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Simcoe Block hiring for Inside Sales

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Contractor Desk Sales

Reports To

Store Supervisor


  • Adaptability, client/customer focus, communication, judgement, problem solving, results oriented, teamwork and time management.

Job Duties

  • Always maintain professionalism, tact, diplomacy, and sensitivity to portray the company in a positive manner
  • Maintain a high level of product and service knowledge
  • Greet customers and discuss type, quality, and quantity of merchandise or services required
  • Promote sales to existing clients
  • Adapt communication style in order to deliver information effectively to a range of individuals
  • Take orders from clients and prepare products for purchase
  • Develop and build relationships with new accounts and develop additional contacts within existing accounts
  • Handle customer complaints as they arise, escalating to the appropriate individual as deemed necessary

Job Requirements

  • Proven sales ability with capability to meet and surpass targets and goals
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to prioritize and manage conflicting demands
  • Ability to quickly pick up new product and service knowledge, and communicate that knowledge effectively to customers
  • Demonstrated time management skills
  • High flexibility with strong interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse environment
  • High level of integrity and work ethic

Work Conditions

  • High levels of stress and pressure
  • Interaction with customers/clients, and the public at large
  • Occasional overtime
  • Operation of desktop computer and peripherals

Applicants can forward their resume to: critchie@simcoeblock.com


The above description reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions and duties as required for proper evaluation of the job and will not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job. Employees may perform other related duties and tasks as required to meet the needs of the operation.

Roads Operators wanted in New Tecumseth

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New Tecumseth






Seasonal – Full Time 40-Hours/ Week 2017-57
The Town of New Tecumseth is seeking reliable persons with a positive attitude to join our team in the Public Works Department. Reporting to the Supervisor of Roads, this position performs all aspects of work related to the servicing, maintenance and inspection of the Town’s right of ways in both urban and rural settings, including but not limited to roads, traffic control devices, sidewalks, ditches, culverts, bridges, storm sewers, street trees, street lights, and works yards.

• Must have a Class DZ (or higher) driver’s license in good standing.
• Three (3) years of experience in a similar position would be an asset.
• Must be competent and have a sound knowledge in the operation of all assigned equipment in a safe and efficient manner. Heavy Equipment Operator Training/Certification for the following items would be an asset: snow plow, motor grader, backhoe, loader, street sweeper, and excavator.
• Must demonstrate sound knowledge of maintenance and construction practices as well as construction equipment and vehicles.
• T.J. Mahoney Construction and Maintenance modules and Snow School from the OGRA Roads School courses would be an asset. Book 7 training an asset.
• Must have knowledge and understanding of the Minimum Maintenance Standards under the Municipal Act.
• Ability to perform basic math calculations.
• Mechanical aptitude required with the ability to interpret plan and profile drawings as required.
• Must have legible handwriting skills and the ability to communicate sufficiently to do the job.
• Must be familiar with the Ontario Occupational Health & Safety Act and ensure that all work is carried out in accordance with safe working procedures and that personal protective equipment is worn as required.
• First Aid/CPR an asset or ability to attain it.
• Capable of working safely without supervision.
• 40-hours per week plus overtime after 44 hours per week.

• Safely operates and maintains all applicable equipment.
• Conducts winter maintenance operations including snow plowing, application of road maintenance materials including but not limited to sand and salt to roadways, sidewalks, and parking lots. Removes accumulated snow from roadways and boulevards as required.

Salary Range: $ 22.28/hr
Start Date: October 30, 2017

Please submit your cover letter and resume in Word or PDF format to careers@newtecumseth.ca
no later than 4:30 pm on October 18, 2017.
Please quote competition #2017-57 in the subject line of your email.

We thank you for your interest, however; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Information collected will be used solely for the purpose of candidate selection, in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information & Protection of Privacy Act

The Town of New Tecumseth is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted for an interview, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.

For more information and a complete list of current employment opportunities, please visit our website at http://newtecumseth.ca/town-hall/employment-volunteering/

Industrial Safety Trainers is seeking a Training Manager

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Location: IST Head Office – Barrie
Duration: Full Time

Job Summary:
Accountable for all aspects of managing the Training Department, inclusive of Trainer Mentorship Program, in tandem with fostering a collaborative team effort to adhere to standards set by both IST and legislative government bodies. This role is fiscally responsible for adhering to department budgets, as well as overall company budgets. This role will participate in business development through membership on the management team, assist with strategic planning, and develop, monitor or update internal training programs as required to ensure compliance with all regulatory bodies or legislation. The applicant must have a strong foundation of current knowledge of health and safety legislation, best practices, and industry standards.
Qualifications & Key Job Requirements:
• Solid understanding of the Occupational Health & Safety Act and its regulations
• Current knowledge of OHSA legislation, CSA Standards, best practices and industry standards.
• Leadership Experience
• Critical thinking & strong analytical skills
• Experience in a manufacturing or construction environment
• Membership on a JHSC (fully certified)
• Experience operating material handling equipment
• Exposure to adult learning principles is mandatory
• Excellent computer skills using Microsoft Office applications
• Valid G driver’s license


• Auditing of Training Sessions, Coaching & Mentoring of IST Trainers and Consultants
• Conduct effective onboarding of new hires for Training Department
• Program Development:
 New training course development
 H&S Programs & Employee Handbooks
 Consulting scenarios
 3rd Party program development
• Administration & maintenance of teaching aids
• Conduct performance evaluations
• Monitoring of company owned vehicles, including driving practices of operators via driving alerts and reports from GPS units, conducting inspections on vehicular fleet and all associated administrative documents and functions.
• Provide logistical support, course development, delivery, evaluation, process measurements, and cost management of the training department as a departmental entity
• Assist with the development of strategic plans
• Maintain a keen understanding of training trends, developments and best practices
• Identify future training needs and create curriculum to facilitate that training
• Twenty percent of time will be assigned training courses or consulting scenarios for IST clients.

Remuneration: Commensurate with experience.

Interested candidates can send resume to: Email: cathy@istcanada.ca / Fax: 705-792-6619

Industrial Safety Trainers thanks all candidates in advance; only those being considered for the opportunity will be contacted.

Bookkeeper Position Available

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Job posting : Bookkeeper

Small family run welding shop that has been in business since 1991 is looking for a part time bookkeeper. 25 hours per week minimum with additional hours on an “as needed” basis. We will consider applicants in need of a flexible schedule (eg: to drop/pickup children at school). We are a single facility company based in Oro-Medonte, Ontario. Workstation including computer, software, printer and consumables (paper, ink, etc) will be provided.
Hourly rate to be discussed based on experience and agreed duties.

Core Duties :

-Process invoices
-Process employee time cards and complete payroll
-Process and remit DAS
-Receive and process accounts payable/receivables
-Remit HST

Potential Additional Duties :

-Create WSIB clearance certificates
-Assist in management of insurance policies
-Answer phones and take detailed messages
-Deposit funds into bank accounts
-Receive and respond to accounting related e-mails

Relevant Experience / Training requirements :

-Quickbooks experience or extensive training is required. Preferably with Quickbooks Enterprise 17
-Experience or extensive training in Payroll methods, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Invoicing, and remittances is required.
-Applicants with extensive accounting/bookkeeping experience would be preferred, although applicants that are “new to the field” with extensive relevant educational background would be considered.
-Experience with Microsoft Office/Excel or OpenOffice and FireFox/Thunderbird would be an asset.
-Filing / Archiving experience would be an asset.
-Applicant must be fluent in reading/writing English.
-Applicant must have their own all-season transportation. Our facility is not located on a public transit route.
-Applicants with experience processing accounting related documentation in the construction sector would be preferred.

Work Environment Conditions :

-Applicant must be able to complete work in our provided office space. Our current space is affixed to our shop location and therefore muffled background noise (grinders, fork trucks, etc) is present.
-Due to the nature of our work we occasionally repair items that are from the food industry. As such we cannot guarantee our facility does not have potential allergens present. We urge the applicant to take this into careful consideration if they have a severe allergy.

Please send Resume to info@oldtymerwelding.com or fax to 705-327-1961

C.F. Crozier and Associates is hiring for Field Technologist

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Field Technologist

C.F. Crozier and Associates

LOCATION: Collingwood Office


Crozier & Associates is a consulting engineering firm servicing the land development industry since 2004. In addition to our core water resource and municipal servicing expertise, our consultancy includes structural, transportation and mechanical/electrical engineering. This suite of service has broad applications in new and re-developed commercial, industrial, residential and recreational properties.

We are currently seeking a field technologist for our Collingwood Office to assist in our construction department.


  • Under direction of Construction Manager, observe and document construction of servicing and road on various project sites.
  • Document daily construction activity, and transfer onsite log data to formalized construction files.
  • Assist with review of material quantities for preparation of Payment Certificates.
  • Surveying of in-field construction as well as various smaller residential projects.
  • Gather as-built data onsite and transfer to drawing files.
  • Liaison with contractors/municipal engineering staff to ensure construction complies with approved drawings; assist in resolving problems and discrepancies during construction.
  • Review design standards to ensure drawings comply with municipal/other agency standards.
  • Attend meetings and prepare minutes



A Technologist graduate with three to five years related field experience. Valid “G” driver’s licence in good standing and a reliable vehicle for travel to/from construction sites.

  • Technologist graduate from a related college or university program.
  • Familiarity with municipal standards and requirements within the Province of Ontario.
  • Understanding of basic survey methods/techniques and ability to read/interpret drawings.
  • Working knowledge of construction, municipal servicing and quality control for same.
  • Demonstrated ability to keep accurate, timely records for a multiple project workload.
  • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively with staff, contractors, agencies and clients.
  • Working knowledge of business software (MS Word, Excel, Outlook).


Please direct all applications with the ID# 1038 to Jessica Hewitt, HR Coordinator at jhewitt@cfcrozier.ca.

We thank all applicants for their interest in C.F. Crozier and Associates; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


C.F. Crozier and Associates is committed to providing equal opportunity to candidates of all abilities. Should you need assistance at any point during the recruitment process please contact Human Resources