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. 

Full time opportunities

Asset and Risk Management Coordinator

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.

Asset and Risk Management Coordinator

The Asset and Risk Management Coordinator will be responsible for the coordination of the Municipal Insurance and Risk Management Program for the Corporation by reviewing and directing municipal liability and claims to the appropriate departments and liaise with adjusters and legal firms representing the municipality. Maintain Asset Management data including additions, disposals, condition ratings, assessments and other data attributes in coordination with various departments and provide support in the preparation of annual capital plans. Oversee Bids and Tenders process, and attend procurement openings. Lead corporate purchasing coordination including seeking opportunities for corporate purchasing. Administration of the purchase card system.

The ideal candidate will have a diploma/degree in business administration, accounting or equivalent. A certification in risk management and designation from the Purchasing Management Association of Canada or Procurement Certification an asset. General knowledge of municipal accounting and insurance with over three (3) years of progressively related experience preferred. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, practical experience and advanced knowledge of MS Office applications such as Excel and Word required.

The salary range for this position is $63,845.60 to $70,397.60 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 March 4, 2020 @ 4 pm.

Human Resources Department
Asset and Risk Management Coordinator Competition

Town of Huntsville, 37 Main Street East
Huntsville, ON, P1H 1A1
Apply online

Finance Clerk

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.

Finance Clerk

The Finance Clerk will assist in the administration of municipal accounting activities to ensure accounting procedures are within generally accepted accounting principles and in accordance with the statutory requirements set under applicable legislation and regulations. These will include general ledger maintenance including posting of journal entries, balancing, intercompany/interfund transactions, daily uploads and reconciliation of various accounts. Reconciling integration accounts with other systems, preparing multiple bank reconciliations for general, trust fund and cemetery accounts. Assist departments with financial research, commodity tax, grants and accounts analysis. Assist with year-end audit and back up for the bids and tenders’ procurement system.

The ideal candidate will have a diploma/degree in accounting or equivalent. Completion of AMCTO Municipal Administration Program (MAP) and Municipal Accounting Finance Program (MAFP) and CPA Canada Public Sector Accounting Certificate an asset. General knowledge of municipal accounting with over three (3) years of relevant experience with experience an asset. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, practical experience and advanced knowledge of MS Office applications such as Excel, PowerPoint and Word required.

The salary range for this position is $54,745.60 to $60,351.20 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 March 4th , 2020 @ 4 pm.

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

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Fire Chief - Huntsville/Lake of Bays Fire Service

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.

Fire Chief (full time position)

Reporting to the Director of Operations and Protective Services, the Fire Chief has the responsibility for the overall operation of the Huntsville Fire Department as well as the Township of Lake of Bays Fire Department through a Fire Service Agreement. The Fire Chief will provide strong leadership, direction and technical expertise to a workforce of five (5) full time employees (Deputy Fire Chief, Fire Prevention Officer, Mechanical Officer, Training Officer and Administrative Assistant) and approximately eighty (80) volunteer firefighters. This role is responsible for the efficient planning and leading of the Huntsville/Lake of Bays Fire Service operations, programs, facilities and infrastructure.

Major Job Responsibilities

  • Provides leadership to both the Town of Huntsville and Township of Lake of Bays Fire Services operations and functions including, but not limited to, fire prevention and public education services, fire suppression, investigation and inspections, search and rescue, auto extrication, hazardous materials response, and agreements to other local emergency services.
  • Provides leadership, coaching and guidance to ensure a high level of morale and discipline. Evaluates performance and recommends training and professional development opportunities.
  • Executes strategy, develops and implements new programs, procedures, services and policies that address emerging needs, expectations and operational proprieties.
  • Conducts long and short-term operational and capital budgets, planning and reporting, and leads the annual budget preparation process for both the Town of Huntsville and Township of Lake of Bays Fire Services.
  • Prepares and presents comprehensive reports to Council and Committee.
  • Responds to inquiries pertaining to the activities from the general public, internal departments, other levels of government, businesses and elected officials.
  • Complies with and assumes appropriate supervisory responsibility for all health and safety practices in accordance with standard operating guidelines and the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Develops plans to effectively deal with emerging issues related to emergency management.

Qualifications

  • Post-secondary diploma/degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent in Business/Public Administration or emergency services
  • Fire Service Executive Management Certificate from an accredited college or university or equivalent preferred
  • A minimum of 5-7 years of management experience in Fire Services or related field with comprehensive supervisory experience
  • NFPA Certification – NFPA 1021 Company Officer II, NFPA 1031 Fire Prevention Officer I, NFPA 1035 Public Educator I,
  • Completion of Community Emergency Management Coordinator designation and/or other related emergency planning courses at the provincial and federal levels.
  • Effective financial control, strategic planning, report writing, presentation and public relations skills
  • Strategic leadership, effective negotiation and dispute resolution skills with the ability to exercise political acuity.
  • Must have valid Class “G” Ontario driver’s license with a demonstrated responsible driving record

The salary range for this position is $113,804.60 to $125,470.80 (based on a 35-hour work week) including an attractive benefit package.

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 Friday March 13th, 2020 @ 4 pm:

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

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Part time opportunities

Aquatics Instructor

Aquatics Instructor (part time position)

Reporting to the Aquatics Supervisor the Aquatics Instructor will provide a high caliber level of instruction in all swimming and first aid classes while offering enjoyable and safe aquatic experiences for all ages. The primary responsibility is to deliver quality instruction that adheres to the standards of Red Cross, the Lifesaving Society and the high Five Organization and to maintain diligent safety supervision before, during and immediately following a swim or lesson session.

Candidates must have their National Lifeguard Certification, Standard First Aid and Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification. In addition, the ideal candidate must be responsible, self-motivated and have excellent customer service skills. This position requires the ability to remain alert for long periods of time. The ideal candidate must also be willing to complete lesson plans and reports.

The starting hourly rate for this position is $17.02. Hours: Summer weekday shifts and could vary to evenings and weekends for fall, winter and spring.

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. Qualified applicants are invited to submit a resume to the undersigned. This competition will remain open until filled.

Submit resume

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a resume to the undersigned:

Human Resources Department
Aquatics Lifeguard Competition
Town of Huntsville, 37 Main Street East
Huntsville, ON, P1H 1A1
hr@huntsville.ca

We appreciate all applications, however, only those candidates invited for an interview will be acknowledged. Personal information contained in your resume is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used strictly for employment assessment purposes.

The Corporation of the Town of Huntsville is an equal opportunity employer who is committed to diversity in the workplace.

Aquatics Life Guard

Aquatics Life Guard (part time position)

Reporting to the Aquatics Supervisor the Life Guard is to maintain diligent safety supervision in all swimming activities while enforcing rules and regulations and keeping the pool deck free of obstacles and maintain the cleanliness of the pool deck area and pool office. This position will recognize and respond to any emergency by using appropriate rescue techniques and effective first aid and maintain security of the pool. In addition, this position will also perform administrative and record keeping tasks such as tracking number of bathers, perform daily check lists and sign completed tasks.

Candidates must have their National Lifeguard Service and Standard First Aid Certification and have excellent customer service skills. This position requires the ability to remain alert for long periods of time.

The starting hourly rate for this position is $15.44. Hours: Summer weekday shifts and could vary to evenings and weekends for fall, winter and spring.

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. Qualified applicants are invited to submit a resume to the undersigned. This competition will remain open until filled.

Submit resume

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a resume to the undersigned:

Human Resources Department
Aquatics Lifeguard Competition
Town of Huntsville, 37 Main Street East
Huntsville, ON, P1H 1A1
hr@huntsville.ca

We appreciate all applications, however, only those candidates invited for an interview will be acknowledged. Personal information contained in your resume is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used strictly for employment assessment purposes.

The Corporation of the Town of Huntsville is an equal opportunity employer who is committed to diversity in the workplace.

Fitness Instructor

Youth/Adult/Older Adult Leisure Instructor

Fitness Instructor (flexible shifts)

Reporting through to the Manager of Recreation, the Fitness Instructor will provide the delivery of youth, and or adult/older adult programs through teaching, leadership, demonstration, instruction. A typical weekly beginner program to include cardio and bodyweight training for beginners, with no equipment. Instructor will respond to inquiries from the general public, program participants and resolve complaints. The chosen candidate will prove and maintain fitness and instruction certifications and will follow Town of Huntsville policies and procedures. Flexible shifts.

The hourly rate range for this position is $25.79 to $28.43.

Submit resume

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. Qualified applicants are invited to submit a resume to the undersigned. This competition will remain open until the positions have been filled.

Youth/Adult/Older Adult Leisure Instructors – Competition
Fitness Instructor
Town of Huntsville, 37 Main Street East
Huntsville, ON, P1H 1A1

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NIA Instructor

Youth/Adult/Older Adult Leisure Instructor 

NIA Instructor (flexible shifts)

Reporting through to the Manager of Recreation, the NIA instructor will provide the delivery of adult and older adult programs through teaching, leadership, demonstration, instruction, on a weekly basis. Each class will include mindful movement guidance and somatic education; class cycles include warm-up, sustained non-impact aerobic conditioning, strength training, cool down and stretching. Instructor will respond to inquiries from the general public, program participants, and resolve complaints. The chosen candidate will prove and maintain minimum white belt NIA certification and will follow Town of Huntsville policies and procedures. Flexible shifts.

The hourly rate range for this position is $25.79 to $28.43.

Submit resume

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. Qualified applicants are invited to submit a resume to the undersigned. This competition will remain open until the positions have been filled.

Youth/Adult/Older Adult Leisure Instructors – Competition
NIA Instructor
Town of Huntsville, 37 Main Street East
Huntsville, ON, P1H 1A1

APPLY ONLINE

Part Time Facilities

Part Time Facilities (part time position)

Reporting to Lead Hand Custodial the custodian will ensure the proper cleanliness of municipal facilities including minor maintenance work.

Primary responsibility is for the effective use of proper methods and materials in cleaning and otherwise caring for building areas and equipment. Work is performed within well-established routines and procedures.

This position requires predominantly walking and standing. Normal work time is spent indoors with occasional outdoor periods. Occasional periods of high levels of physical exertion are required. This includes lifting, walking, bending and standing.

The ideal candidate will have experience in a Custodial service industry, as well as mechanical aptitude. An ability to interact well with the public, staff and volunteers is essential by providing superior customer service to a diverse client base in a friendly and knowledgeable manner.

The hourly rate is $14.00 to $14.69 with no guarantee of hours. Call-in, evening and weekend hours are required. 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:

Human Resources Department
Facilities Custodian Competition
Town of Huntsville, 37 Main Street East
Huntsville, ON, P1H 1A1
hr@huntsville.ca

We appreciate all applications, however, only those candidates invited for an interview will be acknowledged. Personal information contained in your resume is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used strictly for employment assessment purposes.

The Corporation of the Town of Huntsville is an equal opportunity employer who is committed to diversity in the workplace.

Yoga Instructor

Youth/Adult/Older Adult Leisure Instructor

Yoga Instructor (flexible shifts)

Reporting through to the Manager of Recreation, the Yoga Instructor will provide the delivery of youth, and/or adult/older adult programs through teaching, leadership, demonstration, instruction of Yoga, on a weekly basis. Instruction of a beginner to advanced level yoga classes. Instructor will respond to inquiries from the general public, program participants, and resolve complaints. The chosen candidate will provide proof of certification and once hired, follow Town of Huntsville policies and procedures. Flexible shifts.

The hourly rate range for this position is $25.79 to $28.43.

Submit resume

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. Qualified applicants are invited to submit a resume to the undersigned. This competition will remain open until the positions have been filled.

Youth/Adult/Older Adult Leisure Instructors – Competition
Yoga Instructor
Town of Huntsville, 37 Main Street East
Huntsville, ON, P1H 1A1

APPLY ONLINE

Seasonal opportunities

Horticulture Maintenance

Horticulture Maintenance (seasonal position)

Reporting through the Lead Hand Horticulture, the Horticulture Maintenance position will perform various maintenance tasks related to the care of municipal gardens, annual and perennial displays, shrubs and trees. Ideally, the successful candidate will have completed high school. Must possess excellent customer service, be willing to perform various duties in a range of weather conditions and must have a valid Class G driver’s license.

The hourly rate range for this position is $14.98 to $16.52.

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. This competition will remain open until the positions have been filled.

Seasonal Position(s) Competition
Town of Huntsville, 37 Main Street East
Huntsville, ON, P1H 1A1

APPLY ONLINE

 Parking Ambassador

Parking Ambassador (seasonal position)

The Town of Huntsville is hiring a Parking Ambassador to provide consistent, professional and customer-oriented parking services on-street in downtown Huntsville.

Reporting through the Chief By-law Enforcement Officer, this position will be responsible for monitoring vehicles and enforcing the Towns’ parking by-laws while communicating with and educating the public concerning Town parking.

In addition to monitoring parking, the Parking Ambassador will provide directions, and provide more “eyes and ears” on the street. They will be knowledgeable of Huntsville’s businesses and landmarks, town programs and services and will help connect residents and visitors with destinations and information.

Parking Ambassadors are strong communicators, approachable, skilled at providing information and have a demonstrated history of working with the public. Ideally, the successful candidate will currently be enrolled in police foundations or hospitality/tourism or equivalent. Must possess excellent customer service, be willing to perform various duties in a range of weather conditions and must have a valid Class G driver’s licence and undergo a Police background check.

This is a seasonal position with a starting date of June 9th, 2020 and working until September 5th, 2020. The hourly rate for this position is $14.98. Hours of work per week will vary and will include weekends and evenings.

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 noon on April 3rd, 2020:

Parking Ambassador - Seasonal Position Competition
Town of Huntsville, 37 Main Street East
Huntsville, ON, P1H 1A1

APPLY ONLINE

 Parks Turf Maintenance

Parks Turf Maintenance (seasonal position)

Reporting through the Lead Hand Parks, the Parks Turf Maintenance position will ensure the proper care of the Town of Huntsville parks system including such duties as; operation of fleet vehicles-truck and trailer, grass cutting, sports field maintenance, washroom cleaning, flower bed watering and maintenance, debris pick up, special events set up and other duties as assigned. Ideally, the successful candidate will have completed high school. Must possess excellent customer service, be willing to perform various duties in a range of weather conditions and must have a valid Class G driver’s licence.

The hourly rate range for this position is $14.98 to $16.52.

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. This competition will remain open until the positions have been filled.
Seasonal Position(s) Competition
Town of Huntsville, 37 Main Street East
Huntsville, ON, P1H 1A1

APPLY ONLINE

Contract opportunities

There are no open contract opportunities at this time. 

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

Please indicate the position name and/or job number you are applying to. 

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.

Chamber & BIA

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