Township of Woolwich


Employment and Volunteer Opportunities

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 Townhip of Woolwich has the following position available:

(Chemtura Public Advisory Committee)

The Township of Woolwich is seeking an energetic and organized individual to assist with Council Committee Support in the Council and Information Services Department.  This individual will assist the Chemtura Public Advisory Committee (CPAC). The successful applicant will be responsible for preparing agendas, taking minutes and providing additional follow up as required for two CPAC meetings per month. Meeting dates for 2014 are as follows:

  • 9 am on the third Monday of each month;
  • 6 pm on the last Thursday of each month.

The committee’s schedule of meetings is set one year in advance and the current schedule for 2014 has no meetings in July and December. Meetings are several hours in length and are held at the Township’s Administrative Office at 24 Church Street West. The successful candidate will provide administrative support to CPAC for approximately 8 hours a week.

Your noted strengths in transcription and minute taking are supported by your knowledge of office and administrative procedures which you have acquired through related office experience.  You exhibit attention to detail are able to follow instructions, problem- solve when needed and follow through on tasks.  Since this Committee deals with matters of a highly technical nature, a background in chemistry or geology would be an asset.

The terms of reference for the Chemtura Public Advisory Committee are available upon request from the Deputy Clerk at 519-669-6005 or The hourly rate for this position is $20.11/hour.

Interested candidates are encouraged to send a cover letter and a detailed resume to the undersigned by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 to:

Township of Woolwich
P.O. Box 158, 24 Church Street West
Elmira, ON
N3B 2Z6

Fax:  519-669-9348 


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. If you do not live within the primary response area, your application will be rejected.
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
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The Township is committed to meeting the needs of applicants during all phases of the hiring process. If you require special accomodation 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 Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act 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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