City of Guelph

A vibrant community of over 120,000 people, Guelph, Ontario is ranked among the top ten places to live in Canada. The city is located in one of the strongest economic regions in the country: 100 kilometres west of Toronto, just east of Kitchener-Waterloo.

In 2009 Guelph was named Canada’s safest city, one of the country’s smartest communities, and Canada’s volunteer capital. The City of Guelph is rich in culture, architecture, parks and riverside green spaces.

Home to the University of Guelph and to Conestoga College, Guelph’s downtown resembles a European city center, complete with squares, broad main streets, and narrow side streets. Guelph is known as the Royal City and is named after British Monarch King George IV who was from the Guelph lineage.

City of Guelph Guelph, ON, Canada
May 10, 2018
Contractor
The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto.  Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life - all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city. Job summary Resumes are being accepted for the temporary position of Council and Committee Coordinator within the City Clerk’s Office.  Reporting to the Manager, Legislative Services / Deputy City Clerk, the successful candidate will provide support to City Council and its Committees.  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. Duties Serve as a key member of the Municipal Election team and work to support the 2018 Municipal Election process Provide meeting coordination and secretariat support to Council, its Committees, and key Advisory Committees (as required) Manage information and documentation to support the legislative process from the preparation of draft materials to the compilation and production of final and consolidated agendas Responsible for tracking draft agenda materials and working with departmental staff to ensure the timely submission of staff reports, presentations and by-laws for the electronic and hard copy distribution of Council and Committee agendas Attend Council and Committee meetings to provide support for the related technology components in the Council Chambers, draft minutes and interface with staff and the public to ensure that meetings run efficiently and effectively Provide procedural advice, with support from the City Clerk and/or the Manager, Legislative Services / Deputy City Clerk, to staff, Members of Council and the public relating to the City’s Closed Meeting Protocol, Procedural By-law and the Municipal Act Regularly interface with staff and the public with respect to the business of Council and manage the dissemination of correspondence resulting from Council actions Organize and lead training and development sessions for staff and Members of Council and Committees in relation to meeting management best practices Prepare statistical reports related to the agenda production cycle, actions of Council and Committees as well as other various work flow processes supported by the Legislative Services Division Conduct research and coordinate projects as required to support the development of new policies and procedures Maintain revisions to the City’s governance related policies such as the Procedural By-law, Closed Meeting Protocol, Advisory Committees Policy, Code of Conduct for Council and Local Boards, Striking Committee Policy, etc. Responsible for coordinating the appointment of Guelph residents to Advisory Committees, Local Boards and Agencies; ensuring noted vacancies are advertised and filled Support other departmental and corporate functions and duties as required Qualifications Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a degree or diploma in Public Administration, Political Science or a related discipline and experience providing administrative support such as preparing agendas and supporting meetings. Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Completion of the AMCTO Municipal Administration Program courses or willingness to complete the program would be an asset Excellent organizational skills with the ability to work independently and within a team environment Ability to work well under pressure, complete multiple assignments and function effectively in a high volume workplace with multiple deadlines necessitating a high degree of accuracy Ability to exercise discretion, good judgement, diplomacy and confidentiality Excellent oral and written communications skills with an ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders including Council, senior staff, the media and the public Ability to deliver on a work plan comprised of day-to-day tasks as well as to provide input on strategic corporate and departmental work Knowledge of legislation pertaining to local government, and in particular, the Municipal Act, Planning Act, Statutory Power Procedures Act and the Municipal Elections Act is an asset Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook) Availability and flexibility to attend meetings outside normal working hours on a regular basis Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a University Degree in Computer Science or a related discipline and considerable experience in supporting Microsoft Office applications and desktop applications within a large corporate environment. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer or Microsoft Certified Professional certification. Rate $60,255.21 to $75,319.01 per year How to apply Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Thursday, May 24, 2018. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage. Please visit the job posting listed on our careers page and click on the “Apply for this job” button. Instructions will follow. The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance. Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.  
City of Guelph Guelph, ON, Canada
May 10, 2018
Contractor
The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto.  Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life - all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city. Job summary Resumes are being accepted for the temporary position of Corporate Analyst – Financial Strategy & Planning within the Finance department.  Reporting to the Manager of Financial Strategy & Long-term Planning, the successful candidate will work with City staff to ensure that the City’s annual capital budget and tri-annual budget monitoring is presented to Council in a timely manner and reflects the corporate strategies outlined in the Corporate Administrative Plan. Additional responsibilities include debt management, policy review/development and continuous improvements related to the Finance department’s goals and objectives.  Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph 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. Duties Co-ordinates development of the City’s annual capital budget; including Council documents, presentations and coordination of responses to budget queries Provides guidance and support to City departments with completion of required budget development activities; data entry, financial analysis, Council documentation and presentation preparation Assist with tri-annual capital variance reporting process, providing corporate review of data for accuracy, consistency and alignment with policy Complete monthly corporate review of capital project portfolio to ensure timely and accurate project data is maintained and consistent with in-year Council approvals, liaison with the Finance Client Services Corporate Analysts to address inconsistencies Provide assistance and support to City departments with business case preparation for major asset additions, including financial modeling and options analysis Represent Finance on internal corporate project committees, providing financial advice and support, financial modeling and option analysis Responsible for the transaction accounting, funding and long-term planning of the City’s long-term debt portfolio including assisting with the review and update of the Debt Management Policy Assist with reserve and reserve fund process, transactions and policy maintenance as required Act as a primary Finance liaison with the Project Management and Asset Management Office Investigate best practices, conduct research and report results to align with departmental goals; initiates finance process improvements as required Develop, update and/or implement corporate financial policies Leads special projects as required Qualifications Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through completion of a university degree, and considerable post designation accounting experience, preferably in a municipal environment, dealing with complex accounting issues and the reporting of those issues in a clear and concise manner. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. A Professional Accounting Designation is preferred or considerable experience that is equivalent Ability to analyze and investigate problems, identify alternatives and make recommendations in order to implement procedures and policies Strong analytical and organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple assignments in order to meet deadlines in a very demanding service focus environment Proven ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders Excellent communications skills (both oral and written) with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, and stakeholders Advanced skills with financial enterprise software, JD Edwards and FMW experience preferred Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).   Rate $72,911.82 - $91,139.77 per year How to apply Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday, May 6, 2018 . Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.   Please visit the job posting listed on our careers page and click on the “Apply for this job” button. Instructions will follow.   The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.   Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.  
City of Guelph Guelph, ON, Canada
May 10, 2018
Contractor
The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto.  Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life - all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city. Job summary Resumes are being accepted for the temporary position of Corporate Analyst – Client Services within the Client Services division of the Finance department. Reporting to the Manager, Finance Client Services, the successful candidate will be primarily responsible for assisting City departments with financial support and analysis in the areas of budget preparation, monitoring expenditures, revenues and ensuring proper quality controls are followed  consistently and in accordance with policies, procedures and service level commitments.  Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph 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. Duties Develop a solid understanding of designated department’s business activities and how they impact financial processes and planning and ensure ongoing regular communication of financial matters between the Finance Division and designated department staff. Assist designated departments in the development of operating and capital budgets. Assist designated departments in the development and preparation of all budget documentation and financial presentations as required. Assist designated departments and Senior Analysts with the preparation of multi-year forecasts. Review the financial performance of designated departments including monthly variance analysis and interim financial reporting. Assist designated department staff and senior corporate analysts with financial analysis on major asset additions. Provide financial advice on grant applications to designated departments. Assist designated departments with user fee and rate analysis (if applicable). Attend designated departmental management meetings to understand emerging financial needs and be the department’s financial advisor and be the primary liaison for the department GM to Finance. Understand departmental financial business needs and recommend on-going improvements including financial systems, revenue collection processes and financial policies. Review financial implications of Council or Committee Reports prior to preview to ensure completeness of information in accordance with approved standards, and ensure Manager is aware of non-routine financial implications. Provide training in conjunction with Senior Corporate Analysts on the City’s financial, asset maintenance and budgeting systems. Participate in finance client services team meetings. Complete special projects or other duties as required.   Qualifications Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through completion of a University Degree in Finance/Accounting or related field, senior standing in a professional accounting designation and considerable experience in a related financial planning role, preferably within the public sector. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Proven analytical, organizational, project management and report writing skills. Proven ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders including the ability to communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing. Advanced skills with financial reporting software, JD Edwards experience preferred. Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Proficiency and familiarity with data query and analysis tools. Ability to work independently and to prioritize to meet strict deadlines. Ability to attend meetings at offsite locations as required. Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act. 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. Rate $72,911.82 - $91,139.77 per year How to apply Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Sunday, May 6, 2018 . Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.  Please visit the job posting listed on our careers page and click on the “Apply for this job” button. Instructions will follow.  The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.  Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.  
City of Guelph Guelph, ON, Canada
May 10, 2018
Full time
The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto.  Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life - all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city. Job summary Resumes are being accepted for the position of Health and Safety Specialist within the Human Resources department.  Reporting to the Senior Program Manager, Health and Safety, the successful candidate will provide technical expertise with a focus on quality customer service and continuous improvement.  Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph 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. Duties Works with established team of Health and Safety Specialists to assist in the development and implementation of corporate health, safety programs, policies, and strategies in order to assure the fostering of a healthy workplace, strong safety culture and ongoing compliance with applicable employee health and safety legislation/directives and guidelines Monitors, reviews, interprets, and summarizes legislative requirements regarding health and safety/compliance; recommends and develops strategies and solutions and assists with implementing resulting infrastructure and operational changes and upgrades Ensures standardization across division for all legislation and regulations Solicits, coordinates, and consolidates staff and peer input on legislative and regulation changes Liaises with regulatory or government officials to ensure all related supporting documentation is accurate and regulatory response deadlines are met Updates and maintains the Departmental Safety Management System to ensure compliance with applicable law including scheduling of internal/external audits, updating of all other internal policies, procedures and standard operating procedures Develops, administers and reports on safety audits to promote legislative compliance and due diligence Consolidates, analyzes, and summarizes health and safety/compliance data for management, operations, inspections and reports; produces required presentations and reports Assists in the development and delivery of related management, technical, and administrative training Assists with maintenance of tracking system, and development of standard operating procedures Coordinates divisional health and safety/compliance training and records management with site employees and Human Resources to ensure that all records are maintained, current, and readily accessible Assists with the completion of Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) and updates, identifies training gaps, and works with the Human Resources department to reconcile with corporate training scheduling and records Develops and recommends proactive strategies and cost effective alternatives to deal with emerging health and safety trends Investigates and determines contributing factors for all accidents and/or incidents, including workplace violence, and recommends prevention or corrective strategies to reduce the likelihood of recurrence Monitors all health and safety policies and procedures to assist supervisors in ensuring staff compliance Develops and updates orientation packages and requirements for contractors working on site, temporary staff, and alternate site uses i.e., research/tours Maintains and updates all health and safety related documentation including SDS Implements and coordinates division specific programs related to health and safety and/or compliance Participates on the departmental Joint Health and Safety Committee as a resource Performs other duties as assigned   Qualifications Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a university degree/college diploma in Occupational Health and Safety, Compliance or a related discipline and considerable experience in safety/compliance program development, implementation, and maintenance in a municipal, industrial or manufacturing environment. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. The Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP), The Certified Health & Safety Consultant (CHSC) designation or an equivalent designation would be considered an asset Must possess a valid Class G drivers licence with a good driving record Excellent customer service skills with the ability to resolve inquiries/complaints in an effective manner Strong analytical and organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple assignments in order to meet deadlines in a very demanding service focused environment Excellent communications skills (both oral and written) with the ability to influence and communicate with all levels of staff, stakeholders and the general public Excellent facilitation skills in order to conduct training and workshops Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) A team player with excellent conflict resolution and leadership skills Ability to analyze and investigate problems, identify alternatives and make recommendations in order to implement procedures and policies Thorough practical knowledge and experience with Ontario’s Occupational Health & Safety Act, and related regulations   Rate $72,911.82 – $91,139.77 per year How to apply Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Wednesday, May 9, 2018 . Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.  Please visit the job posting listed on our careers page and click on the “Apply for this job” button. Instructions will follow.  The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.  Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.  
City of Guelph Guelph, ON, Canada
May 10, 2018
Full time
The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto.  Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life - all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city. Job summary Resumes are being accepted for the position of Licensed Industrial Maintenance Mechanic and Operator within the Water Services Division. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Strategic 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. Duties Operates and maintains water supply facilities, pumps, motors, valves, chemical feed equipment, process piping, storage facilities, monitoring instruments, generators and diesel engines. Ensures safe drinking water is provided to the public through compliance with MOECC regulations, the Safe Drinking Water Act and standard operating procedures. Inspects, operates and maintains water supply equipment by taking meter readings, adding chemicals, adjusting flow and chemical feed rates, keeping written records and inspecting and repairing equipment. Assist in facility maintenance, keeping water supply sites in good order – including floor sweeping, cleaning equipment and piping, washroom cleaning etc. Assist Supply Maintenance team with maintenance tasks as needed and appropriate. Monitors equipment performance by monitoring flow, pressure levels, and vibration temperature, equipment-operating times and other process variables. Participates in water supply and distribution system water quality monitoring and testing programs. Performs routine sampling and testing of the water supply using portable test equipment. Responds to water quality complaints and provides advice to customers in a cordial and professional manner. Operates chemical delivery system and maintains chemical storage facilities and delivery vehicles. Co-ordinates and oversees the work of contractors and external trades, as required. Performs process calculations and interprets results for appropriate process control adjustments. Utilize SCADA and facilities data management systems, monitor process trends to determine root causes and troubleshoot issues. Monitor unit process performance and system performance to assure Municipal Drinking Water License (MDWL) compliance. Maintains a good working relationship with all colleagues, customers and contractors through collaboration, communication and application of conflict resolution skills. Assist with preparing and updating standard operating procedures when needed. Act as an Operator-In-Charge at all times and when on-call after hours once level 1 license is obtained, responsible for making appropriate water supply decisions in compliance with regulations. Record Supply Operations data both written and computer entry. Performs repairs on pumps, valves, electric and pneumatic actuators, motors, gears, hydraulics, mechanical drives, speed reducers and other related equipment. Analyze by troubleshooting all types of mechanical and related equipment, making recommendations on a course of action for the repair or replacement of equipment. Organize, co-ordinate and work with external contractors while performing maintenance or repairs to equipment, including the inspection of completed work to ensure it conforms to City standards and industry best practices; Ensure all work complies with safety standards and all applicable codes. Respond to emergency equipment failures, troubleshoot equipment and diagnose problems, identify needed resources and make repair or work with contractors to complete work. Provide support services to project implementation and the start-up and commissioning of equipment. Responsible for the ongoing development and day to day administration and update of a Computerized Maintenance Management System including preventative maintenance administration and the processing of work requests, work orders, data entry and the generation of system reports related to the condition of equipment. Ability to use preventative maintenance metrics such as vibration analysis and thermal imaging. Perform welding, pipe fitting, plumbing, rigging and operational duties. Performs other duties as assigned   Qualifications Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a Grade 12 Diploma and 3-4 years maintenance experience; preferably in water supply/treatment or wastewater environment. Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.  Possession of Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) License 433A or Licensed Well Technician certification. Must be in possession of a Water Treatment OIT Certificate or obtain same within 2 months of hire, must pass Class 1 Water Treatment certification exam within 12 months of hire, and obtain Water Treatment Class 1 Certificate within 24 months of hire. 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 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. Knowledge of water supply operations and MOECC regulations. Knowledge of the repair, maintenance and operation of water supply and chemical feed system equipment including the ability to read and understand technical drawings and repair manuals A good understanding of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and WHMIS. Knowledge of water supply preventative maintenance programs. Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team environment. Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word and Excel). Ability to record and keep accurate records. Knowledge and ability to work with small hand tools, piping, tubing, pumps, analyzers and transmitters. Familiarity working with chlorine (sodium hypochlorite 12%). Excellent written and verbal communications skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, contractors, stakeholders and the general public. Ability to analyse and troubleshoot problems effectively in a process environment. Ability to understand equipment manufacturers’ schematic drawings to check equipment installation and repairs. Ability to set priorities. Excellent customer services skills. Ability to work in physically demanding conditions including regularly lifting objects up to 25kg, climbing ladders, entering pits, working in confined spaces and climbing water towers. Experience with Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Systems (SCADA) and Computerized Maintenance Management Systems is an asset. Ability to obtain future licensing requirements as per MOECC (new Water Treatment license requirements for Guelph currently forthcoming) and directed by Water Services Management within a reasonable timeframe. Rate $32.01 per hour How to apply Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Wednesday, May 9, 2018 . Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.  Please visit the job posting listed on our careers page and click on the “Apply for this job” button. Instructions will follow.  The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.  Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.