City of Guelph

Termite Project Technicians (part-time)- Summer 2018

2 weeks ago(1/2/2018 10:13 AM)
Job ID
# Positions
Job Type
Summer Positions
Job Industry
Government and Public Sector
Career Level
Entry Level, Student

Job Description

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.



  • Use power equipment to cut pipes, cardboard and plywood into pieces for termite traps.
  • Interact with residents to explain and update termite project activities.
  • Install and check traps on residential properties.
  • Survey properties for termite activity.
  • Extract termites.
  • Plot termite activity on maps.


  • Valid G or G2 drivers licence and minimum of 2 years driving experience with a good driving record.
  • Must be able to perform heavy physical work outdoors during hot weather.
  • Must be a reliable and punctual team player, able to work with & without direct supervision.
  • Previous outdoor labourer experience and/or use of power machinery an asset.
  • College or university courses, with a degree specializing in zoology, biology or entomology desirable.

Hours of Work:

  • 20 hours per week Monday to Friday

Important Note:

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




$14.00 per hour 


How to Apply:


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


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


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