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Library Branch Staff, closing May 1, 2018

The City of Kawartha Lakes is seeking an individual to fulfill the part time position of:

 

LIBRARY BRANCH STAFF

Job #18-054

Internal/External

CUPE 855 Inside

$19.85 to $24.06 per hour

 

Reports to: South Area Coordinator

Location: Omemee

Hours of Work: Current hours are approximately twenty hours per week but include up to twenty four hours per week. Each shift is approximately three to eight hours in length. Work schedule includes evenings and weekends. The successful applicant will be required to work at any South Area Branch, if needed.

 

Job Description:

  • Search standard reference materials, including on-line sources and the Internet, in order to answer patrons’ reference questions
  • Problem solve patrons’ requests to determine needed information, and assist in furnishing or locating that information
  • Provide readers’ advisory services including displays and creative marketing of collections
  • Explain use of library facilities, resources, equipment, and services, and provide information about library policies
  • Assist and train library patrons in information search and retrieval using library databases and online catalogue
  • Provide patrons with assistance and instruction in the use of public access computers
  • Check books in and out of the library using the automated library system
  • Arrange for interlibrary loans of materials which are not locally available
  • Perform overdue management functions including contacting patrons about overdue material
  • Maintain orderliness of shelved materials; shelve books, periodicals, and newspapers; pull and route materials in need of mending, binding, repairing, or discarding
  • Collect and compile data in support of statistical information requirements
  • Collect, total, and submit money generated by library and other municipal service fees
  • Participate in the development and delivery of new and existing library programs
  • Participate in the maintenance of library hardware/software
  • In the absence of Customer Service staff, offer limited access to municipal services
  • May assist with training, showing others how to perform tasks or duties
  • In some branches, emphasis may be placed on specialized areas of library service
  • Occasional travel to various work locations is required to fulfill the job duties of the position
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

 

Skills/Education Required:

  • Secondary School Diploma plus additional education in library administration or a related field
  • Experience and understanding of electronic library systems and electronic information resources systems
  • Commitment to the development and delivery of library programs
  • Demonstrated professional and ethical responsibility to protect privacy, use confidential information appropriately, treat sensitive situations with appropriate degree of tact and discretion
  • Demonstrated customer-service and interpersonal skills at a level to develop and to maintain cooperative/collaborative working relationships both within and outside the organization
  • Excellent time-management skills with the ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines, and the ability to deal with multiple demands
  • Excellent written communication skills with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills with the ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative consistently with commitment to quality improvement, sharing process improvement initiatives with management
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and abide by municipal policies and procedures
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office, the internet, and any other related software and hardware
  • Upon a conditional offer of employment, a Criminal Record Check, including a Vulnerable Sector Search will be required

 

Applicants must be prepared for skills testing.

 

Interested applicants are invited to apply in confidence by 4:00 p.m. on May 1, 2018 to:

 

Human Resources Officer

City of Kawartha Lakes

Box 9000, 28 Francis Street

Lindsay, ON, K9V 5R8

 

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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.

 

Date Posted: April 20, 2018

Municipal Law Enforcement Officer, closing May 4, 2018, revised

The City of Kawartha Lakes is seeking an individual to fulfill the full time position of:

 

Municipal Law Enforcement Officer, *revised April 20, 2018

Job #18-056

Internal/External Posting

CUPE 855 – Inside

$25.61 to $31.28

 

Reports to: Manager, Municipal Law Enforcement

Hours of Work: Normal working hours are thirty five or forty hours per week, Monday to *Sunday

Work Location: Combination of general office environment, with travel throughout the City of Kawartha Lakes required in accordance with job requirements; work locations will vary

 

Job Description:

  • Enforce the City of Kawartha Lakes bylaws and some Provincial Statutes
  • Assist with the development and implementation of comprehensive by-laws
  • Respond to telephone inquiries and complaints and conduct investigations relating to stray animals and nuisance situations
  • Liaise with other City departments and outside agencies
  • Impound and transport animals to the local dog pound
  • Gather evidence and witnesses, contact land owner, prepare registered letters with compliance notices, and obtain by-law compliance
  • Prepare summons, court briefs and represent municipality in court proceedings
  • Issue PON's and PIN's where necessary and appear in court
  • Attend training courses and seminars as necessary to remain current in this field
  • Maintain accurate notes, records and provide written reports
  • Enter information and reports onto computer system
  • Patrol throughout the City
  • Maintain parking meters and collect money
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

 

Skills/Education Required:

  • Post-secondary diploma in Law Enforcement or a related field
  • Minimum three years of related progressive experience, preferably in a municipal environment
  • Knowledge of The Provincial Offences Act, The Canada Evidence Act, and The Ontario Courts of Justice Act
  • Demonstrated customer service and interpersonal skills at a level to develop and maintain co-operative/collaborative working relationships both within and outside the organization including coaching and effective problem solving
  • Excellent written communication and mathematical skills
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative consistently with commitment to quality improvement, sharing process improvement initiatives with management
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to and build upon a positive and healthy environment in a direct service delivery office setting
  • Demonstrated professional and ethical responsibility to protect privacy, use confidential information appropriately, treat sensitive situations with appropriate degree of tact and discretion, and complying with all applicable privacy legislation and local polices and procedures
  • Demonstrated complex problem solving skills and attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to professionally and respectfully manage stressful and antagonistic situations
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritize workloads and meet deadlines while achieving all administrative requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office, the internet, and any other related software
  • Possess and maintain a valid Ontario Class G Driver’s Licence

 

Applicants must be prepared for skill testing.

 

Interested applicants are invited to apply in confidence by 4:00 p.m. on May 4, 2018 to:

 

Human Resources Officer

City of Kawartha Lakes

P.O. Box 9000, 28 Francis Street

Lindsay, ON  K9V 5R8

 

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Send resume and cover letter

 

Please quote Position Title and Job Posting Number on your submission.

 

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.

 

Date Posted: April 18, 2018

Building Systems Technician, closing May 8, 2018

The City of Kawartha Lakes is seeking an individual to fulfill the full time position of:

 

Building Systems Technician

Buildings and Property

 

Job #18-055

Internal/External Posting

CUPE 855 – Outside

$23.54 to $28.69

 

Reports to: Supervisor, Capital Projects Delivery

Location: City Hall and other locations throughout the City of Kawartha Lakes

Hours of Work: Forty hours per week, Monday to Friday

 

Job Description:

  • Monitors and ensures optimum performance of all building systems, including; electrical, mechanical/HVAC, controls and energy management. Includes conducting audits and condition assessments. Plans and implements or assists in the implementation of systems and facility modifications and improvements; modifies and optimizes building control software, as necessary
  • Develop and coordinate preventative maintenance programs for all building electrical, mechanical/HVAC and energy management equipment and systems
  • Develops and modifies technical operating policies and procedures, directs operation, modification, installation, maintenance and repair of building systems/equipment
  • Assist with coordination of activities of mechanical and electric contractors and service providers.
  • Assist with the preparation of system design and contract documents according to City policy and procedures for contracting services, and in alignment with industry standards
  • Performs verifications and commissioning of building systems; coordinates and interacts with external contractors in the installation, commissioning and debugging of building systems
  • Assists with and provides technical advice in regards to all related safety issues and practices, and supports proper training of all staff
  • Participates in research projects to support improvement building systems performance, and achievement of energy management objectives, as well as to support improvement of related business processes.
  • Prepare building documentation, and technical specifications and drawings
  • Assists in the annual planning for capital and operating budgets, energy management, and asset management
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Skills/ Education Required

  • Post-secondary diploma in building environmental systems, such as Building Systems Engineering Technician or related
  • Minimum three years of industry-related work experience, along with experience in building/facility development and maintenance
  • Knowledge and understanding of HVAC systems, to support building systems audit, project planning, specification and cost estimation
  • Knowledge of all basic building operating systems, including such as: boilers, air-handling units, heat pumps, geo-thermal systems, compressors, generators, as well as energy management systems
  • Knowledge of building automation and control systems including experience with Auto Matrix Controls and Reliable Controls
  • Knowledge of contract documents and specifications; Ability to read and create drawings and schematics
  • Knowledge of regulations, codes and technical standards pertinent to building systems including electrical, and mechanical/HVAC
  • Ability to investigate, analyze, and solve highly technical problems
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office, the internet, and any other related software such as AutoCAD
  • Awareness of Asset Management Planning and its application to managing a building and property portfolio.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise discretion and tact and maintain a high degree of confidentiality at all times, complying with all applicable privacy legislation, policies and procedures
  • Effective oral communication and strong interpersonal skills to deal with members of the public and staff
  • Demonstrated customer service skills at a level to develop and maintain cooperative/ collaborative working relationships both within and outside the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to team-work and build upon a positive and healthy work environment
  • Excellent written communication and numeracy skills; attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Demonstrated time-management skills with the ability to prioritize workloads and meet deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative consistently with commitment to quality improvement
  • Possess and maintain a valid Ontario Class G Driver’s Licence
  • Upon a conditional offer of employment, a Criminal Record Check will be required

 

Applicants must be prepared for skills testing.

 

Interested applicants are invited to apply in confidence by 4:00 p.m. on May 8, 2018 to:

 

Human Resources Officer

City of Kawartha Lakes

P.O. Box 9000, 28 Francis Street

Lindsay, ON K9V 5R8

 

The web email only allows one document to be attached, therefore, attach your cover letter and resume as one document with a size not greater than 5MB

 

Send resume and cover letter by email

 

Please quote Position Title and Job Posting Number on your submission.

 

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.

 

Dated Posted:  April 18, 2018

Landfill Attendant, closing April 26, 2018, revised

The City of Kawartha Lakes is seeking an individual to fulfill the temporary part time position of:

 ***Revised

 

LANDFILL ATTENDANT

 

Job# 18-052

 

Up to Four Positions

 

Internal/External Posting

CUPE 855 Outside

$18.03 to $21.81

 

Reports to: Supervisor, Waste Management Operations

Hours of Work: ***Up to twenty four hours per week that will include day, afternoon, evening and weekend shifts***

Work Location: Travel will be required throughout the municipality; work locations may vary.

Duration: Up to three, up to six months

 

Job Description:

  • Operate a commercial scale, enter load information in a computer system, weigh customer load, calculate fees, collect payments using both cash and debit transactions, prepare charge and cash tickets, and issue receipts
  • Maintain a working cash float, prepare deposit slips and reconciliation forms as well as make bank deposits
  • Verify residence of customers and check list of denied landfill users and deny use of landfill if person is on list
  • Input ticket information into computer database, perform computer daily backup and monthly download
  • Direct landfill users to appropriate area, inspect loads to ensure only acceptable refuse enters the site and notify appropriate personnel of loads containing questionable waste material
  • Maintain order and cleanliness of grounds including but not limited to cutting grass, snow removal, painting, sweeping, and litter collection, at any of the active and inactive City landfill sites
  • Segregate incoming materials moving to appropriate location/bin, and/or manually stack or package items (i.e. tires, electronics, scrap metal, hazardous waste,) for shipment
  • Apply cover material to exposed refuse in designated areas
  • Prepare incident reports and other documentation
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

 

Skills/Education Required:

  • Secondary School diploma
  • Experience in handling cash and receipts preferred
  • WHIMS, First Aid, CPR preferred
  • Effective oral communication and strong interpersonal skills to deal with members of the public, council and all levels of staff
  • Demonstrated time-management skills with the ability to prioritize workloads and meet deadlines while maintaining a high level of accuracy
  • Ability to work independently or as an effective member of a team
  • Must have legible and accurate writing ability, along with mathematical skills for cash handling duties
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office, the internet, and any other related software
  • Possess and maintain a valid Ontario Class G Driver’s Licence

 

Applicants must be prepared for skill testing.

 

Interested applicants are invited to apply in confidence no later than 4:00 p.m. on April 26, 2018, to:

 

Human Resources Officer

City of Kawartha Lakes

Box 9000, 28 Francis Street

Lindsay, ON K9V 5R8

 

The web email only allows one document to be attached, therefore, attach your cover letter and resume as one document with a size not greater than 5 MB.

 

Send resume and cover letter by email

 

Please quote position and job number on your submission.

 

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.

Date posted: April 17, 2018

Student Library Page, closing April 26, 2018

The City of Kawartha Lakes is seeking an individual to fulfill the part time position of:

 

STUDENT LIBRARY PAGE

 

Job #18-053

Internal/External

CUPE 855 Inside

$16.05 per hour

 

Reports to: South Area Coordinator

Location: Lindsay

Hours of Work: Includes evenings and weekends. Approximately nine to thirteen hours per week

 

Job Description:

  • Arrange returned materials on book carts and shelves them in proper order
  • Read library shelves to ensure material is in correct order
  • Assist at circulation desk and perform check in and check out procedures
  • Repair and clean library material
  • Assist with preparation of craft material for children’s library programs
  • Provide general library information to library patrons
  • Empty book drop and take returned items to proper place for check in
  • Assist with cleaning and dusting of library shelves
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

 

Skills/Education Required:

  • Two years secondary education, with previous library experience as an asset
  • Must be familiar with the public library system
  • Ability to sort efficiently in alphabetic, numeric or alphanumeric order, and to develop a working understanding of the Dewey Decimal and other systems of library materials arrangement
  • Ability to prioritize work load and to work effectively with minimal supervision
  • Effective oral communication and strong interpersonal skills to deal with members of the public and staff
  • Excellent written communication skills; attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative consistently with commitment to quality improvement, sharing process improvement initiatives with management
  • Demonstrated customer service skills at a level to develop and to maintain cooperative/collaborative working relationships both within and outside the organization
  • Effective organizational skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office, the internet, and any other related software
  • Upon a conditional offer of employment, a Criminal Record Check, including a Vulnerable Sector Search will be required

 

Applicants must be prepared for skills testing.

 

Interested applicants are invited to apply in confidence by 4:00 p.m. on April 26, 2018 to:

 

Human Resources Officer

City of Kawartha Lakes

Box 9000, 28 Francis Street

Lindsay, ON, K9V 5R8

 

The web email only allows one document to be attached, therefore, attach your cover letter and resume as one document with a size not greater than 5 MB.

 

Send resume and cover letter by email.

 

Please quote position title and job number, on your submission.

 

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.

 

Date Posted: April 17, 2018

Area Coordinator Library, closing April 27, 2018

 

 

The City of Kawartha Lakes is seeking an individual to fill the full time position of:

 

Area Coordinator Library

Job # 18-050

Internal/External Posting

CUPE 855 - Inside

$24.58 to $29.98

 

Reports to: CEO / Library Director

Location: Lindsay Library with travel throughout the City of Kawartha Lakes in accordance with job requirements

Hours of Work: Normal working hours are thirty-five hours per week, Monday to Friday

 

Job Description:

  • Responsible for the provision of general library service at one or more of the libraries within the Division
  • Assist with the selection of staff, training, directing, scheduling, delegating, advising, and ensuring productivity, quality of work, safety and efficiency
  • Create and maintain staff scheduling within the designated area
  • Establish and maintain a positive and welcoming image and environment for the public and staff attending the area libraries
  • Carry out and assign administrative duties related to circulation, information service, computer support, collection maintenance, routine facility maintenance and appearance, equipment maintenance, fundraising, financial routines, promotional and programming activities
  • Serve as an effective liaison between the library and the community and seeks opportunities to meet and interact with local community leaders
  • Deal with customer complaints and refers serious issues and complaints to the Director
  • Plan, develop and promote new and existing library programs that are age appropriate, of interest to the community and that respond to local needs
  • Promote effective customer service strategies to internal and external clients
  • Ensure the maintenance of computer hardware/software is completed
  • Research information and handle special projects
  • Frequent travel to various work locations is required to fulfill the job duties of the position
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

 

Skills/Education Required:

  • Post-secondary diploma as Library Technician or a related field
  • Minimum three years of related progressive experience, preferably in a municipal environment
  • Thorough knowledge of and experience with the theories, practices, procedures, and techniques of Library Science particularly those that pertain to public service, programming, and the organization of information
  • Demonstrated supervisory skills with an ability to empower and motivate staff
  • Committed to the development of new library programs
  • Self-motivated with a demonstrated ability to function independently and in teamwork situations
  • Excellent leadership, administration, interpersonal and communication skills with a proven focus on customer service, complemented by superb organization, team building and multi-tasking skills
  • Demonstrated professional and ethical responsibility to protect privacy, use confidential information appropriately, treat sensitive situations with appropriate degree of tact and discretion
  • Excellent problem solving skills with the ability to recommend options, set realistic expectations, and implement solutions.
  • Excellent technology skills including in-depth understanding of integrated library systems and emergent technologies.
  • Excellent time-management skills with the ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines
  • Excellent written communication skills with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative consistently with commitment to quality improvement, sharing process improvement initiatives with management
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and abide by municipal policies and procedures
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office, the internet, and any other related software
  • Upon a conditional offer of employment, a Criminal Record Check, including a Vulnerable Sector Search will be required

 

Applicants must be prepared for skills testing.

 

Interested applicants are invited to apply in confidence by 4:00 pm on April 27, 2018 to:

 

Human Resources Officer

City of Kawartha Lakes

Box 9000, 28 Francis Street

Lindsay, ON, K9V 5R8

 

The web email only allows one document to be attached, therefore, attach your cover letter and resume as one document with a size not greater than 5 MB.

 

Send resume and cover letter by email.

 

Please quote position title and job number on your submission.

 

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.

 

Date posted:  April 11, 2018

 

Workplace Health and Safety Officer, closing April 26, 2018

Workplace Health and Safety Officer

Temporary for up to Eighteen months

Lindsay, Ontario

 

A Community Pursuing Prosperity, Quality of Life and a Healthy Environment

 

The City of Kawartha Lakes, located on the Trent-Severn Waterway in central Ontario, offers a unique mix of urban, rural, agricultural and water-front living to a growing population of 75,000, plus its annual seasonal residents and guests. Bordered to the south and west by the Oak Ridges Moraine and GTA and Haliburton and the Muskokas' to the north, our goal is excellence and responsible municipal management in the delivery of quality services to our residents and in planning for our communities.

 

Under the direction of the Supervisor, Corporate Safety, this position assists in the delivery of health and safety support services for the City, in accordance with the corporate policy and objectives. This position provides health and safety awareness, consultation and training to all levels within the organization.

 

Job Description: This position will support supervisory staff in compliance with all pertinent health and safety legislation; contribute to the development and annual review of Standard Operating Procedures, participate in departmental safety audits, assist in the facilitation of investigations, manage the requirements of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board, including managing occupational injury and illness claims with auditing and reconciling of WSIB accounts payable. In addition, the successful incumbent will assist supervisors with the development of work accommodation programs and participate in various health and safety initiatives and programs, conduct ergonomic assessments, arrange third party assessments, facilitate an ergonomics champion program, and conduct physical demand assessments. To achieve this, you will be working in conjunction with the Supervisor, Corporate Safety and other City supervisory staff, travelling to various worksites. Your work will enable the City of Kawartha Lakes to provide supervisory staff and employees with health and safety support services and training. You will be a corporate champion promoting a culture of safe work practices and a positive work environment.

 

Requirements and Qualifications: You will be a motivated, passionate Health and Safety professional. You will have completed a post-secondary education in Occupational Health and Safety or related and will have a minimum of three years of experience in occupational health and safety. You will have strong presentation skills to facilitate and deliver occupational health and safety training, along with an understanding of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, and any other relevant legislation. You will have excellent written communication skills, excellent conflict resolution and human relation skills, and be proficient in computer and internet. The position requires travel throughout the City of Kawartha Lakes to attend meetings or deliver training and therefore access to a vehicle is essential to fulfill the duties of the position; some overtime or early/late meetings will be required.

Salary:  $67,454 to $78,912

 

How to Apply: Applications may be submitted by email no later than April 26, 2018 quoting Job #18-047 to:

 

City of Kawartha Lakes

Box 9000, Lindsay, ON K9V 5R8

 

The web email only allows one document to be attached, therefore, attach your cover letter and resume as one document with a size not greater than 5 MB.

 

Send resume and cover letter

 

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.

 Please visit our Student Employment page for the 2018 Summer Student positions.

 

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