Town Employment Opportunities


Welcome to the Town of South Bruce Peninsula Internet Job Board 
 
Who are we?

The Town of South Bruce Peninsula encompasses some of the best natural recreation opportunities in the Province of Ontario. We employ approximately 130 staff in more than 30 types of jobs. These jobs are located throughout the municipality.


What do we do?

The Town provides a wide range of services to the public such as: drinking water, snow removal, road maintenance, licensing, building permits, water treatment, waste management including recycling, parks and recreation, animal control, bylaw enforcement, birth/death registration, marriage licenses.

 

 


Current Employment Opportunities

Help Wanted

 

 

 

 

 

Employment Opportunity

Director of Emergency Services

(2019 Salary Range $97,407 to $113,952)       

Located on the scenic Bruce Peninsula, abutting the shores of both Lake Huron and Georgian Bay, the Town of South Bruce Peninsula is home to the beauty of the Niagara Escarpment, stunning sandy beaches, some of the best parts of the Bruce Trail, and a variety of recreational activities including boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, snowmobiling, and skiing.

The Town of South Bruce Peninsula is seeking candidates with a post-secondary education in a related field (Business or Public Administration, Emergency Services Management, etc.) or related experience, a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a senior officer role, preferably a Chief or Deputy, in a volunteer or composite fire department and minimum ten (10) years of progressive responsibility and  experience in Fire Services and Emergency Response administration.  Candidates should have strong conflict resolution and negotiation skills with experience solving complex and sensitive issues.

The Director of Emergency Services is responsible to Council for the leadership and operation of the municipal fire department in accordance to the Ontario Fire Protection and Prevention Act, specifically in the areas of fire prevention, fire suppression, rescue, medical response, training, administration, apparatus, equipment and communications. As the senior officer in the fire department, the role of the Director of Emergency Services is mainly administrative in nature, involving responsibility for the planning, coordinating, operating and efficiency of the department including but not limited to Community Emergency Management Coordinator, municipal crossing guard program, and Town Health and Safety program.

The ideal candidate will possess strong motivational and administrative skills, will be highly organized and will possess excellent communication and leadership skills.

Candidates must also possess a valid Class DZ driver’s license.  The successful applicant will be required to provide a clear criminal record check and clear driving abstract. 

The complete job description for the Director of Emergency Services position is available from the Town of South Bruce Peninsula municipal office and on the Town website.

The Town of South Bruce Peninsula has a comprehensive benefits package and is an Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) employer.

Interested individuals should submit their resume to the undersigned. Resumes must be received by 12:00 noon on April 5, 2019. We thank all applicants in advance however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Brad McRoberts, MPA, P. Eng.

Chief Administrative Officer

Town of South Bruce Peninsula

PO Box 310, 315 George Street

Wiarton ON N0H 2T0

     

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Town of South Bruce Peninsula

Summer Employment Opportunities 

  • By-Law/Paid Parking Enforcement ($17.50-$18.21)
  • Pool Supervisor ($14.70-$15.29)
  • Pool Assistant Supervisor ($14.70-$15.29)
  • Swim Instructors/Lifeguards ($14.14-$14.71)
  • Horticulture Maintenance ($14.14-$14.71)
  • Public Works Grass Maintenance ($14.14-$14.71)
  • Paid Parking Attendant ($14.00-$14.57)
  • Campground Attendant ($14.00-$14.57)
  • Tourist Information Attendant ($14.00-$14.57)
  • Pool Tote Room Attendant ($14.00-$14.57)
  • Sauble Beach Maintenance ($14.00-$14.57)

 

Qualifications for all jobs listed include: 

  • All applicants must be 15 years of age or older by May 1, 2019 except for By-Law/Paid Parking Enforcement which must be 19 years of age or older
  • Participation in all staff training is mandatory – training dates are included in all hiring packages
  • Additional qualifications required for each position is listed in individual job descriptions
  • Please keep in mind that these are seasonal jobs – if your summer plans include vacation for an extended period that interrupts operations, that may be a deciding factor in whether you should apply or not
  • In accordance with the Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, the Town of South Bruce Peninsula will make every effort to accommodate applicants with disabilities in its recruitment process. If you are contacted for an interview, please advise us of any accommodation measures you may require during our selection process. Information received relating to accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.

 

Job Descriptions 

By-Law/Paid Parking Enforcement

Reporting to the Director of Community Services, the successful candidates will enforce Town by-laws on Sauble Beach and enforce parking in municipal lots and other parking enforced areas at Sauble Beach.  Must be able to walk/stand for extended periods of time.  Applicants must be at least 19 years of age.  Work schedule: June 1-September 2, 2019, with flexible working hours, up to 40 hours per week.  Pay grade: $17.50-$18.21 per hour. 

Pool Supervisor

Reporting to the Recreation Programmer, the Pool Supervisor’s responsibilities include the direct supervision of the aquatic team; the preparation, execution, and supervision of all aquatic-related programs including swim lessons, lifeguarding and aquatic-related events; daily maintenance in accordance with the Health and Safety Regulations; regular instructional and lifeguard duties; pre and post-season maintenance and administration duties.  Qualifications: Lifesaving Society Swim Instructor; Emergency First Aid and CPR C’ National Lifeguard Certification; AED.  Work schedule: June 1-September 1, 2019 – weekdays, weekends, evening and shift work, up to 40 hours per week.  Pay grade: $14.70-$15.29 per hour. 

Pool Assistant Supervisor

The Pool Assistant Supervisor reports to the Recreation Programmer.  In the absence of the Pool Supervisor, the Pool Assistant Supervisor is responsible for the direct supervision of the aquatics team.  The Pool Assistant Supervisor’s responsibilities include assisting in the preparation, execution, and supervision of all aquatic-related programs; performing regular instructional and lifeguard duties; pre and post-season maintenance and administration duties.  Qualifications: Lifesaving Society Swim Instructor; Emergency First Aid and CPR C; National Lifeguard Certification; AED.  Work schedule: June 1-September 1, 2019 – weekdays, weekends, evening and shift work, up to 40 hours per week.  Pay grade: $14.70-$15.29 per hour. 

Swim Instructor/Lifeguard

Reporting to the Recreation Programmer, the Swim Instructor’s responsibilities include instructing according to level and program affiliation; communicating problems and progress to parents/guardians; ensure safety of swimmers during lesson times; administrative, maintenance and lifeguarding duties. There is opportunity for pre and post-season maintenance and administration duties.  Qualifications: Lifesaving Society Instructor; Emergency First Aid and CPR C; National Lifeguard Certification; AED.  Work schedule: June 2-September 2, 2019 – weekdays, weekends, evening and shift work, up to 40 hours per week.  Pay grade: $14.14-$14.71 per hour. 

Horticulture Maintenance

Reporting to the Facilities Coordinator, the Horticulture Maintenance staff’s responsibilities include watering plants, grass cutting, and other maintenance duties.  Qualifications: Must be able to work outdoors with some light physical activity; must have a minimum Ontario G2 Driver’s Licence with a clear driving record. Horticulture work related experience preferred.  Work schedule: thee positions: May 6-September 2, 2019 – weekdays, weekends, evening and shift work, up to 40 hours per week.  Pay grade: $14.14-$14.71 per hour. 

Public Works Grass Maintenance

Reporting to the Public Works Operations Supervisor, the Public Works Grass Maintenance staff’s responsibilities include grass cutting, weed trimming, and other maintenance duties.  Qualifications: Must be able to work outdoors with physical activity. Grass maintenance and/or horticulture work related experience preferred.  Work schedule: one position: May 6–September 2, 2019 – weekdays, weekends and shift work, up to 40 hours per week; one position: July 2 – September 2, 2019 – weekdays, weekends and shift work, up to 40 hours per week.  Pay grade: $14.14-$14.71 per hour. 

Paid Parking Attendant

Reporting to the Director of Community Services, the successful candidate will maintain the paid parking machines at Sauble Beach and assist patrons with inquiries and issues with paid parking machines.  A full job description is available for viewing.  Must be able to stand/walk for extended periods of time.  Work schedule:  two positions: June 22 –September 2, 2019 with flexible working hours, up to 40 hours per week.  Pay grade: $14.00-$14.57 per hour. 

Campground Attendants

Reporting to the Facilities Coordinator, the Campground Attendants receives and processes seasonal and overnight campground bookings; input bookings into the computer; collect and deposit payments with documentation for campsites, firewood, kayak rentals, dumping station and other miscellaneous items; daily site checks; answers phone/walk-in inquiries; general maintenance and cleaning of Train Station and immediate outdoors; operate awnings for pavilion; provides history/background of Wiarton Train Station; catalogues inventory of artifacts; changes exhibits.  Qualifications:  Must have general knowledge of the Bluewater Park Campground, Wiarton Train Station and area.  Work Schedules: four positions: May 15–October 15, 2019 – weekdays, weekends and evening work, up to 44 hours per week.  Pay grade: $14.00-$14.57 per hour. 

Tourist Information Attendant

Reporting to the Facilities Coordinator, the Tourist Information Attendant provides information on local tourist attractions; answers phone/walk-in inquiries; greets tourists visiting the Town of South Bruce Peninsula.  Qualifications:  Must have general knowledge of the area and local tourist attractions.  Work Schedules: two positions: June 15–September 2, 2019 – weekdays, weekends and evening work, up to 40 hours per week.  Pay grade: $14.00-$14.57 per hour. 

Pool Tote Room Attendant

Reporting to the Recreation Programmer, the Pool Tote Room Attendant’s responsibilities include greeting general public and patrons to the pool; handling cash; preparing deposits; performing pool maintenance.  There is opportunity for pre and post-season maintenance and administration duties.  Qualifications: Bronze Cross; Emergency First Aid; CPR B.  Work schedule: June 2-September 2, 2019 – weekdays, weekends, evening and shift work, up to 40 hours per week.  Pay grade: $14.00-$14.57 per hour. 

Sauble Beach Maintenance

Reporting to the Facilities Coordinator, the Sauble Beach Maintenance staff works in pairs, performing daily cleanup of Sauble Beach, in accordance with the Health and Safety Regulations.  Qualifications: Must be able to work outdoors with some light physical activity.  Work Schedule: six positions: May 18–June 28, 2019 – weekends only, June 29–September 2, 2019 – weekdays, weekends and shift work, up to 40 hours per week.  Pay grade: $14.00-$14.57 per hour. 

Application Process:

  • Please ensure your cover letter clearly states position(s) you are applying for
  • Submit resume no later than 4:30 p.m. on March 22, 2019 to address below
  • Participation in all staff training is mandatory
  • Additional qualifications required for each position is listed in individual job descriptions
  • Number of applicants hired and duties are subject to change
  • Interviews may be held in mid to late April
  • Only those selected for an interview will be contacted
  • Applications received after the deadline will be reviewed on an “as-needed” basis only
  • It is not guaranteed that all advertised positions will be filled.  Budget may affect the advertised positions wages and terms
  • Questions or inquiries can be directed to:

Town of South Bruce Peninsula
315 George Street, P.O. Box 310,
Wiarton, ON N0H 2T0
Phone: 519-534-1400 ext. 132
Fax: 519-534-9908
E-mail: Karen Neerhof

Town website

 

We thank all applicants for their interest.  Information gathered relative to these positions is done so in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will only be used for candidate selection.

 

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General Employment Information 

 

When an employment vacancy arises, an advertisement is placed in the appropriate local newspapers. If the vacancy is for a unionized position, it will be posted internally first, and if there is no suitable candidate, the position will then be advertised in the newspapers. 

Applicant information is collected and used in accordance with Municipal Freedom of Information and Privacy legislation.  

We thank you in advance for your interest in position vacancies. However, please note that only those applicants receiving an interview will be advised of the recruitment outcome. 

Upon request, accommodations are available for the entire recruitment process to those who may have a disability.  

The Town of South Bruce Peninsula is an equal opportunity employer.