Port Carling, Muskoka Lakes Seasonal $24.73/hr

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Foreman, the Roads Labourer performs the traffic control duties of road construction sites and other support duties related to the maintenance and construction of the Municipal road system.

Position Responsibilities:

1. Work as a traffic control person (flagger) on road construction sites by directing vehicles, and placing barricades, signboards, and traffic cones.

2. Follow the safety plan the Foreman developed and ensure awareness and understanding of daily hazards.

3. Maintain excellent communication on the job site, using signs, signals, and radios, to ensure the goals of the safety plan are met.

4. Speak with members of the public as needed.

5. Assist with patching and filling of hard top surfacing, using a shovel and rake.

6. Assist with repairing, replacing, or installing road signs.

7. Operate small equipment and hand tools such as air compressors and attachments, grinders, portable generators, and similar equipment.

8. Perform road and equipment operations and maintenance

9. Accurately record daily work activities using a standard form.

10. Participate in corporate training initiatives and information sessions.

11. Complete other related tasks.

Education, Experience and Qualifications

1. Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent.

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

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

4. Valid Ontario G license.

5. 3-5 years’ road construction and/or maintenance experience.

6. Excellent understanding of the Occupational Health & Safety Act.

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

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Port Carling, Muskoka Lakes
Port Carling, Muskoka Lakes Full Time Non Union $69,181 – $81,441


As the IT Coordinator, you would provide oversight and technical support for data and voice communications systems for staff and Council while also liaising with the managed service provider to ensure system and network availability.

What you will do:

• Troubleshoot IT issues and provide Tier 1 technical support;

• Manage the inventory of equipment and implement an asset replacement program;

• Ensure licensing is current and manage license renewals;

• Assist the MSP with higher-level support issues as well as implementation, testing and documentation of software upgrades and conversions; • Manage various technology projects;

• Support project management of various technology projects;

• Troubleshoot issues related to internet connectivity and work with providers to achieve acceptable service levels at all locations; • Develop and deliver corporate IT training, such as: computer and network orientation security awareness, phone systems and accessible documents.

What you will need:

• Degree or diploma in computer science or a related field or equivalent experience;

• 3-4 years related experience, knowledge of municipal software preferable;

• Experience diagnosing IT issues;

• Proven ability to work in a team, effectively interact with others, handle a number of ongoing projects and an ability to work independently;

• A proven ability to identify process improvement opportunities;

• Experience and interest in policy development;

• An interest and comfort with developing and delivering corporate IT training;

• Advanced knowledge of MS Windows operating systems (server and desktop) and network; configuration parameters; working with SQL servers would be considered an asset;

• Demonstrated ability to acquire knowledge of security applications and enterprise-wide software;

• Ability to travel to sites throughout the Township and a valid Ontario driver’s license.

Closing date
Start date
Port Carling, Muskoka Lakes
$69,181 – $81,441
Port Carling, Muskoka Lakes Seasonal $19.44/hr to start


Reporting to the Chief Building Official, and under direct supervision of the Sewage System Maintenance Inspector/Administrator, and Sewage System Inspector, this position is responsible for performing Phase I Sewage System Maintenance Inspections. The primary purpose of the program is to protect the quality of our drinking water and environment by identifying malfunctioning septic systems that may be contributing to the contamination of our lakes and environment.


• Act as an appointed inspector by the Township of Muskoka Lakes to perform Phase I Sewage System Maintenance Inspections

• Review and assess any septic information on file. Information could include drawings made by homeowner, septic/building permits, or pump out reports or previous inspection records.

• Where no information is available, contact the property owner to collect information on their septic system.

• Attend properties throughout the Township to determine whether a sewage system is in compliance with the operation and maintenance requirements outlined in the Ontario Building Code.

• Conduct visual inspections of individual property sewage systems to determine if they are operating unsafe or in a state of poor maintenance, inclusive of: verifying clearance distances to wells and surface water bodies and inspecting the exterior of the septic tanks and tile field thoroughly to determine if the system is being maintained.

• Enter site/system and field inspection results into database. Maintain detailed records, including photos and statements where appropriate.

• Review complaints and concerns regarding septic system re-inspection.

• Answer general telephone, e-mail and counter inquiries relating to sewage system inspections and the program and provide education to the public about maintaining private septic systems.

• Book appointments and maintain a daily schedule.

• Write reports, recommendations, letters and a year-end report.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

• Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent

• Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

• Valid Pleasure Craft Operator Card. • Valid Ontario Driver’s License (minimum G2).

• Working knowledge of the Ontario Building Code and Building Code Act

• Standard First Aid and CPR Certificate, or willing to obtain

Start date
Port Carling, Muskoka Lakes
$19.44/hr to start
Port Carling, Muskoka Lakes Seasonal $25.88/hr


The successful candidate will respond to complaints and complete proactive enforcement for various by-laws in the municipality. The candidate will work in both a team setting as well as working alone at times. This person will gain valuable knowledge on communication and law enforcement related experience.

Position Responsibilities

• 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, monetary penalties through Administrative Penalties, 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 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 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, penalty notices, provincial offence notices, inspection reports, dog control notices, public information brochures and educational material.

• Maintain detailed notes (electronic or otherwise) of activities and conduct research. • Works in a friendly and courteous manner and communicates effectively

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

• Enrollment in a post secondary program in 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.

• Shifts include evenings, weekends and holidays

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Port Carling, Muskoka Lakes
Port Carling, Muskoka Lakes Seasonal $19.44/hr to start
The Swim Instructor teaches swimming lessons at the Jaspen Park Beach (Bala) and the Hanna Park Beach (Port Carling) waterfront and ensures a safe beach environment for patrons.

Position Responsibilities (for additional requirements, please refer to job description)
  • Working in the lake and on the beach/dock, instruct and evaluate swimming students using the Red Cross and Lifesaving Society standards.
  • Maintain the schedule for each class, while providing time to answer student or parent questions as needed.
  • Submit completed report cards, skill sheets and attendance information within the pre-established time lines.
  • Act as first responder to emergencies and provide first aid treatment until EMS arrives.
  • Provide information to the public on programs, events and water safety information.
  • Provide daily maintenance and clean-up of beach and park area, monitor washrooms to ensure proper conduct and discourage acts of vandalism.
  • Ensure that docks and buoy lines are secure and inform Lead Swim Instructor immediately if they become unsecured.
  • Participate in staff training sessions throughout the season

Summary of Desired Qualifications:

  • Lifesaving Society Swim Instructor
  • Lifesaving Society Lifesaving Instructor
  • Lifesaving Society National Lifeguard Service (NLS) Pool Option, Waterfront Option an asset
  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR
  • Police Record Check including Vulnerable Sector Screening
  • Valid Ontario Driver’s License
  • Ability to effectively interact, consult, and communicate with employees and members of public Preference will be given to applicants who are currently registered as full-time students and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year.

Hours of Work & Wages

  • Contract from June 24 – August 23
  • Normal weekly hours are approximately 30, Monday to Friday
Start date
Port Carling, Muskoka Lakes
$19.44/hr to start