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The Municipality is focused on collaboration, creativity, and resourcefulness. Together, we provide expertise and quality services for residents across our vast rural landscape and quaint urban settings. 

Current Opportunities

Public Works Operator (Handyman “A”) – Permanent, Full-Time – Apply by: December 13
POSITION: PUBLIC WORKS Operator (Handyman “A”)
TYPE: Permanent, full-time
REPORTING TO: Public Works Sub Foreman
HOURS OF WORK: 36 hours per week, as assigned
SALARY: As per the collective agreement

Under the direct supervision of the Public Works Area Sub Foreman, the Public Works Operator is responsible for repairing and maintaining roadways and sidewalks, in addition to regular maintenance and repairs of the municipal Water Distribution and Wastewater Collection Systems.



  • Winter Control Operations (Snow Plowing/removal and sanding).
  • General roads and drainage maintenance duties as per industry standards.
  • Operate departmental vehicles and equipment.
  • Assist other departments in general labour work, including, but not limited to:
    • Cemetery work (burials, cemetery maintenance, etc.)
    • Community services (assist in municipal property maintenance, etc.)
    • Environmental services (cover and level landfill sites/ access maintenance, etc.)
    • Water Distribution and Waste Water Collection System repairs and maintenance.
    • Municipal Drain maintenance.
  • Public Works garage work/clean up.
  • Occasional minor welding, electrical, mechanical and carpentry duties.
  • Record daily work in logbook.
  • After hours/weekend work as required.
  • Ensure the safety of self and others at all times.
  • Any other duties as assigned within the general scope of the position.


  • Minimum grade 12 education or equivalent and have good verbal, reading and writing skills.
  • Possess and hold in good standing a valid DZ Driver’s license (AZ will be considered an asset).
  • Knowledge of trade standards, the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Ministry of Transportation guidelines, and municipal
  • Experience operating various types of construction equipment, such as backhoes, bulldozers, excavators, tandem trucks, graders, etc.
  • Experience operating snowplows and sanding equipment.
  • Experience working on WD/WWC systems will be considered an asset.
  • Must be in physical condition that allows them to perform as a working member of the construction/maintenance crew.
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (C.P.R.), first aid & WHMIS certified.
  • Basic electrical, mechanical and chemical knowledge and ability.
  • Ability to operate power/air tools, etc.
  • Ability to operate and maintain vehicles and equipment.
  • Ability to work well independently or as part of a team.
  • Ability to communicate with the public courteously and efficiently.
  • Ability to adapt to changing work conditions.
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision.
  • Ability to work long hours during emergency conditions.
  • Ability to work outdoors and withstand extremes in weather.
  • Availability to work after hours and on weekends.
  • Availability to participate in an on-call rotation.

Applications for this position will be accepted, in confidence, until December 13, 2021, at 4 p.m.

Please send a detailed resume to:
Shawn Remillard
101-225 Holditch Street, Sturgeon Falls, ON   P2B 1T1

(PDF) Job Description – PW Operator Handyman A



Part-time Maintenance (Community Services) – Apply by December 10
POSITION:   Part-Time Maintenance Staff (Community Services)
REPORTING TO: Facilities Manager
SALARY:  $28.85 per hour (as per Collective Agreement)


Perform general janitorial and maintenance duties for municipal facilities, including office buildings, arenas, parks, playgrounds, pool, fitness centres, community halls, outdoor rinks, etc.



  • Minimum Grade 12 education or equivalent.
  • Have and maintain a valid Class G driver’s license.
  • Ability to communicate in both official languages (oral and written).
  • Must be of a physical condition that allows them to perform as a maintenance crew member.
  • Knowledge of computers/industry operating systems.
  • Basic electrical, mechanical and chemical knowledge.
  • Ability to operate and maintain vehicles and equipment.
  • Problem-solving capabilities.
  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills.
  • Defibrillator training (where required).
  • Great customer service skills.
  • Ability to adapt to changing conditions.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member, with little or no supervision.
  • Ability to work days, evenings, and weekends.



  • Ice making and maintenance certificate or equivalent working experience.
  • Pool operator certificate or equivalent working experience.
  • Basic refrigeration certification.
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (C.P.R.), first aid & WHIMIS.

Applications for this position will be accepted, in confidence, until December 10, 2021, at 2 p.m.

Applicants are to send a resume to:
Marc Ayotte, Facilities Manager
101-225 Holditch Street, Sturgeon Falls, ON   P2B 1T1 

  (PDF) Job Description – Part-Time Maintenance (Community Services)



Part-time Municipal Law Enforcement Officer – Apply by December 13
REPORTING TO:  Director of Corporate Services/Treasurer
HOURS OF WORK: 0-24 hours per week, as assigned
SALARY: As per salary grid

Reporting to the Director of Corporate Services, the Municipal Law Enforcement Officer enforces municipal by-laws and provincial legislation on minimum maintenance standards of properties.  This position conducts investigations and responds to community concerns while maintaining a positive, tactful demeanour with the public.


  • Responsible for enforcement and education of municipal by-laws and regulations.
  • Enforcement of provincial legislation and municipal bylaws pertaining to minimum maintenance standards of property.
  • Patrol Municipality for enforcement of parking violations and various private properties to identify Fire Route and Disabled Parking violations.
  • Identify and respond to zoning offences.
  • Investigate and respond to external inquiries and/or complaints pertaining to municipal by-laws and provincial acts.
  • Respond to complaints and investigate matters surrounding building maintenance and the privately- owned lands which surround them.
  • Provide enforcement of vital services in dwelling units, including heat, hydro, water, hot water, gas, etc.
  • Act as Municipal Weed Inspector.
  • Seek compliance through negotiation and mediation, where applicable.
  • Issue warning and infraction notices to ensure compliance with municipal by-laws and provincial acts.
  • Conduct full investigations, including collecting evidence, witness statements, in accordance with authorizing legislation.
  • Prepare reports and update databases as required.
  • Prepare all necessary documentation to facilitate prosecution.
  • Attend court, as necessary.
  • Liaise with other municipal departments.
  • Other duties related to general bylaw enforcement and investigative/court duties.


  • Minimum of two (2) years of related experience.
  • College diploma/certificate in Law Enforcement, Municipal Law Enforcement, Building Regulations or equivalent.
  • Proficient in both official languages (written and oral).
  • Advanced interpersonal and communication skills with a customer service orientation.
  • Problem-solving skills, discretion, and good judgment when handling confidential/sensitive information.
  • High degree of accuracy, attention to detail, and record-keeping skills.
  • Knowledge of Building Code Act, Municipal Act, Planning Act, Provincial Offenses Act.
  • Strong computer literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Class G driver’s license in good standing.
  • Able to work shifts, including evenings, weekends, and statutory holidays.
  • Able to work outside in all weather conditions, including walking or sitting for long periods.
  • Valid First Aid and CPR certificates are an asset.
  • Must successfully complete Municipal Law Enforcement Foundations or equivalent training within one year of hire.
  • Must obtain and maintain a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector
  • The incumbent must be a self-starter and independent worker.
  • The ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, effectively prioritize activities and manage stress with a high degree of maturity and professionalism are critical.
  • Must be a proven team player with strong collaboration skills.
  • Reliable access to transportation is essential.

Applications for this position will be accepted, in confidence, until December 13, 2021, before 4:00 pm.

To apply, please send a detailed resume to:
Alisa Craddock

(PDF) Job Description – PT Bylaw Officer


Communications and Corporate Services Officer — 8 Month Contract — Apply by november 25
TYPE:  Temporary (8 month contract)
REPORTING TO: Director of Corporate Services
HOURS OF WORK: 35 hours per week, as assigned


Under the direct supervision of the Director of Corporate Services, the Communications and Corporate Services Officer is responsible for the overall communication strategy and policies of the Municipality of West Nipissing (Municipality).



  • Ensure a liaison between the various departments of the Municipality and the media, external organizations and the public.
  • Write various communication materials, tailoring writing style to editorial content, including backgrounders, marketing material, proposals, presentations, letters, and speaking notes.
  • Assist all departments in the conception, development and implementation of their marketing and promotion.
  • Create a wide variety of promotional materials for the Municipality, supporting and coordinating efforts to centralize communication and marketing activities.
  • Manage the Municipality’s website using WordPress.
  • Monitor and maintain municipal social media platforms.
  • Build public awareness on municipal initiatives and activities, facilities, services, plans, programs, special projects and events.
  • Develop and maintain corporate communications plans/policies and procedures, ensuring that communication services are provided and delivered consistently.
  • Lead community consultations and public meetings, as required.
  • Research and develop policies and procedures for municipal departments.



  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in a field related to communications (i.e. English, French, marketing, communications, journalism, media studies, etc.)
  • Proficient in English and French (reading, writing and speaking).
  • Computer literacy is non-negotiable, with a particular emphasis on the following: Adobe Creative Suite; project management tools; Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint; WordPress; and social media tools such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, etc.

Applications for this position will be accepted, in confidence, until November 25, 2021, at 4:00 pm.

Applicants must send a resume to

Alisa Craddock
Director of Corporate Services

Communications and Corporate Services Officer – Job Description (PDF)


School Crossing Guards

The Municipality of West Nipissing is seeking to hire crossing guards for the following locations:

Sturgeon Falls

  • Nipissing and Third
  • Ethel Street
  • Coursol Road

Hours of work are from 8:00 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m., Monday to Friday, during the school year (September to June).


  • Main duty to safely cross all school-aged children up to and including grade 8.
  • Document and communicate all incidents and/or unsafe conditions to management, school officials and/or the Nipissing West OPP.
  • Must be able to extend an arm out parallel to shoulder holding a “STOP” sign (weight of approximately 1 pound) for up to one minute frequently.
  • Must be able to stand for a period of 45 minutes, twice a day.
  • Be a minimum of 18 years of age.
  • Be able to verbally communicate in French.
  • A satisfactory Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check will be a condition of employment

We are seeking to fill these positions immediately. The Municipality accepts applications for crossing guards throughout the year and hires on an as-needed basis.

Applicants must send a resume to:

Lynn Duhaime
101-225 Holditch Street, Sturgeon Falls, ON  P2B 1V3

School Crossing Guards – Job Description (PDF)

Part-Time Screener (up to 6 months)
POSITION: Part-Time Screener  (up to 6 months)
REPORTING TO: Facilities Manager
DEPARTMENT: Community Services


Job Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Facilities Manager, performs screening duties for the facility operation of the Sturgeon Falls and Verner arenas and other municipal facilities as required.


  • Conduct screening of participants and spectators as required.
  • Provide customer service to arena patrons.
  • Screen patrons.
  • Verify proof of vaccinations.
  • Clean and disinfect high-touch surfaces at the arena.
  • Complete paperwork in a timely manner and adhere to procedures for filing.
  • Other related duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Minimum 18 years of age.
  • Good customer service skills, being courteous and tactful in dealing with the public.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Available to mostly evenings and weekends, with some daytime shifts.

Applicants must send a resume to:

Marc Ayotte
225 Holditch Street, Suite 101, Sturgeon Falls, ON, P2B 1T1

Part-Time Screener – Job Description (PDF)

The Municipality of West Nipissing 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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