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External

Plant Operator, closing October 28, 2017

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

 

PLANT OPERATOR

Job #17-154

Internal/External Posting

CUPE 855 - OUTSIDE

$24.48 to $28.07

 

Reports to: Supervisor, Overall Responsible Operator

Duration: Until May 2018

Hours of Work: Normal working hours are forty hours per week

Shifts: Ability to respond to rotational on-call/stand-by shifts, seven days per week; and as operations may require

Work Location: Distribution and Collection

Travel throughout the City will be required, work location may vary

 

Job Description:

  • Assist in ensuring water distribution infrastructure, wastewater collection infrastructure and water and/or wastewater treatment systems, including leachate systems, are operated in compliance with all applicable legislation
  • Perform repairs, installations, replacements and maintenance of water distribution infrastructure including but not limited to water shutoffs, fire hydrants, water main tapping, valves, water meters and water mains
  • Inspect water shutoffs, commissioning of new water mains and service connections
  • Ensure water distribution water quality performing flushing, sampling, analysis, and response to customer enquiries
  • Inspect, construct, operate and maintain wastewater service laterals and wastewater collection mains, performing preventative maintenance and emergency response to flush, thaw, or unblock as required
  • Efficient and effective operation, maintenance, monitoring and process control duties for water and wastewater treatment facilities as assigned in compliance with all legislation
  • Inspect, service, and repair components of water and wastewater treatment equipment including, but not limited to, chemical pumps, valves, water intakes, wastewater outlets, filters, UV treatment systems, mechanical pumps
  • Monitor and analyze trends, alarms and events at all water and wastewater treatment facilities as assigned, reporting observations to the Supervisor as required
  • Respond to and investigate enquiries, complaints and concerns related to water quality, wastewater backup, water leaks, etc. in a timely and professional manner
  • Respond to and investigate service leaks and other water related issues within private dwellings
  • Assist with facility inspection and compliance administration duties to meet all applicable legislation as may be required from time to time
  • Communicate all matters on a daily basis to the Supervisor and must maintain accurate records of operations and maintenance in compliance with industry regulations
  • Comply with all City of Kawartha Lakes policies and procedures, applicable legislation and regulations, and safe work practices
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Skills/Education Required:

  • Post-secondary diploma in Environmental Studies or a related field
  • Minimum three years as an operator in the operation of water treatment, distribution and wastewater collection systems
  • Possess and maintain valid certifications: Class III (Distribution and Collection); Class IV certifications (Water Treatment); and willingness to upgrade
  • Current certification in Confined Space Entry, Transportation of Dangerous Goods, First Aid/ CPR and Traffic Control Training preferred
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and regulations, including but not limited to, the Safe Drinking Water Act, Ontario Water Resources Act, Environmental Protection Act, Clean Water Act, and Occupational Health and Safety Act is required
  • Experience using SCADA/PLC systems and data entry is required
  • Entry Level Drinking Water Certification an asset; Water Quality Analyst certification an asset
  • Ability to read and interpret water and wastewater construction plans and specifications (for Water Distribution and Wastewater Collection positions)
  • 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 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
  • 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, with acceptable driving record; valid DZ Driver's Licence required for positions in Distribution/Collection

 

Applicants must be prepared for skills testing.

 

Note: Employees will be placed on the grid based on the licence which they possess to the maximum class required by the plant in which they are working.

Interested applicants are invited to apply in confidence by 4:00 p.m. on October 28, 2017 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: October 19, 2017

Administrative Assistant, temporary pool, closing December 29, 2017

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

 

Administrative Assistant

Job #17-147

Internal/External Posting

CUPE 855 Inside

$21.84 to $26.57

 

Reports to: Various

Duration: Successful individuals will belong to a pool of temporary administrative staff that may be called upon from time to time to fill vacant temporary positions for durations of up to three months at a time

Hours of Work: Normal working hours are thirty five hours per week for a full time assignment,

up to 24 hours per week for a part time assignment, Monday to Friday, must be willing to work varied hours

Work Location: Combination of general office environment, work locations are generally Lindsay area but may be throughout the City of Kawartha Lakes, travel may be required, based on job assignment

 

Position Summary

Responsible for a variety of administrative related duties including but not limited to: answering enquiries, reviewing correspondence and forwarding to appropriate person, composing letters, reports and other correspondence for signature, maintaining paper and electronic filing systems, providing secretarial support to various committees, preparing agendas and minutes, inputting payroll information and scheduling appointments and meetings.

 

Ideally, positions requires a post secondary diploma in Office Administration, or a related field, and three years experience in an administrative support position

 

Additional Skills:

  • Must be flexible and able to adjust quickly to various work environments;
  • Must be a strong team player and be willing to learn a variety of processes and procedures on an ongoing basis;
  • Demonstrated time management skills with the ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines effectively, with minimal supervision; ability to deal with multiple demands in time pressure situations and a fast paced work environment;
  • Effective oral communication and strong interpersonal skills to deal with members of the public and all levels of staff;
  • Excellent written communication skills; attention-to-detail and accuracy are a must;
  • Demonstrated customer service skills at a level to develop and to maintain cooperative working relationships both within and outside the organization;
  • Ability to exercise discretion and tact and to maintain a high degree of confidentiality at all times;
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, financial, and related software applications.

 

Applicants must be prepared for skill testing.

 

Applications received by 4:00 p.m. October 13, 2017 will be considered during an initial recruit process (October - December 2017).  Applications received after 4:00 p.m. October 13, 2017 will be retained on file to December 29, 2017, to be considered in subsequent or secondary recruit processes, as necessary.

 

Interested applicants are invited to apply in confidence by 4:00 p.m. on the date(s) set out above 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: September 29, 2017

Branch Staff - Library Services, closing October 23, 2017

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

 

Branch Staff - Library Services

Job #17-152

Internal/External Posting

CUPE 855 - Inside

$19.55 to $23.70

 

Reports to: Area Coordinator, South

 

Location: Lindsay Library, Reference Services

 

Hours of Work: Current hours are approximately eighteen hours per week but may include up to twenty four hours per week. Each shift is approximately three to seven 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 October 23, 2017 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:  October 12, 2017       

 

Engineering Technician, closing October 25, 2017

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

 

Engineering Technician

Job #17-151

Internal/External Posting

CUPE 855 - Inside

$27.12 to $33.17

 

Reports to: Supervisor, Development Engineering

Hours of Work: Normal working hours are thirty 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 October 25, 2017 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 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: October 4, 2017

RN, closing December 31, 2017

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@city.kawarthalakes.on.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:  September 5, 2017

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 December 31, 2017

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@city.kawarthalakes.on.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:  August 31, 2017

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.

Seasonal Equipment Operator, closing October 31, 2017

The City of Kawartha Lakes is seeking individuals to fulfill the seasonal position of:

Seasonal Equipment Operator

Job # 17-051

Up to seven positions

Internal/External Posting

CUPE 855 Outside

$18.86 to $22.85

 

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 one 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

 

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. April 6, 2017 will be considered during the initial recruit process. Applications received after 4:00 p.m. April 6, 2017 will be retained on file to October 31, 2017, 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:  March 27, 2017

 

Labourer, closing date: October 31, 2017

 

The City of Kawartha Lakes is seeking individuals to fulfill the seasonal position of:

Labourer

Job # 17-052

Up to seven positions

(Internal/External Posting)

CUPE 855 Outside

$16.36 to $19.74

 

Reports to: Supervisor, Public Works

 

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

 

Hours of Work: Normal working hours are 40 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

  • Operates winter maintenance equipment safely and competently: trackless sidewalk plows, loaders, backhoes
  • Plows, sands/salts and performs snow removal operations on City sidewalks, lots and premises
  • General labour and maintenance duties may include, but are not limited to: tree and brush cutting, road and sidewalk sign maintenance, patching operations, guardrail or sidewalk repair; shop maintenance, general vehicle and equipment maintenance
  • Follow prescribed health and safety procedures including wearing personal protective equipment
  • Accurate daily record keeping
  • Other similar duties as assigned

 

Skills/Education Required

  • Secondary School Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum one full winter control season experience, preferably in a municipal environment, safely and competently operating trackless (or similar) sidewalk plows, loaders and backhoes
  • Ability to operate small hand tools and equipment (i.e. shovel, chainsaw, weed eater)
  • Ability to read and understand current legislation as it pertains to Hours of Work, the Occupational Health and Safety Act, City policies and operational guidelines
  • Trained and competent in safe work practices and WHMIS
  • Must have accurate and legible writing ability
  • Ability to work independently and as an effective member of a team
  • Excellent customer service skills with ability to deal tactfully and politely with the public
  • Knowledge of road and sidewalk repair and maintenance an asset
  • Must possess and maintain and valid Ontario Cass G driver's licence, with acceptable driving record
  • Upon 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 dates set out below 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 5 MB.

 

 Send your resume and cover letter by E-mail

 

Please quote position and job number on your submission.

 

Applications received by 4:00 p.m. April 6, 2017 will be considered during the initial recruit process. Applications received after 4:00 p.m. April 6, 2017 will be retained on file to October 31, 2017, 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: March 27, 2017

Internal

 

Finance Coordinator, closing October 25, 2017

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

 

Finance Coordinator

 

Job #17-153

Internal

CUPE 855 - Inside

$27.12 to $33.17

 

Reports to: Treasurer

Location: 26 Francis Street

Hours of Work: Thirty-five hours per week, Monday to Friday, seven hours per day, with Saturdays possible as required

 

Job Description:

  • Maintain a working knowledge of the financial elements of all associated programs as set out by regulatory agencies
  • Maintain a working knowledge of any specialized computer programs established by the Province
  • Ensure that the City continually receives its full entitlements under the terms of these programs as they are modified from time to time
  • Ensure that Directors and his/her operating management are in receipt of timely, relevant and reliable accounting data / reports with which they can more effectively manage programs for which they are responsible
  • Ensure that all external reporting, including reports required by Provincial and Federal Agencies, other Municipalities, Boards or Commissions is provided on a timely basis
  • Prepare various monthly, quarterly and annual reconciliation forms for funding purposes
  • Oversee the general accounting function for these Departments, including consultation with other staff and Finance Managers
  • Complete monthly billings, including calculations to municipal partners and including the Federal and Provincial Agencies
  • Prepare financial, capital and operating reports and by-laws for Council and Boards in consultation with Directors, Managers and Supervisors
  • Ensure that established business processes are being adhered to on an ongoing basis in these departments and makes suggestions for improvements to these processes
  • Assist with Operating and Capital budgets preparation for each of these Departments and the Ministry Programs in cooperation with the Director and managers in each department
  • Maintain a working knowledge of the Operating and Capital budgets for these Departments and funding sources relevant to this
  • Review monthly operating results against budget with a view to verifying the accuracy of postings.  Take the necessary actions to isolate and deal proactively with problem areas
  • Ensure adherence to audit internal controls
  • Prepare year-end working papers and statements for audit purposes
  • Assume responsibility for overall audit of all Ministry Programs
  • Maintain a check list of all month-end closing routines, standard entries and routine adjustments in preparation for complete and accurate monthly general ledger closings
  • Prepare all journal entries necessary
  • Ensure that all subsidy and expenditure accounts are reconciled and balanced each month
  • Prepare balancing and uploading Social Service bank and financial information to the City accounting system
  • Receive and ensure accuracy of, recording and release of security deposits and Letters of Credit in consultation with other departments
  • Assist in preparation of PSAB working papers for Home for the Aged, Social Housing, Water and Wastewater Departments
  • Supervise the work of junior staff as required by the Manager
  • Attend staff meetings, training, conferences and seminars
  • Regular 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 degree in accounting or business administration
  • Minimum five years of related progressive experience, preferably in a municipal environment
  • Experience with Provincially funded programs in a municipal finance department
  • Accounting designation such as Certified General Accountant, Certified Management Accountant or Chartered Accountant
  • Working knowledge in budgeting, banking and general accounting functions
  • 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
  • Upon a conditional offer of employment, a Criminal Record Check will be required

 

Applicants must be prepared for skills testing.

 

Please submit your applications, in confidence, by 4:00 p.m. on October 25, 2017 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 Job Number and Position Title 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:  October 16, 2017

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