Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

October 29, 2018


The Municipality of Magnetawan is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of Public Works Superintendent (PWS), as the incumbent PWS will retire at the end of 2018. The anticipated start date for this position is January 2018.

Magnetawan is located in the heart of Parry Sound District, just three hours north of Toronto, with a permanent population of 1390. The Municipality maintains 50 km of surface treated roads, 185 km of gravel roads and 25 bridge and large culvert structures. The Municipality operates two year-round landfill sites which are also managed by the PWS.

The successful candidate will possess an innovative eye for problem solving and program development, coupled with superior organizational and time management skills. The Public Works program has strong support from Council, senior management and the community, including:

  • A fleet of public works vehicles that are under five years of age;
  • A healthy taxable assessment, with approximately 15% of the annual discretionary budget dedicated to public works capital projects;
  • A 3% increase in the 2018 budget for asset management (primarily roads and bridges); and
  • A dedicated and experienced Public Works staff.

We are a community of lakes and forests, with recreational opportunities around every corner, including cycling, hiking, fishing, canoeing and too many more to list. This position is ideally suited for an individual who desires the pace and quality of life in a small community and who is looking to work alongside a dedicated and progressive Senior Management Team.

For the complete job description, please see the link below , or to discuss any accessibility requirements, please visit www.magnetawan.com or contact the Clerk-Administrator: clerk@magnetawan.com; 4304 Highway #520, Magnetawan, ON, P0A 1P0; 705-387-3947.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to the Clerk-Administrator in electronic or paper form by Monday, December 3, 2018 at 3:30 PM. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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