Plans Examiner I

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 Plans Examiner I with the Building Services Division.  The successful candidate will focus on quality customer service and continuous improvement.  Reporting to the Program Manager, Permits, this position will be guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph’s Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness. The successful candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference.

Duties

  • Accept permit applications and process building permits.
  • Assist customers at the Building Services front counter.
  • Review building plans and associated documentation for low-rise residential housing projects, and associated ancillary buildings for compliance with the Ontario Building Code and all other applicable laws.
  • Establish and maintain good relations with the public, professionals and City personnel.
  • Provide support for Inspection Services by performing occasional on-site inspections.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Experience related to the duties listed above normally acquired through a 3-year diploma in Architectural or Construction Engineering Technology or closely related field.
  • Two to three years of experience in building construction or working within a related municipal building services role.
  • Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Qualified with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing in General Legal and House.
  • Qualifications with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing in Small Buildings, Plumbing House and HVAC House would also be required. Candidates who do not currently possess these two qualifications would be required to obtain within a specified timeframe.
  • A valid Class G drivers licence with a good driving record. Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm their licence is held in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years. The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets our requirement.
  • Ability to interpret Codes, By-laws and working (construction) drawings, with a strong understanding of the Building Code Act, Ontario Building Code, Ontario Fire Code and Municipal By-laws.
  • Accredited (or in the process) with the Ontario Building Officials Association as a Certified Building Code Official.
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act.
  • Intermediate computer skills with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and Outlook).
  • Excellent customer service skills and have a sincere focus on quality customer service.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, stakeholders and the general public.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team environment.
  • Experience with AMANDA software would be an asset.
  • Understanding of a municipal environment would be an asset.
  • A satisfactory Police Record Check would be required at time of offer.

Rate

$33.18-$40.76 per hour

How to apply

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

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

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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.

Meter Installer (temporary for approximately 6 months)

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

Job summary

Resumes are being accepted for the temporary position of Meter Installer within the Water Services Division. Reporting to the Supervisor of Distribution – Metering, the successful candidate will demonstrate high quality customer service and experience in all aspects of Water Meter Installation. The successful candidate will provide operational and technical support to the Lead Hand Distribution (Metering), the Supervisor of Distribution (Metering) and the Distribution Technician – Metering within the metering section of Water Services. The successful candidate will have a focus on team building, 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, excellence and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference.

Duties

  • Plan water metering piping and repair according to specification and Water Services requirements including measuring and cutting of pipe and fittings.
  • Assemble, install or secure metering piping, tubing, fittings and other items by mechanical assembly or by soldering methods.
  • Install, test, trouble shoot and repair all types of water meters and associated equipment including wiring and other fittings.
  • Represent the department on-site by providing high quality customer service ensuring customers understand work being done and their concerns are addressed.
  • Turn off or turn on water services which may include locating and excavating water shut off valves.
  • Provides non-operator assistance in support of distribution system work.
  • Completes and maintains all daily legislative and non-legislative records as they pertain to the Distribution (metering) system and related work including the accurate preparation of required documentation (electronic or otherwise) and completion of documents which may include numerical and textual information, time cards, logs and worksheets etc.
  • Schedule and plan and perform work in an efficient and safe manner in conjunction with other Water Services Staff and external customers in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Corporate and Water Services’ policies and procedures and others as required
  • Occasionally supports other Water Services Programs and initiatives as needed such as (but not limited to) the Lead Reduction Program or frozen services.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a Grade 12 Diploma and 1-2 years’ experience in the installation (including wiring and piping) of water meters. Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Must possess an 800A meter installer’s certificate or equivalent.
  • 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 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 and ability to work with small hand tools, propane torches and plumbing supplies including soldering and pipe cutting.
  • Knowledge of water distribution operations and Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change legislative and regulatory requirements.
  • Knowledge of basic plumbing principles.
  • Able to prioritize complex tasks.
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and WHIMS.
  • Ability to work in physically demanding conditions including, digging, regularly lifting objects up to 25kg in weight, climbing ladders, entering pits and working in confined spaces.
  • Must be a team player with good interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, contractors, stakeholders and the general public.
  • Basic skills in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word and Excel) with the ability to use computers and other similar devices.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks in a demanding work environment.
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills with the ability to deal with internal and external contacts in a courteous manner.

Rate

$28.31 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Thursday September 5, 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.

Rink Attendant – Sleeman Centre – part time

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

Job summary

Located in the heart of downtown Guelph, the Sleeman Centre is a state of the art facility that opened in September of 2000.  With a seating capacity of 5,000 people, the Sleeman Centre is used for concerts, trade shows, conferences and various sporting events.  It is also the home of the 2014 and 2019 OHL champion, Guelph Storm.

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

Hours of work

The individuals will work evenings, week-ends and holidays (up to 24 hours per week). Our season runs from September 2019 to May 2020. (Approx.)

Duties

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

Qualifications

  • Customer service experience.
  • Knowledge of basic operational functions, including affiliated roles & responsibilities
  • Experience in event related environment is an asset.
  • Able to understand and comprehend all policies and procedures as they relate to the work being performed.
  • Able to follow instructions and operate various related cleaning equipment.
  • Ability to perform physical work (e.g. lifting, bending, pushing and pulling and standing for long periods of time).
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to deal with the public and other staff.

 Rate

$14.00 per hour

How to apply

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

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

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

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

Event Usher – Sleeman Centre – part time

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

Job summary

Located in the heart of downtown Guelph, the Sleeman Centre is a state of the art facility that opened in September of 2000.  With a seating capacity of 5,000 people, the Sleeman Centre is used for concerts, trade shows, conferences and various sporting events.  It is also the home of the 2014 and 2019 OHL champion, Guelph Storm.

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

Hours of work

The individuals will work evenings, week-ends and holidays (up to 24 hours per week). Our season runs from September 2019 to May 2020.

Duties

  • Provide excellent customer service to all patrons and employees.
  • Greet all guests in a welcoming and friendly manner, consistently maintaining a winning attitude.
  • Conduct regular inspections of assigned and deployed positions; ensuring the safety of all guests.
  • Familiarity with the City of Guelph and local attractions.
  • Assist with maintaining safe environment throughout Sleeman Centre at all times
  • Act as ambassador for the City of Guelph.
  • Inform guests of seat locations and provide assistance where needed.
  • Retrieve and verify guests’ tickets, as required.
  • Operate a ticket scanner and follow ticket scanning protocol as outlined in team training.
  • Assist guests with special needs/ requests that require additional services.
  • Adhere to all City of Guelph and Sleeman Centre service standards and policies, including Health and Safety.
  • Work in compliance with the provisions of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Able to pay close attention to detail.
  • Work with enthusiasm and professionalism at all times.
  • Perform any additional tasks as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Customer service experience preferably in an event type setting.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must be accurate and detail oriented.
  • Ability to perform physical work (e.g. lifting, bending, pushing and pulling, walking, climbing stairs and standing for long periods of time).
  • Knowledge of Alcohol Control Policies in event driven industry is an asset.
  • Possess or be willing to obtain a valid Smart Serve Certification.

 Rate

$14.00 per hour

How to apply

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

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

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

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

Licensed Security – Sleeman Centre – part time

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

Job summary

Located in the heart of downtown Guelph, the Sleeman Centre is a state of the art facility that opened in September of 2000.  With a seating capacity of 5,000 people, the Sleeman Centre is used for concerts, trade shows, conferences and various sporting events.  It is also the home of the 2014 and 2019 OHL champion, Guelph Storm.

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

Duties

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

Qualifications

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

Hours of work

The individuals will work evenings, week-ends and holidays (up to 24 hours per week). Our season runs from September 2019 to May 2020. (Approx.)

Rate

$16.14 per hour

How to apply

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

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

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

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

Program Lead Instructors & Program Instructors – Part time

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

Job summary

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

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

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

Hours of Work

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

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

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

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

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

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

 Duties

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

Qualifications

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

Rate

$14.00-15.85 per hour

How to apply

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

subject line: Recreation program employment

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

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

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

Site Operator (temporary for up to 6 months)

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

Job summary

Resumes are being accepted for the temporary position of Site Operator within the Solid Waste Resources Division.  The successful candidate will be part of the Site Operations team which operates and provides compliance related support for the site at the Waste Resource Innovation Centre with a focus on quality customer service.  Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Corporate Administrative Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference.

Duties

  • Maintain the Public Drop Off Areas and assist customers in a professional and courteous manner with their needs including advice and guidance (e.g. greeting, responding to operational questions, conveying information on City/site policies and procedures) on the materials they are disposing of.
  • Operating heavy equipment to load outbound trailers, manage PDO bin materials and perform winter control activities.
  • Operate equipment such as genie booms, backhoes, lawn mowers, snow plows etc.
  • Operate Weigh Scales using the weigh scale system such as Paradigm. Ensure accurate data entry for compliance reporting.
  • Operate and balance a cash drawer.
  • Maintain landscape areas, trim trees, cut grass etc.
  • Pick up litter on site and surrounding areas as per the site Environmental Compliance Approval.
  • Direct traffic at various locations on site.
  • Removal of obstacles hazardous to employees or the public or that interferes with the safe operation of vehicles and equipment.
  • Operate the Household Hazardous Waste Depot as required.
  • Comply with all City regulations, policies and procedures including the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Comply with all regulations and requirements of the various Environmental Compliance Approvals as granted by the Ministry of the Environment for the Waste Resource Innovation Centre.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a Grade 12 Diploma and 1-2 years’ experience – operating equipment (e.g. loaders, forklifts or skid steer). Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Experience with landscaping equipment (e.g. push movers, riding mowers, weed trimmers) and snow removal (e.g. snow plows/blowers).
  • Experience in customer service and handling cash transactions (e.g. operating a cash register, reconciling and balancing).
  • 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 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.
  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to deal with the public and internal city staff in a courteous and efficient manner.
  • Intermediate computer skills in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) with good keyboarding skills and the ability to operate the weigh scale system in an efficient and accurate manner.
  • Ability to provide advice and direction and problem solve customer concerns.
  • Must be able to perform physical work (e.g. lifting, walking and working in all types of weather conditions).
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Must be able to work alone and with supervision.
  • Experience using a computerized weigh scale system would be an asset.
  • A valid ‘DZ’ licence would also be an asset.

Hours of work

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

Rate

$26.85 per hour

How to apply

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

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

Apply for this job

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

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

Project Manager – Energy Management (temporary for approximately 24 months)

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

Job summary

The successful candidate will be a collaborative, client-focused project manager that will be responsible for end-to-end management, coordination and oversight of various projects that also include energy conservation and greenhouse gas mitigation projects.

This position is a two year contract and reports to General Manager, Facilities Management.  Guided by the goals and objectives of the Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference.

Duties

  • Project manage all activities leading to the successful implementation of projects (e.g. industrial process, municipal infrastructure, and building facility upgrades).
  • Manage projects at different stages in the project lifecycle.
  • Conducting energy audits to identify opportunities.
  • Developing business cases for small to medium sized projects and selection/oversight of consultants for large projects, preparation of tender documentation, management of the tender process, selection of vendors, management/oversight of construction projects, post-project commissioning and measurement and verification.
  • Cultivate and maintain excellent working relationships with facility managers, operations staff, and other project stakeholders; provide consultation services to determine project requirements (energy and non-energy), provide them with regular status updates and manage any issues in a positive, thorough, and proactive manner.
  • Work in close coordination with the stakeholders including the Program Manager – Corporate Energy and the broader Facilities Management department.
  • Ensure that all safety and operational procedures are followed during work performance.
  • Manage and coordinate the work of architects, consulting teams and contractors to meet the requirements of the project.
  • Review reports, conceptual designs, drawings and tender documents, and recommend changes.
  • Conduct site inspections and oversee/prepare deficiency reports for appropriate action.
  • Manage and coordinate the application and fulfillment process for energy conservation and greenhouse gas grants and incentives.
  • Other relevant duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of post-secondary education in mechanical/electrical engineering or a related discipline and considerable experience in sustainable design and construction within the ICI sector (Institutional, Commercial and Industrial). Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • E.T., P.ENG. or eligible for registration in the province of Ontario within one year.
  • Experience leading projects on time and on budget.
  • Experience in energy management (e.g. energy upgrades, retro-commissioning, energy auditing, measurement and verification).
  • A valid Class G drivers licence with a good driving record. Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm their licence is held in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years. The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets our requirements.
  • Ability to develop business cases, data analysis.
  • Excellent communications skills (both oral and written) with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, stakeholders, contractors and the general public.
  • Ability to prepare presentations on energy savings and present to staff.
  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to resolve customer inquiries/complaints effectively.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to engage staff and work in a team environment.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook).
  • Knowledge and understanding of AutoCAD.
  • Knowledge of buildings and building HVAC and electrical systems as they relate to energy management.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and problem solving skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities in a demanding environment.
  • Knowledge of environmental compliance regulations such air and noise ECAs and EASR considered an asset.
  • Knowledge of building automation systems and commissioning process.
  • Certified Energy Manager (CEM) credentials considered an asset.

Rate

$40.78-$50.97 per hour

How to apply

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

Bylaw Compliance Officer (Part Time – up to 20 hours per week)

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

Job summary

Resumes are being accepted for the position of Bylaw Compliance Officer (Part Time) within the Operations Department.  The successful candidate will demonstrate the necessary skills with a focus on quality customer service and continuous improvement processes. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Administrative Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference.

Duties

  • Ensure compliance with specified City bylaws either on foot patrol, bicycle or on mobile patrol, both proactively and reactively
  • Conduct random and scheduled on-site inspections
  • Assist other agencies with respect to investigations involving City bylaws
  • Dispatch duties including receiving and addressing public and other agency requests for compliance on City bylaws
  • Maintain detailed and accurate records including notebook and department occurrence program
  • Represent the City in Court
  • Respond to complaints and public inquiries, both verbally and in writing
  • Public Relations activities
  • Provide Security type duties for City facilities where required
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Qualifications

  1. Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of post-secondary diploma program in Law and Security or Police Foundations and 1 – 2 years experience in law enforcement or security work. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  2. 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.

Additional Qualifications

  • Municipal by law enforcement experience would be a definite asset
  • Knowledge of municipal bylaws and the Provincial Offences Act would be an asset
  • Must be a self-motivated, self-disciplined worker
  • Possess excellent leadership, team, and communication skills and present a pleasant demeanor with the public
  • Excellent customer service skills with sound judgment and decision making skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Must be able to perform the physical requirements of the job which includes walking, sitting and standing for extended periods of time
  • As a condition of offer, the applicant will undergo screening to ensure that they are capable of meeting the physical requirements of the position.  Screenings are directly related to the physical demands of the position and will include (but are not limited to) functional capacity evaluation, audiometric and vision screening
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • A satisfactory Police Record Check (including vulnerable sector screening) would be required at time of offer

Rate

$30.29 per hour

How to apply

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

Learn to Skate Instructors – Part time

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

Job summary

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

Reporting to the Recreation Program Coordinator, successful candidates will teach children aged 5-12 basic skating skills in a fun, recreational and small group environment

Hours of work

Tuesdays and/or Thursdays 4:45pm-7:45pm

Fall Session dates: October 1- December 3

Winter Session dates: January 7- March 24 (no lessons Reading Week or March Break, 2020)

Full availability required for session

Location: West End Community Centre, 21 Imperial Rd South

Mandatory on- ice training: Thursday September 26th, 5:45pm-6:35pm

Location: West End Community Centre- Rink 2

Duties

  • Create a welcoming environment for all participants
  • Teach basic skating skills in a small group setting
  • Communicate with other coaches and the on-ice facilitator
  • Create an inclusive environment on ice
  • Provide a fun, engaging and positive atmosphere for the skaters

Qualifications

  • Possess strong skating skills
  • Experience working with non skaters, beginner and advanced skaters in a learn to skate environment
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to respect and maintain participant confidentiality
  • High Five Principles of Healthy Child Development certification (willing to obtain within 4 months)
  • A satisfactory Police Record Check including Vulnerable Sector Check is required at time of offer
  • Experience working with individuals with special needs is an asset
  • Full availability is required for scheduled program days and times

Rate

$14.50 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply by Sunday September 8, 2019 by sending their cover letter and resume as one document (pdf or word) by email to RecPrograms@guelph.ca

subject line: Learn to Skate

Interviews to be scheduled the week of September 9th and 16th

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

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

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

Skate Patrol – Part time

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

Job summary

We are currently accepting resumes for part time Skate Patrol.  This position will be responsible for ensuring facility policies, procedures and regulations are maintained during public skates at various recreations facilities ensuring the safety and well-being of patrons.

Hours of work

This is a part-time position scheduled up to 12 hours per week, including evenings, weekends and holidays. Skates are located at community centers across the city (Victoria Road Recreation Centre, West End Community Centre). Season is from Sept 7, 2019 to March 28, 2020.

Duties

  • Be prepared to greet all patrons in a welcoming and friendly manner, consistently maintaining a positive attitude.
  • Customer Service; communicating with public regarding skating schedules facility policies and regulations.
  • On ice skate patrolling, checking for proper admission to ice and maintaining council approved skating guidelines.
  • Work in compliance with the provisions of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and adhere to all City of Guelph and facility service standards and policies.
  • Ensuring proper documentation is completed for all accidents and incidents.
  • Model proper and safe skating etiquette, including wearing proper equipment- skates, CSA Approved helmet, and provided high visibility vest
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Experience working with members of the community
  • Excellent skating skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • A satisfactory Police Record Check including Vulnerable Sector Check is required at time of offer
  • Standard first Aid with CPR C

 Rate

$14.00 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply by Monday August 23, 2019 by sending their cover letter and resume as one document (pdf or word) by email at RecPrograms@guelph.ca

subject line: Skate Patrol.

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

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

Program Lead Instructors & Program Instructors – Part time

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

Job summary

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

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

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

Hours of work

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

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

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

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

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

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

Duties

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

Qualifications

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

Rate

$14.28- $14.70 per hour

How to apply

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

subject line: Recreation program employment.

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

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

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

Fitness Instructors – Part time

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

Job summary

The City of Guelph Recreation Division offers a variety of recreation 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 min for preparation and 15 min for take down.

Programs we are hiring for could be offered on week days, week nights and weekends

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

  • Stroller fit
  • Yoga
  • Salsa babies
  • Drum & Jump
  • Plie & sweat (a ballet barre class)
  • Step to the music

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 and skill levels
  • Provide modifications where required
  • Ensure participant confidentiality
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Must hold an approved group fitness instructor qualification (CAN FIT PRO etc)
  • 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
  • Full availability is required for scheduled program day and time

Rate

$23.80 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply by Sunday September 8, 2019 by sending their cover letter and resume as one document (pdf or word) by email at RecPrograms@guelph.ca  , subject line: fitness instructor.

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

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

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

Licensed Industrial Maintenance Mechanic (Millwright) temporary up to 9 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 Licensed Industrial Maintenance Mechanic (Millwright) within the Water Services Division. 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

  • Operates and maintains water treatment facilities, pumps, motors, valves, chemical feed equipment, process piping, storage facilities, monitoring instruments, generators and diesel engines.
  • Assist in facility maintenance, keeping water supply sites in good order – including floor sweeping, cleaning equipment and piping, washroom cleaning etc.
  • Assist treatment maintenance team with maintenance tasks as needed and appropriate.
  • Monitors equipment performance by monitoring flow, pressure levels, and vibration temperature, equipment-operating times and other process variables.
  • Operates chemical delivery system and maintains chemical storage facilities and delivery vehicles.
  • Co-ordinates and oversees the work of contractors and external trades, as required.
  • Monitor unit process performance and system performance to assure Municipal Drinking Water License (MDWL) compliance.
  • Maintains a good working relationship with all colleagues, customers and contractors through collaboration, communication and application of conflict resolution skills.
  • Assist with preparing and updating standard operating procedures when needed.
  • Performs repairs on pumps, valves, electric and pneumatic actuators, motors, gears, hydraulics, mechanical drives, speed reducers and other related equipment.
  • Analyze by troubleshooting all types of mechanical and related equipment, making recommendations on a course of action for the repair or replacement of equipment.
  • Organize, co-ordinate and work with external contractors while performing maintenance or repairs to equipment, including the inspection of completed work to ensure it conforms to City standards and industry best practices; Ensure all work complies with safety standards and all applicable codes.
  • Respond to emergency equipment failures, troubleshoot equipment and diagnose problems, identify needed resources and make repair or work with contractors to complete work.
  • Provide support services to project implementation and the start-up and commissioning of equipment.
  • Responsible for the ongoing development and day to day administration and update of a Computerized Maintenance Management System including preventative maintenance administration and the processing of work requests, work orders, data entry and the generation of system reports related to the condition of equipment.
  • Ability to use preventative maintenance metrics such as vibration analysis and thermal imaging.
  • Perform welding, pipe fitting, plumbing, rigging and operational duties.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a Grade 12 Diploma and 3-4 years maintenance experience as a millwright; preferably in water treatment or wastewater environment. Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • A valid Industrial Mechanic Certificate 443A is required.
  • 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 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 the repair, maintenance and operation of water supply and chemical feed system equipment including the ability to read and understand technical drawings and repair manuals
  • A good understanding of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and WHMIS.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team environment.
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word and Excel).
  • Ability to record and keep accurate records.
  • Knowledge and ability to work with small hand tools, piping, tubing, pumps, analyzers and transmitters.
  • Excellent communications skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, contractors, stakeholders and the general public.
  • Ability to analyse and troubleshoot problems effectively in a process environment.
  • Ability to understand equipment manufacturers’ schematic drawings to check equipment installation and repairs.
  • Ability to set priorities.
  • Excellent customer services skills.
  • Ability to work in physically demanding conditions including regularly lifting objects up to 25kg, climbing ladders, entering pits, working in confined spaces and climbing water towers.
  • Experience with Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Systems (SCADA) and Computerized Maintenance Management Systems is an asset.

Hours of work

Any five consecutive shifts; Sunday through Saturday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Rate

$32.52 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday September 2, 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.

Manager, Technical Services

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 Manager, Technical Services is responsible for the execution and direction of the division’s capital works program in addition to providing oversight of the sewer use by-law, environmental monitoring, laboratory services continuous improvement programs and emergency planning. Reporting to the Division Manager, Wastewater Services, this position  leads a cross functional technical team that includes, environmental protection officers, laboratory technicians, as well as project, environmental and technical specialists with a view to meet the units goals, performance objectives and applicable compliance regulations and corporate polices. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Corporate Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference.

Duties

  • Provide visible and positive leadership to staff consistent with the commitments of the City’s Leadership Charter, developing and nurturing a work environment that is inclusive, respectful and motivating for staff.
  • Provide managerial oversight of staff including recruitment, training, development and performance issues.
  • Collaborate with peers across the division to ensure continuity and execution of work plans
  • Manage a cross divisional team of technical support staff that includes laboratory technicians, environmental protection officers, and project, environmental and technical specialists.
  • Provide input to long-term divisional priorities and strategies.
  • Implement strategies and develop prioritized work plans to achieve the divisions goals and objectives.
  • Ensure all regulatory reports are completed and submitted in accordance with legislated requirements.
  • Provide oversight for the divisions the sewer use bylaw.
  • Prepare annual and multi-year work plans that inform the development of forecasted annual and multi-year budgets.
  • Develop, recommend and implement standards, methods and procedures seeking optimization and continuous improvement.
  • Prepare and present multifaceted technical, administrative, financial, analytical and statistical reports as required.
  • Provide coverage for the Division Manager and Operations Manager as necessary.
  • Prepare and present reports to senior staff and Council as required.
  • Represent Wastewater Services on corporate committees and teams as assigned.
  • Participate in public and inter-governmental consultations and working groups.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Extensive experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through a post-secondary degree in Environmental Studies, Engineering, Engineering Technologist or related discipline and extensive experience in water or wastewater environments preferably in an operational municipal setting. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Experience managing staff and leading work teams, preferably in a unionized environment
  • Experience with budgeting (operating and capital budgeting), purchasing (RFP’s RFQ’s, tenders, contracts).
  • A valid Class G drivers licence with a good driving record and access to a vehicle. 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.
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects effectively.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, stakeholders, the media and the general public.
  • Understanding of current business trends and best practices.
  • Understanding of government legislation related to municipal wastewater systems operations and service delivery.
  • Knowledge of the municipal Class EA process and master planning.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook).
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal and team building skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills and public relation skills.
  • Knowledge of the requirements and application of a Quality Management System.
  • Knowledge of wastewater treatment process management concepts and principles.
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other applicable legislation and specifications.
  • Ability to oversee the planning, design and supervision of construction and maintenance projects.
  • Experience with master planning exercises would be an asset.
  • PMP designation would be an asset.

Rate

$98,786.96-$123,483.70

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday September 2, 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.

Food and Beverage Service Staff – Sleeman Centre

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

Job summary

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

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

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

Hours of Work

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

How to apply

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

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

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

Project Manager, Comprehensive Zoning By-law Review – temporary position for up to 2 years

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

Job summary

This temporary position is responsible for project management of the City’s Comprehensive Zoning By-law Review. This position is required to coordinate and provide direction to the comprehensive zoning by-law review project and prepare a new Zoning By-law for the City of Guelph.  Reporting to the Manager of Policy Planning and Urban Design, and guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Corporate Administrative Plan and Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will provide professional advice, guidance and direction and co-ordinate stakeholder engagement for the project while aiding in the achievement of the community vision – to be the city that makes a difference.

Duties

  • Provides overall project management of the comprehensive zoning by-law review project resulting in the presentation of a recommended new Zoning By-law to City Council for approval.
  • Co-ordinates and directs internal staff teams and consultants and effectively manages project deliverables.
  • Develops formal project documents including project charters and work plans.
  • Conducts research, prepares background policy papers, develops recommendations and prepares reports and presentations.
  • Co-ordinates and facilitates public consultation, stakeholder engagement and liaison in a positive and inclusive manner; including education, information and consultation.
  • Builds effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders including the development community in order to advance the project.
  • Prepares and oversees consultant contracts including managing the procurement process.
  • Manages and monitors the project budget.
  • Ensures all requirements of the Planning Act are met.
  • Supports continuous improvement initiatives and the building partnerships mandate of the corporation.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through a post-secondary degree in Urban and Regional Planning or related discipline and considerable senior level planning experience, preferably in a municipal environment. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Experience in project management of zoning by-law reviews and/or the review of complex development applications and/or major policy projects.
  • Full Membership in the Ontario Professional Planner’s Institute (OPPI) as a Registered Professional Planner.
  • A valid Class G drivers licence with a good driving record. Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm their licence is held in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years. The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets our requirement.
  • Ability to give evidence related to complex planning studies before the Local Planning Appeals Tribunal, the former Ontario Municipal Board and similar tribunals.
  • Knowledge and skills in the application and interpretation of the Planning Act and other relevant legislations, policies, guidelines and planning procedures.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical and decision making skills.
  • Ability to lead teams and influence, negotiate and mediate conflict and resolve issues.
  • Ability to coordinate the efforts of multi-disciplinary project teams and consultants.
  • Proficiency in facilitating effective community/stakeholder engagement.
  • Ability to work effectively in both team situations and with minimal supervision
  • Skilled in providing a solution oriented, customer service approach using good judgement, creativity and strategic thinking.
  • Excellent oral, written and visual communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, stakeholders, the media, Council and the general public.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access and Outlook).
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other applicable legislation.
  • A Master’s degree in Planning or related discipline would be an asset.

 Rate

$49.34-$61.68 per hour

How to apply

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

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

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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.

Sidewalk Winter Control Operator – temporary for 6 months

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

Job summary

Applications are being accepted for the temporary positions of Sidewalk Winter Control Operators within the Public Works Department. Committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, successful candidates will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference.

Hours of work

This role is required to work during or following snow storms for shifts ranging from 4 to 12 hours in duration. Hours will be as needed on a Call-In basis, Sunday through Saturday up to a maximum of 12 hours per day and 60 hours per week. Ability to respond to the worksite within a reasonable response time is required.

This is a temporary position working from approximately the start of November 2019 to approximately mid-April 2020.

Duties

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

Qualifications

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

 Rate

$25.44 per hour

Mandatory Orientation:

You will be required to attend an orientation session which is expected to be scheduled for October 2019.  Further details will be provided to successful applicants.

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Tuesday August 6, 2019. Please note first consideration will be given to those applications received by August 6, 2019.

Applications received after August 6, 2019 will be reviewed on an as-needed basis

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.

Licenced Truck and Coach Technician

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

Job summary

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

Duties

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

Qualifications

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

Rate

$34.96 per hour

How to apply

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

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

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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. 

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. 

Public Works General Labourer – Summer 2018

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

Duties

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

Qualifications

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

Important notes

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

Rate of pay

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

How to Apply

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

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

Apply for this job

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

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

Pottery Program Instructor

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

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

Position summary

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

Duties

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

Qualifications

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

Rate of pay

$19.33 per hour 

How to apply

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

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

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

The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.

Fitness Instructors – Kick boxing (Part time)

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

Position summary

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

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

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

Hours of work

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

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

  • Kickboxing
  • Self-defense
  • General group fitness

Duties

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

Qualifications

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

Rate of pay  

$23.35  per hour

How to apply

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

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

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

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

The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Public Works Labourer – Boulevards (summer 2018)

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

Hours of Work:  

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

DUTIES:

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

QUALIFICATIONS:

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

Hourly rate:

$14.00 per hour

HOW TO APPLY:

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

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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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