Seasonal Forestry Operator

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 duties related to stump removals, tree planting and tree maintenance and related services within the City’s parks while working outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Installation of wire basket tree stock and maintenance watering, within the City Parks and Rights-of-Way.
  • Perform Operator support to aerial forestry crews, brushing and chipping.
  • Operate various types of maintenance equipment and vehicles such as pickup truck, single axle dump with trailer, stump grinder, shovels, rakes, chainsaw, chipper, agricultural tractors, front-end loaders, skid steer, and small equipment including auxiliary attachments as required, in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Carry out all necessary maintenance and adjustments while keeping the equipment in a safe, clean, and tidy condition, and perform daily circle checks and report defects and, if necessary, small repairs in a prescribed manner.
  • Lead and instruct all support staff in the safe and efficient use, care and maintenance of tools and equipment, and maintenance practices.
  • 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 report such conditions to a Lead hand or Supervisor.
  • Maintain daily written records of work related activities.
  • Actively participate in a team environment.
  • Comply with requirements of the Occupational Health & Safety Act, The Highway Traffic Act, all Federal, Provincial and City regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Complete daily activity time sheets; Report on variances in daily work plans.
  • Immediately report vandalism, mechanical difficulties and damage.
  • 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 a post-secondary program in Forestry / Horticulture/ Arboriculture with 6 – 12 months’ experience performing tree maintenance activities and operating related forestry equipment in a relevant setting.  Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • 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 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
  • Proven experience and knowledge relevant to tree installation/tree maintenance and landscape maintenance/construction activities.
  • Thorough knowledge of all maintenance aspects of relevant equipment, including the attachments.
  • Proficient time management skills and flexibility in adjusting within a variety of duties.
  • 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 effective communication skills; ability to deal with the public in a cordial manner.
  • 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, work within live traffic conditions and in all weather conditions.
  • Must obtain First Aid and CPR C certification prior to start date.
  • Must possess an understanding of the OTM Book 7 for Temporary Conditions, and proven knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other applicable legislation

Rate

$ 28.31 per hour (2019 rates)

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday January 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.

Market Attendant (Year round 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

Reporting to the Manager of Culture and Tourism, the successful candidate will focus on delivering quality customer service and continuous improvement processes. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Corporate 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 24 hours per week. This is a part-time casual position with varying shifts Saturday to Sunday.

Duties

  • Perform variety of cleaning tasks such as but not limited to sweeping, vacuuming, washing floors, mirrors, windows, washrooms, office and polishing. Respond to emergency clean-ups and spills, garbage removal etc. Other such duties also including stocking supplies, cleaning up outside, snow shoveling and set-up/ break downs event specific
  • Assist with operations on market day, including preparing all areas of the facility in advance of market opening, as well as closing duties.
  • Assist with maintaining a safe environment throughout the facility at all times.
  • Empty waste containers and dispose waste in designated areas.
  • Adhere to all City of Guelph and facility service standards and policies, including Health and Safety.
  • Work in compliance with the provisions of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Work with enthusiasm and professionalism as a member of the Market operations team at all times.
  • Working with work order system for building maintenance.
  • Work within the specifications of supervisor or assigned supervisory staff at all times.
  • Assist with promotional activities and event execution.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through a grade 12 diploma with relevant experience in facility operations, clerical support and customer service.  Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Basic computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Possess a strong customer focus, excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be able to work effectively in a team environment or independently.
  • Knowledge of basic operational functions, including affiliated roles & responsibilities.
  • Able to understand and comprehend all policies and procedures as they relate to the work being performed.
  • Able to follow instructions and operate various related cleaning equipment.
  • Must be physically fit to perform all essential duties/requirements associated with this job.
  • Able to maintain good working relationship with co-workers.
  • Able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing in English.
  • Must be a reliable self-starter and able to make decisions and function with minimal supervision.
  • Possess strong organizational skills, be able to manage multiple/changing demands and priorities and be capable of performing a variety of tasks simultaneously.
  • Current or ability to obtain Emergency First Aid/CPR Certificate
  • Must be able to perform some physical labour such as lifting and sweeping

Rate

$14.00 to 14.50 per hour (2018 rates) under review

How to apply:

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday, January 21, 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.

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

Quick Service Coordinator

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.

Hours of work

35 hours a week from August to April.  Hours of work will vary depending on specific demands of the job, includes evenings, weekends and holidays, flexible schedule.

Duties

  • Overseeing all phases of the Sleeman Centre concessions including food production and presentation and ensure that quality and safety standards are met, service distinctiveness is promoted and available resources are utilized efficiently to promote maximum quality and profitability.
  • Ensure that staffing and food and beverage costs are monitored and controlled for the Sleeman Centre concessions and vending operation. Take steps to immediately rectify the situation if problems are discovered.
  • Assist the Supervisor of Food and Beverage Services in the recruitment, training, mentoring and provide daily leadership to all concession and inventory staff.
  • Prepare work schedules for all concession, inventory and vending staff as directed by the Supervisor.
  • Assist in the creation, planning and execution of all concession and vending menus.
  • Achieve customer satisfaction through courteous, prompt and efficient service including the resolution of customer concerns.
  • Ensure all concession and vending equipment are maintained to a high standard by keeping in regular contact with vendors for repairs where required and advising the Supervisor of Food & Beverage Services of any other maintenance issues.
  • Ensure the cleanliness and appearance of all concession areas in accordance to City of Guelph, Sleeman Centre, and the Occupational Health & Safety Act standards.
  • Oversee stock and maintain various vending machines found throughout the Sleeman Centre and various City owned buildings.
  • Assist the Supervisor of Food and Beverage Service in the management and control of snacks, drinks and paper products, by using the Resort Inventory Software to perform such tasks as month-end and year-end inventory counts, waste tracking and invoice inputting.
  • Liaise with suppliers and vendors as required; research new suppliers to stay current and competitive; stock all products and consumables, ensuring there are adequate products and supplies on hand at all times.
  • Reconcile all concession inventory items for every event in all concession locations (Event Summary Reports) to account for inventory loss, reporting all discrepancies to the Supervisor of Food & Beverage
  • Ensure all concession products are displayed and merchandised properly according to accepted planograms.
  • Provide setup assistance and service support as required for all Sleeman Centre events.
  • Assist the Supervisor of Food & Beverage Services with the development and implementation of anti-theft policies and procedures to safeguard all stock.
  • Responsible for adhering to and enforcing rules/regulations including those from the Health & Safety Act to ensure a safe and enjoyable environment for all facility patrons and staff.
  • Provide the highest level of customer service to both internal/external customers in a professional and hospitable manner.
  • Collect vending deposits on a weekly basis.
  • Perform other duties as required

Qualifications

  • Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a Grade 12 diploma and 6 to 12 months’ experience in a restaurant or concession environment dealing with the public. Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Experience providing work direction and training of staff.
  • Successfully completed Smart Service Training Program.
  • 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.
  • Ability to work co-operatively with other team members.
  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to resolve customer inquiries/complaints in an effective manner.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills with the ability to communicate with public and all levels of staff.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook).
  • Able to perform physical work (e.g. lifting, walking and standing for long periods of time).
  • Reliable self-starter, able to make decisions and function with minimum supervision.
  • Must obtain and maintain a valid First Aid/CPR and AED Certificate.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage events in a fast paced customer service environment and be readily acceptable to changing work priorities at any time.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Understanding of the needs of the hospitality industry, corporations, community groups and other potential clients.
  • Familiarity with the management of different types of events (e.g. hockey games, concerts, receptions).
  • Confidence in dealing with large numbers of people.
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act, WHMIS, Liquor License Act of Ontario and Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario, Ontario Building Code, Fire Code and other related codes.
  • Retail inventory management experience is regarded as an asset
  • Point of Sale (POS) system experience is regarded as an asset.
  • Resort Inventory software experience is regarded as an asset.
  • Food Handlers Certificate or equivalent recommended.
  • Concession experience is regarded as an asset

 

Rate

$22.60 to $27.76  

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Thursday January 17, 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.

Aquatics 2019

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 training’s.
  • 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
Lifeguard/Swim Instructor
$14.25/$14.50 per hour 2018 rates (under review)

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.

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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.

Healthy Landscape Program Assistants

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

  • Assist with the planning, coordination and delivery of healthy landscapes and water efficiency program initiatives and events.
  • Assist with the design of educational and promotional campaigns and materials.
  • Perform residential outdoor landscape audits as part of the City of Guelph Landscape Visit Program.
  • Coordinate meetings with community partners and stakeholders.
  • Conduct research over the internet and telephone.
  • Correspond with industry contacts and customers as needed on behalf of the programs section.
  • Provide administrative/clerical support for the programs section.
  • Staff community displays and events.
  • Travel within Guelph to research, review, or assist with the Water Conservation Programs and Promotions.
  • Identify creative opportunities for communicating water conservation and efficiency program and resources to Guelph residents and businesses.
  • Design, implement, and maintain community gardens

Qualifications

  • Post-secondary education (completed or in process) in environmental science, horticulture, natural resources, landscape architecture or closely related field.  Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Valid G or G2 driver’s licence with a good driving record and a minimum of 2 years driving experience.
  • Must have strong communication skills (written and verbal) along with strong research and planning skills.
  • Must be customer service oriented.
  • Must be able to understand and interpret relevant environmental legislation, water conservation industry practices and issues.
  • Knowledge of horticultural practices as they pertain to water efficient plant selection and home landscaping site design principles strongly desired.
  • Knowledge of water conservation industry best practices and municipal water and wastewater systems would be an asset.
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Valid CPR and First Aid is required prior to start date.
  • The successful candidate 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.

Location

City of Guelph – Water Services Department, 29 Waterworks Place, Guelph.

Hours of work

35 hours per week starting April/May 2019 for approximately 4 months

Rate

$15.35 – $17.69 per hour depending on education level and work experience (2018 rate under review)

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Thursday January 31, 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.

Outdoor Water Program 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

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

  • Assist with the administration, coordination and delivery of the City’s Outside Water Use Program.
  • Assist with the design of educational and promotional campaigns and materials.
  • Complete customer appointment bookings for the City’s Landscape Visit Program.
  • Conduct water conservation research over the internet and telephone.
  • Correspond with City staff, industry contacts, and customers as needed on behalf of the programs section.
  • Provide administrative/clerical support for the programs section.
  • Travel within Guelph to research, review, or assist with Outside Water Use Program business and Water Conservation Programs and Promotions.
  • Identify creative opportunities for communicating water conservation and efficiency program resources to Guelph residents and businesses.

Qualifications

  • Post-secondary education (completed or in process) in environmental science, environmental resource studies, or closely related field.  Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Valid G or G2 driver’s licence with a good driving record and a minimum of 2 years driving experience.
  • Must have strong communication skills (written and verbal) along with strong research and planning skills.
  • Must be customer service oriented.
  • Must be able to understand and interpret relevant environmental legislation, water conservation industry practices and issues.
  • Knowledge of water conservation industry best practices and municipal water and wastewater systems would be an asset.
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Important Note:

The successful candidate 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

Rate

$15.35 to $17.69 (under review) depending on education level and work experience

Work Location:

City of Guelph – Water Services Department, 29 Waterworks Place, Guelph.

Work Duration:

35 hours per week starting April/May 2019 for approximately 4 months

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Thursday January 31, 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.

Policy Planning Research 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

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

  • Conduct research and planning reviews with respect to a wide variety of planning studies including Official Plans, the Zoning By-law, secondary plans and special studies.
  • Assist in the preparation of reports and presentations including preparing graphics, charts and figures.
  • Provide support and assistance for internal and external public and stakeholder consultation including public meetings and workshops.
  • Collect and compile information from a variety of data sources including statistical analysis.
  • Create and maintain information databases (e.g. Excel spreadsheets).
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Post-secondary education (in process or completed) in urban planning or related program and experience conducting research and/or compiling data for analysis preferably in a planning environment.  Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Knowledge of research methods and ability to compile and analyze original data
  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office and PowerPoint applications.
  • An ability to work independently with minimal supervision and in a team environment.
  • Knowledge of Ontario planning legislation and policy framework.
  • Valid G or G2 driver’s licence with a good driving record and a minimum of two years driving experience.

Hours of work

  • 35 hours per week Monday to Friday from April to end of August

Rate

$ 16.39- $20.52 per hour (2018 rate under review)

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Thursday January 31, 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.

Property Standards Assistant (summer 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

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 on-site inspections of properties under the Yard Maintenance by-law
  • Prepare and issue required notices and letters in relation to on-site inspections.
  • Assist Property Standards Inspectors with their enforcement activity.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Graduate or currently enrolled in a Police Foundations program or equivalent.
  • Previous experience in municipal by-law enforcement would be an asset.
  • Basic familiarity with Municipal By-laws, Municipal Act and Provincial Offences Act.
  • Must possess good computer skills in a Windows based environment.
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must possess excellent team skills and have a sincere focus on Quality Customer Service.
  • Must possess a valid ‘G’ driver’s license.

Duration:

Approximately 4 months beginning in May and ending in August. Possible 2 month extension

Important Note:

  • The successful candidate 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.

Hours of work:

35 hours per week, Monday to Friday between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm.

Rate

$15.35 to $17.69 per hour (under review) depending on education level and work experience

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Thursday January 31, 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.

Heritage Research 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

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

  • Conduct research and analysis of properties to determine cultural heritage value or interest
  • Prepare recommendations for designations of individual properties and cultural heritage landscapes under Part IV of the Ontario Heritage Act.
  • Prepare draft reports to City Council recommending designation of cultural heritage resources;
  • Assist planning staff in the review of heritage permit applications;
  • Undertake work on special projects related to the City’s cultural heritage conservation program;
  • Contribute to presentations and reports to the municipal heritage committee with respect to designation of cultural heritage resources under the Ontario Heritage Act.

Qualifications

  • Post-secondary education (completed or in process) in planning, architecture or related program.  Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Strong written, verbal, visual, and interpersonal skills.
  • Research and report preparation experience.
  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, and GIS (ArcMap and ArcGIS Online) applications.
  • An ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
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  • General knowledge of Ontario planning and heritage legislation/activity.
  • Interest in Ontario history and architecture.
  • Valid G or G2 driver’s licence with a good driving record and a minimum of two years driving experience.

Hours of work

  • 35 hours per week Monday to Friday from April to end of August

Rate

$15.24 – $20.32 per hour depending on education level

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Thursday January 31, 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.

Termite Technicians- part time (2 positions available)

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

  • Use power equipment to cut pipes, cardboard and plywood into pieces for termite traps.
  • Interact with residents to explain and update termite project activities.
  • Install and check traps on residential properties.
  • Survey properties for termite activity.
  • Extract termites.
  • Plot termite activity on maps.

Qualifications

  • Valid G or G2 drivers licence and minimum of 2 years driving experience with a good driving record.
  • Must be able to perform heavy physical work outdoors during hot weather.
  • Must be a reliable and punctual team player, able to work with & without direct supervision.
  • Previous outdoor labourer experience and/or use of power machinery an asset.
  • College or university courses, with a degree specializing in zoology, biology or entomology desirable

Hours of Work:

20 hours per week Monday to Friday

Important Note:

  • The successful candidate 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.

Rate:

$ 14.00 per hour (under review)

How to apply:

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Thursday January 31, 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.

Fleet Service Advisor

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

  • Coordinate all incoming requests for repair and maintenance of the City’s fleet of vehicles and equipment, assigning priority to maintain service levels expected of City of Guelph operations.
  • Create work orders from Vehicle Repair Request Sheets, email, drive-ins and phone calls.
  • Work with Fleet Stores Staff to ensure that correct parts are billed to work orders.
  • Create and distribute a monthly preventative maintenance schedule to all users.
  • Contact end-user departments to advise them of vehicles due/overdue for planned maintenance services.
  • Liaise with Guelph-Wellington Paramedics staff to monitor mileages, coordinate PM work and repair work for the City’s ambulance fleet.
  • Answer phones and two-way radio in the service office, take requests for emergency repairs and relay information to Lead Hands.
  • Arrange warranty repairs, outsourced repairs, and scheduled maintenance from external vendors as needed to ensure timely return to service of fleet vehicles.
  • Maintain Fleet asset service records both electronically and hard copies. Ensure all records are maintained and filed in compliance with Ministry of Transportation regulations.
  • Assist with the receiving and commissioning of new vehicles and equipment.
  • Keep the virtual whiteboard communications program up-to-date as work progresses.
  • Coordinate the flow of administrative activities, including creation of purchase orders, closing work orders, paying invoices and keeping records.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of a training database for automotive technicians.
  • 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 2-3 years’ relevant experience in an automotive or fleet administrative environment. Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • A valid Class G drivers licence and possess a good driving record.
  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to interact professionally with Fleet staff, customers and vendors in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities and demanding time frames.
  • Good organizational skills with the ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Experience in MS Office (e.g. Word, Excel and Outlook).
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Experience with WAM/Synergen (or other fleet maintenance programs) would be an asset.
  • College Diploma in Motive Power Service Management would be considered an asset.

 

Rate

$27.86 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Wednesday January 16, 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

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. 

Seasonal Forestry Operator

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 duties related to stump removals, tree planting and tree maintenance and related services within the City’s parks while working outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Installation of wire basket tree stock and maintenance watering, within the City Parks and Rights-of-Way.
  • Perform Operator support to aerial forestry crews, brushing and chipping.
  • Operate various types of maintenance equipment and vehicles such as pickup truck, single axle dump with trailer, stump grinder, shovels, rakes, chainsaw, chipper, agricultural tractors, front-end loaders, skid steer, and small equipment including auxiliary attachments as required, in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Carry out all necessary maintenance and adjustments while keeping the equipment in a safe, clean, and tidy condition, and perform daily circle checks and report defects and, if necessary, small repairs in a prescribed manner.
  • Lead and instruct all support staff in the safe and efficient use, care and maintenance of tools and equipment, and maintenance practices.
  • 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 report such conditions to a Lead hand or Supervisor.
  • Maintain daily written records of work related activities.
  • Actively participate in a team environment.
  • Comply with requirements of the Occupational Health & Safety Act, The Highway Traffic Act, all Federal, Provincial and City regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Complete daily activity time sheets; Report on variances in daily work plans.
  • Immediately report vandalism, mechanical difficulties and damage.
  • 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 a post-secondary program in Forestry / Horticulture/ Arboriculture with 6 – 12 months’ experience performing tree maintenance activities and operating related forestry equipment in a relevant setting.  Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • 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 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
  • Proven experience and knowledge relevant to tree installation/tree maintenance and landscape maintenance/construction activities.
  • Thorough knowledge of all maintenance aspects of relevant equipment, including the attachments.
  • Proficient time management skills and flexibility in adjusting within a variety of duties.
  • 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 effective communication skills; ability to deal with the public in a cordial manner.
  • 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, work within live traffic conditions and in all weather conditions.
  • Must obtain First Aid and CPR C certification prior to start date.
  • Must possess an understanding of the OTM Book 7 for Temporary Conditions, and proven knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other applicable legislation

Rate

$ 28.31 per hour (2019 rates)

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Friday  January 25, 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.

SUMMER 2019 – Parks & Forestry labourers

The City of Guelph is looking for hardworking, motivated team players to work in various departments during the summer months. The City of Guelph is now accepting applications from candidates who are interested in performing general labour in following areas of the Parks Operations & Forestry department:

  • Turf Maintenance
  • Sports Fields Maintenance
  • Horticulture
  • Park Infrastructure
  • Urban Forestry
  • Parks Sanitation
  • Trails and Natural Area Stewardship
  • Amusement Rides/Playground/Splash Pads

These positions assist with providing services and maintenance related to hundreds of hectares of parkland and the related amenities that make Guelph such a great place!

Rate of pay

$14.00 per hour

Shortlisted candidates are invited to a mandatory interview day.  It will be either February 20th or February 25th.Please plan to be available for one of the mandatory interview dates. Please understand that you will be responsible to adjust your schedule to be available for the interview date.

Please follow the instructions and follow all steps.

For example:

  • Be sure to complete all the steps when creating your profile
  • Answer the short online screening questionnaire specific to this position
  • Attach both your cover letter and resume saved as one document
  • If you have already created a profile, you may simply login to begin your application.

*Please read all of the information below before applying.   

General Information about our Parks & Forestry Labourer

  • Most begin in April and finish at the end of August/beginning of September. However, there are a few positions that continue until the end of October
  • Positions will work up to 40 hours per week. Some positions include evenings and weekends or may have regularly scheduled shifts outside the standard hours; some positions start later.

General Qualifications

  • Valid G or G2 Driver’s license and a minimum of 2 years driving experience for positions that are required to drive a City vehicle.  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 license 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.
  • Valid CPR and First Aid is required prior to start date.
  • Ability to work with various small tools and equipment.
  • Ability to perform physical work and in all types of weather.
  • Ability to work with or without supervision.
  • Strong team skills and have a focus on quality customer service.
  • Demonstrated community mindedness through volunteering, community outreach and other initiatives is an asset.

Position Descriptions and Job Specific Qualifications

Turf Maintenance Labourer

Duties

  • This position is responsible for duties related, but not limited to, turf maintenance within the City’s parks and open spaces, including working within the road allowance.
  • Safe & efficient operation, care and maintenance of tools, equipment and vehicles, i.e.  grass cutting machines, trimmers, blowers, trucks, and small equipment including all auxiliary attachments
  • Perform daily circle checks on all equipment and report defects to the immediate supervisor or designate.
  • Maintain daily written records of work-related activities.
  • Apply safety precautions and procedures in the performance of all duties, in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Highway Traffic Act and policies/procedures of the Corporation.
  • Communicate courteously with the public and where necessary refer them to a permanent staff member. 
  • Assist other members of the Parks & Forestry team during vacation/sickness and other peak workload periods.

Specific Qualifications

  • 6-9 months of turf related experience demonstrating basic knowledge in Turf Maintenance and the ability to operate grass-cutting equipment.
  • Experience in parks or landscape maintenance is considered an asset.

Sports Field Maintenance Labourer

Duties 

  • This position is responsible for duties related, but not limited to sports field maintenance within the City’s parks and open spaces.
  • Familiarization with all official dimensions of playing surfaces; baseball diamonds, soccer pitches, football fields etc. as well as lining procedures and proper grooming procedures and requirements for safe playable surfaces.
  • Install, maintain and remove tennis nets, monitor and clean tennis surfaces as required.
  • Awareness and fulfillment of tournament requirements and needs. Carry out assigned tasks with minimal interference with play.
  • Ensure all surfaces are safe for daily use, and inform crew lead of unsafe conditions
  • Proper installation and maintenance of home plates, pitching points.
  • Daily cleaning of all areas; player’s benches, backstops, under bleachers etc.
  • Maintain vehicles and equipment in a clean, tidy condition, making regular inspections, reporting defects to immediate supervisor.
  • Perform daily circle checks on all equipment and report defects to the immediate supervisor or designate.
  • Maintain daily written records of work-related activities.
  • Apply safety precautions and procedures in the performance of all duties, in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Highway Traffic Act and policies/procedures of the Corporation.
  • Communicate courteously with the public and where necessary refer them to a permanent staff member. 
  • Assist other members of the Parks & Forestry team during vacation/sickness and other peak workload periods.
  • 6-9 months of turf related experience demonstrating basic knowledge in Sports Field Maintenance and the ability to operate a tractor with appropriate attachments is an asset.
  • Previous experience playing or coaching team sports is considered an asset.

Horticulture Labourer

Duties

  • This position is responsible for duties related, but not limited to the care and culture of plants, shrubs, and small trees within the City’s parks and other City-owned property, including working within road allowances.
  • Safe and efficient operation, care and maintenance of tools, equipment, and vehicles (i.e. trucks, water trailer, pruning saws, pruning pole, hand tools)
  • Required to weed, water, prune, dead head, plant, woodchip and maintain beds on a scheduled basis, assist with tree and shrub maintenance, litter pick and report any hazards.
  • Perform daily circle checks on all equipment and report defects to the immediate supervisor or designate.
  • Maintain daily written records of work-related activities.
  • Apply safety precautions and procedures in the performance of all duties, in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Highway Traffic Act and policies/procedures of the Corporation.
  • Communicate courteously with the public and where necessary refer them to a permanent staff member. 
  • Assist other members of the Parks & Forestry team during vacation/sickness and other peak workload periods.

Specific Qualifications

  • Post-secondary education in horticulture, arboriculture and/or landscaping is preferred.
  • Experience in horticulture, landscaping, landscape design, urban arboriculture, greenhouse, or other related experience is an asset. 

Parks Infrastructure Labourer

Duties

  • This position is responsible for duties related, but not limited to the installation, maintenance and repair of furniture, park buildings, fencing, park signs, interlock repair, painting, assisting with special events, graffiti removal, etc. within the City’s parks and  other City-owned property, including working within road allowances.
  • Safe and efficient operation, care and maintenance of tools, equipment, and vehicles (i.e. trucks, trailers, power tools, hand tools)
  • Required to perform or assist with all aspect of maintenance and repair on park infrastructure, litter pick and report any hazards.
  • Perform daily circle checks on all equipment and report defects to the immediate supervisor or designate.
  • Maintain daily written records of work-related activities.
  • Apply safety precautions and procedures in the performance of all duties, in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Highway Traffic Act and policies/procedures of the Corporation.
  • Communicate courteously with the public and where necessary refer them to a permanent staff member. 
  • Assist other members of the Parks & Forestry team during vacation/sickness and other peak workload periods.

Specific Qualifications

  • Post-secondary education in construction, carpentry and/or building maintenance is preferred.
  • Experience in construction, landscaping (fencing, interlock, cement, and masonry), carpentry, plumbing, professional painting, graffiti removal or other related experience is an asset. 

Urban Forestry Labourer

Duties

  • This position is responsible for duties related, but not limited to, the care and culture of trees on City owned property.
  • Safe and efficient operation, care and maintenance of tools, equipment, tablets, and vehicles (i.e. water trailer, pruning saws, pruning pole, etc.)
  • Required to inventory, water, prune, remove, and plant and maintain trees on schedule basis.
  • Perform daily circle checks on all equipment and report defects to the immediate supervisor or designate.
  • Maintain daily written records of work-related activities.
  • Apply safety precautions and procedures in the performance of all duties, in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Highway Traffic Act and policies/procedures of the Corporation.
  • Communicate courteously with the public and where necessary refer them to a permanent staff member. 
  • Assist other members of the Parks & Forestry team during vacation/sickness and other peak workload periods.

Specific Qualifications

  • Post-secondary education in arboriculture or forestry is preferred.
  • Experience in landscaping, farming, tree planting or other related experience is an asset.

Parks Sanitation Labourer

Duties

  • This position is responsible for duties related, but not limited to, maintaining the cleanliness of Guelph’s parks and washrooms.
  • Safe and efficient operation, care, and maintenance of tools, equipment, and vehicles. For example: one-ton garbage truck, power washer, pick-up trucks, grass cutting machines, tractors, cleaning equipment and small tools.
  • Safe and efficient operation, care and maintenance of tools, equipment, tablets, and vehicles.
  • Emptying, cleaning and replacing liners of trash/waste receptacles.
  • Cleaning, dusting and disinfecting all washroom fixtures.
  • Perform daily circle checks on all equipment and report defects to the immediate supervisor or designate.
  • Garbage pickup in parks, and litter picking.
  • Perform daily circle checks on all equipment and report defects to the immediate supervisor or designate.
  • Maintain daily written records of work-related activities.
  • Apply safety precautions and procedures in the performance of all duties, in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Highway Traffic Act and policies/procedures of the Corporation.
  • Communicate courteously with the public and where necessary refer them to a permanent staff member. 
  • Assist other members of the Parks & Forestry team during vacation/sickness and other peak workload periods.

Specific Qualifications

  • Post-secondary education in parks or environmental field is preferred.
  • Previous cleaning experience is considered an asset. 

Trails and Natural Area Stewardship Labourer

Duties

  • This position is responsible for duties related, but not limited to, the maintenance and care of trails and natural areas on City owned property.
  • Safe and efficient operation, care, and maintenance of tools, equipment, and vehicles. For example: grass cutting machines, tractors, water tanks, chippers, and small equipment, including all auxiliary attachments, pick-up trucks, trailer, rototiller, shovels, rakes, string trimmer, pole saw, sweeper, ATV, one-ton garbage truck, power washer, weed wrenches.
  • Safe and efficient operation, care and maintenance of tools, equipment, tablets, and vehicles (i.e. water trailer, pruning saws, pruning pole) required inventorying trails, and pruning.
  • Work cooperatively with volunteers
  • Garbage pickup in parks, and litter picking
  • Perform daily circle checks on all equipment and report defects to the immediate supervisor or designate.
  • Maintain daily written records of work-related activities.
  • Apply safety precautions and procedures in the performance of all duties, in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Highway Traffic Act and policies/procedures of the Corporation.
  • Communicate courteously with the public and where necessary refer them to a permanent staff member. 
  • Assist other members of the Parks & Forestry team during vacation/sickness and other peak workload periods.

Specific Qualifications

  • Post-secondary education in parks, forestry or environmental field is preferred.
  • Tree and shrub identification skills are an asset.
  • Experience in landscaping, farming, tree planting or other related experience is an asset. 

Parks Amusement-Playground-Splashpad Labourer

Duties

  • This position is responsible for duties related, but not limited to, the maintenance of playgrounds, splash pads, and the skate park, operation of our seasonal amusements (carousel and miniature train) at Riverside Park, assisting with special events, graffiti removal, etc. within the City’s parks and other City-owned property, including working within road allowances.
  • Safe and efficient operation, care and maintenance of tools, equipment, and vehicles (i.e. trucks, trailers, power tools, hand tools)
  • Required to perform or assist with all aspect of maintenance and repair on park infrastructure, litter pick and report any hazards.
  • Perform daily circle checks on all equipment and report defects to the immediate supervisor or designate.
  • Maintain daily written records of work-related activities.
  • Apply safety precautions and procedures in the performance of all duties, in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Highway Traffic Act and policies/procedures of the Corporation.
  • Communicate courteously with the public and where necessary refer them to a permanent staff member. 
  • Assist other members of the Parks & Forestry team during vacation/sickness and other peak workload periods.

Specific Qualifications

  • Post-secondary education in recreation, customer and/or team management, or child development is preferred.
  • Experience in operating amusements, landscape maintenance, working with or around children, professional painting, graffiti removal, organizing large events or other related experience is an asset. 

How to Apply

Applications are received online, effective Tuesday, December 18, 2018. Posting will close Friday, January 18, 2019.   

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application. 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.

SUMMER 2019 – Environmental Services general labourers

The City of Guelph is looking for hardworking, motivated team players to work in various departments during the summer months.

Rate of pay

$14 per hour for first work term

Please follow the instructions and follow all steps.

  • Be sure to complete all the steps when creating your profile
  • Answer the short online screening questionnaire specific to the position
  • Attach both your cover letter and resume saved as one document (word or pdf format)
  • If you have already created a profile, you may simply login to begin your application.

*Please read all of the information below before applying.

Please note

  • Successful candidates who will be required to drive a City vehicle as part of their duties, will be required to participate in a mandatory driver training and testing session prior to their start date.
  • 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.
  • The City of Guelph reserves the right to revise any of the information listed below.  Some positions may be subject to change.

Qualifications

  • Post-secondary education in the Environmental field is an asset.
  • Valid G or G2 Driver’s licence and a minimum of 2 years driving experience for positions that are required to drive a City vehicle
  • A valid Emergency First Aid and CPR
  • Ability to work with various small tools and equipment
  • Ability to perform physical work and in all types of weather
  • Comply with all applicable regulations and requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, as well as all Federal, Provincial, and City of Guelph regulations, policies and procedures
  • Ability to work with or without supervision
  • Strong focus on quality customer service
  • Demonstration of community mindedness through volunteering, community outreach and other initiatives is an asset
  • Experience in landscaping, construction, farming or other related experience is an asset

Wastewater Services Maintenance/Treatment Labourer (1 position each)

These positions will assist the Wastewater Services Maintenance & Treatment teams in the upkeep of the Wastewater Services facilities. These positions are responsible for duties related, but not limited to:

  • Performing maintenance duties related to grounds keeping; including litter/garbage control, general landscaping, general housekeeping, painting and various duties related to the upkeep of Wastewater Treatment facility
  • Operate landscape related equipment

Wastewater Collection Labourer (1 position)

This position will assist the Wastewater Services Collection team in the maintenance of the sanitary sewer system. These positions are responsible for duties related, but not limited to:

  • Assists with duties related to sanitary sewer maintenance
  • Assists with duties related to sanitary pumping station maintenance
  • Perform duties within the right of way and near traffic

A satisfactory Police/Vulnerable Sector check will be required at time of offer for the above positions.

Customer Service and Site Maintenance Attendant (7 positions)

These positions will require performing site maintenance and assisting at the hazardous waste depot.  This position will also require excellent customer service skills when dealing with members of the public.These positions are responsible for duties related, but not limited to:

  • Meeting and greeting customers at the public drop-off and assisting with their waste disposal needs
  • Screening waste at the Public Drop off and Recycle Zone
  • Keeping drop off areas clear of debris
  • Performing lawn maintenance and litter clean-up at the Waste Resource Innovation Centre
  • Picking up missed waste throughout the City based on calls from the public

Water Services Building / Grounds Maintenance Assistants (2 positions)

These positions will assist the Water Services Maintenance team in the upkeep of the Water Services facilities. These positions are responsible for duties related, but not limited to: 

  • Performing minor facility maintenance
  • Performing grounds keeping and landscaping duties
  • Entering maintenance tasks into the database system
  • Ensuring inventory levels are monitored and maintained
  • Performing basic janitorial duties as required

Water Services Building / Grounds Maintenance Team Lead (2 positions)

This position will perform all of the duties of the Water Services Building/Grounds Maintenance Assistant as described above, and will be responsible for overseeing the work of the Water Services Building/Grounds Maintenance Assistants.

How to apply

Applications are received online, effective Tuesday, December 18, 2018.

Posting will close Friday, January 18, 2019.

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.

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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.

Sorter (Temporary for up to 6 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 temporary position of Sorter within Solid Waste Resources.  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 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

Any five (5) consecutive shifts of eight (8) consecutive hours, Monday through Saturday between 6:30 am and 11:30 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.
  • 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

Rate

$15.33 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Thursday January 17, 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.

Wading Pools Attendants

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

Provide excellent customer service at a City of Guelph Wading Pool while maintaining and enforcing high safety standards at all times. 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

  • Sunday to Saturday any five (5) days
  • Up to 35 hours a week
  • You will be scheduled for most weekends of the summer
  • Scheduled shifts from June to Labour day

Duties

  • Provide quality customer service for all patrons in the park
  • Report any vandalism, or damage to equipment or public property
  • Complete required records and time sheets on a daily basis
  • Clean up around the area daily
  • Open and operate the facility as per the procedures set out
  • Perform daily site inspections on all equipment and facilities, reporting defects to the immediate supervisor or designate
  • Maintain daily written records of work-related activities, chemical levels, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Must possess good team skills and have a focus on quality customer service
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Experience working with children is an asset
  • Standard First Aid with CPR C certification
  • Wading Pool Attendant or National Lifeguard certification considered an asset
  • 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.

Important Notes

  • A satisfactory police record/vulnerable sector check will be required as soon as possible following the offer of employment and prior to starting work
  • Successful candidates must attend the compulsory orientation training sessions scheduled in May and June
  • All staff must wear CSA (Green Triangle) approved steel toe boots, ankle high

Rate

$14 per hour   (2018 rate)

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Wednesday, May 1, 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.

Summer Camp Counsellors

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

Reporting to the Recreation Coordinator – Programs, the Summer Camp Facilitators and Camp Team Leader, successful candidates will be placed at a city of Guelph camp location/site(s) and plan and deliver dynamic  programs and activities for children of all abilities.

The Recreation Division is seeking Summer Camp Counsellors who have direct experience working with children in a camp program setting.

Work Hours

These are seasonal positions, with training hours beginning in June. Full-time hours begin the first week of July and end the week before Labour Day weekend in September. Full time hours apply to daytime weekly programs (Mon-Fri). Occasional shifts required on a Saturday for training. 40-42 hours per week. Mandatory training dates are listed below.

  • June 1 – 9:00am-4:00pm
  • June 5,6 – 4:30pm-9:00pm
  • June 8 – 9:00am-4:00pm
  • June 28 – 9:00am-12:00pm
  • 3 hours online training
  • 3 hours paid planning time in June

Duties

  • Work cooperatively with all staff, volunteers and LITs in developing the team to its full potential
  • Take appropriate precautions to ensure the safety and well-being of all children
  • Provide understanding, encouragement and a positive experience for each child
  • Assist with all aspects of programming including planning, set up/take down, running program, active participation and evaluation
  • Establish and enforce rules, report any accidents to Team Leaders and complete all necessary forms
  • Work cooperatively to modify and adjust programming activities for inclusive participation of all

Qualifications

  • Currently in high school or attending post-secondary education, or graduated, with an interest in gaining further experience in child development, recreation or social services field
  • High Five Principles of Healthy Child Development certification (willing to obtain prior to start date)
  • A valid Standard First Aid & CPR C certification (willing to obtain prior to start date)
  • A satisfactory Police Record Check including Vulnerable Sector Check is required at time of offer
  • Participation and/or experience in previous Leadership Training
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to respect and maintain participant confidentiality
  • Full availability is required for training in June and the entire summer (July-August)
  • Experience with STEM programming an asset

Rate

$14.00 per hour (2018 rate)

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday, January 21, 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.

Inclusion Camp Counsellor

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

Reporting to the Inclusion Team Lead, the successful candidate will support campers with physical, cognitive and/or developmental disabilities, ensuring a welcoming environment designed to foster friendships and promote social interaction in the inclusion camp. The successful candidate will also provide assistance to the camp staff to deliver inclusive and adaptive programming in a recreational camp setting.

Hours of work

These are seasonal positions, with training hours beginning in June. Full-time hours begin the first week of July and end the week before Labour Day weekend in September. Full time hours apply to daytime weekly programs (Mon-Fri). Occasional shifts required on Saturdays for training. 40-42 hours per week.

Mandatory training dates are listed below.

  • June 1 – 9:00am-4:00pm
  • June 5 – 4:30pm-9:00pm
  • June 6 – 4:30pm-9:00pm
  • June 8 – 9:00am-4:00pm
  • June 26 – 9:00am-4:00pm
  • June 28 – 9:00am-12:00pm
  • 3.0 hours online training

Duties

  • Work in a team to create a welcoming environment for all campers and their support workers who attend.
  • Provide support/assistance for campers with disabilities, who need assistance integrating into recreation camps.
  • Actively supervise and engage camper(s) attending the recreation camp.
  • Assist with aspects of camp programming, including adapting activities to meet the needs of participants, as well as, set up/take down.
  • Support camp staff in all efforts to integrate campers and adapt programming to meet all needs.
  • Complete administrative tasks, including all forms and documents.
  • Communicate with the camp team and participant’s support worker/family as appropriate.
  • Respect and maintain participant confidentiality.
  • Maintain proper communication between all parties involved, including parent(s)/guardian(s).
  • Complete and attend all mandatory City of Guelph training and meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Experience working with individuals with disabilities is an asset.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Previous experience with program planning, development, and implementation.
  • Ability to multi-task, work independently, and in a team environment.
  • Adaptable, patient, and innovative approach to work.
  • Able to work at various locations across the city.
  • Valid CPR Level C and Standard First Aid (or willing to obtain prior to start date).
  • HIGH FIVE Principles of Healthy Child Development (or willing to obtain prior to start date).
  • A Criminal Reference Check including Vulnerable Sector check will be required at the time of offer.

Rate

$14.50 per hour  (2018 rate)

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday, January 21, 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.

Inclusion Camp Team Leader

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

Reporting to the Recreation Coordinator – Inclusion, the successful candidate will supervise on-site facilitation for inclusive and adaptive camps.  The Inclusion Team Leader will support camp staff and campers with physical, cognitive and/or developmental disabilities, focusing on developing a welcoming environment designed to foster friendships and promote social interactions.

Hours of work

These are seasonal positions, with training hours beginning in May. Mandatory training dates are listed below.

  • May 29 – 4:30pm-9:00pm
  • May 30 – 4:30pm-9:00pm
  • June 1 – 9:00am-4:00pm
  • June 5 – 4:30pm-9:00pm
  • June 6 – 4:30pm-9:00pm
  • June 8 – 9:00am-4:00pm
  • June 26 – 9:00am-4:00pm
  • June 28 – 9:00am-12:00pm
  • 3.0 hours online training

Duties

  • Provide on-site supervision and leadership to campers and camp staff.
  • Supervise, support and care for campers with disabilities, who need assistance participating in recreation camps.
  • Create a positive team environment, supporting all camp staff and provide on-going training where needed.
  • Oversee, mentor and take a lead role in creating a welcoming environment for all campers and support workers who attend.
  • Responsible for all aspects of camp programming including planning, preparation, making community contacts, and set-up/take down.
  • Lead activities and fully engage with campers.
  • Communicate with the camp team and camper’s support workers/families as appropriate.
  • Complete various administrative duties (i.e. Communication reports, incident reports, statistics, monitoring budget).
  • Ensuring facilities and equipment are maintained and kept in an acceptable and safe condition.
  • Enforce all City of Guelph program policies and procedures.
  • Respect and maintain participant confidentiality.
  • Compete and attend all mandatory City of Guelph trainings and meetings.
  • Other Duties assigned.

Qualifications

  • Experience working with individuals with disabilities is an asset.
  • Excellent leadership skills and experience.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Previous experience in program planning, development, and implementation.
  • Ability to multi-task, work independently, and in a team environment.
  • Adaptable, patient, and innovative approach to work.
  • Able to work at various locations across the city.
  • Valid CPR Level C and Standard First Aid (or willing to obtain prior to start date)
  • HIGH FIVE Principles of Healthy Child Development (or willing to obtain prior to start date).
  • A Criminal Reference Check including Vulnerable Sector check will be required at the time of offer.

Rate

$16.50 per hour  (2018 rate)

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday, January 21, 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.

One2One Camp Counsellor

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

Reporting to the Recreation Coordinator – Inclusion, the successful candidate will support campers with physical, cognitive and or/ developmental disabilities at various City of Guelph Camps, ensuring a welcoming environment designed to foster friendships and promote social interaction. Successful candidates will provide assistance to campers where required, as well as provide assistance to the camp staff to deliver inclusive and adaptive programming in a recreational camp setting.

Hours of work

These are seasonal positions, with training hours beginning in June. Full-time hours begin the first week of July and end the week before Labour Day weekend in September. Full time hours apply to daytime weekly programs (Mon-Fri). Occasional shifts required on Saturdays for training. 40-42 hours per week.

Mandatory training dates are listed below.

  • June 1 – 9:00am-4:00pm
  • June 5 – 4:30pm-9:00pm
  • June 6 – 4:30pm-9:00pm
  • June 8 – 9:00am-4:00pm
  • June 26 – 9:00am-4:00pm
  • June 28 – 9:00am-12:00pm
  • 3.0 hours online training

Duties

  • Work in a team to create a welcoming environment for all campers and their support workers who attend.
  • Provide One2One support/assistance for campers with disabilities who need assistance integrating into recreation camps.
  • Actively supervise and engage camper(s) attending the recreation camp.
  • Assist with aspects of camp programming including adapting activities to meet the needs of participants, as well as set up/take down.
  • Support camp staff in all efforts to integrate campers and adapt programming to meet all needs.
  • Complete administrative tasks, including all forms and documents.
  • Communicate with the camp team and participant’s support worker/family, as appropriate.
  • Respect and maintain participant confidentiality.
  • Maintain proper communication between all parties involved, including parent(s)/guardian(s).
  • Complete and attend all mandatory City of Guelph training and meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Experience working with individuals with disabilities is an asset.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Previous experience with program planning, development, and implementation.
  • Ability to multi-task, work independently, and in a team environment.
  • Adaptable, patient, and innovative approach to work.
  • Able to work at various locations across the city.
  • Valid CPR Level C and Standard First Aid (or willing to obtain prior to start date).
  • HIGH FIVE Principles of Healthy Child Development (or willing to obtain prior to start date).
  • A Criminal Reference Check including Vulnerable Sector check will be required at the time of offer.

Rate

$14.25 per hour  (2018 rate)

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday, January 21, 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.

Park Activation Program 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

The Programming and Community Development Department is seeking dynamic, responsible individuals to coordinate and deliver physical activity programming for children in community parks.

Hours of work

16-24 hours per week.  Evening and weekend work will be required

Duties

  • Deliver dynamic and creative physical activity programming for children in local parks.
  • Provide on-site supervision and leadership to participants and support fellow program staff at Park Programming session.
  • Take a lead role in the development and implementation of weekly activities and events.
  • Assist in the advertising/promoting of Park Activation activities and programs.
  • Act as a resource and advocate for participating children and parents.
  • Responsible for the health and safety of participants, volunteers and staff.
  • Responsible for R-Zone program compliance.
  • Complete various administrative duties (progress reports, incident reports, statistics, program evaluation)
  • Ensure that City Parks and Programming and Community Development Program Guidelines and Procedures are adhered to.
  • Ensure equipment is maintained and kept in an acceptable, safe condition.
  • Assist with the planning and implementation of special events, when required.

Qualifications

  • Obtained or pursuing a degree/diploma in Recreation & Leisure Services, Social Services, Child Development or related field
  • Previous experience working with children 4-12.
  • Previous experience in program planning, development and implementation for this age group.
  • A valid Standard First Aid/CPR Certificate (or willing to obtain upon hiring).
  • Possess excellent interpersonal, communication (both written and verbal skills) and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent Conflict Resolution Skills with the ability to identify and resolve conflicts before they escalate
  • High 5 Principles of Healthy Childhood Development Certification an asset
  • A satisfactory police record, including vulnerable sector check, is required at the time of offer

Rate

$15.85 per hour (2018 rate)

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday, January 21, 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.

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.

 Apply for this job

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.

Security Guard (Casual)

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 casual Security Guard position. The successful candidate will be reporting to the Program Manager, Corporate Security and will be assigned security duties with a focus on quality customer service and continuous improvement.  Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Corporate 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 20 hours per week.  Work schedule will be based on availability of extra work and will require shift work and work on weekends and statutory holidays.

Duties

  • Provide security services to City owned and/or operated properties through the operation of various security systems and patrolling; including responding and effectively handling emergency and non-emergency, security and law enforcement calls, while maintaining the utmost confidentiality at all times.
  • Respond to all security needs and calls for services; secure areas of facility for escalated emergency response, if necessary.
  • Observe, investigate, and act on possible breaches of security, criminal code violations, fire and safety hazards, illegal entry, theft, and malfunction or interruption of utilities, machinery or equipment.
  • Respond to public inquiries and represents the City of Guelph Operations, Bylaw Compliance Security & Licensing by promoting security services that contribute positively to the results of the division, and corporate vision.
  • Greet all visitors in a welcoming and friendly manner and provide excellent customer service to all patrons and employees.
  • Maintain a secure environment by conducting regular inspections of assigned and deployed positions; ensuring the safety of all staff and visitors at all times.
  • Prepare reports; ensuring accuracy of reported data and proper report presentation.
  • Familiarity with the City of Guelph and local attractions.
  • Act as ambassador for the City of Guelph.
  • Assist visitors with special needs/ requests that require additional services.
  • Adhere to all City of Guelph service standards and policies, including the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Perform any additional tasks as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of Grade 12, plus an Ontario Basic Security License, and one (1) to three (3) months experience in security work. Candidates with an 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 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.
  • Experience or training in providing security services in a customer service oriented manner.
  • Experience providing facility security including the use of security systems and key systems.
  • Knowledge of Trespass to Property Act.
  • Possess interpersonal and customer service skills, including conflict resolution, problem solving, decision-making and situational assessment.
  • Verbal and written communication skills with the ability to respond to staff and public in a courteous and effective manner.
  • Demonstrated experience working with a computer and the ability to utilize a variety of software is an asset.
  • Ability to operate and monitor computerized security equipment is an asset.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail and work with enthusiasm and professionalism at all times.
  • Must be able to perform the physical requirements of the job that includes walking, sitting and standing for extended periods.
  • As a condition of offer, the applicant will undergo screening to ensure that they are capable of meeting the physical requirements of the position.  Screenings are directly related to the physical demands of the position and will include (but are not limited to) functional capacity evaluation, audiometric and vision screening.
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • A satisfactory Police Record Check (including vulnerable sector screening) would be required at time of offer.

Rate

$17.14 – $21.04 per hour 2018 rates (under review)

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system. First preference will be given to the candidates applying by Sunday January 27, 2019. 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.

Park Activation Program Assistant(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 Programming and Community Development Department is seeking dynamic, responsible individuals to coordinate and deliver physical activity programming for children in community parks.

Hours of work

16-24 hours per week.  Evening and weekend work will be required.

Duties

  • Deliver dynamic and creative physical activity programming for children in local parks.
  • Provide on-site supervision and leadership to participants and support fellow program staff at Park Programming session.
  • Take a lead role in the development and implementation of weekly activities and events.
  • Assist in the advertising/promoting of Park Activation activities and programs.
  • Act as a resource and advocate for participating children and parents.
  • Responsible for the health and safety of participants, volunteers and staff.
  • Responsible for R-Zone program compliance.
  • Complete various administrative duties ( progress reports, incident reports, statistics, program evaluation)
  • Ensure that City Parks and Programming and Community Development Program Guidelines and Procedures are adhered to.
  • Ensure equipment is maintained and kept in an acceptable, safe condition.
  • Assist with the planning and implementation of special events, when required.

Qualifications

  • Obtained or pursuing a degree/diploma in Recreation & Leisure Services, Social Services, Child Development or related field
  • Previous experience working with children 4-12.
  • Previous experience in program planning, development and implementation for this age group.
  • A valid Standard First Aid/CPR Certificate (or willing to obtain upon hiring).
  • Possess excellent interpersonal, communication (both written and verbal skills) and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent Conflict Resolution Skills with the ability to identify and resolve conflicts before they escalate
  • A satisfactory police record/criminal reference check will be required at the time of hiring

Rate

$15.85-16.98 per hour

How to apply

Preference will be given to applicants who apply  by Friday, July 13, 2018. Please note all applicants must submit their resume and cover letter as one document by email to siobhan.devine@guelph.ca in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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.

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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.

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. 

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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.

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.

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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.

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.

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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.

The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.

Assistant Building Inspector- 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:

  • Assist Building Inspector II’s with inspections of low rise residential housing and associated ancillary buildings such as wood decks, sheds, and with re-inspections of houses, semi detached and townhouses.
  • Perform municipal by-law licence inspections such as inspections of Swimming Pool Fences.
  • Prepare and issue reports and letters in relation to on-site inspections.
  • Review property files and advise homeowners and builder of property record status.
  • Enforce requirements related to the City’s Termite Control Program related to above noted structures.
  • Establish and maintain good positive relationships with the public, professionals and City staff.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Completion of 2nd year of a 3 year community college diploma program in Architectural Technology or Construction Technology.
  • Some experience in building construction and/or municipal Building Department and/ or by-law enforcement experience.
  • Must be qualified with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing in the following categories:
  • General Legal
  • House
  • Must possess a valid “G’ driver’s licence with a good driving record (a current driver’s abstract may be required at time of offer)
  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to interpret Codes, By-laws and working (construction) drawings, with an excellent understanding of the Building Code Act, Ontario Building Code (specifically division B, part 9), and municipal by-laws.
  • Strong level of judgement and ability to resolve problems related to inspections.
  • Must possess intermediate computer skills with Microsoft Outlook, Word and relevant software.
  • Experience with building permit related software (preferably AMANDA) would be an asset.
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must possess strong team skills, customer service and conflict resolution skills
  • Knowledge of the Provincial Offences Act and the Occupational Health & Safety Act
  • Must be able to perform the physical requirements of the job which includes walking, sitting and standing for extended periods of time; climbing, crawling and stooping will also be required on a regular basis
  • A satisfactory Police Record Check would be required at time of offer.

IMPORTANT NOTE:

  • The successful candidate 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.
  • A satisfactory police record/vulnerable sector check will be required at time of offer

Hours of Work:

35 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Duration:

Approximately 4 months beginning in May and ending in August. Possible 2 month extension.

Salary:

$16.10 to $17.82 per hour depending on education level and work experience

How to Apply:

Applications must be received online by January 31, 2018. To apply for this position, please click on the “Apply For this Job” button. Please follow the instructions and follow all steps to the process. In order to be considered for this position you must complete all of the steps when creating your profile. This will include a short online screening questionnaire specific to this position as part of the application process. You will also need to attach both your cover letter and resume saved as one document. If you have already created a profile, you may simply login to begin your application.

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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.

The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer

 

 

Customer Service Assistant II – Part-time (year round)-Parks & Recreation

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:

Under the direction of the Program Manager, Recreation Support Services, the Customer Service Assistant II is responsible for providing front-line customer service to patrons at recreation centres; in person, and on the telephone. Additionally, this position will assist with clerical work, including data entry, filing, etc. 

Through efficient processes and timely communication, the Assistant will provide excellent customer service, both internally and externally. Consistent with the team approach, this position will contribute in the delivery of the Department’s programs and services through clerical support, special projects and other general duties as assigned.

Hour of Work:

The position is scheduled up to 20 hours per week, including evening and weekend hours.  

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Represent the City of Guelph in a professional manner at all times
  • Provide excellent customer service to both external and internal customers.
  • Maintain positive, open communication with participants, residents, visitors and other staff.
  • Promote and educate public on Parks and Recreation programs, services and facilities.
  • Assist with solutions to inquiries, concerns and complaints from patrons; keeping supervisor informed of issues that require further attention or escalation.
  • Process program registrations, membership/pass sales, and sundry sales.
  • Process financial transactions in accordance with Cash Handling procedures and protocol as it related to the position.
  • Balance cash floats and receipts at beginning and end of each shift.
  • Prepare daily reconciliation documentation and secure funds for deposit.
  • Maintain promotional materials at facility, ensuring that current information is reflected.
  • Perform other administrative tasks including maintaining attendance records, filing, printing and copying as necessary.
  • Maintain reception area neat, clean and welcoming.
  • Work effectively as part of a team; attend team meetings and training sessions.
  • Be responsible to work in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations and the City of Guelph policies and Corporate values (V.I.E.W.) 

Qualifications: 

  • Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a Grade 12 Diploma.
  • Two years’ experience in front line customer service and clerical duties. Candidates with an equivalent education and experience may be considered.
  • Excellent customer service and problem solving skills with the ability to resolve customer inquiries/complaints in an effective manner.
  • Cash handling and cash reconciliation skills
  • Good organizational and multi-tasking abilities
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment including community groups, agencies and organizations
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Experience using CLASS software would be an asset
  • Excellent communications skills (both oral and written)
  • Knowledge of the City of Guelph Parks and Recreation programs, services and facilities.
  • Experience working within a Parks and Recreation environment would be an asset (ie. Summer Camps, Aquatics, Parks and Recreation programming, etc)
  • This position would be required to work at different facilities throughout the City

Rate of Pay: 

$15.34 per hour

How to Apply:

All interested candidates should apply online.  First consideration will be given to those applications received by Wednesday, September 6, 2017.  Applications submitted after that date will be reviewed on an as needed basis.  Please note, candidates will be required to complete a short questionnaire at the time of application.

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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.

The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.

Manager of Development Planning

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 of Development Planning. The successful candidate will provide dynamic leadership and strategic direction to staff in conducting plan review functions for all development applications received by the City.  With a focus on a collaborative approach to providing quality customer service and continuous improvement, this position is 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 successful candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference.

Duties:

  • Guide the City’s overall development strategy and contribute to the economic, social, cultural and environmental well-being of the Guelph community.
  • Provide planning recommendations and advice to the department head, Council, other departments/  divisions and the public on a wide variety of planning matters.
  • Manage the plan review function for all development applications within the City including: draft plans of subdivisions/condominiums; site plan approvals; zoning and official plan amendments; Committee of Adjustment applications; and part lot control exemption requests.
  • Oversight of the Site Plan Review Committee and Development Review Committees.
  • Collaborate with other departments, staff and external stakeholders to identify and implement continuous improvement opportunities with respect to the delivery of the development review function and associated customer service.
  • Develop and manage the annual Development Priorities Plan or other annual reports based on established key performance indicators.
  • Provide evidence at Ontario Municipal Board hearings and other tribunals.
  • Facilitate public consultation and liaison in a positive and inclusive manner.
  • Build and maintain productive, collaborative relationships with other city departments, divisions, the building/development community and the public.
  • Write reports and make presentations as required both internally and to the public, as well as to council and committees.
  • Identify and achieve corporate policies and objectives in support of the City’s strategic plan.
  • Develop strategic operational plans to achieve the goals and objectives of the department.
  • Develop and monitor operating and capital budgets for the division.
  • Provide leadership to professional staff and consultants responsible for development planning activities, special projects, information/research and data management.
  • Guide and advise staff on project management matters, priorities, and the approach to be taken on planning initiatives.
  • Develop and nurture a work environment that is inclusive, respectful, positive and motivating for staff.
  • Champion and facilitate change in a team-based working environment.
  • Apply policies, procedures and collective agreements consistently where applicable.
  • Evaluate performance and establish objectives for staff; monitor results and provide coaching, training and development opportunities as needed. 

Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience related to the duties listed above, acquired through the completion of an advanced University degree in Planning, Urban Studies or a related field; combined with several years of senior level management experience in a similar environment. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Registered Professional Planner with CIP or OPPI.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills acquired through considerable experience leading and motivating staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to initiate, lead, and implement progressive and proactive municipal planning policies and programs.
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain effective and collaborative working relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, public facilitation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Proven ability to successfully manage budgets and achieve performance targets.
  • Proven ability to set priorities, solve problems and meet deadlines under pressure.
  • Thorough knowledge of the Ontario Planning Act and experience at the Ontario Municipal Board or other tribunals.
  • Experience in environmental planning and urban design would be an asset.
  • Knowledge of community energy conservation policies and implementation measures would be an asset. 

Rate:

$95,371.24 – $119,214.05 per year

How to Apply:

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Friday, September 15, 2017. 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.

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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.

The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.

Seasonal Winter Control Operator

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 candidates will perform road winter control maintenance activities.  Committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, successful candidates will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference.

Hours of work:

40 hours per week.  Standby is a requirement of this position. This is a temporary position for approximately 4 months during the winter control season.

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 1 year 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.
  • 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 lifting, digging, shovelling and climbing ladders 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 of pay: 

$26.01 per hour

Mandatory Orientation: You will be required to attend an orientation session scheduled for early November. Further details will be provided.

HOW TO APPLY:

Applications must be received online. 

Please follow the instructions and follow all steps to the process. 

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Please note first consideration will be given to those applications received by September 8, 2017. 

Applications received after September 8, 2017 will be reviewed on an as-needed basis.

Note: In order to be considered for this position you must complete all of the steps when creating your profile. This will include a short online screening questionnaire specific to this position as part of the application process. If you have already created a profile, you may simply login to begin your application.

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

 

 

Winter Patroller

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 temporary positions of Winter Patroller in the Operations Department. Committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, successful candidates will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference.

Hours of work

24 hours per week working night or day shifts during the winter control season starting in December.  Some flexibility may be required, however the anticipated shift schedule would include:

Nights

  • Friday, 11 p.m. to 11 a.m.
  • Saturday, 11 p.m. to 11 a.m.

Days

  • Friday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Saturday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Duties

  • Operate equipment relating to Sidewalk Winter Control operations including but not limited to Sidewalk Plow with Plow Blade or Snow Blower Attachment
  • Actively participate in a team environment
  • Complete daily logs and time sheets
  • Report vandalism, mechanical difficulties, equipment/property damage, etc.
  • Report variances to daily work plans
  • Comply with all applicable regulations/requirements
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through a grade 12 education and a minimum 2 years roads winter control experience. Candidates with an 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 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 knowledge & experience in road maintenance and winter control activities and in the operation of equipment required for road maintenance and winter control technologies.
  • A DZ licence and Completion of the Ontario Good Roads Association’s T.J. Mahoney Road School is an asset.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and work order software (ie. WAM)
  • Effective communication, customer service and problem solving skills.
  • Proficient time management skills and flexibility in adjusting between a variety of duties.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and as part of a team. Must be a reliable self-starter and undertake all aspects of the job thoroughly and willingly.
  • Must possess a working knowledge and understanding of Book 7 and the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Rate of pay 

$24.65 per hour

Mandatory Orientation: You will be required to attend an orientation session scheduled for early November. Further details will be provided.

How to apply

Applications must be received online. 

Please follow the instructions and follow all steps to the process. 

Please note first consideration will be given to those applications received by September 8, 2017.

Applications received after September 8 will be reviewed on an as-needed basis.

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Note: In order to be considered for this position you must complete all of the steps when creating your profile. This will include a short online screening questionnaire specific to this position as part of the application process. If you have already created a profile, you may simply login to begin your application.

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.

Licensed Automotive/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 Licensed Automotive/Truck and Coach Technician within the Operations Department.  Reporting to the Supervisor of Fleet Services, the successful candidate will have 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:

40 hours per week, rotating shifts – 8:00am to 4:00pm, 4:00pm to 12:00am and 12:00 am to 8:00 am – Monday to Friday. Winter control on-call support is required.

Duties:

  • Responsible for the inspection, maintenance and repair of all systems on various types of light and heavy vehicles and equipment.
  • Hydraulic repairs and service.
  • Accurate and legible record keeping.
  • Maintaining a neat, tidy and clean work place.
  • Assisting with Apprentice training.
  • Perform maintenance activities as required.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through a grade 12 diploma and 5 years relevant experience in the maintenance and repair of light and heavy vehicles and equipment. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Must possess both a valid Automotive (310S) & Truck and Coach Technician (310T) Licence.
  • A valid ‘DZ’ drivers licence or have a valid G licence with the ability to obtain DZ within a specified timeframe in the position; have a good driving record and proven ability to operate heavy equipment and vehicles in a safe manner. 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 computer literate and familiar with electronic diagnosis equipment.
  • Computer keyboarding skills.
  • 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.
  • Must be able to work effectively in a team environment and have a sincere focus on quality customer service.

Rate:

$32.86 per hour

How to Apply:

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system. Preference will be given to those applicants who apply by Sunday, July 23, 2017. 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.

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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.

The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.

Business Performance Specialist – Temporary for approx. 12 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.

Position Summary:

The Business Performance Specialist will be part of Infrastructure, Development, and Enterprise Services and report to the General Manager of Facilities Management. The position will be a departmental resource responsible for conducting business process reviews and related initiatives that drive continuous improvement and opportunities for greater efficiency and effectiveness in service delivery. Committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the successful candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the City that makes a difference.

Hours of Work:

35 hours per week, Monday to Friday between 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Some flexibility would be required to attend evening meetings.

Duties:

  • Conduct business process reviews under the direction of the GM of Facilities Management.
  • Support management by providing consulting services in business process and continuous improvement.
  • Build competencies and capacity within the department to measure service performance and enhance management approaches and practices with appropriate tools i.e. project management, risk assessment, business case development, communications, budgeting, compliance issues, documentation.
  • Analyse business processes throughout the department to identify opportunities for service optimization and cost efficiencies.
  • Research best practices and make recommendations for implementation.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of new processes within the department.
  • Assist the GM of Facilities Management with research, analysis, field work and reporting, communications, and budget preparation.
  • Prepare reports and presentations for Management and Council.
  • Provide business improvement expertise, consulting and support to all divisions within Facilities Management.
  • Conduct statistical analysis to identify performance trends and improvement opportunities.
  • Track key performance indicator (KPI) metrics and assist with the implementation of corrective actions.
  • 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 or diploma in Business Administration, Operations Management or a related field with considerable experience in a quality assurance or continuous improvement-oriented role.  Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Experience in various facilitation models including public meetings and presentations.
  • Knowledge of Six Sigma or Lean principles would be an asset.
  • Knowledge of performance measurement methods and statistical analysis.
  • Ability to prepare complex statistical reports and efficiency calculations.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook).
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple assignments in order to meet deadlines in a very demanding environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, stakeholders and the general public.
  • Excellent presentation and facilitation skills.
  • A team player with excellent customer service and interpersonal skills, able to respect and deal with highly confidential and sensitive issues.
  • Ability to analyze problems/opportunities for efficiencies and make recommendations for improvements.
  • Excellent change management and project management skills.
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act.
  • Internal Audit experience is considered an asset.
  • Knowledge of municipal infrastructure, asset management, and energy management would be an asset.
  • Business Process Improvement Certification, Continuous Improvement Certification, Six Sigma Certification would be considered an asset.

Rate:

$35.26 to $44.07 per hour

How to Apply:

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday July 10, 2017.

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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.

The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.

Cleaner – Casual 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.

Hours of Work:

Up to 20 hours per week working evenings and weekends

Duties:

  • Cleaning at a variety of locations
  • Cleaning work includes sweeping, vacuuming, washing floors, mirrors and windows, cleaning washrooms, work rooms, polishing, responding to emergency clean-ups and spills, garbage removal etc.
  • Stocking supplies
  • Cleaning loose garbage outside, salting/sanding and snow shoveling.
  • Recognize potential accident causes and watch out for and eliminate them
  • Report without delay any accidents, defects etc.
  • Interacting with the public and staff for help and inquiries
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience cleaning would be an asset
  • Current or ability to obtain Emergency First Aid/CPR Certificate
  • Experience in providing quality customer service
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to perform physical work including lifting, bending, pushing and pulling with moderate exertion
  • Team player and able to work with & without direct supervision
  • Must be a self-starter and work well in a multitasked environment
  • WHIMIS training and knowledge of the Ontario Health and Safety Act are required

Rate:

$12.96 per hour

How to Apply:

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system.

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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.

Supervisor, Parks Infrastructure and Horticulture

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, Parks Infrastructure and Horticulture within the Parks and Recreation Department. Reporting to the Manager of Parks Operations and Forestry, the successful candidate will be responsible for parks infrastructure maintenance and horticulture, including plant production. The functions performed in this position are in accordance with established standard operating procedures, departmental and corporate policies, sound horticulture/construction principles and practices, and applicable codes, with a focus on quality customer service and continuous improvement processes. 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:

  • 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.
  • Responsible for horticulture and parks infrastructure inspection and maintenance, including playgrounds, splashpads, skate park and parks; park facilities including washrooms, concessions, utility buildings, picnic shelters, signs, fencing, gates and bollards; park furniture including commemorative benches; park utilities including water and hydro; park amusements and special events; and, horticulture installations and maintenance in parks, trails, gateways, public spaces, and City facilities, including an operating floral clock; shrub and tree maintenance; and, greenhouse operations including plant production.
  • Supervise, delegate and oversee work carried out by staff (Full Time, Contract, and Seasonal) and contractors to ensure it is performed safely, effectively and efficiently and in accordance with City or departmental standards, level of service, specifications, policies, procedures, and legislated requirements.
  • Recruit, train, develop, manage and evaluate staff (Full Time, Contract and Seasonal); develop work plans and schedule work according to priorities; review employee performance on a regular basis and take corrective/disciplinary action, as required.
  • Develop, review/revise and implement policies, guidelines, best management practices and standard operating procedures to ensure all work practices comply with the City of Guelph’s Health and Safety policies, as well as with other applicable City policies and guidelines.
  • Document and analyze operational performance, activities, and costs.
  • Resolve/handle inquiries/requests for service/complaints from the general public, residents, emergency services, other departments, senior management and members of council.
  • Undertake qualitative and quantitative assessments of park assets, and develop and implement short and long-term maintenance strategies for them.
  • Schedule and oversee development, maintenance, capital programs (including assisting in the preparation of specifications and meeting with and scheduling of contractors), purchasing of supplies and equipment and overseeing and auditing of service contracts as appropriate.
  • Manage contracts and contracted services with suppliers and vendors, including price negotiations, in accordance with the City’s purchasing by-law.
  • Execute both capital and operational budgeted retrofits on a timely basis; in accordance with Public Sector Accounting Board, Canadian Standards Association, Electrical Standards Association and Technical Standards and Safety Authority and other ordinances, Municipal, Provincial, and regulatory bodies and legislation.
  • Assist with the development of operating and capital budgets; deliver programs and projects within budget.
  • Utilize available granting opportunities to maximize funding for identified projects, research, apply and report as required.
  • Ensure materials and equipment is available to execute work plans.
  • Contribute to needs analysis/projections and budget forecasting related to Parks Operations and Forestry equipment needs.
  • Investigate operational issues and identify measures to improve performance and quality of service.
  • Oversee the provision of documentation and evidence supporting the City’s risk management, insurance and legal representatives in addressing damage or liability claims against the corporation.
  • Plan and organize plant requirements for the planting season; oversee and guide annual plant production, including hanging basket and container stock.
  • Participate in professional and community committees and keep current in relevant areas.
  • Network with permitted user groups and special event organizers on a wide range of parks-related matters, including facilitation of large scale special events throughout the City.
  • Ensure that administrative requirements of the work group are being satisfactorily met.
  • Act temporarily in various departmental leadership positions as required.
  • Participate in the on-call rotation and flexibility to occasionally work evenings and weekends when required.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned. 

Qualifications:

  • Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through a diploma or degree in Landscape Design/Construction, Horticulture, Parks Management, or related field and experience in parks maintenance and horticulture showing progressively accountable positions. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Experience supervising staff or leading work teams in a unionized environment;
  • Valid Class “G” Driver’s License 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.
  • Currently certified or the ability to obtain Playground Practitioner Certification and Splash Pad Practitioner Certification.
  • Currently licenced or the ability to obtain Ministry of Environment Pesticide License(s).
  • Currently certified or the ability to obtain Integrated Pest Management Accreditation.
  • Experience within a municipal environment would be an asset.
  • Knowledge in the management of parklands including procuring and managing contracted services to ensure compliance with specifications, regulations and policies.
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, the Highway Traffic Act, and the Ontario Traffic Manual’s Book 7 for temporary conditions and other applicable legislation
  • Organizational skills with the ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, stakeholders and the general public.
  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to resolve customer inquiries/complaints effectively.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and function effectively in a high volume workplace with competing priorities and time restraints;
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office- Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook;
  • Joint Health & Safety Certification considered an asset.
  • Experience with CLASS, GIS, JD Edwards or WAM (synergen) is considered an asset;
  • Confined Space certification an asset;
  • Must obtain and maintain Standard First Aid, CPR and AED certification

Rate:

$71,657.81 – $89,572.26 (per year)

How to Apply:

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Tuesday, July 4, 2017. 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.

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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.

The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

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 Services Department. Reporting to the General Manager of Transit Services, the successful candidate will provide administrative support to the team. This position will have a strong focus on 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.

Hours of work:

35 hours per week, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Monday to Friday.

Duties:

  • Provide administrative support to the General Manager of Transit Services and Senior Manager of the Department through functions such as time and employee information management, 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.
  • Prepare agendas/minutes for meetings of the Transit Services Direct Reports as well all related working/operating committees; attend meetings and coordinate follow up actions with staff of the department.
  • Undertake other additional tasks and responsibilities to support the Transit Services management team such as:
    • departmental meeting management
    • assist with the preparation of the departmental budget
    • word processing, document editing, preparing spread-sheets
    • status report tracking, expenditure tracking and records management
    • preparation of purchasing invoices as directed
  • Perform other related duties as assigned. 

Qualifications:

  • Experience related to the 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.
  • 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:

$52,639.01 – $65,798.76 per year

How to Apply:

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday, June 25, 2017. 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.

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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.

The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.

CUSTOMER SERVICE ASSISTANT III – Service Guelph (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 position of Customer Service Assistant III – ServiceGuelph. As the first person citizens encounter, the successful candidate will be the face of the City of Guelph and will deliver exceptional centralized customer service by providing assistance to City Hall customers in a friendly and professional manner. Your citizen-first, service-oriented approach will be the key to building positive experiences for customers. 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 20 hours per week with daytime, evening and weekend shifts required.

DUTIES:

  • Assist with variety of financial and non-financial transactions including processing
  • Payments (e.g. parking tickets, transit tickets/passes, tax payments, licensing payments, and general sales), processing registrations and memberships, accepting applications, documents, and forms, and responding to general inquiries.
  • Assist with processing statutory services e.g. signing burial permits.
  • Assist in operating the corporate switchboard and TTY.
  • Assist with responding to corporate e-mail inquiries.
  • Assist with sorting and processing corporate mail.
  • Operate and balance a cash drawer.
  • Create a positive experience for customers by responding to their service needs quickly, professionally, and accurately.
  • 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 1-2 years of experience in a customer service environment.
  • Experience handling high volume cash/credit/debit transactions (e.g. safe cash handling, accurate balancing, and security processes).
  • Knowledge of municipal services, programs, and initiatives.
  • Excel in a team environment and enjoy sharing knowledge with others.
  • Good organization and planning skills.
  • Must have a strong commitment to providing exceptional customer service.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must have attention to accuracy and timelines.
  • Need intermediate computer skills.

Rate of Pay:

$17.08 per hour.

How to Apply:

Applications must be received online by June 22, 2017. To apply for this position, please visit http://guelph.ca/employment-careers/ for further detailed instructions. Please follow the instructions and follow all steps to the process. In order to be considered for this position you must complete all of the steps when creating your profile. This will include a short online screening questionnaire specific to this position as part of the application process. You will also need to attach both your cover letter and resume saved as one document (PDF format preferred). If you have already created a profile, you may simply login to begin your application.

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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.

The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.

Building Performance 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.

Position Summary:

The Building Performance Specialist (BPS) is responsible for providing project management and technical expertise to the Corporate Building Maintenance (CBM) and Corporate Energy (CE) divisions of Facilities Management. This position monitors and optimizes the daily operations of our building automation systems (BAS) which control our HVAC and lighting systems to ensure that they are operating in an efficient manner. This position is also responsible for the management, maintenance, trouble-shooting, updating, installation, project management, reporting, commissioning, security, and I.T. matters related to BAS. This position develops, updates, and implements BAS operational and security standards, procedures, and policies with the support of the CBM and CE teams. It also assists with technical troubleshooting and is responsible for overseeing physical and cyber measures, development of BAS and trend data based reports for the purpose of tracking equipment runtimes and energy efficiency, and provision of reporting tools to staff where appropriate. This position works closely with CBM and CE staff, facility managers, outside contractors, consultants, and other departments such as Information Technology.

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:

  • Analyze operating software, hardware and communications malfunctions to determine problems and take appropriate corrective action.
  • Development, implementation, optimization, and maintenance of BAS, development of policies, levels of service, and operating procedures.
  • Maintain, upgrade and update all BAS graphic displays, historical data, tag name standards, and real-time data and control databases and displays. Review and improve standards on a regular basis and establish standards where they do not yet exist in consultation with relevant staff and management.
  • Develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) related to BAS, operations and security for staff in consultation with key staff and management and provide operator training and support. After hours support is also a requirement of this position.
  • Prepare and update full preventative maintenance, commissioning, re-commissioning, and replacement program for all BAS assets including hardware and software.
  • Perform checks and preventative maintenance where appropriate on BAS servers, virtual server environments, network security and communications.
  • Develop daily, weekly, monthly, and annual reports for operational and corporate needs as regulated or requested by various personnel and develop and maintain BAS manuals for all components within the networked environment.
  • Maintain, update and configure BAS system computers, file servers, BAS internal Ethernet network and switches and Network architecture drawings for all facilities with BAS systems.
  • Develop the Re-commissioning Plans for our facilities based on goals for the project and findings from the initial site visit and information gathering. Prepare the Implementation Plan.
  • Submit the Re-commissioning Final Report (a summary of the entire project and O&M guidelines for each measure).
  • Develop the next Re-commissioning or Ongoing Commissioning Plan for the owner.
  • Provide building operator training on the implemented measures and how to ensure improvements persist over time.
  • Develop, perform, document, and oversee functional test procedures, as needed.
  • Develop Recommissioning Investigation Report that summarizes findings and provides recommendations for implementation of selected measures.
  • Review existing building documentation prior to the initiation of energy efficiency projects
  • Perform a detailed on-site assessment of the current operation and maintenance (O&M) practices.
  • Perform an initial site walk-through and gather general information about the building.
  • Assist in developing a scope of work based on information from the site visit.
  • Assist with or oversee implementation of the selected improvements.
  • Calculate energy savings and assist with prioritizing the most cost-effective improvements for implementation.
  • Perform short-term diagnostic monitoring, using energy management control system (EMCS) trend logging where appropriate.
  • Compile verification data by performing post-implementation monitoring and testing activities to verify proper operation.
  • Recalculate energy savings based on before and after short-term energy measurements.
  • Support asset management programs in the areas of BAS and security
  • Must interact with a wide range of people including facility managers, building operators, unionized staff and tradesmen, outside contractors and consultants, and manufacturer representatives.

 Qualifications:

  • Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a Red Seal C of Q preferably Refrigeration Mechanic with a minimum G2 gas fitter or 3 year diploma in a Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline with 5 years of experience in BAS programming and maintenance. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • Experience leading projects on time and on budget.
  • A valid Class G drivers’ license 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 industrial computer hardware (i.e. PLCs) and software applications, computer languages, programming, process control, automation processes, development tools and data communications systems.
  • Knowledge of computer networking, security applications and operating systems, including Windows XP, Windows 7 & 8 and Windows Server 2008.
  • Familiarity with security systems in BAS systems
  • Familiar with network administration, routing, firewalls, DMZs, network and cyber security measures.
  • Understanding of real time process control applications such as: JCI, Reliable, Delta, Andover, Tridium/Niagara, and KMC
  • Excellent analytical and technical skills, including and ability to analyze, diagnose, and resolve system hardware and software problems.
  • NiagaraAx Certification and C.E.M designation
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate technical details (i.e. events, post mortems, analysis) with all levels of staff, stakeholders and consultants.
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).

Rate of pay:

$70,598.82- $88,248.53

How to Apply:

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday January 2, 2017 and submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered.

To access the online application system, please visit the job posting listed on http://guelph.ca/employment-careers/ and click on the “Apply for this job” icon. 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.

The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.

 

River Run Centre – Part-time Front of House Services

River Run Centre logo

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

Part-time staff – Front of House Services

We are currently accepting applications for customer service oriented individuals to work part time (3-20 hours per week). Shifts will vary, no guarantee of hours; evenings and weekends are required.

Sometimes referred to as House Captains or Floor Supervisors, this position is responsible for providing staff support to the Front of House Operations.  This includes supervising the individual levels of the theatre, monitoring patron activity, assisting the volunteers in their positions as needed, counting floats and deposits, stocking bar inventory, and assisting in emergency situations.

Job requirements include strong customer service skills, ability to work well with volunteers in a team environment, knowledge of theatre and/or concession services, comfort handling cash and inventory, and the ability to do light lifting of bar and concession inventory.  Neat appearance and positive attitude when dealing with co-workers and patrons are essential.  Candidates should have completed their Smart Serve Certification. First Aid training is an asset.

If you are interested in joining our team, please submit a resume with cover letter. 

Resumes can be submitted:

  • In person to River Run Centre Box Office, 35 Woolwich Street
    Monday–Friday 11am-6pm
  • By mail to River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich Street, Guelph ON N1H 3V1
  • By email: info@riverrun.ca

The City of Guelph values diversity in the workplace and 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 a workplace accommodation in order to fulfill the duties of this role, please let us know prior to your start date.

Only those selected 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

Looking for a way to give back to the Community? Become a school crossing guard & 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. Committed and reliable, you must be willing to work approximately 2 hours per day; morning and afternoon shifts; Monday to Friday in various weather and traffic conditions. Access to reliable transit 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.

 

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