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Current Opportunities

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

Part-time Municipal Law Enforcement Officers – Apply by May 17
POSITION: PART-TIME MUNICIPAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER
(2 positions available)
REPORTING TO: Director of Corporate Services/Treasurer
HOURS OF WORK: 0-24 hours per week, as assigned
SALARY: As per salary grid

 

Reporting to the Director of Corporate Services, the Municipal Law Enforcement Officer enforces municipal by-laws and provincial legislation pertaining to minimum maintenance standards of properties.  This position conducts investigations and responds to community concerns while maintaining a positive, tactful demeanor with the public.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for enforcement and education of municipal by-laws and regulations.
  • Enforcement of provincial legislation and municipal bylaws pertaining to minimum maintenance standards of property.
  • Patrol Municipality for enforcement of parking violations and various private properties to identify Fire Route and Disabled Parking violations.
  • Identify and respond to zoning offences.
  • Investigate and respond to external inquiries and/or complaints pertaining to municipal by-laws and provincial acts.
  • Respond to complaints and investigate matters surrounding building maintenance and the privately-owned lands which surround them.
  • Provide enforcement of vital services in dwelling units, including heat, hydro, water, hot water, gas, etc.
  • Act as Municipal Weed Inspector.
  • Seek compliance through negotiation and mediation, where applicable.
  • Issue warning and infraction notices to ensure compliance with municipal by-laws and provincial acts.
  • Conduct full investigations, including collecting evidence, witness statements, in accordance with authorizing legislation.
  • Prepare reports and update databases as required.
  • Prepare all necessary documentation to facilitate prosecution.
  • Attend court, as necessary.
  • Liaise with other municipal departments.
  • Other duties related to general bylaw enforcement and investigative/court duties.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of two (2) years of related experience.
  • College diploma/certificate in Law Enforcement, Municipal Law Enforcement, Building Regulations or equivalent.
  • Proficient in both official languages (written and oral).
  • Advanced interpersonal and communication skills with a customer service orientation.
  • Problem-solving skills, discretion, and good judgement when handling confidential/sensitive information.
  • High degree of accuracy, attention to detail, and record-keeping skills.
  • Knowledge of Building Code Act, Municipal Act, Planning Act, Provincial Offenses Act.
  • Strong computer literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Class G driver’s license in good standing.
  • Able to work shifts, including evenings, weekends, and statutory holidays.
  • Able to work outside in all weather conditions, including walking or sitting for long periods of time.
  • Valid First Aid and CPR certificates are an asset.
  • Must successfully complete Municipal Law Enforcement Foundations or equivalent training within 1 year of hire.
  • Must obtain and maintain a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector
  • Must be a self-starter and independent worker.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, effectively prioritize activities and manage stress with a high degree of maturity and professionalism are critical.
  • Proven team player with strong collaboration skills.
  • Reliable access to transportation is essential.

Applications for this position will be accepted, in confidence, until May 17, 2021, before 4:00 pm.


To apply, please send a resume electronically to:

Alisa Craddock
Director of Corporate Services/Treasurer
acraddock@westnipissing.ca

(PDF) Part-Time Municipal Law Enforcement Officers

 

Part-time Landfill Operator – Apply by May 28
POSITION: PART-TIME LANDFILL OPERATOR
REPORTING TO: Manager of Solid Waste
HOURS OF WORK: 0-24 hours per week
SALARY: As per collective agreement
LOCATION: Kipling Landfill

 

GENERAL DUTIES

  • Attend to vehicle loads to and from landfill site and recycling area
  • Measure and collect fees as required
  • Open landfill site gate according to schedule
  • Verify and check all in-coming traffic and related paperwork
  • Keep written records or required data ex.: daily site inspection
  • Keep updated records of cash, cheques and receipts for all monetary transactions
  • Give directions to customers as to proper unloading procedures
  • Keep site clean and safe according to MOE certificate of approval requirements
  • Have all contractors and site visitors sign Safety Policy document
  • Any other duties as assigned within the general scope of the position

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum Grade 12 education or equivalent
  • Have & maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Have good verbal, reading and writing skills in both official languages
  • Have basic mathematical skills
  • Must be of a physical condition that allows him/her to perform the duties assigned
  • First aid & WHMIS
  • Ability to work well alone or as part of a team
  • Ability to deal with the public in a courteous and efficient manner
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision and be punctual

Applications for this position will be accepted, in confidence, until Friday, May 28, 2021 at 4:30 pm.


To apply, please send a resume electronically to:

Jason Sullivan
Manager, Environmental Services
jsullivan@westnipissing.ca

(PDF) Part-time Landfill Operator May 2021

Communications and Corporate Services Officer – Apply by June 1
POSITION: COMMUNICATIONS AND CORPORATE SERVICES OFFICER
REPORTING TO: Director of Corporate Services
HOURS OF WORK: 35 hours per week, as assigned
SALARY: As per salary grid
TERM: Maternity leave, July 2021 to July 2022

Under the direct supervision of the Director of Corporate Services, the Communications and Corporate Services Officer is responsible for the overall communication strategy and policies which will promote the Municipality.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure a liaison between the various departments of the Municipality and the media, outside organizations, and the public
  • Write a variety of materials, tailoring writing style for editorial content, including backgrounders, marketing, outreach, proposals, presentations, letters, and speaking notes
  • Assist all departments in the conception, development and implementation of their marketing and promotion
  • Create a wide variety of promotional materials for the Municipality, supporting and coordinating efforts to centralize communication and marketing activities
  • Manage the Municipality’s website(s) through the use of CMS (Content Management Systems)
  • Maintain social media networks for the Municipality
  • Build public awareness on municipal initiatives and activities, facilities, services, plans, programs, special projects and events
  • Develop and maintain corporate communications plans/policies and procedures to ensure that communication services are provided and delivered consistently
  • Lead community consultations as required
  • Undertake research analysis and prepare reports regarding potential community economic projects, initiatives and priorities
  • Research and develop policies and other procedures in relation to the needs of the various municipal departments
  • Develop, manage and implement specific community, social and cultural development and economic projects and processes

REQUIREMENTS

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in field related to communications (i.e. English, French, Marketing, Communications, Journalism, Media Studies)
  • Proficient in both official languages (written and oral)
  • Computer literacy is non-negotiable with particular emphasis on Adobe Creative Suite; Customer Management Software; Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint; WordPress; and social media tools such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, etc.

ASSETS

  • 3 years of relevant experience considered an asset
  • Strong working knowledge of digital platforms and a strong understanding of the evolving media landscape
  • Strong knowledge in website and social media communication management is required, including the development and branding of key messages, featured stories and user-centered approaches
  • Strong knowledge and/or experience in the public sector is highly recommended
  • Proven excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills in a range of styles
  • Proven presentation skills are required
  • Must be a self-starter and independent worker
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, effectively prioritize activities and manage stress with a high degree of maturity and professionalism are critical
  • Must be a proven team player with strong collaboration skills
  • Ability to engage professionally with diverse groups, including members of Council, Directors, and Managers
  • Must be a strong communicator with knowledge in the development, production and maintenance of communication tools for both internal and external stakeholders
  • This role requires strong judgment, tact, creativity and problem-solving skills
  • Activities outside of normal business hours, especially during peak times of the year, may be required
  • Reliable access to transportation is essential

Applications for this position will be accepted, in confidence, until Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at 4:30 pm.


To apply, please send a resume electronically to:

Alisa Craddock
Director of Corporate Services/Treasurer
acraddock@westnipissing.ca

(PDF) Communications + Corporate Services Officer

 


Summer Jobs

The call for applications for the 2021 Youth Summer Employment Program is now closed.


The Municipality of West Nipissing welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Personal information collected from applications is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, and will be used to determine qualifications for employment. 

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