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Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in a career with the Municipality of Northern Bruce Peninsula.  We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff skilled at working in an inclusive and respectful manner with one another and the public. Our innovative team drive greater engagement, enhanced creativity and productivity, and exceptional public services and programs.

We are looking to attract, hire, and retain the best candidates to meet our organizational objectives while maintaining the high standards of service expected by our community.

We offer our employees:

  • Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits packages
  • Opportunities for career development and professional advancement
  • A safe, inclusive, and supportive workplace 
  • Meaningful and interesting jobs

 To support this goal, our hiring philosophy is based on these three key principles:

  • Our hiring process is transparent, open, and equitable for all candidates
  • We value candidates who reflect the diversity of our community
  • We support the integrity of our hiring process with policies related to the hiring of relatives, employment, and health and safety regulations

The Municipality of Northern Bruce Peninsula currently has the following positions available:

Position: Harbour Attendant (Student)

Location: Lion’s Head or Tobermory

Department: Parks & Facilities

Reports to: Harbour Master

Summary: Fulfills the duties as described below

Purpose: To assist the Harbour Master and Assistant Harbour Master with supervision of all land and water areas of the harbour to ensure the safe conduct and enhanced appearance of the harbour, marina and its associated operations

Rate: $17.00 - $18.00 per hour

Duties:

  • Carry out daily harbour/campground operations such as maintenance and upkeep of all harbour/campground buildings, including cleaning of public washrooms, showers and docking areas
  • Operate cash register as required
  • Fuel boats and empty pump-outs
  • Assist boaters with docking ensuring that boats are secured satisfactorily
  • Identify infractions and issues and advise supervisor immediately
  • Greet and welcome guests, boaters and campers
  • Address inquiries and provide information when necessary
  • Carry out circle check inspections of harbour area, buildings, docks, beach area and campground
  • Maintain grounds as required (ie. grass cutting, weeding, raking, planting, flower bed maintenance, watering, fertilizing, etc.)
  • Sweep harbour area
  • Assist with minor dock repairs when required
  • Performs any other tasks as assigned by management from time to time

Note: Campground duties are related to Harbour Attendants employed by the Municipality at the Lion’s Head Marina only.

Other:

  • attends and participates in staff meetings as required
  • complies with all policies and procedures of the Municipality
  • adheres to the regulations of the Occupational Health & Safety Act of Ontario

Working Hours

  • Normal hours of work are 37.5 hours per week

How to Apply:

If you are ready, please click the "Apply Now!" button below, complete the form and upload your resume and a cover letter outlining your qualifications and experience!

We appreciate all applications; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Northern Bruce Peninsula is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all individuals. We encourage applications from diverse backgrounds and communities.

Harbour Attendant (Student) Job Description

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Position: Parks & Facilities Assistant (Student) 

Location: Tobermory or Lion’s Head

Department: Facilities

Reports to: Facilities Supervisor

Summary: Fulfills the duties as described below

Purpose: To assist the Facilities Supervisor with the maintenance and upkeep of the Tobermory and Lion’s Head downtown cores to ensure an appealing and attractive settings and experiences

Rate: $17.00-$18.00 per hour

Duties:

  • Performs maintenance and upkeep of Tobermory and Lion’s Head downtown cores, cleaning of public washrooms, showers
  • Carries out circle check inspections of harbour area, buildings, docks, parking lot (s),
  • Maintains grounds as required (ie. grass cutting, weeding, raking, planting, flower beds, watering, fertilizing, etc.)
  • Sweeping harbour areas
  • Removes garbage and recycling
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings as required
  • Complies with all policies and procedures of the Municipality
  • Adheres to the regulations of the Occupational Health & Safety Act of Ontario

Working Hours

  • Normal hours of work are 37.5 hours per week

How to Apply:

If you are ready, please click the "Apply Now!" button below, complete the form and upload your resume and a cover letter outlining your qualifications and experience!

We appreciate all applications; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Northern Bruce Peninsula is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all individuals. We encourage applications from diverse backgrounds and communities.

Parks and Facilities Assistant (Student) Job Description

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Position: Public Works/GIS Assistant

Location: NBP Municipal Office/Various locations

Department: Public Works

Reports To: Public Works Manager

Summary: Fulfills the duties as described below

Purpose:  To assist the Public Works Department

Rate: $17.00 to $18.00 per hour

Duties/Requirements:

  • Assist with file maintenance and record keeping
  • Assist with marketing and promotion of waste/recycling collection program
  • Assist at Waste Disposal Sites with various duties on occasion
  • Assist with road related activities and construction projects
  • Act as a public advocator and conduct work around diverting waste from landfills
  • Promote the 3 Rs of recycling (reduce, reuse, recycling) throughout the Municipality
  • Assist with collection of Municipal asset inventory
  • Assist in the collection and/or maintenance and distribution of digital data, completion of maps for internal departments, while ensuring that data integrity and corporate standards are followed
  • Assist in the creation and maintenance of corporate databases and the GIS applications. This position may be responsible for the digitization of municipal assets and other projects as assigned
  • Perform any other tasks as assigned by management from time to time

Other:

  • Attend and participate in staff meetings, as required
  • Comply with all policies and procedures of the Municipality
  • Adhere to the regulations of the Occupational Health & Safety Act of Ontario
  • Ability to maintain confidentially
  • Strong communication, research, organizational, customer service and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Must possess a valid Class G Driver’s Licence with a clean driver’s abstract
  • Must possess a basic knowledge of the ESRI suite of ArcGIS applications along with familiarity in the Microsoft Office suite
  • Must be a registered full-time post-secondary student in a GIS program or related discipline with emphasis on GIS
  • Must be able to travel to off-site locations in a timely and efficient manner, as required

Working Hours:

  • Normal hours of work are 37.5 hours per week

How to Apply:

If you are ready, please click the "Apply Now!" button below, complete the form and upload your resume and a cover letter outlining your qualifications and experience!

We appreciate all applications; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Northern Bruce Peninsula is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all individuals. We encourage applications from diverse backgrounds and communities.

Public Works/GIS Assistant Job Description

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Position: Administrative Assistant - Treasury 

Location: NBP Municipal Office, 56 Lindsay Road 5

Department: Treasury

Reports to: Treasurer

Summary: Fulfills the duties as described below

Purpose: To assist the Treasurer to fulfill the statutory requirements in accordance with legislation and Council and Corporate policy, procedure, regulation, etc.

Rate:  $17.00 - $18.00 per hour

Duties:

  • Provide clerical support to Treasury Department
  • Assist with processing tax payments, general receivable payments and parking tickets
  • Issue Municipal parking passes
  • Assist the public in obtaining Fire Permits
  • Assist customers with online booking for Lion’s Head Beach Campground
  • Assist with reception duties
  • Attend Council meetings, as required
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings, as required
  • Perform any other tasks as assigned
  • Comply with all policies and procedures of the Municipality
  • Adhere to the regulations of the Occupational Health & Safety Act of Ontario
  • Must possess a valid Class G Driver’s Licence with a clean driver’s abstract
  • The position can be incorporated into a co-op placement with the applicable college/university program

Working Hours

  • Normal hours of work are 37.5 hours per week

How to Apply:

If you are ready, please click the "Apply Now!" button below, complete the form and upload your resume and a cover letter outlining your qualifications and experience!

We appreciate all applications; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Northern Bruce Peninsula is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all individuals. We encourage applications from diverse backgrounds and communities.

Administrative Assistant - Treasury (Student) Job Description

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Position: Museum Archives Programming Assistant (Student)

Location: St. Edmunds Museum - Tobermory

Department: Parks & Facilities

Reports to: Manager of Parks and Facilities or designate

Purpose: The student will work full-time for 16 weeks at the St. Edmunds Bruce Peninsula Museum in Tobermory. Work will be primarily devoted to the projects and tasks of collection management and participation in a more general capacity through the daily activities and functions of the operation of the Museum as a whole, including guide activities, programs, special exhibits and events.

Rate: $18.00 per hour

Duties:

1. Collection Development Museum and Archives

  • Database work with cataloging system, entering data from cataloguing sheets, accessioning, researching, indexing records and generally processing materials and transferring
  • Special collections work on donated collections.
  • Photographing, scanning, and digitizing new and unlisted artifacts.
  • Assisting in collections management with completion of Finding Aids materials.
  • Collection maintenance and cleaning artifacts in accordance with museum standards.
  • Research collection items for better labelling, scan code descriptions.
  • Preparing labels and signage for museum objects.
  • Support exhibit rotation and borrowed exhibit process with other museums.

2.General Museum Operations and Visitor Services

  • Operation of POS system.
  • Clerical and operational support, including front desk (visitor directions, etc.), office/archives reception, morning gallery opening (lights, audio-visual components, activity set-up, etc.).
  • Support Docent (volunteer) recruitment.
  • Guide training, along with museum staff.
  • Guide experience, leading tours through the collection, exhibits, grounds, exterior exhibits and log cabins.
  • Use of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Powerpoint, email features to support program/event promotion, social media, and office work.

3. Programming and Events

  • Assisting with special event coordination.
  • Program development and delivery as part of event team
  • Leading hands-on activities with visitors during events/programs

4. Public Relations and Marketing

  • Support role in Marketing strategy development via social media – Instagram, Facebook
  • Marketing posters -design and distribution to local points and using email distribution lists.
  • Newspaper article drafting reporting on events/programs,
  • News release draft writing and distribution

5. Additional Duties:

  • Regular attendance at staff/volunteer meetings held during shifts.
  • Facilities maintenance, assisting in tidying, dusting, weekly vacuum of exhibits.
  • Assist with watering and weeding gardens.

Other:

  • Attends and participates in staff and committee meetings as
  • Complies with all policies and procedures of the
  • Adheres to the regulations of the Occupational Health & Safety Act of Ontario

Working Hours

  • Normal hours of work are 35 hours per week, 9am to 4pm inclusive of weekends.

How to Apply:

If you are ready, please click the "Apply Now!" button below, complete the form and upload your resume and a cover letter outlining your qualifications and experience!

We appreciate all applications; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Northern Bruce Peninsula is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all individuals. We encourage applications from diverse backgrounds and communities.

Museum Archives Programming Assistant (Student) Job Description

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POSITION: Museum Student Attendant

LOCATION: St. Edmunds Bruce Peninsula Museum

                     7072 Highway #6, Tobermory, Ontario

DEPARTMENTS: Parks and Facilities

REPORTS TO: Museum Union Attendant, Parks and Facilities Manager

SUMMARY: Fulfills the duties as described below

PURPOSE: To assist the Museum Committee with the setup and operation of the St. Edmunds Bruce Peninsula Museum for the visiting public to enjoy and discover the past and present history of the area.

DUTIES:

  • Assist the Museum Union Attendant, Municipality/Museum Committee and volunteers with the general day to day operations of the museum.
  • Opening/closing during scheduled hours of operation.
  • Provides excellent customer service to the visitors and public in an informative and welcoming manner.
  • Communicating and promoting information on Museum, contents and the history of the area.
  • Assist with development and delivery of programming, tours and events of the museum.

  • Assist with receive artifacts or items of interest donated by patrons, catalogue and process materials using museum database.
  • Ensure that the exhibits are displayed in the manner so accustomed, and that the displays be maintained and cleaned regularly.
  • Assist with maintaining of the museum building/lands, parking area and gardens to present a positive reflection of the Municipality and its operations.
  • Performs any other tasks as assigned from time to time.

OTHER:

  • Attends and participates in staff meetings, as required.
  • Complies with all policies and procedures of the Municipality.
  • Adheres to the regulations of the Occupational Health & Safety Act of Ontario.
  • Experience in dealing with public, good communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge of area and its history.
  • Ability to interact with the public and impart knowledge of artifacts.
  • Ability to care for and preserve collection artifacts and displays.
  • Mature, responsible, hardworking, enthusiastic.
  • Computer and data entry skills.
  • Experience working with a museum collection and cataloguing items an asset.

RATE OF PAY:

  • The student wage per hour is $18.00.

HOURS OF WORK:

  • 37.5 hours per week inclusive of days and weekends as required.

LENGTH OF EMPLOYMENT:

  • Approximately a ten (10) week period – last of week June to Labour Day Weekend.

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We have an exciting opportunity for you! Northern Bruce Peninsula is currently seeking a motivated and dedicated individual to join our team as a Deputy Treasurer.

About Us:
Northern Bruce Peninsula is a vibrant community known for its stunning natural landscapes and commitment to sustainable development. 

Position Overview:

Reporting to the Treasurer, The Deputy Treasurer administers the financial services, programs, policies and procedures for the Municipality of Northern Bruce Peninsula fulfilling all statutory requirements of the Deputy Treasurer as outlined in the Municipal Act, 2001 and performs the duties of the Treasurer in their absence. The Deputy Treasurer prepares corporate and departmental Financial Reports, assists in the co-ordination and preparation of the annual Budget, provides financial guidance and advice to Department Managers and staff, provides supervision and guidance to financial staff of the department, administers utilities and fees rates setting and is responsible for maintaining detailed information on Tangible Capital assets and for supporting the ongoing development and updating of the corporate Asset Management Plan.

This position will monitor and implement policies and procedures for the collection of revenue generation programs such as; Municipal Accommodation Tax, Short Term Accommodation, Parking, and Administrative Fines.

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary degree in business administration, commerce, accounting, or similar/related discipline.
  • Certified Professional Accounting designation (CPA).
  • Five (5) years of relevant experience working in a finance related environment.
  • Experience working in a municipal environment is an asset.
  • Experience working with internal and external stakeholders in a political environment.

 Salary: $37.09-$42.63 (2023)

How to Apply:
If you are ready, please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your qualifications and experience to hr@northernbruce.ca.

We appreciate all applications; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Northern Bruce Peninsula is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all individuals. We encourage applications from diverse backgrounds and communities.

Join our team and help us create a sustainable and thriving community through efficient financial administration. Apply today and make a difference!

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Only one application submission is allowed per posting. Once an application is submitted, you cannot amend it. Please ensure you have all required documents and information before submitting your application. 

  1. Visit this Employment Opportunities page. 
  2. To view a summary description of any current employment opportunity, click on the job title. 
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  6. Once you have uploaded all the required documents and answered the mandatory questions, click on the 'Submit' button at the bottom of the page to submit your online application.

Note: Personal information contained in applications will be used for recruitment purposes and collected pursuant to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, (MFIPPA), R.S.O. 1990, c. M.56. The Corporation of the Municipality of Northern Bruce Peninsula is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. The Municipality of Northern Bruce Peninsula welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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