At Centre for Skills Development, the health and safety of our clients and staff is our number one priority. We are responding to the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) situation with the immediate closure of Centre for Skills Development locations to the public, until further notice. ​It's important to note that we will continue to offer our services remotely. For contact information about our remote services, latest updates about cancellations and closures, please continue to visit the 'CENTRE NEWS' section of our website, which can be found near the bottom of the Home Page.

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As the situation with COVID-19 continues, the Government of Ontario has mandated all non-essential businesses to be closed at this time. Therefore,  our Industrial Millwright Mechanic & Electrical Pre-Apprenticeship Program for Youth and Women in Skilled Trades: Enhanced General Carpentry program both originally scheduled to begin April 6 have been postponed until we receive further instruction from the Ministry.
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At Centre for Skills Development, the health and safety of our clients and staff is our number one priority. We are responding to the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) situation with the immediate closure of Centre for Skills Development locations to the public, until further notice. For the latest updates about cancellations and closures, please continue to visit this 'CENTRE NEWS' section of our website. 
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Part time
Milton, ON

Sobey's in Milton are currently looking to fill the position of a cake decorator:
Job Description:
  • Cake Decorating experience an asset 
  • Responsible for superior service goals of the department 
  • Greets customers in a polite and friendly manner 
  • Icing, finishing, personalizing and decorating specialty bakery product
  • Ensure standards of department presentation and operations are met; including cleanliness and sanitation, inventory control, rotation, quality, ordering, variety standards, signing, seasonal schematic, and proper backroom procedures 
  • Ensure the department has the highest quality of product available for the customer 
  • Monitor to ensure variety standards are followed, as well as 100% compliance on ad item display 
Job Requirements: Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
  • Ability to learn quickly 
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment 
  • Highly motivated and team oriented 
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in both oral and written form 
  • Possess strong customer service qualities 
  • Works in a safe and responsible manner 
  • Available to work flexible hours 
  • Evening and weekend availability is strongly encouraged 
  • Frequent lifting of up to 10 pounds 
  • Constant hand coordination, reaching, gripping 
  • Frequent standing, walking, bending 

Post ID: HC-461
Hours: Part time
Status: Permanent
How to apply:
Part time
Mississauga ON
Credit River Retirement Residence are looking for a Part-Time Receptionist. The role will require you to provide clerical and reception duties, as necessary, for the efficient operation of the office in accordance with the vision, values and standards of Diversicare.
  • Has completed a minimum of grade 12. 
  • Proven typing and general office administration skills. 
  • Written and verbal fluency in English is required. 
  • Has proficient computer skills (i.e. Word and Excel). 
  • Preference given to individuals with 2 years of experience in working with seniors in a similar setting. 
  • Welcomes and greets residents and visitors of the home. Answers and directs telephone calls in a professional and courteous manner. Fields inquiries, including marketing calls, and directs them to the appropriate department in a timely manner.
  • Provides clerical support to the management team and other staff (i.e. data entry, minutes, spreadsheets, etc).
  • Assists in ordering, maintaining and monitoring of office supplies and/or store inventory. Ensures that all security and office equipment is functioning and if not initiates a corrective action.
  • Implements and maintains systems for tracking guest meals, revenues from services, added services and special event revenue.
  • Communicates with the Marketing department to ensure a smooth move-in for all residents, which includes welcome packages, resident orientation, allocation of keys, etc. In absence of Marketing staff ensures appointments are booked and tours are given.
  • Responsible for communications and public relations with residents, family members, staff and general public. Creates and distributes the daily resident census. Maintains necessary contact lists (i.e. residents, emergency, family members, etc)
  • Distributes updates of policies and procedures to all department managers.
  • Complies with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, and Workplace Hazardous Material Information Systems. This includes recognizing health and safety hazards, reporting incidents and/or any changes to resident’s daily life, fulfilling responsibilities under the applicable legislation, as well as participating in in-services and fire drills. Complies with all relevant corporate policies and procedures.
  • Completes all required mandatory training/education.
  • Contributes to the overall appearance and cleanliness of the home.
  • Performs other related tasks as delegated by the Office Manager/ General Manager/ Administrator.
Please Note: All offers of employment are subject to a Criminal Background Check. 
Post ID: HC-462
Hours: Part time
Status: Permanent
How to apply:
Part time
Oakville, ON
The Accounting Assistant will play a key role on a dynamic and committed team, where each individual's contribution has a direct impact on the success of the Pethealth Group of Companies ("the Company"). Reporting to the Manager of Accounting, and based in our corporate headquarters in Oakville, ON, the Accounting Assistant will have the opportunity to provide a broad range of sales support, billing, and accounting functions in a fast-paced organization. The Accounting Assistant will also participate in Lean Six Sigma process improvement in the Finance department. 
Job Duties/Responsibilities: 
− Uploading of files and notes to ERP system. 
− Prepare reconciliation of Paymentech reports vs Bank on a daily basis. 
− Print, post, and collate refund and claim cheques. 
− Coordinate with mail room regarding flow of items and timing. 
− Resolve and track financial queries regarding customer accounts. 
− Prepare and upload exchange rates in DAX 
− Coordinate and track Concur and Amex requests and related journal entries. 
− Offer customer support to B2B Clients on account balances, invoice inquiries, payment application questions 
− Handle incoming calls and outbound calls related to billing for the B2B sales team 
− Answer and clarify questions regarding account statements, billing, and payment application 
− Prepare credit notes for microchip sales orders on a need by need basis. 
− Collect, record, and upload approved tax exemption forms applicable for customers 
− Serve as a backup for certain other AR functions 
− Collect payment for certain revenue streams 
− Assist various team members with any invoicing / billing questions and other journal entries 
− Participate in process improvement initiatives 
- Experience in accounting is an asset 
− Prior billing/ customer service experience is an asset 
Required Qualifications (Certifications, Licenses, Software Programs, KSA's): 
− Strong computer skills, including an advanced knowledge of MS Outlook and MS Excel (pivot tables, VLOOKUP, data management & analysis etc.) 
− Proficiency in Windows-based accounting systems and MS Word 
− Strong English communication skills, both written and spoken 
− Workplace telephone etiquette is of extreme importance 
Post ID: HC-459
Hours: Part time
Status: Permanent
How to apply:
Full time
Toronto, ON
Arisoft is a  global IT consulting busineess and works at creating customized solutions that meet the needs of their clients. Their clients come from all areas of industry including manufacturing, ERP, mobile, digital and data management and cloud storage solutions. With offices in 3 continents and customers in more than 10 countries, we leverage our global reach, insights and collaboration to deliver benefits to your business at the local level.
We are looking for IT professionals that have unique talents and can move quickly through understanding our clients requirements and providing fas efficient solutions.

Required Skills:
• Must have expert knowledge in DB2 on zOS, TSO/ISPF, JCL, ZEKE, SQL, COBOL, MVS, Internet, Client/Server and ability to thoroughly review identified solution for anticipated business need
• Knowledge of working with large data sets
• Good understanding of scripting languages – python, REXX, PowerShell, VB script, java script, DataStage etc.
• In depth knowledge of automation tool and frameworks like Robot framework, Selenium Web driver, Jenkins, CI/CD. As well as creation of test strategy, test plans and test metrics
• Good understanding of FileAid and Copybooks
Nice to Have:
• HP ALM knowledge
• Jira
Key Accountabilities:
Individual will report to the QE Team Lead and work closely with the Project Team
Following is a list of responsibilities for this role:
• Assist the team and stakeholders through test planning, test strategy, test conditions, test execution, test execution, test validation sign off and post implementation validation during warranty
• Review requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback
• Create or review detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases
• Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities
• Perform different levels of testing based on business requirements – Functional, Regression, Integration and Interface testing
• Design, develop, document and maintain test automation framework. Work with team to add to automated regression as much as possible
• Liaise with internal teams (e.g. developers, business analysts and project managers) for project status updates
Post ID: HC-460
Hours: Full time
Status: Permanent
How to apply:

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