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.

Craigleith Heritage Depot Museum-Library Assistant (Part-Time) »»

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) »»

Summer Student Wastewater (Seasonal) »»

Summer Student Parks & Trails (Seasonal) »»

Seasonal Parks & Trails Operator (Seasonal) »»

Summer Student Solid Waste (Seasonal) »»

4 Months

Solid Waste Collection

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 Solid Waste and Special Projects the Summer Student will effectively and efficiently assist with operational and maintenance duties for the Solid Waste Disposal Site. Duties will include assisting with general maintenance and care of the Disposal Site’s operations which includes composting, depot recycling, electronic and hazardous waste and landfilling of municipal solid waste. To assist the Site patrons and public with way finding on the Site and respectfully conveying the Site waste sorting rules. To inspect waste loads and assisting patrons with classifying waste. The position requires an excellent understanding of various waste types and sorting requirements. Communicate to patrons in an effective and courteous manner Site and Division programs, policies and procedures. Specific tasks will include: litter collection, household hazardous waste sorting, cleaning of shop and yard, assistance with record keeping and sampling and other Town duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
• Minimum one year work experience in a team environment
• Currently enrolled in a postsecondary institution in a related field
• Aptitude in machinery and vehicle operation and maintenance
• Ability to foster good working and interpersonal communications
• Required to move, lift, carry, pull and place objects up to 50 pounds without assistance
• Required to stand, sit or walk for an extended period of time or for an entire shift
• Required to reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting and pulling
• Required to move over sloping, uneven or slippery surfaces
• Valid Standard First Aid and CPR/AED certificate preferred
• Valid Ontario driver’s license

Hourly Salary Range: $14.20 - $17.26 (2018 Rate)

University/College Seasonal Contract, April 30 – End of August – 1 Position Available

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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