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  1. 10 reasons why you should work for the Township of Champlain
  2. Employment opportunity
  3. Volunteer offers

10 Reasons Why You Should Work for the Township of Champlain

The Township of Champlain is a charming historical community surrounded by beautiful agricultural landscapes along the Ottawa River. Francophone and Anglophone culture mixes together over food, breweries, markets, and activities of all kinds. Working in rural areas means a peaceful, traffic-free commute giving you more opportunities to discover cycling, pottery, and paddleboard; isn’t achieving work-life balance what you always wanted? Champlain is the perfect place to live, work and play because we focus on the quality of life of our employees and our community!

  1. We match employee contributions to one of the best defined benefit pension plans (OMERS) and offer early retirement options.
  2. We offer our permanent employees a comprehensive group insurance program to meet your individual or family needs.
  3. We have an established salary structure that allows for continued salary progression as you acquire experience.
  4. We offer several sick days each year in addition to annual vacation.
  5. Our employees are our most important asset. We invest energy and resources in their development and growth.
  6. We offer job stability despite the ups and downs of the economy.
  7. You will join a multidisciplinary, progressive and open-minded municipal team that has a tangible impact on the Municipality's future and on thousands of residents' quality of life.
  8. Our employees are empowered, and initiative is strongly encouraged.
  9. You will enjoy multifaceted challenges that match your ambitions.
  10. You will be involved in the Municipality's strategy through various development and service improvement projects.

Employment Opportunity

Substitute Crossing-Guards

The Township of Champlain is currently looking for substitute school crossing guard.

Responsibilities

The successful applicant will report to the by-law officer with the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Directing the crossing of school-age children and pedestrians across a highway at an assigned location/intersection during designated periods.
  • Documents incidents and reports same to supervisor.
  • Uses and wears all required safety equipment and clothing.

Qualifications

  • Must be able to stand outdoors for up to one to two hours in any type of weather, and be physically capable of quick movement in case of emergency.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and concisely orally.

Conditions

  • Must successfully undergo a Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC)
  • Hours of work: Monday to Friday 8:55-9:15 a.m. & 3:40-4:00 p.m.
  • On-call for replacement
  • Employee of the Township, covered by WSIB
  • Salary between $20-25 per day, paid on the first day of each month

Application

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their curriculum vitae by email to normand.sauve@champlain.ca or call 613 675-4727.

Library Assistant

Champlain Public Library is looking for a permanent part-time library assistant for 15 to 20 hours per week (may include evenings and Saturday).

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Circulation desk
  • Cataloguing
  • Patron inquiries
  • Book repair/covering
  • Handling petty cash
  • Social media and marketing (Facebook, Instagram)
  • Program planning for adults

Qualifications

  • Strong language skills in both official languages
  • Good people skills
  • Experience working with the public
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Enjoy detail-oriented tasks
  • Knowledge of Wordpress, Mandarin software or other library software an asset
  • Experience working in a library an asset

Applications

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their curriculum vitae to Cynthia Martin, Head Librarian and C.E.O. 

Champlain Township Public Library
cmartin@bc-cl.ca
94 Main Street East, Vankleek Hill, ON, K0B 1R0

Daycare Supply Staff

The Township of Champlain Daycare Services is looking for supply staff to work in our daycares in L’Orignal and Vankleek Hill for children from 4 to twelve years of age.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists in planning and implementing stimulating development programs in an organized manner for children from four to twelve years of age.
  • Assists in effectively supervising children in their activities and routines, guiding them in their physical, social and emotional growth.
  • Responsible for being aware of child’s needs and planning to accommodate them. Assists in providing activities, which are appropriate and flexible according to the program statement.
  • Assists in performing a visual inspection of child at arrival each day and reports any concerns to the Daycare Supervisor.
  • Assists in administering medication as per any signed authorization from the parents and according to the rules of the Child Care and Early Years Act 2014 CCEYA.
  • During an emergency, declared or otherwise, staffing requirements can be critical. The employee will be available to work irregular hours performing normal tasks or others, as assigned. 

Qualifications

  • High School graduate, ECE resource teacher diploma or;
  • Minimum one (1) year experience in a working with children of daycare age.
  • Ability to work alone or as part of a team.
  • Good communications and interpersonal skills. Must be able to interact with children and other staff.
  • Valid First Aid/CPR and verification of medical suitability as specified in CCEYA and fully vaccinated including for the Covid-19 virus. Vulnerable sector check completed.

Working Conditions

  • Salary: $19.41 per hour.
  • Schedule: 5 days a week (Monday to Friday)
  • Hours: 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • General working conditions: In a group of school age children.
  • Work in an environment that can be hazardous to health by having direct contact with viruses and high noise levels.
  • Show physical stamina and be able to lift up to 25 kgs.

Applications

Qualified candidates are invited to apply through our online application form.

Apply Now!

The Township of Champlain is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, indigenous individuals, members of visible minorities, ethnic minorities and persons with disabilities. During the recruitment process, our selection tools can be adapted to the needs of persons living with limitations who so request. Rest assured that this information will remain confidential. Champlain adopts a broad and inclusive definition of diversity that goes beyond applicable laws. We encourage all persons, regardless of their characteristics, to apply.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the purpose of screening applicants.


Volunteer Offers

The Township of Champlain appreciates the efforts and time that individuals, groups and families donate to the community events and activities such as outdoor rink maintenance, Champlain Winter Carnival, Canada Day, Champlain Summer Camp, Halloween Dance, etc.).

We believe that volunteerism is a vehicle for social inclusion, citizen involvement, skills-development and community responsibility.  As a result, it contributes to a healthy community by improving the quality of life.   

Become a volunteer and make a difference in your community!

Apply now to be a volunteer

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