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

Come work where quality of life matters.
Friendly people with passion will thrive in our organization.

Career Opportunities with The Blue Mountains

Click on the position title for more details on each job.

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Solid Waste Disposal Site Operator (Seasonal) »»

Development Engineering Reviewer (Contract) »»

Development Engineering Reviewer (Contract) »»

Building Inspector (Contract) »»

Senior Facility Operator (Full-Time) »»

Buried Infrastructure Locate Technician (Full-Time) »»

Permit & Inspections Assistant (Contract) »»

Seasonal Harbour/Cemeteries/Building Maintenance Operator (Contract) »»

7 Months

Community Services

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

Posting Date:
Wednesday, February 14 2018

Closing Date:
Wednesday, February 28 2018

Position Description:

Position Overview:  
Reporting to the Lead Hand Harbour/Cemeteries/Building Maintenance the Seasonal Operator is responsible to assist the Town in achieving high performance through best practices at the Thornbury Harbour, Cemeteries, Town Hall, Ravenna Hall and O.P.P. Detachment facility. Efficiently assist in maintaining the operations of the Town’s Harbour Facility, Cemeteries, Town Hall, Ravenna Hall and O.P.P. Detachment facility. Operate equipment and perform general landscaping maintenance at the Cemeteries, Harbour, Town Hall, Ravenna Hall and O.P.P. Detachment facility. Monitor and maintain Harbour, Cemeteries, Town Hall, Ravenna Hall and O.P.P. Detachment facilities and equipment including site inspections. Operation of equipment including skid steer during boat launch, haul out procedures as well as dock maintenance and repairs. Providing fuel and pump-outs to customers at the service dock. Assisting boaters with docking. Preparation and securement of area for excavation and trenching burials as well as closing interments. Assist with ensuring efficient day-to-day operations and functions of all department- related facilities and programs including assisting with scheduling of all mandatory facility related inspections including preventative maintenance schedules and fire safety requirements. Liaise with other departments, ratepayers and the public, as well as special interest groups on matters pertaining to the Harbour, Cemeteries, Town Hall, Ravenna Hall and O.P.P. Detachment facility. Assist with general administrative duties including Harbour transient slip allocation and cash / credit card sales.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
• Minimum high school graduation
• Minimum 2 years of experience in a team environment
• Municipal experience working within a Community Services Department considered an asset
• Experience operating and maintaining equipment
• Be physically fit and able to lift up to 60 lb
• You have the ability to work shifts, including nights, weekends and statutory holidays as per schedule and in inclement weather
• You are knowledgeable of the operation and maintenance of powered equipment You have knowledge of and the ability to apply and interpret relevant regulations, acts, policies and procedures (i.e Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations, etc.)
• You can work with minimal supervision, follow and carry out instructions
• You possess proven communication skills to respond to general information requests from internal and external clients
• You have interpersonal skills to deal with staff, and to provide clear information
• Pleasure Craft Operators Card and VHF Marine Radio Licence preferred or willing to obtain within one month of employment
• Valid Standard first Aid and CPR/AED Certificate preferred
• Valid Ontario driver’s license

Hourly Salary Range: $18.66 - $22.91 (2018 Rate)

Seasonal Contract, April 9 – Nov. 2nd – 1 Position Available

Summer Student Wastewater (Seasonal) »»

Summer Student Parks & Trails (Seasonal) »»

Seasonal Parks & Trails Operator (Seasonal) »»

Summer Student Solid Waste (Seasonal) »»

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

Human Resources
519-599-3131 x244

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