Township of Woolwich

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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 Township of Woolwich has the following positions available:


PART TIME SKATE PATROLLER/JUNIOR ARENA ATTENDANT

The Township of Woolwich is seeking a Part Time Skate Patroller/Junior Arena Attendant to join our Recreation and Facilities Services team. Under the supervision of the Recreation Program Coordinator, this position will supervise public skates and perform customer service / maintenance duties as required. 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. 

Duties/Responsibilities:

  1. On-ice supervision of public skating
  2. Ensure the safety and enjoyment of participants through communication and enforcement of program and facility rules, addressing unsafe and unacceptable behavior, addressing first aid requirements and completion of a standard Injury Report Form;
  3. Greet all patrons in a welcoming and friendly manner, consistently maintaining a positive attitude.
  4. Maintain the cleanliness of program area;
  5. Communicate with the public and participants in a professional and courteous manner;
  6. Manage conflict on-ice and in program area appropriately and professionally, be highly visible and able to provide support to patrons;
  7. Monitor admissions and program capacity;
  8. Maintain open and regular communication with Customer Service Staff;
  9. Must understand and be able to educate, inform and enforce all Public Skating rules
  10. Other duties as requested or assigned by on-duty facility operator.

Qualifications / Experience:

  • Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with staff and public.
  • Must be a proficient ice skater;
  • Good oral and written communication skills required.
  • Strong decision-making skills required.
  • Standard First Aid with CPR-C certification considered an asset (required upon hire)
  • A current Police Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Check will be required upon hire.

Hourly rate of pay is $11.25.

Interested applicants are invited to submit their resume prior to 4:30 pm, Friday August 26th, 2016, to:

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

Resumes are also accepted at the Woolwich Memorial Centre, 24 Snyder Ave S, Elmira.

The Township is committed to meeting the needs of applicants during all phases of the hiring process. If you require special accommodation please let us know.  All applicants are thanked for their interest in these positions however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


PART TIME AQUAFIT INSTRUCTOR - WOOLWICH MEMORIAL CENTRE

The Township of Woolwich is seeking Part Time Aquafit Instructors to join our Fitness team, assisting in the safe delivery of dynamic aqua fitness programs at the Woolwich Memorial Centre. Class times include mornings, afternoons, evenings and weekends; classes run for 45 minutes.

Qualifications / Experience:

  • Demonstrated leadership, interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Team player with strong organizational, communication, problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to develop and execute safe, enjoyable and inclusive aquatic fitness classes.
  • Ability to teach both shallow and deep water classes.
  • Current recognized Aquafitness Instructor Certification.
  • A current Police Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Check will be required upon hire.

Hourly rate of pay is $31.47 per hour.

Interested applicants are invited to submit their resume prior to 4:30 pm, Friday August 26th, 2016, to:

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

Resumes are also accepted at the Woolwich Memorial Centre, 24 Snyder Ave S, Elmira.

The Township is committed to meeting the needs of applicants during all phases of the hiring process. If you require special accommodation please let us know.  All applicants are thanked for their interest in these positions however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


PART TIME LIFEGUARDS, SWIM INSTRUCTORS, POOL DECK SUPERVISORS

The Township of Woolwich is seeking Part Time Lifeguards, Swim Instructors and/or Pool Deck Supervisors to join our Aquatic team, assisting in the safe supervision of swimmers and instruction of swimming lessons at the Woolwich Memorial Centre. Hours are flexible and will range from 4-24 hours per week, including evenings, weekends and holidays. Daytime availability is an asset.

Qualifications / Experience:

  • Demonstrated leadership, interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Team player with strong organizational, communication, report writing, problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
  • Current Aquatic Qualifications:
    • National Lifeguard
    • Standard First Aid & CPR-C
    • Lifesaving Society Swim Instructor or equivalent
    • Lifesaving Instructor considered an asset
    • Aquatic Supervisor Training considered an asset
  • A current Police Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Check will be required upon hire.

Rate of pay ranges from $11.59 - $13.91 per hour.

Interested applicants are invited to submit their resume prior to 4:30 pm, Friday August 26th, 2016, to:

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

Resumes are also accepted at the Woolwich Memorial Centre, 24 Snyder Ave S, Elmira.

The Township is committed to meeting the needs of applicants during all phases of the hiring process. If you require special accommodation please let us know.  All applicants are thanked for their interest in these positions however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 


PART TIME FACILITY ATTENDANT - BRESLAU/MARYHILL

The Township is seeking Part Time Facility Attendants to assist in the overall maintenance and operations of the Breslau Community Centre, Breslau Memorial Park and Maryhill Heritage Community Centre.  Hours will range between 3 - 24 hours per week, Sunday through Saturday including evenings, weekends and holidays.

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • General maintenance of facilities including vacuuming, sweeping mopping floors, walls, litter pick up and emptying of trash      containers, painting, changing burnt out light and lamps etc.
  • Working on ball diamonds and soccer pitches including diamond grooming, grass cutting, lining, weeding, general repairs, etc
  • .Assisting with set ups/tear downs in all areas of the facility
  • Weekend work as required assisting with opening and closing of park pavilion for sporting tournaments, picnic, rental groups      and events.

Rate of pay for this position is $14.00 per hour.  A detailed job description is available here.  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: shignell@woolwich.ca

Resumes are also accepted at the Breslau Community Centre - 100 Andover Drive, Breslau                         back to top
                       


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 the 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 Form.

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 of Woolwich is committed to diversity and inclusion and offers an accessible workplace.  We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to meeting the needs of applicants during all phases of the hiring process.  This document is available in alternate formats or with accessible communication supports upon request.  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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