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Employment Opportunities

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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 you require accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources.

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

To apply for a posting, please use our online application form or email your resume and covering letter, quoting the job # listed, to Human Resources.

Current Career Opportunities

Duration:
Permanent

Department:
Administration

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

Posting Date:
Monday, January 11 2021

Closing Date:
Friday, January 22 2021

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 vacant position of Library Assistant to complete communications needs for The Blue Mountains Public Library.

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!

The Blue Mountains Public Library (BMPL) is the dynamic centre of community engagement where everyone is free to create, explore, learn, research and connect in an inclusive environment. BMPL as a Gallery, Library, Archives & Museum (GLAM) is a major culture hub for the community and guests of The Town of the Blue Mountains. Celebrating more than 25 years of service, this GLAM is continuing to grow our services and be an innovative partner. 

Position Overview:

Reporting to the BMPL Manager of Public Services & Community Outreach, the Library Assistant-Communications is responsible for all promotional needs of the library, gallery and museum including print, webpage, and social media. The Assistant shall have a role in assisting with the development and maintenance of all communication and promotional plans of the BMPL. The Assistant shall work with the Board, consultants, Town Communications staff, and various committees as a resource for BMPL communication, branding and marketing strategies. Evening and weekends will be required.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

The Blue Mountains Public Library will train new part-time Library Assistant-Communications for GLAM specific knowledge when required; however, the following list is inclusive for a successful candidate:

  1. One-year experience of professional work in marketing, production and/or promotion preferred;
  2. A diploma or certificate in administration, marketing, or other production field;
  3. Knowledge, skills and abilities are acquired through a combination of education and experience;
  4. Previous academic or work experience providing promotion (one-year library and museum services promotion or experience a plus);
  5. Must have working knowledge of computers, MS Office Suite, Internet searches, Adobe, Canva, graphic software, and database searches;
  6. Must be able to demonstrate strong customer service skills including conflict management, AODA and serving the vulnerable sector;
  7. Must be able to demonstrate strong public relations skills, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; and
  8. The ability to demonstrate strong organizational skills.

 

Information for Interested Candidates:

The submission deadline for applications is 4:00 p.m. on Friday, January 22, 2021.

Interviews Scheduled for Monday, February 1, 2021

Salary Range: $20.56 - $24.06/hr (2020 Rate).

Part-time – 1 Position Available

Please direct inquiries regarding this position to:
BMPL CEO
519-599-3681 (ext 5)

Please quote the job number you are applying for within your application. 

This position is pending 2021 Budget Approval.

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

Duration:
Permanent

Department:
Administration

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

Posting Date:
Monday, January 11 2021

Closing Date:
Friday, January 22 2021

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 position of Manager Human Resources.

 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:

  • Act as the Human Resources and Corporate Health & Safety Lead for the Town.
  • Lead, and motivate the multi-functional Human Resources Division which includes; Health & Safety, Compensation & Benefits, Labour & Employee Relations, Recruitment & Retention by instilling the corporate values that strategically tie this department to the municipality’s goals and objectives.
  • Provide information on emerging policy and relative professional departmental issues, options and recommendations enabling the municipality to make informed decisions on behalf of the community.
  • Assist the Senior Management Team with corporate wide initiatives and projects as assigned from time to time and share in the corporate oversight of the planning and implementation of cross-departmental projects and issues.
  • Assist in building a high-performance organization by researching flexible and creative human resources policies and procedures and making related recommendations to the Senior Management Team.
  • Sits as a member of the Senior Management Team that evaluates and recommends efficiencies across departments/divisions of the Town of The Blue Mountains and drives continuous improvement and program review and evaluates all budgets prior to review by Committee and Council.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • Four year University Degree in a related field (Law, Psychology, Industrial Relations, Human Resources).
  • Requires a CHRL (Certified Human Resources Leader) professional designation or equivalent combination of experience.
  • A minimum of seven (7) years recent Human Resources experience with at least five (5) years at the Senior Management level.
  • Member in good standing with HRPA of Ontario.
  • Extensive knowledge of pro-active HR philosophies, practices and processes of change management, recruitment and retention, job evaluation, compensation and benefits, employee and labour relations, training and development, performance management, and health, safety and wellness.
  • Thorough knowledge of labour law, employment standards, human rights and other related legislation are required to ensure compliant policies and practices.
  • Considerable knowledge and background in budget preparation and control.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication (both verbal and written), facilitation, negotiation, problem solving, decision making, leadership and general management skills.
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge including MS Office Suite. Requires knowledge and practical experience in making documents accessible.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Ability to develop and present Human Resources strategies and solutions to internal stakeholders.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure, with changing priorities, deadlines, and to readily adapt to change.
  • Ability to exercise exceptional judgment in dealing with confidential and sensitive information.

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, January 22, 2021.

Hourly Salary Range: $100, 822 - $117, 950 (2020 Rate).

Full Time – 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

Duration:
Follows School Calendar

Department:
Operations

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

Posting Date:
Thursday, December 10 2020

Closing Date:
Wednesday, March 10 2021

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 Crossing Guard position for the remainder of the school year.

 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:

  • Assisting children to cross the road at intersections in a safe manner, on their way to and from school.
  • Instruct, teach and model safe street crossing for children.
  • Ensure vehicle traffic is stopped prior to children entering roadway.
  • Attend safety and related programs at school.
  • Liaison with school, police, town, parents, school bus drivers.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • Requires high school diploma
  • 3 months relevant experience
  • Keen alertness to surroundings and an ability to follow directions and procedures.
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of mental concentration, with visual and hearing ability to recognize traffic at a safe distance (approx. 300 feet).
  • Ability to walk pedestrians safely across busy intersections, and react safely and decisively to traffic conditions.
  • Ability to display a school crossing stop sign (weighing approximately two pounds) in an upright position so that it is visible to vehicular traffic approaching from all directions while extending the other arm parallel for one minute on a frequent basis
  • Physical fitness, with the ability to perform all physical requirements of the above noted employment activities.
  • Ability to perform the above-noted employment activities outside in diverse weather conditions.
  • Successful applicant must provide a police vulnerable sector check.
  • Possess an excellent attitude and work ethic
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to deal with the public and respond to inquiries in a tactful and courteous manner
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

 

Information for Interested Candidates:

The submission deadline: Please note that this position will remain posted until filled.

Hourly Range: $16.36 - $19.14 (2020 Rate).

Contract- Follows the School Calendar; Part-Time– 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.


Contacts

Human Resources
519-599-3131 x265