The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 130,000 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.
Throughout the summer, the Guelph Water Wagon is proud to play an important part of large, outdoor community events and festivals. The Program Assistant is someone who enjoys a lot of variety in their work and connecting with people. They bring enthusiasm while engaging in conversation with the public to promote Guelph’s tap water, encourage water conservation and answer any questions about Guelph Water Services while attending a diversity of events and festivals.
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 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.
The successful candidate will be responsible for providing, at own expense, approved CSA “green patch” safety footwear. A Police Vulnerable Sector Check must be supplied prior to the successful candidates start date. Valid CPR and First Aid is required prior to start date.
$15.35 to $17.69 depending on education level and work experience
City of Guelph - Water Services Department, 29 Waterworks Place, Guelph.
Hours of Work:
35 hours per week Sunday to Saturday from April to the end of August. The work week will be adjusted to accommodate evening and weekend events.
35 hours per week starting April/May 2018 for approximately 4 months
How to Apply:
Applications must be received online by January 31, 2018. To apply for this position, please click on the “Apply For This Position” icon.
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 (PDF format preferred). 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.