Programming & Training Coordinator

The Association of Ontario Road Supervisors (AORS) is a Provincial association of municipal public works professionals dedicated to providing high quality public services through certification, education, publications, advocacy, and interaction amongst its members.  AORS is looking for a talented individual to join our team as the Programming & Training Coordinator. 

Reporting directly to the Executive Director, you will support the Association and its members as follows:

  • Contribute to the development and delivery of a broad range of AORS products and services. 
  • Assess and prioritize the training needs of AORS members; coordinate the sourcing, development or adaptation of training programs to meet these needs; assist with recruitment of qualified instructors or training partners; promote and coordinate the delivery of AORS training programs; monitor and measure the effectiveness of these programs.
  • Periodically review the requirements for certification under the Certified Road Supervisor program; evaluate and recommend training courses and other requirements for certification. 
  • Support the planning and delivery of key AORS events, including the annual Municipal Public Works Trade Show and the annual Provincial Safety Truck Roadeo. 
  • Contribute to various AORS communications initiatives, including newsletters, social media posts, special publications, and marketing materials. 
  • Represent AORS at various meetings and events across the province, promoting AORS products, services and membership.

 The preferred candidate will have:

  • Minimum Grade 12 Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent; preferably with post-secondary training in one or more of the following: public works, adult education.
  • Minimum 3 years practical work experience, preferably in one or more of the following areas:  public works; training. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication, including presentation skills.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Computer literacy in a variety of software applications, including Microsoft Office. 
  • Familiarity with social media sites, including posting information.
  • Valid Ontario Class ‘G’ driver’s license.
  • Reliable vehicle for use on AORS business.

This is a full-time position.  It requires extensive travel across the province, with overnight stays, primarily in Eastern and Northern Ontario.  When not traveling on AORS business, the incumbent will work remotely, with periodic visits to the AORS office in St. Marys. Travel expenses will be reimbursed in accordance with AORS Travel Policies.   The successful applicant may be required to submit a Driver’s Abstract and Criminal Background Check at their expense.  Must be an Ontario resident.