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Career Opportunities

Works and Operations Labourer
This position, reporting to the Works, Operations, Facilities and Parks Manager , provides excellent customer service to the public, collects and handles solid waste generated by the residential and business sectors, perform duties at the waste transfer station and assist as a general labourer as necessary.

 

Qualifications:

• Minimum of one (1) year of secondary level education
• Ability to operate small hand tools and equipment, including power tools
• Physically able to perform all activities within this department (i.e., lifting, climbing, digging, etc)
• Good communication and customer service skills
• Valid standard first aid certificate
• Capable of working in inclement weather
• Ability to work with minimal supervision and in a team setting
• Valid Class “G” driver’s license an asset

 

Hours of work:      13.5 hours per week from November to April normally Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

40 hours per week starting May to October, normally Tuesday through Saturday

 

Wage:     $16.00 per hour

 

Applications indicating “Works & Operations Labourer” as the position being sought must be submitted by Tuesday, January 28, 2020 to:

 

Andrea Gauthier, Corporate Services Manager

Town of Marathon

4 Hemlo Drive, PO Bag “TM”

Marathon, Ontario P0T 2E0

 

Phone: (807) 229-1349 x 2234     Fax: (807) 229-1999          Email: or@marathon.ca

 

 

 

Fire Chief/Health & Safety Coordinator  

The Town of Marathon is located on the beautiful north shore of Lake Superior, on the eastern edge of the District of Thunder Bay.  With a population of approximately 3,500, Marathon acts as a regional hub offering full service benefits in a friendly, outgoing and safe small town setting. Come experience the comfort and affordability of our friendly spirited community.

 

The Town of Marathon is committed to providing a positive and progressive workplace that offers competitive compensation and benefits.

 

Under the direction of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), the Fire Chief/Health & Safety Coordinator is responsible for the management of all aspects of the Fire Services department including firefighting and fire prevention. Also responsible for the corporate health and safety program for the Town of Marathon.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Graduate of Ontario Fire College or equivalent, plus five (5) year’s experience in the fire service in a senior officer position
  • Experience and knowledge of occupational health and safety, preferably in a Municipal setting
  • Joint Health & Safety Committee (JHSC) Certification - Parts 1 & 2 would be considered an asset
  • Thorough knowledge of, Fire Protection and Prevention Act, Provincial Offences Act, Occupational Health & Safety Act and all other acts and regulations related to the position
  • Experience in training and supervising firefighters and comprehensive knowledge of modern firefighting and fire prevention methods and equipment
  • Excellent supervisory and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Valid Class DZ driver’s licence and clean driver’s abstract
  • Working knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office Suite software (word processing, spreadsheet)
  • Physically able to perform firefighting duties
  • Must provide a vulnerable sector check satisfactory to the Employer
  • Willing to attend meetings outside normal work hours, including periodic weekend and evening on-call duties and/or responding to after-hours emergencies as required

 

Hours of work:  36.25 hours per week

Salarywill be commensurate with experience

 

Please submit applications before Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. to:

 

Andrea Gauthier, Corporate Services Manager

Town of Marathon

4 Hemlo Drive, P.O. Bag “TM”

Marathon, Ontario P0T 2E0

 

Phone: (807)229-1340 x2234    Fax: (807)229-1999          E-mail: or@marathon.ca

 

 Senior Lifeguard/Instructor

Senior Lifeguard/Instructor will provide safe supervision of the pool, coordinate and instruct a wide variety of aquatic progams, complete required documentation, assist in the machanical operation of the filter room and balance water chemistry, assist in the daily cleanliness of the facility, and provide day-to-day direction and guidance to part-time staff.

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of grade 12 and three (3) year's experience in a related field
  • Valid Naitonal Lifeguard Service Certificate with pool option; Swim, Lifesaving and Emergency First Aid Instructor certificates, standard first aid and CPR/AED certificate and WHIMIS certificate; other instructor or examiner certifications would be an asset 
  • Self-starter and able to perform duties with minimal supervision
  • Able to supervise, guide and motivate staff
  • Excellent knowledge of Ontario Regulation 565/90 regarding Public Pools
  • Physically able to perform all activities related to this position
  • Willing and able to keep current and upgrade qualifications as necessary
  • Ability to communicate maintenance work order effectively
  • Available to work days, evenings, as well as weekend hours, perform rotating shifts to fulfil the requirements of a seven-day a week operation and able to work overtime on short notice
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Provide a vulnerable sector check satisfactory to the Employer
  • Valid Class "G" drivers license

 

Hours of work: Minimum twenty (20) hours per week - days, evenings and weekends

Rate of Pay: $30.71 per hour

 

Senior Lifeguard/Instructor

 

Lifeguard/Instructor 

Lifeguard/Instructors are responsible for a safe and enjoyable environment at the pool, assisting the Senior Guard. Coordinate and instruct a wide variety of aquatic programs, complete required documentation, assist in the mechanical  operation of the filter room, balance water chemistry and assist in the daily cleanliness of the facility.

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of grade 12 and one (1) year of experience in a related field
  • Valid National Lifeguard Service certificate with pool option; Swim, Lifesaving and Emergency First Aid Instructor certificates; standard first aid and CPR/AED certificate and WHIMIS certificate
  • Good interpersonal  and communication skills and ability to teach children and adults
  • Able to supervise, guide and motivate staff
  • Working knowledge of Ontario Regulation 565/90 regarding Public Pools
  • Physically able to perform all activities related to this position
  • Willing and able to keep current and upgrade qualifications as necessary
  • Available to work days, evenings, as well as weekend hours, perform rotating shifts to fulfil the requirements of a seven-day a week operation and able to work on short notice
  • Provide a vulnerable sector check satisfactory to the employer

 

Hours of work: Minimum twenty (20) hours per week - days, evenings and weekends

Rate of Pay: $29.17 per hour

Lifeguard/Instructor

 

Assistant Lifeguard

Assistant Lifeguards are responsible for a safe and enjoyable environment at the pool, assisting the Lifeguards and Senior Guards, performing rescues and/or first aid as required and implementing all health regulations.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 16 years of age and one (1) year of secondary level education
  • Valid standard first aid and CPR/AED certificate
  • Valid Bronze Cross certification
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Possess some knowledge of health regulations
  • Willing to work evenings and weekends
  • Provide a vulnerable sector check satisfactory to the Employer

Hours of Work: Dependent on programming schedule

Rate of Pay: $14.00 per hour

Full Assistant Lifeguard Job Description

Lifeguard

Lifeguards are responsible for a safe and enjoyable environment at the pool, assisting the Senior Guard, performing rescues and/or first aid as required and implementing all health regulations.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 16 years of age and one (1) year of secondary level education
  • Valid standard first aid and CPR/AED certificate
  • Valid National Lifeguard Service certificate with pool option
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Possess some knowledge of health regulations
  • Willing to work evenings and weekends
  • Provide a vulnerable sector check satisfactory to the Employer

Hours of Work: Dependent on programming schedule

Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour

Full Lifeguard Job Description

Instructor

Instructors teach and evaluate basic swim strokes and related skills using proven teaching methods and a variety of stroke development drills and correction techniques. Instructors are certified to teach and evaluate all levels of the Lifesaving Society Swim Program: Parent & Tot, Preschool, Swimmer and Adult Swimmer

Qualifications

Hours of Work: Dependent on programming schedule

Rate of Pay: $19.00 per hour

Full Instructor Job Description

Special Events Worker

Special Events Workers are responsible for monitoring the terms and conditions of facility rental agreements – particularly with respect to the Municipal Alcohol Policy – and provide general assistance to individuals or groups hosting special events.

Qualifications

  • At least 14 years of age in accordance with the Occupational Health & Safety Act
  • Current standard first aid certificate
  • Smartserve training preferred
  • Ability to effectively communicate with the public
  • Willing to work evenings and weekends
  • Valid Class “G” driver's licence would be an asset
  • Provide a vulnerable sector check satisfactory to the Employer

Hours of Work: Dependent on programming schedule

Rate of Pay: $14.00 per hour

Full Special Events Worker Job Description

Rink Attendant

Rink Attendants are responsible for providing a safe, enjoyable arena environment, promoting safety and providing first aid when required.

Qualifications

  • At least 14 years of age in accordance with the Occupational Health & Safety Act
  • Current standard first aid certificate
  • Ability to effectively communicate with the public
  • Skating abilities (Rink Attendants)
  • Willing to work evenings and weekends
  • Valid Class “G” driver's licence would be an asset
  • Provide a vulnerable sector check satisfactory to the Employer

Hours of Work: Dependent on programming schedule

Rate of Pay: $14.00 per hour

Full Rink Attendant Job Description

 

Applications indicating position being sought should be sent to:

Andrea Gauthier
Corporate Services Manager
Town of Marathon
4 Hemlo Drive, P.O. Bag “TM”
Marathon, Ontario P0T 2E0

Phone: 229-1340 x 2234 | Fax: 229-1999
Email Team Member Services

For other job opportunities in and around the town of Marathon please visit the Northwest Employment Works Job Bank and/or the Canada Job Bank.

The Corporation of The Town of Marathon is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals for posted opportunities. The Team Member Services Department currently accepts applications/resumes for advertised positions only and does not keep resumes or applications on file.

You will receive a confirmation email once your application has been received. We thank everyone who applies but only those individuals chosen for interviews will be contacted.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and all other applicable legislation, the Corporation of The Town of Marathon is pleased to accommodate individual needs for applicants with disabilities within the recruitment process. Please call Team Member Services at (807) 229 – 1340 ext. 2234 or email or@marathon.ca if you require an accommodation to ensure your equal participation in the recruitment and selection process.

In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA), information submitted is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act and will be used for candidate selection only.

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