Muskoka Lakes (Port Carling and Bala) Seasonal $17.52/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 26 – August 25
  • Normal weekly hours are approximately 30, Monday to Friday
Closing date
02/12/2023
Start date
06/26/2023
Location
Muskoka Lakes (Port Carling and Bala)
Salary
$17.52/hr to start
Muskoka Lakes (Port Carling and Bala) Seasonal $16.18/hr to start

Under the supervision of the Arena Manager and Lead Hand, the attendant will assist with the delivery of summer programs hosted at the Arenas.

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

  • Act as the first point of contact for patrons attending the Arenas for various summer programs such as pickleball, roller-skating, ball hockey and roller hockey.
  • Take payment for rentals and maintain cash float, including daily balancing procedures.
  • Assist the Arena Manager and Lead Hand with the preparation and clean up for the shows and events hosted at the Arenas (e.g. Antique Show, Wrestling Event)
  • Responsible for with cleaning and disinfecting of public washrooms, and the overall maintenance of the Arenas in a clean, safe and attractive condition at all times.
  • Enforce Township rules and bylaws where necessary, i.e. no smoking, no alcohol, or drugs, etc.
  • Perform skate patrol during roller-skating by entering the surface and observing the patrons for safety purposes.
  • Assist with general outdoor building maintenance including cutting grass, using a line trimmer, using a leaf blower and window cleaning.
  • Assist with indoor building maintenance including painting, floor cleaning with machine, garbage collection and removal and setting up and taking down of tables, chairs for events or groups.
  • Maintain professional and courteous customer relations with all user groups.
  • Understand and practice the safety, emergency and security procedures for the Arenas.
  • Assist with ice installation including flooding the floor surface and ice painting

Summary of Desired Qualifications:

  • Minimum class G2 Ontario driver’s license and own transportation to travel between Arenas.
  • Vulnerable sector police background check
  • Standard First Aid Certification with AED training (or willing to obtain)
  • Good communication and customer service skills.
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety legislation and guidelines, including current WHMIS training
  • Min 1 year cash handling experience
  • Demonstrated experience in groundskeeping including working with ladders, lawn mower, line trimmer and small hand tools.
  • Computer knowledge including Excel, Word and Microsoft Outlook.
  • Ability to roller skate and/or blade is an asset for skate patrol duties.

Hours of Work & Wages

  • Contract length 7 weeks from July 4 - August 26
  • Normal hours of work will be approximately 20-30 per week
  • Shift lengths will range from 3-8 hours
  • Weekly shift length will vary based on operational needs and coverage
  • Work will be scheduled at both Bala and Port Carling Arenas
  • Evening and weekend shifts will be required.
Closing date
02/12/2023
Location
Muskoka Lakes (Port Carling and Bala)
Salary
$16.18/hr to start
Muskoka Lakes (Port Carling and Bala) Seasonal $23.32/hr

The Lead Swim Instructor helps set up the program at the beginning of the season, trains, mentors and coaches swim instructors, teaches swimming lessons, ensures a safe beach environment for patrons, and acts as an examiner for the senior level final testing.

The Township of Muskoka Lakes is a progressive, growing, urban and rural municipality located in the District Municipality of Muskoka, home to approximately 6,500 permanent year-round residents and a sizable seasonal population. The Township offers both permanent and seasonal residents opportunities in recreation, leisure, tourism, culinary, culture, heritage, arts, sights, sounds and attractions, making it a great place to live, work and play!

Closing date
02/12/2023
Start date
05/01/2023
Location
Muskoka Lakes (Port Carling and Bala)
Salary
$23.32/hr
Muskoka Lakes Seasonal $23.56/hr

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, 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
02/12/2023
Start date
05/01/2023
Location
Muskoka Lakes
Salary
$23.56/hr
Muskoka Lakes (Port Carling) Seasonal $23.32/hr

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 8, 2023 – September 3, 2023

Closing date
02/12/2023
Start date
05/08/2023
Location
Muskoka Lakes (Port Carling)
Salary
$23.32/hr
Muskoka Lakes (Port Carling) Seasonal $17.52/hr to start

• Act as an appointed inspector by the Township of Muskoka Lakes to run the Sewage System Maintenance Inspection program. • 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.

Closing date
02/12/2023
Start date
05/01/2023
Location
Muskoka Lakes (Port Carling)
Salary
$17.52/hr to start
Muskoka Lakes Full Time Union $30.79/hour

Opportunity Under the supervision and support of the Fleet Foreman, with one other Mechanic, this position would aid in the critical winter operations of the Township. This is a temporary full time position for 6 months with the possibility to extend and become full time.

Responsibilities

• Under the direction of the Fleet Foreman perform annual safety inspections of all municipal vehicles as per MTO guidelines. • Keep precise records of all repairs and/or maintenance and adhere to a preventative maintenance service schedule.

• Advises the Fleet Foreman immediately of any vehicles that are not roadworthy or dangerous to operate.

• Inspect, test, repair and maintain all automotive mechanical and off road construction equipment operated by the Municipality including fire equipment.

• Ensures a work order for each vehicle entering the garage for repairs or maintenance is complete.

• Ensures that all parts or materials removed from stock are recorded and charged to the appropriate equipment.

• Maintains the garage, stockroom and Township owned tools in a neat, clean and orderly fashion.

• With the approval of the Fleet Foreman orders parts and makes the necessary arrangements for their delivery.

• Maintains the fleet's physical appearance as directed by the Fleet Foreman.

• Performs other similar and related duties as may be assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

• Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent.

• Truck and Coach Technician (310 T) license required

• Must possess and maintain a valid Ontario Class D driver’s license, with a Z endorsement.

• 5 years experience on the repair of diesel powered equipment


Location
Muskoka Lakes
Salary
$30.79/hour