Asphalt Operator / Winter Control Operator

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

Job summary

Resumes are being accepted for the position of Asphalt Operator / Winter Control Operator within the Operations Department.  Reporting to the Supervisor, Public Works, the successful candidate will operate various heavy equipment such as front end loader with attachments, asphalt paver, roller, tractor, road saw, skid steer and sweeper in live traffic.  The operator will also perform relevant road maintenance activities and winter control with a focus on quality customer service and continuous improvement processes.  Guided by the goals and objectives of the City’s Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Vision for an inclusive, connected and prosperous city.

Hours Of Work: 

Any eight (8) consecutive hours between 5:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and between 5:00 am to 4:00 pm on Fridays.  Rotating shifts on Winter Control.  Stand-by may be a requirement of this position.

Duties

  • Perform duties in the development, maintenance, and operation of the Operations Department related to summer and winter road maintenance
  • Safely operate various heavy equipment such as front end loader with attachments, asphalt paver, roller, tractor, skid steer, road saw and sweeper in live traffic
  • Ability to safely operate a front end loader with wing plow attachment maintaining public safety in the delivery of winter control service to the community
  • Perform other various duties relating to winter control of roadways including operating a combination tandem truck with plow and wing and other relevant machinery; manual snow and ice clearing and manual salting and sanding equipment and sidewalk winter control as needed
  • Perform other related duties in the execution of maintenance activities related to right of way maintenance and winter control such as labourer duties, street sweeping, gravel maintenance, asphalt repairs and traffic control set-up
  • Comply with all applicable regulations and requirements of the Occupational Health & Safety Act, all Federal, Provincial and City regulations including corporate, departmental and divisional, policies and procedures
  • Remove obstacles hazardous to employees or the public or that interfere with the safe operation of vehicles or equipment
  • Accurate and timely completion of daily activity time sheets including reporting of materials used and work completed, inspection and reporting forms
  • Accurate and timely completion of vehicle and equipment checks as outlined in the fleet policies
  • Report on variances in daily work plans
  • Immediately report vandalism, mechanical difficulties, damage and hazardous conditions
  • Actively participate in a team environment
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Minimum Grade 12 education is required
  • Experience related to the duties listed above which includes one (1) year relevant experience operating front end-loaders and DZ vehicles in a safe and efficient manner in live traffic and in winter driving conditions and performing work related to roadway asphalt removal, excavation, asphalt paving, road maintenance activities, and winter control operations. Candidates with an 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.
  • Demonstrated experience, knowledge and understanding of tools, equipment and procedures relevant to asphalt maintenance activities
  • Recent experience with roads winter control operation including five (5) months of Plow and Wing experience on a D-Z Class vehicle would be an asset
  • Experience in material control including tracking and documentation of inventory
  • Must be a reliable self-starter, able to make decisions and function with minimum supervision
  • Must possess good oral and written communication skills
  • Have the ability to deal with the public in a cordial manner and work well in a team environment
  • 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 severe weather conditions
  • Basic understanding of and experience with computers and work order systems
  • Working knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act and the Highway Traffic Act
  • Working knowledge of Ontario Traffic Manual (Book 7)

Rate

$27.80 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday December 5, 2021. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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

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

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

Supervisor, Metering and Locates

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

Job summary

The successful candidate will be responsible for the daily operations and maintenance of water metering initiatives and the Corporate Utility Locates Program. Reporting to the Manager, Business Services in the Business Services Division, the Supervisor, Metering & Locates will oversee a team of Meter Installers, Plumbers, Locators, and Technicians to ensure safe provision of City owned underground infrastructure as well as the direct provision of customer metering in the City. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Corporate 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

  • Provides all aspects of supervision including recruitment, training, development, and addresses performance management issues with assigned staff.
  • Plan, administer, delegate, supervise, and direct the daily work of the Metering and Locates team members
  • 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.
  • May be required to participate in the management on-call roster
  • Develop and supervise a results driven, comprehensive operations and maintenance program to ensure fair, accurate and equitable metering practices across the City.
  • Develop and supervise the Corporate Utility Locates Program and ensure compliance with all legislation, regulations, and compliance commitments.
  • Assess staff needs, make recommendations on complement amendments, organizational structure, participate in recruitment process and make effective hiring decisions.
  • Develop annual operating budgets, monitor operating expenditures, and complete related variance reports; assist with the development of annual capital budgets and multi-year operating and capital forecasts.
  • Assist with capital planning and support the implementation of related capital upgrades and studies.
  • Support Operations related emergency response activities and participate in departmental emergency response planning and perform public relations duties as required
  • Implement quality customer service initiatives and respond to internal and external customer complaints and requests for information.
  • Support internal benchmarking and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Supervise procurement of major services, materials, supplies, and equipment; develop and support service agreements and contracts; develop and award Tenders, RFP’s, RFQ’s and manage increases in scope to existing projects.
  • Liaises with City’s Engineering and Transportation Services, Planning and Building Services, IT Services, Facilities and Energy Management, and other City Departments to coordinate and ensure alignment in initiatives and efficient service delivery.
  • Responsible for writing reports and memos for customers, staff, and management, as well as SOP’s, technical specifications, and work instructions.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through post- secondary education in Environmental Services, Technical Program or related discipline and considerable experience in the Metering and/or Locates industry. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Experience supervising staff or leading work teams, preferably in a unionized environment.
  • Must possess a valid Class G driver’s license with a good driving 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.
  • Comprehensive understanding and technical knowledge of municipal water metering and locates principles, standards, and industry best practices.
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other applicable legislation and specifications.
  • Thorough understanding of ICI servicing and related plumbing applications.
  • Ability to read, interpret and understand technical drawings.
  • Ability to interpret and apply legislation.
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, stakeholders, the media, and the general public.
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines in a demanding environment.
  • Possess strong, interpersonal, leadership and team building skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to resolve customer inquiries/complaints in an effective manner.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook).
  • Previous experience with locating software, GIS, Customer Information Systems (CIS) and Computerized Maintenance Management Systems/Work Management Systems (CMMS).
  • An Ontario Regional Common Ground Alliance (ORCGA) DPT certification would be an asset.
  • A licensed certified plumber or meter installer (306a/800a trade certification) would be an asset.

Rate

$83,184.28-$103,980.85

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Thursday December 9, 2021. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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

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

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

Market Square Assistant (temporary for approximately 4 months)

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

Job summary

Resumes are being accepted for the temporary position of Market Square Assistant at Market Square in the Culture and Recreation Department. The successful candidate will have a focus on quality customer service for residents and visitors who are visiting the Civic Precinct facilities. 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

Shifts are a requirement of this position: Any five (5) consecutive shifts 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. or 3:00p.m. to 11:00 pm, Sunday through Saturday.

Duties

  • Perform ice, and events program duties in the maintenance and operation of the Market Square.
  • Operate an ice re-surfacer and associated equipment to maintain the ice surface.
  • Recognize potential accident causes and watch out for and eliminate them.
  • Event conversion tasks such as stage & riser assembly, chair sets & strikes as well as various tasks associated with event presentation.
  • Snow control of the Market Square and salting sidewalks and walkways.
  • Comply with City regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Immediately report vandalism, mechanical difficulties, damages, etc.
  • Maintains facility quality and safety by adhering to predetermined building operating standards.
  • Acts as a resource person to Market Square customers and staff.
  • Communicates with team members using schedules and co-ordinating equipment requirements.
  • Reports and follows up on all Market Square
  • General housekeeping duties such as sweeping, mopping, shovelling, cleaning, garbage pickup, and restocking of supplies.
  • Aids in the preparation of statistical information of building and/or facility use.
  • Maintain building and systems records including but not limited to refrigeration checks.
  • Comply with City regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Immediately report vandalism, mechanical difficulties, damages, etc.
  • 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 maintaining ice and operating an ice re-surfacer. Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • A valid Class G driver’s licence with a good driving record.  Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm their licence is held in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years. The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets our requirements.
  • Must obtain and maintain a valid First Aid/CPR Certificate.
  • Must have a working knowledge of mechanical and refrigeration.
  • Knowledge of the Ontario Health and Safety Act.
  • Working co-operatively with other team members is an important part of this position.
  • Excellent customer service skills along with good oral/written communication skills.
  • Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel).
  • Must be able to perform physical work (e.g. lifting, climbing, walking, etc.) and able to work in confined spaces.
  • Must be a reliable self-starter, able to make decisions and function with minimum supervision.
  • A certified ice technician and/or valid forklift operator’s licence would be an asset.

Rate

$24.90 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by November 26, 2021. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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

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

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

Learn to Skate One2One Support – Part time

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

Job summary

The City of Guelph Recreation Division offers a variety of recreation programs for people of all ages and abilities in weekly sessions throughout the school year. Reporting to the Recreation Program Coordinator, Inclusion, successful candidates will assist children aged 5-12 living with various disabilities as they participate in the Learn to Skate program. Successful candidates will be required to skate with the participants for the duration of the lessons and support behaviorally as well as physically.

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

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

Winter Session dates – January 4 – March 10

Full availability required for session

Duties

  • Utilize behaviour management skills and strategies to support children living with disabilities
  • Assist with the communication of skills directed by the coaches
  • Create a welcoming environment for all participants
  • Communicate with other coaches and the on-ice facilitator
  • Create an inclusive environment on ice
  • Provide a fun, engaging and positive atmosphere for the skaters

Location

West End Community Center, 21 Imperial Rd South

Qualifications

  • Experience working with individuals living with various disabilities
  • Experience working with children
  • Possess strong skating skills
  • Experience working with non-skaters, beginner and advanced skaters
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to respect and maintain participant confidentiality
  • High Five Principles of Healthy Child Development certification (willing to obtain prior to start of program)
  • A satisfactory Police Record Check including Vulnerable Sector Check is required at time of offer
  • Full availability is required for scheduled program days and times

Rate

$15.01 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by December 5, 2021. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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

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.

 

Aquatic Instructor Guard (Part time)

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

Job summary

Resumes are being accepted for the casual part-time position of Aquatic Instructor Guard to support the Recreation Department.  The successful candidate will instruct assigned classes in accordance to the governing body (Lifesaving Society) standards and the City of Guelph expectations. Maintain and enforce high safety standards at all times. Lifeguard as requested and assume all responsibilities of a guard. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City 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 where we look after each other and our environment.

Hours of work and work location

  • Up to 20 hours per week with daytime, evening and weekend shifts required.

Duties

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

Qualifications

  • Current National Lifeguard (NL) certification
  • Current Lifesaving Society Swim Instructors certification
  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR C certification
  • High Five Principles of Healthy Child Development certification considered an asset

Rate

$16.80 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.

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.

Inclusion Program Instructors Weekly Wonders

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

Job summary

The City of Guelph’s Programming and Community Development Department is seeking a dynamic, responsible individual to coordinate and deliver a quality Move and Groove program, incorporating yoga, dance, Zumba and more! This program if offered to all individuals of all abilities. The successful candidate will report to the inclusion coordinator. 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:

2-3 hours per week plus additional hours available. Evenings will be required.

Duties

  • Deliver dynamic and inclusive music and movement program for teens and adults.
  • 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 individuals and guardians.
  • Ensure that City of Guelph Programming and Community Development Program Guidelines and Procedures are adhered to.
  • Responsible for all incident and accident reports
  • Ensure program equipment is maintained and kept in an acceptable, safe condition.

Qualifications

  • Experience and or interest in working with individuals with diverse abilities.
  • Experience or interest in music and movement.
  • Previous experience working with teens and adults.
  • Previous experience in program planning, development and implementation for this age group.
  • 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/vulnerable sectors record check is required at the time of hire.
  • BMS, NCVI or equivalent training is considered an asset
  • HIGH Five certification is considered an asset.
  • A valid Standard First Aid/CPR Certificate is an asset.

Rate

$17.20 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by December 5, 2021. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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

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

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

One2One Support Staff- Part time

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

Job summary

The City of Guelph Recreation Division offers a variety of recreation programs for people of all ages and abilities in weekly sessions throughout the year. The One2One Program is a program where participants with disabilities are matched with One2One staff for assistance while participating in City of Guelph recreational programs. The program helps participants reach personal goals, increase self-confidence and allow for a positive and safe environment to enjoy recreational programming.

Reporting to the Recreation Program Coordinator, Inclusion, successful candidates will assist individuals aged 4-18 living with various disabilities as they participate in various recreational programs offered by the City of Guelph. Successful candidates will be required to participate for the duration of the session with their One2One participant.

Note: there is no personal care required from our staff in this position.

One2One staff are primarily matched with participants in swimming and skating programs; however, there are occasional opportunities to work with participants doing other activities.

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 vary depending on program

Saturday and Sunday between 9:00am and 5:00pm

Monday to Friday between 4:00pm and 8:00pm

Locations

West End Community Center, 21 Imperial Rd South

Victoria Road Recreation Center, 151 Victoria Road N

Evergreen Senior Center, 683 Woolwich Street

Guelph Sports Dome, 375 College Ave W

Duties

  • Utilize behaviour management skills and strategies to support children living with disabilities
  • Assist with the communication of skills directed by the coaches
  • Create a welcoming environment for all participants
  • Communicate with other coaches and the on-ice facilitator
  • Create an inclusive environment on ice
  • Provide a fun, engaging and positive atmosphere for the skaters

Qualifications

  • Experience working with individuals living with various disabilities
  • Experience working with children
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to respect and maintain participant confidentiality
  • High Five Principles of Healthy Child Development certification an asset
  • A satisfactory Police Record Check including Vulnerable Sector Check is required at time of offer
  • Full availability is required for scheduled program days and times

Rate

$15.01 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by December 5, 2021. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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

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

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

Facility Cleaner- River Run

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

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

Job summary

Resumes are being accepted for the position of Facility Cleaner at the River Run Centre within the Culture and Recreation Department. The successful candidate will have a focus in a variety of operational tasks focusing on cleaning. 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

12-20 hours per week, shifts will vary, including some evenings and weekends as required.

Duties

Cleaning duties includes but is not limited to:

  • Sweeping and vacuuming
  • Washing floors, mirrors and windows
  • Cleaning washrooms, workspaces, lobby areas and theatres
  • Garbage removal
  • Responding to emergency clean-ups and spills
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Completion of a Grade 12 Diploma
  • WHIMIS training
  • Working knowledge of the Ontario Health and Safety Act
  • Knowledge of proper lifting techniques
  • Being physically able to perform repetitive work including lifting, bending, pushing and pulling with moderate exertion
  • Able to work independently while being able to complete task list
  • Strong interpersonal skills, neat appearance and positive attitude when dealing with co-workers and patrons
  • General knowledge related to live theatre an asset

Rate

$14.99 – $16.06 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by November 22, 2021. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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

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.

Backstage Staff River Run

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

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

Job summary

Resumes are being accepted for the position of Backstage Staff at the River Run Centre within the Culture and Recreation Department. The successful candidate will be involved in a variety of tasks to support the success of an event. 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

12-20 hours per week, Shifts will vary, including some evenings and weekends as required.

Duties

  • To maintain a warm and welcoming presence at the backstage area
  • Monitor the backstage area including dressing rooms, checking for cleanliness
  • Setting out hospitality items and replenish as needed
  • Assign parking locations to artist/production staff
  • Ensure the City of Guelph Health and Safety protocols are being adhered to
  • To assist in backstage evacuation procedures as needed

Qualifications

  • Completion of a Grade 12 Diploma
  • Previous experience as it relates to stage door or reception desk
  • The ability to take initiative and problem solve
  • Ability to show decorum when dealing with artists/production staff
  • Capable of multi-tasking
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Excellent personal presentation
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Able to work under pressure

Rate

$16.44 – $17.62 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by November 22, 2021. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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

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.

Primary Care Paramedic- Part time

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

Job summary

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.

Resumes are being accepted for the position of Primary Care Paramedic (Part Time) within the Guelph-Wellington Paramedic Service. The successful candidate(s) will provide emergency medical aid and patient transport with a focus on quality customer service and continuous improvement processes.

Hours of work

  • Shift work will be a requirement of this position.
  • No guarantee of hours of work. Employees provide availability as per the Collective Agreement and shifts are assigned on a scheduled and call-in availability basis.
  • Part-time paramedics shall be available to be scheduled a minimum of seven (7) days (all shifts, including two (2) weekend days, either Saturday or Sunday), in a calendar month.
  • Part-time paramedics shall be available for work as required and assigned, on a rotational basis by the employer over the Christmas Holiday (including December 24th, 25th and 26th) or New Year’s Holiday (including December 31st and January 1st), unless excused by the employer.
  • Locations of work include: either of 2 City Stations within Guelph, or any of 7 County Stations: Mount Forest, Arthur, Harriston, Fergus, Rockwood, Drayton and Hillsburgh.

Duties

  • Function as part of a team providing Basic Life Support including medical evaluation, treatment and stabilization of the critically ill and injured in accordance with the Basic Life Support Patient Care Standards and the Centre for Paramedic Education and Research Hamilton Health Sciences standards, and related policies and procedures.
  • Respond to emergency rescue situations involving potential loss of life or bodily injury; maintains control, manages and directs patient care at the scene of a pre-hospital emergency.
  • Respond to and manage the care and safe transportation of non-critical and elective patients.
  • Transport patients to appropriate facilities and as directed by CACC communications officers.
  • Perform inspections of emergency vehicles, and all related equipment at the commencement of each shift and after every patient carried call to ensure equipment is fully functional, supplies are clean and well stocked, and patient compartment is cleaned as required.
  • Maintain general vehicle and station cleanliness
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Must be fully vaccinated for COVID19 with proof of vaccination.
  • Must be licensed to drive an ambulance (Class F or equivalent) 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.
  • Have maintained, during the two years immediately prior to the date of hire, and have continued to maintain during employment, a valid driver’s license under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA).
  • Current CPR level C or BLS certification (must be issued within last 12 months from date of hire).
  • MOHLTC, (Ministry of Health and Long Term Care), Mandatory Core Training
  • Completion of Ambulance and Emergency Care – College Diploma program or letter of equivalency.
  • Completion of a recognized Paramedic – College Diploma program or letter of equivalency.
  • Completion of MOHLTC, (Ministry of Health and Long Term Care), (A) EMCA, Emergency Medical Care Attendant, or within 210 days of graduation.
  • Must successfully complete the Base Hospital Certification Schedule 1, minimum within 30 days in the position.
  • Must not have been convicted of any crime involving moral turpitude for which the person has not been pardoned (current satisfactory police/criminal record check including Vulnerable Sector Screening Search must be provided at time of hire)
  • Good map reading abilities and continued efforts towards enhancing local geographic knowledge.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak the English language fluently
  • Mandatory Immunization Records demonstrating compliance to the Ambulance Act Section (257) Table: 1
    • Tetanus
    • Diphtheria
    • Poliomyelitis
    • Pertussis
    • Measles
    • Mumps
    • Rubella
    • Varicella
    • Hepatitis B
  • Influenza vaccine or *MOHLTC, (Ministry of Health and Long Term Care)
  • Equivalent documentation (or have proof of immunity or medical contraindication for vaccinations)
  • Satisfactory completion of the Health status questionnaire “Free from Communicable Disease”
  • Must complete the Casper Assessment through https://takealtus.com/casper/ and release those results to the Guelph-Wellington Paramedic Service. Expense of this assessment is to be covered by the applicant. Upcoming Casper Assessment dates: Tuesday November 23, 2021 at 5pm and Thursday December 9, 2021 at 5pm. (Cost of processing the assessment for the Guelph-Wellington Paramedic Service will be reimbursed following the successful completion of probation by the candidate.)
  • Must provide current certification of Physical Ability Test (PAT) through Ottawa Paramedic Physical Ability Test or Physical Agility Evaluation (PAE) through Ability Works Consulting Inc or Physical Agility Assessment (PAA) from Cira Health Solutions prior to time of hire. For the purposes of our recruitment, the PAT/PAE/PAA is considered to be current within 6 months of hire date. Expense of this assessment is to be covered by the applicant. For more information or to book a time, please visit their websites at: http://specialprojects.wlu.ca/oppat/ or www.awci.ca or www.sibley.ca (Cost of processing the assessment for the Guelph-Wellington Paramedic Service will be reimbursed following the successful completion of probation by the candidate.)
  • Paramedics who have obtained their training outside of Ontario can apply for equivalency with the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care. Information on the equivalency process can be obtained by visiting the MOHLTC, ((Ministry of Health and Long Term Care), web site.
  • We actively seek candidates who possess skills and education that are over and above our minimum qualifications such as relevant volunteer and/or work experience within the healthcare services and relevant professional development courses/training.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work within a team environment are also very important.

Rate

$39.07 per hour

How to apply

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

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a mandatory technical test scheduled for the week of January 10, 2022– January 14, 2022. Further information will be sent to selected candidates through the email address provided at time of application

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.

Senior Corporate Analyst – Property Assessment

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

Job summary

Resumes are being accepted for the position of Corporate Analyst – Property Assessment within the Finance Department.  Reporting to the Manager of Taxation and Revenue, the successful candidate will be primarily responsible for leading assessment base management activities, tracking and report writing related to such. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Corporate 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 for an inclusive, connected, prosperous city.

Duties

  • Responsible for the protection and enhancement of the City’s assessment base, in accordance with the City’s policies and procedures, including auditing and reviewing of the assessment roll through research and analysis. Prepares reports and forecasts for critical corporate-related items such as assessment growth, supplementary tax revenue, Payment-in-Lieu of taxes, assessment appeals and tax write-offs.
  • Preparation and collection of documentation to support the City’s position (including performing site inspections/visits and obtaining other evidence) prepare Statements of Response, Statements of Issues and other reports, for assessment appeals
  • Recommends, implements and maintains the appropriate controls to ensure the accuracy and timeliness of all property assessment-related matters.
  • Ensures compliance with all provincial legislation relating to property assessment from the Municipal perspective.
  • Liaises with key Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) personnel and other relevant stakeholder’s including property tax agents and lawyers.
  • Review, negotiate and recommend assessment appeal settlements for Managers approval.
  • Attendance at Assessment Review Board and higher courts representing the City in the process.
  • Acting as an expert witness on assessment matters as required.
  • Manages Charity Rebates, and Municipal Act Applications and their processes
  • Responds to elevated inquiries from staff, members of Council and the general public on assessment matters.
  • Ensures that a high level of customer service is delivered on a fair and consistent basis to all customers.
  • Lead special projects as required.
  • Team Lead and direction of work of Assessment staff on a daily basis
  • Prepare reports for the Committee of the Whole and Council as required.
  • May assume duties of Manager of Taxation and Revenue in their absence
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through completion of a University Degree or Diploma in Business, Finance, Economics, Real Property Administration, Urban Planning or a related discipline and a minimum of 5 years relevant experience in property assessment, appraisal, or related environment. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Must hold an AIMA at a minimum from the Institute of Municipal Assessors
  • Successful completion of the Municipal Tax Administration Program is preferred. Must be complete within 2 years of hire date.
  • AMCT, CMO, CMTP, MIMA, AACI, CRA, Paralegal designation would be a definite asset.
  • Must have full knowledge of municipal property assessment-related legislation/regulations including the Municipal Act, Assessment Act, and Assessment Review Board Rules of Practice and Procedure.
  • General knowledge of municipal property taxation, administration and accounting.
  • Proven analytical, organizational, project/time management, problem-solving, negotiation and report writing skills.
  • Must have the ability to travel offsite in a timely and expedient manner, conduct site inspections, or attend offsite meetings.
  • Excellent interpersonal, customer service, staff leadership and supervisory skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders including the ability to communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment and to prioritize to meet strict deadlines.
  • Knowledge of RPTA, Municipal Connect, municipal tax software, JD Edwards or relevant financial software would be an asset.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Must possess a valid Class “G” driver’s licence with a good driving record and access to a reliable vehicle. Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm their licence is held in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years. The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets our requirements.

Rate

$83,184.28 – $103,980.35

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday, November 28, 2021. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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

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

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

FOOD & BEVERAGE DEPARTMENT FRONT OF HOUSE SHIFT LEADER (Part time)

FOOD & BEVERAGE DEPARTMENT FRONT OF HOUSE SHIFT LEADER (Part time)

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

Job summary

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 where we look after each other and our environment.

This position is sometimes referred to as the Front of House Manager and is responsible for supervising, overseeing and coordinating the front of house staff on event days ensuring that our customers receive the best service possible. 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

  • Supervise all front of house staff in the restaurant and concourse alcohol concessions
  • Oversee the service of alcohol in the restaurant and alcohol concessions ensuring compliance with all AGCO regulations as well as building alcohol policies at all times.
  • Work with building security and be the first point of contact when dealing with any alcohol service issues
  • Ensure customer satisfaction is achieved through courteous, prompt and efficient service including the resolution of company concerns
  • Monitoring cash and inventory procedures for all bar and service staff
  • Provide guidance and direction to all front of house staff
  • Oversee the wait staff to ensure timely delivery of orders and appropriate portioning of meals
  • Be the onsite contact for front of house emergency situations including first-aid and building evacuations
  • Work closely with and assist the Kitchen Coordinator in managing the restaurant front of house and concourse alcohol concessions staff including scheduling, training and general supervision as required
  • Ensure all front of house areas are stocked to required par levels and cleaned before each event
  • Perform inventory opening counts for each bar prior to each event and double check closing counts and make appropriate corrections after each event in order to balance sales variances.
  • Provides setup assistance and service support as required for all events.
  • Provide support for food and beverage staff as required
  • Responsible for ensuring the compliance of departmental policies regarding hygiene, health, safety and sanitation procedures.
  • Responsible for adhering to and enforcing rules and regulations including those from the Health & Safety Act to ensure a safe and enjoyable environment for all facility patrons.
  • Provides the highest level of customer service to both internal/external customers in a professional and hospitable manner.
  • Assist Food and Beverage Coordinators in the creation and execution of programs, promotions, or events.
  • Secure the restaurant at the end of a shift
  • Required to work weekdays, weekends, and evenings as scheduled.
  • Other duties as required.

Qualifications

  • Completion of Grade 12.
  • 2 to 3 year’s experience supervising restaurant staff
  • Possess excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of cash and inventory handling
  • Ability to resolve conflicts calmly and professionally at all times
  • Organized and capable of multi-tasking with attention to detail
  • Ability to work within a team and as an individual efficiently.
  • POS system experience
  • Ability to work within strict time deadlines within an extremely fast paced environment.
  • Moderate lifting is required.
  • Food Handlers Certificate or equivalent recommended.
  • Smart Serve Certificate

 Hours of Work:

The individuals will work evenings, weekends, and holidays (up to 20 hours per week).

Rate

$ 21.68 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply by Wednesday October 20, 2021 by sending their cover letter and resume as one document (pdf or word) by email at [email protected].

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

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

Aquafit Instructor (Part time)

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

Job summary

Resumes are being accepted for the casual part-time position of Aquafit Instructor to support the Recreation Department.  The successful candidate will plan, organize and conduct aqua fitness classes following guidelines outlined by the Aquatic Department. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City’s Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Vision for an inclusive, connected and prosperous city.

Hours of work and work location

  • Up to 20 hours per week with daytime, evening and weekend shifts required.

Duties

  • To be a role model and a positive motivating instructor to participants.
  • Ongoing assessment and monitoring of participants for the appropriateness of the program content and level. Provide options to the patrons to meet their needs.
  • Participate in regular professional development opportunities both internally and externally in the following areas: choreography, exercise technique, exercise safety, specialty areas, music selection, etc.
  • Assist in maintaining high safety supervision at all times.
  • Take appropriate action to deal with incidents, problems and emergencies as outlined in the department policies and procedures.
  • Be a supportive team member by covering classes in case of an absence.
  • Knowledge of water fitness teaching strategies and the incorporation of music, temp, cueing technique and rhythm.
  • Contribute to a positive, motivated, energetic and enthusiastic work environment.
  • Ensure music and equipment provided at facilities (Head set, aqua fit mat) are prepared before class and used.
  • Represent the City of Guelph in a professional manner at all times both internally and externally.
  • Organize equipment and materials before and after each class.
  • Keep current with industry trends and new class formats.
  • Be familiar with the facility’s emergency procedures and be confident of your own role in an emergency situation; be prepared to assist in an emergency if one occurs.
  • Understand and follow all applicable facility, aquatic, municipal policy and procedures, including Health and Safety, to ensure the aquatic facility remains safe, clean and healthy.
  • Be self-motivated and a dependable team player.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Recognized Aquafit certification through SPEEDO, CALA, WaterArt, YM/YWCA or other training/certifications
  • Current Standard First Aid Certificate that is recognized by WSIB
  • Strong interpersonal skills, good planning, instruction and communication skills, training and experience in specialized fitness.

Rate

$30.54 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.

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.

Rink Attendant – Recreation

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

Job Summary 

We are currently accepting resumes for part-time Rink Attendants.  This position will be responsible for assisting with ice maintenance, cleaning and facility maintenance at various recreation facilities at the City of Guelph. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City’s Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Vision for an inclusive, connected and prosperous city.

Duties

  • Be prepared to greet all guests in a welcoming and friendly manner, consistently maintaining a winning attitude when working in Front of House areas.
  • Assist with maintenance of ice (shoveling, moving nets, etc.) and operating associated equipment as required.
  • Patrol facility looking for facility issues, safety hazards, or improper departmental operations, ensuring the safety of the public at all times.
  • Perform general cleaning/ maintenance as required throughout each shift (e.g. sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, empty garbage containers, washroom and dressing room cleaning, snow shoveling and set-up/break down of specific rental requirements)
  • 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.
  • Work with enthusiasm and professionalism as a member of Recreation team.
  • Work within the specifications of supervisor or assigned supervisory staff at all times.
  • Dress in a professional and well-kept manner.
  • Perform any additional tasks as assigned. 

Qualifications

  • Customer service experience and/or relevant training is an asset.
  • Experience using hand operated tools and cleaning equipment is an asset.
  • Excellent customer service, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must be able to perform the physical requirement of the position which would include standing, walking, bending, lifting and pushing/pulling.
  • Possession of valid Standard First Aid and CPR Certification is an asset.
  • Ability to understand policies and procedures as they relate to the work being performed.
  • Able to maintain good working relationship with co-workers. 

Hours of Work

The individuals will work evenings, week-ends and holidays (up to 24 hours per week).

Rate of Pay

$14.25 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.

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.

 

Cleaner I – Casual Part Time Recreation

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

Job summary

This position will provide cleaning and general facility duties at various Recreation facilities including seniors centre, a pottery centre, 2 multi-purpose Community Centres containing aquatic centres, arenas, and multipurpose rooms, auditorium/gymnasium, stand-alone arenas and pools including one outdoor pool and an air supported sports dome. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City’s Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Vision for an inclusive, connected and prosperous city.

Hours of Work

Up to 24 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 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.
  • Work with enthusiasm and professionalism as a member of Recreation team.
  • Work within the specifications of supervisor or assigned supervisory staff at all times.
  • Be prepared to greet all patrons in a welcoming and friendly manner, consistently maintaining a positive attitude.
  • 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.
  • WHIMIS training and knowledge of the Ontario Health and Safety Act are required
  • Ability to perform physical work including lifting, bending, pushing and pulling with moderate exertion.
  • Current or ability to obtain Emergency First Aid/CPR Certificate
  • Experience in providing quality customer service
  • Team player and able to work with & without direct supervision
  • Must be a self-starter and work well in a multitasked environment
  • WHIMIS 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. 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.

 

Winter Control Operator (Temporary up to 6 months)

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

Job summary

Applications are being accepted for the temporary position of Winter Control Operator within the Operations Department.  Reporting to the Public Works Supervisors, the successful candidate will have a focus on quality customer service and continuous improvement processes. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City’s Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Vision for an inclusive, connected and prosperous city.

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 40 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 2021 until approximately mid-April 2022.

Duties

  • Perform duties in the development, maintenance and operation of the Operations Department related roads winter control.
  • Operate various types of equipment including tractors with plow attachment in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Perform various duties relating to winter control of roadways including operating manual snow and ice clearing and manual salting and sanding equipment.
  • Comply with all applicable regulations and requirements of the Occupational Health & Safety Act, the Highway Traffic Act, all Federal, Provincial and City regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Remove obstacles hazardous to employees or the public or that interfere with the safe operation of vehicles or equipment.
  • Immediately report vandalism, mechanical difficulties, damage and hazardous conditions.
  • Actively participate in a team environment.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Minimum Grade 12 education is required.
  • Experience related to the duties listed above, which includes one (1) year of relevant experience operating front end loaders and other heavy equipment (such as tractor or backhoe) in a safe and efficient manner in live traffic and in winter driving conditions. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Must possess a Class G licence with a good driving record. A Class DZ would be a definite 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.
  • Must be a reliable self-starter, able to make decisions and function with minimum supervision.
  • Must possess good oral and written communication skills.
  • Have the ability to deal with the public in a cordial manner and work well in a team environment.
  • 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.
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act.

Rate

$26.34 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system. First consideration will be given to those who apply by Monday August 9, 2021.

Applications received after August 9, 2021 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.

Sidewalk Winter Control Operator (Temporary up to 6 months)

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

Job summary

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 2021 until approximately mid-April 2022.

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

$26.34 per hour

Mandatory Orientation:

You will be required to complete an orientation session which is expected to be scheduled in October 2021. Further details will be provided to successful applicants.

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system.  Preference will be given to all applications received by Monday, August 2, 2021 

Applications received after August 2, 2021 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.