Seasonal Winter Control Operator – temporary up to 4 months – approximately 4 positions

The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto.  Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life – all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.

Job summary

Resumes are being accepted for temporary Seasonal Winter Control Operators within the Operations Department.  The successful candidate will perform road winter control maintenance activities and have a focus on quality customer service and continuous improvement processes.

Duties

  • Perform duties in the development, maintenance and operation of the Operations Department related to winter road maintenance.
  • Operate a tandem dump truck in a safe and courteous manner.
  • Perform various duties relating to winter control of roadways including operating a tandem truck with computerized material applicator, plow and wing and or other relevant road maintenance equipment, manual snow and ice clearing equipment and manual salting and sanding equipment.
  • Comply with all applicable regulations and requirements of the Occupational Health & Safety Act, all Federal, Provincial and City regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Remove obstacles hazardous to employees or the public or that interfere with the safe operation of vehicles or equipment.
  • Complete daily activity time sheets including reporting/recording of materials used and work completed, inspection and reporting forms.
  • Report on variances in daily work plans.
  • Immediately report vandalism, mechanical difficulties, damage and hazardous conditions.
  • Actively participate in a team environment.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through a grade 12 education and 1year experience operating DZ vehicles and other relevant heavy equipment in a safe and efficient manner in live traffic and in winter driving conditions (preferably for winter control purposes). Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Experience related to the duties listed above which includes five (5) months of Plow and Wing experience on a D-Z Class vehicle.
  • Must possess a Class D-Z licence with a good driving record. Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm their licence is held in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years. The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets our requirements.
  • Demonstrated experience, knowledge and understanding of tools and equipment relevant to winter control and roadway maintenance activities.
  • Must be a reliable self-starter, able to make decisions and function with minimum supervision.
  • Must possess good communication skills and have the ability to deal with the public in a cordial manner.
  • Ability to perform a variety of physical activities including but not limited to lifting, digging, and shovelling and be able to actively participate in daily activities, working within live traffic conditions and adverse weather conditions.
  • Basic understanding of and experience with computers.
  • Working knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act and the Highway Traffic Act.

 Rate

$26.85 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday September 29, 2019. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

Route Supervisor

The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto.  Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life – all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.

Job summary

Resumes are being accepted for the position of Route Supervisor – Transit Services, reporting to the Manager, Transit Operations. This position is responsible for the daily overseeing of conventional and mobility operators and routes. The successful candidate will set a visible and positive leadership example while supporting continuous improvement efforts. You will make a positive contribution to the department’s delivery of service excellence to the millions of passengers who choose Guelph Transit as their preferred mode of transportation each year. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Corporate Administrative Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference

Duties

  • Responsible for front line supervision of all daily operations related to the duties of a conventional and mobility operator and the AVL control room activities consistent with the Transit Services mandate, values, goals and strategies of the Corporation and the collective agreement.
  • Provide coaching, training and counseling and oversight in the planning and implementation of service delivery operations.
  • Provides visible and positive leadership to union and non-unionized staff consistent with the commitments of the City’s Leadership Charter, developing and fostering a work environment that is inclusive, respectful and motivating towards all employees.
  • Effectively manages day-to-day labour relations issues.
  • Provide hands-on Customer Service daily while meeting our customers’ expectation.
  • Responds to and investigates all customer complaints and ensures appropriate follow-up with operators and customers.
  • Ensures accurate ongoing records retention and confidential statistics on driver’s payroll information related to work hours, over time, absenteeism, lateness, service cancellations, delays/gaps, reasons for service disruptions and other operational information.
  • To be available as a resource for all employees by being accessible at all times while on duty.
  • Proactively manage service delivery to operate at peak efficiency of drivers and transit equipment related to all routes and schedules.
  • To effectively manage the AVL control room activities including the use of the Transit-Master radio communications system, Trapeze applications, CAD /AVL system and all associated components.
  • Daily scheduling and adjusting of all open shifts.
  • Assist in the development and initiation of Standard Operating Procedures and benchmarking and measurement of service delivery and quality of service expectations.
  • Coordination on all daily issues while working with all management team members, including other Supervisors and managers and be an integral part of the Transit management team.
  • Manage and process all information received from operators and employees on operational issues.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable federal and provincial regulations/legislation and City by-laws and the collective agreement.
  • Attends and investigates all transit related issues, collisions and completes all required reports.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a post-secondary degree, diploma or certificate and considerable experience in a transit or transportation setting. Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Experience with a CAD/AVL operations management system (Trapeze preferred).
  • Experience in motivating, training, and supervising staff in a unionized, sensitive environment.
  • A valid Class BZ drivers licence with a good driving record. Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract and CVOR prior to their start date to confirm their licence is held in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years. The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets our requirements.
  • Excellent customer service skills and multi-tasking with the ability to resolve customer inquiries/complaints in an effective manner.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple assignments in order to meet deadlines in a very demanding customer service focus environment.
  • Excellent communications skills (both oral and written) with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, stakeholders and the general public.
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook Access).
  • A team player with excellent leadership skills.
  • Ability to analyze problems, identify alternatives and make recommendations in order to implement procedures and policies.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Knowledge of the Highway Traffic Act and the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Shifts are a requirement of this position with the ability to work a variety of shifts that cover a 24-hour period 7 days per week including holidays.

Rate

$37.069 – $46.337 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Saturday September 28, 2019. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

General Manager, Engineering and Transportation Services/City Engineer

The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto.  Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life – all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.

Job summary

Resumes are being accepted for the position of General Manager, Engineering and Transportation Services/City Engineer.  Reporting to the Deputy Chief Administrative Officer, Infrastructure, Development and Enterprise (DCAO-IDE), this position will lead the long-term direction and strategic orientation of the Engineering and Transportation Department consistent with the City’s Strategic Plan.  Demonstrating a visible and positive leadership example, and making recommendations to support continuous improvement efforts, you will position the department at the leading edge of design and construction of municipal infrastructure, transportation planning and transportation engineering, infrastructure, development and environmental engineering, technical services, and corporate asset and project management. The General Manager/City Engineer will also be expected to work collaboratively with other leaders across the organization in the review and implementation of strategic organizational projects and programs.  Guided by the goals and objectives of the City’s Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will provide professional advice, guidance and policy development while aiding in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference.

Duties

Leadership

  • Provide visible and positive leadership to staff consistent with the commitments of the City’s Leadership Charter, developing and nurturing a work environment that is inclusive, respectful and motivating for staff.
  • Lead by example and function as a mentor to team members with focus on staff development.
  • Act as the official signatory of City engineering drawings, plans and documents.
  • Provide comprehensive advice and reports on engineering and transportation issues to Council, Committees and Community representatives/partners.
  • Act as advisor to the DCAO-IDE and the Executive Team providing technical advice and problem solving assistance related to all aspects of municipal engineering.
  • Act as key spokesperson for the City on municipal engineering matters.
  • Maintain good working relationships with all stakeholders, including Council, the Executive Team, General Managers and Managers, all staff, the media and the community at large.
  • Provide leadership in the ongoing identification and tracking of best practices including benchmarking to recognized leaders in the areas of municipal engineering; identify needs with respect to best practices and effectively advocate for change and required resources; participate in industry conferences/seminars.
  • Make recommendations to support continuous improvement efforts to position the department at the leading edge of municipal engineering.
  • Lead the implementation of improvements identified through Building Partnerships and Setting the Course initiatives.

Division Management

  • Establish long-term direction/strategic orientation for the department consistent with the Corporate Strategic Plan.
  • Establish annual objectives for the department and for staff and evaluate performance against established departmental key performance indicators and industry best practices; initiate corrective action as required.
  • Establish a quality assurance program to monitor the delivery of engineering services to the community, ensure timely communication to stakeholders on engineering projects and follow up on customer complaints/inquires and initiate corrective action where required.
  • Ensure compliance with City policies, Council resolutions / by-laws and applicable federal and provincial legislation.
  • Direct the preparation of studies, plans, guidelines and technical specifications for City’s municipal infrastructure
  • Coordinate technical review of project designs, cost estimates and contract specifications and monitoring as required or requested for significant municipal infrastructure construction projects undertaken by the department.
  • Respond verbally and in writing regarding issues related to the department’s service delivery from members of Council, the general public, media, other staff, departments, and customers.
  • Establish policies, operating procedures, work methods and standards for the department and for contracted services; monitor performance and initiate corrective action as required.
  • Recommend staff reports and presentations to the DCAO-IDE, communicating information and recommending program changes.
  • Develop and maintain a working relationships with local developers, counterparts in other municipalities; representatives of professional associations; federal and provincial government officials.
  • Prepare, present and manage the department’s capital and operating budgets.
  • Monitor and report budget variance, and implement corrective action as required.
  • Review proposals, tenders and purchase requisitions requiring approval for the department on contracted services in accordance with established policies.
  • Act as a technical resource to other departments and develop collaborative partnerships agencies, utilities, adjacent municipalities, residents, property owners, developers and contractors on matters relating to engineering and transportation.

Qualifications

  • Extensive experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a Bachelor of Applied Science in Civil Engineering or equivalent Engineering Degree and extensive management-level responsibility in the municipal engineering field. Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
  • Registered as a Professional Engineer with the Professional Engineers of Ontario.
  • Leadership skills acquired through considerable experience leading and motivating staff.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders.
  • Skilled in effective project/program management techniques.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, stakeholders and the general public including preparation of reports and presentations.
  • Excellent organizational, communication, interpersonal and public relations skills.
  • Commitment towards continuous learning, growth and the achievement of high performance.
  • Ability to successfully manage budgets and achieve performance targets.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders.
  • Excellent project management, organizational and problem solving skills.
  • Commitment to continuous improvement and customer service.
  • Able to manage multiple and changing demands and priorities.
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint) and project management software.
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Must possess a valid Class “G” driver’s licence with a good driving record. Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm their license is held in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years. The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets our requirements.

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday September 29, 2019. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

Please click on the “Apply for this job” button. Instructions will follow.

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The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

Garage Utility Cleaner – temporary up to six months

The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto.  Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life – all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.

Job summary

Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Administrative Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference.

Duties

  • Perform labour duties in the development, maintenance and operation of Transit activities.
  • Keep the transit vehicles/facility in a clean and neat condition, fuel vehicles and check fluid levels.
  • Be capable of undertaking minor repairs to the facility and transit vehicles.
  • Be capable of driving all transit vehicles for the purpose of changing vehicles off of routes when necessary.
  • Comply with all City regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Comply with the regulations and requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Immediately report vandalism, mechanical difficulties, damage etc.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a Grade 12 diploma and experience related to cleaning and maintenance of vehicles. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Possess a minimum DZ driver’s license or higher with a good driving record and be willing and capable of obtaining a CZ license within a specified time period. Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm their licence is held in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years. The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets our requirements.
  • Must be able to perform physical work (e.g. heavy lifting, repetitive tasks, various levels of standing, climbing, sitting & crouching as required).
  • Reliable self-starter, able to perform a variety of tasks.
  • Must be able to be trained on basic use of WAM computer system.
  • Must be able to work with or without supervision.
  • Must possess good team skills and have a sincere focus on quality customer service.
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Rate

$27.20 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Wednesday September 18, 2019. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

Please  click on the “Apply for this job” button. Instructions will follow.

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The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

Manager, Design and Construction

The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto.  Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life – all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.

Job summary

Resumes are being accepted for the position of Manager, Design and Construction within the Engineering and Transportation Services Department.  Reporting to the General Manager/City Engineer, this position will provide leadership and manage the work of the capital project planning, design and implementation team. Working collaboratively with staff and stakeholders, this position will ensure the successful delivery of engineering infrastructure projects. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Administrative Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference.

Duties

Division Management

  • Responsible for the planning and delivery of the engineering infrastructure design & construction program.
  • Provide technical guidance and leadership support to divisional staff responsible for the management and administration of engineering infrastructure projects including planning, designing, organizing, constructing, and controlling to ensure timely contract completion.
  • Liaise and negotiate with consultants, contractors and developers on engineering and related matters relative to contracts, agreements and standards, and maintain continued contact with the industry regarding standards and specifications for municipal infrastructure.
  • Prepare reports and presentations for Council, community representatives and partners.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable federal and provincial regulations/legislation and City by-laws.
  • Provide engineering technical support to other city departments.
  • Lead and inspire innovation and the adoption of best practices.
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other civic employees and the public using principles of good customer service.
  • Develop collaborative partnerships with agencies, utilities, adjacent municipalities, developers and contractors on matters relating to linear infrastructure.
  • Participate on technical committees in the development of policy, review of practices for municipal construction, etc.

Leadership

  • Provide visible and positive leadership to staff consistent with the commitments of the City’s Leadership Charter, developing and nurturing a work environment that is inclusive and respectful and motivating for staff.
  • Foster a highly engaged team environment, which promotes continuous learning, professional development and innovation.
  • Establish clear direction and annual objectives for the department and for staff and evaluate performance; monitor results and provide coaching, training and development opportunities as needed.
  • Responsible for staff supervision, including health and safety.
  • Contribute to the departmental leadership team and corporate initiatives.

Financial Management

  • Develop, coordinate and administer the Capital budget for all linear infrastructure projects.
  • Develop and monitor the Operational budget for division.

Qualifications

  • Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through completion of a Degree or Diploma in Civil Engineering or related field of study and considerable experience in municipal engineering, design and construction. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Registered as a Professional Engineer with the Professional Engineers of Ontario.
  • Experience supervising staff and leading work teams.
  • Knowledge of federal, provincial, and municipal legislation/regulations related to municipal infrastructure planning, design and construction.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication, organization and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement and customer service.
  • Able to manage multiple and changing demands and priorities.
  • Must possess a valid Class “G” driver’s licence with a good driving record. Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm their license is held in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years. The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets our requirements.

Rate

$108,665.66-$135,832.07

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday September 29, 2019. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

Please click on the “Apply for this job” button. Instructions will follow.

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The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

Downtown Maintainer – Part time up to 20 hours per week

The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto.  Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life – all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.

Job summary

Resumes are being accepted for the position of part-time Downtown Maintainer.  Duties will include, but are not limited to, manual and motorized snow removal, sanding/salting, manual and motorized sweeping and cleaning at parking facilities and other public facilities, pedestrian areas and sidewalks within the Central Business District. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Administrative Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference.

Hours of work

Up to 20 hours per week, including weekends and some afternoons.

Duties

  • Trouble shoot and perform skilled work in the maintenance of city owned parking facilities and equipment including parking meters, parking revenue equipment, plumbing, ventilating systems, electrical, drywall, elevators and fire panels as well as maintain all pedestrian areas including roads, public laneways and sidewalks for cleanliness in the city’s downtown.
  • Responsible for maintenance and cleanliness of all city waste containers in the downtown core.
  • Assist in maintaining necessary daily records of all maintenance activities.
  • Inform the Lead Hand of any breakdowns, vandalism and deterioration of facilities and all city owned downtown property.
  • Operate various types of maintenance equipment as per manufacturer’s safety guidelines and as per the Occupational Health and Safety Act, including but not limited to tractors, skid steers, front-end loaders, mad vac, power washer, power sweeper, trackless units with plow and or blower attachment, pick-ups with sanders and plows, small equipment including auxiliary attachments, and hand and power tools in a safe and efficient manner, all within a high density pedestrian and vehicular area.
  • Carry out all necessary maintenance and adjustments while keeping the equipment in a safe, clean and tidy condition, perform daily equipment circle checks and report defects and if necessary carry out small repairs in a prescribed manner.
  • Remove and/or flag obstacles hazardous to employees or the public or that interfere with the safe operation of vehicles or equipment, and duly note and immediately report such conditions to the Lead hand or Supervisor.
  • Comply with requirements of the Occupational Health & Safety Act, The Highway Traffic Act, all Federal, Provincial and City regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Respond to emergency accidents, clean-ups, and spills in the downtown and all city owned and operated parking facilities and parking lots and follow up with proper environmental protection protocol.
  • Assist other team members of the Public Services Area in day to day activities.
  • Provide housekeeping functions for all city-owned and operated parking facilities and central business district Road, Right of Way physical infrastructure including benches, bike racks, and garbage cans.
  • Work with City MMS system work orders, WAM work requests, purchase orders and other customised software as required.
  • Perform manual and motorized sweeping, cleaning, power washing, snow clearing, removal, and sanding /salting at city owned parking facilities, civic precinct, Transit Terminal and pedestrian areas and sidewalks within the City’s Downtown.
  • Carry out or assist with the manufacture, construction, erection/removal and maintenance of all traffic control and parking devices.
  • Keep the Central Business District and all work areas clean and in a presentable and safe condition for users.
  • Demonstrate initiative to resolve issues with focus on quality customer service.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Minimum Grade 12 education is required.
  • Experience related to the duties listed above which includes 6 – 12 months experience operating medium to heavy equipment (i.e. trackless, mobile sweepers, mobile vacuum units and pick-up trucks with snowplow and spreader attachments, high pressure power wash units) in a safe and efficient manner in high density pedestrian and vehicular traffic areas. Experience related to maintenance work related to physical Right of Way infrastructure, Parking facility and parking equipment maintenance activities. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • A valid Class G driver’s licence with a good driving record; a DZ driver’s licence would be an asset. Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm their licence is held in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years. The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets our requirements.
  • Demonstrated experience, knowledge and understanding of tools, equipment and procedures relevant to infrastructure, facility and equipment preventative maintenance such as parking meters, parking revenue equipment, plumbing, signage installation, ventilating systems, electrical, drywall, elevators and fire panels, minor concrete, asphalt and paving stone repairs.
  • Must be a reliable self-starter, able to make decisions and function with minimal supervision, as well, work as part of a team, and undertake all aspects of the job thoroughly and willingly.
  • Must possess good oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be neat in appearance and have the ability to deal with the public in a professional and cordial manner and work well in a team environment.
  • Must be able to physically perform strenuous and repetitive work in a safe manner, such as climbing, lifting, bending, pushing and moving heavy items in all types of weather conditions.
  • Experience working with computer applications including Windows, Microsoft Office, MMS systems; and WAM.
  • Proficient time management skills and flexibility in adjusting between a variety of duties.
  • Must obtain and maintain a valid First Aid/CPR certificate.
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Rate

$17.70 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday September 22, 2019. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

Please  click on the “Apply for this job” button. Instructions will follow.

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The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

Box Office Seller – part time

The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto.  Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life – all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.

Job summary

Located in the heart of downtown Guelph, River Run Centre is a Guelph’s premier performing arts centre, which opened in October 1997. The Centre houses the 786-seat Main Stage Theatre, the 225-seat Co-operators Hall, and Canada Company Hall, a communal lobby that is also multi-purpose.

We are currently accepting applications for customer service oriented individuals to work part time (3-20 hours per week) as Box Office Sellers. Shifts will vary, with no guarantee of hours; evenings, weekends, and holiday hours are required.  Shifts are available from September to June with the possibility of limited hours in July and August.

Duties

This position is involved with a variety of tasks within the River Run Centre’s Box Office. Box office sellers provide exceptional customer service, complete ticket sales in person and by phone; work as part of a team to sell tickets and solve issues on show nights; provide support to online buyers; answer general inquiries; assist with related administrative tasks; and perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Qualifications include exceptional customer service gained through a minimum of 6 months experience in a customer service position, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, telephone etiquette, sales and cash handling experience, experience with computers and web-based sales, attention to detail, willingness to learn, and the ability to work calmly in a very fast paced environment. Knowledge of ticketing software and previous ticketing experience is considered an asset, but not required. Neat appearance and positive attitude when dealing with co-workers and patrons are essential.

Rate

$14.71 per hour

How to apply

  • Qualified applicants are invited to apply by Tuesday, September 17, 2019  by sending their cover letter and resume as one document (pdf or word) by email at info@riverrun.ca
  • In person to River Run Centre Box Office, 35 Woolwich Street, Guelph, Monday to Saturday 11am-6pm
  • By mail to River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich Street, Guelph ON N1H 3V1

The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer, which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

Facility Maintainer

The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto.  Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life – all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.

Job summary

Resumes are being accepted for the position of Facility Maintainer within the Parks and Recreation Department – Recreation Services.  Reporting to the Supervisor – Recreation Facility Operations, the successful candidate will perform a wide variety of duties related to facility maintenance and facility operations within 8 Recreation facilities including a seniors centre, a pottery centre, 2 multi-purpose Community centres containing aquatic centres, arenas, and multipurpose rooms, and stand-alone arenas and pools including one outdoor pool.  In addition, the position will competently and safely use a variety of equipment and vehicles to perform ice, floor, pool, and facility maintenance, including ice re-surfacers, and hand and power tools.  The functions performed in this position are in accordance with established standard operating procedures, departmental and corporate policies and practices, and legislated requirements with a focus on quality customer service and continuous improvement.  Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Corporate Administrative Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference.

Duties

  • Perform ice plant, aquatic centre, building equipment and general facility repair duties to ensure high-calibre maintenance and operation of facilities.
  • Maintain facility quality and ensure safety by adhering to predetermined building standard operating procedures.
  • Act as a resource person to customers and to the facility teams and provide superior customer service.
  • Assist in the coordination of building or system repairs/services with internal City departments, and external contractors and service companies.
  • Communicate regularly with team members and facility user groups.
  • Access facility schedules and co-ordinate all equipment/set up/take down requirements.
  • Report and follow up on all building incidents as per established protocols
  • Ensure all logbooks (pool testing, snow removal, etc.) are updated regularly and accurately per corporate procedures, industry standards, and legislated requirements.
  • Troubleshoot and make adjustments to mechanical, plumbing, electrical, refrigeration, roof systems and handling systems; assist in maintaining energy management systems.
  • Perform non-complex repairs such as carpentry, painting, masonry and drywall.
  • Assist in the preparation of statistical information of building use.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a Grade 12 diploma and one-year experience in a recreation environment (i.e. arena and pool) operating an ice re-surfacer and performing building maintenance. Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Must possess a Class G licence with a good driving record. Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm their license is held in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years. The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets our requirements.
  • Knowledge of mechanical, plumbing, carpentry, electrical, refrigeration, painting, roofing systems and handling systems, masonry and drywall.
  • Must obtain and maintain a valid First Aid/CPR Certificate.
  • Knowledge of the Ontario Health and Safety Act.
  • Must be a reliable self-starter, able to make decisions and function with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to work co-operatively with other team members.
  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to interact with internal and external contacts/customers on a daily basis.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Must be able to perform the physical demands of the job including; lifting, kneeling, and shoveling, and be able to actively participate in daily activities, and in all types of weather conditions.
  • Have or have the ability to obtain the Certified Ice Technician (CIT) or Certified Aquatic Technician (CAT) designations within 12 months of hire.
  • Basic Refrigeration training would be an asset.
  • B Certification or completion of the Refrigerator Operator – RB1 exam and RB2 exam would be an asset.
  • A satisfactory Police Record Check including a Vulnerable Sector Check would be required at time of offer.

 Rate

$26.85 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday September 15, 2019. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

Community Stewardship Coordinator – part time

The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto.  Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life – all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.

Job summary

Resumes are being accepted for the part time position of Community Stewardship Coordinator with the Parks Operation and Forestry department.  Reporting to the Program Manager of Trails and Natural Areas Stewardship, this position will focus on engaging the community on public lands including trails, natural areas stewardship, and community gardening.

The position will engage community groups and volunteers to deliver outreach and stewardship initiatives in support of the Urban Forestry Management Plan, Trails Master Plan, and Natural Heritage Action Plan and manage the community gardens program.

Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the City that makes a difference.

Duties

  • Assist in developing and implementing the Parks Operations and Forestry community stewardship program.
  • Attract and retain volunteers for stewardship activities.
  • Liaise with and support neighbourhood groups, outside agencies and service partners in the delivery of community stewardship programming including supporting and recognizing volunteers and securing grants and sponsors.
  • Support Guelph’s status as a Bee City
  • Liaise, coordinate and secure the support other City staff to provide resources and expertise to Community Stewardship programs.
  • Support the organization of community events with environmental themes geared for volunteer participation (e.g., tree plantings, boardwalk building, and community cleanups).
  • Facilitate public participation in the maintenance and enhancement of the urban forest and trails
  • Implement all aspects of the Community Gardens program
  • Assess interest in community stewardship consistent with the City’s Community Engagement Framework
  • Compile statistics and prepare evaluation of the community stewardship and community gardens program annually
  • Maintain the Community Garden Policy and complete annual report to Council
  • Provide leadership to the Community Gardens Working Group which may include chairing the meetings
  • Promote community stewardship and community gardens including updating the website
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a degree or diploma in Environmental studies, Community Outreach and Development, Leisure studies or a related field and 2-3 years community work experience working with volunteers, voluntary committees, government, non profit and community sectors. Candidates with an equivalent education and experience may be considered.
  • Effective communications skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, stakeholders and the general public.
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel).
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, complete multiple task assignments and function effectively in a high-volume workplace with time restraints.
  • Ability to deal effectively with contentious situations and to exercise discretion, judgment, diplomacy and confidentiality.
  • Ability to work with and support Parks Operations and Forestry, staff, agencies and the community to achieve superior results and promote the service first philosophy of the City.
  • Excellent leadership and facilitation skills.

Rate

$19.41 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Tuesday September 29, 2019. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

Administrative Assistant

The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto.  Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life – all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.

Job summary

Resumes are being accepted for a position of Administrative Assistant within the Transit Service Department. Reporting to the General Manager of Transit Services, the successful candidate will provide administrative support to the department and team. This position will have a strong focus on daily business, financial and administrative support. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will support the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference.

Duties

  • Provide routine administrative support to the General Manager of Transit Services including the handling of sensitive and confidential matters
  • Provide administrative support to Transit senior management through functions such as the coordination of meetings, coordinating travel arrangements, co-ordination of department activities and performing other related administrative functions.
  • Deliver professional assistance to staff as well as external contacts – acting as the first point of contact in order to direct requests appropriately.
  • Assist in tracking time off requests, vacation schedules and timecards for all management employees including exception reporting into Kronos
  • Effectively manage the General Manger’s schedule and activities
  • Receive and organize communications to the General Manager including telephone calls, mail and email messages and provide assistance using independent judgement and/or consult to determine those requiring priority attention
  • Coordinate meetings with other departments and or community stakeholder groups, and occasionally engage in preliminary discussions with stakeholders to clarify issues to determine priority and required level of General Manager involvement
  • Provide support for the corporate related departmental activities such as annual reports, budget process and reporting activities, health and safety related work and other reports
  • Provide clerical support (e.g. word processing, excel, power point, data entry, distribution of information & record keeping)
  • Prepare agendas/minutes for meetings of the Transit Services Management team as well all related working/operating committees; attend meetings and coordinate follow up actions with staff of the department.
  • Coordinate Guelph Transit staff events (i.e. driver appreciation barbeque and retirement parties)
  • Responsible for the Guelph Transit telephone system
  • Manage other additional tasks and responsibilities to support the Transit Services management team as required.
  • Assist Leadership Team and Executive Team members as the transit representative on departmental assignments and projects.
  • Assist with the preparation of the departmental budget, status report tracking, expenditure tracking and records management
  • Prepare purchasing invoices and monthly VISAs as directed
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Experience related to duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a certificate / diploma in Business Administration or closely related discipline and experience providing administrative support to a senior manager. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times related to the corporate responsibilities.
  • Excellent organizational and office administration skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks in a busy environment to meet stringent deadlines.
  • A self-starter with good problem solving skills.
  • Highly professional, adaptable and anticipatory with excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, collaborative and customer service skills and ability to respect & maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act.
  • Experience and/or knowledge of financial/work management software and databases such as JDEdwards, Kronos, WAM would be an asset.

Rate

$29.958 – $37.448 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday September 22, 2019. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

Please click on the “Apply for this job” button. Instructions will follow.

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The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

Transit Business Services Specialist

The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto.  Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life – all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.

Job summary

Resumes are being accepted for the position of Transit Services Business Specialist within the Transit Services Department reporting to the Manager of Transit Business Services.   The successful candidate will primarily be responsible for assisting the City’s Transit Services with a variety of financial, analytical and research support including operating and capital budgets and variance reporting.  Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Corporate Administrative Plan, Corporate Leadership Charter and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference.

Duties

  • Develops and maintains a solid understanding of Transit business activities and how they impact financial processes and planning
  • Understands departmental financial business needs and recommends on-going improvements including financial systems, revenue collection processes and financial policies as they relate to Transit Business Services
  • Work with the Manager of Transit Business Services and the Financial Corporate Analyst with the development and preparation of all budget documentation including operating and capital budgets and variance reporting
  • Work with the Guelph Transit Management team and the Financial Corporate Analyst with special projects such as PTIF and ICIP
  • Regular analytical review of department’s major expenditures and revenues to ensure accuracy and identify concerns to Manager of Business Services
  • Identify and make recommendations to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of processes for revenue collection of Transit fare media, administrative procedures and policies as they relate to financial processes and controls
  • Compiles information and maintains complex databases for tracking and reporting of performance information as required.
  • Gathers and analyzes legislation in order to propose transit policy alternatives and strategies in order to prepare draft findings reports and assists in making recommendations.
  • Analyzes processes, procedures, operating systems, and work methods and recommends improvements to enhance efficiencies and effectiveness.
  • Assist management in business case development, scoping and implementation of special projects by providing financial support such as statistics, financial projections including operating costs and revenues of route expansions
  • Perform annual review of revenues and expenditures to ensure aligned with council approved revenue to cost ratio and provide projected increase to revenues and ridership with proposed fare increases
  • Assists in the preparation of statistics requested by external parties such as CUTA and Statistics Canada
  • Responsible for approving financial transactions, accounts receivable, accounts payable, invoices ensuring compliance with city financial policies and procedures.
  • Liaises with departments within the City of Guelph to monitor processes and system compliance.
  • Assists with internal investigations and drafting official policy documents for Guelph Transit.
  • Provide management support in the absence of the Manager of Transit Business Services
  • Acts as a resource to public, city departments and other organizations on transit projects/ programs.
  • May be required to backfill for the position of Manager – Transit Business Services during times of absence or as it relates to transits succession planning modelling process.

Qualifications

  • Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a university degree in Finance/Accounting, Business Administration or a related discipline and considerable experience in a related financial role, preferably within the public sector. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • An accounting designation would be considered an asset
  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to resolve customer inquiries/complaints in an effective manner.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects and assignments in order to meet deadlines in a very demanding customer service focused environment.
  • Excellent communications skills (both oral and written) with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, stakeholders and the general public.
  • Advanced computer skills with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
  • Ability to prepare complex statistical reports, correspondence, policies and procedures and other written materials.
  • Experience in auditing and performing internal financial control reviews
  • Advanced skills with financial reporting software , JD Edwards experience preferred
  • Ability to work independently and to prioritize projects to meet deadlines
  • A team player with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to analyze problems, identify alternatives and make recommendations in order to implement procedures and policies.
  • Ability to prepare, update and maintain financial records.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and unquestionable integrity.

 Rate

$37.069- $ 46.337 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday September 22, 2019. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

Supervisor, Scheduling and Service Planning – temporary full time up to 8 months

The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto.  Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life – all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.

Job summary

Resumes are being accepted for the position of Supervisor, Scheduling and Service Planning – Transit Services, reporting to the General Manager, Guelph Transit.  The supervisor will oversee the Scheduling and Service Planning division. The successful candidate will set a visible and positive leadership example while supporting continuous improvement efforts.  This position will make a positive contribution to the department’s delivery of service excellence to the millions of passengers who choose Guelph Transit as their preferred mode of transportation each year.  Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Corporate Administrative Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference.

Duties

  • Provide leadership in the establishment of long-term direction and strategic orientation in the delivery of Transit service consistent with the mission, core values, goals and strategies of the Corporation.
  • Manage service delivery to operate at peak efficiency and effectiveness, responsible for the efficient deployment of driver and vehicle resources to all routes and schedules.
  • Provide planning for future service delivery – new bus routes and schedules, etc.; prepare and effect route and schedule changes.
  • Evaluating and reporting on current and future ridership, revenue and other performance
  • Create a motivated, supportive and accountable work environment that is working towards continuous improvement (work methods, problem solving and staff development).
  • Provides supervision, recruitment, training, development and address and performance issues with assigned staff.
  • Provide the Manager and General Manager with annual report measuring compliance with approved service standards and recommendations for improvement.
  • Ensure compliance with Council approved Service Standards.
  • Provide input to Transit operating and capital budgets and strive for continuous incremental improvement in cost effectiveness and fiscal accountability.
  • Recommend & manage new technologies and products to improve ridership, service delivery and service planning (i.e. Advanced Transit Management System, scheduling software, etc.).
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable federal and provincial regulations/legislation and City by-laws.
  • Provide advice and reports on service design/development and evaluation issues for presentation to Council and Community representatives/partners.
  • Oversee run sign-ups as required, including blocking vehicles and reporting vehicle needs and runcutting blocks into driver’s schedules.
  • Provide route-planning advice to Engineering, Planning, and Traffic as well as internally related to new subdivisions, events, construction after interpretation of all related data including route directness, stop spacing, coverage/walking distances, timing, length, safety, etc.
  • In conjunction with Engineering, tenders for concrete/accessible pad installations.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a post-secondary degree or diploma in Business Administration, Transportation Management, Geography or a related discipline.
    • Experience related to scheduling and planning in a public transit, logistics or other transportation related business a transit or transportation setting. Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
    • Experience motivating, training, and supervising staff preferably in in a unionized environment.
    • A valid Class G drivers licence with a good driving record. Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm their licence is held in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years. The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets our requirements.
    • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to resolve customer inquiries/complaints in an effective manner.
    • Strong analytical and organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple assignments in order to meet deadlines in a very demanding customer service focus environment.
    • Excellent communications skills (both oral and written) with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, stakeholders and the general public.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, other City Departments, ATU membership and executive, other transit properties and the public.
    • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook).
    • Ability to analyze problems, identify alternatives and make recommendations in order to implement procedures and policies.
    • Ability to manage large projects on time and on budget.
    • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
    • Knowledge of transportation scheduling methods, techniques, principles, and practices of transportation scheduling.
    • Knowledge of the Highway Traffic Act and the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
    • CUTA scheduling and run cutting training would be an asset.
    • Experience utilizing electronic scheduling software is an asset.
    • Knowledge of Trapeze software an asset.

     Rate

    $40.78 – $50.97 per hour

    How to apply

    Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday September 22, 2019. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

    Please  click on the “Apply for this job” button. Instructions will follow.

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    The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

    Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

    Licensed Auto Truck & Coach Technician/Licensed Truck & Coach Technician

    The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto.  Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life – all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.

    Job summary

    Resumes are being accepted for the position of Licensed Auto Truck & Coach Technician / Licensed Truck and Coach Technician with the Operations – Fleet Services Division.  Reporting to the Supervisor of Fleet Services, the successful candidate will focus on quality customer service and continuous improvement processes.  Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Corporate Administrative Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference.

    Duties

    • Perform all inspection, maintenance, and repair of all types of light and heavy vehicles, including diagnosis and correction of problems with diesel and/or gasoline engines, automatic transmissions, brakes, steering and other vehicle components as per approved policy.
    • Hydraulic repairs and service.
    • Lubricate, refuel, change oil, service tires and batteries, etc. as required.
    • Accurate and legible record keeping.
    • Participate in Apprentice training.
    • Maintain a neat, tidy, and clean work place, and perform general housekeeping as required.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through a Grade 12 education and four (4) years’ experience in the maintenance and repair of heavy vehicles. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
    • Must possess a valid Truck & Coach Technician Licence (310T). 310S license or recognized credit towards obtaining a 310S considered an asset.
    • First consideration will be given to applicants who possess both licenses. However, if positions remain available, second consideration will be given to employees who possess a valid Truck and Coach License (310T). The successful applicant(s) will be required to complete the automotive mechanics licence (310S) within a prescribed period of time as a condition of employment.
    • Must possess a valid Class ‘DZ’ licence with a good driving record, or have a valid driver’s licence in good standing and be willing to obtain DZ within a specified time period. Successful candidates will be required to provide a current three year driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm their licence is held in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years. The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets our requirements.
    • Must be computer literate and familiar with electronic diagnosis equipment.
    • Computer keyboarding skills and beginner skills in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel).
    • Ability to perform heavy lifting, various levels of standing, climbing, sitting & crouching as required.
    • Must be a reliable self-starter and able to prioritize tasks according to changing demands and work with or without supervision.
    • Knowledge of WHMIS and the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
    • Must be neat in appearance and able to communicate in a cordial manner.
    • Must be able to work effectively in a team environment and have a sincere focus on quality customer service.

       Rate

      $32.52 (310T) per hour

      $35.34 (310T & 310S) per hour

      How to apply

      Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Wednesday September 18, 2019. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

      Please  click on the “Apply for this job” button. Instructions will follow.

      Apply for this job

       

      The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

      Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

      Licenced Truck and Coach Technician

      The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto.  Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life – all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.

      Job summary

      Resumes are being accepted for the position of Licenced Truck & Coach Technician with the Transit Fleet Services Division.  Reporting to the Supervisor, Fleet Services, the successful candidate will focus on quality customer service and continuous improvement processes. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Corporate Administrative Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference.

      Duties

      • Perform all maintenance and repair of all types of light and heavy Transit vehicles including diagnosis and correction of problems with diesel and/or gasoline engines, automatic transmissions, brakes, steering, and other bus components in accordance with approved policy.
      • Perform inspection, maintenance, and repair of all Transit equipment.
      • Lubricate, refuel, change oil, service tires and batteries, etc. as required.
      • Perform general housekeeping as required.
      • Perform other related duties as assigned

      Qualifications

      • Familiarity with electronic diagnosis equipment.
      • Experience in diagnosis and repair of Detroit Diesel, Allison Transmissions, and Multiplex systems would be an asset.
      • Basic working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and other programs.
      • Must be able to work effectively in a team environment and have a sincere focus on quality customer service.
      • Knowledge of WHMIS and the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
      • Ability to perform heavy lifting, various levels of standing, climbing, sitting & crouching as required.
      • Must be a reliable self-starter and able to prioritize tasks according to changing demands and work with or without supervision.
      • Must be neat in appearance and able to communicate in a cordial manner.
      • Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through a Grade 12 education and five years’ experience in the maintenance and repair of heavy vehicles. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
      • Must possess a valid Truck & Coach Technician Licence (310T).
      • Must possess a valid Class CZ licence with a good driving record OR have a valid driver’s licence in good standing and be willing to obtain CZ within a specified time period. Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm their licence is held in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years. The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets our requirements.

      Rate

      $34.96 per hour  

      How to apply

      Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday September 15, 2019. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

      Please click on the “Apply for this job” button. Instructions will follow.

      Apply for this job

      The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

       

      Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

      Environmental Management System Specialist

      The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto.  Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life – all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.

      Job summary

      This position is responsible for monitoring and managing environmental legislative compliance initiatives and overseeing the development of an Environmental Management System within Wastewater Services.  As a member of the management team, the candidate will have a focus on demonstrated leadership skills, quality customer service and continuous improvement processes. Reporting to the Manager of Technical Services, and guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Corporate Administrative Plan and Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will enhance service delivery while aiding in the achievement of the community vision – to be the city that makes a difference.

      Duties

      • Defines, monitors and reviews Division’s compliance criteria and processes in accordance with assigned compliance programs and applicable provincial and federal legislation.
      • Develops, implements and investigates process and systems to control, track and maintain legal requirements and approvals
      • Provides recommendations and technical support to Division managers and supervisors on issues to ensure that compliance requirements are being met
      • Provides training for staff on policies and procedures related to regulatory requirements.
      • Maintains up-to-date and thorough knowledge of applicable legislation, standards, guidelines and policies
      • Develops and supports the implementation of emergency procedures for the wastewater division
      • Facilitates risk management and emergency preparedness activities
      • Interfaces with regulatory agencies to obtain environmental certificates of approvals, related amendments and other required legal instruments
      • Providers support with regulatory officials during compliance related meetings and facility inspections
      • Audits and investigates for regulatory compliance and reports all non-compliance to the Division Manager, and upon direction, to the appropriate regulator; designs and develops corrective action strategies, solutions and action plans to address compliance issues and related actions
      • Develops, reviews and submits reports to appropriate regulators ensuring regulatory deadlines are met and reports are in accordance with regulatory requirements
      • Provides input into capital and operating budgets for items required to support compliance

      Environmental Management System Program Functions:

      • Administers the Environmental Management System (EMS)
      • Designs and implements audit programs for the EMS
      • Oversees documentation and updates to policies, standard operating and emergency procedures, and work instructions related to the EMS
      • Prepares and delivers training to staff on the EMS and related programs.
      • Manages consultants on EMS related projects to ensure deliverables are met.
      • Establishes objectives, targets, management programs and KPI’s to foster continuous improvement and provides technical support to staff regarding EMS programs

      Data and Reporting Functions:

      • Prepares reports, compiles and analyses statistical data on compliance and management system related activities, including audits, objectives and targets to support Divisional priorities and goal setting
      • Establishes processes to ensure appropriate data capture, analysis, documentation and reporting in formalized frameworks to meet Provincial and Federal requirements
      • Consolidates, analyses, and summarizes compliance data and inspection reports

      Other Duties:

      • Interfaces with internal clients and responds to concerns and information requests regarding compliance to environmental compliance approvals and other environmental regulatory requirements
      • Monitors conformance to the EMS and brings forward any non-conformance to the attention of management
      • Responsible for writing reports and memos for customers, staff, management as required
      • Performs other duties as assigned

      Qualifications

      • Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a post-secondary education in Environmental Science, Environmental Law, or a related discipline and considerable experience in managing environmental and regulatory requirements and programs. Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
      • A valid Class G drivers licence with a good driving record. Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm their licence is held in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years. The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets our requirement
      • Excellent problem solving skills with the, ability to interface effectively with internal management and staff, consultants, Provincial Approval and Legislative Agencies, contractors, suppliers, peers, and the general public
      • Knowledge of the Acts and Regulations as well as the policies and procedures of the Ministry of Environment Conservation and Parks
      • Knowledge of wastewater treatment and collection related regulations, legislation, guidelines, standards, procedures and inspections
      • Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act
      • Ability to interpret and translate legislation into recommendations related to operations, management, planning, and organizational development
      • Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
      • Ability to develop and maintain quality and environmental management system standards
      • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, stakeholders, the media and the general public
      • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to respond effectively to regulatory and customer issues
      • Excellent interpersonal, leadership and team building skills
      • Ability to develop and deliver training programs
      • ISO / QMS Auditor Certificates would be an asset

      Rate

      $81,633.25-$102,041.56

      How to apply

      Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday September 22, 2019. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

      Please click on the “Apply for this job” button. Instructions will follow.

      Apply for this job

      The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

      Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

      Project Manager, Solid Waste

      The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto.  Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life – all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.

      Job summary

      The Project Manager is a dedicated resource for Solid Waste Resources and is responsible for developing and managing implementation plans to execute capital plan deliverables. This position is required to liaise within the division and throughout the organization, including Procurement, Facilities, Engineering and Capital Infrastructure Services, Finance, Fleet, as well as external Consultants and Contractors to effectively coordinate and deliver capital projects.  Reporting to the Manager of Business and Technical Services, and guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Corporate Administrative Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference.

      Duties

      • Oversee development, management and integration of capital projects specialized areas of municipal engineering involving waste collection and processing infrastructure.
      • Serve as capital program project manager directing project teams by providing technical direction based on sound professional engineering practices to ensure desired project performance objectives are met.
      • Oversee review of detail designs for engineering equipment and construction projects for solid waste and other related work, including review of design calculations as required.
      • Ensure development of formal project documents including Project Charters, Schedules, Risk Registers, and Business Cases, amongst others, and ensures project management vigour consistent with protocols of the City’s Project Management Office and PMI.
      • Ensure facility equipment and asset inventory and condition assessments are maintained, including review for accuracy and data integrity, as well as, managing corrective actions such as on-going inspections and performance evaluation strategies.
      • Review and maintain levels of service framework and key performance indicators related to asset management.
      • Identify, assess and control risks and failure modes, and perform cost benefit analysis management strategies as part of the asset management program to identify capital planning needs and priorities.
      • Review and update life costing models and lifecycle analysis
      • Assist in development of long term capital planning and 10-year capital budgets, identifying future demands and capacity, potential funding sources and contingency plans.
      • Act as a resource to the site’s maintenance group on best practices and industry standards related to preventative maintenance programs, planning and procedures, scheduling and part inventory, as well as, integration of computerized maintenance management softwares
      • Attend meetings with City staff, internal departments and external stakeholders as a representative of Guelph Solid Waste
      • Ensure consultants, contractor and suppliers compliance with contract and corporate and MOL health and safety requirements.
      • Other duties as assigned.

      Qualifications

      • Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through a post-secondary degree in Civil Engineering or a related discipline and considerable experience in managing projects in a Solid Waste operational environment i.e. Solid WasteCollections, Materials Recovery Facility, Transfer Station, Organics Waste Processing Facility, Public Drop-off and Closed Landfill Operations preferably in a municipal environment. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
      • Thorough understanding of the principles of asset assessment and strong work experience related to capital planning and execution of capital deliverables
      • Knowledge of all Solid Waste related project phases (including conceptual design, pre-design, detailed design, and construction administration).
      • Excellent understanding of municipal waste infrastructure and process design.
      • Ability to manage scope, budget and meet tight deadlines as well as properly coordinate the efforts of multi-disciplinary project teams.
      • Ability to work independently.
      • Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other applicable legislation.
      • Knowledge of waste industry, municipal and provincial regulations related to waste collection and processing, operation, maintenance, and environmental compliance.
      • Excellent project management skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities.
      • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, stakeholders, the media and the general public.
      • Good interpersonal, leadership and team building skills.
      • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook).
      • Experience with project management software tools.
      • Experience with GIS and AutoCAD would be an asset.
      • PMP, PgMP or CAPM designation is an asset.
      • A valid Class G drivers licence with a good driving record. Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm their licence is held in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years. The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets our requirement.

      Rate

      81,633.25-$102,041.56

      How to apply

      Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday September 22, 2019. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

      Please click on the “Apply for this job” button. Instructions will follow.

      Apply for this job

      The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

      Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

      Program Lead Instructors & Program Instructors – Part time

      The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto.  Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life – all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.

      Job summary

      The City of Guelph Recreation Division offers a variety of recreation program for people of all ages and abilities in weekly sessions throughout the school year.

      Reporting to the Recreation Program Coordinator, successful candidates will lead or help facilitate preschool, children, youth or family programming.

      The Recreation Division is looking for Program Lead Instructors and Program Instructors who have direct experience working with groups in a recreational program setting.

      Hours of Work

      Depending on the program(s) the instructor is hired for, the hours will include the program time (which is generally anywhere between 1 and 5 hours) and up to a half hour for preparation and half hour for take down.

      We are looking for program staff in the following areas/skill sets:

      • Preschool programs- Tuesday-Friday am- Victoria Road Recreation Centre and West End Community Centre
      • Dance programs-Saturday 9am -12pm- West End Community Centre

      Saturday 9am-2:30pm Victoria Road Rec Centre

      Sunday 1:30-3:30pm, Victoria Road Rec Centre

      • Art programs– Thursdays 5:30-7:30pm, West End Community Centre
      • Girl Empowerment program– Mondays 5:30-7:30pm, West End Community Centre
      • Children’s Ukulele program– Mondays 6:30-8:30pm, Victoria Road Recreation Centre
      • Baby and Toddler fit classes– Tuesdays 3:15-5:30pm, Victoria Road Recreation Centre (require instructor experience in Dance and background in Gymnastics)
      • Children’s STEM programs-Wednesdays 4:30-8:00pm, Victoria Road Recreation Centre
      • Children’s Outdoor Ed programs– Wednesday am, Saturday am/pm

       Duties

      • Create a welcoming environment for all participants
      • Lead/assist with all aspects of programming including planning, preparation and set up/take down.
      • Lead activities and fully engage with participants in all activities.
      • Communicate with the program team, and participant’s support person/family as appropriate
      • Provide fully inclusive program to participants of all abilities and understanding and encouragement to each child
      • Ensure participant confidentiality
      • Other duties as assigned

      Qualifications

      • Experience working with specified age group for program
      • Familiarity in working with participants with special needs
      • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
      • Ability to respect and maintain participant confidentiality
      • High Five Principles of Healthy Child Development certification (willing to obtain within 3 months)
      • A satisfactory Police Record Check including Vulnerable Sector Check is required at time of offer
      • Standard first Aid with CPR C.
      • Full availability is required for scheduled program day and time

      Rate

      $14.00-15.85 per hour

      How to apply

      Qualified applicants are invited to apply by Sunday September 15, 2019 by sending your resume and cover letter to: RecPrograms@guelph.ca

      subject line: Recreation program employment

      For more information about some of the programs we are hiring for, please reference programs listed in preschool, children’s and youth sections in the Guelph Community Guide at guelph.ca/recreation

      The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

      Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

      Program Lead Instructors & Program Instructors – Part time

      The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto.  Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life – all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.

      Job summary

      The City of Guelph Recreation Division offers a variety of recreation program for people of all ages and abilities in weekly sessions throughout the school year.

      Reporting to the Recreation Program Coordinator, successful candidates will lead or help facilitate preschool, children, youth or family programming.

      The Recreation Division is looking for Program Lead Instructors and Program Instructors who have direct experience working with groups in a recreational program setting.

      Hours of work

      Depending on the program(s) the instructor is hired for, the hours will include the program time (which is generally anywhere between 1 and 5 hours) and up to a half hour for preparation and half hour for take down.

      We are looking for program staff in the following areas/skill sets:

      • Preschool programs- Tuesday and Thursday am- Victoria Road Recreation Centre and West End Community Centre
      • Dance Programs-Saturday 9am -12pm- West End Community Centre

      Saturday 9am-2:30pm Victoria Road Recreation Centre

      Sunday 1:30-3:30pm, Victoria Road Recreation  Centre

      • Art programs- Thursdays 5:30-7:30, West End Community Centre

      Duties

      • Create a welcoming environment for all participants
      • Lead/assist with all aspects of programming including planning, preparation and set up/take down.
      • Lead activities and fully engage with participants in all activities.
      • Communicate with the program team, and participant’s support person/family as appropriate
      • Provide fully inclusive program to participants of all abilities and understanding and encouragement to each child
      • Ensure participant confidentiality
      • Other duties as assigned

      Qualifications

      • Experience working with specified age group for program
      • Familiarity in working with participants with special needs
      • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
      • Ability to respect and maintain participant confidentiality
      • High Five Principles of Healthy Child Development certification (willing to obtain within 3 months)
      • A satisfactory Police Record Check including Vulnerable Sector Check is required at time of offer
      • Standard first Aid with CPR C.
      • Full availability is required for scheduled program day and time

      Rate

      $14.28- $14.70 per hour

      How to apply

      Qualified applicants are invited to apply by Sunday September 15, 2019 by sending their cover letter and resume as one document (pdf or word) by email at RecPrograms@guelph.ca 

      subject line: Recreation program employment.

       For more information about some of the programs we are hiring for, please reference programs listed in preschool, children’s and youth sections in the Guelph Community Guide at guelph.ca/recreation

      The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

      Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

      Food and Beverage Service Staff – Sleeman Centre

      The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto.  Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life – all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.

      Job summary

      Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Administrative Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference.

      We are currently accepting applications for service oriented individuals to work evenings and week-ends (10-20 hours per week) in the following positions:

      • Restaurant Servers
      • Suite Servers
      • Bartenders
      • Restaurant Line Cooks
      • Suite Cooks
      • Concession Cooks
      • Concession Shift Leaders
      • Concession Servers
      • Dishwashers
      • Receiving / Inventory Clerks

      Hours of Work

      The individuals will work evenings and weekends (10-20 hours per week). Day and night shifts available.

      How to apply

      Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday September 30,2019. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

      Please click on the “Apply for this job” button. Instructions will follow.

      Apply for this job

      The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

      Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

      Licenced Truck and Coach Technician

      The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto.  Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life – all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.

      Job summary

      Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Administrative Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference.

      Duties

      • Perform all maintenance and repair of all types of light and heavy Transit vehicles including diagnosis and correction of problems with diesel and/or gasoline engines, automatic transmissions, brakes, steering, and other bus components in accordance with approved policy.
      • Perform inspection, maintenance, and repair of all Transit equipment.
      • Lubricate, refuel, change oil, service tires and batteries, etc. as required.
      • Perform general housekeeping as required.
      • Perform other related duties as assigned

      Qualifications

      • Familiarity with electronic diagnosis equipment.
      • Experience in diagnosis and repair of Detroit Diesel, Allison Transmissions, and Multiplex systems would be an asset.
      • Basic working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and other programs.
      • Must be able to work effectively in a team environment and have a sincere focus on quality customer service.
      • Knowledge of WHMIS and the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
      • Ability to perform heavy lifting, various levels of standing, climbing, sitting & crouching as required.
      • Must be a reliable self-starter and able to prioritize tasks according to changing demands and work with or without supervision.
      • Must be neat in appearance and able to communicate in a cordial manner.
      • Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through a Grade 12 education and five years’ experience in the maintenance and repair of heavy vehicles. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
      • Must possess a valid Truck & Coach Technician Licence (310T).
      • Must possess a valid Class CZ licence with a good driving record OR have a valid driver’s licence in good standing and be willing to obtain CZ within a specified time period. Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm their licence is held in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years. The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets our requirements.

      Rate

      $34.96 per hour

      How to apply

      Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday July 8, 2019. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

      Please  click on the “Apply for this job” button. Instructions will follow.

      Apply for this job

      The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

      Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

      Aquatics 2019

      The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one-hour driving distance from Toronto.  Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life – all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.

      Recreation Services is accepting applications for full time and part-time employment opportunities in Aquatics.  Positions include Aquatic Swim Instructor/Lifeguard and Assistant Instructor.

      Hours of work

      Hours of work are up to 20 hours a week and up to 35 hours during the summer months

      Location

      Positions are available at:

      • Centennial Pool
      • West End Community Centre
      • Victoria Road Recreation Centre
      • Lyons Leisure Pool (outdoor pool July – August only).

      Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

      Instruct assigned classes in accordance to the governing body (Lifesaving Society) standards and the City of Guelph expectations. Maintain and enforce high safety standards at all times.  Lifeguard as requested and assume all responsibilities of a guard.

      Duties

      • Maintain a high level of safety supervision at all times.
      • Complete all necessary administration documentation thoroughly.
      • Attend all mandatory staff training’s.
      • Class management and safety supervision during Instructional Learn to swim Programs
      • Respond as required to any aquatic emergency situations.
      • Assist in the implementation of City-wide events, such as swim meets, theme days, rentals, etc. as required.
      • Ensure that all aquatic qualifications remain current and on file.
      • General maintenance of pool deck and facilities.
      • Other duties as assigned.

      Qualifications

      • Current National Lifeguard certification
      • Current Lifesaving Society Swim Instructors certification
      • Current Lifesaving Society Swim Instructors and Coaching Level 1 certifications would be an asset
      • Current Standard First Aid and CPR C certification
      • High Five Principles of Healthy Child Development certification
      • A current Police Record Check/Vulnerable Sector Check is required immediately after an offer has been made and must be dated no earlier than the offer date.

      Rate of Pay

      Lifeguard/Swim Instructor
      $14.25/$14.50 per hour 2018 rates (under review)

      Assistant Instructor

      Assist the instructor during the instructional program.  Perform minor first aid and assist in emergencies as required.  Lifeguard as requested and assume all responsibilities of a guard.

      Duties

      • Maintain a high level of safety supervision at all times.
      • Complete all necessary administration documentation thoroughly.
      • Attend all mandatory staff training.
      • Assist with class management and safety supervision during Instructional Learn to Swim programs under the guidance and direction of the aquatic instructor.
      • Respond as required to any aquatic emergency situations.
      • Assist in the implementation of City-wide events, such as swim meets, theme days, rentals, etc. as required.
      • Ensure that all aquatic qualifications remain current and on file.
      • General maintenance of pool deck and facilities.

      Qualifications

      • Current Bronze Cross certification
      • Current Lifesaving Society Assistant Swim Instructor certification
      • Current Standard First Aid and CPR C certification
      • High Five Principles of Healthy Child Development certification
      • A current Police Record Check/Vulnerable Sector Check is required immediately after an offer has been made and must be dated no earlier than the offer date

      Rate of Pay

      Assistant Instructor
      $14.00 per hour 2018 rates (under review)

      How to apply

      Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system. Please specify which position(s) you are applying for in your resume/cover letter. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

      Please click on the “Apply for this job” button. Instructions will follow.

      Apply for this job

      The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

      Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

      Aquatics

      The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto.  Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life – all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.

       

      Recreation Services is accepting applications for full time and part-time employment opportunities in Aquatics.  Positions include Aquatic Swim Instructor/Lifeguard and Assistant Instructor.

      Hours of Work

      Hours of work are up to 20 hour a week and up to 35 hours during the summer months

       

      Location

      Positions are available at:

      • Centennial Pool
      • West End Community Centre
      • Victoria Road Recreation Centre
      • Lyons Leisure Pool (outdoor pool July – August only).

      Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

      Instruct assigned classes in accordance to the governing body (Lifesaving Society) standards and the City of Guelph expectations. Maintain and enforce high safety standards at all times.  Lifeguard as requested and assume all responsibilities of a guard.

      Duties

      • Maintain a high level of safety supervision at all times.
      • Complete all necessary administration documentation thoroughly.
      • Attend all mandatory staff trainings.
      • Class management and safety supervision during Instructional Learn to swim Programs
      • Respond as required to any aquatic emergency situations.
      • Assist in implementation of City wide events, such as swim meets, theme days, rentals, etc. as required.
      • Ensure that all aquatic qualifications remain current and on file.
      • General maintenance of pool deck and facilities.
      • Other duties as assigned. 

      Qualifications

      • Current National Lifeguard certification
      • Current Lifesaving Society Swim Instructors certification
      • Current Lifesaving Society Swim Instructors and Coaching Level 1 certifications would be an asset
      • Current Standard First Aid and CPR C certification
      • High Five Principles of Healthy Child Development certification
      • A current Police Record Check/Vulnerable Sector Check is required immediately after an offer has been made and must be dated no earlier than the offer date.

      Assistant Instructor

      Assist the instructor during the instructional program.  Perform minor first aid and assist in emergencies as required.  Lifeguard as requested and assume all responsibilities of a guard.

      Duties

      • Maintain a high level of safety supervision at all times.
      • Complete all necessary administration documentation thoroughly.
      • Attend all mandatory staff trainings.
      • Assist with class management and safety supervision during Instructional Learn to Swim programs under the guidance and direction of the aquatic instructor.
      • Respond as required to any aquatic emergency situations.
      • Assist in implementation of City wide events, such as swim meets, theme days, rentals, etc. as required.
      • Ensure that all aquatic qualifications remain current and on file.
      • General maintenance of pool deck and facilities.

      Qualifications

      • Current Bronze Cross certification
      • Current Lifesaving Society Assistant Swim Instructor certification
      • Current Standard First Aid and CPR C certification
      • High Five Principles of Healthy Child Development certification
      • A current Police Record Check/Vulnerable Sector Check is required immediately after an offer has been made and must be dated no earlier than the offer date 

      Rate of Pay

      $14.00-$14.50 per hour

      How to apply

      Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system. Please specify which position(s) you are applying for in your resume/cover letter. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage. 

      Please click on the “Apply for this job” button. Instructions will follow. 

      Apply for this job

      The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

       

      Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted. 

      Public Works General Labourer – Summer 2018

      The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto.  Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life – all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.

      Duties

      • Work with outside construction crews to assist with labourer duties related to concrete, boulevards and stormwater.

      Qualifications

      • Relevant experience operating a variety of tools and equipment.
      • Previous experience performing construction, landscaping, farming or assisting mechanics in a garage environment would be an asset.
      • Valid Class G/G2 licence in good standing with 2 years driving experience.

      Important notes

      • Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm they have a valid driver’s licence held in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years. The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets our requirements.
      • Successful candidates must attend the compulsory orientation training session scheduled to be attended at City Hall.

      Rate of pay

      $14.00 per hour.  Final rate of pay will be determined based on qualifications and relevant work experience.

      How to Apply

      Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system . Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

      Please click on the “Apply for this job” button. Instructions will follow.

      Apply for this job

      The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

      Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

      Pottery Program Instructor

      The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto.  Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life – all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.

      Resumes are being accepted for Pottery Program Instructor with the Parks and Recreation Department.

      Position summary

      We are looking for an experienced potter who has training in ceramics and has the desire to teach and instruct both adults as well as children from beginner to advanced courses in the art of pottery.

      Duties

      • Set-up and clean-up of program activities
      • Plan and implement age appropriate program activities
      • Responsible for taking the necessary steps for ensuring the safety of both children and adults in the program at all times (following City of Guelph process and procedure)
      • Teach a well thought-out weekly plan, incorporating different ceramics techniques.

      Qualifications

      • A positive, encouraging attitude
      • Highly responsible and punctual
      • Extensive ceramics background and past teaching experience
      • Thoughtful, energetic and passionate about teaching
      • Ability to problem-solve and work both independently and in a team environment
      • Ability to communicate and interact positively
      • Extensive knowledge in handbuilding and pottery on the wheel
      • Extensive knowledge in glazing and firing pottery in kilns

      Rate of pay

      $19.33 per hour 

      How to apply

      To apply for this position, please send your resume to Tonie.Sacchetti@guelph.ca.

      The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

      Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

      The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.

      Fitness Instructors – Kick boxing (Part time)

      The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto.  Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life – all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city. 

      Position summary

      The City of Guelph Recreation Division offers a variety of recreation fitness program for people of all ages and abilities in weekly sessions throughout the year.

      Reporting to the Recreation Program Coordinator, successful candidates will lead a fun and motivating setting for group fitness classes, and be inclusive to all participants.

      We offer a variety of classes at various locations – West End Community Centre, Victoria Road Recreation Centre and Evergreen Seniors Community Centre. 

      Hours of work

      Depending on the program(s) the instructor is hired for, the hours will include the program time and up to a 15 minutes for preparation and 15 minutes for  take down.

      We are looking for qualified fitness instructors to teach in the following areas/skill sets:

      • Kickboxing
      • Self-defense
      • General group fitness

      Duties

      • Create a welcoming environment for all participants
      • Communicate with the program team
      • Provide enthusiastic and exciting fitness classes
      • Provide fully inclusive program to participants of all abilities
      • Ensure participant confidentiality
      • Other duties as assigned 

      Qualifications

      • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
      • Ability to respect and maintain participant confidentiality
      • A satisfactory Police Record Check including Vulnerable Sector Check is required at time of offer
      • Standard first Aid with CPR C
      • Fully certified fitness instructor qualifications
      • Full availability is required for scheduled program day and time

      Rate of pay  

      $23.35  per hour

      How to apply

      Please apply by sending your resume and cover letter to Recreation Program Coordinator, Tonie Sacchetti by email at Tonie.sacchetti@guelph.ca.

      For more information about some of the programs we are hiring for, please reference programs listed in adult section in the Guelph Community Guide.

      The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

      Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

      The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.

       

      Public Works Labourer – Boulevards (summer 2018)

      Resumes are being accepted for the summer position of  Public Works Labourer – Boulevards.  The successful candidate will demonstrate the necessary skills related to concrete work with a focus on quality customer service and continuous improvement processes.   Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference.

      Hours of Work:  

      This is a full-time, summer contract position working 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 7am-3pm (hours subject to change depending on weather). 

      DUTIES:

      • Assist with duties related to pouring and finishing concrete. Additional duties include assisting with restoration/repair of City owned boulevards.
      • Perform duties related to landscaping and placing sod.
      • Perform duties within the right of way and near traffic.
      • Utilize hand tools, pressure washers and other power tools as required.
      • Perform duties related to site maintenance and clean-up, including cleaning up of debris.
      • Comply with all applicable regulations and requirements of the Occupational Health & Safety Act, all Federal, Provincial and City regulations, policies and procedures.
      • Perform other related and unrelated duties as assigned

      QUALIFICATIONS:

      • Minimum 3-6 months experience related to the duties listed above, particularly experience with concrete pouring and finishing.
      • A valid Class G drivers licence with a good driving record. Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm their licence is held in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years.  The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets our requirements.
      • Possess excellent team and communication skills, and present a pleasant demeanor with the public.
      • Excellent customer service skills with sound judgment and decision making skills.
      • Must be able to perform the physical requirements of the job which includes walking, lifting, bending, kneeling, and standing for extended periods of time, in all types of weather (heat, rain, etc.). 

      Hourly rate:

      $14.00 per hour

      HOW TO APPLY:

      Applications must be received online by  Tuesday, February 20, 2017.  Please note you will be required to complete a short online questionnaire specific to this position as part of the application process. To apply for this position click on the “Apply for this Job” icon, instructions will follow. 

      Apply for This Job

      The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

      Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

      The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer

      Licenced Auto Truck and Coach Technician / Licenced Truck and Coach Technician

      The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto.  Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life – all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.

      Job summary

      Resumes are being accepted for the position of  Licenced Auto Truck & Coach Technician / Licenced Truck and Coach Technician with the Operations – Fleet Services Division.  Reporting to the Supervisor of Fleet Services, the successful candidate will focus on quality customer service and continuous improvement processes.  Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Corporate Administrative Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference.

      Hours of work

      40 hours per week, rotating shifts – 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., 4 p.m. to 12 a.m. and 12 a.m. to 8 a.m., Monday to Friday.  Winter control on-call support is required.

      Duties

      • Perform all inspection, maintenance, and repair of all types of light and heavy vehicles, including diagnosis and correction of problems with diesel and/or gasoline engines, automatic transmissions, brakes, steering and other vehicle components as per approved policy.
      • Hydraulic repairs and service.
      • Lubricate, refuel, change oil, service tires and batteries, etc. as required.
      • Accurate and legible record keeping.
      • Participate in Apprentice training.
      • Maintain a neat, tidy, and clean work place, and perform general housekeeping as required.
      • Perform other related duties as assigned.

      Qualifications

      • Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through a Grade 12 education and four (4) years’ experience in the maintenance and repair of heavy vehicles. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
      • Must possess a valid Truck & Coach Technician Licence (310T). 310S license or recognized credit towards obtaining a 310S considered an asset.
      • First consideration will be given to applicants who possess both licenses. However, if positions remain available, second consideration will be given to employees who possess a valid Truck and Coach License (310T). The successful applicant(s) will be required to complete the automotive mechanics licence (310S) within a prescribed period of time as a condition of employment.
      • Must possess a valid Class ‘DZ’ licence with a good driving record, or have a valid driver’s licence in good standing and be willing to obtain DZ within a specified time period. Successful candidates will be required to provide a current three year driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm their licence is held in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years. The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets our requirements.
      • Must be computer literate and familiar with electronic diagnosis equipment.
      • Computer keyboarding skills, and beginner skills in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel).
      • Ability to perform heavy lifting, various levels of standing, climbing, sitting & crouching as required.
      • Must be a reliable self-starter and able to prioritize tasks according to changing demands and work with or without supervision.
      • Knowledge of WHMIS and the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
      • Must be neat in appearance and able to communicate in a cordial manner.
      • Must be able to work effectively in a team environment and have a sincere focus on quality customer service.

      Rate

      $32.86 per hour (310S and 310T) and $31.51 per hour (310T)

      How to apply

      Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application. Please note all applicants must submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

      Preference will be given to the candidates applying by Monday, February 12, 2018, after which applications will be considered on need basis.

      To access the online application system, please click on the “Apply for this job” icon. Instructions will follow.

      Apply for this job

      The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

      Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

      The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.

       

      Extra Board Sorter

      The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto.  Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life – all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.

      Position summary

      Resumes are being accepted for the position of Extra Board Sorter within Solid Waste Resources Division.  The successful candidate will sort materials from incoming waste at the Materials Recovery Facility (MRF).  Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference.

      Hours of work

      Up to forty (40) hours per week on a scheduled and call in basis.  The shifts will be Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:00 am to 3:00pm and 9:00am to 5:00 pm.

      Duties

      • Manually sort materials from incoming wastes at sorting stations throughout the MRF, lift materials from conveyers and drop into appropriate areas.
      • Manually remove recyclable or reject material from various areas of the MRF.
      • Visually inspect recovered materials for product quality and remove contaminants as necessary.
      • Transport material storage bins from sort rooms to various area of the MRF.
      • Clean sorting and other areas of the plant including tipping floor and storage areas.
      • Comply with all applicable regulations policies and procedures.
      • Communicate by two way radio on an “as needed” basis.
      • Through direction of other staff, start and stop equipment as needed.
      • Identify production enhancements.
      • Other related duties as assigned, including inter-changing job functions.

      Qualifications

      • Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a Grade 12 Diploma and 3-6 months experience in a manufacturing production line related work environment. Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
      • Good oral and written communication skills.
      • Ability to work alone with minimal supervision.
      • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team environment.
      • Must be able to perform physical work (e.g. lifting, bending and standing for long periods of time).
      • Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
      • A valid Class G drivers licence and possess a good driving record would be an asset.

      Rate of pay

      $14.87 per hour

      How to apply

      Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

      To access the online application system, please click on the “Apply for this job” icon. Instructions will follow.

      Apply for this job

      The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

      Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

      The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.

      Adult School Cross Guard Program – Spare Guard Position

      The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto.  Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life – all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.

      Job summary

      Resumes and applications are being accepted for the position of spare crossing guards with the Adult School Crossing Guard (ASCG) program. The Adult School Crossing Guard is hired on a temporary basis for the school year, September to June, to escort students safely across a highway at a designated school crossing which meets the City’s criteria for crossing guard(s). Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference.

      Duties

      • Stand by for morning coverage (8-9am) and afternoon coverage (2:45-4pm).
      • Optional ‘other duties’ are available to spare crossing guards i.e. attend Public Works week, peer mentoring, field study data collection, and equipment pick-ups.
      • The guard must ensure that the students comply with safe crossing rules, set out in the Highway Traffic Act.
      • Abide by the Highway Traffic Act, by displaying a stop sign in an upright position, wear a CSA approved safety vest, and comply with regulations under the Health and Safety Act.
      • Document and report any incidents involving traffic and/or students to the Coordinator.

      Qualifications

      • Access to a reliable vehicle
      • Must be able to stand unassisted for 45 to 75 minutes, 2 to 3 times a day in all weather conditions. (rain, snow, wind, heat, cold)
      • Must be able to hold a STOP sign for up to one minute frequently.
      • Must be able to cross the road quickly unassisted in any weather conditions.
      • Must be able to communicate to the Coordinator, Supervisor, School officials and the Guelph Police for any incidents occurring at their crossing.
      • A satisfactory Police Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check would be required once a position has been offered.
      • No prior experience as a crossing guard is required. All training is undertaken by the City of Guelph, and we offer a mentoring program for new guards

      Rate

      $14.80 per hour

      Notes

      • The City of Guelph will supply the stop paddle, vest and a 6 in one water proof/ winter coat, winter hat and baseball cap
      • Currently paid 2 hour standby per day
      • If a shift is worked, the spare guard is paid the full hour, plus mileage to and from their home

      How to apply

      All interested candidates should forward their resume and/or Crossing Guard application form, to Human Resources 1 Carden Street, Guelph, Ontario, N1H 3A1 or by email to christine.vettor@guelph.ca.

      The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

      Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

      The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.

      Instructor and Assistant Positions

      The City of Guelph Community Social Services department offers a wide variety of recreational programs for people of all ages and abilities. We are looking for qualified individuals to lead and assist in Recreation Programs for Winter/Spring 2014.

      Please review the following list of recreation program positions needed, days and locations:

      • Parent and child programs: music, crafts and games (Mon, Tue, Thurs at Vic Rd Rec Centre)
      • Children’s Art Instructor (Wednesday evenings at the West End Community Centre)
      • Children’s Theatre Instructor (Monday afterschool/evening at the Guelph Youth Music Centre)

      Key Responsibilities:

      • Planning and preparation of weekly program activities/lesson plans
      • Lead program activities, and supervise program participants

      Expectations For Employment:

      • Applicant must have strong communication skills and experience working with children/youth in a recreational setting
      • Applicant must be a self-starter, motivated, highly organized and creative

      Availability is required on scheduled day and time of program hired for.

      Pay Range:

      $11.10-$14.00 per hour

      How to Apply:

      Please submit your resume and cover letter highlighting skill set (ie. musical, theatre, preschool) and desired position by Monday, December 23, 2013. Most programs will begin on the week of January 13 and 20, 2014.

      If you are interested in applying for this position please submit a resume directly to:

      Alana Bell, Community and Social Services at the West End Community Centre or
      email: alana.bell@guelph.ca

      The City of Guelph is committed to creating a fair and equitable workplace with employment systems that allow everyone to participate fully and with respect for their diversity. If you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please notify us when you are contacted for an interview.

      Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

      The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.

       

      Art Instructor

      The Evergreen Senior’s Community Centre is looking for an art instructor to teach an acrylics class to active older adults.  The acrylic class is scheduled for Thursday mornings from 9am – noon and the sessions will run fall, winter and spring.

      Please submit a resume or application to:

      jocelyn.pedersen@guelph.ca

      Fitness Instructors

      The City of Guelph Community and Social Services is looking for qualified individuals to lead Land Classes. Applicants must have a current Group Fitness Instructor qualification and Standard First Aid with CPR Level C.

      Yoga Instructor needed for Monday evenings, starting April 8th at the West End Community Center and Wednesday morning at Evergreen Seniors Community Centre, with flexibility to teach other classes/ days

      Proper Yoga qualifications are required

      If you are interested in applying, please submit a resume highlighting your experience as an instructor and specific classes you have taught to:

      The City of Guelph—Community and Social Services
      Program Coordinators
      Attention: Sarah Farwell (email sarah.farwell@guelph.ca) and Jocelyn Pedersen (email: jocelyn.pedersen@guelph.ca)

      Crossing guards

      We’re hiring!

      Looking for a way to give back to the community? Become a school crossing guard and help make our community safer for children.

      We are accepting applications for crossing guards and spare crossing guards for various locations. Self-motivated, personable and able to communicate effectively, you will ensure elementary school children cross safely at designated school crossing locations in the city of Guelph. You are required to obey all established safety regulations and report and document any concerns. You will work approximately one to two shifts per day at school bell times from Monday to Friday in various weather and traffic conditions. Access to reliable transportation is required. Employment will be subject to providing a satisfactory police record check.

      We currently have positions available for regular on-going part-time shifts and occasional part-time shifts.

      Learn more about this position