Town of Newmarket

The Town of Newmarket is located in York RegionĀ and is home to over 85,000 residents. Newmarket has consistently been named one of the Best Places to Live in Canada by MoneySense Magazine and has garnered an international reputation for being one of the country's most dynamic, diverse and desirable towns to live and work in. Newmarket is also widely considered a progressive place with a reputation for innovation, particularly in its environmental projects.

Town of Newmarket Newmarket, ON, Canada
Jun 06, 2018
Community Events Assistant/Train Driver - (18-82)     Job Title Community Events Assistant/Train Driver Organizational Unit Community Services -> Recreation & Culture Services -> Culture & Community Events Requisition # 18-82 Location Multiple Community - Newmarket, ON CA (Primary) Shift Type All Job Type Seasonal/Sessional Date Posted By 6/4/2018 Date Posting Closes 7/6/2018 Time Posting Closes : 5:00 p.m.   Category Recreation Career Level Entry Level Education Some High School Salary Payband/Range Events Assistant : $15.44-$16.38 Train Driver:$16.36-$17.36   Job Description Under the direction of the Recreation Programmer – Community Events, the Events Assistant is responsible to coordinate, monitor and organize activities, performers and attendees for community and special events.  Under the direction of the Recreation Programmer – Community Events, the Train Driver will be responsible for the safe operation of the Tim Hortons Express Train at Fairy Lake, and other locations as necessary, during various Town-sponsored events, i.e. the Festival of Lights; assists the hostess/host with the boarding and unboarding of passengers on the train. The candidate will be paid according to the role they are performing.   Job Requirements   Events Assistant:   • Previous experience coordinating, organizing and implementing events and/or activities. • Previous experience in overseeing others in a recreation environment/facility/event. • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills. • Availability/flexibility to work evenings, weekends and during special events. • Current Standard First Aid &CPR-C certification required • Due to the nature of the contacts of this position a Police Vulnerable Sector Check satisfactory to the Town is required.   Train Drivers: All of the qualifications of the Events Assistant above, plus:   • A valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s license in good standing with the ability to undertake the safe operation of a train. A clean driver’s abstract satisfactory to the Town is required at the time of hire. • Familiar with Town of Newmarket and Town of Newmarket events. • Ability to deal courteously and effectively with all levels of staff, Council Members, and the general public. • Ability to work independently and in a team environment. • Demonstrated knowledge of health and safety legislation and associated procedures as it relates to ensuring the health and safety of patrons. • Availability to work flexible and split shifts, including week-ends. • Ability to work outdoors for up to 6 hours. The Town of Newmarket is committed to accommodating all applicants in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code for all employment activities including the recruitment process.