Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

We are looking for people who share a commitment to building a sustainable community, who share our values of integrity, trust, loyalty, accountability and social responsibility for the well being of our residents.  Consider joining our organization if you want to be part of:

  • a safe and healthy workplace
  • an organization committed to teaching, developing and enhancing employee skills
  • a high performing team

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Career Opportunities with The Blue Mountains

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The Blue Mountains Public Library

Please direct inquiries regarding this position to:
Human Resources
519-599-3131 (244),

Posting Date:
Monday, June 12 2017

Closing Date:
Thursday, June 29 2017

Position Description:


The Blue Mountains Public Library provides a range of programs, services and progressive technologies for residents and visitors in the beautiful Town of Blue Mountains. The Town of Blue Mountains, encompasses the town of Thornbury, as well as the villages of Craigleith, Ravenna, Kolapore, Victoria Corners, Heathcote and a number of others. Located on the south shores of Georgian Bay between Collingwood and Owen Sound, with the beautiful mountains and the Niagara Escarpment as our backdrop, the Blue Mountains is a true four-season community. As such we continue to attract a growing population of permanent residents and year-round visitors who enjoy our enviable lifestyle.

For more information about the area click on the links below.

The Blue Mountains Public Library
Our Public Library celebrates culture, welcomes diversity, and inspires curiosity, discovery, learning and creativity through two physical sites, as well as through technology. The L.E. Shore Memorial Library   in beautiful downtown Thornbury, also houses an Art Gallery. The Craigleith Heritage Depot, on the shores of Georgian Bay at Craigleith houses our lovely Museum and provides additional library services. Our professional staff, extensive collection and technology offerings, continue to evolve to meet the growing needs of our community.

We are seeking a CEO who will champion the operation and evolution of our library by working collaboratively with our Board, staff, customers and community stakeholders to lead us into the future, striving for excellence in the provision of 21st century services.

Qualifications and Attributes:

The successful candidate will hold a Masters Degree in Library and Information Studies/Science (MLIS), or equivalent from an accredited University, and have proven successful experience as a public library CEO. The candidate will hold a valid Ontario drivers license, and provide a police criminal record check completed within the past two years.

The candidate will also possess the critical superior interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence required to effectively manage, motivate and mentor staff, connect with community stakeholders, and work together with the Library Board to achieve goals. Excellent skills with progressive technologies and an understanding of current trends in library service are an asset.

The candidate will demonstrate strong organizational skills, and provide evidence of ability to perform the duties and responsibilities as per the Public Libraries Act and the Job Description. (see link below)

Key Duties/Responsibilities:

The CEO will have responsibility for general supervision over and direction of the operations and staff of the L.E. Shore Memorial Library and Craigleith Heritage Depot as per the Public Libraries Act, Ontario, and will be accountable to the Blue Mountains Public Library Board for compliance with the Act, our policies, procedures and bylaws, and all provincial and federal legislation applicable to the Library, including but not limited to ESA, OHSA, ODA and OHRC.

Compensation/Employment Details:

Hours: 35 hours per week; flexibility to schedule to accommodate evening and weekend work
Overtime: Does not apply

Salary Range:  $86,798.27 - $106,575.27 commensurate with experience

Relocation Assistance will be considered.

Come into ‘The Blue’ as CEO of our Library:
If you are interested in living, working and playing in the Blue Mountains and meet the criteria above, please forward your Expression of Interest, with resume to:

 Odette Bartnicki
 Chair, CEO Recruitment Committee
This posting closes on: JUNE 29TH, 2017.

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) please advise the CEO Recruitment Committee to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process. Personal information provided by the applicants is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001 and will be used for the purpose of candidate selection. 

We thank all candidates for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.





If any of these positions interest you,
please submit your resume through one of the following ways:

By mail:

The Blue Mountains
Box 310, 32 Mill Street
Thornbury, Ontario, N0H 2P0

In person:

The Blue Mountains
32 Mill Street
Thornbury, Ontario

By email:

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

The Town of The Blue Mountains is an equal opportunity employer.
Accommodation will be provided in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.

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Human Resources
519-599-3131 x244

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