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The City of Guelph is a vibrant and diverse community with a unique sense of place located in southern Ontario along the Innovation Corridor that runs between Toronto and Kitchener-Waterloo. We are also one of Canada’s fastest-growing cities with a projected population increase from 135,000 people to almost 170,000 in the next 10 years. Guelph is consistently ranked as one of the best places in Canada to live, work, and play—all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city. Job summary Resumes are being accepted for the position of Executive Assistant to the Deputy Chief Administrative Officer (Deputy CAO) for the Corporate Services (CS), service area. The successful candidate will provide senior level administrative support to the Deputy CAO, Strategic Business Advisor (SBA) and CS Leadership Team (GMs) and their respective departments of: (1) City Clerk’s Office, (2) Human Resources, (3) Finance, (4) Information Technology and (5) Legal, Realty and Court Services. 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, Monday to Friday.  Occasional evening and/or weekend work may be required. Duties - Provide administrative support and advisement to the Deputy CAOto ensure coordination of activities within the service area, aligned to the Deputy CAO’s annual objectives, in keeping with the City’s strategic plan. - Approach daily work tasks with a continuous improvement mindset to add the most value to the organization, utilize digital tools and prioritize customer service and efficiency of service. - Receive and organize communications to the Deputy CAO including telephone calls, mail, and email and provide assistance using independent judgment to determine those that require priority attention including the handling of sensitive and confidential matters. - Work collaboratively with the CS Leadership Team to advise, communicate and review Council reports, Executive Team (ET) materials, meeting and town hall agendas, etc. to ensure high standards of concise, comprehensive, and quality of reporting is maintained. - Manage Council/Committee reports for the CS service area ensuring Council and/or Committee Chairs and Deputy CAO/appropriate GM meet regularly to review reports coming forward; ensuring Staff Reports are submitted to the City Clerk’s Office and deadlines are met; and coordinating updates to the Agenda Forecast for review by the Executive Team. - Manage the workflow utilizing the City’s document managing software, eSCRIBE, to support the CS service area’s delivery of Council/Committee reports. - Participate as a member of the CS Leadership Team to assess and recommend opportunities for improvement based on their interactions with other service area EAs as well as past service area experiences. - Monitor, amend, and interact with department leads concerning the outstanding motions list, delegation of authority items, Agenda Forecast, CS upcoming reports list with a lens to future ET and Council/Committee meeting schedules. - Coordinate registration and travel arrangements as required by Deputy CAO and the Strategic Business Advisor. - Communicate and collaborate with other Executive Assistants and Administrative Assistants to ensure consistent and optimal support for ET members and the service area’s general managers. - Coordinate logistics for the Deputy CAO’s announcements and events. - Build and establish trust among internal and external stakeholders through excellent customer service. - Coordinate the preparation, monitoring and administration of the service area budget and expenditures for all units. - Administer and oversee the ongoing payroll and associated administrative aspects of the CS service area; performing analytical reviews on trends and indicators that promote a strong people-leading responsibility. - Undertake additional tasks and responsibilities in support of the service area management team, including the SBA. - Maintain and manage the service area records management system. - Independently respond to general correspondence of a routine nature. - Attend meetings, take and distribute minutes including follow up actions to staff as assigned. - Research, compose and prepare correspondence and reports as required. - Maintain professional, effective and cooperative liaison with representatives of other municipalities, private sector and the general public and present a high standard of public relations. - Advise on City policies, by-laws and regulations in response to inquiries and complaints; refer inquiries as appropriate. - Recommend organizational or procedural changes affecting administrative activities. - Complete special projects or other duties as assigned by the Deputy CAO. - Provide coverage for other EA positions when and as required. Qualifications - Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of post-secondary education in Business Administration, Public Administration or closely related discipline and considerable experience providing administrative assistance to a senior level position. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. - Ability to manage multiple tasks in a busy environment and meet deadlines. - Excellent organizational and office administration skills. - A self-starter with good problem-solving skills. - Demonstrated ability to critical thinking, issues management and with strong decision-making capability. - Excellent communications skills with the ability to communicate with Council, all levels of staff, stakeholders and the general public. - Excellent interpersonal, collaborative and customer service skills and ability to respect & maintain a high level of confidentiality. - Advanced skills in Microsoft Office 365 including SharePoint and Teams. - High level of professionalism and flexibility in adapting to change. - Knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act.   Salary range $70,400 - $88,000 How to apply Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday, January 24, 2022. 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.
Job ID
2022-2840
The City of Guelph is a vibrant and diverse community with a unique sense of place located in southern Ontario along the Innovation Corridor that runs between Toronto and Kitchener-Waterloo. We are also one of Canada’s fastest-growing cities with a projected population increase from 135,000 people to almost 170,000 in the next 10 years. Guelph is consistently ranked as one of the best places in Canada to live, work, and play—all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city. Job summary Applications are being accepted for the temporary position of Seasonal Parks Equipment Operator within Parks. Reporting to the Supervisor, Turf and Sport Fields, the successful candidate will perform duties related, but not limited to, daily sports field and parks maintenance, and related services within the City’s parks in accordance with established standard operating procedures, departmental and corporate policies, sound construction principles and practices, and applicable codes, 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, service, inclusion, learning, and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – an inclusive, connected, prosperous city.   Hours of Work:  Five (5) consecutive eight (8) hour days, Monday to Friday scheduled between the hours of 7:00am and 4:00pm. The anticipated start date will be Spring 2022. Duties - Perform duties in the development, maintenance and operation of Parks and Recreation activities while working outdoors in all types of weather conditions. - Operate various types of maintenance equipment such as large mowers, agricultural tractors, front-end loaders and sports field specific equipment such as Toro procore, large area broadcast fertiliser spreader, turf–co top dresser, charterhouse overseeder, Bobcat tool cat and attachments including auxiliary attachments (i.e. Blechavator , RotaDairon, bannerman infielder) and waste collection vehicles. - Utilize tools including line trimmers, brush chippers, post pounders, leaf blowers, sod cutters, rakes, shovels etc. to maintain and renovate parks and sports fields. - Carry out all necessary maintenance and adjustments while keeping the equipment in a safe, clean and tidy condition and perform daily circle checks and report defects and, if necessary, small repairs in a prescribed manner. - Lead part-time staff and instruct all support staff in the safe and efficient use, care and maintenance of tools and equipment, and maintenance practices. - Comply with requirements of the Occupational Health & Safety Act, The Highway Traffic Act, all Federal, Provincial and City regulations, policies and procedures. - Remove and/or flag obstacles hazardous to employees or the public or that interfere with the safe operation of vehicles or equipment, and duly note and report such conditions to a Lead hand or Supervisor. - Complete daily activity time sheets; Report on variances in daily work plans. - Immediately report vandalism, mechanical difficulties, damage and hazardous conditions. - Perform various duties relating to winter control including operating relevant equipment, manual snow and ice clearing, salting and sanding as needed. - Actively participate in a team environment. - 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 6 – 12 months related experience in the operation of relevant parks and sports field maintenance equipment in a relevant setting. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. - Must possess a Class D-Z 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. - Proven experience and knowledge relevant to turf and sportsfield maintenance and landscape maintenance/construction activities. - Proficient time management skills and flexibility in adjusting between a variety of duties. - Must be a reliable self-starter, able to make decisions and function with minimal supervision, as well, work as part of a team, and undertake all aspects of the job thoroughly and willingly. - Must possess good oral and written communication skills; able to deal with the public in a cordial manner. - Must be able to perform the physical demands of the job including lifting, kneeling and shoveling and be able to actively participate in daily activities, work within live traffic conditions and in all types of weather conditions. - Must possess an understanding of the OTM’s Book 7 for Temporary Conditions, and proven knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other applicable legislation. Rate $27.80 per hour   How to apply Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday January 24, 2022. 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.
Job ID
2022-2839
  The City of Guelph is a vibrant and diverse community with a unique sense of place located in southern Ontario along the Innovation Corridor that runs between Toronto and Kitchener-Waterloo. We are also one of Canada’s fastest-growing cities with a projected population increase from 135,000 people to almost 170,000 in the next 10 years. Guelph is consistently ranked as one of the best places in Canada to live, work, and play—all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city. Job summary Resumes are being accepted for the position of Sleeman Event and Facility Operator in the Culture and Recreation Department.  The successful candidate will have a focus on quality customer service and continuous improvement processes. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Corporate 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 for an inclusive, connected, prosperous city.   HOURS OF WORK: 40 hours per week and shifts are a requirement of this position.  Any five (5) shifts of eight (8) consecutive hours 6:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. or 3:00 p.m. to 1:00 am, Sunday through Saturday. Duties - Perform refrigeration, program and repairperson duties in the development, maintenance and operation of the Sleeman Centre, a multi-use spectator facility. - Performs programming duties as required. - Assist in compliance with license agreements as negotiated with the Storm Hockey Club, Special Event organizers and other facility users. - Maintains facility quality and safety by adhering to predetermined building operating standards. - Assists in building or system repairs/services with contractors and service companies where required. - Communicates with team members using facility schedules and co-ordinating equipment requirements. - Reports and follows up on all building incidents. - Troubleshoots and makes adjustments to mechanical, plumbing, electrical, refrigeration, roof systems and handling systems. Repairs include, but are not limited to carpentry, painting, masonry and drywall; assist in maintaining energy management and BAS systems. - Aids in the preparation of statistical information of building use. - Acts as a resource person to Sleeman Centre customers and staff. - General housekeeping duties such as sweeping, mopping, shovelling, cleaning, garbage pickup, and restocking of supplies. - Be versed and competent in the installation, maintenance and removal of artificial ice. - Event conversion tasks such as covering and uncovering ice, glass removal and installation, stage & riser assembly, chair sets & strikes as well as various tasks associated with multi spectator special event presentations. - This position may be temporarily assigned to assist in another facility on an as required bases. - 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 in a multi-use spectator facility/arena and in operating an ice re-surfacer. 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. - Working knowledge of mechanical, plumbing, carpentry, electrical, refrigeration, painting, roofing systems and handling systems, masonry and drywall. - Knowledge of the Ontario Health and Safety Act. - Working co-operatively with other team members is an important part of this position. - Excellent customer service skills with the ability to resolve customer inquiries/complaints in an effective manner. - Excellent oral and written communications skills with the ability to communicate with public and all levels of staff. - Basic computer skills using Microsoft Office (Word and Excel). - Able to perform physical work (e.g. lifting, climbing, walking, working at heights etc.). - Reliable self-starter, able to make decisions and function with minimum supervision. - Must obtain and maintain a valid First Aid/CPR Certificate. - Successful completion of the Basic Refrigeration program as offered by ORFA would be an asset. - Forklift operator and elevated platform training would be an asset. - Rate $27.80 per hour   How to apply Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Thursday January 20, 2022. 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.
Job ID
2022-2838
  The City of Guelph is a vibrant and diverse community with a unique sense of place located in southern Ontario along the Innovation Corridor that runs between Toronto and Kitchener-Waterloo. We are also one of Canada’s fastest-growing cities with a projected population increase from 135,000 people to almost 170,000 in the next 10 years. Guelph is consistently ranked as one of the best places in Canada to live, work, and play—all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city. Job summary Resumes are being accepted for the temporary position of Project Specialist within Facilities and Energy Management reporting to the Manager, Corporate Building Maintenance. The successful candidate will be responsible for minor design and construction contracts for facilities either as a stand-alone project or as part of a larger program of works.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 - Manage various building design and construction / renovation projects from conception to completion, either as standalone projects or as part of a larger program of works. - Work as part of a team on large scale projects to help implement design and construction activities. - Preparation of tender documents and coordinating with purchasing. - Liaise with City Departments, utilities or other key stakeholders as required. - Coordinate the work of Architects, Consulting teams and Contractors to meet the requirements of the project. - Liaise with Planning and Building for site plan approval and building permits, Engineering for site services, IT and other Departments with special needs, and with utilities, authorities and regulatory agencies as required. - Review reports, conceptual designs, drawings and tender documents, and recommend changes. - Conduct site inspections and oversee/prepare deficiency reports for appropriate action. - Responsible for payment certificates for the Consultant, the Contractor and other vendors. - Manage shop drawings, site instructions, change notices, change orders, and record drawings and manuals. - Oversee contractor’s / consultant’s facility commissioning on behalf of the City. - Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications - A minimum of 5 years experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a post-secondary education in Architectural, Facility Management or closely related discipline and experience in construction and renovations within the ICI (Industrial, Commercial Institutional) Sector. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. - Experience in project management (e.g. delivering on time, within budget, meeting a high standard of quality, and with energy savings targets met). - Experience with contract administration including tender documents - Knowledge of the Building Code, Lien Act, OAA Document 6, CCDC 2, Bonding and Insurance, and other related documents is required. - Knowledge of proper construction procedures would be an asset. - Ability to read and interpret detailed drawings, specifications, soils reports and topographical surveys. - Ability to handle confidential and sensitive issues and information. - Intermediate Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook). - Intermediate level of ability with AutoCAD for space planning, building permit, and conceptual drawings. Rate $42.64-$53.30 per hour   How to apply Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by WednesdayJanuary 19, 2022. 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.
Job ID
2022-2837
The City of Guelph is a vibrant and diverse community with a unique sense of place located in southern Ontario along the Innovation Corridor that runs between Toronto and Kitchener-Waterloo. We are also one of Canada’s fastest-growing cities with a projected population increase from 135,000 people to almost 170,000 in the next 10 years. Guelph is consistently ranked as one of the best places in Canada to live, work, and play—all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city. Job summary Applications are being accepted for the position of Building Inspector II within Building Services. With a focus on quality customer service and continuous improvement, this position will be guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Corporate 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 for an inclusive, connected, prosperous city. HOURS OF WORK: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday between the hours of 7:30 am and 5:00 pm.   Duties - Perform building, plumbing and HVAC inspections of new residential housing projects and associated ancillary buildings under Part 9 of the Ontario Building Code. - Support the proactive enforcement of the Shared Rental Housing Program. - Implementation the Dormant Permits Program. - Assist Building Inspector III’s with new ICI/Large Complex Building projects, as required. - Perform municipal by-law inspections as required. - Prepare and issue reports, letters and Orders in relation to on-site inspections, as necessary. - Issue Provincial Offence Notices and Information under the Provincial Offences Act and attend court, as necessary. - Establish and maintain good positive relationships with the public, professionals and City staff. - Perform other related duties as assigned. Qualifications - Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a 3-year community college diploma program in Architectural Technology or Construction Technology and 4 – 5 years of building construction and/or municipal building department experience working in a similar role. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. - Accredited with the Ontario Building Officials Association as a Certified Building Code Official (or in the process). - Must possess a valid G driver’s licence with a good driving record. - Qualified with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing in the following categories: - House, Small Buildings, Plumbing – House, Plumbing – All Buildings, HVAC – House and Detection, Lighting & Power. Applicants who do not currently possess these qualifications will be required to do so within a reasonable timeframe. - Ability to interpret Codes, By-laws and working (construction) drawings, with a strong understanding of the Building Code Act, Ontario Building Code, Ontario Fire Code and municipal By-laws. - Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office (Outlook and Word) and relevant software. - Experience with AMANDA Software. - Have excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as excellent team skills, customer service and conflict resolution skills. - Knowledge of the Provincial Offences Act and the Occupational Health & Safety Act. - A satisfactory Police Record Check required at time of offer. Rate $37.75-$46.33 per hour   How to apply Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Friday January 28, 2022. 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.
Job ID
2022-2836
  The City of Guelph is a vibrant and diverse community with a unique sense of place located in southern Ontario along the Innovation Corridor that runs between Toronto and Kitchener-Waterloo. We are also one of Canada’s fastest-growing cities with a projected population increase from 135,000 people to almost 170,000 in the next 10 years. Guelph is consistently ranked as one of the best places in Canada to live, work, and play—all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city. Job summary The Supervisor, Process Operations, is responsible for the safety and operation of the City’s Material Recovery Facility and Transfer Station and ensures attainment and continuity of the unit’s goals, performance objectives and compliance with all applicable industry, corporate and occupational health and safety policies and regulations.  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 - Provides visible and positive leadership to staff developing and nurturing a work environment that is inclusive, respectful and motivating for staff. - Supervise all material processing operations within the MRF and Transfer Station including but not limited to, the receiving floor, the shipping floor as well as all sorting operations. - Ensure proper hiring practices and work scheduling for employees; also ensure orientation, job training as required, performance feedback, counseling and career development. - Set a visible and positive leadership example in order to promote empowerment of employees through coaching, mentoring, two-way communications and delegation of decision-making; take necessary steps to anticipate impact of changes and identify and remove barriers to empowerment. - Establish policies, operating procedures, work methods and standards for the Materials Recovery Facility. - Monitor the section’s operating performance/key performance indicators (KPIs) against established policies and procedures and initiate corrective action in the sections as required. - Supervise and direct team members and ensure work is performed satisfactorily and complies with City and industry standards as well as Provincial Health and Safety regulations. - Ensure that compliance with all regulatory requirements through inspection and corrective action is maintained and issues raised are expeditiously resolved. - Maintain up-to-date thorough knowledge of existing applicable legislation, guidelines, regulations and policies. - Provide effective training and supervision to all staff on site policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements. - Act as the Solid Waste Resources contact for Ministry of Labour, Ministry of the Environment, Ministry of Transportation and other ministries, as may be required. - Prepare and present reports to Senior Staff as required. - Continuously research industry best practices and develop implementation strategies. - Monitor and assist with budget preparation for related operation budgets, capital and equipment replacement budget(s). - Participate as a member of the Solid Waste Resources Management Team. - Participate in the “on-call” rotation and work 10:00 am to 6:00 pm shift as scheduled. - Perform other related duties as assigned. Qualifications - Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through a post-secondary degree or diploma inEnvironmental Studies, Engineering, Supply Chain Management or related discipline and considerable experience in solid waste industry in a municipal setting. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. - Experience with respect to process operations, establishing KPIs and other performance metrics and leveraging data to optimize systems - Experience supervising staff and leading work teams in a unionized environment. - Knowledge of purchasing by-laws and purchasing instruments such as RFP’s, RFQ’s, tenders and contracts. - Ability to oversee operating and capital budgets. - Understanding of legislation related to municipal solid waste operations. - Knowledge related to the development and application of CMMS to support continuous improvement objectives. - Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other applicable legislation and specifications. - Excellent leadership, interpersonal and team building skills. - Knowledge of the Labour Relations Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. - Experience in the application of the principles of Industrial Harmony to achieve a culture of continuous improvement will be considered an asset - Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, stakeholders, the media and the general public. - Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook). - Excellent customer service and public relation skills. - Ability to oversee the planning, design and supervision of construction and maintenance projects. - 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 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 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 Rate $77,600-$97,000 How to apply Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Thursday January 20, 2022. 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.
Job ID
2022-2835
The City of Guelph is a vibrant and diverse community with a unique sense of place located in southern Ontario along the Innovation Corridor that runs between Toronto and Kitchener-Waterloo. We are also one of Canada’s fastest-growing cities with a projected population increase from 135,000 people to almost 170,000 in the next 10 years. Guelph is consistently ranked as one of the best places in Canada to live, work, and play—all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.   Job Summary Applications are being accepted for the position of Zoning Inspector lll/Senior By-law Administrator within Building Services. The successful candidate will perform duties related to complex zoning matters with a focus on quality customer service and continuous improvement processes. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Corporate 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 for an inclusive, connected, prosperous city. HOURS OF WORK: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday between the hours of 7:30 am and 5:00 pm DUTIES: - Perform on-site inspections of properties to determine compliance with property use and regulations as it pertains to the Zoning By-law, Two-Unit House Registration By-law and Sign By-law. - Perform on-site inspections of properties to determine zoning compliance for Business Licence applications. - Work towards and focus on resolution of complex property issues related to zoning matters. - Issue Building Code Orders, Sign Permits and other approvals. - Review and comment on encroachment agreements and general agreement releases - Review and comment on Site Plan Approvals regarding the Sign By-law - Prepare and process Sign By-law Variances - Review and comment on Committee of Adjustment variance and consent applications on behalf of Zoning and Building - Administer the Policy on Telecommunication Towers and/or Antennas - Prepare correspondence for the public, business owners, property owners, lawyers and others related to municipal by-law violations and use confirmation. - Issue Provincial Offence Notices and Information’s under the Provincial Offences Act and attend court, as necessary, to ensure compliance with Municipal By-laws. - Provide guidance, direction and advice to other Zoning Inspector positions. - Draft new, and revise established policies and procedures for use by other members of the department. - Perform ongoing research, review and drafting of zoning bylaw amendments. - Recommend and develop new methods and procedures related to zoning matters - Act as Zoning Administrator when absent - Establish and maintain good relations with the public, professionals and city staff. - Perform other related duties as assigned.  QUALIFICATIONS: - Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through a 3-year diploma in Law and Security, Municipal Planning or closely related field and over 5 years progressive experience in a related role dealing with complex zoning matters and relevant bylaws. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. - Designated as a Certified Municipal Law Enforcement Officer with the Municipal Law Enforcement Officers Association - Completion of Zoning Administration course through the Ontario Building Official’s Association and the Primer in Planning course, or equivalent training - Qualification with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing in General Legal and House would be required. Candidates who do not currently posses these qualifications would be required to do so within a specified timeframe. - Must possess a valid ‘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. - Must have a detailed knowledge of the Zoning Bylaw, Two-Unit House Registration By-law, the Sign By-law and other related municipal bylaws - Strong knowledge and experience with the Planning Act as it relates to the Official Plan, Site Plan Approval, minor variances and zoning amendment processes. - Ability to make appropriate legal interpretations pertaining to zoning matters - Strong level of judgement and ability to resolve complex problems related to zoning matters - Familiarity of the Provincial Offences Act including POA court proceedings - Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills - Must possess intermediate computer skills with Microsoft Outlook, Word and relevant software. - Must have experience with building related software (preferably AMANDA). - Must possess excellent team skills and have a sincere focus on quality customer service. - Must have knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act. - Must be able to perform the physical requirements of the job which includes walking, sitting and standing for extended periods of time; climbing, crawling and stooping will also be required on a regular basis - A satisfactory Police Record Check would be required at time of offer. Rate $41.45-$50.90 per hour    How to apply Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Thursday January 20, 2022. 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.    
Job ID
2022-2833
The City of Guelph is looking to hire eager, motivated, and hard-working individuals who will assist with collecting, inputting, and verifying data and information as required for the City of Guelph’s Employment Survey. If you are a highly organized, self-starter who enjoys customer service than this is the position for you!   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.   Employment Surveyors (3 positions) Duties - Collects, inputs, and verifies data and information as required for the City of Guelph’s Employment Survey. - Contact and meet businesses via door-to-door visits to gather information and data on business locations, types, and number of employees. - Daily use of survey software and hardware to collect information and data. - Follow-up in-person or by telephone when required. - Regular travel throughout the City of Guelph. - Responding to questions while surveying in the community. - Perform other related duties as assigned Qualifications - Post-secondary education (in process or completed) in business, economic development, planning, or equivalent related program and experience in conducting research, surveying, and statistical and demographic analysis. - Customer service experience required. - Excellent communication skills with the ability to speak with business owners and staff, elicit information, respond to inquiries and complaints, and participate as an effective team member. - Exceptional computer skills using software such as Microsoft Office, Survey 123, as well as familiarity using tablet devices. - Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and in a team environment. - Valid G or G2 driver's licence with a good driving record and minimum two years driving experience. Rate $15.70 - $17.30 per hour (2021 rates. 2022 rates are under review)     Employment Survey Coordinator (1 position) Duties - Administers the coordination of four surveyors (including themselves) to collect and input information and data for the City of Guelph’s Employment Survey. - Coordinates daily schedule of surveyors. - Elevates issues to Planner and project lead. - Performs duties outlined under Employment Surveyor. Qualifications - Experience in conducting research, surveying, and statistical and demographic analysis. - Ability to interpret and apply Statistics Canada’s NAICS codes. - Ability to do basic trouble-shooting of computer and software applications. - Qualifications outlined under Employment Surveyor. Rate $16.50 - $18.25 per hour (2021 rates. 2022 rates are under review) Hours of work 35 hours per week Monday to Friday from May to end of August 2022 How to apply Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday, January 30, 2022. 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 visit the job posting listed on our careers page and click on the “Apply for this job” button. Instructions will follow.   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.
Job ID
2022-2832
The City of Guelph is hiring for multiple administration clerks to assist with customer service, data entry and general clerical duties. Through efficient processes, initiative, problem solving and timely communication, this position will contribute to the delivery of departmental programs and services through clerical support, special projects and other general duties as assigned. If you enjoy customer service, communication and teamwork than this is the job for you!   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.   Currently hiring for the following departments: - Wastewater Services - Operations - Building Services (2 positions) - Guelph Wellington Paramedic Services (2 positions) - Facilities Management Duties - Provide excellent customer service to general public and internal stakeholders. - Assist with telephone reception, maintenance of general email box, in-person requests, and provide timely and accurate responses to inquiries. - Assist with records management, data entry, compilation and auditing existing records - Assist with ordering and inventory of office supplies. - Support project work by researching and compiling information. - Provide clerical support including filing (electronic and paper-based), scanning, photocopying etc. - Actively participate in meetings and projects as they arise. Qualifications - Currently enrolled in or graduate of a Business Administration or related program (Medical Business Admin program is preferred for Guelph Wellington Paramedic position). - Experience in customer service. - Experience in 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, Access etc. - Experience with WAM, Kronos or AMANDA would be an asset. - Good interpersonal and communication skills. - Valid G or G2 driver’s licence with a good driving record and a minimum of 2 years driving experience. - Comfortable with medical terminology (for position at GW Paramedic Service). - Comfortable lifting up to 50 lbs (moving parcels/boxes at GW Paramedic Service).   Rate $16.00-$18.60 (2021 rates. 2022 rates are under review) How to apply Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday January 30, 2022. 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.  
Job ID
2022-2831
The City of Guelph is looking to hire eager, motivated, and hard-working individuals who are passionate about our environment and community. These positions aim to drive change through front-line education, public engagement, and promotional campaigns focused on making a difference. If you are passionate about the environment; are an outgoing, friendly and highly organized person; want to develop strong communication skills; enjoy being outdoors; have fun attending local festivals and events, then we are looking for you!   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. Environmental Program Assistant (1 position) This position will be responsible for providing administrative support and assistance to the Environmental Programs team goals and strategies as identified through the Water Efficiency Strategy and other supporting directional plans. This includes but is not limited to: - Completing customer appointment bookings and inquiries for the City’s Heathy Landscape Visit Program - Corresponding with City staff, industry contacts, and customers as needed on behalf of the programs’ section - Travelling within Guelph to research, review, or assist with program business and Water Efficiency programs and promotions. - Assist with the planning, coordination and delivery of environmental program initiatives and events.   Solid Waste Program Assistant (4 positions) These positions will be responsible for developing and delivering targeted communication plans to reduce unnecessary waste and where not possible, disposing of items safely, responsibly and economically. This includes but is not limited to: - Conducting curbside waste audits and site visits with residents to educate and discuss contamination issues, with emphasis on recent bylaw updates related to residential yard waste collection changes. - Supporting promotional & educational campaigns and materials development (e.g. curbside education, social media and website content), including coordination and delivery of these materials. - Corresponding with City staff, residents, community partners, business and industry contacts on waste minimization and diversion efforts. - Conducting waste industry research and surveys over the internet, telephone and in-person. Water Wagon Program Assistant (1 position) This position will promote Guelph’s tap water, educate the public about water and wastewater, and will be responsible for coordinating and delivering the Water Wagon program. This includes but is not limited to: - Liaising with event organizers, external contractors and City of Guelph staff to create and manage the Water Wagon event schedule, coordinate siting and event needs, organize Water Wagon transportation, and verify service requirements and contracts for each event - Prepare the Water Wagon and supplies for each event and ensure the storage of the Water Wagon and all materials post event, maintaining a stocked, clean and organized storage space. - Attend events at which the Water Wagon is present to set-up the Water Wagon and outreach booth, oversee Water Wagon operation, ensure its cleanliness and maintenance, monitor usage, and run public outreach and engagement initiatives. - Contribute to the research and development of promotional materials and programs to support the City’s Water Wagon and Tap Water Promotion programs. This could include, for example, the development of event activities, social media content, communication and project plans, and publications such as brochures, newsletters, or advertisements. Qualifications - Post-secondary education (completed or in process) in environmental science, environmental resource studies, environmental engineering, geography, or closely related field.  Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. - Valid G or G2 driver’s license with a good driving record and a minimum of 2 years driving experience. - Must have excellent communication skills (written and verbal) along with strong research and planning skills. - Excellent interpersonal, public engagement and customer services skills. - Must be customer service oriented. - Ability to work independently and in a team environment. - Must be able to understand and interpret relevant environmental legislation. - Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Rate $16.00 - $21.96 depending on position and experience (2021 rates. 2022 rates are under review) How to apply Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday, January 30, 2022. 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 visit the job posting listed on our careers page and click on the “Apply for this job” button. Instructions will follow.   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.
Job ID
2022-2830
The City of Guelph is looking to hire eager, motivated, and hard-working individuals who are passionate about our environment and community. These positions aim to drive change through front-line education, public engagement, and promotional campaigns focused on healthy landscapes. If you are passionate about the environment; are an outgoing, friendly and highly organized person; want to develop strong communication skills; enjoy being outdoors; and have fun; then we are looking for you!   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 - Perform residential outdoor landscape audits as part of the City of Guelph Landscape Visit Program.  - Assist with the planning, coordination and delivery of healthy landscapes and water efficiency program initiatives and events. - Assist with the design of educational and promotional campaigns and materials. - Coordinate meetings with community partners and stakeholders. - Conduct research over the internet and telephone. - Correspond with industry contacts and customers as needed on behalf of the programs section. - Provide administrative/clerical support for the programs section. - Staff community displays and events. - Travel within Guelph to research, review, or assist with the Water Efficiency Programs and Promotions. - Identify creative opportunities for communicating water and efficiency program and resources to Guelph residents and businesses. Qualifications - Post-secondary education (completed or in process) in horticulture, landscape architecture, environmental science, natural resources, or closely related field. Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. - Valid G or G2 driver’s license with a good driving record and a minimum of 2 years driving experience. - Experience in working with horticultural practices as they pertain to water efficient plant selection and home landscaping site design principles strongly desired. - Must have excellent communication skills (written and verbal) along with strong research and planning skills. - Must be customer service oriented. - Must be able to understand and interpret relevant environmental legislation, water conservation industry practices and issues. - Knowledge of water conservation industry best practices and municipal water and wastewater systems would be an asset. - Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. - Valid CPR and First Aid is required prior to start date. - 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. Location City of Guelph - Water Services Department, 29 Waterworks Place, Guelph.   Hours of work 35 hours per week starting April/May 2022 for approximately 4 months   Rate $16.00 - $18.60 per hour (2021 rates. 2022 rates are under review) How to apply Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday, January 30, 2022. 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.
Job ID
2022-2829
The City of Guelph is looking to hire eager, motivated, and hard-working individuals who will perform PC/Laptop/Mobile phone replacements and will be responsible for imaging, testing, and installing software and hardware at city owned offices and facilities.If you are a detail-oriented, self-starter who enjoys working independently and has strong IT technical skills than this is the position for you!   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 - Utilize Microsoft system center to image new and replacement computers. - Work with the IT Service Desk to troubleshoot and correct issues related to PC replacements. - Install and upgrade Windows software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc. - Performs testing to ensure that computers, applications and peripherals are 100% operational after being replaced. - Receive work requests from the IT Service Desk. Fix problems and close tickets in a timely manner. Consults with and follow up with user when required. - Prepare and deploy corporate mobile phones. Qualifications - Currently enrolled or completed a post-secondary school degree or diploma in Information Technology. - Experience with PC imaging, testing and software installation. - Experience working with Windows 10. - Valid G or G2 driver’s licence with a good driving record and a minimum of 2 years driving experience. - Excellent customer services skills with the ability to interact with city staff. - Must possess good interpersonal skills, including oral & written communication skills. - Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook). - Excellent organizational skills with the ability to maintain files and records. Hours of work Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm with an unpaid one hour lunch break starting at the beginning of May to end of August. After hours work is required at certain times. Rate $17.22 to 21.96 per hour (2021 rates. 2022 rates are under review) How to apply Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday, January 30, 2022. 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.
Job ID
2022-2828
The City of Guelph is looking to hire an eager, motivated, and hard-working individual who is looking to play an important part in our community by contributing to Guelph’s termite program. If you have an interest in biology or zoology, enjoy the outdoors and hands on work, then we have the position for you!   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 - 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. Qualifications - 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. Rate $17.22 to $21.96 per hour (2021 rates. 2022 rates are under review) How to apply Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system. First consideration will be given to those who apply by Sunday, January 30, 2022. 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.
Job ID
2022-2827
The City of Guelph is looking to hire an eager, motivated, and hard-working individual who is looking to play an important part in our community by preserving Guelph’s cultural heritage. If you are passionate about history, cultural heritage conservation, enjoy conducting research and taking part of special projects, and are highly organized and detail orientated, then we have the position for you!   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 - Conduct research and analysis of properties to determine cultural heritage value or interest - Prepare recommendations for designations of individual properties and cultural heritage landscapes under Part IV of the Ontario Heritage Act; - Prepare draft reports to City Council recommending designation of cultural heritage resources; - Assist planning staff in the review of heritage permit applications; - Undertake work on special projects related to the City’s cultural heritage conservation program; - Contribute to presentations and reports to the municipal heritage committee with respect to designation of cultural heritage resources under the Ontario Heritage Act. Qualifications - Post-secondary education (completed or in process) in planning, architecture or related program.  Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. - Excellent written, verbal, visual, and interpersonal skills. - Research and report preparation experience. - Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, and GIS (ArcMap and ArcGIS Online) applications. - An ability to work independently with minimal supervision. - General knowledge of Ontario planning and heritage legislation/activity. - Interest in Ontario history and architecture. - Valid G or G2 driver’s licence with a good driving record and a minimum of two years driving experience. Hours of work 35 hours per week Monday to Friday from April to the end of August Rate $17.22 - $21.96 per hour (2021 rates. 2022 rates are under review)   Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday, January30, 2022. 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.
Job ID
2022-2826
The City of Guelph is a vibrant and diverse community with a unique sense of place located in southern Ontario along the Innovation Corridor that runs between Toronto and Kitchener-Waterloo. We are also one of Canada’s fastest-growing cities with a projected population increase from 135,000 people to almost 170,000 in the next 10 years. Guelph is consistently ranked as one of the best places in Canada to live, work, and play—all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city. Job summary Applications are being accepted for the temporary position of Seasonal Turf Operator within Parks, Reporting to the Supervisor, Turf and Sport Fields, the successful candidate will perform duties related, but not limited to, turf maintenance, parks maintenance and related services within the City’s parks in accordance with established standard operating procedures, departmental and corporate policies, sound turf management principles and practices, and applicable codes, 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, service, inclusion, learning, and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – an inclusive, connected, prosperous city.   HOURS OF WORK: Five (5) consecutive eight (8) hour days, Monday to Friday scheduled between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. The anticipated start date will be Spring 2022. Duties - Perform duties related to turf maintenance, parks maintenance and related services within the City’s parks while working outdoors in all weather conditions. - Lead and instruct seasonal staff in the safe and efficient use, care and maintenance of tools and equipment, and maintenance practices. - Organize labour, tools and resources required to carry out assigned tasks. - Perform and direct grass cutting as per assigned schedules and report any incomplete work, time allowances and crew performance issues to the Lead-hand. - Provide thorough instruction and safety guidance to crew. - Pick up debris and litter from parks, roadside, creeks, parking lots, etc. - Operate various types of park maintenance equipment and vehicles such as large mowers, pickup truck with trailer, rototiller, blowers, shovels, rakes, string trimmer, chainsaw, chipper, lawnmowers, power washers and small equipment in a safe and efficient manner. - Carry out all necessary maintenance and adjustments while keeping the equipment in a safe, clean and tidy condition and perform daily circle checks and report defects and, if necessary, small repairs in a prescribed manner. - Comply with requirements of the Occupational Health & Safety Act, The Highway Traffic Act, all Federal, Provincial and City regulations, policies and procedures. - Remove and/or flag obstacles hazardous to employees or the public or that interfere with the safe operation of vehicles or equipment, and duly note and report such conditions to a Lead hand or Supervisor. - Maintain daily written records, digital records, and timesheets of work related activities. - Report on variances in daily work plans. - Immediately report vandalism, mechanical difficulties, damage and hazardous conditions. - 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 12 months experience performing parks maintenance activities and operating related turf maintenance equipment in a relevant setting.  Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. - Must possess a Class D-Z 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. - Proven experience and knowledge relevant to park maintenance and landscape maintenance activities. - Thorough knowledge of all maintenance aspects of relevant turf equipment. - Experience leading a crew would be an asset. - Demonstrated customer service and problem solving skills. - Proficient time management skills and flexibility in adjusting within a variety of duties. - Must be a reliable self-starter, able to make decisions and function with minimal supervision, as well, work as part of a team, and undertake all aspects of the job thoroughly and willingly. - Must possess effective communication skills; able to deal with the public in a cordial manner. - 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, work within live traffic conditions and in all weather conditions. - Must obtain First Aid and CPR C certification prior to start date. - Must possess an understanding of the OTM Book 7 for Temporary Conditions, and proven knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other applicable legislation. Rate $27.80 per hour   How to apply Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday January 24, 2022. 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.
Job ID
2021-2825
The City of Guelph is a vibrant and diverse community with a unique sense of place located in southern Ontario along the Innovation Corridor that runs between Toronto and Kitchener-Waterloo. We are also one of Canada’s fastest-growing cities with a projected population increase from 135,000 people to almost 170,000 in the next 10 years. Guelph is consistently ranked as one of the best places in Canada to live, work, and play—all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city. Job summary Applications are being accepted for the temporary position of Seasonal Trails Technician within Parks. The successful candidate will perform duties related, but not limited to trails maintenance, parks events, and related services within the City’s parks in accordance with established standard operating procedures, departmental and corporate policies, sound construction principles, practices, and applicable codes with a focus on quality customer service and continuous improvement processes. 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. HOURS OF WORK: 40 hours per week. Between 7:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday to Friday as per the collective agreement. Shift work and stand-by will be a requirement of this position. The anticipated start date will be Spring 2022. Duties - Organize labour, tools and resources required to carry out assigned duties - Inform the Lead hand of workplace requirements and adjust maintenance schedules to efficiently perform assigned duties. - Lead part-time staff and instruct all support staff in the safe and efficient use, care and maintenance of tools and equipment, and maintenance practices. - Perform duties related to trails maintenance, parks events, and related services within the City’s parks while working outdoors in all types of weather conditions. - Groom trails within the City and perform daily inspections on trails; make repairs to trails and cut back encroaching vegetation and other material that may pose a hazard or restrict park user access. - Installation of new trails, ensure culverts and ditches and bridges are clear to ensure proper drainage. - Posting for and application of herbicides to control noxious weeds and invasive species as directed, in accordance with the Ontario Pesticides Act - Perform stretch assignments related to ecological restoration and natural area stewardship. - Perform litter, brush and garbage pick up. - Operate various types of maintenance equipment such as large mowers, agricultural tractors, front-end loaders, waste collection vehicles, DZ vehicles, Bobcat tool cat and attachments including auxiliary attachments (i.e. Blechavator, and Trail Pro), pickup truck with trailer, rototiller, blowers, shovels, rakes, string trimmer, chainsaw, chipper, and power washers in a safe and efficient manner. - Perform various duties relating to winter maintenance including operating relevant equipment, manual snow and ice clearing, salting and sanding as needed. - Carry out all necessary maintenance and adjustments while keeping the equipment in a safe, clean and tidy condition, and perform daily circle checks and report defects and, if necessary, small repairs in a prescribed manner. - Comply with requirements of the Occupational Health & Safety Act, The Highway Traffic Act, all Federal, Provincial and City regulations, policies and procedures. - Remove and/or flag obstacles hazardous to employees or the public or that interfere with the safe operation of vehicles or equipment, and duly note and report such conditions to a Lead hand or Supervisor. - Maintain daily written records of work related activities. - Complete daily activity time sheets; Report on variances in daily work plans. - Immediately report vandalism, mechanical difficulties, damage and hazardous conditions. - Actively participate in a team environment. - Perform other related duties as assigned. Qualifications - Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a two (2) year degree or diploma in Parks Management, Outdoor Recreation or closely related field and 1-2 years’ experience performing trail maintenance activities and operating related trail maintenance equipment in a relevant setting.  Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. - Must possess current Forestry and Landscape Exterminator class applicators license from the Ministry of the Environment - Must possess a Class D-Z 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. - Proven experience and knowledge relevant to trail/park maintenance and landscape maintenance/construction activities. - Thorough knowledge of all maintenance aspects of relevant equipment, including the attachments. - Chainsaw certification is a requirement of this position. - Completion of the Trails Specialist Workshop through the Ontario Parks Association is an asset. - Proficient time management skills and flexibility in adjusting between a variety of duties. - Must be a reliable self-starter, able to make decisions and function with minimal supervision, as well, work as part of a team and undertake all aspects of the job thoroughly and willingly. - Must possess good oral and written communication skills; able to deal with the public in a cordial manner. - 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, work within live traffic conditions and in all types of weather conditions. - Must possess an understanding of the OTM’s Book 7 for Temporary Conditions, and proven knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Pesticide Act, and other applicable legislation. Rate $29.31 per hour   How to apply Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday January 24, 2022. 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.
Job ID
2021-2824
The City of Guelph is a vibrant and diverse community with a unique sense of place located in southern Ontario along the Innovation Corridor that runs between Toronto and Kitchener-Waterloo. We are also one of Canada’s fastest-growing cities with a projected population increase from 135,000 people to almost 170,000 in the next 10 years. Guelph is consistently ranked as one of the best places in Canada to live, work, and play—all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city. Job summary Applications are being accepted for the temporary position of Seasonal Sports Field Operator within Parks. Reporting to the Supervisor, Turf and Sport Fields, the successful candidate will be responsible to assist with the daily maintenance of sports turf and facilities, perform functions in accordance with established standard operating procedures, departmental and corporate policies, sound sports field principles and practices, and applicable codes, 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, service, inclusion, learning, and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision for an inclusive, connected, prosperous city. HOURS OF WORK: This position will be required to work shifts in order to accommodate special or seasonal events but shall not be scheduled for more than five (5) days per week, eight (8) hours per day.  Shifts may be scheduled as day, afternoon or night shifts. The anticipated start date will be Spring 2022. Duties - Organize labour, tools and resources required to carry out assigned tasks. - Operate vehicles and equipment in a safe and efficient manner. - Inform the Lead hand of workplace requirements and adjust maintenance schedules to efficiently perform fertilizer applications and turf renovations, including aeration, over seeding, topdressing, and sodding in accordance with current cultural practices. - Provide appropriate instruction to staff to ensure the safe and effective operation of grooming equipment. - Apply knowledge of greens maintenance for lawn bowling surfaces, and provide expertise and guidance to ensure a premium playing surface is maintained at all times. - Apply knowledge of all official sports field dimensions for baseball diamonds, soccer pitches, football fields etc., as well as proper lining and grooming procedures and requirements for safe, playable surfaces and provide instruction to staff accordingly. - Ensure all surfaces are safe for use, and report unsafe conditions to the Lead hand. - Maintain and clean outdoor sports facilities including players’ benches, backstops, fence lines and under bleachers while being attentive of scheduled tournaments and fulfilling requirements for set-up. Carry out assigned tasks with minimal disruption to play. - Install and maintain home plates, pitching points, etc. and layout sports fields in accordance with official dimensions. Assist with installation, maintenance and removal of tennis nets and posts; monitor and clean tennis surfaces as required. - Lead and instruct all support staff in the safe and efficient use, care and maintenance of tools and equipment, and maintenance practices. - Maintain accurate records of daily tasks and report sports field activities and deficiencies to the Lead hand. - Apply pesticides as directed; keep detailed records of usage in compliance with the Pesticides Act; and make recommendations regarding necessary cultural programs, including pesticide applications based on identification of environmental factors which may contribute to turf diseases. - Comply with requirements of the Occupational Health & Safety Act, The Highway Traffic Act, the Pesticides Act, all Federal, Provincial and City regulations, policies and procedures. - Complete daily activity time sheets; report on variances in daily work plans. - Immediately report vandalism, mechanical difficulties and damage. - Perform other related duties as assigned. Qualifications - Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a post-secondary degree or diploma in Turf Management, Horticulture and/or Agriculture or closely related field and 1 – 2 years related experience in sports field maintenance including operating the above-noted equipment. Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. - Must possess a current Landscape Exterminator class applicator’s license from the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change. - Knowledge and experience with Rainbird IQ3 irrigation systems, including programming, auditing, calculation of irrigation rates based on evapotranspiration, forecasted weather and field conditions, and basic service and repairs. - Must possess a Class D-Z 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 and experience in sports field maintenance practices, including dimensions, proper lining and grooming procedures and requirements for safe playable surfaces. - Thorough knowledge of all maintenance aspects of relevant equipment, including the attachments. - Experience leading a crew would be an asset. - Proficient time management skills and flexibility in adjusting within a variety of duties. - Must be a reliable self-starter, able to make decisions and function with minimal supervision; and able to work as part of a team, and undertake all aspects of the job thoroughly and willingly. - Must possess effective communication skills; able to deal with the public in a cordial manner. - 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, work within live traffic conditions and in all types of weather conditions. - Must obtain First Aid and CPR C certification prior to start date. - Must possess an understanding of the OTM Book 7 for Temporary Conditions, and proven knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other applicable legislation. Rate $30.76 per hour   How to apply Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday January 24, 2022. 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.
Job ID
2021-2823
The City of Guelph is a vibrant and diverse community with a unique sense of place located in southern Ontario along the Innovation Corridor that runs between Toronto and Kitchener-Waterloo. We are also one of Canada’s fastest-growing cities with a projected population increase from 135,000 people to almost 170,000 in the next 10 years. Guelph is consistently ranked as one of the best places in Canada to live, work, and play—all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city. Job summary Applications are being accepted for the temporary positions of Seasonal Gardener within the Parks Department. Reporting to the Program Manager, Forestry and Sustainable Landscapes, the successful candidate will perform duties related, but not limited to maintaining gardens and green spaces, promoting natural biodiversity, and creating a sustainable urban landscape. This includes planting programs, invasive species management, supporting natural areas stewardship and community led gardens, efforts to reduce human wildlife conflict, and related services within the City’s parks. 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. HOURS OF WORK: Five (5) consecutive eight (8) hour days, Monday to Friday scheduled between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.  Shift work is a requirement of this position on a seasonal basis. The anticipated start date will be Spring 2022.   Duties - Perform horticultural duties, including but not limited to designing, planting, watering, maintaining and record keeping for annual, perennial and shrub and tree beds to current industry standards, to enhance the sustainable urban landscape of the City of Guelph. - Support plant propagation using techniques including seeding, cuttings, splitting and plug production for annuals, perennials, tropical and native plant production. - Plan and prepare plantings for seasonal displays of tulips, annuals, perennials, natives, and chrysanthemums in beds, planters and hanging baskets across the city. - Maintain turf in selected locations. - Prepare various growing media prior to transplanting; gather, clean and store stock plants. - Assist with greenhouse management by monitoring and determining the correct temperature, humidity, ventilation control; and, pathological control of significant pests, using an Integrated Pest Management approach, inside and outside. - Work with or support community members to maintain gardens or landscape features. - Demonstrate a sound understanding of, and utilize all job related tools and equipment including, but not limited to, line trimmers, rototillers, brush chippers, backpack sprayers, chainsaws, chippers, agricultural tractors, loader, chain saws, rotary mowers, post pounders, leaf blowers, sod cutters, EC/pH meters, and small tools in a safe and efficient manner. - Carry out all necessary maintenance and adjustments while keeping the equipment in a safe, clean and tidy condition, and perform daily circle checks and report defects and, if necessary, undertake small repairs in a prescribed manner. - Lead work and provide guidance to seasonal staff or volunteers, including the safe and efficient use, care and maintenance of tools and equipment, and horticultural practices. - Comply with requirements of the Occupational Health & Safety Act, The Highway Traffic Act, Pesticide Act, all Federal, Provincial and City regulations, policies and procedures. - Remove and/or flag obstacles hazardous to employees or the public or that interfere with the safe operation of vehicles or equipment, and duly note and report such conditions to a Lead hand or Supervisor. - Support team goals including wildlife management - Support ecologically functional areas using native plant species, ecological principles, and restoration techniques including invasive species management. - Immediately report vandalism, mechanical difficulties and damage. - Assist with winter maintenance (snow clearing) program. - Perform other related duties as assigned. Qualifications - Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a Grade 12 diploma plus 2 year post-secondary certificate or diploma in Horticulture, Landscape Architecture, Greenhouse Management, Ecosystem Restoration or closely related field of study and 1 - 2 years of relevant gardening experience in a municipal or commercial environment. Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. - Must possess a current Landscape, Forestry, Industrial, or Greenhouse class applicators license from the Ministry of the Environment. - 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. - Demonstrated experience, knowledge and understanding of garden design, plants, soils, tools, equipment operation and procedures relevant to greenhouse growing and horticultural activities. - Thorough knowledge in currently accepted industry practices for plant health care including propagation techniques, greenhouse environmental controls, insect and disease identification, invasive exotics, and Integrated Pest Management controls. - Certifications in Chainsaw, an asset. - Effective communication skills, both oral and written, customer service and problem-solving skills. - Proficient time management and record keeping skills and flexibility in adjusting between a variety of duties. - Experience leading teams and/or volunteers, an asset - Ability to work with minimal supervision and as part of a team. - Must possess an understanding of the MTO’s OTM Book 7 for Temporary Conditions, and proven knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Pesticide Act, and other applicable legislation. - Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office software, including Word and Excel. - Ability to perform a variety of physical activities including lifting, digging, shoveling, raking and climbing ladders and be able to actively participate in daily activities, working within live traffic conditions and adverse weather conditions. Rate $30.76 per hour   How to apply Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday January 24, 2022. 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.
Job ID
2021-2821
The City of Guelph is a vibrant and diverse community with a unique sense of place located in southern Ontario along the Innovation Corridor that runs between Toronto and Kitchener-Waterloo. We are also one of Canada’s fastest-growing cities with a projected population increase from 135,000 people to almost 170,000 in the next 10 years. Guelph is consistently ranked as one of the best places in Canada to live, work, and play—all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city. Job summary Applications are being accepted for the temporary positions of Seasonal Forestry Operator within Parks.  Reporting to the Program Manager Forestry & Sustainable Landscape, the successful candidate will perform duties related, but not limited to, chipper operation, tree planting and forestry maintenance and related services within the City’s parks and streets in accordance with established standard operating procedures, departmental and corporate policies, sound arboricultural principles and practices, and applicable codes, with a focus on quality customer service and continuous improvement processes. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Corporate 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 for an inclusive, connected, prosperous city.   HOURS OF WORK: Five (5) consecutive eight (8) hour days, Monday to Friday scheduled between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. The anticipated start date will be Spring 2022.   Duties - Perform duties related to stump removals, tree planting and tree maintenance and related services within the City’s parks while working outdoors in all weather conditions. - Installation of wire basket tree stock and maintenance watering, within the City Parks and Rights-of-Way. - Perform Operator support to aerial forestry crews, brushing and chipping. - Operate various types of maintenance equipment and vehicles such as pickup truck, single axle dump with trailer, stump grinder, shovels, rakes, chainsaw, chipper, agricultural tractors, front-end loaders, skid steer, and small equipment including auxiliary attachments as required, in a safe and efficient manner. - Carry out all necessary maintenance and adjustments while keeping the equipment in a safe, clean, and tidy condition, and perform daily circle checks and report defects and, if necessary, small repairs in a prescribed manner. - Lead and instruct all support staff in the safe and efficient use, care and maintenance of tools and equipment, and maintenance practices. - Remove and/or flag obstacles hazardous to employees or the public or that interfere with the safe operation of vehicles or equipment, and duly note and report such conditions to a Lead hand or Supervisor. - Maintain daily written records of work related activities. - Actively participate in a team environment. - Comply with requirements of the Occupational Health & Safety Act, The Highway Traffic Act, all Federal, Provincial and City regulations, policies and procedures. - Complete daily activity time sheets; Report on variances in daily work plans. - Immediately report vandalism, mechanical difficulties and damage. - 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 a post-secondary program in Forestry / Horticulture/ Arboriculture with 6 – 12 months experience performing tree maintenance activities and operating related forestry equipment in a relevant setting.  Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. - Must possess a Class D-Z 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. - Proven experience and knowledge relevant to tree installation/tree maintenance and landscape maintenance/construction activities. - Thorough knowledge of all maintenance aspects of relevant equipment, including the attachments. - Proficient time management skills and flexibility in adjusting within a variety of duties. - Must be a reliable self-starter, able to make decisions and function with minimal supervision, as well, work as part of a team, and undertake all aspects of the job thoroughly and willingly. - Must possess effective communication skills; ability to deal with the public in a cordial manner. - 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, work within live traffic conditions and in all weather conditions. - Must obtain First Aid and CPR C certification prior to start date. - Must possess an understanding of the OTM Book 7 for Temporary Conditions, and proven knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other applicable legislation. Rate $29.31 per hour   How to apply Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday January 24, 2022. 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.
Job ID
2021-2820
  The City of Guelph is a vibrant and diverse community with a unique sense of place located in southern Ontario along the Innovation Corridor that runs between Toronto and Kitchener-Waterloo. We are also one of Canada’s fastest-growing cities with a projected population increase from 135,000 people to almost 170,000 in the next 10 years. Guelph is consistently ranked as one of the best places in Canada to live, work, and play—all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city. Job summary Applications Resumes are being accepted for the temporary position of Seasonal Licensed Industrial Electrician within Parks.  Reporting to the Program Manager, Parks Infrastructure and Construction the successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining Park facilities in accordance with established standard operating procedures, departmental and corporate policies, sound construction principles and practices, and applicable codes, 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, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision for an inclusive, connected, prosperous city. HOURS OF WORK: Five (5) consecutive eight (8) hour days, Monday to Friday scheduled between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. The anticipated start date will be Spring 2022. Duties - Perform minor and major electrical repairs of equipment and utilities, including UV equipment, Antique Carousel, pumps, irrigation systems, electrical and mechanical operation of clocks and timers, and electrical set-up for Special Events. - Inspect, maintain, and repair sports field lighting. - Design, layout, and install electrical projects. - Maintain electrical equipment inspection records and certify compliance with computerized Preventive Maintenance program. - Liaise with mechanical/electrical contractors and suppliers. - Liaise with electrical safety authority as required. - Ensure that all safety and operational procedures are followed during work performance; - Assist Operations staff in isolation and start-up of equipment. - Assist in accumulating data to support Maintenance Management System program. - Manage work orders and time keeping through Maintenance Management System program. - Carry out all necessary maintenance and adjustments while keeping the equipment in a safe, clean, and tidy condition, and perform daily circle checks and report defects and, if necessary, small repairs in a prescribed manner. - Remove and/or flag obstacles hazardous to employees or the public or that interfere with the safe operation of vehicles or equipment, and duly note and report such conditions to a Lead hand or Supervisor. - Comply with requirements of the Occupational Health & Safety Act, The Highway Traffic Act, all Federal, Provincial and City regulations, policies and procedures. - Complete daily activity time sheets; Report on variances in daily work plans. - Immediately report vandalism, mechanical difficulties and damage. - Perform other related duties as assigned. Qualifications - Must hold a valid Certificate of Qualification as an Industrial Electrician licence (309A). - Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through 4 to 5 years industrial/commercial mechanical systems and equipment experience. - Confined Space entry and non-entry rescue certification required prior to start date. - Standard First Aid and CPR C certification required prior to start date. - 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. - Effective communication skills with the ability to deal with internal and external contacts in a courteous and efficient manner. - Basic computer skills using Microsoft Office (Word and Excel). - Must be able to perform physical work (e.g. lifting, walking, climbing, push and pull and working in all types of weather conditions). - Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act. - Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and specifications. - Proficient time management skills and flexibility in adjusting between a variety of duties. - Must be a reliable self-starter, able to make decisions and function with minimal supervision, as well, work as part of a team, and undertake all aspects of the job thoroughly and willingly. - Experience with computerized maintenance management systems (WAM) would be an asset. - Must be able to work in confined spaces and high areas. - Knowledge of utility locating software an asset. - Knowledge of Electric Distribution systems and Motor Controls. - Knowledge with UPS systems and back-up Generators would be an asset. Rate $33.67 per hour   How to apply Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by MondayJanuary 24, 2021. 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.
Job ID
2021-2816