Employment

Working with EZT

Please check the Employment Opportunities section below to see if there are any openings. Another source of employment postings in Oxford County is the Work in Oxford website hosted by Oxford County.

If you would like to receive an e-mail alert when there is a new posting, visit the Keep Me Informed


Temporary Full-time Public Works Equipment Operator

Currently, we are accepting applications for the position of Temporary Full-time Public Works Equipment Operator

Main Responsibilities:
  • Maintain Township roads and public property
  • Road construction projects
  • Respond during/following storms
  • Snow and ice removal from roads in winter
 Knowledge/Skills:
  • Secondary School Diploma
  • Post-Secondary Education in equipment operation, maintenance, construction or a related field
  • Practical experience operating a variety heavy equipment such as Dump Trucks, Loaders, Graders, Backhoes
  • Experience working on construction sites
  • Mechanically inclined, with the ability to maintain equipment and operate wide variety of power and hand tools
  • Ability to apply safe work practices
  • Minimum Class DZ Driver’s License

This is a temporary full-time position working 40 hrs/week.  This position is covered by CUPE Local 1589. 2018 Pay Rate $23.26/hr. 

To apply, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume, as a single PDF file, outlining education, qualifications and experience.  Applications will be received until 12:00 noon on Friday, November 16, 2018 and must be sent to hr@ezt.ca.

Tom Lightfoot
Public Works Manager
Township of East Zorra-Tavistock
90 Loveys Street
Hickson ON  N0J 1L0
Phone: 519-462-2697 Ext 230

Email:  hr@ezt.ca

We thank all applicants for applying and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Personal information is being collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act 1989, as amended, and will be used for employment assessment purposes only.


Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment

 
Periodically, the Township of East Zorra-Tavistock Fire and Emergency Services Department actively recruits new Volunteer Firefighters.

Currently, we are taking applications for the Innerkip station.

Listed below is a short summary of qualifications/expectations to be a volunteer firefighter. If you have reviewed the information, enjoy helping people, appreciate continuous learning, and are physically fit, you may be an ideal candidate for a position as a volunteer firefighter.

Volunteer Expectations:

  • A volunteer firefighter performs firefighting duties and participates in community events as  required
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • New recruits must be able to attend a recruit training program or provide proof of completion of a training program acceptable to the Township Fire Chief.
  • Successfully complete Volunteer Firefighter Recruit Training
  • Respond to and work in all types of weather under less than ideal conditions
  • Expected to work in a safe manner, in accordance with all applicable Acts, Regulations, Policies
  • Carry a pager and respond to emergencies when available
  • Attend regular scheduled training twice per month
  • Must submit a Township of East Zorra-Tavistock Firefighter application to a District Chief or the Township office
  • Must submit a current police check and driver’s abstract upon successful application
  • Must be willing to obtain a "D - Z" or equívalent driver’s license at your own expense, within 12 months of being hired
  • Must produce a doctors physical examination form signed by your doctor upon being successful
  • Understand that you are on a one year probation period
  • Must obtain permission from employer granting permission to leave to attend fire calls
  • Be conscientious and dependable as well as a Team Player

The Township of East Zorra-Tavistock Fire Department’s primary goal is to protect lives and save property. All three departments in the Township are committed to continuous learning and superior customer service. Being a firefighter requires significant commitment from the candidate and their family.

If you are interested in learning more about our Volunteer Firefighter recruitment process, please contact:

Scott Alexander
Township Fire Chief

519-462-2697 Ext 229
salexander@ezt.ca

If this is something you are interested in doing, you can pick up an application form from our office or the form is available by clicking this link. Please return completed applications to our office.


 |