School Crossing Supervisors are excited to re-engage with the school community. To ensure that we continue to keep the spread of Covid-19 to a minimum:
- School Crossings Supervisors will be equipped with extra personal protective equipment (PPE), to ensure their own safety, and that of the school children. These will include face masks, hand sanitiser and face shields (where staff have a medical exemption from wearing a face mask).
- For school crossings located at pedestrian lights, School Crossings Supervisors will be wearing disposable gloves and will be given rubbish bags to safely dispose of the gloves at the end of each shift.
- All School Crossing Supervisors onsite have provided evidence of their Covid-19 vaccination status, in accordance with the CHO directions for Authorised Workers to their employer
- We ask that you encourage your students and the school community to adhere to social distancing measures, in and around our school crossings.
Council will continue to monitor the advice of the Department of Education and decisions for operations for the remainder of Term 4, will be informed by their advice.
The Casey School Crossing Program
The City of Casey has a team of school crossing supervisors who service the local community by helping to keep pedestrians and motorists safe around school zones.
- The Casey School Crossing Program has served the local community since 1975
- Casey has more than 260 school crossing supervisors, including part-time and relief staff
- School crossing supervisors brave all sorts of weather to assist pedestrians in Casey around schools at drop off and pick up time
- More than 208 crossing sites and more than 90 schools are serviced by Casey's school crossing supervisors.
School crossing safety
School crossings are located at some intersections, pedestrian light crossings and flagged children’s crossings in Casey.
There are a number of ways that you can help ensure the safety of pedestrians and school crossing supervisors alike.
- Always stand behind the yellow/white line
- Wait behind the yellow/white line until the supervisor has clearly blown their whistle twice
- Do not ride bikes across the crossing, bounce balls or run. Walk quickly and safely
- Always cross at the crossing when it is in operation
- Follow the directions of the supervisor.
- Make sure you don’t park your vehicle within the ‘No Stopping’ signs to allow visibility for both vehicles on the road and the crossing supervisor
- Slow down to 40km/h or less in designated school zones
- Obey parking restrictions
- Be alert for the operation of the school crossing.
For more information about how you can travel safely in and around schools, learn about our Safe Around School’s Program.
Hours of operation
School crossing supervisors work Monday to Friday during the school term, usually between the hours of:
- 8 am - 9.30 am
- 2.30 pm - 4 pm
Each school crossing in Casey has different operation times within the above time periods before and after school. A school crossing supervisor may not be available for the full duration of the crossing operation hours, depending on the particular school times and demand for the service.
For more information on crossing supervision times please contact the School Crossing Unit.
Become a relief school crossing supervisor
The City of Casey is always on the lookout for relief school crossing supervisors.
There are requirements to be a relief school crossing supervisor.
- be physically fit
- be available to work school days between 8 to 9am and 3 to 4pm
- be willing to work in all weather
- pass a police check and get/have a current ‘Working with Children’ check
- have a vehicle and be willing to operate a crossing at short notice
- able to use a mobile phone and be willing to learn new technology
- enjoy engaging with children and families
- want to make a positive contribution to the local community.
If you think you would like to be a part of our team, check our careers page for current vacancies.
If there are no positions advertised, please send us an email with your name and contact details and we will advise you when we have a vacancy:
We encourage you to contact our team for all information on Casey's school crossing supervisors including:
- providing feedback on our staff
- reporting an issue such as maintenance or unattended school crossings
- information about operational hours
- how to become a school crossing supervisor.
You can contact our team via: