Health and Safety Specialist

The City of Guelph is a vibrant and diverse community with a unique sense of place located in southern Ontario along the Innovation Corridor that runs between Toronto and Kitchener-Waterloo. We are also one of Canada’s fastest-growing cities with a projected population increase from 135,000 people to almost 170,000 in the next 10 years. Guelph is consistently ranked as one of the best places in Canada to live, work, and play—all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.

Job summary

Resumes are being accepted for the position of Health and Safety Specialist within the Human Resources department.  Reporting to the Manager – Employee Health, Safety and Wellness, the successful candidate will provide technical expertise with a focus on quality customer service and continuous improvement.  Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – an inclusive, connected, prosperous city where we look after each other and our environment.

Duties

  • Works with established team of Health and Safety Specialists to assist in the development and implementation of corporate health, safety programs, policies, and strategies in order to assure the fostering of a healthy workplace, strong safety culture and ongoing compliance with applicable employee health and safety legislation/directives and guidelines
  • Monitors, reviews, interprets, and summarizes legislative requirements regarding health and safety/compliance; recommends and develops strategies and solutions and assists with implementing resulting infrastructure and operational changes and upgrades
  • Ensures standardization across division for all legislation and regulations
  • Solicits, coordinates, and consolidates staff and peer input on legislative and regulation changes
  • Liaises with regulatory or government officials to ensure all related supporting documentation is accurate and regulatory response deadlines are met
  • Develops, administers and reports on safety audits to promote legislative compliance and due diligence
  • Consolidates, analyzes, and summarizes health and safety/compliance data for management, operations, inspections and reports; produces required presentations and reports
  • Assists in the development and delivery of related management, technical, and administrative training
  • Assists with maintenance of tracking system, and development of standard operating procedures
  • Coordinates health and safety/compliance training and records management with site employees and Human Resources to ensure that all records are maintained, current, and readily accessible
  • Assists with the completion of Job Safety Analysis (JSA) and updates, identifies training gaps, and works with the Human Resources department to reconcile with corporate training scheduling and records
  • Develops and recommends proactive strategies and cost effective alternatives to deal with emerging health and safety trends
  • Investigates and determines contributing factors for all accidents and/or incidents, including workplace violence, and recommends prevention or corrective strategies to reduce the likelihood of recurrence
  • Monitors all health and safety policies and procedures to assist supervisors in ensuring staff compliance
  • Develops and updates orientation packages and requirements for contractors working on site, temporary staff, and alternate site uses i.e., research/tours
  • Maintains and updates all health and safety related documentation including SDS
  • Implements and coordinates departmental specific programs related to health and safety and/or compliance
  • Participates on departmental Joint Health and Safety Committees as a resource
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a university degree/college diploma in Occupational Health and Safety, Compliance or a related discipline and considerable experience in safety/compliance program development, implementation, and maintenance in a municipal, industrial or manufacturing environment. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • The Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP), The Certified Health & Safety Consultant (CHSC) designation or an equivalent designation would be considered an asset
  • Must possess a valid Class G drivers licence with a good driving record
  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to resolve inquiries/complaints in an effective manner
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple assignments in order to meet deadlines in a very demanding service focused environment
  • Excellent communications skills (both oral and written) with the ability to influence and communicate with all levels of staff, stakeholders and the general public
  • Excellent facilitation skills in order to conduct training and workshops
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • A team player with excellent conflict resolution and leadership skills
  • Ability to analyze and investigate problems, identify alternatives and make recommendations in order to implement procedures and policies
  • Thorough practical knowledge and experience with Ontario’s Occupational Health & Safety Act, Workplace Safety and Insurance Act and other related regulations

Rate

$75,634.49 – $94,543.11

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Tuesday, April 27, 2021. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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

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

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, Special Projects (Temporary 2 year contract)

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 role reports to the Manager of Financial Strategy and Long-term Planning, the successful candidate will bring excellent interpersonal, organizational and project management skills to lead the planning, development and execution of a number of finance and development related studies and projects.

Using established Project Manager methodology the successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating a cross-functional team of staff from many areas of the corporation, to ensure project timelines and objectives are met. Excellent organizational, time management, communication and problem solving skills are required in this exciting role to coordinate a diverse group of stakeholders to complete project objectives. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – an inclusive, connected, prosperous city where we look after each other and our environment.

Duties

  • Prepare project parameters, pro formas and project schedules for approval by senior management; provide necessary updates as required.
  • Retain and manage consultants, including full-cycle procurement process, in accordance with an approved pro forma and approved budget.
  • Manage schedules including critical project milestone dates.
  • Responsible for development and implementation of communication and stakeholder engagement strategies.
  • Responsible for coordinating a multi-disciplinary staff team to support deliverables including project charter approval, policy options, and external research.
  • Deliver quarterly project reporting to the Capital Steering Committee, and seek their approval of policy decisions where appropriate.
  • Prepare Council reports and presentations at various stages through the by-law update and creation process.
  • Prepare all supporting project documentation, risk assessments, task lists, Gantt charts to ensure successful delivery of outcomes.
  • Other duties as required.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree or diploma in business, finance, planning, IT or related field.
  • Formal Project Management training or certificate such as a PMP designation.
  • Considerable experience related to the duties listed above including excellent communication, organization, time management and attention to detail.
  • In depth project management with demonstrated experience delivering non-construction projects on time, on budget, with complex stakeholder and communication requirements.
  • Experience with municipal environment would be considered an asset.
  • Experience writing policies and executive level reports.
  • Ability to coordinate and communicate effectively with stakeholders (verbally and written).
  • Excellent organizational, prioritization and communication skills.
  • Experience in managing complex relationships.
  • Experience in managing complex relationships and interpersonal problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure with multiple deadlines and stakeholders, effectively handle stressful situations.
  • High degree of professionalism and confidentiality when dealing with the public, business partners and/or elected officials.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and Outlook) and project management software such as MS Project.
  • Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Rate

$83,184.28 – $103,980.35

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday, April 25, 2021. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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

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

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.

Maintenance Mechanic (Temporary for 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

Reporting to the Supervisor Maintenance, the successful candidate will provide technical expertise with a focus on quality customer service and continuous improvement.  Guided by the goals and objectives of the City’s Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Vision for an inclusive, connected and prosperous city.

Hours of work

Any five (5) consecutive shifts of eight (8) consecutive hours, Monday through Saturday between 6:30 am and 1:30 am.

Duties

  • Carry out mechanical maintenance of stationary and other equipment in accordance with maintenance programs and schedules.
  • Performs repairs on pumps, valves, electric and pneumatic actuators, motors, gears, hydraulics, mechanical drives, speed reducers and other related equipment.
  • Welding and fabricating steel structures, platforms and performing bin repairs etc.
  • Diagnose, troubleshoot and problem solve equipment failures in a manufacturing environment
  • Analyze by troubleshooting all types of mechanical and related equipment, making recommendations on a course of action for the repair or replacement of equipment.
  • Carry out routine maintenance of the buildings and utilities.
  • Maintain mechanical equipment inspection records and certifies compliance with preventative maintenance program.
  • Ensures that all safety and operational procedures are followed during equipment maintenance.
  • Assist with technical specifications for new equipment.
  • Follow all legislative requirements under the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Certificates of Approval and any other governing legislative body.
  • Change conveyor belting, perform equipment rebuilds and repairs, motor/drive replacements and trouble shooting.
  • Participate in continuous improvement initiatives to ensure the facility operates as efficiently as possible.
  • Perform 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 1 to 2 years maintenance experience; preferably in a production/manufacturing environment. Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Must possess a valid Class G driver’s licence with a good driving record. Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm their license is held in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years.  The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets our requirements.
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel).
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, stakeholders and the general public.
  • Excellent organizational and problem solving skills with the ability to resolve maintenance issues in a timely manner.
  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to work effectively in an empowered team environment.
  • Ability to physically perform strenuous and repetitive work in a safe manner including but not limited to climbing, lifting, bending, pushing, pulling and moving heavy items in all types of weather conditions.
  • Prior industrial/mechanical maintenance experience or training.
  • Knowledge and experience of building maintenance an asset.
  • Must be a reliable self-starter able to work alone and with supervision.
  • Knowledge of pumps, valves, electric and pneumatic actuators, motors, gears, hydraulics, mechanical drives, speed reducers and other related equipment would be an asset.

Rate

$29.31 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Thursday, April 22, 2021. 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.

Program Manager, Customer Service and Customer Experience (Temporary up to 12 months)

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

Job summary

Resumes are being accepted for the temporary position of Program Manager, Customer Service and Customer Experience within the City Clerk’s Office. Reporting to the General Manager, City Clerk’s Office/City Clerk, this position is responsible for the implementation of the Service Simplified Strategy as per the Mobilizing the Customer Service pathway in order to create a customer centric culture and an enhancement of service delivery at the City of Guelph. The successful candidate will have a citizen/customer centric compass with excellent organizational skills. The candidate will have a focus on quality customer service and continuous improvement processes. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City’s Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Vision for an inclusive, connected and prosperous city.

Duties

  • As the champion for customer service and customer experience in the organization, plan, develop and deliver significant program and corporate initiatives that support the implementation of the Service Simplified Strategy as per the Mobilizing the Customer Service pathway to create a customer centric culture.
  • Serve as project manager for overall customer service and experience modernization at the City of Guelph including managing the complete project and the streams of work in the strategies noted above.
  • Facilitate collaboration across City departments to achieve an excellent customer experience and maintain strategic partnerships with stakeholders to implement ideal service delivery solutions.
  • Chair the City’s Customer Service and Digital Steering Committee and support their vision to significantly expand the number and quality of digitally enabled services that the City offers to customers, providing them through a consistent user experience that rivals the best online services in government and the private sector.
  • With a customer first approach and using best practices in change management, agile project management, lean improvement and customer/client centred design, develop recommendations on policies, processes, systems and culture to ensure that City services are delivered as effectively and seamlessly as possible.
  • Ensure that customer service performance indicators are established and communicated to stakeholders according to the Service Simplified Strategy and the Mobilizing the Customer Service pathway in order to monitor and evaluate results and customer feedback to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Work closely with the City’s existing service delivery locations, including ServiceGuelph, to collaborate, coordinate and align customer service deliverables in order to build a unified approach to service delivery across the organization.
  • Work with leaders and customer service staff across the organization to define, launch, and promote Guelph’s Good Service Standards. In doing so, provide guidance to business units on best practices and work cooperatively with business units to encourage them to adopt corporate standards.
  • Research, review, develop, implement and monitor best practices, policies, and procedures to optimize the delivery of customer service.
  • Complete special assignments and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally post-secondary education in Business Administration, Public Administration or closely related discipline and considerable experience in supporting corporate change initiatives within a private or public sector organization. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Experience in delivering customer service and digital service change initiatives.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively in a complex service-oriented organization.
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks associated with a large and complex change project.
  • A team player with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communications skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, stakeholders and the general public.
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams, establish and communicate a service-oriented vision and lead without direct oversight.
  • Ability to prepare of SOP’s, SLA’s, reports and presentations.
  • Ability to define, establish and measure key performance indicators.
  • Certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP) or as a Scrum Master would be an asset.
  • Experience in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Flexible, adaptable with the ability to work efficiently, independently and with minimal supervision.
  • Municipal or public sector experience would be an asset.

Rate

$83,184.28 -$103,980.35

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Thursday, April 22, 2021. 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, Customer Experience

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

Job summary

Reporting to the General Manager of Transit Operations, and managing the daily customer experience and continuous improvement functions while working in synchronization with Transit operations, planning, business services and facilities to increase overall divisional organization capabilities and performance.  This role will take on the daily responsibilities involved in the management of smaller internal projects such as the digital sign strategy, bus stop and facility upgrades, as well as being the Transit lead on larger projects, such as the city campus and electrification strategy. Additionally, responsible for identifying areas for improvement and deploying effective impactful solutions to enable Transit to meet operation and strategic goals.  Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Vision for an inclusive, connected and prosperous city.

Duties

  • Lead process improvement and inspire staff to be passionate, creative and innovative in their approach towards continuous improvement, while driving culture change and striving for service excellence.
  • Through a fiscally responsible lens, deliver data driven opportunities to improve performance and reduce the long term effects of the bottom-line
  • Improve customer experience and customer satisfaction by understanding the riders journey, policy, processes and workflow to identify challenges, trends and other issues
  • Deliver the best value for customers with reduced effort through improving efficiency and cost
  • Actively support the culture change towards continuous improvement by training, developing and implementing improvement processes and KPI’s, while fostering operational excellence.
  • Identify a Continuous Improvement long-term Roadmap and ensure its alignment with the City’s strategic plan.
  • Reviewing and analyzing programs and systems to ensure continuous improvement targets are achieved, such as internal and external reporting, work flow, reporting and managing deficiencies.
  • Working with stakeholders to identify priority areas for improvement.
  • Manage stakeholder input and concerns, including internal/external partners, customers and staff. Balance competing interests.
  • Create definitions for project scope and objectives, ensure all relevant stakeholder and technical feasibility issues are included
  • Represent the City in a professional manner when dealing with customers in a variety of situations (general inquiries, system presentations, online and in-person training)Work with all sections in Transit as well as other departments on operating and capital budgets as needed to meet project work
  • Develop, implement and maintain departmental policies,  standard operating procedures and practices,   existing and future programs, as well as ensuring training requirements are completed.
  • Consult and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders for the delivery of project work including pilot projects completion and on budget
  • Lead focus groups and compile information from needs assessment activities into minutes of meeting and final reports.
  • Identify areas for improvement using data where possible to create effective concepts, solutions, strategies for continuous improvement working with all areas within the division
  • Communicate with the public as required by resolving enquiries including social media platforms, email, telephone and supporting staff with complex customer issues.
  • Monitor customer satisfaction goals and objectives throughout project life-cycle.
  • Manage the governance process for customer and operational processes
  • Must be available for backfilling duties of other areas within the Guelph Transit management team structure.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated continuous improvement professional with experience leading and managing projects with a post-secondary degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, related discipline and considerable customer service and finance experience. Our ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 – 5 years related experience in technical and/or client service roles, preferably in a municipal setting and dealing with multiple stakeholders, and at least 2 year of leadership experience.  Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • Strong analytical and mathematical proficiencies.
  • Demonstrated customer service excellence, excellent verbal and written communication skills, superior interpersonal skills, and the ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.
  • Experience in a public and/or a unionized environment is considered an asset.
  • Proficient in MS Office, specifically Excel.
  • Organized, disciplined, and motivated to succeed.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt quickly in a constantly changing project environment
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement and service excellence.
  • Must possess a valid class G driver’s licence and access to a vehicle.
  • Lean Six Sigma Certification considered an asset
  • Proven analytical and leadership skills
  • Project management skills – PMP considered an asset
  • Excellent relationship management skills with the ability to network with stakeholders and a high-degree of customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated understanding of technology, whether by education, experience, or both.
  • Solid business and technical acumen with the ability to think strategically.
  • Ability to manage workload in a high-stress environment, where priorities are constantly changing and work in an environment with a high rate of technological change.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • A team player with experience working with customers, technology and finance.
  • Demonstrated analytical, problem solving, decision-making, critical thinking, report writing, organizational, planning skills, interpersonal and team skills.
  • Experienced track record in identifying areas for improvement and solution deployment

Rate

$75,634.49 – $94,543.11

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Friday, April 16, 2021. 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.

Environmental Services General Labourers – Summer 2021

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

Rate of pay

$14.57 per hour for first work term

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

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

Qualifications

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

Wastewater Services Maintenance/Treatment Labourer

These positions will assist the Wastewater Services Maintenance & Treatment teams in the upkeep of the Wastewater Services facilities.
These positions are responsible for duties related, but not limited to:
• Performing maintenance duties related to grounds keeping; including litter/garbage control, general landscaping, general housekeeping, painting and various duties related to the upkeep of Wastewater Treatment facility
• Operate landscape related equipment
• Process sampling and sample bottle preparation

Wastewater Collection Labourer

This position will assist the Wastewater Services Collection team in the maintenance of the sanitary sewer system.
These positions are responsible for duties related, but not limited to:
• Assists with duties related to sanitary sewer maintenance
• Assists with duties related to sanitary pumping station maintenance
• Perform duties within the right of way and near traffic
A satisfactory Police/Vulnerable Sector check will be required at time of offer for the above positions.

Customer Service and Site Maintenance Attendant

These positions will require performing site maintenance and assisting at the hazardous waste depot. This position will also require excellent customer service skills when dealing with members of the public.
These positions are responsible for duties related, but not limited to:
• Meeting and greeting customers at the public drop-off and assisting with their waste disposal needs
• Screening waste at the Public Drop off and Recycle Zone
• Keeping drop off areas clear of debris
• Performing lawn maintenance and litter clean-up at the Waste Resource Innovation Centre
• Picking up missed waste throughout the City based on calls from the public

Cart Maintenance

  • Wash carts and Public Space Containers (PLCs)
  • Deliver pickup and repair carts at locations throughout the City utilizing a pickup truck and trailer combination
  • Perform daily vehicle inspection of truck and trailer
  • Complete daily vehicle inspections as required in accordance with the Ontario Highway Traffic Act
  • Comply with all Federal, Provincial and City regulations, policies and procedures including the Occupational Health and Safety Act Duties of a Worker
  • Complete all required daily paperwork including vehicle inspections records
  • Use handheld RFID reader and Mobile phone for recording cart related transactions
  • Assist in moving carts for collection staff
  • Perform bulk item pickups or missed waste collection
  • Respond to radio calls for damaged or broken carts
  • Oversee storage and inventory of carts
  • Other related duties as assigned

Water Services Building / Grounds Maintenance Assistants

These positions will assist the Water Services Maintenance team in the upkeep of the Water Services facilities.
These positions are responsible for duties related, but not limited to:
• Performing minor facility maintenance
• Performing grounds keeping and landscaping duties
• Entering maintenance tasks into the database system
• Ensuring inventory levels are monitored and maintained
• Performing basic janitorial duties as required

Water Services Building / Grounds Maintenance Team Lead

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

How to apply

Applications are received online, effective Wednesday, April 7, 2021.
First consideration will be given to those who apply by Wednesday, April 21, 2021.

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.

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.

Administrative Assistant (3 years Contract)

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 Administrative Assistant within the Community Paramedicine Program within the Guelph Wellington Paramedic Service. Reporting to the Community Paramedicine leadership team, the successful candidate will provide administrative support to the Community Paramedicine Program and the Deputy Chief of Paramedic Services. This position will perform a variety of highly responsible, confidential and complex administrative duties primarily with a strong focus on daily business, organizational, financial and administrative support. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City’s Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Vision for an inclusive, connected and prosperous city.

The Guelph Wellington Paramedic Service’s Community Paramedicine Program works in collaboration with health care providers and organizations to address the healthcare needs of vulnerable populations and seniors in order to provide appropriate patient care at home, with the goal of reducing the need for emergent medical care, and allowing for more efficient use of healthcare system resources.

Duties

  • Provide administrative assistance and advice to Community Paramedicine Program and Deputy Chief
  • Maintaining databases utilizing specialized software and programs.
  • Prepare reports and spreadsheet analysis on a variety of topics, including research and compilation of data, data input, manipulation and production of reports.
  • Deliver professional assistance to staff as well as customer service to external contacts – acting as the first point of contact to direct requests and referrals appropriately.
  • Prepare agendas/minutes for meetings of the Community Paramedicine team as well all related working/operating committees; attend meetings and coordinate follow up actions with staff of the Program.
  • Assist with organizational aspects of departmental management, including assisting with organizing meetings, department events, and other departmental research projects.
  • Receives communications to the Community Paramedicine team including on telephone calls, incoming/outgoing mail, and e-mail messages, and provide assistance using independent judgment and/or in consultation with the Community Paramedicine Superintendent or Coordinator to determine those requiring priority attention.
  • Assisting with preparation of the departmental budget. • Preparation of reports, document editing and spread-sheets.
  • Status report tracking, expenditure tracking and records management. Calendar organization for the Deputy Chief.
  • Preparation of purchasing invoices as directed
  • Coordinating travel arrangements, as required
  • Reporting necessary information to the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Long-Term Care, Ontario Health and other agencies.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a certificate / diploma in Business Administration or closely related discipline and experience providing administrative support in a fast-paced healthcare setting. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Excellent organizational and office administration skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks in a busy environment to meet stringent deadlines.
  • A self-starter with good problem solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, collaborative and customer service skills and ability to respect & maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to prepare reports and presentations on behalf of the department.
  • Highly professional, adaptable and anticipatory with excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information.
  • Event planning and team building experience would be an asset.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook).
  • Experience championing initiatives and/or providing leadership to people would be an asset.
  • Prior experience in a healthcare setting would be considered an asset.

Rate

$55,560.24 – $69,450.30

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Tuesday, April 13, 2021. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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

Water Efficiency Technician (Temporary for 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

The successful candidate will assist in the development, implementation, and ongoing administration of data collection, analysis and management in support of the Water Efficiency Strategy and other related programs with the Compliance and Performance team. This includes the tracking of key performance indicators for water and solid waste program metrics; assimilating, reporting and quality assurance and quality control on the annual Water Balance; supporting Compliance and Performance with respect to benchmarking data and data analysis projects; and supports various research projects.

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 candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference.

Hours of work

35 hours per week Monday to Friday between the hours of 7:00 am and 5:00 pm. The position requires the ability to work alternate hours on evenings and weekends as necessary to facilitate community outreach programs.

Duties

  • Collects, analyzes and reviews data for quality assurance and quality control to complete Water Services’ annual Water Balance to American Water Works Association Standard (AWWA) of Practice and makes recommendations for corrective action or continual improvement.
  • Input, report and refine key performance indicator (KPI) tracking quarterly and annually for goals and targets of several water, wastewater and source protection-related initiatives as directed by Council-approved plans and strategies.
  • Assists in data management of the municipal water production, consumption, water loss, leakage, non-revenue water, district metered areas and water efficiency programs in alignment with recommendations as identified through the 2016 Water Efficiency Strategy and direction of Compliance and Performance.
  • Assists in the development of the Municipal Water Loss Strategy and an Integrated Water Management Strategy, an update to the 2016 Water Efficiency Strategy,
  • Develop technical documentation including monitoring, tracking and review of the water usage in the residential and industrial, commercial and institutional (ICI) sectors with respect to water use, and facilitating the enhancement of an integrated water mapping tool.
  • Provide water efficiency technical support, including GIS mapping and program performance monitoring, to inform process, policy and procedure success and recommend improvements.
  • Produce quality written material for a variety of audiences, such as non-tax supported annual budget support, Council reports, Annual Summary Reports, award nominations as needed.
  • Assist with technical support of reviewing and commenting on technical documents, plans and strategies related to water and wastewater.
  • Prepare and execute formal/informal presentations and reports to internal and external technical experts and peers, as needed.
  • Complete research in support of projects or pilot studies as directed by corporate plans and strategies.
  • Liaise professionally with various City departments, other municipalities, contractors, consultants and stakeholders as required.
  • Attend public meetings as required including the Water Conservation and Efficiency Public Advisory Committee.
  • Travel within the city and regionally, including program consultation, conferences/training, and coordinating contractors, as necessary.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of post-secondary education in Environmental Science, Engineering or a closely-related discipline and 2-3 years’ experience with municipal water systems and/or capacity planning. Candidates with an equivalent education and experience may be considered.
  • Experience in analyzing, interpreting and evaluating technical data and preparing reports.
  • Experience with ArcGIS platforms.
  • Must possess a valid ‘G’ driver’s licence and have 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.
  • Advanced skills with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access).
  • Excellent attention to detail, with the ability to work with larger alpha-numerical datasets to ensure accuracy.
  • Ability to compile, evaluate and interpret operational and compliance data, effectively track changes and communicate that with others utilizing data.
  • Experience with municipal program software such as AMANDA, MochaSoft is an asset.
  • Experience with ArcGIS for data management is an asset.
  • Ability to observe and problem solve; analyze, synthesize and interpret technical and numerical information, evaluate alternatives and make independent decisions and recommendations.
  • Excellent communications skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, stakeholders and the general public.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks in a demanding environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively independently and in a team environment.
  • Knowledge of relevant municipal, provincial and federal legislation, acts, regulations and by-laws such as the Municipal Act, Federal and Provincial Drinking Water legislation, and Occupational Health & Safety Act; industry best practices in water and wastewater processes, and municipal civil and environmental engineering.
  • Knowledge of theories, principles and practices of water efficiency and operational optimization, innovative wastewater management and technology, storm water management, water auditing procedures and techniques, and program management.

Rate

$31.36-$38.51 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday, April 19, 2021. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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

Associate Solicitor – Realty 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

Resumes are being accepted for the position of Associate Solicitor – Realty Services in the Legal, Realty and Court Services Department within the Corporate Services service area.

Reporting to the City Solicitor, you will provide legal representation and strategic advice to City Council and City Departments regarding real estate and development matters. Licensed to practise law in Ontario and a member in good standing of the Law Society of Ontario, you will have at least five (5) years of experience practicing real estate law in Ontario, including negotiating and completing acquisitions and dispositions of real property, commercial leasing, easements, and complex real estate transactions. This is an exciting role with opportunities to gain exposure to the businesses of an innovative, progressive municipality. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City’s Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Vision for an inclusive, connected and prosperous city.

Duties

  • Negotiate and complete acquisitions and dispositions of City property, including leases, easements and transfers.
  • Participate in cross-functional teams for City projects and provide strategic legal advice on complex commercial real estate projects for the City.
  • Provide legal advice and opinions on land development matters.
  • Negotiate, prepare and review contracts, by-laws, policies and other legal documents related to municipal real estate and land development law.
  • Review appraisals and determine land values.
  • Negotiate with external groups, lawyers, government bodies and others.
  • Prepare and review Council and Committee reports.
  • Attend Council and Committee meetings and other public meetings, as required.
  • Supervise a Realty Specialist and a Realty Law Clerk.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a law degree and considerable experience practising commercial real estate and land development law, preferably at a municipality or a law firm representing municipalities or developers, with demonstrated ability to have independent carriage of matters. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • Licensed or eligible to be licensed to practise law in Ontario and a member in good standing of the Law Society of Ontario.
  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to resolve inquiries in an effective manner.
  • Ability to review engineering documents and appraisals in relation to land development and real estate transactions.
  • Creative and innovative problem solver with the ability to handle complex and sensitive issues.
  • Strong research, analytical and organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple assignments in order to meet deadlines in a very demanding environment.
  • Ability to work independently, under tight deadlines and the ability to adjust to changing priorities in a busy and demanding environment.
  • Considerable knowledge and understanding of real estate and land development statutes, regulations and by-laws.
  • Knowledge of planning instruments, the Planning Act and planning policies.
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written) with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, stakeholders, the media and the general public.
  • A team player with excellent leadership
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
  • Experience working on complex commercial real estate developments and/or P3 projects would be an asset.
  • Experience with expropriation law would be an asset.

Rate

$100,663.91-$125,829.89

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Tuesday, April 20, 2021   . Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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

Senior Corporate Analyst – Financial Reporting

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 Senior Corporate Analyst – Financial Reporting within the Finance Department. Reporting to the Manager, Financial Reporting & Accounting, the successful candidate will be responsible for the preparation of the City and associated entities’ audited financial statements and provincial information returns, as well as regular review of internal controls over general ledger data; the Senior Corporate Analyst will also provide suggestions for and participation in continuous improvement activities within their scope of responsibility. Guided by the strategic priorities and directions in the City of Guelph Strategic Plan, and committed to the corporate values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness, and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the vision of an inclusive, connected, prosperous city where we look after each other and our environment. The City of Guelph is working to embed a culture of continuous improvement in all aspects of its operations, and is seeking candidates that embody this mindset.

Duties

  • Coordinate the City’s annual external financial statement audit including preparation of working paper file and coordination of all supporting documentation from various stakeholders within and outside of the Finance department.
  • Coordinate the GJR annual external financial statement audit including preparation of working paper file and coordination of all supporting documentation from GJR management and staff and City Finance, Legal, and Human Resources staff.
  • Coordinate the GMHI annual external financial statement audit including preparation of working paper file and coordination with various internal and external stakeholders.
  • Prepare annual audited consolidated financial statements for the City, and it’s wholly owned subsidiaries (GMHI and GJR) and prepare related reports for Council.
  • Budgeting, bookkeeping oversight, and quarterly Board reporting for the City’s wholly owned subsidiaries (GMHI and GJR).
  • Implement audit recommendations proposed by the external auditors as needed.
  • Prepare Provincial Financial Information Return, including coordination of supporting schedules.
  • Develop financial reporting policies as required.
  • Identify and assess potential risks in the City’s financial reporting systems and provide assistance to the Managers regarding the design and implementation of effective control-related policies and procedures.
  • Monitor the effectiveness of control policies and procedures and resolve problems identified.
  • Participate in and advise on systems implementation and integrations from a finance and accounting perspective.
  • Oversight and maintenance of general ledger structure.
  • Prepare reports for Committee of the Whole and Council as required.
  • Attend Committee of the Whole and Council meetings and provide support as required.
  • Liaise with financial planning staff to ensure budget information can be incorporated on a consistent basis with PSAB financial reporting in the audited financial reports.
  • Investigate best practices, conduct research and report results to align with departmental goals.
  • Identify and assess potential areas of improvement within own job function or with other areas of the business providing input to the financial reports.
  • Partner with other areas of the business to identify and bring forward areas of improvement into consideration and action, and provide leadership for improvement initiatives within own functional area.
  • Lead special projects as required.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Extensive experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through a professional accounting designation, preferably as a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), completion of a related university degree and several years of progressive post designation accounting experience in public accounting or in a municipal/public sector environment dealing with complex accounting issues. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Experience coordinating annual external financial statement audits is required.
  • Demonstrated experience in preparing consolidated financial statements for a similar sized organization.
  • Demonstrates a clear understanding of Public Sector Accounting Board Standards (PSAB) and relevant accounting practices including how they differ from municipal budgeting.
  • Demonstrates a clear understanding of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and relevant accounting practices (GMHI and GJR report under IFRS).
  • Understanding of risk management principles and application.
  • Understanding of financial systems and process cycles including revenue collection, procurement, payroll, accounting, and treasury functions.
  • Ability to analyze and investigate problems, identify alternatives and make recommendations in order to implement procedures and policies.
  • Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP) designation an asset.
  • Proven analytical, organizational, project management and report writing skills.
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders including the ability to communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Advanced skills in JD Edwards, CaseWare working papers and CaseView financial statements software preferred.
  • Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work independently and to prioritize to meet strict deadlines.
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Rate

$83,184.28 – $103,980.35

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Thursday, April 15, 2021. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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

Environmental Engineer

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 Environmental Engineer in the Engineering and Transportation Services Department. Reporting to the Supervisor of Environmental Engineering, the successful applicant will coordinate interdepartmental activities, liaise with governments and adjacent municipalities, and work with stakeholders primarily in regard to brownfield redevelopment, monitoring and managing contaminated sites, reviewing studies and providing input regarding new developments. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City’s Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Vision for an inclusive, connected and prosperous city.

Hours of work

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

Duties

  • Review and provide comments on environmental reports submitted in support of planning/development application.
  • Provide support in the review and approval of applications for brownfield redevelopment including grant applications under City of Guelph Brownfield CIP.
  • Support the Assessment and mitigation of City owned contaminated sites.
  • Manage implementation of post-development environmental monitoring programs.
  • Procure and manage environmental consultants, including preparing bid documents and evaluating proposals to make recommendations for award of contracts.
  • Compile and maintain reference files, track all relevant information, reports and correspondence for the City properties, and prepare a summary report, as required.
  • Track and respond to environmental inquiries.
  • Support in the tracking, planning, and managing of financial aspect of environmental capital accounts.
  • Track and update information required by Finance Department to satisfy the requirements of Public Sector Accounting Board (PSAB) Section 3260 (PS3260: Liability for Contaminated Sites).
  • Support/co-lead the implementation of Environmental Data Management System (EQUIS Data Management).
  • Assist with and/or conduct Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs) investigations and report preparation.
  • Co-ordinate with City departments on future capital works programs.
  • Liaise with adjacent municipalities, Federal, Provincial and other External Agencies in dealing with contaminated sites and stormwater management.
  • Work with external consultants including project identification, preparing terms of reference and hiring and managing consultant work.
  • Establish contacts with stakeholders and community groups to promote community awareness and promote community participation in environmental assessments and reviews.
  • Undertake public consultation as required.
  • Prepare written correspondence, reports and presentations to internal and external clients, including residents, regulatory agencies, City staff and Council, as required;
  • Keep current on new technologies, legislation, policies and best practices related to soil and groundwater contamination, remediation and risk assessment, and Excess Soil Regulation.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through a postsecondary degree in Engineering and considerable experience in environmental engineering (contaminated sites). Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Registered or eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer with the Professional Engineers of Ontario.
  • Must possess a valid Class “G” driver’s licence with a good driving record. Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm their license is held in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years. The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets our requirements.
  • Experience in water resources engineering in considered an asset.
  • Experience in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in both team situations and be a self-starter able to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to provide a solution oriented, customer service approach using good judgement, creativity and strategic thinking
  • Excellent organizational skills and project management skills with the ability to set priorities and meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act

Rate

$83,184.28-$103,980.35

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Wednesday, April 14, 2021. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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

Sorter (Temporary for up to 6 months)

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

Job summary

Resumes are being accepted for the temporary position of Sorter within Solid Waste Resources.  The successful candidate will sort materials from incoming waste at the Materials Recovery Facility (MRF).  Guided by the goals and objectives of the City’s Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Vision for an inclusive, connected and prosperous city.

Hours of work

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

Duties

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

Qualifications

  • Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a Grade 12 Diploma and 3-6 months experience in a manufacturing production line related work environment. Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Good 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

$19.66 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Tuesday, April 20, 2021. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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

Communications Coordinator (part-time, temporary up to six months)

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

Job summary

Resumes are being accepted for the position of a part-time Communications Coordinator in the Corporate Communications division to focus on supporting communications for the 2021 construction season. The successful candidate will use their well-rounded, intermediate-level knowledge and experience in communications to implement a multi-faceted communications plan; anticipate, plan for and respond to issues; and provide communications support for construction projects.

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

Hours of work

The regular work week will consist of 20 hours

Duties

  • Serve as Engineering and Transportation Services’ main point of contact for construction-related communications work
  • Implement the City’s construction communication plan to inform and engage stakeholders about current and future road closures and provide updates on construction projects
  • Support and encourage open, transparent communications with stakeholders
  • Provide tactical communications expertise and support including:
    • editing and writing construction notices
    • posting notices online
    • sharing information through social media posts
    • writing content, coordinating design and booking space for print advertisements
    • writing and issuing news releases
    • preparing key messages for project leads and City spokespeople
  • Analyze effectiveness of communication strategies, report on results and provide recommendations for improving future communications plans
  • Attend regular meetings with staff leading and managing construction projects
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a post-secondary degree, diploma or post-degree certificate in Public Relations or Communications and 2 to 3 years’ work experience in the field of communications. Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Understanding of communication theory and best practices with experience planning, delivering and evaluating strategic communications programs.
  • Proven ability to write engaging and creative content in plain language for a variety of audiences and channels.
  • Proven ability using digital communications including writing for the web and social media, and experience using related platforms (e.g. WordPress, Facebook, Twitter and Hootsuite).
  • Experience with traditional media relations.
  • General knowledge of advertising and print production.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work well under pressure and balance multiple assignments, sometimes with short notice.
  • Ability to self-direct and prioritize work to maximize efficiency to achieve goals and meet deadlines.
  • Great team collaborator.
  • Intermediate computer skills with Microsoft Office (primarily Outlook and Word)
  • Ability to create and/or edit Google Maps, or familiarity with GIS-based technology is an asset
  • Knowledge of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) is an asset
  • Previous experience in a municipal government setting is an asset.
  • Professional membership with CPRS and/or IABC is an asset.

Rate

$21.68 – $23.22 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday, April 19, 2021. 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.

2020 Summer -One2One Camp Counsellor

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

 

Hours of work

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

 

Duties

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

Qualifications

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

Work hours

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

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

Rate of pay

$14.75 per hour

 

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday January 20, 2020. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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

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

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

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