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Municipal Employment Opportunities

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.

RINK ATTENDANT – Community Services – closes: September 30, 2022
POSITION: Rink Attendant
REPORTING TO: Facilities Manager
HOURS OF WORK: 0-24 hours per week
SALARY: $15/hour

Reporting to the Facilities Manager, the Rink Attendant will be responsible for assisting with ice maintenance, cleaning and facility maintenance at various recreation facilities within the Municipality of West Nipissing. The candidate will also be responsible for patrolling public skating to ensure safety of patrons.


  • Responsible for enforcement rink rules and regulations.
  • Assist maintenance with janitorial and ice maintenance duties
  • Patrol municipality rinks to ensure safety of community members.


  • Ability to skate.
  • Advanced interpersonal and communication skills with a customer service orientation.
  • Able to work shifts, including evenings, weekends, and statutory holidays.
  • 14 years old or older.
  • Proficiency in both official languages (written and oral) an asset.
  • Valid First Aid, CPR and AED certificates are considered an asset.

Applicants must send a resume prior to 4PM on September 30, 2022 to:

Jaime Joly
Human Resources Department

Rink Attendant – Job Description (PDF)

PT MUNICIPAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER – Corporate Services – closes: October 14, 2022
POSITION: Part-Time Municipal Law Enforcement Officer (Community Services)
REPORTING TO: Director of Corporate Services/Treasurer
HOURS OF WORK: 0-24 hours per week
SALARY: As per salary grid

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

Required Skills:

  • 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 of time.
  • Valid First Aid and CPR certificates are an asset.
  • Must successfully complete Municipal Law Enforcement Foundations or equivalent training within 1 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.
  • 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.

Applicants must send a resume prior to 4PM on October 14, 2022 to:

Jaime Joly
Human Resources Department

PT Municipal Law Enforcement Officer – Job Description (PDF)


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

Sturgeon Falls

  • Nipissing and Third
  • Michaud and Ethel
  • John and Coursol

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:

Sarah Furchner
Recreation and Fitness Programming Coordinator
Tel: 705-753-0160

School Crossing Guards – Job Description (PDF)

LIFEGUARDS – West Nipissing Community & Recreation Centre – Community Services
POSITION: Lifeguard (Community Services)
REPORTING TO: Recreation and Fitness Programming Coordinator
HOURS OF WORK: 0-35 hours per week, as assigned (includes evenings and weekends)
SALARY: $17.00 – $21.00

The Lifeguard is responsible for supervising and overseeing swimmers in and around the pool area, and acting immediately to ensure the safety of individuals in the event of an emergency. The Lifeguard will also perform water rescues, and provide first aid, emergency care and treatment as required.


  • Supervises swimming activities at the West Nipissing Recreation Centre Pool and ensures that policies, guidelines, and safety procedures are followed.
  • Warns swimmers of improper activities or danger and enforces pool regulations and water safety policies.
  • Administers first aid in the event of injury, rescues swimmers in distress or danger of drowning, and administers CPR and/or artificial respiration, if necessary.
  • Evaluates conditions for safety and initiates aquatic emergency procedures as required.
  • Inspects pool facilities, equipment, and water to ensure that they are safe and usable.
  • Supervises and assists in cleaning the pool and related facilities and equipment, assists with chlorine residual water tests and with records and charts of water tests and records of accidents.
  • Instructs or assists classes in fundamentals of swimming as needed.

Required Skills:

  • Knowledge and ability to evaluate water conditions at the West Nipissing Recreation Centre in order to determine any potential dangers or hazards.
  • Ability to adjust programs as necessary to ensure the safety of the visitors and other staff.
  • Swimming proficiency and comfort in all types of water conditions.
  • Ability to judge and evaluate evolving dynamics of individuals participating in aquatic activities to immediately assess their capabilities and threats to their safety.
  • Knowledge of on-site protocols, operational procedures, and safety policies.
  • Knowledge of methods and techniques for providing on-site emergency medical services.

Qualifications and Licensing Requirements:

The following licences and current certifications are preferred: 

  • National Lifeguard certificate from an accredited agency. 
  • Standard First Aid with CPR-C from an accredited agency.

The following minimum licences and current certifications are required:

  • Lifesaving Society’s Bronze Cross certificate 
  • Emergency First Aid with CPR-B

Successful applicants will be required to achieve and maintain the Lifesaving Society’s National Lifeguard certificate and Standard First Aid with CPR-C upon hire.  Successful applicants whose certifications are expired or no longer current will be recertified at no cost.

If you are uncertified, but are interested in lifeguard training, please do not hesitate to contact us to learn about upcoming training opportunities.

We are currently seeking lifeguards. The Municipality will accept applications throughout the year and hire on an as-need basis.

Applicants must send a resume to:

Sarah Furchner
Recreation and Fitness Programming Coordinator
Tel: 705-753-0160

Lifeguard – Job Description (PDF)

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