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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 masculine form is used without discrimination and refers also to the feminine form.



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

You must complete the form included on this page and submit your curriculum vitae as well as your cover letter.


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

You must complete the form included on this page and submit your curriculum vitae as well as your cover letter.

OE - 2023-05-08




Certification for Water Treatment and Distribution and Wastewater Treatment

Under the authority of the Superintendent of the Environmental Service, the operator is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Water Treatment Plant (treatment and distribution) and the Wastewater Treatment Plant.  The operator is also responsible to monitor and operate computerized controlled systems and related equipment in the Treatment Plant.  He executes his work in accordance with the requirements established by the Ministry of the Environment of Ontario.





-             Shifts including weekends



-             High School Diploma

-             Possess the appropriate certification as per the Ministry of the Environment of Ontario’s regulations or the equivalent

-             Have two (2) years of relevant experience

-             Manual skills in mechanic and equipment maintenance, an asset

-             Ability to read and interpret control devices

-             Knowledge and experience in laboratory

-             Knowledge in computers (EXCEL and SCADA System)

-             Be on call on rotation

-             Must live within 25 minutes of the workplace

-             Hold a valid driver’s licence

-             Bilingualism (French and English).  Please note that the working environment is French.

-             Initiative and autonomy



This full-time permanent unionized position has a salary wage starting at 23.57$ as operator in training according to the Collective Agreement presently in force. Note that the salary is adjusted upon obtaining new certifications – class 1-4 in the different skill area.


Please send your covering letter and résumé by email at the latest on June 4th, 2023.

Casual position, part time, non-unionized callback list


You enjoy teamwork and want to use your skills and knowledge to serve the citizen of the Town of Hawkesbury? We want to build a staff bank to meet the temporary needs of our team.

Reporting to the Manager of Municipal facilities, the General Helper assists regular staff in the clean up, preparation of recreational areas, repairs and maintenance of facilities, properties and equipment. Part of your duties will be to attend municipal facility operations, transport equipment, furnishings, or equipment for special events within the Town. You will also be required to work outdoors for the maintenance of municipal, sports and recreational installations.



You are known for your manual skills, versatility, initiative and responsibility.


  •  High School Diploma
  • One (1) year of relevant experience

  • Good physical condition

  • Have a Class "G" driver's license

  • Bilingualism (French and English)

 The work environment is francophone.


  •  Ability to operate small equipment
  • Be self-reliant and resourceful

  • Team player

  • Easy to work with a various clientele


 $17.67 hourly

Submit your cover letter and curriculum vitae.  We will accept applications all year 2023 with the intention to build a convenient callback list. 






SCHOOL CROSSING GUARD (external continious posting)

(part time position, on call)

 Competition: BRIG

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.

You must complete the form included on this page and submit your curriculum vitae as well as your cover letter.


A rewarding job awaits you within one of the teams of the Corporation of the Town of Hawkesbury


Are you looking for a job that will bring you the satisfaction of making a difference in your community? Would you like the opportunity to gain experience and develop your knowledge?

We have a job for you!  Available jobs:


S2023-ADMINISTRATION Documentation Technician (1)

The incumbent provides administrative assistance and support to the town’s administration and the work is primarily related to paper & electronic archival system and document retention.

Hourly rate will be $17


S2023-FIRE Fire Inspector (1)

The incumbent executes inspections of fire alarms in residential homes and supports the department to meet the objectives of fire prevention and risk reduction. 

Hourly rate will be 18$


S2023-FACILITIES Horticulturist Helper (2)

The incumbent helps our Seasonal Horticulturist in his daily tasks performing physically demanding work such as cleaning after pruning trees, maintenance of flower bed, hanging baskets across the Town and maintenance of green spaces, parks, etc. 

Hourly rate will be 17.67$


S2023-FACILITIES Park maintenance laborer (2)

The incumbent helps Municipal Facilities’ Team in its daily tasks performing physically demanding work such as cutting grass, park maintenance, pick-up trashes, help with special events preparations. 

Hourly rate will be 17.67$


S2023-RECREATION Recreation Technician (3)

The incumbent is responsible for operations related to the different sports facilities, such as the booking centre and O’Shack rentals, and promotes the use of these in the community. They establish trust with the users, ensures their safety, as well as the smooth running of the activities. They offer excellent customer service to citizens as well as tourists.  They collaborate with their peers to promote natural spaces and the activities offered during the summer season.  Participate to special events preparations when required.

Hourly rate will be 18$


S2023- ENGINEERING – Civil Engineering Tech Assistant (1)

The incumbent is responsible for listing the Municipality’s inventory on all levels and of doing follow ups with the various construction sites in the municipality.

Hourly rate will be $20


Do you think you have the necessary skills (independence, endurance, bilingualism, interpersonal skills, etc.) to fill one of these positions? Do not hesitate to send us your resume and cover letter mentioning which job interests you and the reasons why you are THE best person to hire (experience, interests).


Send this to us by email soon. Some of our jobs must be filled for the beginning of April. We can’t wait to read about you. Please note that the summer season will end around the third week of August.


We look forward to meeting you!

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