Part-time Custodian: Guelph Police Service

The Guelph Police Service is currently accepting applications for the position of Part-time Custodian.

For more information please visit the Guelph Police Service website.

How to apply

Please submit a detailed resume and cover letter, by no later than 4 p.m. on Monday, February 24, 2020 to the attention of Human Resource Services, via mail, drop off to the front desk, email or fax.

Guelph Police Service
Attention: Human Resource Services
15 Wyndham Street South
Guelph, Ontario, N1H 4C6
Fax: 519-766-7798
careers@guelphpolice.ca

Guelph Police Service thanks all applicants for their interest in this position however we will only be contacting those applicants who are being invited to take part in the selection process.

Equipment 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 Equipment Operator within the Solid Waste Resources Division.  Reporting to the Supervisor, Process Operations the successful candidate will operate equipment in the Transfer Station and Material Recovery Facility.  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

  • Operates industrial vehicles/equipment equipped with lifting devices to push, pull, stack, or move products, equipment or materials.
  • Operates equipment in receiving area to push materials onto feed conveyors, to place processable wastes or large recyclables into roll-off bins and storage areas.
  • Operates equipment to move and load bales onto transport, skids and containers, and to push recovered materials under sorting stations to baler feed conveyor.
  • Lubricates equipment, recharges batteries and refuels.
  • Ensures all safety and operational procedures are followed.
  • Assist in maintaining cleanliness of tipping floor and product storage areas.
  • Perform heavy lifting and capable of hand shovelling heavy materials from equipment pits
  • Operating the transfer station to manage materials, separate recyclables, direct truck traffic, perform housekeeping.
  • Load outbound trailers using a compactor and front end loader.
  • Operate equipment such as forklifts, skid steers, genie booms, backhoes, front end loaders as required.
  • Ensures all safety and operational procedures are followed.
  • Maintain cleanliness of Transfer Station, perform daily housekeeping tasks.
  • Perform heavy lifting and capable of hand shovelling heavy materials from equipment pits and around doorways.
  • Other related duties as assigned, including inter-changing job functions.

Qualifications

  • Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a Grade 12 Diploma and 1-2 years experience operating front end loaders, skid steers and forklifts in a manufacturing, warehouse or construction setting. Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • A valid Class G drivers licence with a good driving record. Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm their licence is held in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years. The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets our requirements.
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Able to perform physical requirements of position (e.g. lifting, walking, bending and pulling).
  • A team player with good communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • A mechanical ability to maintain and operate a variety of equipment and small hand tools.
  • Neat in appearance and have the ability to deal with the public in a cordial manner.
  • Ability to work alone and with minimum supervision.

Rate

$26.85 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Thursday February 27, 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.

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 Friday March 13, 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.

Communications Coordinator (part-time, 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 a part-time Communications Coordinator in the Corporate Communications division to focus exclusively on the 2020 construction season. The successful candidate will use their well-rounded, intermediate-level background in communications to implement a multi-faceted communications plan; anticipate, plan for and respond to issues; and provide communications support for construction projects. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – an inclusive, connected, prosperous city where we look after each other and our environment.

Hours of work

The regular work week will consist of up to 21 hours.

Duties

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

Qualifications

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

Rate

$21.68 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday March 1, 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.

Project Manager – Corporate Energy and Climate Change

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 a collaborative, client-focused project manager that will be responsible for end-to-end management, coordination and oversight of various projects that also include energy conservation and greenhouse gas mitigation projects. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – an inclusive, connected, prosperous city where we look after each other and our environment.

Duties

  • Project manage all activities leading to the successful implementation of projects (e.g. energy conservation and climate change mitigation programs, industrial process, municipal infrastructure, and building facility upgrades).
  • Manage projects at different stages in the project lifecycle.
  • Conducting energy audits to identify opportunities.
  • Developing business cases for small to medium sized projects and selection/oversight of consultants for large projects, preparation of tender documentation, management of the tender process, selection of vendors, management/oversight of construction projects, post-project commissioning and measurement and verification.
  • Cultivate and maintain excellent working relationships with facility managers, operations staff, and other project stakeholders; provide consultation services to determine project requirements (energy and non-energy), provide them with regular status updates and manage any issues in a positive, thorough, and proactive manner.
  • Work in close coordination with the Manager – Corporate Energy and Climate Change and the broader Facilities and Energy Management department.
  • Ensure that all safety and operational procedures are followed during work performance.
  • Manage and coordinate the work of architects, consulting teams and contractors to meet the requirements of the project.
  • Review reports, conceptual designs, drawings and tender documents, and recommend changes.
  • Conduct site inspections and oversee/prepare deficiency reports for appropriate action.
  • Manage and coordinate the application and fulfillment process for energy conservation and greenhouse gas grants and incentives.
  • Other relevant duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of post-secondary education in mechanical/electrical engineering or a related discipline and considerable experience in sustainable design and construction within the ICI sector (Institutional, Commercial and Industrial). Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
    • ENG. or eligible for registration in the province of Ontario within one year.
    • Experience leading projects on time and on budget.
    • Experience in energy management and climate change mitigation (e.g. energy upgrades, retro-commissioning, energy auditing, measurement and verification, energy policy, climate change mitigation and adaptation strategy development).
    • 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.
    • Ability to develop business cases, data analysis.
    • Excellent communications skills (both oral and written) with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, stakeholders, contractors and the general public.
    • Ability to prepare presentations on energy savings and present to staff.
    • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to resolve customer inquiries/complaints effectively.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to engage staff and work in a team environment.
    • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook).
    • Knowledge and understanding of AutoCAD.
    • Knowledge of buildings and building HVAC and electrical systems as they relate to energy management.
    • Excellent analytical, organizational and problem solving skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities in a demanding environment.
    • Knowledge of environmental compliance regulations such air and noise ECAs and EASR considered an asset.
    • Knowledge of building automation systems and commissioning process.
    • Certified Energy Manager (CEM) credentials considered 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 Sunday March 1, 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.

    Part-time employment opportunities in Aquatics

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

    Job summary

    Recreation Services is accepting applications for part-time employment opportunities in Aquatics.  Positions include Aquatic Swim Instructor/Lifeguard and Assistant Instructor. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – an inclusive, connected, prosperous city where we look after each other and our environment.

    Hours of work

    Up to 20 hours a week

    Location

    Positions are available at:

    • West End Community Centre
    • Victoria Road Recreation Centre

    Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

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

    Duties

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

    Qualifications

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

    Assistant Instructor

    Assist the instructor during the instructional program.  Perform minor first aid and assist in emergencies as required.

    Duties

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

    Qualifications

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

    Rate of Pay

    $16.50 per hour (Lifeguard/Swim Instructor)
    $14.50 per hour (Assistant Instructor)

    How to apply

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

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

    Apply for this job

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

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

     

    Amanda Support Analyst(1 year contract)

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

    Job summary

    Resumes are being accepted for the contract position of Amanda Support Analyst within the Information Technology department.  Reporting to the Manager, Business solutions, the successful candidate will share responsibilities in maintaining the AMANDA application. This position is an integral part of a team of technology professionals tasked with application administration and business collaboration to gain efficiencies and utilize technology to maintain a healthy system infrastructure.  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

    • Use functional specifications of business requirements, develop, design, test, implement and sustain quality solutions using AMANDA.
    • Maintain system integrity and data security by providing daily technical support for AMANDA application.
    • Develop, design and maintain reports using Crystal Reports 2011.
    • Implement system updates
    • Participate in AMANDA 7 upgrade project working as part of a project team
    • Work in conjunction with other technical staff to isolate, troubleshoot, resolve problems and administer the AMANDA application.
    • Participate in upgrades and rollouts of the AMANDA application.
    • Provide training and coaching to staff on the AMANDA application and reports.
    • Work as part of a project team.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a post-secondary Diploma or University Degree with a major in Computer Science or a related discipline and considerable experience in applications analysis and design and business process re-engineering in a medium to large sized corporate environment, preferably in a municipal setting. Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
    • Excellent knowledge of, and previous work experience with the AMANDA application (administration and user functionality).
    • Must possess a valid Class G driver’s licence and possess a good driving record.
    • Proficiency with Oracle PL/SQL, Trigger and related Oracle RDMS tools.
    • Experience with Crystal Reports.
    • Ability to design custom and ad-hoc reports (PL/SQL and Crystal Reports).
    • Advanced competency with Windows and Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, stakeholders and the general public.
    • Able to handle multiple and changing priorities and coordinate available resources accordingly.
    • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.

    Rate

    $75,634.49 – $94,543.11 per year

    How to apply

    Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday February 24, 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.

    Summer 2020 – Coordinator of Transit Sales Development

    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 Coordinator of Sales and Market Development, the successful candidate will be responsible for the Transit advertising sales. 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

    • Source and identify new sales opportunities through outbound cold calls and emails.
    • Perform sales presentations to potential clients to generate new business.
    • Respond to inbound phone and email inquiries from renewing customers to answer their questions in a timely and professional manner. Provide enticement to renew contracts and upsell on services.
    • Generate and communicate new sales leads.
    • Address and overcome potential cancellations by proposing alternate solutions and by using approved sales offers.
    • Update client database with correct information for contract execution.
    • Identify areas of improvement and communicate them in weekly meetings.
    • Build relationships to provide repeat business and excellent customer service.
    • Maintain accurate and consistent files.

    Qualifications

    • Enrollment or completion of Business Administration program.
    • Experience in sales including direct selling, performing sales presentations and calls.
    • Performing general clerical and administrative duties.
    • Ability to transpose information accurately and within established timelines.
    • Ability to work independently or as part of a team as required.
    • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks.
    • Excellent Microsoft Office skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
    • Good interpersonal skills.
    • Strong oral and written skills.
    • Strong focus on organization and customer service.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.
    • Must have access to a car and a driver’s licence in good standing.

    Rate

    $15.70 – $18.25 per hour

    How to apply

    Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Friday February 28, 2020. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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

    Apply for this job

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

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

    Community Investment Program Manager – temporary up to 3 years

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

    Job summary

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

    Duties

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

     Qualifications

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

      Rate

      $75,634.49 – $94,543.11 per year

      How to apply

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

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

      Apply for this job

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

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

      2020 Summer – Parks and Forestry Labourers

      The City of Guelph is looking for hardworking, motivated team players to work in various departments during the summer months. The City of Guelph is now accepting applications from candidates who are interested in performing general labour in following areas of the Parks Operations & Forestry department:

       

      • Turf Maintenance
      • Sports Fields Maintenance
      • Horticulture
      • Park Infrastructure
      • Urban Forestry
      • Parks Sanitation
      • Trails and Natural Area Stewardship
      • Amusement Rides/Playground/Splash Pads

      These positions assist with providing services and maintenance related to hundreds of hectares of parkland and the related amenities that make Guelph such a great place!

       

      Rate of pay: $14.07 per hour for first work term

       

      Shortlisted candidates are invited to a mandatory interview day.  It will be either February 19th or February 26th.Please plan to be available for one of the mandatory interview dates. Please understand that you will be responsible to adjust your schedule to be available for the interview date.

       

      Please follow the instructions and follow all steps:

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

      *Please read all of the information below before applying*   


      General Information about our Parks & Forestry Labourer

      • Most begin in April and finish at the end of August/beginning of September. However, there are a few positions that continue until the end of October
      • Positions will work up to 40 hours per week. Some positions include evenings and weekends or may have regularly scheduled shifts outside the standard hours; some positions start later.

      General Qualifications

      • Valid G or G2 Driver’s license and a minimum of 2 years driving experience for positions that are required to drive a City vehicle.  Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm they have a valid driver’s license 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.
      • Valid CPR and First Aid is required prior to start date.
      • Ability to work with various small tools and equipment.
      • Ability to perform physical work and in all types of weather.
      • Ability to work with or without supervision.
      • Strong team skills and have a focus on quality customer service.
      • Demonstrated community mindedness through volunteering, community outreach and other initiatives is an asset.

      Position Descriptions and Job Specific Qualifications

      Turf Maintenance Labourer

      Duties

      • This position is responsible for duties related, but not limited to, turf maintenance within the City’s parks and open spaces, including working within the road allowance.
      • Safe & efficient operation, care and maintenance of tools, equipment and vehicles, i.e.  grass cutting machines, trimmers, blowers, trucks, and small equipment including all auxiliary attachments
      • Perform daily circle checks on all equipment and report defects to the immediate supervisor or designate.
      • Maintain daily written records of work-related activities.
      • Apply safety precautions and procedures in the performance of all duties, in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Highway Traffic Act and policies/procedures of the Corporation.
      • Communicate courteously with the public and where necessary refer them to a permanent staff member. 
      • Assist other members of the Parks & Forestry team during vacation/sickness and other peak workload periods.

      Specific Qualifications

      • 6-9 months of turf related experience demonstrating basic knowledge in Turf Maintenance and the ability to operate grass-cutting equipment.
      • Experience in parks or landscape maintenance is considered an asset.

      Sports Field Maintenance Labourer

      Duties

       

      • This position is responsible for duties related, but not limited to sports field maintenance within the City’s parks and open spaces.
      • Familiarization with all official dimensions of playing surfaces; baseball diamonds, soccer pitches, football fields etc. as well as lining procedures and proper grooming procedures and requirements for safe playable surfaces.
      • Install, maintain and remove tennis nets, monitor and clean tennis surfaces as required.
      • Awareness and fulfillment of tournament requirements and needs. Carry out assigned tasks with minimal interference with play.
      • Ensure all surfaces are safe for daily use, and inform crew lead of unsafe conditions
      • Proper installation and maintenance of home plates, pitching points.
      • Daily cleaning of all areas; player’s benches, backstops, under bleachers etc.
      • Maintain vehicles and equipment in a clean, tidy condition, making regular inspections, reporting defects to immediate supervisor.
      • Perform daily circle checks on all equipment and report defects to the immediate supervisor or designate.
      • Maintain daily written records of work-related activities.
      • Apply safety precautions and procedures in the performance of all duties, in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Highway Traffic Act and policies/procedures of the Corporation.
      • Communicate courteously with the public and where necessary refer them to a permanent staff member. 
      • Assist other members of the Parks & Forestry team during vacation/sickness and other peak workload periods.
      • 6-9 months of turf related experience demonstrating basic knowledge in Sports Field Maintenance and the ability to operate a tractor with appropriate attachments is an asset.
      • Previous experience playing or coaching team sports is considered an asset.

      Horticulture Labourer

      Duties

      • This position is responsible for duties related, but not limited to the care and culture of plants, shrubs, and small trees within the City’s parks and other City-owned property, including working within road allowances.
      • Safe and efficient operation, care and maintenance of tools, equipment, and vehicles (i.e. trucks, water trailer, pruning saws, pruning pole, hand tools)
      • Required to weed, water, prune, dead head, plant, woodchip and maintain beds on a scheduled basis, assist with tree and shrub maintenance, litter pick and report any hazards.
      • Perform daily circle checks on all equipment and report defects to the immediate supervisor or designate.
      • Maintain daily written records of work-related activities.
      • Apply safety precautions and procedures in the performance of all duties, in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Highway Traffic Act and policies/procedures of the Corporation.
      • Communicate courteously with the public and where necessary refer them to a permanent staff member. 
      • Assist other members of the Parks & Forestry team during vacation/sickness and other peak workload periods.

      Specific Qualifications

      • Post-secondary education in horticulture, arboriculture and/or landscaping is preferred.
      • Experience in horticulture, landscaping, landscape design, urban arboriculture, greenhouse, or other related experience is an asset.

       

      Parks Infrastructure Labourer

      Duties

      • This position is responsible for duties related, but not limited to the installation, maintenance and repair of furniture, park buildings, fencing, park signs, interlock repair, painting, assisting with special events, graffiti removal, etc. within the City’s parks and  other City-owned property, including working within road allowances.
      • Safe and efficient operation, care and maintenance of tools, equipment, and vehicles (i.e. trucks, trailers, power tools, hand tools)
      • Required to perform or assist with all aspect of maintenance and repair on park infrastructure, litter pick and report any hazards.
      • Perform daily circle checks on all equipment and report defects to the immediate supervisor or designate.
      • Maintain daily written records of work-related activities.
      • Apply safety precautions and procedures in the performance of all duties, in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Highway Traffic Act and policies/procedures of the Corporation.
      • Communicate courteously with the public and where necessary refer them to a permanent staff member. 
      • Assist other members of the Parks & Forestry team during vacation/sickness and other peak workload periods.

      Specific Qualifications

      • Post-secondary education in construction, carpentry and/or building maintenance is preferred.
      • Experience in construction, landscaping (fencing, interlock, cement, and masonry), carpentry, plumbing, professional painting, graffiti removal or other related experience is an asset.

       

      Urban Forestry Labourer

      Duties

      • This position is responsible for duties related, but not limited to, the care and culture of trees on City owned property. 
      • Safe and efficient operation, care and maintenance of tools, equipment, tablets, and vehicles (i.e. water trailer, pruning saws, pruning pole, etc.)
      • Required to inventory, water, prune, remove, and plant and maintain trees on schedule basis.
      • Perform daily circle checks on all equipment and report defects to the immediate supervisor or designate.
      • Maintain daily written records of work-related activities.
      • Apply safety precautions and procedures in the performance of all duties, in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Highway Traffic Act and policies/procedures of the Corporation.
      • Communicate courteously with the public and where necessary refer them to a permanent staff member. 
      • Assist other members of the Parks & Forestry team during vacation/sickness and other peak workload periods.

      Specific Qualifications

      • Post-secondary education in arboriculture or forestry is preferred.
      • Experience in landscaping, farming, tree planting or other related experience is an asset.

       

      Parks Sanitation Labourer

      Duties

      • This position is responsible for duties related, but not limited to, maintaining the cleanliness of Guelph’s parks and washrooms
      • Safe and efficient operation, care, and maintenance of tools, equipment, and vehicles. For example: one-ton garbage truck, power washer, pick-up trucks, grass cutting machines, tractors, cleaning equipment and small tools.
      • Safe and efficient operation, care and maintenance of tools, equipment, tablets, and vehicles
      • Emptying, cleaning and replacing liners of trash/waste receptacles
      • Cleaning, dusting and disinfecting all washroom fixtures
      • Perform daily circle checks on all equipment and report defects to the immediate supervisor or designate.
      • Garbage pickup in parks, and litter picking  
      • Perform daily circle checks on all equipment and report defects to the immediate supervisor or designate.
      • Maintain daily written records of work-related activities.
      • Apply safety precautions and procedures in the performance of all duties, in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Highway Traffic Act and policies/procedures of the Corporation.
      • Communicate courteously with the public and where necessary refer them to a permanent staff member. 
      • Assist other members of the Parks & Forestry team during vacation/sickness and other peak workload periods.

      Specific Qualifications

      • Post-secondary education in parks or environmental field is preferred.
      • Previous cleaning experience is considered an asset.

       

      Trails and Natural Area Stewardship Labourer

      Duties

      • This position is responsible for duties related, but not limited to, the maintenance and care of trails and natural areas on City owned property. 
      • Safe and efficient operation, care, and maintenance of tools, equipment, and vehicles. For example: grass cutting machines, tractors, water tanks, chippers, and small equipment, including all auxiliary attachments, pick-up trucks, trailer, rototiller, shovels, rakes, string trimmer, pole saw, sweeper, ATV, one-ton garbage truck, power washer, weed wrenches
      • Safe and efficient operation, care and maintenance of tools, equipment, tablets, and vehicles (i.e. water trailer, pruning saws, pruning pole) required inventorying trails, and pruning.
      • Work cooperatively with volunteers 
      • Garbage pickup in parks, and litter picking  
      • Perform daily circle checks on all equipment and report defects to the immediate supervisor or designate.
      • Maintain daily written records of work-related activities.
      • Apply safety precautions and procedures in the performance of all duties, in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Highway Traffic Act and policies/procedures of the Corporation.
      • Communicate courteously with the public and where necessary refer them to a permanent staff member. 
      • Assist other members of the Parks & Forestry team during vacation/sickness and other peak workload periods.

      Specific Qualifications

      • Post-secondary education in parks, forestry or environmental field is preferred.
      • Tree and shrub identification skills are an asset.
      • Experience in landscaping, farming, tree planting or other related experience is an asset.

       

      Parks Amusement-Playground-Splash pad Labourer

      Duties

      • This position is responsible for duties related, but not limited to, the maintenance of playgrounds, splash pads, and the skate park, operation of our seasonal amusements (carousel and miniature train) at Riverside Park, assisting with special events, graffiti removal, etc. within the City’s parks and other City-owned property, including working within road allowances.
      • Safe and efficient operation, care and maintenance of tools, equipment, and vehicles (i.e. trucks, trailers, power tools, hand tools)
      • Required to perform or assist with all aspect of maintenance and repair on park infrastructure, litter pick and report any hazards.
      • Perform daily circle checks on all equipment and report defects to the immediate supervisor or designate.
      • Maintain daily written records of work-related activities.
      • Apply safety precautions and procedures in the performance of all duties, in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Highway Traffic Act and policies/procedures of the Corporation.
      • Communicate courteously with the public and where necessary refer them to a permanent staff member. 
      • Assist other members of the Parks & Forestry team during vacation/sickness and other peak workload periods.

      Specific Qualifications

      • Post-secondary education in recreation, customer and/or team management, or child development is preferred.
      • Experience in operating amusements, landscape maintenance, working with or around children, professional painting, graffiti removal, organizing large events or other related experience is an asset.

      How to Apply

      Applications are received online, effective Wednesday, December 4, 2019. 

      First consideration will be given to applications received by Friday, January 17, 2020. Applications received after this date will be reviewed as needed.

       

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

      Apply for this job

      Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application. 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.

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

       

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

      2020 Summer -One2One Camp Counsellor

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

       

      Hours of work

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

       

      Duties

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

      Qualifications

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

      Work hours

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

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

      Rate of pay

      $14.75 per hour

       

      How to apply

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

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

      Apply for this job

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

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

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

      Facility Maintainer – temporary up to 6 months

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

      Job summary

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

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

      Hours of Work

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

      Duties

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

      Qualifications

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

       Rate

      $26.85 per hour

      How to apply

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

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

      Apply for this job

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

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

      Pottery Program Instructor

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

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

      Position summary

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

      Duties

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

      Qualifications

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

      Rate of pay

      $19.33 per hour 

      How to apply

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

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

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

      The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.

      Fitness Instructors – Kick boxing (Part time)

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

      Position summary

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

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

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

      Hours of work

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

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

      • Kickboxing
      • Self-defense
      • General group fitness

      Duties

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

      Qualifications

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

      Rate of pay  

      $23.35  per hour

      How to apply

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

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

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

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

      The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.

       

      Public Works Labourer – Boulevards (summer 2018)

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

      Hours of Work:  

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

      DUTIES:

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

      QUALIFICATIONS:

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

      Hourly rate:

      $14.00 per hour

      HOW TO APPLY:

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

      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: alana.bell@guelph.ca

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

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

      The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.

       

      Art Instructor

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

      Please submit a resume or application to:

      jocelyn.pedersen@guelph.ca

      Fitness Instructors

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

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

      Proper Yoga qualifications are required

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

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

      Crossing guards

      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