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    • Difficulties with 613 632-0106

      The Corporation of the Town of Hawkesbury is going ahead and will migrate to a new 'IP' type telephone service on January 18, 2022. Until then, we are experiencing a small glitch with only one line at the time for incoming calls. You can of course contact Town Hall staff at our regular number, 613 632-0106, but the employee will write down your contact details and will contact you after your initial conversation.

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    • Notice of late billing of charges for water, sewer and garbage collection

      Notice of late billing of charges for water, sewer and garbage collection

      Due to circumstances related to COVID-19, the billing of charges for water, sewer and garbage collection for the period from October to December 2021 will be processed late. Therefore, the payment due date will be extended to February 11, 2022.

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    • Sports Complex closed

      As part of the response to the Omicron variant and following the provincial government's announcement regarding Ontario temporarily moving into Step Two of the Roadmap to Reopen with modifications, the Sports Complex is now CLOSED until further notice.

      Please note that you can access Town Hall by appointment only.

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    • Online survey to help inform the goals and policies for the new Official Plan

      Opportunities for public input on the Official Plan Review will be provided during the review process.

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    • New measures effective Sunday, December 19, 2021

      In Response to the rising Omicron Cases across Ontario. the government has announced the following new measures, effective Sunday, December 19, 2021:

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  • As part of its emergency plan and eager to offer an effective tool of good quality to its citizens, the Town of Hawkesbury has acquired an alert and communication system service WITH NO USER FEE FOR ITS CITIZENS.

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Events

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Jun 2021

OUVERTURE – EXPOSITION RECYCL’ART 2021 – 6e Édition Installation des sculptures extérieures. Une dizaine d’œuvres d’artistes de la région TABLE RONDE – 15h ; Discussion sur l’Art Urbain accessible pour tous Rencontres avec les artistes
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Volunteer Firefighter – Fire Department

 

Are you able to fight fires and respond to emergency calls day, night, and even on weekends? Do you like teamwork? Can you communicate clearly under difficult conditions and in a French-speaking work environment? Do you care about the safety of citizens and want to be involved in prevention? Join our Fire Department composed of firefighters who are dedicated to the protection of citizens by participating in prevention activities and by providing emergency services. Our volunteer firefighters have a strong sense of belonging to the Hawkesbury Fire Department. You could develop such a feeling as well. You will undergo a complete training to become a firefighter, in order to improve your knowledge and to respond adequately and safely to emergency situations.

 

 

Qualifications and requirements

·         Be at least 18 years old.

·         Have a high school diploma or equivalent recognized by the Ministry of Education.

·         Proficiency in French (although French is the working language, English is mandatory).

·         Possess a class G driver’s license. The DZ driver’s license must be obtained within the first 12 months of employment.

·         Have a clean criminal record.

·         Be in a physical and medical condition compatible with the firefighting required tasks.

·         Have a minimum vision compatible with the firefighting required tasks.

·         Live withing a non-detrimental response time to emergency response and be available to respond to emergency incidents at all time, within a prescribed period.

·         Be available at all times to answer emergency incidents within a reasonable time.

 

If you work in Hawkesbury and are available during your shift, we may accept your application.

 

Certifications considered major assets

·         Possess the Canadian Red Cross First Responder certificate or equivalent.

·         Successful completion of the following training: Ontario Incident Management System, Level 100.

·         Possess IFSAC or Pro Board NFPA 1001: Professional Qualification Standard for Firefighters, Level 1 and II, or equivalent.

·         Possess IFSAC or Pro Board NFPA 1072 or 472: Hazardous Materials and Weapons of Mass Destruction Responder Professional Qualifications Standard, Awareness or Operation Level.

·         Possess IFSAC or Pro Board NFPA 1002: Occupational Qualification Standard for Drivers and Operators – Pumper.

 

Send your cover letter, resume along with a copy of your certifications by February 27th, 2022.

 

Note:      The Town of Hawkesbury is an equal opportunity employer.

              Being a work condition, a criminal record check for vulnerable sector will have to be provided to the employer on demand.

 

 

 

 


Unionized position, minimum of 35 hours/week

 

Under the supervision of the Fire Chief, the incumbent performs the reception and dispatch of all incoming calls (emergencies and others) as well as various general office functions and other tasks related to the service activities.

 Requirements

 

▪ High school diploma with appropriate option

Relevant experience

▪Emergency dispatch training (an asset)

Knowledge of Microsoft Suite

▪ Ability to type 40 wpm (an asset)

Fluently bilingual (French and English), both oral and writing. The work environment is francophone

§ Ability to work in emergency and stressfull situations

Expertise in the field would be an asset

▪Initiative, discretion, interpersonal skills and autonomy

Any combination of training and experience deemed relevant might be considered

 Salary

This full-time casual position has a salary scale starting at 18.91$ hourly, plus an indemnity of 11% in lieu of benefits.

Having an interest for work in this field? Send us your cover letter and resume no later than January 23rd, 2022.

SCHOOL CROSSING GUARD (external continious posting)

(part time position, on call)

 Competition: BRIG

Reporting to the Deputy Clerk, the school crossing guard ensures the safety and wellbeing of all pedestrians as they cross a street near primary schools in the territory of Corporation of the Town of Hawkesbury.

RESPONSIBILITY 

  • Analyze the environment to determine the danger zone, assess and stop traffic safely
  • Give children safety instructions and ensure they are respected
  • Control dangerous behaviour of children during crossing of the street
  • Collaborate in school safety campaigns
  • Perform any other task related to its function and/or required by its immediate supervisor    (e.g. special events)

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Bilingualism (French and English)
  • Knowledge of traffic and safety rules
  • Responsible, punctual, cautious and vigilent
  • Excellent visual and hearing acuity
  • Physical condition necessary (standing work)
  • Having one (1) year of relevant experience with such clientele, an asset
  • First aid training, an asset
  • Autonomy

SALARY :

$24.49 hourly

NORMAL HOURS OF WORK

Depending on the street, crossing guards work between 7h30 and 9h00 in the morning also between 14h15 and 16h00 in the afternoon.

You must complete the form included on this page and submit your curriculum vitae as well as your cover letter.

SUMMARY OF POSITION

The Recreation and Culture Department is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Aquafitness Instructor to plan and instruct aquatic fitness classes at the Robert Hartley Sports Complex.


Schedule

  • Variable (weekdays, weeknights)

Requirements

  • Certification and experience in aquafit
  • Current National Lifeguard Certification, an asset
  • Current General First Aid Certification with CPR-C
  • Available weekdays and week nights
  • Must be fluent in both French and English

Salary

According to the Collective Agreement presently in force

Other Details

Unionized position

Part time

You must complete the form included on this page and submit your curriculum vitae as well as your cover letter.

SUMMARY OF POSITION

The Recreation and Culture Department is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Lifeguard to supervised the indoor public pool

Schedule

  • Variable (days and or evenings and or weekends)

Requirements

  • Current National Lifeguard Certification
  • Current Standard First Aid / CPR C
  • Current Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification, an asset
  • Reliable and responsible
  • Must be fluent in both English and French

Salary

According to the Collective Agreement presently in force

Other Details

Unionized position

Part-time position

You must complete the form included on this page and submit your curriculum vitae as well as your cover letter.