Begin your career with the Town of Huntsville. We value a diverse workforce and seek to attract and retain individuals who will work together to create and sustain a vibrant, healthy, safe and caring community.

We will work with you to meet your needs if you require accommodation throughout the hiring process. 

Current Opportunities

Manager of Recreation, Culture and Heritage

Full time career opportunity

An excellent career opportunity awaits you at the Town of Huntsville. If you want to work in a community that is set in one of the most beautiful natural settings in Canada and offers a great quality of life with all the amenities, this is the job for you!

Located in Ontario’s cottage country, the Town of Huntsville is the largest community in the District Municipality of Muskoka and in proximity to the west side of Algonquin Park. Within this exciting setting, the Town of Huntsville has a vibrant downtown and offers many cultural and outdoor recreational opportunities.

Manager of Recreation, Culture and Heritage

Reporting to the Director of Community Services and recognizing the unlimited potential of the Recreation, Culture and Heritage portfolio the Manager of Recreation, Culture and Heritage is responsible for implementing a community approach to service delivery in these areas by researching and developing opportunities that encourage and promote culture, heritage and recreation for all community residents through a number of direct reporting departments namely; Recreation & Leisure, Aquatics, Algonquin Theatre and Muskoka Heritage Place.

This position maintains positive collaborative relations with local stakeholders in recreation and leisure organizations; heritage and culture groups; business organizations; festivals; their boards and their volunteer members; and collaborates with them to provide creative ideas, strategic direction, and achieve positive forward momentum to increase capacity and enhance functionality of event management, communications and collaboration for the Culture, Heritage and Recreation sector, and for Cultural Tourism as a viable and important sector of the local Huntsville economy and implement council direction for this important portfolio.

The ideal candidate will have a University Degree in Recreation Management, with a major concentration in community development, theatre management, heritage, art and culture initiatives preferred. 3-5 years of municipal recreation/theatre/culture/heritage management experience combined with demonstrated understanding of using community development as a process for program and service development and delivery would be an asset. Ability to lead, manage and build business capacity for community facilities and programs should be a focus. In addition, financial experience in budgeting, forecasting, business planning and strategic planning is required. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively and diplomatically with a wide range of personality types and political acuity as well as expertise in written and verbal communication is required. Proficient knowledge of MS Office applications such as Excel, PowerPoint and Word are also required.

The salary range for this position is $ 82,682.60 to $91,163.80 based on a 35-hour work week and includes a comprehensive benefit plan.

The Town of Huntsville is committed to providing accommodations throughout the hiring process. If you require an accommodation we will work with you to meet your needs.

Submit resume

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a resume to the undersigned by 4:00 pm Monday June 21, 2021.

Human Resources Department
Manager of Recreation, Culture and Heritage Competition
Town of Huntsville, 37 Main Street East
Huntsville, ON, P1H 1A1

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Planning Technician

Full time opportunity

An excellent career opportunity awaits you at the Town of Huntsville. If you want to work in a community that is set in one of the most beautiful natural settings in Canada and offers a great quality of life with all the amenities, this is the job for you!

Located in Ontario’s cottage country, the Town of Huntsville is the largest community in the District Municipality of Muskoka and in proximity to the west side of Algonquin Park. Within this exciting setting, the Town of Huntsville has a vibrant downtown and offers many cultural and outdoor recreational opportunities.

Planning Technician

The Planning Technician will assist in the processing of a variety of application types, and review new applications for accuracy and completion and for conformity to applicable planning policy and other Town regulations and practices. You will coordinate circulation of development applications and manage responses from internal departments and external agencies, communicate issues and concerns to applicant and facilitate required discussions between the applicant and internal departments or external agencies. You will assist in the preparation of staff reports, planning/legal documents and planning comments for various stakeholders as appropriate and review pre-consultation requests with respect to applicable policy, regulations, guidelines and conduct research, background review and follow up with customers as necessary. You will also produce notice maps and circulation notices utilizing property and zoning computer maps.

The ideal candidate will have a post-secondary diploma or degree in Planning or directly related field. A working knowledge of the Planning Act, Official Plan and Zoning By-law, other planning related legislation and related experience is desired. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, practical experience and advanced knowledge of MS Office applications such as Excel and Word and GIS applications are required. A valid G license and access to transportation is also required.

The salary range for this position is $51,032.80 to $56,256.20 based on a 35-hour work week and includes a comprehensive benefit plan.

The Town of Huntsville is committed to providing accommodations throughout the hiring process. If you require an accommodation we will work with you to meet your needs.

Submit resume

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a resume to the undersigned by June 11, 2021 @ 4 pm.

Human Resources Department
Planning Technician Competition
Town of Huntsville, 37 Main Street East
Huntsville, ON, P1H 1A1

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How to apply

Apply for one or more of our current career opportunities. Follow the instructions on the career listing, and send us your application on or before the closing date and time, to: Lisa Smith, Manager of Human Resources

  • Apply online or by email (whichever option is noted on the career listing)
  • Apply by Mail: 37 Main Street East, Huntsville, ON  P1H 1A1
  • Questions: please contact Human Resources

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Accommodation

The Town of Huntsville is committed to providing accommodations throughout the hiring process. If you require an accommodation we will work with you to meet your needs. Please contact Human Resources.

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