Solid Waste Programs Assistant – Temp up to 2 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.

Duties:

  • Customer Service (respond to customer calls and in-person inquiries).
  • Correspond with City staff, residents, community partners, business and industry contacts.
  • Support promotional & educational campaigns and communication material development.
  • Assist in completing various projects to increase waste minimization and diversion efforts in the City.
  • Conduct waste industry research and surveys over the internet, telephone and in person.
  • Conduct tours (e.g. food waste research, municipal household disposal rate target).
  • Assist administration staff as required including covering telephone reception, record keeping and other clerical duties as assigned.
  • Conduct curbside waste audits.
  • Data entry (e.g. update cart RFID database).
  • Support work on multi-residential properties such as maintaining database, organizing site plan approvals, etc.
  • Conduct site visits with residents/businesses to educate and discuss contamination issues.
  • Coordinate and schedule inbound and outbound loads; contact customers, haulers, buyers and brokers; track and maintain appropriate inventory for processing and product for sale; create Bills of Lading for clients; track purchase expenditures and sales of commodities revenues.

Qualifications:

  • Post secondary education in Environmental Science, Technology or Engineering or closely related field and experience in customer service and performing general administrative duties.  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 be able to perform the physical demands of the job including lifting, stacking and un-stacking wheeled carts.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.
  • Ability to understand and interpret relevant environmental legislation, waste industry trends and issues.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Ability to conduct research, organize and prioritize assignments in order to accomplish multiple projects.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.

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:

$15.97 – $17.52 depending on education level.

How to Apply:

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday, July 30, 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.

Finance Process Analyst – Temporary- up to 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:

Resumes are being accepted for the temporary position of Finance Process Analyst within the Finance Department. This is a split role reporting to the Procurement Manager and the Manager, Financial Reporting and Accounting.  The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting management in reviewing and formalizing various procurement and accounts payable processes in order to increase the overall effectiveness and efficiency of the departments.  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 walkthroughs and develop standard operating procedures for various purchasing and accounts payable processes.
  • Liaison with the Information Technology department to develop a formal policy for user access in the City’s financial systems.
  • Liaison with the Information Technology department to develop reports to monitor performance metrics.
  • Formalize a vendor application and review process.
  • Document and communicate formal data entry standards.
  • Collaborate with management in the development and maintenance of policies and procedures surrounding the purchasing and accounts payable process including training, communications, and monitoring.
  • Monitor the effectiveness of control practices being implemented and resolve problems identified.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience related to the duties listed above plus the completion of a post-secondary degree in business or a related field.
  • Experience and knowledge of change management principles, methodologies and tools.
  • Understanding of risk management principles and application.
  • Experience with large-scale organizational change efforts.
  • Proven analytical, organizational, project management and procedural writing skills.
  • Familiar with the procurement and payables cycle.
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office software including Word, and Excel.
  • Ability to work independently and to prioritize to meet strict deadlines.

Rate:

$65,133.38 – $81,416.72

How to Apply:

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday, July 31, 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.

Rink Attendant – Sleeman Centre

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

Located in the heart of downtown Guelph, the Sleeman Centre is a state of the art facility that opened in September of 2000.  With a seating capacity of 5,000 people, the Sleeman Centre is used for concerts, trade shows, conferences and various sporting events.  It is also the home of the 2014 OHL champion, Guelph Storm.

General Description

This position will provide customer service and arena maintenance in the Sleeman Centre. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the community Vision – to be the City that makes a difference.

Duties:

  • Be prepared to greet all Fans in a welcoming and friendly manner, consistently maintaining a winning attitude when working in Front of House areas.
  • Assist with maintenance of ice (shoveling, moving nets, etc.) during hockey events and operating associated equipment as required.
  • Patrol facility looking for facility issues, safety hazards, or improper departmental operations, ensuring the safety of all Fans at all times.
  • Assist with pre-event operations, including preparing all areas of the facility in advance of event start and gate opening.
  • Assist with maintaining safe environment throughout the facility at all times.
  • Act as ambassador for the City of Guelph, representing such in a professional manner at all times.
  • Empty waste containers and dispose waste in designated areas.
  • Ensure that the best Fan Services practices are followed at all times while attending to all job functions.
  • Maintain the facility to the expectation of the Fans at all times – continue to strive to exceed Fans expectations at all times.
  • Perform general cleaning/ maintenance as assigned throughout each event (ie. sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, washroom/ dressing room cleaning, show shoveling and set-up/ break down of specific event requirements).
  • Assist Fans with special needs/ requests that require additional services.
  • 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.
  • Able to pay close attention to detail.
  • Work with enthusiasm and professionalism as a member of operations team at all times.
  • Work within the specifications of supervisor or assigned supervisory staff at all times.
  • Wear assigned uniform in a professional and well-kept manner.
  • Perform any additional tasks as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Customer service experience.
  • Knowledge of basic operational functions, including affiliated roles & responsibilities
  • Experience in event related environment is an asset.
  • 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.
  • Ability to perform physical work (e.g. lifting, bending, pushing and pulling and standing for long periods of time).
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to deal with the public and other staff.

Hours of Work:

The individuals will work evenings, week-ends and holidays (up to 24 hours per week). Our season runs from September 2017 to May 2018. (Approx.)

Interview Dates:

Interviews will begin in August 2017; however, applications will be accepted until

September 8, 2017.

Rate of Pay:

$11.40 per hour

How to Apply:

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Friday, August 11, 2017.

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.

Facility Cleaner – Sleeman Centre

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

Located in the heart of downtown Guelph, the Sleeman Centre is a state of the art facility that opened in September of 2000.  With a seating capacity of 5,000 people, the Sleeman Centre is used for concerts, trade shows, conferences and various sporting events.  It is also the home of the 2014 OHL champion, Guelph Storm.

General Description

This position will provide customer service and cleaning  in the Sleeman Centre. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the community Vision – to be the City that makes a difference.

Duties:

  • 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
  • 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:

  • Able to work flexible and sometimes demanding schedules (including: nights, weekends, and holidays)
  • Able to attend work on a regular and consistent basis as scheduled as such
  • Knowledge of basic housekeeping functions, including affiliated roles & responsibilities
  • Excellent customer service, client relations, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience in event related environment is an asset
  • 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 able to be on feet for extended period of time
  • Possession of valid Standard First Aid and CPR Certification is an asset

Hours of Work:

The individuals will work evenings, week-ends and holidays (up to 24 hours per week). Our season runs from September 2017 to May 2018. (Approx.)

Interview Dates:

Interviews will begin in August 2017; however, applications will be accepted until

September 8, 2017.

Rate of Pay:

$12.96 per hour

How to Apply:

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Friday, August 11, 2017.

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.

Licensed Security – Sleeman Centre

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

Located in the heart of downtown Guelph, the Sleeman Centre is a state of the art facility that opened in September of 2000.  With a seating capacity of 5,000 people, the Sleeman Centre is used for concerts, trade shows, conferences and various sporting events.  It is also the home of the 2014 OHL champion, Guelph Storm.

General Description

This position will provide security needs and calls for service to all patrons and employees. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the community Vision – to be the City that makes a difference.

Duties:

  • Respond to all security needs and calls for services; secure areas of facility for escalated emergency response, if necessary.
  • Provide excellent customer service to all patrons and employees.
  • Greet all Fans in a welcoming and friendly manner, consistently maintaining a winning attitude
  • Conduct regular inspections of assigned and deployed positions; ensuring the safety of all Fans at all times.
  • Write reports; ensuring accuracy of reported data and proper report presentation.
  • Maintain secure environment throughout Sleeman Centre at all times.
  • Familiarity with the City of Guelph and local attractions.
  • Act as ambassador for the City of Guelph.
  • Inform Fans of seat locations and provide assistance where needed.
  • Retrieve and verify Fans’ tickets, as required.
  • Follow ticket ripping/ scanning protocol as outlined in team training.
  • Assist Fans with special needs/ requests that require additional services.
  • Adhere to all City of Guelph and Sleeman Centre service standards and policies, including Health and Safety.
  • Work in compliance with the provisions of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Able to pay close attention to detail.
  • Work with enthusiasm and professionalism at all times.
  • Perform any additional tasks as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Experience and training in providing security services.
  • Must possess or be willing to obtain a valid Ontario Security License, as defined by the Private Security and Investigative Services Act.
  • Knowledge of Event Services and affiliated roles & responsibilities.
  • Excellent customer service, client relations, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Experience in event related role is an asset.
  • Must be accurate and detail oriented.
  • Ability to perform physical work (e.g. lifting, bending, walking, climbing stairs and standing for long periods of time).
  • Knowledge of Alcohol Control Policies in event driven industry.
  • Possess or be willing to obtain a valid Smart Serve Certification.

Hours of Work:

The individuals will work evenings, week-ends and holidays (up to 24 hours per week). Our season runs from September 2017 to May 2018. (Approx.)

Interview Dates:

Interviews will begin in August 2017; however, applications will be accepted until

September 8, 2017.

Rate of Pay:

$15.57 per hour

How to Apply:

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Friday, August 11, 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.

BOX OFFICE SHIFT LEADER – PART-TIME

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

We are currently accepting applications for customer service oriented individuals to work part time (3-20 hours per week) as Box Office Shift Leaders. Shifts will vary, with no guarantee of hours; flexibility and evening and weekend work is required.

This position is involved with a variety of tasks within the River Run Centre’s Box Office. Shift Leaders provide excellent service to our customers through ticket sales and responding to inquiries. Additionally, Shift Leaders are responsible for assisting the Box Office Co-ordinator with the smooth, profitable, and customer-focused operation of the Box Office. This includes keyholder responsibilities, supervising Box Office Sellers, loading in shows, running reports, solving problems, communicating with clients, and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications include superior customer service experience, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, experience supervising staff or volunteers, sales and cash handling experience, a solid working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook, attention to detail, willingness to learn, and ability to work independently in a very fast-paced environment. Knowledge of ticketing software and previous ticketing experience is an asset. Neat appearance and positive attitude are essential.

Rate of pay – $18.73 per hour to start

If you are interested in joining our team, please submit a resume with cover letter stating which position you are applying for.  Resumes can be submitted:

  • By email: info@riverrun.ca
  • In person to River Run Centre Box Office, 35 Woolwich Street, Guelph, Monday to Friday 11am-4pm
  • By mail to River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich Street, Guelph ON N1H 3V1

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

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

The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.

BOX OFFICE SELLER – PART-TIME

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

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

This position is involved with a variety of tasks within the River Run Centre’s Box Office.  Box office sellers provide excellent service to our customers through ticket sales in person and by phone; processing online and mail orders; answering general inquiries; assisting with related administrative tasks; other duties as assigned.

Qualifications include superior customer service experience, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, telephone etiquette and diplomacy, sales and cash handling experience, experience with computers, attention to detail, willingness to learn, and ability to work in a very fast-paced environment.  Knowledge of ticketing software and previous ticketing experience is considered an asset, but not essential.  Neat appearance and positive attitude when dealing with co-workers and patrons are essential.

Rate of pay – $14.20 per hour to start

If you are interested in joining our team, please submit a resume with cover letter stating which position you are applying for.  Resumes can be submitted:

  • By email: info@riverrun.ca
  • In person to River Run Centre Box Office, 35 Woolwich Street, Guelph, Monday to Friday 11am-4pm
  • By mail to River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich Street, Guelph ON N1H 3V1

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

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

The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.

PART-TIME STAFF FRONT OF HOUSE SERVICES

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 (5-20 hours per week). Shifts will vary and there is 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: River Run Centre Box Office 35 Woolwich Street Monday–Friday 11am-4pm
  • By mail: 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

Supervisor Corporate Communications (Temporary – up to 18 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 Supervisor Corporate Communications within the Corporate Communications and Customer Service Department.  This opportunity requires a highly competent leader and a well-rounded, senior-level public relations practitioner with specialized skills in issues management. The Corporate Communications Supervisor will have management oversight of a full range of communications services for a suite of departmental portfolios and a team of staff, and will serve as an issues management specialist to the corporation.  Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Corporate Administrative Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference.

Duties:

  • Provide 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.
  • Work as part of the Corporate Communications management team to provide fully integrated services to the corporation.
  • Provide leadership, guidance and direction to a team of communications practitioners and graphic designers that represents about one half of the department’s total staff complement.
  • Hire, train, supervise and evaluate staff.
  • Provide strategic communications and issues management support to leadership and frontline staff.
  • Conduct research and analysis of issues; anticipate, plan for and respond to issues at both the corporate and departmental level; make expert recommendations regarding issues response; prepare briefing notes and develop issues management plans.
  • Participate in departmental performance reporting.
  • Implement components of the City’s overarching communications strategy.
  • Provide strategic communications expertise and support.
  • Develop integrated communications programs at the corporate level to support initiatives which may have significant impact on the organization.
  • Analyze effectiveness of communication strategies, report on results and provide recommendations for optimization in stakeholder communication.
  • Support the media relations program by fostering good relationships with media and by supporting and coaching City employees.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a post-secondary degree, diploma, or post-degree certificate in Public Relations or Corporate Communications and considerable experience in the field of public relations, including issues management, preferably in the public sector environment. Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Experience supervising, coaching, motivating and training employees.
  • Experience developing strategic communications programs at the corporate level using the R.A.C.E. formula with measurable results.
  • Ability to positively influence staff, exercise sound judgment, and execute decisions in a manner consistent with corporate values.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective, positive relationships with various stakeholders including employees, departmental clients, leaders, the media, elected officials, etc.
  • Solid understanding of communication theory and best practices.
  • Proven writing, editing and research skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills including well-developed presentation and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, complete multiple assignments and function effectively in a high volume workplace with tight deadlines.
  • Proven ability to exercise discretion, diplomacy and confidentiality.
  • Advanced computer skills with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook); advanced social media and analytics skills (Google analytics).
  • Professional membership and/or accreditation with CPRS and/or IABC is an asset.

Rate:

$78,810.65 – $98,513.31 (per year)

How to Apply:

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday, July 30, 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 Relationship Advisor (Temporary – Up to 18 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 Business Relationship Advisor within the Information Technology Department.  Reporting to the General Manager, Technology and Innovation, this position will provide the leadership necessary to better connect corporate work plans to IT initiatives in order enable business through the strategic use of technology.  Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Corporate Administrative Plan, Corporate Technology Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference.

Duties:

Strategic Relationship/Planning

  • Establishes and maintains strategic relationships with key stakeholders across the corporation serving as a liaison for business and the IT Department.
  • Leads stakeholder (internal and external) business planning and strategy meetings with the goal of developing technology roadmaps for assigned service areas.
  • Participates in short and long-term strategic planning sessions with clients to improve business processes.
  • Communicates with the organization’s business leaders, project managers, and other stakeholders to ensure awareness of progress, risks, and results.
  • Participates and contributes to business client leadership meetings.
  • Understands and anticipates direction of assigned service area, identifies opportunities and makes recommendations to support the desired future state of the business.

Advocacy/Consulting

  • Represents both the business strategies and priorities to the Information Technology department as well as the overall IT vision to the business.
  • Promotes business knowledge of IT process, roles, and procedures to ensure the best possible outcome.
  • Acts as an advocate for the needs and technology requirements of the business.
  • Ensures IT divisions are aware of key business issues.
  • Identifies and mitigates potential problems and conflicts with IT delivery.
  • Leads and champions change management activities, mitigates resistance in order to minimize disruption and achieve the desired results.

 Stakeholder Satisfaction

  • Act as prime for Service Request originating from the assigned service area (Corporate Service, Public Services, Infrastructure, Development and Enterprise Services) ensuring that the delivered product or service meets customer satisfaction.
  • Ensures stakeholder’s expectations are set and identifies/resolves disconnects through negotiation or governance mechanisms.
  • Develops, in conjunction with clients, performance management metrics to track progress and measure efficiencies gained through technology and process improvement.

Qualifications:

  • Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Business or a related field and considerable experience in linking clients or business groups with information technology. Candidates with the equivalent combination or education and experience may be considered.
  • Experience successfully leading large, complex projects and/or in business/IT consulting/management roles.
  • Leadership and negotiation skills with the ability to work with clients and develop solutions to problems.
  • Knowledge of business, business requirements and IT processes.
  • Ability to provide status and information reports on multiple projects and developing process to streamline data/information collection for projects.
  • Able to handle multiple and changing priorities and coordinate available resources accordingly.
  • Advanced competency with Microsoft Office Suite and project portfolio management packages such as Eclipse, Clarity or Microsoft Enterprise Project.
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, stakeholders and the general public.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.

Rate:

$78,810.65 – $98,513.31 (per year)

How to Apply:

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

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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.

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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.

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Administration Clerk – Guelph EMS (Temporary for approx. 7 weeks)

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:

  • Experience in customer service and performing general clerical and administrative duties.
  • Assist in providing customer service to both external and internal customers, via telephone, letter, e-mail, website, in-person, and radio dispatch.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team as required.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Good interpersonal skills, with strong oral and written skills.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in customer service and performing general clerical and administrative duties.
  • Ability to transpose information accurately and within established timelines.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team as required.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Experience with WAM and Kronos would be a definite asset
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Strong oral and written skills.
  • Strong focus on organization and customer service.

Your application must describe your qualifications as they relate to:

  • Considerable knowledge and experience related to the duties listed above
  • Must be enrolled in a post-secondary education program with a preference given to Paramedic Program – Primary Care and Advanced Care ( and returning)
  • Possess a valid Class G driver’s licence with a good driving record

Rate: 

$12.13 – $13.89 per hour.

How to Apply:

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system, first consideration will be given to those who apply by Sunday July 9, 2017.

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Adult School Cross Guard Program – Spare Guard Position

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

Job Summary:

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

Duties:

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

Qualifications:

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

Rate:

$13.10 per hour (2017 rate)

Notes:

  • The City of Guelph will supply the stop paddle, vest and a 6 in one water proof/ winter coat, winter hat and baseball cap
  • Currently paid 1 hour standby per day, split as 0.5 in the morning and 0.5 in the afternoon
  • If a shift is worked, the spare guard is paid the full hour, plus mileage to and from their home

How to Apply:

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

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

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

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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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Shift Leader (Part-time)

We are currently accepting resumes for part-time Shift Leaders.  This position will be responsible for assisting with leading part-time staff, performing ice maintenance, cleaning and facility maintenance at various recreation facilities at the City of Guelph.

Hour of Work:

This is a part-time position scheduled up to 24 hours per week, including nights, weekends and holidays.   

Job duties: 

  • Be prepared to greet the public in a welcoming and friendly manner, consistently maintaining a positive attitude
  • Provide ice maintenance during shifts and operate associated equipment as required.
  • Operate various models of ice-resurfacing and ice maintenance equipment.
  • Perform opening and closing operations of the facility where assigned. Maintaining security requirements and acting as key holder.
  • Responsible for supervising rink attendant(s) also assigned to shift and maintaining expectations on facility operations.
  • Assist with maintaining safe environment throughout facility at all times.
  • Act as ambassador for the City of Guelph, representing such in a professional manner at all times.
  • Perform general cleaning/ maintenance as assigned throughout each shift (e.g. sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, empty waste containers in designated areas, washroom and dressing room cleaning, snow shoveling and set-up/break down of specific event requirements)
  • Work in compliance with the provisions of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and adhere to all City of Guelph and facility service standards and policies.
  • Work with enthusiasm and professionalism as a member of operations team at all times
  • Work within the specifications of supervisor or assigned supervisory staff at all times
  • Perform any additional tasks as assigned.

Qualifications: 

  • Customer service experience and/or training is a requirement
  • Previous facility experience required
  • Experience with installation/maintenance of ice and operation of various models of ice re-surfacing and ice maintenance equipment.
  • Valid G Class driver’s licence with a good driving record. Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm their 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.
  • Certified Ice Technician or any training courses in the CIT program considered an asset.
  • Able to work nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Excellent customer service, client relations, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must be accurate and detail oriented.
  • Must be able to perform the physical requirements of the position such as standing, walking, lifting and pushing and pulling
  • Possession of valid Standard First Aid and CPR Certification is an asset.
  • 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.
  • Able to maintain good working relationship with co-workers.
  • Wear assigned uniform in a professional and well-kept manner.

Rate of Pay: 

$ 17.08 per hour

How to Apply:

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system, first consideration will be given to applications received by Wednesday June 28, 2017.

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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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.

Food and Beverage Service Staff – Sleeman Centre

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

Job Summary:

Located in the heart of downtown Guelph, the Sleeman Centre is a state of the art facility that opened in September of 2000.  With a seating capacity of 5,000 people, the Sleeman Centre is used for concerts, trade shows, conferences and various sporting events.  It is also the home of the 2013-2014 OHL champions, the Guelph Storm.

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

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

Hours of Work:

The individuals will work evenings and week-ends (10-20 hours per week). Our season runs from September 2017 to May 2018.

Interview Dates:

Interviews will begin as of mid-August 2016; however, applications will be accepted until September 30, 2017.

How to Apply:

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Saturday, September 30, 2017.

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

Pottery Program Instructor

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:

$19.00 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.

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.

 

Aquatic Instructor/Lifeguard (part-time)

Position Summary:

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. 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 part-time casual position (Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer sessions)

Locations:

Victoria Road Recreation Centre
West End Community Centre
Centennial Pool

Duties:

  • Maintain a high level of safety supervision at all times.
  • Complete all necessary administration documentation thoroughly.
  • Attend all mandatory staff training.
    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
  • Lifesaving Society Instructor Certificate would be an asset
  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR “C” 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.
    Principles of Healthy Child Development (High Five)

Rate:

Lifeguard $12.10 per hour
Instructor $12.72 per hour

Aquatic Assistant Instructor (part-time)

Position Summary:

Assist with the instruction of 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. 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 part-time casual position (Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer sessions)

Locations:

Victoria Road Recreation Centre
West End Community Centre
Centennial Pool

Duties:

  • Maintain a high level of safety supervision at all times.
  • Complete all necessary administration documentation thoroughly.
  • Attend all mandatory staff training.
  • Assist with class management and safety supervision during Instructional Learn to Swim programs under the guidance and direction of the aquatic instructor.
  • Respond as required to any aquatic emergency situations.
  • Assist in 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 Bronze Cross Certification
  • Current Lifesaving Society Assistant Swim Instructor
  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR “C” 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.
    Principles of Healthy Child Development (High Five)

Rate:

$11.40 per hour

How to Apply:

Please specify which position(s) you are applying for in your resume/cover letter.

Applications must be received online .  To apply for these positions, please click on the “Apply for this job” button below 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.

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.

 

Fitness Instructor

The City of Guelph Community and Social Services is looking for qualified individuals to instruct and lead general Land Fitness Classes. Classes start week of September 30, 2013

Instructors required for the following areas:

  • Seniors land classes
  • Yoga (general and mom/baby) *yoga qualifications required*
  • Stroller Fit
  • Boot camp classes

Qualifications:

  • Current Group Fitness Instructor Qualification
  • Standard First Aid with CPR C
  • Yoga qualifications in order to teach the yoga clases

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying, submit email a resume with subject line “Fitness instructor” to sarah.farwell@guelph.ca and jocelyn.pedersen@guelph.ca

Please highlight your instructor experience with specific classes you have taught.

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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