Port Carling Full Time Non Union $59,300 - $69,800

Reporting to the Director of Planning, the Planner I is responsible for performing the statutory, delegated and assigned planning, environmental, and economic development review functions and services.

Position Responsibilities (for additional requirements, please refer to job description)

• Perform the statutory, assigned, delegated and transferred development review functions for the corporation, including the provision of evidence before quasi-judicial or judicial tribunals.

• Research and review development projects for completeness and compliance with the Township zoning by-law and land use goals as described in applicable provincial and official plans, in an independent and effective manner.

•Interpret, apply and explain complex laws, regulations, policies and zoning by-law provisions.

• Provide information and assistance to the public and various municipal departments on planning-related matters regarding zoning, land use, and municipal by-laws.

• Prepare and present effective technical staff reports, including the evaluation of alternatives and sound recommendations to Committees, Councils, management, other groups or the public with respect to planning legislation, policy or implementation instruments.

• Read and review surveys, blueprints and site plans and perform field investigations prior to development approval and post construction to monitor activity and ensure projects conform to zoning by-laws, agreements and/or approved plans.

• Work closely with the IT provider and District of Muskoka Geomatics department to implement new GIS projects and tools, and ensure regular updates are executed.

• Support the Planning department with the preparation of thematic mapping, statistical GIS analysis and research for long range planning projects, oversight of online web mapping systems, and data monitoring of development activity as required.

• Map rezoning applications, including corrections and updates as required of the Township of Muskoka Lakes Zoning bylaw.

• Provide expertise and advice on GIS aspects for the Township including Development Services (Building), Emergency Services and Public Works departments.

Closing date 03/28/2021
Location Port Carling
Salary $59,300 - $69,800
Port Carling Seasonal $25.57
  • Responsible for groundskeeping duties of the parks, cemeteries, trails, road allowances, public docks and launching ramps, and beaches within the Township. Duties include but are not limited to; cutting grass, trimming trees, raking leaves, planting and maintaining flower gardens.
  • Operate related equipment, including but not limited to; mowers (push and ride on), trimmers, blowers and hand held tools.
  • Trail maintenance including removing debris and unsafe branches and ensuring signage and markings are clear and maintained.
  • Trail projects for restoration/improvement including building wooden paths and walking bridges.
  • Set out and take in of park benches and other equipment annually.
  • Deliver and pick up park benches to various locations throughout the township for use by private organizations/functions.
  • Prepare interments and restore the grave after the interment.
  • Pick up litter and garbage from designated receptacles placed throughout the Township
  • Assist in the preparation of the docks and equipment for swim programs in Bala and Port Carling.
  • Cleaning, disinfecting and stocking of public washrooms throughout the Township in the summer season.
  • Respond to public inquires face to face in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Other related duties as assigned
Closing date 03/21/2021
Start date 05/03/2021
Location Port Carling
Salary $25.57
Port Carling Full Time Non Union $72,000 - $84,800

Responsible for educating the public and investigating and resolving complaints with respect to municipal by-laws and other legislation enforced by the municipality.

Position Responsibilities (for additional requirements, please refer to job description)

• Administers and enforces regulatory by-laws and select provincial statutes and performs all of the duties of the By-Law Enforcement Officer, as required.

• Provides advice and interpretation regarding regulatory by-laws.

• Monitors workload and service levels for the By-Law Enforcement Branch by developing, organizing and directing the effective utilization of staff resources to efficiently and cost effectively carry out assigned tasks to meet corporate initiatives and plans.

• Promotes public awareness of regulatory by-laws and increases the voluntary compliance rate with various by-laws with public education and promotional activities.

• Responds to inquiries from the public, Council, municipal staff and external government enforcement agencies regarding complaint, enforcement and prosecution issues and attends site visits for ongoing or serious matters. • Responds to emerging trends and changes to legislation through the review and updating of the Township's existing regulatory by-laws and the creation of new by-laws where appropriate.

• Ensures that all charges laid and legal action taken are supportable and prepares all relevant information for disclosure and prosecution purposes.

• Oversees the operating budget for the By-Law Enforcement Branch.

Makes recommendations on departmental goals, objectives, plans, policies and Departmental budgets; develops, supervises and recommends and administers departmental procedures, programs, systems and standards; manages and administers the by-law annual operating and capital budgets; monitors and controls expenditures. • Prepares and presents reports and recommendations to Council and Committees of Council.

• Ensures effective staff performance and development through regular coaching and training. Summary of

Desired Qualifications:

• Diploma in a law and security program, law enforcement or equivalent.

• Certified as a Municipal Law Enforcement Officer with the Municipal Law Enforcement Officers' Association of Ontario

• 3-5 years’ experience as a municipal law enforcement officer or related experience

• Certified Property Standards Officer with the Ontario Property Standards Officer Association

• Thorough working knowledge and understanding of Municipal by-laws, Provincial Offences Act, Property Standards of Ontario Building Code, various Municipal, Provincial and Federal Acts, and their enforcement; knowledge and understanding of municipal by-laws, legal agreements; and the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

• Experience in Prosecution, courtroom litigation, Canada Evidence Act, the procurement and recording of evidence and the preparation and giving of evidence required.

• Strong communication and mediation skills to negotiate to gain compliance with laws and mediate on controversial issues and concerns between parties.

• Excellent computer skills utilizing the Microsoft Office suite of products, internet and other database software • Clear vulnerable sector police background check.

• Valid Class G Ontario driver’s license and an acceptable drivers abstract. •

Must be available to work evenings, weekends and holidays, especially during the peak summer months

Closing date 03/28/2021
Location Port Carling
Salary $72,000 - $84,800

Responsible for educating the public and investigating and resolving complaints with respect to municipal by-laws and other legislation enforced by the municipality.

Position Responsibilities (for additional requirements, please refer to job description)

• Enforces Township of Muskoka Lakes and District Municipality of Muskoka by-laws as determined by policies of the Township, achieved through discussion, education, negotiation, verbal and written warnings, issuance of Orders, fines and court-driven processes under the Provincial Offences Act.

• Investigates inquiries and complaints in a timely manner and conducts pro-active patrols regarding all Township by-laws and regulations with a focus on parking, docking, animal control and illegal signage.

• Picks up stray dogs or other animals at large and impounds them as required.

• Enforces the Property Standards By-law and any other legislation be it provincial or municipal, pertaining to specific enforcement criteria.

• Ensures that appropriate action is taken to resolve the matter(s) or enforce compliance, and provides complaint response follow-up in a kind and courteous manner.

• Provides general bylaw and property standards information and respond to inquiries from members of the public.

• Attends private and public properties in response to public complaints and ensures detailed tracking of all requests for information, complaints and investigations.

• Provides public education and awareness of the by-laws and promotes safety.

• Issues parking infraction notices, provincial offence notices, inspection reports, dog control notices, public information brochures and other documentation and educational material as required.

• Maintain detailed notes (electronic or otherwise) of activities and conduct research as required. Compile supporting information, and prepare reports on all inspections and enforcement activities.

• Works in a friendly and courteous manner and communicates effectively with co-workers, supervisors, elected officials, and the general public.

• Works both as a team and independently.

• Completes other duties related to this position as assigned.

Summary of Desired Qualifications:

• Enrollment in a post secondary program of a related field (i.e. Police Studies, Community and Justice Services or Protection, Security and Investigation), or related experience.

• Experience and level of comfort with dogs and the interest and ability to learn animal control techniques.

• Working knowledge of the municipal legislative framework including the Provincial Offences Act, the Municipal Act, the Planning Act, and other relevant Provincial statutes and regulations.

• Strong communication and mediation skills to negotiate to gain compliance with laws and mediate on controversial issues and concerns between parties.

• Computer skills using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and Records Management Systems. • Clear vulnerable sector police background check.

• Valid Class G Ontario driver’s license and an acceptable drivers abstract.

Wages and Hours of Work:

• 35 hours per week with the opportunity to work overtime periodically

• Shifts include evenings, weekends and holidays

• Seasonal contract from May 3, 2021 – August 27, 2021

Closing date 03/28/2021
Start date 05/10/2021
Location Port Carling
Salary $22/hour
Port Carling Seasonal $21.95

Under direction of the Foreman, the Roads Labourer performs duties related to the maintenance and construction of the Municipal roads system, including roads, bridges, culverts, drainage and other road/property projects.

Position Responsibilities (for additional requirements, please refer to job description)

• Operate small equipment and hand tools such as, chainsaws, truck jacks, air compressors and attachments, grinders, portable generators, wood chippers and similar equipment.

• Perform road and equipment operations and maintenance:

a. patching and filling of hard top surfacing

b. general maintenance repair on roads and shoulders including hauling, spreading, dust laying gravel, grading shoulder; work with contractors retained by the Township

c. general labour including flag person responsibilities

d. repairing, replacing or installing signs e. maintaining and/or replacing culverts

• Load, transport, unload and stockpile road construction and maintenance materials.

• Follow safe work plans created under legislative and Township requirements.

• Accurately record daily work activities using a standard form.

• Participate in corporate training initiatives and information sessions.

• Complete other related tasks.

Summary of Desired Qualifications:

• Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent.

• Ontario Traffic Council (OTC) Book 7 training, or willing to obtain.

• Standard First Aid and CPR Certification, or willing to obtain.

• Valid Ontario G license.

• Chainsaw Safety Course an asset.

• roads construction and/or maintenance experience an asset

• Excellent understanding of the Occupational Health & Safety Act.

• Ability to effectively interact, consult, and communicate with employees and members of public.

• Normal hours of work are 40 hours per week 


Closing date 03/21/2021
Location Port Carling
Salary $21.95
Port Carling, ON Full Time Non Union $63,700 - $75,000

As part of the Development Services team, the Building Inspector assures the structural integrity of buildings as well as the safety and accessibility of occupants in accordance with the Ontario Building Code Act and its regulations, Township bylaws, policies, procedures and other relevant legislation.

Position Responsibilities (for additional requirements, please refer to job description)

• Conduct required inspections, within legislated timelines, for the compliance of construction with the Ontario Building Code and maintain accurate records of permits and inspections.

• Inspect existing buildings and premises for change of use, occupancy or compliance with applicable codes and ordinances; work with the public to ensure structures are safe and ready for occupancy.

• Prepare accurate, detailed and timely reports on all inspections carried out.

• Issue orders as required and ensure clear communication with respect to the remedy.

• Prepare court briefs and assist in the prosecution of offenders, prepare and present evidence in court as required concerning BCA and by-law enforcement.

• Receive applications at counter and conduct preliminary review of plans to determine completeness, project scope and compliance with applicable law;

• Conduct detail-oriented reviews of plans for compliance with the Municipal zoning by-law and the Ontario Building Code and applicable law.

• Advise permit applicants of missing documentation and/or non-compliance with the zoning by-law, Building Code and other applicable law within legislated time frames.

• Respond to inquiries from the public and contractors to provide information concerning codes and information pertinent to projects, both over the phone and at the public counter. • Support office staff and provide counter service; respond to questions, return phone calls and emails; input correction notices and case-related comments into an automated data base; file and/or scan documents following field inspections.

• Mentor technical and administrative staff in methods, procedures and techniques, and in the administration of legislation, codes and by-laws.

• Maintain skills and knowledge at a high level by taking training through courses, seminars, workshops and selected reading.

• Exercise the powers and duties in accordance with the standards established by the applicable code of conduct.

• Conduct duties in conformance with the Occupational Health & Safety Act and Regulations and promote safe work practices both in the office and at job sites.

Summary of Desired Qualifications:

• Post-secondary education in architectural, construction, or applied science technology program or related equivalent experience.

• Successful completion of the Building Code Statue Law Amendment Act (Bill 124) exams, through the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (minimum House and General Legal exams completed in order to be appointed as a building inspector)

• Strong knowledge of the Ontario Building Code and Occupational Health and Safety Act, Regulations and associated standards.

• Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office, GIS and databases.

• Valid Ontario driver’s license and Pleasure Craft Operator license.

• Strong values match to the Code of Conduct required for both Building Inspectors and Township of Muskoka Lakes employees.

Closing date 03/14/2021
Location Port Carling, ON
Salary $63,700 - $75,000