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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Parks and Recreation Facility Attendant (Permanent, Full-time) - 2 job opportunities

Under the direction of the Lead Hand, provides facilities maintenance and supervision of municipal property and facilities. Responsible for areas of municipal facilities including arena, campground, marina, parks, and community halls.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operate the ice resurfacer and other specialized equipment, including ice edger, power tools, cleaning equipment, and various grounds equipment in a safe and correct manner for the purpose of performing summer/winter maintenance activities.
  • Responsible for opening and securing building(s) and follow lock up procedures. 
  • Maintain building grounds that may require unskilled and semi-skilled work necessary to the operation of maintenance of parks, lawns, and grounds including manual labor, operation of motorized equipment, equipment maintenance, building and grounds maintenance and construction.
  • Provide minor construction, repair, security and maintenance services for municipal property.
  • Clean and maintain facility: sweep, wash and vacuum floors, wash windows and doors, clean washrooms and change rooms, empty garbage, etc.
  • Proper use and storage of all required chemicals, cleaning materials and equipment on-site, in a safe manner including compliance with WHMIS procedures.
  • Maintain an awareness of all scheduled activities and events; staff needs to ensure appropriate spaces are ready for use and maintenance supports are in place as needed.
  • Assist with set-up and take down of various functions, programs and events.
  • Complete administrative duties in a timely manner (e.g. log books and checklists, incident/accident reports, park inspections, building inspection).
  • Assists staff during various program activities and special events offered by Parks and Recreation.
  • Work in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, applicable legislation, regulations, statutes, and departmental policies/procedures/practices and operational guidelines and perform safe work practices.
  • Attends in-service training and additional staff training as necessary.
  • 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.
  • Performs such other related duties within the general parameters of this job description, as may reasonably be requested by the Director of Parks and Recreation or Alternate.

Qualifications

  • Completion of Secondary School, preferably with a background in trades and occupations.
  • Bilingual in English and French.
  • Submit or agree to a Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check.
  • Maintain a valid Class G license & has access to a personal vehicle.
  • Certification or willingness to obtain Smart Serve, First Aid, CPR, AED, WHMIS and propane handling certification.
  • Certification or willingness to become certified as Facilities Operator, Ice Technician, or Basic Refrigeration or Horticultural Technician.

Asset Qualifications

  • Background experience and technical skills in ice making and resurfacing, refrigeration and grounds’ keeping.
  • Experience operating parks equipment such as trucks, trailers, mowers, trimmers.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • A certificate in Registered Playground Practitioner (Ontario Parks Association). 

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • A working knowledge of basic building construction and maintenance, including electrical, plumbing, HVAC and refrigeration.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to read operating manuals, schedules and plans.
  • Training in the safe and effective operation and care of tools, equipment, machinery and other resources of the Parks and Recreation Department, including tractor, front end loader, mower, line trimmer, floor scrubbers, pickup truck, ice re-surfacer, compressors and hand tools.
  • Ability to deal with the public with diplomacy, tact, and friendly and helpful attitude.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 lbs.
  • Available for emergency, on-call, and after-hours response and to quickly access, take control and respond to emergency situations.
  • Available to work flexible hours including days, evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Working Conditions

  • Salary: $20.62 to $24.55 per hour.
  • Schedule: This permanent full-time position is based on a 40-hour work week. A flexible schedule is required to account for operational coverage outside of core hours, including emergency on-call, holidays, weekends, on-call and seasonal shifts.
  • An excellent benefits package and pension plan will be offered.  

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • The work is performed in an environment with frequent exposure to minor undesirable and disagreeable conditions, such as: heat or cold, inclement weather, exposure to certain fumes (diesel, oil paint, ammonia), and public facility conditions where the facility must be accessible to the public and other staff. 
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud during indoor events.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; and use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.

  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 40 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and the ability to adjust focus. 

Applications

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their curriculum vitae by email to lisa.burroughs@champlain.ca before Friday, October 22nd, 2021, 4:00 p.m. by email quoting in the subject line “Parks and Recreation Facility Attendant”:

Lisa Burroughs
Director of Parks and Recreation
Township of Champlain
948 Pleasant Corner Road East
Vankleek Hill, ON
K0B 1R0

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

The masculine form is used without discrimination and refers also to the feminine form.

Assistant Teacher - ECE Ressource Teacher (part-time)

Under the supervision of a daycare teacher, this position is responsible for assisting in providing a safe and developmentally appropriate daycare program in accordance with all relevant legislation, policies, and procedures for a child with autism. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists in planning and implementing stimulating development programs in an organized manner for children from eighteen months to twelve years of age and by following the doctor’s and specialists’ programs.

  • 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.

  • Assists in working with children referred by Children’s Aid Societies or the United Counties Integration Program as per our policies and procedures.

  • Maintains a current knowledge of all relevant provincial statutes and regulations and all relevant by-laws dealing with daycare services and related topics.

  • 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

  • ECE resource teacher diploma with concentration on autism spectrum disorder.

  • Minimum one (1) year experience in a working with children of daycare age, especially with autism.

  • 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.

  • Must be fluently bilingual.

  • Willingness to regularly update training and knowledge.

  • Valid First Aid/CPR and verification of medical suitability as specified in CCEYA.

Working Conditions

  • Salary: $20.28 per hour.

  • Schedule: 2 days a week for the moment. The hours of work for this position vary depending on the needs of the department but usually 8 hours per day.

  • Work in this field is continuous and requires concentration on the supervision, which can cause a certain level of stress for the employee.

  • General working conditions: In a group of children 3 years of age.

  • 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 submit their curriculum vitae by email to garderiedaycare@champlain.ca.

Jennifer Drury
Director of Daycare Services
Township of Champlain
948 Pleasant Corner Road East
Vankleek Hill, ON
K0B 1R0

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

 

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