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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:

Department:
Operations

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

Posting Date:
Wednesday, July 28 2021

Closing Date:
Wednesday, August 11 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 1 permanent position of Wastewater Operator.

 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:

  • Carry out operations and maintenance duties associated with the Town’s wastewater infrastructure.
  • Undertake training and fulfill experience requirements as necessary to maintain Wastewater Treatment and Wastewater Collection (MECP), Ministry of Environment Conservation and Parks Certified Operator Licenses including attending courses as directed and passing written exams.
  • Collect representative plant and distribution water samples and perform laboratory tests for chlorine residuals, turbidity, color, ph., temperature and other sample collection and tests to make process control changes according to Ministry of Environment MECP Regulations.
  • Maintain plant records including daily operating logs, plant logbook, chemical and lab inventories and data logging (trending & graphs), collection of information to be used to complete necessary reports.
  • Start up and shut down of facilities’ equipment: filters, pumps, generators, and related equipment.
  • Adhere to MECP and WSER Regulations pertaining to the operation of the wastewater treatment facilities and wastewater collection facilities system with the ability to assess, act promptly and correctly with situations (i.e. adverse samples).
  • Perform routine maintenance such as lubrication, cleaning & painting.
  • Handle chemicals (process & lab) taking care to observe and handle as outlined on Safety Data Sheets (SDS).
  • Determine chemical feed rates, flows and plant efficiencies through recognized standard mathematical calculations.
  • Assist in or perform repairs and maintenance to the wastewater collection facilities such as gravity sewers and force main repairs, chamber maintenance (flushing, double drain & air release) and manhole inspection, flushing and repair.
  • Perform inspections and locates (water & wastewater) with completion of drawings, including the review and understanding of construction drawings and site plans.
  • Assist in implementing and maintaining an efficient record management system pertaining to collection (construction drawings).
  • Communicate effectively with other operators, supervisors and outside contractors on the technical level expected.
  • Ensure that the work of hired contractors is carried out in a manner which meets all health and safety procedures, policies, laws and regulations.
  • Receive and take immediate and appropriate action on enquiries/complaints from the public dealing with wastewater related problems.
  • Liaise and cooperate with others as required to ensure effective coordination of activities and projects including inter-departmental use of human and physical resources
  • Act as “Operator in Charge” as regularly scheduled and as required.
  • Be able and available to perform rotational “on call” duties as assigned and as required to immediately respond to after hours and weekend events.
  • Assist in implementing and maintaining an efficient record management system pertaining to wastewater collection (construction drawings) including collection of GPS coordinate data.
  • Promotes a high standard of customer service to the public as well as to all internal customers.
  • Comply with all health and safety practices as it relates to the work, standard operating guidelines and the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • Requires 2-year post-secondary diploma in a related field.
  • Minimum 1-year experience in related field.
  • Thorough working knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Clean Water Act and other related legislation are required to ensure compliant policies and practices.
  • Possess and maintain a valid Class G Ontario Drivers License.
  • Must be prepared and able to work both indoors and out and in all seasons; weather conditions ranging from very cold to very hot and humid and able to work in an environment with exposure to chemicals (all required Personal Protective Equipment required is available and must be used).
  • Skill in the operation of a variety of hand tools.
  • Ability to understand and carry out routine oral and written instructions, make routine decisions independently, sustain long periods of light to moderately heavy physical activity, and work harmoniously with others.
  • Basic knowledge and capabilities with computers.
  • Operators must be willing to participate in an on-call rotation with weekend coverage.

 

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 Wednesday August 11, 2021.

Annual Salary Range: $57,402.38 - $67,143.65 (2021 Rate).

Full Time – 1 Positions 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:

Department:
Roads & Drainage

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

Posting Date:
Monday, July 26 2021

Closing Date:
Friday, August 13 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 full-time, permanent position of Roads & Drainage Operator in our Infrastructure & Public Works 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:

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  • Utilize best practices where feasible in the construction, operation and maintenance of the community’s road and drainage infrastructure.
  • Operate and maintain vehicles and equipment necessary in carrying out the various operations and maintenance works of the Roads and Drainage functions with the Infrastructure and Public Works.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • Requires high school graduation.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working with similar equipment in road and drainage construction, operation and maintenance.
  • Competency in operating the following equipment: back hoe, culvert steamer, snow plow, road grader.
  • Valid DZ driver’s license.

Hours of Work: 44-hour work week. Shift work will be required, including weekend and night shift during winter operations as directed by Manager of Roads and Drainage Division

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, August 13, 2021.

Hourly Salary Range: $24.89 - $29.12 (2021 Rate).

Full Time, Permanent - 1 Position Available

Anticipated start date: November 1, 2021

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, July 19 2021

Closing Date:
Monday, August 2 2021

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 full-time, permanent 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 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 permanent 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:

  • Serve as President of BMAHC with a mandate to represent the Board and advocate for the objectives of the Corporation

 

Resource Development

  • Responsible for identifying, procuring and managing capital investment from public and private sources as well as loan and grant funding for soft services.

Partnerships and Advocacy

  • Identify new development opportunities to expand the affordable/attainable housing portfolio under direct or indirect control of the BMAHC.
  • Develop partnerships with other public and private affordable/attainable housing corporations and developers to leverage public funds with private capital to facilitate the supply of affordable/attainable housing in TBM.

Operations & Administration

  • Administer BMAHC’s existing housing programs and policies, including rigorous quality control and program performance evaluation. 

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

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

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of real estate development and housing procurement, including financing, design, construction, and property management.
  • Experience identifying and coordinating opportunities for capital investment (debt and equity) from public or private sources
  • Thorough and extensive knowledge of the operations and administration of a non-profit corporation or public agency, which includes budgeting; financing; marketing; reporting; and policy development and implementation.
  • A proven track record of meeting or achieving short-, medium- and long-term operational and fiscal goals, with the demonstrated ability to strategize, operationalize, prioritize, lead and manage sustainable change in an established housing or non-profit corporation.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively with a volunteer Board of Directors and elected officials.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively with an engaged community and local residents/ratepayers groups.
  • Ability to develop and maintain contacts within the development sector, all levels of government, community groups and individual stakeholders, to elicit information and development opportunities
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and mentor a small, but dedicated staff team that supports a respectful and inclusive environment.

Experience

  • 5+ years of business or related experience, including several years of experience at the Senior/Executive Leadership level in a supervisory capacity.
  • 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

  • A Bachelor’s Degree and preferably a Master’s Degree in Real Estate, Business Administration, Economics, Marketing, Public Administration, Public Policy, or the equivalent from a recognized Canadian University (or its equivalent).
  • Certified Housing Professional or Chartered Housing Professional designation, or the willingness to obtain such certification.
  • Experience and formal training, combined with demonstrated performance and verified ability, may substitute for the educational and professional requirements.

 

Information for Interested Candidates:

More information about the Blue Mountains Attainable Housing Corporation can be found at: http://thebluemountainshousing.ca/

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:
Monday, June 28 2021

Closing Date:
Friday, August 6 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 full-time, permanent position of Budget Analyst within our 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:

  • Help the Town achieve success by coordinating and overseeing the Town’s operating budget program and related reporting including budget analysis to enable the Town to fulfill its Strategic Plan.
  • Report on a regular basis to facilitate corporate best practices and effective management, balance and reconcile various accounts, provide support to compile the annual budget and provide recommendations for improvements in reporting, account structure and budgeting.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • Requires post-secondary degree in accounting or business discipline - 4-year university degree.
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience.
  • Demonstrated experience and skills utilizing Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software. MS Dynamics is preferred.
  • Registration in or completion of a professional accounting designation (CPA) would be desirable.
  • Knowledge of accounting and economic principles and practices, financial accounting controls, business management concepts, and related Provincial and Municipal statutes.
  • Computer literacy in a Windows environment utilizing Microsoft Office applications; advanced proficiency utilizing MS Excel; proficiency utilizing MS Word.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills to problem solve, make recommendations, and write reports.
  • Ability to exercise discretion in dealing with sensitive and confidential information.
  • Demonstrated ability to accurately calculate, post, correct, and manage accounting figures and financial records.
  • Experience in gathering data, compiling the proper information, and preparing financial reports.
  • Effective attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy.
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude.
  • Sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritization, and execution skills.
  • Excellent teamwork and team building skills.
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.

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, August 6, 2021 *Date Extended from July 16.

Salary Range: $62,354.02 - $72,944.51 (2021 Rate).

Full-Time – 1 Position Available

Job # 21-32

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