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Director, Recreation, Events and Facilities

Director, Recreation, Events and Facilities

Town of Wasaga Beach

The Town of Wasaga Beach is seeking an effective and energetic leader to assume the role of Director, Recreation, Events and Facilities.

Responsibilities:

Responsible for the organization, management and delivery of Town recreation programs focused on seniors, adults, youth and children; special and community events, youth centre program and maintenance of municipal facilities.  This role will provide support to the Accessibility Advisory Committee, the Town’s Emergency Control Group and a New Facility Planning and Construction Committee.

Qualifications:
  • Post-secondary degree/diploma in Recreation & Leisure or related field with eight years related experience;
  • Registered Recreation Facilities Manager required and certification in Municipal Management preferred.
  • Superior management and leadership skills with an ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff, elected officials, the business community and general public;
  • Strong ability in developing relationships and a workplace culture based on respect and accountability;
  • Strong project management experience with an effective ability in linking organizational and departmental goals and objectives;
  • Experience in the design and construction of major recreation facilities
  • Excellent analytical, negotiation, presentation and conflict resolution skills;
  • Possess superior oral and written communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Experience working within an unionized municipal environment;
  • Proven experience preparing and administering budgets;
  • Proven proficiency with computers and Microsoft Office and Outlook;
  • A valid class “G” Ontario Drivers’ License with an ability to provide an appropriate Drivers’ abstract and Criminal Records Check - vulnerable sector;
  • Ability to work with and contribute positively to a service oriented team.

Annual Salary: $107,016 – $125,195 (2016 rate) This is a Full Time position. (40 hours per week)

To Apply:

Interested applicants are invited to apply outlining their qualifications and experience to:
Human Resources,
30 Lewis Street,
Wasaga Beach, ON, L9Z 1A1
Fax: 705-429-6732
Email: hr@wasagabeach.com until 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 28, 2017.

We thank all applicants who apply for this position, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted. In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, Chapter 25, as amended, and will be used for the purpose of candidate selection.
The Town of Wasaga Beach is an equal opportunity employer.  The Town will attempt to provide reasonable accommodation for a known disability for an applicant or employee if requested.

Director, Recreation, Events and Facilities Wasaga Beach Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-02-28
Date Posted: 2017-02-09
Province: Ontario





Zoning Plans Examiner

Zoning Plans Examiner

City of Vaughan

CITIZENS FIRST THROUGH SERVICE EXCELLENCE
As one of Southern Ontario’s fastest growing cities, with its mix of urban and rural areas, Vaughan is an in-demand place to live and work. Vaughan is considered one of Canada’s most family friendly cities with a dynamic and diverse population of over 300,000.  With one of the top performing economies, a growing tourism industry and an enviable portfolio of recreational and cultural venues, this is the place where you want to be.

Department: Building Standards
Job Id #: J0117-0008

Responsibilities:
  • Responsible and accountable for examining, researching and calculating architectural drawings, site plans, and other documentation submitted for building permit submissions including the accuracy of information and accountability subdivision agreements, condominium registrations; ensuring compliance is adhered to within all sections of the zoning by-law and other applicable laws within requested time frame.
  • Documents and provides interpretation, guidance, and recommendations to other City departments, key stakeholders, business and legal professionals, citizens, development community, planning consultants, architects and engineers, utility companies and Council pertaining to zoning by-laws, site plan and subdivision agreements, development applications, official plan amendments, part lot control applications, Committee of Adjustment minor variance, consent and severance applications.
  • Initiates and attends pre-development consultation meetings with key stakeholders, citizens and other professionals.
Qualifications and Experience:
  • University Degree in a Planning related discipline or suitable equivalent.
  • Possesses a minimum one (1) or combination of the following Certifications:
  1. Certified Technologist in the Association of Architectural Technologists of Ontario (AATO)
  2. Ontario Association for Applied Architectural Sciences (OAAAS)
  3. Member of the Ontario Building Officials Association (OBOA)
  4. Member of the Ontario’s Professional Planners Institute (OPPI)
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ related municipal experience including three (3) years related zoning experience.
  • Working knowledge of municipal by-law and municipal processes and planning principles, legal procedures, specifically interpretation of zoning by-laws, applicable statutes, legal documentation and regulations including the TRCA (Toronto Region Conservation Authority) and the Ontario Building Code.
  • Experienced and knowledgeable in reading /interpreting architectural, elevation, cross-section and site plan drawings and legally binding agreements, including various plan documents and the ability to read the points of elevation and grade changes on site plan/lot grading plans and other documentation. (retaining wall heights, reverse driveway slopes and height of porches)
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact and communicate effectively (oral and written) and confidently at all levels of the organization, with key stakeholders, citizens, business professionals, within a team environment.
  • Excellent analytical, report writing, grammatical and problem solving skills coupled with effective organizational skills, and ability to meet deadlines and work efficiently under pressure.
  • Knowledge of, and demonstrated ability in, the city’s core competencies and relevant
    functional competencies.
  • Proficient keyboarding, records management skills and a thorough working knowledge of the database and word-processing software applications.
  • Possesses a valid Ontario “G” drivers’ license in good standing, with access to a reliable vehicle for corporate use.
  • Availability to work flexible hours to accommodate Committee of Adjustment evening meetings, as required.

The City of Vaughan has an employee-focused culture with an emphasis on health and wellness, work-life balance, and family benefits.

To Apply:

If you are an energetic person who is interested in bringing your knowledge and passion to the City of Vaughan, please click here to apply online by Wednesday, February 22, 2017.

Please note that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

The City of Vaughan is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. The City of Vaughan is also committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Zoning Plans Examiner Vaughan Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-02-22
Date Posted: 2017-02-09
Province: Ontario





Senior Project Manager, Urban Renewal

Senior Project Manager, Urban Renewal

City of Hamilton

Hamilton. A city of progress.
At the City of Hamilton, our vision is “to be the best place in Canada to raise a child and age successfully.” With our rich history, culturally strong and diverse communities, blend of urban and rural attractions, and ideal location in the heart of the Golden Horseshoe, Hamilton is a vibrant community of neighbours. We are also a leading employer, with many opportunities to grow and excel. We invite you to share in our vision as part of the Economic Development Division in the Planning & Economic Development Department.

Job Description:

This full-time, permanent position is a great career opportunity for an experienced, qualified Professional Planner who is interested in managing downtown revitalization planning projects, and comfortable consulting with appropriate internal and external stakeholders.

Responsibilities:
  • As Senior Project Manager, Urban Renewal, you will provide professional strategic planning services related to urban revitalization by initiating and managing related projects and initiatives.
  • You will prepare and supervise the implementation of special projects, studies and strategies as they relate to urban design visions, secondary plans, and nodes and corridors.
  • Reporting to the Manager, Urban Renewal Section, Economic Development Division, you will also provide expertise in research and planning projects on issues affecting the urban areas.
Qualifications:

The following profile makes you uniquely qualified for the role of Senior Project Manager, Urban Renewal:

  • You bring at least five (5) years’ progressively responsible and diverse experience in land use planning, including the development of Secondary Plans and/or nodes and corridors plans and supporting policies.
  • You hold a bachelor’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning or a related discipline that would provide you with an in-depth technical understanding of current and new planning trends and requirements related to Secondary Planning for nodes and corridors, as well as the skills to translate the trends and requirements into practical policies and planning documents.
  • You have Full Membership in the Canadian Institute of Planners (MCIP) and in the Ontario Professional Planners Institute (OPPI).
  • You combine a thorough knowledge and understanding of Provincial statutes and regulations such as the Planning Act, Municipal Act, Environmental Assessment Act, Heritage Act, Official Plan and Zoning By-law, with knowledge of Federal, Provincial and Municipal political and administrative decision-making procedures and processes.
  • With your excellent negotiation, mediation and interpersonal skills, including written and verbal communication skills, you have the ability to converse effectively with varying levels of staff, including Councillors, representatives of other levels of government, senior management, peers, staff and the public.
  • Your excellent critical thinking, evaluation and analytical skills are reflected in your ability for long-term visioning and strategic thinking.
  • You can work both independently and in a team setting, and lead professional and technical team members.

Salary Range: This permanent, full-time position offers a salary range of $46.605 to $54.507 per hour (based on a 35-hour work week schedule).

To Apply:

For full details and to apply:
If you are interested in working alongside a dedicated team that’s contributing to the well-being of Hamilton’s residents, please visit www.hamilton.ca/careers for details on this Senior Project Manager (Urban Renewal) position and to apply online. Alternatively, you may send your resume, by Wednesday, February 22, 2017, quoting Job ID #12366, to:
Staffing/Workforce Planning Specialist,
Human Resources, c/o City Hall,
71 Main Street West,
Hamilton, ON  L8P 4Y5.
Fax: 905-546-2650.
In person: Standard Life Building, 120 King Street West, 9th Floor, Hamilton.

The City is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.
The City of Hamilton values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people. We thank all who have applied; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Senior Project Manager, Urban Renewal Hamilton Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-02-22
Date Posted: 2017-02-09
Province: Ontario





Supervisor, Customer Service

Supervisor, Customer Service

Town of East Gwillimbury

Our Town, Our Future
Located just north of Toronto in the Region of York, the Town of East Gwillimbury is the GTA’s top growth municipality. Our communities include Holland Landing, Sharon, Queensville and Mount Albert – each with their own rich history and unique charms. As one of Ontario’s growth centres, East Gwillimbury’s population is projected to reach 150,000 by 2051. By joining the EG team you will help shape our growing community.

East Gwillimbury offers a fully balanced lifestyle and is a wonderful place to live and work. Our municipal offices are easily accessible off of Highway 404 and a short 15 min drive from Highway 400 allowing for short average commute times for staff. Enjoy competitive wages, progressive extended health plan, employee assistance program, and active social and wellness committees. Convenient parking, outdoor seating areas, and easy access to trails allow you to enjoy the beauty of EG while at work.

With guidance from our Strategic, Official and Master Plans and Character Community attributes we are a high performance Town and our staff are committed to providing service and excellence.

Responsibilities:
  • The Supervisor of Customer Service is responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations of the Customer Service Centre including: leading the overall Customer Service Team;
  • Processing payments for Town services;
  • Providing support to business units with the goal of increasing customer satisfaction;
  • Responding and resolving queries and complaints from the public via all forms of communication and interaction;
  • Developing and implementing process and procedure;
  • Researching and implementing an effective Customer Response Management System (CRM); developing Customer Service policy and standards;
  • Training and development of Customer Service Team;
  • Providing solutions to a wide spectrum of Customer Service issues. 
Qualifications:
  • Preferred candidates will have a post-secondary degree in Business Administration, or a Customer Service related discipline. Coupled with three to five years customer service experience in an office environment with demonstrated leadership abilities and experience managing a team.
  • Proven aptitude in current Microsoft Office applications and familiarity with internal databases and software.
  • Successful candidates must possess excellent interpersonal, public relations, negotiating, organization, analytical, conflict resolution and decision making skills.
  • The individual must demonstrate a high level of time management skills, to be able to effectively multi-task.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy are necessary in cash handling practices and procedures, as well as the ability to exercise discretion and good judgement when dealing with customers and team members.

Salary Range: $53,308-$62,717 per annum This is a Fulltime Permanent position.

To Apply:

If you’re looking for a career move that will enable you to contribute to a growing and exclusive community, please apply and submit your resume and related information online at: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=TOEG4282

Deadline for applications is Thursday, February 23, 2017.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted

The Town of East Gwillimbury is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the Town of East Gwillimbury 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 the Town’s Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information & Protection of Personal Privacy Act, personal information collected will only be used for candidate selection.

Supervisor, Customer Service East Gwillimbury Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-02-23
Date Posted: 2017-02-09
Province: Ontario





Arborist

Arborist

City of Burlington

Roads and Parks Maintenance Department
Job Number: RPM-29-17
Employee Group: CUPE 44
Employment Status: Full Time Permanent

Position Overview:
Reporting to the Supervisor of Forestry, the Arborist provides day to day care and maintenance of trees in order to keep the city’s urban forest in a healthy and safe condition.

Responsibilities:
  • Climbing, pruning and removing city owned trees from the ground or using an aerial device
  • Operating specialized forestry equipment such as chainsaws, wood chippers, aerial devices and industrial vehicles
  • Maintaining equipment including sharpening saws and pruners, inspecting ropes and harnesses
  • Planning, setting up and securing work sites and providing traffic control when required
  • Providing assessments, inspections and proper identification of trees and conditions
  • Cleaning up job sites by raking, sweeping and disposing of wood material
Qualifications:
  • Candidates must have a valid DZ class license with a clean driving record. Extensive experience operating related equipment such as trucks with aerial device, brush chipper, climbing spurs, pole pruners, brace and bit, safety harness, etc. 
  • A thorough understanding of standard arboricultural practices and Arborist Safe Work Practices is required.
  • The successful applicant must possess strong initiative to determine the extent of work to be performed.
  • At least three years of equivalent arboriculture work experience, along with a college diploma in arboriculture or equivalent.
  • The successful candidate must be ISA or MTCU certified Arborist or equivalent.
  • Mobile crane license (0-8 ton) is considered an asset.
  • Working knowledge of GIS, Work order management systems is considered an asset.
  • Strong customer focus and self-motivation is necessary to be successful in this role.
  • This position works a Monday to Friday day shift schedule.
  • The successful candidate must be available to work overtime as needed or respond in the event of an emergency

Hourly Rate: The rate of pay for this position is $25.13 per hour – 90% of the hourly rate ($27.92) for 12 months after which the hourly rate will be 95% of the hourly rate for 12 additional months) There is a six month probationary period.

How to Apply:

To apply, please visit www.burlington.ca/careers and click on “View Jobs”. Posting Close Date: Wednesday, March 1, 2017.

Please note that applications are only accepted online. If you require assistance, please contact Human Resources at 905-335-7602.


Arborist Burlington Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-03-01
Date Posted: 2017-02-17
Province: Ontario





Airport Manager

Airport Manager

Woodlands County

Woodlands County is a rural municipality approximately 150 kilometers northwest of Edmonton, Alberta. With an area of 7,668 square kilometers, the county surrounds the Town of Whitecourt, and includes the hamlets of Blue Ridge, Goose Lake and Fort Assiniboine. With a population of over 4,600 people, Woodlands County is a thriving natural playground, welcoming families, businesses and tourists alike to experience and enjoy all there is to offer.

Requirements:

Candidates must have:

  • 5 – 10 years experience managing the daily operations, maintenance and staffing requirements at a certified airport
  • 5 – 10 years experience in airport planning and land development.
  • 5 – 10 years municipal experience in preparing council reports and council presentations
  • 5 – 10 years experience in managing the financial aspects of a certified airport including preparing annual operational budgets, capital budgets and federal aviation grant applications
  • 5 – 10 years experience in operating maintenance equipment required for runway clearing
  • An intermediate level of understanding and able to useMicrosoft office suite including word, excel, outlook, power point and other software
  • A current driver’s abstract is required for the above noted position.
  • A minimum class 5 licence with air brake endorsement is required for this position.
To Apply:

A complete job description for the position is available at the Woodlands County Municipal Office in Whitecourt, the Fort Assiniboine Regional Municipal Office and online at www.woodlands.ab.ca Closing date for applications is: Friday, March 31, 2017.

Interested parties may submit their resumes, including cover letter, noting salary expectations to:

William Lacasse, Director,
Infrastructure Services
Municipal Office
Box 60, # 1 Woodlands Lane
Whitecourt AB T7S 1N3
Telephone: 780-778-8400
Facsimile:   780-778-8402
Toll-free: 1-888-870-6315
Email:  william.lacasse@woodlands.ab.ca

Woodlands County thanks all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates invited for an interview will be contacted.


Airport Manager Woodlands County Alberta

Expiry Date: 2017-03-31
Date Posted: 2017-02-17
Province: Alberta





Transportation Engineering Technologist

Transportation Engineering Technologist

Municipality of Middlesex Centre

Middlesex Centre is a lower-tier municipality located within the geography of Middlesex County and has a population of approximately 16,000 over an area of 587.22 sq. kilometres.  It was formed on January 1, 1998 with the amalgamation of the former Townships of Delaware, Lobo, and London.  While predominantly a rural municipality, Middlesex Centre enjoys both urban and rural amenities.  With a steady growth rate projected in the next 20 years, Middlesex Centre is a growing municipality ready to welcome both residents and businesses to a sustainable and livable community.

Position Summary:
The Municipality is seeking a qualified, experienced, highly motivated, and result-oriented individual to join our Public Works and Engineering Department for the position of Transportation Engineering Technologist.

Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Director, Public Works and Engineering, this employee is responsible for the coordination, planning, annual reporting, project management, approval, implementation, monitoring, and maintenance of various long-range plans, policies, technical studies, designs, agreements, public consultation, and applications relating to Transportation Division planning, engineering, and operations.

Qualifications:
  • Post-graduate degree or diploma in a relevant civil engineering field of study
  • Minimum of five years related experience
  • Member of the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering prints, drawings, and survey information
  • Ability to prepare construction drawings for maintenance of the municipal drainage system
  • Excellent knowledge of mathematics and survey methods
  • Thorough knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Municipal Act, Highway Traffic Act, Municipal Act, Aggregate Resource Act, Ontario Traffic Manuals, and the MTO’s various related transportation applicable regulations.
  • Superior written, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Operational experience in the transportation industry
  • Ability to work independently, with third party contractors and consultants, regulated agency officials and staff at all levels
  • Proficient computer literacy utilizing Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), AutoCAD Civil 3D, and ArcView GIS.
  • Possess a Class “G” driver license valid in the Province of Ontario with a clean abstract.

Compensation:
Salary range for 2017 is $62,868.00 to $73,554.00 (equivalent to $32.24 to $37.72 per hour) with a 37.5 hour work week and a comprehensive benefits package is included.

To Apply:

To apply for this position, please submit a resume outlining qualifications and experience by 4:00pm on Thursday, March 9, 2017 to:

Brian Lima, P.Eng.
Director, Public Works & Engineering
Municipality of Middlesex Centre
10227 Ilderton Road, RR2
lderton, ON N0M 2A0
Email: lima@middlesexcentre.on.ca

We thank all applicants who apply, but only those applicants to be interviewed will be acknowledged.  Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used for candidate selection purposes only.

Middlesex Centre is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. Please advise us of any accommodations needed to ensure your access to a fair and equitable process. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

Transportation Engineering Technologist Middlesex Centre Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-03-09
Date Posted: 2017-02-17
Province: Ontario





Two Senior Planners

 

Two Senior Planners

 

County of Wellington
 

As a result of recent retirements in the Planning and Development Department, the County of Wellington requires two Senior Planners. Reporting to the Manager of Development Planning or the Manager of Planning and Environment, the Senior Planner is responsible for the processing and review of development applications such as consents, zoning by-law amendments, minor variances, subdivisions/condominiums, official plan amendments, and site plans. The Senior Planner also prepares planning reports, amending zoning by-laws and official plan amendments and defends the position at Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) hearings when necessary. The Senior Planner positions will require attendance at public meetings and other planning related meetings outside the office. The position includes participation in projects, which may be undertaken with partners such as area municipalities, the province, conservation authorities, non-government organizations and community groups. The successful candidate will be expected to travel to fulfil various job duties and to provide advice and recommendations to councils, committees and others with respect to planning or environmental legislation, policy or implementation instruments.

The minimum qualifications for this position include:
  • University degree from a recognized planning program or related degree.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in the field of municipal land use planning.
  • Registered Professional Planner designation or eligible for such a designation in Ontario.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of the Planning Act, related regulations and provincial planning policy.
  • Ability to provide professional representation at Ontario Municipal Board Hearings.
  • Experience writing and presenting planning reports to councils and committees.
  • Rural and small-town planning experience considered an asset.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to interact effectively with the elected officials, the public, municipal staff and others.
  • Ability to use word processing, spreadsheet and database applications as well as desktop mapping.
  • A valid driver's licence and access to a vehicle.

This position offers a comprehensive benefit package and a salary range of: $81,827.20 to $95,732.00 (2017 Non-Union Compensation Grid), based on a 35 hour work week.

Applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume, clearly marked Posting #014-17 by Monday, February 27 at 4:00 pm.

ATTENTION:  HR DEPARTMENT, County of Wellington Administration Centre, 74 Woolwich Street, Guelph ON N1H 3T9. E: careers@wellington.ca or F: 519.837.8882. Please respond by one method of application only. No phone calls please. Personal information in relation to the recruitment and hiring process is collected under the authority outlined in the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The County is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation for disabilities is available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants must make their needs known in advance.


Senior Planner County of Wellington Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-02-27
Date Posted: 2017-02-17
Province: Ontario





Manager, Finance (permanent full-time)

Manager, Finance (permanent full-time)

Caledon ON

Closing Date: March 2, 2017

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.

In addition to offering exciting career opportunities, the Town also provides a competitive and comprehensive

The Opportunity

Reporting directly to the Treasurer, the Manager, Finance is responsible for implementing corporate wide financial business process changes, coordinating the preparation of the Town’s Corporate Capital and Operating budgets, managing the accounting function, review of investment opportunities, development charges tracking and reporting.  The Manager will also be responsible for the preparation of the Town’s audited Financial Statements and other statutory financial information requirements.  Working closely with external auditors, the Audit Committee and the Senior Management Team, the Manager, Finance, will also research, investigate, and report/make recommendations on financial reviews of various corporate business processes and other financial related matters.

The Manager, Finance will work closely with members of other departments to implement recommendations of departmental business plans, reports, master plans and other initiatives. You will be responsible for the year-end reporting of the Corporation's financial statements, the annual Financial Information Return (FIR) and Municipal Performance Measurement Program (MPMP). 

The Ideal Candidate

We are seeking a self-starter with proven leadership skills, a post-secondary degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field and the recognized professional accounting designation in Canada. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of experience in municipal finance with 3 years of related management experience.  Computer proficiency in MS Office, Great Plains Dynamics, FMW (RAC) and Vailtech or a similar Corporate Financial Information System is required. 

Proof of qualifications and satisfactory passing of a criminal record check will be required of any successful candidate(s) for this position. 

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 Finance Caledon Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-03-02
Date Posted: 2017-02-17
Province: Ontario





Manager, Procurement

Manager, Procurement

Town of East Gwillimbury

Our Town, Our Future
Located just north of Toronto in the Region of York, the Town of East Gwillimbury is the GTA’s top growth municipality. Our communities include Holland Landing, Sharon, Queensville and Mount Albert – each with their own rich history and unique charms. As one of Ontario’s growth centres, East Gwillimbury’s population is projected to reach 150,000 by 2051. By joining the EG team you will help shape our growing community.

East Gwillimbury offers a fully balanced lifestyle and is a wonderful place to live and work. Our municipal offices are easily accessible off of Highway 404 and a short 15 min drive from Highway 400 allowing for short average commute times for staff. Enjoy competitive wages, progressive extended health plan, employee assistance program, and active social and wellness committees. Convenient parking, outdoor seating areas, and easy access to trails allow you to enjoy the beauty of EG while at work.

With guidance from our Strategic, Official and Master Plans and Character Community attributes we are a high performance Town and our staff are committed to providing service and excellence.

Responsibilities:
  • The Manager of Procurement will assume the lead accountability and responsibility for the Procurement division. 
  • Responsible to provide leadership, quality customer service, reduce risk, and obtain the best overall procurement value for the Town. 
  • Key responsibilities include: developing, implementing and administering procurement policies, procedures and standards and ensuring compliance; implementing and managing the corporate purchase order system; developing effective service relationships with client departments; mediating contentious issues that may arise from purchasing activities; managing office supplies inventory; and administering the disposal of surplus assets.
Qualifications:
  • Preferred candidates will have five (5) years of management experience in municipal finance, with a post-secondary degree/diploma in Business or related discipline.
  • They will hold a professional membership in good standing in at least one of the three recognized professional purchasing designations with the Purchasing Management Association of Canada or the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing:
  1. Certified Supply Change Management Professional;
  2. Certified Public Purchasing Office;
  3. Certified Purchasing Manager, or equivalent designation.
  • Successful candidates must demonstrate the ability to think and act strategically and appropriately in a political and community service environment, to foster corporate thinking and a positive/enthusiastic customer care attitude/approach among staff, and to deal courteously and effectively with taxpayers/property owners, developers/builders, elected officials, staff, and other departmental/corporate contacts.
  • They must possess the ability to read interpret legislation and legal agreements, with strong interpersonal, organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills.

Salary Range: $89,963- $105,815 per annum. This is a Fulltime Permanent position.

To Apply:

If you’re looking for a career move that will enable you to contribute to a growing and exclusive community, please apply and submit your resume and related information online at: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=TOEG4282

Deadline for applications is Thursday, February 23, 2017.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted

The Town of East Gwillimbury is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the Town of East Gwillimbury 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 the Town’s Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information & Protection of Personal Privacy Act, personal information collected will only be used for candidate selection.

Manager, Procurement East Gwillimbury Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-02-23
Date Posted: 2017-02-09
Province: Ontario





Manager Operations, Housing York Inc.

Manager Operations, Housing York Inc.

York Region

Progressive. Collaborative. Accountable. Draw on your passion. Shape our community.
Progressive and collaborative, with a clear, long-term vision.  We value employees’ contributions and inspire excellence.  We are driven by a desire to help shape and serve the growing community in which we live and work.

Job Id #: 20323
Department:
Community and Health Services
Branch: Housing Services
Location: Newmarket, Ontario
Salary Range:  $111,297 - $130,913 annually This is a Non-Union position. Temporary Full-Time, Approx. 12 months,

Responsibilities:
  • Reporting to the Director, Housing Operations, is responsible for leading the property management program of Housing York and providing service oriented and efficient business processes in delivery of the program;
  • Providing leadership and motivation for the property management team in the delivery of quality tenant services that build and sustain healthy communities,
  • Including tenant engagement strategies, fiscal management, effective preventative and repair maintenance programs, delivery on lease obligations and addressing tenancies challenges through supportive, creative and accountable approaches to problem solving.
Qualifications:
  • Successful completion of a University Degree in Social Sciences, Business Administration, Urban Studies or a related discipline or a recognized property management designation by an accredited institution such as I.H.M. in the field of property management or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum five (5) years progressive experience in property management or project management or social science field, including demonstrated managerial or leadership experience.
  • Valid Ontario Class “G” Driver’s License and reliable vehicle for use on corporate business.
  • Knowledge of related legislation, policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer service, communication, team work, initiative/self management and accountability, and flexibility/adaptability.
  • Management competencies including collaboration, strategic thinking, results/achievement focus, human resources management, leadership, financial management, business planning, decision making/judgement, representation and professionalism and job knowledge.
  • Knowledge of social housing programs, related policies, procedures and processes and the ability to understand, interpret and apply related legislation.
  • Knowledge of budget process and business planning.
  • Computer literacy utilizing MS Office applications with proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software applications.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, negotiation, presentation, report writing and mediation skills.
  • Contemporary staff supervisory skills including knowledge of collective agreement administration and interpretation, labour relations principles and practices, and relevant employment legislation.
  • Leadership ability to motivate staff and foster a positive team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret a variety of legislation and data, analyse issues and make timely decisions.
  • Ability to work outside of normal business hours, as required.
To Apply:

Please apply on-line at www.york.ca by Thursday, February 23, 2017, quoting competition #20323. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. For additional information on The Regional Municipality of York, please visit the above-mentioned website.


Manager Operations, Housing York Inc. York Region Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-02-23
Date Posted: 2017-02-09
Province: Ontario





Supervisor, SCADA Data Management and Support

Supervisor, SCADA Data Management and Support

York Region

Progressive. Collaborative. Accountable. Draw on your passion. Shape our community.
Progressive and collaborative, with a clear, long-term vision.  We value employees’ contributions and inspire excellence.  We are driven by a desire to help shape and serve the growing community in which we live and work.

Job Id #: 20325
Department: Environmental Services
Branch: Operations, Maintenance and Monitoring
Location: Newmarket, Ontario.
Salary Range: $102,434 - $120,449 annually This is a Union position. Temporary Full-Time, Approx. 12 months

Responsibilities:
  • Reporting to the Manager, PCS/SCADA Assets, is responsible for supervising and managing the use of SCADA Data Historians and databases for collecting process regulatory and flow meter billing data;
  • Managing SCADA databases network management and emergency responses including disaster recovery;
  • Supervising the work of SCADA contractors related to data collection and management, including project definitions, coordination, implementation and performance;
  • Ensuring PCS/SCADA data standards are adhered to and all regulatory data meets compliance requirements;
  • Ensuring all SCADA data is available for various Branches and oversight of data analytics and business intelligence related to SCADA;
  • Supervising all aspects of the Alarm Management program and ensuring it meets regulatory requirements.
Qualifications:
  • Successful completion of a Community College Diploma in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience providing support in data Management systems, including Real Time Data Acquisition, data integrity and security for SCADA Systems and program management, including demonstrated supervisory or leadership experience.
  • Valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s license and reliable vehicle for use on corporate business.
  • Knowledge of programing techniques and data base management for applications and systems, such as Historians, VMware, Oracle, SQL, and Access, including data analytics.
  • Knowledge of industry standard SCADA software and hardware.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation, Acts and regulatory requirements.
  • Knowledge of data requirements related to water, wastewater treatment, collection and distribution system management and operations techniques.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer service, communication, team work, initiative/self management, accountability, and flexibility/adaptability.
  • Management competencies including results/achievement focus, human resources management, leadership, financial management, business planning, decision making/judgement, representation and professionalism and job knowledge.
  • Analytical and database skills utilizing applications such as SQL, Oracle, Access.
  • Good communication, presentation and inter-relationship skills.
  • Mathematical ability using data analytics.
  • Computer literacy utilizing MS Office software applications and VMware.
  • Contemporary staff supervisory skills including knowledge of collective agreement administration and interpretation, labour relations principles and practices, and relevant employment legislation.
  • Ability to work outside regular business hours, as required.
To Apply:

Please apply on-line at www.york.ca by Thursday, February 23, 2017, quoting competition #20325. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. For additional information on The Regional Municipality of York, please visit the above-mentioned website.


Supervisor, SCADA Data Management and Support York Region Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-02-23
Date Posted: 2017-02-09
Province: Ontario





Work Management System Coordinator

Work Management System Coordinator

York Region

Progressive. Collaborative. Accountable. Draw on your passion. Shape our community.
Progressive and collaborative, with a clear, long-term vision.  We value employees’ contributions and inspire excellence.  We are driven by a desire to help shape and serve the growing community in which we live and work.

Job Id#: 20324
Department:
Environmental Services
Branch: Operations, Maintenance and Monitoring
Location: Newmarket, Ontario
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
35; Scheduled Shifts: 0830 - 1630  Temporary Full-Time, Approx. 15 months,
Salary Range: $44.73 - $48.60 per hour This is a Union position.

Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Program Manager, OMM Process Optimization and Analytics, is responsible for developing the Computerized Work Management System (i.e. Maximo) standards, policies, procedures and business practices; applying the work management system in developing business, financial reports and key performance indicators; assisting in planning, coordinating and performing asset tagging; assisting in developing and preparing job plans and preventative maintenance; developing, implementing and monitoring system auditing and QA/QC programs; aligning the work management system to support on-site inspections to ensure that work is in accordance with all regulations, acts and standards; overseeing and co-ordinating software training initiatives for Branch staff; developing and maintaining awareness of product enhancements, service solutions, upcoming software releases and patches; and making recommendations for improvements and upgrades to the Steering Committee.

Qualifications:
  • Successful completion of a Community College Diploma in a Computer, Chemical, Environmental, Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation or Engineering program or related field or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum three (3) years experience with responsibilities for maintenance, work management and/or asset management in the water and wastewater field or equivalent experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience overseeing the successful performance of a multi-site computerized work management system (e.g. Maximo).
  • Solid understanding and experience in maintenance best practices and concepts, performance measures, condition assessment and continuous improvement.
  • Completion or the ability to successfully complete courses in Asset Management, Preventative Maintenance, CPR & First Aid and Confined Space Entry.
  • Valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s licence, free of any serious offences under the Highway Traffic Act.
  • Knowledge of industry related Acts, Regulations and Guidelines.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer service, communication, team work, initiative/self management and accountability, and flexibility/adaptability.  
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively.
  • Computer literacy utilizing MS Office software applications and proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet and scheduling applications and the use of a computerized work management software, preferably IBM Maximo..
  • Understanding/ability to read technical manuals and engineering drawings.
  • Ability to wear a Self Contained Breathing Apparatus to enter confined spaces.
  • Ability to develop and deliver Branch specific training programs and conduct presentations.
  • Availability and ability to respond to emergency situations and work outside normal scheduled hours, as required.
To Apply:

Please apply on-line at www.york.ca by Wednesday, February 22, 2017, quoting competition #20324. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. For additional information on The Regional Municipality of York, please visit the above-mentioned website.


Work Management System Coordinator York Region Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-02-22
Date Posted: 2017-02-09
Province: Ontario





Public Works Operations Coordinator

Public Works Operations Coordinator

Township of Seguin

The Township of Seguin is a thriving municipality located in cottage country, 2 hours north of Toronto along the Highway 400 corridor. Seguin is home to 4,280 permanent residents that seasonally rises to over 15,000 residents during the summer months. With 186 lakes of all sizes and the pristine beauty and tranquility of our natural environment, the Township of Seguin is truly “The Natural Place to Be”.

Job Description:

The Township of Seguin is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual with strong communication skills to fill the position of Public Works Operations Coordinator.  Reporting to the Director of Public Works, the Operations Coordinator will supervise the day to day operations of the Public Works department, including the maintenance of roads, fleet, waste operations and capital projects. 

Responsibilities:
  • Provides strong leadership inspiring a positive and inclusive work place environment.
  • Assists the Director of Public Works in the implementation of department policies and procedures, including interviewing, hiring, performance appraisals, vacation schedules and budget preparation.
  • Recommends training and education opportunities for staff and applies Health and Safety strategies to the workplace. Ensures health and safety practices are implemented.
  • Responds to public inquiries.
  • Supervises and inspects public works projects to ensure established quality and safety standards are maintained.
  • Compiles and prepares work orders for required roads maintenance activities with Lead Hands. Follow up and provide guidance to work teams.
  • Oversees inventory and maintains records of equipment, supplies and vehicles and ensures that equipment and vehicles are safe and ready for service.
  • Supports the Lead Hands with staffing, administration and infrastructure maintenance.
  • Actively participates and assists with winter control activities (i.e. Plowing and patrolling operations) as needed including weekend work.
  • Investigates requests for driveway entrance permits and makes recommendations.
  • Liaises with other Seguin departments, utility representatives and other Municipalities.
Qualifications:
  • A diploma or degree in Civil Engineering Technology or related field. Job experience may be considered in lieu of education.
  • 5 years of construction management/supervision in private or municipal construction.
  • Heavy equipment fleet management and logistics experience.
  • Solid mechanical knowledge.
  • Strong customer service and problem-solving abilities with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint).
  • Experience using Geographic Information Systems.
  • Key candidate characteristics: organized, calm, collaborative, rational, people person.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To Apply:

For a detailed job description please visit www.seguin.ca. Please address your resume and covering letter to the attention of: Christine Dixon, Deputy Treasurer, cdixon@seguin.ca by Monday, February 27, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. We thank all applicants for the interest however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

Township of Seguin
5 Humphrey Drive,
Seguin, ON P2A 2W8
Phone 705-732-4300
Fax 705-732-6347

The Township of Seguin is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the Township of Seguin will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected, please inform our office of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information & Act; Protection of Personal Privacy Act, personal information collected will only be used for candidate selection.  

Public Works Operations Coordinator Township of Seguin

Expiry Date: 2017-02-27
Date Posted: 2017-02-09
Province: Ontario





Director of Infrastructure & Environmental Services

Director of Infrastructure & Environmental Services

Town of Aurora

Division of Human Resources

Responsibilities:
  • Reporting to the CAO, you are responsible for the planning, development and general/financial management of the Infrastructure and Environmental Services Department overseeing infrastructure maintenance and operations which includes roads operations, water/wastewater management, facilities, fleet maintenance, solid waste management, and engineering services. 
  • You will be responsible for capital works, design services, development engineering, environmental matters, and infrastructure needs assessment. 
Qualifications:
  • As the ideal candidate, you are a highly effective communicator and collaborative leader with demonstrated ability to inspire and strengthen a diverse, talented team of professionals.
  • Along with a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering Sciences, you are also a full member (or eligible for registration) of the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario.  
  • You have at least seven to ten years of progressive experience at a management level in a municipal Public Works and Engineering environment; ideally with experience in a unionized setting. 
  • You have a thorough working knowledge or roads/water/sewer construction and maintenance management, waste management, provincial subsidy processes, applicable legislative/regulatory standards, and local government functions/responsibilities.
  • You have excellent analytical, problem-solving, and organizational skills, enabling you to lead your team to deliver on a complex variety of projects and work. 
  • Your analytical skills, combined with your financial acumen and written communication skills enable you to prepare detailed reports and budgets for Council. 
  • Using your strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences, you deal effectively with all levels of staff and government, elected officials, consultants, developers, contractors, the general public, and community organizations.   
  • Using your experience in project-management, and strategic planning, you strengthen the department’s ability to deliver on municipal priorities and objectives. 
  • You are known for your leadership skills, with high performance standards, and a fair, supportive and developmental approach with employees.  

Successful applicants to this position will be required to provide a Police Criminal Record Check that is satisfactory to the Town prior to their start date.

To Apply:

If you are interested in joining our dedicated team of municipal professionals, please forward your resume to:
Human Resources, Town of Aurora,
100 John West Way, Box 1000,
Aurora, Ontario,  L4G 6J1
Email to: hr@aurora.ca by Thursday, March 2, 2017 quoting reference number 17-17.

The Town of Aurora is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to recognizing and celebrating the diversity of opinion, talent and expertise that make each person unique. We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Applicants requiring accommodation are asked to contact Human Resources. Applicant information is collected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used to determine qualifications for employment with the Town of Aurora. Questions about this collection of personal information should be directed to the Manager of Human Resources at 905-727-3123.

Director of Infrastructure & Environmental Services Aurora oNTARIO

Expiry Date: 2017-03-02
Date Posted: 2017-02-09
Province: Ontario





Director, Transit Operations

Director, Transit Operations

York Region Transit/Viva

YOU WILL SERVE A GROWING, DIVERSE POPULATION OF OVER ONE MILLION CITIZENS
One of Canada’s most demographically and environmentally diverse regions, York Region stretches from the City of Toronto in the south to Lake Simcoe in the north, and is home to businesses that range from family farms to the largest high tech companies in the country. 

Composed of nine municipalities, York Region is one of Canada’s fastest growing areas, with a population that is expected to grow to 1.5 million people by the 2031. As a transportation professional, York Region Transit (YRT/Viva) offers an extraordinary opportunity to set regional transportation benchmarks within its 1,776 square kilometers. This progressive organization is a key component in the Region’s long range Transportation Master Plan.

Responsibilities:
  • Reporting directly to the General Manager, YRT/Viva, you will lead in the overall administration, budget development, contract oversight, and continuous improvement of the Region’s bus rapid transit, conventional and para-transit services.
  • You will oversee the operation and maintenance of the entire system including transit capital assets, fleet and facilities.
  • Your mission is to provide the highest quality public transit, bus rapid transit and para-transit services to support the economic vitality, environmental sustainability and health of the community.
  • You would focus on goals aligned with key corporate and departmental strategic plans that would see the expansion of the YRT/Viva system.
  • Ridership growth, implementing innovation and technologies that promote environmental sustainability and improve the traveller experience, are all vital components of this position.
  • In response to a fast growing population, you will lead strategic planning activities such as: PRESTO fare agreements and cross-boundary service integration in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area.
  • Establish service priorities and core services based on continuous internal and external performance reviews, environmental assessments, best practices and optimization of resources.
Qualifications:
  • With your degree in business administration, transportation or related field, you have spent the past seven years excelling in municipal or public transit service delivery.
  • Given your experience in public transportation, service delivery, project management, financial and human resource management, you are well-positioned to take on Canada’s fastest growing transit authority.
To Apply:

To explore this exciting opportunity further, please contact Margaret Vanwyck in Odgers Berndtson’s Toronto office at 416-366-1990 or submit your resume and related information online at: www.odgersberndtson.com/en/careers/13898

York Region is an equal opportunity employer.  In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, upon request, accommodation will be provided by both Odgers Berndtson and York Region throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.

Director, Transit Operations York Region Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-03-10
Date Posted: 2017-02-10
Province: Ontario





Director, Information Technology

Director, Information Technology

Simcoe County

The Corporation of the County of Simcoe is one of the largest employers in the County of Simcoe with 1,600 employees providing a variety of specialized services to County residents and staff.  Home to many four season attractions, events, and recreational activities, the County of Simcoe makes for a fantastic location to work, live and play. With its many forests and miles of shoreline, the County of Simcoe has numerous golf courses, ski hills, snowmobile, hiking and biking trails and fresh water lakes.  The County of Simcoe is truly a place for all seasons.

Position Summary:

The Director of Information Technology is responsible for setting the strategic direction of IT infrastructure, applications and services, while ensuring alignment with corporate-wide business objectives and priorities. Develop professional, technical and advisory IT services along with appropriate policies to support secure and efficient access by stakeholders. Undertake budgeting, procurement and management of staff resources in accordance with the policies of the County and applicable legislation.

Position Requirements:

The successful candidate will have highly developed knowledge of IT Project Management obtained through a degree in Computer Science or equivalent.  They will also have a highly developed understanding of current hardware and software trends and issues.   Bringing forward at least 8 years experience in progressively responsible IT positions, as well as a minimum of 2 years experience as Director of IT or in a similar position with extensive project management experience.   As well, the ideal candidate will have exemplary leadership skills and the ability to lead teams in complex technical IT solutions.

Compensation Information: $131,059 – 156,312 per annum. This is a permanent Full-Time position.

To Apply:

To view this job description in its entirety, and apply online, please visit www.simcoe.ca/jobs  Apply before the closing date of Friday, March 3, 2017.


Director, Information Technology Simcoe County Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-03-03
Date Posted: 2017-02-10
Province: Ontario





Director, Human Resources

Director, Human Resources

Simcoe County

The Corporation of the County of Simcoe is one of the largest employers in the County of Simcoe with 1,600 employees providing a variety of specialized services to County residents and staff.  Home to many four season attractions, events, and recreational activities, the County of Simcoe makes for a fantastic location to work, live and play. With its many forests and miles of shoreline, the County of Simcoe has numerous golf courses, ski hills, snowmobile, hiking and biking trails and fresh water lakes.  The County of Simcoe is truly a place for all seasons.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the General Manager, Corporate Performance, the Director of Human Resources will provide a high level of strategic leadership for all Human Resources activities including labour relations, compensation and benefits, HRIS, payroll, corporate training and development, succession planning, health and safety, accessibility, and recruitment.  The Director will oversee the development of the HR budget, policies and procedures, as well as innovative HR strategic initiatives and opportunities that foster the development, implementation and administration of high quality and timely HR services, enabling the County to be an innovative and attractive employer.

Position Requirements:

The successful candidate will hold a degree in Human Resources Management, Industrial Relations, Business or related field or equivalent, along with a CHRL or CHRE designation (or are eligible to achieve).  As well, the successful candidate will bring at least 8 years’ experience in progressively responsible, related positions plus 3 years of senior management experience in a large, unionized complex organization within the public and private sectors.   Experience leading negotiations and demonstrated leadership skills are required.

Compensation Information: $131,059 – 156,312 per annum

To Apply:

To view this job description in its entirety, and apply online, please visit www.simcoe.ca/jobs Apply before the closing date of Friday, March 3, 2017.


Director, Human Resources Simcoe County Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-03-03
Date Posted: 2017-02-10
Province: Ontario





Term Legislative Manager

Term Legislative Manager

City of Cold Lake

With a population of approximately 15 800, Cold Lake is a city that offers a wealth of excitement, adventure and entertainment for all in any season. Hugging the southern shores of Alberta’s seventh largest lake, this recreational paradise can be accessed in summer and winter through western Canada’s largest inland marina. New housing, excellent educational facilities, a multipurpose recreational facility and a college are just a few of the highlights that truly make Cold Lake a community of choice.

The City of Cold Lake is seeking an enthusiastic individual to assume the responsibilities of Legislative Manager within the Corporate Services Department for a full-time, twelve-month term.

Responsibilities:
  • Reporting to the General Manager of Corporate Services, the Legislative Manager is responsible for supervising legislative staff who together oversee City of Cold Lake Records Management and Retention, Contracts, and Bylaw and Policy (Legislative) Management, as well as Risk Management.
  • The Legislative Manager is also responsible for providing advice and guidance on a variety of legislative, legal, and administrative matters relating to areas of responsibility.
  • The incumbent must conduct research, perform analysis, prepare documents and provide coordination of duties that support the business processes of the City of Cold Lake.
  • The Legislative Manager responds to FOIP requests and provides the delivery of FOIP training to all City of Cold Lake employees.
  • This position is also responsible for leading the Municipal Election and the Municipal Census.
  • This position is expected to work in a confidential capacity in matters related to legal and labour relations.
  • The greatest challenge of the position is the successful management of various projects with interruptions and deadlines.
  • The incumbent must demonstrate initiative and have the ability to remain open-minded and positive while adapting to changes based on new information or direction.
  • The incumbent must demonstrate a strong ethical standard and integrity, be able to deal with confidential and/or sensitive information, respect client confidentiality, and maintain a high standard of professionalism and diplomacy in carrying out the various responsibilities of the Legislative Manager.   
Qualifications:
  • The preferred qualifications for this position include a degree in Business, Political Studies, Government Studies, Policy/Bylaw, or Paralegal or Legal undergraduate degree.
  • Candidates with experience with records management software and a SharePoint environment will be considered.
  • The preferred candidate will have strong organizational and computer skills, as well as excellent communication skills, superior interpersonal skills, and an ability to work in a team and open environment.
  • A keen interest in mentoring team members is required.
  • A firm commitment to confidentiality and a strong customer service focus are also required.
  • Applicants should have a minimum three years’ experience in an Administrative, Legislative or Paralegal role.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with previous Municipal Government experience.

The City of Cold Lake will pay a competitive salary. Details of the compensation package will be discussed during an interview.

To Apply:

The City of Cold Lake thanks all applicants; however only those short-listed for an interview will be contacted. This competition will remain open until Friday, February 26, 2017. Submit resumes with cover letter to:
City of Cold Lake
Human Resources
5513 – 48 Avenue
Cold Lake, AB T9M 1A1
Facsimile: (780) 594-4041
Email: humanresources@coldlake.com
Or, apply online at: www.coldlake.com


Term Legislative Manager Cold Lake Alberta

Expiry Date: 2017-02-26
Date Posted: 2017-02-13
Province: Alberta





Engineer, Contract Administration & Quality Control

Engineer, Contract Administration & Quality Control

City of Markham

The City of Markham is a dynamic and change-oriented leader among Canadian municipalities. The recipient of multiple environmental awards, we are recognized for our innovative sustainability and urban planning initiatives as much as for our fiscal accountability. More than 320,000 residents call Markham home and benefit from our rich heritage, culturally diverse environment, vibrant local economy and focus on quality of life. Join us and make a difference!

Job Description:

Reporting to the Manager, Contract Administration and Quality Control within the Engineering Department, this position will manage the contract administration and quality control of municipal capital infrastructure construction works including roads, sanitary sewers, storm sewers, drainage, watermain, street lighting and associated works; ensuring due diligence and compliance with the contract documents, plans, specifications, established standards and policies, regulatory, legislative and environmental requirements during construction; performing financial administrative activities including preparation of payment certificates, negotiation of additional work claims and final payments to Contractors; participating in detailed design phases, internal peer review of designs and tender documents to ensure contract constructability; the prevention of construction claims; and coordinating with contractors, consultants and the public to administer and fully document all activities during the construction contracts.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Managing and overseeing the provision and administration of Construction Management and Quality Control Services for capital works construction activities valued at approximately $10 million - $15 million annually.
  • Managing projects through all stages of construction including quality control, cost control, scheduling, design changes and approvals in co-ordination with external and internal authorities, codes, standards, specifications, corporate policies and procedures and applicable contract legislation.
  • Ensures contractors are in compliance with relevant legislation, City standards, and criteria and corporate policies.
  • Ensure due diligence in the performance of the contract by providing documentation and interpretation of contractual rights and obligations of the Contractor and Owner.
  • Negotiates, recommends and approves additional works and field design revisions as required to correct design errors and omissions related to site conditions.
  • Negotiates contractual claims and change of work orders.
  • Determines amount owing to the construction contractor and issues certificates of payment, including progress payments, holdback release, partial release of holdback and final payments, based on field observations, assessment and evaluation of the contract work in accordance with contractual and statutory obligations.  Tracks all construction project costs to ensure compliance with approved project budget amounts.
  • Develops and reviews overall construction project schedules. Communicates scheduled completion dates to stakeholders and internal corporate clients.
  • Ensures requirements of the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations, Safe Work Practices, Ontario Environmental Assessment Act, and Environmental Protection Plans are complied with.
  • Prepares reports to Council and attends Council meetings as required.
  • Develop annual and multi-year budgets and schedules for managing capital construction projects.
  • Participates and co-ordinate cross functional, multi discipline teams producing innovative process designs using continuous improvement methodologies.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
  • University Degree in Civil Engineering with a Professional Engineer (P. Eng) designation with a minimum of 5 years experience in a municipal or consulting engineer environment, related to design, construction estimates, specifications writing, tendering, construction, construction supervision, quality control, construction safety and contract administration of municipal infrastructure and servicing projects.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and  practical experience in the design, construction and inspection of municipal infrastructure and a thorough knowledge of related legislative responsibilities, methods, materials, material testing, construction practices and project management, health and safety requirement and contracting tendering and administration.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing multiple projects.
  • Developed project management skill and strong negotiating and scheduling abilities, to effectively manage multiple priorities. Sound analytical, decision making, problem solving, financial control, organizational and leadership skills.
  • Proven ability to effectively manage/lead a team responsible for the successful delivery of multi-million dollar projects on time and within budget.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication with presentation / public speaking skills, including experience at committee and municipal council level. Effective listening and strong public relations skills.
  • Ability to implement effective workflow process within technical teams.
  • Excellent knowledge of Contract Law and Construction Lien Act.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the design, construction and inspection of Municipal Infrastructure and services with thorough knowledge of methods, material, material testing and construction practices and project management.
  • Detailed knowledge of all applicable legislation, acts, standards and policies and regulations including federal and provincial.
  • Ability to prepare and interpret comprehensive technical reports, plans, legal/contract documents, agreements, statutes and by-laws.
  • Competent as defined under the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • First Aid certification is an asset.
  • Valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s licence and reliable vehicle for use on corporate business.
  • Ability to work outside normal business hours as required.
To Apply:

For more information and to apply online by Thursday, March 2, 2017, please visit our website at markham.ca/jobs.

We are committed to inclusive employment practices.


Engineer, Contract Administration & Quality Control Markham Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-03-02
Date Posted: 2017-02-13
Province: Ontario





Supervisor of Transit Operations and Infrastructure

Supervisor of Transit Operations and Infrastructure

City of Barrie

The City of Barrie is committed to providing excellence in municipal services for the 140,000+ citizens of this vibrant and prosperous community, one of the fastest growing and most beautiful lakefront cities in Ontario.

The Corporation is seeking a friendly, personable, dedicated, enterprising and results-oriented leader. The City of Barrie provides a dynamic operating environment and working conditions.

Department: Transit and Parking Strategy

Position Overview:

Under the general guidance and direction of the Director of Transit and Parking Strategy, the Supervisor of Transit Operations and Infrastructure position is responsible for the supervision and execution of the contractual relationship outlined in the Performance Based Project Agreement between Barrie Transit and the contract service provider.

Responsibilities:
  • Specifically, this position is responsible for supervising and analyzing Barrie Transit’s planning and operations for conventional and specialized transit service. 
  • Additionaly, this position is responsible for the implementation of all transit asset management contracts;
  • The development of transit operational reports; development of transit operational policies and procedures; and provides supervision of the overall transit planning and scheduling process. 
  • Overall, this position plays an integral role in establishing the foundation for effectively managing, maintaining, and adhering to the provisions of the Performance Based Project Agreement, which will enable the City of Barrie to make informed decisions, better manage the transit services provided to is residents and visitors, and improve ridership growth.
Key Qualifications:

Education: (degree/diploma/certifications)

  • Three (3) year University Degree in Business, Engineering or related discipline
  • Four (4) year university degree in business, engineering or related discipline is preferred
  • One (1) year Post Graduate Certificate in Urban Planning is preferred
  • Transit Ambassador Certification from the Canadian Urban Transit Association (CUTA) is preferred
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification and/or related certification from association, organization and/or institution is preferred
  • Valid Ontario Class “G” Driver’s Licence in good standing

Experience:

  • Five (5) years of experience performing duties related to the above mentioned major responsibilities within a transit operations and maintenance work environment, including leadership/supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated experience in public transit operations and maintenance, contract administration, and project management
  • Seven (7) years of experience performing duties related to the above mentioned major responsibilities within a unionized transit operations and maintenance work environment, including leadership/supervisory experience is preferred

The normal hours of work are Monday through Friday (40 hours per week); however some non-standard hours may be required.

This is a Level-12 position on the Non-Union Pay Scale with a 2016 pay range of $84,771 to $103,071 per year ($40.76 to $49.55/hr).

Should you not meet the key educational qualifications for this position but have extensive directly related work experience, please see the City’s Education Equivalency Procedure to determine if you may qualify for equivalency.  Information is available at www.barrie.ca/JobOpps.

Due to certain market conditions, there may be circumstances where qualified candidates are not available to fill vacant positions. The Corporation, in these cases, may consider candidates who do not meet the minimum qualifications to fill the role in accordance with the Development Status Procedure. Applicants must include proof of educational status, licenses (no driver’s licence), certification, etc., with their application.
To Apply:

For full details regarding this position, please visit our website at www.barrie.ca/JobOpps.

Please submit your resume electronically by quoting file #E-17-10 Supervisor of Transit Operations and Infrastructure  (MS Word format only; quote file number in subject line), by Thursday, February 23, 2017 to:
Human Resources Department,
City of Barrie, P.O. Box 400,
Barrie, Ontario, L4M 4T5
E-mail  hire.me@barrie.ca 

We thank all applicants and advise that only those to be interviewed will be contacted.  Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, S.O. 2001, c.25 and will be used to determine employment eligibility.  Questions regarding collection should be directed to the Human Resources Department at 705-739-4202.


Supervisor of Transit Operations and Infrastructure Barrie Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-02-23
Date Posted: 2017-02-10
Province: Ontario





Manager of Transit Operations

Manager of Transit Operations

City of Hamilton

Hamilton. A city of progress.
At the City of Hamilton, our vision is “to be the best place in Canada to raise a child and age successfully.” With our rich history, culturally strong and diverse communities, blend of urban and rural attractions, and ideal location in the heart of the Golden Horseshoe, Hamilton is a vibrant community of neighbours. We are also a leading employer, with many opportunities to grow and excel. We invite you to share in our vision as part of the Transit Services Division in the Public Works Department.

Job Description:

This is a pivotal leadership role within the City of Hamilton as it moves forward with a transit strategy that combines local public transit solutions with a major LRT initiative to meet the needs of over 20 million passengers each year. Are you up to this exciting challenge?

Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Director of Transit, you will lead by example to promote a service-oriented, positive workplace culture aligned with the corporation’s culture pillars, through a multi-functional workforce delivering services to the public and internal clients. A champion of best practices in all things transit, you will foster integration within Transit Operations through cross-functional and cross-program initiatives, establish and achieve departmental goals and objectives, and ensure the effective use of financial and staff resources and the timely, cost-effective delivery of quality, customer-focused services. You will evaluate and report on service, financial, administrative and staff performance against internal and external benchmarks, and design and implement strategies to improve overall effectiveness and efficiency of policies, programs and services.

Qualifications:

The innovative Manager of Transit Operations we seek will be a results-oriented operations leader and a big-picture thinker, with a proven track record of staff delegation, development and empowerment, long-term visioning, effective strategic and operational planning, and implementation of sustainable change. You have a degree or diploma in Business Administration or a related discipline, or significant related, progressive management experience, and are conversant with operational programs and services in a similar unionized business environment. You can articulate a vision and inspire others, work strategically and effectively with operational management in identifying and meeting organizational development and operational performance needs, and build productive relationships with a multitude of stakeholders while successfully balancing diverse interests and priorities.

For full details and To Apply:

If you are interested in working alongside a dedicated team that’s contributing to the well-being of Hamilton’s residents, please visit www.hamilton.ca/careers for details on this Transit Operations Manager position and to apply online. Alternatively, you may send your resume, by Wednesday, March 1, 2017, quoting Job ID #12385, to:
Staffing/Workforce Planning Specialist,
Human Resources, c/o City Hall,
71 Main Street West,
Hamilton, ON  L8P 4Y5.
Fax: 905-546-2650.
In person: Standard Life Building, 120 King Street West, 9th Floor, Hamilton.

The City of Hamilton values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people. We thank all who have applied; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.
The City is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.

Manager of Transit Operations Hamilton Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-03-01
Date Posted: 2017-02-10
Province: Ontario





Director of Fire and Emergency Services

Director of Fire and Emergency Services

Township of North Huron

The Township of North Huron is located in Midwestern Ontario and is a 30 minute drive to the shores of Lake Huron, Ontario’s West Coast.   With a mix of urban, rural, and agricultural communities, North Huron has a population of almost 5000 residents and is a regional centre for residents living in neighbouring communities.   We are seeking a highly motivated individual for the full-time position of Director of Fire and Emergency Services. 

Job Description:

The Fire Department of North Huron (FDNH) consists of two full-time staff including the Director and the Emergency Services Training Centre (ESTC) Program Coordinator, one part-time Fire Prevention Officer, and forty-four dedicated Volunteer Firefighters operating from two stations (Blyth and Wingham).    In addition to providing fire protection and emergency response for North Huron, we have agreements with three neighbouring municipalities to provide fire suppression services to their residents. For more information about the FDNH or our Community, please visit our website: www.northhuron.ca

Responsibilities:

Reporting directly to the CAO, the successful candidate will be responsible for the overall administration and operation of the Fire Department of North Huron (FDNH); the Emergency Services Training Centre (ESTC); and community/municipal emergency management.

Qualifications:

Desired qualifications include:

  • Minimum of ten years of experience in fire and rescue services including five years of progressively responsible leadership experience;
  • Ontario Fire College certification and knowledge in all areas of fire services, including fire prevention, public education, investigations, code enforcement, communications, mechanical, fire suppression and emergency response;
  • Knowledge of fire prevention methods and of the Fire Prevention and Protection Act and Part 3 of the Ontario Building Code required.Certification as a Fire Prevention Officer will be considered an asset.
  • Degree/diploma in business, public administration or related field would be an asset (acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered);
  • Demonstrated ability to direct, guide, and evaluate the delivery of fire protection services;
  • Working knowledge of the existing legislative framework related to municipal operations; administers and enforces acts such as the Fire Protection and Prevention Act, Ontario Fire Code,Occupational Health and Safety Act, Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act;
  • Proven Leadership qualities with the aptitude to coach and mentor a volunteer workforce.
  • Strong understanding of Training and a background in Adult Education or Fire Service training programs.NFPA Certification as a Fire Service Instructor I or equivalent will be considerate an asset.
  • Demonstrated strong administrative skills, development and management of capital and operating budgets, departmental reporting, supervisory experience;
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral;
  • Demonstrated advanced computer skills with Microsoft Applications;
  • Valid MTO Class DZ Ontario Driver’s License.

Position Description including salary range is currently under review.

To Apply:

If you are interested in joining our team, please apply by email only and include your cover letter and resume.  Email to shores.fire@bmts.com

Apply before the closing date: 4:00PM on Monday, February 27 2017. Please direct any inquiries regarding this exciting opportunity to:
FDNH Fire Chief Recruitment
Phil Eagleson - Chair of Hiring Committee
Township of North Huron
Email: shores.fire@bmts.com

The Township of North Huron is an equal opportunity employer.   Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process.  Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.    Only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.  Information is collected solely for the purpose of job selection under the provisions of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Director of Fire and Emergency Services North Huron Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-02-27
Date Posted: 2017-02-10
Province: Ontario





Manager, Service Management and Business Integrity Office

Manager, Service Management and Business Integrity Office

Ministry of Transportation

The Ministry of Transportation (MTO), Road User Safety Division seeks a motivated leader to manage the planning and management of the Road User Safety Programs that align with the objectives and commitments of the Government. For more information on the Ministry of Transportation, please visit our webpage www.ontario.ca/careers.

What can I expect to do in this role?

Reporting to the Director, you will:

  • Oversee/manage the vendor management and procurement process to support programs, projects/activities related to Road User Safety, including the introduction of innovative technologies to improve program/service delivery.
  • Manage the development of strategic plans related to province-wide program delivery for the Ministry’s Road User Safety Programs which provides support to ministry clients across Ontario.
  • Ensure effective governance and risk mitigation strategy controls are in place in order to ensure successful service delivery.
  • Develop provincial communications to guide and support stakeholders on initiatives related to the Road User Safety Programs.
  • Provide oversight support to programs, including providing input on the development and standardization of accountability agreements.
  • Build strong linkages with colleagues in the Division, other divisions throughout the ministry and key stakeholders internal/external to the OPS.
  • Provide leadership, coaching and direction to staff in a complex functional service delivery environment. 
How do I qualify?

Leadership:

  • You have demonstrated experience leading transformational project/program initiatives and leading program development strategies in a complex functional service delivery environment.
  • You have proven experience in leading strategic program development/revitalization in an operational framework.
  • You have demonstrated leadership capabilities and are able to successfully develop, motivate and inspire teams in an inclusive and accessible workplace.

Relationship Management:

  • You have proven experience managing complex relationships which include multiple external stakeholders and have used consultative issues management techniques to build strong linkages with your partners.
  • You have demonstrated experience communicating complex information that is sensitive to senior leaders/stakeholders and have a keen sense of political acuity.

Job Specific:

  • You have an understanding of the government’s transformational agenda within the Ministry of Transportation, including an in-depth knowledge of the related legislative Ministry Acts and their regulations.
  • You have demonstrated experience with strategic project/program planning/development and revitalization in a functional service delivery framework.
  • You have demonstrated experience with financials, funding models, cost analysis, vendor procurement and contract management, including transfer payments.

Location: Toronto – Temporary up to 18 months 

Salary Range: $99,005 - $113,156 per year

Please apply online, only, by Thursday, February 23, 2017, by visiting http://www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/Preview.aspx?Language=English&JobID=104787. Please follow the instructions to submit your application, and indicate in which position(s) you are interested. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.

If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact the Executive Talent Search Unit at careersexecutive@ontario.ca. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.

Manager, Service Management and Business Integrity Office Ministry of Transportation Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-02-23
Date Posted: 2017-02-13
Province: Ontario





Audit Project Manager

Audit Project Manager

City of Vaughan

CITIZENS FIRST THROUGH SERVICE EXCELLENCE
As one of Southern Ontario’s fastest growing cities, with its mix of urban and rural areas, Vaughan is an in-demand place to live and work. Vaughan is considered one of Canada’s most family friendly cities with a dynamic and diverse population of over 300,000.  With one of the top performing economies, a growing tourism industry and an enviable portfolio of recreational and cultural venues, this is the place where you want to be.

Job Id#: J0217-0490

Responsibilities:

Under general direction of the Director, Internal Audit performs internal audit assurance and advisory engagements for the City of Vaughan. This includes initiating, leading and conducting, risk based audits, operational effectiveness reviews, audits of compliance with applicable legislation, regulations, by-laws, City policies and procedures and working with management to develop effective and efficient risk mitigation strategies. Engagements are to be conducted in accordance with the Internal Audit Charter and recognized Internal Audit Professional Practices and codes of professional conduct. Ability to work independently and objectively when conducting complex audit engagements, preparing reports and advising on appropriate management action plans. When required, supports the Director in the planning, coordinating and management of audit staff and third party consultants.

Qualifications:
  • University Degree, with a Professional Accounting Designation, Chartered Professional
    Accountant CPA, or designation as an audit professional (for example, CIA, CGAP, CRMA,
    CISA) or suitable equivalents such as an MBA, MPA or other business/public sector related
    education.
  • Minimum of three (3) years experience in performing broad scope assurance, advisory
    engagements or special risk management related projects. Public sector internal audit
    experience is desirable.
  • Exceptional organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to deal courteously and effectively with all levels of staff, management and members
    of council, and build consensus.
  • Strong project management, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Knowledge of, or demonstrated ability in, the City’s core competencies.
  • Computer proficient in MS Office Suite and audit applications.

In addition to offering a competitive compensation package, we have a strong focus on health and wellness, including fitness facilities and family-focused benefits.

To Apply:

If you are an energetic person who is interested in bringing your knowledge and passion to the City of Vaughan, please click here to apply online by Monday, February 27, 2017. Please note that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

The City of Vaughan is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. The City of Vaughan is also committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Audit Project Manager Vaughan Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-02-27
Date Posted: 2017-02-13
Province: Ontario





Director of Transit

Director of Transit

City of Burlington

The City of Burlington is one of the first municipalities in Southern Ontario to stop sprawling and to grow in place. What this mean is we will have targeted intensification areas including mobility hubs; we will build neighbourhoods that are environmentally friendly, infrastructure-efficient, walkable, bikeable and transit-oriented; and we will offer more mobility choices within the city and region through improved public transportation.

Department: Transit
Job Id#: TRT-28-17
Employee Group: Non-union
Employment Status: Full-time

Position Overview:

A “City that Moves” is one of our key strategic directions and Transit will play an integral role in this vision. To support our strategic plan, we will be entering into a new conversation with our community and council. This conversation will focus on identifying the values we will commit to in the design of a Transit system for the future.

Responsibilities:

Create and Communicate Vision and Strategy: Develop a long term vision for Burlington transit that supports the strategic master plan. A person who is interested in re-building and making their mark on a transit system for the future.  

Promote Innovation and Change: A leader with the courage and the resilience to challenge convention, create an environment that supports bold thinking and intelligent risk taking.

Develop People: An accomplished relationship builder, able to develop, inspire and motivate people, provide constructive feedback and ensure a respectful work environment.

Uphold Integrity and Respect: A values driven leader who will continue to develop the workplace culture where new ideas, personal integrity and professionalism are respected.  

Collaborate with Partners and Stakeholders: An accomplished communicator who values collaboration with the community, council and peers in other departments. In addition you will become a member of our Senior Leadership Team.  

Achieve Results: A leader who understands the significance of their role in achieving strategic priorities and who can move the transit system forward towards our vision.

Requirements:
  • While experience in a senior management role inTransit is ideal, we first and foremost are looking for an accomplished leader, one who is experienced. :
  • Ideally your background will include a university degree in one of Transportation, Planning or Commerce plus at least five years in a senior management position.

Salary Range: $127,986 - $159,982

How to Apply:

To apply, please visit www.burlington.ca/careers and click on “View Jobs”. Please note that applications are only accepted online. If you require assistance, please contact Human Resources at 905-335-7602. If you are interested in joining us on this journey, please submit your resume by Monday, March 6, 2017.

We thank all applicants and advise that only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

The City of  Burlington is an equal opportunity employer.

Director of Transit Burlington Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-03-06
Date Posted: 2017-02-14
Province: Ontario





Fire Chief / General Manager

Fire Chief / General Manager

Toronto Fire Services (TFS)

Work for the City you love!
Toronto
is Canada’s largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. Consistently ranked one of the world’s most livable cities, we are a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture, and are proud to be the Host City for the 2017 Invictus Games. Join the award-winning Toronto Public Service as Fire Chief / General Manager within our Fire Services Division.

Job Description:

Toronto Fire Services (TFS) is the largest and most complex fire service in Canada.  With 82 fire stations and over 3,100 staff, TFS provides the full spectrum of Fire Protection Services to the residents and visitors in Canada's largest city.

Responsibilities:

The Fire Chief / General Manager provides overall direction and strategic leadership to TFS and leads an Executive Management Team that includes five Deputy Fire Chiefs.  Reporting to the Deputy City Manager, the Fire Chief / General Manager is both the Division Head for Fire Services and a member of the corporate Senior Management Team.  As the Fire Chief / General Manager, you will build strong collaborative relationships with your peers across the Toronto Public Service and work effectively with senior management and City executives to ensure divisional goals, objectives and priorities align with Council priorities.  You will also develop and oversee the policy framework and administration of TFS programs, providing strategic advice and guidance to Council, Committees, Task Forces and other stakeholders. 

Qualifications:

You are a forward-thinking and transformative senior leader, capable of leading and managing major transformational change and developing and motivating staff to enhance overall divisional performance.  As the Fire Chief / General Manager, you will be responsible for leading the implementation of the Toronto Fire Service 2015 – 2019 Master Fire Plan recommendations.  Your priorities will include an increased emphasis on fire prevention and public education as well as driving forward technological advancements such as predictive modelling and dynamic staging to maximize effective emergency response coverage and determine the most cost-effective placement of fire resources. 

As a senior executive, you demonstrate commitment to diversity and inclusion in TFS and promote a culture of a high-performing organization and continuous improvement through accreditation processes such as the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI) and Excellence Canada.  You will lead and manage the preparation and development of TFS' annual budget and work closely with senior management on the development of City-wide budgets and plans.  In this role, you will maintain highly effective, open and collaborative labour relations and provide input into the negotiation process.

The Fire Chief / General Manager is accountable for all aspects of TFS. This includes the delivery of the Heavy Urban Search and Rescue (HUSAR) response and Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosives (CBRNE) response teams.  An integral part of this position will be to assume the role of Senior Incident Commander for large-scale fires and natural disasters where TFS is the lead emergency response agency, as well as acting in the capacity of Assistant to the Ontario Fire Marshal.  You are a competent and capable spokesperson who will effectively represent TFS in various public forums and in managing media relations.

How to Apply:

If this is the next step in your profession al career, visit us online at www.toronto.ca/jobs. To apply online, submit your resume, quoting File #2257821X, by Tuesday, March 7, 2017.

Please note: all applicants are encouraged to provide a valid email address for communication purposes. Applicants may receive written correspondence regarding this job posting directly to the email address provided on their resume or to the one used to set up their Candidate Profile if applying on TalentFlow. As an applicant, it is your responsibility to ensure that you check your email regularly.

The City of Toronto is committed to fostering a positive and progressive workforce that is representative of the citizens we serve. We will provide equitable treatment and accommodation to ensure barrier-free employment. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the City of Toronto's Accommodation Policy, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of the City's hiring process.
If you are invited to participate in an assessment process, kindly provide your accommodation needs in advance. Please be advised that you may be requested to provide medical/other documentation to Human Resources to ensure that appropriate accommodation is provided to you throughout the hiring process.

Fire Chief / General Manager Toronto Fire Services (TFS) Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-03-07
Date Posted: 2017-02-14
Province: Ontario





Manager III, Engineering (Rapid Transit)

Manager III, Engineering (Rapid Transit)

City of London

Environmental & Engineering Services
Position Type: Temporary, Full-time (Multi-year Contract up to 10 years)
File #:  M-74-16E(B)

The Corporation of the City of London strives to foster a workplace in which all individuals maximize their potential, regardless of their differences.  We are committed to attracting, engaging, developing and celebrating exceptional people in public service who are representative of our community.

Position Summary:

Reports to the Rapid Transit Project Director.  Provides project management expertise in design and construction of Rapid Transit with responsibility for planning, coordinating, and controlling related engineering operations. 

Work Performed:

  • Participate in defining project rationale, determining project delivery and procurement methodologies, examining alternatives, determining implementation methods for alternatives, identifying impacts and mitigation measures, and managing and monitoring the construction phase.
  • Manage and supervise assigned personnel: responsible for employee development and promotion, performance appraisals, salary adjustments, and conduct matters.
  • Coordinate through discussions and meetings the interactions between Divisions to ensure that project plans and objectives are met.
  • Establish, control and monitor overall costs with respect to operating and capital budgets; schedule coordination/milestone attainment.
  • Organize and manage project teams, personnel and contractors assigned to engineering and construction aspects of the Rapid Transit project.
  • Manage the environmental assessment process for the Rapid Transit system including final scoping and cost estimating.
  • Administer contracts for Rapid Transit engineering projects; liaise and negotiate with consultants, contractors, and developers regarding engineering and related matters relative to contracts, agreements and standards. 
  • Develop and approve engineering standards, methods and procedures, performance, quality and maintenance standards.
  • Supervise personnel in the development of in-house designs, preparation of contract documents, and tender processes. 
  • Resolve logistical and engineering issues that may delay or impede project implementation. 
  • Implement an effective construction traffic management program and coordinate as required with other City programs.
  • Represent the department in meetings and task forces involving city personnel, emergency services, consultants, and local utilities.
  • In conjunction with the Project Director, prepare reports and reviews for Committee and Council.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent. 
  • Completion of the Project Management Professional program is an asset.

Specialized Training and Licenses:

  • Registered Professional Engineer, Province of Ontario.
  • Eight to ten (8-10) years of increasingly responsible experience in Civil Engineering construction and project management, including a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in large-scale construction projects and progressively responsible supervisory experience.   
  • Thorough knowledge of all Federal, Provincial, and Municipal regulations and standards related to the design, development, and provision of Rapid Transit services.
  • Focused analytical and strategic thinking and issue resolution skills, combined with a commitment to innovation and collaboration. 
  • Facilitation, negotiation, public relations, and presentation skills.  
  • Ability to travel to various locations.
How to Apply:

Please Note: The closing date to apply is Tuesday, March 14, 2017 and all applicants must apply online at the City of London website www.london.ca.  For a complete job description please visit the City of London website and click on http://bit.ly/2kt05uu for Current Job Openings. 

Please note following the interview stage, official transcripts as well as a criminal record check will be required prior to moving to the next stage in the selection process. We appreciate all applications, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

The City of London is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities.  If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.  Accommodation may be provided in all parts of the hiring process.                  

Manager III, Engineering (Rapid Transit) London Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-03-14
Date Posted: 2017-02-14
Province: Ontario





Building Maintenance Worker

Building Maintenance Worker

York Region

Progressive. Collaborative. Accountable. Draw on your passion. Shape our community.
Progressive and collaborative, with a clear, long-term vision.  We value employees’ contributions and inspire excellence.  We are driven by a desire to help shape and serve the growing community in which we live and work.

Job Id#: 20358
Community and Health Services Department
Housing Services Branch
Location: Newmarket, Ontario. This is a Union position.
Scheduled Weekly Hours: As Required and Varied; Operational Hours: 24/7, Casual/On-Call
Salary: $23.95 - $26.03 per hour

Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Supervisor, LTC Maintenance and Security, is responsible for performing minor general repairs and ensuring the safety of the residents by checking, testing and reporting on the conditions of a variety of equipment found within the Long Term Care facilities, in accordance with the standards established through the Ministry of Health and LTC, LTC Health Act and Department policies and procedures.

Qualifications:
  • Successful completion of a Secondary School Diploma or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum two (2) years repair experience in an institutional, commercial or multi-unit residential setting.
  • Satisfactory Police Vulnerable Sector Checks (PVSC).
  • Valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s license and reliable vehicle for use on corporate business.
  • Experience and technical skills to undertake minor plumbing, flooring, carpentry, door hardware and drywall repairs and minor electrical work such as plugs, switches, lights, etc.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation such as the Long Term Care Health Act, Ontario Fire Code, WHMIS and Occupational Health and Safety Act as related to environmental and maintenance services.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer service, communication, team work, initiative/self-management, accountability, flexibility and adaptability.  
  • Demonstrated basic computer literacy utilizing MS Office software applications and the ability to receive and respond to emails and input maintenance work requisitions.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills to work within a diverse community and ability to deal empathetically with residents, family members, etc., to contribute to their well-being.
  • Ability to work effectively independently or as a part of a team.
  • Ability to read, write and follow written and verbal instructions in English.
  • Physical ability to lift and carry objects up to 50 lbs, to withstand long periods of walking, standing and frequent bending and twisting, work in adverse weather conditions and able to work at elevated levels using a ladder.
  • Ability to use a variety of maintenance tools and equipment.
  • Ability to set priorities and organize workload to ensure continuing productivity.
  • Ability to work outside regular business hours, as required.
To Apply:

Please apply on-line at www.york.ca by Monday, February 27, 2017, quoting competition #: 20358. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. For additional information on The Regional Municipality of York, please visit the above-mentioned website.


Building Maintenance Worker York Region Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-02-27
Date Posted: 2017-02-14
Province: Ontario





Manager, Human Resources

Manager, Human Resources

Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville

Job # 2017-034-IE
Department:  Human Resources, Office of the CAO
Status: Full-Time, Permanent
Date Closing: Tuesday, February 28, 2017, at 4:30 p.m.
Number of Positions: 1
Scheduled Hours/Shifts:     37.5 hours per week, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday
Salary Range: $97,286 – $118,385 per year

Position Purpose:
  • Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, this leadership role is responsible for overseeing the Human Resources team delivering a broad range of strategic and operational HR functions in order to develop and maintain an employee-oriented culture that emphasizes quality, continuous improvement and high performance.
  • Operating at both strategic and operational levels, the Manager identifies HR priorities and recommends solutions which support business objectives, and develops and implements initiatives for continuous improvement, establishing metrics for regular measurement of corporate HR effectiveness.  
  • Main responsibilities will include the development and deployment of progressive human resources policies/programs in areas including recruitment/onboarding, health and safety, compensation, talent management, training and development, employee benefits, labour relations and organizational/leadership development.
  • The Manager provides expert professional advice and support to managers and staff in a mixed unionized and non-unionized work environment, on a wide spectrum of people management issues and related legislation. 
Qualifications and Requirements:

The successful candidate is an experienced human resources leader with broad HR/business expertise and has a track record of success in driving organizational change in high-performance, fast changing environments. In addition, candidates will possess:

  • University degree in Human Resources Management, Industrial Relations, or related discipline, or a combination of education and related experience
  • Current CHRL designation and active member of the Human Resources Professional Association
  • Minimum 10 years of demonstrated experience in a senior Human Resources role, preferably in a public sector/municipal environment. Must have experience with unionized environments
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation and project management skills, with the ability to build collaborative working relationships with unions, senior management team and all members of staff
  • Thorough working knowledge of key legislation, including Employment Standards Act, Labour Relations Act, Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and other applicable employment related legislation
  • Computer proficiency using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and internet research; experience using a Human Resources Information System (HRIS) is an asset
  • Valid class G Driver’s License in good standing, and reliable vehicle to use on corporate business
  • Availability to attend evening and/or weekend meetings or events as required
How to Apply:

Please forward your resume in confidence by Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 4:30 p.m., identifying Job # 2017-034-IE in the subject line to hr@townofws.ca.

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Committed to diversity and a barrier-free environment: Whitchurch-Stouffville is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process and as we grow, it’s important that our workforce reflect the citizens we serve. At the Town, we respect, encourage, and celebrate our diversity. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise if you require accommodation.

Manager, Human Resources Whitchurch-Stouffville Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-02-28
Date Posted: 2017-02-14
Province: Ontario





Supervisor lII – Forestry (Exempt)

Supervisor lII – Forestry (Exempt)

City of St Catharines

Parks Recreation and Culture Services

Position Summary:

To supervise, organize, coordinate, coach and mentor staff within the Forestry Operations division

Responsibilities:
  • Plan, supervise, direct, coordinate and schedule the care and maintenance of the urban forest and related arboricultural services;
  • Determine requirements of staffing levels and equipment;
  • Organize and assign all Forestry related duties, including:
  •  Trimming and removal of trees on City boulevards, City parks, cemeteries, watercourses and other municipal property
  •  Emergency work (storm damage) i.e. removing dangerous limbs/trees, removing debris
  •  Stump grinding and reinstatement operations
  • Develop and implement training material, S.O.P., inform employees of, and enforce departmental procedures;
  • Provide oversight of private contractors hired by the City; Contract administration
  • Participate in various committees such as the Health & Safety Committee and Community group committees (e.g. Clean City Committee, Urban Forestry Committee, etc.);
  • Coordinate project requirements, reports, contracts, budgets, tenders and agreements;
  • Must be an active participant on the departmental management team with the ability to perform in all aspects of Municipal Services;
  • Ensure compliance with corporate policies, protocols and workplace rules, as well as provincial legislation requirements, including the Occupational Health & Safety Act and ensure compliance with personal protective equipment;
  • Participate in the selection and orientation of new employees and the rating of employee performance, including progressive disciplinary procedures;
  • Respond to and deal with public, businesses, other city departments and division requests;
  • Perform other similar and related duties, as required
Position Requirements:
  • A Community College Diploma in Arboriculture or the equivalent in education and experience and a good knowledge of field application of the technology of the function assigned.
  • Previous experience in a supervisory, management position.
  • Previous experience working in a unionized environment and demonstrated understanding of Collective Bargaining Agreements.
  • A personality suited for developing, leading, and managing staff, preferably but not necessarily supplemented by formal training in management, with evidence of leadership skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills to cope with constantly changing priorities.
  • Good oral communications skills and competence in written communications.
  • A self-starter, with an appreciation of the principles of public service, and willingness to work unscheduled hours.
  • Qualifying licences or certificates required include I.H.S.A., Working at Heights training, Utility Line Clearing Technician Proficiency Certification and current First Aid training
  • Valid Arborist and Utility Arborist Certificate of Qualification issued by the Ontario College of Trades and associated certificates of apprenticeship.
  • A valid DZ license
  • Sound knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Municipal services act and all other relevant legislation
  • Computer software proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel), MS Outlook etc.
  • Familiar with the guidelines and requirements of a procurement policy

Pay Group 6: Minimum $68,664 annually; Maximum $85,828 annually (2017 Rates)

Posting closes: Friday, March 3, 2017 at 4:00PM.

To Apply:

Applications will be accepted online at www.stcatharines.ca/jobs.  Please reference the recruitment number 2017-101 in your cover letter.  Applications received any other way will not be accepted.

The City of St. Catharines is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. We will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise the Human Resources Division to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process.

Supervisor lII – Forestry (Exempt) St Catharines Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-03-03
Date Posted: 2017-02-14
Province: Ontario





Fire Chief

Fire Chief 

Town of Canmore

Why work for the Town of Canmore?
For starters, you can take great pride in our organization, its positive work culture and our exceptionally trained team of talented Fire and Rescue professionals who accomplish outstanding work each and every day for our citizens.  You will have the opportunity to lead a team that is professional, fun, dedicated and passionate about emergency services, our community, and the endless opportunities for adventure in our magnificent Rocky Mountain environment.

The Town of Canmore is located in the heart of the Bow Valley region, surrounded by the stunning Alberta Rocky Mountains. Our unique location defined by; culture, geography and a booming tourism economy make this a dynamic and challenging environment for emergencies services professionals. Canmore Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) serves a population of 16,967 permanent and part-time residents as well as up to 1 million tourists and visitors annually here to enjoy the mountain experience and diversity of recreational activities.

In response to our unique location and population, CFRS provides a wide range of fire protection services including public education, fire prevention and fire suppression within the urban boundary of the Town and to neighboring communities through mutual aid agreements. Further, CFRS offers several specialized services, including response to hazardous materials (HAZMAT), ice rescue, water rescue, rope rescue, trench rescue, and heavy rescue.

Canmore Fire-Rescue Services:
The Canmore Fire-Rescue Services (CFRS) operates out of one fire station centrally located at 1021 Railway Avenue in the core of downtown Canmore.  As a composite Fire Service, it includes both full-time (IAFF) and paid response Firefighters. The current complement of CFRS includes a FT Fire Chief, a FT Deputy Chief, 4 FT Lieutenants, 4 FT Firefighters, 12 Casual Firefighters and 36 highly trained and dedicated paid response team members.

Position Overview: 
The Fire Chief is a critical leadership position in our organization that requires a broad combination of strategic leadership and active involvement in the day to day operations of the department.  It is the critical responsibility of the Fire Chief to ensure that the activities of Canmore Fire - Rescue Services are aligned with the corporate and departmental vision, goals, and objectives as well the Town’s culture and values. This is a Full-Time, Permanent position.

Responsibilities:
  • Operationally, the Fire Chief is responsible for assessing the potential fire hazards, anticipating the emergency risks, protecting lives and property of citizens, organizing fire prevention, and ensuring a firefighting team capable of carrying out the necessary tasks within the geographic makeup and budget limitations of the Town.
  • The Fire Chief is tasked with identifying future staff requirements and equipment needs, assessing the labour/management environment, identifying trends in the fire protection industry, and providing regular reports to administration and council.
  • Progress is reviewed by analyzing community risks, fire loss statistics, and through reports of fire prevention and firefighting activities.
  • The Fire Chief provides a bridge between fire response operations and the Town of Canmore organization. 
  • The Chief responds as required, to assume direct command or provide leadership over firefighting activities and rescue calls when called to emergencies.
  • This may include considerable work outside of regular business hours as the Fire Chief is also required to be available on a consultative basis to the Deputy Chief and Captains when off duty.
  • For full details, please see the attached Position Description.
Attributes:
  • We are looking first and foremost for a strong leader, mentor and strategic thinker with the demonstrated ability to translate organizational, political, and community needs into operational ones. 
  • You have the ability to communicate honestly and directly, build relationships and inspire trust with fire staff, council, managers and the diverse stakeholders to whom you will provide ongoing partnership, support, direction and leadership. 
  • You have a genuine interest and talent for leading, mentoring, and motivating others and can create an environment that empowers employees to collaborate, generate, and implement new ideas and creative solutions.
  • In conjunction with your team, you are willing to improve existing programs or develop new ones that ensure the overall team success and alignment with corporate and community goals and approved budgets.
  • To be successful in this role, you will need to have a minimum of 10 years experience in a Chief or officer position as well as thorough knowledge in all aspects of Fire, rescue and emergency management.
  • Post Secondary education in Fire Service Management, Business or Public Administration and a strong compliment of NFPA and ICS certifications are also required.
  • See Position Description for complete listing

Note: Prior to beginning work, the successful candidate will be required to submit all required certifications and documentation, including driver`s abstract and records checks. 

To Apply:

Closing Date for Applications: Friday, March 10 , 2017. Please submit your resume and cover letter to:

Amanda Coon Sorfleet, HR Coordinator
E‐mail: hr@canmore.ca

The Town of Canmore wishes to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


Fire Chief Canmore Alberta

Expiry Date: 2017-03-10
Date Posted: 2017-02-15
Province: Alberta





Real Estate Appraiser/Negotiator

Real Estate Appraiser/Negotiator

City of Vaughan

CITIZENS FIRST THROUGH SERVICE EXCELLENCE
As one of Southern Ontario’s fastest growing cities, with its mix of urban and rural areas, Vaughan is an in-demand place to live and work. Vaughan is considered one of Canada’s most family friendly cities with a dynamic and diverse population of over 300,000.  With one of the top performing economies, a growing tourism industry and an enviable portfolio of recreational and cultural venues, this is the place where you want to be.

Real Estate Department
JOB # J0217-0325

Responsibilities:
  • In this position you will be responsible for property agent functions which includes the evaluation and recommendation of sales, acquisitions and leasing of land and buildings within the City of Vaughan, and for the valuation of various parcels for municipal purposes or cash-in-lieu.
  • Reporting to the Senior Manager of Real Estate, you will be responsible for negotiating agreements between the City and owners of property which includes recommending acceptable terms related to the transaction and adhering to policies and procedures, drafting reports and preparing By-laws, Agreements of Purchase and Sale, Permissions to Enter, Leases and other documents.
  • You will be required to provide advice and guidance to City departments on various real estate related issues, policies and procedures.
Qualifications:
  • Community College Diploma in Business or suitable equivalent.
  • Completion of Appraisal Institute of Canada courses and/or International Right of Way
    Association courses or equivalent Real Estate Administration courses.
  • Minimum of five (5) years' relevant and progressive experience in real estate appraisal,
    sales, leasing and acquisition, preferably in a government/municipal environment.
  • General knowledge of legislative acts affecting real property and municipal development
    approvals and processes in the municipal environment.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, negotiation and communication skills.
  • Excellent report writing abilities.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to deal effectively with the public and with Council in matters of real estate.
  • Working knowledge of personal computers and various software packages.
  • Valid Class "G" drivers licence, in good standing, and reliable vehicle to use on corporate
    business.

Compensation:

In addition to offering a competitive compensation package, we have a strong focus on health and wellness, including fitness facilities and family-focused benefits.

To Apply:

If you are an energetic person who is interested in bringing your knowledge and passion to the City of Vaughan, please click here to apply online by Tuesday, February 28, 2017.

Please note that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

The City of Vaughan is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. The City of Vaughan is also committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Real Estate Appraiser/Negotiator Vaughan Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-02-28
Date Posted: 2017-02-15
Province: Ontario





Senior Policy Planner

Senior Policy Planner

City Of Brantford

Planning Department
Job Id#: 322

The City of Brantford is a vibrant community of just over 100,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto. Surrounded by the rural communities of Brant County, Six Nations, and in a picturesque setting along the Grand River, Brantford is known for its rich heritage, growing economy, and excellent quality of life.  Subject to the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe, Brantford is expected to grow to 163,000 people and an additional 79,000 jobs by the year 2041. The City of Brantford is accepting resumes for a Senior Policy Planner to join our team and help shape this growing community.

Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Manager of Policy Planning, the Senior Policy Planner will provide recommendations on the creation of new policy and review of existing policies intended to guide growth. The Senior Policy Planner will be responsible for the Official Plan update, and will lead the development of a Secondary Plan for lands recently acquired through a boundary expansion. The successful candidate will also provide expert advice, prepare reports and presentations on the full range of policy planning issues, and will be expected to provide leadership and guidance to junior planning staff in the department.

 

On occasion, the Senior Policy Planner may also be required to provide recommendations on development applications including Site Plans, Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendments, Draft Plans of Subdivision/Condominiums, present Planning Reports to City Council and Committees of Council, and prepare all required implementation documents.

Qualifications:
  • A degree in Urban and Regional Planning or closely related fieldMinimum five (5) years' of progressive experience in planning within a municipal environment specifically with respect to complex planning studies
  • Preference will be given to candidates with direct secondary planning experience
  • Membership or eligibility for membership in the Ontario Professional Planner's Institute (OPPI) and the Canadian Institute of Planning (CIP), in good standing
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in the application and interpretation of the Planning Act and other relevant legislations, policies and guidelines
  • A Master's degree in Planning or related discipline would be an asset
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and leading effective community/stakeholder engagement programs
  • Strong leadership, project management, dispute resolution, negotiation and facilitation skills
  • Ability to work effectively in both team situations and with minimal supervision
  • Ability to provide a solution oriented, customer service approach using good judgement, creativity and strategic thinking
  • Accomplished skills and experience in statistical analysis, research, evaluation and policy developmentIntermediate skills in Windows based computer programs (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent written, verbal and visual communication skillsStrong organizational skills with the ability to set priorities and meet deadlines in a demanding environment

Salary Range: $70,975 - $88,719 per annum (based on a 33 ¾ hour work week) plus benefits.

To Apply:

To apply on-line, please visit the City of Brantford website at careers.brantford.ca and click on Current Opportunities. Closing date for applications: Thursday, March 16, 2017, at 4:30 p.m.

Information gathered relative to this position will only be used for candidate selection. We thank each applicant for taking the time and effort to submit your resume, however, only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

Our organization is committed to promoting the independence, dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity of persons with disabilities by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process.  Applicants need to make their required accommodations known in advance.

Senior Policy Planner Brantford Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-03-16
Date Posted: 2017-02-15
Province: Ontario





Director of Utilities

Director of Utilities

City of Kitchener

We are proud of our history and heritage and excited about our future! Kitchener is at the heart of a region that has the skills and capability to create new opportunities for businesses in every sector to thrive and for citizens and visitors to come together to celebrate the arts, sports, leisure and living life to its fullest.

Kitchener is the largest municipality in Waterloo Region. Located in the geographic heart of the region, it is home to 225,000 people. The city features a diverse mix of industry, technology and post-secondary institutions, including the University of Waterloo’s new School of Pharmacy and the main campus of Conestoga College. It is also home to the K-W Symphony Orchestra and Centre in the Square, the region’s premier performing arts theatre.

The metropolitan area, which includes the neighboring cities of Waterloo and Cambridge, has 507,096 people, making it the 10th largest Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) in Canada and the fourth largest CMA in Ontario. The city is adjacent to the smaller cities of Cambridge to the south, and Waterloo to the north. Kitchener and Waterloo are often referred to jointly as "Kitchener-Waterloo" (K-W), although they have separate municipal governments. Including Cambridge, the three cities are known as "the Tri-Cities”. 

The Opportunity:

We have an excellent opportunity if you are an experienced leader with a passion for Gas & Water Utility Operations and for building dynamic and creative relationships with your team, peers and internal and external partners.

Kitchener Utilities is one of two utilities in Ontario that is municipally owned.  As a division of the Corporation of the City of Kitchener, it has supplied the community with natural gas and water for more than 100 years.  As a publicly-owned utility, all profits go directly back into the community.

Responsibilities:
  • As the Director of Utilities for the City of Kitchener, you will have a unique and exciting opportunity to contribute to the bright future of a dynamic, mid-sized city well-known for its entrepreneurial and creative spirit.
  • The Director of Utilities position requires a dynamic, seasoned leader with strong political and business acumen, exceptional interpersonal and trust building skills, and the ability to build and support collaborative teams as well as foster strong relationships with elected officials, municipal colleagues and government agencies.
  • The Director of Utilities provides strategic leadership to a team of approximately 93 staff, with respect to Gas and Water Operations, Gas Supply Operations and Regulations, Asset Optimization and Business Development.
  • The team is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Utilities Division, developing and implementing Utilities programs, policies, budgets, rates and strategies that are aligned with council’s priorities and corporate strategic direction and regulatory requirements. 
  • Reporting to the Interim Executive Director of Infrastructure Services, within the Infrastructure Services Department, you will oversee the  day-to-day leadership and operation of the Utilities Division including all related regulatory compliance; natural gas direct purchase program; large volume customer contracts; natural gas supply, transportation and distribution including rate structures; water distribution including rate structures; rental water heater competitive business including rate structures; gas and water emergencies; construction projects (underground pipe installation and repair); customer service programs; dealer and appliance service programs including rate structures; maintenance and inspection programs.
  • You will represent the City of Kitchener at the Ontario Energy Board, Ministry of Energy, Ministry of Environment, and Technical Standards and Safety Authority.
  • You will also participate as a member of the Technical Standards and Safety Authority Natural Gas Advisory Board.
  • You will also represent the City of Kitchener as the “top management” in regards to the Safe Drinking Water Act.
  • This role is the highest level of the operating authority that makes decisions respecting the Quality Management System and recommends to the owner respecting the municipal water distribution system.
  • Your collaborative nature and strong political acumen guide your interactions with your staff, colleagues across the organization and Council.
Qualifications:
  • You are a proven confident, proactive leader and a strategic thinker who has demonstrated success in a senior management role within the private or public sector preferable in a gas or water utilities environment.
  • Your exceptional interpersonal skills have earned you a reputation for building a trustworthy, positive, accountable work culture and for developing and inspiring strong management teams and staff.
  • A model example of exceptional commitment to customer service, you set the standard for a division that strives to provide the highest quality of services to Kitchener citizens.
  • As a leader and ambassador for the City of Kitchener, knowledge of the impact you can have on helping to build a community and organization widely recognized as a municipal leader on many fronts, ignites your passion – every day.
  • Having completed your 4 year honors University Education, preferably in Engineering, you also have a minimum of 10 years of relevant Public Sector experience (preferably in the Gas/ Water Utilities sector), extensive construction project management experience, with at least 7 years in a Senior Supervisory level.
  • You possess strong political and business acumen, exceptional interpersonal skills, and the ability to build and support teams as well as foster strong relationships with elected officials and government agencies.

Note: It is anticipated that shortlisting of candidates will take place around the middle to the end of March 2017 and the interviews are expected to be conducted starting the last week of March 2017.

To Apply:

If interested in exploring this further and for a complete Position Profile, please contact Kartik Kumar, Managing Director at Legacy Executive Search Partners at 416-814-5809, Ext 226 or kartik.kumar@lesp.ca.


Director of Utilities Kitchener Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-03-15
Date Posted: 2017-02-15
Province: Ontario





Placemaking Support Analyst (30 month contract)

Placemaking Support Analyst (30 month contract)

Town of Innisfil

In all we do, we have the freedom to be our best self, belong, excel….
We want you to join us as a member of our collaborative and forward thinking Placemaking team comprised of the Planning, Engineering and Community Development Standards service areas! Working in a cross-functional and customer focused environment, you will support the Placemaking Team Managers as we move forward to grow, connect and sustain our community.

Responsibilities:
  • Intrinsically motivated and proactive with exceptional time management skills, you will provide professional support to assist with meeting the day to day objectives of the team.
  • Working within our newly adopted Accelerated Delivery Pathway model, you will gain expert proficiency at tools such as our IPO meeting model and provide efficient calendar management, coordination of meetings with internal and external stakeholders, preparation of reports and presentations, and  assist with budget and special projects as assigned.
  • You will foster positive relationships as the first point of contact for internal and external stakeholders and commit to timely follow-up on concerns/inquiries.
Qualifications:
  • We are seeking a dynamic driven self-starter who thrives in an environment of innovation, is adaptable to our growing, changing municipality and wants to make an impact on our corporation and the community.
  • Your Community College diploma in Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related discipline is complimented by your previous experience in a similar role providing support and office management support to a fast paced team.
  • Experience managing competing and time sensitive priorities, attention to detail and excellent communication skills will underpin your success in the role.
  • A valid Class "G" driver's license in good standing and a reliable vehicle to use on corporate business is considered an asset.
  • The ability to work under pressure to accommodate deadlines and/or peak workloads, and attend evening and weekend meetings/events is required.
To Apply:

To learn more about the Town of Innisfil and to apply, please visit innisfil.ca/employment.  Closing date is Monday,  February 27, 2017.

We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Personal information will be used to determine eligibility for potential employment and is pursuant to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Accommodations for persons with disabilities will be provided, on request, to support candidate participation in all aspects of the recruitment process. To request accommodation, please contact Human Resources.

Placemaking Support Analyst (30 month contract) Innisfil Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-02-27
Date Posted: 2017-02-15
Province: Ontario





Payroll Analyst

Payroll Analyst

City of Kingston

History and innovation thrive in Kingston, located at the head of the St. Lawrence River and the junction of the Rideau Canal (a UNESCO World Heritage site). A dynamic city with a sound and diversified economic base - consisting of prestigious public institutions, government bodies, leading healthcare and education facilities, significant tourism and entertainment activity, and a large private sector, Kingston offers the quality of life of a smaller community with the amenities of a major centre. The Intelligent Community Forum named Kingston a Top 7 Intelligent Community in 2014.

File No.: J0217-0411
Job Code: NU357
Type of Position: Full-Time  
Salary Range
: $54,308 - $74,146 / year
Closing Date: Monday, February 27, 2017

Position Summary:

The Payroll Analyst is responsible for the accurate and timely payroll processing for multiple union and non-union employee pay groups.

The Payroll Analyst assists with administrative functions, including but not limited to, data validation, analysis, auditing, producing reports, system testing and responding to payroll related inquiries. The Payroll Analyst works with external and internal stakeholders, develops appropriate protocols, guidelines and processes, and provides superior customer services.

Responsibilities:

Demonstrate effective planning and organizational skills to meet deadlines and complete quality work. Plan and ensure compliance with related policies and legislation. Maintain and improve data integrity. Maintain HRMS and subsystem data. Help develop new functionality and queries, perform testing, document procedures and training tools, and help implement changes into production including upgrades, fixes and updates. Perform a variety of tasks which are high volume, deadline sensitive, and require sound decision making related to the management of changing priorities.

Perform work to service delivery standards and models:

  • Conduct data entry, audit, validation, analysis, retroactive calculations, gross to net calculation and support payroll and attendance processing;
  • Troubleshoot payroll issues and escalations, process/review journal entries, and assist with year-end activities and departmental projects;
  • Provide advice regarding payroll while ensuring compliance with applicable acts, collective agreements, guidelines and legislation;
  • Maintain and prepare reports from Human Resource Management System (HRMS) and other systems and databases; and
  • Reconcile, prepare and distribute T4s.
  • Communicates information and ideas clearly to individuals and groups. Prepare correspondence.
  • Ensure the customer perspective is a driving force behind decisions and activities. Provide information to employees on payroll related matters. Act as the point of contact for the department while providing excellent customer service.
  • Uses measurement methods to monitor progress toward goals.
  • Participate as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of goals. Contribute to the efficient and effective delivery of projects and initiatives. 
Qualifications & Competencies:
  • 3 year degree or diploma in Business Administration, Accounting or Human Resources or related field.
  • Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) certification with the Canadian Payroll Association preferred.
  • 3 years related experience with computerized payroll processes.
  • Previous experience working directly with a Human Resources Management System (HRMS), PeopleSoft in a public sector and multi-union environment preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of collective agreements and employment legislation.
  • Required to obtain and maintain satisfactory CPIC (Criminal Record Check) at own expense.
  • Must demonstrate the corporate competencies: Customer Focus, Results Oriented, Integrity and Teamwork. 

Skills, Abilities, Work Demands:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of general accounting principles, payroll and benefits administration, along with related legislation.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Superior computer skills, particularly with HRMS and MS Office.
  • Excellent attention to detail, high level of accuracy, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline driven environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong customer service skills, including the ability to establish good working relationships with a variety of internal and external clients.
  • Ability to work effectively, independently and as a team member.
  • Organizational and time management skills with a capacity to learn.
  • Demonstrate integrity; adhere to professional standards, regulations and corporate policies and procedures (e.g. Code of Conduct). 
To Apply:

Please apply to Career Opportunities at:  www.cityofkingston.ca/Careers 


Your resume must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements of the position. Please upload to your profile, any educational Degrees, Diplomas and/or Certificates that are relevant and required for the position you are applying to.

We thank all of those who apply; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

The City of Kingston is an equal opportunity employer. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance. Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. 

Payroll Analyst Kingston Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-02-27
Date Posted: 2017-02-15
Province: Ontario





City Manager/Chief Administrative Officer

City Manager/Chief Administrative Officer

City of Barrie

Lead a Vibrant and Progressive Community
The City of Barrie is one of Canada’s most vibrant and progressive communities, a mid-size city that blends the dynamism of the southern Ontario economy and the lifestyle of the most coveted cottage country in the province. As the largest urban centre in Central Ontario, Barrie is poised for significant growth, with a population of 145,000 today that will rise to 253,000 in 2041. Council has a clear vision for this growth that aligns land use, infrastructure, and community amenities, supported by a sustainable financial model, and built on a diversified economy. Having committed to organizational excellence by embracing technology and service reforms, the City of Barrie wishes to lead the shift from reactive service delivery to shaping the municipal services of the future, in the midst of rapid community growth. The City Manager is charged with implementing this process of community growth and organizational change.

Responsibilities:

As the strategic guide and Chief Administrative Officer, you will serve the people of Barrie with passion and a drive for innovation in municipal service.

  • You will oversee all municipal services and functions through the City’s leadership team, and maintain and enhance the City’s responsible approach to financial management through strategic investments that will position the City for the future.
  • You will continually ensure that the City is forward-thinking in legislative compliance, policy formulation, environmental stewardship and labour relations management.
  • You are customer focused and team based and will foster a culture that acknowledges the corporation’s most important role is serving our residents.
  • Working with the Mayor, Council and your team, you’ll contribute to the next chapter of Barrie’s success story as it welcomes residents and businesses of the future.
Qualifications:
  • With more than 15 years of senior public or combined private sector experience you are known for building trusting relationships with an open and supportive leadership style.
  • Comfortable working with elected officials, you are an exceptional consensus builder and have worked with diverse stakeholder groups.
  • You are politically astute, have overseen strategic planning processes, and are known for your ability to execute and achieve ambitious goals.
To Apply:

To explore this opportunity further, please contact Julia Robarts in Odgers Berndtson’s Toronto office at 416-366-1990 or submit your resume and related information online to http://www.odgersberndtson.com/en/careers/13897

Applications will be considered immediately and with a deadline of Wednesday, March 15, 2017.

The City of Barrie is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005), upon request, accommodation will be provided by both Odgers Berndtson and the City of Barrie throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.

City Manager/Chief Administrative Officer Barrie Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-03-15
Date Posted: 2017-02-15
Province: Ontario





Public Works Compliance Coordinator

Public Works Compliance Coordinator

Town of The Blue Mountains

The Town of The Blue Mountains is a growing and progressive, four-season community with stunning natural features, including the Niagara Escarpment, Beaver Valley and the Georgian Bay shoreline, accompanied by the various recreational activities and experiences they afford. We are seeking to fill a new permanent, full-time position of Public Works Compliance Coordinator in our Infrastructure & Public Works Department.

Advantages of The Blue Mountains include excellent quality of life, endless opportunities, the amenities of a complete community and proximity to the Greater Toronto Area, come join us…

Infrastructure and Public Works Department

Position Overview:
  • Reporting directly to the Manager of Roads & Drainage, the successful candidate will assist the Town in achieving higher performance through effective and efficient compliance of roads, drainage and solid waste operations with all relevant legislations, best practices and policies. 
  • Help the Town in achieve higher performance through assisting in the proactive and innovative construction, operations and maintenance of the community’s road, drainage and solid waste infrastructure.  
  • Assist the Town in managing risk related to the operation of the solid waste disposal site and road network.
Required Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
  • Community College graduate of a 3 year program of civil engineering design of municipal infrastructure or equivalent
  • Eligible for membership in OACETT
  • Experienced user of AutoCAD, GIS
  • A minimum of 3 -5 years administrative / compliance experience in a municipal engineering or operations environment with emphasis on roads maintenance and contract administration.

Salary Range: $54,503.83 - $66,916.41 (2016 Rate) Permanent, Full-Time (35 hours/week)

Information for Interested Candidates:

A detailed job description and instructions on how to apply are available on the Town’s website, www.thebluemountains.ca under Local Government – Career Opportunities. The submission deadline for applications is 4:30 PM on Friday, March 3, 2017.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) please advise the Human Resources Department to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process. Personal information provided by the applicants is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001 and will be used for the purpose of candidate selection.

Public Works Compliance Coordinator The Blue Mountains Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-03-03
Date Posted: 2017-02-16
Province: Ontario





Compliance & Enforcement Officer

Compliance & Enforcement Officer

Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority

Full Time – OPSEU Union Position

Summary of Duties:

Responsible for inspecting and investigating complaints and subsequent enforcement duties relating to applicable Regulations, including education and compliance strategies, enforcement protocols, legal/prosecution activities, record keeping/reporting, and assisting with approval processing and regulation inquiries. The Compliance & Enforcement Officer will order the implementation of necessary corrective and control actions for compliance under the applicable authority.

Responsibilities:
  • Interprets, responds to and investigates complaints related to applicable regulations and policies.
  • Works with landowners to resolve issues and violations, ideally by voluntary compliance, negotiating reasonable solutions.
  • Processes development applications pursuant to applicable regulations and policies.
  • Assists in processing Harvesting Permits.
  • Responds to property inquiries and outlines constraints, policy implications and permit requirements.
  • Attends court, giving testimony and preparing prosecution briefs regarding violations.
Qualifications:
  • Diploma from a recognized college in Engineering, Environmental Studies or Sciences.
  • Courses related to Municipal Law Enforcement or Policing an asset.
  • Three years’ experience in a municipal or government organization responsible for enforcement and compliance.
  • Experience using and interpreting data for GIS mapping software.
  • Effective conflict resolution skills
  • Detailed knowledge of applicable environmental legislation.
  • Strong attention to detail and analytical skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Valid Class G driver’s license

Salary Range:  $32.54-$38.28/hr (35 hours per week)

To Apply:

Please apply on-line at www.npca.ca/careers. Application Deadline:  Friday, March 3, 2017

For a more detailed job description, please email recruitment@npca.ca quoting “Compliance & Enforcement Officer” in the subject line

We are an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace.We can provide accommodation for a disability in all employment activities, in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation, please contact recruitment@npca.ca

Compliance & Enforcement Officer Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-03-03
Date Posted: 2017-02-16
Province: Ontario





Sustainable Operations Program Supervisor

Sustainable Operations Program Supervisor

County of Simcoe

The County of Simcoe is home to many four season attractions, events, and recreational activities that make it a fantastic location to work, live and play.

Position Summary:

The Sustainable Operations Program Supervisor will spearhead and lead the County of Simcoe’s Energy Management program including the annual requirements of the Green Energy Act.

Responsibilities:

The position  will manage the corporation’s move towards sustainable operations, reduced carbon output, increased green procurement, promote renewable energy solutions and will act as the key contact and liaison for all internal and external energy management related inquiries, activities and projects, assisting and advising member municipalities on these same topics as requested. Acting through a collaborative process involving staff, vendors, funding agencies, and consultants, the incumbent is responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining a sustainability program encompassing all areas of the organization, its facilities, operations and culture.  This position will also manage the procurement of energy and facility related services, providing support to the Procurement Professional responsible for maintenance, repair and operations.

Position Requirements:

The successful candidate will hold a three year Bachelor degree in a related field such as Mechanical Engineering, Environmental Studies, Property/Facility Economics; in addition to certification as CEM or CMVP (or willingness to acquire such certification).   The successful candidate will also possess a minimum of five years’ experience in a related field such as facility operations coordinator, or related building/energy management. Familiarity with Green Energy Act and other related legislation is also a requirement.

Compensation Information: $75,239 - $90,188 per annum
** This is a temporary, full time position lasting thirty (30) months in duration, with possibility of permanency at the conclusion of the contract **

To Apply:

To view this job description in its entirety, and apply online, please visit www.simcoe.ca/jobs

Application Deadline: Monday, February 27, 2017.


Sustainable Operations Program Supervisor Simcoe County Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-02-27
Date Posted: 2017-02-16
Province: Ontario





Manager, Fleet Services

Manager, Fleet Services

York Region

Progressive. Collaborative. Accountable. Draw on your passion. Shape our community.
Progressive and collaborative, with a clear, long-term vision.  We value employees’ contributions and inspire excellence.  We are driven by a desire to help shape and serve the growing community in which we live and work.

Job Id#: 20365
Transportation Services Department
Roads and Traffic Operations Branch
Location: East Gwillimbury, Ontario.
Salary Range: $111,297 - $130,913 annually This is a Full-Time,  Non-Union position.

Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Director, Roads and Traffic Operations, is responsible for managing and coordinating the activities of the corporate fleet for the Region, including repairs, preventative maintenance, refurbishing, procurement/acquisition and disposal of fleet vehicles and specialized equipment; liaising with corporate customers to provide expertise on issues related to vehicles and equipment specifications and utilization; coordinating Branch involvement in the corporate Emergency Operations Centre and overseeing the Branch’s Emergency Operations Centre including spill response; developing strategic policy and operational planning for fleet greening and energy management; managing the operations of the service garage, mobile repair service, corporate fuelling stations and parts inventory; ensure Commercial Vehicle Operator’s (CVOR) registration and fleet regulatory compliance; oversee operator training policies and programs; responsible for regulatory sign manufacturing, including graphic design, manufacturing and vehicle branding.  

Qualifications:
  • Successful completion of a Community College Diploma in Business Administration, Civil Engineering or related field or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Completion of or ability to obtain a Certified Automotive Fleet Manager (CAFM) designation.
  • Minimum five (5) years fleet management experience including experience in facilities management, strategic planning and financial management and demonstrated supervisory or leadership experience.
  • Knowledge of corporate fleet management principles including asset, business, financial, maintenance, risk, vehicle fuel and fleet information management.
  • Knowledge of Fleet Management Software.
  • Knowledge of sign manufacturing, including signage from the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices and knowledge of road pavement markings.
  • Knowledge of municipal purchasing policies, guidelines and regulations.
  • Working knowledge of Municipal Emergency Management and Emergency Operations Centre roles, functions and activities.
  • Knowledge of applicable industry related legislation, guidelines and regulations.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of fleet management, road maintenance and environmental services processes and practices.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including communication, innovation, teamwork and collaboration, and personal ownership.
  • Leadership competencies including operating strategically, leveraging diversity and differences, customer focused, ensuring accountability, managing complex problems, financial management, employing interactive and effective communication, fostering collaborative relationships, cultivating engagement to drive vision and purpose, managing and developing talent, establishing and maintaining trust, displaying self-awareness, and demonstrating resiliency.
  • Contemporary supervisory and human resource management skills, knowledge of collective agreement administration and interpretation, labour relations principles and practices and relevant employment legislation.
  • Strong report writing and project management skills to meet objectives and work to tight deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and planning skills to develop short and long term strategic and operational planning for fleet management and greening and ability to develop business cases.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability to
  • Ability to organize and coordinate technical operational work units, to ascertain/assign and monitor work priorities and assess completed work in compliance with appropriate standards.
  • Ability to assess/interpret drawings, specifications, schematics and operational manuals.
  • Valid Ontario Class “DZ” drivers' licence and reliable vehicle for use on corporate business.
  • Satisfactory Police Criminal Background Check.
  • Ability to work outside normal hours as required.
To Apply:

Please apply on-line at www.york.ca by Thursday, March 2, 2017, quoting competition #20365. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. For additional information on The Regional Municipality of York, please visit the above-mentioned website.


Manager, Fleet Services York Region Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-03-02
Date Posted: 2017-02-16
Province: Ontario





Process Optimization Engineer

Process Optimization Engineer

York Region

Progressive. Collaborative. Accountable. Draw on your passion. Shape our community.
Progressive and collaborative, with a clear, long-term vision.  We value employees’ contributions and inspire excellence.  We are driven by a desire to help shape and serve the growing community in which we live and work.

Job Id#: 20368
Environmental Services Department
Operations, Maintenance and Monitoring Branch
Location: Newmarket, Ontario
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 37.5; Scheduled Shifts: 0830 - 1630
Salary Range: $51.34 - $55.81 per hour This is a Union position. Temporary Full-Time, Approx. 24 months

Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Program Manager, OMM Process Optimization & Analytics, is responsible for conducting on-site investigations and recommendations to optimize advanced and conventional water treatment processes including numerical modelling for water age or detention factors, disinfection by-product and corrosion control for water; conducting on-site diagnostic and treatability analysis including bench scale, pilot and full scale levels; conduct research in partnership on advanced water treatment methodologies; provide recommendations for the planning, design and commissioning of drinking water systems to meet regulatory requirements including Drinking Water Quality Management System (DMQMS) and ISO needs; conduct on-site and classroom training on new advance treatment methodologies and technology.

Qualifications:
  • Successful completion of a University Degree in Civil, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering.
  • Must be registered as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) with Professional Engineers Ontario.
  • Minimum five (5) years demonstrated experience (inclusive of E.I.T. experience) in the approvals, design, construction and operating processes of municipal water and wastewater collection, distribution and treatment systems, including project management experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of relevant legislation and regulatory requirements.
  • Knowledge of municipal water, wastewater treatment, collection and distribution system management and operations techniques, as well as complex hydraulic systems including pumping, piping, valving, etc.
  • Understanding of budgeting process, strategic planning, program development and implementation techniques.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including communication, innovation, teamwork and collaboration, and personal ownership.
  • Demonstrated report writing and project management skills to meet program objectives and work to tight deadlines.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills to coordinate project teams; ability to work effectively, independently and cooperatively within a team environment.
  • Computer literacy utilizing MS Office software applications.
  • Ability to travel to offsite locations in a timely and efficient manner, as required.
  • Ability to work outside normal business hours, as required.
To Apply:

Please apply on-line at www.york.ca by Wednesday, March 1, 2017, quoting competition #20368. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. For additional information on The Regional Municipality of York, please visit the above-mentioned website.


Process Optimization Engineer York Region Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-03-01
Date Posted: 2017-02-16
Province: Ontario





Human Resources Lead

Human Resources Lead

Town of Whitby

Whitby combines a small town atmosphere with the sophistication and amenities of a larger urban centre.  Located on the shores of Lake Ontario, Whitby boasts two beautiful heritage downtowns, one of the finest recreational harbours with two marinas, year round sports and recreation activities, parks, trails, beaches and a robust arts and culture scene, all of which are part of the extraordinary amenities that Whitby residents enjoy every day.  With a population projected to grow to 200,000 people within the next 15 years, Whitby has an exciting and aspiring future.

Responsibilities:

The Human Resources Lead is accountable to the Chief Administrative Officer for providing high level, strategic leadership to the organization in the areas of:  employee and labour relations; compensation and benefits; payroll; HRIS; organizational development; succession planning; health and safety; recruitment, selection and retention; performance management;  and, reward and recognition programs.

Qualifications:

As the successful candidate, you will oversee the development of the departmental budget, policies and procedures, as well as innovative, strategic initiatives and opportunities that foster the development, implementation and administration of high quality and timely services.  You are an influential leader with a proven record of building strong relationships, engaging staff and developing a positive corporate culture.  Your qualifications will include:

  • a University degree in a related discipline (Human Resources, Business Administration, Industrial Relations, Public Administration or a related field of study);
  • professional designation as a Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL);
  • a minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience, preferably in unionized environment in municipal government or the broader public sector;
  • strong knowledge of municipal policies, procedures and applicable legislation and regulations including the Ontario Labour Relations Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Workers Safety and Insurance Act, Human Rights Code, Employment Standards Act, etc.
  • highly developed strategic thinking skills and a proven track record in the implementation of human resources best practices, including developing policies, programs and strategies;
  • demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to coach, motivate and develop employees;
  • excellent communication and active listening skills;
  • the ability to build collaborative partnerships with key stakeholders;
  • ability to exercise good judgement, critically assess options and make decisions within the context of applicable legislation, policy and collective agreements;
  • advanced problem solving skills with the ability to influence, negotiate, mediate and resolve conflicts in a professional and competent manner;
  • ability to identify needs, and initiate, coordinate and simultaneously oversee multiple projects and associated deadlines;
  • excellent facilitation, presentation, coaching, team building and mentoring skills;
  • strong computer skills including MS Office; and,
  • a valid driver’s license with access to a personal vehicle.

Salary Range: $121,117 - $142,491 per annum (subject to skills, abilities and qualifications) (2016 Rates)
Hours: Monday to Friday - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., plus additional hours as required.

To Apply:

Application Deadline:  Monday, March 6, 2017
Application Instructions:  To be considered for this challenging opportunity, please quote Posting Reference No.: 17-M002-267. Please fax, mail, e-mail or deliver your confidential application/resume to:

The Corporation of the Town of Whitby - Human Resource Services
575 Rossland Road East, Whitby, ON  L1N 2M8
Fax: 905.430.4340  
Email:  jobs@whitby.ca

The selection process may include assessment methods to further determine a candidate’s knowledge and skills for the position.

Acknowledgement will only be forwarded to those applicants who are invited for an interview. Personal information provided is collected under the authority of The Municipal Act, 2001 and the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The Town of Whitby is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments.  Please advise Human Resource Services of any accommodations needed to ensure your access to a fair and equitable process.  Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

Human Resources Lead Whitby Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-03-06
Date Posted: 2017-02-16
Province: Ontario





Wastewater Operations Manager

Wastewater Operations Manager

Niagara Region

Great Careers & Healthy Lifestyles
Serving a diverse urban and rural population of more than 430,000, Niagara Region is focused on building a strong and prosperous Niagara. Working collaboratively with 12 local area municipalities and numerous community partners, the Region delivers a range of high quality programs and services to support and advance the well-being of individuals, families and communities within its boundaries. Nestled between the great lakes of Erie and Ontario, the Niagara peninsula features some of Canada's most fertile agricultural land, the majesty of Niagara Falls and communities that are rich in both history and recreational and cultural opportunities. Niagara boasts dynamic modern cities, Canada's most developed wine industry, a temperate climate, extraordinary theatre, and some of Ontario's most breathtaking countryside. An international destination with easy access to its binational U.S. neighbour New York State, Niagara attracts over 14 million visitors annually, as well as a steady stream of new residents and businesses.

Water & Wastewater Services Division

Job Summary:
Reporting to the Associate Director, Wastewater Operations & Laboratory Services, the Manager is responsible for managing the daily operations of the area’s wastewater treatment plants and remote facilities, ensuring their efficient operation and compliance with all regulatory agencies as the Overall Responsible Operator (ORO).

Responsibilities:
  • Manages the assigned area, plants and systems, ensuring compliance with the Regulations, MOE Certificate of Approval, all applicable legislation and corporate policies and procedures.
  • Develops, manages, and administers annual and multi-year Capital and Operating budgets for the operating unit
  • Manages people resource planning for the operating unit
  • Identifies opportunities for improving operations and services delivered, ensuring alignment with division priorities, and developing and presenting recommendations.
  • Maintains relationships with other local area municipalities, other government agencies, residents, manufacturers and suppliers of operating and maintenance materials and services.
Qualifications:
  • Post-secondary 3-year diploma or degree leading to engineering technologist certificate or equivalent
  • Must possess and maintain MOE Wastewater Treatment Level 4 licence (a holder of a lower class licence will be required to obtain a Class IV within 6 months of accepting the position).
  • 10 years’ experience in the operation and/or maintenance of wastewater treatment plants and systems with 5 years in a supervisory capacity
To Apply:

To view the full job advertisement and requirements, and to apply, visit Wastewater Operations Manager (JO 17902) on our Careers page. Applications are being accepted up to 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, February 28, 2017.


Wastewater Operations Manager Niagara Region Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-02-28
Date Posted: 2017-02-16
Province: Ontario





Treasurer

Treasurer 

Township of Black River-Matheson

Is currently accepting applications for a one year contract for the position of Treasurer.

Responsibilities:
  • The Treasurer will report to the Director of Administration/Clerk/Treasurer.
  • Oversee and maintain the financial affairs of the Township in compliance with all relevant provincial and municipal policies, by-laws and relevant legislation.
  • Coordinate and prepare all Township annual and capital budgets including the estimates and levy by-laws for council’s consideration and action.
  • Develop and implement financial controls, manage investments, project costing, risk, record management practices and tangible capital asset management and maintenance of ledgers.
  • Oversee all aspects of taxation, including but not limited to, the position of Tax Collector.
  • Demonstrate active and proactive leadership related to all grant and funding programs and report to council as appropriate.
  • Assume leadership in long-term financial strategic planning, and act as a financial advisor to the management team and to Council.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Director including mentoring staff.  
Qualifications:
  • College diploma in administration, accounting and /or human resources with a minimum of 5 years at the senior management level.
  • A CMO or AMCT designation in good standing.
  • Must have good working knowledge of municipal operations
  • This position requires a thorough knowledge of provincial statutes and applicable regulations that effect local government
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, interpersonal and communications skills, and problem solving
  • Experience with the Planning Act
  • Ability to use good judgement, tact, and diplomacy.
  • Computer literacy utilizing word processing, spreadsheets, email and internet
  • Valid Class G driver’s license
  • Bilingual, both spoken and written

Salary & Benefits: as per the Non-Union Remuneration and Benefits Program. This position is based on a 40 hour work week from Monday to Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The successful candidate will be required to provide the following:

  • Criminal Background Reference Check
  • Submit certified original copies of diploma/certificates or other relevant documents
  • Copy of driver’s license and drivers abstract
To Apply:

Submit your application, including details of your qualifications, to the undersigned clearly marked PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL prior to the closing date of  Tuesday, March 7, 2017.

Miss Cassandra Child,
Clerk/Treasurer
Township of Black River-Matheson
P.O. Box 601, 429 Park Lane
Matheson, ON P0K 1N0
Email: treasurer@blackriver-matheson.com
Tel: 705-273-2313
Fax: 705-273-2140

The Township of Black River-Matheson is an equal opportunity employer. Accessibility accommodations are available. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance. We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

Treasurer Black River-Matheson Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-03-07
Date Posted: 2017-02-16
Province: Ontario





Mechanic

Mechanic

City of Vaughan

CITIZENS FIRST THROUGH SERVICE EXCELLENCE
As one of Southern Ontario’s fastest growing cities, with its mix of urban and rural areas, Vaughan is an in-demand place to live and work. Vaughan is considered one of Canada’s most family friendly cities with a dynamic and diverse population of over 300,000.  With one of the top performing economies, a growing tourism industry and an enviable portfolio of recreational and cultural venues, this is the place where you want to be.

Vaughan Fire and Rescue Services
Job Id #: J0117-0169

Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Chief Mechanical Officer, you will be responsible for performing maintenance and repair to all vehicles, apparatus and equipment and for assuring dependable and efficient operation including conducting regular inspections on vehicles and equipment. You will be responsible for preparing and maintaining work related records and ordering/maintaining parts and supplies.

Qualifications and Experience:
  • Along with your Secondary School and Technical/Trade School Diploma you possess a current Provincial Certificate of Qualification for Truck and Coach Technician and Automotive Service Technician.
  • Diesel endorsement is a definite asset.
  • Valid Class “DZ” Driver’s Licence in good standing.
  • You have significant progressive experience preferably with fleet operation related to heavy equipment.

Compensation: In addition to offering a competitive compensation package, we have a strong focus on health and wellness, including fitness facilities and family-focused.

To Apply:

If you are an energetic person who is interested in bringing your knowledge and passion to the City of Vaughan, please click here to apply online by Thursday, March 9, 2017.

Please note that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

The City of Vaughan is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. The City of Vaughan is also committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Mechanic Vaughan Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-03-09
Date Posted: 2017-02-16
Province: Ontario





Deputy Chief of Police

Deputy Chief of Police

Niagara Regional Police Service

Established on January 1, 1971, the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS)  is the oldest regional police service in Ontario.  It  serves 12 municipalities and covers an area of 1,863 square kilometers, one of Ontario's largest geographic Regions.  The Service provides policing and public safety services to an estimated 430,000 residents and 15,000,000 visitors annually. The Service has an authorized strength of 1,002 staff (696 sworn members and 306 civilian employees) and a net budget of $137.3 million.

A few of the policing challenges facing Niagara are: the combination of urban and rural communities; the large influx of tourists; proximity to the United States; the impact of a busy border crossing; a major summer cottage population, parks and beaches in varying communities; and a waterfront shoreline that surrounds the Region.

Your Opportunity to Make a Difference
The Niagara Police Services Board is recruiting for a new Deputy Chief of Police. As the ideal candidate you are an inspiring leader,  an exceptional relationship builder, communicator and community partner. In addition, you are known for your business acumen, your commitment to leading practices, continuous improvement, service delivery excellence and fiscal accountability.

Responsibilities:
  • The Deputy Chief will support the Chief in providing overall leadership and direction for the NRPS.
  • The Deputy Chief has a major role ensuring that the NRPS’ vision is clearly communicated throughout the organization.
  • Through a range of relationship building initiatives, the Deputy Chief will continue to develop a visible and respected profile for the Service.
  • The Deputy Chief will represent the Chief and the Service at community events and stand in as required.
  • In today’s challenging environment, the Deputy Chief must help staff, uniform and civilian, deal with constantly changing work requirements and task complexity – by creating an environment of trust and openness where decisions are made and applied on a consistent basis.
  • The Deputy Chief must be a role model for behaviour that is consistent with the principles and values of a professional, ethical, equitable and inclusive police service.
  • Effective communication is essential for the Service.
  • Many initiatives require the NRPS to work together with community groups, media, other police organizations and stakeholders within the Region.
  • Success requires the Deputy Chief to have a thorough understanding of our culture, organizational structure, corporate strategy and key stakeholders.
  • The Deputy Chief must have the skills and confidence to participate effectively on the executive team and at all levels within the organization, enabling the Service to move forward with a clear sense of direction.
Qualifications:
  • Executive Leadership - Experience as a leader – demonstrated ability to energize, motivate and lead an organization to achieve objectives – together with the ability to build a sense of confidence and consensus, and create a positive and constructive work environment.
  • Strategic Thinker and Manager – able to identify public safety needs and set the priorities of the Service and community; a track record of building strong teams to create and manage operational plans and budgets. Ability to delegate effectively with full accountability. Believes in accountability at all levels.
  • People Leadership - A team builder demonstrating the ability to attract, hire, retain, develop, motivate and lead an accomplished and effective team; committed to succession planning.
  • Partnership Development and Community Engagement - Commitment to play a leadership role within the Region - willing to participate actively in community organizations and events; comfortable working with culturally diverse communities and in developing working partnerships with various associations, community liaison groups and the media.
  • Business Transformation - Analytical, logic based decision-making skills; capable of planning and implementing organizational change.
  • Resource Management and Optimization - Excellent business judgment demonstrating a high level of competence in financial planning, budgeting, human resource and technology issues; a capable manager able to establish and commit to performance standards; willing to act in a timely fashion to solve critical situations or capitalize on opportunities.
  • Continuous Improvement - Exemplifies continuous learning and operational excellence.
  • Communications and Interpersonal - Strong oral and written communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills, able to relate effectively with a diverse range of people, personalities and styles internal and external to the organization.
To Apply:

To explore this opportunity please apply via email by Friday, March 17, 2017 to careers@waterhousesearch.ca  quoting project NRPS-DC in the subject line. 

For more information regarding specific qualifications or should you wish to speak to our Executive Recruiter please contact Jon Stungevicius at 416-214-9233 or  jon@waterhousesearch.com


Deputy Chief of Police Niagara Regional Police Service Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-03-17
Date Posted: 2017-02-17
Province: Ontario





Plans Examiner

Plans Examiner

Town of the Blue Mountains

The Town of The Blue Mountains is a growing and progressive, four-season community with stunning natural features, including the Niagara Escarpment, Beaver Valley and the Georgian Bay shoreline, accompanied by the various recreational activities and experiences they afford. We are seeking to fill a new permanent, full-time position of Plans Examiner in our Planning & Development Services Department.

Advantages of The Blue Mountains include excellent quality of life, endless opportunities, the amenities of a complete community and proximity to the Greater Toronto Area, come join us…

Department: Planning & Development Services

Position Overview:
  • Reporting directly to the Manager of Building & Bylaw/Chief Building Official, the successful candidate will carry out plans review for residential projects to ensure compliance with the Building Code Act, Ontario Building Code, Sign By-law and other applicable law consistent with established policies, practices and procedures as directed by the Chief Building Official.
Required Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
  • 3 year post-secondary diploma in Architectural or Engineering Technology or approved equivalent.
  • Certification and registration as a Certified Building Code Official in the Ontario Building Officials Association (OBOA)
  • Certification and registration as a Certified Engineering Technician or Applied Science Technologist with the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT).
  • Minimum of 3 years of Ontario Building Code inspection/plan examination experience.
Information for Interested Candidates:

A detailed job description and instructions on how to apply are available on the Town’s website, www.thebluemountains.ca under Local Government – Career Opportunities. The submission deadline for applications is 4:30 PM on Friday, February 24, 2017.

Salary Range: $50,521.75 - $62,040.89 (2016 Rate)

 We thank all candidates for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) please advise the Human Resources Department to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process. Personal information provided by the applicants is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001 and will be used for the purpose of candidate selection.

Plans Examiner Blue Mountains Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-02-24
Date Posted: 2017-02-08
Province: Ontario





Business Development Specialist

Business Development Specialist

Town of Newmarket

Department: Economic Development
Regular Full-Time (35 hours per week)

Responsibilities:

Under the direction of the Economic Development Officer, the Business Development Specialist is responsible for the coordination and implementation of initiatives contributing to advancing the Town’s economic development mandate in alignment with Council’s Strategic Priorities, the Economic Development Strategy and the transition to a Smart City by  implementing  business retention and expansion programs including, inter-municipality and jurisdiction partnerships, various financial incentive programs, and economic development related marketing/communications initiatives.

How Do I Qualify?:
  • University degree in a relevant discipline such as business, marketing, planning, geography or economics related progressive experience within a municipal economic development setting.
  • Membership (in good standing) with Economic Development Association of Canada to obtain or working towards professional Ec.D designation.
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills to manage projects within set timelines and budgetary constraints while setting and achieving clear objectives and outcomes.
  • Thorough and well developed knowledge of municipal affairs, business principles, real estate as well as geographic and socio-economic characteristics of Newmarket.
  • Sound judgment and ability to interact with Newmarket business leaders to support economic development programs as part of the corporate calling program.
  • Advanced knowledge and experienced in developing funding initiatives; land use planning and website maintenance.
  • Advanced knowledgeof computer programs such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, Project web based tools (e.g. Microsoft Sharepoint) and database software applications
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, including well developed interpersonal skills; strong motivating/influencing skills and ability to work with a diverse group of individuals and business community leaders.
  • Proven negotiating, administrative, reasoning, research, implementation of various marketing tools and tactics, and analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Willingness to work/attend meetings outside of normal working hours.
  • Class “G” Driver’s License in good standing with reliable vehicle for use on corporate business.
  • Ability to deal effectively and discreetly with all levels of staff, members of Council and the public.
  • Knowledge of applicable legislation, bylaws, legal proceedings and the ability to interpret legislation, but not limited toAccessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA), Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Core Competencies:

Demonstrates a Service Orientation: Demonstrates a service orientation and strives to meet customer needs
Focus on Results: focuses on persevering to achieve results

Salary Range: $72,933 - $91,165/year

How Do I Apply?:

Please apply online at www.newmarket.ca by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 quoting the file number 17-30.

The Town of Newmarket is committed to accommodate all applicants in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code for all employment activities including the recruitment process. Please no phone calls.


Business Development Specialist Newmarket Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-03-01
Date Posted: 2017-02-08
Province: Ontario





Director of Information Technology

Director of Information Technology

City of Barrie

With its thoughtful and comprehensive Strategic Plan, the City of Barrie has created a vision for its continued emergence as a “complete community”. Through balanced growth, environmental protection, financial health, a vibrant city centre and open dialogue, this is a community that has a compelling blueprint for the future. You will have the chance to play a leadership role in the development of this beautiful city as it grows from 147,000 residents to 210,000 by 2031. With the friendliness and beauty of a small town, the amenities of a large city and centrally located between cottage country and the City of Toronto, Barrie has the rare advantage of enjoying the best of both worlds.

Qualifications:

As a senior information technology leader, you have a significant record of achievement driving strategic IT thinking and operational excellence.  You have experience with integrated and distributed computer systems, networks, telecommunications, and technology support services.  With exceptional communications skills, you are able to collaborate effectively and persuasively with diverse stakeholders that sometimes have conflicting interests.  Accustomed to working in a large and complex unionized organization, you will inspire your team to build and manage a responsive IT infrastructure that will enhance this dynamic Corporation’s capacity for excellence and innovation.

Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Executive Director, Innovate Barrie, you will thrive in a mission critical leadership role that takes full advantage of your change management and leadership credentials.  With at least ten years of experience guiding at least a 40 member team in a complex technology-driven organization, you are looking for a larger challenge.

To Apply:

To explore this opportunity further, please contact Noah Schwartz in Odgers Berndtson’s Toronto office at 416-366-1990 or submit your resume and related information online by Tuesday, March 7, 2017 to http://www.odgersberndtson.com/en/careers/13717

The City of Barrie is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005), upon request, accommodation will be provided by both Odgers Berndtson and the City of Barrie throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.

Director of Information Technology Barrie Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-03-07
Date Posted: 2017-02-07
Province: Ontario





Economic Development Officers

Economic Development Officers

Huron County

One (1) Permanent position and One (1) Contract position to December 31st, 2017 (with the possibility of an extension)

The County of Huron, known as “Ontario’s West Coast,” is a mosaic of vibrant communities along the shores of Lake Huron.  The County has a population of 60,000 people.  Amidst pastoral and marine scenery, the County’s economic strengths are agriculture, manufacturing and tourism.

Position Description:

The Economic Development Department requires 2 Economic Development Officers who will foster business and economic growth in Huron County. This role requires a team player that is motivated, can build strong partnerships and is constantly pursuing opportunities for growth. Solid experience in development and working with multiple stakeholders at once in an outcome driven environment is preferred. This is a key position within the County Economic Development Department. A creative thinker with excellent problem solving skills will thrive in this position.

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Pursue business expansion, investment and other growth opportunities within County
  • Act as one stop shop for business community in Huron County on items related to development
  • Provide advice, support and assistance to businesses
  • Act as a liaison to guide potential investors through County development process
  • Dedication to learning about Huron County businesses and staying attuned to their needs
  • Develop strong relationships with Huron County business community, County stakeholder groups and other levels of government
  • Assist partner municipalities to achieve development goals as laid out in their strategic plans as requested
  • In conjunction with senior management, develop an annual work plan with clear measurements
Qualifications and Education Requirements:
  • University Degree in a relevant program OR a combination of education and work experience
  • Certificate or diploma in Economic Development
  • Background in Economic Development or Business Development involving significant experience with and management of development efforts
  • Knowledge of and interest in business development & good understanding of regional economic strengths
  • Knowledge of agricultural economics and business
  • Implementation of economic/business development activities
  • Knowledge of and network to Government Programs
    Understanding of municipal planning role, function and legislation

Preferred Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Visionary
  • Self motivated
  • Understands and appreciates outcomes and measured results
  • Knowledge of supply-chain oriented development
  • Ability to work independently and as a contributor to a small team
    Experience with Microsoft Office, online databases and customer resource management software
  • Travel is required for this role, access to a vehicle is needed
To Apply:

Please email your letter of application and resume in one PDF document by 12:00pm, Friday, February 24, 2017 to humanresources@huroncounty.ca

The Corporation of the County of Huron
Human Resources
1 Courthouse Square
Goderich, Ontario N7A 1M2

Only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.  Information is collected solely for the purpose of job selection under the provisions of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
The County of Huron is an equal opportunity employer. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

Economic Development Officers Huron County Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-02-24
Date Posted: 2017-02-08
Province: Ontario





Manager of Fleet Services

Manager of Fleet Services

City of Guelph

Department: Operations
Division: Fleet Services
Employee Group: NUME
Posting Number: 17-R-8201
Status: Regular Full-time
Non Union Grade: 8
Salary Rate:  $95,371.24 - $119,214.05
Closing Date: Monday, February 20, 2017

Position Summary:

Resumes are being accepted for the position of Manager of Fleet Services within the Operations Department. Reporting to the General Manager of Operations, the successful candidate will be responsible for the commissioning and decommissioning of vehicles and equipment and the co-ordination of preventative and non-preventative maintenance for all departments.  In addition, the candidate will oversee the operation of the departmental stores function.  Guided by the goals and objectives of the 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.

Responsibilities:
  • 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.
  • Provide engaging leadership to staff; establish objectives and evaluate performance; monitor results and provide coaching, training and development opportunities as needed.
  • Ensure work is conducted in compliance with all corporate health and safety policies and procedures, including the corporate Fleet Policy, the Occupational Health and Safety Act, WHMIS, the Highway Traffic Act and other workplace and/or regulatory programs.
  • Develop and recommend policies, operating procedures and work methods to meet established municipal and provincial maintenance standards for services provided by the division; monitor performance and initiate corrective action as required.
  • Monitor and recommend technical trends, developments, advances and best practices in the delivery of warehousing and fleet asset maintenance.
  • Working with the General Manager, establish the Division's annual goals and objectives, the work program, and areas of improvement and change. Annually forecast the growth needs and priorities of the Division for additional resources as required.
  • Coordinate maintenance plans to minimize disruption to customers.
  • Prepare and submit the operating and capital budgets for the division; monitor and report on variances.
  • Analyze operational performance to identify and implement improvements to operational efficiency.
  • Prepare reports for Council and Committees as required.
  • Work collaboratively as a representative of the department/division on internal and external staff teams and committees as required.
  • Be familiar with risk management practices as they apply to this position.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.                                                                                        
Qualifications:
  • Considerable knowledge and expertise related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the successful completion of a diploma or degree in a related field and progressively responsible experience related to fleet management; candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Comprehensive understanding of fleet maintenance, planning and delivery.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills acquired through experience managing staff or leading work teams; preferably in a unionized environment.
  • Excellent communication skills with a commitment to quality customer service.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of budget preparation, monitoring and control.
  • Proven knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, the Highway Traffic Act and other applicable legislation.
  • Proven ability to engage and work collaboratively with other managers, city departments and stakeholders.
  • Highly organized with demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement.
  • Highly functional in computer applications including Windows, MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, GIS and database applications.
  • Status as an Automotive Service Technician (310S) and Truck & Coach Technician (310T) are considered assets.
  • 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.

Note: 

  • Applicants are required to demonstrate in their application how their qualifications match those specified above.Assessments based on all of the objectives and qualifications listed above will be a part of the interview and reference checking.
  • Information about Career Development services (resume critique, interview coaching) is available by contacting Joanne Oliver at extension 2446 or simply access these resources on the career page of our info net.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION: Human Resources Contact: myHR 519-822-1260 ext. 6947

How To Apply:

All interested candidates should forward their resume quoting this posting number 17-R-8201, to:
Human Resources
1 Carden Street,
Guelph, Ontario, N1H 3A1 or by email at careers@guelph.ca by the closing date Monday, February 20, 2017

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.

Manager of Fleet Services Guelph Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-02-20
Date Posted: 2017-02-08
Province: Ontario





Planner 1

Planner 1

Town of Wasaga Beach

(3 year temporary full time contract – March 2017 to February 2020)

The Town of Wasaga Beach is seeking an energetic and self motivated individual to perform the duties and responsibilities of the Planner 1.

Responsibilities:
  • Facilitate a wide range of planning approvals for development projects within the Town of Wasaga Beach.
  • The development projects range from creating development policies to facilitating the development of plans of subdivision, commercial and residential site plans developments to the answering of counter inquiries and provide advice to residential land owners on simple building additions.
  • This role will be responsible to undertake special projects as assigned in order to promote planned and healthy municipal growth, while providing recommendations to Development Services Committee and the Department Head to ensure that the activities and decisions made by the Town adhere to Provincial Policy, the Planning Act, and municipal By-Laws.
  • Review Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendment applications and coordinate the interests and responses of all government authorities and agencies, and municipal departments, while taking into account accepted urban design principles and technical best management practices to ensure the built environment is constructed to a safe standard for public use.
Qualifications:
  • Post-secondary university degree relating to Urban and Regional Planning preferred and seven years total relevant experience;
  • Member or eligible to become member of Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) and Ontario Professional Planners Institute (OPPI);
  • Proven experience in municipal infrastructure, with strong skills in: design, graphic and mapping; plans review, stormwater, lot grading and contract administration;
  • Thorough knowledge of the Ontario Planning Act, regulations and procedures; the Provincial Policy Statement; the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe and other pertinent legislation and guidelines;
  • Training and experience in urban design;
  • Exceptional organizational, project management, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, with an ability to interact between government and the private sector;
  • Well-developed public relation skills and proven leadership ability;
  • Must be a team player with a commitment to quality customer service;
  • Proficient in database software, Windows, Outlook and Microsoft Office applications;
  • Valid Class ‘G’ Driver’s License and criminal records check in good standing;
  • Ability to work with and contribute positively to a service oriented team.

Annual Salary Range: (40 hours per week) $71,178 – $83,262 (2016 rate) 

To Apply:

Interested applicants are invited to apply outlining their qualifications and experience to:
Human Resources,
30 Lewis Street,
Wasaga Beach, ON, L9Z 1A1
Fax: 705-429-6732
Email: hr@wasagabeach.com until 4:30 p.m. Friday, February 24, 2017.

We thank all applicants who apply for this position, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, Chapter 25, as amended, and will be used for the purpose of candidate selection.
The Town of Wasaga Beach is an equal opportunity employer.  The Town will attempt to provide reasonable accommodation for a known disability for an applicant or employee if requested.

Planner 1 Wasaga Beach Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-02-24
Date Posted: 2017-02-06
Province: Ontario





General Manager, Infrastructure Services/Regional Engineer

General Manager, Infrastructure Services/Regional Engineer

Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD)

New Year – New Opportunity!  Are you ready for a change?  A new leadership opportunity?  Maybe a new place to call home? It’s the start of a new year and a great time to look forward to the year ahead and all that it has to offer. 

Known for its mild winters, beautiful surroundings, arts, culture, and friendly people, the Sunshine Coast is a preferred tourist destination and a great place to live.   A short ferry ride from West Vancouver, this thriving community of about 30,000 residents is situated on a peninsula between Howe Sound and Jervis Inlet in the traditional territory of the Sechelt and Squamish First Nations. 

Competition # V1005

Position Description:

The Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) is inviting qualified individuals to apply for the recently vacated position of General Manager, Infrastructure Services/Regional Engineer. 

Responsibilities:

This is a full-time, exempt senior management role reporting to the CAO, and responsible for planning, co-ordination and control of the activities and business affairs of the Infrastructure Services department that includes water treatment, supply and delivery; waste water collection and treatment; transit; fleet maintenance; solid waste management, waste diversion and refuse collection; corporate and community sustainability. 

Qualifications:
  • As the ideal applicant, you are an effective communicator and collaborator with the proven ability to inspire, strengthen, mentor, and empower a high-performing team. 
  • A warm, personable, and ethical professional, you conduct yourself with integrity and diplomacy even under pressure. 
  • You possess strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills, and you are able to accurately interpret financial statements and other statistical data and to produce and present detailed reports, including budgets, to a Board of Directors. 
  • Along with your bachelor’s degree in Engineering, you are registered as, or eligible for registration as, a Professional Engineer (P. Eng.) with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of B.C. 
  • Completion of post-secondary education in public or business administration is desirable. 
  • You have at least ten (10) years of increasingly responsible relevant experience, preferably inclusive of experience in local or regional government. 
  • You also have considerable experience in project management, public consultation processes, and in the development and administration of capital and operating budgets.

The SCRD offers a competitive salary and a full benefit package commensurate with experience. This is a full-time, exempt position.

To Apply:

To apply for this position, please include a current resume and a cover letter quoting the competition number, and submit in confidence to:
Gerry Parker, Senior Manager, Human Resources via email at: employment@scrd.ca by the closing date & time: 4:30 pm on Friday, February 24, 2017.  

Applications may also be mailed or dropped off in person to the administration office to the attention of:
Human Resources,
1975 Field Road,
Sechelt, BC, V0N 3A1
Fax: 604-885-7909. 
A complete job description is available on the SCRD website at www.scrd.ca/employment .

We thank all candidates for their interest; however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.


General Manager, Infrastructure Services/Regional Engineer Sunshine Coast Regional District British Columbia

Expiry Date: 2017-02-24
Date Posted: 2017-02-06
Province: British Columbia





Process Administrator, Building Standards

Process Administrator, Building Standards

City of Markham

Applications are now being received for the Process Administrator, Building Standards position in the Development Services Commission.

Job Summary:

This position develops and coordinates processes and procedures for day-to-day development application work flow within and across building standards work group.  This includes mapping of processes, documentation of procedures and building automation needed to operate these processes and procedures efficiently and effectively. The position requires an understanding of all department processes related to building application workflow encouraging cross commission support and integration to streamline processes.  An extensive knowledge of AMANDA and EPLAN and its capabilities as well as other software such as Visio, Excel and PowerPoint.  Participates in reviewing new versions, upgrades and testing of software releases.  This position also develops training materials and facilitates training sessions, providing support for all Amanda and Eplan users.  It also creates and reviews reports and provides all necessary administration to ensure business unit work flows are managed effectively. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Facilitate business unit working groups to determine workflow, processes and procedures in relationship to AMANDA and Eplan. This includes other Departments outside of Development Services. 
  • Create process maps outlining the day-to-day workflow of a business activity identifying draft procedures documenting step-by-step instructions for further development of training material, implementation into AMANDA/Eplan and detailed procedure instructions. 
  • Provide support to the Supervisor of Permit Administration  and the Manager of Plans Review in maintaining and creating AMANDA/Eplan processes to reflect Business Unit needs. Duties may include, but are not limited to:
    • Folder Functionality
    • Templates for documents for implementation of new procedures to be sent to IT
    • Coding Development
    • sub-type, work proposed, folder status, information codes, process types, checklists, attempt  results, process status, fee types, fee codes.
  • Create and maintain detailed instructions related to AMANDA and Eplan Procedures. 
  • Test modifications, new releases, version updates prior to implementation into full production platform of the AMANDA and Eplan Software
  • Provide day to day support for all AMANDA and Eplan users within the business unit.  Ensure the best quality of information is being put into the system in real time for reporting purposes and data collection. 
  • Create internal and external training material to reflect individual business unit processes, procedures and practices.  
  • Train Business Units relating to business rules, changes and modifications in a group setting or on an individual basis to effectively utilize the AMANDA and Eplan System. 
  • Participate on City's internal user group to develop and review strategic business and systems planning. 
  • Provide support to the Supervisor of Zoning in maintaining, upgrading and enhancing online zoning and compliance applications. 
  • Must have strong process management and project management skills 
  • Manages the full life cycle of information from creation or acquisition to disposal.
  • Applies appropriate confidentiality consistent with legislation & policies when managing information
  • Other duties as assigned
Minimum Education and Experience Required:
  • A 3 year college diploma in Business Administration or equivalent 
  • Experience is required in any of the following disciplines: 
    • 2-3 years experience in delivering training or facilitation
    • 1-2 years experience in creating, designing and developing business process maps for the purposes of implementing automated business processes
  • Knowledge of the building permit approval process is an asset.
To Apply:

While all applications will be received, current members of CUPE 905 (Inside Workers) will be given first consideration. To apply for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume on-line at https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=markham&jobId=45988&lang=en_CA&source=CC3

We thank all those applicants who have applied however only those applications selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please respect our scent free area by not wearing scented products when visiting the office. 

The City of Markham is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Process Administrator, Building Standards Markham Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-03-07
Date Posted: 2017-02-07
Province: Ontario





Traffic Planning Engineer

Traffic Planning Engineer

City of London

The Corporation of the City of London strives to foster a workplace in which all individuals maximize their potential, regardless of their differences.  We are committed to attracting, engaging, developing and celebrating exceptional people in public service who are representative of our community.

Department: Environmental & Engineering Services
File #:   M-12-17E

Position Type: Permanent, Full-time

Position Summary:

Reports to the Division Manager, Transportation Planning & Design. Responsible for developing and managing programs to identify, evaluate and address issues related to traffic operations and transportation planning.

Work Performed:
  • Evaluates results of data collection programs for identifying existing transportation safety and capacity problems.
  • Develops procedures and manages the evaluation of transportation safety and capacity issues and provides recommended solutions.
  • Recommends policies, programs and regulatory controls to address transportation safety, capacity and arterial road and traffic operational problems.
  • Develops procedures and manages the evaluation of transportation impacts related to development proposals.
  • Recommends policies and measures required to mitigate the impact of development proposals.
  • Develops long term transportation capacity needs and assists in the implementation of data collection programs.
  • Recommends policies and strategies to address long term transportation capacity needs.
  • Administers the Current and Capital budgets for transportation planning.
  • Directs consultants and technical staff in the conduct of studies.
  • Provides expert testimony at hearings.
  • Participates in presentations and discussions at public meetings and Committees of Council.
  • Manages performance of personnel reporting to him/her and makes recommendations to the Transportation Division Manager concerning hiring, disciplinary action, salary adjustments, promotions, demotions and terminations.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.
Qualifications:

Bachelor of Applied Science or Civil Engineering with an emphasis in Transportation.

Specialized Training and Licenses:

  • Registered Professional Engineer, Province of Ontario.
  • Five years of related experience
How to Apply:

For a complete job description and to apply on-line, please visit the City of London website at http://bit.ly/2lfNj7e and click on Current Job Openings.

Please note following the interview stage, official transcripts as well as a criminal record check will be required prior to moving to the next stage in the selection process.

Closing Date for Applications: Tuesday, February 21, 2017

We appreciate all applications, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

The City of London is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities.  If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.  Accommodation may be provided in all parts of the hiring process.

Traffic Planning Engineer London Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-02-21
Date Posted: 2017-02-07
Province: Ontario





Supervisor, Environmental Services

Supervisor, Environmental Services

Municipality of Chatham-Kent

Division: Seniors Services
Job # SS 17-7

Job Description:

The Municipality of Chatham-Kent has an opening for a permanent full-time Supervisor, Environmental Services, with our Seniors Services division. NOTE: This position requires a Career Profile application form (found in our job ad under municipal jobs at www.chatham-kent.ca) and resume.

Essential Responsibilities:

(please see our job ad under municipal jobs at www.chatham-kent.ca for full details)

  • Monitor operations visually and through the use of building management information systems and taking corrective action as required
  • Monitor equipment to ensure safety regulations are met, equipment is property functioning, and employees are properly trained and/or upgraded as required
  • Maintain an awareness of current materials and equipment; provide for environmental improvements and technology advancement to improve service provision
  • Responsible for the preparation and adherence to all budgets; review, purchase and maintain inventory for all operating expenses and capital equipment
  • Direct a team responsible for daily activities of the laundry and housekeeping; staff includes full-time, part-time and call-inUNIFOR unionized staff
  • Direct staff in the provision of all laundry services and linen supply services, personal clothing and garment marking
  • Is responsible for the Home's emergency preparedness program development, implementation and evaluation, including exercise design.
  • Manages maintenance department in absence of Supervisor of Maintenance
  • Maintain standards for safety and sanitation in accordance with Ministry of Health and Long Term Care standards and other legislative acts and guidelines for a health care facility
Essential Qualifications:

(please see our job ad under municipal jobs at www.chatham-kent.ca for full details)

  • College diploma or University degree (preferably in an environmental science, or management studies preferably related to management in the health care sector), plus six to ten years of related experience; or a combination of related education and experience
  • Two to five years supervisory experience is required; supervisory experience in a large health care institutional setting and/or long term care home is preferred
  • Basic Emergency Management certificate from Emergency Management Ontario is essential
  • Certificate or diploma from a recognized college or university in Emergency Management is an asset
  • Previous experience working in housekeeping and laundry departments required
  • Considerable experience in the operation of environmental systems including housekeeping and laundry services
  • In depth knowledge of the operation of a large laundry and linen service and production costing
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety legislation, Fire Code, Ministry of Health and Long Term Care Standards, Public Health, etc.
  • Knowledge of government legislation in the areas of long term care, and health and safety and relevant regulations
  • Demonstrated experience working in a unionized environment; knowledge of collective agreements, labour relations, investigations, discipline, etc.
  • Experience using building management information systems software programs

Hours of Work: This position works weekdays, with occasional evenings and weekends, and on call after hours and on weekends

Compensation: This permanent full-time position has an annual wage range of $68,765 to $77,756 (based on grade 9 of the 2016 non-union full-time compensation plan) plus benefits following the successful completion of a 90 day probationary period. Participation in the OMERS pension plan is mandatory.

Applying:

Candidates interested in the above position are asked to submit a Career Profile application form, (found in our job ad under municipal jobs at www.chatham-kent.ca ) and resume to the address below. Please do not include a cover letter, or copies of transcripts, licenses, certificates, etc.

Applications must be received before 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, February 21, 2017.
Municipality of Chatham-Kent
Attn. Cathy J. E. Hoffman, MPA, CHRL
Chief Human Resource Officer
315 King Street West
P.O. Box 640
Chatham ON  N7M 5K8
Fax:  519.436.3237
Email: Ckresume@chatham-kent.ca

Applicant information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Privacy legislation and will be used strictly for the purpose of candidate selection. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Municipality of Chatham-Kent is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fair and accessible employment practices that attract and retain talented employees. Should you require accommodations during the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources & Organizational Development (HROD) at 519-360-1998 or ckhr@chatham-kent.ca.

Supervisor, Environmental Services Chatham-Kent Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-02-21
Date Posted: 2017-02-07
Province: Ontario





Supervisor, Development Construction

Supervisor, Development Construction

York Region

Progressive. Collaborative. Accountable. Draw on your passion. Shape our community.
Progressive and collaborative, with a clear, long-term vision.  We value employees’ contributions and inspire excellence.  We are driven by a desire to help shape and serve the growing community in which we live and work.

Job Id#: 20306
Department:
Corporate Services
Branch: Planning and Economic Development
Location: Newmarket, Ontario.
Salary Range:  $102,434 - $120,449 annually. This is a Full-Time, Non-Union position

Responsibilities:
  • Reporting to the Manager, Development Engineering, is responsible for leading a team in the administration and inspection of construction projects for Development Engineering and related infrastructure within the Region’s right-of-way;
  • Investigating and resolving complex issues including construction conflicts and prevention of construction insurance claims;
  • Providing guidance, training, mentoring, assigning, scheduling and checking the work of Development Construction Coordinators of assigned work and ensuring a safe working environment;
  • Guiding and providing technical expertise on construction projects affecting the function of Regional roads from planning and pre-construction to final acceptance of work;
  • Acting as an on-site representative in coordination with developers, consultants, contractors, local municipality staff and the public to administer and fully document all activities for the road construction project activities or contracts.
Qualifications:
  • Successful completion of a Community College Diploma Program in Civil or Municipal Engineering Technology or approved equivalent combination of at least 20 educational certificates with Ontario Good Roads Association, Ontario Ministry of Transportation, Ontario Ministry of Environment & Climate Change, Municipal Engineers Association, and Canadian Society of Civil Engineering.
  • Minimum five (5) years experience in development construction coordination of roadway, water/waste water, and subdivision and site plans construction supervision in a municipal environment including managing complex construction projects with survey and construction experience and demonstrated supervisory or leadership experience.
  • Certification with the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) as a Certified Engineering Technologist, be registered in an approved equivalent professional association or related field or possess approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong knowledge of relevant Standards, Acts and Regulations.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer service, communication, team work, initiative/self-management, accountability, and flexibility/adaptability.
  • Contemporary staff supervisory skills including knowledge of collective agreement administration and interpretation, labour relations principles and practices, and relevant employment legislation.
  • Management competencies including results/achievement focus, human resources management, leadership, financial management, business planning, decision making/judgement, representation and professionalism and job knowledge.
  • Computer literacy utilizing MS Office software applications.
  • Valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s license free of serious offences under the Highway Traffic Act.
  • Ability to work outside regular business hours, as required.
To Apply:

Please apply on-line at www.york.ca by Tuesday, February 21, 2017, quoting competition #20306. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. For additional information on The Regional Municipality of York, please visit the above-mentioned website.


Supervisor, Development Construction York Region Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-02-21
Date Posted: 2017-02-07
Province: Ontario





Surrey Newton Guildford (SNG) LRT Project Director

Surrey Newton Guildford (SNG) LRT Project Director

City of Surrey

Looking for a great place to work where your contributions are valued and you can help make a difference in a city of vibrant communities? This is an incredible opportunity to work for one of BC's top employers for six consecutive years and to contribute to the exciting evolution of the City of Surrey!

Surrey is set to be the most populous city in BC by 2041 and the Light Rail Transit project will help shape and focus this growth along the LRT corridors.  With a capital cost of over $1B for the first phase of the project, this will be the largest capital project in our City’s history.  Phase 1 will not only comfortably and efficiently transport over 18 million passengers per year, but will also transform Surrey into connected, complete and livable communities. Reporting to the General Manager, Engineering, and working work across internal and external stakeholders, the Surrey Newton Guildford (SNG) LRT Project Director will lead and implement the City Council’s LRT (Light Rail Transit) vision for Surrey’s residents and businesses through City projects and in partnership with TransLink and other senior governments.   

Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and/or Technical Diploma in engineering, planning and/or a related discipline (or a combination of education and experience). The successful candidate will have ten years of progressively responsible experience in large-scale transportation projects that require technical skill and political acumen, experience on a LRT project is an asset. The role requires excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills along with extensive knowledge in transportation engineering, traffic management, urban planning and funding as related to major projects.

To Apply:

Should you be interested in learning more about this leadership opportunity please contact Carol Robinson or Paul Phillips at 604.998.4032 or forward your resume, a letter of introduction and the names and contact information for three referees, in confidence, to info@hwest.ca. We will respond to all who express interest.


Surrey Newton Guildford (SNG) LRT Project Director Surrey British Columbia

Expiry Date: 2017-03-06
Date Posted: 2017-02-06
Province: British Columbia





Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technologist Town of

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technologist

Town of Saugeen Shores

The Town of Saugeen Shores’ Department of Public Works and Engineering is seeking a GIS Technologist who will be responsible for a broad range of GIS-related duties within a municipal government setting. 

Permanent Full Time Position

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate shall possess the following:

  • A post-secondary diploma or degree in GIS or a related discipline with a minimum of 5 years working experience
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain good, effective working relationships with the public, staff and outside agencies
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of programming (SQL, python, VBScript) and database management of spatial and related data
  • Competent and familiar with ArcGIS 10 desktop suite of products as well as AutoCAD and MS Office Software
  • Experience with Spatial Imagery and LiDAR considered an asset
To Apply:

For further information on this position, please visit our website at www.saugeenshores.ca and follow the “Employment” link under the “Town Hall” tab.

We invite qualified candidates to submit their resume, cover letter and transcript by email to jobs@saugeenshores.ca  by 12:00 pm on Monday, February 20, 2017. We thank all applicants in advance, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technologist Saugeen Shores Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-02-20
Date Posted: 2017-02-06
Province: Ontario





Chief Operating Officer

Chief Operating Officer

Columbia Basin Trust

About Columbia Basin Trust
Be our leader in broadband development in the Columbia Basin. The Trust is looking for a Chief Operating Officer with the ability to impact broadband development, uptake and utilization in the Columbia Basin. Step into a senior leadership role where you can make a meaningful impact to the quality of life, well-being and prosperity of Columbia Basin residents and communities.

Live the mountain culture and work in the Kootenay region of southeastern British Columbia, where you can have a balance of rural and urban lifestyles. Build on your track record of successful large-scale, complex projects, share your senior business management experience and financial management acumen, and reside in one of the best places on earth. We’re in the business of supporting community development.

Columbia Basin Trust invests in opportunities that generate financial returns, funding its operation and strategic initiatives that address community and regional priorities. The Trust recognizes that to be successful, the region needs better high-speed connectivity and needs to explore how to best use that connectivity to further social, economic and environmental well-being.

High-speed Internet connects citizens, enables businesses to remain competitive in a global economy, enhances quality of life, supports education, helps attract and retain youth, and augments the delivery of health and government services. The Trust has tasked Columbia Basin Broadband Corporation (CBBC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Trust, with achieving this, and provides funding for CBBC’s activities. To view CBBC’s current strategic plan click here.

Position Summary:

The Chief Operating Officer (COO) is responsible for providing leadership and direction to the Trust’s Broadband Team and advancing social and economic development in the Basin through the development and use of broadband.  The primary responsibilities include developing and implementing specific business strategies, and managing the operations of Columbia Basin Broadband Corporation (CBBC), the Trust’s wholly-owned subsidiary.

Key Accountabilities:

Responsible for the Strategic Management and Operations of the CBBC network:

  • Leads the development and implementation of the Trust’s strategy to improve broadband in the Columbia Basin.
  • Leads business negotiations related to CBBC operations and strategies.
  • Oversees the management and operation of the CBBC network. 
  • Ensures network services are provided in accordance with requirements for performance, reliability, availability and security.

Responsible for Business Development:

  • Leads and facilitates social and economic development initiatives that use the CBBC network.
  • Explores and pursues opportunities to connect and expand the network.
  • Explore opportunities to generate revenue earned from the CBBC network.
  • Explore and pursues commercial, business development and education opportunities created by the network and the services available.
  • Anticipates future requirements and trends and ensures CBBC’s capabilities meet the current and future needs of CBBC.

Responsible for Relationship Management:

  • Works with communities and rural areas to interconnect them to the network.
  • Builds and maintains close relationships with multiple stakeholders, including different levels of government, community development organizations and the private sector.
  • Represents the Trust to local, regional, provincial, federal and industry stakeholders.
  • Oversees all community engagement related to the Trust’s Broadband initiative.
  • Maintains strong relationships with partners, customers and suppliers.

Responsible for Financial Management:

  • Oversees all financial and corporate planning activities, including budgeting, forecasting and financial management.
  • Ensures that relevant financial data is presented to the Board of Directors.
  • Recommends and implements financial pricing strategies, policies and standards.
  • Compares financial performance with leading industry indices and performance measures and reports regularly on CBBC financial performance.

Responsible for General Management:

  • Represents the Trust’s values at all times.
  • Oversees asset procurement, monitoring, and management of insurance.
  • Ensures all risks related to the construction and network operations are identified and assessed and reviewed and mitigation strategies have been identified.
  • Oversees legal activities, and the development and execution of contracts, leases, and other legal documents and agreements.
  • Coordinates governance matters relating to the Board of Directors.

Provides Leadership and Guidance to Broadband Team consisting of:

  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Network Infrastructure Manager
  • Business Support Analyst
  • Business Services Coordinator

Performs other related duties as required.

Qualifications & Experience:
  • A minimum of a post-secondary degree in finance, accounting, business administration, information technology OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • A minimum of tenyears of operational experience, including a minimum of 5 -7 years’ experience in a senior business management role.
  • Strong leadership experience, financial management acumen and a successful track record of execution of large scale complex projects.
  • Broadband experience is considered an asset.
  • Strong organization, interpersonal and communication skills to effectively deal with multiple stakeholders, including different levels of government, community development organizations and the private sector
  • Ability to adapt to evolving circumstances in communities and respond to community needs in an effective and respectful manner.
  • Ability to focus on and meet client or customer needs, with innovative and creative solutions
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
To Apply:

Interested candidates who wish to learn more about the position can click here for the job description. Please direct resumes and cover letters, along with salary expectations, to: hr@cbt.org by 4:00 pm on Thursday, March 2, 2017.


Chief Operating Officer Columbia Basin Trust British Columbia

Expiry Date: 2017-03-02
Date Posted: 2017-02-06
Province: British Columbia





Regulatory Policy Analyst

Regulatory Policy Analyst

City of Vaughan

CITIZENS FIRST THROUGH SERVICE EXCELLENCE
As one of Southern Ontario’s fastest growing cities, with its mix of urban and rural areas, Vaughan is an in-demand place to live and work. Vaughan is considered one of Canada’s most family friendly cities with a dynamic and diverse population of over 300,000.  With one of the top performing economies, a growing tourism industry and an enviable portfolio of recreational and cultural venues, this is the place where you want to be.

We have an exciting Full Time Unionized opportunity in the By-Law & Compliance, Licensing & Permit Services Department for an experienced and motivated individual.

Job Id #: J0117-0552

Responsibilities:
  • This is a key position within the Department’s management team, providing policy, planning and business guidance and support to achieve departmental/corporate goals and strategic initiatives.
  • A primary responsibility is the development of regulatory policy for the City, including framing the policy problem, managing all aspects of stakeholder engagement (including formal consultations), conducting comparative research, developing options, recommending a policy response that includes a complete business case that ties into the City’s budgetary objectives, writing reports and making presentations to City Council, and leading the implementation process leading up to full operationalization.
  • This position liaises with all levels of the organization, including Senior Management and members of City Council, and ensures that they are optimally engaged in the policy process.
Qualifications and Experience:
  • To be considered for this role, you must possess a 4-year, Honors Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Law, or a suitable equivalent directly relevant to the job function, with a strong preference for a Master’s Degree in any of the foregoing disciplines.
  • In addition, you must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience working in the development of public policy, or suitable equivalent combination of education, professional credentials and experience, with a strong preference for such experience to be in the municipal context and regulatory policy field.
  • The following certifications would be a highly desirable asset: Project Management Professional (PMP) through the Project Management Institute; Accredited Municipal Professional (AMP) or Certified Municipal Officer (CMO) through the Association of Municipal Clerks, Treasurers of Ontario; Certified Training and Development Professional (CTDP) through the Institute for Performance and Learning.

Furthermore, you should be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Considerable project management experience with ability to balance coinciding and competing priorities, develop and implement strategies, business plans and solutions in a major public sector organization, and having a working familiarity with the Project Management Professionals (PMP) body of knowledge.
  • Ability to undertake a policy project from inception to implementation, including issue identification, comparative research, stakeholder management, option generation, financial analysis and report writing.
  • Ability to work and coordinate with corporate Offices and operational Departments to ensure a smooth implementation of policies, including the formulation of SOPs and related documentation, the roll-out of a communication plan, and the delivery of information sessions and/or training.
  • Considerable experience in qualitative and quantitative research and analysis methodologies, formulation of options and recommendations, and the evaluation of policies, procedures, and training.
  • Experience and/or formal training in strategic planning with an ability to operationalize corporate strategic initiatives through departmental strategy development and implementation, including being able to assess and manage risk and evaluate and manage performance.
  • Demonstrated ability to build high levels of credibility within diverse work groups through effective communication, including the use of persuasive written and verbal communication skills and engagement strategies, coupled with the ability to develop productive and sustainable partnerships with a range of key internal and external stakeholders in order to facilitate change.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively deal with immediate demands, stressful situations, emerging issues, irate clients, interest groups and other stakeholders, and to effectively advocate in the interests of the Department and Corporate mandates through effective communication and professionalism.
  • High level of critical thinking and initiative, demonstrated through the exercise of sound judgment, the resolution of complex problems, and the application of a constructive and principled approach that considers the most relevant factors and strikes an optimal balance between short and long-term impacts.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including compelling presentation, negotiation and stakeholder relations skills, coupled with an ability to facilitate and manage meetings and delivering training sessions.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the provincial legislation that underlies the powers and authorities of municipalities, including but not limited to the Municipal Act, the Building Code Act, the Planning Act, and the Provincial Offences Act.
  • Knowledge of, and demonstrated ability in, the city’s core competencies and relevant functional competencies.

The City of Vaughan has an employee-focused culture with an emphasis on health and wellness, work-life balance, and family benefits.

To Apply:

If you are an energetic person who is interested in bringing your knowledge and passion to the City of Vaughan, please click here to apply online by Friday, February 24, 2017.

Please note that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. 

The City of Vaughan is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. The City of Vaughan is also committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Regulatory Policy Analyst Vaughan Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-02-24
Date Posted: 2017-02-03
Province: Ontario





Director of Public Works

Director of Public Works

United Counties of Leeds and Grenville

Division: Public Works
Competition Number: PW-17-014
Employment Status: Permanent Full-Time
Closing Date: Friday, February 24, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.

Responsibilities:

Reporting directly to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Director of Public Works shall oversee the following departments: Engineering, Roads/Bridges, Forestry, and Planning.  The Director shall be responsible for the overall efficient and effective Financial, Technical, Health and Safety management of the portfolio, as well as provide leadership and strategic direction that will align resources to achieve results, implement and manage change as necessary, and ensure that public works services are delivered consistent with applicable legislation and Counties’ policies.

To Apply:

For details and to apply, go to ‘Job Opportunities’ on our website under www.leedsgrenville.com/careers. Applications completed on-line should be marked “Competition #PW-17-014 (Director or Public Works) and submitted by 4:00 PM on/before Friday, February 24, 2017.

Applicant information is collected under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA), and will only be used for candidate selection.

The United Counties of Leeds and Grenville is committed to providing a recruitment and selection process that is both inclusive and free from barriers.  Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available upon request, and will be provided in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.
Applicants are required, in advance, to make any accommodation request know to Human Resources by contacting the department at 1-800-770-2170 extension 2308 or TTY 1-800-539-8685.  Human Resources will strive to provide reasonable and appropriate accommodation for all applicants, during the recruitment and selection process, which will ensure the process is conducted in a fair and equitable manner.

Director of Public Works Leeds and Grenville Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-02-24
Date Posted: 2017-02-03
Province: Ontario





Human Resources Consultant, Employee & Labour Relations

Human Resources Consultant, Employee & Labour Relations

City of Toronto

Work for the City you love - Toronto is Canada’s largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. Consistently ranked one of the world’s most livable cities, we are a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture, and are proud to be the Host City for the 2017 Invictus Games. Join the award-winning Toronto Public Service as an Employee & Labour Relations, Human Resources Consultant within our Human Resources Division.

Job Classification Title: HR Consultant Employee Labour Relations
Requisition #: 2263049  Job Code (PSG): TM1267
Division:
Human Resources
Section: Employee & Labour Relations
Work Location: METRO HALL, 55 John Street
Job Type: Permanent, Full-time
Salary Range: $79,388.40 - $93,256.80 / Year
Hours of Work (bi-weekly): 70.00 - Monday to Friday; 35 Hours Per Week
Wage Grade: 6
Affiliation: Non-Union
Expiry Date: February 28, 2017

Job Description:

Our team is growing! Get ready for a human resources career like no other: join our expanding Employee & Labour Relations team as a Human Resources Consultant, Employee & Labour Relations.

Major Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of a Manager, Employee & Labour Relations, and with direction from a Senior HR Consultant, responsible for providing sound employee and labour relations advice to one or more assigned divisions.

  • Provides advice and guidance relative to employee and labour relations matters, including the administration, interpretation and application of various collective agreements (Local 416, 79, 2998 or 3888), and the handling of complaints/disputes and/or grievances for both union and excluded staff.
  • Works together with division managers and the Employee & Labour Relations E&LR community to identify and resolve problems, and establish processes and procedures in a cooperative and collaborative manner.
  • Performs thorough and effective complaint and grievance investigations, for both policy and individual matters, by conducting interviews and obtaining such documentation and other relevant data as may be required; conducts grievance meetings with unions, explores settlement options, prepares minutes of settlement and step 2 and 3 grievance responses.
  • Assists internal, and where required external, legal counsel with the preparation and presentation of matters at arbitration, and before the Ontario Human Rights Commission and the Ontario Labour Relations Board.
  • Acts as a spokesperson on, or participates in, various committees flowing from the collective agreements.
  • Works in partnership with the unions to resolve problems and develop cooperative collaborative workplace practices.
  • Investigates issues/concerns, both policy and individual, raised by the various unions, executive management and Council, and prepares summaries, recommendations and responses.
  • Coordinates and conducts mediation sessions with various unions, and works with client divisions and unions to determine agenda items.
  • Provides support in preparing for, and may participate in, collective bargaining.
  • May be required to coordinate information gathering, develop comparison library and monitor settlement trends, survey comparable organizations and summarize terms and conditions of employment, and liaise with Finance, Human Resources, Legal and others to secure necessary information.
  • May assist in the preparation and analysis of cost and benefit data for management and union proposals, and with drafting collective agreement language.
  • May review and analyze trends in labour and employee relations, and other related legislative areas, including, but not limited to new developments in employment, employee rights, human rights, Employment Standards Act and labour relations legislation, arbitration, and applicable court decisions and settlement patterns.
Key Qualifications:
  1. Considerable experience in human resource services functions in a major unionized public or private sector organization related to Labour/Employee Relations.
  2. Considerable and proven experience with consultation skills at all levels within the organization and demonstrated ability to interact with clients.
  3. Excellent oral and written communication, presentation, negotiation, and human relations skills.
  4. Ability to maintain accurate and detailed documentation and records, both electronically and in hard copy.
  5. Ability to exercise discretion and judgement, and work independently and as a team lead or team member.
  6. Ability to identify needs, and initiate, coordinate and manage projects.
  7. Highly developed analytical and problem-solving skills.
  8. A thorough knowledge of employment and related legislation (e.g., Ontario Labour Relations Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Workers Safety and Insurance Act, Human Rights Code, Employment Standards Act), equity principles, contractual obligations, and sound human resource practices.
  9. Ability to develop and maintain productive working relationships with staff at all levels within the Employee & Labour Relations unit and corporate HR teams, client divisions, Legal, and union officials.
  10. CHRP designation, MIR or JD/LLB will be considered an asset.
How to Apply:

For more information on this and other opportunities with the City of Toronto, visit us online at www.toronto.ca/jobs. To apply online, submit your resume, quoting File #2263049 X, by Tuesday, February 28, 2017.

Please note that all applicants are encouraged to provide a valid email address for communication purposes. Applicants may receive written correspondence regarding this job posting directly to the email address provided on their resume or to the one used to set up their Candidate Profile if applying on TalentFlow. As an applicant, it is your responsibility to ensure that you check your email regularly.

If you are invited to participate in an assessment process, kindly provide your accommodation needs in advance. Please be advised that you may be requested to provide medical/other documentation to Human Resources to ensure that appropriate accommodation is provided to you throughout the hiring process.
The City of Toronto is committed to fostering a positive and progressive workforce that is representative of the citizens we serve. We will provide equitable treatment and accommodation to ensure barrier-free employment.  In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the City of Toronto's Accommodation Policy, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of the City's hiring process.

Human Resources Consultant, Employee & Labour Relations Toronto Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-02-28
Date Posted: 2017-02-03
Province: Ontario





Chief Financial Officer

Chief Financial Officer

City of Dawson

6 MONTH TERM POSITION with possibility of extension

Responsibilities:

Reporting to the CAO, the Chief Financial Officer is accountable for the financial affairs of the City of Dawson. Being an officer of the municipality and manager of the finance department staff, this position is responsible for carrying out pertinent statutory requirements under the Yukon Municipal Act . The position proactively assists in the development of polices pertaining to financial planning and management; assumes the responsibility for the effectiveness of key financial resources and programs, investments, account reconciliations and internal audit; plan, organizes and supervises budget preparation and implementation; prepares year-end working papers for auditors; and other related and assigned duties.

Qualifications: 

Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet the following qualifications:

Education and Skills:

  • Professional accounting designation with good working knowledge of local government accounting and budgeting principles;
  • 5 years related experience in a local government setting with the last 2 to 3 years in a supervisory or management position or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Strong auditing skills;
  • Knowledge of the responsibilities of local government under applicable Yukon legislation;
  • Ability to function within an MS Office networked environment with experience using local government oriented accounting and budgeting software;
  • Knowledge of Diamond/Great Plaines software would be an asset;

Specific Skills:

  • Managing the accounts, budgets and financial control activities to meet the information needs of management, government, and statutory bodies;
  • Managing the annual Financial Statement preparation, audit, asset recording and control;
  • Preparing annual operating and long-term capital financial plans for CAO and Council approval;
  • Ensuring that management reports and other financial data are readily available on an accurate, concise, and up-to-date basis;
  • Ensuring the organization is in a sound cash position by monitoring the preparation of cash flow statements and forecasts, and liaising with Banks and other external bodies, as required.
  • Contributing to accomplishing the organization’s strategic objectives by advising the management team and developing strategic financial policies, including the application/implementation of such policies;
  • Contributing to the implementation and improvement of computer systems to ensure information is complete and readily available to decision-makers, particularly as it relates to financial information and asset management;
  • Preparing and delivering to bodies to which the City is accountable, statistical and financial data associated with corporate and contractual reporting requirements;
  • Oversight for all payroll, accounts receivable and payable services and the corporate personnel group benefits program.
  • Preparation and submission of bylaws of direct responsibility including but not limited to those associated with borrowing, financial plans, taxation, and other financial matters;
  • Ensuring the lawful and transparent conduct and systematic function of the municipality’s financial affairs in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Public Sector Accounting Board (PSAB) and the recommendations of any approved auditors of the municipality; and,
  • Performing other related duties as assigned.

Interpersonal:

  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team;
  • Ability to provide guidance, advice and direction at a senior level;
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written;
  • Ability to maintain, and communicate the importance of strict confidentiality;
  • Ability to provide direction and leadership.
  • Experience in conflict resolution, mediation and problem solving; and,
  • Excellent supervisory skills.

Salary & Benefits: This is a Non-Union management position. Salary and benefits shall be in accordance with the Management Bylaw, which includes a salary range of -  $88,267 - $105,727, plus benefits. If necessary, housing could be made available.

To Apply:

Interested applicants are invited to submit their resume and cover letter electronically to the undersigned marked “Personal and Confidential”. Send Resumes via Email to:
City of Dawson, Attention: John Skilnyk, Email:cao@cityofdawson.ca

The City of Dawson thanks all applicants for their interest. Only those applicants that qualify for an interview will be contacted.


Chief Financial Officer Dawson Yukon

Expiry Date: 2017-02-28
Date Posted: 2017-01-31
Province: Yukon





Senior Human Resources Consultant, HR Employee & Labour Relations

Senior Human Resources Consultant, HR Employee & Labour Relations

City of Toronto

Work for the City you love - Toronto is Canada’s largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. Consistently ranked one of the world’s most livable cities, we are a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture, and are proud to be the Host City for the 2017 Invictus Games. Join the award-winning Toronto Public Service as a full-time, permanent or full-time, temporary (12 months) Senior Human Resources Consultant, HR Employee & Labour Relations within our Human Resources Division.

Job Classification Title: Senior HR Consultant E&LR
Division: Human Resources
Section: HR Employee & Labour Relations
Work Location: METRO HALL, 55 John Street
Requisition #: 2258012 X 
Number of Positions: 2
Job Type: Permanent (1) /Temporary (1), Full-Time
Temporary Duration: 12 months
Salary Range: $92,102.40 - $108,201.60 / Year
Hours of Work (bi-weekly): 70.00 - Monday to Friday, 35 Hours Per Week
Affiliation: Non-Union
Expiry Date: Tuesady, February 28, 2017

Major Responsibilities:

Your primary responsibilities as a Senior HR Consultant, Employee & Labour will be varied.

Specifically, you will:

  • Provide senior-level consultation, interpretation and direct employee and labour relations services to a portfolio of divisions regarding collective agreements, investigations and disciplinary action, the Labour Relations Act and other related legislation.
  • Conduct thorough, effective grievance investigations – from conducting interviews to obtaining documentary and other factual data – as well as grievance hearings and arbitrations.
  • Investigate allegations of infringements of the Labour Relations Act, 1995, the Human Rights Code, the Employment Standards Act, 2000, and other legislation.
  • Provide detailed research and analysis for collective agreement negotiations, and participate directly in the collective bargaining process.
  • Mentor and coach consultants, associates and program support staff on providing leadership, developing recommendations, implementing solutions and ensuring quality in service delivery.
  • Represent the Employee & Labour Relations team on task forces, corporate initiatives, committees, grievance arbitrations and other human resource issues.
  • Develop and implement recommendations regarding compliance with collective agreement interpretation and administration, employment law, technical training design requirements, etc.
  • Develop effective labour relations training manuals and deliver training to client groups.
  • Provide quality control for work planning, and develop work objectives based on Employee & Labour Relations goals and client needs.
Key Qualifications:
  1. Post-secondary education in a related area or an equivalent combination of education and experience. CHRP designation, Master of Industrial Relations (MIR) and/or JD/LLB would be an asset.
  2. Extensive experience with labour relations in a major unionized public or private sector organization, complemented by a strong generalist background, including experience in arbitrations and mediations, Labour Board and/or related hearings.
  3. Extensive experience interpreting, applying and administering collective agreements.
  4. Extensive experience with private and/or public labour negotiations at the bargaining table, including costing and drafting collective agreement proposals and language.
  5. Extensive experience with counselling both management and supervisory staff in labour relations techniques, best practices and the resolution of workplace issues.
  6. Extensive experience applying a broad perspective requiring an integrated knowledge of human resource management, related disciplines and business processes.
  7. Extensive experience identifying business needs, as well as initiating, coordinating and managing the implementation of solutions and preventive measures to potential issues.
  8. Extensive experience maintaining accurate, detailed documentation and records, both electronically and in hard copy.
  9. Extensive experience developing and maintaining productive working relationships with staff at all levels, including Legal and union officials.
  10. Excellent verbal and written communication, presentation and human relations skills.
How to Apply:

For more information on this and other opportunities with the City of Toronto, visit us online at www.toronto.ca/jobs. To apply online, submit your resume, quoting File # 2258012 X, by Tuesday, February 28, 2017.

Please note that all applicants are encouraged to provide a valid email address for communication purposes. Applicants may receive written correspondence regarding this job posting directly to the email address provided on their resume or to the one used to set up their Candidate Profile if applying on TalentFlow. As an applicant, it is your responsibility to ensure that you check your email regularly.

If you are invited to participate in an assessment process, kindly provide your accommodation needs in advance. Please be advised that you may be requested to provide medical/other documentation to Human Resources to ensure that appropriate accommodation is provided to you throughout the hiring process.
The City of Toronto is committed to fostering a positive and progressive workforce that is representative of the citizens we serve. We will provide equitable treatment and accommodation to ensure barrier-free employment.  In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the City of Toronto's Accommodation Policy, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of the City's hiring process.

Senior Human Resources Consultant, HR Employee & Labour Relations Toronto Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-02-28
Date Posted: 2017-02-03
Province: Ontario





Drinking Water Quality Management System Coordinator

Drinking Water Quality Management System Coordinator

Town of  Richmond Hill

With an engaged population of over 209,000 residents located within York Region in southern Ontario, Richmond Hill is a diverse community that is committed to providing an exceptional quality of life for its residents. Richmond Hill is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting, retaining and developing a winning team where Council and staff are committed to providing exceptional public service to our community. Visit RichmondHill.ca to learn more about the place “Where people come together to build our community.”

Department: Community Services
Contract: April 2017 – April 2018

Responsibilities:
  • Reporting to the Manager of Water and Wastewater, you will implement and administer all requirements of the Drinking Water Quality Management System (DWQMS), including updating and maintaining standard operating procedures, operational plans, financial plans, as well as, process and policies for the DWQMS in accordance with regulatory requirements.
  • The Drinking Water Quality Management System Program Coordinator will update procedures for the performance of internal audits of the DWQMS; conduct or facilitate those audits and assist with external auditors.
  • This position will ensure all personnel are aware of the applicable legislation and regulatory requirements of their duties, including interpreting new legislation that may affect duties and responsibilities.
  • As the Drinking Water Quality Management System Program Coordinator you will develop and conduct training for staff, oversee and track all training records and ensure that those requirements are in compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • In addition, this position will administer the web-based Intelex application; facilitate management review, corrective action and continual improvement processes; coordinate drinking water license and permit applications, renewals, modifications and communicate QMS information to staff, Senior Management and Council; liaise with other municipalities and relevant organizations; and coordinate the accreditation process.
Qualifications:
  • You possess a University degree in Environmental Studies, Sciences or Engineering along with 5 to 7 years of experience complemented by completion of Internal Audit training and/or experience, as well as, familiarity with management systems and standards (ISO 14001). 
  • You have a detailed knowledge and understanding of Drinking Water Quality Management Standard (DWQMS) and Municipal Drinking Water Licensing Program and drinking water systems and the ability to interpret provincial drinking water legislation and regulations. 
  • You have experience with and the ability to develop policies and procedures, as well as, report writing for Staff Reports to Council and other related reports. 
  • You have lead meetings, training sessions and related activities. 
  • You are a team player with excellent communications, interpersonal and report writing skills. 
  • Your experience includes the promotion and maintenance of good client and public relations in addition to your ability to exercise sound judgment. 
  • You are familiar with Risk Assessment methodologies and processes; and possess a working knowledge of web-based Intelex software. 
  • The successful candidate will possess a valid Ontario Class 'G' driver’s license in good standing and provide a current satisfactory Ontario driver's abstract from the M.T.O. upon hire.

Hourly Rate: $39.55. - $46.52. 

To Apply:

To apply visit our website at: RichmondHill.ca/Employment. Applications will be accepted up to 4:30 p.m., on Monday, February 27, 2017.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

The Town of Richmond Hill is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please advise Human Resources if you require an accommodation.

Drinking Water Quality Management System Coordinator Richmond Hill Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-02-27
Date Posted: 2017-02-13
Province: Ontario





Senior Manager, Urban Design

Senior Manager, Urban Design

City of Brampton

We’re building change in Brampton.
The urban centre we serve is one of the youngest, fastest growing, most diverse cities in the country. We’re aiming high and thinking big, to position Brampton as an emergent global city of the future.

Leaders in our organization understand success requires passion, creativity and agility. We value progress over process. We hold each other accountable. We are a team who is engaged, excited and empowered to deliver results for Brampton. If you share our energy, we want to know about it.

Responsibilities:
  • This role will help to position Brampton for the future by for providing expertise and leading a diversified team of highly specialized professionals in urban design excellence that undertake a collaborative, multidisciplinary process to facilitate the development of productive, livable, connected, healthy, sustainable communities and a vibrant, attractive city on the global stage that is a place for people. 
  • As a key member of the leadership team, this role will participate in strategic planning at both the divisional level as well as the provision of expertise to broader City-wide strategy.
Qualifications:
  • Is responsible to establish design guidelines to move Brampton forward as a well-designed urban city.
  • Will be leading the urban design services by achieving well defined standards.
  • Responsible for leading urban design advocacy initiatives including workshops and charrettes, education and information sessions for internal and external stakeholders and showcasing quality projects in Brampton through Urban Design Awards program and other projects.
  • Is a partner who collaborates with people across the corporation to develop innovative solutions that advance our objectives
  • Has a proven track record of building and maintaining high performing teams who are engaged in their work and the workplace

Are you future ready? 
We look forward to meeting you.

To Apply:

Please apply quoting the file number 102371 by February 22, 2017 at: www.brampton.ca/employment. If you require assistance with the application process, please contact us directly. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview with be contacted. We are dedicated to equal opportunity.

The City is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments.  If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise the Human Resources Division of any accommodations needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially. 

Senior Manager, Urban Design Brampton Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-02-22
Date Posted: 2017-02-02
Province: Ontario





Manager, Accounting Services

Manager, Accounting Services

Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo

The Region:
The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (which includes Fort McMurray and nine other communities) is a key economic growth engine for both the province of Alberta and for Canada. Ranking among the largest municipalities in North America, by area, the Municipality is a vibrant, diverse and progressive community.
If you are an outdoors person this is the place you want to be. Take some time to enjoy our open spaces, world-leading recreation facilities or outdoor sports fields. Bike the Birchwood Trails in the summer and ski them in the winter. Wood Buffalo National Park offers a variety of visitor experiences — from short strolls on secluded forested trails to rugged canoe trips on wide meandering rivers of the boreal plains.

The Opportunity:

Reporting to the Director, Financial Services, the Manager, Accounting Services is responsible for overseeing all activities in the Accounting Services area and providing financial expertise regarding generally accepted accounting principles as established by the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Responsibilities:

Key responsibilities of this position include:

  • Providing daily oversight and direction to the Accounting Services team which includes Billing Services, Cash Handling, Insurance Services, and Accounts Payable;
  • Fostering a productive and efficient work environment through mentorship and teamwork;
  • Managing budgeting, strategic planning and overall design and deployment of all department initiatives;
  • Monitoring adherence to applicable legislation, industry standards and best practices;
  • Maintaining strong financial internal control system to ensure general ledger data is secure, complete and reliable;
  • Providing accounting expertise for ERP implementation; and
  • Assessing impact of Public Service Accounting Board accounting standard changes and providing impact analysis.

Who We Are:

As an Employer, we value our people, working together, accountability and integrity. We thrive on innovative ideas that offer our employees exciting opportunities for professional development and growth. From new graduates to seasoned professionals, from adventure seekers to those seeking to raise their family, the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo is a dynamic place to work, live and play. 

Who You Are:

Manager ● Leader ● Strategist

  • Your people skills will help you meet one of your main responsibilities … making sure your team is motivated and is working proficiently and effectively.
  • Your colleagues appreciate your advice, support and recommendations.
  • Your high emotional intelligence, interpersonal and communication skills help build effective working relationships. 
  • You can effectively navigate difficult situations while maintaining a spirit of collaboration and achievement of common goals.
  • You have operated with both union and non-union staff and have an appreciation for the work done in the public sector.
  • You have been working in an accounting role for 10 years in a progressive capacity with experience managing Receivables, Payables and Insurance, have demonstrated leadership skills in a management role for 5 years and are a CMA, CA or CGA.

Compensation:

The successful candidate will receive a highly competitive salary with an excellent benefit package. Starting salary will depend on compensation history and qualifications.

To Apply:

A recent and detailed job description is available from the consultant. Please submit: a cover letter, a resume, and three (3) references by email to:  Bruce Malcolm at bruce@ravenhillgroup.com. Toll free 1-888-447-5910 ext. 727. Closing Date: Friday, March 10 2017


Manager, Accounting Services Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo Alberta

Expiry Date: 2017-03-10
Date Posted: 2017-02-15
Province: Alberta





Manager, Financial Planning

Manager, Financial Planning

Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo

The Region:
The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (which includes Fort McMurray and nine other communities) is a key economic growth engine for both the province of Alberta and for Canada. Ranking among the largest municipalities in North America, by area, the Municipality is a vibrant, diverse and progressive community.
If you are an outdoors person this is the place you want to be. Take some time to enjoy our open spaces, world-leading recreation facilities or outdoor sports fields. Bike the Birchwood Trails in the summer and ski them in the winter. Wood Buffalo National Park offers a variety of visitor experiences — from short strolls on secluded forested trails to rugged canoe trips on wide meandering rivers of the boreal plains.

The Opportunity:

Reporting to the Director, Financial Services, the Manager, Financial Planning is responsible for overseeing all activities of the Financial Planning and Reporting areas and leading the municipal-wide analytical financial functions. 

Responsibilities:

Key responsibilities include:

  • Providing daily oversight and direction to the Financial Planning team;
  • Fostering a productive and efficient work environment through mentorship and teamwork;
  • Directing and managing the decentralized model of providing financial planning/analytical services;
  • Taking a lead role in developing and implementing innovative and practical approaches to departmental initiatives; and
  • Leading Fiscal Impact Model and Fiscal Management Strategy update process which includes reviewing scenario assumptions, review analysis of the results for reasonableness, and preparation of presentation to the users (Senior Leadership Team, Managers, and external parties such as Industry).
  • Managing the preparation of the Annual Consolidated Financial Statements and Quarterly Financial Reports.Taking a lead in managing the annual external audits.

Who We Are:
As an Employer, we value our people, working together, accountability and integrity. We thrive on innovative ideas that offer our employees exciting opportunities for professional development and growth. From new graduates to seasoned professionals, from adventure seekers to those seeking to raise their family, the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo is a dynamic place to work, live and play.

Who You Are:

Planner ● Analyst ● Mentor:

  • You are a detail person - analytical - a critical thinker.
  • You know how to negotiate and how to bring people together to achieve common goals.  
  • Your colleagues appreciate your advice, support and recommendations.
  • Your high emotional intelligence, interpersonal and communication skills help build effective working relationships. 
  • You can effectively navigate difficult situations while maintaining a spirit of collaboration and achievement of common goals.
  • You have operated with both union and non-union staff and have an appreciation for the work done in the public sector.
  • You have been working in an accounting role for 10 years in a progressive capacity, with a thorough knowledge of budgeting, forecasting and a strong technical knowledge of Consolidated Financial Statement Preparation.  
  • You have demonstrated leadership skills in a management role for 5 years and are aCMA, CA or CGA.
To Apply:

A recent and detailed job description is available from the consultant. Please submit: a cover letter, a resume, and three (3) references by email to: Bruce Malcolm at bruce@ravenhillgroup.com. Toll free 1-888-447-5910 ext. 727. Closing Date: Friday, March 10 2017


Manager, Financial Planning Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo Alberta

Expiry Date: 2017-03-10
Date Posted: 2017-02-15
Province: Alberta





Chief Building Official

Chief Building Official

Town of Rideau Lakes

The Corporation of the Township of Rideau Lakes is seeking an individual to fill the full-time, permanent position of Chief Building Official within the Development Services Department.

Responsibilities:
  • Reporting to the Manager of Development Services the successful candidate will examine drawings for compliance with applicable law, conduct inspections, issue orders, issue permits and assist the public and contractors in a professional manner to facilitate safe and Code compliant development within the municipality.
  • The successful candidate will also work as a supervisor to and in collaboration with the Building Inspector(s).  

*If the CBO position is filled by an internal candidate the Township will seek to fill the existing Deputy CBO position from the pool of candidates who have applied for the CBO position.

Qualifications:
  • BCIN Qualifications:  House; Small Building; Building Structural; Building Services; HVAC House; Plumbing-House; Plumbing-All Buildings; Detection Lighting and Power; General Legal/Process; Powers and Duties of a CBO;
  • Strong working understanding of the Ontario Building Code Act, Planning Act, and other applicable law;
  • Must possess valid Ontario Driver’s License, satisfactory CPIC, and have the ability to work in a sometimes physically demanding environment;
  • Excellent interpersonal, customer service and communication skills.

Additional Assets:

  • BCIN and Other Qualifications: On Site Sewage Systems; Large Building; Fire Protection; Complex Building;
  • Post-secondary degree or diploma and 2 or more years of experience within a municipal setting or RCA.

*CANDIDATES who do not hold some of the required BCIN Qualifications may be considered in instances where they can demonstrate a progressive pattern of obtaining the necessary qualifications and can outline a plan to obtain the additional required qualifications within 8-12 months.

Salary Range: The salary range for the position is $76,681 - $90,212 and an excellent benefits package is included, in addition to participation in OMERS.

To Apply:

Cover letters and resumes outlining education, qualifications, and experience will be accepted by the undersigned up to 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 23, 2017.  Submission can be via regular mail, in person, or email at bmulhern@twprideaulakes.on.ca.  It is the candidate’s responsibility to ensure their submission has been received.

Brittany Mulhern, Manager of Development Services
Township of Rideau Lakes
1439 County Road 8,
Delta ON, K0E 1G0
Phone: 1 800 928-2250
Website: www.twprideaulakes.on.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

Personal information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the purpose of candidate selection.


Chief Building Official Rideau Lakes Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-02-23
Date Posted: 2017-02-02
Province: Ontario





Senior Administrative Officer

Senior Administrative Officer

Hamlet of Cape Dorset

The Hamlet of Cape Dorset, NU is a remote Northern community with a population of approximately 1,400 people located at the southern tip of Baffin Island. The community is serviced by one airport with twice daily air service to Iqaluit, as well as a 4 member RCMP detachment, and community health entre staffed by 5 nurses.

Position Description:

The Hamlet requires a Senior Administrative Officer with a strong background in Municipal Administration, Accounting, Financing Management, Project Management and proven success as an effective communicator and civic promoter.

Responsibilities:

Responsible to the Mayor and Council, the successful candidate will direct, administer and coordinate all affairs of the Municipality of Cape Dorset. As well, the individual will oversee all aspects of the municipal administration, including management of human resources, municipal operations, and projects in accordance with Council policies.

Qualifications:
  • A recognized diploma/degree or enrolment in a Municipal, Public Administration or Management field.
  • A CGA, CMA, or CA designation would be an asset.
  • Formal training in local government administration.
  • 3 to 5 years municipal experience. Equivalencies will be considered.

 Requirements:

  • Familiarization with statutory responsibilities as specified in the Hamlet’s Act And other associated Acts of Nunavut.
  • Working knowledge of government operations, statues, by-laws and policy making.
  • Working knowledge of AccPac, Microsoft Office and general filing in a network environment.
  • Good problem solving, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Ability to deal with staff diplomatically and fairly.
  • The ability to speak Inuktitut would be considered an asset.
  • The successful candidate must be bondable and clearance of a criminal records check is a prerequisite. The Municipality of Cape Dorset will provide a competitive salary based on qualifications as well as a generous benefits package, which includes a Northern Allowance, Annual Vacation Travel Assistance and subsidized housing.
To Apply:

Last date for application: February 20, 2017

Please forward a detailed cover letter and resume either in person, by fax, or by email, addressed to :

Senior Administrative Officer
Municipality of Cape Dorset
PO Box 030
Cape Dorset, NU X0A 0C0
Phone: 867-897-8943
Fax: 867-897-8030
Email: muncdsao@capedorset.ca


Senior Administrative Officer Hamlet of Cape Dorset NU

Expiry Date: 2017-02-20
Date Posted: 2017-01-30
Province: Nunavut





Engineering Design & Construction Technologist/Inspector

Engineering Design & Construction Technologist/Inspector

City of Peterborough

The City of Peterborough is a diversified and active community with a population of approximately 81,000 people offers excellent opportunities for growth, as well as higher learning at Trent University and Fleming College.

Division: Infrastructure Planning
File #: 17-P-03

Responsibilities:
  • Provide engineering review and comment of Official Plan Amendments, secondary plans, zoning changes, condominium plans, Committee of Adjustment and site plans through planning process.
  • Coordinate and administer the municipal consent processes for the location and installation of other utilities within the municipal right of way including plans review, associated liaison duties with utilities and the public, and provide municipal consent. 
  • Complete preliminary and detailed review of development design calculations and reports for new and replacement infrastructure associated to development applications.
  • Provide detailed engineering review, comment and occasional inspection of the municipal servicing components of new subdivision development and redevelopment proposals, zoning changes, condominium plans, site plans and storm water management reports.
  • Provide or review servicing cost estimate calculations for subdivision and development agreements and conduct preliminary field investigations, as necessary, to assess the impact of proposed plans.
  • Liaison with other agencies, developers, consultants and members of the general public.
  • Provide occasional pre-engineering topographic surveys, on-site inspection and oversight of construction projects to ensure the projects are built in accordance with City standards, plans and specifications, completed on time, within set budget limits and following proper safety procedures.
  • Provide technical and administrative support in the preparation of final tender documents and for the review of engineering reports and drawings.
Qualifications:
  • Knowledge and experience normally associated with the completion of a three-year college diploma in Civil Engineering or related field and a minimum of four years previous experience in municipal engineering. 
  • Experience with computer assisted design (CAD) applications, record keeping and sewer design analysis, road reconstruction design, engineering contract administration, sewer monitoring equipment and storm water management methodologies and software. 
  • Must have knowledge of provincial and municipal policies and procedures related to surveys and construction, the Ontario Provincial Standard Specifications and Drawings, the Ministry of Transportation Construction Manual and the Occupational Health and Safety Act. 
  • Requires inspection and surveying skills, knowledge of construction specifications and ability to interpret contract drawings.
  • Requires well-developed communications skills (written & spoken), analytical and problem-solving skills; and skill in preparing technical reports, clear and concise electronic/computerized records.
  • Must have a high level of proficiency in various software applications including MSWord, Excel and (AutoCAD – Civil 3D) and proficiency with traditional and total station survey methods. C.E.T designation is preferred. 
  • Requires a valid driver’s license and ability to operate a vehicle to fulfill the requirements of the job.

Salary: $63,539.74 per annum

To Apply:

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a resume and cover letter, quoting File #: 17-P-03 no later than 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 to:
City of Peterborough,
Human Resources Division,
City Hall, 500 George Street North,
Peterborough, Ontario K9H 3R9.
Fax: (705) 742-7021
Email: hr@peterborough.ca

Website: www.peterborough.caéjobs

The City of Peterborough is an organization that strives to embrace the spirit of inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility.  We are an equal opportunity employer committed to building an inclusive and barrier-free environment in which all individuals have access to the City's goods, services and facilities.  If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require an accommodation.  The personal information submitted for employment is collected under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used to determine eligibility for employment. We thank you for your application, but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Engineering Design & Construction Technologist/Inspector Peterborough Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-02-21
Date Posted: 2017-01-30
Province: Ontario





Director of Policy Planning & Environmental Sustainability

Director of Policy Planning & Environmental Sustainability

City of Vaughan

One of Southern Ontario’s fastest growing centres, with a mix of urban and rural areas, Vaughan is a sought after place to live and work. Considered one of Canada’s most family-friendly communities, the City of Vaughan has a dynamic and diverse population of over 320,000. Its vision of building “a city of choice” promotes diversity, innovation and opportunity for all citizens through public engagement. The City of Vaughan’s Service Excellence Strategy Map has three main Strategic Initiatives in the areas of Citizen Experience, Operational Performance, and Staff Engagement. Vaughan is committed to safe residential neighbourhoods, great schools, diverse recreational opportunities, and abundant green space. Major city-building initiatives including Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital, the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre, facilitating Regional Express Rail on the Barrie GO Corridor and the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension are all underway.

Responsibilities:
  • Reporting to the Deputy City Manager, Planning and Growth Management, who is a Member of the Corporate Management Team, the Director of Policy Planning & Environmental Sustainability provides leadership in the development of policies and strategies that guide the future growth and environmental sustainability of the City.
  • The Director guides a team of 17 staff, including 8 direct reports in the preparation of the Vaughan Official Plan and Green Directions Vaughan – Community Sustainability and Environmental Master Plan.
  • The Director works across the City, partnering with a range of departments on infrastructure availability and development capacity.
  • Through the creation of land use, environmental, and infrastructure policies and guidelines, the Director ensures Vaughan continues to develop into a sustainable city featuring vibrant communities, a healthy environment, and a strong economic base.
Qualifications:
  • A Registered Professional Planner with more than 15 years of experience, ideal candidates will possess several years of experience mentoring staff and leading teams.
  • The Director will possess deep knowledge of policy requirements and implementation measures of the Ontario Provincial Planning Act, the Environmental Assessment Act, the Municipal Act, and the Provincial Policy Statement.
  • Knowledge and application of other area specific plans and policies such as the Growth Plan, the Greenbelt Plan, Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan, and Parkway Belt West Plan will be highly beneficial.
  • You are a skilled facilitator, leading public and stakeholder discussions, and take a proactive approach and encourage participation.
  • You are comfortable and experienced in being an advisor to Council and an expert witness to the OMB.
  • Your track record demonstrates planning principles that prioritize sustainability and the creation of complete communities.
To Apply:

To explore this opportunity further, please contact Julia Robarts in Odgers Berndtson’s Toronto office at 416-366-1990 or submit your resume and related information online by February 27, 2017 at http://www.odgersberndtson.com/en/careers/13862.

The City of Vaughan is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005), upon request, accommodation will be provided by both Odgers Berndtson and the City of Vaughan throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.

Director of Policy Planning & Environmental Sustainability Vaughan Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-02-27
Date Posted: 2017-01-27
Province: Ontario





Director of Communication and Customer Experience

Director of Communication and Customer Experience

City of Kingston

History and innovation thrive in Kingston, located at the head of the St. Lawrence River and the junction of the Rideau Canal (a UNESCO World Heritage site). A dynamic city with a sound and diversified economic base - consisting of prestigious public institutions, government bodies, leading healthcare and education facilities, significant tourism and entertainment activity, and a large private sector, Kingston offers the quality of life of a smaller community with the amenities of a major centre. The Intelligent Community Forum named Kingston a Top 7 Intelligent Community in 2014. 

Job Id#: NU328
File #: J0117-0817
Type of Position:
Full-Time
Salary Range: $91,072 – $124,360
Closing Date: March 1, 2017

Position Summary:

The Director of Communications and Customer Experience will be a high energy, creative strategist operating in a dynamic work environment, who is responsible for managing the successful implementation of corporate-wide communications, customer service, marketing and public engagement strategies to ensure the public, employees, businesses, institutions, media and others have a clear understanding of the City of Kingston’s vision, priorities, programs and messages. The Director will help shape the City’s internal and external branding and culture through effective communication and marketing strategies.

Responsibilities:
  • This position will support the strategic vision of the City of Kingston by managing the integration of internal and external communications for all aspects of City business at the most senior and strategic level.
  • The Director will develop, implement and evaluate corporate communication strategies that are aligned with strategic priorities and planning activities.
  • Using well developed leadership skills, the Director will oversee a communications team that provides best fit communications strategies, processes and tools to support marketing, advertising, branding, and communication activities which include the use of the City website and social media.
  • Bringing varied experience and skills, the Director’s creative and collaborative approach will ensure effective policy and program development and execution with performance metrics and customer service standards.
  • Acting as a senior consultant to the CAO and senior management team, the Director will assist senior management team to develop, implement and evaluate an effective communications approach to strategic projects and initiatives.
  • The Director will advise senior management on mitigation of emerging and potential internal/external issues, and will ensure that messages are consistent.
  • The Director will assist with issues management, public relations, act as the public relations lead during emergencies, and ensure the City’s corporate and visual identity is managed proactively and professionally.
  • Building rapport and relationships both internally and externally will help the Director to champion change and to implement proactive communication planning activities across the organization.
  • An innovative and strategic approach will engage citizens, stakeholders and employees as the Director facilitates the enhancement of the internal systems and processes to support robust communications services.

Specifically, the Director will:

  • Direct and oversee the Communications and Customer Experience Department of the City of Kingston including communications, public engagement, marketing and customer experience (including the call centre operations);
  • Provide guidance and advice to the City’s leadership team and engage in the strategic communications planning management of City business;
  • Create and implement a comprehensive communications strategy in support of the City’s strategic plan and business/service objectives to enhance public/stakeholder understanding of City operations, its programs and services;
  • Lead in the development and implementation of a comprehensive corporate customer experience strategy;
  • Manage the introduction of a City-wide content strategy to feed social and traditional communications channels;
  • Write, edit and approve written material for use by senior management to ensure alignment with the City’s mission, vision, values that enhances public image and adheres to branding standards;
  • Manage crisis communications, including traditional messaging, social media and media messaging; serve as the primary contact for media enquiries, identifying issues and coordinating the City’s response;
  • In a declared or undeclared emergency, address threat assessment needs, implement a controlled process for dissemination of senior staff knowledge and political expectations and reactions, allow senior staff to manage and provide more controlled communications, be a key spokesperson for most crisis-related communications, develop a stronger relationship with the news media in a time of crisis;
  • Build and maintain relationships with the City’s stakeholder audiences, including colleges and universities, health care institutions, Canadian Forces, Corrections Canada, businesses, civic organizations, non-profits and others;
  • Manage internal communications planning and implementation for City employees, including coordinated messaging for related entities or agencies;
  • Manage senior spokesperson duties;
  • Develop an accountable measurement program/protocols for services provided by the Communications and Customer Experience Department;
  • Design and direct communications-related training of senior City staff and for employees of the department to support the service expectations and requirements as established by senior management;
  • Lead, manage and mentor employees in the effective delivery of communications-related services; and
  • Establish appropriate policies, practices and reviews for writing, editing and/or approving the accuracy of public information including that in publications, promotion and marketing materials, websites and other media channels. 
Qualifications & Competencies:
  • A senior level communications professional with 7 years of proven corporate and/or government communications experience;
  • Post-secondary degree in Public Relations, Communications or in a related field, including exposure to business administration and financial management;
  • Consideration may be given to an equivalent combination of a post-secondary education (diploma or degree) training, and relevant experience;
  • Experience in the development and implementation of customer experience strategies;
  • Experience must include senior-level strategic communications and issues management experience in the public sector, and experience in digital/social media programs;
  • Experience with a multiple site organization is an asset;
  • Required to obtain and maintain satisfactory CPIC (Criminal Record Check) at own expense; and
  • Must demonstrate corporate competencies: Customer Focus, Results Orientation, Integrity, and Teamwork. 

Skills, Abilities, Work demands:

  • Strategic communications planning with understanding of legislation, standards and practices with ability to lead change;
  • Recognized communications industry leadership;
  • Demonstrated leadership, decision making, team building skills and ability to drive and execute for high quality results;
  • Public Engagement experience and proficiency;
  • Highly organized and ability to manage multiple priorities at the same time;
  • Ability to inspire confidence of others with a collegial work style;
  • Excellent judgment and use of discretion astute political awareness, and ability to assess and manage matters requiring confidentiality;
  • Strong mediation and negotiations skills; able to resolve difficult situations while demonstrating tact and diplomacy in a politically sensitive environment;
  • Experience in development and administration of annual and multi-year work plans, developing and managing budgets and people, establishing and leading projects and in setting strategies, policies;
  • Proficient computer skills;
  • Flexibility and ability to work outside of regular business hours.
To Apply:

Please apply to Career Opportunities at:  www.cityofkingston.ca/Careers 

Your resume must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements of the position. Please upload to your profile, any educational Degrees, Diplomas and/or Certificates that are relevant and required for the position you are applying to.

We thank all of those who apply; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

The City of Kingston is an equal opportunity employer. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance. Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. 

Director of Communication and Customer Experience Kingston Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-03-01
Date Posted: 2017-01-27
Province: Ontario





Senior Administrative Officer

Senior Administrative Officer

Municipality of Hall Beach

The Municipality of Hall Beach requires a Senior Administrative Officer with a strong background in Municipal Administration, Accounting, Financing Management, Project Management and proven success as an effective communicator and civic promoter.

Responsibilities:

Responsible to the Mayor and Council, the successful candidate will direct, administer and coordinate all affairs of the Municipality of Hall Beach. As well, the individual will oversee all aspects of the municipal administration, including management of human resources, municipal operations, and projects in accordance with Council policies.

Qualifications:
  • A recognized diploma/degree or enrolment in a Municipal, Public Administration or Management field.
  • A CGA, CMA, or CA designation would be an asset.
  • Formal training in local government administration.
  • 5 to 7 years municipal experience will be considered an asset.

Requirements:

  • Familiarization with statutory responsibilities as specified in the Hamlet’s Act And other associated Acts of Nunavut.
  • Working knowledge of government operations, statues, by-laws and policy making.
  • Working knowledge of AccPac, Microsoft Office and general filing in a network environment.
  • Good problem solving, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Ability to deal with staff diplomatically and fairly.
  • The ability to speak Inuktitut would be considered an asset.
  • The successful candidate must be bondable and clearance of a criminal records check is a prerequisite.

Compensation:

The Municipality of Hall Beach will provide a competitive salary based on qualifications as well as a generous benefits package, which includes a Northern Allowance, Annual Vacation Travel Assistance and subsidized housing.

To Apply:

Last date for application: February 28, 2017. Please send resume and cover letter to: Email: sao_hbhamlet@qiniq.com.
Municipality of Hall Beach
P.O Bag # 3
Hall Beach, NU X0A 0K0
Phone: (867) 928-8829
Fax:
(867) 928-8871

We thank all applicants in advance, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Senior Administrative Officer Municipality of Hall Beach Nunavut

Expiry Date: 2017-02-28
Date Posted: 2017-01-20
Province: Nunavut





Chief Financial Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Peterborough Utilities

Peterborough residents have been relying on Peterborough Utilities for their water and electricity needs for over 90 years. Peterborough Utilities today also develops and operates electricity generation with a focus on renewable and clean energy resources including hydropower, landfill gas, and solar. At Peterborough Utilities, you will be rewarded with a competitive compensation and benefits package, a flexible work environment, and opportunities for learning and development.  Peterborough offers an excellent lifestyle in the heart of the Kawartha Lakes cottage region.

Responsibilities:

Reporting to the President and CEO, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is a key member of the Executive team providing direction and leadership to the corporate finance activities of the corporation.  With a strong technical foundation in finance, accounting and taxation, the CFO is a strategic thinker with the ability to actively lead and contribute to the development of the business, operations and strategy.   

Working closely with the Executive and the Board of Directors, the CFO oversees all areas of corporate finance, including financial reporting and controls; planning and analysis; treasury and taxation and debt origination and compliance.

Qualifications:

The successful incumbent will have:

  • A post secondary degree in accounting or finance and a professional accounting designation (CPA, CA).
  • Solid business acumen and proven track record of growing a company successfully.Demonstrated expertise and excellence in creating financial strategies in support of organizational goals and objectives, evaluating and advising on the impact of long range planning, and identifying strategic and tactical measures related to budget management.
  • A minimum of 10+ years’ progressive financial business experience and at least 5 years senior management experience.
  • Proven ability to integrate within a senior management team as a valued advisor and implementer.
To Apply:

A detailed Job Description including qualifications required for the position is available on our website.  Interested candidates are encouraged to learn more about the opportunity and submit their cover letter and resumes online at www.peterboroughutilities.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Chief Financial Officer Peterborough Utilities Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-02-20
Date Posted: 2017-01-20
Province: Ontario





Associate Solicitor

Associate Solicitor

Town of Whitby

Whitby combines a small town atmosphere with the sophistication and amenities of a larger urban centre.  Located on the shores of Lake Ontario, Whitby boasts two beautiful heritage downtowns, one of the finest recreational harbours with two marinas, year round sports and recreation activities, parks, trails, beaches and a robust arts and culture scene, all of which are part of the extraordinary amenities that Whitby residents enjoy every day.  With a population projected to grow to 200,000 people within the next 15 years, Whitby has an exciting and aspiring future.

Job Summary:

The Town of Whitby is accepting resumes for the position of Associate Solicitor in the Legal and By-law Services Department. Reporting to the Commissioner of Legal and By-law Services/Town Solicitor, you will provide legal representation and strategic advice to Council and municipal departments regarding litigation issues and contract law matters.  Ideally, you will also have experience handling employment and labour relations issues.

Licensed to practice law in Ontario and a member in good standing of the Law Society of Upper Canada, you will have at least five (5) years of experience practicing litigation, contract, and administrative law in Ontario on behalf of a municipality or other level of government.  Experience in employment and labour law would be an asset.  Your experience should include the preparation of legal opinions and advice in these areas of law; the preparation and review of contracts, agreements, and related documents; conducting or assisting with court, administrative and quasi-administrative tribunal proceedings; directing and handling litigation matters; and negotiating with vendors, contractors, litigants, customers, and others.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide professional legal advice to Council/Committees and Town of Whitby departmental staff on the diverse and broad range of issues affecting the municipality in the areas of litigation and contract law, together with employment law issues as appropriate.
  • Assist with and provide representation on behalf of the Town of Whitby before the courts, and in administrative and quasi-administrative tribunal hearings, including all aspects of conducting such litigation.
  • Instruct and monitor external legal counsel engaged by the Town of Whitby with respect to requested legal advice, major litigation, administrative tribunal and other matters, including co-ordinating involvement and responses from various internal departments.
  • Respond to non-insured claims against the Town of Whitby, including construction lien claims, and perform associated follow-up duties to protect the municipality.
  • Prepare reports and memoranda for the provision of advice to Council/Committees and Town of Whitby departmental staff concerning the effect and impact of relevant legislative changes.
  • Negotiate, draft, and finalize terms and conditions for a wide variety of contractual matters.
  • Review and interpret agreements, policies, procedures, and other relevant documentation to identify problems with respect to legality, enforceability, form and substance, recommendations, and drafts.
  • Liaise with other levels of government, local Boards/Commissions, community groups/agencies, external lawyers, etc. on all manner of municipal responsibilities, functions, and processes.
  • Provide advice, interpretation, guidance, direction, and recommendations respecting by-law enforcement matters as requested.
  • Attend Council/Committee and other meetings as required to provide responses to Council questions, including the presentation of reports or other information to Council in a public or closed session meeting environment.
  • Provide back-up support to the Town Solicitor for the effective administration of the Legal Services Division.
  • Conduct legal research on a variety of legal issues leading to the preparation of legal opinions, reports, and papers, summarizing results and including recommendations respecting implementation, form of response or course of action to be taken.
  • Undertake special projects and perform other related duties as assigned in accordance with departmental and corporate objectives.
Qualifications:
  • A post-graduate university degree in law (LLB or JD), including the completion of Law Society Admission Exams and articling.Must be a member in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada and be qualified to practice law in the Province of Ontario.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of demonstrated and progressive experience practicing law, either with a municipal/governmental organization, or with a private law firm serving mainly municipal/government clients, with an emphasis on contract, litigation, and administrative municipal law matters.Experience with employment and labour law in a municipal setting will be considered an asset.
  • Demonstrated experience handling litigation matters independently, including experience representing clients in Superior Court and/or the Ontario Court of Justice, and in administrative and/or quasi-administrative tribunals.
  • Excellent working knowledge of municipal functions and responsibilities, municipal legislation and regulations and numerous others as they relate to municipal jurisdiction and powers, litigation, contracts, municipal procurement, employment, labour relations, and legal matters affecting local government.
  • A strong and confident working knowledge of current federal and provincial statutes, rulings, regulations, orders and decisions by provincial and federal courts and tribunals, as they impact municipal government.
  • Excellent administrative, research, problem solving, communication, negotiation, presentation, analytical, writing, legal drafting, and organizational skills.Must be able to effectively handle highly confidential information in an appropriate manner, in order to protect the interests of the Town.
  • The ability to deal courteously and effectively with all levels of staff and government, elected officials, local Boards/Commissions, municipal unions, community groups and organizations, the general public, and the legal and insurance communities.
  • Superior interpersonal and leadership skills, and be able to communicate clearly and effectively (both orally and in writing), demonstrating a sound ability to provide advice and direction to members of Council, Town of Whitby staff, external agencies, and other interested parties.
  • Highly developed strategic, creative, critical thinking, conflict resolution, and conceptual abilities, and the demonstrated skill to work effectively in a collaborative environment by contributing to client, team and departmental goals.
  • The ability to effectively work independently under tight deadlines, and be able to adjust priorities in a dynamic and demanding environment, with a strong emphasis on providing a high level of trustworthy customer service to internal departmental clients.
  • Class “G” driver’s licence in good standing and a reliable vehicle to use on municipal business.
  • The availability to attend evening Council/Committee and other meetings as required.
To Apply:

To be considered for this challenging opportunity, please fax, mail, e-mail or deliver your confidential application/resume before the application deadline:  Friday, February 24, 2017 to:

The Corporation of the Town of Whitby
Human Resource Services
575 Rossland Road East,
Whitby, ON  L1N 2M8
Fax: 905.430.4340   
Email:  jobs@whitby.ca

Please quote Posting Reference No.: 17-M003-334D

The selection process may include assessment methods to further determine a candidate’s knowledge and skills for the position.

The Town of Whitby is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments.  Please advise Human Resource Services of any accommodations needed to ensure your access to a fair and equitable process.  Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

Acknowledgement will only be forwarded to those applicants who are invited for an interview.

Personal information provided is collected under the authority of The Municipal Act, 2001 and the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.


Associate Solicitor Whitby Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-02-24
Date Posted: 2017-02-01
Province: Ontario





Deputy City Clerk

Deputy City Clerk

City of Surrey

Looking for a great place to work where your contributions are valued and you can help make a difference in a city of vibrant communities? This is an incredible opportunity to work for one of BC's top employers for six consecutive years and to contribute to the exciting evolution of the City of Surrey!

Responsibilities:

Reporting to the City Clerk and operating in the Legislative Services Division, the Deputy City Clerk supports the political administration, records management and municipal election for the City. In addition, the Deputy City Clerk is responsible for service and business planning; legislation and policy review; and metric/dashboard development and analysis. The Deputy City Clerk works in tandem with the City Clerk to provide legislative expertise and support to City Council, the City Manager, senior management, staff and the public.

Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor's Degree, ideally in Business Administration, Public Administration, Local Government and/or Legal Administration. The successful candidate will have ten years of progressively responsible experience with a strong understanding of the municipal and legislative environment. The role requires excellent interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills along with extensive knowledge fundamental principles and practices related to the development and adoption of City bylaws, and municipal policies and procedures. The candidate must have the capacity to assume broader leadership opportunities within the City.

To Apply:

Should you be interested in learning more about this leadership opportunity please contact Carol Robinson or Paul Phillips at 604.998.4032 or forward your resume, a letter of introduction and the names and contact information for three referees, in confidence, to info@hwest.ca

We will respond to all who express interest.


Deputy City Clerk Surrey British Columbia

Expiry Date: 2017-02-25
Date Posted: 2017-01-25
Province: British Columbia





Chief Administrative Officer

Chief Administrative Officer

Town of Rainbow Lake

The Town of Rainbow Lake is a thriving business and residential community located in North West Alberta on Highway 58 approximately 650 km north of the city of Grande Prairie.  Rainbow Lake is home to 1,082 residents that enjoy such amenities as a K to 12 School; Health Centre; Recreation Complex; Youth Centre; Day Care; 9-hole Golf Course and scheduled air flights to and from Edmonton.  Community information is available at www.rainbowlake.ca

Job Description:

The Town Council is seeking the services of a trained, skillful Chief Administrative Officer.  Reporting to the Town Council, the Chief Administrative Officer will be responsible for the planning, coordination and operation of the Town in accordance with the objectives, policies and direction approved by council.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A post secondary degree in a related discipline and/or a certificate in local government administration;
  • Minimum of five years experience in a municipal government environment at the Chief Administrative Officer or senior management level;
  • Active interpersonal communication skills;
  • Clear written communication and report writing skills; and
  • Proficiency in public relations techniques and conflict resolution.
  • Candidates with less experience or training may be considered for a developmental position.

  As a condition of employment, the candidate must provide an RCMP Security Clearance and drivers abstract.

Salary & Compensation:

The position offers a competitive salary based on a forty-hour week with a full range of benefits including housing and travel allowances. Salary will be commensurate with the experience and qualifications of the successful candidate. 

To Apply:

Resumes will be accepted by Karen Huff, Acting CAO at:  khuff@rainbowlake.ca.  The competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
Box 149
65 Imperial Drive,
Rainbow Lake, AB T0H 2Y0
Ph: 780-956-3934
Fax: 780-956-3570

The Town of Rainbow Lake sincerely thanks all interested applicants however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.  


Chief Administrative Officer Rainbow Lake Alberta

Expiry Date: 2017-02-25
Date Posted: 2017-01-25
Province: Alberta





Chief Financial Officer

Chief Financial Officer

District of Ucluelet

Due to a retirement, the District of Ucluelet, which is situated on the edge of Vancouver Island's beautiful west coast, is offering a unique opportunity for a dynamic, motivated leader to join our management team as the Chief Financial Officer.

Responsibilities:
  • The District of Ucluelet is seeking a seasoned candidate with a strong financial background to join our organization as a key member of the senior management team and to undertake the responsibility of the statutory duties of the Financial Officer under the Community Charter and Local Government Act.
  • Reporting directly to the Chief Administrative Officer and leading a small department, the CFO provides support to council and municipal departments in strategic planning, budgeting, financial reporting and monitoring, financial analysis, revenue and collections, investments, purchasing, risk management, and taxation.
  • You must be an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual who excels at accounting and thrives in a fast paced environment where you will be called upon to use all of your analytical and financial skills.
The ideal candidate will possess:
  • An accounting designation (CA, CMA, CGA) or equivalent experience and education;
  • A minimum 5 years of municipal financial experience or related accounting, financial and management experience;
  • Thorough knowledge of municipal financial management, policies and procedures;
  • A solid working knowledge of municipal financial software (MAIS is preferred);
  • Proven report writing capability;
  • Ability to prepare and make presentations to council and the public;
  • Proven supervisory and team leadership skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License.
Compensation:

This is an exempt position with an anticipated start date of April 24, 2017 and offers a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package and a municipal pension plan. A full job description may be found at www.ucluelet.ca.

To Apply:

If you are interested in an exciting and challenging opportunity while living in one of the most spectacular communities in BC, please forward your resume and cover letter, in confidence, to Andrew Yeates, Chief Administrative Officer (ayeates@ucluelet.ca), no later than 4 p.m. on March 31, 2017.


Chief Financial Officer District of Ucluelet British Columbia

Expiry Date: 2017-02-26
Date Posted: 2017-01-26
Province: British Columbia





Senior Development Planner

Senior Development Planner

Tsawwassen First Nation (TFN)

Tsawwassen First Nation (TFN) is a self-governing First Nation that delivers a wide range of community services, including all of those typically delivered by municipalities. The Lands Department is responsible for the delivery of all planning, development, and engineering related services. The Community is in the midst of a significant development program, which includes the development of commercial, industrial, and residential properties. Along with the review and approval of the engineering infrastructure to support this development, the Lands Department is also responsible for assuming the ongoing maintenance and management of the infrastructure.

Responsibilities:
  • As a Community experiencing significant development, TFN is now in search of an experienced Senior Development Planner.
  • Reporting to the Director of Lands, the Senior Development Planner is responsible for the review of planning and development applications including development permits (residential, industrial and commercial), subdivisions and rezoning.
  • He/she will be experienced in the review of subdivision applications, in negotiating with applicants, developers, architects and other design professionals, and in preparing bylaws, reports, and recommendations for submission to Executive Council.
  • In addition, he/she will supervise planning staff assigned to the section.   
Qualifications:
  • As the ideal candidate, you are an experienced development planning professional with a track record of success in providing objective planning recommendations within a small to medium-sized municipal setting, where managing rapid growth has been a priority.
  • Your five or more years of experience in progressively senior positions are complemented by a membership to the Canadian Institute of Planners (or eligibility for membership) and a post-secondary degree in Urban Planning or related field.
  • A Master’s degree in Urban Planning is considered an asset. 

This is a great opportunity for a motivated individual to make a significant contribution to a world-renowned organization that is growing and providing a bright future for its members and the community it serves.

To Apply:

If this is the next step in your professional career, please visit our website and submit your application to Allison Rzen and Gordon Andersen at www.pfmsearch.com.


Senior Development Planner Tsawwassen First Nation (TFN) British Columbia

Expiry Date: 2017-02-26
Date Posted: 2017-01-26
Province: British Columbia





Manager, Engineering Services

Manager, Engineering Services

Tsawwassen First Nation (TFN)

Tsawwassen First Nation (TFN) is a self-governing First Nation that delivers a wide range of community services, including all of those typically delivered by municipalities. The Lands Department is responsible for the delivery of all planning, development, and engineering related services. The Community is in the midst of a significant development program, which includes the development of commercial, industrial, and residential properties. Along with the review and approval of the engineering infrastructure to support this development, the Lands Department is also responsible for assuming the ongoing maintenance and management of the infrastructure.

Responsibilities:
  • To ensure the ongoing development of the appropriate infrastructure and the subsequent management of that infrastructure, the TFN have created an Engineering Division, and is now searching for a Manager of Engineering Services.
  • Reporting to the Director of Lands, the Manager will be responsible for managing the Engineering Services Division, including Land Development, Utility Operations, Public Works, Engineering Programs, Capital Projects Management, Engineering Administration and Facilities Maintenance.
  • With a number of large residential, commercial and industrial developments underway, a newly constructed sewage treatment plant, and with other capital and infrastructure projects still to come, the Manager will play an integral part in ensuring the community’s needs are met and exceeded.   
Qualifications:
  • As the ideal candidate, you are an experienced civil engineering professional who has demonstrated leadership and creativity, in the areas of land development, servicing agreements, and the full scope of municipal engineering operations.
  • You bring a track record of success gained through working within a small to medium-sized municipal setting, where managing rapid growth has been a priority.
  • You will have a minimum of 8 years of experience in progressively senior positions in complex municipal environments.
  • This is an opportunity for a motivated individual to make a significant contribution to an organization that is growing and providing a bright future for its members and the community it serves.
  • Professional civil engineering qualifications are a prerequisite. 
To Apply:

If this is the next step in your professional career, visit our website and submit your application to Allison Rzen and Gordon Andersen at www.pfmsearch.com.


Manager, Engineering Services Tsawwassen First Nation (TFN) British Columbia

Expiry Date: 2017-02-26
Date Posted: 2017-01-26
Province: British Columbia





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