Distribution and Collection Operator A (Trouble Investigator)

Posting date: February 2, 2023

Job Title: Distribution and Collection Operator A (Trouble Investigator)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Posting number: EX23-117

Status: Limited position

Estimated Probable Duration: Seven (7) months

Hours of Work: 80 hours bi-weekly

Shift Work Required: Yes

Range of Pay: $30.88 to $34.92 per hour

Start date: To follow selection process

Initial Reporting Location: Frobisher

Section: Distribution and Collection
Division: Linear Infrastructure Services
Department: Growth and Infrastructure

Duties: Under the supervision of a Distribution and Collection Foreperson:

  1. Act as Operator-In-Charge and assume responsibility for the operation and maintenance of CGS’s distribution and collection system facilities and infrastructure.
  2. Responsible for conducting investigations concerning immediate problems and complaints in any phase of CGS’s water/wastewater operations as directed.
  3. Make immediate repairs or operational adjustments when qualified to do so, or report to or acquire action by qualified personnel to rectify the situation.
  4. Ensure that required logbook entries and comprehensive reports on all investigations are completed.
  5. Responsible for overseeing the activities of a crew engaged in minor construction and maintenance projects.
  6. Will be required to work on a seven (7) day/twenty-four (24) hour shift schedule, as directed.
  7. Collect samples, perform routine lab tests and document results.
  8. Respond to roads and transportation trouble calls.
  9. Direct and instruct other operators and/or junior employees in the safe and efficient operation of water/wastewater systems and facilities.
  10. Develop and maintain a thorough working knowledge of CGS’s Safety Manual and the applicable Provincial Legislation listed therein.
  11. Perform other related duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of Secondary School (Grade XII) Education.
  • Applicants must possess and maintain, at a minimum, Water Distribution Level I certification and Waste Water Collection Level 1 certification. This is a provincially legislated requirement.
  • Higher levels of certification considered a definite asset.
  • Must have a minimum of two (2) years experience in water/wastewater operations.
  • Able to effectively complete M.M.M.S. Crew Cards.
  • Prepare reports and exercise good judgement in dealing with emergency conditions and with the general public.
  • Able to communicate effectively with mobile radio equipment.
  • Must be able to read and interpret key plans such as as-built drawings, standard plans and specifications and associated equipment operating manuals.
  • Demonstrate interpersonal skills in dealing with the public, staff and outside agencies in a courteous and effective manner.
  • Complete knowledge of streets and roads within CGS.
  • Excellent use of English; verbally and in writing.
  • Satisfactory health, attendance and former employment history.
  • May require the use of a CGS vehicle on CGS business. Must be physically capable of operating a vehicle safely, possess a valid driver’s licence, and have an acceptable driving record.
  • Must provide, at own cost, a Criminal Record Check.

Note: A Criminal Record Check will be requested by the Hiring Manager should you be the candidate of choice. Please do not submit your Criminal Record Check with your application.

Résumés quoting job posting number EX23-117 are invited and will be received by the City of Greater Sudbury’s Human Resources and Organizational Development Division, by e-mail at hrjobs@greatersudbury.ca or fax at 705-688-3979, for the above noted position until 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 15, 2023. Any application received after this deadline will not be considered.

All City of Greater Sudbury employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire in accordance with the City’s mandatory Vaccination Policy. Please do not submit your proof of vaccination with your resume. This information will only be required if you are selected as the candidate of choice.

*Interested applicants who have questions regarding certification are encouraged to visit the OWWCO website at www.owwco.ca

All applicants are thanked for their interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If contacted, and you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process you must advise the Hiring Manager.

The City of Greater Sudbury is dedicated to maintaining an equitable, inclusive, diverse and accessible work environment. Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada. To find out if you’re eligible and for more information, visit our Applicants Living Outside of Canada web page. If you received your education from an educational institution outside of Canada, a copy of your Word Education Services (WES) or International Credential Assessment Service of Canada (ICAS) document is required, along with your credentials. Personal information submitted will be used for the purpose of determining suitability for this competition only in accordance with The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

For more information, please visit our website at www.greatersudbury.ca/jobs.

Supervisor, Communications – Mayor’s Office

Req ID: 22968
Vacancy Type: Temporary
Contract Duration: Up to November 14, 2026
Number of Positions: 1
Closing Date: 02/13/2023

Job Summary

The Mayor’s Office  is seeking a Supervisor, Communications to help craft and deliver the Mayor’s message to the community. We are looking for an experienced communicator with a penchant for writing, who has experience working closely with media, and who understands the Mississauga community and our City’s priorities.

The successful candidate will be considered for the duration of the Elected Official’s term of Office. The current term ends November 14, 2026. There will be an opportunity for renewal should the Elected Official remain in office for another term.

Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will:

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with media representatives and City Communications Department.
  • Collaborates with the Chief of Staff to develop the communications strategy for the Mayor’s Office.
  • Oversees the Mayor’s entire public communication, including proactive pitching, events, press conferences, online and social media.
  • Manages and oversees Communications and Operations Advisor.
  • Drafts internal and external communications materials on behalf of the Mayor, such as speeches/remarks, social media posts, key messages, newsletters, information emails, letters, greetings, and certificates.
  • Develops clear, effective, and timely communications tools and templates, such as presentations, speaking notes, news releases, backgrounders and media Q&As.
  • Works with Senior Stakeholder Relations Advisor to craft effective communications materials for stakeholders and community groups.
  • Works with City of Mississauga Communications Department on all official city events and corporate news releases.
  • Ability to identify emerging trends and potential issues through ongoing scans of the media environment and develop issues management plans.
  • Prepares Mayor for all media interviews and act as her spokesperson in the media when required.
  • Organizes and moderates Mayor’s press conferences.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Skills and Qualifications

  • University degree or post-graduate diploma in journalism, political science, public relations or communications.
  • Minimum 7-10 years related experience working in government with a proven track record in political or corporate communications, preferably with a focus on media relations and speech writing.
  • Strong understanding of the municipal sector and political environment.
  • Detail-oriented with an ability to handle multiple projects/priorities.
  • Work well under pressure.
  • Strong issues management, media relations, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience with graphic and digital design an asset.
  • Experience with website development, events management, social media and event photography/videography is a must.
  • A Level 2- Criminal or Judicial Matters Check (previously Regular CRS) will be required of the successful candidate, as a condition of employment, at their own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.

Hourly Rate/Salary: $ 50.16 – $ 66.88
Hours of Work: 35
Work Location: Civic Centre
Organization Unit: M&C/Communications
Department/Division/Section: CMO/City Manager’s Office , M&C/Mayor’s Office , Councillor’s Office
Non-Union/Union: Non Union

A Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check (Level 2) will be required of the successful candidate, at their own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.

We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. You can also check your application status in your candidate profile online.

All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.

Summer Student, Parks Maintenance

Job Title: Summer Student, Parks Maintenance
Closing Date: February 10, 2023

Town of Caledon is a dynamic municipality that successfully balances urban, rural and agricultural communities.  Our energetic staff are guided by our core values that create an environment for continuous improvement and customer service excellence. Come see how you can make a difference.

Why Work a Summer with the Town?

  • Apply learned knowledge and skills in a real-world setting
  • Gain valuable field experience in your area of study
  • Learn about municipal government structure and processes
  • Earn competitive wages, and work full-time hours

The Opportunity

Reporting directly to the Supervisor, Parks or designated staff, this role is responsible for providing an overall level of maintenance to the Parks system in the Town of Caledon. As the Summer Student, Parks Maintenance you will perform the following duties, including but not limited to:

  • Oversee and carry out park maintenance operations throughout parks, facilities and streetscape environments including but not limited to cutting grass, shrub bed maintenance, ensure cleanliness of Town buildings, waste management and removing litter
  • Operate small equipment including mowers and trimmers.
  • Maintain equipment used for parks maintenance including fluid top-ups and preventative maintenance.
  • Ensure efficient and conscientious and safe work is carried out in all tree maintenance activities and work programs as prepared by the Supervisor
  • Perform additional duties and undertake special projects as assigned

Please note, Summer Student/ Intern positions will be subject to operational needs and dependent upon COVID-19 restrictions.

The Ideal Candidate

We are seeking enthusiastic students with a high school diploma and are enrolled in a post-secondary program and returning to school in Fall 2023. Experience in a landscape/park maintenance environment is an asset. A valid G2 driver’s license is required, with no more than 3 demerit points. Students would need to be available to work flexible hours including afternoon shifts and weekends.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated customer service excellence. We are seeking an individual with superior interpersonal skills, a demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment, and excellent verbal and written communication skills.

This position offers an hourly salary of $17.14.

Satisfactory proof of schooling or return to school, may be requested.

New employees who commence employment on or after November 15, 2021 are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, as a condition of employment. Being fully vaccinated is determined as the status of having received the full series of approved vaccines (both doses of a two dose vaccine series, one dose of a single dose vaccine series) and any additional doses required and approved by Health Canada and having satisfied the full post vaccination period required to ensure vaccination efficacy. The Town of Caledon reserves the right to request proof of vaccination at any time. Acceptable proof includes an Ontario Ministry of Health COVID-19 vaccine receipt which you can obtain through the Provincial portal https://covid19.ontariohealth.ca/, or other government-issued vaccine passport or certification.  The requirement to be fully vaccinated is subject to the Ontario Human Rights Code.

The Town is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. The Town is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to an inclusive and barrier-free workplace.  If your application requires accommodation, please contact People Services at (905) 584-2272 Ext. 4738.

How To Apply
To learn more about employment with the Town of Caledon and to apply for this exciting and challenging opportunity, visit: www.caledon.ca/careers

If needed and upon request, this document can be made available in an alternative format.

 

Manager, Lloydminster Museum + Archives (Extended)

Manager, Lloydminster Museum + Archives
(1 Position Available)

Term of Employment: Full-Time, Term (Approximately 12 months)

Article 13.05 c) Should an internal applicant be awarded the term position; they shall revert to their former position at the expiration of the leave.

Rate of Pay: Out-of-Scope Band 5
Location: Lloydminster Museum + Archives
Duties:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Manager, Lloydminster Museum + Archives will oversee the operations, exhibitions, retail sales, collection management, and basic conservation of all the artifacts and archival collection of the Lloydminster Museum + Archives.  The Lloydminster Museum + Archives is dedicated to preserving, interpreting, and increasing public understanding of its ongoing heritage and cultural collection

Duties

  • Enforce established policies and provide guidance to employees.
  • Supervise art handling and installation of works of art & artifacts for temporary/travelling exhibitions and in the permanent collection
  • Provide annual operative and capital budgets and help oversee projects.
  • Apply for project and operating grants.
  • Exhibit a strong knowledge of best practices for museum management and public history organizations, leadership skills, and marketing awareness to deploy resources, develop staff, and effectively manage daily operations
  • Develop and implement guidelines and policies associated with the Lloydminster Museum + Archives such as collection management and exhibit planning etc.
  • Maintain detailed and accurate files.
  • Overseeing shop operations, merchandise purchasing, inventory control & visual merchandising
  • Delegate tasks as required and provide support to staff.
  • Build and maintain relationships with business and community partners.
  • Coordinate and support staff with respect to scheduling, delegation, logistics, and budgeting
  • Assist with marketing initiatives of facility, programs, and exhibits.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the facility and recommend improvements to the facility, exhibits, and collections & gift shop merchandising
  • Assist with the coordination of volunteers including the recruitment, training, and supervision of volunteers.
  • Ensure exceptional customer service to all users.
  • Effective internal communication with other managers within the City.
  • Be present and help at all major events at the Lloydminster Museum + Archives

Other

  • Other related duties as required.
Schedule:

 

The position is office based and normal working hours are Monday to Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm with the regular requirement to work outside these standard hours.  The position is required to be available to staff if needed outside normal working hours.
Qualifications:
  • Successful completion of a Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Museum studies or history.
  • 3-7 years experience in a Heritage institution or museum setting.
  • 1-2 years experience in museum standards/best practices, exhibitions, cataloging, and conservation and storage practices.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with staff, stakeholders, residents, clients, Council, and the public, including face-to-face, one-on-one settings, and in group settings.
  • Ability to lead and effectively coordinate the efforts of various City departments and functions with other governmental or private agencies to accomplish program goals or objectives.
  • Ability to analyze a variety of administrative, operational, fiscal, and social problems and make recommendations for solutions.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and cohesively with others.
  • Proven ability to maintain a high standard of discretion, ethics, and confidentiality.
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License registered in Alberta or Saskatchewan with a satisfactory Driver’s Abstract.  This position may be required to operate a personal vehicle for business purposes.
Pre-Employment Requirements:
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check with a Vulnerable Sector Check.
  • Successful applicant must provide proof of qualifications.
  • Applicants with international education will be required to include an Academic Credential Assessment with application.
Closing Date: February 9, 2023
Posting Type: Internal & External
Application Information: The City of Lloydminster is an equal opportunity employer. If you have questions or require further information on this position, please contact us. All applications must be sent to the Employee Relations team and received by the closing date.

Megan Radke
HR Generalist, Employee Relations
City of Lloydminster
4420-50 Avenue
Lloydminster AB/SK  T9V 0W2
Phone:  780-875-6184
Internal Candidate Email:  employeerelations@lloydminster.ca
External Candidates Apply at: www.lloydminster.ca/jobs

Posted By: Kara Farrell
Posting Date:  January 5, 2023