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Buiding Systems Technician, closing February 7, 2018

 

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

Building Systems Technician

Buildings and Property

 

Job #18-014

External Posting

CUPE 855 - Outside

$21.49 to $26.12

 

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 February 7, 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 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: January 17, 2018

Landfill Attendant, closing January 25, 2018
 

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

 

LANDFILL ATTENDANT

Job# 18-011

Two 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: Until approximately the end of May 2018

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 January 25, 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: January 16, 2018

Landfill Equipment Operator, revised, closing January 25, 2018
Revised***

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

 

LANDFILL EQUIPMENT OPERATOR

Job# 18-012

Internal/External Posting

CUPE 855 Outside

$19.93 to $24.20

 

Reports to: Supervisor, Waste Management Operations

Duration: up to April 22, 2019

Hours of Work: between seventy and eighty hours per two weeks***

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

 

Job Description:

  • Operate and maintain front-end loader, roll off truck, waste compactor and any other landfill equipment
  • 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
  • Ensure waste is disposed in proper location at the tip face and in accordance with design plans
  • Ensure proper compaction of waste in accordance with standard operating procedures
  • Apply cover material to exposed refuse in designated areas in accordance with standard operating procedures
  • Load recycling into bins or trailers using high lift loader
  • Prepare incident reports and other documentation
  • Pick up, delivery and emptying of roll off bins to, from and at various City landfill sites
  • Adhere to legislative requirements and standard operating procedures regulating all landfill operations including maintenance of required records
  • Monitor and report change or substantive fluctuation in various detection systems located at landfill(s) (i.e. methane detection, leachate controls, etc.)
  • 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 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
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

 

Skills/Education Required:

  • Secondary School diploma 
  • Minimum two years experience operating a front-end loader, landfill compactor, and ability to do routine daily maintenance, including driving and operating a tandem or triaxle roll off truck
  • Experience in handling cash and receipts
  • WHMIS, First Aid and CPR preferred
  • Effective oral communication and strong interpersonal skills to deal with members of the public, council and all levels of staff
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative consistently with commitment to quality improvement, sharing process improvement initiatives with management
  • 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
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office, the internet, and any other related software
  • Possess and maintain a valid Ontario class D driver's licence, with Z endorsement and acceptable driving record

 

Applicants must be prepared for skill testing.

 

Interested applicants are invited to apply in confidence no later than 4:00 p.m. on January 25, 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: January 16, 2018

Student Library Page, closing February 2, 2018

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

 

STUDENT LIBRARY PAGE

Job #18-013

Internal/External

CUPE 855 Inside

$16.05 per hour

 

Reports to: South Area Coordinator

Location: Lindsay

Hours of Work: Includes evenings and weekends. Approximately six to twenty four 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 February 2, 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: January 16, 2018

 Revenue and Taxation Manager, closing February 1, 2018
 

Revenue and Taxation Manager

 

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 Director of Corporate Services, this position is responsible to provide effective leadership and direction in the planning, coordination and management of the Revenue and Taxation division.

Job Description: This position is responsible for organizing, controlling and directing the functions related to property taxation, tax sales, utility (water) billing, water meter installation and reading, accounts receivable, billing and collections, cash handling/receipting, and customer services. In addition, the position is responsible for the development and maintenance of corporate polices related to revenue and taxation, development and maintenance of the annual operation budget, and presentations to Council, along with hiring, discipline, dismissals, performance and training of staff in consultation with the Director and Human Resources staff. To achieve this, you will be working independently and in concert with management, employees, other related organizations and the general public. Your work will enable the City of Kawartha Lakes to continually provide excellent support and delivery of services related to revenue and taxation.

 

Requirements and Qualifications: You will be a motivated self-starter with a post secondary degree in Business or Public Administration or a related field, along with completion of a designation as a Certified Credit Professional (CCP and/or a Certified Municipal Tax Professional (CMTP). You will have a minimum of seven years progressive experience in a municipal tax environment, including experience with municipal finance, assessment and property legislation, tax policy, computerized/financial systems, by-laws, e-billing, customer service, collection techniques, contractual law and litigation options. Your knowledge and experience is rounded out with excellent organizational and team building skills, effective oral and written communication skills, demonstrated customer service skills with the ability to exercise discretion and tact and maintain a high level of confidentiality at all times. This position requires travel throughout the City of Kawartha Lakes to attend meetings and various work locations. Some overtime or early/late meetings will be required.

 

Annual Salary:  $94,744 to $110,837

 

How to Apply: Applications may be submitted by email no later than February 1, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. quoting Job #18-010 to:

 

Human Resources Officer

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.

Engineering Technician, closing January 26, 2018

The City of Kawartha Lakes is seeking individuals to fulfill the full time positions of:

 

Engineering Technician

2 positions

Job #18-009

Internal/External Posting

CUPE 855 - Inside

$27.53 to $33.67

 

Reports to: Supervisor, Development Engineering

Hours of Work: Normal working hours are thirity five or forty hours per week, Monday to Friday

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

 

Job Description:

  • Detail design review of plan of subdivision, site plans and other related development application
  • Coordinate the Inspection of the construction of subdivisions, site plan developments, and other related development applications
  • Assist in the review of individual lot grading plans in support of building permits
  • Assist with the collection and analysis of field construction reports
  • Assist in the survey, drafting and inspection of Capital projects
  • Review geotechnical consultant reports
  • Inspection of water distribution system, storm sewer, and sanitary sewer upgrades and road improvements
  • Maintain plans, maps, drawings and other records reflecting the municipal infrastructure
  • Collect field data for 'as constructed' plans
  • Perform pre-engineering and construction surveys for capital improvement projects
  • Coordinate traffic related activities
  • Review and prepare comments for all applications for development  within the City using the City's Standards
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

 

Skills/Education Required:

  • Post-secondary diploma in Civil Engineering or a related field
  • Minimum two years of related progressive experience, preferably in a municipal environment
  • Working toward certification with the Ontario Association of Certified Technicians and Technologists
  • Proficiency in Total Station Surveys and layout
  • Experience in the specific area of specialty, development engineering
  • 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
  • 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 January 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.

 

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: January 10, 2018

Manager, Realty Services, closing January 26, 2018

Manager, Realty Services

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 73,200, 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.

 

Key Responsibilities

Reporting to the City Solicitor, the Manager, Realty Services oversees the City's land and real property asset portfolio and program, including guiding and executing the acquisition, disposition, expropriation and leasing of property.

 

On a day-to-day basis you will lead complex negotiations to dispose of surplus municipal property; draft legal agreements and provisions related to real estate; create, advise and interpret policy, procedures and practices related to property; develop strong business relationships and partnerships with external contacts; review and interpret property appraisals and establish market value; approve draft plans of surveys relative to real estate; prepare and present reports to Council; acquire property for capital works and recreation projects, parkland and strategic land or building assets; oversee the expropriation process and negotiation of related settlement agreements; and represent the City's interest in all real estate matters at the Superior Court of Ontario, the Ontario Municipal Board, and the Board of Negotiation. In addition, you will prepare and monitor the division's operation budget, and be responsible for the hiring, discipline, dismissal, performance management and training of staff, in consultation with the Human Resources department.

 

A post secondary degree in Business Real Property, Urban Land Economics or a related field, along with a minimum seven years of experience in real property law, preferably in a municipal environment along with completion of or working toward Senior Right of Way designation with the International Right of Way Association and/or Appraiser designation with the Appraisal Institute of Canada, will be required for your success in this role. Your supervisory experience, along with demonstrated knowledge of various Acts related to the position, demonstrated skills related to analytical, organizational, communication, customer service, time management, and initiative are a must to be successful in this role.

 

Salary:  $88,546 to $103,586

Apply in confidence by 4:00 p.m. on January 26, 2018 quoting Job Number 18-001 to:

 

City of Kawartha Lakes, P.O. Box 9000, 28 Francis Street, LINDSAY, ON K9V 5R8

 

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Send resume and cover letter.

 

We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however, only those selected for interview will be contacted. We will accommodate the needs of applicants in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability 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.

Building Inspector, closing January 26, 2018

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

 

Building Inspector

Job 18-007

Internal/External Posting

CUPE 855 - Inside

$27.53 to $33.67

 

Reports to: Chief Building Official

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

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:

  • Respond to telephone and counter inquiries regarding building permits and issues from property owners, developers, contractors and designers
  • Inspect construction in accordance with the Building Code Act and the Ontario Building Code and carry out enforcement of the said regulation to ensure compliance
  • Review building applications, plans and specifications of primarily Part 9 buildings to ensure compliance with Ontario Building Code and applicable law and issues permits for same.
  • Perform calculations to determine the value of permit fees, development charges etc.
  • Conduct inspections of new buildings, additions to and alterations of existing buildings for compliance with the Ontario Building Code and applicable law
  • Attend training courses, seminars and read technical literature as necessary to remain current in this field
  • Maintain accurate records of plans, plan reviews, inspections, letters and reports prepared or used in connection with building permits
  • Represent the City at court and tribunals to provide evidence as needed
  • Enter permit applications and inspection records onto computer system
  • Meet with the public, contractors and designers, to discuss and review their projects
  • Coordinate plan review and approvals with other City departments for which approval is required as a precondition for a building permit
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

 

Skills/Education Required:

  • Post-secondary diploma in Engineering Technologist, Architectural Technology, Building Inspection or a related field
  • Certification in the following categories of qualifications as set out by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing and the Building Code Act
    • General Legal/Process
    • Small Buildings
    • Plumbing - All Buildings
    • Building Services
    • Building Structural
  • Minimum three years of related progressive experience, preferably in a municipal environment
  • Experience in a municipal Building Department environment
  • Completion of Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing courses leading to a CBCO (Certified Building Code Official) designation
  • Experience in court procedures and enforcement as it relates to the Building Code Act and Ontario Building Code preferred
  • 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 January 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 cover letter and resume 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.

 

Date Posted: January 5, 2018

Supervisor, Public Works, East Area, closing January 19, 2018

Supervisor, Public Works - East area

 

Road Maintenance Operations

 

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

Located on the Trent Severn Waterway in central Ontario, the City of Kawartha Lakes offers a unique mix of urban, rural and waterfront living to its growing population of 75,000. The City is a progressive, forward thinking community with a positive business environment and a thriving artistic community. Recognized as a prime tourist area for its year round leisure opportunities, Kawartha Lakes is rich in culture and heritage, a strong agricultural community, and abundant in all the amenities being sought by residents and visitors alike.

 

Job Description:

Reporting to the Area Manager, the Public Works Supervisor is responsible for safe and efficient supervision of the daily operations, including manpower and equipment, to ensure cost-effective delivery of roads services within their defined area, in accordance with applicable legislation, corporate policy and objectives. 

  • On a day to day basis you will be responsible for coordination of winter and summer operations, inspection or surveying of road works, drainage and infrastructure to identify and respond to deficiencies;
  • Recommend solutions, prepare specifications and provisions for purchasing processes per City of Kawartha Lakes purchasing policy;
  • Assess pending weather conditions and plan for responsive winter control operations. Manage staff and material resources in an effective manner based on best practices and City protocols and policies;
  • Manage a safety-first working environment and ensure that all requirements under the Occupational Health and Safety Act and related legislation are strictly adhered to;
  • Receive and respond to rate payer requests for service and enquiries in a timely manner;
  • Work both independently and in concert with Area Managers, other Supervisors, staff, contractors, and the public.

 

Requirements and Qualifications:

You will be a motivated and competent leader and mentor with a post-secondary education in Civil Engineering, Construction or related field.

  • Minimum of four years of progressive experience, preferably in a municipal operations environment, with significant winter control experience;
  • C.E.T. or C.Tech designation;
  • Supervisory experience in a unionized environment;
  • A strong understanding of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, and all applicable legislation pertaining to hours of work, minimum maintenance standards and roads-operations policy and best practice;
  • Demonstrated strong skills in verbal and written communication as well as strong computer skills (Microsoft Office - Word and Excel);
  • Critical thinking/problem solving and excellent customer service skills;
  • A proven ability in supervision and team-building.

 

The position requires travel throughout the City of Kawartha Lakes and is subject to rotational on call. It will include additional hours as volume or scope of operations require.

 

Salary: $72,303 to $84,584

 

How to Apply: Applications may be submitted by email no later than 4:00 pm on January 19, 2018 quoting Job #18-002 to:

 

City of Kawartha Lakes

P.O. 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 by email

 

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: January 2, 2018

Equipment Operator, closing January 30, 2018

The City of Kawartha Lakes is seeking individuals to fulfill the temporary positions of:

 

TEMPORAY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR

Job # 17-171

Internal/External Posting

CUPE 855 Outside

$19.15 to $23.19

 

Reports to: Supervisor, Public Works

Duration: October/November 2017 up to March/April 2018

Hours of Work: Normal working hours are forty hours per week. Availability for additional hours required in the winter season

Work Location: East and West Area, Public Works with travel throughout the City of Kawartha Lakes in accordance with job requirements, work locations may vary

 

Job Description

  • Assist in day to day maintenance and compliance operations on City roads in an effective, efficient, safe and environmentally responsible manner
  • Understand City and Provincial road standards and monitor compliance; reporting anomalies to Supervisor and maintain necessary records
  • Provide winter control maintenance, road maintenance, sign maintenance, storm drain and ditch maintenance under the direction of the Area Supervisor
  • Provide traffic control duties; install and maintain traffic control infrastructure as per plans approved by Supervisor
  • Safe, competent and efficient operation of departmental equipment as part of regular road maintenance program including using a single, tandem or triaxel snow plow with plow and wing, tandem truck, front end loader, street sweeper, tractor, tractor mounted brushing unit boom truck, mower, chainsaw, tree trimmer, string trimmer and other equipment as required
  • Snow plowing and sanding operations and snow removal as needed (roads and/or sidewalks)
  • General labour and maintenance duties including, but not limited to: tree and brush cutting, road and sign maintenance, gravel and cold patching operations, road applications (calcium chloride), guardrail or sidewalk repair, shop maintenance, general vehicle and equipment maintenance
  • Provide roadside maintenance including litter, pickup of dead animals and other debris
  • Provide assistance to the public and provide general information in regards to roads maintenance issues
  • Keep daily time sheets, equipment log sheets, hours of work log sheets for Supervisor review and approval
  • Follow prescribed health and safety procedures including wearing personal protective equipment
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

 

Skills/Education Required:

  • Secondary School Diploma
  • Minimum 1 year of related equipment operation experience, preferably in a municipal environment
  • Must have a minimum one full winter control season driving experience operating a tandem, single or tri-axle plow truck with wing and sander, must be current, within the last five years; over any specified road type
  • Ability to read and understand current legislation as it pertains to the Hours of Work legislation, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Highway Traffic Act, Minimum Maintenance Standards, City policies, Operational Guidelines, and other legislation and laws as applicable
  • Knowledge and ability to safely and competently operate loaders, tractors and other equipment
  • Ability to operate small hand tools and equipment, (i.e. chainsaw, weed eater)
  • Knowledge of road maintenance and repairs, both hard top and gravel
  • First Aid/CPR Certification, WHMIS training
  • Must have legible and accurate writing ability
  • Ability to work independently or as an effective member of a team
  • Effective oral communication and strong interpersonal skills to deal with members of the public, council and all levels of staff
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative consistently with commitment to quality improvement, sharing process improvement initiatives with management
  • Demonstrated time-management skills with the ability to prioritize assigned workloads and meet deadlines
  • Basic skill level with microcomputers and related software
  • Possess and maintain a valid Ontario Class D Driver's Licence with Z endorsement and acceptable driving record
  • Upon a conditional offer of employment, a Criminal Record Check will be required

 

Applicants must be prepared for skill testing.

 

Interested applicants are invited to apply in confidence no later than 4:00 p.m. on the date(s) set out below to:

 

Human Resources Officer

City of Kawartha Lakes

Box 9000, 28 Francis Street

Lindsay, ON K9V 5R8

jobs@kawarthalakes.ca

 

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 e-mail

 

Please quote position and job number on your submission.

 

Applications received by 4:00 p.m. December 6, 2017 will be considered during the initial recruit process. Applications received after 4:00 p.m. December 6, 2017 will be retained on file to January 30, 2018, to be considered in subsequent recruit processes, as necessary.

 

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:  November 22, 2017

 

RPN, closing Febuary 28, 2018

The City of Kawartha Lakes is seeking an individual to fill the following Temporary Part-time Position: 

 

Registered Practical Nurse Job # 17-800

External Posting

CUPE 1167

$23.94 - $25.94

Reports to: Registered Nurse/Director of Care 

 

The City of Kawartha Lakes is seeking an individual to fill the following Temporary Part-time Position - Evenings:

 

Registered Practical Nurse

Job # 17-540

(External Posting)

CUPE 1167

($23.94 - $25.94)

Reports to: Registered Nurse/Director of Care

 

Job Description

  • Practices as a member of the multi-disciplinary team, under the standards of the Ministry of Health, the College of Nurses of Ontario and the policies of the Home;
  • Maintains knowledge of and promotes in all aspects of resident care the Resident Bill of Rights
  • Supervises, directs and assists the Personal Support Workers in the provision of personal care
  • Assists in implementing and enforcing facility and departmental policies;
  • Under the supervision of the Registered Nurse, maintains the safekeeping of all drugs and prescribed treatments on the unit; administers drugs and treatments according to procedure
  • Supports and actively participates in orientation, in-service programs and other staff develop
  • Assists the Director of Care in evaluating the performance of Personal Support Workers; informs the Registered Nurse of staff performance issues;
  • Under the supervision of the Registered Nurse, participates in quality improvement and risk management, including leadership of initiatives as assigned; conducts ongoing audits for effectiveness;
  • Supports and actively participates in orientation, in-service programs and other staff development
  • Assists the Director of Care in evaluating the performance of Personal Support Workers; informs the Registered Nurse of staff performance issues;
  • Under the supervision of the Registered Nurse, participates in quality improvement and risk management, including leadership of initiatives as assigned; conducts ongoing audits for effectiveness
  • Under the direction of the Registered Nurse,  is responsible for providing nursing care at the skill level compatible with the RPN scope of practice, personal assistance and behavioural supervision to residents experiencing behaviours associated with complex and challenging mental health and/or physical impairment
  • Participates in the preparation and maintenance/updating of resident care plans
  • An effective team-member and leader, facilitates coaching/mentoring of fellow staff and contributes to assessment of dementia, cognitive impairment and delirium, mental health, addictions, physical assessment and techniques of behavioural approach and evaluation, implementing best evidence-based clinical practice in provision of patient care within their scope of practice in collaboration with multidisciplinary team, including allied and inter-professional care teams
  • Other related duties as assigned
  • Must possess and maintain a current Certificate of Competence as an RPN issued by the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Must have advanced training, knowledge and leadership experience in wound management
  • Demonstrated customer-service skills
  • Certificates or demonstrated training in P.I.E.C.E.S.™, Gentle Persuasive Approach, U-First! and Montessori preferred
  • Excellent critical thinking skills and a thorough understanding of pharmacological agents/interactions and non-pharmacological and therapeutic behaviour approaches
  • Must be able to deal tactfully and professionally with sensitive situations, residents and their families and at all times exercise discretion, judgment, diplomacy, and confidentiality, respecting resident rights and privacy of information while in an advocacy role
  • Must have excellent organizational and administrative (documentation and computer) skills and be able to work effectively and co-operatively in a multi-disciplinary team environment, or independently

Applicants must be prepared for skills testing.

Interested applicants are invited to apply in writing by putting letter of application into the locked box in the staff lounge at Victoria Manor by 4:00 pm on or before Febuary 28, 2018  to:

Human Resources Generalist, City of Kawartha Lakes, Victoria Manor

220 Angeline Street, South Lindsay, ON  K9V 0J8

Or email to victoriamanorjobs@kawarthalakes.ca

Please quote the 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.

RN, closing Febuary 28, 2018

The City of Kawartha Lakes is seeking individual(s) to fill the following part-time position of Registered Nurse:

RN

Job # 17-533

(Internal/External Posting)

ONA

($30.17-$43.92)

Reports to: Director of Care

 

Job Description

  • Practices as a member of the multi-disciplinary team, adhering to standards of the Ministry of Health, the College of Nurses of Ontario, and the policies of the Home
  • Maintains knowledge of and promotes in all aspects of resident care the Resident Bill of Rights and resident-centered care
  • Supervises, directs and supports  the practice of Registered Practical Nurses and Personal Support Workers
  • Assists in developing, interpreting, and implementing philosophy, initiatives, plans, policies and procedures for nursing services
  • Liaises with Director of Care and Associate Director of Care  to ensure consistency of application of policy and standards with the Nursing Department
  • Assists the Director of Care in scheduling and conducting in-service programs and developing new policy and education around meeting issues of legislative and professional compliance
  • Coordinates and facilitates communication among the nursing staff, physician, pharmacy, other allied health professionals and life enrichment staff to ensure a multi-discipline approach to resident care issues
  • Participates in resident care conferences
  • Participates in orientation of new staff and performs probationary performance evaluations
  • Participates in quality improvement and risk management, including leadership of initiatives as assigned; conducts ongoing audits for effectiveness
  • Documents in accordance with legislative and professional standards
  • Assists with drug compression on the units
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Skills/Education Required 

  • Registration as a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario with current license to practice
  • Excellent critical thinking, advocacy and proven leadership skills
  • Experience in Long Term Care and understanding of Long Term Care legislation an asset
  • Effective oral and written communication and strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills with an ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Must be able to work varying shifts and weekends

 

Hours of Work

  • Shifts are subject to change
  • Overtime may be required
  • Weekend work is involved
  • Must be willing to work day, evening and night shifts as assigned

Applicants must be prepared for skills testing.

Interested applicants are invited to apply in writing to:

Human Resources, City of Kawartha Lakes, Victoria Manor

220 Angeline Street, South Lindsay, ON  K9V 0J8

Or email to victoriamanorjobs@kawarthalakes.ca

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

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Date Posted:  January 12, 2018

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.

Personal Support Worker, closing Febuary 28, 2018

The City of Kawartha Lakes is seeking individual(s) to fill the following part-time

position:

 

Personal Support Worker

Job # 17-500

(External Posting)

CUPE 1167

($19.92-$21.92)

Reports to: Registered Nurse/Director of Care

 

Job Description

  • Under the direction of the Registered Practical Nurses, is responsible for providing basic nursing care, personal assistance and behavioral supervision to residents
  • Is responsible to perform manual maneuvering of residents on a daily basis in accordance with established policy
  • Delivers restorative care by promoting independence in activities of daily living
  • Is responsible for effective verbal and written communication with residents, family, staff and service providers
  • Is responsible to promote and support the Residents' Bill of Rights and maintain Long Term Care standards and regulations
  • Is responsible to work safely in accordance with the Occupational Health & Safety Act and policies and procedures of the City and Victoria Manor; must be able to exercise sound judgment in maintaining a safe work environment
  • Other related duties assigned

Skills/Education Required 

  • Must have a valid Personal Support Worker Certificate or in process of pursuing Nursing program, with successful completion of  first year of the RPNor RN program
  • Must be able to deal tactfully with sensitive situations and to exercise discretion, judgment, diplomacy,  confidentiality and privacy of resident information
  • Must be able to deal tactfully and effectively with physically and cognitively impaired individuals and their families
  • Must have excellent organizational and administrative skills and be able to work co-operatively in a multi-disciplinary team environment or independently

Hours: Hours of work may be days, evenings, nights, (full & short shifts) in Victoria, Elford, Vaga and McMillan House, subject to change from time to time to meet operational requirements.  Accordingly, the employee must be willing and able to work weekdays and weekends, all shifts including days, afternoons, and nights, and in any of the four houses as assigned. Human Resources will identify location and shift during call out process

Applicants must be prepared for skills testing

Interested applicants are invited to apply in writing by putting letter of application into the locked box in the staff lounge at Victoria Manor

Human Resources Generalist, City of Kawartha Lakes, Victoria Manor

220 Angeline Street, South Lindsay, ON  K9V 0J8

Or email to victoriamanorjobs@kawarthalakes.ca

Please quote the Position Title and Job Posting Number, on your submission

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Date Posted:  January 12, 2018

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.

 

 

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