Website townofbluemtns Town of the Blue Mountains

Job Title: Full-time, summer student position of Water Services Student within our Operations Department.
Work Hours: students will work all days of the week depending on the position 
Wage: Salary Range: $15.99/hours to $18.71/hour (2022 Rate) 
Anticipated Start Date: Spring 2023 
 Location: Town of the Blue Mountains, ON

Job Description

The Town of The Blue Mountains is a growing and progressive, four-season community with stunning natural features, including the Niagara Escarpment, Beaver Valley and the Georgian Bay shoreline, and the various recreational activities and experiences they afford. We are seeking to fill the full-time, summer student position of Water Services Student within our Operations Department.

Advantages of The Blue Mountains include excellent quality of life, endless opportunities, the amenities of a complete community and proximity to the Greater Toronto Area, come join us!

Position Overview:

  • To assist with repair and preventative maintenance on Water Treatment and Water Distribution facilities as required by Town policies and in accordance with Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change Regulations and Municipal Drinking Water License and Permit.  All work shall be performed under the direction of a licensed operator.
  • Hydrant Maintenance – flushing, painting, mapping, removing and replacing signs.
  • Chamber Maintenance – locating, mapping and cleaning.
  • General Maintenance – cleaning up excavation sites, grass cutting, weed eating around hydrants etc.

The submission deadline for applications is 4:30 p.m. on Friday February 3, 2023.

Full Time – 1 Position Available

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) please advise the Human Resources Department to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process. Personal information provided by the applicants is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001 and will be used for the purpose of candidate selection.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.




Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • Minimum one year work experience in a team environmentPreference will be given to post-secondary students enrolled in an Environmental Technician or Technology course.
  • Currently enrolled in a secondary or postsecondary institution
  • Aptitude in machinery and vehicle operation and maintenance
  • Ability to foster good working and interpersonal communications
  • Required to move, lift, carry, pull and place objects up to 50 pounds without assistance
  • Required to stand, sit or walk for an extended period of time or for an entire shift
  • Required to reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting and pulling
  • Required to move over sloping, uneven or slippery surfaces
  • Valid Standard First Aid and CPR/AED certificate preferred


Vaccination Policy:  No policy
Employer: Town of The Blue Mountains, ON 
How to Apply:  Information for Interested Candidates: A detailed job description and instructions on how to apply are available on the Town’s website, under Town Hall – Employment Opportunities.
Date Posted: January 23, 2023 Posting expires: February 3, 2023


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