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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:
Summer Seasonal

Department:
Solid Waste

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

Posting Date:
Friday, January 25 2019

Closing Date:
Tuesday, April 30 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 summer student position within our Infrastructure and Public Works Department- Solid Waste Division. 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 Manager of Solid Waste and Special Projects the Solid Waste Summer Student will effectively and efficiently assist with operational and maintenance duties for the Solid Waste Disposal Site. This position will also assist the division manager with research and new program implementation. Duties will include assisting with general maintenance and care of the Disposal Site’s operations which includes composting, depot recycling, electronic and hazardous waste and landfilling of municipal solid waste. To assist the Site patrons and public with way finding on the Site and respectfully conveying the Site waste sorting rules. To inspect waste loads and assisting patrons with classifying waste. Communicate to patrons in an effective and courteous manner Site and Division programs, policies and procedures. Specific tasks will include: litter collection, household hazardous waste sorting, cleaning of shop and yard, assistance with record keeping and sampling and other Town duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum one year work experience in a team environment
  • Currently enrolled in a postsecondary institution in a related field
  • Aptitude in machinery and vehicle operation and maintenance
  • Ability to foster good working and interpersonal communications
  • Required to move, lift, carry, pull and place objects up to 50 pounds without assistance
  • Required to stand, sit or walk for an extended period of time or for an entire shift
  • Required to reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting and pulling
  • Required to move over sloping, uneven or slippery surfaces
  • Valid Standard First Aid and CPR/AED certificate preferred
  • Valid Ontario driver’s license

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 Local Government – Career Opportunities. This position has been re-posted (originally posted January 25 - February 28). Applications will be reviewed daily and the posting will close when position has been filed. 

Hourly Salary Range: $14.20 - $17.26 (2018 Rate) University/College Seasonal Contract, May 6 – End of August – 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.

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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Contacts

Human Resources
519-599-3131 x265