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Opportunities with the Town of Arnprior

The Corporation of the Town of Arnprior offers various opportunities for both professionals and students. Our employees are the key to providing quality and efficient public services which directly contributes to the health and growth of our community. Employees and students enjoy a work environment that values accountability, integrity, and collaboration.

Information collected during the recruitment process will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and solely for the purpose of candidate selection. The Town thanks all applicants and advises that only those selected to continue the recruitment process will be contacted.

If you require a disability-related accommodation to participate in the recruitment process please contact:

John Harnick
Human Resources Clerk
613-623-4231 Ext. 1821


Current Job Postings

Program Staff

Posting Date: November 16th, 2017
Job Type: Part-Time
Work Location: Nick Smith Centre
Reports to: Pool/Program Supervisor
Hourly Wage: $11.60/hour (Minimum Wage)
Schedule: Work hours shall vary depending on operational needs. Shifts may include evenings, weekends, and public holidays.

The Town of Arnprior is currently inviting applications from qualified candidates to fill a part-time position of Program Staff. Reporting to the Pool/Program Supervisor of the Client Services Department, the position will provide operational support to the Recreation Program Coordinator by providing direct leadership to various recreational programs offered by the Nick Smith Centre, for all segments of the community. The responsibilities will include direct leadership and instruction of recreational programs, facilitation of individuals and group activities, all while maintaining a safe and enjoyable environment for everyone involved. The Program Staff will also provide ongoing customer service to the public, and assist with general set-up and clean-up of program spaces, ensuring they are safe and tidy. The ideal candidate will be able to work independently, maintain a professional demeanour at all times while dealing with the public, physically capable to perform general labour and maintenance duties. Assets will include First Aid and CPR certification(s), previous experience facilitating recreational programs and knowledge of occupational health and safety. For the complete list of qualifications please consult see the job description below.

If you require a disability-related accommodation to participate in the recruitment process please email John Harnick, Human Resources Clerk, at jharnick@arnprior.ca
Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume by 3:00 PM on Thursday, November 30th, 2017.

Job Description
Opportunity Post



Manager of Recreation

Posting Date: November 7th, 2017
Job Type: Permanent Full-Time Position
Work Location: Nick Smith Centre
Reports to: General Manager, Client Services/Treasurer
Hours: 35 hours/week
Salary: Grade 12: $74,158 to $87, 245 (Under Review)
Job Summary: Under the general direction of the General Manager, Client Services/Treasurer, the Manager of Recreation is responsible for the effective planning, administration, management and operation of the Corporation’s recreation administration and program services, in accordance with related legislation, policies and regulations. The Manager participates in the development and implementation of operational planning as well as procedures, goals and objectives for Recreation Services. The role is accountable for the forecasting, preparation and control of operating and capital budgets. Responsibilities include providing recommendations and support to the General Manager, Client Services/Treasurer on matters relating to Recreation Services, as a branch of the Client Services Department. The Manager will prepare reports/presentations and attend meetings as required, provide direct supervision and guidance to the Recreation Supervisors, Customer Service Representative(s), programming staff, and volunteer(s) responsible for Town recreation services, participate in employee/labour relations, maintain safe work measures and provide leadership support for all Program and Administrative Recreation staff.

Qualifications: The successful candidate shall have completed a post-secondary diploma or undergraduate degree in recreation studies (or related field), possess current First Aid and CPR Certifications, a Pool Supervisors Certificate and Ontario Recreation Facilities Association (ORFA) Certification (or the ability to acquire within a reasonable time period). The candidate will have a minimum of five-six (5-6) years of progressive experience in municipal government and in the management of recreation programs, including at least five (5) years of supervisory and/or management experience. They will also possess an understanding of expenditures, and forecasting, preparing and monitoring annual capital and operation budgets.
Interested candidates are invited to submit an application in confidence by 3:00 PM (local time) on Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

Opportunity Post – Manager of Recreation – November 2017

Job Description – Manager of Recreation

Volunteer Firefighters

The Town of Arnprior is currently inviting applications from candidates to fill the position of Volunteer Firefighter.

Opportunity Posting – Volunteer Firefighters – November 2017


Summer Students

There a number of positions available over the summer months (May to September) for students in various departments/interests including public works, parks, recreation services (Camp Wanago), Town’s Clerk Office, Museum and Library summer activity programs.

Applications are no longer being accepted for the 2017 summer student positions. Please check back in February, 2018 for the available 2018 positions.

Coop Student Placements

The Town welcomes student coop placements generally within public works, finance, corporate and administrative services, and museum operations. Please contact the Human Resources Officer at (613) 623-4231, ext. 1821 for further information.

Community Resources

Employment & Skills Support

Community Living Renfrew County South
Phone: 613-623-4955
Website: http://www.clrcs.com/

Job Connection – Algonquin College
Phone: 613-622-5524
Website: http://www3.algonquincollege.com/pembroke/employment/

Ontario Works
Phone: 613-623-5426
Website: http://www.countyofrenfrew.on.ca/departments/social-services/ontario-works/

Ontrac Employment Resources Services
Phone: 613-623-4680
Website: http://getontrac.ca/arnprior-home/

Renfrew County Community Upgrading Program
Phone: 1-800-387-4712
Website: http://www.trainingandlearningcentre.ca/