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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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) »»

Summer Student Wastewater (Seasonal) »»

Summer Student Parks & Trails (Seasonal) »»

Seasonal Parks & Trails Operator (Seasonal) »»

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 Manager of Parks and Trails the Seasonal Parks & Trails Operator is responsible for day-to-day outdoor maintenance and ensuring that the parks, trails and grounds amenities of the Town are well kept, including Town Hall and its grounds. As well as, other areas around the community that are under the umbrella of Council and the Town of The Blue Mountains. Duties include operating a variety of heavy and light powered equipment such as tractor with attachments, riding lawn mowers, chain saws and hand tools necessary in performing general landscaping and maintenance of all municipal park sites, cemeteries, municipal walkway system and various municipal institutional sites.  Specific tasks include cutting grass, raking grass, chainsaw operation, repairing lands, planting, watering and providing care for nursery stock opening and securing buildings and general manual labour. Maintenance of and responsibility for equipment and assets of the Division.  This includes required documentation of logs and Division records and policy inspections of trails, municipal properties and playground equipment. Assist with training and leadership of seasonal summer students.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
• Minimum high school graduation
• Diploma in Horticulture or related fields is considered an asset.
• Minimum 2 years of experience in a parks/team environment
• Horticultural, arborist, sports field, irrigation, landscaping & municipal experience are all assets
• 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
• Valid Ontario driver’s license
• You are knowledgeable of the operation and maintenance of powered equipment such as lawnmowers, chainsaws and small hand tools
• 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.)
• CPR and First Aid Training is an asset
• You are able to 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
• 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 – 3 Positions Available


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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