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Be proud to work for the Town of Hawkesbury

As any municipality, the Town of Hawkesbury offers a wide variety of jobs in different areas. Our job is to provide quality services to our 11,000 citizens. Each employee works in a healthy, safe, productive and harmonious environment.

We offer rewarding career opportunities, jobs that will take into account not only the improvement of your quality of life, but that of our entire community. Your work involvement will help your neighbors, local businesses and visitors, while helping make Hawkesbury one of the best cities of the United Counties of Prescott and Russell in which to live.

Join our team!

Let's be proud to work for our community!

Let's be worthy of the trust of our fellow citizens!

I choose to work for the Town of Hawkesbury

  • To become involved in my community and contribute to its development
  • To tackle stimulating challenges
  • To benefit from attractive career prospects
  • To evolve in an environment that promotes learning and development of expertise
  • To enjoy competitive benefits
  • To be part of a dynamic environment within a human scale

Become an employee of the Town

With some 200 permanent, casual and seasonal employees, the Town of Hawkesbury is one of the most important employers in the United Counties of Prescott and Russell.

What you should know

Criminal record check

You will be required to work with vulnerable groups of the population. Thus, all applicants must provide a criminal record vulnerable sector check on the day of the interview.

To obtain your criminal record check, you must contact your district police. It takes time, thus your request must be made well before the interview.

Documents required at hiring

The following documents must be presented on request:

  • Social Insurance Card
  • Driver’s License
  • Health Insurance Card
  • Criminal record check (dated no longer than 3 months prior to the date when it has been requested)
  • Cancelled cheque (payroll is only done by direct deposit)
  • Copies of Diplomas required mentioned in the job advertised (original documents must be scanned in color and sent with Resume)

Job Postings

Please note that if there are no job postings, there are no opportunities of employment for the moment.

In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, the information gathered is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, R.S.O. 2001, c. M.25 and will be used to select a candidate.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, the Corporation of the Town of Hawkesbury agrees to recognize the different needs and to provide an accessible place to all.

The Corporation of the Town of Hawkesbury promotes equal opportunity. The Corporation of the Town of Hawkesbury would like to thank all those who apply. However, only the applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.


The Recreation and Culture Department is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Aquafitness Instructor to plan and instruct aquatic fitness classes at the Robert Hartley Sports Complex.


  • Variable (weekdays, weeknights)


  • Certification and experience in aquafit
  • Current National Lifeguard Certification, an asset
  • Current General First Aid Certification with CPR-C
  • Available weekdays and week nights
  • Must be fluent in both French and English


According to the Collective Agreement presently in force

Other Details

Unionized position

Part time


Reporting to the Manager of Recreational and Tourism, the bartender is reponsible for serving wine and beer, while offering exceptional customer service during events at the Robert Hartley Sports Complex as well as other areas designated by the town.


  • Variable (days, nights, week-ends, statutory holidays)


  • High School Diploma
  • Minimum of six (6) months of pertinent experience (bar, cashier, customer service)
  • Valid "Smart Serve" Certification
  • Demonstrate initiative, interpersonal skills and have a professional appearance
  • Punctual and available to work  shifts during the week and weekends according to activities
  • 19 years and older
  • Must be fluent in both French and English


According to the Ontario Employment Standard Act

Other Details

Non unionized position

Part Time, occasional


CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIST (Competition number 2020-01)

Reporting to the Director of Public Works and Engineering, the candidate participates in the sound management of the Technical Services capital projects and respects rigorous professional standards in order to ensure safety and quality while controlling for costs and schedule of the deliverables.


  • Defines needs by drafting technical quotes for collaborative tenders and evaluates bids with the various departments involved.
  • Supervises and inspects the work to ensure the quality of the material and respect of the contract’s conditions.
  • Provides an advisory role in maintaining asset records and long-term planning.
  • Participates in the preparation of Technical Services capital budgets.
  • Prepare any grant or funding application that would apply to planned or approved projects.
  • Acts as a Project Manager for major projects in the municipality.
  • Represents the municipality with agencies and government programs on capital projects.
  • Update our capital management structure as well as other relevant electronic files.



  • College diploma in civil engineering or equivalent.
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in a similar function including project management and quality control.
  • Member of OACETT or commit to be eligible six months after hiring.
  • Knowledge of Municipal Laws, methods and acquisition process of goods and services, and Ontario provincial standards for roads and public works, an asset.
  • Fluently bilingual -French and English, both orally and in writing.
  • Proficiency in MS Office and MS Project. Knowledge of AutoCad and mapping software, an asset.
  • Ability to use needed equipment to prepare plans such as laser level, GPS, total station, etc.
  • Strong people skills at all levels.
  • Be results-oriented and with a goal to maintain quality of service.
  • Great planning and organizing skills.
  • Excel in customer service, autonomy and meeting deadlines.
  • Rigorous, meticulous and demonstrate great professional work ethic.
  • Capacity to express and simplify financial data, assets technical needs and concepts of project management.


This permanent full time position (40h/week) is at group 8 of the non-unionized salary scale, from $63,011 to $76,659 annually. The Town offers a very attractive complete range of benefits.

Send your cover letter and resume by email, using the 2020-01 competition number in the subject matter, by January 27th, 2020



GENERAL LABOUR - Municipal facilities (Competition number 2020-04)

(Unionized position, permanent part time – 16hrs per week possibility of more hours when required)

 Reporting to the Manager of municipal facilities, the successful candidate performs work that includes cleaning, preparation of recreational surfaces, repairs and maintenance of facilities, municipal properties and equipment.


  • Carry out housekeeping at the Sports Complex and in the various buildings of the Town
  • Execute of minor work
  • Assist in the operation of municipal facilities
  • Perform sports and recreational fields maintenance, such as grass cutting, lining and general upkeep
  • Perform start-up, maintenance and shut-down of outdoor ice rinks
  • Assist in the start-up, maintenance and shut-down of the swimming pool and splash pads
  • Assist in the assembly and dismantling of venue rentals and various events
  • Perform snow clearing operations for entrances, accesses and trails for municipal facilities and parks
  • Provide supervision at the Sports Complex, Town Hall and various areas of the municipality
  • Inform and directs the public if necessary


  • Secondary High School Diploma
  • One (1) year of relevent experience
  • Good physical condition
  • Hold a valid driver’s licence class « G »


  • Ability to use small equipment
  • Team player
  • Easy to work with a various clientele 


From $16.75 to $19.85 hourly according to the Collective Agreement presently in force.

Send your cover letter and resume by email, using the 2020-04 competition number in the subject matter, by February 2nd, 2020 



The Recreation and Culture Department is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Lifeguard to supervised the indoor public pool


  • Variable (days and or evenings and or weekends)


  • Current National Lifeguard Certification
  • Current Standard First Aid / CPR C
  • Current Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification, an asset
  • Reliable and responsible
  • Must be fluent in both English and French


According to the Collective Agreement presently in force

Other Details

Unionized position

Part-time position



Reporting to the Director of Recreation and Tourism, the successful candidate is responsible for the management of human, financial and material resources under his supervision. He is responsible for the planning and organization of maintenance work for the various municipal buildings and facilities, as well as monitoring the execution and evaluation of the various related programs.


  • Plan, execute and monitor maintenance programs and activities related to the various components of municipal buildings, parks and facilities (exterior shell and interior, plumbing, electricity, splash pads, arena, swimming pool, playground) as well as green spaces, carried out by the Town’s staff or subcontractors
  • Ensure proper operation, repair and improvement of air conditioning, ventilation, refrigeration, heating and computerized remote monitoring, if applicable
  • Solve technical problems related to municipal facilities
  • Manage contracts under his responsibility
  • Participate in the construction, development and renovation projects of municipal buildings and facilities (writing estimates and specifications, reviewing projects, formulating proposals, monitoring implementation, etc.)
  • Prepare the budget for the division and monitor the implementation, in collaboration with the director
  • Research grant opportunities and participate in the application process.


  • Hold a college degree in building mechanics or the equivalent
  • Hold a minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience
  • Must have unionized personnel management experience
  • Hold a valid driver's license at the minimum Class G
  • Be available to answer calls from the emergency service (24/7)
  • Comfortable in a computerized environment
  • Have advanced communication skills
  • Have the skills to cope with tight deadlines


This permanent full time position (40h/week) is at group 8 of the non-unionized salary scale, from $63,011 to $76,659 annually. The Town offers a very attractive complete range of benefits.

Send your cover letter and resume by email, using the 2020-03 competition number in the subject matter, by February 2nd, 2020


(part time position, on call)

 Competition 2019-33

Reporting to the Deputy Clerk, the school crossing guard ensures the safety and wellbeing of all pedestrians as they cross a street near primary schools in the territory of Corporation of the Town of Hawkesbury.


  • Analyze the environment to determine the danger zone, assess and stop traffic safely
  • Give children safety instructions and ensure they are respected
  • Control dangerous behaviour of children during crossing of the street
  • Collaborate in school safety campaigns
  • Perform any other task related to its function and/or required by its immediate supervisor    (e.g. special events)


  • Bilingualism (French and English)
  • Knowledge of traffic and safety rules
  • Responsible, punctual, cautious and vigilent
  • Excellent visual and hearing acuity
  • Physical condition necessary (standing work)
  • Having one (1) year of relevant experience with such clientele, an asset
  • First aid training, an asset
  • Autonomy


$24.49 hourly


Depending on the street, crossing guards work between 7h30 and 9h00 in the morning also between 14h15 and 16h00 in the afternoon.

Send your cover letter and resume by email and indicate the competition number 2019-33 in the subject matter 


The Hawkesbury Fire Service is in constant search for candidates to fill the positions of volunteer firefighters. We are looking for individuals available, dedicated and ready to serve their fellow citizens. Although this posting is continuous, the Fire Department only conducts episodically hiring processes.

If you meet the requirements and eager to start a highly valued profession serving fellow citizens, submit your application!


  • Variable, depending on calls
  • Mandatory training evenings the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month


  • High School Diploma
  • Valid G driver's licence
  • Valid DZ driver's licence, an asset
  • Physically fit
  • 18 years and older
  • Must be fluent in both French and English


According to the Collective Agreement presently in force

Qualification Process

The Corporation of the Town of Hawkesbury reserves the right to determine whether a candidate's place of residence reasonably permits him or her to respond to a fire call in time so as to ensure that efficient, effective and safe firefighting services are available.

Selected candidates must succeed:

  • Written Exam on general notions pertaining to firefighting
  • Simulations pretaining to firefighting
  • Practical and Physical Ability Testing pertaining to firefighting
  • Interviews
  • Medical Assessment
  • Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Reference Check

Other Details

Unionized position

For more information concerning this posting, contact the Fire Department's Director, Chief Daniel Gascon at (613) 632-1105 or

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