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Be proud to work for the Town of Hawkesbury

As any municipality, the Town of Hawkesbury offers a wide variety of jobs in different areas. Our job is to provide quality services to our 11,000 citizens. Each employee works in a healthy, safe, productive and harmonious environment.

We offer rewarding career opportunities, jobs that will take into account not only the improvement of your quality of life, but that of our entire community. Your work involvement will help your neighbors, local businesses and visitors, while helping make Hawkesbury one of the best cities of the United Counties of Prescott and Russell in which to live.

Join our team!

Let's be proud to work for our community!

Let's be worthy of the trust of our fellow citizens!

I choose to work for the Town of Hawkesbury

  • To become involved in my community and contribute to its development
  • To tackle stimulating challenges
  • To benefit from attractive career prospects
  • To evolve in an environment that promotes learning and development of expertise
  • To enjoy competitive benefits
  • To be part of a dynamic environment within a human scale

Become an employee of the Town

With some 200 permanent, casual and seasonal employees, the Town of Hawkesbury is one of the most important employers in the United Counties of Prescott and Russell.

What you should know

Criminal record check

You will be required to work with vulnerable groups of the population. Thus, all applicants must provide a criminal record vulnerable sector check on the day of the interview.

To obtain your criminal record check, you must contact your district police. It takes time, thus your request must be made well before the interview.

Documents required at hiring

The following documents must be presented on request:

  • Social Insurance Card
  • Driver’s License
  • Health Insurance Card
  • Criminal record check (dated no longer than 3 months prior to the date when it has been requested)
  • Cancelled cheque (payroll is only done by direct deposit)
  • Copies of Diplomas required mentioned in the job advertised (original documents must be scanned in color and sent with Resume)

Job Postings

Please note that if there are no job postings, there are no opportunities of employment for the moment.

In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, the information gathered is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, R.S.O. 2001, c. M.25 and will be used to select a candidate.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, the Corporation of the Town of Hawkesbury agrees to recognize the different needs and to provide an accessible place to all.

The Corporation of the Town of Hawkesbury promotes equal opportunity. The Corporation of the Town of Hawkesbury would like to thank all those who apply. However, only the applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The masculine form is used without discrimination and refers also to the feminine form.



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.


  • Variable (weekdays, weeknights)


  • 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


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.



Communication Officer

Fire Department

OE – 2022-11-16


The Fire Department operates a fire emergency call dispatch center serving seven (7) fire departments.  The Communication Officer mainly collects information, transmits information to the vehicle or firefighter, transmits instructions and/or information to caller and maintains radio communications with emergency responders.


Under the supervision of the captain, 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.



▪ 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

▪ Available to work night and weekend shifts

▪Willing to obtain the NFPA 1061 level 1 and 2 Public Safety Telecommunications Personnel Professional Qualifications

Any combination of training and experience deemed relevant might be considered



This unionized permanent full-time position has a salary between $23.36 hourly and $33.84 in accordance with the collective agreement presently in effect.


Having an interest for this job? Send us your cover letter and resume no later than December 9th, 2022.


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


  • Variable (days and or evenings and or weekends)


  • 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


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.

Casual position, part time, callback list


You enjoy teamwork and want to use your skills and knowledge to serve the citizen of the Town of Hawkesbury? We want to build a staff bank to meet the temporary needs of our team.

Reporting to the Manager of Municipal facilities, the General Helper assists regular staff in the clean up, preparation of recreational areas, repairs and maintenance of facilities, properties and equipment. Part of your duties will be to attend municipal facility operations, transport equipment, furnishings, or equipment for special events within the Town. You will also be required to work outdoors for the maintenance of municipal, sports and recreational installations.



You are known for your manual skills, versatility, initiative and responsibility.


  •  High School Diploma
  • One (1) year of relevant experience

  • Good physical condition

  • Have a Class "G" driver's license

  • Bilingualism (French and English)

 The work environment is francophone.


  •  Ability to operate small equipment
  • Be self-reliant and resourceful

  • Team player

  • Easy to work with a various clientele


 $17.67 hourly

Submit your cover letter and curriculum vitae.  We will accept applications all year with the intention to building a convenient callback list.








Part-time Firefighter – Fire Department

OE - 2022-11-16


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 part-time 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.



Part-time firefighters are unionized.  The salary in 2022 is $29.97 plus an attendance bonus.  A premium of $3.00 for external guarding adds to the work conditions.


Send your cover letter, resume along with a copy of your certifications no later than December 9th, 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.



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.


  • 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)


  • 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


$24.49 hourly


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.

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