Cleaner (Temporary for up to 3 months with a possible extension)

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 Cleaner within the Facilities Management Department. The successful candidate will be responsible for cleaning at City Hall and the Annex.  Guided by the goals and objectives of the City’s Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Vision for an inclusive, connected and prosperous city.

Duties

  • Provide excellent cleaning service including, but not limited to dusting, sweeping, vacuuming, shampooing, washing floors, mirrors and windows, doors, windows, glass, cleaning washrooms, washroom fixtures, counter tops, tables, chairs, work rooms, utility rooms, parking garage, kitchenettes, fridges, stoves, microwaves, etc., and sorting and removal of all garbage.
  • Purchase and stock the appropriate approved cleaning products, hygiene products and associated equipment.
  • Keep all washrooms, kitchenettes and lunchroom fully stocked with the appropriate products.
  • Respond to emergency clean-ups, and spills and plunge washrooms fixtures as required.
  • Snow removal, salt walkways, pick garbage, raise and lower flags, and change light bulbs.
  • Coordinate shipment and pick-up of material for various departments.
  • Assist other team members in day to day activities, furniture moving, set up and tear down for meeting rooms.
  • Execute minor work within an office environment i.e. painting, picture hanging.
  • Assist other team members with the set-up for special events ( sound system, drayage, podium, risers (etc)
  • Work with City MMS system work orders, work requests, purchase orders, time keep etc
  • Maintain facility quality and safety by adhering to predetermined building cleaning and operating standards, maintaining all required documentation of day to day work.
  • Provide excellent customer service and public relations.
  • 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 3-6 months experience in the use of cleaning equipment/cleaning products and performing building maintenance activities using small hand and power tools. Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may 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 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.
  • Basic computer skills using Microsoft Office (Word and Excel).
  • Ability to deal with the internal and external contacts in a courteous and efficient manner.
  • Must be able to perform physical repetitive work (e.g. lifting, bending, climbing ladders, pushing and pulling with moderate exertion).
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Must be able to work alone and with supervision.
  • Working positively and in co-operation with other team members is an important part of this position.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Must obtain and maintain a valid First Aid and CPR certificate.
  • Up to date WHMIS training.
  • Knowledge of green certified cleaning products.

Rate

$24.47 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday, October 25, 2020. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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

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

Lead Hand- 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 Lead Hand – Licenced Truck and Coach Technician within Fleet Services, Transit Operations.  The successful candidate will have a thorough understanding of the business operating system of the Operations Department, the roles and responsibilities of the management team and their inter-relationship with Lead Hands, with a focus on quality customer service and continuous improvement processes. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Vision for an inclusive, connected and prosperous city.

Duties

  • Assist the Division with the maintenance of the City’s Transit Fleet
  • Assist with the development, co-ordination and scheduling of work plans
  • Assist in the on-going evolution and development of reasonable expectancies
  • Assist in monitoring the Division’s compliance with established customer service standards
  • Assist with the identification, resolution and reporting of planned activity variances
  • Daily assignment of work to work teams
  • Acquire material and equipment required to execute work plans
  • Provide technical direction to work crews as required
  • Assist with the training and development of team members
  • Represent the department in a professional manner with internal and external contacts
  • Ensure daily service requirements are met
  • Document work crew activities and perform maintenance activities as required
  • Ensure that work of team members is performed in a safe manner in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and comply with all applicable regulations, policies and procedures
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Qualifications

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

Rate

$36.71 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Wednesday, October 21, 2020. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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

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

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 Truck & Coach Technician with the Transit Fleet Services Division.  Reporting to the Supervisor, 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 Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Vision for an inclusive, connected and prosperous city.

Duties

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

Qualifications

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

Rate

$35.57 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Wednesday, October 21, 2020. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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

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

Guelph Museums Cleaner – Casual 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

This position will provide cleaning and general facility duties at various facilities at Guelph Museums – including Guelph Civic Museum, McCrae House National Historic Site, and Locomotive 6167. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Strategic Administrative Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – an inclusive, connected, prosperous city.

Hours of Work

Up to 20 hours per week, a variety of shifts including weekends, days, evenings, early mornings and holidays.

Duties

  • Cleaning work includes sweeping, vacuuming, washing floors, mirrors and windows, cleaning washrooms, work rooms, polishing, responding to emergency clean-ups and spills, garbage removal, stocking supplies etc.
  • Cleaning loose garbage outside, salting/sanding and snow shovelling.
  • Work with enthusiasm and professionalism as a member of the Museum team.
  • Work in compliance with the provisions of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and adhere to all City of Guelph and facility service standards and policies.
  • Recognize potential accident causes and watch out for and eliminate them
  • Report without delay any accidents, defects etc.
  • Interacting with the public and staff for help and inquiries
  • Other duties as assigned

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 facility using cleaning equipment/cleaning products and performing basic building maintenance activities.
  • Current or ability to obtain Emergency First Aid/CPR Certificate
  • Neat appearance and experience in providing quality customer service
  • Ability to perform physical work including lifting, bending, pushing and pulling with moderate exertion
  • Team player and able to work with & without direct supervision
  • Must be a self-starter and work well in a multitasked environment
  • WHMIS training and knowledge of the Ontario Health and Safety Act are required

Rate

$14.52 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Thursday, October 22, 2020. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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

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

Sorter (Temporary for up to 6 months)

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

Job summary

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

Duties

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

Qualifications

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

Rate

$18.32 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Thursday, October 22, 2020. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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

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

Licensed Industrial Maintenance Mechanic

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

Job summary

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

Hours of work

Any five (5) consecutive shifts of eight (8) consecutive hours, Monday through Saturday between 6:30 am and 1:30 am. Rotating on-call is a requirement of this position.

Duties

  • Carry out mechanical maintenance of stationary and other equipment in accordance with maintenance programs and schedules (excludes mobile equipment and vehicles)
  • Performs repairs on pumps, valves, electric and pneumatic actuators, motors, gears, hydraulics, mechanical drives, speed reducers and other related equipment.
  • Welding and fabricating steel structures, platforms and performing bin repairs etc.
  • Diagnose, troubleshoot and problem solve equipment failures in a manufacturing environment
  • Analyze by troubleshooting all types of mechanical and related equipment, making recommendations on a course of action for the repair or replacement of equipment.
  • Carry out routine maintenance of the buildings and utilities.
  • Maintain mechanical equipment inspection records and certifies compliance with preventative maintenance program.
  • Oversees the work of mechanical sub-contractors retained for equipment maintenance.
  • Ensures that all safety and operational procedures are followed during equipment maintenance.
  • Assist with technical specifications for new equipment.
  • Follow all legislative requirements under the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Certificates of Approval and any other governing legislative body.
  • Change conveyor belting, perform equipment rebuilds and repairs, motor/drive replacements and trouble shooting.
  • Participate in continuous improvement initiatives to ensure the facility operates as efficiently as possible.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned, including inter-changing job functions.

Qualifications

  • Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a Grade 12 Diploma and 3 to 4 years maintenance experience; preferably in a production/manufacturing environment. Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • A valid Industrial Maintenance Certificate is required.
  • Must possess a valid Class G driver’s licence with a good driving record. Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm their license is held in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years.  The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets our requirements.
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel).
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, stakeholders and the general public.
  • Able to understand equipment manufacturers’ schematic drawings, interpret design drawings and operating and maintenance manuals. Knowledge and experience of mechanical and electrical systems and equipment.
  • Excellent organizational and problem solving skills with the ability to resolve maintenance issues in a timely manner.
  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to work effectively in an empowered team environment.
  • Ability to physically perform strenuous and repetitive work in a safe manner including but not limited to climbing, lifting, bending, pushing, pulling and moving heavy items in all types of weather conditions.
  • Knowledge of pumps, valves, electric and pneumatic actuators, motors, gears, hydraulics, mechanical drives, speed reducers and other related equipment.
  • Prior industrial/mechanical maintenance experience or training.
  • Knowledge and experience of building maintenance an asset.
  • Must be a reliable self-starter able to work alone and with supervision.

Rate

$33.09 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday, October 25, 2020. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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

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

Project Manager/Business 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

This temporary position is responsible for project management and business analysis in Building Services. This position will report to the Chief Building Official and provide support to the implementation of departmental continuous improvement and corporate initiatives, as determined by the Planning and Building Services management team. This position is required to coordinate and lead projects and to drive continuous business improvements in Building Services and the City of Guelph to ensure we are leaders in the delivery of core services. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City’s Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Vision for an inclusive, connected and prosperous city.

Duties

Project Management

  • Provides overall project management for a wide variety of short, medium and long-term projects such as; software upgrades, process re-engineering, folder reviews, operational reviews, employee engagement action and implementation plans, departmental continuous improvement projects, development of bylaws and implementation of corporate initiatives.
  • Develops formal project documents including project charters and work plans.
  • Conducts research, prepares background reports, develops recommendations and prepares project reports and presentations.
  • Coordinates and directs internal staff teams and consults with managers and stakeholders and effectively manages project deliverables.
  • Co-ordinates and facilitates public consultation, stakeholder engagement and liaison in a positive and inclusive manner including education, information and consultation.
  • Fosters effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders including building, design and development communities.
  • Prepares and oversees consultant contracts including managing the procurement process, where required.
  • Manages and monitors the project budget, where required.
  • Ensures all requirements of applicable legislation are met.

 

Business Analyst

  • Supports Planning and Building Services departmental implementation of corporate initiatives such as Setting the Course, and Building Partnerships.
  • Supports departmental continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Monitors all internal and external client activities, recommend improvements and supports the positive implementation of changes.
  • Researches current and changing trends related to core services including permit and inspection activities, new functionality and best practices to ensure maximum utilization of the AMANDA software, on-line services, mobile computing solutions and technologies.
  • Supports departmental continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Ensures regular Customer Service survey tools are used, results are analyzed and recommendations for improvement are made to the management team
  • Develops regular statistical and performance reports and provides analysis and recommendations to the management team
  • Leads the divisional policies and procedures program, and organizes regular review of these to ensure operations run smoothly and to reduce the risk of liability exposure for the City of Guelph.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through post-secondary education in business administration, project management, architectural or construction technology or related discipline, and experience in a municipal building services environment. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Experience in project management and business analysis and a track record of delivering projects in an organized and timely manner. Preference will be given to candidates who have or are working towards their Project Management Professional designation (PMP).
  • A valid Class G driver’s licence with a good driving record. Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm their licence is in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years. The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets our requirement.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to lead teams and influence, negotiate and mediate conflict and resolve issues.
  • Ability to coordinate the efforts of multi-disciplinary project teams and consultants.
  • Proficiency in facilitating effective community/stakeholder engagement.
  • Ability to work effectively in both team situations and with minimal supervision.
  • Skilled in providing a solution-oriented, customer service approach using good judgement, creativity and strategic thinking.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, internal and external stakeholders and the general public.
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).
  • Intermediate skills in Eclipse or other project management software.
  • Experience in the development and delivery of training programs and materials to meet users’ needs would be an asset.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage a variety of projects.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Knowledge and skills in the application and interpretation of the Building Code Act, Building Code, Zoning Bylaw and other relevant legislation, policies, guidelines and planning procedures.
  • Must have knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • A satisfactory Police Record Check would be required at the time of offer.

Rate

$41.55-$51.94 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday, October 25, 2020. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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

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

Waste Packer Operator (Temporary for approximately 3-4 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 Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – an inclusive, connected, prosperous city where we look after each other and our environment.

Hours of work

Any eight (8) consecutive hours between 5:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.  Monday to Friday. This job requires Saturday hours during weeks containing statutory holidays.

Duties

  • Operate a waste packer and automated cart tipping device to load waste within the City of Guelph.
  • Operate a waster packer and manually collect curbside waste (up to 20 kg) lifting it into trucks in parts of the city not on the cart program.
  • Observe when loading and report any materials put out for collections that cannot be picked up safely or do not comply with existing city waste collection by-laws.
  • Respond to resident issues or questions regarding waste collection policies and programs.
  • Comply with all Federal, Provincial and City regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Comply with the regulations and requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Act (including s. 28 responsibilities of a worker).
  • 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 year experience operating DZ vehicles in live traffic conditions, preferably for waste collection purposes. Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.             
  • A valid Class DZ drivers licence with a good driving record.  Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract and CVOR prior to their start date to confirm their licence is held in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years. The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets our requirements.
  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to deal with the public diplomatically.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to perform physical work (e.g. lifting to a maximum of 20 kg, repeatedly, step in and out of the vehicle on a repeated basis 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.
  • Previous experience operating trucks pertaining to waste collection is an asset.

Rate

$28.81 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Thursday, October 15, 2020. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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

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

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

Sidewalk Winter Control 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

Applications are being accepted for the temporary positions of Sidewalk Winter Control Operators within the Public Works Department. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City’s Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Vision for an inclusive, connected and prosperous city.

Hours of work

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

This is a temporary position working from approximately the start of November 2020 to approximately mid-April 2021.

Duties

  • Operate equipment relating to sidewalk winter control operations including but not limited to sidewalk plow with plow blade or snow blower attachment.
  • Actively participate in a team environment.
  • Complete daily logs and time sheets.
  • Report vandalism, mechanical difficulties, equipment/property damage, etc.
  • Report variances to daily work plans.
  • Comply with all applicable regulations/requirements.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • You must possess a Class G licence with a good driving record and have held such licence for the past 5 years. Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm their license is held in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years. The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets our requirements.
  • Experience with relevant equipment such as snow blowers, sidewalk plows, farm tractors, skid steers and pick-up trucks with a plow would be an asset.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to communicate in a cordial and professional manner.
  • Able to perform physical labour including lifting and shoveling.
  • Mechanically inclined with strong attention to detail.

Rate

$25.89 per hour

Mandatory orientation

You will be required to attend an orientation session which is expected to be scheduled for October 2020. Further details will be provided to successful applicants.

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Thursday, September 10, 2020. Please note first consideration will be given to those applications received by September 10, 2020.

Applications received after September 10, 2020 will be reviewed on an as-needed basis

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

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

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.

Downtown Maintainer (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

Resumes are being accepted for the position of part-time Downtown Maintainer.  Duties will include, but are not limited to, manual and motorized snow removal, sanding/salting, manual and motorized sweeping and cleaning at parking facilities and other public facilities, pedestrian areas and sidewalks within the Central Business District. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – an inclusive, connected, prosperous city where we look after each other and our environment.

Hours of work

Up to 24 hours per week, including weekends and some afternoons.

Duties

  • Trouble shoot and perform skilled work in the maintenance of city owned parking facilities and equipment including parking meters, parking revenue equipment, plumbing, ventilating systems, electrical, drywall, elevators and fire panels as well as maintain all pedestrian areas including roads, public laneways and sidewalks for cleanliness in the city’s downtown.
  • Responsible for maintenance and cleanliness of all city waste containers in the downtown core.
  • Assist in maintaining necessary daily records of all maintenance activities.
  • Inform the Lead Hand of any breakdowns, vandalism and deterioration of facilities and all city owned downtown property.
  • Operate various types of maintenance equipment as per manufacturer’s safety guidelines and as per the Occupational Health and Safety Act, including but not limited to tractors, skid steers, front-end loaders, mad vac, power washer, power sweeper, trackless units with plow and or blower attachment, pick-ups with sanders and plows, small equipment including auxiliary attachments, and hand and power tools in a safe and efficient manner, all within a high density pedestrian and vehicular area.
  • Carry out all necessary maintenance and adjustments while keeping the equipment in a safe, clean and tidy condition, perform daily equipment circle checks and report defects and if necessary carry out small repairs in a prescribed manner.
  • 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 immediately report such conditions to the Lead hand or Supervisor.
  • Comply with requirements of the Occupational Health & Safety Act, The Highway Traffic Act, all Federal, Provincial and City regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Respond to emergency accidents, clean-ups, and spills in the downtown and all city owned and operated parking facilities and parking lots and follow up with proper environmental protection protocol.
  • Assist other team members of the Public Services Area in day to day activities.
  • Provide housekeeping functions for all city-owned and operated parking facilities and central business district Road, Right of Way physical infrastructure including benches, bike racks, and garbage cans.
  • Work with City MMS system work orders, WAM work requests, purchase orders and other customised software as required.
  • Perform manual and motorized sweeping, cleaning, power washing, snow clearing, removal, and sanding /salting at city owned parking facilities, civic precinct, Transit Terminal and pedestrian areas and sidewalks within the City’s Downtown.
  • Carry out or assist with the manufacture, construction, erection/removal and maintenance of all traffic control and parking devices.
  • Keep the Central Business District and all work areas clean and in a presentable and safe condition for users.
  • Demonstrate initiative to resolve issues with focus on quality customer service.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Minimum Grade 12 education is required.
  • Experience related to the duties listed above which includes 6 – 12 months experience operating medium to heavy equipment (i.e. trackless, mobile sweepers, mobile vacuum units and pick-up trucks with snowplow and spreader attachments, high pressure power wash units) in a safe and efficient manner in high density pedestrian and vehicular traffic areas. Experience related to maintenance work related to physical Right of Way infrastructure, Parking facility and parking equipment maintenance activities. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • A valid Class G driver’s licence with a good driving record; a DZ driver’s licence would be an asset. 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.
  • Demonstrated experience, knowledge and understanding of tools, equipment and procedures relevant to infrastructure, facility and equipment preventative maintenance such as parking meters, parking revenue equipment, plumbing, signage installation, ventilating systems, electrical, drywall, elevators and fire panels, minor concrete, asphalt and paving stone repairs.
  • 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 good oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be neat in appearance and have the ability to deal with the public in a professional and cordial manner and work well in a team environment.
  • Must be able to physically perform strenuous and repetitive work in a safe manner, such as climbing, lifting, bending, pushing and moving heavy items in all types of weather conditions.
  • Experience working with computer applications including Windows, Microsoft Office, MMS systems; and WAM.
  • Proficient time management skills and flexibility in adjusting between a variety of duties.
  • Must obtain and maintain a valid First Aid/CPR certificate.
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Rate

$17.70 per hour

How to apply

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

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

Apply for this job

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

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

Community Investment Program Manager – temporary up to 3 years

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

Job summary

Reporting to the Manager of Community Investment, the candidate will manage the City’s new community investment programs including the Emergent Initiative Fund, Resilience Fund, and City Fee Reimbursement, and support the Manager of Community Investment in the operations of other community investment programs. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the City’s Vision – to be an inclusive, connected, prosperous city where we look after each other and our environment.

Duties

  • Develop, lead, promote, and manage new council-directed Community Investment programs
  • Develop evaluation framework for Community Investment programs and monitor, evaluate, and report on outcomes
  • Manage, forecast and report on the three-year community investment budget of over one million dollars
  • Build and sustain strategic partnerships with external organizations supporting the implementation of the Community Investment Strategy
  • Represent the City of Guelph alongside sector leaders as a participant at external stakeholder roundtables and committees
  • Lead and support the Grants Allocation Panel, a citizen’s committee appointed by City Council, to make informed and transparent funding decisions on behalf of the City
  • Regularly work with organizations and other funders on sensitive and confidential matters that impact Guelph residents
  • Coordinate other City department’s participation at various levels of the program development and implementation including directing internal staff teams and consultants and effectively managing program deliverables
  • Develop and host networking, information and learning events to promote new Community Investment programs
  • Create and distribute information, materials, and applications to ensure stakeholder participation in investment programs
  • Design creative online too tools to promote Community Investment programs while keeping all information current and accessible
  • Create correspondence and reports to stakeholders and for City Council
  • Support management of established Community Investment programs including the Community Grants, Community Benefit Agreements
  • Other duties as assigned

 Qualifications

  • Applicants are required to demonstrate in their application how their qualifications match those specified above. Assessments based on all of the objectives and qualifications listed above will be a part of the interview, written and/or practical test and reference checking.
  • Education related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a post-secondary degree or diploma in arts, social science, or a related field.
  • 3-5 years professional experience in program management in areas of community development, and funding program administration.
  • Experience working with external organizations to build positive, mutually beneficial, and strategic partnerships.
  • Candidates with an equivalent education and experience may be considered.
  • Demonstrated experience in using variety of evaluation techniques and tools.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information.
  • Demonstrated strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work on your own and in a team environment.Demonstrates initiative and the ability to multi task
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, council, not-for-profits and the general public.
  • Advanced skills in MS Office (Word, Excel and Power Point).
  • Knowledge of innovative funding programs would be an asset
  • Knowledge of AODA accessible document preparation would be an asset

    Rate

    $75,634.49 – $94,543.11 per year

    How to apply

    Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by 11:59 pm on Thursday January 9, 2020.  Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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

    Apply for this job

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

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

    2020 Summer -One2One Camp Counsellor

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

     

    Hours of work

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

     

    Duties

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

    Qualifications

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

    Work hours

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

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

    Rate of pay

    $14.75 per hour

     

    How to apply

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

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

    Apply for this job

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

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

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

    Facility Maintainer – temporary up to 6 months

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

    Job summary

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

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

    Hours of Work

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

    Duties

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

    Qualifications

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

     Rate

    $26.85 per hour

    How to apply

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

    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 b

    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 [email protected]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 [email protected].

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

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

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

    The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.

     

    Public Works Labourer – Boulevards (summer 2018)

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

    Hours of Work:  

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

    DUTIES:

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

    QUALIFICATIONS:

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

    Hourly rate:

    $14.00 per hour

    HOW TO APPLY:

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

    Apply for This Job

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

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

    The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer

    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: [email protected]

    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:

    [email protected]

    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 [email protected]) and Jocelyn Pedersen (email: [email protected])

    Crossing guards

    We’re hiring!

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

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

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

    Learn more about this position