Community Services Operator (Maternity/Paternity Leave)

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Township of Minden Hills

We are currently seeking a motivated and energetic individual to join our Community Services Department for a maternity/parental leave. Reporting to the Manager of Parks, Recreation and Facilities, the Community Services Operator is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the community recreation facilities, parks, and cemeteries.

This is a full time, union position, for a temporary term beginning in October 2022. Hours are forty (40) hours/week, being variable shifts, including days, evenings, weekends and Statutory holidays as required. The current rate of pay is $25.03/hour as per the LOCAL 4286 CUPE Collective Agreement. Earnings will be subject to Union dues.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of Grade 12
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in a Municipal recreation facilities, parks, and cemeteries environment, including a minimum of six (6) months to one (1) year experience operating an Ice Resurfacer and related parks equipment
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, the following certifications are required: Basic Refrigeration, Propane Handling & Safety, Chainsaw Safety Awareness and Fall Protection Awareness
  • Thorough knowledge of equipment, vehicles, materials and processes used in operating Municipal facilities, parks, and cemeteries

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ontario Recreation Facilities Association and/or Parks & Recreation Ontario coursework completion certificate(s)
  • Good understanding of all policies, procedures, best practices, by-laws, Ministry guidelines, regulations and legislation related to the operation of facilities, parks, and cemeteries and facilities equipment and maintenance
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Outlook

This position requires the operation of equipment and undertaking of maintenance projects in variable weather conditions as well as moderate to heavy physical demands related to manual labour with regular exposure to dirt, dust, oil, grease, noise, vibration, weather conditions, hazardous materials, chemicals and waste.

Prior to the final selection for this position, the candidate will be required to provide, at their own expense, a clean Vulnerable Sector Check from the Ontario Provincial Police or appropriate Police Force and a clean Driver’s Abstract.

Please refer to the Position Description for further requirements and accountabilities, which may be obtained by contacting the Deputy Clerk at sprentice@mindenhills.ca or 705-286-1260 ext. 513.

How to Apply:

Qualified applicants may submit a cover letter and detailed resume of education and experience by 12:00 noon, August 29, 2022. The Township may begin the process of reviewing and selecting applicants for an interview at any time during this recruitment period. 

CSD Operator (Maternity/Parental Leave) Opportunity
Township of Minden Hills
7 Milne St., PO Box 359
Minden ON  K0M 2K0

Attention: Shannon Prentice, Deputy Clerk
Email sprentice@mindenhills.ca

We thank all who apply for this position; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The Township of Minden Hills is an equal opportunity employer. If you require accommodation options to ensure full and equal access during the recruitment process, please contact our Human Resources Department. In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, the information gathered will be used solely for the purpose of job selection.