Front of House Services – part time staff

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 River Run Centre is a magnificent performing arts center 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.

Job summary

Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, learning, and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – an inclusive, connected prosperous city where we look after each other and the environment.

Duties

  • 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.
  • Assisting in emergency situations.

Qualifications

  • 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.
  • Experience with POS systems including Debit/Credit is an asset
  • 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.

 Rate

$14.71 per hour

How to apply

  • Qualified applicants are invited to apply by Sunday November 2, 2019 by sending their cover letter and resume as one document (pdf or word)
  • by email at info@riverrun.ca
  • 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

    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.

    Farmers Market Attendant – year round, part time

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

    Job summary

    Reporting to the Manager of Culture and Tourism, the successful candidate will focus on delivering quality customer service and continuous improvement processes. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Corporate Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, learning, and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – an inclusive, connected prosperous city where we look after each other and our environment.

    Hours of work

    Up to 15 hours per week. This is a part-time casual position that requires working on Saturday during market hours.

    Duties

    • Assist with operations on market day, including preparing all areas of the facility in advance of market opening, as well as closing duties.
    • Assist with maintaining a safe environment throughout the facility at all times.
    • Work within the specifications of supervisor or assigned supervisory staff at all times.
    • Deliver quality customer service by providing market and tourism information to market shoppers and visitors.
    • Maintain and organize the market information booth to ensure professional, front line presentation
    • Assist with promotional activities and event execution when required.
    • 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.
    • Perform variety of light cleaning tasks that maintain a hygienic environment.
    • Other related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Section A – Your application must describe your qualifications as they relate to:

    • Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through a grade 12 diploma with relevant experience in facility operations, clerical support and customer service. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.   

    Section B – Additional Qualifications:

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

     Rate

    $ 14.25  per hour

    How to apply

    Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday November 3, 2019. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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

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

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

    Probationary Firefighters

    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

    A probationary firefighter is an integral part of the emergency services team. This position will be responsible for fire suppression duties necessary to save life and property and providing emergency response, rescue and extrication duties within hazardous conditions.

    The Fire Department provides an essential service 24 hours a day, 7 days per week to the community.  Firefighters work together as members of a high performing team, often working extended periods of time in emergency situations, training, or other duties around the fire station.  The Guelph Fire Department takes pride in providing a high level of service and support to our community.

    Duties

    • Combat, extinguish and/or prevent fires to save life and property. Perform fire suppression duties to extinguish fires rapidly and efficiently under emergency conditions, frequently involving considerable hazards.
    • Provide emergency medical response and aid.
    • Perform rescue/extrication operations, including, but not limited to; vehicle, confined space, water, ice, high angle and hazardous materials, to prevent loss of life or further injury.
    • Support work teams and allied agencies to maintain public safety. Seek direction and authority through the Incident Management System at the emergency scene and collaborating/assisting with allied agencies (e.g. paramedics and police).
    • Perform station, equipment and vehicle maintenance.
    • Assist with Alarm Room Technician/dispatch duties as required. Provide back-up resources to the communications unit by receiving emergency calls and dispatching resources on an as needed basis demonstrating excellent communications and multitasking skills to input and record pertinent data.
    • Contribute to public relations and education efforts through community engagement, education, and prevention initiatives and inspections.
    • Commit to lifelong learning, community and personal wellness and continuous improvement. Participate in training exercises and courses to maintain and improve skill set, learning new procedures and techniques.
    • Perform other related duties as required.

    Qualifications

    The following qualifications must be met at the time of applying:

    • Completion of secondary school diploma (Grade 12 or equivalent).
    • Successful completion of the National Fire Protection Association Firefighter Certification NFPA 1001, (I & II) & NFPA 472 or 1072.
    • Possess, and maintain, a valid Advanced First Aid Certificate (i.e. First Responder, Emergency Medical Responder, etc.) and a valid CPR Basic Rescuer Certificate (Level C).
    • Must possess a minimum DZ drivers licence (or out of province equivalency) 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.
    • Must have successfully completed all phases of the Ontario Fire Administration Inc. Candidate Testing Services program (OFAI CTS), including the swim test, by time of application, and be prepared to submit all related certificates.
    • Must be able to work a 24 hour shift schedule that involves working weekends and holidays, averaging 42 hours per week.
    • Must provide, and maintain, a satisfactory Police Record Check including a Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC).
    • Must be 18 years of age, or older, and legally entitled to work in Canada.

    The following qualification will be considered an asset to this position:

    • Post-secondary education.
    • Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through relevant training and experience, including volunteer or community service.
    • Skills and experience in a field closely related to emergency services, including firefighter, paramedic, police, military service, medical care, social services, skilled trades, and/or heavy equipment operations.
    • Able to perform strenuous physical labour within high risk and hazardous conditions.
    • Ability to handle high pressure situations and environments.
    • Commitment to volunteerism and community involvement as demonstrated by experience volunteering in social/civil/community events and initiatives, non-profit organizations, counselling, and crisis intervention.
    • Proven interpersonal skills that are consistent with the City’s core values.
    • Good written communication skills.
    • A strong mechanical aptitude.
    • Good organizational skills with the ability to multitask.
    • Computer skills with good keyboarding skills.
    • Multi-lingual skills

    How to apply

    Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday November 3, 2019. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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

    Apply for this job

    Please check our specialized recruitment page http://guelph.ca/employment-careers/careers-jobs/firefighters/ for further updates regarding the status of our recruitment process for Probationary Firefighters. Resumes may be kept on file for future positions beyond this current recruitment.

    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.

    Indigenous Initiatives Assistant – temporary for 6 months

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

    Job summary

    Resumes are being accepted for the position of Indigenous Initiatives Assistant at Guelph Museums. The incumbent will contribute toward the assessment and development of Indigenous narratives within the Museums’ permanent collection, as well as in the education collection, an assemblage of hands-on objects used to animate our on-site and outreach education programs. They will participate in the integration of Indigenous narratives in the Museums’ rotating case displays, which variously explore Guelph’s pre-contact and post-contact history and its place in the world.

    Working with the curatorial team, the Indigenous Initiatives Assistant will closely examine the Haudenosaunee and Anishinabek beadworks in the permanent collection. These objects require cataloguing, conservation, and documentation in order to be properly positioned and preserved in a civic history context.

    Working with the education team, the Indigenous Initiatives Assistant will contribute to the development of inquiry-based learning programs, focused on Indigenous heritages from historical and contemporary perspectives. Specifically, the incumbent will broaden and extend our curatorial interpretation of Métis history, of present-day Métis peoples in the region, and through the engagement of Métis voices and perspectives.

    Through this work, the Indigenous Initiatives Assistant will contribute meaningfully toward the ongoing development of historical and contemporary knowledge’s at Guelph Museums. They will actively take part in the complex process of institutional decolonization. In this role, the incumbent will acquire skills that are broadly transferable across Canada’s museum sector, including but not limited to: critical and creative thinking, analysis and research, collection development and interpretation, exhibition development and implementation, as well as time management.

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

    Duties

    (1) Assessment and cultivation of Indigenous narratives within the Museums’ collections specifically focused on historical Haudenosaunee and Anishinabek beadworks:

    • Use of collections management database
    • Artifact-handling and physical examination
    • Conservation and preservation practices (guided by Naomi Smith, Indigenous bead artist, educator, and heritage custodian from Neyaashiinigmiing, ON)
    • Cataloguing and photo-documentation of artifacts
    • Use of photo-documentation studio (flatbed scanner, DSLR, lighting, tripod, related software systems)
    • digital post-production using Photoshop / storage of each file in three sizes/formats (600dpi TIF, 300dpi JPG, and 100dpi JPG)
    • Index/research content and identify Indigenous narratives embodied in the artifacts
    • Consult with the Museums’ curatorial team and with First Nations, Métis and Inuit stakeholders

    (2) Development of inquiry-based learning programs, focused on Indigenous heritages from historical and contemporary perspectives:

    • Index/research content and identify existing and potential Indigenous narratives embodied in the core education programs
    • Consult with the Museums’ curatorial team and with First Nations, Métis and Inuit stakeholders

    (3) Knowledge growth and curatorial engagement of past and present Métis voices and perspectives:

    • Work closely with the Museums’ curatorial team, with Métis community leaders, and in consultation with the Metis Nation of Ontario on historical knowledge acquisition and interpretation in a museum context
    • Form recommendations and opportunities for sharing Métis heritage in appropriate and meaningful ways (such as through exhibitions and outreach programs)

    Qualifications

    • One of the following post-secondary programs of study: Indigenous Studies, Canadian History, Art History/Studio Art, or Other Humanities/Social Sciences or combination thereof (undergraduate-level) / Applied Museum Studies (college-level).
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Experience working in a computerized environment, specifically Microsoft Office applications
    • Research and writing experience.
    • Data management skills and experience with PastPerfect (or similar collections database),
    • Experience with digital imaging software considered an asset.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Priority will be given to those with demonstrated experience with Indigenous Heritage.

    Notes

    Guelph Museums is committed to decolonization through the restructuring of our colonialist framework and by collaborating meaningfully with First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples. Through creative agency, we are cultivating opportunities for access to new knowledge and teachings from an Indigenous perspective. We are committed to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action and we strive to create safer and braver spaces for truth telling. These guiding principles inform all that we do at Guelph Museums and, as such, extend to the incumbent in the Indigenous Initiatives Assistant position.

    Rate

    $18.23 per hour

    How to apply

    Interested candidates must be registered with the Young Canada Works candidate inventory. (See https://young-canada-works.canada.ca/Account/Login for eligibility criteria.)

    Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday October 27, 2019. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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

    Apply for this job

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

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

    Supervisor, Traffic Engineering

    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, Traffic Engineering with the Engineering and Transportation Services Department.  Reporting to the Manager, Traffic Engineering, the successful candidate will have an integral role leading traffic engineering and operations activities for the City of Guelph.  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

    • Plan, design and supervise the day-to-day activities of Traffic Engineering ensuring the efficient work scheduling of staff to collect and analyze traffic engineering data in order to develop recommendations for action which will maintain a safe, efficient flow of traffic on the municipal road system.
    • Provides 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
    • Plan, administer and supervise the Traffic Signal group including the coordination of all traffic signal system related activities.
    • Develop and monitor annual work plans, business plans and program operating budgets for Traffic Engineering with recommendations to the Manager and General Manager for approval in accordance with established policies.
    • Plan, administer and supervise the adult school crossing guard program.
    • Develop and recommend policies, operating procedures, work methods and standards for Traffic Engineering; monitor performance and initiate corrective action as required.
    • Responsible for undertaking road safety audits and the development of various traffic control strategies to reduce the number and severity of collision on municipal roads.
    • Review and provide technical expertise on road capital projects, development applications, subdivision plans, site plans and zone change applications to determine impact on traffic operations, traffic signal control and the overall transportation network.
    • Responsible for administering and budget control for the various annual traffic signal capital projects including traffic signal controller replacement program, new traffic signal installations, minor and major traffic signal modifications and reduced speed in front of schools program.
    • Acts as a technical resource to staff in internal departments, such as Engineering, Planning, Public Operations, Economic Development, Bylaw and Community Services on all traffic engineering impacts and control on the transportation network.
    • Assist the manager in developing a staff resource chart for Traffic Engineering.
    • Track on an on-going basis, technical trends, developments, advances and best practices in the area of municipal traffic operations.
    • Ensure compliance in operations with all federal and provincial regulations / legislations and City bylaws applicable to the operations and services provided by Traffic Engineering.
    • Ensure the projects and operations are carried out within budget approved timelines.
    • Prepare and review council reports and attend Council / Committee meetings; provide support to the Manager and General Manager in preparing explanations and interpretation of applicable policies, procedures and standards in Traffic Engineering.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion a diploma in Transportation or Civil Engineering technology or closely related field and considerable experience in municipal traffic engineering and/or traffic operations. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
    • Experience supervising staff or leading work teams, preferably in a unionized environment.
    • Must possess a 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.
    • Possess a thorough and practical knowledge of traffic engineering principles and practices, and pertinent regulations and legislation, manuals, guidelines and standards, including Ontario Highway Traffic Act, Municipal Act, Ontario Provincial Standard Specifications, Ontario Traffic Manuals, Occupational Health and Safety Act.
    • Advanced knowledge of traffic signal design and traffic signal operation as well as traffic signal systems.
    • Knowledge of relevant civil engineering, design, estimating, procurement and inventory control practices.
    • Registered or eligible for registration through the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (O.A.C.E.T.T.).
    • IMSA Traffic Signs Level II and Traffic Signals Level II certifications would be an asset
    • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook).
    • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, stakeholders, the media and the general public
    • Excellent leadership and team building skills
    • Demonstrate a commitment to continuous improvement and customer service.
    • Be able to respond to public inquiries and participate as an effective team member
    • Ability to negotiate with the public, developers, ratepayers, special interest groups, property owners, and agencies from various levels of government on sensitive and sometimes controversial projects.
    • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks and changing demands and priorities.
    • A satisfactory police record check (including vulnerable sector screening) would be required at time of offer.

    Rate

    $81,633.25 – $102,041.56

    How to apply

    Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Wednesday October 30, 2019. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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

    Apply for this job

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

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

    Associate Solicitor – Contracts / Commercial Law

    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 Associate Solicitor – Contracts / Commercial Law within the Legal, Realty and Court Services Department.  Reporting to the City Solicitor, the successful candidate will provide legal representation and advice to City Council and City Departments primarily in relation to complex contract and general commercial law matters.  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 clear and concise advice to City Departments and City Council as required on a diverse range of general corporate matters, including business operations and municipal services.
    • Work with the Project Management Office to support identified complex capital projects.
    • Review, draft and negotiate sophisticated agreements in connection with commercial transactions (including procurement, RFPs, construction, infrastructure and IT projects) involving both public and private sector entities.
    • Lead front-line negotiation and preparation of commercial contracts.
    • Assist with the hand over of finalized, negotiated contracts to City Departments, and support ongoing management of such contracts throughout the contract lifecycle.
    • Assist the City’s project teams to avoid disputes or, where not possible, resolve them amicably, professionally and efficiently.
    • Participate in mediations and arbitrations relating to commercial contract disputes.
    • Support, and in some cases lead, the negotiation and creation of partnerships, corporations, and other joint venture entities in respect of targeted business pursuits.
    • Interpret federal and provincial legislation / regulations and case law relevant to the City.
    • Anticipate Department business issues, investigate underlying causes and develop and implement practical short- and long-term solutions to legal problems.
    • Occasionally retain, instruct and manage external counsel.
    • Support other internal counsel or external counsel with commercial contract litigation.
    • Develop and continuously improve contract practices within City Departments.
    • Anticipate, plan and conduct legal training sessions for City Departments.
    • Deal with multiple internal and external stakeholders, including other levels of government.
    • Meet tight deadlines and balance conflicting priorities.
    • Assume leadership role, provide guidance and may lead individuals, teams or projects
    • Prepare and review Council and Committee reports.
    • Attend Council and Committee meetings and other public meetings, as required.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Considerable experience related to the duties above, normally acquired through the completion of a law degree and five (5) or more years of legal experience. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
    • Licensed or eligible to be licensed to practice law in Ontario and a lawyer licensee in good standing of the Law Society of Ontario.
    • Experience in a range of relevant commercial law matters gained from private practice and/or in-house.
    • Strong corporate / commercial legal skills, including excellent drafting, negotiation and attention to detail.
    • Experience in public sector procurement, project management or municipal complex construction projects would be considered an asset.
    • Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
    • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact effectively with a variety of stakeholders, including senior management, City Council, and external stakeholders.
    • Ability to work well both independently and in a team environment.
    • Strong business and political acumen, creativity and sound judgment.
    • Ability to accurately scope out length and difficulty of issues and set priorities.
    • Active listener, approachable and composed under pressure.
    • Ability to explain / present complex ideas in a clear and understandable fashion, and influence others.
    • Ability to provide clear direction to others and comfortably delegate tasks.
    • An understanding of how to motivate others and how to build effective teams.
    • Demonstrated understanding of the key industry trends and market changes and the ability to develop legal strategies accordingly.
    • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written) with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, stakeholders, the media and the general public.
    • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
    • Knowledge and understanding of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, the Ontario Human Rights Code, Workplace Safety and Insurance Act and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

    Rate

    $98,786.96 – $123,483.70

    How to apply

    Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Friday November 1, 2019. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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

    Apply for this job

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

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

    Associate Solicitor – Land Use Planning and Development Law

    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 Associate Solicitor – Land Use Planning and Development Law in the Legal, Realty and Court Services Department within the Corporate Services service area.  Reporting to the City Solicitor, the successful candidate will provide legal representation and advice to City Council and City Departments regarding land use planning-related matters. Guided by the City’s strategic plan and its core values, the successful candidate will provide quality service in an environment of continuous improvement. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Administrative Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference.

    Duties

    • Assist in or assume carriage of a variety of Local Planning Appeal Tribunal matters on behalf of the City.
    • Provide legal advice and opinions on land use planning-related matters in a manner that is responsive to the needs of City Council and City Departments.
    • Prepare, review and negotiate contracts, by-laws and other legal documents related to municipal land use planning law.
    • Negotiate with external groups, lawyers, government bodies and others.
    • Prepare and review Council and Committee reports.
    • Attend Council and Committee meetings and other public meetings, as required.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of an undergraduate degree and law degree, and five (5) or more years practicing land use planning and development law, preferably at a municipality or a law firm representing municipalities. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
    • Experience working on complex planning litigation matters before the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal would be an asset.
    • Experience in environmental law would be considered an asset.
    • Licensed or eligible to be licensed to practise law in Ontario and a lawyer licensee in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario.
    • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to resolve inquiries in an effective manner.
    • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact effectively with a variety of stakeholders, including senior management, City Council, and external stakeholders.
    • Strong business and political acumen, creativity and sound judgment.
    • Ability to accurately scope out length and difficulty of issues and set priorities.
    • Active listener, approachable and composed under pressure.
    • Ability to explain / present complex ideas in a clear and understandable fashion, and influence others.
    • Ability to provide clear direction to others and comfortably delegate tasks.
    • An understanding of how to motivate others and how to build effective teams.
    • Demonstrated understanding of the key industry trends and legislative changes and the ability to develop legal strategies accordingly.
    • Creative and innovative problem solver with the ability to handle complex and sensitive issues.
    • Strong research, analytical and organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple assignments in order to meet deadlines in a very demanding environment.
    • Ability to work well both independently and in a team environment, under tight deadlines, and the ability to adjust to changing priorities in a busy and demanding environment.
    • Considerable knowledge and understanding of planning statutes, regulations and by-laws.
    • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written) with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, stakeholders, the media and the general public.
    • A team player with excellent leadership
    • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
    • Knowledge and understanding of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, the Ontario Human Rights Code, Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

    Rate

    $98,786.96 – $123,483.70

    How to apply

    Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Friday November 1, 2019. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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

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

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

    Project Manager – Facilities Renewal (temporary for approximately 24 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

    This position will manage the various building construction and renovation projects for Solid Waste and Wastewater Services at the City of Guelph.  This position is a two year contract and reports to Manager Complex Capital Projects.    Guided by the goals and objectives of the 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

    • Manage various building construction and renovation projects from conception to completion.
    • Preparation of tender or RFP documents and coordinating with purchasing.
    • Liaise with City Departments to establish the program for the project.
    • Space planning and preparation of site, office, and building layouts as required in AutoCAD format.
    • Hire, supervise, and coordinate the work of architects, engineers, consulting teams and contractors to meet the requirements of the project.
    • Liaise with Planning and Building for site plan approval and building permits, Engineering for site services, IT and other departments with special needs, and with utilities, authorities and regulatory agencies as required.
    • Review reports, conceptual designs, drawings and tender documents, and recommend changes.
    • Ensure that all safety and operational procedures are followed during work performance.
    • Conduct site inspections and oversee/prepare deficiency reports for appropriate action.
    • Responsible for payment certificates for the consultants, the contractor and other vendors.
    • Manage shop drawings, site instructions, change notices, change orders, and record drawings and manuals.
    • Oversee commissioning, clearing of deficiencies, and address warranty issues.
    • Organize and coordinate all aspects of moves.
    • Ensure adherence to AODA requirements, asbestos, mold, and OH&S Regulations.
    • Maintain and manage a work order system (WAM) and corporate asset data base.
    • Manage, update, and utilize the information presented in the building condition assessments for the purpose of preparing the annual 10 year capital facilities renewal budget and the ‘state of the infrastructure’ report as part of our asset management program in Facilities Management.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of post-secondary education in mechanical/electrical engineering or a related discipline and considerable experience in design and construction within the ICI sector (Institutional, Commercial and Industrial). Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
    • E.T, P.ENG. or eligible for registration in the province of Ontario within one year.
    • Experience leading projects on time and on budget.
    • Experience with mechanical and electrical systems.
    • A valid Class G drivers licence with a good driving record. Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm their licence is held in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years. The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets our requirements.
    • Knowledge of the Building Code, Lien Act, OAA Document 6, CCDC 2, Bonding and Insurance and construction procedures.
    • Ability to read and interpret detailed drawings, specifications, soils reports and topographical surveys.
    • Excellent communications skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, stakeholders, contractors and the general public.
    • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to resolve customer inquiries/complaints effectively.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team environment.
    • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook).
    • Ability to use AutoCAD.
    • PMP certification would be an asset.
    • Experience in a municipal environment would be an asset.
    • Experience in Solid Waste or Wastewater environments would be an asset.

    Rate

    $44.85 – $56.06 per hour

    How to apply

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

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

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

    Aquafit Instructor – 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

    Plan, organize and conduct aqua fitness classes following guidelines outlined by the Aquatic Department.  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 classes available.

     Duties

    • To be a role model and a positive motivating instructor to participants.
    • Ongoing assessment and monitoring of participants for the appropriateness of the program content and level. Provide options to the patrons to meet their needs.
    • Participate in regular professional development opportunities both internally and externally in the following areas: choreography, exercise technique, exercise safety, specialty areas, music selection, etc.
    • Assist in maintaining high safety supervision at all times.
    • Take appropriate action to deal with incidents, problems and emergencies as outlined in the department policies and procedures.
    • Be a supportive team member by covering classes in case of an absence.
    • Ensure music and equipment provided at facilities (Head set, aqua fit mat) are prepared before class and used.
    • Represent the City of Guelph in a professional manner at all times both internally and externally.
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Recognized Aquafit certification through SPEEDO, CALA, YM/YWCA or other training/certifications
    • Current Standard First Aid Certificate that is recognized by WSIB (must be done every two years)
    • Strong interpersonal skills, good planning, instruction and communication skills, training and experience in specialized fitness.

     Rate

    $ 24.50 per hour (Rate under Review)

    How to apply

    Qualified applicants are invited to apply by Friday, November 15, 2019 by sending their cover letter and resume as one document (pdf or word) by email at aquatics@guelph.ca  with the subject line “Aquafit Instructor”.

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

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

    Licenced Truck and Coach Technician

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

    Job summary

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

    Duties

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

    Qualifications

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

    Rate

    $34.96 per hour

    How to apply

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

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

    Apply for this job

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

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

    Aquatics 2019

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

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

    Hours of work

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

    Location

    Positions are available at:

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

    Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

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

    Duties

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

    Qualifications

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

    Rate of Pay

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

    Assistant Instructor

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

    Duties

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

    Qualifications

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

    Rate of Pay

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

    How to apply

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

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

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

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

    Aquatics

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

     

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

    Hours of Work

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

     

    Location

    Positions are available at:

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

    Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

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

    Duties

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

    Qualifications

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

    Assistant Instructor

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

    Duties

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

    Qualifications

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

    Rate of Pay

    $14.00-$14.50 per hour

    How to apply

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

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

    Apply for this job

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

     

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

    Public Works General Labourer – Summer 2018

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

    Duties

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

    Qualifications

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

    Important notes

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

    Rate of pay

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

    How to Apply

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

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

    Apply for this job

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

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

    Pottery Program Instructor

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

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

    Position summary

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

    Duties

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

    Qualifications

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

    Rate of pay

    $19.33 per hour 

    How to apply

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

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

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

    The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.

    Fitness Instructors – Kick boxing (Part time)

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

    Position summary

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

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

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

    Hours of work

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

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

    • Kickboxing
    • Self-defense
    • General group fitness

    Duties

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

    Qualifications

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

    Rate of pay  

    $23.35  per hour

    How to apply

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

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

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

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

    The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.

     

    Public Works Labourer – Boulevards (summer 2018)

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

    Hours of Work:  

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

    DUTIES:

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

    QUALIFICATIONS:

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

    Hourly rate:

    $14.00 per hour

    HOW TO APPLY:

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

    Apply for This Job

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

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

    The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer

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

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

    Job summary

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

    Hours of work

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

    Duties

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

    Qualifications

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

    Rate

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

    How to apply

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

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

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

    Apply for this job

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

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

    The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.

     

    Extra Board Sorter

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

    Position summary

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

    Hours of work

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

    Duties

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

    Qualifications

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

    Rate of pay

    $14.87 per hour

    How to apply

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

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

    Apply for this job

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

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

    The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.

    Adult School Cross Guard Program – Spare Guard Position

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

    Job summary

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

    Duties

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

    Qualifications

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

    Rate

    $14.80 per hour

    Notes

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

    How to apply

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

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

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

    The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.

    Instructor and Assistant Positions

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

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

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

    Key Responsibilities:

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

    Expectations For Employment:

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

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

    Pay Range:

    $11.10-$14.00 per hour

    How to Apply:

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

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

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

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

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

    The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.

     

    Art Instructor

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

    Please submit a resume or application to:

    jocelyn.pedersen@guelph.ca

    Fitness Instructors

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

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

    Proper Yoga qualifications are required

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

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

    Crossing guards

    We’re hiring!

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

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

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

    Learn more about this position