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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


Planning & Development Services

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

Posting Date:
Monday, October 19 2020

Closing Date:
Friday, October 30 2020

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 permanent full-time position of Administrative Assistant Planning 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:

  • Assist the Town achieve higher performance by providing confidential administrative support to the Director, Planning & Development Services.
  • Provide effective and efficient administrative support, research and coordination as required within the Planning Department.
  • Front counter and reception functions including receiving applications, recording fees, issuing receipts, setting up and coordinating planning files. 
  • Assists the Director in drafting and/or consolidating annual Planning & Development Services Capital and Operational Budgets.
  • Process all Departmental Invoices, Purchase Orders, etc. and monitor Departmental spending/budgeting and prepare information for Finance & Information Technology Services for year-end for the Planning & Development Services Department.
  • Assists in the draft of Tenders and Request for Proposals.
  • Act as the Planning division’s website liaison for all Department matters related to the Intranet and Town Internet, including posting all items in an accessible format.
  • Draft, prepare and/or consolidate and distribute Public Meeting Notices.
  • Maintain, coordinate and follow-up Zoning By-law and Official Plan Amendments, Minor Variance and Consent applications and correspondence as required.
  • Ensure inquiries are appropriately dealt with by providing documents, information and assisting the public and community stakeholders/partners; refer inquiries to appropriate town staff as required.
  • Assist with maintaining the Town’s Property Management System (CityView).
  • Assist with the development and standardization of departmental policies and procedures including ensuring all documents are produced in an accessible format.
  • Assist with coordinating the administrative functions of the Committee of Adjustment, when required.  This may include the keeping of all minutes, records and decisions, and assistance in the management of the official business of the Committee.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • A minimum of 5 years of progressive administrative experience in a municipal planning / legal services / executive management environment or approved equivalent.
  • Requires successful completion of College level certificate in Business Office Administration (or similar).
  • Requires at least one to two years’ experience in dealing with the public.
  • Experience in making documents accessible and familiarity with the AODA act.
  • Word processing, spreadsheet and database computer skills required.
  • Must have excellent 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. 
  • Experience in posting and maintaining web content is considered an asset.

Information for Interested Candidates:

The submission deadline for applications is 4:30 p.m. on Friday October 30, 2020.

Salary Range: $53,288.07 - $62,356.76 (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

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.


Human Resources
519-599-3131 x265