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The Supervisor, SCADA will be responsible for leading the SCADA team in the daily operations, maintenance and overall system monitoring, security and compliance of the Water and Wastewater Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems. Reporting to the Manager, Business Services the Supervisor will oversee a dynamic team tasked with providing SCADA expertise and support to capital and operational staff as well as, coordinating, and implementing ongoing operations and maintenance programs aimed at advancing system security, reliability, functionality, and modernization. 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.   Your role - Provides all aspects of supervision including recruitment, training, development, and addresses performance management issues with assigned staff. - Plan, administer, delegate, supervise, and direct the daily work of SCADA team members. - Provide visible and positive leadership to staff consistent with the commitments of the City’s Leadership Charter, developing and nurturing a work environment that is inclusive, respectful, and motivating for staff. - Required to participate in on-call roster. - Supervise and update a results driven, comprehensive operations and maintenance program to ensure continual system improvement while minimizing systems down time. - Develop annual operating budgets, monitor operating expenditures, and complete related variance reports; assist with the development of annual capital budgets and multi-year operating and capital forecasts. - Ensure SCADA specific adherence to the Safe Drinking Water Act, Environmental Protection Act, Clean Water Act and other applicable legalisation. - Monitor, review, summarize and ensure compliance with applicable legislation and regulations including preparation of regulatory reports and support for divisional quality management systems including the DWQMS. - Effectively communicate with staff in areas of operations, maintenance, capital delivery, construction, planning and development, as well as, contractors and consultants to resolve problems, execute project work and/or develop policies, procedures and specifications for SCADA systems. - Implement and maintain solutions for the maintenance of SCADA and automation of plant operations to support functions of departmental staff using SCADA technology. - Responsible for maintaining and updating system integrity and security measures including preventative maintenance and replacement program for all SCADA and security assets including hardware and software. - Oversee the development, implementation and maintenance of SCADA system disaster recovery plans. - Coordinate closely with operations and other maintenance trades to perform field/site investigations supporting troubleshooting efforts to resolve potential equipment failure and/or process control related operational issues. - Openly communicate plans and strategies to overcome system specific problems so potential impacts to divisional works and initiatives can be mitigated. - Support Operations related emergency response activities and participate in departmental emergency response planning and perform public relations duties as required. - Develop, maintain, review and improve SCADA specific standards on a regular basis and establish standards where they do not yet exist in consultation with relevant staff and management. - Oversee the SCADA programming and communications for distribution system District Metered Areas (DMAs). - Oversee the analysis and troubleshooting of operating software, hardware and communications malfunctions to determine problems and take appropriate corrective action. - Support internal benchmarking and continuous improvement initiatives. - Supervise procurement of major services, materials, supplies, and equipment; develop and support service agreements and contracts; develop and award Tenders, RFP’s, RFQ’s and manage increases in scope to existing projects. - Liaises with other Environmental Services divisions and City Departments to coordinate and ensure alignment in initiatives and efficient service delivery. - Perform other related duties as assigned. Qualifications - Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of post-secondary education in Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Electronic Engineering or a related discipline and considerable experience in SCADA programming and maintenance. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. - Possess a demonstrated record of strong leadership, technical competence, customer focus, innovation/creativity, team advocacy and be committed to results. - Must be able to demonstrate a level of expertise and knowledge related to project preparation, and administration to manage SCADA implementation projects normally gained through progressive experience in the water/wastewater treatment field, specifically in start-up/commissioning, operating, maintenance and capital contract management. - Knowledge of industrial computer hardware (i.e., PLCs) and software applications, computer languages, programming, process control, automation processes, development tools and data communications systems. - Knowledge of computer networking, security applications and operating systems, including Windows XP, Windows 7 & 8 & 10, Windows Server, and Cisco IOS. - Familiarity with security systems in water/wastewater utility systems using SCADA principles. - Familiar with network administration, routing, firewalls, DMZs, network and cyber security measures. - Understanding of real time process control applications such as: GE Proficy iFIX, Win911, Visual Basic, GE Proficy iFix Historian, ClearSCADA, Ladder logic programming (RSLogix 500, RSLogix 5000). - Excellent analytical and technical skills, including an ability to analyze, diagnose, and resolve system hardware and software problems. - Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate technical details with all levels of staff, stakeholders and consultants. - Eng., C.E.T., PMP, CISSP designations considered an asset. - A valid Class G drivers licence with a good driving record. Rate $87,200.00- $109,000.00   How to apply Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday, July 10, 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 that 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
2022-2998
Resumes are being accepted for the position of Human Resources Advisor within the Human Resources Department. Reporting to the Manager, Labour Relations and Customer Service, the successful candidate will provide consultation services to client departments through working partnerships, on a variety of human resources issues including consultation, advice, guidance and interpretation of human resources policies, procedures, programs and collective agreements, resolving employee and labour relations issues as they arise. 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.   Your role - Provides the initial point of contact for HR matters for designated client departments. - Develops relationships with client departments to provide advice on HR matters and assists in developing supports to their business needs. - Counsels management and staff on the interpretation and application of various HR policies, collective agreements and employment legislation, ensuring consistency in interpretation, quality and deliverable outcomes. - Participates in grievances, mediation, arbitrations and collective bargaining, as required. - Provides advice to management regarding sensitive employee issues such as discipline, harassment and termination. - Assists managers/supervisors with managing union employee processes such as grievance handling, layoffs, bumping, etc. in accordance with the applicable collective agreement. - Coordinates and recommends appropriate recruitment strategies for client departments; develops innovative strategies for hard-to-fill positions. - Review and confirm job duties, qualifications and benchmarking with the Compensation and Data Analyst. - Ensure the internal and external recruitment advertisements and hiring procedures remain consistent with City policy, inclusive recruitment practices, collective agreements and employment related legislation. - Completes initial screening of candidates for hiring managers, creates interview questions and assessments in conjunction with hiring manager and participates in interviews (where required), Ensures reference checks are completed and satisfactory and negotiates rates of pay, job offer with conditions of employment with successful candidates. Provides feedback to candidates following interview when necessary. Closes job posting file ensuring all necessary documents are completed and organized including notification to payroll. - Conducts on-going evaluations and recommends new or revisions to HR policies, procedures and/or programs, as appropriate to establish, maintain and improve HR service delivery to client departments and corporately. Trains and updates client departments on new and revised policies, procedures and programs. - Provides general information to all levels of staff regarding employee related benefits including WSIB, STD and LTD. Refers employees to specialist for more specific details, as required. - Responsible for ensuring individual compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations, the corporate Occupational Health and Safety Policy and all applicable Health & Safety policies and procedures. - Works in partnership with the HR Specialists to develop and deliver effective HR programs in the areas of employee engagement, performance management and workforce planning initiatives. - Participates on project teams and committees, both in HR and for client initiatives. - Provides assistance, advice and support to HR Associates at myHR when necessary. - Performs other related tasks, as assigned, that are in accordance with job responsibilities or necessary department and corporate objectives. Qualifications - Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through post-secondary education in Human Resources or a related field along with considerable experience in dealing with human resource areas such as recruitment and labour relations in a unionized environment. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. - Previous experience supporting Emergency Services (Fire / EMS) an asset. - Knowledge of relevant employment legislation including Employment Standards, Human Rights, Pay Equity, and Occupational Health and Safety Act, labour relations, total compensation, employment standards, recruitment and retention standards rewards and recognition programs and current employment principles and practices. - Excellent organizational skills. - Excellent customer service skills including working collaboratively with staff members, agencies, external contacts and the public. - Experience with MS Office software (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). - Well-developed interpersonal and conflict management skills and abilities that foster trust, cooperation and relationship building. - Ability to exercise sound judgment and solve problems based on consideration of all critical factors, including long and short term impacts. - Excellent communication and negotiation skills and the ability to resolve complex situations and/or conflicts in a constructive and principled manner. - Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) designation an asset.   In accordance with the City of Guelph’s employment practices, new employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire, subject to accommodations required in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.   Rate $87,200 to $109,000   How to apply Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Tuesday, July 5, 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 that 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.   #LI-HYBRID  
Job ID
2022-2997
Aquatic staff at the City are the heart of the in water services and programs we offer. You are motivated, you work hard, and you like to have fun. You will play an important part in providing the kids and families we work with an unforgettable experience as you deliver our aquatic programs. Create your own amazing work experience when you join our team. Make new friends, learn new skills and enjoy a new adventure everyday – we promise, it will be something to remember.   Why join our team? - Develop your leadership and customer service skills - Opportunities for advancement and growth - Flexible work schedules- work at one or a combination of locations - Paid training - Discounts on additional certifications/recertification - Free access to swimming - Inclusive work environment   What to bring to our team - A positive attitude - The ability to react calmly and positively to changing environments and situations - Enthusiasm for working with people of all ages and abilities - Current certifications as outlined below for your desired role   Please Note: City of Guelph will provide a discounted rate for those requiring Standard First Aid with CPR C certification prior to start date. A Criminal Reference Check including Vulnerable Sector Check will also be required at the time of hiring.   Hours of work Instructor, Lifeguard and Deck Supervisor 10-20 hours per week, Assistant Instructor and Aquafit Instructor up to 5 hours per week. Flexible work hours are required as you may be scheduled for daytime, evening and/or weekend work.   Available positions: Assistant Instructor   As an Assistant Instructor you will teach alongside an Instructor Guard during our Learn to Swim programs. You will have the opportunity to assist in the skill development of children, as they learn new skills and become more confident in the water. - Certifications: Standard First Aid with CPR C, Bronze Cross, Assistant Instructors and/or Swim Instructor (15 years of age) - Pay rate: $15.15 Instructor and/or Guard As an Instructor and/or Guard you will be delivering the Lifesaving Society Learn to Swim program. You will have the opportunity to teach participants from as young as four months old to seniors looking to learn how to swim. This role also allows you to continue to develop your safety supervision skills as you guard a variety of swims. - Certifications: Standard First Aid with CPR C, and/or Lifesaving Society Swim and Instructors, and/or National Lifeguard, 16 years of age - Pay rate: $17.40 Deck Supervisor As a Deck Supervisor you are responsible for overseeing the Assistant Instructor and Instructor Guard team. You will lead a strong team delivering our Learn to Swim program and guarding our swims. This role allows you to develop your leadership and communication skills as you work closely with the aquatic team, and community members. - Certifications: Standard First Aid with CPR C, Lifesaving Society Swim and Instructors, National Lifeguard, Examiners - Pay rate: $20.95 Aquafit Instructor As an Aquafit Instructor you will lead a 45 minute in water workout. The City of Guelph offers a variety of aquafit programs including general aquafit, SUP Yoga, Aqufit HITT, and Aquatic Rehab. This role allows you to develop your customer service and program planning skills. - Certifications: Aquafit certification (ie. CALA, WaterArt, YMCA) - Pay rate: $31.30   In accordance with the City of Guelph’s employment practices, new employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire, subject to accommodations required in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.   How to apply Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday, July 11, 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 that 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
2022-2996
Resumes are being accepted for the position of Engineering Technologist I within the Engineering and Transportation Services Department. Reporting to the Manager, Development and Environmental Engineering, this position will be responsible for investigating drainage and grading concerns, reviewing lot grading plans and site alteration applications, and assisting in the preparation of comments and recommendations regarding the approval of various development applications with a focus on quality, customer service and continuous improvement processes. Bring your passion for development engineering and join the team to move the City forward on this important service. 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.   Your role - Oversee and administer the City’s Site Alteration By-Law, including determining when to apply the By-Law, collecting fees, and review site alteration permit applications including grading/drainage plans and erosion and sediment control plans and liaise with other City departments and outside agencies. - Investigate drainage and grading complaints by liaising with the complainants, Building Department staff, By-Law staff, and other City staff. - Develop promotional, marketing, education and outreach materials to inform customers and increase awareness of grading and drainage matters. - Review residential building permit plot plans. - Assist with review of site plan control agreements and bylaws, and applications to permit encroachments onto public right-of-ways. - Review pool permit applications for impact on grading, drainage, stormwater management, encroachments, easements, and underground infrastructure. - Maintain lot grading certificates, including receipt and filing of certificates, and provide lot grading information for property information reports. - Assist in preparing comments and recommendations regarding the approval of various development applications, site plans, zoning bylaw amendments, part lot control exemptions and condominium applications and supporting studies on behalf of Engineering Services. Coordinate the input of other operating departments within the City into the approval process where appropriate. - Assist in providing Engineering Services input to the Committee of Adjustment including recommendations and conditions of approval. - Perform other related duties as assigned. Qualifications - Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through a 3 year community college diploma in civil engineering or related study and 3-4 years related work experience in municipal engineering preferably concentrating on development and/or planning. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. - 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 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. - Excellent customer service skills with the ability to effectively resolve customer inquiries/complaints in a courteous and efficient manner. - Excellent organizational skills with the ability to work on your own and in a team environment. - Excellent verbal and written communications skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff and stakeholders. - Self-starter with excellent time management skills; detail oriented with a high level of attention to detail and accuracy. - Understanding of storm water management, drainage, grading and municipal infrastructure. - Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook). - Familiarity with municipal engineering and GIS software applications such as MIDUSS and OnPoint or ArcGIS and familiarity with AMANDA. - Eligible for membership in O.A.C.E.T.T. is preferred. - Exercises good judgement. - Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act. In accordance with the City of Guelph’s employment practices, new employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire, subject to accommodations required in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.   Rate $34.35-$42.20 per hour   How to apply Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday, July 4, 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 that 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.   #LI-HYBRID  
Job ID
2022-2995
The Project Manager, Water Services is a temporary 2-year position that is responsible for implementation of distribution system capital projects and maintenance-related programs on behalf of the Water Services Division. This position is required to liaise within the department and throughout the organization, including Procurement, Engineering and Transportation Services, Finance, as well as external Consultants and Contractors to effectively coordinate and deliver complex projects and programs within the established schedule, budget and scope. Reporting to the Manager of Technical Services, the candidate will support asset management of the City’s critical water distribution system infrastructure and aid in the achievement of the community vision – to be the city that makes a difference. 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.   Your role - Project manages a variety of professional engineering assignments in one or more specialized areas of Municipal Engineering involving water distribution systems, district metered areas, watermain asset maintenance programs, hydraulic modelling, distribution system optimization, integration of the CMMS program and various water civil / municipal projects in a municipal drinking water groundwater system. - Liaise and negotiate with consultants, contractors and developers on engineering and related matters relative to contracts, agreements and standards, and maintains continued contact with the industry regarding standards and specifications for municipal construction. - Assist in the preparation of the annual capital and operating budgets and monitor current project budget variance. - Completes oversight of major capital project works for the Water Department and its associated infrastructure projects to ensure compliance with all applicable federal and provincial regulations/legislation and City by-laws. - Coordinates review of detail designs for engineering construction projects for water facilities and linear infrastructure and other related work, including review of design calculations as required. - Develops formal project documents including Project Charters, Schedules, Risk Registers, and Business Cases, amongst others, and ensures project management vigour consistent with protocols of the City’s Project Management Office and PMI. - Completes financial reporting and coordinates project financial accounting including processing of payment certificates and invoices. - Engages stakeholders and the public through Environmental Assessment and where otherwise required through the design and construction process. - Provide research, data, interpretation, and recommendations based on sound professional engineering practices. - Maintain professional knowledge related to changes in job related rules, statutes, laws and new business trends; recommend the implementation of changes; read and interpret professional literature; attend training programs, workshops and seminars as appropriate. - Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other civic employees and public using principles of good customer service. - Act as a technical resource to other departments and develop collaborative partnerships with agencies, utilities, adjacent municipalities, residents, property owners, consultants, developers and contractors on matters relating to the Infrastructure Services division. - Evaluate contractor and consultant performance on capital projects. - Attends meetings with City staff, internal departments and external stakeholders as a representative of Guelph Water Services. - Conduct studies and pilot programs as directed by Water Services management staff. - Assists with capital planning and supports the implementation of related capital upgrades and studies. - Supports internal benchmarking and continuous improvement initiatives. - Supervises procurement of major services, materials, supplies, and equipment, develops and supports service agreements and contracts, develops and awards Tenders, RFP’s, RFQ’s and manages increases in scope to existing projects. - Responsible for writing reports and memos for customers, staff, management, and Council as well as SOP’s, technical specifications, and work instructions. - Other duties as assigned.   Qualifications - Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through a post-secondary degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science or a related discipline and considerable experience in managing capital projects within a municipal water supply treatment and distribution system. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. - E.T or P.Eng. registration in the province of Ontario. - Experience managing capital projects on time and on budget. - A valid Class G drivers licence with a good driving record. - Knowledge of water distribution systems with respect to potable water transmission, maintenance programs and asset management. - Knowledge of all water-related project phases (including conceptual design, pre-design, detailed design, and construction administration). - Excellent understanding of municipal water infrastructure and process design. - Ability to manage scope, budget and meet tight deadlines as well as properly coordinate the efforts of multi-disciplinary project teams. - Ability to work independently. - Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other applicable legislation. - Knowledge of water industry and municipal and provincial regulations related to groundwater water supply and treatment, operation and maintenance and environmental compliance. - Excellent project management skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities. - Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, stakeholders, the media and the general public. - Good interpersonal, leadership and team building skills. - Excellent mathematical skills with the ability to analyze data, perform calculations and work with large amounts of data. - Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook). - Experience with project management software tools. - Experience with GIS, Hydraulic Modelling, and AutoCAD would be an asset. - PMP designation is an asset. In accordance with the City of Guelph’s employment practices, new employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire, subject to accommodations required in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.   Rate $47.91-$59.89 per hour   How to apply Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday, July 3, 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 that 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.   #LI-HYBRID  
Job ID
2022-2994
Resumes are being accepted for the position of Administrative Assistant within the Parks department. Reporting to the General Manager, Parks, this position will perform a variety of highly responsible and confidential administrative duties primarily to support the General Manager, Leadership team, and their respective business units. The successful candidate will have excellent organizational skills with a focus on quality customer service. 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, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday. Occasional evening and/or weekend work may be required.   Your role - Provide administrative support to the General Manager of Parks, and the entire department including the handling of sensitive and confidential matters; ensure deadlines are met - Proactively create and maintain effective workflow and communications to support the work of the General Manager and the department; provide assistance using independent judgement to determine items that require priority attention. - Manage the General Manager’s professional calendar; coordinate and schedule meetings and ensure everything runs in a smooth, timely manner. - Deliver professional assistance and customer service to community members, clients and other internal/external contacts; acting as the first point of contact directing requests appropriately - Assist in the preparation of the department budget, quarterly variance reporting, and reserve account balances for business units. - Coordinate meetings, some including external stakeholders including scheduling of meetings, agenda preparation, consolidation and distribution of meeting materials, managing of action items, taking minutes and managing virtual meeting requirements. - Assist in preparation of purchase orders, process invoices, employee reimbursements, and reconcile department charge card statements. - Manage Council/Committee reports for the department ensuring staff reports are submitted and deadlines are met, coordinate updates to the Agenda Forecast system, and ensure reports are Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) compliant; edit and offer suggestions to all reports; track, monitor and ensure reporting on outstanding motions. - Provide Administrative support on special departmental and/or corporate projects, initiatives and events. - Act as back up to other corporate administrative positions including supporting other General Managers, taking minutes on projects, calendar management, redirecting customers etc. - Other duties as assigned. Qualifications - Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of post-secondary education in Business Administration, Office Administration, or closely related discipline and considerable experience providing administrative support to a senior manager. Candidates with equivalent education and experience may be considered. - Experience in a municipal environment is preferred. - Excellent organizational and administrative skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities to meet deadlines. - Excellent interpersonal, collaborative and customer service skills with the ability to deal with all levels of staff, council, internal and external stakeholders, and the general public courteously and efficiently. - A team-oriented person with demonstrable initiative and excellent attention to detail. - Excellent communication skills with the ability to prepare reports and presentations on behalf of the department - Ability to respect and maintain strict confidentiality and integrity. - Experience with Microsoft Office 365 programs including One Note and Teams. - Knowledge of AODA document requirements is an asset. In accordance with the City of Guelph’s employment practices, new employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire, subject to accommodations required in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.   Rate $55,200 - $69,000    How to apply Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday, June 27, 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 that 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
2022-2993
We are currently accepting resumes for part-time Rink Attendants. This position will be responsible for assisting with ice maintenance, cleaning and facility maintenance at various recreation facilities at the City of Guelph. Your role - Be prepared to greet all patrons in a welcoming and friendly manner, consistently maintaining a positive attitude. - Assist with maintenance of ice (shoveling, moving nets, etc.) and operating associated equipment as required. - Patrol facility looking for issues, safety hazards, or improper departmental operations, ensuring the safety of the public at all times. - Perform general cleaning/ maintenance as required throughout each shift (e.g. sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, empty garbage containers, washroom and dressing room cleaning, snow shoveling and set-up/break down of specific rental requirements) - Work in compliance with the provisions of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and adhere to all City of Guelph and facility service standards and policies. - Work with enthusiasm and professionalism as a member of Recreation team. - Work within the specifications of supervisor or assigned supervisory staff at all times. - Dress in a professional and well-kept manner. - Other duties as assigned. Qualifications - Customer service experience and/or relevant training is an asset. - Experience using hand operated tools and cleaning equipment is an asset. - Excellent customer service, interpersonal and communication skills. - Must be able to perform the physical requirement of the position which would include standing, walking, lifting and pushing/pulling. - Possession of valid Standard First Aid and CPR Certification is an asset. - Ability to understand policies and procedures as they relate to the work being performed. - Able to maintain good working relationship with co-workers. Rate $ 15.00 per hour   How to apply Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday, July 31, 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 that 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
2022-2992
Resumes are being accepted for the position of Administrative Assistant within the Culture and Recreation department.  Reporting to the General Manager, Culture and Recreation, this position will perform a variety of highly responsible and confidential administrative duties primarily to support the General Manager, Leadership team, and their respective business units. The successful candidate will have excellent organizational skills with a focus on quality customer service. 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. Your role - Provide administrative support to the General Manager of Culture and Recreation, and the entire departmentincluding the handling of sensitive and confidential matters; ensure deadlines are met. - Proactively create and maintain effective workflow and communications to support the work of the General Manager and the department; provide assistance using independent judgement to determine items that require priority attention. - Manage the General Manager’s professional calendar; coordinate and schedule meetings and ensure everything runs in a smooth, timely manner. - Provide functional oversite and leadership to Customer Service Clerk, supporting priorities, tasks and aiding with work planning. - Deliver professional assistance and customer service to community members, clients and other internal/external contacts; acting as the first point of contact directing requests appropriately - Assist in the preparation of the department budget, quarterly variance reporting, and reserve account balances for business units. - Coordinate meetings, some including external stakeholders including scheduling of meetings, agenda preparation, consolidation and distribution of meeting materials, managing of action items, taking minutes and managing virtual meeting requirements. - Assist in preparation of purchase orders, process invoices, employee reimbursements, and reconcile department charge card statements. - Manage Council/Committee reports for the department ensuring staff reports are submitted and deadlines are met, coordinate updates to the Agenda Forecast system, and ensure reports are Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) compliant; edit and offer suggestions to all reports; track, monitor and ensure reporting on outstanding motions. - Support special projects and events administratively including Guelph Sports Hall of Fame, working groups and external events as required - Act as back up to other corporate administrative positions including supporting other General Managers, taking minutes on projects, calendar management, redirecting customers etc - Other duties as assigned.     Qualifications - Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of post-secondary education in Business Administration, Office Administration, or closely related discipline and considerable experience providing administrative support to a senior manager. Candidates with equivalent education and experience may be considered. - Experience in a municipal environment is preferred. - Excellent organizational and administrative skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities to meet deadlines. - Excellent interpersonal, collaborative and customer service skills with the ability to deal with all levels of staff, council, internal and external stakeholders, and the general public courteously and efficiently. - A team-oriented person with demonstrable initiative and excellent attention to detail. - Excellent communication skills with the ability to prepare reports and presentations on behalf of the department - Ability to respect and maintain strict confidentiality and integrity. - Experience with Microsoft Office 365 programs including One Note and Teams. - Knowledge of AODA document requirements is an asset.   Rate $55,200 - $69,000   How to apply Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday, June 27, 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 that 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
2022-2990
Resumes are being accepted for the temporary position of Wastewater Treatment Operator in the Wastewater Division within the Environmental Services Department. Reporting to the Operations Supervisor the successful candidate will use your knowledge of wastewater treatment to make data based decisions for effective process control. You will demonstrate excellent leadership and organizational skills with an emphasis on compliance with the facilities Environmental Compliance Approval as well as the Biosolids land application program requirements. 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 Normal hours of work are eight (8) consecutive hours between 6:00 am and 4:00 pm Monday to Saturday with participation in the stand by rotation (reasonable response time required). The facility is a 24/7 operation and could be operated as such, meaning this position would then be required to participate in a 24/7 rotating shift schedule.   Your role - Upon fulfilling licensing requirements, assumes the duties and responsibilities of an Operator In Charge (OIC) as defined by O.Reg 129/04 - Take all steps reasonably necessary to operate the processes within their responsibility in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with the relevant operations manuals - Ensure that the processes within their responsibility are measured, monitored, sampled and tested in a manner that permits them to be adjusted when necessary - Ensure that records are maintained of all adjustments made to the processes within their responsibility - Ensure that all equipment used in the processes within their responsibility is properly monitored, inspected and evaluated and that records of equipment operating status are prepared and available at the end of every operating shift. - Participate in an acting lead role as required - Communicate critical process control information immediately to Supervisor and advocate for support when required. - Participate and provide operational feedback in process control meetings - Perform process calculations and interpret results for appropriate process control adjustments. - Utilizing SCADA as well as the facilities data management program, monitor process trends to determine cause and effect relationships possibly indicating an area for further study. - Monitor unit process performance as well as plant performance with Environmental Compliance Approval. - Conduct, document and present special studies to determine impacts of process changes. - Use data and understanding of unit processes to develop standard operating procedures. - Work with internal maintenance team to coordinate maintenance activities so to ensure the impact on the process is minimal. - Lead and/ or participate in confined space entry. - Ensure the WWTP and associated infrastructure is kept in such a manner that housekeeping reflects the investment and importance of the facility. - Participate in Operations and Divisional meetings. - Provide support for public education initiatives and tours as required. - Performs all work assignments safely in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and all other applicable regulations and legislation - Performs work in a safe, efficient and courteous manner - Perform other related duties as assigned Qualifications - Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through a Grade 12 Diploma and 2 years post-secondary education in environmental science or a closely related discipline and 1–2 years experience in wastewater operations or environmental monitoring. Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. - A MECP Class I Wastewater Treatment License or higher or a valid Wastewater Treatment OIT license and the ability to complete the MECP Class I Wastewater Treatment exam within 6 months of start date leading to a Class I Wastewater Treatment licence within 12 months of the 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. - Able to perform the physical requirements of the position (e.g. lifting, climbing, walking, etc.) and be able to work in confined spaces. - Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other applicable legislation and specifications. - A team player with good interpersonal skills and the ability to work both individually and as part of a team. - Excellent communication skills with the ability to interact with other staff, contractors and stakeholders. - Ability to troubleshoot and solve operational problems. - Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel). - Knowledge of wastewater operating treatment equipment including the ability to read and understand technical drawings. - Experience with SCADA, Maintenance Management Systems and Record Keeping would be an asset. - Wastewater Collection License would be an asset.   In accordance with the City of Guelph’s employment practices, new employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire, subject to accommodations required in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.   Rate Grade: 4   $29.31 per hour Grade: 8  $32.30 per hour   How to apply Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Tuesday, June 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 that 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
2022-2989
Resumes are being accepted for the position of Urban Forestry GIS Technologist within the Parks Department.  Reporting to the Program Manager, Forestry and Sustainable Landscapes, this position will be responsible for helping to support the City of Guelph’s Urban Forest Management Plan. Responsibilities will include data capture and quality assurance, data analysis and reporting, GIS spatial data development and maintenance, cartographic presentation, technical field work, and community engagement.  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.   Your role - Acquires and manages data related to the urban forest and parks, including quality assurance and maintenance requirements. - Acquires, develops, and maintains GIS spatial data. - Analyses data and reports on conditions and trends, in support of characterization/inventory and planning for urban forestry and parks. - Generates professional cartographic and other graphic display products in support of plans, reports, website, and public presentations. - Assists with urban forestry management planning and implementation, particularly for forest health and renewal. - Collaborates with community stakeholders to engage them in the stewardship of the community’s urban forest. - Assists with urban forestry fieldwork, as required, including but not limited to, inventory, inspections, service requests, and community tree planting events. - Administrative support to the Forestry Division, including minute-taking, filing, requisitions and work orders on an as needed basis. - Perform other related duties as assigned. Qualifications - Considerable experience related to the duties listed above normally acquired through a university degree in Forestry, Arboriculture, or a related field, with a certificate or specialty in GIS, and 3 – 4 years combined experience in urban forestry and GIS project management, preferably in a municipal environment. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. - 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 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 urban forest management. - Advanced proficiency in GIS, database applications, graphics software, and MS Office. - Good dendrology and field skills, and a good understanding of the interactions between site conditions and the needs of trees and shrubs, an asset - Good knowledge of computerized in-field data-capture, including single-tree inventories and Ecological Land Classification (ELC) protocol, an asset - Must be able to perform the physical requirements of the job which includes walking and standing for extended periods of time and using relevant equipment to perform site inspections, forestry projects & initiatives, storm response and related duties under varying weather and site conditions. - Demonstrated abilities as a self-starter. - Membership with Ontario Professional Foresters Association (OPFA) and/or International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist, an asset - Strong interpersonal skills with excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills. - Inherently collaborative, solution-oriented, customer service focussed, creative, strategic. - Exercises good judgement. - Knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act. Rate $34.35 - $42.20 per hour   How to apply Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Wednesday, June 29, 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 that 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
2022-2988
Resumes are being accepted for the position of Community Investment Special Program Advisor with Community Investment. Reporting to the Manager of Community Investment, the candidate will manage the City’s new community investment programs including the Emergent Initiative Fund, Resilience Fund, and City Fee Reimbursement, and support the Manager of Community Investment in the operations of other community investment programs. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph 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. Typically weekdays with the occasional evenings and weekends. Your role - Develop, lead, promote, and manage innovative new council-directed Community Investment programs - Develop evaluation framework for Community Investment programs and monitor, evaluate, and report on outcomes - Manage, forecast and report on the two-year community investment budget of nearly a million dollars - Build and sustain strategic partnerships with external organizations and cultural groups supporting the implementation of the Community Investment Strategy - Represent the City of Guelph alongside sector leaders as a participant at external stakeholder roundtables and committees - Lead and support the Grants Allocation Panel, a citizen’s committee appointed by City Council, to make informed and transparent funding decisions on behalf of the City - Regularly work with organizations and other funders on sensitive and confidential matters that impact Guelph residents - Coordinate other City department’s participation at various levels of the program development and implementation including directing internal staff teams and consultants and effectively managing program deliverables - Develop and host networking, information and learning events to promote new Community Investment programs - Create and distribute information, materials, and applications to ensure stakeholder participation in investment programs - Design creative online tools to promote Community Investment programs while keeping all information current and accessible - Create correspondence and reports to stakeholders and for City Council - Support management of established Community Investment programs including the Community Grants, Community Benefit Agreements - Other duties as assigned Qualifications - Education related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a post-secondary degree or diploma in arts, social science, or a related field. - 3-5 years professional experience in program management in areas of community development, and funding program administration. - Experience working with external organizations and cultural groups to build positive, mutually beneficial, and strategic partnerships. - Candidates with an equivalent education and experience may be considered. - Demonstrated experience in using variety of evaluation techniques and tools. - Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information. - Demonstrated strong attention to detail and accuracy - Ability to work on your own and in a team environment. - Demonstrates initiative and the ability to multi task - Excellent verbal and written communications skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, council, not-for-profits and the general public. - Advanced skills in MS Office (Word, Excel and Power Point). - Knowledge of innovative funding programs would be an asset - Knowledge of AODA accessible document preparation would be an asset Rate$77,600-$97,000How to apply Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday, June 26, 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 that 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.   #LI-HYBRID
Job ID
2022-2987
Join a highly motivated team working on transforming Guelph’s transportation network to be future-ready. This position (Up to 13 months) is required to project manage and provide direction on the implementation of the Protected Cycling Network, Cycling Master Plan, the Active Transportation Network Study, and the Sidewalk Needs Assessment. Reporting to the Manager, Transportation Planning, the position will be 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.   Your role - Leading, administering and supporting the project management of planning and design projects including environmental assessments, feasibility studies, conceptual design, and preliminary designs of active transportation infrastructure. - Periodically reviews and updates plans and strategies including the Cycling Master Plan, Active Transportation Network Design Guidelines and Feasibility Study, and Sidewalk Needs Assessment to ensure the City is adhering to industry regulatory requirements, standards, guidelines and best practices. - Provides advice related to development application reviews, including Traffic Impact Studies, to ensure the implementation of the City’s sustainable transportation policies and goals. - Provides support and guidance to the Sustainable Transportation Coordinator on data collection, development reviews, communications and outreach as required. - Works with consultants and internal staff to communicate and engage with various stakeholders, develop recommendations, prepare reports and give presentations. - Ensures compliance with all applicable federal and provincial regulations/legislation and City by-laws. - Recommends continuous improvement of internal processes and procedures to improve coordination and alignment within and across departments and service areas. - Maintains professional knowledge in job-related rules, statutes, laws and new business trends; recommends the implementation of changes; reads and interprets professional literature; attends training programs, workshops and seminars as appropriate. - Acts as a technical resource to other departments. - Develops collaborative partnerships with Indigenous communities, agencies, utilities, adjacent municipalities, residents, property owners, consultants, engineers, developers and contractors on matters relating to the Transportation Planning division. - Other duties as assigned.   Qualifications - Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through a degree in Planning, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Geography or closely related field and experience in one or more of the following areas related to design and construction, policy planning, and/or program development. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. - Project management experience delivering projects on time and on budget. - Experience planning and leading community engagement. - Knowledge in the application and interpretation of national and provincial engineering design resources (e.g. OTM Books, TAC manuals) and other relevant legislations, policies, and guidelines related to sustainable transportation. - Ability to coordinate the efforts of multi-disciplinary project teams and consultants. - Ability to lead teams and influence, negotiate and mediate conflict and resolve issues with tact and diplomacy. - Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. - Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work independently and as part of a multi-faceted team with both internal and external interests. - Skilled in providing a solution-oriented customer service approach using good judgement, creativity and strategic thinking. - Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, stakeholders, the media, Council and the public. - Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Projects and Outlook). - Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other applicable legislation.   In accordance with the City of Guelph’s employment practices, new employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire, subject to accommodations required in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.   Rate $77,600 - $97,000   How to apply Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday,July 3, 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 that 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.     #LI-HYBRID  
Job ID
2022-2986
  Reporting to the Manager of Prosecutions and Court Facility Operations, the successful candidate will conduct prosecutions and appeals on behalf of the City of Guelph, related to the Guelph-Wellington court service area. This position is also responsible for providing input in developing programs and policies that improve efficiencies in all aspects of prosecutions and court operations within the Court Services Division. 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 successful candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision for an inclusive, connected, prosperous city.   Your role - Conduct prosecutions and appeals under Provincial statutes, selected Federal statutes, Municipal by-laws, the Fire Protection and Prevention Act (FPPA), the Building Code, the Planning Act, in the Small Claims Court, and in respect of Red Light Camera and Automated Speed Enforcement charges. - Research, prepare and present specific case law responses, factums, motions, and applications in the appropriate courts and respond to arguments of opposing counsel/agents. - Liaise with municipal staff, police and enforcement agencies on legal requirements for the preparation of charges including matters of evidence, inspections, evidentiary submissions and applicable legislative requirements. - Carry out pre-trial charge screen meetings with defendants, counsel and agents. - Provide input to the Manager of Prosecutions and Court Facility Operations in all areas of operations. - Respond to enquiries from the public, enforcement agencies and City staff concerning prosecutions. - Participate on City project teams and initiatives. - Perform administrative duties associated with the Prosecutions Section’s operations. - Provide leadership, work direction, training to other staff in the Prosecutions Section. - Provide ongoing training to City enforcement divisions and police services. - Perform other related duties as assigned. Qualifications - Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a university degree or diploma in Criminology, Law Enforcement or Sociology or a related discipline, and considerable experience in a courtroom as a municipal prosecutor dealing with provincial offences, Municipal by-laws, the FPPA, the Building Code, the Planning Act, appeals and Small Claims Court proceedings. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. - Experience in carrying out legal research and drafting factums and responses. - Licensed by the Law Society of Ontario as a lawyer or paralegal. - Knowledge of provincial offences statutes, provincial offences law under Part I, Part II and Part III of the Provincial Offences Act (Ontario). - Knowledge of the functions and responsibilities of Ontario courts, rules of practice and procedure, legal concepts, terminology and evidentiary requirements with respect to provincial offences. - Knowledge of Small Claims Court proceedings including the preparation of pleadings, filing procedures, examinations for discovery, conducting settlement conferences and in-court litigation procedures. - Ability to work independently without direct supervision. - Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with the judiciary, legal profession, enforcement agencies and the general public. - Ability to manage multiple projects and assignments in order to meet deadlines in a very demanding service-focussed environment. - Excellent communications skills (both oral and written) with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, stakeholders and the general public. - Advanced skills with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, CAMS, AIMS, ICON). - Ability to exercise discretion, judgment, diplomacy and high levels of confidentiality. - Ability to use Zoom for virtual court proceedings. In accordance with the City of Guelph’s employment practices, new employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire, subject to accommodations required in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.   Rate $77,600 - $97,000   How to apply Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday, June 26, 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 that 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
2022-2985
Resumes are being accepted for the permanent full-time position of Intergovernmental Advisor Specializing in Indigenous Relations within the Strategy, Innovation and Intergovernmental Services department of the Office of the Chief Administrative Officer at the City of Guelph. Reporting to the Manager, Policy and Intergovernmental Relations, the successful applicant will exhibit a strong dedication to relationship-building and reconciliation as well as a commitment to diversity and inclusion. The successful candidate will have deep knowledge of First Nations, Inuit and Métis cultures and worldviews and a connection to Indigenous communities. This role will also contribute to the implementation of the City’s annual Advocacy Plan and the Intergovernmental Relations Strategic Framework. 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, and prosperous city. Individuals identifying as Indigenous are encouraged to apply.   Hours of work 35 hours per week Monday to Friday with flexibility to work evenings and weekend (as needed).    Your role - Lead the City’s relationship-building with key First Nation and Métis government partners and provide advice to City departments on Indigenous relations with the aim of advancing reconciliation - Lead the development and implementation of an Indigenous Engagement Plan for the City of Guelph - Ensure the City is meeting its legal and procedural obligations as it relates to Aboriginal and Treaty rights - Identify and support the implementation of Indigenous engagement best practices for a variety of City initiatives - Work collaboratively with the City’s Senior Advisor, Equity, Diversity, and Indigenous Affairs to support the engagement of urban Indigenous community members living in Guelph - Advance the implementation of the City’s annual advocacy plan and the City’s Intergovernmental Relations Strategic Framework - Coordinate the City’s response to provincial and federal consultation processes - Support the identification and preparation of strategic grant applications - Prepare briefing notes, meeting notes, Indigenous Engagement records, digital presentations, policy papers and other written materials - Coordinate intergovernmental meetings and opportunities for the City and its leaders to advance Guelph’s priorities - Track, monitor and communicate legislative and policy developments of potential impact to the City - Provide strategic legislative and policy analysis and advice on emerging issues and opportunities of the day - Support the development of strategic intergovernmental and advocacy approaches, including policy development, implementation and associated communications work - Other duties as assigned Qualifications - Considerable experience related to the duties listed above normally acquired through the completion of a university degree or college diploma in Indigenous Studies, Public Administration, Political Science, Law or a related discipline and considerable experience in Indigenous relations, government relations and advocacy work. Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered - Lived experience with First Nations, Métis, Inuit or mixed ancestry communities is considered an asset - An ability to network and build relationships - Awareness of current intergovernmental and Indigenous relations issues, trends, and developments - Highly developed research, analysis and policy recommendation skills. - Excellent interpersonal, collaboration, networking, facilitation, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills - Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple assignments to meet deadlines - Commitment to ongoing professional development - Grant writing experience would be considered an asset - Past municipal, provincial, federal and/or Indigenous government experience would be considered an asset - An understanding of Indigenous ways of knowing - Indigenous language and French language skills considered an asset. In accordance with the City of Guelph’s employment practices, new employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire, subject to accommodations required in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.   Rate $77,600.00-$97,000.00   How to apply Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday, June 26, 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 that 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.   #LI-HYBRID  
Job ID
2022-2978
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 City of Guelph is looking for hardworking, motivated team players who enjoy working outdoors and want to play a part in making our City fun, accessible and welcoming these summer months. If you like working as part of a team, enjoy a variety of duties and like getting a little dirty this is the opportunity for you!   Please follow the instructions and follow all steps: - Be sure to complete all the steps when creating your profile - Answer the short online screening questionnaire specific to this position - Attach both your cover letter and resume saved as one document - State the position(s) you are interested in - If you have already created a profile, you may simply login to begin your application. Duties - Safe & efficient operation, care and maintenance of tools and equipment i.e. grass cutting machines, trimmers, blowers, hand tools etc. - Maintain equipment in a clean, tidy condition, making regular inspections, reporting defects to immediate supervisor. - Clean-up, litter pick up and maintenance duties. - Communicate courteously with members of the public - Apply safety precautions and procedures in the performance of all duties, in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Highway Traffic Act and policies/procedures of the Corporation. - Maintain daily written records of work-related activities.   Team Leads will have additional duties such as: - Safely transporting crews between worksites in a city vehicle. - Providing oversight and ensuring team members understand their role and assigned duties. - Perform daily circle checks on vehicles/ equipment and report defects to the immediate supervisor or designate. - Ensure daily written records of work-related activities are completed fully and accurately. - Ensure crew members are wearing all required PPE. Qualifications for Summer General Labourer Positions - Valid G or G2 Driver’s licence and a minimum of 2 years driving experience. Successful candidates will be required to provide driver’s abstract that meets the requirement’s outlined in the City’s Fleet Policy prior to start date. - Ability to work from April to August. Some positions will continue until end of October. - Ability to work with various small tools and equipment - Ability to perform physical work and in all types of weather - Ability to work with or without supervision - Strong focus on quality customer service - Demonstration of community mindedness through volunteering, community outreach and other initiatives is an asset - Experience in landscaping, construction, farming or other related experience is an asset Positions Available: - Turf Maintenance - Sports Fields Maintenance - Horticulture - Park Infrastructure - Urban Forestry - Parks Sanitation - Trails and Natural Area Stewardship - Amusement Rides/Playground/Splash Pads - Environmental Services - Operations- Public Works Rate: - $15.00 per hour for first work term - $15.86 hour for second work term - $1.00 premium when performing team lead duties     In accordance with the City of Guelph’s employment practices, new employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire, subject to accommodations required in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code. How to apply  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
2022-2961
Resumes are being accepted for the position of Licensed Auto Truck & Coach Technician / Licensed Truck and Coach Technician with the Operations - Fleet Services Division. Reporting to the Supervisor of Fleet Services, the successful candidate will focus on quality customer service and continuous improvement processes. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Corporate Administrative Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference.   Hours of work 40 hours per week, rotating shifts - 8:00am to 4:00pm, 4:00pm to 12:00am and 12:00am to 8:00am, Monday to Friday.  Winter control on-call support is required.   Your role - Perform all inspection, maintenance, and repair of all types of light and heavy vehicles, including diagnosis and correction of problems with diesel and/or gasoline engines, automatic transmissions, brakes, steering and other vehicle components as per approved policy. - Hydraulic repairs and service. - Lubricate, refuel, change oil, service tires and batteries, etc. as required. - Accurate and legible record keeping. - Participate in Apprentice training. - Maintain a neat, tidy, and clean work place, and perform general housekeeping as required. - Perform other related duties as assigned. Qualifications - Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through a Grade 12 education and four (4) years’ experience in the maintenance and repair of heavy vehicles. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. - Must possess a valid Truck & Coach Technician Licence (310T). 310S license or recognized credit towards obtaining a 310S considered an asset. - First consideration will be given to applicants who possess both licenses. However, if positions remain available, second consideration will be given to employees who possess a valid Truck and Coach License (310T). The successful applicant(s) will be required to complete the automotive mechanics licence (310S) within a prescribed period of time as a condition of employment. - Must possess a valid Class 'DZ' licence with a good driving record, or have a valid driver’s licence in good standing and be willing to obtain DZ within a specified time period. Successful candidates will be required to provide a current three year 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 be computer literate and familiar with electronic diagnosis equipment. - Computer keyboarding skills, and beginner skills in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel). - Ability to perform heavy lifting, various levels of standing, climbing, sitting & crouching as required. - Must be a reliable self-starter and able to prioritize tasks according to changing demands and work with or without supervision. - Knowledge of WHMIS and the Occupational Health and Safety Act. - Able to communicate in a cordial manner. - Must be able to work effectively in a team environment and have a sincere focus on quality customer service. In accordance with the City of Guelph’s employment practices, new employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire, subject to accommodations required in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.   Rate $36.59 (310T & 310S) $33.67 (310T)   How to apply Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Wednesday, June 15, 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 that 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
2022-2950
Resumes are being accepted for the temporary position of Sorter within Solid Waste Resources. The successful candidate will sort materials from incoming waste at the Materials Recovery Facility (MRF). 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.   Hour of Work Any five (5) consecutive shifts of eight (8) consecutive hours, Monday through Saturday between 6:30 am and 11:30 pm   Your role - Manually sort materials from incoming wastes at sorting stations throughout the MRF, lift materials from conveyers and drop into appropriate areas. - Manually remove recyclable or reject material from various areas of the MRF. - Visually inspect recovered materials for product quality and remove contaminants as necessary. - Transport material storage bins from sort rooms to various area of the MRF. - Clean sorting and other areas of the plant including tipping floor and storage areas. - Comply with all applicable regulations policies and procedures. - Communicate by two way radio on an “as needed” basis. - Through direction of other staff, start and stop equipment as needed. - Identify production enhancements. - Other related duties as assigned, including inter-changing job functions. Qualifications - Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a Grade 12 Diploma and 3-6 months experience in a manufacturing production line related work environment. Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. - Good communication skills. - Ability to work alone with minimal supervision. - Good interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team environment. - Must be able to perform physical work (e.g. lifting, bending and standing for long periods of time). - Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act. Rate $19.66 per hour   How to apply Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system. 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 that 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
2022-2946
Resumes are being accepted for the position of Construction Contract Administrator within the Engineering and Transportation Services Department. Reporting to the Manager, Technical Services, the Construction Contract Administrator will prepare construction tender documents and oversee the tendering and construction of large multi-million dollar capital infrastructure road projects with a focus on the requirements of the Construction Act as well as 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.   Your role - Administers numerous capital projects, informing the tendering process and leading projects from tendering through to commissioning and release of maintenance hold-back. - Represents City of Guelph at construction open houses, and face-to-face interactions with the public, contractors, and regulatory agencies. - Respond to general and specific inquiries regarding projects from various stakeholders, including the general public. - Maintains effective budget awareness and control and up to date schedule control of Capital Projects including tracking of internal costs recoverable to the project. - Complete complex and very detailed payment certificates and associated spreadsheets. - Review engineering drawings, functional designs, final designs, contract drawings, cost estimates and tender documents directly or under the direction of an engineer, ensuring designs meet technical, financial and schedule requirements for sewer, watermain and roadwork projects. - Oversee consulting engineers in the design and construction of capital works under the low-value and medium value procurement as per the City of Guelph Purchasing By-Law. - Assist where necessary in the preparation of all regulatory submissions including Permit to Take Water and Excess Soils Regulation Compliance. - Liaise with internal staff both within Engineering, with other City departments, external agencies and consultants during the design and construction of projects. - Provide inspection services when required. - Provide technical guidance to city staff. - Draft council reports under the direction of an engineer. - Prepare cost estimates for Capital Budget presentation. - Perform other related duties as assigned. Qualifications - Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of post-secondary education in Civil Engineering Technology or a closely-related discipline and 5 years’ experience in municipal design and construction dealing with payment certificates, cost estimates and related tender documents. Candidates with an equivalent education and experience may be considered. - Must be certified or eligible for certification as an Engineering Technologist by O.A.C.E.T.T. - Must possess a valid G driver’s licence and have 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. - Demonstrated knowledge and ability to complete complex and very detailed payment certificates and associated spreadsheets - Advanced computer skills with MS Excel, Word and Outlook - Must be proficient in a variety of municipal engineering software applications, including AutoCAD - Must have good communication skills - Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple assignments in order to meet deadlines - Excellent interpersonal & customer service skills, dealing with contractors and developers - Must be able to work effectively in a team environment - Must be flexible, having the ability to adapt to changing needs - Knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act Rate $41.45 - $50.90   How to apply Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday, March 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 that 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
2022-2893