Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

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

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

Career Opportunities with The Blue Mountains

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Program Coordinator Short Term Accommodation/Municipal Licensing Officer (Full-Time) »»


By-law Enforcement

Please direct inquiries regarding this position to:
Human Resources
519-599-3131 (244),

Posting Date:
Monday, September 11 2017

Closing Date:
Monday, September 25 2017

Position Description:

Program Coordinator Short Term Accommodation/Municipal Licensing Officer 
Permanent, Full-Time (35 hours/week)
Enforcement and Fire Services

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, accompanied by the various recreational activities and experiences they afford. We are seeking to fill the permanent, full-time position of Program Coordinator Short Term Accommodation/Municipal Licensing Officer in our Enforcement and Fire 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 Enforcement Service and Fire Chief the Program Coordinator Short Term Accommodation (STA)/Municipal Licensing Officer is responsible for the administration and management of the Town’s STA Licensing Program in accordance with established policies and procedures.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:
• Administer, manage, promote and enforce the Town’s STA Licensing Program including developing policies and procedures, public information documents, forms and inspection protocols.
• Conduct presentations, informs the public, businesses and other groups of the details of related by-laws and provincial legislation/regulations to build understanding.
• Respond to complaints regarding infractions, identifying infractions, resolving and reporting offences, issuing notices of violations, orders and laying of charges in situations of non-compliance for both property and STA licensing offences.
• Enforce and gain compliance with municipal by-laws, Provincial legislation/regulations and monitor compliance of agreements between the Town and other parties.
• Research and determine areas where efficiencies may be realized and implements required corrective action and measures
• Pro-actively monitors and manages the STA program ensuring that senior management is being informed on organizational risks and of remedies to mitigate them. 
• To act as the Town’s Licensing Officer and designated program coordinator pursuant to the Short Term Accommodation Licensing By-law.
• To revoke a licence if determined it has been issued on mistaken, false or incorrect information Investigate and resolve complaints registered with the municipality with respect to municipal by-laws, Provincial legislation and agreements to which the Town is party to in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Department.
• To carry out inspections and investigate complaints both during and outside normal working hours to ensure compliance with legislative requirements and STA licence conditions, including where appropriate conformity with applicable standards.
• Prepare, issue and serve Provincial Offences Act Parking Infraction Notices.
• Prepare, issue and serve Property Standards Orders under the Building Code Act.
• Draft, swear and serve Information pursuant to the Provincial Offences Act.
• Prepare appropriate detailed reports in respect to the performance and administration of the STA Program including relevant statistics and any information relevant to STA Licensing functions.

• Liaise with community members and other public agencies in an effective and courteous manner regarding municipal by-laws, programs, policies and procedures of the Department.
• Respond to written inquiries from solicitors and the public with regard to outstanding Orders and compliance with other municipal by-laws.
• Draft Notices, Orders and other correspondence with respect to contraventions of municipal by-laws, Provincial legislation and agreements to which the Town is party to.
• Keep detailed and accurate notes and files and collect evidence for legal proceedings.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

• 2 year post-secondary diploma in an approved Law Enforcement Program, Police Studies/Foundations, Law & Security, Justice and Administration or related discipline.
• Completion of Ministry of Municipal Affairs & Housing Courses/Program and pass Provincial Examination for “General Legal/Process” and “Part 9 House”.
• Certification as a Municipal Law Enforcement Officer with the Municipal Law Enforcement Officers Association of Ontario.
• Certification as a Property Standards Officer with the Ontario Association of Property Standards Officers.
• Minimum of 5 years of law enforcement or related experience. Knowledge of short term accommodation preferred.

Information for Interested Candidates:

A detailed job description and instructions on how to apply are available on the Town’s website, under Local Government – Career Opportunities.

The submission deadline for applications is 4:30 PM on Monday, September 25, 2017.

Salary: $ 55,430.40 - $ 68,053.98 (2017 Rate)

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.

If any of these positions interest you,
please submit your resume through one of the following ways:

By mail:

The Blue Mountains
Box 310, 32 Mill Street
Thornbury, Ontario, N0H 2P0

In person:

The Blue Mountains
32 Mill Street
Thornbury, Ontario

By email:

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

The Town of The Blue Mountains is an equal opportunity employer.
Accommodation will be provided in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.

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Human Resources
519-599-3131 x244

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