Project Manager, Local Immigration Project – Temporary for approximately 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 position of Project Manager, Local Immigration Partnership with Culture, Tourism, and Community Investment.  Reporting to the Manager of Community Investment, the successful candidate will be responsible for the implementation of the Guelph Wellington Local Immigration Partnership (guelphwellingtonlip.ca) which includes community engagement and the marketing of GWLIP priorities, as well as support to the Local Immigration Partnership Leadership Council and Project Committees.  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

  • Coordinate and lead the planning and implementation of all project activities as outlined in the GWLIP Contribution Agreement.
  • Manage and support the GWLIP staff team in alignment with the City of Guelph Leadership Charter.
  • Respond to direction from the GWLIP Leadership Council and Strategic Planning Team.
  • Build partnerships, seek synergies and coordinate tasks amongst all stakeholders, including: GWLIP Leadership Council members, Project Committees and other community stakeholders.
  • Monitor policies and research related to immigration and support staff and stakeholders to respond and align to shifts
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with businesses and private sector representatives with a stake in immigration.
  • Bring resources together and build needed community relationships, ensuring timely communication to the community.
  • Design and conduct research with big and local data to ensure that GWLIP and partner actions are evidence-informed
  • Develop initiatives to address stakeholder and immigration needs in both urban and rural settings.
  • Identify and recruit new stakeholders to the GWLIP including those with lived experience of immigration.
  • Strengthen GWLIP sustainability by leveraging business development opportunities to generate revenue for the GWLIP or GWLIP initiatives.
  • Co-ordinate, manage, and review finances and forecasts to ensure project is within budget
  • Complete all required quarterly and annual reporting requirements from the funder, Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada
  • Negotiate and manage contribution agreement and amendment obligations of the City of Guelph with the funder, Ministry of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.
  • Develop communication and marketing tools based on audience analysis that support the implementation of GWLIP priorities.
  • Oversee the development and revision of GWLIP related policies and procedures.
  • Conduct community presentations as well as oversee the publishing and dissemination of the project documents to ensure understanding of GWLIP priorities and broader immigration policy directions.
  • Prepare and present annual reports to City and County Council on GWLIP progress
  • Establish and maintain excellent networking relationships with other Local Immigration Partnerships, local municipalities, and Provincial and Federal agencies engaged in immigration.
  • Co-ordinate GWLIP work and requirements with various City departments including Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, and Open Data.
  • Participate in regional, provincial, and national consultations on immigration on behalf of Guelph Wellington
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of post-secondary education in Social Sciences, Public Administration or related discipline with considerable experience in immigration and settlement initiatives including partnership development, stakeholder, and community engagement, research and policy. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Experience in project management with proven ability to manage a team of staff to deliver projects on time and within budget
  • Experience using intercultural competency to lead a staff team of diverse backgrounds and workstyles.
  • Experience providing leadership to key stakeholders.
  • Knowledge in the area of community activation and community development to achieve project implementation.
  • Proven organizational and analytical skills with the ability to make decisions.
  • Business development skills and the ability to identify and implement revenue generating opportunities.
  • Knowledge of the immigration experience, research, and policy with the ability to provide guidance on best practices.
  • Knowledge of community resources and commitment to issues in immigration and inclusion work.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills (negotiating, collaboration, conflict resolution, consensus building).
  • A team player with excellent customer service skills with the ability to develop positive relationships with local stakeholders and approval authorities.
  • Knowledge of data analysis techniques and familiarity working with statistics Canada and Public Health data.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to prepare reports and make presentations.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends when required.
  • Project management certification an asset.
  • Lived experience of immigration may be considered an asset.

 

Rate

$44.85- $56.06 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Thursday May 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.

Park Activation Program Assistant

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

Job summary

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

Hours of work

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

Duties

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

Qualifications

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

Rate

$16.14 per hour

How to apply

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

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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.

 

 

 

Gardener

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 position of Gardener within the Parks and Recreation Department.  Reporting to the Supervisor, Parks Infrastructure and Horticulture, the successful candidate will perform functions in accordance with established standard operating procedures, departmental and corporate policies, sound horticultural & construction principles and practices, and applicable codes, with a focus on quality customer service and continuous improvement processes.

Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph 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

  • Perform horticultural duties, including but not limited to designing, planting and maintaining annual, perennial and shrub and tree beds to current industry standards, to enhance the horticultural environment of the City of Guelph.
  • Perform watering duties including but not limited to downtown planters and hanging baskets.
  • Propagate, grow and maintain various horticultural crops by various cultivation techniques.
  • Prepare various growing media prior to transplanting; gather, clean and store stock plants.
  • Assist with greenhouse management by monitoring and determining the correct temperature, humidity, ventilation control; and, pathological control of significant pests, using an Integrated Pest Management approach, inside and outside.
  • Maintain turf in selected locations.
  • Prepare all planting beds for summer including amending soil and planting annuals and perennials.
  • Demonstrate a sound understanding of, and utilize all job related tools and equipment including, but not limited to, line trimmers, rototillers, brush chippers, agricultural tractors, chain saws, rotary mowers, post pounders, leaf blowers, sod cutters, rakes, shovels etc., in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Carry out all necessary maintenance and adjustments while keeping the equipment in a safe, clean and tidy condition, and perform daily circle checks and report defects and, if necessary, undertake small repairs in a prescribed manner.
  • Lead work and provide guidance of seasonal staff, including the safe and efficient use, care and maintenance of tools and equipment, and horticultural practices.
  • Comply with requirements of the Occupational Health & Safety Act, The Highway Traffic Act, all Federal, Provincial and City regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Remove and/or flag obstacles hazardous to employees or the public or that interfere with the safe operation of vehicles or equipment, and duly note and report such conditions to a Lead hand or Supervisor.
  • Complete daily activity time sheets; Report on variances in daily work plans.
  • Immediately report vandalism, mechanical difficulties and damage.
  • Assist with winter maintenance (snow clearing) program.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.                          

Qualifications

  • Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a Grade 12 diploma plus 2-year post-secondary certificate or diploma in Horticulture or closely related field of study and 1 – 2 years of relevant gardening experience in a municipal or commercial environment. Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Must possess a Class D-Z licence with a good driving record.
  • Demonstrated experience, knowledge and understanding of garden design, plants, soils, tools, equipment and procedures relevant to gardening/horticultural activities.
  • Thorough knowledge in currently accepted industry practices for plant health care including propagation techniques, greenhouse environmental controls, insect and disease identification, invasive exotics, and Integrated Pest Management controls.
  • Certifications in Forklift, Chainsaw, 0-8 tons’ crane operations, and confined space entry would be an asset.
  • Must possess a valid Ministry of Environment Land Class licences for Landscape to perform land extermination.
  • Must possess a Structural Class licence for the greenhouse rodent control or be able to obtain within 6 months of date of hire.
  • Effective communication skills, both oral and written, customer service and problem solving skills.
  • Proficient time management and record keeping skills and flexibility in adjusting between a variety of duties.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and as part of a team.
  • Must be a reliable self-starter and undertake all aspects of the job thoroughly and willingly.
  • Must possess an understanding of the MTO’s OTM Book 7 for Temporary Conditions, and proven knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other applicable legislation.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office software, including Word and Excel.
  • Ability to perform a variety of physical activities including lifting, digging, shoveling, raking and climbing ladders and be able to actively participate in daily activities, working within live traffic conditions and adverse weather conditions.

 Rate

$29.71 per hour

How to apply

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

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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.

Seasonal Turf Operator (temporary up to 6 months)

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

Job summary

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 duties related to turf maintenance, parks maintenance and related services within the City’s parks while working outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Lead and instruct seasonal staff in the safe and efficient use, care and maintenance of tools and equipment, and maintenance practices.
  • Organize labour, tools and resources required to carry out assigned tasks.
  • Perform and direct grass cutting as per assigned schedules and report any incomplete work, time allowances and crew performance issues to the Lead-hand.
  • Provide thorough instruction and safety guidance to crew.
  • Pick up debris and litter from parks, roadside, creeks, parking lots, etc.
  • Operate various types of park maintenance equipment and vehicles such as large mowers, pickup truck with trailer, rototiller, blowers, shovels, rakes, string trimmer, chainsaw, chipper, lawnmowers, power washers and small equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Carry out all necessary maintenance and adjustments while keeping the equipment in a safe, clean and tidy condition and perform daily circle checks and report defects and, if necessary, small repairs in a prescribed manner.
  • Comply with requirements of the Occupational Health & Safety Act, The Highway Traffic Act, all Federal, Provincial and City regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Remove and/or flag obstacles hazardous to employees or the public or that interfere with the safe operation of vehicles or equipment, and duly note and report such conditions to a Lead hand or Supervisor.
  • Maintain daily written records, digital records, and timesheets of work related activities.
  • Report on variances in daily work plans.
  • Immediately report vandalism, mechanical difficulties, damage and hazardous conditions.
  • 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 12 months experience performing parks maintenance activities and operating related turf maintenance equipment in a relevant setting.  Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Must possess a Class D-Z 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.
  • Proven experience and knowledge relevant to park maintenance and landscape maintenance activities.
  • Thorough knowledge of all maintenance aspects of relevant turf equipment.
  • Experience leading a crew would be an asset.
  • Demonstrated customer service and problem solving skills.
  • Proficient time management skills and flexibility in adjusting within a variety of duties.
  • Must be a reliable self-starter, able to make decisions and function with minimal supervision, as well, work as part of a team, and undertake all aspects of the job thoroughly and willingly.
  • Must possess effective communication skills; able to deal with the public in a cordial manner.
  • Must be able to perform the physical demands of the job including lifting, kneeling and shoveling and be able to actively participate in daily activities, work within live traffic conditions and in all weather conditions.
  • Must obtain First Aid and CPR C certification prior to start date.
  • Must possess an understanding of the OTM Book 7 for Temporary Conditions, and proven knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other applicable legislation.

Rate

$ 26.85 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system. Those who apply by Sunday April 28, 2019 will have first consideration. 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.

Council and Committee Assistant – temporary up to 8 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 Council and Committee Assistant within the City Clerk’s Office. Reporting to the Manager, Legislative Services/Deputy City Clerk with in-direct reporting to the Secretary-Treasurer for the Committee of Adjustment, the successful candidate will provide support and quality service in an environment of continuous improvement. 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

With respect to Committee of Adjustment applications and pursuant to the Planning Act, in coordination with the Secretary-Treasurer:

  • liaise with applicants prior to the submission of Committee of Adjustment applications and receive and review applications for consents and minor variances
  • prepare and distribute agendas and fulfill statutory notice provisions for the circulation of applications, including posting all documents on the City’s website
  • attend the hearings to support the Secretary-Treasurer and members of the Committee of Adjustment;
  • assist with the clearance of conditions related to decisions of the Committee of Adjustment
  • maintain and update Committee of Adjustment files and records (hard copy and electronic databases)
  • respond to email, telephone and counter inquiries respecting all Committee of Adjustment matters
  • responsible for tracking applications and working with departmental staff and outside agencies to ensure the timely submission of Committee of Adjustment comments and required additional materials
  • adhere to the Planning Act, applicable Ontario Regulations and other various pertinent Acts in administering the quasi-judicial Committee of Adjustment function in the absence of the Secretary-Treasurer
  • conduct research and prepare reports and policies related to a wide variety of City Council and Committee of Adjustment processes
  • assist the Council and Committee Coordinators to fulfill all statutory requirements related to the City Council meeting management process from the preparation of draft materials to the production of final and consolidated agendas
  • interface with staff and the public with respect to Committee of Adjustment and City Council business and manage/support the distribution of correspondence relating to City Council and Committee of Adjustment decisions
  • serve as a support to other departmental and corporate functions and duties as required

Qualifications

  • Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a university degree in public administration, political science, land-use planning or a related discipline and experience providing administrative support such as preparing agendas and supporting meetings. Candidates with equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.
  • Strong organizational skills as a self-starter with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work well under pressure, complete multiple assignments and function effectively in a high volume workplace with multiple deadlines necessitating a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Proven ability to exercise discretion, good judgement, diplomacy and confidentiality
  • Excellent communications skills (oral and written) with the ability to communicate effectively with members of City Council, the Committee of Adjustment, staff and citizens at large
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint)
  • Experience working with AMANDA and ArcGIS is considered an asset
  • Completion of the AMCTO Municipal Administration Program and/or the OACA Primer on Planning course, or willingness to complete, is considered an asset
  • Ability to deliver on a work plan comprised of day-to-day tasks as well as projects related to strategic corporate and departmental work
  • Knowledge of legislation pertaining to local government and, in particular, the Municipal Act and the Planning Act is considered an asset
  • Working knowledge of official plans and zoning by-laws and the ability to interpret and apply them to Committee of Adjustment functions is considered an asset
  • Municipal experience in a Clerk’s Office and/or Planning department is considered an asset

Rate

$29.96 to $37.45 per hour

 How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday, April 28, 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.

Compensation and Data Analyst – temporary up to 18 months

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

Job summary

Resumes are being accepted for the temporary position of Compensation and Data Analyst within the Human Resources department.  Reporting to the HR Manager, Total Compensation and HR Systems, the successful candidate will maintain data security, payroll compliance and system integrity.  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

  • Audit payroll processes and systems to ensure accurate calculations, documentation and authorizations of HR data, such as time and attendance, payroll, pension and benefits
  • Recommend and document leading practices, policies and procedures to achieve strong internal controls, data integrity and security in accordance with City of Guelph policies, procedures and applicable legislation
  • Administer the corporate payroll process, including processing weekly and biweekly payrolls in the absence of the Payroll and Benefits Specialist
  • Conduct account reconciliations, remittances, audits, verification of data and back up processed by other departmental staff
  • Compare actuals and accruals; make adjusting journal entries to maintain accurate financial accounting
  • Analyze and interpret complex financial and statistical HR data
  • Ensure effectiveness of interfaces to provide accurate and efficient data processing between JD Edwards, Kronos, WAM, JBS and other systems
  • Provide functional Kronos application support within the organization
  • Administer system updates and conduct system testing to ensure employee data, including attendance, vacation, overtime and pension remittances are calculated in accordance with applicable collective agreement and legislated requirements
  • Collect data, create ad hoc reports, as well as produce monthly, quarterly and annual reports
  • Produce year-end reporting and T4 documents
  • Recommend opportunities to internal stakeholders to enhance system and operational practices by streamlining business processes to drive organizational effectiveness
  • Liaise with external stakeholders, including Canada Revenue Agency, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Labour, OMERS and benefit providers on remittances, audits, etc.
  • Create and maintain business forms, training materials, SOPs, user manuals and other documentation relating to HR processes and procedures and communicate to internal stakeholders
  • Participate in annual corporate salary budget preparation, including compensation, HR data surveys and other division projects, including job evaluation and position control management
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Experience related to the duties above, normally acquired through the completion of post-secondary education in Business, Computer Science, Human Resources or equivalent and considerable experience working with enterprise software focused on human resource information (HRIS) and financial systems. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Professional designations such as Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL), Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) and/ or Certified Payroll Manager (CPM) are an asset
  • Excellent understanding of payroll, time, attendance and financial accounting systems
  • Experience working with financial accounting in a complex multi-unionized organization, preferably in a municipal setting
  • Advanced time and attendance software knowledge, such as Kronos, including system upgrades, interfaces with other applications such as JD Edwards
  • Experience interpreting collective agreement language
  • Knowledge of relevant workplace and employment legislation such as: Pay Equity Act, Employment Standards Act, Income Tax Act, Pension and Benefit Act and Human Rights Act
  • Expert level Excel skills including the ability to create complex spreadsheets using advanced formulas and features
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, including Word, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Excellent communication skills; ability to communicate complex issues using plain language and communicating with tact and diplomacy while maintaining confidentiality
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet challenging deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Excellent organizational, critical thinking, analytical and decision making skills and a keen focus on details

Rate

$81,633.25- $102,041.56

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Tuesday April 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.

Senior Corporate Analyst – Capital Planning

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 – Capital Planning within the Finance department. Reporting to the Manager of Financial Strategy and Long-term Planning, the successful candidate will work with City staff to ensure that adequate resources are allocated in the municipal budget for the proper operation, maintenance, replacement and decommission of community assets. Additional responsibilities include capital-related policy review/development and continuous improvements.   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

  • Lead and coordinate the development of the City’s capital budget; including being the chair of the Capital Budget working group, responsible for internal divisional and departmental communications, preparation of Executive Team and Council materials and coordination of responses to Council’s budget queries
  • Manage the tri-annual capital variance reporting process, including development and distribution of reports and instructions, providing corporate review of data for accuracy, supporting Finance Client Services Corporate Analysts with departmental meetings/questions, creating Executive Team reporting, writing the Council reports and escalating issues where necessary
  • Complete monthly corporate review of capital project portfolio to ensure timely and accurate project data is maintained and consistent with in-year Council approvals, liaison with the Finance Client Services Corporate Analysts to address inconsistencies
  • Develop key performance metrics for capital account management to assist management in executing oversight over their portfolios
  • Review and approve monthly capital project funding entries, capital budget reallocations and capital funding summaries
  • Develop, implement and train staff on stream-lined capital budget and variance policies and process flows on a continual basis through an on-going, collaborative relationship with key stakeholders
  • Develop, maintain and update capital-related policies and procedures as required
  • Investigate best practices, leverage financial systems, conduct research and report results to align with departmental goals; initiates finance process improvements as required
  • Represent Finance on internal corporate project committees/working groups, providing financial advice and support, financial modeling and option analysis
  • Review, recommend edits and approve financial implications in departmental Council reports as required
  • Assist City staff with business case preparation for major asset additions as required
  • Act as a primary Finance liaison with the Project Management and Asset Management Office
  • Leads special projects as required

Qualifications

  • Considerable experience related to the duties above, normally acquired through completion of a university degree in Finance, Accounting or related field and considerable accounting experience dealing with complex accounting issues and administration of capital budget and/or asset management. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Must hold a Professional Accounting designation (e.g. CPA or other equivalent)
  • Advanced Project Management skills is required, professional accreditation would be considered an asset
  • Experience in a municipal environment is preferred
  • Ability to analyse and investigate problems, identify alternatives and make recommendations in order to implement procedures and policies
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple assignments in order to meet deadlines in a very demanding service focus environment
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders
  • Excellent communications skills (both oral and written) with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, and stakeholders
  • Advanced skills with financial enterprise software, FMW and JD Edwards experience preferred
  • Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Advanced understanding of Public Sector Accounting Standards including emerging standards that will require implementation in immediate future

Rate

$81,633.25 to $102,041.56

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Tuesday April 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.

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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.

Wastewater SCADA and Security Specialist

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

Job summary

The Wastewater SCADA Specialist is responsible for providing project management and technical expertise to Wastewater Services on projects, updates and maintenance on SCADA and security matters.  This position develops, updates and implements Wastewater Services’ SCADA and security standards, procedures and policies with the support of Wastewater Services Management.  This position will assist with technical troubleshooting, physical and cyber security measures, development of SCADA and security data based reports, and provision of reporting tools to staff where appropriate.  Reporting to the Manager of Wastewater Operations, this position will work with and support Wastewater Treatment, Collections, and Maintenance Operations groups and other Wastewater staff as well as other City departments as needed such as Information Technology, By-Law Enforcement and Water Services.  Alignment with Guelph Water Services SCADA policies and guidelines where possible is expected.  Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Corporate Administrative Plan and Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will support operational improvements and continual improvement of the City’s critical Wastewater system infrastructure while aiding in the achievement of the community vision – to be the city that makes a difference.

Duties

  • Analyze and troubleshoot operating software, hardware and communications malfunctions to determine problems and take appropriate corrective action.
  • Assist with the development, implementation and maintenance of the SCADA system disaster recovery plan, SCADA policies, levels of service and operating procedures.
  • Assist with coordination of the facility security program, develop and implement operational warnings and alarms based on Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) regulatory requirements and discussions with Wastewater staff.
  • Maintain, upgrade and update SCADA graphic displays, historical data, tag name standards and real-time databases. Review and improve standards on a regular basis and establish standards where they do not yet exist in consultation with relevant staff and management including alignment with Water Services SCADA standards where possible.
  • Develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) related to SCADA and security for staff in consultation with key staff and management.
  • Prepare and update the preventative maintenance and replacement program for all SCADA and security assets including hardware and software.
  • Perform checks and preventative maintenance where appropriate on SCADA servers, virtual server environments, network equipment, network security, and communications.
  • Develop daily, weekly, monthly, and annual reports for Operational, Corporate and MECP needs as regulated or requested by various personnel and develop and maintain SCADA manuals for all components within the SCADA-HMI-LAN environment.
  • Maintain, update and configure SCADA system computers, file servers, SCADA Internal Ethernet and serial networks, network switches including SCADA related & network architecture drawings for all applicable Wastewater facilities.
  • Assist with the procurement of major services, materials, supplies, and equipment, develops and supports service agreements and contracts, develops and awards Tenders, RFP’s, RFQ’s and manages increases in scope to existing projects.
  • Assist with developing formal project documents including Project Charters, Schedules, Risk Registers, and Business Cases, amongst others, and ensures project management rigour consistent with protocols of the City’s Project Management Office and PMI.
  • Support continuous improvement at Wastewater Services through SCADA and security systems and support their Quality Management System in this process.
  • Support Wastewater staff and management in meeting Guelph Wastewater’s commitments to MECP data reporting.
  • Develop and support reports and performance dashboards to analyze Wastewater key performance indicators.
  • Support asset management programs in the areas of SCADA and security in coordination with Wastewater Maintenance, the CMMS Specialist and other appropriate staff.
  • Liaise with Supervisors, external consultants, city staff and contractors to review new or modified programming for various related processes.
  • Participate in the Management on-call roster and respond to after hour’s emergencies.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of post-secondary education in Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Electronic Engineering or a related discipline and considerable experience in SCADA programming and maintenance for Water or Wastewater Utilities. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • 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 in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years. The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets our requirements.
  • Knowledge of industrial computer hardware (i.e., PLCs) and software applications, computer languages, programming, process control, automation processes, development tools and data communications systems.
  • Knowledge of computer networking, security applications and operating systems, including Windows XP, Windows 7 & 8 & 10, Windows Server, and Cisco IOS.
  • Familiarity with security systems in Wastewater utility systems using SCADA principles.
  • Familiar with network administration, routing, firewalls, DMZs, network, cyber security measures and legacy communications methods (eg. Allen Bradley DH+)
  • Understanding of real time process control applications such as: GE Proficy iFIX, Win911, Visual Basic, GE Proficy iFix Historian, ClearSCADA, Ladder logic programming (RSLogix 5, 500, 5000).
  • Knowledge of published industry SCADA standards and related technical reports, including ISA5.1, ISA18.2/IEC62682, ISA-95/IEC62264, ISA101, and ISA/IEC62443.
  • Excellent analytical and technical skills, including an ability to analyze, diagnose, and resolve system hardware and software problems.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate technical details (eg. events, root cause analysis) with all levels of staff, stakeholders and consultants.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
  • Excellent project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Eng., C.E.T., PMP and/or ISA CAP (Certified Automation Professional) designation is considered an asset.

Rate

$81,633.25- $102,041.56

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday April 28, 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.

Facility Booking Assistant (temporary-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

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

  • Process customer inquiries, transactions and follow up related to facility rentals of picnic shelters and amusement rides, meeting rooms, and one-off rentals/occasional use of recreation facilities (arenas, sports fields etc.)
  • Prepare and distribute rental contracts, insurance forms and required booking documentation.
  • Invoice, monitor, and follow up on accounts receivables for facility rentals. Escalate to Supervisor when warranted.
  • Distribute weekly facility calendars to distribution lists.
  • Assist in the documentation of policies, guidelines and standard operating procedures for facility booking, public space allocation and related processes.
  • Maintain efficient filing and records management system.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through a diploma in Recreation, Event Management, Business Administration or closely related field
  • 1-2 years customer service experience (in person, over the phone, and electronic communication)
  • Two years’ experience with booking and registration software.
  • Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Experience using Perfect Mind software an asset
  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to resolve customer inquiries in an effective manner.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, while being an effective member of a team
  • Ability to work collaboratively with community groups, agencies and organizations.
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills (e.g. Word, Excel and Outlook) with the ability to manipulate data and create complex spreadsheets.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple timelines and assignments in order to meet deadlines in a very demanding customer service focused environment.
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written) with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, stakeholders and the general public.
  • Ability to analyze problems, identify alternatives and make recommendations in order to implement procedures and policies.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and unquestionable integrity.
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act

Hours of work

This is a part-time position scheduled up to 20 hours per week, including nights, weekends and holidays.

Rate

$19.41 – $20.79 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply by Wednesday April 24, 2019 by sending their cover letter and resume as one document (pdf or word) by email to Patricia Pizziola at patricia.pizziola@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.

Site 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

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.

 Rate

$26.85 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday April 21, 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.

Manager, Total Compensation and HR Systems

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 Manager, Total Compensation and HR Systems within the Human Resources department.  Reporting to the General Manager, Human Resources, the successful candidate will use a holistic and integrated approach in managing corporate compensation, including payroll, employee benefits/pension administration, and Human Resource Information System (HRIS) for the City.  Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Corporate Administrative Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference.

Duties

  • Provide visible, present 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
  • Maintain effective working relationships with a variety of stakeholders including management, staff, service providers and government agencies
  • Manage the salary and benefit administration policies and practices for the City including multiple collective agreements and non-union employees
  • Responsible for the City’s overall compensation and government legislated pay equity programs, including accurate documentation of all related data, its analysis and formal reporting when required by the appropriate agency
  • Ensure regulatory compliance and maintain thorough knowledge of statutory requirements
  • Manage and oversee payroll services including implementation of pay changes due to annual performance, collective bargaining and job evaluation; prepare calculations and/or update pay grids accordingly
  • Continuously review and assess payroll and compensation practices and identify opportunities for efficiencies and improvements
  • Provide direction and leadership on pension and benefit administration including oversight of programs and ensure proper administration of all pension and benefits policies and programs
  • Prepare budget estimates for the division and monitor expenditures to ensure they are within budget allocations
  • Work closely with the Finance department related to the corporate compensation budget, including assistance with projecting benefit costs for corporate budget purposes
  • Act as the employer’s spokesperson with various insurance carriers, third party providers and government agencies; manage and administer the implementation of changes due to government legislation and collective bargaining outcomes
  • Ensure and oversee the overall functioning of the job evaluation program and job analysis process including the recommendation of appropriate job evaluation tools or enhancements
  • Oversee the maintenance of positions and organizational charts
  • Assist with organizational design (reporting structure) including recommendations and costing
  • Responsible for the functional requirements of systems relating to human resources, payroll and benefits; implementing enhancements; troubleshooting and responding to changing organizational needs
  • Asses and need for technology and automation of the current HRIS to provide functionalities that include: performance management, timekeeping and position control and lead change to improve operation efficiencies and excellence
  • Establish and maintain HR data practices, policies and procedures; oversee data governance to ensure data integrity and security in accordance with City of Guelph procedures and Canadian privacy legislation
  • Participate in organizational project teams to represent the HR perspective and interests
  • Prepare Council reports and presentations
  • Perform other related duties as required

Qualifications

  • Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through a degree in Business, Commerce, Accounting or Human Resource Management or a related field and significant, progressively responsible management experience in a large, unionized and highly diversified public or private sector organization. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Professional designation such as Canadian Payroll Association, Certified Employee Benefits Specialist or Certified Human Resources Leader is an asset
  • Strong leadership skills compatible with the City’s Corporate Values and Leadership Charter
  • Experience in corporate compensation and benefits administration including payroll, job evaluation, and pension and benefits
  • Ability to interpret, understand and apply legislation, regulations, collective agreements, case law, policies, and procedures
  • Knowledge of the Public Sector Accounting Standards, Workplace Safety & Insurance Act; Ontario Human Rights Code; Employment Standards Act; typical municipal and departmental policies and procedures; and other related legislation
  • Experience with HRIS applications such as KRONOS and JD Edwards
  • Demonstrated financial and political acumen
  • Demonstrated project management, communication, and leadership skills to plan and develop program objectives/goals; coordinate staff to achieve same; supervise/organize work and performance by others; research, organize, and coordinate projects; classify/organize work; influence adherence to policy/regulations; advise staff; and participate as an effective team member
  • Negotiation and analytical skills to identify, assess, and resolve issues and make sound decisions in a unionized and politically sensitive environment
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with other departmental leaders to make program/budget decisions of a complex or sensitive nature and ensure program delivery; and develop and recommend short/long term programs and strategies
  • Ability to write clear, understandable policies, procedures, and reports; and create, evaluate, and present training programs
  • Computer skills using software such as Microsoft Office
  • Ability to travel to locations within and occasionally outside of Guelph

 Rate

$98,786.96 – $123,483.70

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply by Wednesday April 24, 2019 by sending their cover letter and resume as one document (pdf or word) by email at careers@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.

Project 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 Project Engineer within the Engineering and Transportation Services Department.  Reporting to the Manager, Design and Construction, this position will be responsible for the design and project management of a wide range of municipal capital projects, including road, bridge, sewer and water main construction to implement the Engineering and Transportation Services capital construction program. 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

  • Completes detailed design for capital projects of roads, sewers, water mains and any other related work including design calculations.
  • Schedules and oversees projects to ensure efficient and cost effective delivery of capital projects.
  • Co-ordinates, directs and manages staff resources in the delivery of projects.
  • Performs contract administration including preparation of contract tender documents.
  • Co-ordinates project accounting including processing of payment certificates and invoices.
  • Manages consultants retained to provide engineering services to the City of Guelph.
  • Communicates and engages with stakeholders and public during the design and construction and study processes.
  • Liaise and negotiate with consultants, contractors and developers on engineering and related matters relative to contracts, agreements and standards, and maintains continued contact with the industry regarding standards and specifications for municipal construction.
  • Assist in the preparation of the annual capital and operating budgets and monitor current project budget variance.
  • Prepare reports and presentations on design and construction issues for Council, Community representatives and partners.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable federal and provincial regulations/legislation and City by-laws.
  • Participate on technical committees in the development of policy, review of practices for municipal construction.
  • Implement and apply project management best practices including developing and maintaining management plans for scope, schedule, cost, quality, resource, communications, risk, procurement and stakeholder management.
  • Develop and maintain project charters, project management plans, cost and schedule forecasts, risk management plans and other required documentation in compliance with the Project Management Office (PMO) approved methodologies, tools and processes.
  • Maintain professional knowledge in applicable areas and keep abreast of changes in job-related rules, statutes, laws and new business trends; recommend the implementation of changes; read and interpret professional literature; attend training programs, workshops and seminars as appropriate.
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other civic employees and public using principles of good customer service.
  • Act as a technical resource to other departments and develop collaborative partnerships with agencies, utilities, adjacent municipalities, residents, property owners, consultants, developers and contractors on matters relating to the Infrastructure Services division
  • Evaluate contractor and consultant performance on capital projects.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through a University Degree in Civil Engineering or closely related field and considerable project management experience in municipal design and construction. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
  • Registered 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.
  • Familiarity with the Project Management Institute best practices.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation, guidelines, standards and specifications as it relates to municipal design and construction.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders.
  • 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.
  • Able to manage multiple and changing demands and priorities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, stakeholders and the general public.
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Experience with software applications such as AutoCAD and/or Civil 3D would be an asset.

 Rate

$89,808.07 – $112,260.09

How to apply

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

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

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

 

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

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

Resumes are being accepted for the position of Manager, Technical Services within the Engineering and Capital Infrastructure Services Department.  Reporting to the General Manager/City Engineer, this position will provide leadership and manage the work of the technical team providing support to the Engineering and Capital Infrastructure construction program. 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 provide professional advice, guidance and policy development while aiding in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference.

Duties

  • Manage the technical services staff involved in the Engineering and Capital Infrastructure construction program by providing technical direction and support.
  • Prepare estimates and tenders, and provide contract administration for up to 50 capital and site services projects annually including phasing and timing of projects and road closures.
  • Oversee the planning, review and approval process to permit utility or private works within City-owned rights-of-way.
  • Review and provide technical comments on various development applications such as Committee of Adjustment, Zone Change, and Site Plan submissions.
  • Liaise and negotiate with consultants, contractors and developers on engineering and related matters relative to contracts, agreements and standards, and maintain continued contact with the industry regarding standards and specifications for municipal construction.
  • Prepare annual work program for division.
  • Prepare reports and presentations on Technical Services issues for Council, Community representatives and partners.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable federal and provincial regulations/legislation and City by-laws.
  • Participate on technical committees in the development of policy, review of practices for municipal construction, etc.
  • Maintain professional knowledge in applicable areas and keep abreast of changes in job-related rules, statutes, laws and new business trends; recommend the implementation of changes; read and interpret professional literature; attend training programs, workshops and seminars as appropriate.
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other civic employees and public using principles of good customer service.
  • Act as a technical resource to other departments and develop collaborative partnerships agencies, utilities, adjacent municipalities, residents, property owners, developers and contractors on matters relating to technical services division.
  • 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.
  • Lead by example and function as a mentor to team members with focus on staff development.
  • Responsible for staff supervision, including health and safety, performance appraisals, learning and development.
  • Contribute to the departmental leadership team and corporate initiatives.
  • Develop and monitor operational budget for division and assist with divisional capital budget projects.
  • Administer development accounts for site servicing and process payments for capital and development projects.

Qualifications

  • Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through a post-secondary education in Civil Engineering or related field and considerable experience in municipal construction. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Must be certified or eligible for certification as an Engineering Technologist by O.A.C.E.T.T.
  • Leadership skills acquired through considerable experience leading and motivating staff.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication, organization and problem solving skills.
  • Commitment to continuous improvement and customer service.
  • Able to manage multiple and changing demands and priorities.
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint), project management software.
  • Experience with AUTOCAD/Civil 3D would be considered an asset.
  • Working knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Registered 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.

Rate

$89,808.07 – $112,260.09

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday April 21, 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.

HVAC/Gas Fitter 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 HVAC/Gas Fitter Technician within the Facilities Management Department. Reporting to the Supervisor, General Trades and Corporate Building Maintenance the successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining City facilities.  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

  • Perform mechanical system inspections, troubleshooting, maintenance and repairs as required to ensure efficient, safe and reliable HVAC, refrigeration, boiler, generator, and plumbing/piping systems.
  • Design, layout and install mechanical projects.
  • Maintain mechanical equipment inspection records and certify compliance with computerized PM program.
  • Liaise with mechanical/electrical contractors.
  • Liaise with TSSA as required and obtain a Certificate of Authorization for refrigeration pressure piping.
  • Liaise with other City Departments to review existing equipment, new installs and assist set-up, operation of BAS systems.
  • Ensure that all safety and operational procedures are followed during work performance.
  • Assist Operations staff in isolation and start-up of equipment.
  • Assist in accumulating data to support MMS program.
  • Ensure completion of work orders, purchase orders and time keeping through MMS program.
  • Work with other team members of Corporate Building Maintenance in day to day activities.
  • Respond to issues related to building at various Facilities e.g. fire alarm panel.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) with the ability to deal with internal and external contacts in a courteous and efficient manner.
  • Basic computer skills using Microsoft Office (Word and Excel).
  • Must be able to perform physical work (e.g. lifting, walking, climbing, push and pull and working in all types of weather conditions).
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and specifications.
  • Experience with MMS computer system (SPL) would be an asset.
  • Knowledge with the maintenance and operation of instrumentation, BAS, and DDC computer control systems.
  • Must be able to work in confined spaces and high areas.
  • Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a Grade 12 diploma and 5 years industrial/commercial mechanical systems and equipment experience. Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Must hold a valid Certificate of Qualification as a Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic 313A, and a TSSA Certificate of Qualification as a Gas Technician I.
  • 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.

Rate

$35.34 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday April 21, 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.

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 week-ends (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 Thursday April 25, 2019. 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.

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 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.

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.
  • 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

Rate

$15.33 per hour

How to apply

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

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.

Youth Drop-In Program Assistant – Ultimate Frisbee Instructor

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

Job Summary

The City of Guelph’s Programming and Community Development Department is seeking a dynamic, responsible individual to coordinate and deliver a children/youth ultimate Frisbee program.

Duties

  • Deliver dynamic and creative physical activity programming for children in a local park.
  • Provide on-site supervision and leadership to participants.
  • Take a lead role in the development and implementation of weekly activities.
  • Act as a resource and advocate for participating children and parents.
  • Ensure that City Parks and Programming and Community Development Program Guidelines and Procedures are adhered to.
  • Responsible for all incident and accident reports
  • Ensure equipment is maintained and kept in an acceptable, safe condition.

Qualifications

  • Experience and interest in Ultimate Frisbee.
  • Previous experience working with children 10-16.
  • Previous experience in program planning, development and implementation for this age group.
  • A valid Standard First Aid/CPR Certificate preferred.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal, communication (both written and verbal skills) and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent Conflict Resolution Skills with the ability to identify and resolve conflicts before they escalate.
  • A satisfactory police record/criminal reference check will be required at the time of hiring

Hours of work

2-5 hours per week plus additional hours available. Evenings will be required.

Rate of pay

$15.85 per hour; Effective April 1, 2019, $16.18 per hour.

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their cover letter and resume via email by Sunday April 21, 2019 with “Ultimate Frisbee Instructor” in the subject line to Jenn Bucci, Recreation Coordinator Youth Services, at Jenn.bucci@guelph.ca. Please email Jenn.Bucci@guelph.ca for any questions regarding this job posting or call 519-822-1260 x 2678.

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.

General Manager, Environmental 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 General Manager, Environmental Services oversees the Solid Waste Resources, Water, and Wastewater Divisions at the City of Guelph. Reporting to the Deputy CAO, of Infrastructure, Development and Enterprise Services the General Manager plans, oversees and provides leadership and general management in the innovative design and delivery of environmental services.   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

Leadership

  • 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
  • Participate in strategic planning for the Service Area as part of the IDE Services leadership team
  • Contribute to and show leadership with respect to corporate initiatives; lead the response to community, provincial and Federal initiatives relating to the mandate of the department
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with respect to the needs and expectations of stakeholders, community members, customers, other City Departments, and external partners
  • Establish and maintain positive and productive departmental relationships with key regulators including the health unit and provincial ministries of environment, labour, natural resources

Department Management

  • Establish long-term direction / strategic orientation for the department consistent with the Corporate Administrative Plan and the Service Area Business Direction
  • Ensures all policies, procedures and business continuity plans are in place in the event of a major emergency or natural disaster
  • Prepare capital construction project status reports and present before Council &Executive Team
  • Oversee the development of the long term capital work plan for the department
  • Ensure successful execution of projects and service improvements across the department through implementation of the City’s Project Management Office (PMO) standard methodologies, processes and tools for processes and projects
  • Attend public meetings and respond to public inquiries on related projects
  • Respond verbally and in writing regarding issues related to the department’s service delivery from members of Council, the general public, media, other staff, departments, and customers
  • Ensure compliance with applicable provincial and federal legislation and regulations as well as with all City policies, By-laws and Council resolutions
  • Ensure the effective and efficient operation of the department and explore opportunities to maximize and optimize revenue streams
  • Promote and monitor Health and Safety for compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act

Performance Monitoring and Measurement

  • Monitor the department’s annual performance against established departmental key performance indicators and industry best practices and initiate corrective action as required
  • Establish and grow a quality assurance program to monitor the delivery of Environmental Services to the community, ensure timely communication to stakeholders on projects and follow up on customer complaints/inquires and initiate corrective action where required

Financial Management

  • Responsible for the preparation, presentation and management of the department’s capital and operating budgets and report budget variance to the DCAO and Finance
  • Consolidate and review departmental annual work plans and capital and operating budgets for the department with recommendations to the DCAO
  • Ensure compliance with all City policies and bylaws for purchasing/tendering
  • Review calls for tender and purchase requisitions requiring approval for the department on contracted services in accordance with established policies

Qualifications

  • Extensive experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through a University Degree in Civil Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, or a related field, and extensive experience in one or more of the fields of water, wastewater and solid waste management. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education, credentials and experience may be considered
  • Registration with the Professional Engineers of Ontario and certification with the Ministry of the Environment are highly recommended
  • Ability to effectively negotiate contracts; analyze and resolve issues
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, Council, stakeholders and the general public develop; thereby influencing and maintaining collaborative relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders
  • Ability to deliver results on strategic objectives through effective planning, team management and problem solving
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Safe Drinking Water Act, Ontario Provincial Standard Specifications and other applicable federal and provincial legislation, standards and specifications
  • Proven ability to successfully manage budgets and achieve performance targets

Compensation

The successful candidate will receive a highly competitive salary with an excellent benefit package that considers the candidate’s salary history and track record of success. Further details on the compensation and benefits package can be obtained from the consultant.

How to apply

Please reply with a compelling cover letter; Comprehensive resume; Salary history; and three (3) professional references.

Confidential inquires to:

Nathaniel Campbell
Recruitment Team
nathaniel@ravenhillgroup.com
1-888-447-5910 extension 733
Dan Hughes
Deputy Team Lead
dan@ravenhillgroup.com
1-888-447-5910 extension 702

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.

General Manager, Information Technology

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 General Manager, Information Technology within the Information Technology department for the City of Guelph.  Under the leadership of the Deputy CAO, Corporate Services, the successful candidate will:

  • Play a strong leadership role in transforming the vision for technology at the City of Guelph
  • Be responsible for leading the implementation and periodic updating of the technology strategy and policy
  • Oversee the operation of the IT governance framework
  • Act as an advisor to the IT Governance Committee regarding the most effective use of technology
  • Establish a culture that encourages proactive and strategic partnering with department leaders to leverage technology to meet business needs

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 is making a difference.

Duties

Leadership

  • Provide visible and positive leadership to staff consistent with the commitments of the City’s Leadership Charter
  • Lead and foster an engaged, high performing team; promote continuous learning, professional development and innovation
  • Participate in strategic planning for the Service Area as a member of the Corporate Services leadership team

Department Management

  • Establish long-term direction / strategic orientation for the department consistent with the Corporate Administrative Plan
  • Position technology as a central part of the Corporate Administrative Plan
  • Lead the integration of business and technology through the development and implementation of a business focused technology strategic plan and supporting strategies
  • Encourage leaders to leverage the power of IT by working proactively with departments to identify and achieve goals, objectives and long-term strategic directions
  • Lead in planning, consolidating and implementing enterprise information systems to support and transform City operations and to achieve more effective and cost beneficial enterprise-wide IT operations
  • Lead the work of the IT department and manage the department’s human, physical and financial resources

Performance Monitoring and Measurement

  • Monitor the department’s annual performance against established departmental key performance indicators and industry best practices
  • Guide the design and implementation of appropriate policies, procedures, architectures, designs and security protocols throughout the organization
  • Identify and mitigate enterprise risks associated with IT Management
  • Responsible for the effective operation of the Information Technology Governance Committee;

Financial Management

  • Responsible for the preparation, presentation and management of the department’s capital and operating budgets; Monitoring and reporting budget variance to the Deputy CAO and Finance
  • Manage, consolidate and review departmental annual work plans, IT reserve, capital and operating budgets with recommendations to the Information Technology Governance Committee and Deputy CAO

Qualifications

  • University Degree with a major in Computer Science or a related field and experience in developing and communicating a strategic vision for technology. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
  • Experience operating an effective IT governance framework within a medium to large organization, leading business transformation through technology; public sector experience is considered an asset
  • Proven skills in effective change management techniques, strategic planning, operational planning, presentation, group facilitation and project management
  • Comprehensive knowledge of information technology systems and software and the ability to manage the entire spectrum of IT operations
  • Strong communication, presentation, and relationship management skills with a proven record of establishing effective relationship with elected officials, staff at all levels, the community and strategic business partners
  • Demonstrated experience in the administration of budgeting, financial control and human resource management
  • Ability to manage complexity and multiple competing priorities in environments or projects that are nonlinear and fast-paced
  • Knowledge of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) is an asset

Compensation

The successful candidate will receive a highly competitive salary with an excellent benefit package that considers the candidate’s salary history and track record of success. Further details on the compensation and benefits package can be obtained from the consultant.

Please reply with a compelling cover letter; Comprehensive resume; Salary history; and three (3) professional references.

How to apply

Confidential inquires to:

Nathaniel Campbell
Recruitment Team
nathaniel@ravenhillgroup.com
1-888-447-5910 extension 733
Dan Hughes
Deputy Team Lead
dan@ravenhillgroup.com
1-888-447-5910 extension 702

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 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 training’s.
  • 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.

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 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

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.

Apply for this job

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

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

Aquatics

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

 

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

Hours of Work

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

 

Location

Positions are available at:

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

Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

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

Duties

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

Qualifications

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

Assistant Instructor

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

Duties

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

Qualifications

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

Rate of Pay

$14.00-$14.50 per hour

How to apply

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

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

Apply for this job

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

 

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

SUMMER 2019 – Environmental Services general labourers

The City of Guelph is looking for hardworking, motivated team players to work at the Waste Resources Innovation Centre during the summer months.

Rate of pay

$14 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.

Please note

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

Qualifications

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

    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

    How to apply

    Applications are received online, effective Monday, April 8, 2019.

    Posting will close Monday, April 22, 2019.

    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.

    Wading Pools Attendants

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

    Job summary

    Provide excellent customer service at a City of Guelph Wading Pool while maintaining and enforcing high safety standards at all times. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City 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.

    Hours of work

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

    Duties

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

    Qualifications

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

    Important Notes

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

    Rate

    $14 per hour   (2018 rate)

    How to apply

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

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

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

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

    Compensation and Data Analyst

    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 Compensation and Data Analyst within the Human Resources department.  Reporting to the HR Manager, Total Rewards and HR Systems, the successful candidate will maintain data security, payroll compliance and system integrity.  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

    • Audit payroll processes and systems to ensure accurate calculations, documentation and authorizations of HR data, such as time and attendance, payroll, pension and benefits
    • Recommend and document leading practices, policies and procedures to achieve strong internal controls, data integrity and security in accordance with City of Guelph policies, procedures and applicable legislation
    • Administer the corporate payroll process, including processing weekly and biweekly payrolls in the absence of the Payroll and Benefits Specialist
    • Conduct account reconciliations, remittances, audits, verification of data and back up processed by other departmental staff
    • Compare actuals and accruals; make adjusting journal entries to maintain accurate financial accounting
    • Analyze and interpret complex financial and statistical HR data
    • Collect data, create ad hoc reports, as well as produce monthly, quarterly and annual reports
    • Produce year-end reporting and T4 documents
    • Ensure effectiveness of interfaces to provide accurate and efficient data processing between JD Edwards, Kronos, WAM, JBS and other systems
    • Provide functional Kronos application support within the organization
    • Administer system updates and conduct system testing to ensure employee data, including attendance, vacation, overtime and pension remittances are calculated in accordance with applicable collective agreement and legislated requirements
    • Recommend opportunities to internal stakeholders to enhance system and operational practices by streamlining business processes to drive organizational effectiveness
    • Liaise with external stakeholders, including Canada Revenue Agency, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Labour, OMERS and benefit providers on remittances, audits, etc.
    • Create and maintain business forms, training materials, SOPs, user manuals and other documentation relating to HR processes and procedures and communicate to internal stakeholders
    • Participate in annual corporate salary budget preparation, including compensation, HR data surveys and other division projects, including job evaluation and position control management
    • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Experience related to the duties above, normally acquired through the completion of post-secondary education in Business (Accounting), Human Resources, or equivalent, completion of Certified Payroll Manager (CPM) certification and/or working toward a professional accounting designation. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
    • Extensive experience working with a human resources information system integrated financial system and strong understanding of payroll, time, attendance and financial accounting in a complex multi-unionized organization, preferably in a municipal setting
    • Advanced time and attendance software knowledge, such as Kronos, including system upgrades, interfaces with other applications such as JD Edwards
    • Experience interpreting collective agreement language
    • Excellent communication skills; ability to communicate complex issues using plain language and communicating with tact and diplomacy while maintaining confidentiality
    • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet challenging deadlines with minimal supervision
    • Excellent organizational, critical thinking, analytical and decision making skills and a keen focus on details
    • Experience with Microsoft Office, including Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and expert level Excel skills; including the ability to create complex spreadsheets using advanced formulas and features
    • Knowledge of relevant workplace and employment legislation such as: Pay Equity Act, Employment Standards Act, Income Tax Act, Pension and Benefit Act and Human Rights Act

    Rate

    $80,189.83 to $100,237.29 per year

    How to apply

    Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday February 10, 2019. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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

    Park Activation Program Assistant(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 Programming and Community Development Department is seeking dynamic, responsible individuals to coordinate and deliver physical activity programming for children in community parks.

    Hours of work

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

    Duties

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

    Qualifications

    • Obtained or pursuing a degree/diploma in Recreation & Leisure Services, Social Services, Child Development or related field
    • Previous experience working with children 4-12.
    • Previous experience in program planning, development and implementation for this age group.
    • A valid Standard First Aid/CPR Certificate (or willing to obtain upon hiring).
    • Possess excellent interpersonal, communication (both written and verbal skills) and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    • Excellent Conflict Resolution Skills with the ability to identify and resolve conflicts before they escalate
    • A satisfactory police record/criminal reference check will be required at the time of hiring

    Rate

    $15.85-16.98 per hour

    How to apply

    Preference will be given to applicants who apply  by Friday, July 13, 2018. Please note all applicants must submit their resume and cover letter as one document by email to siobhan.devine@guelph.ca in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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

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

    Public Works General Labourer – Summer 2018

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

    Duties

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

    Qualifications

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

    Important notes

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

    Rate of pay

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

    How to Apply

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

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

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

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

    Pottery Program Instructor

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

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

    Position summary

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

    Duties

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

    Qualifications

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

    Rate of pay

    $19.33 per hour 

    How to apply

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

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

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

    The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.

    Fitness Instructors – Kick boxing (Part time)

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

    Position summary

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

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

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

    Hours of work

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

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

    • Kickboxing
    • Self-defense
    • General group fitness

    Duties

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

    Qualifications

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

    Rate of pay  

    $23.35  per hour

    How to apply

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

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

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

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

    The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.

     

    Public Works Labourer – Boulevards (summer 2018)

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

    Hours of Work:  

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

    DUTIES:

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

    QUALIFICATIONS:

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

    Hourly rate:

    $14.00 per hour

    HOW TO APPLY:

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

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

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

    The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer

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

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

    Job summary

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

    Hours of work

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

    Duties

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

    Qualifications

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

    Rate

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

    How to apply

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

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

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

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

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

    The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.

     

    Extra Board Sorter

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

    Position summary

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

    Hours of work

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

    Duties

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

    Qualifications

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

    Rate of pay

    $14.87 per hour

    How to apply

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

    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.

    Assistant Building Inspector- 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:

    • Assist Building Inspector II’s with inspections of low rise residential housing and associated ancillary buildings such as wood decks, sheds, and with re-inspections of houses, semi detached and townhouses.
    • Perform municipal by-law licence inspections such as inspections of Swimming Pool Fences.
    • Prepare and issue reports and letters in relation to on-site inspections.
    • Review property files and advise homeowners and builder of property record status.
    • Enforce requirements related to the City’s Termite Control Program related to above noted structures.
    • Establish and maintain good positive relationships with the public, professionals and City staff.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications:

    • Completion of 2nd year of a 3 year community college diploma program in Architectural Technology or Construction Technology.
    • Some experience in building construction and/or municipal Building Department and/ or by-law enforcement experience.
    • Must be qualified with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing in the following categories:
    • General Legal
    • House
    • Must possess a valid “G’ driver’s licence with a good driving record (a current driver’s abstract may be required at time of offer)
    • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to interpret Codes, By-laws and working (construction) drawings, with an excellent understanding of the Building Code Act, Ontario Building Code (specifically division B, part 9), and municipal by-laws.
    • Strong level of judgement and ability to resolve problems related to inspections.
    • Must possess intermediate computer skills with Microsoft Outlook, Word and relevant software.
    • Experience with building permit related software (preferably AMANDA) would be an asset.
    • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Must possess strong team skills, customer service and conflict resolution skills
    • Knowledge of the Provincial Offences Act and the Occupational Health & Safety Act
    • Must be able to perform the physical requirements of the job which includes walking, sitting and standing for extended periods of time; climbing, crawling and stooping will also be required on a regular basis
    • A satisfactory Police Record Check would be required at time of offer.

    IMPORTANT NOTE:

    • The successful candidate will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm they have a valid driver’s licence held in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years. The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets our requirements.
    • A satisfactory police record/vulnerable sector check will be required at time of offer

    Hours of Work:

    35 hours per week, Monday to Friday

    Duration:

    Approximately 4 months beginning in May and ending in August. Possible 2 month extension.

    Salary:

    $16.10 to $17.82 per hour depending on education level and work experience

    How to Apply:

    Applications must be received online by January 31, 2018. To apply for this position, please click on the “Apply For this Job” button. Please follow the instructions and follow all steps to the process. In order to be considered for this position you must complete all of the steps when creating your profile. This will include a short online screening questionnaire specific to this position as part of the application process. You will also need to attach both your cover letter and resume saved as one document. If you have already created a profile, you may simply login to begin your application.

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

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

    The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer

     

     

    Customer Service Assistant II – Part-time (year round)-Parks & Recreation

    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:

    Under the direction of the Program Manager, Recreation Support Services, the Customer Service Assistant II is responsible for providing front-line customer service to patrons at recreation centres; in person, and on the telephone. Additionally, this position will assist with clerical work, including data entry, filing, etc. 

    Through efficient processes and timely communication, the Assistant will provide excellent customer service, both internally and externally. Consistent with the team approach, this position will contribute in the delivery of the Department’s programs and services through clerical support, special projects and other general duties as assigned.

    Hour of Work:

    The position is scheduled up to 20 hours per week, including evening and weekend hours.  

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Represent the City of Guelph in a professional manner at all times
    • Provide excellent customer service to both external and internal customers.
    • Maintain positive, open communication with participants, residents, visitors and other staff.
    • Promote and educate public on Parks and Recreation programs, services and facilities.
    • Assist with solutions to inquiries, concerns and complaints from patrons; keeping supervisor informed of issues that require further attention or escalation.
    • Process program registrations, membership/pass sales, and sundry sales.
    • Process financial transactions in accordance with Cash Handling procedures and protocol as it related to the position.
    • Balance cash floats and receipts at beginning and end of each shift.
    • Prepare daily reconciliation documentation and secure funds for deposit.
    • Maintain promotional materials at facility, ensuring that current information is reflected.
    • Perform other administrative tasks including maintaining attendance records, filing, printing and copying as necessary.
    • Maintain reception area neat, clean and welcoming.
    • Work effectively as part of a team; attend team meetings and training sessions.
    • Be responsible to work in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations and the City of Guelph policies and Corporate values (V.I.E.W.) 

    Qualifications: 

    • Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a Grade 12 Diploma.
    • Two years’ experience in front line customer service and clerical duties. Candidates with an equivalent education and experience may be considered.
    • Excellent customer service and problem solving skills with the ability to resolve customer inquiries/complaints in an effective manner.
    • Cash handling and cash reconciliation skills
    • Good organizational and multi-tasking abilities
    • Ability to work independently and within a team environment including community groups, agencies and organizations
    • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
    • Experience using CLASS software would be an asset
    • Excellent communications skills (both oral and written)
    • Knowledge of the City of Guelph Parks and Recreation programs, services and facilities.
    • Experience working within a Parks and Recreation environment would be an asset (ie. Summer Camps, Aquatics, Parks and Recreation programming, etc)
    • This position would be required to work at different facilities throughout the City

    Rate of Pay: 

    $15.34 per hour

    How to Apply:

    All interested candidates should apply online.  First consideration will be given to those applications received by Wednesday, September 6, 2017.  Applications submitted after that date will be reviewed on an as needed basis.  Please note, candidates will be required to complete a short questionnaire at the time of application.

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

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

    The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.

    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.

    River Run Centre – Part-time Front of House Services

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

    Part-time staff – Front of House Services

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

    Sometimes referred to as House Captains or Floor Supervisors, this position is responsible for providing staff support to the Front of House Operations.  This includes supervising the individual levels of the theatre, monitoring patron activity, assisting the volunteers in their positions as needed, counting floats and deposits, stocking bar inventory, and assisting in emergency situations.

    Job requirements include strong customer service skills, ability to work well with volunteers in a team environment, knowledge of theatre and/or concession services, comfort handling cash and inventory, and the ability to do light lifting of bar and concession inventory.  Neat appearance and positive attitude when dealing with co-workers and patrons are essential.  Candidates should have completed their Smart Serve Certification. First Aid training is an asset.

    If you are interested in joining our team, please submit a resume with cover letter. 

    Resumes can be submitted:

    • In person to River Run Centre Box Office, 35 Woolwich Street
      Monday–Friday 11am-6pm
    • By mail to River Run Centre, 35 Woolwich Street, Guelph ON N1H 3V1
    • By email: info@riverrun.ca

    The City of Guelph values diversity in the workplace and we are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require a workplace accommodation in order to fulfill the duties of this role, please let us know prior to your start date.

    Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.

    Instructor and Assistant Positions

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

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

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

    Key Responsibilities:

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

    Expectations For Employment:

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

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

    Pay Range:

    $11.10-$14.00 per hour

    How to Apply:

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

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

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

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

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

    The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.

     

    Art Instructor

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

    Please submit a resume or application to:

    jocelyn.pedersen@guelph.ca

    Fitness Instructors

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

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

    Proper Yoga qualifications are required

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

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

    Crossing Guards

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

    We are accepting applications for crossing guards and spare crossing guards for various locations. Self-motivated, personable and able to communicate effectively, you will ensure elementary school children cross safely at designated school crossing locations in the city of Guelph. You are required to obey all established safety regulations and report and document any concerns. Committed and reliable, you must be willing to work approximately 2 hours per day; morning and afternoon shifts; Monday to Friday in various weather and traffic conditions. Access to reliable transit is required. Employment will be subject to providing a satisfactory police record check.

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

     

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