Supervisor, Water Distribution

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

Job summary

The successful candidate will be responsible for the daily operations and maintenance of the water distribution system for the Division.  Reporting to the Manager, Water Operations in the Water Services Division, the Supervisor, Water Distribution will oversee a team of Water Distribution Operators and Technician to ensure the Distribution system is operated and maintained in compliance with industry legislation.  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

  • Plan, administer, delegate, supervise, and direct the daily work of Water Distribution and maintenance operations team members
  • Provides 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
  • Develop and supervise a comprehensive water distribution maintenance program to ensure an adequate and reliable water supply
  • Assesses staffing needs, makes recommendations on complement amendments, organizational structure, participates in recruitment process and makes effective hiring decisions
  • Creates complex and integrated work plans and schedules to achieve maintenance and service objectives for asset management, incorporating elements including routine preventative maintenance, major and minor repairs, process and equipment commissioning, special projects and related factors; conducts logistical evaluations to determine optimal methods of service and repair delivery
  • Work with Water Compliance Specialist, Quality Management Specialist, and Health & Safety Specialist to ensure compliance and conformance with all applicable legislation and internal drinking water quality management system requirements. Participate in MECP inspections and DWQMS audits
  • Work with the Certification Specialist to ensure staff receive adequate training to maintain their various certifications
  • 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
  • Support Operations related emergency response activities and participate in departmental emergency response planning and perform public relations duties as required
  • Assist with capital planning and support the implementation of related capital upgrades and studies
  • Supervises procurement of major services, materials, supplies, and equipment, develops and supports service agreements and contracts, develops and awards Tenders, RFP’s, RFQ’s and manages increases in scope to existing projects
  • Responsible for writing reports and memos for customers, staff, management, and Council as well as SOP’s, technical specifications, and work instructions
  • Participate on the management on-call roster and assume the duties of the Overall Responsible Operator (ORO) for the system as required
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through post-secondary education in Environmental Services, Civil Engineering or related field and considerable experience in the operation of water treatment and/or distribution systems. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
  • Possess an OIT Water Treatment Certificate
  • Possess a Class 3 Water Distribution and Supply or Distribution Certificate with the ability to obtain a Class 4 certificate within 18 months of date of hire
  • Experience supervising staff or leading work teams, preferably in a unionized environment
  • Must possess a valid Class G driver’s licence with a good driving record. Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm their licence is 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 five 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
  • Technical knowledge of the operation of a groundwater treatment and distribution system equipment maintenance, building, and property maintenance
  • Knowledge of all water metering programs and bylaws and be knowledgeable in the repair/installation of water meters
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other applicable legislation and specifications
  • Knowledge of water industry and municipal and provincial regulations related to water treatment operation and maintenance and environmental compliance
  • Must be capable of interpreting construction drawings and maintenance/operations manuals
  • Excellent project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, stakeholders, the media and the general public
  • Excellent leadership and team building skills
  • Excellent mathematical skills with the ability to analyze data, perform calculations and work with large amounts of data
  • Intermediate computer skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Previous experience with SCADA systems, water quality and environmental information databases, GIS and Hydraulic Modelling and Computerized Maintenance Management Systems / Work Management Systems (CMMS / WMS)
  • Ability to develop, oversee and use a CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System)
  • Knowledge of maintenance principles, practices, concepts and options, including all areas within maintenance planning, scheduling, coordination and optimization.
  • Ability to develop and/or maintain a preventative maintenance program
  • Plant Engineering Maintenance Association of Canada (PEMAC) – Maintenance Management Program (MMP) Certification would be an asset
  • Possess a Class 1 Water Treatment Certificate with the ability to obtain a Class 2 Certificate within 18 months of date of hire would be an asset

Rate

$83,184.28-$103,980.35

How to apply

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

Waste Packer Operator

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 Waste Packer Operator in the Solid Waste Resources Division.  The successful candidates will have a focus on quality customer service and continuous improvement.  Guided by the goals and objectives of the City’s Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Vision for an inclusive, connected and prosperous city.

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

$28.31 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by June 14, 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.

Site Operator (Temporary for up to 6 months)

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

Job summary

Resumes are being accepted for the temporary position of Site Operator within the Solid Waste Resources Division.  The successful candidate will be part of the Site Operations team which operates and provides compliance related support for the site at the Waste Resource Innovation Centre with a focus on quality customer service.  Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – an inclusive, connected, prosperous city where we look after each other and our environment.

Duties

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

Qualifications

  • Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a Grade 12 Diploma and 1-2 years’ experience – operating equipment (e.g. loaders, forklifts or skid steer). Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Experience with landscaping equipment (e.g. push movers, riding mowers, weed trimmers) and snow removal (e.g. snow plows/blowers).
  • Experience in customer service and handling cash transactions (e.g. operating a cash register, reconciling and balancing).
  • A valid Class G drivers licence with a good driving record.  Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm their license is held in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years. The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets our requirements.
  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to deal with the public and internal city staff in a courteous and efficient manner.
  • Intermediate computer skills in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) with good keyboarding skills and the ability to operate the weigh scale system in an efficient and accurate manner.
  • Ability to provide advice and direction and problem solve customer concerns.
  • Must be able to perform physical work (e.g. lifting, walking and working in all types of weather conditions).
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Must be able to work alone and with supervision.
  • Experience using a computerized weigh scale system would be an asset.
  • A valid ‘DZ’ licence would also be an asset.

Rate

$26.85 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by June 14, 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.

Supervisor, Maintenance

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

Job Summary

The successful candidate will be responsible for the maintenance of the City’s wastewater treatment facility as well as the associated infrastructure for the wastewater collections system.  As the leader of the maintenance team, the Supervisor, Maintenance will plan, schedule, organize, and support a work team comprised of skilled personnel, engaged in the maintenance of wastewater treatment and wastewater collection systems.  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 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.
  • Responsible for the development, coordination, and scheduling of work plans.
  • Enforces Work Control Management best practices and continuous process improvement with maintenance staff, building out 13 week timeline from work request to job execution timeline
  • Assist and support moving toward more predictive and preventive maintenance and less reactive maintenance where feasible.
  • Responsible to ensure there is a documented preventative maintenance program in place for all equipment.
  • Assists in producing KPI metrics to track work control management progress and continuous improvement
  • Works closely with peers across the division (i.e. the supervisors of wastewater treatment and collection and SCADA and CMMS specialists, project managers, etc.) to ensure continuity and execution of work plans
  • Monitors assigned work activities to ensure compliance with all applicable Federal, Provincial Acts and regulations, City’s by-laws, policies and procedures.
  • Provides follow up on team objectives and goals through regular team meetings, onsite inspections and analysis of key performance reports.
  • Plan, recommend and initiate the purchase of materials, equipment, supplies and services consistent with prescribed purchasing policies and procedures to maintain uninterrupted operation of all aspects of wastewater services.
  • Ensures adequate maintenance supplies, critical spare parts, materials and equipment are supplied and in good working order to continue maintenance team performance and ensure critical Wastewater Treatment and Collection equipment uptime while minimizing downtime in a fast paced, demanding work environment.
  • Responsible to ensure SOPs are created and in place for tasks and procedures as required.
  • Responsible for ensuring that Maintenance work that affects SCADA programs and related PLC upgrades are planned and coordinated with the SCADA & Security Specialist.
  • Prepares RFTs, RFPs and specifications, obtains quotations and oversees contracted work and services consistent with prescribed purchasing policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for summer and winter Wastewater Services grounds maintenance contracts and contractors.
  • Responsible for health and safety of maintenance staff in the workplace, as well as other staff who may be affected by maintenance jobs.
  • Responsible for attendance management including daily timekeeping and vacation planning.
  • Provide team members guidance and direction on complex maintenance tasks and ensures risks are mitigated and minimized (e.g. confined space, unusual works, working at heights, scaffolding, working around treatment plant process limitations etc.)
  • Assist in the preparation of Maintenance operating and capital budgets and responsible for the administration and control of related budgetary expenditure, including reporting on budget variances.
  • Plan works in advance to mitigate risks and attend work sites where attention to detail and hazards are critical to make decisions on repair or maintenance methods. Documents Job Safety Analysis on per task basis as needed.
  • Ready and able to respond to emergency situations
  • Participates in the wastewater services management on call rotation.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through successful completion of a college level apprenticeship program in a mechanical, electrical or instrumentation or post-secondary education in Mechanical Engineering Technology or related field and considerable experience in inventory management, maintenance, preventative maintenance, in a production and/or operational environment. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Experience supervising staff or leading work teams, preferably in a unionized environment.
  • Experience utilizing a variety of computer software programs such as CMMS / WMS (Computerized Maintenance Management Systems / Work Management Systems).
  • Possess a MECP OIT Wastewater Treatment and Wastewater Collection License or the ability to obtain.
  • Previous experience in a Water/Wastewater environment would be an asset.
  • Excellent communication skills, with ability to communicate effectively with staff, contractors and the general public.
  • Excellent problem solving techniques and the application of good judgment consistent with industry “best practices.”
  • Excellent motivational and team building skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities and timelines.
  • Knowledge of all applicable provincial and federal legislation and regulation, including the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other applicable legislation and specifications.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).
  • Knowledge of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition system (SCADA).
  • Knowledge of Programmable Logic Controls.
  • Must possess a valid Class G driver’s licence with a good driving record. Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm their licence is held in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years.  The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets the requirements.

Rate

$75,634.49-$94,543.11 (per year)

How to Apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by June 14, 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.

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

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

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

The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.

Sorter(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 temporary position of Sorter within the Solid Waste Resources Division.  Reporting to the Supervisor, Process Operations the successful candidate will sort materials from incoming waste at the Materials Recovery Facility (MRF). Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, 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 five (5) consecutive shifts of eight (8) consecutive hours, Monday through Saturday between 6:30 am and 11:30 pm.

Duties

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

Qualifications

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

Rate

$15.58 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by July 26, 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.

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.

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

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

    2020 Summer – Inclusion Camp Counsellor

    Reporting to the Inclusion Team leads, the successful candidate will support campers with physical, cognitive and or/ developmental disabilities; ensuring a welcoming environment designed to foster friendships and promote social interaction in the inclusion camp. As well as provide assistance to the camp staff to deliver inclusive and adaptive programming in a recreational camp setting.

    Hours of work

    Monday to Friday, shifts ranging from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (maximum 44 hours/week).

    Duties

    • Work in a team to create a welcoming environment for all campers and their support workers who attend.
    • Provide 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.

    Mandatory training dates

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

    • June 3 and 4, 4:30 to 9 p.m., team leader only
    • June 6, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • June 10 and 11, 4:30 to 9 p.m.
    • June 20, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (12 p.m. to 4 p.m. inclusion specific training)
    • June 25, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • June 26, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    • 4 hours online training
    • 3 hours paid planning time in June

    Rate of pay

    $15.00 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.

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

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

    2020 Summer -One2One Camp Counsellor

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

     

    Hours of work

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

     

    Duties

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

    Qualifications

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

    Work hours

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

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

    Rate of pay

    $14.75 per hour

     

    How to apply

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

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

    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.

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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 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].

    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