Public Notice: Municipal summer student employment opportunities now available
TOWN OF SMITHS FALLS
2022 SUMMER EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Community Services – Parks & Recreation/Cemetery Maintenance Students – 3 Positions
Under the direction of the Operations Supervisor you will provide support for departmental services such as cleaning, litter pick- up, grass cutting, trimming, flower planting, weeding, raking etc. Assist with set-up and take-down for special events in all municipal facilities. May be required to work weekends/nights/holidays.
Compost Site – 3 Positions (Saturdays – May through November, Wednesdays- May11 through June 30)
Under the direction of the Engineering Technologist you will work at the Towns Compost Site and verify residency of customers, perform gate control (approval of incoming materials), maintain daily records, and will carry out litter collection on the site.
Public Works and Utilities Department – 2 Positions (May through August)
Under the direction of the Supervisor of Public Works you will assist with road and sidewalk maintenance, brush and tree trimming or removal, sidewalk sweeping, weed trimming, painting, street sign repair or replacement, excavations for water and sewer repairs, sundry duties as assigned. Requirements: The ideal candidate must be enrolled fulltime in college or university program and working towards a diploma or degree. You must possess a valid Class “G2” or “G” drivers’ license.
Engineering – 1 Position
Under the direction of the Engineering Technologist, you will assist in the collection and updating of data relating to the Town’s water, sewer, drainage and road assets, conduct traffic counts, carry out computerized drafting (AutoCAD), update GIS records, and assist in construction inspection activities and curbside audits. The ideal candidate must be enrolled fulltime in college or university in civil or environmental engineering studies and working towards a diploma or degree. You must possess a valid Class “G2” or “G” drivers’ license.
Waste Management – 1 Position
Under the direction of the Engineering Technologist, you will assist in the collection and updating of data relating to the Town’s Waste management program; curbside audits, compost site management and Multi-Res information sessions The ideal candidate must be enrolled fulltime in college or university in civil or environmental engineering studies and working towards a diploma or degree. You must possess a valid Class “G2” or “G” drivers’ license.
Water/Wastewater Treatment Plants – 2 Positions (1 Water and 1 Wastewater Treatment)
Under the direction of the Manager Water Wastewater Treatment, you will provide support to the facility operators. Tasks will include building maintenance, cleaning, painting and process related work, if certified. The ideal candidate must be enrolled fulltime in college or university and working towards a degree or diploma in civil or environmental studies. Candidates in possession of OIT Water and or Wastewater licenses/certificates will be considered of benefit when being evaluated. You must possess a valid Class “G2” or “G” drivers’ license.
Planning Services – 1 Position
Under the direction of the Senior Planner, you will assist in the research and preparation of urban planning related policies and projects, with the primary project being assisting in the update of the Town’s patio by-law. Your day-to-day responsibilities will also include important administrative assistance to the Town’s planning staff which will include updating and improving the electronic and paper file management system and updating GIS records.
Data entry and mapping skills and experience and desktop publishing ability is preferred for this position.
Heritage/Program Interpreter – 2 Positions
The Heritage & Program Interpreters will conduct cultural tours, kids’ camps, workshops and special events. The students will assist with collaborative community programs (I.e. Movies Under the Stars) exhibitions, art shows, and historic research and will act as a tourism ambassador for Smiths Falls.
Tourism and Culture Summer Student – 1 Position
To work to support the Smiths Falls Welcome Centre, assisting visitors to Smiths Falls, promoting events, festivals and celebrations in the community. Responsibilities will include the creation and delivery of visitor experience packages, assisting in creating and implementing of tourism marketing and development activities, and event and festival support.
Economic and Community Development Summer Student – 1 Position
To work to provide support to the Town’s business community. Responsibilities will include the development and distribution of local marketing material, maintenance of business date to track business relationships, administration and support of the development and implementation of economic development programs and activities.
The Town of Smiths Falls is an equal opportunity employer, committed to ensuring all candidates are able to participate in the interview process fully and equally. If contacted for employment, please let us know if you require any accommodations to ensure you can participate fully and equally during the recruitment and selection process.
The Town of Smiths Falls has a mandatory vaccination policy and all staff are required to be fully vaccinated.
**PLEASE NOTE: FORMER TOWN OF SMITHS FALLS SUMMER STUDENTS MUST REAPPLY AND SOME POSITIONS MAY BE CONTINGENT ON FUNDING**
Interested candidates must mail or email a cover letter indicating the position(s) applying for and resume to the address identified below no later than, March 25, 2022 in confidence to:
Lynda McKimm, Human Resources Advisor
Town of Smiths Falls, P.O.Box 695, Smiths Falls, Ontario K7A 4T6 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
“We thank all applicants for their interest in this position however only those selected for an interview will be contacted”