City of Guelph

Property Standards Assistant- Summer 2018

2 weeks ago(1/2/2018 9:57 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.


  • Perform on-site inspections of properties under the Yard Maintenance by-law
  • Prepare and issue required notices and letters in relation to on-site inspections.
  • Assist Property Standards Inspectors with their enforcement activity.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


  • Graduate or currently enrolled in a Law and Security program or equivalent.
  • Previous experience in municipal by-law enforcement would be an asset.
  • Basic familiarity with Municipal By-laws, Municipal Act and Provincial Offences Act.
  • Must possess good computer skills in a Windows based environment.
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must possess excellent team skills and have a sincere focus on Quality Customer Service.
  • Must possess a valid ‘G’ driver’s license.

Hours of Work:

 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm.


 Approximately 4 months beginning in April/May, and may be extended for up to 6 months.


  • 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.

Hours of Work:

35 hours per week, Monday to Friday


Approximately 4 months beginning in May and ending in August. Possible 2 month extension.


$15.35 to $17.69 per hour depending on education level and work experience

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" 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. This 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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