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Current Job Opportunities

1) Municipal Services Summer Engineering Student (May 2021 – August 2021)

Traditionally the start date for these positions is the first of May with the positions ending late August.

This position is responsible providing engineering support services for various City projects regarding utility infrastructure. Work involves considerable contact with other municipal employees, contractors and the public and may involve working irregular hours.

Qualifications:
To be considered for this position candidates must:
• Have a valid Class 5 driver’s license and access to a vehicle
• Be an engineering student in a post-secondary institution

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Set up of work packages/work orders
• Assist with Engineering Drawings and assessments of infrastructure
• Assist with data entry of database information on utility assets and conditions
• Assist with archiving/library of engineering/maintenance documents
• General Office Support

Desirable Knowledge Abilities and Skills:
• Utility (Water/Sewer and/or Electric) experience an asset
• Ability to read and interpret construction plans and specifications.
• Knowledge of basic surveying.
• Ability to express ideas effectively, orally and in writing.
• Knowledge of basic computer and other applications.
• Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, contractors and the general public.

Closing Date: 4:00 PM, March 1, 2021.

Applications should be clearly marked “MUN Engineering Student” and be addressed to:
HR Coordinator
City of Summerside
275 Fitzroy Street
Summerside, PEI
C1N 1H9
Email: ashley.schurman@city.summerside.pe.ca

Thank you to all who apply. Only those selected for interview will be contacted.




2) 
Municipal Services Electrical Engineering Intern (Term: 12 months, starting May 2021)

Job description:
This is a responsible position providing engineering support services for various City projects regarding utility infrastructure. Work involves considerable contact with other municipal employees, contractors and the public and may involve working irregular hours.

Desirable Training and Experience:
• Electrical Engineering Student in a post-secondary institution
• Must have a valid driver’s license for PEI and access to a vehicle

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assist with engineering drawings and assessments of electrical infrastructure
• Set up of work packages/work orders
• Create Excel spreadsheets for determining preventative maintenance planning schedules
• Assist with the data entry of database information on utility assets and conditions
• Assist with Smart grid and SCADA system review and implementation
• Use SCADA system to gather data on various systems such as: wind farm, solar, city electrical load, energy, battery system and more

Desirable Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:
• Utility (Water/Sewer and/or Electric) experience an asset
• Ability to read and interpret construction plans and specifications
• Ability to express ideas effectively, orally and in writing
• Knowledge of basic computer, CAD and other applications
• Programming skills is an asset
• Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, contractors and the general public

Closing Date: 4:00 PM, March 1, 2021.

Applications should be clearly marked “MUN Engineering Intern” and be addressed to:
HR Coordinator
City of Summerside
275 Fitzroy Street
Summerside, PEI
C1N 1H9
Email: ashley.schurman@city.summerside.pe.ca

Thank you to all who apply. Only those selected for interview will be contacted.




3) Technical Services Summer Engineering Student (Term Position May–August 2021)

The City of Summerside’s Technical Services Department is receiving applications for Engineering students for 2021.

Qualifications:

  • Engineering student in a post-secondary institution
  • Must have a valid driver’s license for PEI and access to a vehicle.
  • Preference will be given to residents of PEI and the Maritimes.

Nature of Work

  • This is a responsible position providing construction inspection services for various City projects.
  • The student engineer shall supervise various municipal construction projects and shall act as the primary contact with the contractors and the public for these projects.
  • Work involves considerable contact with other municipal employees, contractors, and the general public and will involve working irregular hours.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • To provide on-site inspection of work including but not limited to, review of construction methods, measurement of quantities, initial verification of invoices and change orders, performance or coordination of test and recording of results, checking of grades, elevations, and alignment of work.
  • To ensure proper safety practices are followed on the job sites
  • To assist the Municipal Engineer and Assistant Municipal Engineer with planning and supervising work.
  • To maintain construction records and prepare reports

    Desirable Knowledge Abilities and Skills

  • Knowledge of general construction principles, practices, and techniques
  • Ability to read and interpret construction plans and specifications
  • Knowledge of basic surveying
  • Ability to express ideas effectively, orally, and in writing
  • Knowledge of basic computer and other applications
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, contractors and the general public.

Closing Date: 4:00 PM, March 26, 2021.

Applications should be clearly marked “Technical Services Engineering Student” and be sent to:  sandra@summerside.ca

Thank you to all who apply.  Only those selected for interview will be contacted


4) 
Swim Instructor, Community Services Department

The City of Summerside’s Aquatics Department is seeking highly motivated and enthusiastic individuals for Swimming Lesson Instructors within the Community Services Department.

Applicants must be fun, outgoing and love working with kids and must have a valid Swim Instructor certificate and an updated Standard First Aid Certificate.

Applicants are invited to email a confidential resume to Ashley Schurman, HR Coordinator with the City of Summerside. Applications will be received until a suitable candidate(s) have been hired.

 Applications to be clearly marked “Swimming Lesson Instructors– Community Services” and addressed to:

Ashley Schurman, HR Coordinator – City of Summerside
Email:   ashley.schurman@city.summerside.pe.ca
Thank you to all who apply. Only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.





5) 
Full-Time & Part-Time Daytime Lifeguards, Community Services Department

The City of Summerside is seeking highly motivated and enthusiastic individuals to work as Lifeguard within the Community Services Department. Duties will include all aspects of supervising and maintaining the Aquatic Centre at Credit Union Place.

Current National Lifeguard Certificate, a valid Standard First Aid and CPR certificate, and WHIMIS 2015 Education are a definite asset but training would also be provided to suitable candidates. Bronze Cross certificate is a requirement and you must be at least 15 years of age to work as a Lifeguard.

Lifeguards must be in good physical condition, be of good character, be able to do admin work, have good communications skills, and be courteous to the public. 

Applicants are invited to email a confidential resume to Ashley Schurman, HR Coordinator with the City of Summerside. Applications will be received until a suitable candidate(s) have been hired.

 Applications to be clearly marked “Lifeguard– Community Services” and addressed to:

Ashley Schurman, HR Coordinator – City of Summerside
Email:   ashley.schurman@city.summerside.pe.ca
Thank you to all who apply. Only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.




 


 







 

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