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Employment Opportunity


Located an hour east of Toronto, the Township of Alnwick/Haldimand is located within Northumberland County and stretches from Lake Ontario to Rice Lake.  Currently, we are looking to fill the following vacancy:

Public Works Labourer

  • Permanent, full-time position (40 hours per week)

Reporting to the Public Works Superintendent and/or Public Works Foreman, in this position you will be responsible for the safe operation of public works equipment, and the performance of physical labour as required.

Particulars of the Position

  • Possible shift work and weekend work is required
  • Salary range $42,806.40 to $51,147.20

Education and Qualifications

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Completion of Grade 12 education (OSSD or equivalent)
  • Minimum valid Class G driver’s license. (DZ preferred)
  • Previous experience in public works or road construction would be an asset.
  • Hard working, self-motivated with strong mechanical aptitude and experience in the use of hand and power tools, regular vehicle and equipment checks.
  • Current CPR and First Aid, Health and Safety and WHMIS Certificates
  • Demonstrated ability in effective customer service and awareness of cultural and accessible diversities
  • Effective inter-personal and oral communication skills.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintains equipment, vehicles and tools in safe operating condition by following acceptable maintenance and servicing schedules;
  • Assists with maintenance projects such as road construction;
  • Installation of signs and sign repair;
  • Maintains pavement. Applies cold patching to fill holes in pavement and hot patching for the treatment of cracks and holes;
  • Clears brush and trees and grass maintenance, maintains weed control;
  • Collects and removes garbage / debris from roads and adjacent areas;
  • Responds to complaints from the public and if appropriate forwards complaints to the Public Works Foreman or Public Works Superintendent;
  • Apply safety precautions and procedures in the performance of duties in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and policies of the Township of Alnwick Haldimand;
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Work consists of moderate to heavy lifting over 20 kg, climbing, walking, twisting, bending, pushing, pulling, working in awkward positions, and working in all types of weather conditions.

This work is subject to deadlines, demands and a disciplined approach to optimization of public works operations.  In return, the Township of Alnwick/Haldimand offers a competitive salary and benefits package in a dynamic and challenging work environment.

The successful candidate will be required to submit a satisfactory Criminal background check prior to the commencement of employment. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

Please note that accommodations are available, upon request, to support applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process.  Please email your request to or call 905-349-2822 Ext. 32.  Alternative formats of this job posting are available upon request.

We invite you to submit a resume and cover letter, by 12:00 Noon on Monday May 15, 2017 to:

Drop Off:

Township of Alnwick/Haldimand
Public Works Department
Attention:  Mr. Troy Gilmour, C. Tech., rcji
Public Works Superintendent
2267 County Road #23,
Grafton, ON  K0K 2G0





Township of Alnwick/Haldimand
Attention:  Mr. Troy Gilmour, C. Tech., rcji
Public Works Superintendent
10836 County Road #2,
Grafton, ON  K0K 2G0

                                                                                                   THE MUNICIPALITY OF THE


Are Receiving Applications for the following vacancies:


               1. PART TIME FIRE FIGHTERS

The successful applicants will work under the supervision of senior officers to combat fires, perform rescue duties, administer first aid, respond to hazardous materials incidents and operate and maintain firefighting apparatus and equipment. Positions are available at Fire Station #1-Grafton, Fire Station #2-Centreton and Fire Station #3-Roseneath.

Required Qualifications

  • Legally entitled to work in Canada

  • Ability to understand and communicate in English

  • Applicants must be 18 years of age or older

  • Be in possession of a valid “G” driver’s license with a clean abstract and be willing to obtain a class “DZ” licence

  • Minimum Grade 12 Secondary School Diploma or Equivalent

  • Valid Standard First Aid and “Basic Rescuer” CPR ( Level C) certificates preferred

  • Able to successfully complete all required fitness assessments, agility tests and medical evaluations

  • Provide a criminal information check upon a conditional offer of employment

  • Able to take and carry out direction from Officers and work well with other members of the Department

  • Live within a reasonable distance to stations

    Application package can be picked up at Fire Station #2, 2267 County Road #23, Grafton, ON or HERE, also Criminal Record  Check Form HERE

    Please submit your resume and cover letter to:

    Allen Mann, Fire Chief
    Municipal Administration Office
    10836 County Road #2, Grafton, ON  K0K 2G0
    Tel: 905-349-2822           Fax: 905-349-2982


    Fire Department Administration Office
    2267 County Road 23, Grafton, ON  K0K 2G0
    Tel:  905-349-2542            Fax:  905-349-3902

Municipal Office, 10836 Cty. Rd. 2, PO Box 70 Grafton ON K0K 2G0 Tele: 905-349-2822 Fax: 905-349-3259

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