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:


DIRECTOR OF COUNCIL & INFORMATION SERVICES

Reporting to the CAO, as a key member of the Senior Management team you will provide strategic planning and direction to the Council Services, By-law Enforcement and Information Technology service areas. Analytical and collaborative, you will be responsible for the statutory duties of the Clerk, co-ordination of municipal elections, records management, by-law enforcement and licensing, municipal drains, accessibility, IT systems and communications, and development of the Department business plan and budget.

Complementing your post-secondary education in Political Science, Public Administration or related disciplines, you have a minimum of five years of diversified work experience in a municipal senior management position overseeing the operations and statutory duties of the Municipal Clerk, or progressively responsible experience in related senior municipal administration.

Your strong political acuity and practical approach is complemented by your thorough knowledge of relevant municipal, provincial and federal legislation, and your dynamic team, facilitation, and interpersonal skills. You are a solid report writer and effective communicator, and exhibit an above average understanding of IT management and computer network design. Ideally you should have your AMCT and CMO accreditations.  A detailed job description is available here

Salary Range: $91,239 - $111,267

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please submit your resume by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, October 31, 2014 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 Winter Roads Operator

The Township of Woolwich Engineering & Planning Services Department is seeking an experienced Seasonal Winter Roads Operator for the upcoming winter season.

Reporting to the Public Works Superintendent, this position will perform general roads maintenance activities on Township roads and roadsides including winter snow and ice control duties such as plowing, sanding and snow/ice removal from November 17, 2014 for approximately 5 months.  Additionally, this position may be called upon to perform a wide variety of other road maintenance and operational activities including but not limited to brushing, pothole repair, bridge maintenance, sign maintenance, garbage and debris pick-up.  The candidate must be willing to work extended hours and be able to respond to before and after hours emergency call-outs.

 A Secondary School Diploma or High School Equivalency Certificate as well as a valid "D" with "Z" endorsement driver's license and a good driving record are requirements of this position.  The candidate must have completed training or have previous experience in the operation of tandem dump trucks/snow plow combinations and be able to operate a one-person tandem combination plow/sander while the wing plow is deployed as well as a front end loader and/or a motor grader

 Normal working hours are 7:00am to 3:00pm Monday through Friday however, the successful candidate must be able to work extended hours beyond 3:00pm or respond to early morning call-outs before 7:00am and be available to work weekends and holidays if required.

 The wage for this position is $22.10 (2014) for the first three months or sixty days worked, whichever is greater.  A detailed job description is available here.  Interested applicants are invited to submit their resume prior to 4:00 October 17th 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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Junior Rink Attendant

Reporting to the Facilities Attendant Lead hand, the Township is currently accepting applications for service oriented individuals to work as Junior Rink Attendants at either the Woolwich Memorial Centre or the Woolwich Township Arena during the current ice season.

In this role, staff will assist Facility Attendants in maintaining the facility to the expectation of the public.  They will do this by performing general cleaning and maintenance such as sweeping, mopping dressing rooms/spectator seating, emptying garbage containers and assisting with set ups/tear downs in all areas of the facility.  They will also assist in maintenance of the ice surface by shovelling, moving nets and operating associated equipment as required. 

Applicants should exhibit excellent customer service, interpersonal and communication skills and be available to work evenings, weekends and holidays, as required.  A valid Standard First Aid and CPR Certification is considered an asset.

Rate of pay for this position is $11.00 per hour for a maximum of 24 hours per week.  A detailed job description is available here.  Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume prior to 4:00 p.m., October 9, 2014 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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Recreation Program Instructors

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 positions for year round Recreational Program Instructors.  Some positions may involve working outdoors, while others may require specific licenses, certifications, skills or work experience. The following is a list of positions that may be available:

  • P.A. Day Leaders
  • Dance Instructors
  • Sports Instructors (variety of sports including Volleyball, Soccer, Badminton, Basketball, Ball Hockey etc.)
  • Arts & Drama Instructors
  • Cooking/Baking Instructors

A detailed job description is available here.  Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.  Interested candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and 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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Fitness Centre Team Member

Reporting to the Recreation Programmer at the Woolwich Memorial Centre, the Township is seeking to fill the position of Fitness Centre Team Member.  The main focus of this role is to facilitate fitness and active living for WMC members and members of the public and to provide excellent customer service to all participants. This will be accomplished by providing direct supervision of Fitness facility during posted supervised hours, cleaning and inspecting the Fitness Centre equipment and supplies as required, and reporting any issues.

Working in this role requires the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment, excellent communication and public relations skill and the ability to deal with customer complaints in a professional manner.  Current First Aid/C.P.R. certification is required as is a general knowledge of fitness, health and wellness.  Group Fitness and/or Personal Training certification is an asset.

Hours of work for this position are Weekday evenings 5 - 8 pm & Saturdays 8 am - 12 pm, or as required.

A detailed job description is available here.  Interested applicants are invited to email their cover letter and resume to Antonija Mazalica at amazalica@woolwich.ca.
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VOLUNTEER FIRE FIGHTER

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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