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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

The Town is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to an inclusive and barrier-free workplace.  If your application requires accommodation please contact Human Resources.

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

Current Career Opportunities

Duration:
3 Months

Department:
Community Services

Please direct inquiries regarding this position to:
Human Resources
519-599-3131 (265)

Posting Date:
Tuesday, May 21 2019

Closing Date:
Friday, May 31 2019

Position Description:

The Town of The Blue Mountains is a growing and progressive, four-season community with stunning natural features, including the Niagara Escarpment, Beaver Valley and the Georgian Bay shoreline, and the various recreational activities and experiences they afford. We are seeking to fill a three-month contract position of Administrative Assistant Community Services.

 Advantages of The Blue Mountains include excellent quality of life, endless opportunities, the amenities of a complete community and proximity to the Greater Toronto Area, come join us!

Position Overview:

  • Help the Town achieve higher performance by supporting the Director of Community Services, Manager of Parks & Trails, Facilities Manager and Harbour/Cemetery Manager in their daily duties.
  • To provide administrative support, research and coordination as required within the Community Services Department, including all functions related to the Department of Community Services facilities and programs.
  • Provide administrative support to the Director of Community Services and other department staff, including:
    • Drafting staff reports, correspondence and by-laws
    • Typing of letters, transcribing minutes of meetings, labels, agendas, spreadsheets in order to ensure the daily functions of correspondence
    • Scheduling/calendar
    • Sending packages and documents via courier services
    • Coordinating course/seminar registrations and travel arrangements
    • Updating the Town website with notices and information as required or requested
    • Front counter and reception functions

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • Requires post-secondary education in office administration or similar- 2 year diploma.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a municipal administration environment, experience in a community services or parks & recreation preferred.
  • Requires at least one to two years’ experience in dealing with the public
  • Word processing, spreadsheet and database computer skills required
  • Must have good organizational skills to maintain records and ensure reports are completed in a timely manner
  • Responsible for the basic care and proper usage of office equipment 

Information for Interested Candidates:

A detailed job description and instructions on how to apply are available on the Town’s website, www.thebluemountains.ca under Town Hall - Employment Opportunities.

The submission deadline for applications is 4:30 p.m. on Friday May 31, 2019.

Hourly Salary Range: $28.78 - $33.67 (2019 Rate).

Contract: July 2, 2019 – October 4, 2019 (35 hours per week)  – 1 Position  Available

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) please advise the Human Resources Department 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.

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Duration:
12 months

Department:
Administration

Please direct inquiries regarding this position to:
Human Resources
519-599-3131 (265)

Posting Date:
Thursday, May 16 2019

Closing Date:
Thursday, May 30 2019

Position Description:

The Town of The Blue Mountains is a growing and progressive, four-season community with stunning natural features, including the Niagara Escarpment, Beaver Valley and the Georgian Bay shoreline, and the various recreational activities and experiences they afford. We are seeking to fill the 12-month contract position of Communications & Economic Development Project Specialist

 Advantages of The Blue Mountains include excellent quality of life, endless opportunities, the amenities of a complete community and proximity to the Greater Toronto Area, come join us!

Position Overview:

Under the direction of the Communications & Economic Development Coordinator, you will be responsible for:

  • Project management to ensure the development of the Economic Development Strategy and the Communications Strategy meets the project goals, objectives and timelines.
  • Working with internal staff and stakeholders to conduct research, conduct various situational analysis reports related to both economic development and communications and to develop and write content for the strategic plans.
  • Responsible for providing strategic economic development, strategic communications and technical writing support to include, but not limited to, engagement, industry monitoring, research, analyzing, writing, designing, editing, proofreading, stakeholder coordination and records management.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • Completion of a three-year college diploma or university degree in Business Administration / Marketing, Economic Development, Business Development, Project Management or Public Relations / Communications.
  • Three years of demonstrated experience, or an equivalent combination of education and related experience related to the items listed within the job posting.
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge and the application of the principles of economic development and/or business development.
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge in public relations and/or communications including writing, editing, designing, layout and production of print and electronic communications.
  • Strong understanding of the economic situation/opportunity within the South Georgian Bay area.
  • Previous experience in project management and report writing is required.
  • Previous experience in communications including writing press releases, conducting research, updating website content, and social media management is considered an asset.
  • Fluency in creating accessible documents to meet the Town’s legal obligations under the Information and Communications component of the Integrated Accessibility Standard Regulation
  • Requires good attention to detail, organization and communication skills. Ability to work well with people at all levels in the hierarchy and handle the stresses and pressures that are associated with the position with maturity and a positive attitude.
  • Highly developed oral and written communication skills, problem-solving skills, and the ability to organize, shift priorities, multi-task and work independently.
  • Working knowledge of general office/administrative tasks.
  • Working knowledge of municipal government, legislation, and regulations
  • Demonstrated ability to deal effectively and courteously with the public, staff and officials at all levels, and to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple projects and priorities and the ability to adapt to changing situations and flexibility is important.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), graphics and web publishing applications (Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator), and social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook.
  • Valid Class ‘G’ Driver’s license in good standing and reliable vehicle to use on corporate business.
  • Availability to be flexible and work unscheduled overtime and modified hours as may be required.

Information for Interested Candidates:

A detailed job description and instructions on how to apply are available on the Town’s website, www.thebluemountains.ca under Town Hall - Employment Opportunities.

The submission deadline for applications is 4:30 p.m. on Thursday May 30, 2019.

Salary Range: $56, 322.38 - $65, 890.44 (2019 Rate).

Contract July 2, 2019 – July 3, 2020 (35 hours per week) – 1 Position Available

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) please advise the Human Resources Department 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.

Apply Now

We thank you for your interest in employment with The Blue Mountains, however, please note that we only accept applications for active postings and do not accept unsolicited applications.

To apply for a posting please use our online application form or email your resume and covering letter to Human Resources.


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Contacts

Human Resources
519-599-3131 x265