Senior Trail Technician/By-Law Officer
The Township of Algonquin Highlands with a permanent population of 2,500 and a seasonal population exceeding 10,000 is known within Central Ontario as an area of natural beauty where residents enjoy a rural lifestyle second to none.
The Township of Algonquin Highlands is seeking applications from qualified persons for the position of Senior Trail Technician/By-Law Officer. Reporting to the Trails Coordinator, the Senior Trail Technician/By-Law Officer acts as crew leader during backcountry maintenance operations and weekend supervisor, providing on-site leadership and direction to seasonal staff during assigned tasks and projects.
The preferred candidate will possess the following qualifications:
· Post-secondary diploma in a related field of study.
· Training as a municipal law enforcement officer or provincial offences officer.
· Valid Ontario Class G Driver’s Licence and clean driver’s abstract.
· Wilderness Advanced First Aid.
· Chainsaw operator’s certification with a level of comfort & experience is a strong asset as tree removal from trails and remote campsites is a regular function.
ORCKA Canoeing, Bronze-Cross Swimming, ice safety/rescue and Wilderness Survival certifications are assets, or ability to obtain.
Backcountry navigation and exploration in all seasons with skiing, snowshoeing, map/compass/GPS, canoeing, hiking and other outdoor experience.
Pleasure craft operator card and experience with operating a motorboat.
Salary Range: $26.94 to $30.32 per hour
Algonquin Highlands offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits package and enrollment in OMERS Pension Plan. Join a dedicated team that strives to make us the best place to live, work and play.
The Township of Algonquin Highlands is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. We will accommodate the needs of applicants under Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process, upon the request of the applicant. Please advise in advance if you require accommodation.
In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act and will be used only for candidate selection.
We thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume by 3:00 pm on Thursday, May 18 2023 to:
Dawn Mugford-Guay, Human Resources Coordinator
Township of Algonquin Highlands
1123 North Shore Road, Algonquin Highlands, Ontario, K0M 1J1
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