Maintenance Mechanic (temporary for approximately 3 months)

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

Job summary

Resumes are being accepted for the temporary position of Maintenance Mechanic in the Wastewater Services Division.  Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the successful candidate will assist in performing repairs and maintenance at the Wastewater Treatment Plant and Sewage Pumping Stations.  Guided by the goals and objectives of the City’s Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Vision for an inclusive, connected and prosperous city.

Duties

  • Perform preventive maintenance on Wastewater Services equipment including but not limited to: Pumps, Motors, Dewatering Equipment, Piping, Tanks, Buildings, and other related equipment.
  • Assists Licensed Maintenance Mechanics in the repair of pumps, valves, electric and pneumatic actuators, motors, mechanical drives, speed reducers and other related equipment.
  • Assists Licensed Maintenance Mechanics in the installation, refurbishment and rebuilding of Wastewater Services equipment.
  • Assist in the diagnosis and troubleshooting of equipment
  • Completes and maintains all daily legislative and non-legislative records including the update of Computerized Maintenance Management System including the processing of work requests, work orders, and data entry of the same.
  • Perform maintenance on Wastewater Services buildings and grounds.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a Grade 12 Diploma and 1 to 2 years maintenance experience; preferably in a production/manufacturing environment. Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Must possess a valid Class G driver’s licence with a good driving record. Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm their license is held in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years.  The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets our requirements.
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel).
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, stakeholders and the general public.
  • Excellent organizational and problem solving skills with the ability to resolve maintenance issues in a timely manner.
  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to work effectively in an empowered team environment.
  • Must be a reliable self-starter able to work alone and with supervision.
  • Ability to physically perform strenuous and repetitive work in a safe manner including but not limited to climbing, lifting, bending, pushing, pulling and moving heavy items in all types of weather conditions.
  • Knowledge and experience of building maintenance an asset.
  • Knowledge of pumps, valves, electric and pneumatic actuators, motors, mechanical drives, speed reducers and other related equipment would be an asset.

Rate

$28.31 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday December 23, 2019. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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

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

Construction Surveyor

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 Construction Surveyor with the Engineering and Transportation Services department.  The successful candidate will focus on quality customer service and continuous improvement processes.   Guided by the goals and objectives of the City’s Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Vision for an inclusive, connected and prosperous city.

Duties

  • Operate various survey instruments including but not limited to level, transit, total station, data collectors and GPS units.
  • Set up and operate survey equipment for pre-construction data collection including establishing bench marks and base lines, running traverse lines, leveling for cross-sections and profile and picking up topographical information.
  • Complete field notes and drawings using AutoCAD and Civil 3D and correspond with Design staff.
  • Set up and operate survey equipment for the purpose of layout of municipal construction projects including setting lines and grades for sewers, roads, watermains, curb and gutter, culverts and ditches; take cross-sections for calculations of volume of earth excavation or fills, stakes vertical and horizontal curves; and check accuracy of contractor’s work.
  • Set up and operate survey equipment on City property including streets, parking lots and right-of-ways for data collection, permanent record and design purposes.
  • Collects post construction and as-constructed information and surveys of sewers, roads and other municipal services for permanent records.
  • Completes field notes for record of information and performs measurements and calculations in the field to set grades, layout curves and establish alignment controls.
  • Provides instruction, leadership and field direction to survey staff (full-time and part-time) and ensure work is carried out efficiently and accurately.
  • Reads and interprets construction plans and specifications related to municipal and construction projects.
  • Act as liaison with other City Departments when conducting surveys for projects and obtain necessary information for assigned projects including drawings, registered plans, plans of subdivision, field books and specifications. Advise peers and supervisors on survey matters.
  • Acts as Party Chief on designated projects.
  • Performs all aspects of safety on the job.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned including field inspection of sewers and other construction projects and all aspects including completion of Inspectors notes, and contact administration as required.

Qualifications

  • Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through a 2 year diploma in Civil Engineering technology or closely related field with 2 – 3 years’ experience related to construction surveying. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Must possess a valid ‘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.
  • Preference will be given to those who are certified as a certified technician/technologist with OACETT or those willing to obtain certification within one year from start date in the position
  • Knowledge in municipal surveying, general inspection and/or advanced sewer and watermain construction inspection is required; completion of relevant OGRA/MEA courses is an asset
  • Knowledge and experience operating various electronic survey instruments such as total station, data collectors and GPS units
  • Proven proficiency in AutoCAD and other relevant civil design software packages such as Civil 3D or LANDesk Development (LDD)
  • Previous construction inspection experience would be considered an asset
  • Excellent communication, teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of construction safety as outlined in the Occupational Health & Safety Act, Traffic Control and First Aid
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work with limited supervision
  • A satisfactory Police Record Check would be required at time of offer

Rate

$27.63 – $33.90 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday January 6, 2020. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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

 

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

Planner I- Development (temporary up to 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

Resumes are being accepted for the temporary position of Planner 1- Development. Reporting to the Manager of Development Planning, the successful candidate will assist in a wide range of development functions 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, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, 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

35 hours per week Monday to Friday between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:30 pm.  Evening work would be required to attend meetings.

Duties

  • Responsible for a full range of planning activities related to land use and development with a focus on plan review/ approvals (Committee of Adjustment, Site Plan approval, Demolition Control, minor development applications)
  • Act as the primary Counter Planner for preliminary applications and inquiries.
  • Coordinate all general inquiries and questions related to the planning function to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Coordinate pre-consultation and development review meetings, providing professional planning advice on development submissions and reports.
  • Assist the Manager of Development Planning and the Development Planners with research related to development applications and best practice reviews.
  • Present evidence at appeal hearings and other tribunals, as required.
  • Facilitate and support public consultation.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through a degree in Urban and Regional Planning or closely related field and 2 – 3 years planning experience, preferably in a municipal development planning environment. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Membership or eligibility for membership in the Ontario Professional Planner’s Institute (OPPI) and the Canadian Institute of Planning (CIP).
  • Must possess a valid Class “G” driver’s licence with a good driving record. Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm their 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 and skills in planning practices and procedures, and interpretation of the Planning Act, Provincial Policy Statement (PPS), Provincial Growth Plan and other relevant legislation, policies and guidelines
  • Ability to work effectively in both team situations and with minimal supervision
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
  • Excellent negotiation skills with the ability to set priorities, solve problems, and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, stakeholders and the public.
  • Ability to prepare presentations and present to hearings and tribunals.
  • Ability to provide a solution oriented, customer service approach using good judgement, creativity and strategic thinking.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to set priorities and meet deadlines in a demanding environment
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act.
  • Experience in computer aided drafting and modeling (i.e. AutoCAD, SketchUp), and AMANDA is an asset.

 Rate

$36.46 – $44.75 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday January 6, 2020. 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.

2020 Summer – Parks and Forestry Labourers

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

 

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

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

 

Rate of pay: $14.07 per hour for first work term

 

Shortlisted candidates are invited to a mandatory interview day.  It will be either February 19th or February 26th.Please plan to be available for one of the mandatory interview dates. Please understand that you will be responsible to adjust your schedule to be available for the interview date.

 

Please follow the instructions and follow all steps:

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

*Please read all of the information below before applying*   


General Information about our Parks & Forestry Labourer

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

General Qualifications

  • Valid G or G2 Driver’s license and a minimum of 2 years driving experience for positions that are required to drive a City vehicle.  Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm they have a valid driver’s license held in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years.  The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets our requirements.
  • Valid CPR and First Aid is required prior to start date.
  • Ability to work with various small tools and equipment.
  • Ability to perform physical work and in all types of weather.
  • Ability to work with or without supervision.
  • Strong team skills and have a focus on quality customer service.
  • Demonstrated community mindedness through volunteering, community outreach and other initiatives is an asset.

Position Descriptions and Job Specific Qualifications

Turf Maintenance Labourer

Duties

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

Specific Qualifications

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

Sports Field Maintenance Labourer

Duties

 

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

Horticulture Labourer

Duties

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

Specific Qualifications

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

 

Parks Infrastructure Labourer

Duties

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

Specific Qualifications

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

 

Urban Forestry Labourer

Duties

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

Specific Qualifications

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

 

Parks Sanitation Labourer

Duties

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

Specific Qualifications

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

 

Trails and Natural Area Stewardship Labourer

Duties

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

Specific Qualifications

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

 

Parks Amusement-Playground-Splash pad Labourer

Duties

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

Specific Qualifications

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

How to Apply

Applications are received online, effective Wednesday, December 4, 2019. 

First consideration will be given to applications received by Friday, January 17, 2020. Applications received after this date will be reviewed as needed.

 

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

Apply for this job

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

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.

Compensation Specialist (temporary up to 12 months)

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

Job summary

Resumes are being accepted for the temporary position of Compensation Specialist within the Human Resources department.  Reporting to the Manager, Total Compensation and HR Systems, the successful candidate will be responsible for managing and administering various corporate salary administration and job evaluation systems ensuring compliance with the Pay Equity Act and Employment Standards Legislation. This position researches, recommends and implements compensation systems and related policies and procedures; provides advice, and consultation to management and employees on matters relating to salary administration, legislative compliance and job or organizational design.  This position will oversee and facilitate all job evaluation and pay equity programs and related processes.

Guided by the goals and objectives of the City’s Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Vision for an inclusive, connected and prosperous city.

Duties

  • Supports the City’s union job evaluation committees including providing expertise and guidance to committee members, ensuring availability of pertinent information for the evaluation of jobs and facilitating all joint job evaluation committee meetings; encourages a collaborative work environment for committee members
  • Delivers training programs for union job evaluation committees on their responsibilities, respective evaluation tools and processes; trains employees and management on the job evaluation process
  • Schedules meetings, books meeting rooms, arranges committee and management representation and prepares documentation for committee members
  • Compiles results from job evaluation meetings and provides formal notification of ratings to leaders and incumbents i.e. grade changes, individual employee salary changes, and/or no change to current level; educates and explains process and results
  • Maintains job evaluation tracking spreadsheets to ensure compliance with corporate procedures; maintains and updates forms, questionnaires and process documents related to job evaluation for both union and non-union
  • Researches and analyzes duties and responsibilities, requirements and demands of all new positions within the organization, both union and non-union; completes benchmarking evaluations on new positions to determine the appropriate grade level
  • Provides guidance and recommendations on the development and updating of job postings; identifies bona fide occupational requirements for new and restructured positions
  • Creates and maintains organizational charts; updates intranet content related to job evaluation and organizational charts
  • Provides recommendations to leadership pertaining to compensation rates of all positions; develops costing scenarios including conducting financial modeling for collective bargaining and other activities that have an impact on base salaries
  • Monitors and analyzes the effectiveness of compensation and recognition programs, identifies gaps and solutions and prepares recommendations for continuous improvements
  • Prepares complex and specialized documentation, statistics, analysis and information; analyzes and interprets complex financial and statistical data
  • Analyzes cost implications of developing new salary ranges and structures; develops complex excel models to conduct analysis incorporating advanced formulas, graphs, and look up tables
  • Conducts research and analysis on market compensation trends, legislative requirements and ministry directives related to the municipal sector compensation policies; participates in compensation surveys and/or compilation of market data to assist in external benchmarking
  • Establishes and maintains strong relationships with external Compensation professionals, particularly with the City’s identified benchmark comparator group for the purposes of discussing matters of mutual interest, strategies pertaining to problems/challenges regarding labour relations/compensation matters and participating in and conducting surveys
  • Coordinates and administers the City’s compliance with Pay Equity legislation including analysis of workforce and job classes, proposing groups to be compared, recording and reporting required documentation, forms completion and monitoring salary administration to ensure corporate maintenance of Pay Equity
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Considerable experience related to the duties above, normally acquired through the completion of post-secondary education in Human Resources, Business or a related field and considerable experience in compensation analysis, salary administration, organizational design and using multiple job evaluation plans, preferably in a municipal environment. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) designation or Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) designation is an asset
  • Experience in compensation program design and policy development is an asset
  • Knowledge in compensation management including developing and administering competitive salary and wage programs, job evaluation, performance plans and compensation policies and procedures in a multi-union environment; including thorough working knowledge relevant employment legislation and current compensation trends
  • Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions and judgments on sensitive confidential issues
  • Excellent organizational and records management skills with a strong focus on detail and accuracy
  • Excellent research, reasoning, analytical and problem solving skills; experience in conducting financial modeling as it relates to job evaluation/salary administration
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate complex issues using plain language and communicating with tact and diplomacy while maintaining confidentiality
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an emphasis on customer service
  • Knowledge of job evaluation methodologies, compensation research techniques and Pay Equity legislation
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Visio).
  • Experience with human resources information systems is an asset
  • Self directed with the ability to work in a team based setting
  • Knowledge of relevant workplace and employment legislation such as Employment Standards Act, Pay Equity Act and Human Rights Act

Rate

$83,184.28 – $103,980.35

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday January 12, 2020. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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

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

Aquafit 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.

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’s Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Vision for an inclusive, connected and prosperous city.

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

$30.00 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday January 13, 2020. 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.

Aquatic Deck Supervisor

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

Job summary

Instruct assigned classes in accordance to the governing body (Lifesaving Society) standards and the City of Guelph expectations. Maintain and enforce high safety standards at all times. Lifeguard as requested and assume all responsibilities of a guard. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City’s Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Vision for an inclusive, connected and prosperous city.

Hours of work

Up to 20 hours per week with daytime, evening and weekend shifts required. Up to 35 hour per week available in the summer months (July and August).

Duties

  • Assist in planning, organize, and ensuring the delivery of swim lessons and drop in programs that meet the standards of the lifesaving society as set out by the City of Guelph and the needs of the community
  • Ensure effective delivery, planning supervision and evaluation of programs and services
  • Assist with swim instruction, lifeguarding and monitoring of all aquatic programs and activities
  • Respond to customer inquiries in a timely manner
  • Ensure inventories of aquatic supplies and inventory are maintained at satisfactory levels
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office and CLASS
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and public relation skills
  • Excellent knowledge of relevant aquatic legalisation
  • Conduct performance evaluations of Instructors/ Lifeguards/ Assistant Instructors cooperatively with the Recreation Coordinator – Aquatics
  • Provide ongoing support to the entire aquatic team, act as a resource person and leader
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Current National Lifeguard (NL) certification
  • Current Lifesaving Society Swim Instructors certification
  • Current Lifesaving Society 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
  • Current Aquatic Supervisor Training certification considered an asset
  • A current Police Record Check/Vulnerable Sector Check is required immediately after an offer has been made and must be dated no earlier than the offer date.

Rate

$20.00 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday January 13, 2020. 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.

Aquatic Assistant 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.

Job summary

Assist with the instruction of assigned classes in accordance to the governing body (Lifesaving Society) standards and the City of Guelph expectations. Maintain and enforce high safety standards at all times. Lifeguard as requested and assume all responsibilities of a guard. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City’s Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Vision for an inclusive, connected and prosperous city.

Hours of work

Up to 20 hours per week with daytime, evening and weekend shifts required. Up to 35 hours available in the summer months (July and August).

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 Citywide events, such as swim meets, theme days, rentals, etc. as required.
  • Ensure that all aquatic qualifications remain current and on file.
  • General maintenance of pool deck and facilities.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Current Bronze Cross certification
  • Current Lifesaving Society Assistant Swim Instructor 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

$14.50 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday January 13, 2020. 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.

Aquatic Instructor Guard

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

Instruct assigned classes in accordance to the governing body (Lifesaving Society) standards and the City of Guelph expectations. Maintain and enforce high safety standards at all times. Lifeguard as requested and assume all responsibilities of a guard. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City’s Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Vision for an inclusive, connected and prosperous city.

Hours of work

Up to 20 hours per week with daytime, evening and weekend shifts required. Full time hours available in the summer months (July and August).

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 (NL) 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

$16.50 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday January 13, 2020. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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

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

 

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

Wading Pools Attendants

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

Job summary

Provide excellent customer service at a City of Guelph Wading Pool while maintaining and enforcing high safety standards at all times. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City’s Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Vision for an inclusive, connected and prosperous city.

Hours of work

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

Duties

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

Qualifications

  • Must possess good team skills and have a focus on quality customer service
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Experience working with children is an asset
  • Standard First Aid with CPR C certification
  • Wading Pool Attendant or National Lifeguard certification considered an asset
  • A current Police Record Check/Vulnerable Sector Check is required immediately after an offer has been made and must be dated no earlier than the offer date.

Important Notes

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

Rate

$14.25 per hour (2019 rate)

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday, January 13, 2020. 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.

Aquatic Programmer

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

Job summary

Reporting to the Recreation Coordinator Aquatics, Inclusion and Volunteers you will provide assistance with respect to city wide programs and service delivery for the Programs and Community Development team. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City’s Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Vision for an inclusive, connected and prosperous city.

Hours of work

35 hours per week Monday to Friday. For the purpose of special events, community outreach, public facility bookings and program registrations, employees may work evenings or weekends.

Duties

  • Plan, organize, and ensure the delivery of swim lessons and drop in programs at Lyon Leisure Pool that meet the standards of the lifesaving society as set out by the City of Guelph and the needs of the community
  • Provide on-going support to the entire aquatic team, act as a resource person and leader
  • Ensure effective delivery, planning supervision and evaluation of programs and services
  • Assist with training, coaching and the evaluation of staff, provide coaching for improved performance
  • Assist with swim instruction, lifeguarding and monitoring of all aquatic programs and activities
  • Assist in the planning, organization, and delivery of aquatic staff training
  • Assist with the day to day operation of the Wading Pools in the absence of the Wading Pool Team Lead
  • Respond to customer inquiries in a timely manner
  • Intermediate computer skills including Microsoft Office and CLASS
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and public relation skills
  • Excellent knowledge of relevant aquatic legalisation
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • One year Aquatic Deck Supervisor experience
  • Pursing a degree/diploma in Social Services, Recreation and Leisure Studies, or related field
  • Current National Lifeguard (NL) certification
  • Current Lifesaving Society Swim Instructors certification
  • Current Lifesaving Society 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
  • Current Aquatic Supervisor Training, NL Instructor, SFA Instructor or LSS Instructor Trainer certifications considered an asset
  • A valid Class G drivers licence with a good driving record. Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm their licence is held in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years. The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets our requirements.
  • 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

$16.90 per hour  (2019 rate)

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday, January 13, 2020. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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

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

 

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

Wading Pool Programmer

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 Supervisor Aquatics, you will provide assistance with respect to set up and operation of the wading pools in the City of Guelph. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City’s Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Vision for an inclusive, connected and prosperous city.

Hours of work

  • Sunday to Saturday any five (5) days
  • Up to 40 hours a week
  • You will be scheduled for most weekends of the summer

Duties

  • Coordinate and deliver all wading pool specific training and orientation sessions and support other city mandated trainings for summer wading pool staff
  • Ensure effective delivery, planning supervision and evaluation of programs and services
  • Provide ongoing support to the entire wading pool team, act as a resource person and leader
  • Assist with training, coaching and the evaluation of staff, provide coaching for improved performance
  • Visit each site location regularly and be available to support each site through problem-solving
  • Assist with the day to day operation of Lyon Leisure Pool in the absence of the Aquatic Programmer
  • Respond to customer inquiries in a timely manner
  • Intermediate computer skills including Microsoft Office and CLASS
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and public relation skills
  • Excellent knowledge of Occupational health and safety act and of the operation of wading pools
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Must possess good team skills and have a focus on quality customer service
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Experience working as an Wading Pool Attendant is consider an asset
  • Standard First Aid with CPR C certification
  • Wading Pool Attendant or National Lifeguard certification
  • 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.
  • A current Drivers Abstract is required immediately after an offer has been made and must be dated no earlier than the offer date.
  • 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

$16.90 per hour (2019 rate)

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday, January 13, 2020. 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.

Route Supervisor

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

Job summary

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

Duties

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

Qualifications

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

 Rate

$37.069 – $46.337 per hour

How to apply

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

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

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

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

2020 Summer – Environmental Services General Labourers

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

Please follow the instructions and follow all steps.

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

Please read all of the information below before applying

Please note:

  • Successful candidates who will be required to drive a City vehicle as part of their duties, will be required to participate in a mandatory driver training and testing session prior to their start date.
  • The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets our requirements.
  • The City of Guelph reserves the right to revise any of the information listed below.  Some positions may be subject to change.

Qualifications

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

Positions available

Wastewater Services Maintenance/Treatment Labourer (1 position)

These positions will assist the Wastewater Services Maintenance & Treatment teams in the upkeep of the Wastewater Services facilities.

These positions are responsible for duties related, but not limited to:

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

Wastewater Collection Labourer (1 position)

This position will assist the Wastewater Services Collection team in the maintenance of the sanitary sewer system.

These positions are responsible for duties related, but not limited to:

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

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

Customer Service and Site Maintenance Attendant (5 positions)

These positions will require performing site maintenance and assisting at the hazardous waste depot.  This position will also require excellent customer service skills when dealing with members of the public.

These positions are responsible for duties related, but not limited to:

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

Solid Waste Building / Grounds Maintenance Assistants (1 positions)

These positions will assist the Solid Waste Services Maintenance team in the upkeep of the Solid Waste facilities. 

These positions are responsible for duties related, but not limited to:

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

Water Services Building / Grounds Maintenance Assistants (2 positions)

These positions will assist the Water Services Maintenance team in the upkeep of the Water Services facilities.

These positions are responsible for duties related, but not limited to:

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

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

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

Rate of pay

$14.07 per hour for first work term

How to apply

Applications are received online, effective Tuesday, December 3, 2019.

The posting will close Friday, January 17, 2020.

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

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

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

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

2020 Summer – Inclusion Camp Counsellor

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

 

Hours of work

Monday-Friday, shifts ranging from 8:00am-5:00pm (maximum 44 hours/week).

 

Duties

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

Qualifications

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

Work hours

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

  • June 3,4, 4:30- 9:00pm- Team Leader Only
  • June 6, 9:00am-4:00pm
  • June 10,11, 4:30pm-9:00pm
  • June 20, 9:00am-4:00pm (12:00pm-4:00pm Inclusion specific training)
  • June 25, 9:00am-4:00pm
  • June 26, 9:00am-12:00pm
  • 4 hours online training
  • 3 hours paid planning time in June

Rate of pay

$15.00 per hour

 

How to Apply

 

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday January 13, 2020. 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.

2020 Summer -One2One Camp Counsellor

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

 

Hours of work

Monday-Friday, shifts ranging from 8:00am-5:00pm (maximum 44 hours/week).

 

Duties

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

Qualifications

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

Work hours

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

  • June 3,4, 4:30- 9:00pm- Team Leader Only
  • June 6, 9:00am-4:00pm
  • June 10,11, 4:30pm-9:00pm
  • June 20, 9:00am-4:00pm (12:00pm-4:00pm Inclusion specific training)
  • June 25, 9:00am-4:00pm
  • June 26, 9:00am-12:00pm
  • 4 hours online training
  • 3 hours paid planning time in June

Rate of pay

$14.75 per hour

 

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday January 13, 2020. 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.

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.

2020 Summer – Park Activation Program Assistant

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

Job summary

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

Hours of work

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

Duties

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

Qualifications

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

Rate

$16.14 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday January 13, 2020. 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.

2020 Summer – Summer Camp Team Leaders

Reporting to the Recreation Coordinator – Programs and the Summer Camp Program Facilitator, successful candidates will coordinate a staff team, program plans and implement programmed activities at a City of Guelph camp location/site.

 

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

 

Duties

  • Develop a well unified team concept with all members of the team
  • Assist in the coordination and delivery of the training/orientation sessions for all summer camp staff
  • Take appropriate precautions to ensure the safety and well-being of all children
  • Provide understanding, encouragement and a positive experience for each child
  • Ensure all staff are actively involved in all aspects of programming – planning, set-up, running activities, actively participating, clean-up and evaluation
  • Establish and enforce rules, report any accidents to Supervisors and complete all necessary forms
  • Supervise, support and evaluate staff in all areas through continuous feedback
  • As a leader, communicate effectively, maintain open lines of communication and help develop skills in others
  • Work cooperatively to modify and adjust programming activities for inclusive participation of all

Qualifications

  • Currently completing high school or attending post-secondary education, with an interest in pursuing further education in the field of Recreation & Leisure Studies, Child Development, Education or related field.
  • High Five Principles of Healthy Child Development certification (willing to obtain prior to commencement of summer camp programs)
  • A valid Standard First Aid & CPR C certification (willing to obtain prior to commencement of summer camp programs)
  • A satisfactory Police Record Check including Vulnerable Sector Check is required at time of offer
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to respect and maintain participant confidentiality
  • Full availability is required for training in June and the full summer (June – September)
  • Experience with STEM Programming an asset
  • Minimum 1 year experience working with children in a recreational/camp setting. Preference will be given to those with City of Guelph camp experience

Work Hours

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

  • June 3,4, 4:30pm- 9:00pm
  • June 6, 9:00am-4:00pm
  • June 10,11, 4:30pm-9:00pm
  • June 20, 9:00am-12:00pm
  • June 25, 9:00am-4:00pm
  • June 26, 9:00am-12:00pm
  • 4 hours online training
  • 3 hours paid planning time in June

Rate of Pay

$16.00 (2019 Rates)

 

How to Apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday January 13, 2020. 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.

The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.

2020 Summer – Summer Camp Counsellors

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

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

Duties

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

Qualifications

  • Currently in high school or attending post-secondary education, with an interest in gaining further experience in child development, recreation or social services field
  • High Five Principles of Healthy Child Development certification (willing to obtain prior to commencement of summer camp programs)
  • A valid Standard First Aid & CPR C certification (willing to obtain prior to commencement of summer camp programs)
  • A satisfactory Police Record Check including Vulnerable Sector Check is required at time of offer
  • Participation and/or experience in previous Leadership Training
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to respect and maintain participant confidentiality
  • Full availability is required for training in June and the full summer (June 29-September 4)
  • Experience with STEM programming an asset

Work Hours

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

  • June 6, 9:00am-4:00pm
  • June 10,11, 4:30pm-9:00pm
  • June 20, 9:00am-12:00pm
  • June 25, 9:00am-4:00pm
  • June 26, 9:00am-12:00pm
  • 4 hours online training
  • 3 hours paid planning time in June

Rate of Pay

$14.25/hr (2019 rates)

How to Apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday January 20, 2020. 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.

2020 Summer – Summer Leadership Program (LIT) Team Leader

Reporting to the Recreation Coordinator – Programs and the Summer Camp Program Facilitator, successful candidates will plan and coordinate the Leadership Programs, including site placements for all participants. The Recreation Division is seeking a Summer Leadership Team Leader who has direct experience working with youth in a camp program setting.

 

Duties

  • Prepare and implement training sessions for the LIT1, LIT2 and Leadership Development programs and ensure that the Summer Program Guidelines and Procedures are taught and adhered to in the classroom and on sites
  • Ensure that understanding, encouragement and a positive experience is provided for each child
  • Obtain all resources and people required for the training sessions
  • Assist in the coordination and delivery of the training/orientation sessions for all summer camp staff
  • Maintain supervision of onsite LITs. Support, offer encouragement, supervise, evaluate and assist where necessary, as often as possible
  • As a coach, communicate effectively, maintain open lines of communication and help develop skills in others
  • With the assistance of the Camp Team Leader, complete , collect and record the appraisals and give hiring recommendations for all leadership participants

Qualifications

  • Currently completing high school or attending post-secondary education, with an interest in pursuing further education in the field of Recreation, Child Studies, Social Services or related field
  • High Five Principles of Healthy Child Development certification (willing to obtain prior to commencement of summer camp programs)
  • A valid Standard First Aid & CPR C certification (willing to obtain prior to commencement of summer camp programs)
  • A satisfactory Police Record Check including Vulnerable Sector Check is required at time of offer
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to respect and maintain participant confidentiality
  • Full availability is required for training in June and the full summer (June- September)
  • Minimum 1 year experience working with youth in a recreational/camp setting. Preference will be given to those with City of Guelph camp experience

Work hours

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

  • June 3,4, 4:30- 9:00pm
  • June 6, 9:00am-4:00pm
  • June 10,11, 4:30pm-9:00pm
  • June 20, 9:00am-12:00pm
  • June 25, 9:00am-4:00pm
  • June 26, 9:00am-12:00pm
  • 4 hours online training
  • 3 hours paid planning time in June

Rate of pay

$16.00 per hour (2019 rates)

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday January 13, 2020. 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.

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.

2020 Summer – Summer Camp Program Facilitator

Reporting to the Recreation Coordinator – Programs, the successful candidate will facilitate the summer camp program. The Recreation Division is seeking a Summer Camp Program Facilitator who has direct experience working with children, youth and staff in a camp program setting.

 

Duties

  • Maintain consistency in the delivery and administration of the summer camp program
  • Take a lead role in the coordination of placements, supervision and evaluation of summer camp team leaders and counsellors
  • In cooperation with the Recreation Coordinators and the Camp Volunteer& Inclusion Facilitator, assist with staff recruitment, training, team publications and events
  • Take a lead role in coordinating all camp specific training and orientation sessions and support other city mandated trainings for summer camp staff. Provide staff mid-summer training and additional training when identified issues occur (i.e. program planning, safety, skills-training)
  • Provide ongoing support to the entire camp team, act as a resource person and leader
  • Visit each site regularly and be available to support each site through problem-solving when needed and acts as a role model by leading activities and games weekly
  • Provide evaluation and support for the camp team through mid and end of summer written and verbal evaluations
  • Act as a resource for program planning, execution and evaluation of summer camp programming
  • Maintain open lines of communication with parents, colleagues and participants.

Qualifications

  • Pursuing a degree/diploma in Recreation & Leisure Studies, Child Development, Education or related field.
  • High Five Principles of Healthy Child Development certification (willing to obtain prior to commencement of summer camp programs)
  • A valid Standard First Aid & CPR C certification (willing to obtain prior to commencement of summer camp programs)
  • A satisfactory Police Record Check including Vulnerable Sector Check is required at time of offer
  • A valid driver’s license with access to a reliable vehicle is required during camp.
  • Ability to provide a clear driver’s abstract
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to respect and maintain participant confidentiality
  • Full availability is required for the full summer (May-September)
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working in a camp environment with supervisory experience. Preference will be given to those with current City of Guelph camp experience

Work hours

These are seasonal positions, starting Monday May 4, 2020 to Friday September 4th, 2020. Full time hours  (40-42 hours) applies to daytime weekly programs (Mon-Fri). Occasional shifts required on a weeknight or Saturday for training or program needs. Mandatory training dates are listed below.

  • June 3,4, 4:30- 9:00pm
  • June 6, 9:00am-4:00pm
  • June 10,11, 4:30pm-9:00pm
  • June 20, 9:00am-12:00pm
  • June 25, 9:00am-4:00pm
  • June 26, 9:00am-12:00pm

Rate of pay

$16.90 per hour (2019 rates)

 

How to Apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday January 6, 2020. 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.

2020 Summer – Inclusion and Volunteer Camp Facilitator

Reporting to the Inclusion Recreation Coordinator – The successful candidate will facilitate the summer camp volunteer and inclusion program. The Recreation Division is seeking a Summer Camp Volunteer and Inclusion Camp Facilitator who has direct experience working with youth in a camp program setting.

 

Duties

  • Maintain consistency in the delivery and administration of the volunteer program for The Inclusion Summer Camps.
  • Responsible for maintaining consistency in the delivery and administration of the volunteer program for summer camps.
  • Schedule, support, and mentor inclusion camp volunteers.
  • Coordinate the recruitment and placement of all inclusion camp volunteers.
  • Implement a training/orientation session for all inclusion volunteers before they are placed on site.
  • Coordinate the volunteer’s placements at inclusion summer camp sites and mentor those placements on an ongoing basis.
  • In cooperation with the summer camp program facilitator, assist with staff recruitment, training, team publications and events.
  • In cooperation with the leader-in-training program team leader, assist with the development and execution of the leadership training programs.

Qualifications

  • Experience in leadership roles with responsibility in staffing, scheduling, recruiting, and supervising.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Excellent leadership skills and experience.
  • Experience working with individuals with disabilities is an asset.
  • High Five Principles of Healthy Child Development certification (willing to obtain prior to commencement of summer camp programs).
  • A valid Standard First Aid & CPR C certification (willing to obtain prior to commencement of summer camp programs).
  • A Criminal Reference Check including Vulnerable Sector check will be required at the time of hiring.
  • A valid driver’s license with access to a reliable vehicle is required.
  • Ability to provide a clear driver’s abstract.
  • Experience working with children in a recreational/camp setting. Previous day camp staff experience preferred.
  • Ability to respect and maintain participant confidentiality.
  • Full availability is required for the full summer (May-September).

Work hours

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

  • June 3,4, 4:30- 9:00pm- Team Leader Only
  • June 6, 9:00am-4:00pm
  • June 10,11, 4:30pm-9:00pm
  • June 20, 9:00am-4:00pm (12:00pm-4:00pm Inclusion specific training)
  • June 25, 9:00am-4:00pm
  • June 26, 9:00am-12:00pm
  • 4 hours online training
  • 3 hours paid planning time in June

Rate of pay

$16.90 per hour

 

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday January 6, 2020. 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.

2020 Summer – Inclusion Camp Team Leader

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

 

Hours of work

Monday- Friday, shifts ranging from 8:00am-5:00pm (maximum 44 hours/week).

 

Duties

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

Qualifications

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

Work hours

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

  • June 3,4, 4:30- 9:00pm- Team Leader Only
  • June 6, 9:00am-4:00pm
  • June 10,11, 4:30pm-9:00pm
  • June 20, 9:00am-4:00pm (12:00pm-4:00pm Inclusion specific training)
  • June 25, 9:00am-4:00pm
  • June 26, 9:00am-12:00pm
  • 4 hours online training
  • 3 hours paid planning time in June

Rate of pay

$16.90 per hour

 

How to apply

 

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday January 13, 2020. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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

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

Facility Maintainer – temporary up to 6 months

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

Job summary

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

Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, 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

40 hours per week.  Any five (5) shifts of eight (8) consecutive hours 6:00am to 4:00pm or 3:00pm to 1:00am, Sunday through Saturday.  Shifts are a requirement of this position.

Duties

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

Qualifications

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

 Rate

$26.85 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Wednesday December 4, 2019. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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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 b

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.

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

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

Aquatics 2019

The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one-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. 

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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. 

Public Works General Labourer – Summer 2018

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

Duties

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

Qualifications

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

Important notes

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

Rate of pay

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

How to Apply

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

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

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

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

Pottery Program Instructor

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

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

Position summary

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

Duties

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

Qualifications

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

Rate of pay

$19.33 per hour 

How to apply

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

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

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

The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.

Fitness Instructors – Kick boxing (Part time)

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

Position summary

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

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

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

Hours of work

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

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

  • Kickboxing
  • Self-defense
  • General group fitness

Duties

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

Qualifications

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

Rate of pay  

$23.35  per hour

How to apply

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

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

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

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

The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Public Works Labourer – Boulevards (summer 2018)

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

Hours of Work:  

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

DUTIES:

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

QUALIFICATIONS:

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

Hourly rate:

$14.00 per hour

HOW TO APPLY:

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

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

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

The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer

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

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

Job summary

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

Hours of work

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

Duties

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

Qualifications

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

Rate

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

How to apply

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

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

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

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

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

The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Extra Board Sorter

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

Position summary

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

Hours of work

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

Duties

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

Qualifications

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

Rate of pay

$14.87 per hour

How to apply

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

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

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

The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.

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.

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