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:


EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
to
Chief Administrative Officer and Director of Council & Information Services
(One-Year, Maternity Leave Contract)

Due to an upcoming maternity leave, the Township of Woolwich is accepting applications for the position of Executive Assistant to the Chief Administrative Officer and Director of Council & Information Services.  In the role of Executive Assistant, you will provide outstanding executive administrative support to both of these senior management positions.

This position has a high degree of interaction with internal and external stakeholders, therefore exceptional organizational, communication, public relations and customer service skills are essential.  An independent self starter and multi-tasker, you are able to demonstrate strengths and initiative in administrative coordination, records management, research and report writing, project management and multiple software applications.  The ability to maintain a flexible schedule is essential since occasional attendance outside of office hours may be required.

Support includes but is not limited to co-ordination of the quarterly strategic plan/business plan report, emergency management assistance, completion of special projects, website work, document filing, drafting of correspondence, coordination of meetings and preparation of meeting rooms, recording and producing minutes of meetings, support for meetings, travel arrangements, registration for conferences or training courses and specific project/background research as assigned.

With a diploma in Office Administration, Business Administration or an Executive Assistant program you have a minimum of two years experience, preferably in a municipal setting. Your exceptional proficiency in document management systems and Microsoft Office software applications is essential for our municipal environment.

This is a salaried position working 35 hours per week with a wage range of $45,914 to $55,992 (2015).  A detailed job description is available here.

To apply for this challenging position, interested applicants are invited to submit their resume prior to 5 p.m. on February 16, 2016 to:

Human Resources, Township of Woolwich,
24 Church Street   West, P.O. Box 158, Elmira, ON N3B 2Z6;
Fax: (519) 669-1820;
Email: alevean@woolwich.ca

The Township of Woolwich welcomes diversity and is proud to offer an inclusive and 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 Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will is used solely for the purposes of determining eligibility for this competition.  
                                                                                                                                                                          
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 Township of Woolwich Environmental Enhancement Committee
(TWEEC)
Volunteer Community Representative Required

The Township of Woolwich is looking for 1 community representative to serve as a member of the Township of Woolwich Environmental Enhancement Committee. The purpose of the committee is to improve the quality of the natural environment in Woolwich.

Total membership of the Committee includes 11 members representing Woolwich Council, Staff, Woolwich Healthy Communities and members of the community. A community representative that was previously appointed to this committee has resigned and therefore TWEEC requires an additional member to fill the vacancy. 

Evening meetings of the Committee are typically held monthly at the Woolwich Memorial Centre. The term of the Committee will be concurrent with the term of Council and members will serve on the Committee until November 30, 2018.

If you are interested in applying for this volunteer opportunity and would like more information, please contact Kiera Schlueter at 519-669-1647 ext. 6115 or kschlueter@woolwich.ca.  If you wish to apply, please see the Terms of Reference and  Application Form . Application forms should be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on Friday February 12th, 2016, to Ms. Schlueter at:

Township of Woolwich
Council and Information Services Department
24 Church Street West, P.O. Box 158, Elmira, ON N3B 2Z6
Fax: (519) 669-1820; Email: kschlueter@woolwich.ca

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.

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.                     
                                                                                                                                                                     
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Summer Student Employment

Participation in the Summer Student Employment Program is limited to students who are enrolled full time in a secondary or post-secondary institution and who will be returning to school full time at the end of the period of employment.

  • Minimum sixteen (16) years of age.
  • Must be prepared to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends and statutory holidays as required, at various locations throughout the Township.
  • Knowledge of applicable provincial/federal legislation, health and safety regulations.
  • Standard First Aid / CPR level C.

Recreation Facility Services - Maintenance Operations

The Township of Woolwich is presently seeking summer student for positions during the months from approximately May - August 2016.  These positions will involve working outdoors, working with landscape related power tools and other parks related equipment. Those that possess Parks and Recreation / Horticulture skills, post secondary education accompanied by work related experience of parks, cemeteries and trails with be given preference.

  • Job knowledge in Parks and Recreation services and practical experience in the use of Parks related equipment such as gas powered lawn mowers, medium sized tractors, line trimmers, handling small hand and power tools, etc. would be considered an asset.  
  • Must have the ability to work in both a team environment to assist Full time Unionized members and on an individual basis. 
  • Must have a valid Ontario class G license and clean drivers abstract and be able to drive vehicles within this classification. 
  • Must be able to work outside for long periods of time in a range of environmental conditions (heat, dust, noise, rain).
  • Knowledge of applicable provincial/federal legislation, health and safety regulations would be considered an asset.

Summer Camp Positions

Reporting to the Recreation/Community Development Coordinator and the Woolwich Memorial Centre Program Coordinator, the Township is seeking to fill summer student positions during the months from approximately May - September 2016.  Some positions may involve working outdoors, while others may require specific licenses, skills or work experience. The following is a list of positions that may be available:

  • Summer Camp Coordinator
  • Summer Camp Leaders
  • Leaders In Training

    Qualifications/Experience

  • Knowledgeable and experienced in the areas of children and youth program service delivery.
  • Demonstrated leadership, interpersonal, customer service and dynamic facilitation skills.
  • Team player with strong organizational, communication, report writing, presentation, problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge of associated software.
  • High Five PHCD (or willing to obtain as a condition of hiring).
  • Current vulnerable person's police reference check will be required upon hire.

Lifeguards, Fitness & Recreational Program Instructors

Aquatics

Fitness Instructors

General Programs  

  •   Lifeguards  
  •   Instructor   Guards 
  •  Aquafit 
  • Cardio Kickboxing
  • Step 
  • Sports   Instructors - Soccer, Floor   Hockey
  • Arts  & Crafts Instructor
  • Glee Instructor

Qualifications / Experience:

  • Knowledgeable and experienced in program delivery for any of the following demographics: Toddlers/Pre-schoolers, Children, Youth, Adults/Seniors
  • Demonstrated leadership, interpersonal, customer service and dynamic facilitation skills.
  • Team player with strong organizational, communication, report writing, presentation, problem solving and conflict resolution skills.

Interested applicants are invited to submit their resume prior to 4:30 pm, Friday February 12, 2016, 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

 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.  All applicants are thanked for their interest in these positions however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 


Spin Instructor - Woolwich Memorial Centre

The vibrant Fitness Team at the Woolwich Memorial Centre is looking for a part time Spin Instructor to teach Tuesday night classes.  The ideal candidate will hold a nationally recognized current Group Fitness / Indoor Group Cycling certification as well as current CPR / Standard First Aid certifications.  They should be energetic, enthusiastic and able to demonstrate proven excellence in customer service.

If this opportunity sounds interesting, please submit your 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                                                                                                                         
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Resumes are also accepted at the Woolwich Memorial Centre.  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.


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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