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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:
Permanent

Department:
Community Services

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

Posting Date:
Wednesday, November 6 2019

Closing Date:
Wednesday, November 20 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 full-time, permanent 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.

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 two years’ experience in dealing with the public.
  • Computer literacy and proficiency utilizing MS Office software applications and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Experience ensuring documents are AODA compliant.
  • Ability to deal with sensitive or confidential matters with tact, discretion and diplomacy.
  • 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:

The submission deadline for applications is 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 20, 2019.

Hourly Salary Range: $52,371.57 - $61,284.29 (2019 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:
Permanent

Department:
Finance & IT Services

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

Posting Date:
Wednesday, November 6 2019

Closing Date:
Wednesday, November 20 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 vacant position for a Revenue Clerk in the Finance and IT Services Department.

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:

Reporting to the Director of Finance and IT Services, the Revenue Clerk will be responsible to code, enter and post all municipal revenues through the financial information system. This position is a critical function to act as an ambassador for the Town in dealings with the public and display a positive image at all times. Other key duties include balancing general ledger receipts to bank deposits, cash receipting, preauthorized payment set ups for tax and utility customers, assist with bi-annual tax billings and responsibility for the delivery of Town bank deposits and the pickup and delivery of Town mail.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • Requires completion of post-secondary education in accounting – 1 year.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience, preferably in a municipal finance environment.

Information for Interested Candidates:

The submission deadline for applications is 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 20, 2019.

Salary Range: $49,113.56 - $57,445.83 (2019 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:
Contract

Department:
Council

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

Posting Date:
Friday, November 1 2019

Closing Date:
Friday, November 15 2019

Position Description:

Reports To:           Thornbury BIA Board of Management

Location:               Thornbury, ON

Status:                    Part-Time, Contract (12 hrs/week)

Compensation:       $18 – $20/hr based on experience
Hours:                       Flexible schedule. Occasionally required to attend events and meetings on  evenings or weekends.

Purpose

Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Thornbury BIA. Reporting to a volunteer Board of Directors and various sub-committees, the Coordinator interacts with municipal staff, councilors, The Blue Mountains Chamber of Commerce, Grey County Tourism, neighborhood associations, and community committees.

Responsibilities

The Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day administration, and also develops, executes, monitors and reports on an array of plans, activities and programs including; the annual BIA budget, marketing plan, beautification programs, cycling initiatives, streetscape, policy development, public consultation and participation, and media, public and membership relations. The Coordinator is accountable to the BIA Board through the Chair for the management of all the affairs and activities of the BIA. The Coordinator has contract staff reporting to them including the BIA Administrator position.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills Sets and Abilities:

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
• Excellent writing skills.
• Strong speaking and presentation skills.
• Strong planning and organizational skills.
• Excellent time management.

Other asset skills that enhance performance:
• Established network of contacts with the Municipality and Business community.
• Motivated self-starter with limited supervision required.
• Experience with WordPress.
• Experience with graphic design.

The submission deadline for applications is 4:30 p.m. on Friday, November 15, 2019.

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

Duration:
8 months (June 30, 2020 with the possibility of extension)

Department:
Human Resources

Please direct inquiries regarding this position to:
Library Information
519-599-3131 (140)

Posting Date:
Friday, November 1 2019

Closing Date:
Friday, November 15 2019

Position Description:

Located at two locations in The Town of the Blue Mountains (TBM), the L.E. Shore branch of Thornbury and the Craigleith Heritage Depot of Craigleith, The Blue Mountains Public Library (BMPL) is a dynamic centre of community engagement where everyone is free to create, explore, learn, research and connect in an inclusive environment. BMPL is governed by a Library Board and managed by a CEO according to the Ontario Public Libraries Act. BMPL is celebrating 25 years of service in 2020.

Position Overview:

The Library Assistant is the primary professional front line staff responsible for circulation needs; customer service; and reinforcing the policies, values and commitment through interactions with patrons.  Under the general supervision of the CEO and direct supervision of a designated Manager, the Assistant performs professional and technical work in operating and maintaining the library.

The BMPL is looking a team members who is highly engaged, has a love for community and customer service, and is motivated by the BMPL’s mission, goals and values.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

The BMPL will train new part-time Assistants for Library specific knowledge when required; however, the following list is inclusive for a successful Assistant:

  1. Two years’ experience in a public library and/or museum work desired.
  2. A diploma or certificate in: library and information technician, museum technology/museum management, or SOLS Excel Certificate is desired;
  3. Knowledge, skills and abilities are acquired through a combination of education and experience;
  4. Previous academic or work experience providing knowledge of the library and museum principles, organization, operations, procedures, and reference materials is a plus;
  5. Must have working knowledge of computers, MS Office Suite, Internet searches, and database searches;
  6. Industry standard software such as PastPerfect, Integrated Library Systems, Adobe;
  7. Must be confident in working with electronic devices such as smart phones, laptops, e-readers, tablets;
  8. Must be confident in working with electronic resources such as web searches, audio books, and e-databases;
  9. Must be able to demonstrate strong customer service skills including conflict management, AODA and serving the vulnerable sector;
  10. Must be able to demonstrate strong public relations skills, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; and
  11. The ability to demonstrate strong organizational skills.

As a contract Library Assistant, no previous library experience is required for this position, but is considered an asset.

Information for Interested Candidates:

Please direct inquires regarding this position to:

The Blue Mountains Public Library

519-599-3681 ext 2

LibraryCEO@TheBlueMountains.ca

 

Applicants must have at least a G2 license and submit a Criminal Records Check with Vulnerable Sector Search as a condition of hire. Applicants should be tech savvy and comfortable in assisting the community with technology questions.

 

This position is a part-time contract position for the term of December 1, 2019-June 30, 2020, with an opportunity to extend. Evenings and weekends are required.

 

The submission deadline for applications is 4:30 p.m. on Friday, November 15, 2019.

 

Salary Range:  Grade 2 - Hourly Range $20.21 - $23.64

 

Contract: (As soon as) December 1, 2019  – June 30, 2020 (with possibility of extension) / Part-time Contract Position

 

Typical Week is 15-25 Hours

 

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:
24 Months

Department:
Council

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

Posting Date:
Tuesday, October 15 2019

Closing Date:
Friday, November 15 2019

Position Description:

The Blue Mountains Attainable Housing Corporation resides in 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 24-month contract position of Executive Director.

Established in 2014, the Blue Mountains Attainable Housing Corporation (“BMAHC”) is a not-for-profit corporation with a mandate to facilitate the supply of healthy, attainable and sustainable rental and ownership housing units and to create more housing opportunities for those living in the vibrant, diverse community of The Blue Mountains (“TBM”).

BMAHC is governed by a strong multi-disciplinary volunteer Board of Directors, including 2 representatives from TBM City Council. The roles and responsibilities of the Board include setting the strategic vision for BMAHC, strategic and administrative oversight of operations and management, and exercising accountability to the Town and its residents.

 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:

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Contract Position of Executive Director of BMAHC is responsible for operationalizing the programs and policies of the Corporation and acts as the day-to-day representative of the Corporation to stakeholders. The Executive Director is instrumental in the successful execution of the Corporation’s mandate, financial objectives, strategies, and adopted business model to advance the Corporation’s mission to develop the supply of attainable housing in TBM that meets the needs of local residents and results in a more inclusive community.

Relationship with the Board of Directors, as a Contract engagement:

  • Serve as chief staff support and advisor to BMAHC’s Board of Directors, including advising on the FRFP/RFP, related funding options, and the daily operations of BMAHC.

Resource Development

  • Responsible for identifying, procuring and managing opportunities to secure capital investment from all public and private sources including existing and new intergovernmental affordable housing initiatives, including but not limited to those offered by the Canada Mortgage Housing Corporation (CMHC).

Partnerships and Advocacy

  • Identify new development opportunities to expand BMAHC’s projected housing portfolio.

Operations & Administration

  • Administer BMAHC’s existing housing programs and policies, including rigorous quality control, program performance evaluation, and identify any gaps in service delivery or effectiveness.

Tenant Engagement & Community Partnerships

  • Promote tenant engagement practices and tenant participation in planning and problem solving.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

 This opportunity will appeal to an entrepreneurial individual, with a strong background in project finance, management and execution.  This position will require a self starter with experience in growing an organisation from the ground up.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively with a volunteer Board of Directors, including elected officials.
  • Thorough and extensive knowledge of the principles and practices related to the overall operations and administration of a non-profit corporation or public agency, which includes budgeting; financing; marketing; reporting; and policy development and implementation.
  • An understanding of the affordable/attainable and non-profit housing sectors in both lower and upper tier municipalities in Ontario.
  • Knowledge of real estate development and housing procurement, including financing, design, construction, and property management.
  • Corporate and public sector financial experience.
  • Proven experience fostering effective partnerships with the public, private, and non-profit sectors, including community engagement and public consultation skills.
  • Ability to develop and maintain contacts within all levels of government, and with a variety of community groups and individual stakeholders, to elicit information and funding to effectively design, implement and maintain existing and potential housing programs.

Experience

  • 5+ years of business or related experience, including several years of experience at the Senior/Executive Leadership level in a supervisory capacity.
  • Experience identifying and coordinating opportunities for capital investment (debt and equity) from public or private sources for public private partnership projects or for private sector ventures. 
  • Experience working directly with affordable/attainable housing programs, including housing supply and procurement, in a leadership capacity with direct budgetary responsibility would be considered a significant asset.

Education

Required:

A Bachelor’s Degree in Real Estate, Business Administration, Economics, Marketing, Public Administration, Public Policy, or the equivalent from a recognized Canadian University (or its equivalent).

Experience in identifying, procuring and managing the securing of capital investment (debt and equity) from public or private sources for public private partnership projects or for private sector ventures.

Preferred:

A Master’s Degree or MBA in Real Estate, Business Administration, Economics, Marketing, Public Administration, Public Policy, or the equivalent from a recognized Canadian University . 

 Certified Housing Professional or Chartered Housing Professional designation.

Experience and formal training, combined with demonstrated performance and verified ability, may substitute for the educational requirements.

Information for Interested Candidates:

A detailed job description and instructions on how to apply are available on the Town of The Blue Mountain’s website, www.thebluemountains.ca under Town Hall - Employment Opportunities. More information about the Blue Mountains Attainable Housing Corporation can be found at: http://thebluemountainshousing.ca/

The submission deadline for applications is 4:30 p.m. on Friday November 15, 2019.

Salary Range: The Executive Director will earn a competitive base fee with bonus opportunities commensurate, with experience, qualifications and performance.

Contract: January 6, 2020 – January 7, 2022 / Full Time Contract Position (Dates are estimated)

35 Hours Per Week

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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