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 Township of Woolwich has the following positions available:

Committee of Council Appointments 2015- 2018

Applications are now being accepted!

The Township of Woolwich is looking for citizens and community members to get involved with the community through the Township's various committees.  The term of the Committee will follow the same term of Council, ending November 30, 2018. Members are needed for the following Committees:

  • Chemtura Public Advisory Committee (CPAC)

The Chemtura (Chemtura Canada Co./Cie.) Public Advisory Committee (CPAC) was established to address historical, current and potential future environmental concerns with the operations of Crompton (Chemtura Canada Co..Cie.) in Elmira, and to provide information and make recommendations to the Council of the Township of Woolwich. Meetings are open to the public and are typically held the third Monday of alternate months in Council Chambers at the Township of Woolwich.  The term for this Committee will run from May 1, 2015 to April 30, 2019.

  • Committee of Adjustment

The Committee of Adjustment is a committee appointed by Council for a four year term. The Committee makes decisions on all applications for a minor variance to the zoning by-law and on all applications for consents (severances, easements, right-of-ways).

  • Dog Designation Appeal Committee

The members of the Dog Designation Appeal Committee are appointed by Council to hear dog owner's appeals to the designation of a dog as potentially dangerous or dangerous by an Animal Control Officer, or agent.

  • Property Standards Committee

The Property Standards Committee hears appeals of Orders to Comply issued by the Property Standards Officer to bring a property into compliance with the Property Standards By-law. They can quash, modify or uphold an Order to Comply.

  • Township of Woolwich Environmental Enhancement Committee (TWEEC)

The Township of Woolwich Environmental Enhancement Committee (TWEEC) was initiated in 2004 with the primary objective of improving the environment in Woolwich Township. The Township of Woolwich has allocated funds and staff resources and has partnered with Woolwich Healthy Communities to support this initiative. The 11 volunteer committee members are appointed for a four-year term co-incident with the term of Council.

  • Waterloo Regional Aeronautical Noise Management Committee

The Aeronautical Noise Management Committee meets quarterly to review the concerns and discuss potential solutions to help meet the needs of individuals and businesses.

To apply for any of the above committees, please submit an application form available here by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 28, 2014 to:

Julie Forth
Township of Woolwich
24 Church Street West
P.O. Box 158, Elmira, ON N3B 2Z6
Fax: (519) 669-1820

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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
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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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