Utility Person - Public Works - Outdoor City Rinks (Up to 12)

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Utility Person - Public Works - Outdoor City Rinks (Up to 12)
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General Labourers
Public Works Services
701 Division St.
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Contract Duration :
Up to 4 Months
Hours of Work:
$22.11 - $27.21/Hour
Date Posted:
September 8, 2022
Closing Date:
December 2, 2022

Opening Statement

We acknowledge that the City of Kingston is situated on traditional Anishinabek (Ah- nish-in-ah-bay), Haudenosaunee (Ho-den-o-show-nee) and Huron-Wendat (huron-wen·dat) territory and is the home of many Indigenous peoples. We are grateful to reside and work on this land.

Kingston is a smart, livable city in the heart of eastern Ontario. Its stable and diversified economy includes global corporations, innovative start-ups and all levels of government. Kingstonians enjoy a high quality of life with access to world-class education and research institutions, advanced healthcare facilities, affordable living and vibrant entertainment and tourism activities.

We take our core values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Pride seriously and apply these standards to everything we do. We foster a working environment that reflects our community’s diversity and respects people’s dignity, ideas and beliefs. The City of Kingston views diversity as its strength and encourages people from all backgrounds, including but not limited to women, racialized groups, Indigenous peoples, Persons with Disabilities and persons who identify as members LGBTQ+ communities, to apply.

Position Summary

This position is responsible to assist the Public Works division with the maintenance of City skating rinks.

Responsible for skating rink maintenance; including the operation of a Zamboni

Assist with the making of ice and rink flooding

Responsible for ploughing sidewalks and walkways

Required to hand shovel

Regularly monitor and clean change rooms/ washrooms and litter pick up

Other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Competencies

**This position receives 4% in lieu of vacation + 13% in lieu of all benefits in addition to hourly rate of pay**

Possess and maintain a valid class 'G' Driver's License with a satisfactory driver's abstract

Core Competencies: Customer Focus, Teamwork, Results Orientation, Integrity

Skills, Abilities, Work Demands

Required to work evenings and weekends

Ability to interact with the public in a polite manner

Able to perform the essential duties of the job

Ability to work outside in inclement weather conditions

Ability to operate controls on the machinery in a safe efficient manner

Possess and maintain a satisfactory criminal record check, including vulnerable sector

Closing Statement

Please inform us of any accommodations we need to make to ensure a barrier-free recruitment experience. Accommodations are available in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC)and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) at any stage in the recruitment process. We’re happy to provide more information if you email us at HRCity@cityofkingston.ca.

Please apply to Career Opportunities at: www.cityofkingston.ca/Careers
Your resumé must demonstrate how you meet position requirements. Please upload to your profile any educational Degrees, Diplomas and/or Certificates that are relevant and required for the position. We thank all who apply, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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