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Fire Chief-Municipal Health And Safety Coordinator-CEMC-Municipality Of North Middlesex ON

Expiry Date: 2014-05-02

FIRE CHIEF/MUNICIPAL HEALTH AND SAFETY COORDINATOR/CEMC

The Municipality of North Middlesex is home to 6,700 residents living in Ailsa Craig, Narin, Parkhill and the surrounding rural areas. It is a community committed to providing an excellent quality of life for residents and lies in close proximity to Lake Huron and regional urban centres.

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, this full time position has a dual function, each of which is vital to the operation of the Municipality. As the Fire Chief, the responsibilities include providing supervision, management and leadership for a well established fifty (50) member volunteer fire department operating two stations. As the Municipal Health and Safety Coordinator, the position involves establishing a positive health and safety culture by planning, designing, developing and implementing corporate-wide health and safety programs, policies and training.

Preference will be given to candidates that have experience with health and safety, as well as supervisory positions in a fire department. Good written and verbal communication skills are required to succeed in this position as well as the ability to work with the members of the management team to achieve Council’s goals.

Normal hours of work are 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday. Available to attend evening and/or weekend meetings and other events, as required.

Please refer to our website: http://www.northmiddlesex.on.ca “Employment Opportunities” for complete job details.

Applicants are invited to submit a resume no later than May 2, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m. to:

Municipality of North Middlesex
Fire Chief/Municipal Health and Safety Coordinator Position
Attention: Donna VanHooydonk, Executive Assistant to CAO
229 Parkhill Main St., P.O. Box 9
Parkhill, ON
N0M 2K0

Or e-mail: donnav@northmiddlesex.on.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act and will be used for the purpose of candidate selection.

Posted on 2014-04-16
Province: ON

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Chief Administrative Officer-Town Of St George NB

Expiry Date: 2014-05-16






Chief Administrative Officer

The peaceful Town of St. George is situated on the scenic Magaguadavic River - only a short drive from urban Saint John and all the sights, leisure activities and rich heritage southwest New Brunswick has to offer. St. George is home to a robust aquaculture industry and is positioned to grow economically by leveraging its natural assets and close proximity to an international sea port. Responsible stewardship has allowed the Town to maintain one of the lower tax rates in the province. St. George offers the quality of life that many only dream of!

As the Chief Administrative Officer of the Town of St. George, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of this proud community. Lead, direct and manage the delivery of services and the pursuit of the Town’s growth strategy. Directed by and accountable to the Mayor and Council, manage a small team of committed and dedicated public servants who deliver services to this active community. Steward the Town’s budget of almost $2.6 million. Work in collaboration with stakeholders and provincial and federal government departments. Play a direct role in balancing revenue, financial and physical assets, and human resources while delivering cost-effective services and economic and community growth.

A proven leader and manager, you bring vision, management acumen, and excellent communication and relationship skills. You are comfortable working within a publicly accountable context and managing operations, financial and human resources. You are self-motivated, goal-oriented and you consider yourself to be technologically capable. You provide sound advice and strive for continuous improvement. You are comfortable at the front of the room or with your sleeves rolled up. You bring a genuine interest in being part of a community with huge potential.

To explore this opportunity, please contact Andrea Forbes or Mark Gillis at 902-424-1129 or apply online at http://jobs.kbrs.ca/Careers/10323.

Posted on 2014-04-16
Province: NB

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Associate Solicitor Real Estate And Development-City Of Guelph ON

Expiry Date: 2014-05-11

Associate Solicitor – Real Estate and Development

The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto. Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life - all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.

Job Summary:
Reporting to the City Solicitor, the successful candidate will provide legal representation and advice to City Council and City Departments regarding real estate and development matters. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Corporate Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference.

Duties:
Negotiate and complete acquisitions and dispositions of City property, including leases, easements and transfers.
Participate in cross-functional teams for City projects and provide strategic legal advice on complex commercial real estate projects for the City.
Provide legal advice and opinions on land development matters.
Negotiate, prepare and review contracts, by-laws, policies and other legal documents related to municipal real estate and development law.
Review appraisals and determine land values.
Negotiate with external groups, lawyers, government bodies and others.
Prepare and review Council and Committee reports.
Attend Council and Committee meetings and other public meetings, as required.
Supervise a real estate and planning specialist and real estate law clerk.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Considerable experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a law degree and considerable experience practicing commercial real estate and development law, preferably at a municipality or a law firm representing municipalities or developers, with a demonstration of ability to have independent carriage of matters. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • Licensed or eligible to be licensed to practice law in Ontario and a member in good standing of the Law Society of Upper Canada.
  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to resolve inquiries in an effective manner.
  • Ability to review engineering documents and appraisals in relation to land development and real estate transactions.
  • Creative and innovative problem solver with the ability to handle complex and sensitive issues.
  • Strong research, analytical and organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple assignments in order to meet deadlines in a very demanding environment.
  • Ability to work independently, under tight deadlines and ability to adjust to changing priorities in a busy and demanding environment.
  • Considerable knowledge and understanding of real estate and development statutes, regulations and by-laws.
  • Knowledge of planning instruments, the Planning Act and planning policies.
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written) with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, stakeholders, the media and the general public.
  • A team player with excellent leadership skills.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
  • Experience working on complex commercial real estate developments and/or P3 projects would be an asset.
  • Experience with expropriation law would be an asset.

Salary:
$90,758.05-$113,447.57

How to Apply:
Applications must be received online by May 11, 2014. To apply for this position, please visit http://guelph.ca/employment-careers/ for further detailed instructions. Please follow the instructions and follow all steps to the process. In order to be considered for this position you must complete all of the steps when creating your profile. This will include a short online screening questionnaire specific to this position as part of the application process. You will also need to attach both your cover letter and resume saved as one document (PDF format preferred). If you have already created a profile, you may simply login to begin your application.

The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted on 2014-04-15
Province: ON

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City Clerk-Deputy City Clerk-City Of Sarnia ON

Expiry Date: 2014-05-02


CITY CLERK & DEPUTY CITY CLERK



Situated on the shores of Lake Huron at the mouth of the St. Clair River, THE CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF SARNIA is noted for its breathtaking sky blue water and beautiful waterfront parks. As a progressive border municipality with a population of 72,000 residents in Lambton County, the City of Sarnia offers a high quality of life for residents with affordable living, excellent schools, state-of-the-art healthcare facilities, a variety of cultural institutions, together with exceptional recreation and leisure services. Sarnia is a vibrant and healthy city, maintaining a unique economic balance of commercial, industrial and agricultural sectors.

Due to the retirement of the current incumbents, the City of Sarnia is current accepting applications for the following positions:

CITY CLERK

Reporting to the City Manager, as a member of the senior management team, this position provides leadership to the Clerks Department, contributing to an accountable, service oriented organization that makes a difference in our community. This position is responsible for the statutory duties of the City Clerk and Municipal Returning Officer as well as Secretariat for City Council. The successful applicant will oversee the operation, activities and performance of the City Clerks Department. The ideal candidate will possess a degree in Public Administration along with eight to ten years of senior municipal experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. The successful candidate must have senior management experience in a unionized environment along with extensive knowledge of the Municipal Act, Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, Municipal Elections Act and other related legislation. A proven ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with elected and appointed officials, members of the public, community groups and other levels of government is essential. This is a permanent, full-time position.

DEPUTY CITY CLERK

Reporting to the City Clerk, this position is responsible for planning, assigning and supervising the administration of the licensing, bylaw, insurance, records management and animal control functions of the Clerks Department. The ideal candidate will possess a degree in Public Administration or related discipline plus a minimum of six years senior municipal experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. The successful applicant must have demonstrated leadership skills in a unionized environment along with excellent verbal and written communication skills appropriate for City Council, citizens and peers. In addition to a thorough knowledge of the Municipal Act, Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, Municipal Elections Act and other related legislation, the successful applicant must have demonstrated competence in budget administration. Customer service with all stakeholders is paramount. This is a permanent part-time position, working approximately three days per week.

The City of Sarnia provides a competitive compensation and benefits package. To explore these challenging opportunities further, qualified applicants are invited to submit a confidential résumé by Friday, May 2, 2014 to:

The Corporation of the City of Sarnia,
ATT: Human Resources
255 North Christina Street, P.O. Box 3018,
Sarnia, Ontario N7T 7N2
Fax: (519) 332-8951
E-mail: hr@sarnia.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the hiring process as required under the City of Sarnia’s Employment Accommodation Policy and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

Personal information is being collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Privacy Act and will be used for employment assessment purposes only.

http://www.sarnia.ca

Posted on 2014-04-15
Province: ON

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Engineering Assistant-City Of Vaughan ON

Expiry Date: 2014-05-01

The City of Vaughan
2141 Major Mackenzie Drive
Vaughan, ON L6A 1T1
Tel: 905-832-2281

CITIZENS FIRST THROUGH SERVICE EXCELLENCE

We have an exciting opportunity in the Development / Transportation Engineering
Department for an experienced and motivated individual

ENGINEERING ASSISTANT (2 POSITIONS) (FILE 14-1807-ML)

As one of Southern Ontario’s fastest growing cities, with its mix of urban and rural areas, Vaughan is an in- demand place to live and work. Vaughan is considered one of Canada’s most family friendly cities with a dynamic and diverse population of over 300,000. With one of the top performing economies, a growing tourism industry and an enviable portfolio of recreational and cultural venues, this is the place where you want to be.

Responsible for:
Reviewing and recommending for approval design and construction of municipal servicing projects, including watermain, storm and sanitary sewers, roads, sidewalks, drainage, lot grading, etc., in compliance with City Engineering Standards and Master Plans, reviewing and approving tender documents and specifications for Lot Levy Projects; preparing various needs studies; and assists technically with the preparation and administration of subdivision and development agreements. Reviewing and recommending for approval Site Plans, Committee of Adjustment, Zoning Amendments and prepares Council Committee items and By-Laws. Conducts site inspections, liaises with the public and stakeholders.

Qualifications and experience:
Community College Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology. Certified Engineering Technologist designation. Minimum of three (3) years’ related municipal services engineering experience. Working knowledge of computer modelling techniques for municipal services engineering. Ability to deal courteously and effectively with the public and staff with telephone and/or written responses. Valid Ontario Class ‘G’ Driver’s License, in good standing. Reliable vehicle to use on corporate business.

In addition to offering a competitive compensation package, we have a strong focus on health and wellness, including fitness facilities and family-focused benefits.

If you are an energetic person who is interested in bringing your knowledge and passion to the City of Vaughan, please forward your resume in MS Word or PDF only, quoting File 14-1807-ML in the subject line by Thursday, May 1, 2014 to:

Human Resources Department
City of Vaughan, 2141 Major Mackenzie Drive
Vaughan, ON L6A 1T1
Fax 905-832-8575
resume@vaughan.ca

Please note that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

The City of Vaughan is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. The City of Vaughan is also committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Applicant information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001 (S.O. 2001,c.25) and will be used to determine qualifications for employment with The Corporation of the City of Vaughan. Questions about this collection should be directed to the Director of the Human Resources Department, 2141 Major Mackenzie Drive, Vaughan, ON, L6A 1T1, (905) 832-8585.

Posted on 2014-04-15
Province: ON

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Roads Supervisor-Town Of Chestermere AB

Expiry Date: 2014-05-15

ROADS SUPERVISOR

Chestermere, Alberta is a dynamic recreational town with all the ambiance of a laid-back lakeside community. Located just 5 km from the City of Calgary, and a 25 km drive from the Calgary International Airport, Chestermere has ease of access to all of Calgary’s amenities yet continues to embody a unique and thriving community outside of the city

We are currently inviting applications for a ROADS SUPERVISOR. This is a permanent full time position. FTE: 40 hours per week.

Position Summary:
Reporting to the Assistant Director of Public Works, the Roads Supervisor will be responsible for a variety of tasks associated with the maintenance of the Town of Chestermere Roads system. They must be able to perform their duties in accordance with Transportation Association of Canada Guidelines, be in good health and able to perform regular physical labour.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Asphalt and gravel road maintenance
  • Concrete curb and gutter maintenance
  • Snow removal and sanding operations
  • Road sign installations
  • Infrastructure inspections

Qualifications include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of five years related experience
  • Class 3 drivers license with a Q endorsement
  • Current 5 year driver’s abstract
  • Experience operating heavy equipment
  • Knowledge of Environment Canada Regulations an asset
  • Valid Standard First Aid with CPR Level C AED (or commitment to obtain within three (3) months of commencing employment.

Successful candidates will be required to provide a satisfactory Criminal Records Check as a condition of employment.

To apply:
Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their resume referencing ROADS SUPERVISOR to:

Town of Chestermere
105 Marina Road, Chestermere, Alberta, T1X 1V7
Attention: R. Pederson
Email: rpederson@chestermere.ca
Fax: (403) 204-7681

Competition will remain open until suitable candidate found.

The Town appreciates receiving resumes from all qualified individuals, but only those applicants who are short-listed for an interview will be contacted.

For more information on the Town of Chestermere, or this opportunity please refer to our website at http://www.chestermere.ca

Posted on 2014-04-15
Province: AB

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Program Manager-Technology Projects And System Support-Roads Maintenance-York Region ON

Expiry Date: 2014-04-22

Draw on your passion. Shape our community.
York Region is one of Canada’s fastest growing municipalities and as part of our diverse and highly engaged team, you’ll have the opportunity to work on innovative projects that further a sustainable environment, enhance our public services and promote a healthy community. York Region is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process and as we grow, it’s important that our workforce reflect the citizens we serve. At the Region, we respect, encourage, and celebrate our diversity. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise if you require accommodation.

PROGRAM MANAGER, TECHNOLOGY PROJECTS AND SYSTEM SUPPORT

#15481
ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT
STRATEGY AND BUSINESS PLANNING BRANCH
Location: Newmarket, Ontario
Temporary Full-Time, Approx. 24 months, Salary $96,858 - $113,893 annually

Reporting to the Manager, Infrastructure and Business Management, is responsible for leading and managing the delivery of technology projects and providing system support for the Department, including project management, quality control and assurance, client focused business processes; managing multiple programs to aid in the technical support, planning and implementation of projects and business processes; managing staff in the delivery of the technology program and projects and system support, in collaboration with corporate ITS and Geographic Information Services.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Successful completion of a University Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must have a Project Management or IT certification (e.g. TOGAF, CCNA, MCSE, CISSP, CISA, or PMP) or approved equivalent.
  • Knowledge of business re-engineering principles and processes.
  • Knowledge of leading-edge designs and technologies such as Internet and Intranet design, web services, Java, Cisco, Nokia, Sun etc. and object programming, wireless networking, wireless communications market place, and application integration.
  • Strong understanding of Enterprise Architecture and particularly network architecture.
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience in providing technology project and portfolio management, systems support, project management implementation and support, facilitation, business process re-engineering, business planning and financial management activities, and demonstrated supervisory or leadership experience.
  • Experience in managing technology related assets including report writing, hardware and networking design and support.
  • Experience in developing business plans and budgets for technology projects and systems support, and developing technology plans and architecture.
  • Knowledge of project and portfolio management, tools and methodologies; ability to apply project management methodologies to assist staff with information systems projects and programs.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer service, communication, team work, initiative/self-management and accountability, and flexibility/adaptability.
  • Management competencies including results/achievement focus, human resources management, leadership, financial management, business planning, decision making/judgement, representation and professionalism and job knowledge.
  • Contemporary staff supervisory skills including knowledge of collective agreement administration and interpretation, labour relations principles and practices, and relevant employment legislation.
  • Ability to translate business needs into technical architecture requirements.
  • Ability to estimate financial impact of technical architecture alternatives.
  • Ability to aid in the design, configuration and implementation of business transaction processes for work management and operational systems.
  • Ability to travel to off-site locations in a timely and efficient manner, as required.
  • Ability to work outside regular business hours, as required.

Please apply on-line at http://www.york.ca by April 22, 2014, quoting competition #15481. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. For additional information on York Region, please visit the above-mentioned website.

Posted on 2014-04-15
Province: ON

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District Supervisor-Roads Maintenance-York Region ON

Expiry Date: 2014-04-29

Draw on your passion. Shape our community.

York Region is one of Canada’s fastest growing municipalities and as part of our diverse and highly engaged team, you’ll have the opportunity to work on innovative projects that further a sustainable environment, enhance our public services and promote a healthy community. York Region is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process and as we grow, it’s important that our workforce reflect the citizens we serve. At the Region, we respect, encourage, and celebrate our diversity. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise if you require accommodation.

DISTRICT SUPERVISOR, ROADS MAINTENANCE

#15944
TRANSPORTATION AND COMMUNITY PLANNING DEPARTMENT
ROADS BRANCH
Location: Richmond Hill, Ontario
Full-Time, Salary $85,379 - $97,022 annually

Reporting to the District Manager, Roads Maintenance, is responsible for supervising Regional staff and outside contractors involved in the operation, maintenance and repair of the Regional road system within an assigned patrol area in the District.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Successful completion of a three year Community College Diploma program in Civil Engineering Technology or related field or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience in a road operational, road engineering or roads maintenance environment with responsibilities for planning, operating procedures, technical analysis, scheduling and demonstrated supervisory or leadership experience.
  • Knowledge in budget preparation, financial management of operational programs/projects including monitoring and control.
  • Valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s licence, free of serious offences under the Highway Traffic Act.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to interpret engineering drawings, development proposals and plans.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of applicable legislation, roads maintenance services, industry standards, etc.
  • Computer literacy utilizing MS Office software applications and proficiency utilizing word processing and spreadsheet.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and coordinate an operational work unit, to ascertain and assign work priorities to meet deadlines and emergency responses and to assess completed work in compliance with appropriate standards.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer service, communication, team work, initiative/self-management, accountability, and flexibility/adaptability.
  • Management competencies including results/achievement focus, human resources management, leadership, financial management, business planning, decision making/judgment, representation and professionalism and job knowledge.
  • Contemporary staff supervisory skills including knowledge of collective agreement administration and interpretation, labour relations principles and practices, and relevant employment legislation.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills to direct outside contractors and to explain road operational requirements to diverse client base including public, external agencies, contractors, etc. and to reach agreement with diverse groups.
  • Ability to meet heavy physical demands of this position.
  • Ability to work on rotating shifts to provide stand-by response, as required.
  • Ability to work outside of normal business hours, as required.

Please apply on-line at http://www.york.ca by April 29, 2014, quoting competition #15944. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. For additional information on York Region, please visit the above-mentioned website.

Posted on 2014-04-15
Province: ON

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Hydro Operations Technologist-Town Of Tillsonburg ON

Expiry Date: 2014-04-30

Town of Tillsonburg
Employment Opportunity Available

Hydro Operations Technologist

The Town of Tillsonburg is a progressive municipality on the leading edge of technology nestled in the heart of beautiful Southern Ontario. The Town is seeking a dynamic customer service oriented professional team player.

Reporting to the Manager of Engineering, the Hydro Operations Technologist is responsible to provide technical and organizational assistance to the Manager of Engineering, for the analysis, design, drafting, and field duties associated with the Electrical Distribution System, Traffic Control System, and Street Lighting Services for the Town of Tillsonburg and Tillsonburg Hydro Inc.

The ideal candidate shall have a minimum one (1) to three (3) years experience working within the Electrical Utility Industry in order to gain thorough knowledge of distribution system code, with post secondary education in Electrical or Civil Engineering Technology and/or equivalent. The candidate will also hold their Certified Engineering Technologist/Technician with Membership in O.A.C.E.T.T. or equivalent.

A full job description can be found on our website at http://www.tillsonburg.ca.

The position offers a comprehensive benefit and salary package.

Interested applicants are invited to submit their resumes in confidence to the undersigned, clearly marked with
posting number HR 51.13, to the undersigned by '4:30pm on Wednesday, April 30, 2014."

HR Manager
200 Broadway, 2nd Floor
Tillsonburg, ON N4G 5N1
Fax: (519) 842-9431
E-mail: jobs@tillsonburg.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only those to be interviewed will be contacted. Please respond by one method of application only. The Town of Tillsonburg is an equal opportunity employer and all information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the purpose of job selection.

Posted on 2014-04-15
Province: ON

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Senior Planner-Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority ON

Expiry Date: 2014-04-28

NOTTAWASAGA VALLEY CONSERVATION AUTHORITY
John Hix Conservation Administration Centre
Tiffin Conservation Area
8195 8th Line, Utopia, Ontario, L0M 1T0
Telephone: 705.424.1479; Fax: 705.424.2115 http://www.nvca.on.ca

SENIOR PLANNER



If you’re looking for a rewarding, exciting and great employment experience working with professionals dedicated to the preservation of a healthy environment – then look no more!

We are seeking a dynamic individual to join our Planning team of professionals. Your knowledge of applicable urban planning specialties (comprehensive watershed/planning, econometrics, land use planning, environmental protection and preservation, source water protection planning, natural hazard & natural heritage), and the Planning Act, Municipal Act and Conservation Authorities Act, will set you apart from your peer group. Reporting to the Director of Planning, responsibilities include:

  • coordination and review of development and land use planning applications and environment assessment proposals
  • the development of policy initiatives for the Authority’s planning program, including sub watershed plans, source water protection planning policy, and natural hazard and natural heritage planning
  • providing technical review of official plan amendments, zoning by-law amendments, subdivisions, condominiums and site plan applications under the Planning Act.
  • providing technical advice to OMB and Mining and Land Commission Hearings

Qualifications

  • A degree in Geography, Environmental Studies, or related discipline.
  • Membership, or eligibility for membership in the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP)
  • Registered Professional Planner (RPP) would be an asset
  • Minimum of 4 years related planning experience
  • Valid Driver’s license

Salary Range
Annual rate is $67,540.20 to $82,063.80 per hour based on a 35 hour work week (commensurate with qualifications). Working hours will normally be between 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday. However, based on the needs of the program, opportunities to work weekends and after hours may also be required.

The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority’s watershed is one of the fastest growing in Ontario and we are committed to providing a high quality of service to our clients.

We invite you to review a detailed job description on our website at http://www.nvca.on.ca. Please e-mail your resume to sflannagan@nvca.on.ca. Your application must be received by 2:00 p.m. on April 28, 2014

The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA), located near Barrie, Ontario, is a public agency dedicated to the preservation of a healthy environment providing the expertise to help protect our water and land, and spans approximately 3700 sq.km. Our jurisdiction includes 18 municipalities in the County of Simcoe, County of Dufferin, Grey County, and the western part of the City of Barrie. Our watershed includes significant landform features, such as the Minesing Wetlands, the Niagara Escarpment, and the Oak Ridges Moraine.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates under consideration will be contacted

Posted on 2014-04-15
Province: ON

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Technical Lead-Corporate Applications-City Of Brampton ON

Expiry Date: 2014-05-07

The City of Brampton is the 9th largest city in Canada and the third-largest in the Greater Toronto Area. Our population is among the most diverse and multicultural in Canada, representing people from more than 175 distinct ethnic backgrounds who speak more than 70 different languages.

With a variety of services and programs provided to the residents of Brampton, our employment opportunities are challenging, diverse and rewarding. As an employer, the City of Brampton offers a competitive benefits plan, lucrative pension plan, education and training programs, tuition reimbursement, advancement opportunities, open and communicative management style and the opportunity to make a difference in the community.

TECHNICAL LEAD, CORPORATE APPLICATIONS

AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY:
Reporting to the Supervisor, IT Solutions Administration; this role is responsible for leading the design, development and maintenance of solutions in the Corporate Application Administration environment.

  • Provides daily direction and technical mentoring to Corporate Application Administration technical staff. Serve as Corporate Applications technical lead on assigned projects and provide technical leadership to staff for operational and project related activities;
  • Co-ordinate technical deliverables with project and operational teams. Includes Application Developers, DBAs, assigned consultants and contract staff. Work with Supervisor to identify training and development opportunities for the technical team;
  • Responsible for the direct supervision, technical escalation & support of Technical Team members, Vendor Resources and External Consultants on an on-going basis and/or for select initiatives/projects, in compliance with the adapted IT Service Management framework;
  • Responsible for solutions detailed technical design. Liaise and work with other teams and individuals i.e. network administrators and software developers to identify, define and design integration of existing systems with the Enterprise Corporate Applications;
  • Advise and assist in solution development where and when required. Design, execute and monitor quality assurance processes for the technical deliverables, including code review;
  • Identify and recommend new and emerging technologies, tools, upgrades & best practices. Work with the Supervisor and business partners to identify and recommend potential solutions to business needs;
  • Ensure solutions meet user requirements and comply with City standards and regulations. Responsible for application, integration and Corporate Applications related technical support;
  • Perform technical risk analysis and make recommendations on changes being made to related applications or related infrastructure (i.e. application or server patches, configuration changes, major upgrades, hardware changes, etc.;
  • Keep up to date on industry and peer trends and changes, in order to benchmark and make recommendations in functional and technical area;
  • Cultivate and disseminate to staff and users, knowledge of application and data-usage best practices. Participate in cross-functional teams and represent as required;
  • Ensure project level documentation meets Corporate I.T. standards. Responsible for the creation and maintenance of guidelines and standard operating procedures for technical operational activities;
  • Responsible for coordination and implementation of technical production changes adhering to the City’s change and release management process;
  • Builds and maintains a strong relationship with clients with a solid understanding of their business requirements, system usage and challenges with a focus on excellent customer service;
  • Develop and communicate training and documentation for technical team and end users. Assist with and perform end user training as required. Answer queries and respond to requests from internal and external customers;
  • Assist staff in the handling of complex incidents and requests in addition to system related priorities as a technical escalation point.

SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • University degree/diploma in Computer Science or equivalent specializing in Application Design, Development and Analysis or a degree/diploma in a related discipline with relevant experience;
  • 5 years experience in Enterprise Business Application implementation and support; 1-2 years’ experience as a Technical Lead for a large scale implementation operational support of Enterprise Business Systems experience in team co-ordination, supervision and facilitation and asset;
  • Expert level understanding of Business system support and development , web and application server support and development, system security design, user groups and role based security design and implementation;
  • Experience in Team Foundation Services (TFS) will be preferable; Hands on solution design experience in a complex Enterprise Business system environment with large client groups, complex business solutions, multi-tier server architecture; Enterprise Business System integration, upgrade and implementation;
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize across a number of projects and activities;
  • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written;
  • Strong experience with operational support, troubleshooting, root cause analysis and issue resolution;
  • Experience in Team Foundation Services (TFS) (asset);
  • Hands on solution design experience in a complex Enterprise Business system environment with large client groups, complex business solutions, multi-tier server architecture (asset);
  • Enterprise Business System integration, upgrade and implementation (asset).

Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.

TO APPLY: Please apply quoting the file number 101456 by May 7, 2014 at: http://www.brampton.ca/employment or via http://www.workopolis.com and search for key words City of Brampton. If you require assistance with the application process, please contact us directly. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview with be contacted. We are dedicated to equal opportunity.

The City is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise the Human Resources Division of any accommodations needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

Posted on 2014-04-15
Province: ON

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Current Planner-City Of Leduc AB

Expiry Date: 2014-04-25

Current Planner

One Year Temporary to June 12, 2015
Full-time - 35 hours/ week

Department: Current Planning & Development
Classification Level: $73,600.80 – 91,982.80
Reports To: Manager, Current Planning & Development

Do you want to join a team that values placing citizens first, accountability, responsiveness and excellence? If you do, the City of Leduc wants you to join us as we continue to build a community of integrity, unity and strength! The City of Leduc is now hiring a Current Planner for a one year temporary assignment, working out of our Civic Centre.

While reporting to the Manager, Current Planning & Development, as the Current Planner you will be responsible for reviewing and managing planning applications and projects within the City. In addition you will be share your planning expertise while ensuring that development is planned responsibly and in conformance with all relevant legislation, statutory plans, bylaws and policies.

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in regional and urban planning, urban design, environmental science, landscape architecture, architecture or geography with two years of related industry work experience. Membership or eligibility for membership with the Canadian Institute of Planners is an asset.

If you have a passion for providing excellent customer service in a collaborative and growing work environment, please send your resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources
City of Leduc
1 Alexandra Park, Leduc, Alberta T9E 4C4
Fax: (780) 980-7127
Email: resume@leduc.ca
Visit our website at: http://www.leduc.ca/jobs

Competition closes at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 25, 2014. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Posted on 2014-04-14
Province: AB

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Manager-Water-Wastewater-Town Of Newmarket ON

Expiry Date: 2014-05-02

Town of Newmarket
Public Works Department
Development & Infrastructure Services Commission requires a

Manager, Water/Wastewater

Under the direction of the Director, Public Works Services, the Manager, Water/Wastewater is responsible for the day to day management of water distribution, wastewater and stormwater collection systems for the Town of Newmarket. The Manager, Water/Wastewater ensures the Water/Wastewater division meet both the requirements of the Town and legislative responsibilities; responsible for the supervision and coordination of staff and outside contractors/consultants, staff training, and budgets preparation.

How do I qualify?

  • Completion of post-secondary degree or diploma in Civil Engineering Technology or related discipline, OACETT Certification as a Civil Engineering Technologist (CET) or Applied Science Technologist (AScT), accompanied by provincial government training and certification in related construction/inspection/installation courses. Member of the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists in good standing with demonstrated progressive experience in a similar environment or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Significant demonstrated experience at a senior management level in municipal infrastructure operations and maintenance, contract maintenance, applicable legislation and standards, equipment operations and maintenance and managing staff in a team environment.
  • Practical experience in review of engineering design submissions, water, wastewater and stormwater programs/services, public service needs, government and consulting studies ad submissions.
  • A collaborative leadership style supported by excellent communication skills including the ability to deal courteously and effectively with the public, staff, suppliers, contractors, other departments/levels of government and utilities with excellent problem solving and organization skills.
  • Fully competent with operational and maintenance software as well as Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) and spreadsheet applications, (i.e. J.D. Edwards – inventory and asset management).
  • Demonstrated experience in the development and administration of capital and operational budgets.
  • Class G driver’s license in good standing and a reliable vehicle available for corporate business.
  • Flexibility and availability to work additional hours and attend after hours emergencies as required.
  • Risk management experience inclusive of knowledge and experience in Health & Safety as it relates to operational, technical and other directly related areas. Highly competent with Health and Safety legislation.
  • Criminal reference check acceptable to the Employer is required.
  • Working knowledge of applicable legislation such as ESA, OHSA, WHMIS, MOE, MIOT, TSSA, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience in coaching, team building, managing and developing staff.
  • Excellent interpersonal, public relations, negotiating, organizational, analytical, and problem solving skills.

Leadership Competencies
Focus on Results: Resourceful and innovative leader.
Leads Effectively: Establishes clear direction and motivates others.

How do I apply?
Please apply online at http://www.newmarket.ca by the end of business day on May 2, 2014 quoting the file number PW 14-40.

The Town of Newmarket is committed to accommodate all applicants in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code for all employment activities including the recruitment process. If you need assistance, please call Human Resources at ext. 2050.

Posted on 2014-04-14
Province: ON

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Supervisor-Parks Infrastructure And Horticulture-City Of Guelph ON

Expiry Date: 2014-04-23

Supervisor, Parks Infrastructure and Horticulture

The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto. Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life - all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.

Job Summary:
Resumes are being accepted for the position of Supervisor of Parks Infrastructure and Horticulture within the Parks and Recreation Department of Community and Social Services. Reporting to the Manager of Parks and Open Spaces, the successful candidate will be responsible for parks infrastructure maintenance and horticulture, including plant production. The functions performed in this position are in accordance with established standard operating procedures, departmental and corporate policies, sound construction principles and practices, and applicable codes, with a focus on quality customer service and continuous improvement processes. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference

Duties:

  • Supervises staff (permanent and part-time) and develops work plans for Parks Infrastructure and Horticulture, including staff recruitment, training, development, performance, and administration for the section.
  • Develop, revise and implements policies, guidelines and standard operating procedures to ensure all work practices comply with the City of Guelph’s Health and Safety policies, as well as with other applicable City policies and guidelines;
  • Develops and implements short and long-term maintenance strategies for the network of park assets and inventories including the development of condition assessments for future repair and replacement to ensure safety and well-being of staff and public
  • Executes both capital and operational budgeted retrofits on a timely basis; in accordance with Public Sector Accounting Board, Canadian Standards Association, Electrical Standards Association and Technical Standards and Safety Authority and other ordinances, municipal, provincial, and regulatory bodies and legislation
  • Assists manager with the development of operating and capital budgets
  • Achieves and manages operating budgets for Parks Infrastructure and Horticulture through continuous improvement approach
  • Manages contracts and contracted services with suppliers and vendors, including price negotiations, in accordance with the City’s purchasing by-law
  • Ensures materials and equipment are available to execute work plans;concerns from the general public, other staff, departments and residents;
  • Active participation in professional and community committees
  • Networks with permitted user groups on a wide range of parks related matters, including facilitation of special events;
  • Administers park and facility maintenance activities through an electronic work order system;
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Considerable knowledge and expertise related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through a diploma or degree in Landscape Design/Construction, Horticulture, Parks Management, Greenhouse Production or related field and progressively responsible experience in parks construction and horticulture preferably within a municipal environment showing progressively accountable positions. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills acquired through experience supervising staff or leading work teams, preferably in a municipal unionized environment
  • Comprehensive understanding and demonstrated competencies and technical knowledge in management of parkland including procuring and managing contracted services to ensure compliance with specifications, regulations and policies
  • Proven knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other applicable legislation;
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills; strong negotiating and public relation skills are essential
  • Experience in working with computer applications including Windows, MS Word, Excel, Project and Outlook
  • Valid Class “G” Driver’s Licence with a good driving record. Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm their license is held in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years. The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets our requirements.

Salary: $68,191.66-$85,239.57 per year

How to Apply:
Applications must be received online by April 23, 2014. To apply for this position, please visit http://guelph.ca/employment-careers/ for further detailed instructions. Please follow the instructions and follow all steps to the process. In order to be a short online screening questionnaire specific to this position as part of the application process. You will also need to attach both your cover letter and resume saved as one document (PDF format preferred). If you have already created a profile, you may simply login to begin your application.

The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted on 2014-04-14
Province: ON

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Journeyman 1 Heavy Duty Mechanic-City Of Calgary AB

Expiry Date: 2014-05-02

Journeyman 1 Heavy Duty Mechanic

Reference #: 203992
Closing Date: 02-MAY-2014

Basic Job Information
Posting Title: Journeyman 1 Heavy Duty Mechanic
Business Unit/Section: Fleet Services/Fleet Maintenance
Location: 651 25 Ave S.E. (Main Shop) Alternate work locations within the City are also available.
Union/Position: ATU Local 583/Permanent
Compensation: $37.56 - 39.68 per hour
Hours of Work: This position works a non standard 40 hour work week.
Shifts include: Day shift (Mon to Thurs 5:45 am to 3:45 pm); Evenings (Mon to Thurs 3:15 pm to 1:15 am); Weekends (Fri to Sun 5:45 am to 5:45 pm & every 2nd Thurs 5:45 am to 1:45 pm). Shift premium is included for evening and weekend shifts.

Business Unit Information
Fleet Services provides safe, cost-effective and innovative fleet services to The City of Calgary with minimum impact to the environment. Fleet provides vehicle acquisition, maintenance and repair, fabrication and welding and driver/operator training for our customers.

Fleet Services offers a friendly and safe work environment including fully equipped and updated working facilities within every quadrant of the City. Ongoing training and support programs, excellent pension and an extensive benefit plan, tool and boot allowance, and recognition for talented work are also included. Employees are offered a variety of rewarding work and promotional opportunities within a work culture that promotes a work/life balance.

Responsibilities
We are seeking someone to inspect, maintain and repair a wide variety of medium/heavy and/or diesel powered trucks, automatic transmissions, auxiliary mounted equipment, propane burner systems, trailers and light/heavy construction equipment (examples include International, Freightliner, Kenworth, Ford, Caterpillar, John Deere, Bobcat, Kubota, Toro). You will perform Safety and Commercial Vehicle Inspections (CVIP), trouble shoot, repair and overhaul various components of these vehicles. You will also provide technical training and guidance to Apprentices and Serviceman.

Qualifications
Applicants must possess certification as a Heavy Equipment Technician or equivalent Interprovincial Red Seal recognized by Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training. A High School diploma or equivalency (e.g. GED) is required. In addition, applicants must possess a valid Class 5 driver’s license with no more than six demerits and have the ability to obtain:

  • Alberta Class 3 Driver's Licence (or provincial equivalent) with an air brake endorsement.
  • Commercial Vehicle Inspection Program (CVIP) licence to complete and sign off Government paperwork for CVIP vehicles.
  • City of Calgary operator's permit.

You will be required to have a standard set of mechanic hand tools and use computerized laptop diagnostic programs. The ability to write clear and concise work order reports of work completed is also required.

Notes

  • Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.
  • Only education obtained from an accredited institution will be recognized as meeting the minimum qualifications.
  • More than one position may be filled from this competition.
  • Applicants that meet the minimum qualifications will be invited to an Open House session.
  • Relocation assistance may be available.

The City of Calgary values a diverse workforce
Apply online at http://www.calgary.ca/careers

Posted on 2014-04-11
Province: AB

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Heavy Equipment Technician-City Of Calgary AB

Expiry Date: 2014-05-02

Heavy Equipment Technician

Reference #: 203991
Closing Date: 02-MAY-2014

Basic Job Information
Posting Title: Heavy Equipment Technician
Business Unit/Section: Fleet Services/Fleet Maintenance
Location: 651 25 Ave S.E. (Main Shop) Alternate work locations within the City are also available.
Union/Position: CUPE Local 37/Permanent
Compensation: $37.69 - 39.68 per hour (2013 rates)
Hours of Work: This position works a non standard 40 hour work week.
Shifts include: Day shift (Mon to Thurs 5:45 am to 3:45 pm); Evenings (Mon to Thurs 3:15 pm to 1:15 am); Weekends (Fri to Sun 5:45 am to 5:45 pm & every 2nd Thurs 5:45 am to 1:45 pm). Shift premium is included for evening and weekend shifts.

Business Unit Information
Fleet Services provides safe, cost-effective and innovative fleet services to The City of Calgary with minimum impact to the environment. Fleet provides vehicle acquisition, maintenance and repair, fabrication and welding and driver/operator training for our customers.

Fleet Services offers a friendly and safe work environment including fully equipped and updated working facilities within every quadrant of the City. Ongoing training and support programs, excellent pension and an extensive benefit plan, tool and boot allowance, and recognition for talented work are also included. Employees are offered a variety of rewarding work and promotional opportunities within a work culture that promotes a work/life balance.

Responsibilities
We are seeking someone to inspect, maintain and repair a wide variety of medium/heavy and/or diesel powered trucks, automatic transmissions, auxiliary mounted equipment, propane burner systems, trailers and light/heavy construction equipment (examples include International, Freightliner, Kenworth, Ford, Caterpillar, John Deere, Bobcat, Kubota, Toro). You will perform Safety and Commercial Vehicle Inspections (CVIP), trouble shoot, repair and overhaul various components of these vehicles. You will also provide technical training and guidance to Apprentices and Serviceman.

Qualifications
Applicants must possess certification as a Heavy Equipment Technician or equivalent Interprovincial Red Seal recognized by Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training. A High School diploma or equivalency (e.g. GED) is required. In addition, applicants must possess a valid Class 5 driver’s license with no more than six demerits and have the ability to obtain:

  • Alberta Class 3 Driver's Licence (or provincial equivalent) with an air brake endorsement.
  • Commercial Vehicle Inspection Program (CVIP) licence to complete and sign off Government paperwork for CVIP vehicles.
  • City of Calgary operator's permit.

You will be required to have a standard set of mechanic hand tools and use computerized laptop diagnostic programs. The ability to write clear and concise work order reports of work completed is also required.

Notes

  • Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.
  • Only education obtained from an accredited institution will be recognized as meeting the minimum qualifications.
  • More than one position may be filled from this competition.
  • Applicants that meet the minimum qualifications will be invited to an Open House session.
  • Relocation assistance may be available.

The City of Calgary values a diverse workforce
Apply online at http://www.calgary.ca/careers

Posted on 2014-04-11
Province: AB

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Chief Building Administrator-Alberta Municipal Affairs-Edmonton AB

Expiry Date: 2014-05-21

Chief Building Administrator

Standards, Safety and Compliance 7

Alberta Municipal Affairs, Edmonton. Are you interested in taking a leadership role in building standards for Alberta? Safety Services Branch is looking for an individual with experience and education in building standards to join its team as Chief Building Administrator for the Province of Alberta.

Reporting to the Director, Standards Development for Building/Fire & Accessibility, the Chief Building Administrator is appointed by the Minister of Alberta Municipal Affairs to administer building systems legislation; including the development of appropriate codes and standards to mitigate the risk to persons and property. Working alongside a team of building/fire code experts, the Chief Building Administrator advises the department and the Safety Codes Council Building Technical Council with respect to building standards and systems. The Chief Building Administrator works in collaboration with the Chief Fire Administrator and other Administrators and staff in support of ministry projects and coordinates with diverse stakeholder groups to support desired outcomes for public safety.

The Chief Building Administrator may exercise the powers of a safety codes officer, and as part of the Safety Services team, develop and issue interpretations, variances, orders and quality management systems with province wide application. Other activities include investigation of incidents and review of orders issued by building safety codes officers. The Building Administrator assumes a leadership role for building safety codes officers on the appropriate application of the Alberta Building Code.

A key role of the Chief Building Administrator is to represent the department on building systems and their application to a wide range of stakeholders including municipalities, industry, the public and other regulatory jurisdictions. As the provinces and territories base their building codes on the National Building Code of Canada, the Chief Building Administrator is a member of a regulatory network across Canada toward the development harmonized codes and standards. This work is achieved as a collaborative effort with support from the Safety Codes Council and the Safety Services team.

The successful candidate must have strong technical knowledge, including an expert understanding of the Alberta Building Code. The candidate must also possess excellent leadership capabilities in order to effectively represent the Ministry and Alberta in a variety of settings. It is essential that this individual be able to work within a collaborative team environment. Strong written and oral communication skills are also essential, as this individual will be expected to prepare and deliver presentations, and to speak on behalf of the department in various forums.

Alberta Municipal Affairs supports a work/life balance approach to employment through the use of flexible work arrangements, learning and development opportunities as well as providing a comprehensive employee and family assistance program.

Salary: $3,493.93 - $4,024.69 bi-weekly ($91,191 to $105,044 annually) plus a comprehensive benefits package.
Closing Date: May 21, 2014.
Job ID: 1023238.

Qualifications: Related education and/or training such as a degree or diploma related to engineering or architecture, or certification in a related trade, and extensive experience directly related to the application and interpretation of building codes and standards is required. Experience in project management and public consultation is an asset. Certification as a Safety Codes Officer is also an asset.

Online applications are preferred. Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of this competition. If you are unable to apply online, please submit your cover letter and resume, quoting the Job ID, to: Alberta Municipal Affairs, Human Resource Services, 18th Floor, Commerce Place, 10155-102 Street, Edmonton, AB, T5J 4L4. Fax: (780) 422-0214.

It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) - http://eae.alberta.ca/labour-and-immigration/overview-of-immigration/international-qualifications-assessment-service.aspx It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.

We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

If you require any further information on this job posting, please contact the HR Main Reception at Phone: (780) 427-4860. If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check http://www.jobs.alberta.ca for a listing of current career opportunities with the Government of Alberta.

Although this competition is closing on May 21, 2014, please continue to check http://jobs.alberta.ca for all career opportunities with the Government of Alberta.

http://www.jobs.alberta.ca

Posted on 2014-04-11
Province: AB

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Chief Fire Administrator-Alberta Municipal Affairs-Edmonton AB

Expiry Date: 2014-05-21

Chief Fire Administrator

Standards, Safety and Compliance 7

Alberta Municipal Affairs, Edmonton - Are you interested in taking a leadership role in fire protection standards for Alberta? Safety Services Branch is looking for an individual with experience and education in fire protection standards to join its team as Chief Fire Administrator for the Province of Alberta.

Reporting to the Director, Standards Development for Building/Fire & Accessibility, the Chief Fire Administrator is appointed by the Minister of Alberta Municipal Affairs to administer fire protection systems legislation; including the development of appropriate codes and standards to mitigate the risk to persons and property. Working alongside a team of building/fire code experts, the Chief Fire Administrator advises the department and the Safety Codes Council Fire Technical Council respecting fire protection standards and systems. The Chief Fire Administrator works in collaboration with the Building Administrator, other Administrators and staff and the Fire Commissioner’s Office in support of ministry projects and coordinates with diverse stakeholder groups to support desired outcomes for public safety.

The Chief Fire Administrator may exercise the powers of a safety codes officer and as part of the Safety Services team develop and issue interpretations, variances, orders and quality management systems with province wide application. Other activities include investigation of incidents and review of orders issued by fire safety codes officers. The Chief Fire Administrator assumes a leadership role for fire safety codes officers on the appropriate application of the Alberta Fire Code.

A key role of the Chief Fire Administrator is to represent the department on fire protection systems and their application to a wide range of stakeholders including municipalities, industry, the public and other regulatory jurisdictions. As the provinces and territories base their fire codes on the National Fire Code of Canada, the Chief Fire Administrator is a member of a regulatory network across Canada toward the development harmonized codes and standards. This work is achieved as a collaborative effort with support from the Safety Codes Council and the Safety Services team.

The successful candidate must have strong technical knowledge, including an expert understanding of the Alberta Fire Code. The candidate must also possess excellent leadership capabilities in order to effectively represent the Ministry and Alberta in a variety of settings. It is essential that this individual be able to work within a collaborative team environment. Strong written and oral communication skills are also essential, as this individual will be expected to prepare and deliver presentations, and to speak on behalf of the department in various forums.

Alberta Municipal Affairs supports a work/life balance approach to employment through the use of flexible work arrangements, learning and development opportunities as well as providing a comprehensive employee and family assistance program.

Salary: Salary $3,493.93 to $4,024.69 biweekly.
Closing Date: May 21, 2014.
Job ID: 1023239.

Qualifications: Related education and/or training such as a degree or diploma related to engineering or certification in a related trade, and extensive experience directly related to the application and interpretation of fire codes and standards is required. Experience in project management and public consultation is an asset. Certification as a Safety Codes Officer is also an asset.

This is a 2-year temporary salaried position with a possibility of extension. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies within the Government of Alberta. Final Candidates will be asked to undergo a security screening.

Online applications are preferred. Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of this competition. If you are unable to apply online, please submit your cover letter and resume, quoting the Job ID, to: Alberta Municipal Affairs, Human Resource Services, 18th Floor, Commerce Place, 10155-102 Street, Edmonton, AB, T5J 4L4. Fax: (780) 422-0214.

It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) - http://eae.alberta.ca/labour-and-immigration/overview-of-immigration/international-qualifications-assessment-service.aspx It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.

We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' education and experience.

Although this competition is closing on May 21, 2014, please continue to check http://jobs.alberta.ca for all career opportunities with the Government of Alberta.

http://www.jobs.alberta.ca

Posted on 2014-04-11
Province: AB

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Treasurer-Tay Valley Township ON

Expiry Date: 2014-05-12

TREASURER

Situated in the heart of Eastern Ontario’s cottage country, Tay Valley Township is a community of picturesque hamlets and historic homesteads with an abundance of shoreline on twenty-six lakes and seven rivers. Ideally located within a one-hour driving distance of both Ottawa and Kingston, it affords a tremendous opportunity to combine urban and rural lifestyles. The Township offers a unique working environment for an individual wishing to partner with Council and fellow employees in the delivery of high quality municipal services to a population of 11,500 permanent and seasonal residents. Candidates are encouraged to review the Township’s Strategic Plan available at http://www.tayvalleytwp.ca

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Treasurer will be a key member of the management team and will be responsible for the overall financial management of the Township including financial planning and forecasting, budgeting, asset management, property taxes and optimization of other revenues. The successful candidate will manage the Finance Department and provide financial leadership and advice to Council and staff to ensure the long term financial sustainability of the Township. The Treasurer will provide financial analysis of programs, projects and proposed initiatives; deliver timely and reliable financial information and oversee the financial management systems to support strategic financial decisions.

The Township is seeking a motivated and results oriented individual to join our team with solid knowledge of municipal legislation and financial practices, provincial/federal funding programs, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills. The ideal candidate will have acquired related post-secondary education, have a professional accounting designation (CA, CMA, or CGA) and have a minimum of 5 years suitable management experience preferably in a municipal setting.

The full position mandate is available on the Township website. The salary range is $72,000 to $80,000 (for a 35 hour work week) and a competitive benefit package makes this an attractive full-time permanent position for the right candidate.

Please submit a cover letter and resume no later than 4:00 p.m. on Monday, May 12, 2014 in confidence to:

Tay Valley Township
Malcolm Morris, Chief Administrative Officer
217 Harper Road, Perth, ON, K7H 3C6
or e-mail: cao@tayvalleytwp.ca

Tay Valley Township is an equal opportunity employer, committed to ensuring all candidates are able to participate in the interview process fully and equally. If contacted for employment, please let us know if you require any accommodations to ensure you can participate fully and equally during the recruitment and selection process.

We thank all applicants for their interest and only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Personal information collected from applications is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, and will be used to determine qualifications for employment. Questions about the collection of Information should be directed to the Clerk at the address indicated above.

Posted on 2014-04-14
Province: ON

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Chief Administrative Officer-Secretary-Treasurer-Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority ON

Expiry Date: 2014-05-12

The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA), an internationally recognized leader in watershed management, is seeking to fill the position of:

Chief Administrative Officer / Secretary-Treasurer

An accomplished relationship builder and administrator, you understand that the success of a conservation authority depends on its ability to include all voices and stakeholders in the decision making process. As Chief Administrative Officer/ Secretary-Treasurer of the LSRCA, you will provide visionary leadership and solid direction to the organization in line with our core values of people and partners, and our operating principles of quality customer service, business excellence and innovative leadership.

You will inspire and energize this organization as it provides leadership in the protection and restoration of the environmental health and quality of Lake Simcoe and its watershed with our community, municipal and other government partners. LSRCA focuses on four key pillars of operation. Through science and research, the organization excels in understanding the watershed ecosystem in order to predict, assess and adapt to change. Protection and restoration builds a healthier watershed where people and property are protected from flooding and erosion, and where land and water are conserved and restored. Education and outreach creates and promotes informed, engaged, and supportive communities in partnership for a healthier watershed. Along with strong leadership, innovation and program support, these pillars are the basis of our shared success, and cornerstones for our exciting future.

Reporting to an engaged Chair and Board of Directors, you will guide a staff complement of 80 full time and 20 contract employees and oversee an annual budget of $14 million. You will also act as the principal liaison between LSRCA and the municipalities, government agencies, conservation authorities, stakeholder groups and communities as you align interests, priorities and action plans that will make optimum use of resources. As Chief Administrative Officer/ Secretary-Treasurer, your skills at gathering broad-based support, managing differences and taking action will keep the organization on course with its mission and vision. A strong people and financial manager, you’ll ensure that the organization is sound, sustainable and ready to fulfil its mission.

In addition to a post-secondary degree in Environmental Studies, Business or Public Administration, Resource Management, or a related field, you ideally have at least 10 years of experience in the environmental sector working directly with boards, councils and/or shareholders. These qualifications, plus your passion for environmental stewardship, will position you well for this unique opportunity to lead one of Ontario’s premier Conservation Authorities.

To explore this opportunity further, please contact Margaret Vanwyck in Odgers Berndtson’s Toronto office via email at margaret.vanwyck@odgersberndtson.ca or apply by submitting your resume online at http://www.odgersberndtson.ca/en/careers/12283

Closing date: May 12, 2014

Posted on 2014-04-11
Province: ON

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IT Operations Manager-City Of Lethbridge AB

Expiry Date: 2014-05-16

EXTERNAL POSTING: 14-47

IT OPERATIONS MANAGER

(Permanent)

Lethbridge (http://www.lethbridge.ca) is one of the warmest and most sun-filled locations in Canada. Located just two hours south of Calgary and close to the Rocky Mountains and U.S. border, our community of over 90,000 is family-oriented, culturally vibrant, and enjoys an affordable lifestyle with many amenities of a larger city. We invite you to join our diverse and innovative organization that embodies a culture of public service and offers individuals the opportunity to contribute to their community.

Our Information Technology Department has an exciting career opportunity for an Operations Manager who is a subject matter expert committed to providing service that is customer focused, solutions oriented, sustainable and innovative. Reporting to the General Manager of IT, you will manage frontline operations and the City’s network and telecommunications systems according to best practices, ensuring that hardware infrastructure, software, and corporate office technologies are optimized to support business unit and organizational needs. You will develop, plan and implement the objectives of the IT Business Plan, ensuring it aligns with corporate strategy; and establish performance measures for the operations group to recommend opportunities for continuous improvement. You will prepare and manage the operational budget, as well as manage the lifecycle, inventory, vendor relationships and contracts for all operational technologies.

As the Operations Manager, you will develop, encourage and maintain a group of professionals that are cross-trained and work collaboratively across IT to understand our customer and technology requirements, in order to deliver on our IT strategy. You will maintain an environment that is inclusive, supports work-life balance and encourages individual growth through effective performance planning and feedback. We are looking for a dynamic, independent individual who displays discipline, teamwork, composure and a strategic mindset that exemplifies leadership in public service.

As the leading candidate, you will have:

  • A dedication to providing outstanding public service
  • Excellent relationship building skills that are collaborative and supportive
  • A university degree in Information Technology or a related Management/Technology discipline, as well as a minimum of 10 years progressively senior experience in an IT setting

(other combinations of education and experience may be considered)

  • A demonstrated ability to be innovative and strategic to solve business issues while also managing costs, security, and risk
  • Success in leading, managing, and empowering a team in an environment of frequent change and innovation
  • Advanced systems thinking skills and experience in analysis, design and process improvement
  • Effective change management skills and the ability to successfully manage multiple priorities on a daily basis
  • Proficient skills in technology service center and IT governance best practices
  • Advanced experience in managing, configuring and troubleshooting a variety of hardware, software, server, storage, network and telecommunications technologies
  • Certifications in PM, COBIT, ITIL, networking, server administration and security will be an asset
  • Budget preparation and management skills
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills, including report writing, business case development, and presentation skills

The City of Lethbridge offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive, flexible benefits package.

For additional information on this opportunity, please contact:

Sabina Visser, General Manager of IT, at (403) 320-3880 or sabina.visser@lethbridge.ca, or

Rhonda Friesen, HR Consultant at (403) 320-3923 or rhonda.friesen@lethbridge.ca

To apply, please forward a cover letter and resume, referencing posting #14-47, on or before Friday, May 16th, 2014 at 4:30 p.m., to Human Resources, 6th Floor-City Hall, 910 - 4 Avenue South, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 0P6

Email: humanresources@lethbridge.ca

Posted on 2014-04-11
Province: AB

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By-Law Enforcement-Fire Prevention Officer-Township Of Clearview ON

Expiry Date: 2014-05-02

By-Law Enforcement / Fire Prevention Officer

Full-Time (35 hours per week)

Job #2014-014



We are currently seeking a full-time By-Law Enforcement / Fire Prevention Officer for Clearview Township. Central office location is in Stayner, Ontario.

Requirements:

  • Completion (or in the process of completing) certification as a Fire Prevention Officer from the Ontario Fire College or Fire Inspector Level 1 Certification
  • By-Law Enforcement training or equivalent experience - an asset
  • Valid “G” Driver’s License
  • Strong working knowledge of the Ontario Fire Code
  • Ability to interpret the Ontario Building Code as it relates to plans review to ensure Fire Code compliance
  • Understanding of Municipal regulatory by-laws and legislation
  • Knowledge of public safety theories and methods
  • Ability to deal effectively with people in difficult situations
  • Excellent verbal and listening skills, decision-making and public relations skills

Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring compliance with municipal by-laws and related provincial statutes by informing and educating the public and enforcing by-laws as required to ensure a safe environment for community members
  • Promoting public safety in fire prevention;- providing safety awareness programs for schools and community organizations
  • Performing fire inspections – ensuring compliance with the Fire Protection and Prevention Act
  • Administering and enforcing canine control and licensing program
  • Fielding inquiries and complaints from the public

Hours of work are Monday to Friday - 35 hours per week. Some irregular hours may be required.

Salary range offered for this position is $39,967.00 to $ 49,067.00 plus a competitive benefits package including pension plan.

Interested candidates are invited to forward their resume and covering letter quoting job # 2014-014 to Human Resources by May 2, 2014 to: hr@clearview.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please note: In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, please contact Human Resources for accommodation inquiries or requirements at 705-428-6230 x. 255

Please visit us at http://www.clearview.ca

Posted on 2014-04-11
Province: ON

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Chief Administrative Officer-Clerk-Town Of Hanover ON

Expiry Date: 2014-05-08

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
CORPORATION OF THE TOWN OF HANOVER

CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER (C.A.O.)
& TOWN CLERK

The Town of Hanover is a progressive, business friendly and dynamic community, featuring well established and appealing opportunities for a healthy, family centered lifestyle. Hanover is home to outstanding health care services, award winning cultural events and recreation, as well as various elementary and secondary school options. The Town is in close proximity to some of the most beautiful nature and tourism areas in the Province.

Located within Grey County in the southwest region of Ontario, this regional services Town of 7,500 provides commercial and recreational services to over 45,000 persons throughout the area.

With the impending retirement of the current CAO/Clerk Hanover Council is seeking an experienced and dynamic corporate leader to begin employ by August 25, 2014. Working with a cohesive Council team, an accomplished Department Heads group and staff, the CAO/Clerk will provide effective advice and recommendations to the Mayor and Council in developing and implementing long term strategies, corporate policies and objectives that reflect collaboration, public service excellence and accountability. The successful candidate will possess superior communication skills, provide a high level of independent judgement, and the ability to work cohesively and effectively with community, local agencies, regional, provincial and federal governments. The chosen professional shall also fulfill all statutory duties required of the Town Clerk role.

You will have a post-secondary education degree in Public Administration, Business, Commerce or related profession, with several years of accomplished senior management experience, preferably in the public sector. In addition to experience and strengths in economic development, negotiations and strategic thinking the desired candidate shall have skills in team based leadership, financial management, organizational effectiveness and relationships management.

In addition to a very competitive salary, benefits and pension plan the Town of Hanover offers exceptional quality of life opportunities and a positive, progressive work environment. Come join us!

For further information about this position please visit hanover.ca/careers. To confidentially explore this career opportunity, forward your resume to Mike Dunlop, CAO/Clerk via email, mdunlop@hanover.ca prior to 3:00pm on Thursday, May 8, 2014.

The Town of Hanover is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We thank all persons who apply, but advise that acknowledgement will only be forwarded to applicants invited to an interview. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. This information will be used to determine eligibility for employment with the Town of Hanover.



341 10th St. Hanover ON N4N 1P5 | 519.364.2780 | hanover.ca


Posted on 2014-04-10
Province: ON

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Utilities Supervisor-City Of St Albert AB

Expiry Date: 2014-05-10

UTILITIES SUPERVISOR

CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE

PERMANENT FULL TIME

Organization City of St. Albert
Website http://www.stalbert.ca
Department Public Works
Location 7 Chevigny Street
Salary $78,835 - $95,914 per annum
Closing Date Open until filled
Competition # 14/82

OPPORTUNITY
Are you looking for a unique opportunity to grow your career in the #1 City in Canada*? At the City of St. Albert, our employees take pride in providing more than 60,000 residents with high-quality programs and services. You can cultivate your career in a place where staff care about the work they do and also the people they work alongside.

Reporting to the Manager of Utilities, the Utilities Supervisor – Construction and Maintenance will be responsible for the operation, maintenance, rehabilitation and sustainability of the City of St. Albert’s storm sewer, wastewater collection and water distribution branch of the Public Works department. This position will supervise staff, maintain operating and capital budgets, provide project management, leadership and direction to stakeholders both internal and external of the City and ensure compliance with all legislation

The incumbent will oversee a construction crew, CCTV operations, storm water operations and related programs as well as provide technical support to project teams to plan, develop, monitor and operate effective and efficient utility services.

  • As named by MoneySense Magazine

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Post secondary education in the water and wastewater field such as: CET or Ctech designation with ASET in civil engineering or in an underground utilities linked field.
  • Post secondary education or experience in Environmental Science would be an asset.
  • Candidates should have experience in project management, administration of capital projects, and coordinating contractual and operational activities in the W&WW field.
  • Candidates should have experience in the supervision of staff in a unionized environment.
  • Alberta Environment Operator certification in WD and WWC and/ or Level 2 Public Works Supervisor certification will be considered assets.
  • The successful candidate should have strong computer skills including MS Office, GIS, SCADA and an Operations Management software (Hansen/IPS).
  • Excellent Supervisory skills with a thorough working knowledge of all applicable codes, acts and legislation both from an OH&S and Environmental perspective.

SALARY RANGE
$78,835 - $95,914 per annum. In addition the City of St. Albert offers a comprehensive benefit package.

HOURS OF WORK
72 hours bi-weekly (Monday – Friday with a regular day off every two weeks).

All successful applicants will be required to obtain a criminal record check. Qualified candidates are invited to forward their cover letter and resume, quoting Comp. #14/82M to:

Human Resource Services
The City of St. Albert
216, 7 St. Anne Street
St. Albert, Alberta T8N 2X4
Fax: (780) 459-1729

The competition will remain open until the position is filled.

Online applications: http://www.stalbert.ca/employment

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Posted on 2014-04-10
Province: AB

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Chief Administrative Officer-Treasurer-Township Of Champlain ON

Expiry Date: 2014-04-30

THE TOWNSHIP OF CHAMPLAIN

is searching for a

Chief Administrative Officer/Treasurer

The Township of Champlain, with a population of approximately 8,700, is located east of Ottawa and west of Montréal and is within close proximity to major highways (401, 417 and 34). The Township of Champlain is currently seeking an experienced professional to fulfill the role of Chief Administrative Officer/Treasurer.

Reporting to Council, the Chief Administrative Officer/Treasurer will:

  • act as the senior policy advisor for the Municipal Council and prepare appropriate reports, recommendations and briefing documents for consideration by Council, its committees and for various government ministries;
  • ensure the integrity, the efficient and effective overall financial administration, the overall budgetary process including all taxation matters and their appropriate policies;
  • direct and supervise the activities of all Department Heads and to ensure the efficient and effective delivery of services;
  • act as Deputy-Clerk as prescribed by the Municipal Act.

A detailed job description is available at the Township office or on the municipal website at http://www.champlain.ca.

QUALIFICATIONS
Applicants must be fluently bilingual and have excellent communication, human resource management and problem-solving skills.

Preference will be given to candidates who possess the AMCT or CMO designation. The individual should hold a university degree in public administration or similarly related fields of study and have a minimum of five (5) years experience in municipal government. The successful candidate must have a strong accounting and financial background.

The 2014 pay structure range is from $95,180 to $123,638 depending on qualifications, experience, skills and knowledge. The Township of Champlain also offers an excellent and comprehensive benefit program.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their résumé, in confidence, no later than April 30th, 2014, to the attention of Mr. Jean-Pierre Pitre at the following address:

Township of Champlain,
948 Pleasant Corner Road East,
Vankleek Hill, ON K0B 1R0

Email: jean-pierre.pitre@champlain.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection Act for the purpose of candidate selection.

Posted on 2014-04-10
Province: ON

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Horticultural Supervisor-City Of Vaughan ON

Expiry Date: 2014-04-17

The City of Vaughan
2141 Major Mackenzie Drive
Vaughan, ON L6A 1T1
Tel: 905-832-2281

CITIZENS FIRST THROUGH SERVICE EXCELLENCE

We have an exciting opportunity in the Parks and Forestry Department for an experienced and motivated individual

HORTICULTURAL SUPERVISOR

FILE #13-1517-AMX (Re-posted)

As one of Southern Ontario’s fastest growing cities, with its mix of urban and rural areas, Vaughan is an in-demand place to live and work. Vaughan is considered one of Canada’s most family friendly cities with a dynamic and diverse population of over 300,000. With one of the top performing economies, a growing tourism industry and an enviable portfolio of recreational and cultural venues, this is the place where you want to be.

Responsible for:
Maintaining the City’s inventory of horticultural features to meet City Standards, while working as a team member with other Parks Supervisors within the Parks Operations & Forestry Department to deliver Parks programs including sidewalk and facility snow removal operations. Responsible for the supervision and scheduling of assigned staff; ensuring Corporate and Occupational Health and Safety provisions are met. Performing routine inspections of planting beds, barrels, planters, entry features, shrub beds as well as the urban forest and streetscapes. Coordinating and scheduling staff and equipment for partnership programs and special events; preparing contracts and tender specifications, supervising maintenance of departmental equipment, making purchases, responding to and/or addressing inquiries/concerns from the public, contractors staff and liaising with same as required. Required to act as a Department representative with Community groups, organizations and to serve on various committees. Responsible to uphold and enforce City and Department policies and procedures. You must be availability to work flexible hours including afternoon and evening shifts and weekends, and share “on call” responsibilities on a rotating basis with other Parks Supervisors.

Qualifications and experience:

  • Community College Diploma in Horticulture or suitable equivalent,
  • A minimum of 5 years progressively more responsible municipal Horticulture experience; including a minimum of 3 years supervisory experience preferably in a unionized environment,
  • Ministry of Environment Landscape Pesticide Licenses, and knowledge of current weed spraying regulations and current Integrated Pesticide Management (IPM) practices,
  • Extensive knowledge in the cultural practices and maintenance requirements of annuals, herbaceous perennials, woody plants, trees and Xeriscaping principles,
  • Knowledge of greenhouse operations, plant propagation, landscape & floral feature design and familiar with current industry standards and trends
  • Working knowledge of word processing, spread sheets and electronic purchasing computer applications,
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act as it applies to Parks maintenance operations,
  • Strong interpersonal, customer service, communication, problem solving, team building, multi-tasking, organizational and leadership skills,
  • Valid Class “G” Driver’s Licence.

In addition to offering a competitive compensation package, we have a strong focus on health and wellness, including fitness facilities and family-focused benefits.

If you are an energetic person who is interested in bringing your knowledge and passion to the City of Vaughan, please forward your resume in MS Word or PDF only, quoting File 13-1517-AMX in the subject line by Thursday April 17, 2014 to:

Human Resources Department
City of Vaughan, 2141 Major Mackenzie Drive
Vaughan, ON L6A 1T1
Fax 905-832-8575
resume@vaughan.ca

Please note that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

The City of Vaughan is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. The City of Vaughan is also committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Posted on 2014-04-10
Province: ON

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Planner-Perth County ON

Expiry Date: 2014-04-25

Employment Opportunity
Competition #: 2014-PL-003

Planner

Start Date: May 12, 2014
Employment Status: Full-Time Permanent
Reporting To: Director of Planning & Development
Posting Date: April 11, 2014
Closing Date: April 25th at Noon, 2014

Position Summary:
Perth County is recruiting for the position of Planner to assist in providing a wide range of planning services to local municipalities within the County framework. This position is primarily responsible to provide input to the annual business plan and budget; Develop and recommend Planning policies in relation to development and application review, zoning, official amendments and variances; Project management of major policy planning and research studies.

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary degree in Planning or equivalent
  • Registered Professional Planner - RPP/MCIP
  • Member of Canadian Institute of Planners
  • 2 years relevant experience
  • Proficiency in multiple computer software applications including Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office Suite and Planning software.
  • Ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines.

Shift: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM. Flex time as required to be in attendance at evening meetings as required.

Note: Salary Band G – $30.19 – $35.33 per hour.

Interested persons may submit their resumes or letters of intent marked Personal and Confidential to:
Human Resources – Quote Job Posting 2014-PL-003
Corporation of the County of Perth
1 Huron Street
Stratford, ON N5A 5S4
Email: hr@perthcounty.ca
Fax: 519-271-2723

To view the job mandate visit: http://www.perthcounty.ca/employment

We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Personal information is collected under MFIPPA and is used to determine eligibility for potential employment. Perth County is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

Posted on 2014-04-11
Province: ON

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Support Technician-County Of Wellington ON

Expiry Date: 2014-04-24

THE CORPORATION OF THE
COUNTY OF WELLINGTON
Office of the CAO
Information Technology Division
Requires a

Support Technician

One Year Temporary



The Support Technician is responsible for the installation, maintenance and security of desktop hardware and software in place at all County work locations.

The minimum qualifications for this position include:

  • Community college diploma in a related field.
  • Minimum two years’ experience in Technology Support.
  • Experience with current Windows Operating Systems.
  • Working knowledge of configuring hardware and peripherals.
  • Knowledge of current Microsoft Office products.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Able to work well with personnel of differing levels of computer experience.
  • Able to organize and manage priorities.
  • Must possess valid Province of Ontario driver’s license.
  • Some travel required to support all County of Wellington work locations.
  • Participation in an on-call rotation is required.

This position offers a benefit package and a salary range of $53,071.20-$62,116.60 (2014 Non-Union Compensation Grid).

Applicants are invited to submit a resume, marked Posting #025-14 by Thursday, April 24 at 4:00 pm.

ATTENTION: HR DEPARTMENT, County of Wellington Administration Centre, 74 Woolwich Street, Guelph ON N1H 3T9. E: careers@wellington.ca or F: 519.837.8882. Please respond by one method of application only. No phone calls please. Information collected will be used in accordance with Municipal Legislation for the purpose of job selection.

The County is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation for disabilities is available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants must make their needs known in advance.

Posted on 2014-04-10
Province: ON

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Director Of Public Works-Township Of Mapleton ON

Expiry Date: 2014-04-30

Township of Mapleton

Director of Public Works

Minutes from the Guelph and Kitchener/Waterloo areas, the Township of Mapleton, is seeking an experienced manager to become its Director of Public Works. The successful candidate will possess an engineering designation, or comparable education and qualifications. Experience with municipal operations and providing advice to a municipal council would be a definite asset. Reporting to the CAO, the Director of Public Works, managing an operating budget of approximately $6 million, is responsible for all aspects of the Township’s roads and bridges, it’s sewer and water operations, and the Township’s physical facilities utilizing a combination of permanent and seasonal employees, plus outside consultants and contractors. The successful candidate will be have a strong technical background; be able to plan , co-ordinate and motivate; and lead an accomplished team by example and through effective communications. The Township currently has the compensation for the position under review. Inquiries, and résumés, should be directed no later than April 30 to:

N.G. Bellchamber and Associates
by emailing nigel@bellchamber.net

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Personal information is collected under authority of the Municipal Act and will be used to determine eligibility for potential employment.

Posted on 2014-04-10
Province: ON

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Corporate Officer-City Of Kimberley BC

Expiry Date: 2014-05-09

City of Kimberley

CORPORATE OFFICER

(Competition #13-2014)

Kimberley, a good place to be Corporate Officer.

Surrounded by a beautiful mountain landscape in south-eastern British Columbia, the City of Kimberley is a good place to live, work, learn, and play. Kimberley residents enjoy four seasons of recreational activities such as golfing, hiking, rafting, and skiing. Kimberley has an active arts and festival scene, great restaurants, excellent schools, and offers a perfect balance of livelihood and lifestyle. With a current city population of 6,652 (2011 census), Kimberley offers affordable mountain living in close proximity to the Canadian Rockies International Airport (20 km), Cranbrook(29 km), and Calgary (393 km).

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), this position performs the statutory duties of Corporate Officer as required by Section 148 of the Community Charter and manages the corporate, secretarial, and legal affairs of the City. The Corporate Officer facilitates legislative processes for the Council, including provision of advice on legislative matters and development of bylaws, policies, and administrative directives. As a member of the senior management team, the Corporate Officer plays a critical role in supporting department heads in the performance of their duties in regards to bylaws and statutes. This position manages the employees within the legislative services team and supervises and directs the Bylaw Enforcement Officer and Animal Control Officer in the enforcement of the regulatory bylaws of the City. The Corporate Officer will also act as the Chief Elections Officer in the upcoming local government elections. The Corporate Officer is also the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIPPA) Head, and as such leads the design, training and implementation of the records management and retention system and provides expertise, training and advice regarding access to records and protection of privacy.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:
The ideal candidate will have a thorough working knowledge of the legislative, legal and corporate responsibilities outlined in local government legislation. Your knowledge has been gained through formal education in the areas of public administration or political science, together with a minimum of 5 years of local government experience, including experience in a formal leadership role. Extensive experience in managing local government elections and expertise in contract administration is essential. You achieve results through exceptional communication and presentation skills, with the ability to engage others through strong leadership.

A competitive compensation package will be provided including an attractive salary and excellent benefits.

Qualifications must be outlined with verifications of education/certification attached.

Interested applicants are requested to submit a City of Kimberley application form, a covering letter and resume. Please quote the Competition #13-2014. Applications will be received up to 12:00 noon MST, Friday, May 9th, 2014 and must be addressed in confidence to:

Human Resources Officer
City of Kimberley
340 Spokane Street, Kimberley BC V1A 2E8
E-mail: JBampton@kimberley.ca (Submissions in Word or .pdf formats only)

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Posted on 2014-04-09
Province: BC

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Director Of Planning-County Of Haliburton ON

Expiry Date: 2014-04-27

COUNTY OF HALIBURTON

Director of Planning

Are you looking for a change of scenery? If the answer is yes, consider the Haliburton Highlands. Here you can be surrounded by over 600 clear lakes, stunning scenery and only a 2 ½ hour drive from the GTA. This could be your ideal location to live, work and play.

The County of Haliburton is recruiting for a Director of Planning. You will be responsible for providing strategic advice and direction regarding policy and development approvals. The ideal candidate will have proven leadership experience, excellent collaborative, interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrated management, financial and analytical skills are essential. Knowledge of GIS Applications.

A degree in Land Use Planning or a related discipline with 5 years municipal experience is required.
Membership in OPPI/CIP is preferred.

A copy of the detailed job description is available online at http://www.haliburtoncounty.ca.

Resume and covering letter should be submitted electronically to Evelyn Fenwick, Director of Human Resources, efenwick@county.haliburton.on.ca, by April 27, 2014. Your covering letter should include the reasons why you want to work in the Haliburton Highlands.

Salary Range: $85,224 - $98,799.

We thank you for your application, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The County of Haliburton is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, the information gathered will be used solely for the purpose of job selection.

Posted on 2014-04-14
Province: ON

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Internal Audit Coordinator-City Of Vaughan ON

Expiry Date: 2014-04-22

CITIZENS FIRST THROUGH SERVICE EXCELLENCE

We have an exciting opportunity in the Internal Audit Department for an experienced and motivated individual

INTERNAL AUDIT COORDINATOR

(FILE 14-1827-MB)

As one of Southern Ontario’s fastest growing cities, with its mix of urban and rural areas, Vaughan is an in-demand place to live and work. Vaughan is considered one of Canada’s most family friendly cities with a dynamic and diverse population of over 300,000. With one of the top performing economies, a growing tourism industry and an enviable portfolio of recreational and cultural venues, this is the place where you want to be.

Responsible for: Providing professional audit and technical support to the Internal Audit Division, including assisting in audit project work under the direction of the Director of Internal Audit and the Audit Project Manager. Developing, maintaining and managing the audit follow-up process and preparing reports (performance reporting, status reporting and issues/follow-up tracking) under the guidance of the Director. Supporting departmental financial analysis/reporting and divisional procurement. Coordinating and maintaining overall divisional procedures and processes.

Qualifications and experience:

  • University Degree, in Business, Economics, or Public Administration, our suitable equivalent
  • Possess or willing to obtain either a CIA (Certified Internal Auditor) or CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) Certification, within a (2) two year period
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience performing or coordinating project related work, preferably in a municipal environment
  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills and ability to identify trends, issues, formulate options, make conclusions and recommend solutions
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to deal courteously and effectively with all levels of staff, management and Members of Council, and build consensus
  • Computer proficient in MS Office Suite and audit applications
  • Knowledge of, and demonstrated ability in, the city’s core competencies and relevant functional competencies
  • Available to work outside normal business hours, as required

In addition to offering a competitive compensation package, we have a strong focus on health and wellness, including fitness facilities and family-focused benefits.

If you are an energetic person who is interested in bringing your knowledge and passion to the City of Vaughan, please forward your resume in MS Word or PDF only, quoting File 14-1827-MB in the subject line by Tuesday April 22, 2014 to:

Human Resources Department
City of Vaughan, 2141 Major Mackenzie Drive
Vaughan, ON L6A 1T1
Fax 905-832-8575
resume@vaughan.ca

Please note that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

The City of Vaughan is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. The City of Vaughan is also committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Applicant information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001 (S.O. 2001,c.25) and will be used to determine qualifications for employment with The Corporation of the City of Vaughan. Questions about this collection should be directed to the Director of the Human Resources Department, 2141 Major Mackenzie Drive, Vaughan, ON, L6A 1T1, (905) 832-8585.

Posted on 2014-04-08
Province: ON

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Director Of Finance-Municipality Of Pangnirtung NU

Expiry Date: 2014-05-08

Pangnirtung, NU

Director of Finance

The Municipality of Pangnirtung is seeking qualified applications for the position of Director of Finance (DOF). The DOF is the senior finance manager who oversees the financial operations of the hamlet in accordance with GAAP. The DOF reports to and advises the Senior Administrative Officer of all financial reporting according to the guidelines of the Nunavut Government. The incumbent will also be responsible for mentoring the Deputy Director of Finance.

Qualifications:

  • A CGA, CMA or CA designation would be an asset.
  • ACCPAC experience
  • 3 to 5 years municipal finance experience preferably in northern communities.
  • Experience with Deficit Recovery would be an asset.

Requirements:

  • Familiarization with statutory responsibilities as specified in the Hamlet’s Act and other associated Acts of Nunavut.
  • Working knowledge of government operations, statutes, by-laws and policy making.
  • Strong computer skills, specifically Sage AACPAC.
  • The successful candidate will be required to consent to a detailed background check.

The position includes excellent remuneration and benefits package based on qualifications, including settlement allowance, annual vacation travel assistance, pension, relocation in and out and subsidized housing.

This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found

Please email questions and resume with cover letter to:

Karen Mellor, Senior Administrative Officer
Municipality of Pangnirtung, Nunavut
pang_sao@qiniq.com

Posted on 2014-04-08
Province: NU

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Licensing Officer-City Of Kitchener ON

Expiry Date: 2014-04-17

The Corporation of the City of Kitchener has the following job opportunities:
http://www.kitchener.ca

Details
Competition Number: #16-791
Job Code: 0948

Licensing Officer

(2 permanent positions)

Position Overview

Responsibilities

  • Performs annual audits of charitable and non-profit organizations in conjunction with lottery events to ensure all money raised through lottery activities is accounted for, has been used for approved purposes and is in compliance with lottery regulations.
  • Accepts new business licence applications and ensures that all required approvals have been obtained.
  • Accepts monthly bingo event reports and checks calculations and accuracy of figures.
  • Issues business, lottery and marriage licences
  • Responds to customer inquiries
  • Reviews and analyses proposals for use of charitable funds and advises charities on permitted uses under lottery regulations.
  • Checks raffle and break open ticket reports for assigned organizations to ensure compliance.
  • Conducts site inspections of break open ticket sites.
  • Provides information regarding business, lottery and marriage licences and the associated regulations and requirements.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Must have a good attitude and employment record
  • Must have a minimum Grade 12 diploma with up to one year additional post-secondary job related courses
  • Must have demonstrated knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting procedures
  • Must have demonstrated knowledge of provincial lottery legislation and compliance requirements including reporting
  • Must have knowledge of charities and associated legislation
  • Must have a minimum of one year job related experience
  • Must have previous experience dealing with regulatory infractions
  • Must have highly developed computer skills and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and the Internet
  • Must have proven exceptional communication and customer service skills to effectively deal with a frequent and high volume of front counter, phone and email inquiries from lottery organizations, businesses and the general public
  • Must have excellent conflict management skills in dealing with non-compliance
  • Must have the ability to effectively communicate both written and verbally
  • Must have excellent organizational skills with an ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Must have strong attention to detail
  • Must be able to communicate with tact and maintain discretion
  • Must be able to work independently and meet deadlines under pressure
  • Must be able to work in a collaborative team environment
  • Must have excellent analytical skills
  • Must have access to reliable transportation and be able to travel to various work locations across the City
  • Must be able to occasionally work evenings and weekends to perform site inspections
  • Must have good math skills and be able to pass a math test using a calculator
  • Preference will be given to applicants with business licensing experience
  • Preference will be given to applicants with previous experience issuing marriage licences
  • Preference will be given to applicants who have a working knowledge of the AMANDA systems and Access

Note: All interested applicants are encouraged to apply. In the event there is no successful applicant with the stated level of education and experience, other applicants will be considered if a combination of their education and experience meets the following pre-determined equivalency: Grade 12 Diploma with minimum 2 years' experience or 2-Year Diploma (or 2 Years in a Specialized Post-Secondary Program) with minimum 6 months experience

We are committed to diversity and inclusion, and thank all applicants in advance. Accommodations are available during all stages of the recruitment process in accordance with the Human Rights Code.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

To Apply: htttp://www.kitchener.ca

Division: Legislated Services
Union Affiliation: C.U.P.E. 791
Job Status: Full Time Permanent Position
Start Date: 5/5/2014
Posting Added Date: 4/8/2014
Posting Closing Date: 4/17/2014
Posting Closing Time: 11:59 p.m.
Internal Posting Closing Date: 4/17/2014
Numbers To Fill: 2

Location
Branch/Location Office: City Hall, 2nd Floor, City of Kitchener
Province/State: Ontario [ON]
Country: Canada [CA]

Compensation
Compensation Range: $46,825 - $58,531 (2013 rates) Grade/Band: Grade 6

Posted on 2014-04-08
Province: ON

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Program Financial Analyst-Financial Reporting Analyst-Financial Analyst Tax And Revenue-Niagara Region ON

Expiry Date: 2014-04-16

Organization Background:
In partnership with the communities we serve, the Niagara Region offers great career opportunities in municipal service. Our competitive salaries, attractive benefits, and wealth of programs will support your personal wellness and professional growth. We value Choice, Honesty, Respect, Partnerships, and Service. If you share the same passion, we want to hear from you! The following Finance positions are currently available in our Corporate Services department.

Program Financial Analyst

2 Required - Permanent Full-time

Accountable to provide program specific financial support in the areas of budget, reporting, and procurement to Departmental and Divisional management teams and Project Managers. Will actively work as part of the finance team to provide consultation and integrated financial services ensuring required financial supports are in place for our business partners to achieve their business goals and objectives. This role will be accountable for ensuring timeliness in service delivery, excellence in communication and continuous improvement.

Job requirements are comprised of; working with Management and Project Managers to complete monthly and/or quarterly variance analysis; building models to help program/project managers provide forecast projections of revenues and expenses; coordinating the annual budgeting process for respective program (operating and capital); prepare program specific external reporting; act as liaison with program specific agencies; coordinate and liaise with both external and internal auditors as required; provide functional direction and guidance on day to day procurement matters, including providing by-law & procedural guidance to department program/project managers and staff; interacting and ensuring integrated financial supports.

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university in accounting or finance
  • Professional accounting designation (CA, CGA, CMA).
  • Completion of the municipal accounting and finance program would be an asset.
  • Audit designation considered an asset.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Five (5) to seven (7) years of experience in accounting, financial reporting, budgeting, procurement and/or process review preferable within the Ontario Municipal Financial context.
  • Five (5) years Financial analyst experience in developing and working with financial models
  • Knowledge of and experience reporting to a senior management team, Board of Directors, and/or Municipal Council.
  • Experience with Public Sector Accounting (PSA) and not-for-profit accounting standards would be an asset.
  • Knowledge of external regulations, such as the Municipal Act, the CICA/PSAB Handbook, and all other regulations impacting the accounting and reporting of municipalities.
  • Experience successfully operating in a client facing support model.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain sounds working relationships in a team environment.

Salary range $84,573.00 - $99,498.00 per annum Job Opening #11438

Financial Reporting Analyst

1 Required Temporary Full-time
Temporary Duration
Approximate Duration: 18 months

Job Summary
This position is part of the financial management & planning division responsible for the overall financial management and strategic direction for the Regional Municipality of Niagara (the “Niagara Region”). The financial reporting team is responsible for the timely preparation of complete and accurate financial statements and financial reporting of the Regional Municipality of Niagara (the “Niagara Region”), and its programs, departments, and external partners (the “Entities”). In addition, the financial reporting team contributes to the development of financial policy and process and ensures appropriate internal financial controls are in place and working effectively.

Responsibilities include preparing and maintaining financial information of the Region, preparing the Region’s consolidated financial statements and complete financial statements of various Entities. Development of an internal compliance review plan, perform compliance reviews to ensure financial transactions are being executed as per financial policy and report compliance review results to audit committee as required.

Other responsibilities include providing various accounting assistance and the review of financial processes to identify and implement process improvements.

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university in accounting or finance
  • Professional accounting designation (CA, CGA, CMA).
  • Completion of the municipal accounting and finance program would be an asset.
  • Audit designation considered an asset.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in accounting, public sector auditing, financial reporting and process review.
  • Knowledge of and experience in all facets of accounting, audit and finance with some experience in working with or reporting to an Audit Committee, Board of Directors, and/or Municipal Council.
  • Demonstrated experience with Public Sector Accounting (“PSA”) and not-for-profit accounting standards would be an asset.
  • Experience in preparing charitable/not-for-profit tax returns and/or indirect tax returns would be an asset.

Salary range $65,620.00 - $77,200.00 per annum Job Opening #11437

Financial Analyst Tax and Revenue

1 Required - Permanent Full-time

Job Summary
This position will provide support to senior management in assessing all major revenue streams available to the Niagara Region. This role will be responsible for ensuring fair and equitable taxation for all Niagara property owners.

Job requirements are comprised of; establishing best practice tax policy strategy through consultation and facilitation of stakeholders (property owners, local area municipalities, and Niagara Region Council and Committees) and on-going research and analysis; providing tax assessment analysis and support and to the local area municipalities to aid them in making valuation review decisions; annual rate setting exercise for water/wastewater and waste management following the predetermined methodologies; lead the development charge review study in order to determine relevant development charge revenues; and maintain user fee policy and guidelines and consolidate user fees for inclusion in annual by-law.

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university.
  • Accredited Appraiser Canadian Institute (AACI) designation would be an asset.
  • Certified Assessment Evaluate (CAE) designation would be an asset.
  • Completion of the Municipal Accounting and Finance Program would be an asset.

Knowledge and Experience

  • 5-7 years tax policy, property assessment & financial analysis experience.
  • Proven financial acumen with respect to scenario modelling and analysis. Time series analysis and statistical modeling experience.
  • Proven economic policy acumen with respect to demonstrated understanding of available and application of growth enhancement/incentive policy options.
  • Proven ability to manage competing priorities and work effectively with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of relevant assessment management techniques and MPAC/OPTA software and ability to utilize the same to satisfy functional responsibilities.
  • Knowledge of Municipal Act, Development Charges Act, Assessment Act, ARB Act and rules and procedures.

Salary range $75,650.00 - $89,000.00 per annum Job Opening #11439

Special Requirements
In accordance with the Corporate Criminal Record Check Policy, theses position requires the incumbent to undergo a Criminal Records Check and submit a Canadian Police Clearance Certificate.

Uncover the wonder of the Niagara Region and join a team dedicated to meeting tomorrow’s challenges!

To explore this opportunity and apply online, visit us at http://www.niagararegion.ca and visit our Careers Page.

Let us know why you would be an excellent team member by submitting your online application no later than midnight April 16, 2014.

We appreciate receiving all expressions of interest; however, only those candidates invited for an interview will be acknowledged. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted on 2014-04-08
Province: ON

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Fire Chief-City Of Brampton ON

Expiry Date: 2014-05-02

The Location: Brampton, Ontario Canada

Located in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area (“GTA”), and just minutes away from Pearson International Airport, The Corporation of the City of Brampton (“Brampton” or “City”) uniquely reflects the best of both a bustling urban core and quiet neighborhood familiarity. Ranked as the ninth largest and second fastest growing city in Canada, the “flower city”, as it is commonly known, is in full bloom.

Brampton’s diversity has made it an attractive location for new international business, being voted in the top ten cities in North America for Foreign Direct Investment by FDI Magazine. The young, vibrant, and multicultural workforce of over 150,000 people has made Brampton an ideal place to invest and do business in.

The City has extensive infrastructure with public buses, commuter trains and various major roadways, connecting it to rest of the GTA. Brampton boasts more than 6,000 acres of parkland and open space within its municipal boundaries. The City also has over twenty five community centres and tremendous healthcare and educational services. Brampton was designated an international safe community by the World Health Organization, one of only ten cities in North America since 2007 to be so.

From the natural beauty of Brampton’s immense green space, to the deep and diverse labour force, the City is quickly becoming one of Canada’s most dynamic and desirable places to work, invest and live in.

  • Diverse economic base with over 8,000 business
  • Low risk and predictable cost environment – “AAA” credit rating for seven consecutive years
  • Young and vibrant population perfect for all families and lifestyles

FIRE CHIEF

Reporting to the Chief Public Services Officer this is the most senior position accountable for providing essential Fire & Emergency Services to the City of Brampton, in order to protect lives and property. Contributes to the health & safety of the community through prevention and public education programs.

  1. Strategic Direction. As the senior leader, responsible for long-range planning in order to assure quality service delivery in a growing community. Works with direct reports to forecast future needs, and sets goals and objectives to maintain service excellence. Determines the optimal assignment of personnel and equipment and makes recommendations for construction of stations and the purchase of major apparatus and equipment. Sits as a member of corporate Senior Management Team, and at the senior management table during Council meetings. Offers expert advice and guidance on fire avoidance and protection issues.
  2. Functional leadership. Provides direct reports with counsel and guidance on operational mandates, priorities and challenges. Works to establish policies and procedures in accordance with municipal bylaws, provincial and federal legislation and in accordance with the Office of the Fire Marshall. Is available to problem-solve conflicts and issues as required. Oversees operating and capital budget submissions. The specific areas under command with over 450 staff include:
    • Fire Suppression Operations – with 13 fire stations (2014), and all Firefighters reporting in
    • Fire Communications – the link to 911 telecommunications service shared with Mississauga Fire & Emergency Services servicing Brampton, Mississauga and Caledon
    • Fire Apparatus & Maintenance – equipment, vehicles, fire station maintenance and building supplies for fire and emergency crews
    • Fire Prevention – enforcement of bylaws and provincial/federal legislation
    • Fire & Life Safety Education/Community Relations – education programs, videos and printed material development for public education of life safety skills
    • Fire Training – trains new Firefighters and keeps current staff fully trained and current in techniques and equipment use
    • Emergency Measures Office – preparing for and planning the recovery from major emergencies within the City

The Person: Education, Training, and Knowledge

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Post-secondary education in Public Administration or equivalent; supplemented by successful completion of supervisory courses in fire department administration, fire prevention and other related topics
  • 8- 10 years of progressively responsible related job experience, with a minimum of 5 years in a senior officer position
  • Knowledge of firefighting techniques and methods; of command and control techniques; of training programs; of public education and awareness programs for prevention, of public safety theories and methods; of emergency response techniques, of First Aid and CPR
  • Experience leading in a unionized environment and with labour relations
  • CMM designation an asset
  • A graduate of the Ontario Fire College; Senior Officers Program certification an asset
  • CEMC Community Emergency Management an asset
  • Knowledge of applicable legislation (i.e. codes, ordinances, etc.)
  • Experience dealing with the public and staff in a multicultural community
  • Computer proficient in Microsoft Office software
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.

COMPENSATION
A competitive compensation package, including an attractive salary and employee benefits will be provided to the chosen candidate and will be discussed further in a personal interview.

TO APPLY:
Please apply quoting the file number 101451 by May 2, 2014 at: http://www.brampton.ca/JobOpportunities or via http://www.workopolis.com and search for key words City of Brampton. If you require assistance with the application process, please contact us directly. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview with be contacted. We are dedicated to equal opportunity.

The City is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise the Human Resources Division of any accommodations needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

Posted on 2014-04-10
Province: ON

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Records Management Administrator-City Of Fort Saskatchewan AB

Expiry Date: 2014-05-01

Corporate and Protective Services Division
Competition #201446

Records Management Administrator

One (1) Permanent Full-Time Position

The City of Fort Saskatchewan is a vibrant economic and cultural hub located just 15 minutes northeast of Edmonton on the banks of the North Saskatchewan River. Home to more than 21,000 people, the City proudly manages state of the art recreation, culture and historic amenities including 50 km of outdoor trails, a performing arts theatre and fitness centre within the Dow Centennial Centre, and the 1875 – 1885 NWMP Fort representation in historic downtown.

Reporting to the Legislative Officer, the Records Management Administrator will oversee records management for the City of Fort Saskatchewan. The Records Management Administrator will develop, recommend and implement records management policies, strategies as well as retention and disposal schedules. This position is responsible for developing training manuals and programs for staff while ensuring compliance of all departments with policies and procedures for the City’s Records Management Program. This will include conducting training sessions for the departmental users in the operation of the new and revised records management system while acting as an ongoing information resource to system users. The successful candidate will assume the day-to-day care, custody and control of all designated records storage areas while ensuring that records storage space is allocated and maintained appropriately.

This position requires a Records and Information Management Certificate or Diploma with a minimum of 3 years experience in records management administration and knowledge of FOIP. Preference is given to candidates who have experience in municipal government or other government organizations. The successful candidate will be proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, PowerPoint and Excel with a working knowledge of Electronic Records and Documents Management Systems. Experience in the use of Laserfishe would be considered an asset. The Records Management Administrator will have strong organization, presentation, verbal and written communication skills. The successful candidate will pride themselves on their professionalism, excellent customer service skills and work well within a team environment.

The City of Fort Saskatchewan offers a competitive compensation package with a salary range of $57,631 to $67,801 per annum. Qualified applicants are invited to apply in confidence no later than Thursday May 1, 2014 stating competition #201446 to:

The City of Fort Saskatchewan
People Services Department
10005 - 102 Street
Fort Saskatchewan, AB T8L 2C5
Fax: 780.992.6625
E-mail: hr@fortsask.ca

For more information on employment with the City of Fort Saskatchewan, please visit our website at: http://www.fortsask.ca

The City of Fort Saskatchewan thanks all applicants for their interest, but advises only those under consideration will be contacted.

Posted on 2014-04-08
Province: AB

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Public Works Driver Trainer Safety Compliance Coordinator-City Of Peterborough ON

Expiry Date: 2014-04-28

CITY OF PETERBOROUGH

A diversified and active community with a population of approximately 75,000 people offers excellent opportunities for growth, as well as higher learning at Trent University and Fleming College. The City of Peterborough is currently seeking:

Public Works Driver Trainer/Safety & Compliance Coordinator
Utility Services Department/Public Works Division
File #: 14-P-25

Job Details:
To coordinate the driver training operations to maintain a fully qualified and skilled pool of Public Works operators. Ensure due diligence and compliance with appropriate ministries as it pertains to CVOR, Highway Traffic Act, Ministry of Labour, Ministry of Transportation and other regulatory bodies. Investigate all incidents/accidents involving municipal assets operated by Public Works staff.

Qualifications:
Requires an individual with a two-year college diploma in a field related to Public Works Operation and Maintenance such as: Heavy Equipment Technician, Civil Engineering Technician or equivalent. Has a minimum of five years experience in a Public Works environment as it relates to vehicle and heavy equipment training and operations. Requires knowledge of relevant municipal and provincial legislation (e.g. Highway Traffic Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Environmental Protection Act). Ability to function in a computerized environment including working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, databases and spatial data software (GPS). Requires an individual who has a valid Ontario Class “D” driver’s license with a “Z” endorsement and has a clean driver abstract and will provide a vehicle to fulfill the duties of the position as required.

Requires an individual who has or is willing and able to obtain the following: Fleet Driver Trainer Certification, CVOR Compliance courses, Accident Investigation courses, Load Security and membership to related professional organizations i.e. Association of Driver Trainers. The incumbent must possess proven leadership, team-building, and supervisory skills; the ability to effectively coach, motivate, coordinate, assess, and measure the work of others; the ability to support and facilitate positive work relationships in a unionized environment. Requires well-developed interpersonal and public relations skills to build effective relationships within the organization and throughout the community. Requires strong communication skills (verbal, written, and presentation) to prepare and present reports and recommendations. Requires an individual with demonstrated skills and/or experience in program planning, development, and implementation; and project management to successfully manage competing priorities and lead a number of projects at one time. Requires an individual with a creative/innovative focus on service delivery and a commitment to quality service, safety and continuous improvement.

Salary: $77,369 - $84,570

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a résumé and cover letter, quoting file #: 14-P-25 no later than 4:30 p.m. on Monday, April 28th, 2014, to: City of Peterborough, Human Resources Division, City Hall, 500 George Street North, Peterborough, Ontario K9H 3R9. Fax: (705) 742-7021 hr@peterborough.ca

The City of Peterborough is an organization that strives to embrace the spirit of inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to building an inclusive and barrier-free environment in which all individuals have access to the City's goods, services and facilities. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require an accommodation.

The personal information submitted for employment is collected under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used to determine eligibility for employment. We thank you for your application, but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

http://www.peterborough.ca/jobs

Posted on 2014-04-08
Province: ON

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Director Of Planning And Development Services-County Of Grande Prairie AB

Expiry Date: 2014-04-25

County of Grande Prairie No. 1

The Grande Prairie region offers a wonderful small town life with all the amenities of a city. The region offers a fantastic family environment with great recreational, educational, and cultural activities. The County is located 460 km northwest of Edmonton with a population of 20,347 encompassing an area of 5570 square km and completely surrounds the City of Grande Prairie with a population of 55,000. The growing economy is supported by the agriculture, oil & gas, forestry, manufacturing, construction and tourism industries. Additional information about the County of Grande Prairie can be found at http://www.countygp.ab.ca

Director of Planning and Development Services

The County of Grande Prairie is seeking a qualified Director for its Planning & Development Services Division which oversees Planning, Safety Codes and Economic Development Activities. In addition to proven planning and leadership capabilities in a rural municipal setting, the ideal candidate will have completed a degree in Planning and have full membership in the Canadian Institute of Planners. Experience with project management, budgeting, team development, long range planning, working with consultants and the public, and analytical, technical and interpersonal skills are required.

For additional information, please contact Bill Rogan, County Administrator at 780 532 9722 or view the full job description on our website http://www.countygp.ab.ca.

Application deadline is April 25, 2014, or until a suitable candidate is found.

The County of Grande Prairie offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefit package.

Interested applicants may send their resume and covering letter to:
Human Resources Coordinator
County of Grande Prairie No. 1
10001 – 84 Avenue
Clairmont, AB T0H 0W0
Fax: (780) 532-9709
E-Mail: hr@countygp.ab.ca
Website: http://www.countygp.ab.ca

Posted on 2014-04-08
Province: AB

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Director Of Operational Services-City Of Brantford ON

Expiry Date: 2014-04-25

The Corporation of the City Of Brantford
Public Works
Operational Services Department

requires

Director of Operational Services

Job ID# 2222

In this key position, you will provide day-to-day supervision to the roads, sidewalk, and traffic signal maintenance teams. Duties include but are not limited to, preparation of annual work plans and budgets; control of the department’s performance against plan; development and adherence to provincial regulations, maintenance standards and preventive maintenance programs for right-of way infrastructure; coordinating with the Engineering Services Department regarding input on specifications for right-of way projects; and delivery of excellent customer service in the performance of all departmental activities. The Director regularly writes and presents reports to Committee and Council and is a member of the City’s collective bargaining team. This position is part of the Emergency Measures Group for the City of Brantford.

A degree in Civil Engineering with a P.Eng designation or a community college diploma in Civil Technology and the designation of CET combined with five to seven years related experience that includes supervisory responsibility is required. Your demonstrated success in a leadership capacity is complemented by a further designation as a Certified Road Supervisor (CRS). Emergency Measures Ontario training would be considered a definite asset.

SALARY RANGE: $97,116 to $120,145 per annum (under review) plus competitive benefits

Qualified candidates are invited to send a detailed resume and cover letter by APRIL 25, 2014 at 4:30 p.m., to the attention of:
Human Resources Representative
Human Resources Department
Corporation of The City of Brantford
P. O. Box 818, 1 Market Square, Lower Level, Suite 110
Brantford, ON N3T 5R7
Fax: (519)752-5719
E-Mail: resumes@brantford.ca
doc or rtf format please

Information gathered relative to this position will only be used for candidate selection.

We thank each applicant for taking the time and effort to submit your resume, however, only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

Our organization is committed to promoting the independence, dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity of persons with disabilities by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services. It is essential that accessibility is engrained in the way we conduct our day-to-day business, and that we comply with Ontario’s Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

Posted on 2014-04-07
Province: ON

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Manager Occupational Health And Safety-Capital Regional District BC

Expiry Date: 2014-05-07


Manager, Occupational Health and Safety

Capital Regional District (Victoria, BC)

As a key participant of the Seaterra Program, delivered through the CRD Human Resources department, the Manager, Occupational Health and Safety (Manager, OH&S) will provide leadership and oversight for a range of Occupational Health and Safety initiatives and programs. The Manager OH&S will provide significant advisory services throughout the organization and with staff senior executives of the CRD. The Manager, OH&S will act as the Seaterra Safety Manager and will be directly responsible for reviewing, monitoring, inspecting, investigating and auditing all safety components of the Program, including the construction of facilities, for the duration of the Program (expected through to 2018).

The Manager, OH&S will bring his or her wide range of skills from an industrial construction context to provide oversight for a world-class safety program across multiple sites; a proactive, hands-on and site-based approach is a must.

Complete opportunity profile: http://daviespark.com/OppProf_CRD_MOHS.pdf

For information, please contact:
Sam Birkenhead or Tony Kirschner
Davies Park Vancouver
No. 880 – 609 Granville Street
Vancouver, BC V7Y 1G5
Phone: (604) 688-8422
Fax: (604) 688-8427
Email: executive@daviespark.com

Additional information can be found at: http://www.daviespark.com or http://www.crd.bc.ca

Posted on 2014-04-07
Province: BC

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Director Of Finance Treasurer-Town Of Bracebridge ON

Expiry Date: 2014-04-30

The Corporation of the Town of Bracebridge
Finance Department
Director of Finance/Treasurer





Come join us! Be part of an enterprising team that’s proud to support a vibrant, healthy, safe and caring community. We are seeking a well-qualified, dedicated, enthusiastic and customer service focused applicant for the position of:

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE/TREASURER

The Town of Bracebridge is located in the Heart of Muskoka, the epitome of Canada’s Cottage Country. With a population in excess of 16,000 permanent residents that doubles during the summer months, the community has a diversified economy that is highlighted by strong construction, hospitality and professional sectors. Bracebridge is the steward of the cottage country brand and is teaching the world the power of living the Muskoka lifestyle in its spirit, the arts, food, home and recreation.

Lakes and parklands provide pristine opportunities for swimming, boating, fishing, hiking, cross country skiing, and more. Culture abounds with live theatre, diverse cuisines, an active artistic community, and educational facilities including college and university campuses.

Reporting to Chief Administrative Officer, the successful applicant will be responsible for the Town’s annual business plan and operating and capital budget; taxation; payroll; and purchasing; participation in strategic planning including current situation analysis, environmental assessment, business/economic outlook, future legislation impact and updating Corporate goals and strategies; review of new or revised policies for the Finance Department; and providing leadership for a positive employee relations climate. The Director of Finance/Treasurer will identify and track best practices in financial planning, accounting, revenue, financial reporting, banking relations, cash flow management, investment management and purchasing, and risk management/insurance for possible application at the Town. The successful candidate will be responsible for Treasury functions for the Town including reserve funding, cash flow management, investment management, optimization of credit lines, risk management/insurance and banking relations.

Applicants must have a degree in Finance, Accounting or Commerce accompanied by post-graduate studies in Business/Public Administration and Management studies, accompanied by a CPA, CMA, or CGA designation and a full membership in the corresponding professional association. The Certified Municipal Officer designation and full membership in the Association of Municipal Managers, Clerks and Treasurers of Ontario, and the Municipal Finance Officers’ Association of Ontario, or eligibility for these, is required. Excellent interpersonal, financial, project/time management, organizational, analytical, research, communication, presentation, problem-solving, and staff leadership and supervisory skills are required.

This is an Exempt (Non-Union) position with a salary range of $106,278 to $124,331 per year.

Please submit your application, including covering letter and resume, quoting File 2014-E-14 by April 30, 2014 to:
Town of Bracebridge
Attention: Human Resources
1000 Taylor Court
Bracebridge, Ontario P1L 1R6
File Reference: 2014-E-14
E-Mail: humanresources@bracebridge.ca

We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, S.O. 2001, c.25 and will be used to determine employment eligibility. Questions regarding collection should be directed to the Corporate Services Department at (705) 645-5264. The Town of Bracebridge is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted on 2014-04-07
Province: ON

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Ontario Works Caseworker-County Of Simcoe ON

Expiry Date: 2014-04-18

ONTARIO WORKS CASEWORKER

– TEMPORARY, FULL TIME –

The Corporation of the County of Simcoe is one of the largest employers in the County of Simcoe with 1,600 employees providing a variety of specialized services to County residents and staff. Home to many four season attractions, events, and recreational activities, the County of Simcoe makes for a fantastic location to work, live and play. With its many forests and miles of shoreline, the County of Simcoe has numerous golf courses, ski hills, snowmobile, hiking and biking trails and fresh water lakes. The County of Simcoe is truly a place for all seasons.

Position Summary:
The Ontario Works Caseworker will provide income and employment services to support client’s efforts to secure the quickest route to employment; to manage assigned caseload in a professional, facilitating and cost effective manner.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Complete and Process applications for assistance
  2. Deliver department program services
  3. Manage assigned caseload
  4. Develop and maintain good working relationships with office staff, clients and the public
  5. Utilize current technology to complete application, deliver department program services, and manage caseload and record statistics
  6. Comply with provincial and County occupational health and safety legislation, regulations, policies and procedures
  7. Maintain confidentiality in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act

Position Requirements:
The successful candidate will possess at least a two year community college diploma in an acceptable field of study with one to two (1-2) years of recent experience in a related field; They will also have strong organization skills, and demonstrated knowledge of job readiness screening, local labour market, and community development.

Compensation Information
$47,830 - $59,660 per annum

To view this job description in its entirety, and apply online, please visit http://www.simcoe.ca/jobs

Job Close Date: April 18, 2014

County of Simcoe
Human Resources
1110 Highway 26,
Midhurst, Ontario L0L 1X0

Main Line (705) 726-9300
Toll Free 1-866-893-9300
Fax (705) 792-7609
http://www.simcoe.ca

Posted on 2014-04-07
Province: ON

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Bilingual Housing Clerk-County Of Simcoe ON

Expiry Date: 2014-04-16

BILINGUAL HOUSING CLERK

– PERMANENT, FULL TIME –

The Corporation of the County of Simcoe is one of the largest employers in the County of Simcoe with 1,600 employees providing a variety of specialized services to County residents and staff. Home to many four season attractions, events, and recreational activities, the County of Simcoe makes for a fantastic location to work, live and play. With its many forests and miles of shoreline, the County of Simcoe has numerous golf courses, ski hills, snowmobile, hiking and biking trails and fresh water lakes. The County of Simcoe is truly a place for all seasons.

Position Summary:
The Bilingual Housing Clerk is responsible for providing administrative and clerical duties that support the efficient day to day operations of the social housing division.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Provide clerical and administrative support to the Social Housing Division as delegated including processing of mail, answering telephones, filing and file systems, word processing, data entry, minute taking and distribution.
  2. Data input, monitoring and maintenance of specialized information systems for social housing that track applicant, tenant, maintenance and financial data.
  3. Schedule work associated with turnover of units, daily maintenance and repairs.
  4. Schedule, monitor, collect information and process annual review of applicants and tenants.
  5. Process referrals to social housing providers.
  6. Prepare tender and annual contractor packages.
  7. Respond to telephone calls, messages and visitors providing information and assistance.
  8. Prepare and send correspondence related to applicant, tenant, and maintenance issues.
  9. Obtain quotes for work and purchase orders.

Position Requirements:
The successful candidate will possess at least a 1 year post secondary certificate in office administration or equivalent to obtain a general knowledge in clerical/office functions with at least two (2) years of varied office experience; Additionally, they will be fluent in English and French, with the ability to read, write and interpret both languages.

Compensation Information
$22.56 - $25.77 per hour

To view this job description in its entirety, and apply online, please visit http://www.simcoe.ca/jobs

Job Close Date: April 16, 2014

County of Simcoe
Human Resources
1110 Highway 26,
Midhurst, Ontario L0L 1X0

Main Line (705) 726-9300
Toll Free 1-866-893-9300
Fax (705) 792-7609
http://www.simcoe.ca%%

Posted on 2014-04-07
Province: ON

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Manager East Area Public Works Road Maintenance Operations-City Of Kawartha Lakes ON

Expiry Date: 2014-04-16

REVISED ***

MANAGER, EAST AREA

PUBLIC WORKS - ROAD MAINTENANCE OPERATIONS

The City of Kawartha Lakes is a large, progressive and primarily rural municipality with a number of small urban centres; providing municipal services to 75,000+ residents and seasonal guests. Incorporated in 2001 as a single-tier municipality, the City of Kawartha Lakes is one of the largest employers in the area. In Kawartha Lakes, you will enjoy a relaxed lifestyle that includes a lower cost of living, small town charm with big city services, historic downtowns, excellent schools and postcard-quality scenery.

The City's "environment first" principle has been demonstrated through Council's approval of the Green Hub Community Improvement Plan to encourage industry investment with a focus on clean or green technologies and services.

Job Description:
Reporting to the Director of Public Works, the Manager East Area is responsible for managing one of two Public Works maintenance areas (approximately 1300 km of roads per area) and overseeing the day-to-day field operations based on established levels of performance.

  • On a day-to-day basis you will coordinate the planning and execution of winter and summer maintenance operations in concert with four non-union Area Supervisors who report directly to you
  • Evaluate and quantify road work and associated activities; benchmarking costs and expenditures to ensure effective use of resources
  • Provide strong customer service and manage service requests
  • Work cooperatively with other Area Managers and Supervisors in delivery of operations including joint project and initiatives
  • Ensure service levels and operational protocols are followed for maintenance activities
  • Oversee and manage municipal gravel pits and resources
  • Prepare, recommend and monitor area-based operating budgets
  • Manage corridor control review in accordance with corporate policy
  • Ensure employee training needs are met relative to Heath and Safety, work procedures, new technology, innovation, legislation and regulations
  • Administer the terms of the Collective Agreements; hire, discipline, dismiss and manage performance and training of staff in consultation with the Director of Public Works and Human Resources staff
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Requirements and Qualifications:
You will be a motivated and competent leader and mentor with a post-secondary education in Engineering, and

  • Minimum of five (5) years of progressive experience, preferably in a municipal operations environment, with focus on operations and construction, significant winter control and technical ability relating to engineering solutions
  • C.E.T. or P. Eng required;
  • Strong leadership, organization and management skills with respect to staff in a unionized environment, establishing and managing performance and management of contracted services
  • Ability to express recommendations, orally and in writing, to Director, CAO and Council;
  • Strong knowledge legislation relating to a Public Words environment including: Highway Traffic Act, Minimum Maintenance Standards, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Ontario Traffic Manuals, Ontario Provincial Standards, and best practice;
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office and related software
  • Critical thinking/problem solving and excellent customer service skills

The position requires travel throughout the City of Kawartha Lakes. Additional hours may be required as volume or scope of operations require.

Salary: $85,091 - $99,545

Applicants must be prepared for skills testing.

How to Apply: Applications may be submitted by email no later than 4:00 p.m. ***April 16th, 2014 quoting Job #14-036 to:

City of Kawartha Lakes
P.O. Box 9000, Lindsay, ON K9V 5R8
Email: jobs@city.kawarthalakes.on.ca

A complete Job Description can be found at: http://www.city.kawarthalakes.on.ca/city-hall/employment-opportunities

We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however only those selected for interviews will be contacted. We will accommodate the needs of applicants in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise Human Resources to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process.

Posted on 2014-04-07
Province: ON

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Enterprise Systems Administrator-City Of Brampton ON

Expiry Date: 2014-04-18

The City of Brampton is the 9th largest city in Canada and the third-largest in the Greater Toronto Area. Our population is among the most diverse and multicultural in Canada, representing people from more than 175 distinct ethnic backgrounds who speak more than 70 different languages.

With a variety of services and programs provided to the residents of Brampton, our employment opportunities are challenging, diverse and rewarding. As an employer, the City of Brampton offers a competitive benefits plan, lucrative pension plan, education and training programs, tuition reimbursement, advancement opportunities, open and communicative management style and the opportunity to make a difference in the community.

ENTERPRISE SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR

(1 YEAR CONTRACT)

Major Responsibilities:
Under the direction of the Supervisor, IT Solutions Administration, the Enterprise System Administrator has overall responsibility of the Enterprise Business Systems and Solutions assigned to manage, administer and support. This role is technical and includes coordinating and interacting with other staff – administrators, analysts, developers, & solution vendors, to ensure system availability and sustainability. This includes overseeing all activities relating to the application technical environment, including software, application server, security and access management, monitoring, performance, availability management and capacity management.

  • Responsible for the integrity and security of the Enterprise Application Production environment and all related support and maintenance activities.
  • Develop and implement the Enterprise Business System security strategy, including design, implementation and enforcement in regards to separation of duties of the various roles identified in the system.
  • Utilize strong systems benchmarking and performance optimization skills to identify, define and implement pro-active monitoring and administrative technologies and procedures. Identify potential issues before they impact the end user, identify and implement areas for improvement and performance tuning.
  • Define, document and maintain policies, standard operating procedures, system documentation and associated training plans for the administration and use of the Enterprise Business System.
  • Take a pro-active approach to system maintenance and problem avoidance including responsibility for the technical integrity, administration, maintenance and support of all technical components (including: application and web servers, report servers, application instances, integration points and other related technologies) in the daily operations of the Enterprise Business System.
  • Responsible for design and implementation of Quality Assurance processes for changes to the production operating environment to ensure integrity and security of all system and data components.
  • Lead the planning, design, installation, administration, support and maintenance of the Enterprise Business System to ensure a reliable, robust and cost effective service.
  • Responsible for the design and implementation of the system administration Maintenance and Release management plan and the resulting maintenance streams and processes.
  • Collaborate with external contacts and colleagues both inside and outside the IT organizational units.
  • Conduct system reviews to adhere to regulatory, industry standards and corporate policies.

Qualifications/Skills:

  • High school (Grade 12) graduation plus an additional program of three (3) to four (4) years in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Over four (4) years, up to and including eight (8) years experience in IT and Enterprise system administration.
  • Advanced knowledge of Web and Application server support and administration (preferably Windows Server 2008, IIS, Web logic, Tomcat).
  • 2 years supervisory/project lead experience.
  • 2 years application development experience (.Net, C#, Hansen Development Toolset), previous scripting experience is an asset (i.e. Shell scripting);
  • Advanced knowledge & experience with Enterprise Business systems, such as, Infor Hansen, Amanda, ITSM , PeopleSoft, or other ERP type systems.
  • Computer literacy using MS Office suite of products; experience and/or knowledge of ITIL Framework required and experience with ITSM an asset; ITIL V3 Foundations Certification is an asset; knowledge of PCI Compliance, FOI/MFIPPA regulations an asset;
  • Software Product and other technology experience an asset: GIS – Intergraph Geomedia or Esri; Crystal Reporting; SSRS; Oracle; Visual Studio Suite of products; MS SharePoint 2007; Windows 2007, IIS 7, .Net, C#, Team Foundation Server, Mobile Computing Technologies; understanding of integration protocols and technologies.
  • Good organization and time management skills
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills with an emphasis on customer service.
    • Various tests and/or exams may be required as part of the selection criteria.

TO APPLY: Please apply quoting the file number 101357 by April 18, 2014 at: http://www.brampton.ca/employment or via http://www.workopolis.com and search for key words City of Brampton. If you require assistance with the application process, please contact us directly. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview with be contacted. We are dedicated to equal opportunity.

The City is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise the Human Resources Division of any accommodations needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

Posted on 2014-04-07
Province: ON

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Assistant Manager Of Engineering-Yellowhead County AB

Expiry Date: 2014-05-07

ASSISTANT MANAGER OF ENGINEERING

LOCATION: EDSON OFFICE
COMPETITION NO. 14-13-I

Yellowhead County is located in west central Alberta and is a vibrant and diverse municipality. The main industries in the County are agriculture, oil and gas, forestry, and tourism. The head office for Yellowhead County is located in Edson, Alberta, which is centrally located between the City of Edmonton and Jasper National Park.

Reporting to the Manager of Engineering Services, the Assistant Manager of Engineering is responsible for providing a variety of operational duties related to the Yellowhead County road and bridge systems, erosion and drainage projects, approach approvals and is responsible to assist the Manager of Engineering in the delivery of engineering services for Yellowhead County Infrastructure.

Minimum education and skills include completion of Grade 12 Diploma, completion of Civil engineering Technology Diploma, knowledge of Microsoft Office, ability to work independently or as part of a team, ability to multi-task, clean Class 5 Drivers license, Defensive Driving and two years experience in road construction and maintenance and strong communication and interpersonal skills. The minimum experience is (3) three years in road construction and maintenance and (2) two years in a municipal setting.

The annual salary range is $67,543.00 to $85,510.00 per year. Yellowhead County offers a competitive benefit package.

Complete Position Descriptions may be picked up at the office or at the email address listed below.

Competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Submit resumes in confidence, quoting competition # 14-13-I to:

Patricia Pape, Payroll/HR Coordinator
Yellowhead County
Mail: 2716 – 1st Avenue, Edson, Alberta, T7E 1N9
Fax: 1-780-723-5066
Email: ppape@yellowheadcounty.ab.ca
Telephone enquiries: 780-723-4800 or 1-800-665-6030

The personal information obtained as a result of this advertisement will be utilized for this employment opportunity only, and is subject to compliance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

We thank all interested applicants in advance, however only those applicants to be interviewed will be contacted

Posted on 2014-04-07
Province: AB

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Director Of Planning And Protective Services-Yellowhead County AB

Expiry Date: 2014-05-07

DIRECTOR OF PLANNING & PROTECTIVE SERVICES

EDSON OFFICE
COMPETITION NO. 14-12-A

Yellowhead County is currently seeking a qualified, experienced person to fill the role of Director of Planning and Protective Services.

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Office, the Director of Planning & Protective Services is responsible for directing, coordinating and supervising the functions within the Land Planning and Protective Services Department. Areas of responsibility include the Land Planning and Development functions, the Community Peace Officers Program, the Enhanced Policing Program, Fire Services, 911 Call/Dispatch Center, the Occupational Health and Safety Program and the Disaster Services Program.

The boundaries of Yellowhead County are situated one hour west of the City of Edmonton and extend west to Jasper National Park and surround the towns of Edson and Hinton. With a population of just over 10,000 people, Yellowhead County offers an uncluttered mix of agricultural, industrial/commercial, residential and recreational uses.

Yellowhead County offers a competitive benefit package. The salary range is currently $114,411 to $144,813 per year.

A detailed job description is available on the County web site at http://www.yellowheadcounty.ab.ca or may be picked up at the office or at the email address listed below.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume quoting Competition # 14-12-A (complete with references and covering letter) in confidence to:

Patricia Pape, Payroll/HR Coordinator
Yellowhead County
Mail: 2716 – 1st Avenue, Edson, Alberta, T7E 1N9
Fax: 1-780-723-5066
Email: ppape@yellowheadcounty.ab.ca
Telephone enquiries: 780-723-4800 or 1-800-665-6030

This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected.

We thank all interested applicants in advance, however only those applicants to be interviewed will be contacted

The personal information obtained as a result of this advertisement will be utilized for this employment opportunity only, and is subject to compliance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Posted on 2014-04-07
Province: AB

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Deputy Clerk-Coordinator Of Planning-Township Of St Clair ON

Expiry Date: 2014-04-21

Full-Time Position

Deputy Clerk/Coordinator of Planning

Township of St. Clair

The Township of St. Clair is located in the County of Lambton just south of the City of Sarnia with a population of approximately 15,000. The Township is looking for a Full-Time Deputy Clerk /Coordinator of Planning with a strong knowledge and experience in the administration of the Municipal Act, Municipal Election Act, Planning Act, Municipal Freedom of Information Act and other related legislation. This Position reports to and supports the Municipal Clerk and in the absence of the Clerk performs the duties of the Clerk. In addition this position is also responsible for the coordination of planning issues and administering the Township Planning Process including the Zoning and Official Plan Amendment Process as well as the Township’s Site Plan Process.

An ideal candidate possesses a university degree or community college diploma in public administration, local government, planning or a related discipline. Preference will be given to those who have successfully completed the Municipal Administration Certificate program and are willing to pursue a Certified Municipal Officer (CMO) designation and related membership in the Association of Municipal Managers, Clerks and Treasurers of Ontario.

Please submit your resume and covering letter to John Rodey at 1155 Emily Street, Mooretown, ON N0N 1M0 or email to jrodey@twp.stclair.on.ca. Application deadline is 4:00 p.m., Monday, April 21, 2014. Job description is available upon request.

St. Clair Township wishes to thank all those who make application but only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Posted on 2014-04-04
Province: ON

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Building Inspector-Town Of Caledon ON

Expiry Date: 2014-04-18

Building Inspector (Permanent Full-Time)

Department: Public Works
JOB TYPE: Permanent Full-Time
REFERENCE: 0048-14
CLOSING DATE: April 18, 2014

The Town of Caledon is a dynamic municipality that successfully balances urban, rural and agricultural communities - it's a small town feel only a short drive from Toronto. Our energetic staff are guided by our core values that create an environment for continuous improvement and customer service excellence to address the needs of our evolving community.

Reporting directly to the Manager, Regulatory & Inspection Services, this role is responsible for the inspections on residential, commercial, industrial and public buildings in the Town of Caledon. This role ensures that construction is carried out in accordance with the requirements of the Building Code Act, the Ontario Building Code, and all other applicable laws, standards and regulations.

The Position:

  • Inspect new buildings and structures while under construction for compliance with approved drawings and the Ontario Building Code
  • Investigate building related complaints from the general public, Council, etc. by conducting site inspections, preparing inspection reports and initiating appropriate action
  • Deliver inspection services in a fair and consistent manner, and in accordance with established policies and procedures of the Department
  • Review building permit applications to ensure compliance with the Building Code Act and the Ontario Building Code as required
  • Liaise with other Departments, and external agencies as required on inspection related matters
  • Issue orders for illegal construction and for non-compliant projects as required. Follow up on orders and take appropriate action including legal action in conjunction with the Legal Services Department as necessary
  • Serve summons and testify in court as required
  • Update inspection results in AMANDA, the computerized building permit system
  • Maintain good public relations by presenting a professional, knowledgeable and conscientious image
  • Perform additional duties and undertake special projects as assigned
  • Be responsible to work in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations, the Town of Caledon Policies and Procedures, as well as established industry guidelines

The Ideal Candidate:
Candidates for this position will have the following training and experience or equivalent:

  • Post-secondary diploma in Architectural Technology, or related field
  • Meet the MMAH Qualifications in: General Legal, Small Buildings and Structural
  • Membership or eligibility for membership with the OBOA
  • Minimum 5 years related experience in construction or inspections
  • Demonstrated knowledge of sound construction practices and design. Working understanding of the Ontario Building Code and Ontario Building Act
  • Valid driver’s licence with no more than 3 demerit points and daily access to a vehicle for corporate use
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Able to appear as a witness in court and in Tribunals
  • Organizational skills with attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work well independently, and in a team environment
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook). Knowledge of AMANDA and Arc Explorer would be an asset

How To Apply:
Interested persons should submit a resume in confidence by accessing the Town of Caledon website: http://www.caledon.ca/careers

If needed and upon request, this document can be made available in an alternative format.

Posted on 2014-04-04
Province: ON

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Chief Administrative Officer-Town Of Qualicum Beach BC

Expiry Date: 2014-05-05

TOWN OF QUALICUM BEACH

CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

With a population of approximately 8,700 people, the ocean-side community of Qualicum Beach can be found on the mid-eastern coast of Vancouver Island. Qualicum Beach is best known for its scenic beaches and parks, its picturesque wildlife, and a wide-range of local events focused on the community’s arts and culture scene. This unique coastal community offers its residents a relaxed lifestyle in a great climate, allowing for spending time at the beach, swimming or boating in the surrounding waters, or hiking the pristine forests or beautiful watersheds. Ski enthusiasts and golfers alike are drawn to Qualicum Beach due to its short 45 minute drive to Mt. Washington, one of the most spectacular coastal alpine settings in North America, as well as the numerous renowned golf courses and tournaments held in the area.

As one of BC’s oldest holiday destinations, the Town’s natural beauty attracts a healthy amount of tourism, but there is more to offer beyond the beaches and striking wilderness. The downtown core is filled with boutique shops, art galleries, and numerous cafes to explore as well. Qualicum Beach has a range of K-12 schools and for those seeking post-secondary education, Vancouver Island University is a 45km drive away.

From a municipal standpoint, Qualicum Beach is known for its leading edge infrastructure projects, ahead-of-the-curve green initiatives, and thriving arts scene. With major projects in the works, including a new Fire Hall, a waterfront revitalization initiative, and the redevelopment of a former industrial site into a mixed use public space, Qualicum Beach is a financially solid community rooted in a rich tradition of careful development, while looking forward to continued growth and transformation.

To learn more, visit: http://www.qualicumbeach.com and http://www.visitparksvillequalicumbeach.com

THE OPPORTUNITY CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

Reporting to the Town Council, the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) is a strategic leadership position responsible for the direct overall planning, coordination and control of the activities and business affairs of the Town of Qualicum Beach. The position leads all staff in the fulfillment of all duties related to the Town’s operations.

As Qualicum Beach undergoes a renewal of its strategic direction, the CAO must courageously lead the Town and its staff through change, bringing fresh ideas to the table in order to create an administrative culture of innovation and best practices to successfully position Qualicum Beach for long-term growth and sustainability.

As “the face” of Town’s administration, the CAO should demonstrate a commitment to the community by involving himself/herself in a range or relevant local activities and civic groups. The CAO should be an effective promoter of Qualicum Beach, using refined public speaking skills to advocate on the town’s behalf, elevating its profile in the region.

Please follow the link to the Town of Qualicum Beach’s Strategic Plan.

Key Responsibilities

Specifically, the CAO will be responsible as follows:

  • Recommend corporate goals, objectives, policies and programs to the Town Council, and arrange for a regular review of these initiatives. Coordinate the development of long-term strategic planning;
  • Provide advice to the Town Council and its committees on all matters pertaining to the Town operations;
  • Direct the implementation and monitor the progress of policies and programs approved by the Town Council; evaluate and recommend changes as required;
  • Oversee all departmental activities; recommend to the Town Council any necessary changes in the duties or authority of departments; chair management team meetings;
  • Direct the development of budgets and establishment of financial controls. Work with the Director of Finance to coordinate budget information. Monitor the investments of the Town. Ensure that expenditures are within the approved budget;
  • Within established HR policies and budget guidelines, oversee the hiring/development/dismissal of all staff; recommend the hiring/dismissal of senior staff to the Town Council;
  • In consultation with the Town Council, approve the agenda, including background documentation, of the meetings. Approve the scheduling of Council meetings;
  • Approve all correspondence prepared for the Mayor’s signature;
  • Represent the Town or delegate representation at meetings with administrative officials of the municipal, provincial and federal governments to ensure a full understanding of the issues affecting the Town; and
  • Establish, promote and maintain effective relations with and between municipal and electoral members, and work to enhance the linkage between the administration and the Town Council.

THE PERSON
Required Experience and Credentials

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and experience:

  • A post-secondary degree in public administration or business administration is preferred;
  • A minimum of 10 years of extensive, senior leadership experience in a local or regional government setting, or an equivalent combination of training and experience in other relevant settings;
  • A positive record of working effectively with elected officials, town staff, community volunteers, board and committees, and public participation processes;
  • Proven experience in strategic planning, organization development, and achieving results in building teams and effective employee relations;
  • Exposure to implementing development plans, capital works, and infrastructure programs;
  • Experience in a multi-dimensional service organization with proven ability to provide focus and leadership, adapting and integrating planning, policy and program initiatives; and
  • A proven track record of accomplishments and career advancement.

Competencies and Personal Characteristics

Strategic Leadership – Ability to set visions and goals and communicate them effectively across an organization. Known to inspire and motivate others through their own example, instilling enthusiasm and commitment. Ability to analyze, assess and make appropriate recommendations both internally and externally.

Communication Skills – Clearly presents written and verbal information; writes with clarity and purpose; communicates effectively in both positive and negative circumstances; listens well.

Influential and Collaborative – Has an sincere, open, and consistent approach to working with others and possesses strong relationship and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships and develop/maintain partnerships, obtaining stakeholder agreement.

Operational and Organizational – Demonstrates the ability and willingness to align one’s own behavior to the needs, priorities and goals of the organization, and to promote organizational goals to meet organizational needs.

Change Management – Facilitates the orderly implementation and timely acceptance of workplace improvements by planning and overseeing the execution of structured transition processes and clearly communicating transition goals and strategies.

Politically Astute – Is diplomatic and tactful; non-confrontational; recognizes internal and external sensitivities; has an intuitive ability to read the political implications of recommendations and actions.

People Development – Makes a positive and long lasting connection with the ‘heads, hearts and hands’ of employees; inspire increasing commitment, work effort and the desire to stay with the organization for the long term.

Finance and Risk Management – Managerial experience in finance; experience with capital and operating budget development and management; ability to lead the financial performance of an organization; experience overseeing expenditures within approved budgets and taking corrective action if required.

COMPENSATION
A competitive compensation package will be provided including an attractive salary and excellent benefits.

Further details will be discussed further in a personal interview.

FOR INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
Robin Noftall or Tony Kirschner
Davies Park Vancouver
No. 880 – 609 Granville Street
Vancouver, BC V7Y 1G5
Phone: (604) 688-8422
Fax: (604) 688-8427
Email: executive@daviespark.com

Additional information can be found at: http://www.daviespark.com

Posted on 2014-04-04
Province: BC

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Fire Prevention Inspector-Town Of Bradford West Gwillimbury ON

Expiry Date: 2014-04-25

Fire Prevention Inspector

The Town of BWG is looking for an energetic, highly motivated and organized professional to join the enforcement division of the Fire and Emergency Services department.

Under the direction of the Fire Chief, the individual will be responsible for carrying out comprehensive complaint and fire protection surveys, and promoting and enforcing fire safety regulations. The candidate will develop, deliver and evaluate public education programs throughout the community and provide fire safety training to various client groups; assist the Fire Marshal by conducting post-fire investigations for the purpose of determining fire cause and origin; maintain detailed records; prepare reports; provide evidence before Court; initiate and participate in prosecutions; evaluate and review fire safety plan submission for compliance with the Ontario Fire Code; and perform additional duties or special projects as assigned.

The successful candidate will possess a post-secondary degree or diploma in the field of Fire Protection Technology, Building Construction, Engineering, Architecture or equivalent, combined with an Ontario Fire College - Fire Prevention Officer Certification or equivalent and a Public Fire Safety Education Certification, or demonstrated teaching, training or media skills. Preferred candidates will have extensive training and experience in conducting fire safety inspections; developing and delivering public education programs; prosecution of offenders for non-compliance with by-laws and provincial legislation; and conducting building code plan review and inspections. Candidates will have a thorough knowledge of the technical aspects of alarm, detection, sprinkler systems, fire pumps, hazardous materials, emergency electrical power systems and other factors related to fire protection and of all provincial legislation pertaining to fire protection and prevention in new and existing buildings. Candidates must have the ability to perform the physical requirements of the position including walking, climbing, digging and lifting; working outside in inclement weather conditions. Successful candidates will have excellent analytical, organizational, investigative, research and report writing skills; sound judgment; and the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines; proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office and Firehouse software; and strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact with the public.

Candidates must possess and maintain a valid MTO Class ‘G’ Driver’s License with a satisfactory abstract. The successful candidate will be required to provide a Vulnerable Sector Screening as a condition of employment. Qualified applicants will be asked to undergo a written test to determine eligibility for an interview and must be able to pass a Canadian Standardized Test of Fitness. Successful candidates must have, or be willing to obtain the Ontario Building Code exams for Legal and Fire Protection and continue further education to successfully complete what is required by the Ontario Fire College to become a certified Fire Inspector II under the new NFPA standards.

This position offers a salary range of $58,282 to $77,709 (2010) plus a competitive benefit package.

To explore this challenging opportunity further, we invite qualified applicants to forward their resume and covering letter in confidence, quoting file number 2014-FP03 by 4:30p.m. on Friday, April 25th, 2014 to:

Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury,
Human Resources Department
100 Dissette St, Unit 4 Box 100,
Bradford, Ontario L3Z 2A7
Fax: 905 775-8633 or email hr@townofbwg.com
http://www.townofbwg.com

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, and will only be used for candidate selection.

The Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Posted on 2014-04-04
Province: ON

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Administrative Assistant-City Of Vaughan ON

Expiry Date: 2014-04-17

The City of Vaughan
2141 Major Mackenzie Drive
Vaughan, ON L6A 1T1
Tel: 905-832-2281

CITIZENS FIRST THROUGH SERVICE EXCELLENCE
We have an exciting opportunity in the Development / Transportation Engineering Department for an experienced and motivated individual

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

(FILE 14-1789-ML)

As one of Southern Ontario’s fastest growing cities, with its mix of urban and rural areas, Vaughan is an in-demand place to live and work. Vaughan is considered one of Canada’s most family friendly cities with a dynamic and diverse population of over 300,000. With one of the top performing economies, a growing tourism industry and an enviable portfolio of recreational and cultural venues, this is the place where you want to be.

Responsible for providing administrative assistance and secretarial services to management and associated department staff, as assigned, including clerical preparation, coordinating and processing of Subdivision and Development Agreements, Capital Project Tenders/Quotes, Contract Documents, Consultant Requests for Proposals (RFP), Committee/Council items, reports, bylaws, general correspondence and maintenance of divisional records and automated database. Preparing, tracking and follow up of purchase orders and invoice progress payments for Capital and Infrastructure Projects. Coordinating and tracking development agreements and municipal projects including the circulation of letters and follow up. Assisting and responding to enquires from the public, developers, consultants, contractors, external agencies and staff regarding various engineering matters.

Qualifications and experience:
Community College in Business Administration or suitable equivalent. Minimum of (3) years’ administrative assistant/secretarial experience preferably in a municipal service environment. Proficient in the application of various computer programs including advanced word processing, spreadsheets, data base and electronic mail software applications. Excellent organizational, written and communication skills and ability to multi-task. Excellent customer service skills; ability to deal courteously and effectively with the general public, consultants, developers and staff.

In addition to offering a competitive compensation package, we have a strong focus on health and wellness, including fitness facilities and family-focused benefits.

If you are an energetic person who is interested in bringing your knowledge and passion to the City of Vaughan, please forward your resume in MS Word or PDF only, quoting File #14-1789-ML in the subject line by Thursday, April 17, 2014 to:
Human Resources Department
City of Vaughan, 2141 Major Mackenzie Drive
Vaughan, ON L6A 1T1
Fax 905-832-8575
resume@vaughan.ca

Please note that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

The City of Vaughan is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. The City of Vaughan is also committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Applicant information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001 (S.O. 2001,c.25) and will be used to determine qualifications for employment with The Corporation of the City of Vaughan. Questions about this collection should be directed to the Director of the Human Resources Department, 2141 Major Mackenzie Drive, Vaughan, ON, L6A 1T1, (905) 832-8585

Posted on 2014-04-04
Province: ON

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General Manager-Planning And Development-Cowichan Valley Regional District BC

Expiry Date: 2014-04-24

Live where you work

General Manager

Planning & Development

Majestic mountains, the rugged West Coast Trail, serene lakes and one of the world’s tallest free-standing timber rail trestles all lie in the picturesque Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD). Located on Vancouver Island, the CVRD provides a wide range of local government services to a population of 80,000, located within its 4 distinct municipalities and 9 electoral areas.

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, you will provide leadership to all functions within the department including, community and regional planning, development services, parks & trails, environmental initiatives, economic development, along with building inspection & bylaw enforcement. In addition, as an integral part of senior staff, you will lead the department through strategic and corporate priorities.

The successful candidate will hold a graduate degree in Community and Regional Planning or a related discipline supplemented by a minimum of eight (8) years of related experience at a senior level, preferably in local government, including five (5) years’ management experience. Candidates should be members, or eligible for membership, in the Canadian Institute of Planners and the Planning Institute of BC.

The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge in legal procedures governing land use law in BC and a general knowledge of the BC Building Code.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate competence in strategic planning, policy development, report writing, problem solving, budget preparation and administration, decision making, and leadership. The successful candidate will be a collaborative visionary who is able to work effectively with all levels of staff, management, and the Board.

The CVRD provides a competitive compensation and benefits plan. A detailed job description can be found at http://www.cvrd.bc.ca.

If you are passionate about shaping the future of the CVRD and you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career, we are interested in hearing from you. Please forward your resume in complete confidence quoting Competition PD14018-E before 4:30 p.m. on April 24, 2014, to the Human Resources Division at hr@cvrd.bc.ca in either MSWord or pdf format, or to 175 Ingram Street, DUNCAN BC V9L 1N8, or by fax to (250)746 2522.

The CVRD would like to thank all applicants. Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Posted on 2014-04-03
Province: BC

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Compliance And Regulations Specialist-City Of Hamilton ON

Expiry Date: 2014-04-16

Compliance & Regulations Specialist

This newly created role is an exciting opportunity to use your experience in accessible design standards for open spaces and built environments and make your mark on promoting best practices in accessibility.

Reporting to the Manager of Access & Equity, you will be responsible for working with internal and external stakeholders to provide assistance and guidance in the design, development, implementation, monitoring, maintenance, and reporting on Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities legislation and its regulations. As Compliance & Regulations Specialist, you will assist in the implementation of strategies to ensure compliance with Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) Design of Public Spaces, City's Barrier Free Design Guidelines, the Ontario Building Code (accessibility sections), and Occupational Health & Safety Act (OH&S) regulations.

Your qualifications as a Compliance & Regulations Specialist include:

  • A demonstrated level of expertise related to the job duties acquired through a college diploma in Advanced Engineering Technology, Building Construction, Architectural Design or related Sciences, and work-related experience in accessible design standards for open spaces & built environments.
  • Ability to read detailed architectural designs & blueprints; make recommendations or provide alternate choices to ensure that requirements for accessibility in built environments are met; and interpret & understand official plans, zoning bylaws, AODA, and H&S regulatory requirements applicable to built environment.
  • Significant experience in reporting on compliance-related disciplines, including statutory & mandatory requirements & best practices for accessibility in the built environment, and ability to analyse, use & present complex data & reports.
  • Good understanding of equity, diversity & human rights.
  • Experience working with diverse communities.
  • Experience with and/or working knowledge of anti-oppression issues & equity principles.
  • Knowledge in the application of the principles and practices of construction relative to regulatory compliance.
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act (accessible & universal design standards); AODA Design of Public Spaces; City of Hamilton's Barrier Free Design Guidelines and building codes & related regulations (i.e., Fire Code, NFPA, OBC).
  • Excellent computer skills in MS Office, including PowerPoint and Project Manager, and web-based technical searches.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, time management & analytical skills.
  • Valid Ontario Class G driver's licence and access to a vehicle would be assets.

Rate of pay: $34.41 - $39.11 per hour (NOTE: The salary grade for this newly created position may be re-evaluated within 6 months of hiring.)

Hamilton. A city of progress.

At the City of Hamilton, our vision is “to be the best place in Canada to raise a child, promote innovation, engage citizens and provide diverse economic opportunities.” With our rich history, culturally strong and diverse communities, blend of urban and rural attractions, and ideal location in the heart of the Golden Horseshoe, Hamilton is a vibrant community of neighbours. We are also a leading employer, with many opportunities to grow and excel. We invite you to share in our vision as part of the Customer Service Access & Equity Division in the Corporate Services Department.

For full details and to apply

If you are interested in working alongside a dedicated team that’s contributing to the well-being of Hamilton’s residents, please visit http://www.hamilton.ca/careers for position details and to apply online. Alternatively, you may send your resume, by 'April 16, 2014, quoting Job ID #9399, to: Staffing/Workforce Planning Specialist, Human Resources, c/o City Hall, 71 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8P 4Y5. Fax: 905-546-2650. In person: Standard Life Building, 120 King Street West, 9th Floor, Hamilton.

The City of Hamilton, an equal opportunity employer, values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people. We thank all who have applied; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Posted on 2014-04-03
Province: ON

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Development Coordinator-City Of Hamilton ON

Expiry Date: 2014-04-16

Development Coordinator

Your municipal servicing experience will drive your success in the role of Development Coordinator. Reporting to the Senior Project Manager, Engineering Design & Construction, and working under the general supervision of the Project Manager, you will review on a daily basis, and comment on, all development applications pertaining to environmental and servicing matters. As a Development Coordinator, you will also undertake or direct engineering analyses required as a result of development activity, and prepare various technical reports for senior staff as well as Committees and Council. This is a full-time regular CUPE Local 5167 Inside position.

Your qualifications as a Development Coordinator include:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the duties described, normally acquired through a recognized community college diploma in an accredited course such as a Civil Engineering Technologist with progressive, related experience in both planning and development control with respect to municipal and private servicing, grading / drainage, and storm water, and/or a combination of education and progressive work experience.
  • Membership in, or eligibility for certification with, the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists, is preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency using a computer and various software programs such as Word, Access, Excel, and Drawing Management System.
  • Valid Class G driver's licence.

Hamilton. A city of progress.

At the City of Hamilton, our vision is “to be the best place in Canada to raise a child, promote innovation, engage citizens and provide diverse economic opportunities.” With our rich history, culturally strong and diverse communities, blend of urban and rural attractions, and ideal location in the heart of the Golden Horseshoe, Hamilton is a vibrant community of neighbours. We are also a leading employer, with many opportunities to grow and excel. We invite you to share in our vision as part of the Growth Management Division in the Planning and Economic Development Department.

For full details and to apply
If you are interested in working alongside a dedicated team that’s contributing to the well-being of Hamilton’s residents, please visit http://www.hamilton.ca/careers for position details and to apply online. Alternatively, you may send your resume, by April 16, 2014, quoting Job ID #9682, to: Staffing/Workforce Planning Specialist, Human Resources, c/o City Hall, 71 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8P 4Y5. Fax: 905-546-2650. In person: Standard Life Building, 120 King Street West, 9th Floor, Hamilton.

The City of Hamilton, an equal opportunity employer, values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people. We thank all who have applied; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Posted on 2014-04-03
Province: ON

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Housing Program Administrator-City Of Kingston ON

Expiry Date: 2014-04-18

The City of Kingston – Current Career Opportunity
External Job Posting

HOUSING PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR

Job Code: NU053
File No.: J0314-1106
Salary Range: $61,115.60 - $83,538.00
Type of Position: Full Time
Closing: April 18, 2014

POSITION SUMMARY

  • Under the direct supervision of the Director, Housing Department, manage and deliver a diverse range of affordable and social housing programs, and homelessness initiatives within the Housing Department;
  • Develop and implement social housing administrative policies and practices for all programs in compliance with Provincial legislative and regulatory requirements and guidelines and local policy approved by Council;
  • Develop and lead projects and policy development related to implementation of the 10 Year Municipal Housing and Homelessness Plan;
  • Develop through detailed program design all new housing and homelessness programs through research and detailed analysis of options and provide oversight, financial advice, expertise, evaluation and training to private and non-profit agencies;
  • Assess proposals from proponents for program funding and capital works initiatives and recommend funding to support local initiatives that align with key provincial and municipal policies and programs;
  • In accordance with legislation, may, on occasion, be responsible for the management and oversight of the operations of a social housing provider inclusive of financial, staffing and property management responsibilities including reporting to the Corporation’s Board of Directors;
  • Manage the operation of the centralized waiting list unit in accordance with legislated requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS, COMPETENCIES

  • University Degree in Human Services field, Business Administration, Urban Studies or related discipline from a recognized university;
  • Minimum of 3 Years progressive experience in the Social Housing and/or homelessness services related field including budget preparation, project management, program planning, change management strategies, human resource management, preventative maintenance and capital forecasting;
  • Experience interpreting and implementing Provincial and Federal Government policy and programming, and/or municipal policy and processes; and/or social services programming;
  • An equivalent of completion of 3 Year Diploma in a Human Services Field, Business Administration, Urban Studies or related discipline combined with 5 Years of experience in social housing and/or homelessness service delivery or a related field at the municipal, provincial or federal level would also be considered;
  • Recognized property management designation such as Certified Property Manager (CPM) or accreditation such as the Institute of Housing Management (AIHM) is preferred;
  • Must demonstrate corporate competencies: Customer Focus, Results Orientation, Integrity, and Teamwork.

SKILLS, ABILITIES, WORK DEMANDS

  • Experience in conducting operational audits and reviews is an asset;
  • Experience supervising staff and the assignment of duties would be an asset;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, excellent conceptual ability, critical thinking, organization and time management skills are essential;
  • Experience and ability to analyze existing policies/programs and to develop new policies/programs;
  • Ability to work in and enhance a positive work environment;
  • Verbal French language skills is an asset;
  • Provide and maintain a valid Class ‘G’ Driver’s License;
  • Must obtain and maintain a satisfactory CPIC (Criminal Record Check), at candidates own expense.

Please visit our website at http://www.cityofkingston.ca/careeers for detailed information on how to apply for externally posted positions.

Your resume must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements of the position. Please upload to your profile, any educational Degrees, Diplomas and/or Certificates that are relevant and required for the position you are applying to. We thank all of those who apply; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. The City of Kingston is an equal opportunity employer. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance. Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. The City will no longer be accepting applications for external jobs by email, in person, via fax, or by mail.

Posted on 2014-04-03
Province: ON

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Economic Development Officer-City Of Leduc AB

Expiry Date: 2014-04-18

Economic Development Officer

Permanent, Full-time - 35 hours / week

Department: Information Support Services (Communications & Marketing Services)

Classification Level: $90,563 – 113,204 per annum
Reports To: Director, Information Support Services

Do you want to join a team that values placing citizens first, accountability, responsiveness and excellence? If you do, the City of Leduc wants you to join us as we continue to build a community of integrity, unity and strength! The City of Leduc is offering a career opportunity for an experienced economic development officer to help establish our city’s first municipal economic development program.

We are seeking a dynamic professional to lead all municipal economic development initiatives for one of Canada’s fastest-growing municipalities. The responsibilities of this newly created position range from finalizing and implementing a new municipal economic development plan to managing all municipal economic development information and leading the development of all municipal economic development marketing tools.

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in marketing, commerce, business administration or economics with at least five years of related industry work experience, preferably in a municipal setting. Your experience will showcase your strategic planning and leadership skills as well as your ability to establish and maintain dynamic business relationships.

If you have a passion for providing excellent customer service in a collaborative and creative work environment, please send your resume and cover letter to:
Human Resources
City of Leduc
No.1 Alexandra Park
Leduc, Alberta T9E 4C4
Fax: (780) 980-7127
Email: resume@leduc.ca
Visit our website at: http://www.leduc.ca/jobs

Competition closes at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 18, 2014.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Posted on 2014-04-03
Province: AB

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Journeyman Welder-County Of Paintearth AB

Expiry Date: 2014-05-05

County of Paintearth

Journeyman Welder

Welcome to the Energy Capital of East Central Alberta – Coal, Wind, Oil and Natural Gas

The County of Paintearth is seeking a dynamic, knowledgeable Journeyman Welder to join our shop Mechanical team.

The County of Paintearth No. 18 is a progressive rural municipality in East Central Alberta. The County is proud to boast a strong working relationship with the energy sector. The Paintearth Region is progressive with many opportunities. We are very excited and proud to show off our many assets that include an abundance of services, and recreation facilities that are enjoyed and appreciated by young and old. We believe it is a great place to raise a family and a quiet and affordable community in which to spend your retirement years. As you browse through our website, we hope you will be amazed and impressed with all that we have to offer.

This Individual will be responsible for welding on all County equipment in the shop and in the field. The County of Paintearth No. 18 has a comprehensive benefits plan and participates in the Local Authorities Pension Plan. The salary gird is $69,500 per annum 40 hours per week with the I.U.O.E. Local No.955.

Interested individuals are invited to forward resume by May 5, 2014, to:

County of Paintearth No. 18
Crowfoot Crossing
Hwy 12 & TWP 374
Box 509
Castor, AB T0C 0X0
Phone: 403.882.3285
Fax: 403.882.3560
Email: rwalker@countypaintearth.ca
http://www.countypaintearth.ca
Attention: Journeyman Welder Opportunity

For more information please contact Jack Spady 403-882-3285 or 1.888.882.3156

Posted on 2014-04-03
Province: AB

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Development Officer-City Of Cold Lake AB

Expiry Date: 2014-05-02

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Full-Time

Development Officer

The City of Cold Lake is seeking a qualified individual to fill the permanent full-time position of Development Officer with the Planning and Development Department.

Reporting to the General Manager of Planning and Development, the primary duty of the Development Officer is to effectively deliver the Development, permitting, and compliance process from application review/permit issuance to compliance, monitoring, review and development completion. This position assists in the sustainable management of the development needs and activities of the Municipality through the implementation and enforcement of the development permitting process and the Land Use Bylaw, accepted development protocols and relevant Municipal Engineering Standards.

The preferred qualifications for this position include Alberta Land Use Planning certification or 2 year diploma in Planning and Urban Development or equivalent, and eligibility for Alberta Development Officer’s Association (ADOA) or Canadian Institute of Planner (CIP) membership. The preferred candidate will have the ability to express ideas effectively, strong problem solving and consensus building skills, excellent customer service skills, strong computer knowledge, and the ability to establish effective working relationships in a multi-disciplinary team environment while maintaining confidentiality. Preference will be given to those applicants who have a minimum two years’ experience in planning or related experience.

The City of Cold Lake will pay a competitive salary complete with an exceptional benefits package. Details of the compensation package will be discussed during an interview.

The City of Cold Lake thanks all applicants; however only those short-listed for an interview will be contacted. This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

Submit resumes with cover letter to:
City of Cold Lake
Human Resources
5513 – 48 Avenue
Cold Lake, AB T9M 1A1
Facsimile: (780) 594-3480
Email: humanresources@coldlake.com

Posted on 2014-04-02
Province: AB

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Development Engineering Technologist-Town Of Milton ON

Expiry Date: 2014-04-16

Development Engineering Technologist

Engineering Services Department

Position Summary
The Engineering Services Department is accepting applications for the regular full-time position of Development Engineering Technologist. Reporting to the Coordinator, Development Engineering, this position is responsible for analytical engineering review and the stipulation of terms and conditions of approvals of all land development related applications and to ensure compliance to municipal and provincial standards and statutes

Major Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinates engineering drawing approval process for new residential and industrial subdivision; reviews and provides comments for associated engineering reports, drawings and approvals; ensures approvals are processed on time; ensures letter of credit and administration fees have been secured; recommends release/reduction of subdivision letter of credit; performs required inspection of sites
  • Represents the Town at subdivision and site plan pre-construction meetings with developers/consultants/contractors
  • Recommends approval for maintenance period and subdivision assumption applications
  • Applies and enforces Town standards and requirements to ensure compliance; uses sound judgment to resolve issues
  • Reviews, analyzes and provides engineering comments and approval of site plans for new industrial, commercial, institutional and residential developments; approval of engineering letter of credit values, calculates release/reduction of securities related to site plan letter of credit; conducts site inspections and follows up on any site deficiencies
  • Coordinates the approval of Site Alteration Permits related to Development applications; circulates the submission package for comment; reviews application; calculates appropriate fees and provides approval
  • Reviews and approves Road Cut and Entrance Permit applications related to Development applications
  • Reviews applications and provides written engineering conditions for re-zonings, Official Plan Amendments, Condominiums, Niagara Escarpment, Land Division, Consents, Committee of Adjustment including minor variances, Part Lot control and other development applications as required
  • Investigates engineering related concerns/complaints as requested by local Councilors; recommends corrective action and follows up
  • Reviews and recommends approval of grading and drainage plans for development permits as part of the Building Permit review process
  • Liaises with and maintains good working relationships with external agencies (i.e. Region of Halton, Conservation Halton, Niagara Escarpment Commission) in order to resolve complex issues within established procedures
  • Provides input into the Town of Milton Engineering and Parks Standards Manual and provides updates and amendments to technical drawings and content
  • Complies with all health and safety practices as it relates to the work, standard operating guidelines and the Occupational Health & Safety Act
  • Performs other duties as assigned in accordance with Department objectives

Education and Experience

  • Post-secondary diploma in Civil Engineering Technology
  • Full membership or eligible for membership as a CET through OACETT
  • Minimum of three (3) years of municipal engineering review experience of development applications, engineering drawing and report review and stipulating terms and conditions on draft plans
  • Knowledge of stormwater management, storm sewer design, grading, road and intersection design
  • Competency in reviewing geotechnical, noise and traffic studies as well as engineering cost estimates
  • Working knowledge of modern construction practices and procedures
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and conflict resolution skills
  • Strong organizational, record keeping and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and within a team in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to meet conflicting deadlines and multiple project assignments
  • Familiar with OPS, TACC, MOE, and other relevant industry standards/policies and construction practices
  • Proficient in Windows based software including Microsoft Office applications; familiar with CAD software, CSDC AMANDA software and GIS platforms preferred
  • A valid Ontario Driver’s License with a driving record that demonstrates responsible/safe driving behavior, as use of a personal vehicle is required from time to time.

Salary Range: $64,505 - $80,631

Interested applicants should apply online at http://www.milton.ca under the Careers section by 11:59 pm on April 16, 2014.

In accordance with the Freedom of Information and Privacy legislation, applicant information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act and will be used strictly for candidate selection.

Posted on 2014-04-02
Province: ON

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General Manager-Community And Corporate Services-City Of Barrie ON

Expiry Date: 2014-05-02

THE CITY OF BARRIE

ADD STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP TO A BROAD, DIVERSE PORTFOLIO

General Manager, Community and Corporate Services

In this senior role, your first priority is the continual development of a positive and passionate organizational culture that leads to high performance customer service to the community.

With its thoughtful and comprehensive Strategic Plan, the City of Barrie has created a vision and a timetable for its continued emergence as a ‘complete community’. Through balanced growth, environmental protection, financial health, a vibrant city centre and open dialogue, this is a community that has a compelling blueprint for the future. You will have the chance to partner with the C.A.O. and Executive Management Team of this beautiful city as it grows from 140,000 residents to 200,000 over the next decade. The City of Barrie is an ideal blend of urban living, waterfront and greenspace. It offers an exceptional school system, responsive healthcare facilities and some of the best recreational opportunities in the country.

Community and Corporate Services is a broad and diverse Division comprised of Legislative and Court Services, Finance, Recreation, Barrie Fire & Emergency Service, Legal Services, and Building & By-Law Services Departments. You’ll lead the business planning and budgeting of these departments as well as guiding and developing your department heads as they continually improve day-to-day service levels. As a member of the Executive Management Team, you will contribute to setting corporate direction on inter-divisional/corporate planning and strategic initiatives. Provide advice and counsel on both strategic and operational issues.

Your general management credentials include ten years of senior management experience in the municipal sector or leading an executive management portfolio. Along with your University degree in Business/Public Administration, Finance, Law or a related discipline, you have completed post-graduate management studies.

To explore this opportunity further, please contact Margaret Vanwyck in Odgers Berndtson’s Toronto office at 416-366-1990 or submit your resume and related information online at http://www.odgersberndtson.ca/en/careers/12243

Posted on 2014-04-02
Province: ON

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Director Of Parks And Forestry Operations-City Of Vaughan ON

Expiry Date: 2014-05-02

Director of Parks and Forestry Operations

Through Green Directions, the City of Vaughan has acknowledged and embraced the importance of green space to the community and to the 4 million visitors it welcomes every year. In this senior role, you will become a steward of Vaughan’s careful and creative use of its most noteworthy natural resource.

One of Southern Ontario’s fastest growing cities, with a mix of urban and rural areas, this is an in-demand place to live and to work. Considered one of Canada’s most family-friendly communities, the City of Vaughan has a dynamic and diverse population of over 300,000 people. With a high performance economy, a growing tourism industry and an enviable portfolio of recreational and cultural venues, this is an ideal place to live and advance your career. The City of Vaughan’s three major strategic goals are Service Excellence, Staff Excellence, and Organizational Excellence. It is committed to safe residential neighbourhoods, great schools, diverse recreational opportunities and abundant green space.

Reporting to the Commissioner, Community Services and leading a team of 70, you will oversee parks operations, parks services, forestry services, horticulture, sidewalk snow cleaning, cemetery services and sports fields hotline that will enhance the lives of Vaughan residents and visitors. A champion of sustainability and best environmental practices, you will work with parks and forestry stakeholders to consider development proposals that enhance the City’s use of its valued green space, urban and woodland forests. As strategic leader of Parks and Forestry Operations, you will generate short and long term plans and budgets, focus on developing your team, supervise purchasing and sub-contracting and act as a key advisor to the City’s Senior Management team and Council.

Since earning your degree in Parks, Horticulture, Forestry, Landscape Architecture or Environment Studies, you have risen steadily to a senior position in a municipal parks department. Here is where you can contribute your vision and leadership to Vaughan’s living legacy.

To explore this opportunity further, please contact Amanda Bugatto in Odgers Berndtson’s Toronto office at 416-366-1990 or submit your resume and related information online at http://www.odgersberndtson.ca/en/careers/

Posted on 2014-04-02
Province: ON

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Chief Building Inspector-Northern Rockies Regional Municipality BC

Expiry Date: 2014-04-17

Chief Building Inspector

(Posting #2014-13)

We are looking for a Chief Building Inspector to complement our Management Team. Under the general direction of the Director of Planning & Development Services, the Chief Building Inspector (CBI) is the Building Inspector for the Municipality and ensures the provision of technical expertise and advice relating to building permit inspection and related bylaws, codes, and regulations. The CBI has responsibility for technical work of a regulatory nature involving the inspection of building operations of all types and occupancies within the building inspection area to ensure that construction, conversions, plan checks, repairs, alterations, demolitions, and additions to buildings comply with the requirements of the BC Building Code and municipal regulations and bylaws.

Candidates must possess excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational, time-management, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills. In addition, candidates must have the ability to effectively communicate complex technical information orally and in writing, to contractors, developers, property owners, employees, consultants, elected officials and the general public. The successful incumbent will be expected to exercise considerable initiative and independent judgment and action in carrying out the duties of the position. The CBI may assist with the enforcement of other bylaws through various activities including receiving complaints and investigating bylaw infractions related to municipal bylaws.

Ideally, candidates shall have a BC Building Inspectors Level II Certification; graduation from a technical institute in Building Technology or a related subject; OR completion of a recognized trades apprenticeship supplemented by completion of building code courses and sound related experience in municipal plan checking and/or the building industry; OR an equivalent combination of training and experience. Proficiency in the use of computers including Microsoft Office programs is essential. The successful candidate must possess a good working knowledge of structural engineering principles, practices and methods as applicable to building construction and the laws and regulations affecting planning and building inspection. Applicants with education and experience in other related disciplines (i.e. Carpentry or other building trades) may also be considered.

The Northern Rockies Regional Municipality offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. If you feel the Northern Rockies is where your future lives, then we would like to hear from you. A more detailed job description is available online at http://www.NorthernRockies.ca. We thank all applicants for their interest, and we will notify all candidates of receipt of applications. Posting will remain open until filled, resume screening will begin Thursday, April 17, 2014. Please email your cover letter, resume, and a minimum of three references to:

Erin La Vale, CHRP
Director of Human Resources
NORTHERN ROCKIES REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY
Bag Service 399 Fort Nelson, BC V0C 1R0
Email: elavale@northernrockies.ca

The spirit of the Northern Rockies is independent and action-oriented, with a tangible sense of a region ‘in charge of its future.’ Fort Nelson is a young and family-oriented town, where the attitude of “community” remains strong. Everyone is welcome, everyone’s contribution matters, and the level of participation in the day-to-day life of the community is high. Located in North Eastern BC and extending from the Yukon border to Prophet River BC, our one-of-a-kind local government and BC’s first Regional Municipality, provides unparalleled opportunities for outdoor and wilderness recreational activities.
To learn more about what the Northern Rockies has to offer, please visit our website at http://www.NorthernRockies.ca.

This is a place for you to call home.
Come north…and build a future.

Posted on 2014-04-02
Province: BC

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Corporate Business Planner-Sturgeon County AB

Expiry Date: 2014-05-01

Sturgeon County is recruiting for the position of

Corporate Business Planner

As a key member of Sturgeon County’s County Commissioner’s Office, this position is responsible for supporting key corporate strategic and business planning processes and initiatives.

The key responsibilities of this position include:

  • Research and analyze key strategic and business planning issues, e.g. current state assessment, environmental scanning.
  • Prepare and deliver presentations to support strategy and policy decisions.
  • Organize and help facilitate internal consultation processes.
  • Provide input into Corporate Plan content and process development.
  • Work closely with project teams on assigned projects, e.g. project management, business planning.
  • Support Departments in the development of performance measures.
  • Coordinate the Tri-annual reporting processes and preparation of Council RFD.
  • Develop, maintain and ensure the delivery of project plans, and status reports.
  • Adhere to applicable responsibilities and accountabilities as outlined in the Sturgeon County Health and Safety Management System.

Job Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate will possess an undergraduate degree in planning, business administration, or equivalent, with two or more years of related experience. A two year Community College diploma in a related field will be considered with three to four years of work experience.

Job Skills Required:

  • Process design, group facilitation, performance measurement and project management skills
  • Interpersonal, analytical, problem solving and excellent organizational skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to function well with tight deadlines
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of municipal government, governance and administration an asset

Competition Number: # 27-2014
Position Type: Permanent Full-Time
Rate of Pay: $67,319 to $88,587
Hours of Work: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Competition Closing Date: Open till a suitable candidate is found asuitable candidate is found
Sturgeon County: a diverse, active community that pioneers opportunities and promotes initiative while embracing rural lifestyles.

As an employer, we continually seek individuals with the spirit to make things happen.

Sturgeon County
9613-100 Street
Morinville, AB T8R 1L9
County Centre
PH: 780-939-4321
Toll Free 1-866-939-9303
Fax 780-939-2076
E-mail: hr@sturgeoncounty.ca

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their application/resume by mail, fax or email quoting the competition number.

Thank you to all applicants for their interest in Sturgeon County. However, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Your personal information is collected under the authority of Section 33(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act. Personal information you provide may be used for the purposes of determining whether you are suitable and qualified for a position with Sturgeon County. If you have any questions about the collection and use of this information, please contact the Sturgeon County FOIP Coordinator at the Sturgeon County Centre located at 9613-100 Street, Morinville, AB, T8R 1L9 or contact the FOIP Coordinator at 780-939-8366.

http://www.sturgeoncounty.ca

Posted on 2014-04-01
Province: AB

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Fire Chief-City Of Mississauga ON

Expiry Date: 2014-05-01

Fire Chief

As Mississauga’s Fire Chief, you will protect Canada’s sixth largest city, its 750,000 residents and 55,000 businesses. Reporting to the Commissioner, Community Services, you will provide strategic leadership for a $90 million fire and emergency service with 20 stations and more than 700 diverse union and non-union staff.

As Fire Chief, you will lead two Deputy Chiefs in a comprehensive program of suppression operations, training, communications, emergency management, prevention, fleet, finance and facilities. As coach and commander to your team, you will continually drive innovative thinking and best practices as you grow your team and its capabilities, including awareness of Ontario Fire Prevention and Protection Act, the Ontario Fire Code, the Ontario Building Code and the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

You will serve as a member of the Community Services leadership team with responsibility to work effectively with diverse stakeholders, City Council, place yourself front and centre with the media, and partner with Mississauga’s schools on fire awareness and prevention. In the community, as Mississauga grows and evolves, your planning will ensure that the fire and emergency services are staffed and equipped to meet future contingencies. Your leadership and development of both uniformed and support teams will encourage positive labour relations as a basis for high performance operations and response times. Your responsibility will include maintaining a fleet that stands at 30 units including 18 pumpers, 8 aerial ladders, 7 squads, 1 hazardous response and several utility vehicles.

In addition to a university degree or equivalent, along with the completion of multiple leadership courses, you have proven your judgment and decision-making ability on the front line of a major fire emergency service. Respected as an accomplished and experienced consensus-building executive, you have the opportunity to galvanize and grow one of Canada’s largest services.

Mississauga is committed to innovation, operational excellence and fiscal responsibility, all of which are reflected in its motto, ‘Leading Today for Tomorrow’.

To explore this opportunity further, please contact Amanda Bugatto at Odgers Berndtson’s Toronto office at 416-366-1990 or submit your resume and related information online at http://www.odgersberndtson.ca/en/careers/12272

Posted on 2014-04-01
Province: ON

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Deputy Chief Building Official-City Of Vaughan ON

Expiry Date: 2014-05-01

Deputy Chief Building Official

One of Southern Ontario’s fastest growing centres, with a mix of urban and rural areas, Vaughan is a sought after place to live and work. Considered one of Canada’s most family-friendly communities, the City of Vaughan has a dynamic and diverse population of over 300,000. With a high performance economy, a growing tourism industry and an enviable portfolio of recreational and cultural venues, the municipality offers the best of lifestyle and career possibilities. Its vision of building “a city of choice” promotes diversity, innovation and opportunity for all citizens through public engagement. The City of Vaughan’s three major strategic goals are Service Excellence, Staff Excellence, and Organizational Excellence. It is committed to safe residential neighbourhoods, great schools, diverse recreational opportunities and abundant green space. A new hospital, the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre and a new subway line are all planned for the immediate future.

The scope of your role will include project research, building permit applications, plans examination, and building inspections. Your level of service delivery and compliance will both be in keeping the City of Vaughan’s quality commitments. In this senior role, you will lead your team both technically and operationally, especially through the inspection, monitoring and enforcement processes. A significant part of that professional leadership will be keeping your team totally current on changes in code and legislation. As Deputy Chief, you will lead and motivate a large and diverse, unionized and non-unionized staff.

In addition to your Degree in Engineering or Architecture, you have a minimum of five years related experience in a senior Building Official role. You are a Member in good standing with Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) or Ontario Association of Architects and hold Certificates of Qualification from the Director, Building and Development Branch.

To explore this opportunity further, please contact Margaret Vanwyck in Odgers Berndtson’s Toronto office at 416-366-1990 or submit your resume and related information online at http://www.odgersberndtson.ca/en/careers/12244

Posted on 2014-04-01
Province: ON

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Manager Of Legal Services-City Of Barrie ON

Expiry Date: 2014-05-01

The City of Barrie is committed to providing excellence in municipal services for the 140,000+ citizens of this vibrant and prosperous community, one of the fastest growing and most beautiful lakefront cities in Ontario.

NOTICE OF VACANCY

Manager of Legal Services

Position Summary:
Reporting to the Director of Legal Services, the Manager of Legal Services is responsible for providing overall strategic leadership in the management of acquisition, disposition, lease and expropriation files, administration of corporate insurance policies and claims management activities and all aspects of the prosecutorial services. Supervises real estate officers, Insurance Risk Examiner and Municipal Prosecutors exercising full range of managerial duties and responsibilities including all human resources issues and championing the corporate, divisional and departmental mission and values.

Key Requirements

  1. Excellent interpersonal, customer service, communication, conflict resolution, facilitation, and staff leadership development and supervisory skills.
  2. The ability to organize the priorities of multiple persons and tasks. Must have the ability to prepare work plans, budget, departmental statistics and departmental forecasts.
  3. Five years experience in senior administrative management gained through progressively responsible positions in municipal law and/or accounting.
  4. Three year College Diploma with particular focus on law, Business Administration and Accounting or combined equivalent of three years post-secondary study in related fields.
  5. Proficient computer literacy, utilizing Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Access), Microsoft Project, Microsoft Vision Adobe Writer, Internet, Teraview, GeoWarehouse, Quicklaw (or similar). Knowledge of ICON (Integrated Court Offences Network) and CAMS (Court Administration Management System) would be an asset. Ability to use standard office equipment, i.e. photocopier, scanner, fax machine, camera, and associated equipment.
  6. Thorough working knowledge of relevant legislation and statutes to perform the duties of Manager of Legal Services as well as labour relations principles and collective agreement administration and contemporary #Valid Class G licence in good standing and reliable vehicle to use on corporate business

Salary:
This is a Level-13 position on the Non-Union Pay Scale with a 2014 pay range of $79,952 to $97,188 per year.

For a complete job posting, including qualifications required and details on how to apply to this and other exciting opportunities with the City of Barrie, please visit our website http://www.barrie.ca

Posted on 2014-04-01
Province: ON

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Project Manager IT-City Of Barrie ON

Expiry Date: 2014-05-01

The City of Barrie is committed to providing excellence in municipal services for the 140,000+ citizens of this vibrant and prosperous community, one of the fastest growing and most beautiful lakefront cities in Ontario.

NOTICE OF TEMPORARY VACANCY

Project Manager –IT (1 year)

Position Summary:
Under the general direction and guidance of the Manager, IT Planning and Portfolio, the Project Manager-IT is responsible for the coordinated management of multiple projects. S/he is responsible for all aspects of the project over the entire project life cycle (initiate, plan, execute, control and close). S/he effectively coordinates the activities of the project, and the cross functional/departmental team resources, to reach the projects’ objectives. S/he is responsible for assembling the project team, assigning individual responsibilities, identifying appropriate resources needed, and developing a schedule to ensure timely completion of the project. S/he interfaces with all areas affected by the project including internal and external stakeholders, Sponsors, Management, and vendors. S/he closely monitors project costs, schedules, resources, risks, issues, and performance to ensure the optimal success of the project. S/he reports project status(s) including KPIs for the project to his/her project stakeholders and Branch manager. S/he ensures project quality by following and advocating the most current methodology adopted by his/her Branch.

Key Requirements

  1. University undergraduate degree in computer sciences, computer engineering, or relevant degree.
  2. Five years experience in all aspects of project management, including budget management and the preparation, execution and scoring of RFP, RFI, RFQ and other procurement documents.
  3. PMP (Project Management Professional) and LEAN/Six Sigma certification preferred, with strong knowledge in the Project Management Book of Knowledge (PMBOK).
  4. Excellent interpersonal, project management, time management, organizational, analytical, report-writing, communication, presentation, prioritization, problem-solving and leadership skills.
  5. Ability to think and act strategically and effectively in a political and community service environment, to build strong and enthusiastic staff teams and external alliances/partnerships, to align Section programs/services with branch, departmental and corporate goals/objectives, and to champion the mission and values of the City.
  6. Computer literacy utilizing the Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher); MS Project, MS Project Server and MS & Portfolio Manager, Visio software, Adobe Acrobat; and the Internet.
  7. Class G Drivers license in good standing and reliable vehicle to use on corporate business.
  8. Availability to attend evening or weekend meetings as may be required.
  9. Availability to respond to emergencies during off-hours and work evenings and weekends, as may be required.

Salary:
This is a Level-9 position on the CUPE Pay Scale with a 2014 pay range of $35.86 to $42.95 per hour ($65,265.20 to $78,169.00 per year).

For a complete job posting, including qualifications required and details on how to apply to this and other exciting opportunities with the City of Barrie, please visit our website http://www.barrie.ca

Posted on 2014-04-01
Province: ON

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Director Of Planning And Development-City Of Kingston ON

Expiry Date: 2014-04-21

The City of Kingston – Current Career Opportunity
External Job Posting

Director of Planning & Development

Job Code: NU244
File No.: J0314-1098
Salary Range: $94,021.20 - $128,419.20
Type of Position: Full Time
Closing: April 21, 2014

Kingston is one of Ontario’s most picturesque cities, affectionately referred to as the “Limestone City” because of its many unique historic buildings constructed from the local limestone. Located halfway between Toronto and Montreal, Kingston provides unparalleled access to two of Canada’s major cultural centers.

The City of Kingston completed a review of its development processes through a Mayor’s Task Force of Development. This review will require significant changes in processes and culture and the City has initiated the implementation of the Mayor’s Task Force recommendations. The Director will be a leader with vision, strategic planning and change management skills to complete the implementation of the Mayor’s Task Force report on Development.

POSITION SUMMARY

  • As Director of Planning and Development you will be responsible for providing leadership to the Planning and Development Department in accordance with applicable legislation, Council policies, Corporate priorities, and financial parameters;
  • The Director builds positive relationships and is dedicated to ongoing open and transparent communication and dialogue with the development industry. The Director plays a key role in the implementation of changes in development processes across various departments supporting development such as Building Services, Engineering, Transportation Services and Utilities services managed by the City owned Corporation Utilities Kingston;
  • The Director leads culture change in the Planning Department and promotes and aims to deliver excellent customer service with a continuous improvement approach;
  • Provide leadership with policy direction as well as assist with other City initiatives related to the Sustainable Kingston Plan, including economic development initiatives, Brownfield redevelopment, and health community initiatives for urban design, transportation, accessibility and environmental aspects of City development;
  • Working with various stakeholders you will develop and recommend effective and creative land use strategies that improve the quality of life for Kingston’s residents by creating a livable, vibrant, efficient and sustainable built environment while ensuring the protection and enhancement of significant natural, cultural heritage and agricultural resources;
  • Ensure fair, ethical and responsible decision making, appropriate management of resources, and effective planning and development practices for the sustainable provision of municipal land use planning services;
  • Develop and monitor annual plans, objectives, performance measures and budgetary controls for the Planning and Development area, which include land use policy planning, coordinating the municipal response to development applications, zoning administration, and heritage planning;
  • Provide departmental strategic leadership through the development and implementation of a strategic plan with strategies, goals and objectives;
  • Using your experience in the development of urban and rural planning policies, you will provide strategic advice and direction relating to land use planning, development proposals, employment land sales and long term strategic planning issues;
  • Coordinate and manage projects of major corporate significance, provide excellent organization leadership, project management, and creative problem solving, translate organizational and departmental strategies into concrete action plans;
  • Manage human resources with integrity to create a positive work climate in order to help maximize productivity and service excellence.

QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Degree in planning;
  • Recognized professional planning designation, membership in OPPI/CIP;
  • Minimum 10 years progressive planning and development experience, preferably with some public sector environment experience; or in a role providing support to the public sector at a management level;
  • This experience will including 5 years of progressive supervisory/management experience;
  • Experience in corporate strategic planning process, annual budget process, financial reporting/forecasting, and in development of urban and rural planning policies;
  • Experience in leading culture change and implementing and providing excellent customer service;
  • Experience in the integration of customer services best practices;
  • Experience with public consultation process;
  • Must demonstrate corporate competencies: Customer Focus, Results Orientation, Integrity, and Teamwork.

SKILLS, ABILITIES, WORK DEMANDS

  • Ability to translate organizational and departmental strategies into concrete action plans;
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of Provincial Policy Statement, Planning Act, Heritage Act, planning methodologies, building codes, legal requirements for municipalities, other related statutes and regulations, and contract law relative to the Department and Corporation;
  • Demonstrated skills in coordinating stakeholder input and contributions from internal resources and external consultants;
  • Superior ability to lead change through culture and business strategies;
  • Excellent analytical skills and decision making skills with the ability to think outside the box to resolve complex issues and to guide and provide direction to staff to resolve conflicts, achieve goals and objectives;
  • Ability to build effective relationships with key stakeholders. Ability to create a strategic vision that would translate into plans involving internal and external stakeholders, sell the vision and present implementation plans to ensure understanding;
  • Excellent organizational, leadership, project management, communication and creative problem solving skills;
  • Superior analytical, interpersonal, public relations and communication (verbal & written) skills to build and maintain positive customer relations, and interact with a variety of internal and external stakeholders;
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize workload efficiently;
  • Ability to work effectively within political environment;
  • Well-developed facilitation skills with an ability to deliver innovative solutions, resolve conflict, find common interests and collaborate effectively;
  • Ability to negotiate and complete development agreements, site plan agreements and subdivision/condominium agreements;
  • Demonstrated progressive and innovative continuous improvement mindset;
  • Proficient computer skills in MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook) and database software;
  • Ability to work outside regular business hours (attend evening meetings frequently);
  • Valid class “G” driver’s license preferred;

Please visit our website at http://www.cityofkingston.ca/careeers for detailed information on how to apply for externally posted positions.

Your resume must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements of the position. Please upload to your profile, any educational Degrees, Diplomas and/or Certificates that are relevant and required for the position you are applying to. We thank all of those who apply; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. The City of Kingston is an equal opportunity employer. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance. Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. The City will no longer be accepting applications for external jobs by email, in person, via fax, or by mail.

Posted on 2014-03-31
Province: ON

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Engineering Technologist-Town Of Collingwood ON

Expiry Date: 2014-04-25

Engineering Technologist

Collingwood is located in the heart of Ontario’s finest four-season destination area. Collingwood offers a combination of old time charm and history with the best recreation in Southern Ontario. Live, Work and Play!

The Town of Collingwood has an exciting opportunity for an Engineering Technologist. Reporting to the Manager of Engineering, primarily responsible for review and comment on numerous aspects of the engineering component associated with all development activity and planning applications. This position is also responsible for the review/approval of main line utility applications.

Major responsibilities include development applications review and coordination, evaluation of planning and utility applications processes, capital work design and general file management. You will bring with you a post-secondary diploma in Civil Engineering Technology, possess or eligible for C.E.T. designation, together with a minimum of three years’ experience in municipal services engineering or equivalent combination. Thorough and detailed working knowledge of municipal infrastructure design, drafting, plans review, subdivision development, storm water management and lot grading, design and contract administration of municipal infrastructure projects. Excellent interpersonal communication, organizational, analytical, project management and problem-solving skills. The position is 40 h/w with an annual salary range from $68,078 to $82,700 plus benefits. Please refer to the Town of Collingwood website for further position details located at: http://www.collingwood.ca/humanresources

Interested qualified applicants are invited to forward their cover letter and resume stating salary requirements quoting Job #25-2014 to Manager, Human Resources, Town of Collingwood, Box 157, Collingwood, ON L9Y 3Z5; fax: 705-445-5715; or jobs@collingwood.ca by Friday, April 25, 2014 by 4:00 p.m.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicant information is collected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used only for candidate selection. As an equal opportunity employer, The Town of Collingwood abides by all current legislation relating to individuals rights to employment under the Human Rights Code and Accessibility Standards.

Visit our website at http://www.collingwood.ca

Posted on 2014-03-31
Province: ON

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Invasive Plant Program Manager-Peace River Regional District BC

Expiry Date: 2014-04-22

INVASIVE PLANT PROGRAM MANAGER

The Peace River Regional District (PRRD), which includes 4 electoral areas and 7 member municipalities, boasts a wide range of topography and diversity over an area encompassing some 12 million hectares. From the Rocky Mountains in the west to the Interior Plains in the eastern sections, the Peace River Regional District offers some of the best scenery and outdoor recreational activities in the Province. The PRRD has a very strong and vibrant economy supported by agricultural, forestry, mining, as well as oil and gas activities.

The PRRD is seeking an energetic and qualified individual to act as the Invasive Plant Program Manager. Reporting to the General Manager of Environmental Services, the Invasive Plant Program Manager will be responsible for overseeing the day to day operations and long term planning of the Invasive Plant Program. Duties include delivery of the progressive compliance and enforcement regime, developing partnerships with all stakeholders, administrative support for the Invasive Plant Committee of the Peace River Regional District and the Strategic Plan Monitoring Committee, and Invasive Plant education. The incumbent will draft and effectively manage the Invasive Plant budget. The Manager will be a key person within the PRRD management team who will be instrumental in the delivery of programs, and developing future and present Invasive Plant Management strategies as outlined in the Strategic Plan and Profile of Invasive Plants and Noxious Weeds and the Compliance and Enforcement Manual.

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Graduation from a recognized university or technical institute with a degree or diploma in Agriculture, Resource Sciences, or related post-secondary institution
  • Advanced understanding of the economic, social and environmental values in the region
  • Excellent knowledge of invasive plant identification and understanding of Integrated Pest Management
  • Local operational experience with road systems and conditions is desirable
  • Practical knowledge of computer systems and software (Word & Excel)
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Invasive Plant or related fields, preferably in a Local Government setting
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Proven supervisory and leadership skills
  • Previous experience with the preparation, administration, and monitoring of service contracts
  • A valid class 5 Drivers license.

The PRRD offers a competitive salary and a full range of benefits for this exempt position that will be located in Dawson Creek. A detailed job description is available on our Website at http://www.prrd.bc.ca. under employment opportunities. Qualified applicants are requested to forward their resume and cover letter “in confidence” to Mr. Jeff Rahn, General Manager of Environmental Services, no later than April 22, 2014:

Peace River Regional District
Attention: Jeff Rahn, General Manager of Environmental Services
PO Box 810, 1981 Alaska Avenue, Dawson Creek, BC V1G 4H8
Email: Diana.Mitchell@prrd.bc.ca
Telephone: (250) 784-3200
Fax: (250) 784-3220

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those shortlisted for interviews will be contacted.

Posted on 2014-03-31
Province: BC

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Manager Municipal Inspections-City Of Markham ON

Expiry Date: 2014-04-17

Manager, Municipal Inspections

This leadership role within our Engineering Department is a great opportunity for a Professional Engineer or Certified Engineering Technologist with experience in a municipal or consulting engineering environment.

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Municipal Inspections, Capital Contract Administration and Quality Control, you will ensure the overall management and administration of various projects and staff within the Municipal Inspections Division. As Manager, Municipal Inspections, you will be responsible for overall management, administration and quality control for all new land development, servicing and infrastructure construction (roads, sewers, water main, storm water management facilities, etc.), for all plans of subdivision and site plan agreements relating to the construction of new public works infrastructure and final acceptance / assumption of the development.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (DELIVERABLES)
More specifically, as Manager of Municipal Inspections, you will:

  • Manage and supervise municipal inspections staff and their activities, including planning, scheduling, training and coordination of resources necessary to successfully carry out the inspection and acceptance of new municipal infrastructure within plans of subdivision and site plans.
  • Be responsible for the management, administration, inspection and construction of new municipal infrastructure within new plans of subdivision and site plans totalling over $50 million a year.
  • Administer development-related securities, including security reduction and releases, financial draws on securities, and calculation and negotiation of security values required.
  • Prepare and administer Master Letter of Credit Agreements.
  • Establish goals, objectives and priorities, develop work programs, prepare and review project schedule, coordinate resources and monitor progress.
  • Direct technical and other staff, and manage work associated with the installation of new municipal infrastructure, including Construction Inspection, Administration of Subdivision and Site Plan Control Agreements, Material Testing and Quality Control, and Administration of Letter of Credit and Securities.
  • Assist / contribute to development of corporate and departmental budgets and forecasts, including developing sectional operating budgets and forecasts in accordance with corporate / departmental business plans and strategic priorities, as well as manage and monitor sectional budgets and accounts.
  • Develop and/or adopt appropriate engineering and construction standards for City infrastructure and develop / update requirements and specifications.
  • Procure and manage engineering consultants, and professional and contract services, and prepare / review project requirements and specifications and/or terms of reference and requests for proposals.
  • Ensure municipal compliance with legislated requirements and sound engineering standards and principles.
  • Manage development-related administration / construction inspection function, ensure that work is in compliance with City standards, specifications and safety regulations, and negotiate, recommend and approve additional works and field revisions, as required, to correct design errors and omissions related to site conditions with engineering consultants, developers and contractors.
  • Ensure project liaison and coordination within the Development Services Commission, participate in the engineering review and approval of development applications, as required, and manage municipal projects arising from / constructed under agreement with developers for the municipality.
  • Plan and coordinate projects to be carried out with other parties / outside agencies (e.g., York Region, MTO, Utilities, etc.) to ensure that appropriate scheduling and control of work is in place, and all cost-sharing requirements have been addressed / approved.
  • Implement and support effective project management and performance measurement systems.
  • Be responsible for staff recruitment, selection, training, coaching / mentoring, monitoring of working conditions, and other labour-related activities, oversee recruiting of seasonal technical staff and students to meet construction peaks and other assignments, and review employee performance on a regular basis, taking corrective action as required.
  • Direct and/or perform technical research, develop, recommend and implement up-to-date and innovative engineering and construction standards and specifications, new technologies, methodologies and procedures for use on City projects, all with a commitment to continuous improvement and adoption of “best practices”, and coach and guide staff accordingly.
  • Ensure regular communication, coordination, meeting and liaison with internal staff, other departments, regional and area municipalities, consultants, contractors and developers, utilities, conservation authority, emergency services, other government agencies and approval authorities, stakeholders and special interest groups, communicating effectively and representing the Corporation and the Department in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Lead and/or represent the Department / Corporation as a member of various study teams, technical and administrative committees, working groups, task forces, etc.
  • Prepare staff reports, conduct, attend and/or make presentations to meetings of the public, stakeholder groups, senior management, Committees, Council, etc., and recommend to Council the Acceptance for Maintenance and Assumption of constructed municipal infrastructure and plans of subdivision.
  • Respond directly and/or otherwise initiate and ensure investigation and suitable follow-up response to inquiries, complaints or requests for service from the general public, residents, emergency services, other departments, senior management and Members of Council.
  • Assist other departmental or City staff with technical and engineering projects, and the coordination of their works for inclusion in development projects, as required.
  • Provide documentation and evidence to support the City’s risk management, insurance and legal representatives in addressing damage or liability claims against the Corporation.
  • Provide testimony or evidence on behalf of the City (as required) before boards, commissions, hearings, court, etc.
  • Assume the duties of Acting Senior Manager during absences, as directed.

Your professional profile as Manager, Municipal Inspections will include:

  • University degree in Engineering with a Professional Engineer (P.Eng) designation and 7 to 10 years of experience, or a Certified Engineering Technologist with a CET designation and 15 years of experience, or a combination of education, training and experience deemed equivalent.
  • Directly related experience in a municipal or consulting engineer environment, related to design, construction estimates, specifications writing, tendering, construction, construction supervision, quality control, construction safety and contract administration of municipal infrastructure and servicing projects, of which at least 6 years were in a progressive supervisory or management role.
  • Additional post-secondary courses leading to a certificate in Project Management, an asset.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and practical experience in the design, construction and inspection of municipal infrastructure and services, and a thorough knowledge of related legislative responsibilities, methods, materials, material testing, construction practices and project management, health and safety requirements, and contracting tendering and administration.
  • Detailed knowledge of all applicable legislation, acts, standards, policies and regulations, including federal and provincial.
  • Ability to identify and develop key performance indicators, analyse data and evaluate trends, and recommend improvement changes to enhance operational efficiencies and effectiveness.
  • Knowledge of, and demonstrated ability in, corporate core competencies, including customer service, communications, team work, initiative / self-management, accountability, flexibility and adaptability.
  • Ability to analyse problems, detect root causes and resolve issues.
  • Strong conflict resolution skills and the ability to handle confrontational / aggressive situations.
  • Ability to prepare and interpret comprehensive technical reports, plans, legal / contract documents, agreements, statutes and by-laws.
  • Competency as defined under the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Confined Space Entry and Retrieval Certification, and First Aid certification.
  • Valid Ontario Class G driver's licence. As a condition of employment, you will be required to provide a satisfactory driver's abstract.

The salary range for this regular, full-time position is $98,219 to $115,592 per annum.

The City of Markham is a dynamic and change-oriented leader among Canadian municipalities. The recipient of multiple environmental awards, we are recognized for our innovative sustainability and urban planning initiatives as much as for our fiscal accountability. More than 320,000 residents call Markham home and benefit from our rich heritage, culturally diverse environment, vibrant local economy and focus on quality of life. Join us and make a difference!

For more information and to apply online by April 17, 2014, please visit our website at http://www.markham.ca.

We are committed to inclusive employment practices.

Posted on 2014-03-28
Province: ON

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Recreation Manager-City Of Cold Lake AB

Expiry Date: 2014-04-28

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Recreation Manager

With a population of approximately 14, 400, Cold Lake is a city that offers a wealth of excitement, adventure and entertainment for all in any season. Hugging the southern shores of Alberta’s seventh largest lake, this recreational paradise can be accessed in summer and winter through western Canada’s largest inland marina. New housing, excellent educational facilities, a multipurpose recreational facility and a college are just a few of the highlights that make Cold Lake truly a community of choice.

The City of Cold Lake is seeking an enthusiastic individual to assume the responsibilities of Recreation Manager within the Community Services Department. This is a permanent full-time position.

Reporting to the General Manager, Community Services, the Recreation Manager leads and manages the Recreation and Culture team within Community Services. This includes Parks, Recreation, and the Cold Lake Golf and Winter Club. This position oversees all Recreation operations including: short, intermediate and long term planning and scheduling; day-to-day operations; employee recruitment, management, recognition, training, and safety compliance; and customer service. The Recreation Manager helps develop user groups and recreation/culture societies, develops sustainable recreation and culture programs, assists in social development, and provides mentorship to youth using recreation and culture facilities and activities. This position is responsible for the development of a Recreation and Culture Master Plan, including a Recreational Services Strategy and Recreational Infrastructure Asset Management Plan, as well as development of an annual budget for the Recreation Department.

The Recreation Manager will sit on the Governance Committee regarding the Energy Centre and will liaise and develop key relationship building with Portage College and Northern Lights School Division.

The City of Cold Lake is looking for a candidate who possesses exceptional multitasking skills and has the ability to successfully manage multiple projects. The incumbent must be able to remain open-minded and positive. The successful candidate must be trustworthy and able to deal with confidential and/or sensitive information.

The successful candidate will have five (5) years of experience in a municipal setting, knowledge of facility scheduling and maintenance, and knowledge of user group expectations. This position requires a Degree/Diploma or equivalency in Recreation or related field, plus experience in managing and supervising staff.

The City of Cold Lake provides a competitive compensation package to successful candidates. This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

The City of Cold Lake thanks all applicants; however only those short-listed for an interview will be contacted.
Submit resumes with cover letter to:
City of Cold Lake
Human Resources
5513 – 48 Avenue
Cold Lake, AB T9M 1A1
Facsimile: (780) 594-3480
Email: humanresources@coldlake.com

Posted on 2014-03-28
Province: AB

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Aquatics Manager-Municipal District Of Opportunity AB

Expiry Date: 2014-04-28

MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF OPPORTUNITY
Wabasca Water World & Fitness Centre

AQUATICS MANAGER

Permanent Full Time Position (Internal and External Posting)

The Municipal District of Opportunity is currently seeking a dynamic, team-oriented and self-motivated individual to fill the position of Aquatics Manager for the Wabasca Water World & Fitness Centre. Reporting to the Recreation/Programming Manager, the incumbent coordinates the operation and management of the Wabasca Water World & Fitness Centre. The successful candidate will plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operation and procedures for the Wabasca Water World & Fitness Center.

Some other duties include but are not limited to are as follows:

Responsibilities:

  • For all staff and volunteers at the Wabasca Water World & Fitness Centre.
  • For the development of programs that are relevant to the needs of the community.
  • For ensuring the staff of safe work practices and the safety of patrons.
  • For ensuring the maintenance of the pool is in good clean sanitary condition and submits water samples weekly for analysis.
  • For developing an operational budget that allows the Wabasca Water World & Fitness Centre to maintain the desired level of service.
  • For the instruction of fitness classes, swim lessons, school lessons and staff courses.

Qualifications:

  • Degree in Recreation or other related discipline from a recognized post secondary institution or 3 years of aquatic supervisory experience supplemented with training.
  • Retain a Recreational Facility Personnel (RFP) Advance Pool Operators (formally the Pool Operators II) Certificate.
  • Aquatic Management Instructor Trainer preferred.
  • Extensive experience in the supervision and direction of staff.
  • A minimum of 3 years experience in program development, proposal writing, and project reporting and budgeting would be an asset.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing to prepare reports and make presentations.
  • Excellent working knowledge of various computer applications including Microsoft Excel, Word and others.

The salary range for this position is $84,145-$117,636, and will commensurate based experience and qualifications. Interested persons are invited to submit their resume, three work related references and a criminal record check to:
Terah Yellowknee, Human Resources Coordinator
Municipal District of Opportunity No.17
PO Box 60, Wabasca, AB T0G 2K0
Phone: (780) 891-3778 Fax: (780) 891-4283
Email: terah@mdopportunity.ab.ca

This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

The personal information submitted pursuant to this advertisement will be utilized for this Employment Opportunity only and is subject to compliance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Applicants are thanked in advance for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Posted on 2014-03-28
Province: AB

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Manager-Contract Administration And Quality Control-City Of Markham ON

Expiry Date: 2014-04-17

Manager, Contract Administration & Quality Control

This leadership role within our Engineering Department would be a great career move for a Professional Engineer or Certified Engineering Technologist with related experience in a municipal or consulting engineering environment.

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Municipal Inspections, Capital Contract Administration and Quality Control within the Engineering Department, you will lead a team of professional / technical staff and manage the contract administration and quality control of municipal capital infrastructure construction works, including roads, sanitary sewers, storm sewers, drainage, watermain, streetlighting and associated works. As Manager of Contract Administration & Quality Control, you will ensure due diligence and compliance with the contract documents, plans, specifications, established standards and policies, regulatory, legislative and environmental requirements during construction. You will perform financial administrative activities, including preparation of payment certificates, negotiation of additional work claims and final payments to Contractors, and participate in detailed design phases, internal peer review of designs and tender documents to ensure contract constructability, and the prevention of construction claims. As CA and QC Manager, you will also coordinate with contractors, consultants and the public to administer and fully document all activities during the construction contracts.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (DELIVERABLES)

More specifically, as Manager of Contract Administration & Quality Control, you will:

  • Manage, motivate, train and evaluate unit staff, ensuring effective teamwork, high standards of work quality and organizational performance, and continuous learning, encourage innovation in others, and provide direction to others, organize, set priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Manage and oversee the provision and administration of Construction Management and Quality Control Services for capital works construction activities valued at approximately $10 million - $15 million annually.
  • Manage projects through all stages of construction, including quality control, cost control, scheduling, design changes and approvals in coordination with external and internal authorities, codes, standards, specifications, corporate policies and procedures, and applicable contract legislation.
  • Procure and manage engineering consultants, professionals and contract services.
  • Ensure that contractors are in compliance with relevant legislation, City standards, and criteria and corporate policies.
  • Ensure due diligence in the performance of the contract by providing documentation and interpretation of contractual rights and obligations of the Contractor and Owner.
  • Negotiate, recommend and approve additional works and field design revisions, as required, to correct design errors and omissions related to site conditions.
  • Negotiate contractual claims and change of work orders.
  • Determine amount owing to the construction contractor, issue certificates of payment, including progress payments, holdback release, partial release of holdback and final payments, based on field observations, assessment and evaluation of the contract work in accordance with contractual and statutory obligations, and track all construction project costs to ensure compliance with approved project budget amounts.
  • Develop and review overall construction project schedules, and communicate scheduled completion dates to stakeholders and internal corporate clients.
  • Ensure compliance with the requirements of the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations, Safe Work Practices, Ontario Environmental Assessment Act, and Environmental Protection Plans.
  • Consult with Local, Regional and Provincial Authorities, approval authorities, contractors, consultants, utilities, residents and businesses, to ensure that construction does not interfere with existing infrastructure and services.
  • Prepare reports to Council and attend Council meetings, as required.
  • Develop annual and multi-year budgets and schedules for managing capital construction projects.
  • Participate on, and coordinate cross-functional, multi-discipline teams producing innovative process designs using continuous improvement methodologies.
  • Assume the duties of Acting Senior Manager during absences, as directed.

Your professional profile as Manager, Contract Administration & Quality Control will include:

  • University degree in Engineering with a Professional Engineer (P.Eng) designation and 7 to 10 years’ experience, or a Certified Engineering Technologist with a CET designation and 15 years of experience, or any combination of education, training and experience deemed equivalent.
  • Directly related experience in a municipal or consulting engineering environment, related to design, construction estimates, specifications writing, tendering, construction, construction supervision, quality control, construction safety and contract administration of municipal infrastructure and servicing projects, of which at least 6 years were in a progressive supervisory or management role.
  • Additional post-secondary courses leading to a certificate in Project Management, an asset.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and practical experience in the design, construction and inspection of municipal infrastructure, and a thorough knowledge of related legislative responsibilities, methods, materials, material testing, construction practices and project management, health and safety requirements, and contract tendering and administration.
  • Detailed knowledge of all applicable legislation, acts, standards, policies and regulations, including federal and provincial, including Contract Law and Construction Lien Act.
  • Sound analytical, decision-making, problem-solving, financial control, organizational and leadership skills.
  • Ability to identify and develop key performance indicators, analyse data and evaluate trends, and recommend improvement changes to enhance operational efficiencies and effectiveness.
  • Knowledge of, and demonstrated ability in, corporate core competencies, including customer service, communications, team work, initiative / self-management, accountability, flexibility and adaptability.
  • Strong conflict / dispute resolution skills and the ability to handle confrontational / aggressive situations.
  • Ability to prepare and interpret comprehensive technical reports, plans, legal / contract documents, agreements, statutes and by-laws.
  • Competency as defined under the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Confined Space Entry and Retrieval Certification
  • First Aid certification.
  • Valid Ontario Class G driver’s licence. As a condition of employment, you will be required to provide a satisfactory driver’s abstract.

The salary range for this regular, full-time position is $98,219 to $115,592 per annum.

The City of Markham is a dynamic and change-oriented leader among Canadian municipalities. The recipient of multiple environmental awards, we are recognized for our innovative sustainability and urban planning initiatives as much as for our fiscal accountability. More than 320,000 residents call Markham home and benefit from our rich heritage, culturally diverse environment, vibrant local economy and focus on quality of life. Join us and make a difference!

For more information and to apply online by April 17, 2014, please visit our website at http://www.markham.ca.

We are committed to inclusive employment practices.

Posted on 2014-03-28
Province: ON

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Manager Of Project Engineering-Capital Regional District BC

Expiry Date: 2014-04-16

COMPETITION NO.: 14/061

DIVISION: EXECUTIVE SERVICES (Seaterra Program)

MANAGER, PROJECT ENGINEERING

(TERM POSITION - UNTIL APPROXIMATELY DECEMBER 2018)

SALARY: $91,580 - $107,741 per annum (2012 rates)

STATUS: Exempt Management

Leadership Profile:
CRD Leaders are champions for creating an accountable, high performance, service oriented organization that makes a difference in our community. They pay attention to shifts and trends in an ever-changing and complex environment and think strategically to serve residents, businesses and local governments today while developing a sustainable organization for the future.

Leadership Summary: (P4)
Leaders at this level are generally recognized as specialists in their field who integrate their depth and breadth of experience in their own discipline with knowledge of business priorities and functions to address complex problems and non-standard situations as a key contributor in an intricate and critical environment. They anticipate client needs, identify solutions, and interpret internal/external business issues, recommending best practice in their own discipline. They explain difficult concepts and persuade others to adopt a point of view. These leaders may lead teams or projects, forecasting and planning resources to meet objectives and managing costs for specific projects.

Position Purpose:
Reporting to the Project Manager, the Manager of Project Engineering provides leadership, direction and professional expertise specific to Seaterra projects and initiatives, which may include wastewater treatment plant, resource recovery centre, and conveyancing projects. This position is responsible for project engineering and oversight functions to ensure the timely and cost effective completion of projects, and for ensuring that projects are managed and coordinated to achieve effective project outcomes, consistent communication and information to stakeholders, and compliance with applicable bylaws, legislation and CRD policies and procedures.

Key Accountabilities/Position Outcomes:

  • Is responsible for project engineering and oversight functions of numerous Seaterra projects and initiatives under the three main elements of the Seaterra Program (ie. wastewater treatment plant, resource recovery centre, and conveyancing projects), ensuring the timely and cost effective completion of projects, and for ensuring that projects are managed and coordinated to achieve effective project outcomes. Closely monitors contractors and construction firms engaged on Seaterra projects, and ensures that services and outcomes are appropriately achieved and in accordance with Seaterra requirements.
  • Leads and is accountable for engineering functions related to Seaterra’s projects including: planning and implementation of systems improvements; delivery of Seaterra engineering initiatives; and conducting feasibility studies including technical reports, cost estimates and recommended actions.
  • Works collaboratively with design review teams for wastewater/resource recovery/conveyancing construction and infrastructure projects to ensure project outcomes and deliverables are achieved.
  • Ensures structures, systems, resources and management practices are in place and effective to support the timely and cost effective completion of engineering initiatives.
  • Assumes managerial responsibility for the scope of work, and exercises authority over professional staff, construction firms, and consultants as necessary to ensure compliance with Seaterra’s needs, relevant legislation, guidelines, agreements, policies, and procedures. Provides Professional Engineer sign off for engineering work under the scope of responsibilities.
  • Manages and is accountable for projects and the contract process including preparing contract documents, developing terms of reference, evaluates consultants’ and their work and assists in tender calls and analysis for work to be carried out by outside contractors ensuring projects are completed on time and on budget.
  • Uses diplomacy and strong communication, presentation and relationship building skills to create and maintain collaboration among stakeholders including partners, regulatory authorities, elected officials, various municipal, provincial and federal agencies, and other internal and external groups.
  • Other related duties as required.

Qualifications:
A university degree in Civil Engineering plus ten (10) to twelve (12) years of progressively responsible experience preferably in the municipal engineering field, with particular emphasis on conveyancing projects and the design, construction and operation of wastewater facilities. Senior level engineering experience working on/with large construction projects is required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Membership or eligibility for membership in the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC is required.

Role specific knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Demonstrated experience with project management methodologies and implementation initiatives.
  • Ability to generate, coordinate and manage multiple projects for a number of program areas and to meet required objectives and deadlines.
  • Ability to prepare comprehensive technical reports and specifications.
  • Knowledge of the Local Government Act and other legislation and regulation affecting wastewater systems, operations and maintenance.
  • Proven experience and demonstrated expertise in providing leadership and direction to senior professional and unionized staff, construction personnel , and contractors.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively deal with public officials and the public on a variety of issues.
  • Excellent communication skills, including strong written, verbal and listening skills combined with effective and proven meeting facilitation and presentation skills.
  • Sound judgment and a positive, solution oriented attitude.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience with computers and Windows applications and other software related to design operations.
  • A valid BC Driver’s License (or eligibility) is required.

Applications:
Resumes with covering letter quoting competition number 14/061 will be received in the Human Resources Department, Capital Regional District. Please apply at http://www.crd.bc.ca, “Careers”.

Review of applications received will commence on April 16, 2014 and you are encouraged to submit your application prior to this date for full consideration; however, the competition will remain open until a successful candidate is found or until otherwise advised on our website.

The Capital Regional District wishes to thank you for your interest and advises that only those candidates under active consideration will be contacted.

CRD Leadership Competencies:
While CRD Leaders are accountable to all Leadership Competencies, the following have particular relevance to this position:

Thinks Strategically
Thinks strategically when analyzing issues, making decisions and prioritizing actions, including:

  • Takes an organizational perspective
  • Ensures client and stakeholder interests are considered
  • Aligns decisions and actions with the CRD strategic plan
  • Assesses social, economic and environmental trends for opportunities and challenges

Sees the Big Picture
Understands and helps others see the complexity of the CRD environment, including:

  • Identifies connections, relationships and possibilities between and within different parts of the CRD
  • Considers the impact of actions on other areas and/or the whole organization
  • Helps others to connect current actions with the vision and strategic goals of the CRD
  • Reviews and adapts plans to take advantage of emerging opportunities and to address changes in other areas.

Is Accountable for Results
Aligns the people, resources and systems necessary to deliver business results, including:

  • Takes personal accountability for actions and outcomes in own area of responsibility
  • Delegates appropriately to achieve results
  • Empowers others to be accountable by setting clear outcomes, checking-in regularly, and providing mentoring to ensure goals are met
  • Celebrates individuals/teams successfully delivering outcomes

Understands the Politics
Uses an understanding of the complexity and nuances of own political arena (internal and external) to gain stakeholder support, including:

  • Communicates relevant and timely information and alternatives to help stakeholders make decisions
  • Anticipates barriers and motivators for stakeholder support
  • Balances the nature of communication between informing and influencing
  • Uses an understanding of timing to take the right action at the right moment to gain stakeholder support
    • note: internal stakeholders can include decision makers, those who allocate resources and/or superiors

Builds Partnerships
Pulls people together to accomplish goals that could not be reached individually, including:

  • Uses formal and informal networks to identify opportunities for collaboration
  • Invites participation from diverse groups with common interests
  • Balances consensus building skills with negotiation and influencing skills to achieve outcomes
  • Empowers team members to take joint ownership of outcomes

Models Integrity
Inspires trust by maintaining high personal standards that align with the values and philosophy of the CRD, including:

  • Follows through on commitments and communicates progress
  • Invites input and displays a genuine interest in the ideas and concerns of others
  • Cultivates an open, respectful and transparent work environment
  • Demonstrates humility by admitting errors and learning from mistakes

Posted on 2014-03-28
Province: BC

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Municipal Engineer-MIG Engineering Ltd-Sarnia ON

Expiry Date: 2014-04-26

MUNICIPAL ENGINEER

MIG Engineering (2011) Ltd. is a well respected Firm in its 55th year, offering multi-disciplined engineering design and project/construction management services to clients in southwestern Ontario. Located in Sarnia, we offer services in the following sectors: Building Science, Municipal, Energy, Industrial and Survey/Mapping.

MIG is searching for a MUNICIPAL ENGINEER with experience in the development of municipal services including storm water management, drainage, road and bridge design/rehab, sewers and watermains, etc. The successful candidate will be familiar with approvals, design, construction, tendering and inspection practices along with applicable standards, regulations and specifications and have the ability to work well with clients and other staff in a team environment.

You must have a Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering and be registered with the Professional Engineers of Ontario.
Preferred candidates will have 5 years of experience or be designated as a Consulting Engineer.

MIG offers an excellent benefit and pension package as well as Shareholder opportunities. Salary to be commensurate with experience.

Please submit resumes and any inquiries in strictest confidence to hr@migeng.com.

Website: http://www.migeng.com

Posted on 2014-03-26
Province: ON

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Engineering Design Technologist-Town Of Halton Hills ON

Expiry Date: 2014-04-17

Engineering Design Technologist

Posting No. 201330 (re-post)

Come join our team! We are looking for a candidate who shares our corporate values of Honesty, Excellence, Team, Fun, Creativity and Respect. These values are second nature for the successful candidate and are demonstrated in their work and interactions with colleagues and the community. You are a top performer who demonstrates a keen interest in engineering design drawings and strives to create positive and productive working relationships.

Reporting to the Supervisor of Design and Survey, this position will be responsible for the preparation of engineering design drawings to ensure complete and accurate detail in accordance with applicable standards as well as on-site inspection of capital construction projects.

You will be Accountable for:

  • Transferring survey data to engineering drawings for the purpose of base plan drafting for capital reconstruction projects
  • Reviewing base plans on site and confirming accuracy
  • Identifying design standards for individual projects
  • Undertaking design and drafting, including storm water calculations relating to storm water management
  • Undertaking design and drafting for local, collector, and arterial roads consisting of both rural and urban cross-sections
  • Itemizing and calculating construction quantities for inclusion in contract tender documents
  • Providing cost estimates for tendering purposes on capital reconstruction projects
  • Providing financial estimates for capital budgets and forecasts
  • Conducting construction inspection, as required
  • Performing field survey crew duties as required
  • Providing pre-engineering, engineering design drawings and project information to utility companies and outside agencies
  • Maintaining and updating the drawing filing system and “As Constructed” information
  • Assisting contractors and the general public with their inquiries
  • Providing the highest standard of customer service for both internal and external customers of the department, in compliance with the Town standards
  • Attending meetings with Town staff, external agencies and the public to answer inquiries, including off-hour meetings
  • Performing other job related duties

You Possess:

  • 8 years of experience in a Civil Engineering environment, which includes 2 years credit applicable to obtaining a C.E.T. designation
  • 3 year Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology Program or equivalent education and experience
  • Eligibility for Registration with O.A.C.E.T.T. with a Certified Engineering Technologist (C.E.T.) designation
  • Applied knowledge of current roadway design standards
  • Ability to perform tasks in a safe manner with regard to the guidelines as outlined in the Occupational, Health and Safety Act
  • Applied knowledge of current storm sewer design standards
  • Strong ability to utilize AutoCAD and AutoCAD design software such as land desk development
  • Applied knowledge of GIS principles, practices and software
  • Familiarity of site construction inspection practices
  • Applied knowledge of past and present civil survey techniques, applications and standards
  • Ability to utilize Microsoft System Software
  • Computer literate in Microsoft office computer software
  • Valid Ontario Class ‘G’ Driver’s Licence with a clean driver’s abstract
  • Supply of personal vehicle to perform duties

Compensation: The salary range for this full time position is $63,437 – $75,521 per annum.

Qualified candidates may submit a detailed resume in confidence to the Town by 4:30 p.m., April 17th, 2014. Please quote Posting No. 201330 (re-post) on your resume.

Mail:
Human Resources
Town of Halton Hills
1 Halton Hills Drive
Halton Hills, ON L7G 5G2
Fax: (905) 873-1431
Email: humanresources@haltonhills.ca (preferred method)

We thank all those who apply, but advise that only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. The Town of Halton Hills is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. If contacted for an interview, please advise the Human Resources staff of any measures you feel you need to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001 (S.O. 2001, c.25) and will be used to select a candidate. Questions about this collection should be directed to the Manager of Human Resources.

Posted on 2014-03-26
Province: ON

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Transportation Planner-Town Of Halton Hills ON

Expiry Date: 2014-04-17

Transportation Planner

Posting No. 201328 (re-post)

Come join our team! We are looking for a candidate who shares our corporate values of Honesty, Excellence, Team, Fun, Creativity and Respect. These values are second nature for the successful candidate and are demonstrated in their work and interactions with colleagues and the community. You are a top performer who demonstrates a keen interest in internal and external transportation planning initiatives and strives to create positive and productive working relationships.

Reporting to the Manager of Development and Traffic Engineering, this position is responsible for maintaining current programs and the development of new initiatives related to the transportation planning within the Town. This position will be the departmental representative at a number of external committees related to major transportation projects by the Ministry of Transportation, Halton Region and neighboring municipalities. This position will advance the municipality in areas of Active Transportation, Complete Streets, Transportation Demand Management, and Accessible Transit and will represent the department at the required Council Committees.

You will be Accountable for:

  • Managing and commenting on major internal and external transportation planning initiatives
  • Reviewing and commenting on Secondary Plans, Traffic impact studies and the Town capital program related to long term transportation impacts, active transportation, complete streets and multi-modal needs
  • Acting as the departmental representation on internal and external committees, such as the Trails and Cycling committee
  • Undertaking or overseeing independent research into emerging transportation planning trends and recommend changes to guidelines, standards and procedures
  • Coordinating and providing advice to senior staff, developers and the public regarding transportation planning matters
  • Managing Town initiated transportation planning studies and Municipal Class Environmental Assessments for road projects
  • Providing professional advice related to developing and updating the Town’s Development Charges By-law
  • Meeting with community and special interest groups in a collaborative, results oriented manner
  • Overseeing the planning and assessment of School Crossing Guard locations
  • Providing the highest standard of customer service for both internal and external customers of the department
  • Performing other transportation related duties as assigned

You Possess:

  • Knowledge of current transportation planning policies and practices
  • Knowledge of the Municipal Environmental Assessment process related to transportation planning matters
  • Organize and manage specific focus groups on transportation matters and chair meetings to successful outcomes
  • Ability to undertake traffic impact study analysis, traffic demand forecasting and long-range transportation network assessment
  • Knowledge of traffic demand modeling principles and software such as EMME or equivalent
  • Perform tasks in a safe manner with regard to the guidelines as outlined in the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to provide technical guidance to staff and the public
  • Familiarity with OMB process
  • Eight (8) years of on the job experience in the transportation planning field, preferably in a municipal environment
  • Four-Year University Degree in Professional Engineering or Urban & Regional Planning
  • Membership in the Professional Engineers of Ontario with a P.Eng. designation or Canadian Institute of Planners and O.P.P.I as a Registered Professional Planner (RPP)
  • Valid Ontario Class ‘G’ Driver’s Licence with a clean driver’s abstract. Supply of personal vehicle to perform duties

Compensation: The salary range for this full time position is $69,148 - $82,318 per annum.

Qualified candidates may submit a detailed resume in confidence to the Town by 4:30 p.m., April 17th, 2014. Please quote Posting No. 201328 (repost) on your resume.

Mail:
Human Resources
Town of Halton Hills
1 Halton Hills Drive
Halton Hills, ON L7G 5G2
Fax: (905) 873-1431
Email: humanresources@haltonhills.ca (preferred method)

We thank all those who apply, but advise that only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. The Town of Halton Hills is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. If contacted for an interview, please advise the Human Resources staff of any measures you feel you need to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001 (S.O. 2001, c.25) and will be used to select a candidate. Questions about this collection should be directed to the Manager of Human Resources.

Posted on 2014-03-26
Province: ON

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Municipal Development Engineer-Town Of Shelburne ON

Expiry Date: 2014-04-18

Municipal Development Engineer

(Two Year Contract)

Reporting directly to the CAO/Clerk, this role is responsible for carrying out the engineering review and analysis of municipal servicing projects relating to land development (subdivision and site plans) in compliance with sound engineering practices and Town standards. The Municipal Development Engineer assists the Clerk’s office and Planning Department by providing advice to stakeholders in the processing of major planning applications. Additionally, the primary work will involve day-to-day review on behalf of the Town at residential subdivisions and ICI developments.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Formulate implementation plans and propose policies based on review and analysis of municipal servicing studies and/or consultants’ preparation of studies including master drainage and servicing plans.
  • Assist and contribute to the Town’s engineering studies and design assignments related to the Town’s infrastructure projects.
  • Make recommendations on Town standards, policies and design specifications on road, storm water management, and drainage related matters.
  • Participate in the development and cost sharing agreements and deliverables, project schedules, and project costs. Support the formation of strategic work plans and requests for proposals to complete the Town’s infrastructure improvement.
  • Liaise and coordinate with other agencies, Town departments and the public to facilitate the timely delivery of development approvals with the strategic goals and objectives of the Town.
  • Significant involvement in projects associated with future development and study works applicable to future development.
  • Draft reports to Council, attend internal site meetings, department head meetings and public meetings on development engineering related matters as required.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Professional Engineering (P Eng.) licensed in the Province of Ontario, with a degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized university and a minimum of 7 years of experience in municipal land development and transportation.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Three years experience in the field of Municipal Engineering
  • Knowledge and experience with Council policy and legislated requirements such as Development Agreements, subdivision and/or re-zoning bylaws
  • Knowledge of the various development application approval processes and the enactment of subdivision and/or rezoning bylaws.
  • Leadership skill to work with several agencies and Administrative personnel

The Town of Shelburne will provide a competitive compensation package based on candidate experience. Hours will be negotiated within the hiring process but expect 20-35 hours per week depending on project and construction schedules.

For more information, including a complete Job Description, apply via email before April 18, 2014 to:

Lindsay Hunsberger
Ward and Uptigrove Consulting and Human Resources
PO Box 127
Listowel, ON
N4W 3H2
lindsayh@w-u.on.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest, and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Posted on 2014-03-26
Province: ON

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Summer Students-Town Of Inuvik NT

Expiry Date: 2014-04-22

The Town of Inuvik is pleased to offer the following employment opportunities for our summer student programs and projects:

Four (4) Labourers

One (1) By-Law Assistant

Two (2) Assistant Librarians

Six (6) Day Camp Counselors

One (1) Senior Day Camp Counselor

One (1) Day Camp Supervisor

One (1) Administrative Clerk

These are all term positions with various start and end dates ranging from May 11th to August 29th 2014.

The successful candidate(s) will be required to:

  • Be honest and trustworthy
  • Be respectful and possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Be flexible and demonstrate sound work ethics
  • Hold and maintain a valid Class 5 NT Driver’s License
  • Preference will be given to those who have previous experience in the related fields of work
  • Preference will also be given to those students who are currently attending Senior Secondary School, or are enrolled in a Post Secondary Program

Equivalencies recognizing related experience may be considered

We are offering competitive pay rates that reflect the duties that will be performed, in addition to a Northern Allowance. Please refer to the position descriptions for more details regarding expectations and responsibilities. They are available at the Town Office, located at 2 Firth Street, or at our website at http://www.inuvik.ca.

For more information, please contact:

Paul Watters
Human Resources Officer
Phone: (867) 777-8603
Fax: (867) 777-8601
E-mail: pwatters@inuvik.ca

Competition closes Tuesday April 22nd 2014

Posted on 2014-03-26
Province: NT

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Director-Parks Recreation And Culture-Town Of Collingwood ON

Expiry Date: 2014-04-25

Director, Parks, Recreation & Culture

Collingwood is located in the heart of Ontario’s finest four-season destination area. Collingwood offers a combination of old time charm and history with the best recreation in Southern Ontario. Live, Work and Play!

The Town of Collingwood has an exciting opportunity for a Director, Parks, Recreation & Culture. Responsible for providing overall administration and direction to the Town’s Recreation, Parks and Culture Department including parks, recreation facilities, parklands, events, arts and culture portfolio.

Major responsibilities include the overall general management, strategic planning, leadership, staff management, financial management/budgeting, planning/development, community engagement and provision of services and programming, maintenance/operations, community/cultural program design and delivery and service level definition. Further, assessment of recreation/parks community needs, review of parkland acquisitions in development applications and subdivision plans, marketing and promotion of recreation programs and facilities, optimization of revenues from public and private sector grants and user fees, materials/equipment acquisition project coordination and maintaining informative liaison with Council, staff and upper levels of government.

You will bring with you a post-secondary degree in Recreation or related discipline together with a minimum of five years’ of significant progressive management experience in municipal parks and recreation environment, or an equivalent combination. Thorough working knowledge of parks and facilities construction and maintenance management, program design concepts and marketing strategies, provincial grant processes, applicable legislative/regulatory standards community development techniques, labour relations principles and practices, and local government functions/responsibilities. Excellent communication, analytical, problem-solving, organizational, report-writing, time management, project management, strategic planning, inter-personal, public relations, leadership, staff development and supervisory skills. The position is 35 h/w with an annual salary range from $110,219 to $133,915 plus benefits. Please refer to the Town of Collingwood website for further position details located at: http://www.collingwood.ca/humanresources

Interested qualified applicants are invited to forward their cover letter and resume stating salary requirements quoting Job #22-2014 to Manager, Human Resources, Town of Collingwood, Box 157, Collingwood, ON L9Y 3Z5; fax: 705-445-5715; or jobs@collingwood.ca by Friday, April 25, 2014 by 4:00 p.m.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicant information is collected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used only for candidate selection. As an equal opportunity employer, The Town of Collingwood abides by all current legislation relating to individuals rights to employment under the Human Rights Code and Accessibility Standards.

Visit our website at http://www.collingwood.ca

Posted on 2014-03-26
Province: ON

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Assistant County Manager-Lac Ste Anne County AB

Expiry Date: 2014-04-26



Lac Ste. Anne County

Assistant County Manager

Lac Ste. Anne County (http://www.lsac.ca) is based in Sangudo, AB (just under an hour northwest of Alberta’s Capital Region). With a budget of $38MM and nearly 60FT staff, the County has a growing population of 10,260, with a healthy mix of residential, agricultural, industrial and recreational opportunities.

The Assistant County Manager reports directly to the County Manager and is responsible for assisting with the day-to-day operations of the organization from an administrative, financial and strategic/corporate planning perspective in order to provide top-notch municipal services and customer service to the County ratepayers.

The Assistant County Manager will possess the following qualities:

  • A thorough understanding of finance and the budgeting process.
  • Ability to lead the strategic planning initiative from an operations, financial and resource perspective.
  • Proven experience in strategic and long range planning, organizational development and achieving results in building team relations.
  • The ability to work effectively with elected officials, community volunteers, boards and committees and public participation processes.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with considerable presence and energy.
  • Ability to provide executive leadership on all strategic planning initiatives.
  • Knowledge of the Alberta Municipal Government Act *Unimpeachable ethical standards, confidentiality and personal integrity. Trustworthy.

The ideal candidate will possess a post-secondary education in Finance, along with a relevant accounting designation, Business Management, Public Administration, and/or a combination of relevant training and senior leadership experience.

For further information, please visit our website (http://www.daviescg.com) or contact:

James Davies
Managing Director
DCG Executive Search Services
Email: james@daviescg.com
Phone: 780-758-9796

Posted on 2014-03-26
Province: AB

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General Manager Engineering-City Of Surrey BC

Expiry Date: 2014-04-21

General Manager, Engineering

City of Surrey

The City of Surrey is a diverse, dynamic, and fast-growing municipality with a balance of urban amenities and pristine nature that makes it a desirable place to live, work, and play. With a population of over 500,000, Surrey is BC’s second largest city and Canada’s 12th largest by population. It is proud of its reputation for efficiency and innovation. Surrey's motto “the future lives here” reflects its youthful population and its diversity. Known for its 6000 acres of green space, Surrey offers a strong economy, engaged resident base, and a Council that is committed to serving one of Canada’s premier cities.

You will make a great place to live and work even better as you provide strategic leadership to the City’s engineering team. Reporting to the City Manager, and part of the Senior Management Team, you will be responsible for the success of the City of Surrey’s Engineering Department. The Department includes teams focussed on transportation, utilities, design and construction, operations, realty and land development. The City’s extensive growth has created a number of major infrastructure, transit, utility, and waste management capital projects. This challenging and growing environment offers the opportunity for a dynamic and innovative General Manager to work with a great team in a great city.

The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated track record of success in a broad-based engineering management role within a progressive municipality or, alternatively, in a senior management role in a private sector engineering organization with work of comparable operational complexity. As a professional engineer, the ideal candidate will possess excellent leadership skills, an innovative approach to problem solving, and thorough knowledge of progressive practices and principles as applied to local government engineering operations. A key to the candidate’s success will be the ability to form partnerships with key stakeholders to define and implement projects. Working in an integrated manner with other City departments is important.

This is a rare opportunity to steward the growth of one of the fastest growing municipality in British Columbia—a city committed to its values of innovation, integrity, teamwork, service, and community.

To explore this exciting opportunity further, please contact Jack Smith, Irene Hensel or Lisa Kershaw in our Vancouver office at 604-685-0261, or please submit your resume and related information to vancouver@boyden.com

Posted on 2014-03-21
Province: BC

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Chief Administrative Officer-Village Of Haines Junction YK

Expiry Date: 2014-04-21




CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER





The Village of Haines Junction invites applications for the position of Chief Administrative Officer. Haines Junction is home to 850 residents and has extensive year round services and amenities. Located at the junction of the Alaska Highway and the Haines Road, Haines Junction lies on the edge of a vast and spectacular wilderness. Situated on the border of the largest internationally protected area on earth, this is a community that offers a high quality of living with unparalleled recreational opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast.

Reporting to Mayor and Council, the successful applicant will be responsible for the overall administrative functions of all municipal departments, as per the Yukon Municipal Act and the bylaws and policies of the Village. As CAO, you will have demonstrated ability to inspire and implement a shared vision and you are a leader who is comfortable working within all levels of the organization as well as with residents, community groups and regional partners. Council is seeking a strong leader who can continue to advance their community building and economic development initiatives. The ideal candidate should have a minimum of five years’ experience in municipal senior management and should have the following:

  • Proven track record in municipal operations
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
  • Growth and infrastructure renewal experience
  • Grant development and budget preparation
  • A background in Public Works, construction or project management is desirable
  • Certificate in local government or relevant post-secondary education

The salary range for this position is $81,510 to $103,740 per annum and an attractive benefit package is included.

The closing date for this competition is April 21, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.

If you wish to be considered for this position, please send a covering letter and a resume to:

Mayor Mike Crawshay
Village of Haines Junction
Box 5339
Haines Junction, Yukon
Y0B 1L0

You may also fax your application to (867) 634-2008, or email to vhj@yknet.ca

The Village of Haines Junction thanks everyone for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The Village of Haines Junction does not offer compensation for relocation expenses.

Posted on 2014-03-21
Province: YK

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Municipal Manager-Town Of Oliver BC

Expiry Date: 2014-04-21

Municipal Manager

Strategically located near the south end of the Okanagan Valley, in south-central British Columbia, the Town of Oliver (http://www.oliver.ca) sits in the only desert area of Canada. Home to over 4,800 permanent residents and supporting a trading area of 10,000, its attractive climate and location fosters popular tourist activities including summer water sports, golf and sight-seeing. Known as the Wine Capital of Canada, and only a four hour drive to Vancouver, the Town of Oliver forms an ideal setting for growing Okanagan wine grapes, and produces many of the highest rated wines in the world! Their labour force, social services, infrastructure, lifestyle alternatives and recreational assets provide for a healthy community and a strong base for sustained growth. Known and well respected for their balanced growth strategies, the Town of Oliver recognizes the importance of delivering the very best of services to our residents and visitors and as such is looking to attract an accomplished executive as Municipal Manager.

Working closely with Mayor and Council, as Municipal Manager you will have overall responsibility for managing the constantly changing and increasingly complex day-to-day affairs of the community. You will provide the leadership skills required to lead a staff of dedicated professionals, formulate and deliver a “customer comes first” service model, and play a key role with council in planning and executing a strategic vision that meets both current and future needs of the Town.

Your background includes strong academic credentials and several years in a senior role within municipal administration, ideally coupled with an accomplished work history of private sector management. Known as a mentor with a strong work ethic, you fully understand the challenges facing progressive, modern day communities, and have a track record of demonstrating your capabilities as a senior executive. You are a take charge visionary strategic thinker with impeccable human resources and labour relations skills and a communicator with sound political judgement. You are recognized as a catalyst for positive change within the workplace. Although not a job perquisite, an understanding of First Nations relations will be considered an asset.

This is a unique opportunity to become part of the vibrant future of the Town of Oliver. Candidates seeking a rewarding career opportunity with one of western Canada’s most beautiful communities are invited to submit their resume in confidence quoting Project 3154 to Grant Smith.

Waterhouse Executive Search Ltd
Suite 300 – 1055 West Hastings Street
Vancouver B.C.
V6E 2E9
Direct: (604) 806-7715
Email: vancouver@waterhousesearch.com
Web: http://www.waterhousesearch.com

We sincerely thank all candidates for their interest; however; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Posted on 2014-03-21
Province: BC

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Director-Community Services-Town Of High River AB

Expiry Date: 2014-04-21

Director, Community Services

Town of High River

The Community
The Town of High River is located in southwestern Alberta, Canada, with a population of 12,920. It is located 37 kilometers south of the city of Calgary, at the junction of Alberta Highways 2 and 23. The town offers excellent choices in housing, education, arts, athletics and recreational activities. For more information please go to http://www.highriver.ca.

The Position
The Director, Community Services is accountable to the Chief Administrative Officer and provides support to Council for the delivery of a range of services including: Emergency, Fire, and Protective Services; Family and Community Social Services; Parks, Culture and Recreational services. Through their staff, the Director plans, organizes, directs and monitors activities to ensure the successful delivery of programs, services, and facility operations consistent with the directions of Council, Municipal By-law, and Town policy and procedures. The role’s mandate is to continuously improve on the manner and method of providing quality services and programs under its responsibility.

Key Accountabilities

  • Provide leadership and supervision to a team of five direct reports and over 60 indirect reports.
  • Coach, mentor, monitor and provide performance feedback to direct reports.
  • Establish and maintain high standards of public service delivery across all operational divisions.
  • Review budgets and ensure appropriate budgetary controls within Community Services.
  • Set annual performance objectives in consultation with the CAO and communicate objectives and priorities to staff.
  • Ensure reports, information and recommendations to Council are well researched, accurate, and sufficient to enable efficient Council decision-making.
  • Coordinate and direct the preparation on long-range operational and capital plans.
  • Promote effective employee/employer relations by establishing an effective working relationship with staff, administration and the public.
  • Maintain a constant awareness of new trends and developments in the leisure and social services fields and make recommendation on same.
  • Prepare annual budgets, control expenditures, maximize revenue and ensure cost-effective operations are implemented and maximized upon.
  • Ensure employee safety by providing a healthy and safe work environment consistent with legislation and organizational policy and procedures.
  • Serve as an advisor to the Family Community Social Services (FCSS) and Recreation and Culture Boards.

The Individual
This critical role will require the following education, experiences and key success factors in order to be successful:

Education, Experience and Characteristics:

Education:

  • Post-Secondary degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Parks and Recreation Administration, Social Services or related field.

Experience:
Minimum Qualifications:

  • 10 years’ experience with a minimum of five years’ experience in management and or supervisory roles; preferably in the public sector at both the operational and strategic level. Sufficient knowledge of each of the functions is needed to provide leadership and represent these functions before a Senior Leadership Team, Council and the Community.
  • Developed leadership skills with the ability to motivate staff to deliver excellence in customer service.
  • Politically and corporately astute and able to relate to people throughout the organization.
  • Tactical problem solver with the ability to execute and deliver results on time, and within budget.
  • Highly developed interpersonal communication skills with the ability to deal effectively one on one, in a group, or public speaking as well as dealing with various client and citizen groups.
  • Good knowledge of project management principles and practices.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with staff, peers, Council and members of the public.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office – Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Compensation
An attractive compensation package is provided and will be discussed in a personal interview.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Mike Kerr or Colleen Logan
Davies Park Calgary
1810, 300 – 5th Avenue SW
Calgary, AB T2P 3C4
Phone: (403) 263-0600
Fax: (403) 269-1080
Email: consult@daviespark.ca
Website: www.daviespark.com

Posted on 2014-03-21
Province: AB

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Director-Transportation And Infrastructure Planning-City Of Mississauga ON

Expiry Date: 2014-04-21

CITY OF MISSISSAUGA

LEADING TODAY FOR TOMORROW

Director, Transportation & Infrastructure Planning

Reporting to the Commissioner, Transportation and Works, you will take part in planning a multi-modal transportation network in support of Mississauga as a Transit Oriented city.

As Canada’s sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 734,000 residents and 55,000 businesses including 63 Fortune 500 companies with Canadian head offices or divisional head offices. A diverse, progressive and award-winning municipality located on the shores of Lake Ontario in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area, Mississauga is one of the area’s top employers. Enhancing its citizens’ quality of life by providing superior services, revitalizing its infrastructure and conserving the environment, Mississauga is committed to innovation, operational excellence and fiscal responsibility, all of which are reflected in its motto, ‘Leading Today for Tomorrow’.

Your leadership and direction of a multi-disciplinary professional team will support Mississauga’s Development Engineering, Transportation Asset Management, Cycling Office, Environmental Services and Transportation Planning. Some specific areas of accountability in your portfolio will include storm water management, infrastructure asset management, business and capital budget planning for bridges, storm water facilities, roads and road-related infrastructure, development review related to engineering matters and the development of long term transportation planning policies and strategies. Working collaboratively and co-operatively with all of your work groups, you will make best use of the talented people on your team, by setting priorities, allocating resources, reaching goals and meeting budgets. You’ll ensure that transportation and infrastructure are supported with best municipal practices and policies.

In addition to your Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Planning or Civil Engineering and either an RPP or P.Eng. accreditation, you have exposure to both planning and engineering disciplines in a municipal government environment. A visionary who inspires and challenges others to achieve their full potential you’re ready to add leadership to Mississauga’s infrastructure systems including roads, sewers, sidewalks, bike facilities, bridges, culverts, parking facilities and transit facilities.

To explore this opportunity further, please contact Margaret Vanwyck in Odgers Berndtson’s Toronto office at 416-366-1990 or margaret.vanwyck@odgersberndtson.ca. To be considered for this position, please submit your resume online at http://www.odgersberndtson.ca/en/careers/12258

Posted on 2014-03-21
Province: ON

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Purchasing Manager-City Of Brantford ON

Expiry Date: 2014-04-18

Purchasing Manager

Reporting to the City Treasurer, Director of Finance, you are team oriented and skilled in providing effective leadership and will manage a staff of eight through the daily activities of our City purchasing functions. Your organizational, negotiating, decision-making, communication, and problem-solving skills will ensure that the City’s procurement needs are carried out in adherence to the City policy including the revision of policy and procedures when required. Strong knowledge of procurement strategies and practices is an essential qualification of this position including thorough knowledge and understanding of statutes, regulations, policies, and by-laws affecting public procurement and the City of Brantford as a whole.

You will work with all City departments in their procurement process, which may include advising on the preparation, calling, receiving, and awarding of bids. You will prepare and monitor the purchasing administration budgets and provide input to the overall finance department’s budget. Your flexibility and resourcefulness will be key to being part of the finance management team. From time to time, you will be called upon to respond to inquiries from Members of Council regarding procurement practices and recent undertakings.

You have a current CPPO/CPPB or CPP professional designation coupled with a degree in business or progressive purchasing experience within a municipal environment encompassing five years in a management or supervisory capacity. Knowledge of corporate automated purchasing/encumbrance and inventory systems is essential.

Salary range: $82,698 to $103,372 per annum (under review) plus benefits

If you are interested in joining our dynamic team, you are invited to send a detailed resume and cover letter by Friday, April 18, 2014, at 4:30 p.m., to: resumes@brantford.ca

An equal opportunity employer

Posted on 2014-03-21
Province: ON

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Director-Operations-City Of Owen Sound ON

Expiry Date: 2014-04-19

Director, Operations

City of Owen Sound, Ontario

The City of Owen Sound is a thriving urban waterfront community of 22,000 on the southern shore of Georgian Bay. Boasting a well developed waterfront to the north and the rugged beauty of the Niagara Escarpment to the East and West, the City presents a stunning vista in all seasons. The City truly offers an outstanding quality of life with a wide range of cultural and recreational activities and a team of dynamic professional staff dedicated to serving the community through the provision of high quality and sustainable services. See http://www.owensound.ca for more information.

Overview
Reporting to the CAO and participating as a member of the senior management team, the Director, Operations provides strategic direction and leadership to several critical service areas: Engineering Services, Water/Wastewater, Public Works, Waste Management, Transit, Facilities and Airport Operations. Key responsibilities include:

  • Applying sound business principles and industry best practices to administer and direct department initiatives, services, projects and operations efficiently and at the highest level of service and quality
  • Developing and implementing long and short term business planning processes and strategies for all divisions while effectively allocating and utilizing resources and overseeing the implementation and delivery of department services and goals
  • Creating and fostering a positive and productive work environment while ensuring effective utilization of human resources, providing regular feedback, performance management and coaching; coaching managers to implement and abide by the collective agreements and recruiting high quality staff while adhering to Human Resources policies and procedures
  • Establishing annual capital and operating budgets based on current data, trends and future needs, monitoring budgets to ensure services are delivered within budget and that budget variances are reported to City Manager on a regular basis
  • Overseeing/directing preparation of tenders and negotiating and administering contracts for goods, services and capital projects in accordance to City's procurement policy
  • Integrating Health and Safety into all aspects of the department's operations including adding Health and Safety to all departmental, divisional and management meetings
  • Providing long range planning objectives and policy development with respect to municipal assets and infrastructure, anticipating/identifying long range issues that may impact community services, developing strategies to mitigate negative impact and implementing robust maintenance programs to ensure that City's infrastructure and assets are able to meet the City's current and future needs
  • Developing, proposing and managing capital initiatives consistent with City's strategic direction and infrastructure needs while utilizing accepted business and financial practices
  • Participating in organizational and strategic planning as a member of the senior management team
  • Representing the department and the City with a variety of public, municipal interest groups and provincial forums to provide Operational Department and COS perspective as well as to receive community feedback
  • Participating as a member of the emergency management/response team when emergency situations exist
  • On a rotational basis, act as City Manager in her absence

Requirements:

  • University Degree/College Diploma in Civil Engineering and a Professional Engineering designation (P.Eng. or CET) with a minimum of ten years progressive experience in municipal operations, five or more years senior management experience and demonstrated management and leadership skills to effectively lead a high-performing professional team as well as a unionized work force.
  • Thorough understanding of municipal and employer legislation and regulations; municipal government organization and structures financial and reporting processes, labour relations principles and collective agreement administration and management practices
  • Strong analytical and financial management skills to effectively manage multi-million dollar budgets and strong computer literacy skills in various office applications
  • Exceptional written/interpersonal communication skills to prepare written submissions and reports as well as provide verbal reports and presentations
  • Extensive project management skills that include tender preparation, negotiations, contractor selection and contract management, establishing deadlines and milestones, budget preparation and ongoing monitoring, and asset management.
  • The ability to work closely, collaboratively and extensively with City Council, members of the public, other members of the senior management team and Operation Department employees.

To express interest, email your résumé to:
Patrick Rowan, Partner
Feldman Daxon Partners, Inc.
(416) 515-7600 ext. 254
prowan@feldmandaxon.com

Posted on 2014-03-19
Province: ON

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Manager Of Planning Services-City Of Medicine Hat AB

Expiry Date: 2014-04-19

City of Medicine Hat

Medicine Hat is a dynamic, growing municipality of 61,097 residents located in the southeast corner of Alberta (three hours east of Calgary). They pride themselves on being a well-planned community that provides an outstanding environment for individuals and families to live, work and play. The City of Medicine Hat strives to achieve its vision to be a "Community of Choice" and offers some of the lowest property tax and utility rates in the country. Known as the "oasis of the prairies", Medicine Hat is also Canada's sunniest city and has an enviable climate.

For more information about Medicine Hat see: http://www.city.medicine-hat.ab.ca

Manager of Planning Services

This is a professional management position responsible for delivery of a wide range of municipal planning and development services including providing the leadership and management of the planning and development services sub-department. This position acting under the guidance of the General Manager utilizes technical and managerial expertise to achieve departmental and divisional objectives. The responsibilities include overseeing all aspects of strategic municipal planning, as well as initiating and processing municipal planning proposals involving the interpretation, application, and monitoring of relevant land use planning, subdivision and land development policies and standards in accordance with Council priorities, legislation, and industry practice.

Organizational Relationships:

  • Reports directly to the General Manager.
  • Leads the Planning Services team of professional and technical staff.
  • Works closely with other department managers, and relates to Council through the respective General Manager and Commissioner as well as directly through various Standing Committees.
  • Develops and fosters close working relations with various external government agencies, related industry contractors, consultants, and associated professional groups.
  • Deals with the public with integrity and in a professional and courteous manner.

Required Competencies:

  • Thorough knowledge of planning principles, legislation, legal requirements, and best practices within the planning discipline, with a total business understanding of the various functions related to the preparation and adoption of statutory plans and land use bylaws, and the processing of subdivision applications and development permits.
  • Strong organizational, leadership, and conflict-resolution skills.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with strong writing, presentation, and listening skills that promote understanding and clarity in a respectful manner.
  • Good analytical and critical systems thinking skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain an effective Planning Services team.
  • Demonstrated ability to engage and work effectively with the public and community groups.
  • Good personal mastery and performance as a team player, with proven ability to role model the behaviours associated with a constructive culture and a commitment to health, wellness, and safety.
  • Working knowledge of corporate budgeting principles and the ability to apply financial and budgetary skills.
  • Ability to apply and function effectively in the work place with demonstrated computer proficiency.
  • Ability to function effectively in a diverse and fast paced work environment with challenging and often competing priorities.

The Individual
This critical role will require the following education, experiences and key success factors in order to be successful:

Education, Experience and Characteristics:

Education:

  • A Planning or related Bachelor degree from a recognized college or university.
  • Full membership (or eligibility) with the Canadian Institute of Planners.

Experience:

  • A minimum of eight (8) years of professional experience including at least three (3) years of progressive supervisory experience, ideally in diverse municipal settings.
  • Exposure to union environment as well as private sector experience.
  • Knowledge of both urban and rural planning issues.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Allan Nelson or Laura Youngberg
Davies Park Calgary
1810, 300 – 5th Avenue SW
Calgary, AB T2P 3C4
Phone: (403) 263-0600
Fax: (403) 269-1080
Email: consult@daviespark.ca
Website: http://www.daviespark.com

Posted on 2014-03-19
Province: AB

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Treasurer-Municipality Of Brooke-Alvinston ON

Expiry Date: 2014-04-17

Municipality of Brooke-Alvinston

TREASURER







Due to an upcoming retirement, The Municipality of Brooke-Alvinston (http://www.brookealvinston.com) invites applications for the Municipal Treasurer position. Reporting to the Clerk-Administrator, this management position provides for the control, management, efficient and effective administration of the financial accounting and data processing functions of the Municipality in the areas of budgeting, accounting, investment and fund management, asset management, tax and water/sewer revenue, IT, risk management, payroll and purchasing.

Preferred candidates will have a demonstrated working knowledge of municipal finance; will perform the statutory duties of the Municipal Treasurer under applicable Acts of the Legislature; will be responsible for the Municipal Asset Management Plan and be knowledgeable in Municipal Drainage. The candidate will have experience in a municipal regulatory and/or government administrative environment, including experience working with elected officials. The candidate will possess proven public relations, excellent customer service, interpersonal, analytical, problem solving, and presentation and communication skills. The successful candidate must be available to attend evening meetings and other events as required.

The successful applicant will have Post-Secondary Education in an accounting or finance discipline and at least 10 years of progressive experience in finance in a municipal environment

Further information is available from the undersigned. The job description is available upon request from the undersigned. Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The Municipality offers an excellent benefits package.

Resume with a covering letter will be accepted until 12:00 pm on Thursday, April 17, 2014 by mail, fax, and email (rholland@brookealvinston.com) or delivered to the municipal office at the address noted below.

Municipality of Brooke-Alvinston
3236 River Street
P.O. Box 28
Alvinston, ON N0N 1A0

Attention: Richard Holland Treasurer Administrator

The Municipality of Brooke-Alvinston is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs. The Municipality of Brooke-Alvinston is an equal opportunity employer servicing our diverse communities. Although we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate may be required to supply a current satisfactory criminal reference check, including a vulnerable sector check, before work can commence, if applicable.

Personal information required by this posting/advertisement is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 1990, CHAPTER M.56, as amended. The treatment, storage and handling of personal information is governed by the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.O. 1990, CHAPTER M.56, as amended and will be used in reviewing applications. Questions about this collection should be directed to the Clerk of the Municipality of Brooke-Alvinston.

Posted on 2014-03-18
Province: ON

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Manager Public Works-City Of Estevan SK

Expiry Date: 2014-04-17

Manager, Public Works

As a member of the senior management team, you will be focused on ensuring our residents and businesses continue to enjoy the best in service. Located in Saskatchewan’s beautiful southeast, the City of Estevan is only minutes from the US border and offers easy access to the great outdoors. Have more time to enjoy life, as you avoid the traffic gridlock and commute to work in minutes. The community offers excellent educational, medical, and recreational facilities including Affinity Place, our new $23.5 million dollar event centre.

To be successful in this position, you will require;

  • A university degree in Civil, Industrial, or Mechanical engineering or related discipline.
  • Five to eight years of experience in unicipal operations and construction with three or more years of experience ina senior supervisory and/or management role.
  • Advanced team management and labour relations skills

To thrive in this environment, you will bring five years of progressive experience; a history of working in a unionized environment, and a desire to make a difference. Be part of our prospering community, and a challenging work environment while still maintaining a strong work life balance. The City of Estevan is proud to offer a competitive salary and an outstanding benefits package.

Prospective applicants should submit a current cover letter, resume, and list of references to the contact listed below. This posting will remain open until filled. Only applicants selected to continue the selection process will be contacted.

For further information or to apply please contact:

Aubrey Agarand, Human Resources
1102-4th Street
Estevan, SK S4A 0W7
Ph: (306) 634-1841
Fx: (306) 634-9790
apply@estevan.ca

Posted on 2014-03-17
Province: SK

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Utilities Operator-Town Of Beaverlodge AB

Expiry Date: 2014-05-12

Utilities Operator

The Town of Beaverlodge is looking for an energetic, motivated, and career-minded Utilities Operator to join its team. Primarily responsible for operating Town’s Water Treatment Plant, the incumbent will also perform operations, maintenance and repair activities on water and wastewater systems by utilizing a complement of tools and light and heavy equipment. From time to time, the incumbent will be required to operate a front end loader, dump truck, gas detector, leak detector, and other equipment in support of operations, maintenance, and repair activities.

The incumbent will typically work 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday from 8am to 5pm. Irregular hours of work, including weekend work, will be required from time to time.

The incumbent will be required to:

  • Possess a valid Class 5 operator’s license, or equivalent; and
  • Undergo a criminal records check.

The preferred candidate will possess:

  • Class 3 operator’s license with air-brake endorsement, or equivalent;
  • At least 2 years’ experience operating heavy equipment;
  • Experience in Water Treatment operations and maintenance; and
  • Experience in Water, Wastewater and/or utility operations.

The Town of Beaverlodge offers a competitive salary and benefits package, a great work environment, and career advancement opportunities.

Qualified applicants should email a cover letter and resume, outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position, to:

Mike Richardson
Public Works and Facilities Manager Town of Beaverlodge mrichardson@beaverlodge.ca

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

This job competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

Posted on 2014-03-26
Province: AB

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Geographic Information Systems And CAD Operator I-City Of Winkler MB

Expiry Date: 2014-04-28

Geographic Information Systems And CAD Operator I

Reports To: Director of Engineering

Basic Functions:

  • assist in maintaining the municipal geographic information system
  • produces mapping and infrastructure data
  • produce engineering drawings in AutoCAD
  • provides technical support to municipal staff in various departments
  • engineering surveying

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • develop and maintain logical GIS system of plans, documents and reports
  • produces AutoCAD drawings and records which represent the municipal infrastructure
  • makes recommendations and develops improvements to existing computer hardware and software
  • assists and supports municipal staff in the effective use of computer system programs
  • develops materials in support of the communities promotion and development
  • surveying for field data collection and/or layout for engineering designs

Authority:

  • the GIS and I.T. operator reports to the Director of Engineering
  • works with minimal supervision within the functions, duties and responsibilities of the position

Qualifications:

  • Grade XII education with at least five (5) years in employment directly relating to GIS, AutoCAD and Survey and Survey Instruments.
  • computer skills in Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, GIS and related municipal programs
  • highly skilled in the use of AutoCAD
  • extensive experience in civil engineering drafting
  • extensive experience in engineering surveying
  • demonstrated understanding and abilities in managing computer network and workstation systems
  • possess good communication and organizational skills
  • hold a valid Class 5 drivers licence

Please submit resumes by March 28, 2014 to:

Johan Botha, P. Eng, Director of Engineering
185 Main Street
Winkler MB
R6W 1B4

Email: jbotha@cityofwinkler.ca

Posted on 2014-03-10
Province: MB

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Traffic Signals Manager-City Of Lethbridge AB

Expiry Date: 2014-04-27

“Creating Success Through Leadership”

TRAFFIC SIGNALS MANAGER

THE COMPANY: CITY OF LETHBRIDGE

Lethbridge (http://www.lethbridge.ca) is one of the warmest and most sun-filled locations in Canada. Our affordable, vibrant community of over 90,000 residents is located two hours south of Calgary, Alberta, is close to the Rocky Mountains and the U.S. border. With many of the amenities of a larger centre, Lethbridge offers an affordable lifestyle with a maximum cross-town commute of less than 30 minutes. The City of Lethbridge invites you to join our diverse and innovative organization which offers individuals the opportunity to make a positive contribution to our community.

THE POSITION: TRAFFIC SIGNALS MANAGER

To develop and deliver programs, policies and initiatives that result in safe, efficient and effective traffic signal, community lighting and industrial railway signal operations within the overall department provided by Transportation and Infrastructure Services. This includes planning, designing, implementing and reporting processes and decisions for the design and implementation of traffic and rail signal control systems as well as community Street lights.

This position reports to the Transportation Manager and works as a member of the Transportation and Infrastructure teams. The position involves exercising independent judgement and discretion in carrying out responsibilities under broad policies established by City Council or where no policies apply. The position is that of a senior level manager, which also provides advice to the municipality around issues relating to traffic control systems.

The major responsibilities for this position are managing a group of 5-6 traffic signal electricians and one traffic signal engineer. Primary responsibilities also include overseeing design, installation, operations and maintenance within the following areas: traffic signal control systems, including pedestrian controls, and also rail signals for the City’s railway spur lines. Responsibilities also include managing the City’s street light asset, including design approvals, inspections, maintenance and repairs; developing policies, standards and guidelines for traffic control systems; human resource management; and budget/financial management.

Key Responsibilities:
Management and Supervision (25%)

  • Provide leadership, direction and guidance to traffic engineering and operations/maintenance staff, including contractors and consultants.
  • Provide leadership, direction and guidance for all railway signalization and be a key contact for our regulator, Alberta Transportation.
  • Provide leadership, direction and guidance to the City’s Community lighting program to operations/maintenance staff, including contractors and consultants.
  • In the absence of the Transportation Manager, provide consistent leadership for the Transportation Business Unit.

Communication and Customer Relations (25%)

  • Actively participate on the Transportation and Infrastructure Teams to provide leadership and technical expertise.
  • Provide information, recommendations and decisions to other parties involved in the course of work, including other business areas, senior management, Council members, the general public and the media.
  • Accept, investigate and respond to customer, Council and administrative requests relative to traffic controls, rail signals and community street lights.
  • Prepare reports and make presentations to committees, Council and other public forums.

Traffic Signal, Rail Signal and Street Light Engineering (40%)

  • Provide senior technical advice to a variety of operational areas primarily in traffic and rail signalization, other business units and across the organization.
  • Initiate, assess, develop, design and implement state-of-the-art traffic operation, management and data collection systems relating to traffic and rail signal operations and community lighting, on a project and network level.
  • Provide input into maintenance and operational strategies at a variety of levels for proposed operation, maintenance and expansion of the City’s industrial railway in conformance with Provincial and Federal guidelines and regulations.
  • Review and approve Community lighting roadway designs on behalf of the City
  • Provide input into transportation strategies at a variety of levels from specific locations, neighbourhoods, proposed land development and future city wide multi-modal transportation plans.

Budget (10%)

  • Provide input into capital and operating investment programs and plans to ensure safe, efficient and effective traffic signal and rail signal operations throughout the City as well as Community street lights.
  • Prepare cost/investment estimates and rationale for traffic and rail signal plans.
  • Provide input into Provincial and Federal grant applications and expenditures for traffic and rail signal projects.

THE INDIVIDUAL
This critical role will require the following education, experiences and key success factors in order to be successful:

Education and Experience:
The ideal candidate will be a Civil/Electrical Engineer or Technologist who:

  • Has demonstrated skill and experience leading a group of engineers, technicians and electricians in building and maintaining traffic signal systems.
  • Brings 10 or more years of experience and knowledge of traffic and rail signal systems, as well as roadway street lighting.
  • Is eligible for membership in the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGGA).
  • Has a proven ability to effectively collaborate, lead, interact and establish relationships with people, groups and teams of significant diversity and interests.
  • Possesses sound project management experience and skills and is able to work independently and as a member of the transportation team.
  • Has demonstrated effectiveness with written and verbal communications skills.

Key Success Factors:

  • Cognitive Capacity – Possesses the ability to understand and respond strategically to the complexities inherent in public transportation matters. Has a strong ability to deal with complex and divergent issues and how these impact the community and the development of policy.
  • Leadership Skills – A proven ability to create and sustain shared commitment on key municipal engineering issues and foster innovation wherever possible. Collaborative, team approach when working with others.
  • Interpersonal and Communication Skills – Able to proactively influence people and events, ensure effective internal and external communication; and communicate effectively with individuals and groups in written and verbal forms. Will have well developed public presentation skills with the ability to address Senior Management and Elected Officials.
  • Personal Management Skills – Demonstrate self-confidence and interpersonal flexibility, initiative, innovation, perseverance and integrity.
  • Multi-Task Oriented – Able to demonstrate confidence in an ever changing and competitive environment. The ability to “change gears” quickly, analyze and assess the situation and prioritize tasks accordingly. Work on several projects at one time.
  • Independent – Is self-motivated, forward looking and able to work independently or with little supervision. The ability to lead a project from conception through to design and construction given broad objectives only.
  • Credible – The Traffic Signals Manager will be able to build rapport with various stakeholders to coordinate activities and will utilize a collaborative approach to getting the work done and will demonstrate business acumen in the pursuit of the organization’s mission statement.
  • Organization / Political Savvy – Has a strong understanding of the workings of municipal government, structure and culture in order to deliver performance and customer value. Strategically and systematically evaluates the impacts of decisions on projected needs and prospective required services. Will be able to demonstrate judgment from a broad perspective.
  • Ethics and Values – The incumbent will treat people fairly and with dignity. As an individual, they are willing to admit mistakes, even in the face of adverse consequences. Their principles act as an internal compass to guide their behaviour, allowing them to uphold the personal, social, and ethical norms of the City of Lethbridge.
  • Customer Focused – Will possess a positive, friendly manner that enables you to deal with challenging situations with empathy and sincerity. Will have an attitude where you will do whatever you can to satisfy the needs of your customers internally and externally.

COMPENSATION
An attractive compensation package including a strong benefits package is provided and will be discussed in a personal interview.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
Mike Kerr, CMA, FCMA or Laura Youngberg, MBA, CHRP

Davies Park Calgary
1810, 300 – 5th Avenue SW
Calgary, AB T2P 3C4
Phone: (403) 263-0600
Fax: (403) 269-1080
Email: consult@daviespark.ca
Website: http://www.daviespark.com

Posted on 2014-02-27
Province: AB

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