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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.



Fire Department

(Full time unionized position, average of 42 hours per week)

Willing to fight fires, respond to emergency calls and perform dispatch functions within a team working environment? Are you bilingual and able to clearly communicate in French both with teammates and citizens? Do you care about citizens’ safety and enjoy fire prevention? Are you able to work shifts in rotation, including nights, weekends and public holidays? Join our dedicated team of full time firefighters and volunteer firefighters in protecting our citizens in emergency situations.

Qualifications and requirements

  • Must be bilingual (French and English, oral / written)
  • Must be eighteen (18) years of age
  • Hold an High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Hold a valid Emergency First Aid and CPR
  • Hold a valid Ontario driver’s license, have or obtain before the end of the recruitment process a class D permit with Z authorization
  • One to two years of relevant experience in firefighting
  • Have successfully completed the Pre-service firefighter program or NFPA 1001 Fire Fighter 1 & 2 of a recognized postsecondary institution; an equivalent will be considered as an asset
  • Comply with medical requirements at the time of the medical exam
  • Comply with the physical requirements of the employment (TCPC)
  • Reside within the limits of the Town of Hawkesbury for as long as you are employed by the Town in order to respond to emergency calls while off duty, within prescribed time limit


Qualifications considered as major assets

  • Certificate or postsecondary diploma in Fire Prevention and/or Construction Standards
  • Demonstrated ability to work with the Ontario Fire Code and Ontario Building Code
  • 3-5 years of experience working as Fire Prevention Officer
  • NFPA 1031, Level II; NFPA 1035, Level II and/or NFPA 1033 
  • Send your covering letter and resume by email before 11:59 pm on June 23rd, 2019 indicating the competition number, 2019-14, in the subject matter to


Information Desk Clerk I - Sports Complex

(Part-time unionized position, a minimum of 15hours/month)

Competition # 2019-13

The Information Desk Clerk reports to the Director of Recreation and Tourism. The successful candidate performs customer service duties at the front desk of the Sports Complex, monitors activities of participants, issues equipment and provides program and membership information to customers.


  • Secondary education (in progress or completed)
  • Hold 6 months to a year of relevant experience (cashier, customer service)
  • Ability to learn new computer software
  • Hold a valid First Aid certificate, an asset
  • To be available to work on weekdays and weekends shifts
  • Bilingualism (French and English) oral and written


$14.00 per hour according to the Collective Agreement presently in force.

In addition to their regular schedule, the chosen candidate must be available, in order to carry out last minute replacements or to fill-in for colleagues on leave. The schedule may be modified occasionally for special events.

Please send your covering letter and resume by email and indicate the competition number 2019-13 to before 4 pm on June 20th, 2019.


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


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


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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