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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


 Full time permanent, unionized position - variable schedule of 40 hours per week (day, evening, weekend)


 Under the supervision of the Deputy-Clerk, the Officer is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the Corporation of the Town of Hawkesbury’s municipal by-laws, property standards, zoning, environment and disturbance matters.  This by-law Officer is the contact person within the By-law Officers’ team for any files/records regarding maintenance and tenancy standards.


Skills and knowledge


The successful candidate will be required to obtain his certification as a Property Standards Officer and Municipal Law Enforcement Officer as soon as possible.


The ideal candidate has thorough knowledge of construction standards, combined with experience in interpreting and enforcing municipal by-laws, legal court procedures, laws and regulations. The person will be managing multiple files simultaneously and will have to demonstrate an analytical mind, great organizational skills, an ease in writing detailed reports and a good team spirit.


The candidate will have a great ability to resolve conflicts and promote the integrity of legislation and regulations for the overall image of the Council and of the municipality. Because of the responsibility to enforce laws and regulations, the person must be able to represent authority, while demonstrating tact and diplomacy at all times. 


Other requirements


  • Hold a postsecondary diploma in construction, building inspections or related field

  • Three to five years of experience in a related field

  • Hold a level I of the Ontario Association of Property Standards Officer, an asset

  • Hold a valid Class G Driver’s License in good standing

  • Excellent knowledge of French and English mandatory (oral and written)

  • Thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications


    Any combination of relevant training and experience could be considered.



 Hourly wage starting at $27.70, according to the Collective Agreement presently in effect.


If you are interested, please send your letter of presentation and résumé no later than October 12, 2020.



Under the direction of the Chief Administrative Officer, the Clerk is an integral part of the Senior Management Team. The Clerk provides expertise and leadership in carrying out clerk functions and By-law Enforcement to provide quality service to Council, the administration and the public.  By his position, the Clerk is responsible for the Town's legal affairs.   






  • University Diploma specialized in law (an asset) or a related course of study plus CMO designation (an asset)

  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience preferably in a similar role in the municipal sector

  • Thorough knowledge of statutory requirements of the Municipal Act and other relevant legislation

  • Excellent interpersonal and proven teamwork and management skills in a unionized environment

  • Proficient in computer skill (Microsoft Suite) including any other related municipal software

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both French and English

  • Superior organizational and analytical skills



    This permanent full-time position (35 hours/week) has a salary range from $75,068 to $91,335 annually.  The Corporation of the Town of Hawkesbury offers a full range of attractive benefits.


    Please send us your cover letter and your curriculum vitae by email, mentioning the competition number, no later than October 12, 2020.






GENERAL HELPER  - Municipal facilities


 (Occasional position, part time, 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






  • Ability to operate small equipment

  • Be self-reliant and resourceful

  • Team player

  • Easy to work with a various clientele






From $17.02 to $20.17 hourly




Send us your cover letter, resume by visiting our website selecting the 2020-25 General Helper position, and submit it by October 12, 2020









Information Desk Clerk I - Sports Complex

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



Competition 2020-23-02




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






            $14.64 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 no later than October 12, 2020.



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 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


COMPETITION 2020-15-02

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) has a salary range from $64,019 to $77,886 annually. The Town offers a very attractive complete range of benefits.

Send your cover letter and resume by email, using the 2020-15-02 competition number in the subject matter, by Sctober 12, 2020

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.

Send your cover letter and resume by email and indicate the competition BRIG 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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