Township of Woolwich

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Discover the charms of the Township of Woolwich, a growing community with a bright, well-managed and well-planned future in the Region of Waterloo. The quality of life in Woolwich is superior, and as an employee or volunteer of the Township, you'll play a key role in helping shape the next phase of our growth and development.

The Township of Woolwich has the following positions available:


Facilities Attendant 1

The Recreation & Facilities Services Department of the Township of Woolwich is seeking to fill the position of full time Facilities Attendant 1.  Responsibilities of this position include performing a wide range of administrative, maintenance, construction and operational activities, primarily within Recreation & Facilities Services, with occasional responsibilities to other core Departments, all under the direction of the Facilities Attendant Lead Hand.  The Facilities Attendant 1 will participate and perform facility program and maintenance activities as required at Township cemeteries, parks, trails and green spaces.  This individual may be required to participate on various other Township teams and initiatives.  This is a unionized position (CUPE Local 1542).

Wage Rate/Hours of Work

  • $23.05 per hour plus shift premium as applicable (2015)
  • 40 hours per week.  Rotating shift work covering seven days per week, based on program requirements

A complete job description is available here.  Applications must be received by 3:00 p.m., Friday February 6, 2015.  For consideration, please mail, fax or email your resume in confidence to:

Township of Woolwich,
24 Church Street West, P.O. Box 158, Elmira, ON N3B 2Z6;
Fax: (519) 669-9348
Email: alevean@woolwich.ca  
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Skate Patroller

Working out of the Woolwich Memorial Centre and under the supervision of the Program Coordinator, the Skate Patroller will supervise public skates and perform customer service / maintenance duties as required.  This position will be responsible for ensuring the safety and enjoyment of participants through communication and enforcement of program and facility rules.  He/she will be expected to manage interactions on-ice and in program areas appropriately and professionally.  The ideal candidate will be a proficient ice skater with good communication skills, able to maintain effective relationships with staff and the public.  Work is done according to established guidelines and the verbal and written instructions of the Program Coordinator with the guidance of the on-duty Facility Operator. 

Hours for this position are flexible. The schedule may include weekends, evenings and holiday shifts, up to a maximum of 24 hours per week.  Rate of pay for the position is $11.00 per hour.  A complete job description is available here.  Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume to:

Township of Woolwich,
24 Church Street West, P.O. Box 158,
Elmira, ON N3B 2Z6
;
Fax: (519) 669-9348
Email: alevean@woolwich.ca                                                                                                                           back to top


Seasonal Recreation Program Opportunities

Reporting to the Recreation Community Development Coordinator at the Breslau Community Centre and/or the Program Coordinator at the Woolwich Memorial Centre, the Township is seeking to fill postions for year round recreational programs.  Some positions may involve working outdoors while others my require specific licences, certifications, skills or work experience.  The following is a list of positions that may be available:

  • Sports Instructors (e.g. Soccer, Badminton, Ultimate Frisbee)
  • Arts & Drama Instructors
  • After School Leaders
  • Birthday Party Leaders
  • March Break/P.D. Day Leaders
  • Cooking/Baking Instructors
  • Fitness Instructors (e.g. Step, Kickboxing, Bootcamp, Aquafit)

Qualifications/Experience

  • Minimum sixteen (16) years of age
  • Knowledgeable and experienced in program delivery for any of the following demographics:
    • Children
    • Toddlers/Pre-school
    • Youth
    • Adults
    • Seniors
  • Demonstrated leadership, interpersonal, customer service and dynamic facilitation skills
  • Team player with strong organizational, communication, report writing, presenation, problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
  • Knowledge of applicable provincial/federal legislation, health and safety regulations
  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge of associated software
  • Must be prepared to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends and holidays as required at various locations
  • Standard First Aid/CPR
  • High Five PHCD (preferred)
  • Current vulnerable person's police reference check will be required upon hire.

Interested applicants are invited to submit their resume to:

Township of Woolwich,
24 Church Street West, P.O. Box 158, Elmira, ON N3B 2Z6;
Fax: (519) 669-9348
Email: alevean@woolwich.ca 

Resumes are also accepted at the Breslau Community Centre and Woolwich Memorial Centre.
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Part Time Facility Attendant - Breslau Community Centre

The Township is currently accepting applications for service oriented individuals to assist with the overall maintenance and operations of the Breslau Community Centre and Breslau Memorial Park on a part time, seasonal basis.  Reporting to the Recreation Community Development Coordinator, this position will perform general janitorial cleaning/maintenance / window cleaning, janitorial stocking and inventory control as assigned or required throughout each shift (e.g. sweeping, mopping and cleaning of washrooms, building and throughout washing of walls, counters, empty garbage containers, washroom and common area cleaning, minor snow shovelling ice control.

Familiarity with all aspects of facility, building fabrication materials, mechanical, electrical, plumbing and life safety systems, equipment rehabilitation and repair is a requirement of this position.  The successful candidate will have a proven ability to deal cooperatively, efficiently and effectively with members of the public, other Township staff and external agencies as well as the ability to provide quality customer service.

Hours for this position are flexible. The schedule may include weekends, evenings and holiday shifts, up to a maximum of 24 hours per week.  A complete job description is available here.  Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume to:

Township of Woolwich,
24 Church Street West,
P.O. Box 158
, Elmira, ON N3B 2Z6;
Fax: (519) 669-9348
Email: alevean@woolwich.ca      

Resumes are also being accepted at the Woolwich Memorial Centre to the attention of Andrew Poste (aposte@woolwich.ca) or at the Breslau Community Centre to the attention of Sara Hignell (shignell@woolwich.ca).
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VOLUNTEER FIRE FIGHTERS

The rewards of being a volunteer fire-fighter are extensive. The work is exciting and challenging. Responsibilities include; fire suppression duties necessary to save life and property; combat, extinguish and/or prevent fires by rapidly and efficiently performing varied duties as required under emergency conditions; provide emergency medical response and aid; perform rescue/extrication operations where necessary to prevent loss of life or further injury; and provide service assistance with respect to, the police, paramedics and public.
Recruitment sessions take place annually in the fall however applications can be submitted throughout the year.

All applicants must be 18 years or older at time of application and have obtained their Ontario Secondary School Diploma (grade 12 OSSD) or equivalent at time of application. Applicants must have a valid G2 Ontario driver's license at time of application. Applicants must live within the "primary response area" of the station of choice, approximately 8 km and within a 5 minute drive.   Unfortunately, if you do not live within the primary response area, your application will be declined.
Volunteer Fire Fighter application is available here.

Township of Woolwich,
24 Church Street West, P.O. Box 158, Elmira, ON N3B 2Z6;
Fax: (519) 669-9348
Email: alevean@woolwich.ca                                                                                                                           back to top


The Township offers an accessible work place and is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to meeting the needs of applicants during all phases of the hiring process. If you require special accommodation please let us know. We thank all applicants and advise that only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. Personal information submitted is collected under the Municipal Act, 2001 and will only be used for the purposes of determining eligibility for this competition.  To view our Employee Policies click here.                                                                                                                                               

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